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Biden says his family convinced him to run with Obama

Biden says his family convinced him to run with Obama

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden says he initially refused to run with then-presidential candidate Barack Obama a decade ago, but his family ultimately convinced him he had to support an African-American candidate with a real chance of winning. Biden was greeted with a standing ovation […]

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Former vice president Joe Biden to speak in Utah on Dec. 13

Former vice president Joe Biden to speak in Utah on Dec. 13

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at the University of Utah later this month. The university announced Monday that Biden will deliver a speech on Dec. 13 at the Salt Lake City campus. After he talks, he’ll take pre-submitted questions in a […]

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3 ex-law enforcement chiefs to lead review of fatal shooting

3 ex-law enforcement chiefs to lead review of fatal shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah has chosen three former law enforcement chiefs to lead investigations into campus safety and how university police handled complaints made by a female student and track athlete about an ex-boyfriend before he killer her. The university announced Friday that former Utah […]

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Utah opens investigations after parolee kills student

Utah opens investigations after parolee kills student

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a University of Utah track athlete (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Utah authorities say a sex offender parolee who killed a University of Utah student had been lurking on campus for days trying to confront the woman who […]

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Killer of Utah student called himself womanizing manipulator

Killer of Utah student called himself womanizing manipulator

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender who killed a University of Utah student he briefly dated once said at a parole hearing that he was a womanizer who manipulated women to get what he wanted. Melvin Rowland said he was attracted to teenage girls and vulnerable women, and […]

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Ex-boyfriend killed University of Utah student, police say

Ex-boyfriend killed University of Utah student, police say

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting on the University of Utah campus (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Records show a man accused of killing a female University of Utah student on campus was a registered sex offender who spent nearly a decade in prison after […]

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Former Utah Football Star Chris Kemoeatu Named as Poly Football HOF Finalist

Former Utah Football Star Chris Kemoeatu Named as Poly Football HOF Finalist

HONOLULU-Thursday, the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame released its list of finalists for the Class of 2019 induction and a former University of Utah star made the initial cut. Chris Kemoeatu, a guard who starred for the Utes from 2002-2004 and was named an All-American in 2004, was drafted by […]

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Legendary Utah Sportscaster Paul James Dead at 87

Legendary Utah Sportscaster Paul James Dead at 87

SALT LAKE CITY-As confirmed by various outlets throughout the Salt Lake City media market, legendary Utah sportscaster Paul James passed away at 87 last Saturday. James, who was born July 17, 1931 in Ogden and was a former student body president at Ogden High School, was a staple of sportscasting […]

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Archaeologists search for military artifacts at Fort Douglas

Archaeologists search for military artifacts at Fort Douglas

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah archaeologists are excitedly excavating a sandstone foundation believed to be a military barracks built during the Civil War era at the college’s Fort Douglas. The Deseret News reports the sandstone foundation was accidentally discovered about four years by contractors digging a utility trench. Sheri […]

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