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Hornibrook shines, No. 10 Wisconsin rolls 40-6 over BYU

Wisconsin BYU Football

Alex Hornibrook threw for four touchdowns and 256 yards as No. 10 Wisconsin eased to a 40-6 victory...

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Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty in escape, fraud cases

Polygamous Sect Leader Fugitive

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in an escape and food-stamp fraud cases. Lyle Jeffs pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Salt Lake City. He was charged in what prosecutors call a multimillion-dollar food-stamp fraud scheme...


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The Latest: Captured polygamous leader pleads guilty

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest in the case against polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs (all times local): 10:38 a.m. A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in escape and food-stamp fraud cases. Lyle Jeffs entered the pleas in Salt Lake City’s federal court...


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Captured polygamous leader Jeffs pleads guilty in escape, fraud cases

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A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run in a fraud case is expected to appear in court Wednesday. 


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Polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run pleads guilty in escape, fraud

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run pleads guilty in escape, fraud case .


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Lawyer says Roy police justified in fatal February shooting

ROY, Utah (AP) — Weber County Attorney Chris Allred says the fatal shooting of an armed 38-year-old man by two Roy police officers was justified. Allred says in a letter that officers Cash Ricks and Robert Jackson had reason to believe deadly force was necessary when they encountered Nicolas...


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California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction

Return of the Condor

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor. The giant vultures flap their wings and circle the sky before perching on branches and observing their observers. Wildlife biologist Amy List uses...


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Docks, marinas get repaired after microburst on Lake Powell

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say repairs are nearly finished to property in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area that was damaged by last week’s microburst along the Arizona-Utah border. A sudden, powerful downward gust of wind swamped or sank dozens of powerboats and jet skis last Thursday...


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Utah school nurse shortage leave nurses with heavy workloads

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s school nursing shortage slightly worsened over the past year, leaving school nurses with six times the recommended students under their care, according to a new state report. Utah’s school enrollment continues to grow every year, but school nursing levels have not kept...


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Mom convicted in malnourished-boy case appeals sentence

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah woman whose malnourished son was found in a feces-strewn bathroom is appealing her sentence of up to 45 years on child abuse charges. Court records show the 36-year-old mother has filed a notice of appeal in the case. Her lawyer has said she was overwhelmed...


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Wellsville promises to change battle reenactment tradition

WELLSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Wellsville city officials say in a letter to residents that they will make changes to an annual reenactment tradition that could be considered offensive to Native Americans. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2xveoIU ) Wellsville’s “Sham Battle” features...


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