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Former vice president Joe Biden to speak in Utah on Dec. 13

Former vice president Joe Biden to speak in Utah on Dec. 13

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at the University of Utah later this month. The university announced Monday that Biden will deliver a speech on Dec. 13 at the Salt Lake City campus. After he talks, he’ll take pre-submitted questions in a […]

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Slain University of Utah track athlete is buried

Slain University of Utah track athlete is buried

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A University of Utah track athlete who was killed by a sex offender parolee she had briefly dated has been buried in her hometown of Pullman, Washington. Lauren McCluskey was remembered late Sunday as kind, sensitive, intelligent, dedicated and beautiful. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported that hundreds of […]

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Police: University shooter was suspect in 2015 robbery

Police: University shooter was suspect in 2015 robbery

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Newly released police reports show that a sex offender who authorities say fatally shot an ex-girlfriend on the University of Utah campus had been suspected of robbing another ex-girlfriend’s apartment in 2015. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that a Salt Lake City police report released Monday shows […]

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Killer of Utah student called himself womanizing manipulator

Killer of Utah student called himself womanizing manipulator

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender who killed a University of Utah student he briefly dated once said at a parole hearing that he was a womanizer who manipulated women to get what he wanted. Melvin Rowland said he was attracted to teenage girls and vulnerable women, and […]

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Ute teams to honor Lauren McCluskey

Ute teams to honor Lauren McCluskey

The University of Utah athletics department and teams plan to honor the memory of deceased track and field student-athlete Lauren McCluskey in several ways. McCluskey was killed tragically Monday night by her ex-boyfriend. See the below schedule for how the University and it’s teams will honor her: Today (Wednesday, Oct. […]

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Utah university slay suspect was sex offender, records show

Utah university slay suspect was sex offender, records show

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah student-athlete who was fatally shot on campus by her former boyfriend had broken off the relationship after learning he was a sex offender, authorities said Tuesday. Investigators had been working to build a case against 37-year-old Melvin Rowland after a police […]

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The Latest: Utah campus shooting victim had filed complaint

The Latest: Utah campus shooting victim had filed complaint

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting on the University of Utah campus (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The University of Utah police chief says a female student who was fatally shot on campus by a man she dated had filed a complaint against him earlier […]

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Former Utah Football Star Chris Kemoeatu Named as Poly Football HOF Finalist

Former Utah Football Star Chris Kemoeatu Named as Poly Football HOF Finalist

HONOLULU-Thursday, the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame released its list of finalists for the Class of 2019 induction and a former University of Utah star made the initial cut. Chris Kemoeatu, a guard who starred for the Utes from 2002-2004 and was named an All-American in 2004, was drafted by […]

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Legendary Utah Sportscaster Paul James Dead at 87

Legendary Utah Sportscaster Paul James Dead at 87

SALT LAKE CITY-As confirmed by various outlets throughout the Salt Lake City media market, legendary Utah sportscaster Paul James passed away at 87 last Saturday. James, who was born July 17, 1931 in Ogden and was a former student body president at Ogden High School, was a staple of sportscasting […]

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Ex-con pleads guilty in university student’s shooting death

Ex-con pleads guilty in university student’s shooting death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An ex-convict charged with gunning down a University of Utah student from China, using a stolen gun from a previous killing, has pleaded guilty to murder and kidnapping charges. Austin Boutain entered the pleas Wednesday in an agreement with prosecutors that allows him to avoid […]

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