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Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 11:31 a.m.

Randy Rahe didn't entirely put his retirement on the rapidly changing world of college athletics but clearly it was a factor.
Roughing it, but make it luxury

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Roughing it, but make it luxury

Stephen Fried, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 11:27 a.m.

For well over a century, travelers have been searching for rebirth in the American West with a type of increasingly pampered rusticity. It may have reached its apex at Ted Turner's New Mexico ranch.
'Where do the neighborhoods go?' Cedar City looking to create more livable, walkable downtown

'Where do the neighborhoods go?' Cedar City looking to create more livable, walkable downtown

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted May 24 - 11:01 a.m.

Cedar City citizens could see increased opportunities to live and work in a more walkable, housing-friendly downtown in a few short years if the housing committee's recent, long-term proposals come to pass.
US birth rates rose slightly in 2021 after steep drop in 1st year of the pandemic, CDC data shows

US birth rates rose slightly in 2021 after steep drop in 1st year of the pandemic, CDC data shows

Deidre McPhillips, CNN  |  Posted May 24 - 10:44 a.m.

Early speculation that the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to a baby boom has been turned on its head, with early data showing more of a baby bust — and worsening rates of some adverse outcomes.
Angry supervisor shoots employee at Salt Lake business, police say

Angry supervisor shoots employee at Salt Lake business, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 10:02 a.m.

Salt Lake police arrested a man after they say he shot one of his employees in the leg and also shot out the tires on the employee's vehicle.
MacKenzie Scott gives $123M to Big Brothers Big Sisters

MacKenzie Scott gives $123M to Big Brothers Big Sisters

Maria Di Mento, Chronicle Of Philanthropy via Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 9:33 a.m.

MacKenzie Scott gave $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the national youth-mentoring charity announced on Tuesday.
Is a trip to Disney too expensive or complicated? Check out these alternatives

Is a trip to Disney too expensive or complicated? Check out these alternatives

Monica Fish, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 8:42 a.m.

It's supposed to be the happiest place on earth — and now that it's reopened, most visitors agree. The ones that can afford it, that is. Has Walt's vision of "some kind of family park where parents and children could have fun together," gone by the wayside?
Man with extensive history of sex crimes appears in court on new cases in St. George

Man with extensive history of sex crimes appears in court on new cases in St. George

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted May 24 - 8:20 a.m.

A defendant with a juvenile criminal history of sex crimes was in court on two recent cases involving rape and other charges filed last year in St. George, a hearing conducted to determine if the defendant, who has the highest risk rating, should remain free pending trial.
Thousands complain of water waste in Utah neighborhoods — but how is it enforced?

Thousands complain of water waste in Utah neighborhoods — but how is it enforced?

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 8:06 a.m.

When the weather gets hot, KSL hears from many viewers who are frustrated to see excessive watering, broken sprinklers, and other acts of disregard for the drought.
Here are three new mental wellness guides for employees based on industry

Here are three new mental wellness guides for employees based on industry

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted May 24 - 8:00 a.m.

Utah Community Builders releases three new mental wellness guides for hospitality, construction and law.
200 bodies found in Mariupol basement as war rages in east

200 bodies found in Mariupol basement as war rages in east

Elena Becatoros, Oleksandr Stashevskyi And Ricardo Mazalan, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 7:49 a.m.

Ukrainian authorities say workers digging through the rubble of an apartment building in Mariupol found 200 bodies in the basement. It was a grim reminder of the horrors still coming to light in the ruined city that has seen some of worst suffering of the 3-month-old war.
Skydiver in critical condition but slowly recovering after crash in South Jordan

Skydiver in critical condition but slowly recovering after crash in South Jordan

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 7:20 a.m.

A skydiving accident left a Lehi man in the hospital in critical condition. But his family tells KSL it's a miracle that he survived at all and he's showing good signs of recovery.
Starbucks leaving Russian market, shutting 130 stores

Starbucks leaving Russian market, shutting 130 stores

Dee-ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 6:57 a.m.

Starbucks is pulling out of the Russian market. In a memo to employees Monday, the Seattle coffee giant said it decided to close its 130 stores and no longer have a brand presence in Russia.
Are Utahns Trump Republicans or Romney Republicans? Poll has answers

Are Utahns Trump Republicans or Romney Republicans? Poll has answers

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 6:23 a.m.

