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Phoenix • Sealver Siliga jogged to the middle of his rival high school’s football field, waving a green and blue Copper Hills banner and inviting a challenge. West Jordan responded with a 59-25 pounding of the Grizzlies, who lacked the …

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  • FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2014, file photo, Chase Elliott stands by his car before the Nationwide series auto race Homestead, Fla. Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.(AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File) NASCAR: Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season
    Charlotte, N.C. • Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the …
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  • APNewsBreak: Boy Scouts settle California suit over abuse
    Los Angeles • The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout …
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  • I-15 lane splits to lengthen in Davis County
    Highway crews will begin Tuesday extending split lanes for construction on Interstate 15 in Davis County southward to 2600 South in Bountiful. The nor...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Business briefs: Ancestry, Pluralsight
    Ancestry.com, which has more than 15 billion records to advance online family history research, is moving its corporate offices from Provo to The Corp...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:09 am   |     |   Share
  • Commissioner halts huge renewable energy project
    Albuquerque • New Mexico Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has put the brakes on a $2 billion transmission project that would carry electricity generated ...
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    People First For America First
    For every person walking through the doors of a shelter, there’s almost always a sad story to tell, but at one Utah shelter, there are hundreds of tho...
    Updated Jan 26 2015 05:05 pm   |     |   Share

    Report: ACC to count BYU football as P5 worthy
    BYU’s football program got a little bit of good news on Thursday morning, courtesy of ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy. The college football analyst reporte...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:15 am   |     |   Share
    Utah governor calls for action on schools, health care, religious liberty
    After years of austere budgets, Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that a revitalized economy and healthy surpluses make now the time to invest in the …
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:48 am   |  
  • Shell to drill off Alaska if it can get permits
    Anchorage • Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it will drill off Alaska’s northwest coast in 2015 — if it can get the permits it needs and drill safely. Speak...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Hard Rock looks to enter Atlantic City market
    Atlantic City, N.J. • The company that has populated the globe with Hard Rock casinos and restaurants has received preliminary approval to enter the A...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:45 am   |     |   Share
  • President Barack Obama, speaks during the farewell tribute in honor of outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, at Fort Myer-Henderson Hall in Fort Myer, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Obama to seek to bust spending limits by $74 billion
    Washington • President Barack Obama will ask Congress to boost government spending by roughly 7 percent above current limits, the White House said Thu...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:24 am   |     |   Share
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UCLA head coach Steve Alford, second from left, watches from the bench during first half action in the Utah versus UCLA men's basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Sunday, January 4, 2015. Utah basketball game guide: No. 11 Runnin' Utes seek to run down UCLA on the road
    Yes, Utah can beat UCLA. We know that. We knew that, actually, before this season. But can the No. 11 Utes top the Bruins under the championship banne...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:27 am   |     |   Share
    Tiger’s tooth tale: ‘Dude ... caught me square’ on the mouth
    Scottsdale, Ariz. • Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his …
    Updated Jan 27 2015 12:35 pm   |  
  • Half of U.S. households use all of their salaries
    Washington • The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth “solid.” But several new reports show most Americans are treading along a dangerous fina...
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  • Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscriptions
    New York • SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering. What’s not yet known is whether th...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Challenged by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch defends President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the country illegally but she said they have no right to citizenship under the law, as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 during her confirmation hearing before the committee. Lynch made her remarks in the opening moments of a hearing into her appointment as the nation's first black female attorney general. It is the first confirmation proceeding since Republicans took control of the Senate this month.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Utah’s Orrin Hatch says attorney general nominee Lynch ‘appears to be well qualified’
    Washington • Senate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama’s attor...
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    | Courtesy of Mates of State
JRC Events & Seventy3 Music will present Mates of State with Fictionist, Eidola and Scenic Byway, Jan. 30, 2014, at the Metro Bar in Salt Lake City. Visit 24tix.com for tickets. Must be 21. Plans for tonight: Mates of State meets Fictionist
    • Indie-pop duo Mates of State and Provo pop-rock band Fictionist share the bill at Metro Bar, 615 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Scenic Bywa...
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    Grand dining: 12 places to eat near Sundance’s newest Salt Lake venue
    The decision to make Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre a venue for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is not only good for Utah moviegoers, …
    Updated Jan 26 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Idaho legislative panel holds gay protections bill, essentially killing it
    Boise, Idaho • Idaho lawmakers have essentially killed a bill that would create protections for gay and lesbian people, once again blocking attempts b...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:38 am   |     |   Share
  • Jones New York women’s clothier to close stores
    New York • Jones New York announced Thursday that it is closing stores, discontinuing its wholesale business and will look at strategic alternatives f...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • New England Patriots defensive tackle Sealver Siliga responds to a reporter's question during a media availability in the locker room at the NFL football team's facility Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots will play the Miami Dolphins Sunday in Foxborough with a chance for the Patriots to clinch the AFC East and a playoff spot. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) Super Bowl: Ex-Ute Siliga seeks NFL’s silver trophy
    Phoenix • Sealver Siliga jogged to the middle of his rival high school’s football field, waving a green and blue Copper Hills banner and inviting a ch...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:28 am   |     |   Share
    Rush brings ‘R40 Live’ tour to Maverik Center, July 13
    OK, rock fans, get ready for Rush. The legendary Canadian rock band — made up of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart — is marking its 40th annivers...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:12 am   |     |   Share
    Utahn Witney Carson returns home for performance as ‘Dancing’ champion
    At age 21, Witney Carson’s dreams have come true. The little girl who grew up in American Fork dreaming of being on “Dancing With the …
    Updated Jan 29 2015 09:53 am   |     |   Share
  • Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) investigator Ertata Lananggalih holds a model plane as he explains the movement of AirAsia Flight 8501 before it crashed into the Java Sea on Dec. 28 last year during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Indonesian investigators announced Thursday the co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in controls when he struggled to recover the aircraft as stall warnings sounded. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) Indonesian investigators: Crashed AirAsia flown by co-pilot as stall alarms sounded
    Jakarta, Indonesia • Indonesian investigators announced Thursday the co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in control when he struggled to recover t...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:21 am   |     |   Share
  • West Valley City hammer attack victim stable
    A 68-year-old West Valley City man remained in critical condition Thursday, the day after he was attacked in his own front yard by a man with a hammer...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Last-ditch foreclosure hearings draw Detroiters
    Detroit • Hundreds of Detroit homeowners at risk of losing their property are flocking to hearings that offer them a last-ditch chance to avoid forecl...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:33 am   |     |   Share