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Trump can keep legal reasons for shrinking monuments secret

Trump can keep legal reasons for shrinking monuments secret

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. government does not have to turn over documents to an environmental law firm about the legal arguments for President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments, a judge ruled. U.S. District Judge David Nye said Monday that the records are protected presidential communications. Boise, […]

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15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fifteen states are siding with Nevada as it fights drug companies battling the use of their products in an inmate’s execution. Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed documents Monday with the Nevada Supreme Court arguing that drug company Alvogen’s claims are a part of a […]

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People can double food-stamp benefits at farmers’ markets

People can double food-stamp benefits at farmers’ markets

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah program aimed and helping low-income families buy more produce from local farmers is back. The Utah Department of Health said Monday that the Double Up Food Bucks is now available at more than 20 farmers markets around the state. It allows families to […]

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Arizona man climbs atop transformer in Utah, is electrocuted

Arizona man climbs atop transformer in Utah, is electrocuted

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Arizona man has died in Utah after authorities say he climbed on top of a transformer box and touched high-voltage wires. Authorities say the 18-year-old Colorado City man had a severe form of autism and no fear of heights or danger. His name is […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Missing Boy Scout found OK in eastern Utah

Sheriff’s Office: Missing Boy Scout found OK in eastern Utah

MOAB, Utah (AP) — A 15-year-old Boy Scout who had been reported missing since going mountain biking with his troop near Moab in eastern Utah has been found safe and in good condition. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office says Kyler Wood of Vineyard was spotted Saturday morning by a state […]

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Grand Canyon closes North Rim road, trails due to wildfire

Grand Canyon closes North Rim road, trails due to wildfire

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park is closing a scenic road to a North Rim vista and two trails because of a lightning-caused wildfire that has grown to 3.5 square miles (9 square kilometers). Park officials said Cape Royal Road, Cape Final Trail and Cliff […]

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Utah to drill 2 wells near Milford for geothermal study

Utah to drill 2 wells near Milford for geothermal study

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A U.S. government-funded research project in Utah to study the feasibility of man-made geothermal energy will use a new type of directional drilling on two wells. The Deseret News reports that University of Utah chemical engineering associate professor John McLennan says the advent of horizontal drilling and […]

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Kreilach scores twice, Real Salt Lake beats Fire 2-1

Kreilach scores twice, Real Salt Lake beats Fire 2-1

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored twice and Real Salt Lake beat Chicago 2-1 on Saturday night for the Fire’s sixth consecutive loss. Kreilach cut inside the defender on his run to finish Joao Plata’s cross from close range, capping the scoring for RSL (10-9-4) in the 75th minute. […]

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3 years after Colorado mine spill, victims awaiting payment

3 years after Colorado mine spill, victims awaiting payment

DENVER (AP) — Three years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency triggered a massive mine spill that polluted rivers in three states, the federal government still hasn’t repaid the victims for the millions of dollars in economic damage they claimed. The EPA said this week it’s making progress on reviewing […]

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Utah US representative say Trump is tough on Russia, Putin

Utah US representative say Trump is tough on Russia, Putin

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah insists that President Donald Trump is standing up to Russian President Vladimir Putin behind the scenes. Stewart added, however, that he is frustrated by Trump’s tweets and a fawning news conference last month with Putin in Finland that make […]

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