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3rd grade teacher arrested in student sexual abuse case

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Police have arrested a third-grade teacher accused of sexually abusing a student and say there...

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Pac-12 football players poised to break out in the fall

Spring Wrap Pac-12 Breakout Football

Some of the Pac-12 Conference players who could have breakout seasons and be impact players in 2018: ARIZONA QB Khalil Tate, junior. Tate already had a breakout season in 2017, accounting for nearly 1,600 yards passing, 1,400 more rushing and 26 TDs despite starting the season as a backup. He has a...


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Pac-12's 5 new coaches wrap up spring practices

Spring Wrap Pac-12 Football

PHOENIX (AP) — The Pac-12 has five new coaches this season, so there was extra importance placed on spring football at UCLA, the two Arizona schools and the two Oregon schools. After months of talking about how they would do things differently, the new coaches had a chance to implement their...


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4 LDS missionaries injured Wednesday in deadly Idaho car crash

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Four LDS missionaries survived a deadly car crash in Preston, Idaho Wednesday afternoon.


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Idaho wreck kills 2 people, injures 4 Mormon missionaries

PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and four Mormon missionaries were injured after their cars collided in southern Idaho. Idaho State Police say 83-year-old L. Max Richards and 80-year-old Phyllis Richards died at the scene following the crash Wednesday afternoon on U.S....


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Native group decries human rights violations at Bears Ears

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Native American advocacy group is appealing to an independent expert with the United Nations Human Rights Council to order the United States to respond to ongoing human right violations it says are happening at Bears Ears National Monument. The Deseret News reported Tuesday...


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Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid elimination

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook unleashed the same fury he had in Game 4, just a little more efficiently this time. Westbrook was controlled, and he was too much for Utah. Silent and serious, the reigning league MVP scored 33 of his 45 points in the second half, and the Oklahoma City Thunder...


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Jazz-Thunder, Box

UTAH (99) Ingles 5-11 2-2 16, Favors 2-3 6-8 10, Gobert 3-8 5-6 11, Rubio 4-14 0-2 10, Mitchell 9-22 4-4 23, O’Neale 0-3 0-0 0, Crowder 9-19 3-4 27, Jerebko 0-0 0-0 0, Udoh 1-1 0-0 2, Exum 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-81 20-26 99. OKLAHOMA CITY (107) George 12-26 8-10 34, Anthony 2-6 3-4 7, Adams 2-6 2-2...


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Salt Lake County tax hike to proceed if cities give support

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-area officials plan to revive a $58 million sales tax hike that voters previously rejected if enough city leaders indicate support. The Deseret News reports the Salt Lake County Council approved an ordinance Tuesday for the tax increase to take effect if...


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University of Wyoming gun ban to face court challenge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming officials and gun advocates are looking to the courts to resolve a dispute over university policy that prohibits people from carrying weapons on campus. The issue came to a head during the state Republican Party convention last week when a GOP delegate...


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Utah man pleads guilty to child sex abuse charges

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man accused of sexually abusing two children has pleaded guilty to two felony charges. The Daily Herald reports Cody Ball pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child after reaching an agreement with prosecutors. Prosecutors dropped seven...


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