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Feud erupts between utility, US states over Colorado River

Colorado River Water Dispute

DENVER (AP) — Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when...

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Churches face obstacles under high Utah real estate costs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Churches looking to expand are struggling to find affordable land under Utah’s high real estate prices. Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Christian Church in Salt Lake City is among the congregations facing obstacles caused by the high cost of land, The Salt Lake Tribune reported...


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Sentencing set for man convicted of fatal Wyoming stabbing

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A sentencing date has been set for a man convicted of killing a woman and stabbing another during a knife attack at a Wyoming hotel. The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reports 20-year-old Bradley Fairbourn, of Draper, Utah, faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced May 15....


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Game 4s: Jazz look for 3-1 lead, Wolves aim to tie Rockets

Thunder Jazz Basketball

Russell Westbrook is averaging a triple-double, so he gets plenty of attention. Ricky Rubio just had a triple-double , earning him some time in the headlines. Donovan Mitchell has been great in his first three playoff games, so the fascination with the rookie star is only growing. It’s easy to...


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Police: Provo man found dead in home after shooting his wife

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — Police in Provo say a man is dead after allegedly shooting his wife three times. They say 48-year-old Michael Skinner was found dead inside the house early Sunday, but they didn’t immediately say how he died. The Deseret News reports officers responded to a home about 11...


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Rubio's triple-double leads Jazz past Thunder 115-102

Thunder Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ricky Rubio waited seven years for a night like this. Rubio, who never reached the playoffs in his first six seasons with Minnesota, had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah’s first playoff triple-double in 17 years to help lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the...


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Thunder-Jazz, Box

OKLAHOMA CITY (102) George 7-16 6-6 23, Anthony 6-10 0-0 14, Adams 4-6 0-0 8, Westbrook 5-17 3-4 14, Brewer 3-6 2-2 9, Grant 2-6 3-7 7, Huestis 1-1 0-0 2, Patterson 3-3 0-0 8, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Felton 5-10 0-0 14, Abrines 0-2 0-0 0, Ferguson 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 37-78 14-19 102. UTAH (115) Ingles 7-...


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RSL needs late flurry to beat 10-man Rapids 3-0

MLS Rapids Real Salt Lake Soccer

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute, Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak added goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday night. Colorado held Real Salt Lake scoreless for over 60 minutes while down a man until referee Joseph Dickerson...


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Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary.


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Statue unveiled honoring firefighters killed in Arizona fire

PHOENIX (AP) — A life-sized statue was unveiled Saturday honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire. The statue was dedicated at a state memorial park established where all but one member of the team died in a canyon in...


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Report of dead deer instead produces body of mountain lion

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of a dead deer on the side of a highway in northern Utah instead found the dead body of a mountain lion that apparently had been struck by a vehicle. The Standard-Examiner reports that Morgan County sheriff’s Sgt. Corey Stark says no...


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