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2 arrested in Grand Junction in connection with Utah slaying

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in western Colorado have arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a man in Utah. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports (http://goo.gl/XoyzDo ) 27-year-old Mark Mair and 19-year-old Elcha Hatch were arrested after a brief standoff at a...


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Rally planned for Utah man jailed in Venezuela

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mother of an American jailed in Venezuela is planning a rally to support him. Laurie Holt says the event planned for Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. She says he was mistakenly accused, and hopes the rally will draw attention to his case....


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Utah officials order county workers to use public email

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The State Records Committee has ordered Utah County to provide public email addresses to all its employees. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2adZVlu ) that County Commissioner Larry Ellertson says the county is delaying immediate action because it hasn’t yet received the...


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BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Wednesday, July 27. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.70, up 10; hard red winter 3.90, up 5; DNS 4.70, up 15; hard white 4.15, up 10; BURLEY __ Tuesday prices: soft white 4.00, unchanged; hard red...


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Utah man accused of illegal poaching of Nevada elk

Elk Poaching Arrest

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Utah man who worked as a big-game hunting guide in New Zealand was arrested after authorities accused him of killing a trophy elk illegally in Nevada last summer, cutting off its head and leaving the rest of the carcass to waste. Game wardens in Nevada and Utah invested several...


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Lawyers challenge move to try teen in adult court in deaths

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Lawyers for a 16-year-old Utah girl accused of killing two people in a high-speed crash on her way to carry out a suicide pact have challenged whether it was constitutional to charge her with murder as an adult. State law ignores new research on the juvenile brain and violates...


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Utah Planned Parenthood pulls condoms with Mormon symbol

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah is pulling an image of a condom packages printed with “CTR,” a symbol associated with Mormon children’s teachings, from its Facebook page.


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Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon

Browns Gordon Reinstated Football-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon’s curious and complicated career has taken a new turn. He’s getting yet another chance. The talented but troubled wide receiver has been reinstated on a conditional basis by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who met face to face with Gordon last week and said he believes...


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Former Chicago high school basketball standout gunned down

NIT BYU Southern Miss Basketball

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago high school basketball standout who went on to play in college was shot to death Monday on the city’s West Side, authorities said. Jonathan Mills suffered several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene, police spokesman Officer Thomas Sweeny...


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Man dies while rock climbing near Provo in Rock Canyon

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A 28-year-old man has died while rock climbing near Provo. Provo Police say that Christopher Stockman was rock climbing with friends Monday evening at Red Slab in Rock Canyon when he fell to his death. Police say he fell about 70 feet while rappelling. His friends tried to...


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