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Utah opens season with 75-61 win over Maine

Utah opens season with 75-61 win over Maine

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sedrick Barefield scored 18 points and Donnie Tillman added 15 to lead Utah to a 75-61 win over Maine on Thursday night in the Utes’ season opener. The Utes prevailed after shooting 49 percent from the field and finishing with a 42-26 advantage on the […]

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Utah governor orders flags be flown at half-staff

Utah governor orders flags be flown at half-staff

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert is ordering that state and national flags in Utah be lowered to half-staff in respect for victims of the overnight shooting in Thousand Oaks, California. An announcement by Herbert’s office says the governor’s action is in coordination with a similar […]

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Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s midterm election in Utah (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Republican U.S. Rep Chris Stewart has won re-election to a fourth term in Congress by defeating Democratic challenger Shireen Ghorbani. Stewart represents Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers a large portion of […]

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Utah mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

Utah mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The body of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who urged Americans to vote before he was killed in Afghanistan has been returned to U.S. soil. Military officials said 39-year-old North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was shot to death Saturday by […]

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Tennessee death row inmates ask to have firing squad used

Tennessee death row inmates ask to have firing squad used

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four Tennessee death row inmates are asking a federal court to allow them to have a firing squad used as an execution method. The lawsuit was filed Friday, a day after Edmund Zagorski was executed at a Tennessee maximum security prison using the electric chair. Zagorski’s […]

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Thompson, Bright lead No. 18 Utah State past Hawaii 56-17

Thompson, Bright lead No. 18 Utah State past Hawaii 56-17

HONOLULU (AP) — Utah State extended its winning streak Saturday, while Hawaii tried to keep its season from slipping away. Darwin Thompson and Gerold Bright each ran for three touchdowns as No. 18 Utah State won its eighth straight game, 56-17 over Hawaii on Saturday night. The Aggies (8-1, 5-0 […]

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Wilkins, Harry lead Sun Devils past No. 16 Utah 38-20

Wilkins, Harry lead Sun Devils past No. 16 Utah 38-20

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State’s Manny Wilkins, N’Keal Harry and Eno Benjamin shredded the No. 1-ranked defense in the Pac-12 and in the process threw the Pac-12 South race into a free-for-all. On an awful Saturday afternoon in the desert, No. 16 Utah lost sole possession of first place […]

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Utah to pay public employees to fill prescriptions in Mexico

Utah to pay public employees to fill prescriptions in Mexico

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — To save money on drugs, Utah is offering to cover travel expenses for public employees willing to go fill certain high-cost prescriptions in Mexico. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Salt Lake City-based PEHP, which covers 160,000 public employees and family members, is offering plane tickets to San […]

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Texas couple helps finance redistricting ballot measures

Texas couple helps finance redistricting ballot measures

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A growing movement to curb partisan gerrymandering will be put to the test Tuesday by several state ballot measures that are intended to overhaul the way congressional and state legislative districts are drawn. While they differ in how to do that, the proposals in Colorado, […]

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Navajo to appeal dismissal of case against Wells Fargo

Navajo to appeal dismissal of case against Wells Fargo

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit it filed against Wells Fargo, accusing the company of engaging in predatory and unlawful practices. A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit last month at the request of Wells Fargo. The company argued that many claims were […]

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