Fearing a Utah 'coronation', 8 Republicans challenge Romney

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Eight Republicans have stepped forward before a Thursday evening filing deadline to challenge...


Zinke meets with tribes in multi-day visit to Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke plans to meet with tribal leaders Monday in the Phoenix area. The Salt River-Pima Maricopa Indian Community is hosting Zinke at its new youth facility in Scottsdale. A spokeswoman for Salt River says a handful of other tribes have been...


LGBT students at BYU speak out about lack of inclusion

PROVO, Utah (AP) — At a rare, school-sanctioned event, four LGBT students at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University spoke to about 600 students about what it’s like to reconcile their religious beliefs with sexual identities that don’t fit within the religion’s belief system. The Salt Lake Tribune...


Utah arena adds 'sensory room' for kids with autism

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new “sensory room” for children with autism will soon be open at Vivint Smart Home Arena, home to the Utah Jazz and many other major entertainment events. Officials invited families with children on the autism spectrum to get a private look of the space on Wednesday, the...


Man fatally hit by multiple cars while running across I-15

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Highway Patrol officials say a man is dead after getting out of his car in Interstate 15 in South Salt Lake and getting struck by multiple vehicles. They say the man was driving on the freeway around 1:30 a.m. Saturday when his vehicle veered into a concrete barrier on...


Soldiers of Utah-based special forces unit honored for valor

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — Members of a special forces unit of the Utah National Guard are being honored for their valor during a 2017 deployment to Afghanistan. Guard officials say Gov. Gary Herbert on Sunday will present awards to 19 soldiers of Bravo Company of the 1st Battalion of the 19th Special...


Kings-Jazz, Box

SACRAMENTO (97) Jackson 1-3 0-0 2, Labissiere 2-6 2-2 7, Cauley-Stein 3-9 3-4 9, Fox 4-13 3-4 11, Bogdanovic 5-17 0-1 12, Sampson 2-2 1-3 6, Koufos 4-7 0-0 8, Mason 3-7 0-0 8, Temple 4-7 0-0 11, Hield 9-15 0-0 23. Totals 37-86 9-14 97. UTAH (103) Ingles 4-11 3-4 14, Favors 4-8 2-4 10, Gobert 7-8 8-...


Rusnak, Rimando help Real Salt Lake beat Red Bulls 1-0

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SANDY, Utah (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the opening minutes and Nick Rimando had his MLS-leading 138th career shutout to help Real Salt Lake beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday night in the snow. David Horst drew a foul, conceded by Carlos Rivas, just inside the penalty...

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Utah Jazz beat Sacramento Kings 103-97 for 9th straight win

Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Sacramento Kings 103-97 on Saturday night for their ninth straight victory.


Arming teachers not a priority in school safety discussion

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School board members discuss increasing security at schools by adding social workers, not guns.


Utah Transit Authority misses deadline for federal watchdog

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Transit Authority missed a deadline to bring aboard an independent watchdog — a key component of a deal the agency made with federal prosecutors last year to avoid prosecution in a criminal investigation. The state agency had agreed to hire a federal monitor by last...

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