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  • This video image provided by Skagit County Department of Emergency Management shows a suspect wanted by the authorities regarding a shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Wash., Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Authorities in Washington State say several people have been killed during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and that at least one suspect remains at large. (Skagit County Department of Emergency Management via AP) Suspect in deadly Washington state mall shooting identified
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  • BYU running back Jamaal Williams, bottom, is knocked down by West Virginia safety Jeremy Tyler (2) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Monson: BYU’s adversity aside, can it win?
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  • Golf: Zac Blair wins Sand Hollow Open in southern Utah
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes quarterback Troy Williams (3) and Utah Utes wide receiver Tim Patrick (12) celebrate after Williams’ touchdown during the first half of the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Friday September 23, 2016. Utah football: Utes shift philosophy, embrace passing game in second half against USC
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  • This Aug. 31, 2016, photo shows houses with missing windows and overgrown lawns along a street marred by cracks and potholes in East Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland and East Cleveland, two of the country’s poorest cities, are debating whether to merge, with both cities saying the state of Ohio needs to provide millions to begin fixing East Cleveland’s infrastructure and finances. (AP Photo/Mark Gillispie) Obstacles abound as 2 poor U.S. cities consider merging
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  • Utah businessman convicted of selling 2,000 firearms without a license
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  • Snapchat debuts recording ‘Spectacles,’ changes company name
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    Updated Sep 24 2016 04:24 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Demonstrators hold up a Mexican national flag during a march organized by representatives of the National Front for the Family, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Dueling marches, in support and against Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto’s push to legalize same-sex marriage, gathered at the Angel of Independence monument. The two sides were kept apart Saturday by hundreds of police and barriers erected around the city’s iconic monument. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico
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  • Generator fire destroys home in Clearfield
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Highway Patrol officers were stationed in various parts of Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Utah / BYU rivalry game, Saturday, September 10, 2016. Public safety: At Utah’s sports venues, security keeps getting tighter
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  • Alaska council to vote on cat leash law
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  • (FILE- In a file photo form Aug. 31, 2016, crews break ground and work to remove and replace lead-tainted pipes from three homes during first day of the second phase under Mayor Karen Weaver’s Fast Start program Wednesday, in Flint, Mich. A year after Flint’s water crisis broke open, its residents still do have not water that is safe to drink without a filter. The replacement of lead pipes is slow. The Associated Press)   breaks down where things stand on various facets of the man-made public health disaster _ criminal charges, lawsuits, the transition to a new water pipeline, state aid, economic development efforts and other initiatives. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)    /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP) News guide: A year of the Flint water crisis
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  • (FILE - In this May 5, 2007 file photo, Buckwheat Zydeco performs during the 2007 Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans.   Stanley ’Buckwheat’ Dural Jr., who introduced zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68. His longtime manager Ted Fox told The Associated Press)   that Dural died early Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. He had suffered from lung cancer.(AP Photo/Dave Martin) Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes offensive lineman Garett Bolles (72) and Utah Utes quarterback Troy Williams (3) celebrate after Williams’ touchdown during the first half of the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Friday September 23, 2016. Utah takes down USC with solid quarterback play — yes, quarterback play — in 31-27 comeback win (with video)
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  • Former Idaho high school soccer coach pleads guilty to sex abuse
    Blackfoot, Idaho • A former high school soccer coach in eastern Idaho has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing one of her former players. Television sta...
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  • President Barack Obama speaks during the opening ceremony of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Black history finds home on National Mall with new museum
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Tom Holmoe, Athletic Director, Brigham Young University, talks about the new men’s college basketball showcase featuring BYU, Utah, USU, and Weber State, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Thursday, July 21, 2016. BYU football: Tom Holmoe talks scheduling, importance of game with Big 12’s WVU
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  • Photo courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol   A 3-month-old child died the day after a Cache County crash on Thursday, Sept. 22. Baby dies after Cache County crash
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  • A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest in Atlanta on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 in response to the police shooting deaths of Terence Crutch in Tulsa, Okla. and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Branden Camp) Experts: It may be difficult to convict Tulsa officer of manslaughter
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  • In this 2012 photo, from left, Shawn Foster, Carson Pemble, Emily Read, Brittany Pemble and Megan Pemble explore the summit of South Sister, west of Bend, Ore. Officials with the Deschutes National Forest and the Willamette National Forest are considering changes to possibly limit use in the most popular areas of the Three Sisters Wilderness are in order to maintain the wilderness character of those locations. (Joe Kline /The Bulletin via AP) Forest service eyes limiting use in Oregon’s Three Sisters Wilderness
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  • (Steve Griffin / Tribune file photo)    Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski gets a hug from City Council Chairman James Rogers after she detailed her budget for the fiscal year on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. But things have gotten more tense lately as the new mayor and council tangle over proposed new homeless shelters in the city. Tension mounts between Biskupski and SLC Council on new homeless shelters
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes quarterback Troy Williams (3) passes the ball during the first half of the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Friday September 23, 2016. Utah football: Troy Williams shows USC what it missed in victory (with video)
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  • FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016 file phtoo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Aston, Pa. The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue, an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who’s already been poked, prodded and inspected for years.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File) Trump’s unconventional debate prep skips mock debates
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     An individual charts it’s own course as thousands of other waterfowl float together on the Great Salt Lake near Antelope Island, Saturday, September 24, 2016. Utah forecast: Weather to be less tempestuous in the week to come
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   American Fork’s Josh Howden celebrates AJ Jaecke’s #4 interception in the first quarter. . Sixth ranked American Fork High School football team leads 18th ranked Lehi High School 28-7 during their region four game in American Fork. Prep football: American Fork beats Lehi, 38-14
    American Fork • Bronson Barron sold the play-action and patiently waited for Farrell Dean to create separation down the sideline. With the rain pourin...
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