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US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:06am

The Trump administration hit more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses with sanctions Wednesday in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program.

Teacher turnover tied to working conditions, expert says; Love talks need to 'fix it' following Fla. attack

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:03am

Examining working conditions could help reduce teacher turnover, an expert said during a panel discussion in the Utah Senate Building Thursday. Also, Utah Rep. Mia Love told Utah Senators, "It's incredibly important for us to take ownership and responsibility for the things that happen in our schools," following a deadly attack in Florida.

Former Ute Kyle Kuzma linked to report he received cash while a student

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:51am

A new report released Friday links former Utah star Kyle Kuzma to an FBI investigation into the NCAA for improper benefits to student-athletes.

Utah’s Van Dyke comes up as improbable hero in key win over UCLA

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:33am

From role player to hero, Utah’s Parker Van Dyke has done it all.

Utah County backs off creation of prosecution review board

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:02am

Amid concerns from prosecutors and other members of law enforcement, Utah County commissioners voted to put the creation of a board to review on hold, with no date yet set to consider it.

Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all levels'

Gary Fineout, Jennifer Kay and Josh Replogle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:50am

The Florida high school where a former student shot and killed 17 people with an assault-type rifle reopened for teachers Friday as the community grappled with word that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter.

Utah's changing demographics could impact local economy

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:01am

By 2065, the Wasatch Front will be more populated, more youthful and more culturally diverse, according to Pam Perlich, director of demographic research at the University of Utah’s Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.

Medical assisting: A fast, affordable gateway into healthcare

Eagle Gate College  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:00am

A career in medical assisting is arguably one of the quickest and most affordable ways to start a career in the ever-growing healthcare industry.

Legislators to field questions, concerns on prison construction, inland port on Saturday

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:05am

West-side Salt Lake City legislators are hosting a town hall meeting Saturday, where they want to field questions and concerns about hot-button issues like the construction of the new Utah State Prison and the inland port in the northwest quadrant.

Navajos settle Utah voting rights case over mail-in ballots

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:54am

Navajos who once worried they'd have to drive hours to cast their ballots in Utah say a new settlement is a step forward as tribes challenge what they call discriminatory voting practices around the United States.

Bryant, Childs score 15, BYU turns back Portland 72-60

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:17pm

Elijah Bryant and Yoeli Childs scored 15 points apiece and Brigham Young defeated Portland 72-60 on Thursday night.

Romney talks his relationship with Trump, guns and school safety

Dave McCann, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:45pm

In his first one-on-one interview since joining the Senate race, Mitt Romney talks to KSL TV’s Dave McCann and opens up about his relationship with President Donald Trump, guns and school safety, and what the 2002 Winter Olympic Games did for him.

Family of 3-year-old Elsie Mahe suing window blind companies following her 2016 death

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:40pm

A former BYU football coach has sued window blind manufacturers, marketers, distributors and installers following the 2016 death of his young daughter.

Collette scores 21, Utah edges UCLA 84-78

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:32pm

Beating the shot clock with a critical basket is a scenario Parker Van Dyke has practiced many times. Van Dyke has done silent countdowns in his head and fired up shots in the gym on many occasions to prepare for such a moment.

Orem police conduct undercover sting on motorists who ignore school bus stop signs

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:16pm

Orem police conducted an undercover blitz Thursday afternoon, as officers looked for drivers who didn't stop for school buses with flashing red lights.

Utah attorney general kicks off a cultural celebration of Latinos at the Capitol

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:44pm

Attorney General Sean Reyes kicked off a cultural celebration of Latinos at the Capitol. He gave the audience a few words about Utahn Latino identity which was followed by a various assortment of dances and music from across Latin America.

Decorated skier Lindsey Vonn wears gear from Utah company during Olympics

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:12pm

Bryce Fisher woke up on Wednesday morning to see Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn wearing one of his company’s products on live TV.

5 common myths about eating disorders

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:39pm

Eating disorders are serious life-threatening mental illnesses. Here are five common myths and misconceptions and how you can get help.

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3 still critical

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:05pm

A British tourist who was pulled from the wreckage of a fiery helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon died from his injuries Thursday, according to Nevada authorities.

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

Jill Colvin and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:00pm

The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence. He also pushed hard for arming security guards and many teachers in U.S. schools.

Sen. Mike Lee opposes AR-15 ban, says hard to distinguish from hunting rifles

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:33pm

During his annual address to state lawmakers, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, was asked about banning AR-15 rifles in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting that left 17 dead and sparked new debate about gun control.

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