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Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia’s death at a private …

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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Lorenzo Bonam doesn’t talk much about his past, perhaps because it is so painful. His first basketball coach, his father, died of a heart attack at a game; his house burned down; his brother went to prison; his family was poor. But through it all, Bonam had a plan: play Division I basketball, and here he is at the University of Utah. Utah basketball: In the lane and in life, Lorenzo Bonam proving unstoppable
    The rest of the Pac-12 is still grasping to understand: Utah’s Lorenzo Bonam is right-handed, but his left hand is lethal. Among the junior guard’s ma...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 04:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLYGAMY
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Kingston brothers Isaiah (left) and Jacob at Washakie Renewable Energy, which produces 10 milion gallons of biofuel a year. Washakie Renewable Energy held an open house in Plymouth on Thursday, September 1, 2011, to showcase its new production facility. Here’s who received political donations from Washakie Renewable Energy
    Washakie Renewable Energy, which has ties to the polygamous Kingston Group and whose offices were raided Wednesday, has given about $190,000 to candid...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 04:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • State colleges: BYU women’s basketball moves closer to league title
    Provo • The BYU women’s basketball team found themselves in a unique situation Saturday. With four games remaining, the Cougars had a chance to elimin...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    5 Things To Consider If You Want to Have the Best Stargazing Experience in Utah
    Holiday River Expeditions and Clark Planetarium are teaming up to offer Dark Sky Stargazing Trips from early May until early October 2016. The moun...
    Updated Feb 01 2016 09:27 am   |     |   Share

  • PHOTO GALLERY
    KUED documentary opens book on history of American Indian boarding schools
    KUED TV executive director John Howe has a fascination with the West. The Park City resident is also a filmmaker and is known for his …
    Updated Feb 12 2016 05:25 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • Driver escapes with minor injuries after semi crash on I-80
    Separate crashes caused major delays on two Utah highways Saturday afternoon. A semi rollover closed eastbound Interstate 215 near State Street, accor...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • People protesting the FBI action and in support of the armed occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge stand outside a roadblock near Burns, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. The last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon surrendered Thursday. The holdouts were the last remnants of a larger group that seized the wildlife refuge nearly six weeks ago, demanding that the government turn over the land to locals and release two ranchers imprisoned for setting fires. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone) As FBI goes through evidence at refuge, Oregon town awaits normalcy
    BURNS, Ore. • As the FBI focuses on its criminal investigation at the national wildlife refuge taken over by an armed group, land managers must get re...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars guard Nick Emery (4) gets past San Francisco Dons guard Ronnie Boyce III (3) in basketball action BYU vs. San Francisco, at the Marriott Center, Saturday, January 9, 2015. BYU basketball: Emery stays hot as Cougs drub Santa Clara, 96-62
    Santa Clara, Calif. • BYU’s shooters picked up where they left off two nights ago, and the Cougars walloped Santa Clara 96-62 Saturday afternoon in fr...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 03:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Restaurant review: Oaxacan food joins Salvadoran cuisine in South Salt Lake
    Visiting Café Guanaco and La Oaxaqueña is the ultimate two-for-one dining deal: Experience two regional cuisines from the same kitchen. If it sounds confusing, it …
    Updated Feb 11 2016 02:28 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • PREP SPORTS
    Class 1A girls’ basketball first-round games set
    The brackets are nearly complete for the Class 1A basketball tournament that opens Wednesday at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield and one potentia...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • NASCAR driver Brian Vickers walks though the garage area at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Vickers will replace injured Tony Stewart in the Daytona 500 auto race. (AP Photo/John Raoux) NASCAR: Recovered and ready to race, Brian Vickers set for Daytona return
    Brian Vickers might have been more easily found on TV this week pitching a blood-thinning drug instead of practicing for the Daytona 500. His ubiquito...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Skiers practice at the Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, Friday Feb. 12, 2016. (Jed Leicester / IOC via AP) Olympics: Winter Youth Games offer chance for IOC-Norway conciliation
    When Oslo pulled out of the bidding for the 2022 Winter Games, it seemed that the relationship between the Norwegian public and the International Olym...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah needs teachers, but college students don’t want to major in education
    Schools in the Beehive State are counting empty desks — at the head of the classroom. “I can’t produce enough teachers for the need,” said …
    Updated Feb 08 2016 02:39 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, center, looks to pass away from Dallas Mavericks’ Deron Williams, right, and Chandler Parsons (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Tony Jones on the NBA: Handing out midseason awards
    The halfway mark of the NBA season is officially here, with all-star weekend in Toronto culminating with Sunday’s All-Star game. That means we get to ...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 03:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State football: Aggies sign junior college linebacker Miranda
    Logan • Patrick Miranda, an all-state linebacker from Chabot (Calif.) Junior College, has signed to play at Utah State, the school announced Friday af...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 10:34 am   |     |   Share
  • NFL: Talib, Jackson, Webb fined for Super Bowl infractions
    Denver Broncos fiery cornerback Aqib Talib was fined a total of $26,044 on Friday for taunting and face mask fouls in the Super Bowl. Teammate Malik J...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 09:57 am   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3
    New York• A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street …
    Updated Feb 05 2016 02:17 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • Nuns and faithful wave to Pope Francis as he makes his way on the popemobile to Mexico City’s main square, the Zocalo, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country’s political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. (AP Photo/Enric Marti) Pope Francis opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch
    Mexico City • Pope Francis kicked off his first day in Mexico with a long popemobile ride past adoring crowds, launching into a day that starts with t...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
  • PAC 12
    Pac-12: Utes poised to move up in basketball standings
