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  • 127 people naturalized at Utah State Capitol were also treated to a song
    The United States gained 127 new citizens Wednesday during a naturalization ceremony at the Utah State Capitol. The people represented 43 countries on...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 07:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • Emergency services transport an injured person to an ambulance, close to the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. London police say they are treating a gun and knife incident at Britain’s Parliament ’as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise.’ The Metropolitan Police says in a statement that the incident is ongoing. Officials say a man with a knife attacked a police officer at Parliament and was shot by officers. Nearby, witnesses say a vehicle struck several people on the Westminster Bridge. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) 4 dead in vehicle, knife attack near British Parliament
    London • A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London’s W...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 05:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • (FILE - In this July 17, 2016, file photo, Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press)   has learned. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Trump’s campaign chairman once secretly worked to advance interests of Russian president
    Washington • President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of R...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 01:56 pm   |     |   Share
    When to get professional tax help and when to do your own taxes
    About 60 percent of taxpayers use a professional tax preparer while the other 40 percent do their own taxes, mostly using DIY software or programs. Fo...
    Updated Feb 24 2017 09:12 am   |     |   Share

    'Without Father Flanagan, I'm not here': Park City Irish pub a tribute to famous priest who saved owner's grandfather
    Park City • Of all the Irish pubs in America named Flanagan — many for Edward J. Flanagan, who founded the Boys Town home for …
    Updated Mar 17 2017 01:00 am   |     |   Share
    (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)   A buck Mule Deer looks over two doe near the Fielding Garr Ranch on the east side of Antelope Island. Drought, then winter conditions could reduce number of buck deer hunting permits in Utah
    While the number of buck deer permits have mostly increased in recent years, there will be a slight decrease this year if the Utah Wildlife Board adop...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 11:33 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Copper Hills senior Stockton Malone Shorts poses for a portrait Friday March 10, 2017. Boys’ basketball: Stockton Shorts, the Tribune Player of the Year, prefers letting his game gain the spotlight
    West Jordan • Stockton Malone Shorts generated national attention for his name. He wore No. 12 for Copper Hills and was named after two Hall of Fame U...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 05:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • ‘Walking while black’: Drivers are less likely to brake for black pedestrians compared to whites, study shows
    A new study appears to offer additional evidence that drivers are less likely to brake for African-American pedestrians trying to cross the street, a ...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 12:50 pm   |     |   Share
    Oasis redefined: Here are 5 surprising hot and warm springs in central Utah
    The dry, wind-scoured inhospitable nature of central Utah’s landscape may not immediately inspire visions of waterfalls, lush hanging gardens, or colorful fish swimming in warm, …
    Updated Mar 16 2017 11:50 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Budget is not balanced when you owe $1 billion
    I read the other day that the Legislature finally ended and came up with another mandated “balanced budget.” In the past, I believed them when they sa...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:06 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick warms up before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears. Spike Lee said on Instagram Sunday, March 19, 2017, that it was ’fishy’ that Kaepernick, now a free agent, hadn’t been signed.’ (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe
    Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The group that provides food for senior...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 10:54 am   |     |   Share
  • TV
    Stephan James and Sanaa Lathan star in ’Shots Fired.’   Courtesy FOX Wednesday on TV: Fox’s ‘Shots Fired’ — which debuted at Sundance — is a series with something to say
    “Shots Fired” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) is something different for Fox – a serious drama that has something to say about America. It’s an unflinching story...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    Critiques of her leadership style aside, Biskupski says she ‘loves’ being mayor
    Jackie Biskupski “loves” being Salt Lake City’s mayor and expresses few regrets amid critiques of her collaborative skills that have recurred since the early days …
    Updated Mar 12 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   John Swallow poses for a portrait at Storm Mountain Park in Sandy Friday March 3, 2017. Jeremy Johnson to deny prior statements of John Swallow’s involvement in federal election fraud case, court filing says
    Imprisoned St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson is prepared to say former Utah Attorney General John Swallow was not involved in any alleged illegal ...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this April 1, 2005 file photo, an 81-year-old woman holds the hand of her 100-year-old mother in Tuscaloosa, Ala. A survey conducted in late 2016 finds many pessimistic feelings held by people earlier in life take an optimistic turn as they move toward old age. Even hallmark concerns of old age _ about declining health, lack of independence and memory loss _ lessen as Americans age. (Dan Lopez/The Tuscaloosa News via AP) Worried about getting old? Poll sees optimism grow with age
