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Nevada back in AP Top 25 poll; No. 23

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s basketball team has climbed back into The Associated Press Top 25. The Wolf Pack are ranked No. 23 in the AP poll released on Monday. They beat Mountain West Conference foe Boise State 74-68 in Reno on Saturday to improve to 18-3 on the season, 7-0 in the league. Nevada...


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Police: Teen in hospital after attempting carjacking

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — South Jordan police say a teen is in hospital after jumping onto the hood of a car in a carjacking attempt. According to South Jordan police, the teen jumped onto a woman’s car on Sunday as she was driving away. KUTV-TV reports the teen gripped onto the hood and the...


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Search and rescue crews pluck hikers from mountain

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Police say two hikers are safe after crews plucked them from the mountains above Pleasant Grove. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office says the man and woman got lost after beginning a hike hear the Battle Creek Falls on Sunday. Sgt. Spencer Cannon says the pair was prepared...


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NY Gov. Cuomo heading to Utah for Sandra Lee film screening

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to Utah to attend the screening of girlfriend Sandra Lee’s new documentary on her battle with breast cancer. The Democrat leaves Monday for Park City, where “RX Early Detection: A Cancer Journey With Sandra Lee” is being screened at the...


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Glen Canyon, Rainbow Bridge are accessible during shutdown

GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument are accessible to the public during the government shutdown. National Park Service officials say park roads, lookouts, trails and open-air memorials at...


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Roadway fatalities in Utah decreased in 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The 273 deaths on Utah roadways in 2017 marked a slight decrease from the year before but it was still higher than the yearly average of 239 fatalities between 2009 and 2014. A preliminary report released on Wednesday by the Utah Department of Transportation and the Department...


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Lawyers: Firing squad must be option for condemned killer

Death Penalty Firing Squad-2

Attorneys for a condemned killer whose execution was stopped last year after 25 minutes of unsuccessful needle sticks are once again recommending the firing squad as an alternative.


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Man dies in Utah after his pickup truck is struck by a train

BERYL, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah’s Iron County say a 50-year-old man is dead after his pickup truck was hit by a train. County Sheriff’s officials say they were called to the scene about 8:30 a.m. Saturday. They say the train’s conductor is cooperating with the investigation and authorities...


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Roadway fatalities in Utah decreased in 2017

Box Elder County fatal crash

The 273 deaths on Utah roadways in 2017 marked a slight decrease from the year before but was still higher than the six-year period from 2009-2014 when the state averaged 239 fatalities a year.


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Utah man convicted of selling conversions kits for weapons

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has been convicted of selling kits to convert semi-automatic weapons into machine guns. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Scott Ray Bishop was found guilty of one count each of unlawfully engaging in the business of manufacturing machine guns and illegal possession of...


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