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Utah launches campaign to fight opioid abuse, overdoses

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah pharmacists will start putting red stickers on bottles of opioids that warn patients about the risk of overdose and addiction as part of a new awareness campaign to combat painkiller abuses and deaths. The Utah Department of Health’s monthlong campaign kicks off Monday and […]

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The Latest: Utah university health care appoints interim CEO

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah Health Care has announced the appointment of an interim CEO. University President David Pershing announced Saturday that Lorris Betz has been named senior vice president for the University’s Health Sciences, CEO of University of Utah Health Care and executive dean of […]

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Mountain lion shot, killed in Salt Lake City backyard

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah wildlife officials say they fatally shot a mountain lion that had found its way into a residential backyard in Salt Lake City. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Sgt. Ray Loken says cougar sightings were reported starting about Friday afternoon in the Glendale neighborhood of […]

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Jazz Advance To Face Warriors

(Oakland, CA) — Utah’s reward for beating the Clippers is a date with the top seed in the West in the second round. The Jazz will take on the Warriors in Game One of the best-of-seven semifinal set in Oakland tomorrow. Utah went 1-and-2 against Golden State during the regular […]

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Top National Sports Stories: Celtics, Jazz win…Preds take control, Ducks get closer…Rendon scorches Mets…Keuchel takes 5th

UNDATED (AP) — The Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz were yesterday’s winners in the NBA playoffs. Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points and had nine assists as the Celts rallied from an early 16-0 deficit to beat Washington, 123-11 in Game 1 of the second-round series. The Jazz got 26 points […]

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Bees Swept In Doubleheader

(Salt Lake City, UT) — The El Paso Chihuahuas swept a doubleheader with the Salt Lake Bees at Smith’s Ballpark yesterday. After suffering a 3-0 loss in the opener, the Bees were crushed 12-3 in the nightcap. The teams wrap up the five-game set this evening.

Mike Sharp Receives Tryout With the Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP)-Per a report from Ryan Miller of the St. George (Color Country) Spectrum, Southern Utah tight end Mike Sharp has received a tryout opportunity with the New Orleans Saints. Sharp, who is my cousin, served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the […]

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Jazz flatten Clippers 104-91, win 1st-round series 4-3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored 26 points and the Utah Jazz easily eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday with a 104-91 victory, winning the first-round playoff series 4-3. George Hill and Derrick Favors added 17 points apiece in Utah’s first postseason victory since 2010. The Jazz advanced […]

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Track Roundup: 4/29

RICHFIELD, Utah (AP)-Saturday, amid breezy conditions at the Norris Invitational, Richfield’s boys and girls each won team titles on their home track, putting forth good showings. For the girls, the Wildcats posted 112 points with North Sevier finishing close behind at 103.5 points. In the boys’ competition, Richfield’s boys easily […]

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Melia, Feilhaber help Sporting KC beat Real Salt Lake 3-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tim Melia posted his MLS-leading fifth shutout, Benny Feilhaber and Dom Dwyer each scored a goal and Sporting Kansas City beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Saturday night. Near the top-right corner of the box, Feilhaber blasted a right-footer one-timer, off the pass by Graham […]

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