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Excitement bubbles up at BYU as caffeinated soda now on sale

Brigham Young University Caffeine-3

Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University has ended a six-decade ban on the sale of caffeinated...

State

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...


State

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...


State

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...


Government

Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

Congress Health Overhaul

Republican opposition to the last-ditch GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the teetering effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that “right now” he doesn’t back it.


State

Minor earthquake and 2 aftershocks reported in southern Utah

Southern Utah earthquakes

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports a minor earthquake occurred Saturday in southern Utah.


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FBI: 'Double Hat Bandit' suspect arrested for bank robberies

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 54-year-old man suspected of robbing banks and credit union in seven states has been arrested in Indiana. The FBI announced on Friday that Shayne Carson was arrested Thursday without incident in the parking lot of a motel in Whiteland, Indiana. Carson is scheduled to be...


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2 men, juvenile arrested in West Valley City party shooting

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Police in West Valley City say they’ve arrested three people after a man was shot at a family party. They say two 18-year-old men are being held on suspicion of attempted murder, discharge of a firearm and tampering with evidence. A juvenile also was arrested. Police...


State

Real Salt Lake ends Sounders' unbeaten streak at 13

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders’ 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win on Saturday night. Nick Rimando made a pair of key saves, both stopping Clint Dempsey’s attempts, to preserve Real...


State

Cantwell, Garrett lead Weber State to 41-3 win over UC Davis

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Stefan Cantwell threw for three touchdowns and Treshawn Garrett scored on a 98-yard run to help Weber State beat UC Davis 41-3 on Saturday night. Cantwell was 7-of-11 passing for 205 yards, Rashid Shaheed had three receptions for 163 yards — including a 67-yard touchdown — and...


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Teacher salary wars leave Utah school districts scrambling

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The bidding war for teachers that has led several northern Utah school districts to significantly raise starting salaries is leaving other districts that haven’t raised pay scrambling to fill classrooms. Tooele School District Superintendent Scott Rogers told the Utah...


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