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Tooele • The Tooele County Commission intends to find a new operator for the Miller Motorsports Park — but as to who that might be and what form the new management might take, it’s too early to say. “Our major …

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  • Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen skates off the ice as Chicago Blackhawks celebrate an Antoine Vermette goal during the second overtime in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Playoffs, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago won 5-4.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) NHL playoffs: Chicago evens series up 2-2 in double overtime over Anaheim
    CHICAGO • Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie …
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  • Soloists bring symphony season to glorious close
    The Utah Symphony closed its season in stellar fashion this weekend, with music director Thierry Fischer leading the orchestra in exciting performances of Shostakovich’s Violin …
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  • Kragthorpe: RSL gives Jason Kreis an unhappy return (with video)
    With the press box above him displaying his name and jersey number, Jason Kreis stood on the field where he built a Major League Soccer …
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  • MLS: Italian forward Sebastian Giovinco lifts Toronto over Portland
    Toronto • Sebastian Giovinco scored on an early highlight-reel goal and Toronto FC beat the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Saturday night The 5-foot-4 Italian forward …
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  • Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, left, and Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, go after a rebound during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) NBA playoffs: Warriors throttle Rockets, move within a game of Finals
    Houston • Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night …
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  • Salt Lake Bees • Marte leads Bees to 3-2 win over Colorado Springs on Saturday night
    The Game • Salt Lake’s Alfredo Marte scored the winning run on a throwing error Saturday night, when the Bees defeated Colorado Springs, 3-2. Marte op...
    Updated May 23 2015 11:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Real Salt Lake: Joao Plata available for first time since preseason foot injury
    Sandy • Familiarity with the dozen old friends in sky blue and black may have bred contempt for the faithful at Rio Tinto Stadium. If so, it wasn’t to...
    Updated May 23 2015 11:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop gets up after a goaly by New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash during the first period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Nash had two goals and an assist as the Rangers defeated the Lightning 5-1. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) NHL Eastern Conference finals: Lightning goalie Bishop in the hot seat
    NEW YORK • Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the...
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    Four Companies Making Waves in Utah
    Utah boasts one of America’s most vibrant economies, which is in part due to the many outstanding businesses that call Utah home. Each year, the Best ...
    Updated May 22 2015 10:03 am   |     |   Share

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    Governor touts $21B energy sector while ‘zombies’ protest Utah’s fossil-fuel bias
    The energy sector fuels $21 billion in economic activity for Utah, eclipsing outdoor recreation and tourism, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday at his annual Energy …
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A Park City man was critically hurt after a crash with a bus Saturday morning, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Motorcyclist critically hurt in Summit County crash with a bus
    A Park City motorcyclist was critically hurt after crashing into a bus. Saturday morning, Jeremy J. Morgan was driving southbound on State Route 32, w...
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  • Man imprisoned by flawed FBI forensic evidence exonerated
    Washington • A Superior Court judge has exonerated a man who spent 28 years in prison for murder, the fifth District of Columbia man to be cleared sin...
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  • Police: Man breaks girlfriend’s car window, then gets dragged along
    A Salt Lake City man allegedly chased his girlfriend down, punched through her car window and was dragged about 50 feet as she drove away. A 20-year-o...
    Updated May 23 2015 07:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    David Letterman leaves late night with thanks and a smile
    New York • There are those who will argue that the world of television hasn’t suffered such a loss in nearly a generation, and they’re right. …
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  • Police kill man accused of fatally shooting ex-girlfriend, her teen son
    Kansas City, Mo. • A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and h...
    Updated May 23 2015 09:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • Larry Scott, Pac-12 commissioner
Courtesy Pac-12 Pac-12: Despite challenges, Pac-12 Network clinging to independence
    They wanted to do something different, something that hadn’t been done before. When the Pac-12 schools launched a seven-channel network in 2012 on its...
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  • Orem man hospitalized after dirt bike crash
    An Orem man was flown to the hospital Saturday after crashing on an off-road dirt bike. The 21-year-old man was driving the motorcycle on Soldiers Pas...
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    Oil sopped up from California coast rises to 7,700 gallons
    Goleta, Calif. • Officials say more than 7,700 gallons of oil has been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretches across 9 miles …
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Jay Utah Cowboy Poetry Festival is ‘dad burn’ fun
    Antelope Island • Wayne Nelson stood on the porch of the Fielding Garr ranch house on Saturday, singing about how his “dad burned my dad burn guitar.”...
