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Vote results remain despite Utah county clerk's impropriety

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The results of a Republican primary race in southern Utah will stand despite the improper actions of a candidate’s wife. Judge Lyle Anderson ruled this week against overturning the results in the primary election for Wayne County commissioner. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox filed a...


State

Utah County school sees several cases of viral meningitis

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Health officials are investigating multiple cases of viral meningitis at a Utah County high school. The Utah County Health Department confirmed Friday nearly 10 students at Lone Peak High School are suffering from meningitis. Department spokeswoman Aislynn Tolman-Hill says...


Business

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

Campaign 2016 Why It Matters Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief: TRADE In this angry election year, many U.S. voters are skeptical about free trade — or hostile to it. The backlash threatens a pillar of American policy: The United States has...


State

Utah man pleads guilty to fatal child abuse of stepson

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has pleaded guilty to child abuse charges in the death of his 17-month-old stepson. Codey Levi Jolley was initially charged with murder but entered a plea Friday to lesser counts of child abuse homicide and child abuse. The 28-year-old faces up to 15 years in prison....


State

Flash flooding danger closes The Narrows in Zion Canyon

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) — Zion National Park has closed a portion of Zion Canyon because of potential flash flooding. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2bWFpct) that park officials closed access to The Narrows, the tightest section of the canyon, on Saturday until further notice. A...


State

Friends help ailing man with antique carousel restoration

Antique Carousel

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A 1930s-style carousel has been taking shape for the better part of a decade out on the edge of the hills in Petersboro. Petersboro resident Vean Woodbrey, 73, has been working to restore a two-row Allan Herschell “Little Beauty” carousel originally built in the 1920s, reported...


Business

How a dairy at the end of the Earth is trying to rule the world

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. In the shadow of a snow-dusted volcano on New Zealand’s North Island, a sprawling expanse of stainless steel vats, chimneys and giant warehouses stands as a totem of the tiny nation’s dominance in the global dairy trade. The Whareroa factory was until recently the largest of...


Government

Little precedent for $400 million cash payment to Iran

US Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran. The money...


Education

We all waste time on the internet, but this guy became an expert on it

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Months before Kenneth Goldsmith began to teach his college class, “Wasting Time on the Internet,” he already had his first lesson: The internet needs constant feeding, and a college course on fooling around online is exactly the kind of content it wanted. The Penn course went viral...


Business

The new brew near you

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. ASHEVILLE, N.C. - In the beginning, Walt Dickinson was just a rock-climbing-guide turned rainwater-collection-system salesman who couldn’t find a decent beer in his home state and decided to start making his own at home. “It was a wasteland,” he says of North Carolina...


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