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Ex-Mexico President Vicente Fox: ‘Walls divide’

Ex-Mexico President Vicente Fox: ‘Walls divide’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Mexico President Vicente Fox is reiterating his strong opposition to United States President Donald Trump’s push for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Fox said Tuesday while speaking at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City: “Walls divide. We must build bridges.” Fox […]

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Montana searchers find lost hikers in subzero temperatures

Montana searchers find lost hikers in subzero temperatures

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities say rescuers on skis and snowmobiles found a father and son who had gone missing in snowy conditions and subzero temperatures in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park. Gallatin County sheriff’s officials said in a statement that a woman in Utah reported Tuesday […]

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Snow blankets Utah as winter storms pounds West

Snow blankets Utah as winter storms pounds West

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Heavy snowfall in Utah triggered a rare snow day for many students, delayed government operations and snarled morning commutes as winter storms continued to slam the western U.S. Most parts of the Salt Lake City area received at least 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow […]

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Utah snowfall slows traffic, closes schools

Utah snowfall slows traffic, closes schools

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Heavy snowfall across much of Utah created hazardous driving conditions that slowed the Wednesday morning commute as school districts canceled classes and others delayed openings. The University of Utah in Salt Lake City closed its campus Wednesday but said its health care system and hospitals […]

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Slain Utah medical residency student remembered at vigil

Slain Utah medical residency student remembered at vigil

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah medical residency students held a teary-eyed vigil for a classmate from San Francisco who authorities say was killed by her boyfriend in a murder-suicide. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that they told stories Monday night about 27-year-old Sarah Hawley being an “adventurer” who liked […]

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Jenny Wilson chosen to replace McAdams as county mayor

Jenny Wilson chosen to replace McAdams as county mayor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jenny Wilson has been chosen to take over as Salt Lake County mayor to replace new U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams. She becomes the first woman to hold the post. The Salt Lake County Democratic Party’s central committee selected Wilson over Shireen Ghorbani in the final […]

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Snow in Salt Lake City cancels march honoring King

Snow in Salt Lake City cancels march honoring King

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah has canceled its annual rally and march to honor Martin Luther King Jr. because of the weather. Hundreds of people had been expected to attend the event late Monday afternoon. But the university says forecasts that call for up to five […]

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University releases calls made by slain student before death

University releases calls made by slain student before death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah is releasing audio recordings of phone calls made by a student and her parents about an ex-boyfriend who had been sending harassing messages and later killed her. The university posted recordings of 15 phone calls Thursday between campus police and Lauren […]

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Investigation shows missed clues before Utah student killed

Investigation shows missed clues before Utah student killed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An investigation into the death of a University of Utah student shot by a man she briefly dated found her friends had reported his controlling behavior and interest in getting her a gun nearly a month before the shooting, but that warning never made it […]

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Campus shooting probe shows missed report, strained police

Campus shooting probe shows missed report, strained police

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An investigation into missed warning signs before the death of a University of Utah student shot by a man she briefly dated shows campus police are overtaxed and need more training in handling domestic violence cases, authorities said Wednesday. The probe also found that friends […]

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