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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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Get ready for Election Day with voter-registration events

Get ready for Election Day with voter-registration events

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With election season heating up, people in Utah can register to vote at a series of events on National Voter Registration Day. The Tuesday holiday will include events at Glendale and Columbus libraries and University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and there are other […]

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Former Utah Star Nate Orchard Signed By Buffalo Bills Monday

Former Utah Star Nate Orchard Signed By Buffalo Bills Monday

BUFFALO, N.Y.-Monday, the Buffalo Bills signed defensive end Nate Orchard a former University of Utah standout from 2011-2015. The Bills found room for Orchard after releasing defensive end Adolphus Washington who had made 10 starts for the Bills since they traded defensive tackle Marcell Dareus to the Jacksonville Jaguars. This […]

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BYU Swimming/Diving Practices In New Facility

BYU Swimming/Diving Practices In New Facility

PROVO, Utah-Monday, BYU’s men and women’s swim/dive teams practiced at their new Richards Building practice pool for the first time. Head coach John Brooks confirmed he’s excited at the restoration of the facility as the Cougars have been forced to train at a wide variety of locations, including the University […]

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Clark Aposhian (left) gives instructions during a free concealed firearms permit class to Utah educators at the Salt Lake City Library, Friday, January 3, 2014.

University of Utah reassigns grad assistant for gun policy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah graduate assistant was reassigned from teaching a class after she said bringing a concealed carry gun to class “is absurd, antisocial, and frightening behavior,” and that any of her students — even if permitted — who do would be forced to […]

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David Cross show on at Utah college after ‘offensive’ tweet

David Cross show on at Utah college after ‘offensive’ tweet

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah says a tweet from comedian David Cross showing him wearing undergarments sacred to the Mormon faith was “deeply offensive.” College president Ruth Watkins issued a statement Sunday about the tweet, says she resisted calls to cancel Wednesday’s performance and that the […]

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University of Utah latest to cut ties with Papa John’s

University of Utah latest to cut ties with Papa John’s

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah says it has closed the Papa John’s in the campus food court as it joins a long list of institutions cutting ties with the pizza company after the founder used a racial slur. The university said Wednesday in a statement that […]

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Matthew Brower is the New Heber City Manager

Matthew Brower is the New Heber City Manager

HEBER CITY, Utah-Per a report from the Wasatch Wave, Heber City has gained an experienced city manager. The report states that this past Monday, Matt Brower has filled this position who comes from Lincoln City, Calif., a Sacramento suburb, where he also served as city manager for 49,000 residents. The […]

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