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Bountiful man given federal prison time for bank robbery charges in California

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In January, Gregory Jerome Brown pleaded guilty to robbing banks in California, Nevada and Southern...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 22, the 112th day of 2018. There are 253 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 22, 1898, with the United States and Spain on the verge of war, the U.S. Navy began blockading Cuban ports. Congress authorized creation of the 1st U.S....


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Romney forced into primary for Utah Senate seat

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Mitt Romney, the 2o12 Republican presidential nominee now seeking a Senate seat from Utah, was dealt a setback Saturday after his party’s delegates denied him their nomination, forcing him into a June 26 primary. Romney, who bid for the seat was endorsed by President...


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Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney was forced into a Republican primary in his bid for U.S. Senate in Utah after losing a nomination battle Saturday at the state’s far-right-leaning GOP convention. Romney remains the heavy favorite overall to replace long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch in November...


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Perched on a platform high in a tree, a 61-year-old woman fights a gas pipeline

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - When the trees started coming down, Theresa “Red” Terry went up. Now, the 61-year-old mother of three is perched on a platform 32 feet in the air between two oak trees, trying to stop a natural gas pipeline from coming through land granted to her...


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An old-school proper goodbye for Barbara Bush, a first lady of grace and grit

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. HOUSTON - Dignity. Grace. Respect, always respect. In the church, on the streets, lining up to view the casket, they said the same words over and over: Barbara Pierce Bush, the “first lady of the greatest generation,” as one of her eulogists called her, had the good...


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Jack Johnson, boxer jailed under Jim Crow, is being considered by Trump for pardon

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon that he will consider a posthumous pardon for boxer Jack Johnson after a call from actor Sylvester Stallone, who according to Trump explained the fighter’s “complex and controversial” life. Johnson, the first black...


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Police responding to dying student's 911 call stayed in their patrol car, body cam videos

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Officers responding to a 911 call from a high school student trapped and dying in his minivan stayed in their patrol car after arriving on campus, according to body camera videos released by Cincinnati police Friday. The video comes a week and a half after the death...


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Lobbyist connected to Pruitt's condo rental helped broker meeting with him last year

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The lobbyist whose wife rented Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt a room in a Capitol Hill condo for $50 a night helped arrange a July 11 meeting at the agency related to restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, according to records and...


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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 21, the 111th day of 2018. There are 254 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 21, 1918, Manfred von Richthofen, 25, the German ace known as the “Red Baron” who was believed to have downed 80 enemy aircraft during World War I, was...


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Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn’t expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to “flip” as the government investigates Cohen’s business dealings. Trump, in a series of tweets fired off from Florida on the morning of former first lady...


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