Donald Trump and Mitt Romney are a lot like oil and water. You can mix them together once in a while, but they always separate.
Man found dead in Bear Lake

Man found dead in Bear Lake

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 11:08 p.m.

A 31-year-old man was found dead in Bear Lake on Monday.
Arby's is selling a fast-food staple it's never offered before

Arby's is selling a fast-food staple it's never offered before

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business  |  Posted May 23 - 10:01 p.m.

Typically there's nothing groundbreaking about a fast-food chain selling a hamburger. But Arby's has never sold one — until now.
World's fastest passenger jet goes supersonic in tests

World's fastest passenger jet goes supersonic in tests

Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN  |  Posted May 23 - 9:29 p.m.

The race to resume supersonic passenger flights nearly two decades after the retirement of Concorde was offered a glimmer of excitement on Monday when plane manufacturer Bombardier revealed high speed achievements while confirming the launch of its new business jet.
Why Utah housing market is 'very low risk' for price drops — while these Idaho cities are 'high risk'

Why Utah housing market is 'very low risk' for price drops — while these Idaho cities are 'high risk'

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 9:02 p.m.

Economists and housing researchers are seeing early signs of a cooling housing market — but a question remains.
2 crashes on I-15 in American Fork cause major delays Monday

2 crashes on I-15 in American Fork cause major delays Monday

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Updated May 23 - 9:00 p.m.

Two multivehicle crashes on I-15 in American Fork caused major delays Monday afternoon.
District investigates allegation that Bennion Junior High employee used racial slur toward student

District investigates allegation that Bennion Junior High employee used racial slur toward student

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 8:27 p.m.

A Bennion Junior High School employee is on administrative leave as Granite School District investigates an allegation that the employee used a racial slur toward a Black student.
Officers recall 'tough situation' crash that killed 2 teens, injured 3

Officers recall 'tough situation' crash that killed 2 teens, injured 3

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 23 - 7:37 p.m.

A small memorial has started to form out in Ogden. There's also some graffiti on the street, apparently in memory of the two teens who died Saturday.
Salt Lake City International Airport connecting the crossroads of the West with the heart of Europe

Salt Lake City International Airport connecting the crossroads of the West with the heart of Europe

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 7:11 p.m.

Travelers from Salt Lake City International Airport looking to travel to Europe will now have the option to do so on a nonstop flight, as Lufthansa Group on Monday announced the liftoff of the first and only direct flights from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Frankfurt, Germany.
Beat the summer slide and treat your child's ADHD or Dyslexia this summer

Beat the summer slide and treat your child's ADHD or Dyslexia this summer

Learning Technics  |  Posted May 23 - 7:00 p.m.

It's hard to succeed in school, work or everyday life when your brain feels like it's being pulled in multiple directions at once. But for millions of Americans — particularly young, school-aged children — this is their reality.
Mental health services to expand to Utah's rural areas via telehealth

Mental health services to expand to Utah's rural areas via telehealth

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 6:32 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare's emergency departments have seen a 300% increase in pediatric mental health crises in the past 10 years, with an estimated 40% of children with depression not accessing care.
Utah hunting guide charged with baiting bear for Trump Jr., leading separate 'canned hunt'

Utah hunting guide charged with baiting bear for Trump Jr., leading separate 'canned hunt'

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 6:00 p.m.

A Utah big game hunting guide is facing a felony accusing him of baiting a bear that was killed by Donald Trump, Jr. during a 2018 hunting trip in eastern Utah.
Ogden IRS office seeks to fill hundreds of jobs

Ogden IRS office seeks to fill hundreds of jobs

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 5:14 p.m.

The Internal Revenue Service office in Ogden will hold a hiring event on Wednesday and Thursday, as the office looks to fill hundreds of entry-level positions.
Memorial Day weekend calls for triple digit temperatures and storms for some in US

Memorial Day weekend calls for triple digit temperatures and storms for some in US

Jennifer Gray, CNN meteorologist  |  Posted May 23 - 4:59 p.m.

Leading up to the holiday weekend, there will be some dire weather hitting portions of the U.S., including more critical fire conditions and an abundance of tropical moisture; a sure sign summer is upon us.
Republicans join Democrats in backing NATO expansion despite rising nationalism

Republicans join Democrats in backing NATO expansion despite rising nationalism

Patricia Zengerle, Reuters  |  Posted May 23 - 4:20 p.m.

