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Wrangling invasive phragmites around Utah lakes is dirty job

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FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — The muddy marshes and tall grasses stretch on nearly as far as the eye can...

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Sandy police chief fired over claims of misconduct

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The police chief in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy has been fired for inappropriately touching other police department employees.


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Ricky Rubio's play points to winning ways in NBA postseason

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A poised and productive Ricky Rubio has been smiling and laughing, masterfully running Utah’s offense in his matchup with Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook. Meanwhile, the reigning league MVP has been scowling, shoving, fouling, complaining and most of all — losing. It’s fair...


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US tribe marks 150th anniversary of return to homeland

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A long-lost original copy of a historic treaty signed in 1868 by leaders of one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes and the U.S. government will go on display later this year as the Navajo Nation commemorates a dark, but significant chapter of history. Navajo...


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The Latest: Navajos share details of historic tribal treaty

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the Navajo Nation’s plans to commemorate historic treaty (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A previously undiscovered copy of a historic treaty signed by Navajo leaders and the U.S. government that allowed the tribe to return to its homeland in 1868 will go on...


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3rd grade teacher arrested in student sexual abuse case

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Police have arrested a third-grade teacher accused of sexually abusing a student and say there could be more victims.


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High 5: LeBron, Cavaliers set for critical game with Pacers

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — By now, LeBron James is usually getting some rest in the NBA playoffs. The Pacers are making him work much harder than he has in years. After splitting the first four games, Indiana and Cleveland will meet on Wednesday night in the critical Game 5 of a first-round series...


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Judge tosses lawsuit by Utah imam involving no-fly listing

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Utah Muslim leader who said he was wrongly placed on a government watch list and temporarily blocked from leaving Kenya with his family last summer. The lengthy screening process undergone by Yussuf Abdi on flights since the trip is...


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Ex-Utah corrections officer sentenced for sexual assault

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah corrections officer was sentenced for sexually assaulting a woman after fleeing from the sentence for more than 10 years. The Salt Lake Tribune reports William Lawrence on Monday, 12 years after the assault, was sentenced to zero to five years in the Utah State...


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Warrant: Fire that gutted a Utah shooting range was arson

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — Investigators are calling a large fire that destroyed the clubhouse of a Utah shooting range arson. The Deseret News reports a fire on Thursday caused about $400,000 worth of damage to the clubhouse of the Big Shot Ranch about 30 miles (48.3 kilometers) west of Salt Lake City. A...


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Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Shutting down the Utah Jazz offense is proving easier said than done for the Oklahoma City Thunder. For a second straight game, a late second-quarter surge by Utah carried over into the second half and it allowed the Jazz to pull away for a 113-96 victory Monday night. The...


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