Utah governor signs bill allowing locks on classroom doors

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Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a measure allowing Utah school districts to install barricade...


Commission adds nondiscrimination clause to Freedom Festival

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Utah County Commission has voted to add a nondiscrimination clause to its funding agreement with the Freedom Festival. The Daily Herald reports that the contract approved on Tuesday was brought up by Commission Chairman Nathan Ivie in response to last year’s Freedom Festival...


Schroder scores career-high 41, Hawks end Jazz win streak

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder was unstoppable on the offensive end but felt like he could do more. He asked Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer for a defensive switch so he could guard Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell down the stretch. “I want to prove myself on the defensive end ... against...


Hawks-Jazz, Box

ATLANTA (99) Prince 3-13 5-5 11, Muscala 3-9 0-0 8, Dedmon 7-13 0-0 15, Schroder 16-28 6-10 41, Lee 2-6 1-2 5, White III 2-5 0-0 6, Cavanaugh 0-1 0-0 0, Plumlee 1-2 0-0 2, Taylor 1-7 2-2 4, Dorsey 3-10 0-0 7. Totals 38-94 14-19 99. UTAH (94) Ingles 4-11 7-8 16, Jerebko 0-4 0-0 0, Gobert 7-10 1-2...


Idaho joins other red states with 'abortion reversal' law

Abortion Reversal Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will become the latest conservative state to require women seeking abortions to be informed that the drug-induced procedures can be halted halfway, despite opposition from medical groups that say there is little evidence to support that claim. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter...


Herbert OKs bill allowing restaurants to take down signs

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Utah’s governor has signed a bill allowing restaurants to take down state-mandated signs near their doors stating that they’re a restaurant, “not a bar.”


5 women sue Provo, former chief over misconduct allegations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five women claimed in a lawsuit Tuesday that the city of Provo and former Mayor John Curtis failed to take action to protect them from alleged sexual harassment and assault by the city’s former police chief. The city and mayor failed to prevent misconduct or discipline former...


Police: Utah man fatally stabs father

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 38-year-old Utah man stabbed his father to death following “some type of domestic issue.” South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller says the son called police to the suburban Salt lake City apartment on Monday evening where authorities found the father dead....


Federal appeals court rules against Utah Republican Party and upholds state political

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal appeals court rules against Utah Republican Party and upholds state political candidate nominating law.


3 convicted in Utah on charges tied to Vegas lingerie thefts

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah court records show three people have pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of more than $500,000 in underwear and other merchandise from Victoria’s Secret stores in Las Vegas. Records show 41-year-old William Orlando Pinzon Galindo and 22-year-old Francisco...


Highway patrol: Trooper hits car to stop wrong-way driver

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Utah Highway Patrol trooper intentionally collided with a car driving in the wrong direction in order to stop it. KSL-TV reports troopers were alerted to a car driving north in the southbound lanes of state Route 89 in Davis County on Monday night....

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