News

Six Black Friday deals that are good enough for dad

Holiday Shopping Black Friday-8

My dad (like many men) is tough to shop for. When asked what he’d like for his birthday and...

Government

For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations

Franken's Trajectory

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Many of you have jobs, many of you have families,” Sen. Al Franken told Virginia Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of what seemed an uncomfortably close gubernatorial election. After an expectant pause, he leaned into the microphone and added, “Ignore them.” Franken was...


Business

Northwest tree shortage leads to Christmas conundrum in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah families looking for a fresh-cut Christmas tree might find tough sledding due to a shortage of conifers in the Pacific Northwest this year. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday that the shortage has to do with the Great Recession. Joe Shadle, owner of J&T Trees in Utah,...


Government

Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation

Sexual Misconduct Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been quick to support the women who have publicly accused powerful men of preying on them sexually. But the party is in something of a predicament because it is facing allegations about two of its own in Congress: Michigan Rep. John Conyers and Minnesota Sen. Al...


State

Jazz overwhelm Bulls from outside for 110-80 win

Bulls Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Utah gets the engine running on the perimeter, it doesn’t take long to race away from an opponent. The Jazz beat the Chicago Bulls 110-80 on Wednesday night, winning by 30 or more for the second time in three games. Utah beat Orlando by 40 points on Saturday. In both...


Business

Retailers look to woo shoppers from rivals as Amazon grows

Black Friday Preview

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J.‘s. As the holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thursday, shoppers may find some surprises at their favorite stores. Even as retailers are counting on a lift from a better...


State

Bulls-Jazz, Box

CHICAGO (80) Valentine 1-5 0-0 2, Markkanen 1-9 1-2 3, Lopez 6-9 3-4 15, Dunn 4-9 3-4 12, Holiday 4-11 2-2 12, Zipser 2-5 0-0 4, Felicio 0-3 0-0 0, Portis 5-11 4-4 14, Grant 3-6 2-2 8, Felder 0-1 2-2 2, Blakeney 3-7 0-0 8, Pondexter 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-78 17-20 80. UTAH (110) Ingles 4-9 0-0 12,...


State

Bulls-Jazz, Box

CHICAGO (80) Valentine 1-4 0-0 2, Markkanen 1-9 1-2 3, Lopez 6-10 3-4 15, Dunn 4-9 3-4 12, Holiday 4-11 2-2 12, Zipser 2-5 0-0 4, Felicio 0-3 0-0 0, Portis 5-11 4-4 14, Grant 3-6 2-2 8, Felder 0-1 2-2 2, Blakeney 3-7 0-0 8, Pondexter 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-78 17-20 80. UTAH (110) Ingles 4-9 0-0 12,...


Business

Expiring provisions threaten to upend promised tax relief

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans have implanted nearly 50 expiring provisions in their tax-cut bills that, if left unaddressed, would transform what Republicans promised would be middle-class tax relief into a law that raises taxes for tens of millions of...


State

The Latest: Cow-killing crash is 2nd at same spot on highway

Cattle Trailer Tips

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a semitrailer crash that spilled cattle on a highway (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A northern Utah highway interchange where a semitrailer crashed and spilled cattle on the road Wednesday is the scene of an almost identical crash last year that also killed cattle....


Business

Uber paid off their hackers - and they're far from the only ones

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. It may have been the most arresting detail in a story full of them: Not only did Uber allow hackers to make off with the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers, but the ride-hailing company also had paid those same criminals $100,000 to delete the data and...


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