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Feud erupts between utility, US states over Colorado River

Colorado River Water Dispute

DENVER (AP) — Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when...

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Rubio's triple-double leads Jazz past Thunder 115-102

Thunder Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ricky Rubio waited seven years for a night like this. Rubio, who never reached the playoffs in his first six seasons with Minnesota, had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah’s first playoff triple-double in 17 years to help lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the...


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Thunder-Jazz, Box

OKLAHOMA CITY (102) George 7-16 6-6 23, Anthony 6-10 0-0 14, Adams 4-6 0-0 8, Westbrook 5-17 3-4 14, Brewer 3-6 2-2 9, Grant 2-6 3-7 7, Huestis 1-1 0-0 2, Patterson 3-3 0-0 8, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Felton 5-10 0-0 14, Abrines 0-2 0-0 0, Ferguson 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 37-78 14-19 102. UTAH (115) Ingles 7-...


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RSL needs late flurry to beat 10-man Rapids 3-0

MLS Rapids Real Salt Lake Soccer

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute, Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak added goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday night. Colorado held Real Salt Lake scoreless for over 60 minutes while down a man until referee Joseph Dickerson...


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Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary.


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Statue unveiled honoring firefighters killed in Arizona fire

PHOENIX (AP) — A life-sized statue was unveiled Saturday honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire. The statue was dedicated at a state memorial park established where all but one member of the team died in a canyon in...


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Report of dead deer instead produces body of mountain lion

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of a dead deer on the side of a highway in northern Utah instead found the dead body of a mountain lion that apparently had been struck by a vehicle. The Standard-Examiner reports that Morgan County sheriff’s Sgt. Corey Stark says no...


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Advantage Utah? Jazz's Derrick Favors "100 percent" back

Jazz Thunder Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Derrick Favors can find ways to impose his will, good things happen for the Utah Jazz. Favors has been quietly, albeit effectively, getting it done against the Oklahoma City Thunder, playing in the shadows of Utah rookie of the year candidate Donovan Mitchell and Jazz...


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Police shooting victim's mental illness prompts questions

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man killed in a police shooting in suburban Salt Lake City had previous run-ins with law enforcement and claimed to have mental illness, prompting concerns Friday from a Black Lives Matter activist that police acted too aggressively. Officials with the Salt Lake City and...


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2 arrested over repeated bomb threats at Ogden courthouse

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a northern Utah courthouse three times in three weeks. Ogden police announced Friday that Tonisha Lester and Jerry Larkin were arrested and booked into Weber County Jail on charges...


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Nephew of Mitt Romney fails to make Colorado primary ballot

Colorado Governor Robinson

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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