State

Police search for 3 suspects in fatal Taylorsville shooting

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Police say they are searching for three suspects in a fatal shooting in Taylorsville.

State

Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mother of a Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly 1½ years is circulating a new audio recording of her son talking about how he’s suffering without medical care. Laurie Holt said Monday that she’s sharing the recording Joshua Holt sent by cellphone so people can hear...


State

Utah senator resigns to accept Trump administration position

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Sen. Brian Shiozawa of Utah has resigned to take a health care position with President Donald Trump’s administration. Shiozawa resigned on Monday and is also retiring from his career as a doctor to become regional director for intergovernmental and external affairs...


State

LDS Church donates another $5M for refugee resettlement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a second straight year has donated $5 million worth of aid to the nine voluntary refugee resettlement agencies in the United States. The Deseret News reported Sunday that the money will be used during 2018 by the nine...


State

3 suspects wanted in fatal Taylorsville shooting

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Utah authorities are searching for three suspects involved in a fatal shooting.


Business

Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

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President Donald Trump’s decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn’t the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week.


Business

Zinke, House GOP escalate feud with Patagonia over monuments

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans have escalated their feud with Patagonia after the outdoor retailer told Americans that President Donald Trump “stole your land” in his move to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments.


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Police: 2-year-old Utah girl killed by sibling handling gun

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The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that the child was accidentally shot in her home Sunday by an older sibling who was moving the gun from one room to another.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That’s what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. In...


State

Fewer payday loan stores after lawmakers offer alternatives

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new state report reveals that one out of every six payday loan stores closed last year after state lawmakers created more options to help people avoid high-interest loans. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the report by the Utah Department of Financial Institutions found...


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Pressure mounts for BYU to end beard ban

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Brigham Young University has banned beards for most students and faculty since the 1960s, when they were seen as a symbol of anti-authoritarian rebellion. But attitudes and enforcement of the policy at the Mormon church-owned school have relaxed in recent years, but some...


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