    The Utah Utes are in position to keep climbing in the Pac-12 men's basketball standings Sunday, partly due to their own merits.  USC's 74-67 loss at A...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 10:36 am   |     |   Share
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  • In this Jan. 29, 2016 photo, music producer Dave Cobb poses in the historic RCA Studio A in Nashville, Tenn. Cobb is nominated for non-classical producer of the year and album of the year for Stapleton’s “Traveller” at this year’s Grammy Awards. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski) Producer Dave Cobb goes from outsiders to influencers
    Producer Dave Cobb sits on a couch in the cavernous RCA Studio A, a 50-year-old studio on Music Row that was due to be razed to the ground less than t...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this July 14, 2009 file photo, American jazz guitarist and composer John Scofield performs on the Miles Davis Hall stage during the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. Scofield is nominated for two Grammys for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for the CD’s title track, which the guitarist describes as ’a futuristic blues.’  (AP Photo/Keystone/Dominic Favre, File) John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD
    Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD “Past Present,” reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the ea...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Jan. 25, 2016 photo, multiple Grammy nominee Bob Ludwig poses in his sound engineering studio in Portland, Maine. Ludwig could make history by winning the Grammy for album of the year for his work on Alabama Shakes’ critically acclaimed “Sound & Color” at the Feb. 15 awards show. He has won the award for the past three years. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) The 10-time Grammy winner you don’t know about but should
    His role is at the finish line of an album — helping it sound as perfect as possible before it’s available to the masses. He’s won 10 Grammys, includi...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Mexico being pushed into dollar-transfer business
    Mexico’s government is taking an unusual step to weather a U.S. money-laundering crackdown that threatens to hobble dollar-fueled businesses from Tiju...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Czechs clasp dirty fuel shunned by Germany
    Two Czech billionaires have come up with an unusual way to tap Angela Merkel’s shift toward clean energy: invest in some of Germany’s dirtiest coal-fi...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Paulson, Icahn score AIG board seats, face uphill battle
    John Paulson and Carl Icahn, who became billionaires by identifying mispriced securities and pushing for corporate shakeups, face a new challenge afte...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Is Pandora exploring sale as losses mount
    Los Angeles • Pandora Media, the largest Internet radio service, is exploring a sale of the company, according to a person familiar with the matter, a...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • FIFA bans Valcke 12 years for misconduct
    SOCCER • Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter’s long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 11:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Phil Mickelson tosses his ball to the gallery after putting on the sixth green of the Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Kang flirts with 59; Lefty 1 shot behind
    Pebble Beach, Calif. • Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn’...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 11:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, front left, takes schoolchildren through a skills drill at a Jr. NBA Day event in Toronto, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT Utah Jazz notes: Raul Neto, Rodney Hood and Trey Lyles duke it out in high-scoring Rising Stars game
    Toronto • Exhibitions like Friday’s are wild affairs. So there was Jazz point guard Raul Neto, whose pesky defense has earned him the starting job in ...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 09:17 am   |     |   Share
  • Los Angeles Kings left wing Tanner Pearson (70) celebrates with center Tyler Toffoli (73) and defenseman Alec Martinez (27) after scoring the game-winning goal against the New York Rangers in overtime of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in New York. The Kings won 5-4. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Kings top Rangers in OT to extend Pacific Division lead
    New York • The Los Angeles Kings often work overtime. And it’s paying off for them in a big way. Tanner Pearson’s goal with 1:50 left in the extra per...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 11:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Cottonwood sophomore Rhyan White competes in the 100-yard backstroke during the Class 5A state swimming championships at Brigham Young University Friday February 12, 2016. White set a new state record with a time of :53.45, beating her 2015 state record of :54.75. 5A state swimming: Brighton senior caps career with 100 freestyle. Viewmont wins boys’ title, while Sky View girls prevail
    Provo • Utahns by now are accustomed to hearing about standout athletes taking off for a foreign country upon high school graduation and eventually en...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 11:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Southern California forward Nikola Jovanovic shots a free throw during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Arizona State defeated USC 74-67. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) Top 25: Arizona State upsets No. 23 USC
    Tempe, Ariz. • Tra Holder scored 20 points, Savon Goodman added 17 and Arizona State knocked off No. 23 USC 74-67 on Friday night. Nikola Jovanovic ha...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 11:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • State colleges: Oregon women’s basketball routs Utes
    Eugene, Ore. • Utah’s women basketball lost to Oregon 69-58 on Friday. Utah dropped to 14-10 overall and 6-7 in the Pac-12, despite three players shoo...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 11:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Boys’ basketball: Blackmon leads Layton to 62-50 win at Davis
    Kaysville • It would have been easy to write off defending 5A champion Layton this season as the Lancers struggled to a 2-7 mark to open the season wi...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 11:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Utah Department of Transportation  A semi-truck fire in Echo has shut down Interstate 80 at the Echo Junction. Semi fire shuts down I-80 at Echo Junction
    A semi-truck engulfed in flames briefly closed a portion of Interstate 80 in Summit County. The truck rolled and caught fire at the Echo Junction of I...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 10:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man looking for his dog dies after SUV hits him in Sandy
    A 90-year-old man looking for his dog was hit and killed by a sports-utility vehicle Friday night, Sandy police said. About 7:45 p.m., the man was cro...
    Updated Feb 12 2016 10:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz forward Trey Lyles (41) passes around Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) during the game at Vivint Smart Home Arena Friday January 29, 2016. Utah Jazz: Trey Lyles goes from early riser to Rising Star
    Toronto • It took Trey Lyles a little longer than he would have liked to get his first points in Friday night’s Rising Stars game. The Jazz rookie mis...
    Updated Feb 13 2016 10:36 am   |     |   Share