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Mia Love talks immigration with Trump but not his comments

Social Media Blocking Politicians

Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love met with President Donald Trump on Tuesday to discuss immigration but...

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Salt Lake Comic Con files for new trial in trademark case

Comic Con Trademark-1

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake Comic Con lawyers have filed a motion for a new trial following a federal jury’s decision that the convention infringes on San Diego Comic-Con’s trademark. The Salt Lake lawyers filed the paperwork on Tuesday in response to last month’s eight-...


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Police seek suspects in teen's killing in West Valley City

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Police in suburban Salt Lake City are looking for suspects in the killing of a 15-year-old boy who was fatally shot in a van with several friends after they were chased through traffic by another group of teenagers. West Valley City Police said Friday the suspect’s...


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BYU hires Hadley as secondary coach, says goodbye to Kaufusi

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU has hired former Weber State secondary coach Preston Hadley to coach the safeties. The university also announced that former linebackers coach Steve Kaufusi has stepped down “to pursue other interests” after being on the staff for 16 seasons. Assistant head coach Ed Lamb will...


Business

US rig count down by 3 to 936; Wyoming adds 3

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by three this week to 936. That exceeds the 694 rigs that were active this time a year ago. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes reported on Friday that 747 rigs were drilling for oil and 189 for...


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Crews working to repair I-15 after gas tanker explosion

Fuel Truck Fire

MIDVALE, Utah (AP) — Crews have been working for hours to clear a portion of Interstate 15 in Midvale after a double tanker vehicle hauling gasoline exploded Thursday night. No one was injured, but the blaze temporarily shut down traffic in both directions. The Utah Department of Transportation...


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Zion, Bryce Canyon parks report record number of visitors

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Both Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks have reported a record number of visitors for 2017. The Spectrum reported Thursday that Zion National Park saw more than 4.5 million visitors last year, which is up 5 percent from 2016. While Bryce Canyon National Park recorded 2.6...


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Ogden crossing guard brightens kids' days with high-fives

Crossing Guard Competition

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Each morning before school, crossing guard “Big John” Lewis braves the sometimes biting cold to help kids make it safely to Wasatch Elementary before the morning bell rings. “There’s nothing I could think of that could take its place. It’s a thankful job to have. Even though it’s...


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100 years and counting: Logan man has stories to tell

100-Year-Old Man

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Lloyd Clement of Logan, a retired Utah State University professor, said in 1998 he believed his lifetime was approaching its end, so he wrote in his journal and made sure all of his affairs were settled. Twenty years later, Clement is celebrating 100 years of living that has...


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Gas tanker explodes on freeway; no injuries

Fuel Truck Fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A double tanker vehicle hauling gasoline exploded on Interstate 15 temporarily shutting down traffic in both directions in Salt Lake City on Thursday. KUTV reports that no one was injured. The truck driver told police he believes his brakes caught fire, which led to the blaze....


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Bryant scores 29, leads BYU past LMU 82-67

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Elijah Bryant scored 20 of his 29 points in the first half and BYU defeated Loyola Marymount 82-67 on Thursday night. With Bryant making 7 of 9 shots, including 4 of his 5 3-pointers, the Cougars (16-4, 5-2 West Coast Conference) shot 67 percent and rolled to a 46-29 lead at...


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