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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...

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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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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 was still higher than the six-year period from 2009-2014 when the state averaged 239 fatalities a year. A preliminary report released on Wednesday by the Utah Department of Transportation...


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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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Mitchell gets 23, Jazz end Clippers' streak with 125-113 win

Clippers Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The offensively challenged Utah Jazz found a way to score points in droves Saturday night. Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points and helped Utah close out a 125-113 win over the Los Angeles Clippers with their second-highest point total this season. Despite missing starting guard...


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Clippers-Jazz, Box

L.A. CLIPPERS (113) Wallace 3-7 5-6 12, Griffin 8-15 6-8 25, Reed 2-3 2-2 6, Teodosic 3-11 0-0 8, L.Williams 9-21 11-11 31, Dekker 1-1 0-0 2, W.Johnson 7-13 0-3 17, Harrell 2-4 3-5 7, Evans 0-6 2-2 2, Thornwell 1-1 1-1 3. Totals 36-82 30-38 113. UTAH (125) Ingles 8-15 0-0 21, Favors 5-10 4-4 14,...


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Weber State turns back Portland State 82-79

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Ryan Richardson tallied 17 points, five rebounds and five assists and Ricky Nelson scored 17 on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor and free-throw line as Weber State slipped past Portland State 82-79 on Saturday night. Jerrick Harding added 14 points for the Wildcats (12-7, 5-2 Big...


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Haws scores 24, BYU weathers San Diego rally for a 74-58 win

PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored 24 points and BYU rallied past San Diego, 74-58 in a West Coast Conference battle Saturday night. BYU now has won four straight after an upset loss at Pacific on Jan. 6. The Cougars took a 35-26 lead at intermission, but San Diego opened the second half on a 17-8...


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Utah woman's nonprofit mails thousands of books to prisons

Prison Books

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A nonprofit run by a Utah woman supplies books to men and women in 35 prisons in 13 states, helping to restock prison libraries often filled with decrepit texts. Toby Lafferty started the Millcreek-based organization Books Inside in 2010. The self-funded organization mailed...


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