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Maker of YouTube videos charged in explosives case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who has a popular science-focused YouTube channel was charged in Utah with felony possession of an explosive device after complaints last summer about explosives being set off from his South Jordan home. Jonathan Grant Thompson, who makes videos for the “King of Random “...


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Vermont considering drug importation as way to save money

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Senate is considering a proposal to save money on prescription drugs by importing them from Canada, where many are sold for a fraction of the cost in the United States. The cost of prescription drugs is a factor driving the increase in state health care costs and...


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Most of northern Nevada under winter watches, warnings

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Winter storm watches and advisories have been expanded across nearly all of northern Nevada ahead of a cold front that’s bearing down on the Sierra with the potential for heavy snowfall and damaging winds. As much as 2 feet (60 centimeters) of snow is possible in the upper...


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Hot-button topics coalesce at the Sundance Film Festival

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The Sundance Film Festival has always been a place for boundary-pushing programming, but from the Me Too movement, to diversity and representation in film and even the current presidency, this year the snowy mountain town of Park City, Utah, is primed to be an epicenter of conversation around some...


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Mormon missionary dies in Argentina from undiagnosed illness

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon missionary serving in Argentina has died. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Thursday in a news release that 20-year-old Emilio Ignacio Pradenas Diaz of Chile died Monday after a “brief, undiagnosed illness.” The cause of his death hasn’t been...


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Teen baby sitter arrested in toddler's death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A teenage baby sitter is under arrest in the death of a Utah toddler. West Valley City police said Wednesday the 17-year-old male was watching the boy when emergency crews were called to the house on a report of an unconscious child. Jaycieion Sanchez died soon after he was...


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Mitchell scores 34 in Utah's 120-105 win over Kings

Jazz Kings Basketball

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had another big game and added to his growing list of spectacular dunks with a one-handed jam in the third quarter. Still, coach Quin Snyder had a little critique for the rookie. Mitchell’s defense could still use some work, says Snyder. Not that it...


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Jazz-Kings, Box

UTAH (120) Ingles 5-8 0-0 14, Jerebko 3-5 0-0 7, Favors 5-9 4-5 14, Rubio 2-8 4-5 9, Mitchell 14-19 5-7 34, Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, O’Neale 2-5 0-0 4, Udoh 2-3 0-0 4, Neto 2-3 0-0 5, Hood 9-16 3-3 25. Totals 46-81 16-20 120. SACRAMENTO (105) Bogdanovic 9-11 1-1 25, Randolph 4-10 2-2 12, Cauley-Stein 11-...


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Task force including Mormon leader to address teen suicides

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A new task force that includes a high-ranking Mormon leader, the Utah Jazz owner and the leader of an LGBT rights group was created Wednesday by Gov. Gary Herbert to address a troubling rise in teen suicides in Utah.


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More sexual abuse charges filed after raid at compound

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man from an upstart group with beliefs in polygamy and doomsday has been charged with sodomy on a child and other counts. Prosecutors filed the charges Wednesday against 34-year-old Samuel Shaffer, one of two men accused of sexually abusing girls they considered wives....


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