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Former President Donald Trump is pictured. The FBI just conducted a raid on his home....
Mark Jackson

Utah reaction to the FBI search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate

The FBI search on former president Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home is prompting a lot of reaction. Two experts provide a local take.
15 hours ago
Rep. John Curtis is pictured. He sponsored the Informing Consumers about Smart Devices Act...
CHRIS JACOBS and Samantha Herrera

New bill from Rep. John Curtis takes aim at devices that can record unknowing consumers

The Informing Consumers about Smart Devices Act is sponsored by Rep John Curtis. It will require companies to inform consumers if a device can record them.
17 hours ago
FILE - The Capitol is seen in Washington, early Friday, April 1, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhit...
MARK JACKSON and SAMANTHA HERRERA

Utah’s senators react to passage of Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act passed through the Senate along party lines on Sunday. Utah's two senators both denounced the bill.
2 days ago
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Alex Rogers, Clare Foran, Ali Zaslav and Manu Raju, CNN

Senate passes Democrats’ sweeping health care and climate bill

Democrats drove their election-year economic package toward Senate approval early Sunday, debating a measure with less ambition than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but that touches deep-rooted party dreams of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations.
2 days ago
President Joe Biden speaks about Ukraine in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 202...
Donald Judd, CNN

President Joe Biden officially cleared to emerge from isolation following rebound Covid-19 case

 President Joe Biden was officially cleared to emerge from isolation Sunday after a second negative Covid-19 test, his physician announced.
3 days ago
Curt Gresseth

Subaru Outback outscores other midsize cars in new side-crash test

The 2022 Subaru Outback outscored six other midsize sedans in an updated side-crash test, which more accurately reflects real-world conditions than the previous test.
3 days ago
Four American white pelicans forage in Utah Lake on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. The Daybreak Water Compan...
Martha Harris

Low water levels at Utah Lake cause restrictions for Daybreak

The Daybreak Water Company says its secondary access at Utah Lake is restricted due to low water levels. However, a expert says those restrictions are in place for the health of the lake.
4 days ago
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Samantha Herrera

Utah company, Lions Not Sheep ordered to cease “made in USA” claims

Utah-based Lions Not Sheep owner Sean Whalen was ordered to pay $211,335 by the Federal Trade Commission for false claims.
4 days ago
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Amie Schaeffer

Senate President orders investigation after allegations of sexual harassment against Sen. Gene Davis

A former intern claimed on social media that Sen. Gene Davis invaded her personal boundaries. Davis has not yet responded.
5 days ago
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Kate Davis

Utah Board of Water Resources approves nearly $200 million to build secondary water meters

Grants totaling around $190 million will be used to build over 100,000 new secondary water meters across the state of Utah.
5 days ago
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PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer

Local economist says ‘great jobs report’ showed US employers added 528,000 jobs

Friday's jobs report comes at a critical moment for President Biden, who has maintained that the economy is slowing down, not heading into a recession.
5 days ago
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Mark Jones

Former SLC Mayor Rocky Anderson to run for mayor again

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson has told KSL NewsRadio that he intends to run again for mayor in 2023.
5 days ago
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Allie Litzinger

New ordinance introduced to help in tight housing market in Moab

In an effort to fight a tight Moab housing market, the city has introduced a new ordinance that requires one-third of any new developments be set aside for current employees.
5 days ago
Glen Canyon Dam, Glen Canyon Dam Bridge, Colorado River, Highway 89,  aerial view, Page, Arizona, U...
Becky Bruce

Emergency funds sought for retrofit of Glen Canyon Dam

Emergency money is being sought from Congress for a retrofit of the Glen Canyon Dam. Experts say it's necessary to provide water to other states.
6 days ago
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Amanda Dickson

John Curtis: “We must come to terms with fossil fuels being a part of our future.”

In a speech to the Sutherland Institute, Rep. John Curtis says he's one Republican that is willing to talk about climate.
6 days ago
Jon Steward, center, walks with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, and Sen. Richar...
KEVIN FREKING Associated Press

Senate approves bill to aid vets exposed to toxic burn pits

The bill has been a years-long effort begun by veterans and their families who viewed the burn pits used in Iraq and Afghanistan as responsible for respiratory problems and other illnesses the veterans experienced after returning home.
7 days ago
The Salt Lake School Board eliminated 42 teaching positions because of dropping enrollment numbers....
Mark Jones

No answers given why Superintendent Timothy Gadson is on administrative leave

Uncertainty still exists as to why Salt Lake City School District Superintendent Timothy Gadson was placed on administrative leave last month.
7 days ago
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Mark Jones

Number of livestock stolen or killed on the rise, UDAF says

The stealing and harming of livestock are on the rise in the state this year, according to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.
7 days ago
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Heather Kelly

Secretary Buttigieg discusses how the infrastructure bill will help Utah

Buttigieg said that the infrastructure bill allots $12 million for Utah in fiscal 2022 and up to $65 million over the next five years.
7 days ago
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Hannah Rabinowitz and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN

Biden Justice Department sues Idaho over state’s abortion restrictions in first post-Dobbs lawsuit

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the state of Idaho over it's restrictive abortion laws.
8 days ago
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HUIZHONG WU and EILEEN NG Associated Press

US House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing

Pelosi's visit has triggered increased tension between China and the United States. China claims Taiwan as part of its territory.
8 days ago
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Nectar Gan, Selina Wang and Eric Cheung, CNN

What you need to know about Pelosi’s expected visit to Taiwan

China's ruling Communist Party claims the self-ruled democracy of Taiwan as its own territory -- despite never having governed it -- and has not ruled out the use of force to "reunify" the island with the Chinese mainland.
8 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 14, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden removes his mask to speak...
Donald Judd and Devan Cole, CNN

Biden still testing positive after rebound Covid-19 case but ‘continues to feel well,’ White House says

President Joe Biden is continuing to isolate at the White House on Sunday after testing positive for a rebound case of Covid-19 Saturday morning, White House physician Kevin O'Connor wrote in a letter Sunday that was released by the White House, adding that the President "continues to feel well," but, "unsurprisingly, his SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing remained positive."
9 days ago
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Mark Jones

Utah could possibly be in path of debris from Chinese rocket

Experts say Utah could be in the path of debris from a Chinese rocket that is expected to reenter the earth's atmosphere this weekend. However, they are unsure of when or where it will fall.
11 days ago

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