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The LDS Church provided a new glimpse of its origins Tuesday by publishing the handwritten “printer’s manuscript” of the Book of Mormon and photos of the “seer stone,” a dark, …

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  • NFL: 49ers O-linemen out to show they are better than last year
    Santa Clara, Calif. • Alex Boone strolled through Levi’s Stadium in a tank top with his large, tattooed arms on full display. “You don’t see very many...
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A watch tower is seen at the Wasatch facility during a February media tour at the Utah State Correctional Facility in Draper. Utah prison officials begin disciplining inmates on Day 5 of hunger strike
    As Utah State Prison officials moved Tuesday to discipline inmates in a hunger strike, some inmates began covering their cell door windows with paper ...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 10:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah school boards approve property tax increases to offset charter funding
    Two Salt Lake County school boards signed off on property tax increases on Tuesday, citing a need to offset funds paid to the state’s independent char...
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    7 surprising facts about the Utah Shakespeare Festival
    When you visit the Utah Shakespeare Festival, you’re stepping outside of your world and into a timeless era of music, storytelling, dancing and fun. ...
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    Photos: ‘Mars Party’ in Salt Lake celebrates Curiosity rover’s exploration anniversary
    Visitors explore the surface of Mars as Clark Planetarium celebrates three years of NASA’s Curiosity rover’s Martian exploration during a “Mars Party” in Salt Lake …
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  • College basketball: WAC, Big West and West Coast joining officiating alliance
    San Francisco • The basketball officiating alliance between the Pac-12 and Mountain West conferences is about to get bigger. The alliance, in place th...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 08:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this May 2, 2015, file photo, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, after their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Mayweather Jr. will return to the ring for the first time since boxing's richest fight ever, facing Andre Berto on Sept. 12 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) Boxing: Floyd Mayweather Jr. announces Sept. 12 fight with Andre Berto
    Las Vegas • Floyd Mayweather Jr. will return to the ring for the first time since boxing’s richest fight ever, facing Andre Berto on Sept. 12 in what ...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 08:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Soccer: U.S. striker Johannsson closing in on transfer to Dutch club Bremen
    Alkmaar, Netherlands • Dutch club AZ Alkmaar says it has given Aron Johannsson permission to talk to Werder Bremen after both sides agreed on a transf...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 08:12 pm   |     |   Share
    Containment of raging California wildfire jumps
    Lower Lake, Calif. • Firefighters aided by lower temperatures and higher humidity have made progress corralling a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California. …
    Updated Aug 03 2015 03:55 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • United States' Katie Ledecky swims in the women's 1500m freestyle final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Aussies dominate podium at world swimming
    Kazan, Russia • Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men’s title and going 1-2...
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  • College football: Kelly says RB Bryant won’t play for Notre Dame in 2015
    South Bend, Ind. • Notre Dame will be without Greg Bryant, its second-leading rusher in 2014, for the upcoming season because of disciplinary reasons,...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 07:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • More than 380 in US sickened by cilantro-linked infection
    Des Moines, Iowa • Two U.S. agencies say more than 380 people in 26 states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro contami...
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    AP WAS THERE: US drops atomic bombs on Japan in 1945
    By The Associated Press EDITOR’S NOTE: On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs — one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, …
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  • Los Angeles Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos signs autographs after his first training with the MLS soccer team in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. After four years of courting dos Santos, the Galaxy signed the highest-profile Mexican star in their history to a designated player contract, paying a reported $7 million transfer fee. He will make his Major League Soccer debut on Sunday against the Seattle Sounders FC. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) Major League Soccer: Fans, media line up for dos Santos at Galaxy practice
    Carson, Calif. • Some 50 fans, many wearing Giovani dos Santos’ Mexican national team jersey, gathered to see the 26-year old before and after his sec...
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Cokie Roberts, senior news analyst for National Public Radio, spoke Tuesday in Salt Lake City. Cokie Roberts in SLC: Virulent politics ‘infecting’ both parties, widening civic discord
    All the shenanigans, dysfunction and antipathy in U.S. politics today have been generations in the making, a top national journalist said Tuesday. Co...
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  • Grizzlies sign first three players in preparation for upcoming season
    The Utah Grizzlies has announced the signings of forwards Mathieu Aubin, Brent Gwidt and Riley Armstrong as the team’s first three player signings for...
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    Mötley Crüe’s delayed Salt Lake City show blamed on promoter’s motley crew
    Hair-metal icons Mötley Crüe took the EnergySolutions Arena stage two and a half hours late Wednesday night. In response to tweets from fans kept outside …
    Updated Jul 30 2015 07:54 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • Overstock.com boss planning run for Utah guv says Herbert has paid ‘lip service’ to conservative causes
    Jonathan Johnson calls it the “worst-kept secret in the state” ­­— for months the president of Overstock.com has been laying the groundwork for a chal...
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  • NFL: Clowney’s father charged with attempted murder
    Rock Hill, S.C. • The father of Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for a shooting at a ...
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  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks down the line of fans signing autographs during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Brady testimony in NFL ‘Deflategate’ released
    NEW YORK • Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator T...
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Susan Powell Tell the Tribune: What Utah cold case most intrigues you?
    Not every victim of a Utah cold case is a household name. But these unsolved crimes still haunt the people close to the investigations — whether famil...