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  • 3 Salt Lake City officers allege sexual harassment by deputy police chief
    Three Salt Lake City police officers who claim they were sexually harassed by a deputy chief and subjected to retaliation say they plan to file suit a...
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  • A bird covered in oil flaps its wings at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. More than 7,700 gallons of oil has been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast, just a fraction of the sticky, stinking goo that escaped from a broken pipeline, officials said. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Oil pipeline that leaked had no auto shut-off valve
    Los Angeles • The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil onto the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required ...
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    ‘Frankly, I got emotional about it’: What former RSL owner Dave Checketts has been up to lately
    New York • From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation’s tallest building, it really does seem as if you can “see forever.” …
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  • Just another birthday for Detroit-area woman — her 116th
    Inkster, Mich. • A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, but she offers no secret for a long life. “There’s nothing I can do about it,” Jeralean Tal...
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  • FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2012 file forensics photo released by the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, bullet holes are visible on the windshield and hood of a Chevy Malibu peppered by gunshots after a high-speed chase that ended in the deaths of two unarmed suspects.   Michael Brelo, a police officer charged in the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire, was acquitted, Saturday, May 23, 2015.  (Office of the Ohio Attorney General via AP, File) Ohio cop acquitted in deaths of two unarmed suspects
    Cleveland • A white patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect’s car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed blac...
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  • FILE - In this April 7, 2008 file photo, retired Minnesota National Guard Sgt. John Kriesel comforts his son, Broden, 5, outside a mall in Roseville, Minn.Kriesel lost both of his legs in a roadside bomb attack while patrolling near Fallujah, Iraq in December 2006. Veterans of the Iraq War watched in frustration as Republican presidential contenders have distanced themselves from the original decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country. Some veterans say they long ago concluded their sacrifice was in vain, and are annoyed that a party that fervently lobbied for the war is now running from it. Other say they still believe their mission was vital, regardless of what the politicians say. And some find the gotcha question being posed to the politicians _ knowing what we know now, would you have invaded? _ an insult in itself.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq War
    Veterans of the Iraq War have been watching in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distance themselves from the decision their party ent...
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  • FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, a convoy of chemical weapons disarmament experts depart the Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus, Syria. Two years after President Bashar Assad agreed to destroy his chemical arsenal and joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, activists said they have documented 18 cases of chlorine gas used in the country's rebel-held north since March 6, 2015, when the U.N. issued a resolution determining that chlorine was used in Syria and warning of repercussions. (AP Photo, File) Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks
    Beirut • With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syri...
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  • U.S. commander says Islamic State recruiting in Afghanistan
    Kabul, Afghanistan • The commander of international forces in Afghanistan said on Saturday that the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in Afgh...
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Attendees practice Kundalini Yoga in the 'Awakening Adi Shakti' class during the Downtown Yoga Festival at The Leonardo Saturday May 23, 2015.  The downtown yoga festival lets participants experience a variety of yoga classes, workshops and seminars for all skill levels, plus experience healthy eating through raw, vegan and Ayurvedic cooking classes. The festival continues Sunday. Downtown Yoga Festival shares healthy lifestyles at The Leonardo
    The Downtown Yoga Festival filled The Leonardo on Saturday with healthy lifestyle classes, workshops and seminars. In addition to yoga, participants w...
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Justin Denning, Sandy, tries to land his dis-mount from the zip-line in the 5K ThrillSeeker Stunt Run, which incorporates zip lines, the world’s largest inflatable water slide, a Tarzan-like swing and punching walls, at Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Utahns slide their way through the Stunt Run 5K
    Participants in Saturday’s ThrillSeeker Stunt Run zipped, slid, swung, bounced and vaulted their way through 5 kilometers of obstacles at Hee Haw Far...
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  • Tooele officer shoots, kills dog during a disturbance call
    A Tooele police officer shot and killed a dog that bit his hand while he was investigating a domestic disturbance. On Friday morning, a neighbor had r...
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  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to reporters during the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) AP sources: Goodell will not recuse self from Brady appeal
    New York • Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. Goodell will not wit...
