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Mormon president: Laws let people have guns who shouldn't

LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson 27

New Mormon president Russell M. Nelson is lamenting that laws allow people to have guns who...

State

Overtime costs add up for Salt Lake City homelessness push

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Law enforcement and corrections agencies have paid about $320,000 a month in overtime for a push aimed at tackling problems related to homelessness in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that police agencies spent a total of over $600,000 on overtime for Operation...


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State plans new home for Utah artifacts stored in basement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s first state flag and an 1843 wedding dress from one of the first female state pioneers are among the more than $100 million in historical artifacts that are stored in the basement of Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande Depot. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the artifacts are...


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Utah basketball players' house burglarized during home game

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah basketball players Jake Connor, Tyler Rawson and Beau Rydalch don’t smoke and Rydalch knew something was wrong when they returned to their house after a game and he saw cigarette butts on the floor and the back door open. The players say their Salt Lake City-...


Business

The Latest: Delta, United pull back from NRA

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on backlash against the National Rifle Association in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Delta and United Airlines are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the latest in major companies to do so following the deadly...


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GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

Tax Overhaul States

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Republican tax overhaul is giving most Americans a break on their federal income taxes. But fallout from the same law means many people could actually see their state income taxes rise. For some state governments, the prospect of getting more revenue without actively...


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Bundy: Judge did US government a favor by throwing out case

Ranching Standoff Bundy Speech

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy said Friday a judge in Las Vegas did the U.S. government a favor last month when she threw out his criminal case stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents at his Bunkerville ranch in April 2014. Bundy, 71,...


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McCollum scores 26, Blazers end Utah's 11-game win streak

APTOPIX Trail Blazers Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard believe the crucial stretch of the long NBA season starts now and the Portland Trail Blazers have laser-like focus. “We understand what’s at stake now,” McCollum said. “One game — a loss or a win — could sway the Western Conference playoff race.”...


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The Latest: Bundy: judge who dismissed his case did US favor

Ranching Standoff Bundy Speech

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s speech to the state convention of the Independent American Party of Nevada (all times local, PST): 8:50 p.m. Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy says a U.S. judge in Las Vegas did the federal...


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The Latest: Plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 4

DOVE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal plane crash in southeast Utah (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Investigators say a plane that crashed in southeast Utah, killing all four people on board, went down half an hour after it took off from a western Colorado airport. Jen Knellinger, a...


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Trail Blazers-Jazz, Box

PORTLAND (100) Harkless 2-4 2-2 6, Aminu 5-6 0-0 12, Nurkic 7-15 1-2 15, Lillard 7-18 8-8 24, McCollum 11-21 0-0 26, Davis 3-5 0-0 6, Collins 2-3 0-0 4, Napier 2-10 0-0 5, Turner 0-4 2-2 2, Connaughton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-87 13-14 100. UTAH (81) Ingles 4-8 2-2 12, Favors 2-6 0-0 4, Gobert 6-9 3-4...


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