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Members of the Salt Lake County Council listen as Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees Chairman H. David Burton speaks during public comment at the Salt Lake County Government Center Tuesday August 4, 2015. Salt Lake County voters will decide on sales-tax hike in November
    After passionate debate, intense lobbying and with one vote to spare, the Salt Lake County Council voted Tuesday to place a sales-tax hike for transpo...
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Mayor Becker's spokesman Art Raymond has been commenting on Trib message boards disparaging Becker opponents using his Salt Lake City mayor: Spokesman’s online sniping was ‘wrong’
    Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker on Tuesday condemned the actions of his city spokesman in taking online swipes at the mayor’s political rivals under...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 08:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • A scene from the film ‘Shaun the Sheep’ is a shear delight
    Endlessly inventive, funny and cute, the stop-motion animated comedy “Shaun the Sheep Movie” serves up a tasty blend of humor and craftsmanship. In o...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 08:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • Sean P. Means: Diablo Cody works out anxieties of motherhood in ‘Ricki and the Flash’
    When you’ve lived a life like Diablo Cody has — from suburban Catholic girl to Minnesota stripper to acerbic blogger and memoirist to voice-of-her-gen...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Does early fatherhood lead to early death?
    Could fatherhood literally kill you? Researchers have observed for a long time that men who have children at a young age tend to die earlier. But this...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Gene Fullmer to be inducted into Nevada boxing hall of fame with Ali, Robinson and others
    The late Gene Fullmer will be part of a group of 21 fighting legends that will be inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Saturday at Caesar’s...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential candidates John Kasich, left, Ben Carson, third from left, Lindsey Graham, George Pataki, Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie, Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry, Scott Walker, Rick Santorum and Jeb Bush speak among themselves after a forum Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Manchester, N.H. Second from left is Saint Anselm College president Steven DiSalvo. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) Despite GOP rhetoric, illegal immigration ‘urgency is gone’
    San Antonio • In the weeks leading up to Thursday’s first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish thems...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 09:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this July 23, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at a campaign event in Las Vegas. The 17 Republican presidential candidates made a total of 273 separate appearances on Fox News in May, June and July, according a count by Media Matters for America. Six candidates, Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina,  Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul and Rick Perry, have appeared 20 times or more each on Fox or Fox Business Channel in that period, according to the network. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) Republican debate lineup shows power of Fox News
    New York • Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there’s the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week’s first Republican presid...
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  • Tom Sullivan, front, who lost his son in the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., heads to court to hear the reading in penalty phase 2 in the trial of  James Holmes Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. Jurors declined to rule out death for Holmes as they moved toward sentencing the Colorado theater shooter.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Dad tells jurors about losing his son in theater shooting
    Centennial, Colo. • Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater whe...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this undated handout microscopy photo provided by NOAA Fisheries, the algae pseudo-nitzchia, which produces the toxic domoic acid, is seen from an algae bloom sample that the NOAA ship Bell M. Shimada collected during its survey this summer on the West Coast. One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is much denser, more widespread and may go extend deeper than initially thought, say scientists who surveyed the event aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel. (NOAA Fisheries via AP) Toxic algae bloom stretches from California to Alaska
    Seattle • A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to sur...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Golf: BYU’s Lea Garner is Women’s State Am medalist
    Sandy • BYU golfer Lea Garner birdied four straight holes Tuesday on the way to medalist honors in the stroke-play portion of the Women’s State Amateu...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 06:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tour of Utah: Hannah Barnes wins TOU Criterium Classic
    Ogden • Off her win in the 2015 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah’s Criterium Classic, Hannah Barnes decided to take a leisurely ride around downtown Ogden...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 05:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007 file made available by the Association of Russian Polar Explorers on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, photo a titanium capsule with the Russian flag is seen seconds after it was planted by the Mir-1 mini submarine on the Arctic Ocean seabed under the North Pole during a record dive. Russia says it has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations. The Foreign Ministry said Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, that Russia is claiming 1.2 million square kilometers (over 463,000 square miles) of Artic sea shelf.  (AP Photo/Association of Russian Polar Explorers, file) Russia bids for 463,000 square miles of the Arctic
    Moscow • Russia has submitted to the United Nations a revised bid for vast territories in the Arctic, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. The ministry ...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 09:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Dante Exum brings the ball up the court in the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Utah Jazz and Detroit Pistons at EnergySolutions Arena, Saturday, March 14, 2015. Utah Jazz: Dante Exum injures knee while playing for Australia
    Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum suffered a knee injury while playing for his native Australia on Tuesday and will return to Salt Lake City for furthe...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 10:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this April 9, 2015 photo, a journalist sits near the North Korean cargo ship Mu Du Bong, anchored in the port of Tuxpan, Mexico, after it accidentally ran aground off Mexico in July 2014. Despite North Korea's protests, a panel of experts that monitors U.N. sanctions against Pyongyang for its nuclear and missile programs asked the Mexican government not to release the boat. North Korean diplomats have said the ship was carrying nothing prohibited by sanctions. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez) Law center wants $330M; North Korea wants its ship
    United Nations • Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country is pretty much imp...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 09:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • Another judge rules against family of Ute tribal member
    Another judge has ruled against the parents of a Ute tribal member on claims their son was killed by authorities following a police chase in 2007. The...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 05:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Earnest answered questions about the anniversary of the voting rights act and the Iran nuclear agreement. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Obama and Israeli P.M. pitch dueling appeals on Iran to U.S. Jews
    Washington • President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as the...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 09:38 pm   |     |   Share