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  • Renee Bracey Sherman of Chicago, Ill. celebrates at the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2016, after the court struck down Texas’ widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics .The justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics that had argued the regulations were a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion in the nation’s second-most populous state. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Commentary: Hyde Amendment denying federal abortion coverage targeted poor women — it’s time to end it
    Forty years after Congress decided to deny coverage of abortion for women enrolled in Medicaid, the movement to reverse this disastrous, demeaning pub...
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  • Utahns are concerned about education but split on letting untrained educators teach, poll shows
    Utahns are concerned about education, according to a new poll, but are divided on whether untrained educators should be allowed to teach. A plurality...
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    FC Dallas defender Norberto Paparatto (5)goes for the ball along with Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman (5), in MLS soccer action at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, September 24, 2016. Real Salt Lake: In desperate need of points, can RSL take advantage of the reeling Earthquakes?
    San Jose, Calif. • The current state of affairs, explains Tony Beltran, speaks for itself. "Three games left, in postseason position," said Beltran, R...
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    SilkeySkinMD Offering SculpSure Fat Reduction Treatment With Several Advantages Over CoolSculpting
    SilkeySkin MD, a cosmetic and restorative skincare office in Kaysville, UT is now offering SculpSure - an innovative technology designed to help patie...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Burro-ito: Who can resist a face like that?
    The Bureau of Land Management may have found a face to launch a thousand adoptions. It’s the face of a baby burro born three weeks …
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  • FAITH
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Elder M. Russell Ballard and his wife Barbara Ballard leave the morning session of the 186th annual General Conference of the LDS Church, Sunday, April 3, 2016. LDS apostle to Utah Mormons: Remember, we were once in the minority
    Mormons may dominate Utah’s religious landscape, but they must not be domineering, especially in their interactions with outsiders, a top church leade...
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  • Pope Francis walks with Georgian Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II after his landing in Tbilisi, Georgia, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. The pontiff is traveling to Georgia and Azerbaijan for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) Russia, Syria geopolitics frame Pope Francis’ Caucasus trip
    Tbilisi, Georgia • Pope Francis arrived Friday in Georgia for a weekend of religiously symbolic meetings with Catholics, Orthodox, Muslims and Jews. B...
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  • UTA beefs up train, bus services for BYU football, LDS Conference
    Whether cheering on the Cougars at LDS church-owned Brigham Young University, or taking in the faith’s 186th Semiannual General Conference, Utah Trans...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Photo gallery: Connecticut’s first Mormon temple opening to public
    Farmington, Conn. • The first Mormon temple in Connecticut opens to the public this week and soon will host services for thousands of the faithful …
    Updated Sep 28 2016 04:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake City Police check identifications and made arrests in a blitz of the Rio Grande neighborhood in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday September 29.  Here they handcuff and search a woman on the block of 500 West between 300 and 400 South where many homeless spend time during the day in lawn chairs, sleeping bags and their suitcases. Blitz targets drug dealers, addicts in Rio Grande homeless crowds
    Responding to an upswing in violence and an increasingly frustrated business community, local leaders launched a targeted strike against the open-air ...
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  • Woman, 91, fined for trash at home where she no longer lives
    Washington • A man is fighting back after his 91-year-old sister with dementia was fined for littering outside a rowhouse where she no longer lives. D...
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  • (Courtesy photo)    Dweezil Zappa performs Thursday, Oct. 6, at The Depot in Salt Lake City. Concert preview: Dweezil Zappa honors 50th anniversary of ‘Freak Out!’ on his latest tour
    For the past decade, Dweezil Zappa has been playing the music of his late father, Frank Zappa. This year marks the 50th anniversary of “Freak Out!,” t...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Utah Jazz: Great expectations surround Jazz as training camp opens (with video)
    Two years ago during media day, many in attendance chuckled when Trey Burke suggested with a straight face that the Utah Jazz were a playoff …
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  • POLITICS
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Bedford, N.H. (AP Photo/John Locher) News roundup: Trump ignores advisers, goes after Bill Clinton’s infidelities
    Trump ignores advisers, goes after Bill Clinton’s infidelities. Huntsman Jr. says why he backs Trump. Herbert pitches extra $400M for education. Hap...

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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Bedford, N.H. (AP Photo/John Locher) Trump shames ex-beauty pageant winner for her sexual past
    New York • Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged Americans to check out what he called her “...
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  • Facebook driving huge numbers to the polls
    There’s been a lot of consternation in recent months about Facebook’s impact on politics. If it’s not fears of partisan censorship and suppressed tren...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Cool and color: Fall season brings contrast
    On Friday, the first full day of fall, snow joined cooler temperatures in Little Cottonwood Canyon. …
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  • GoFundMe campaign for grieving mother shut down after her arrest for toddler’s slaying
    Forty donors pledged $1,320 of their own money on GoFundMe after a 11-month-old RaeLynn Martinez was killed. The campaign was to help the child’s grie...
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  • Utah forecast: Summer hangover ends; wet, windy and cooler weather ahead
    Autumn, having shuddered off its summer hangover, will bring more typically fall-like conditions to northern Utah this weekend. After a breezy Friday ...