    New York • Feel down about getting older? Wish your life was better? Worried about all the problems that come with age? A new survey suggests you need...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 09:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Supreme Court nominee Justice Neil Gorsuch listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, while testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Dems press in vain to draw out Gorsuch’s views
    Washington • Assured of support from majority Republicans, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wrapped up two days of Senate questioning Wednesday to ...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 08:03 pm   |     |   Share
    Bagley Cartoon: Donald Trump ‘Control’ Room
    This Pat Bagley cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. You can check out the past 10 Bagley editorial cartoons …
    Updated Mar 06 2017 04:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Constitution says we’re supposed to promote the general welfare
    The new health care plan that would deprive 24 million people of health insurance is proof that Republicans are profoundly lacking in empathy for the ...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:06 am   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)    King Charles, played by John Hutton, with Prince William, Grant Goodman, and Princess Kate, Samatha Eggers, in character at the Utah State Capitol. ’King Charles III’ plays from March 24-April 8 at Pioneer Theatre Company. Pioneer Theatre stages contemporary family drama, with royal twists
    Right off the top, understand this: “King Charles III,” British playwright Mike Bartlett’s audacious contemporary Shakespearean riff on royal power, i...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 07:44 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Feb. 2, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is taking his first steps aimed at scaling back financial services regulations. The president will sign an executive order Friday that will direct the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after the 2008-09 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Gehrke: Fake Tweets! What President Trump might have tweeted after damning FBI testimony
    In the aftermath of FBI Director James Comey’s bombshell testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday, President Donald Trump’s Twitter...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 03:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf  |  Tribune file photo)   Hikers walk during ’March For The Park’ earlier this month as part of an effort to work against a $4 Million 3-mile asphalt trail through Dimple Dell Regional Park in Sandy. Residents opposing paved Dimple Dell trail deliver over 6,000 signatures
    Sandy and Salt Lake County leaders can’t easily ignore opponents of a plan for a 3-mile stretch of pavement in a portion of the 646-acre Dimple Dell R...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 04:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     West Valley City citizen Angela Brooks expresses her concern about proposed homeless shelters in her city as she talks with Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams during an open house at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City Tuesday March 21, 2017. South Salt Lake protests as city lands two more possible homeless shelter sites
    West Valley City • South Salt Lake already holds two jails, two juvenile detention facilities and a sewage treatment plant, but its residents learned ...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 11:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch talks about playing basketball with former Supreme Court Justice Byron White as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Hatch emerges as Gorsuch cheerleader for the Supreme Court
    Washington • Sen. Orrin Hatch, taking on his 14th confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court, has emerged as a top cheerleader for nominee Neil Gorsuc...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man acquitted by jury in West Valley City killing, robbery case
    West Valley City resident Eddie Salazar is free after he was acquitted of all charges in a 2015 killing and robbery. A 3rd District Court jury on Mar...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah mother charged with two more counts of child abuse after her 12-year-old was found weighing 30 pounds
    Based on reports from doctors and psychologists, prosecutors have filed additional child abuse charges against a Utah mother accused of leaving her se...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 08:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah forecast: Mid-50s north, 60s in the south herald more ‘sensible’ spring weather
    Finally, after two weeks of daytime temperatures well above normal, Utah is settling down to what forecasters call more “sensible weather” for early s...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 08:39 am   |     |   Share
    Phillip Sweet, from left, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook, of Little Big Town, arrive at the CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Sanford Myers/Invision/AP) Little Big Town to headline Stadium of Fire
    Country quartet Little Big Town will headline this year’s Stadium of Fire concert, the Independence Day weekend extravaganza at Provo’s LaVell Edwards...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 07:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)   QB Cooper Bateman during Utah football practice, Thursday, March 9, 2017. Utah football: Alabama transfer Cooper Bateman settles in with the Utes
