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Lawmakers upset but won't stop process to replace Chaffetz

Chaffetz Resigns-5

Utah lawmakers say they won't interfere with the special election to replace U.S. Rep. Jason...

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Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God — before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders — is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues. Savannah, 13, spoke on May...


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Utah evacuees watched flames draw closer, smoke get thicker

Western Wildfires-3

A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday.


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Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

Gay Mormon-Out in Church-3

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God — before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders — is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues. Savannah, 13, spoke on May...


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The Latest: Arizona governor seeking more wildfire funding

Western Wildfires

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the West (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared a state of emergency to get additional funds to fight wildfires. In the past two months, Arizona has had more than a dozen large wildfires. Friday’s declaration...


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US rig count rises this week by 8, to 941

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 941. A year ago, just 421 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 758 rigs sought oil and 183 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and...


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US rig count rises this week by 8, to 941

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 941. A year ago, just 421 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 758 rigs sought oil and 183 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and...


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Utah teen to spend 10 years to life in jail for stabbing

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah teen who pleaded guilty to stabbing four classmates and hitting a fifth in a locker room attack that spread shock and horror through his high school has been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison. Luke Dollahite, 16, apologized during a sentencing hearing on Thursday...


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Eco-group billboard blitz to greet Interior chief in Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Environmental groups plan to crash the homecoming in Montana next week of President Donald Trump’s Interior Department secretary with billboards, television ads and speeches to pressure him on issues from national monuments to sage grouse. Ryan Zinke is scheduled to address the...


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Utah man with HIV, tattoo parlor reach settlement

CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — A 27-year-old Utah college students with HIV has reached a settlement with a tattoo parlor that denied him service based on his medical condition. The Salt Lake Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/2sK2fLV ) Thursday that denying the student service was a violation of the...


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BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Friday, June 23, 2017. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ Thursday: soft white 4.00; hard red winter 4.60; DNS 6.35; hard white 4.80; BURLEY __ soft white 3.87, unchanged; hard red winter 3.98, down 4; DNS 6.03, up...


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