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Nearly complete fossilized dinosaur remains flown to Salt Lake museum

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The nearly complete remains of a tyrannosaur found two years ago in southern Utah's Grand Staircase...

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Officials: Utah would need to be frugal in hosting Olympics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials are bullish about the prospects of hosting another Winter Olympics, but a co-chair of a new exploratory committee said Thursday they’ll have to find a way to reduce costs to make it feasible. Fraser Bullock, who was a key player in Salt Lake City’s 2002 Winter...


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Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls

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WASHINGTON (AP) — He started by describing the reverent handling of America’s war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base. From that opening, White House chief of staff John Kelly delivered a raw and searing monologue Thursday about the reality and pain of...


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The Latest: Mass. governor criticizes Trump phone call

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation’s fallen (all times EDT): 7:15 p.m. Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is criticizing President Donald Trump for a phone call he made to the family of an Army sergeant killed in Niger. Cowanda Jones-Johnson said...


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Federal officials target harassment in Arizona Tribes

PHOENIX (AP) — A scathing new report released this week by the U.S. Department of Interior casts a critical light on the Bureau of Indian Affairs response to sexual harassment complaints by Colorado River Indian Tribes workers and members involving a bureau employee. The department’s Office of...


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Embattled former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott dies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Embattled former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott has died. Mary Corporan, the Ott family attorney and Ott’s ex-wife, confirmed that he died Thursday morning at a hospice facility in St. George from complications with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 66. Ott served from 2001...


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Bipartisan Senate bill aims to prevent Western wildfires

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As wildfires rage across California and the West, Democratic and Republican senators have joined forces to help rural communities better prepare for and prevent catastrophic wildfires. A bill introduced Thursday by senators from three Northwestern states would authorize more than...


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Woman steals wallet from Utah clerk who was having a seizure

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Authorities say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of rifling through a wallet and stealing a credit card from a 7-Eleven clerk while he was having a seizure.


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Plenty of bereaved military families did not hear from Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with President Donald Trump in the difficult days and weeks after the deaths of their loved ones. Despite Trump’s boast...


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Flagstaff residents oppose uranium ore passing through city

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flagstaff residents and officials are expressing concern about uranium ore shipments that could pass through the northern Arizona city to get to a mill in Utah. The Flagstaff City Council last week asked staffers to draft a resolution opposing the move despite having no...


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Man charged with carving obscenity into woman's stomach

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah man carved an obscenity into a woman’s stomach with broken glass. Court documents show 22-year-old Brandon Lee Wall was charged with felony aggravated assault Tuesday. Police in Cedar City say the word was still visible as scarring when the woman...


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