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Campus sex assault bill advances in Utah

Campus Sexual Assault Bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A panel of Utah lawmakers approved a campus sexual assault bill despite...

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The Latest: Colleges lend support to student protesters

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the backlash against the National Rifle Association after a deadly school shooting in Florida (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Dozens of college and universities are telling students who may face discipline at their high schools for participating in gun control...


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GOP tax law boosts income taxes, budgets 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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Campus sex assault bill advances in Utah

Campus Sexual Assault Bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A panel of Utah lawmakers approved a campus sexual assault bill despite concerns that encouraging colleges to alert police to serious allegations could keep victims from reporting assaults. Rep. Kim Coleman pointed to cases where women reported assaults only to find...


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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-...


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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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