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Van Dyke’s career-high 23 carries Utah over Arizona, 83-76

Van Dyke’s career-high 23 carries Utah over Arizona, 83-76

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parker Van Dyke may not start but he picked up right where he left off. One game after capping a 23-point second-half comeback with a buzzer-beater at UCLA, Van Dyke made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points and Jayce Johnson also set a […]

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Koch-funded group sending ‘DREAMers’ to lobby Congress

Koch-funded group sending ‘DREAMers’ to lobby Congress

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Koch brothers-funded group is sending young immigrants to lobby Congress to push for immigration reform and money for border security initiatives. The LIBRE Initiative announced last well it is sending immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally who now have temporary protective status to Washington to […]

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Feds publish notice to solicit comment on Colorado River

Feds publish notice to solicit comment on Colorado River

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has published a notice that would let Western governors weigh in on how to manage the shrinking Colorado River. The public comment period will start March 4 unless all seven states that rely on the river approve drought contingency plans. Reclamation […]

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The Latest: I-80 reopens in Sierra but with restrictions

The Latest: I-80 reopens in Sierra but with restrictions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. West (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A long stretch of Interstate 80 that had been closed for two days due to blizzard conditions in California’s Sierra Nevada has reopened as a fierce winter storm moves east. Still, travel […]

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Snow, ice cause disruptions in many Western states

Snow, ice cause disruptions in many Western states

SEATTLE (AP) — Winter weather closed schools and disrupted travel across much of the West, with ice and snow stretching from Seattle to Arizona. The Pacific Northwest shivered Tuesday under colder-than-normal conditions as snow and treacherous conditions led to another day of school closures. Winter weather also disrupted parts of […]

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Misbehaving Utah officers given leniency, audit finds

Misbehaving Utah officers given leniency, audit finds

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Utah police officers caught committing misdeeds on the job such as driving under the influence or using drugs receive more lenient punishments than law enforcement in six other states, a new state report found. The State Auditor’s Office reviewed eight years of discipline records and concluded […]

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Arizona lawmakers back Colorado River drought plan

Arizona lawmakers back Colorado River drought plan

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers voted Thursday to let the state join a drought plan for the Colorado River, narrowly meeting a federal deadline that threatened to blow up a compromise years in the making for the seven states that draw water from the constrained river. Arizona is the only […]

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Arizona lawmakers to debate drought plan ahead of deadline

Arizona lawmakers to debate drought plan ahead of deadline

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers face a deadline Thursday to let the state join a drought plan for the Colorado River or risk blowing up a compromise years in the making for the seven states that draw water from the constrained river. Arizona is the only state that requires legislative […]

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Tyson recalls chicken nuggets over reports of rubber inside

Tyson recalls chicken nuggets over reports of rubber inside

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyson Foods is recalling some chicken nuggets after customers said they found pieces of “soft, blue rubber” inside. The U.S. Agriculture Department said the 5-pound (2-kilogram) bags should be thrown away or returned. The agency says there are no confirmed reports of anyone getting sick from the […]

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Grand Canyon National Park resuming normal operations

Grand Canyon National Park resuming normal operations

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park remained open with limited services during the partial government shutdown and the shutdown’s end has park officials gearing up to resume regular operations. Officials said Saturday that visitor centers and permit offices will reopen and collection of fees will […]

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