Utah officials hope for water amid drought

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Environmental officials say reservoirs in Northern Utah are drying up and that the region could...


Trump: I'll run America like my business. Clinton: Let's not

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WASHINGTON (AP) — His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesday. Taking a break from battleground states, he made the case at his newest hotel that all Americans should look to his corporate record for...


The Latest: Pence scoffs at Clinton's post-election plans

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 11 p.m. Donald Trump’s running mate is poking fun at Hillary Clinton for perhaps being a bit too presumptuous about her plans after the November election. Mike Pence is addressing a rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and...


Mormon school stops honor-code reviews of sex abuse victims

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Students at Brigham Young University who report sexual assault will no longer be investigated for possible violations of the strict honor code that bans drinking and premarital sex, the Mormon-owned school announced in a major reversal to a practice that drew widespread...


Boateng scores twice in 8 minutes, Galaxy advance past RSL

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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Emmanuel Boateng scored two goals in eight minutes, Landon Donovan had an assist in his first start since 2014 and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Wednesday night in the knockout round of the MLS playoffs. Los Angeles (13-6-16) will play the Colorado Rapids...


Police ID hiker who died in Big Cottonwood Canyon

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have identified a hiker who died after he apparently fell 300 feet to 400 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Unified police say 29-year-old Garrett Schroedter, of Salt Lake City, fell while hiking Sundial Peak. He had posted photos to social media after reaching the...


Man reports Kearns robbery, gets arrested on drug charges

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — A victim who reported being robbed and shot at in Kearns has been arrested after police say they found a drug lab in his home. Unified police had responded to multiple reports of shots fired when they found the victim early Wednesday. The man said three to four men in a white...


Judge orders protection for 2 wildflowers in Colorado, Utah

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reinstate a proposal to protect two rare wildflowers found in Colorado and Utah. The Denver Post reports ( ) the agency proposed to designate federal land in the two states as critical habitat for...


Chaffetz says he'll vote Trump after withdrawing endorsement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he’ll vote for Donald Trump, despite withdrawing his endorsement. The Republican chairman of the House oversight committee said in a tweet on Wednesday he’d doing it because he believes Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is bad for the country,...


Hunter dies after fall from cliff in southern Utah

KANAB, Utah (AP) — Authorities say they have found the body of a missing hunter at the bottom of a cliff in southern Utah. KSL-TV reports ( ) that Kane County Chief Deputy Alan Alldredge says it seems that 42-year-old Ryan Shakespear of Cedar City slipped and fell off a cliff...


Prosecutors: Mom pleads guilty to abuse after men rape girl

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor child abuse charge after authorities said her 9-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by three men while her mother was smoking methamphetamine in a garage. The woman was sentenced to four months in jail in a plea deal with...

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