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Ordain Women co-founder Kate Kelly has lost her final appeal to regain membership in the Utah-based LDS Church. The activist, who is pushing for female ordination to the all-male Mormon priesthood, received word Saturday from her former lay leader in …

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President Barack Obama talks with Officer Allan Gerking of the Puyallup, Wash., Tribal Police Departmen, center, Sgt. Charli Goodman of the Salt Lake City Police Department and Cpl. Dorrell Savoy of the Charles County, Md., Sheriff’s Office, as he meets Tuesday with law enforcement officials from across the country in the Oval Office of the White House. In the foreground are Officer Erik Oliver of the Richmond, Calif., Police Department, left, and Officer Matthew Thomas of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. Salt Lake City police officer talked to President Obama about trust
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Brighton's Derek Devashrayee (14) shoots past Davis' Caleb Leonhardt (24) and Davis' Jarett Gardner (2) during the 5A semifinal game at the Dee Events Center Friday February 27, 2015.  Brighton defeated Davis 64-62. Live blog: 5A boys' basketball championship
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  • Utah forecast: Snow and rain expected over the weekend
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Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly speaks about her excommunication from the LDS Church in Salt Lake City, Tuesday June 24, 2014. Ordain Women’s Kate Kelly loses last appeal; husband to resign from Mormon church
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    Arizona guard T.J. McConnell, center, and Utah guard Delon Wright (55) battle for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Utah basketball game guide: Utes aim for Senior Day upset against No. 7 Arizona
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  • The two-tone dress, left,  alongside an ivory and black version, made by Roman Originals, that has sparked a global debate on Twitter over what color it is on display in Birmingham, England Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white? Friends and co-workers worldwide are debating the true hues of a royal blue dress with black lace that, to many an eye, transforms in one photograph into gold and white. (AP Photo/PA. Joe Giddens) Blue or gold? Seeing is deceiving
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  • Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker, front, throws an elbow at Denver Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson after picking up a loose ball in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Utah Jazz roll past the Denver Nuggets, 104-82
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  • A watch tower is seen in front of the Wasatch facility during a media tour Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at the Utah State Correctional Facility in Draper, Utah. Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday that he's opposed to the idea of allowing a state commission to pick a location to build a new prison instead of leaving the decision with the Legislature. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool) Where will the prison go? List expands to five potential sites
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A man crosses Pierpont Avenue between 300 and 400 West in Salt Lake City, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Eccles Browning Warehouse, a long-time home to small artisan businesses, was sold in January to an out-of-state residential developer. Pictured in the background are the Broadway Park Lofts condominiums. Salt Lake City’s Pierpont artisans fear new owners may boot them out
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Davis cheerleaders watch the final seconds of the 5A semifinal game at the Dee Events Center Friday February 27, 2015.  Brighton won the game 64-62. 5A boys’ basketball: Unlikely hero sends Brighton into finals
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