Democratic and Republican U.S. Senate leaders introduced a resolution on Monday backing Sweden and Finland's bids to join NATO, underscoring support for expanding the alliance despite growing nationalism in the Republican party.
Priceless seeds, sprouts key to Utah's post-wildfire recovery

Priceless seeds, sprouts key to Utah's post-wildfire recovery

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23 - 3:48 p.m.

A massive fire churning through New Mexico highlights the need for collecting more seed, building more nurseries and planting more seedlings. The center is one of only a few such nurseries in the U.S.
Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in Emery County

Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in Emery County

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 3:20 p.m.

An Emery County man has been arrested for investigation of DUI after police say he hit two pedestrians with his truck, killing a woman, and did not stop to help or call 911.
Why your Social Security money you're planning on might not be guaranteed

Why your Social Security money you're planning on might not be guaranteed

Ryan Thacker and Tyson Thacker for B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions  |  Posted May 23 - 3:00 p.m.

Even if you think you've saved enough, overlooking this one thing could be costing you tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here's what you should know if you want to have enough money saved up by the time you retire.
Hugs help women face stress, study says. Men, you are out of luck

Hugs help women face stress, study says. Men, you are out of luck

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted May 23 - 2:55 p.m.

You have a big test, a difficult conversation or a stressful day ahead — how much of a difference could a hug from your partner make on your state of mind?
Average age of US cars hits record high due to tight supplies

Average age of US cars hits record high due to tight supplies

Kannaki Deka, Reuters  |  Posted May 23 - 2:39 p.m.

U.S. consumers are using their existing vehicles for longer as the inventory of new cars and light trucks remains constrained due to supply chain challenges, marking an all-time high for the average age, according to a report from S&P Global Mobility.
Provo man charged with making bomb threats at elementary school, apartment

Provo man charged with making bomb threats at elementary school, apartment

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 1:49 p.m.

A Provo man was charged Monday with making threats at an elementary school and then threatening to blow up his apartment.
Most Americans pray for their co-workers. But the company? Not so much

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Most Americans pray for their co-workers. But the company? Not so much

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 1:44 p.m.

A new survey report from Deseret News and The Marist Poll focuses on the relationship between religion and business.
Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine's 1st war crimes trial

Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine's 1st war crimes trial

Elena Becatoros, Oleksandr Stashevskyi And Ricardo Mazalan, Associated Press  |  Updated May 23 - 1:43 p.m.

A Ukrainian court has sentenced a 21-year-old Russian soldier to life in prison for killing a Ukrainian civilian. It is the first conviction for war crimes since Russia's invasion three months ago.
Mitt Romney: US should prepare for Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine

Mitt Romney: US should prepare for Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 12:58 p.m.

The United States and NATO should prepare for a Russian nuclear strike if Vladimir Putin should turn to those weapons in the war in Ukraine, Sen. Mitt Romney says.
America needs more baby formula. Here's why it's so hard to make it

America needs more baby formula. Here's why it's so hard to make it

Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business  |  Posted May 23 - 12:33 p.m.

Industry insiders have long feared a situation just like this: American parents are desperately seeking adequate supply of formula for their infants during a nationwide shortage.
Ukraine reveals 87 killed in strike on barracks, worst military loss of war

Ukraine reveals 87 killed in strike on barracks, worst military loss of war

Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets, Reuters  |  Posted May 23 - 11:58 a.m.

Kyiv revealed its worst military losses from a single attack of the Ukraine war on Monday, saying 87 people had been killed last week when Russian forces struck a barracks housing troops at a training base in the north.
Health officials suspect 2 Salt Lake County residents have monkeypox

Health officials suspect 2 Salt Lake County residents have monkeypox

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Updated May 23 - 11:56 a.m.

Salt Lake County health officials say two people are suspected to have monkeypox after traveling internationally earlier this month.
Trailer for 'Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning' promises action, mystery, thrills

Trailer for 'Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning' promises action, mystery, thrills

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 11:25 a.m.

The seventh installment of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise isn't due in theaters for another year, but the first trailer has been released for "Dead Reckoning — Part One."
West Valley teen dies after accidental shooting

West Valley teen dies after accidental shooting

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 23 - 11:18 a.m.