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  • Yes supporters react at Dublin castle, Ireland, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued. Senior figures from the In landslide, Ireland says yes to legalizing gay marriage
    Dublin • Ireland’s citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result ...
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  • Nuns take part in a homily, the first act of the celebrations of the beatification of Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, in San Salvador, El Salvador, Friday May 22, 2015. Huge crowds are expected at a Saturday ceremony to beatify Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for the faith this year by Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo) Salvadorans rejoice martyr’s beatification
    San Salvador, El Salvador • Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified by Roman Catholic officials Saturday in an emotional ceremony elevating the once-con...
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  • Man seriously hurt after crashing into parked semi-truck
    A man was seriously hurt on Friday night in a Tooele County crash. A semi-truck was parked on the side of westbound Interstate 80, about 12 miles west...
    Updated May 23 2015 04:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver (26) shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova (8) during the first half in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Hawks’ Kyle Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle
    Atlanta • Already facing a daunting task after losing the first two games at home in the Eastern Conference final, the Atlanta Hawks were dealt anothe...
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  • FILE In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md.   The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records this week after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) Once-secret phone-records collection may end
    Washington • The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree...
    Updated May 23 2015 07:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • Centerville boy found safe after 24-hour search
    A missing 12-year-old Centerville boy was found safe on Saturday afternoon, about 24 hours after he ran away from home, police reported. About 4 p.m. ...
    Updated May 23 2015 05:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • Scientists with the Burpee Museum of Natural HIstory in Illinois have uncovered a promising dinosaur quarry on BLM land near Hanksville.   Katie Tremaine, left, and Michael Henderson from the Burpee Museum wrap bones of a Camarasaurus in burlap dipped in plaster to stabilize them for a transport.  The small small hill they are on  has revealed three or four different kinds of dinosaurs.  Scott Williams, right, oversees the dig.   Al Hartmann photo/Salt Lake Tribune   6/19/08 Dinosaur quarry that shows archaeologists at work in real time opens soon for the season
    Dinosaur National Monument’s historic Carnegie Dinosaur Quarry shows a snapshot in time at a dig site. But the Burpee Museum of Natural History’s quar...
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  • N. Idaho man says his dog was killed, mistaken for wolf
    Sandpoint, Idaho • A North Idaho man said his dog was shot on a Forest Service road last weekend by a teen who mistook the husky-malamute cross for a ...
    Updated May 23 2015 01:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man arraigned after allegedly knifing drinking pal to death
    Lewiston, Idaho • A Lewiston man charged with knifing his drinking partner to death will be held in jail without bond. The Lewiston Tribune reports Pa...
    Updated May 23 2015 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This May 15, 2015 file photo shows soldiers standing guard on a highway that was the site of protests against the Tia Maria project near Cocachacra, Peru. Late Friday, May 22, the government announced a 60-day state of emergency, suspending the rights of assembly, the freedom of movement and protection against searches without a warrant. Farmers are opposed to the Mexican-owned Southern Peru Copper mining project because they fear it would contaminate their crops. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File) Peru suspends civil liberties in region after 4th death
    Lima, Peru • Peru’s government said it was suspending civil liberties in a southern coastal valley after a fourth death in violent protests against a ...
    Updated May 23 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this picture released on Friday, May 22, 2015 by the website of Islamic State militants, shows the Islamic State militants flag, top center, raised on the to top of Palmyra castle, in the Syrian town of Palmyra, Syria. A Syrian official in charge of antiquities says Islamic State fighters have broken into the museum of the ancient town of Palmyra which they have captured days earlier, but have not harmed its contents. (The website of Islamic State militants via AP) Syrian official: Islamic State militants in Palmyra’s museum
    Damascus, Syria • Islamic State fighters broke into the museum of Palmyra, though a Syrian official said its artifacts have been removed and are safe ...
    Updated May 23 2015 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Charles A. Maccarthy Collection, Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University

In the 1890s, bicycle racing was a popular pastime in Utah and across the country. Here, an Ogden ìwheelmanî races at a local track known as the Living history: The great bicycle race of 1896 just missed Salt Lake City
    Second of two parts By the mid-1890s, thousands of American bicycle enthusiasts — known as “wheelmen,” “pacemakers,” “scorchers” and “cracks” — re...
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