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Officials: Utah would need to be frugal in hosting Olympics

Winter Olympics Salt Lake City

Utah officials are bullish about the prospects of hosting another Winter Olympics, but a co-chair...

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BYU to drop PBS, classical music to pursue national strategy

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU Broadcasting is giving up its PBS television affiliation and abandoning its classical music format on radio. A major overhaul is underway at the Provo company, one that will scrap two Utah brands to focus the organization on national aspirations. As of June 30, KBYU-Channel...


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Former Salt Lake County jail employee sues county

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Salt Lake County jail employee filed a federal civil lawsuit against the county, claiming she was the victim of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and acts of retaliation for more than a decade. In her lawsuit filed Friday, Sherie Peek claims she was forced into...


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Court rejects appeal of Utah ATV protest ride convictions

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday refused to overturn a misdemeanor conviction for a Utah county commissioner who became a cause celebre in a movement challenging U.S. management of public lands in the West. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments that Phil...


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Judge serves eviction notice on pregnant mom's unborn baby

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah mom in her final days of pregnancy gave her baby an eviction notice and made it official with a judge’s signature. Incredibly, the baby obeyed. Kaylee Bays was pregnant with her third child, a girl, and thought she was going into labor last week, but it stopped. She went...


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BYU: Players cited for alcohol offenses released weeks ago

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU football coach Kalani Sitake says two players cited for alcohol-related offenses over the weekend were released from the team several weeks ago. Sitake said at a Monday news conference that linebacker Francis Bernard had asked to be released several weeks ago and that was...


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Advocates file Idaho Medicaid expansion ballot initiative

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is joining a handful of states where health advocates are hoping to bypass lawmakers who have refused to expand Medicaid and take the issue directly to voters through a ballot initiative. “It seemed like a time for change,” Luke Mayville, co-founder of Reclaim Idaho, a...


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Minshew, Verity help East Carolina beat BYU 33-17, snap skid

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Backup quarterback Gardner Minshew threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes and Jake Verity nailed four field goals as East Carolina pulled away for a 33-17 victory over BYU on Saturday night to snap a three-game skid. Minshew connected with Trevon Brown for a 26-yard score,...


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Thunder-Jazz, Box

OKLAHOMA CITY (87) George 8-20 3-3 22, Anthony 12-26 0-0 24, Adams 3-6 3-6 9, Westbrook 1-9 1-4 3, Roberson 1-1 0-0 3, Grant 0-1 3-4 3, Huestis 1-1 0-0 3, Patterson 0-2 0-0 0, Felton 3-5 0-0 8, Ferguson 0-0 0-0 0, Abrines 3-9 2-2 10. Totals 32-80 12-19 87. UTAH (96) Ingles 7-12 0-0 19, Favors 4-6...


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Thunder-Jazz, Box

OKLAHOMA CITY (87) George 8-19 3-3 22, Anthony 12-26 0-0 26, Adams 3-6 3-6 9, Westbrook 2-11 1-4 6, Roberson 1-1 0-0 3, Grant 0-1 3-4 3, Huestis 1-1 0-0 3, Patterson 0-2 0-0 0, Felton 3-5 0-0 8, Ferguson 0-0 0-0 0, Abrines 2-6 2-2 7. Totals 32-78 12-19 87. UTAH (96) Ingles 7-12 0-0 19, Favors 4-6...


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Cantwell, defense lead Weber State to 17-3 win over Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Stefan Cantwell had 236 total yards and passed for two touchdowns to help Weber State beat Cal Poly 17-3 Saturday night. Cantwell was 14-of-23 passing for 182 yards with one interception and had 11 carries for 54 yards while the Weber State (5-2, 3-1 Big Sky...


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