News

In Utah, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed as a public health crisis

Gender Designation Bill Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders have long sought to play a central role in the anti-pornography...

Local

2019 defense budget calls for F-35 uptick; Hill expects more work

Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

Next year’s Department of Defense budget figures to have a big impact on Hill Air Force Base, especially if the Air Force keeps adding F-35s.


State

Utah has 5th highest number of athletes represented in the Olympics

Pyeongchang Olympics Figure Skating Men

A total of 16 Olympians who call Utah home have been scheduled to contend for gold in the Pyeongchang Olympics: the youngest 18 years old, and the oldest 36 years old.


Agriculture

Weber County vegetable farmers dependent on Mexican workers

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Local farmers say they are dependent on Mexican seasonal workers for their livelihood.


State

The Latest: Utah snow leads to nearly 300 crashes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah snowstorm (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities say a winter storm has caused nearly 300 crashes, including a handful involving troopers. The Utah Highway Patrol says no serious injuries were reported on the roads left treacherous by the storm that...


Weather

Snowfall, excessive speeds cause dozens of car crashes in Weber, Davis counties

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The Utah Highway Patrol responded to 16 car crashes in Weber County and 45 car crashes in Davis County between midnight and 11 a.m. Monday. 


Government

Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

Obit Desfor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104. Desfor died at his apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he’d been living in his...


Police & Fire

UTA bus catches fire in South Ogden, no injuries reported

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Crews responded at 10:07 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, to a call of a vehicle fire near the intersection of 36th Street and Wall Avenue, according to South Ogden Fire Capt. Bill Stoddard.


State

Utah measure pushes back on ruling that boosted police power

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker is proposing to limit the effects of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that bolstered police power to use evidence even if officers did something wrong to get it. State prosecutors criticized the legislation that would bar all evidence gathered after an illegal stop,...


Business

As Amazon competition heats up, Washington mayor heads west to talk tech

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SAN FRANCISCO - Stretched for talent, big tech firms are looking outside of Silicon Valley to expand, and increasingly one of the beneficiaries has been the Washington area. The region has long been home to information technology contractors specializing in federal...


State

Streaking Jazz make sweet music coming out of All-Star break

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A few weeks ago, it appeared the Utah Jazz might be headed to the draft lottery. Those around the NBA weren’t buying it. “They’ve got some good players, so I don’t think anybody was surprised they fought their way back in,” Portland guard Damian Lillard said. As the season...


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