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Michelle Obama to release memoir in November

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:48pm

Michelle Obama's memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13.

Students return to Florida school where 17 were killed

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:09pm

Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed returned Sunday to gather their belongings thrown down in panic during the school shooting nearly two weeks ago.

Legislature: Vaping tax, campus civil liberties measures advance

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:43pm

A Utah legislator's measure that would see a hefty tax on vaping products was somewhat usurped this week in the state legislature by a committee that recommended a smaller tax instead.

5 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:04pm

The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.

Netflix adding 118, dropping 63 titles in March

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:15pm

The weather outside is finally cold and snowy now in Utah, so it’s the perfect time to stay inside and catch up on everything that’s coming and going from Netflix’s lineup in March.

Have You Seen This? Quadruplet laughing fit

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:02pm

Your day is about to be made as you watch four babies get a case of the giggles.

Second weekend for 'Black Panther' is one of the best ever

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:16pm

"Black Panther" scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever.

Resolution commends Jordan School District for natural gas school bus fleet

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:27pm

A resolution commending the Jordan School District's fleet of natural gas-powered buses was advanced unanimously Friday by the House Transportation Committee.

Border Patrol's checkpoints overlooked in debate over wall

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:45am

As vehicles line up at the Border Patrol's checkpoint a half-hour drive's north of the U.S.-Mexico border, its agents have around 10 seconds to check each driver and decide which few they will stop for additional inspection.

Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sexual misconduct cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:04am

The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff.

China paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 terms

Gillian Wong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:34am

China's ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping term limits for the country's president, the official news agency said Sunday, appearing to lay the groundwork for party leader Xi Jinping to rule as president beyond 2023.

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Utah daughter saves her dad’s life with kidney donation

Sydney Jorgensen, Deseret News  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:21am

Madalyn Edwards and her father, Rob Deklerk, feel the events in their parallel lives through missionary service and organ donation have simply been "meant to be."

Man arrested in West Valley City after assaulting officer, causing concussion

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:56am

A man assaulted a police officer and gave him a concussion on Saturday after officers were called to a West Valley City home following the death of a child.

UHP: Man dies after suffering medical issue while driving on I-80

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:12am

A semi truck driver died while driving on I-80 in Tooele County on Saturday afternoon after he suffered a medical issue, officials said.

Bill inspired by elected official's struggle with dementia now in governor's hands

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:32am

A bill inspired by the controversy that swirled around former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott received official approval from the Utah Legislature on Friday. It needs one more signature, from Gov. Gary Herbert, before it can become law.

Power outage affects thousands in Taylorsville

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:08am

More than 4,000 people were affected by a power outage in Taylorsville for about 45 minutes on Sunday morning, according to Rocky Mountain Power.

The Triple Team: Jazz pull out win against struggling Mavericks

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:13pm

Three thoughts on the tanking Mavericks (and the Jazz pulling out a win thanks to their late-game mistakes), the Jazz's solid defense throughout, and how scouts learn team's play calls.

Jazz edge Mavericks 97-90 for 12th win in 13 games

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:07pm

The Utah Jazz turned to their defense to close out the lowly Dallas Mavericks.

Revised transportation task force bill would hike state sales tax to 4.85%

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:25pm

A sweeping transportation bill that overhauls how UTA is managed now would raise the state sales tax by 0.15 percent starting in 2019 to raise $80 million annually for mass transit projects.

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:51pm

President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence — an idea he championed in recent days — is "Up to States."

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