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In a effort to protect children and youth more directly and effectively, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday the launch of an online training course required for all adults who interact with children and youth in church assignments.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has suffered a mental breakdown and isn’t fit to give a deposition in a sex abuse case against him, according to a recent court filing.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawyers for a man accused of running a multi-million-dollar opioid ring out of his suburban Salt Lake City basement said Monday he was involved in drugs but wasn’t capable of running such a major operation.

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LOGAN (AP) — Agriculture can be as much a lifestyle as it is an occupation. Farmers often don’t retire — they just keep on working. That’s not always easy, though, as back problems, knee problems and any number of other disabilities can get in the way.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The second season of an AMC-TV drama series follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a community.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who survived a 2007 mass shooting in Utah said Thursday she has lead poisoning from 300 shotgun pellets still in her body, leaving her with debilitating headaches, nausea and other serious health problems.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers are expressing support for a federal "red flag" law that could take guns away from people believed to be a danger to themselves or others following a pair of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. has submitted his resignation, signaling the end of a two-year stint during what he called a historically difficult time in relations between the two countries.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Claire Donnelly’s three children have attended Catholic school in Salt Lake City since they were 4 years old and barely tall enough to see over the wooden pews in the chapel. But this fall, for the first time, they won’t be going back.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A U.S. Forest Service plan released Friday would reduce designated sage grouse habitat in Wyoming and Nevada while easing grazing rules intended to protect the ground-dwelling birds in five Western states.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is considering new ways to distribute medical marijuana amid growing scrutiny from county attorneys who argue a planned state-run dispensary system would put public employees at risk of being prosecuted under federal drug laws.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration’s rejection of Utah’s plan to partially expand Medicaid could send other states back to the drawing board on covering more low-income people under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.

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CLARKDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Johnson treks along an Arizona riverbank and picks out a patch of yellow-tinged tamarisks. He sweeps a cloth net across the trees, hoping to scoop up beetles that munch on their evergreen-like leaves.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. government has decided to allow off-road vehicles access to some archaeologically sensitive land at a Utah national monument that houses sacred tribal sites under a plan announced Friday.

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SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As they gather at a conference in Utah, governors from around the U.S. are starting to think about what they will do if an appeals court upholds a lower court ruling overturning President Obama’s signature health care law.