    At Cottonwood High, Siale Fakailoatonga and Lo Falemaka tried their best to recruit the top-rated quarterback in the state to join them at Utah. They ...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 10:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City School District commits to protecting privacy of undocumented students
    Members of the Salt Lake City School District board took a stand against the harassment and deportation of undocumented students on Tuesday, voting un...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 09:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • File - In this Tuesday, March 1, 2016 file photo, American servicemen and Israeli soldiers participate in a joint drill simulating a rocket attack at a base in Hatzor, central Israel. Israel is making contingency plans to evacuate up to a quarter million people from communities along the Gaza and Lebanese borders to get them away from missile attacks if war erupts again with Hamas or Hezbollah. The mass evacuations would be the biggest in Israel’s history, part of a bigger plan where the army works with municipalities to keep civilians safe. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File) Israel plans mass evacuation if war erupts again
    Jerusalem • If Islamic militants in Gaza or Lebanon go to war with Israel, they could find their usual targets empty. Israel is drawing up contingency...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Trent Nelson  |  Tribune fle photo The LSJ meetinghouse in Colorado City, the building ex-members say houses the FLDS church’s surveillance camera operation. Land trust board files lawsuit seeking to take control of polygamous sect’s meetinghouse
    The land trust that owns much of the real estate in two polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona line has filed a lawsuit to take over the Fundamentalist ...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 08:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. answers reporters questions during a newsmaker interview at the Associated Press bureau in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) McConnell no fan of cuts to foreign aid and medical research
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday shot down prospects for major parts of President Donald Trump’s budget, rejecting proposed cuts to f...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 09:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch talks about playing basketball with former Supreme Court Justice Byron White as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Hatch emerges as Gorsuch cheerleader for the Supreme Court
    Washington • Sen. Orrin Hatch, taking on his 14th confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court, has emerged as a top cheerleader for nominee Neil Gorsuc...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |   Tribune file photo)   Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is weighing the fate of HB155, which would lower Utah’s legal drunken driving limit from 0.08 percent Blood Alcohol Content to 0.05 percent BAC. Pressure pours in on possible veto of drunken driving bill
    Gov. Gary Herbert is drinking in plenty of advice from all sides on whether to sign or veto a bill that would make Utah’s drunken driving laws the tou...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars guard Nick Emery (4) and Brigham Young Cougars guard Zac Seljaas (2) celebrate as Brigham Young Cougars guard Zac Seljaas (2) 3 point shot brings BYU with in one point near the end of the first half,   in basketball action, Brigham Young Cougars vs. The Gonzaga Bulldogs, in the West Coast Conference Semifinals, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Saturday, March 7, 2016.   BYU basketball: Seljaas returns home after 10 months on mission to get sore shoulder examined; future unclear
    It is still way too early to know if he will rejoin the BYU basketball team this fall, but sophomore shooting ace Zac Seljaas is back in Utah after li...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 09:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Tribune file photo)    Utah Jazz’s John Stockton is lifted on the shoulders of his teammates after sinking a three-point shot at the buzzer to beat the Houston Rockets 103-100 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals Thursday, May 29, 1997, in Houston. The Jazz advanced to play the Chicago Bulls in The NBA Finals. Monson: Disappointment wrapped in dignity — the Jazz’s 1996-97 season is worth celebrating
    John Stockton walked off the court that last night in Chicago, sweat rolling down his face, his body spent, his work put in, the bitterness of elimina...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   People gathered in front of the Wallace Bennett Federal Building in Salt Lake City Tuesday March 21  calling on Senators Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch to ’stand for Utah values.’  Stacy Stanford, with the Healthcare Rights Coalition holds sign of people she knows with disabilities that could be affected by the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act and proposed cuts to social programs under the proposed Trump budget. Protesters call for Hatch and Lee to push back against Trump
    A loyal band of nearly two dozen activists gathered Tuesday outside the Wallace Bennett Federal Building in Salt Lake City to hoist anti-President Don...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 04:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Trump to House GOP: Pass health care bill or walk political plank
    Washington • Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next y...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 10:39 pm   |     |   Share