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Police union blasts handling of Salt Lake nurse arrest probe

Nurse Arrested Video

Two officers under investigation in the rough arrest of a nurse have been unfairly made into...

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Police union blasts handling of Salt Lake nurse arrest probe

Nurse Arrested Video

Two officers under investigation in the rough arrest of a nurse have been unfairly made into pariahs after body-camera footage got widespread attention online, a Utah police union said Monday.


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1 dead, 2 injured after shooting at Garden City trailer park

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Authorities say two people were recovering Monday from a shooting that left a third person dead after a reportedly suicidal man started firing into homes in a lakeside town.


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Role play: Opportunities available after busy NBA offseason

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several NBA stars changed addresses during the offseason, creating opportunities for players to step into bigger roles on several rosters On the move were All-Stars and Olympians Carmelo Anthony, Jimmy Butler, Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Chris Paul. And let’s not forget...


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Public invited to vote on Main Street preservation projects

Main Streets Preservation

A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on projects to improve Main Streets around the U.S. Twenty-five cities from Seattle to Miami are vying for funding to preserve or improve theaters, parks, landmarks and other venues in downtowns, historic neighborhoods and cultural districts. One...


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Top Nevada water official begins key Vegas pipeline hearings

Vegas Water Pipeline

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s top state water official begins hearings Monday on a crucial issue in a plan for Las Vegas to drill drinking water wells beneath arid rangeland in rural valleys just west of the Nevada-Utah state line. State Engineer Jason King in Carson City has to decide, again, if...


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USOC says there's interest in hosting Winter Olympics

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee say they are interested in hosting a Winter Olympics, either in 2026 or 2030. At a news conference Monday, CEO Scott Blackmun said Salt Lake City, Denver and Reno, Nevada, are among the cities that might be considered. Blackmun said the...


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Salt Lake light rail back on schedule after weekend woes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say TRAX light rail service in Salt Lake City is back on schedule after crews worked through the night to repair electrical problems. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2xATMhW ) Utah Transit Authority spokesman Mark Bowman says all of the system’s Salt...


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While USOC waits on doping probes, others in US want action

USOC-Doping

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — While a growing number of American athletes and Olympic leaders are calling for Russia’s ouster from the upcoming games, executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee insist they must wait for the results of doping investigations that will determine the country’s status. “This has...


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Olympic athletes have slim odds to make anthem statements

US Athletes-Protest

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Should an American Olympian be at the center of attention for the playing of the “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Pyeongchang Games next year, it would be for only one reason: He or she just won a gold medal. While NFL players have 16 or more chances to kneel, link arms or...


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Forgotten man: Derrick Favors ready to bounce back with Jazz

Media Day Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derrick Favors knows he’s been the forgotten man in the Utah Jazz’s grand scheme. “I’m pretty much used to it,” Favors said. “The whole time I’ve been here has been like that. It seems like everybody seems to forget about me all the time. That’s what people kind of forget, I...


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