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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s oil and gas division has not carried out state-mandated oversight allowing more than 100 noncompliance cases to go unresolved and is not forcing cleanup of environmental contamination at waste disposal sites, a legislative audit found.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday his support for allowing college athletes to profit from their name and image isn’t driven by a desire to help a star quarterback score endorsement deals, but to help poor athletes get extra money to help their families.

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NEW YORK — A high-ranking leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Friday the church severed its century-long tie with the Boy Scouts of America because the organization made changes that pushed it away from the church.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former San Juan County commissioner has sued a federal land agency after he spent 10 days in jail for trespassing during an illegal all-terrain vehicle protest ride in a closed southern Utah canyon five years ago.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two well-known scientific groups have dropped job postings from their websites from Brigham Young University because of the school's LGBTQ policies, igniting a debate on whether research organizations should take a stance on social issues.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah death-row inmate whose double-murder case was featured in the book "Under the Banner of Heaven" and who was nearing execution by firing squad has died of natural causes, prison officials said Monday.

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SALT LAKE CITY — The window-like arches on the outside of the towering Mountain Dell Dam provide an artistic facade that fits with the natural beauty of the Utah mountain canyon where the century-old structure sits.

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SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. authorities investigating a tour bus crash that killed four Chinese tourists in Utah said Thursday they haven’t uncovered any mechanical problems that could explain why the driver lost control of the vehicle.

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LA MORA, Mexico — U.S. citizens living in a small Mexican farming community established by their Mormon ancestors are trying to decide whether they should stay or leave after burying some of the nine American women and children slaughtered this week in a drug cartel ambush.

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LA MORA, Mexico — As Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug cartel ambush that left nine American women and children dead.

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Federal Trade Commission has sued a company accused of using house-flipping TV celebrities to lure people into spending thousands on expensive training workshops that purported to share lucrative secrets but instead left many in financial ruin.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City councilwoman who rose to prominence fighting pollution appeared headed to victory Tuesday in the mayoral race against a state lawmaker aiming to become the capital's first Latina leader.