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"Playoff P" Paul George scores 36, leads Thunder past Jazz

Jazz Thunder Basketball

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On Saturday, Thunder forward Paul George told reporters about an alter-ego he...

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2 northern Utah families describe dealing with autism

Exchange Children With Autism

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Haiden McCaig likes all of the airplanes at the Hill Aerospace Museum. Like humans, there’s something special about each. “They are all unique in their own way,” Haiden, 12, said. Kenzie Schelin, 8, loves her animals. She has ducks, chickens, goats and two pigs at her home in Roy....


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Wrangling invasive phragmites around Utah lakes is dirty job

Exchange Controlling Invasive Plants

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — The muddy marshes and tall grasses stretch on nearly as far as the eye can see, with the wind-swept terrain, bugs and birds occupying thousands of acres. Paul Etcheverry shakes his head. “To get out there, it’s wicked. You don’t know what’s out there. It’s like Vietnam.”...


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Bomb threats made at Ogden courthouse 3 times in 3 weeks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A northern Utah courthouse has been evacuated over a bomb threat for the third consecutive Thursday. Utah state courts spokesman Geoff Fattah says that the latest threat at the Ogden courthouse came in around 3 p.m. Thursday and forced the court to close for the rest of the...


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Texas deputy stumbles upon suspect in Vegas picnic shooting

Shooting Casino Company Picnic

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A disgruntled casino employee accused of shooting two executives at a company picnic in Las Vegas planned an escape and spent days on the run before a sheriff’s deputy happened upon him sleeping in a car Thursday near a small Texas Panhandle town, authorities said. A deputy on...


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The Latest: Duckworth and daughter make Senate history

Senate Duckworth

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate and a rule change allowing newborns of members into the chamber (all times local): 2:44 p.m. Sen. Tammy Duckworth and daughter Maile have made Senate history. The Illinois Democrat brought her daughter, in a pink hat, onto the Senate floor under new rules...


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The Latest: Picnic shooting suspect found after plate check

Shooting Casino Company Picnic-3

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former casino dealer accused of a deadly shooting at a company picnic (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A former Las Vegas Strip casino dealer accused of a deadly shooting at a company picnic was captured in Texas after a sheriff’s deputy ran a routine...


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Child of Utah family with TV show dies after house fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old boy whose polygamous family is featured on a reality TV show has died following a fire in a southeastern Utah home. The Deseret News reports Adonija Foster died of smoke inhalation Saturday after a fire ignited in the room where he was sleeping. Members...


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Police shoot, kill man after domestic violence call

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a Salt Lake City man after authorities were called to a domestic violence situation. The Deseret News reports 32-year-old Delorean Pikyavit died from his injuries Wednesday following the shooting outside a Salt Lake City home. Police Sgt....


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Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

Jazz Thunder Basketball

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It wasn’t even clear until an hour before the game if Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell was going to play in Game 2 against Oklahoma City. The Thunder probably wish he hadn’t. Mitchell, who played with a bruised left foot, scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the...


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Jazz-Thunder, Box

UTAH (102) Ingles 1-6 0-0 3, Favors 8-14 2-4 20, Gobert 3-5 7-12 13, Rubio 6-16 5-6 22, Mitchell 10-25 8-9 28, Crowder 0-3 1-2 1, O’Neale 1-3 0-0 3, Jerebko 5-9 0-0 10, Exum 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 35-84 23-33 102. OKLAHOMA CITY (95) George 6-21 2-4 18, Anthony 6-18 3-4 17, Adams 4-5 1-2 9, Westbrook 7-...


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