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Gov. Herbert raised $630K despite being in final term

Governors News Conference

Gov. Gary Herbert raised nearly $630,000 in campaign contributions last year even though he has...

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Vermont considering drug importation as way to save money

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Senate is considering a proposal to save money on prescription drugs by importing drugs from Canada, where many are sold for a fraction of the cost in the United States. The concept is something that lawmakers in Vermont and elsewhere have considered for years,...


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Teen baby sitter arrested in toddler's death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A teenage baby sitter is under arrest in the death of a Utah toddler. West Valley City police said Wednesday the 17-year-old male was watching the boy when emergency crews were called to the house on a report of an unconscious child. Jaycieion Sanchez died soon after he was...


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Mitchell scores 34 in Utah's 120-105 win over Kings

Jazz Kings Basketball

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had another big game and added to his growing list of spectacular dunks with a one-handed jam in the third quarter. Still, coach Quin Snyder had a little critique for the rookie. Mitchell’s defense could still use some work, says Snyder. Not that it...


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Jazz-Kings, Box

UTAH (120) Ingles 5-8 0-0 14, Jerebko 3-5 0-0 7, Favors 5-9 4-5 14, Rubio 2-8 4-5 9, Mitchell 14-19 5-7 34, Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, O’Neale 2-5 0-0 4, Udoh 2-3 0-0 4, Neto 2-3 0-0 5, Hood 9-16 3-3 25. Totals 46-81 16-20 120. SACRAMENTO (105) Bogdanovic 9-11 1-1 25, Randolph 4-10 2-2 12, Cauley-Stein 11-...


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Task force including Mormon leader to address teen suicides

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A new task force that includes a high-ranking Mormon leader, the Utah Jazz owner and the leader of an LGBT rights group was created Wednesday by Gov. Gary Herbert to address a troubling rise in teen suicides in Utah.


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More sexual abuse charges filed after raid at compound

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man from an upstart group with beliefs in polygamy and doomsday has been charged with sodomy on a child and other counts. Prosecutors filed the charges Wednesday against 34-year-old Samuel Shaffer, one of two men accused of sexually abusing girls they considered wives....


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Malnourished dog found in Utah desert on the mend

Starving Dog Found

A malnourished dog found in a Utah desert was on the mend Wednesday after being discovered by a man riding off-road west of Salt Lake City.


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Deadline looming to comment on new prairie dog plan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The deadline to weigh in on a new federal plan that would loosen contentious endangered-species protections for Utah prairie dogs is looming. The public-comment period closes Thursday on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan that would allow prairie dogs to be killed or...


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Organizers revise sexual misconduct policies for Sundance

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Organizers of the Sundance Film Festival are rolling out guidelines aimed at preventing and reporting sexual misconduct. Organizers say they revised the festival’s code of conduct and partnered with Park City police and the Utah Attorney General’s Office for guidance. The...


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Malnourished dog found in Utah desert on the mend

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A malnourished dog believed to have survived for weeks in a barren Utah desert is on the mend after being found by a man riding off-road west of Salt Lake City. Matt Bentley said Tuesday the dog had lost all her hair to a skin disease caused by mites when he found her in the...


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