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Mark Jones

Soap box derby set for Saturday in Daybreak

Daybreak will host the second annual Soap Box Derby on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.
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Samantha Herrera

State Street traffic restrictions starting soon

State Street traffic restrictions are slated to start soon and continue into August. Work will impact areas downtown and near the Capitol.
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Simone Seikaly

Garth Brooks sells out second Salt Lake concert in 45 minutes

It was the second time in less than a year that Garth Brooks sold that many tickets for a Salt Lake City concert so quickly.
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Devin Oldroyd

Recycle single-use plastic at your local Smith's

In honor of Earth Month, Smith's Food & Drug is encouraging its customers to recycle thin-filter plastic materials at their local stores.
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Dan Bammes

Strategies to make that green lawn last a little longer into the hot summer

Northern Utah has had good luck in April with wet weather helping lawns to green up quickly. Helping the soil stay moist is the heat of summer is a good rule of thumb.
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Aimee Cobabe

Sen. Mike Lee tells KSL NewsRadio he was not trying to overturn 2020 election

Sen. Lee maintains that text messages with the Trump administration showed he wanted states to investigate any potential election problems.

National News

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FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press

Sheriff's office: Flagstaff-area wildfire burned 30 homes

Authorities say 30 homes have been burned plus additional outbuildings destroyed when a wind-driven wildfire ripped though rural neighborhoods near Flagstaff, Arizona, on Tuesday
President Joe Biden walks to board Air Force One, Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Andrews Air Force Ba...
The Associated Press

Biden announces heavy artillery, other weapons for Ukraine

President Joe Biden announced another $1,3 billion in military aide for Ukraine.
FILE: A Boeing 737-932ER operated by Delta Airlines takes off from JFK Airport on August 24, 2019 i...
Pete Muntean, CNN

Three US airlines extend olive branch to passengers banned for mask violations

The move comes after two dizzying days of rulings and countermoves on the federal mask mandate for public transportation.
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in the Roosevelt Room of t...
AAMER MADHANI and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press

Biden announces $800M in new military assistance for Ukraine

The new military assistance package includes much needed heavy artillery, 144,000 rounds of ammunition, and drones for Ukrainian forces.
Ukrainian soldiers walk on a destroyed bridge in Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on Wednesday, Apr...
The Associated Press

'Days or hours left': Russia tightens the noose in Mariupol

Russian forces tighten their grip in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol.
A wind-driven wildfire burns at the edge of U.S. 89 on the outskirts of Flagstaff, Ariz., on Tuesda...
The Associated Press

Southwest wildfires force evacuations, tighten resources

An Arizona wildfire more than tripled in size on Wednesday as winds pushed flames through a neighborhood near Flagstaff.

The invasion of Ukraine

President Joe Biden walks to board Air Force One, Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Andrews Air Force Ba...
The Associated Press

Biden announces heavy artillery, other weapons for Ukraine

President Joe Biden announced another $1,3 billion in military aide for Ukraine.
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in the Roosevelt Room of t...
AAMER MADHANI and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press

Biden announces $800M in new military assistance for Ukraine

The new military assistance package includes much needed heavy artillery, 144,000 rounds of ammunition, and drones for Ukrainian forces.
Ukrainian soldiers walk on a destroyed bridge in Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on Wednesday, Apr...
The Associated Press

'Days or hours left': Russia tightens the noose in Mariupol

Russian forces tighten their grip in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol.
FILE - Russia's Daniil Medvedev plays a return to Spain's Carlos Alcaraz during the men's singles s...
CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer

Wimbledon bans players from Russia, Belarus over Ukraine war

One of those affected by the ban is second-ranked Daniil Medvedev. He won last year's U.S. Open and was this year's Australian Open runner-up.
A Ukrainian soldier inspects a Russian tank after recent battles at the village of Moshchun close t...
The Associated Press

Russia pours in more troops and presses attack in the east

Russia poured additional troops into the eastern half of Ukraine in a potential battle for that part of the country.
Russian military vehicles move on a highway in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forc...
The Associated Press

Zelenskyy: Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine has begun

Russia began its full-scale ground offensive to take control of eastern Ukraine on Monday.

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Brian Preece

2016 World Series Champ Kris Bryant Makes Rehab Starts Against Bees

"This is gonna be a tough play... BRYANT! The Cubs, win the World Series!!!" - Joe Buck, 2016 World Series final out.
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Kyle Ireland

Pac-12 Changes Football Championship Game Format

The Pac-12 Conference announced a big change to the league's title game for football starting in the 2022 season.
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Tom Hackett

Real Salt Lake Showcasing Improvement Under Mastroeni Despite Ongoing Ochoa Mystery

The David Ochoa situation continues to remain a mystery as the young prodigy fails to appear on gameday rosters.
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Kyle Ireland

Utah Jazz Announce SLC Summer League Schedule

The Utah Jazz unveiled the schedule for the 2022 Salt Lake City Summer League, which features four NBA franchises.
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Tom Hackett

Tony Finau Listed In Notable Group Ahead Of PGA Championship

Tony Finau is considered to be amongst the favorites to win at this week's PGA Championship.
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Associated Press

US Soccer Equalizes Pay In Milestone With Women, Men

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, a first in the sport.