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  • Workers examine a section of the roof at the Hoboken station where a train crashed into the building, Thursday Sept. 29, 2016 in Hoboken, N.J. A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling wires. (AP Photo/Joe Epstein) Mother killed in train crash had recently moved from Brazil
    Hoboken, N.J. • Fabiola Bittar de Kroon was in a rush to catch the train. When she dropped off her toddler daughter at daycare on Thursday morning, sh...
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  • FILE - In this July 29. 2016 file photo, protesters for and against a sweeping Nevada school choice program voice their opinions about the measure being argued before the Nevada Supreme Court in Las Vegas. The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s voucher-style Education Savings Accounts program, seen as the broadest school choice initiative in the country, has an unconstitutional funding mechanism that should remain blocked. Justices issued a 4-2 ruling on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, against the money source for the program, which has been on hold since the winter and never disbursed funds to families as it intended, but upholding some of the major tenets underlying the school voucher concept. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter, File) Nevada high court blocks funding for school choice program
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  • Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) scores a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers) NFL: A.J. Green has big game as Bengals dominate Dolphins 22-7
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  •   Magic Men Live, a touring male dance revue complete with storylines, theatrical performances, special effects and lots of abs, visits Utah for the first time with a show Saturday, Oct. 1, at The Complex in Salt Lake City. Cindy Gray  |  Magic Men Live Dancing, skits ... and abs, welcome to the ‘Magic Men Live’ revue
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  • Water mains burst, creating two sinkholes in Sandy
    Two water mains burst, creating large sinkholes that impeded Sandy traffic Thursday afternoon. The first and bigger break occurred at the intersectio...
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Attorney Scott Williams, left, argues that charges against his client, John Swallow, right, should be dismissed during a hearing on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Utah prosecutors oppose immediate appellate review of Swallow email issue
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  • Girl found in Murray after nine-hour search
    Unified police found a 13-year-old girl who was reported missing on Thursday. The girl was found safe in Murray about 9 p.m. — about nine hours after ...
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  • Ammon Bundy’s lawyers seek to stop trial amid appeals
    Portland, Ore. • Ammon Bundy’s federal conspiracy trial resumed Thursday despite a motion from his lawyers seeking a postponement until a court rules ...
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with the editorial board of the Salt Lake Tribune, Thursday, September 29, 2016. Gov. Gary Herbert to seek $400 million more for schools in next budget
    Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he plans to seek as much as an additional $400 million in education money when he rolls out his proposed budget in Dec...
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  • Utah jury finds man guilty of teen’s 1995 death, now must decide his sentence
    Heber • Jurors on Thursday found a Utah parolee — who had killed before — guilty of aggravated murder in the slaying of 17-year-old Krystal Lynn Besla...
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  • In this image released by Disney, Lupita Nyong’o, left, and Madina Nalwanga appear in a scene from ’Queen of Katwe.’ (Edward Echwalu/Disney via AP) Movie review: ‘Queen of Katwe’ has all the right moves
    Every game of chess has its overt attacks and its stealthy ones, and the chess-based drama “Queen of Katwe” is no different. Under the guise of a tru...
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  • Rolly: Cities erecting traffic barriers for no apparent reason — Where are we? New Jersey?
    For several weeks, northbound motorists on Highland Drive in Holladay have confronted traffic cones and a barricade in the far right lane at about 520...
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  • Flash-flood warning issued for Utah’s Grand Staircase National Monument
    A flash-flood warning issued Thursday evening includes Grand Staircase National Monument in southern Utah. The warning, expected to last until 12:30 a...
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)   Utah Lake shown on Monday, August 29, 2016. The water near the Lindon Marina showed ’high’ levels of E. coli on Sept. 29, 2016. North side of Utah Lake contaminated with E. coli
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  • Power outage affects 5,000 in Carbon County
    A power outage in Carbon County temporarily left more than 5,000 customers without electricity Thursday. The outage affected Clear Creek, Helper, Keni...
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  • Two Utah schools earn National Blue Ribbon designation
    This year’s list of National Blue Ribbon Schools includes two northern Utah honorees, U.S. Secretary of Education John King announced Wednesday. Thos...
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  • Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management Vandals stole this sign Wednesday night or Thursday morning, about five days after BLM installed it at the trailhead to Negro Bill Canyon, northeast of Moab. The sign honors the canyon’s namesake pioneer, William Grandstaff, who migrated from the American South in 1877, settling in Moab where he found a new life as a cowboy and prospector. Vandals steal BLM’s new Grandstaff Trailhead sign at Moab’s Negro Bill Canyon
    The BLM’s new sign that drops a racial moniker to the trailhead for Negro Bill Canyon lasted all of five days. Sometime Wednesday night or Thursday mo...
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  • (Utah’s Marcus Williams runs with an interception during the first half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (Scott Sommerdorf/The Salt Lake Tribune)   via AP) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT Utah football: Safety Marcus Williams has been special find for Utes
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  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Courtesy Rich Hansen, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Utah’s 2016 Canada goose hunt starts Oct. 1. Utah waterfowl hunt opens Saturday
    While Utah’s general duck and goose hunt seasons don’t generally produce the kind of interest that big game hunts do, they offer the longest season an...
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