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"Playoff P" Paul George scores 36, leads Thunder past Jazz

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On Saturday, Thunder forward Paul George told reporters about an alter-ego he...

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Wrangling invasive phragmites around Utah lakes is dirty job

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FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — The muddy marshes and tall grasses stretch on nearly as far as the eye can see, with the wind-swept terrain, bugs and birds occupying thousands of acres. Paul Etcheverry shakes his head. “To get out there, it’s wicked. You don’t know what’s out there. It’s like Vietnam.”...


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2 northern Utah families describe dealing with autism

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Haiden McCaig likes all of the airplanes at the Hill Aerospace Museum. Like humans, there’s something special about each. “They are all unique in their own way,” Haiden, 12, said. Kenzie Schelin, 8, loves her animals. She has ducks, chickens, goats and two pigs at her home in Roy....


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Provo disputes allegations in sexual misconduct lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Provo officials are disputing the allegations brought forward in a lawsuit that claims the city was negligent by hiring its former police chief and that it failed to properly respond to sexual misconduct reports. The Deseret News reports five women filed a suit last month...


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Nephew of Mitt Romney fails to make Colorado primary ballot

DENVER (AP) — Businessman Doug Robinson, a nephew of former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, failed to qualify for Colorado’s Republican gubernatorial primary ballot, a state official announced Friday. Colorado politicians hoping to land on their party’s statewide primary ballot must gather 1,...


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Former fire chief gets jail time for igniting Utah wildfire

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A former state trooper and fire chief has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for intentionally igniting a wildfire in eastern Utah last year.


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Jesse Hunt brought back to serve as US Alpine director

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — U.S. Ski and Snowboard has brought back Jesse Hunt to serve as the Alpine director. Hunt takes over for Patrick Riml, who left last month. Hunt held the same role with the organization before leaving in 2009. When Hunt was in charge during in his first go-around, the Alpine...


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Jazz-Thunder, Box

UTAH (102) Ingles 1-6 0-0 3, Favors 8-14 2-4 20, Gobert 3-5 7-12 13, Rubio 6-16 5-6 22, Mitchell 10-25 8-9 28, Crowder 0-3 1-2 1, O’Neale 1-3 0-0 3, Jerebko 5-9 0-0 10, Exum 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 35-84 23-33 102. OKLAHOMA CITY (95) George 6-21 2-4 18, Anthony 6-18 3-4 17, Adams 4-5 1-2 9, Westbrook 7-...


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Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It wasn’t even clear until an hour before the game if Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell was going to play in Game 2 against Oklahoma City. The Thunder probably wish he hadn’t. Mitchell, who played with a bruised left foot, scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the...


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Police shoot, kill man after domestic violence call

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a Salt Lake City man after authorities were called to a domestic violence situation. The Deseret News reports 32-year-old Delorean Pikyavit died from his injuries Wednesday following the shooting outside a Salt Lake City home. Police Sgt....


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Child of Utah family with TV show dies after house fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old boy whose polygamous family is featured on a reality TV show has died following a fire in a southeastern Utah home. The Deseret News reports Adonija Foster died of smoke inhalation Saturday after a fire ignited in the room where he was sleeping. Members...


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