Health News

Dogs and cats cannot get the avian flu...
Aimee Cobabe

Avian flu in Utah causes worry in pet owners

A Utah veterinarian explained there is no reason to worry about your cats or dogs getting the avian flu. He encouraged pet vaccinations.
FILE: A Boeing 737-932ER operated by Delta Airlines takes off from JFK Airport on August 24, 2019 i...
Pete Muntean, CNN

Three US airlines extend olive branch to passengers banned for mask violations

The move comes after two dizzying days of rulings and countermoves on the federal mask mandate for public transportation.
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MICHAEL BALSAMO and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press

Justice Dept. to appeal order voiding travel mask mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is filing an appeal seeking to overturn a judge’s order that voided the federal mask mandate on planes and trains and in travel hubs, officials said Wednesday. The notice came minutes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked the Justice Department to appeal the decision handed down […]
Utah national parks no longer have a mask mandate...
Chandler Holt

Masks no longer required in national parks

Since a federal judge struck down the CDC's transportation mask mandate, guests in national parks can choose if they'd like to wear a mask or not.
New eligibility rules for pandemic-EBT program...
Waverly Golden

New eligibility guidelines for Pandemic-EBT

Utah households will have to apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits with their local school by May 6 to possibly receive Pandemic-EBT.
Intermountain Healthcare facilities upgrade landscaping...
Waverly Golden

Intermountain Healthcare landscaping gets a new look

Landscaping at Intermountain Healthcare facilities is getting a new look to help save water as Utah still experiences a bad drought.

Entertainment

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Mark Jones

Soap box derby set for Saturday in Daybreak

Daybreak will host the second annual Soap Box Derby on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.
Nicolas Cage as “Nick Cage” contemplates his career in Mallorca, Spain in “The Unbearable Wei...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

FAN EFFECT REVIEW: "The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent" is a hilarious grown-up comedy with an emphasis on grown-up

“The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” is a wonderfully weird, insightfully intelligent, and absolutely hilarious grown-up action-comedy. 
Garth Brooks Salt Lake...
Simone Seikaly

Garth Brooks sells out second Salt Lake concert in 45 minutes

It was the second time in less than a year that Garth Brooks sold that many tickets for a Salt Lake City concert so quickly.
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MORGAN LEE Associated Press

New Mexico fines 'Rust' for willful gun safety failures

Inspectors say Rust production managers took limited or no action to address two rifle misfires of blank rounds on set prior to the fatal shooting.
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MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer

Netflix aims to curtail password sharing, considers ads

Netflix says it will try to minimize password sharing and consider creating a low-cost subscription supported by advertising.
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Samantha Herrera

Sistine Chapel exhibition coming to Salt Lake

Ceiling frescos from the Sistine Chapel are reproduced and presented in a viewer-friendly way in this exhibition

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Emily Ashmead

Bike Helmets

It’s important to stay safe on a bike by always wearing your helmet. This can reduce your risk of head injury as much as 85%. There are a few things to note when properly fitting a helmet. First, make sure you get a helmet that has an ANSI or SNELL label to certify its safety. […]
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Emily Ashmead

The Goal Foundation – Ogden Marathon

If you’ve ever thought about participating in a race, now is the time because the Ogden Marathon is back! It has been ranked one of the most beautiful races in the world and the best for first-time marathoners. This year you can choose your own experience by racing virtually or in-person on May 21. The […]
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Emily Ashmead

Street Dawg Crew of Utah

Many of those experiencing homelessness find comfort in having a pet, but sometimes it can be difficult to provide food or vet services to those animals. Street Dawg Crew of Utah offers free pet food and supplies, promotes positive and responsible pet ownership, and identifies and provides low-cost pet resources. Pets not only act as […]
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Emily Ashmead

Saddle of Love

Saddle of Love is a therapeutic ranch where participants ride and bond with horses using equine assisted psychotherapy. They serve youth, young adults, and families struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and other indications leading to suicide ideation. They partner with horses to explore self-awareness, connection, confidence, and to gain new perspectives. A connection with animals […]
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Emily Ashmead

Bicycle Collective

Cycling is an effective and sustainable form of transportation and recreation. It’s a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier, and safer society. For some it’s their only way to get to work or school. Bicycle Collective provides refurbished bicycles – and educational programs to the community focusing on children, lower income households, newly resettled refugees, and […]
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Emily Ashmead

Civica RX

There’s good news for those who take insulin to control their diabetes. Insulin is going to be up to 80 percent less expensive, thanks to a new nationwide initiative being led by Utah-based Civica RX. Headquartered in Lehi, Utah, they are announcing plans to manufacture and distribute insulins that will be available at significantly lower […]