A 14-year-old boy has died from what West Valley police believe was "most likely" caused by an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Over 115,000 square feet of sod replaced as part of water-saving campaign

Over 115,000 square feet of sod replaced as part of water-saving campaign

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted May 23 - 11:03 a.m.

Over 250 volunteers across Washington County came out Thursday to rip up water-guzzling sod and replace it with more water-friendly landscaping in an effort to promote wiser water use.
Salt Lake man who didn't like rejection stalked, extorted woman, charges say

Salt Lake man who didn't like rejection stalked, extorted woman, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 10:36 a.m.

A Salt Lake man is accused of stalking a woman for years and extorting her because he said he doesn't handle rejection very well, charging documents say.
White House explores tapping emergency diesel reserve to ease price spike

White House explores tapping emergency diesel reserve to ease price spike

Matt Egan, CNN  |  Posted May 23 - 10:11 a.m.

The White House is considering an emergency declaration that would enable President Joe Biden to release diesel from a rarely used stockpile in a bid to address a major supply crunch, a senior White House official told CNN.
Man in critical condition after skydiving accident

Man in critical condition after skydiving accident

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Updated May 23 - 9:24 a.m.

South Jordan police and fire departments responded to a skydiving accident at about 1 p.m. on Saturday. A man was flown to a hospital in critical, but stable condition.
Most Utahns support labor unions, but their views aren't that simple

Most Utahns support labor unions, but their views aren't that simple

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 9:07 a.m.

Efforts to organize at Starbucks, Amazon and other major companies have proliferated in 2022. But do Utahns support labor unions?
Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23 - 8:36 a.m.

Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. The best available evidence points to a fairly common stomach bug.
Springville community recovers after 2 fatal shootings in a week

Springville community recovers after 2 fatal shootings in a week

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 23 - 8:04 a.m.

Tragedy struck the small city of Springville again as police investigated a deadly second shooting in a matter of days.
Proven strategies for organizations to support their employees' mental health

Proven strategies for organizations to support their employees' mental health

Revere Health  |  Posted May 23 - 8:00 a.m.

A confluence of factors – largely stemming from stress and a loss of connections amid COVID-19 – have contributed to a substantial uptick in mental health issues like depression and anxiety.
Pfizer-BioNTech say 3 COVID shots generate good response in kids under 5

Pfizer-BioNTech say 3 COVID shots generate good response in kids under 5

Michael Erman, Reuters  |  Posted May 23 - 7:48 a.m.

Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech said on Monday that three doses of their COVID-19 vaccine generated a strong immune response in children under the age of 5 in their clinical trial.
ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Lisi Merkley and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 7:21 a.m.

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

Josh Boak, Aamer Madhani And Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23 - 6:50 a.m.

President Joe Biden says the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan.
Stories from Ukraine

Stories from Ukraine

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 6:16 a.m.

Over 6.3 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded, in what is quickly becoming the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.
Idaho bull rider wins big at world finals after battling injuries, alcohol addiction

Idaho bull rider wins big at world finals after battling injuries, alcohol addiction

Kaitlyn Hart, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 22 - 10:34 p.m.

Over the years, Blackfoot's Brady Oleson has learned bull riding is not just a lifestyle but something that can quickly turn into a life-long passion.
'Doctor Strange' remains atop box office as 'Top Gun' looms

'Doctor Strange' remains atop box office as 'Top Gun' looms

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22 - 9:49 p.m.

Doctor Strange and his multiverse got to linger a little longer atop the weekend box office while Tom Cruise waits in the wings.
Man dead after being shot on his front porch in Springville

Man dead after being shot on his front porch in Springville

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Updated May 22 - 9:20 p.m.

A man was shot and killed in Springville Saturday night, police said.
Some New Mexico wildfire evacuees worry about their future

Some New Mexico wildfire evacuees worry about their future

Associated Press  |  Posted May 22 - 9:06 p.m.

As more than 2,700 firefighters in northern New Mexico continue to battle the nation's largest active wildfire, many evacuees are worried about their future.
'When stunt doubles marry': How one Ogden couple set themselves on fire in holy matrimony

'When stunt doubles marry': How one Ogden couple set themselves on fire in holy matrimony

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 8:22 p.m.

Two stunt doubles from Ogden recently wed with flames on their backs. A video of the wedding has gone viral, showing millions what happens when stunt doubles marry.

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