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Six Utah players and BYU defensive end Bronson Kaufusi are among the invitees chosen to participate in the 2016 NFL Combine. Running back Devontae Booker, linebackers Gionni Paul and Jared …

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  • Dry Oktoberfest no longer a threat in Utah
    Snowbird’s Oktoberfest almost was prohibited from serving beer in 2014 — leading to jokes nationwide about a dry beer festival. Legislators decided Th...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 04:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State football: Aggies to play Aztecs, Bulldogs, Wolf Pack next season
    Logan • Utah State will play non-Mountain Division opponents San Diego State, Fresno State and Nevada during the 2016 football season, it was announce...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 03:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • TV
    Thursday on TV: ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Scandal’ and ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ are finally back
    After taking a nearly three-month break, ABC’s Thursday dramas return with new episodes tonight. • On “Grey’s Anatomy” (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4), a patient ...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 03:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    Ready to Party? Top 5 Reasons to Join the Utah Arts Festival’s Masquerade Party
    Are you a fan of the Utah Arts Festival? Now you don’t have to wait until summer to support your favorite annual arts event. On Saturday, Feb. 20...
    Updated Jan 29 2016 09:29 am   |     |   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
  • Stock traders work at the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) U.S. stocks fall for a fourth straight day
    Jitters over the global economy and steep declines in bank stocks knocked U.S. stocks lower for the fourth day in a row Thursday. The U.S. slide follo...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 04:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy
    San Juan • Puerto Rico’s government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to move to the U.S. territory, hoping they could help lift it ...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 02:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, water flows through a series of retention ponds built to contain and filter out heavy metals and chemicals from the Gold King mine chemical accident, in the spillway about 1/4 mile downstream from the mine, outside Silverton, Colo. A U.S. House probe of the mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that EPA workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 by a U.S. House committee.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file) Report details EPA missteps in Colorado mine spill that sent sludge to Utah
    Denver • A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah with arsenic, lead and other toxic substance...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 02:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    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
  • Real Salt Lake: Tempers flare in 1-0 RSL preseason scrimmage loss to Portland
    On an 80 degree February day in Tucson, tempers boiled over between Real Salt Lake and reigning MLS Champion Portland Timbers in RSL’s 1-0 preseason s...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • DEBATE
    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Freedom Elementary 2nd graders, Avery Sherratt, Kate Durfey, Hannah Dajany and Lilly Adams, from left, crack up when the movements of their robot don’t go as planned while using code instruction on an iPad on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 in Highland, Utah. Debate: Suing for school funding, there and here ...
    Here, last week: — Alliance for a Better Utah preparing to sue state over school funding — Benjamin Wood | The Salt Lake Tribune “If Utah lawmakers w...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 03:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes guard Brandon Taylor (11) drives as the University of Utah Utes host the Washington Huskies, NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday February 10, 2016. Utah basketball: Win over Washington helps redeem Utes’ guards
    The Utah men’s basketball team’s typical social media silence snapped this week, albeit briefly. Assistant coach Tommy Connor, who hadn’t posted an or...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    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
  • Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on: ’The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress.’ (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Yellen: Too early to tell what’s happening globally
    Washington • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it’s too soo...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is guarded by Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The Pelicans won 100-96. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman) Utah Jazz: Optimism abounds as team heads into All-Star break
    Yes, the mood was a bit somber on Wednesday night in the Utah Jazz locker room following a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Yes, many players and coa...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 03:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 photo, Darryl Nevins, owner of a Mosquito Joe franchise, sprays a backyard to control mosquitoes in Houston. Pest control companies in Texas are getting an early surge in business because of concerns that mosquitoes bearing the Zika virus will arrive from neighboring Mexico.  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Zika virus has phones ringing at pest control, travel firms
    New York • Some small U.S. companies are getting an influx in calls — and in some cases, unexpected business — due to fears about the Zika virus. The ...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Glitter, feathers, paint: New Orleans preps for Mardi Gras
    New Orleans • It’s glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other …
    Updated Feb 03 2016 07:15 am   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • FILE - This Friday, March 20, 2009 file photo shows reconstructions of a Neanderthal man, left, and woman at the Neanderthal museum in Mettmann, Germany. A new study released by the journal Science on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2016 says a person’s risk of becoming depressed or hooked on smoking may be influenced by DNA inherited from Neanderthals. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Study: Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk
    New York • A new study says a person’s risk of becoming depressed or hooked on smoking may be influenced by DNA inherited from Neanderthals. Researche...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino, left, celebrates with teammates Jordan Henderson, centre, and Jordon Ibe  after scoring his second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Soccer: Arsenal to play MLS All-Stars as part of 2-match US tour
    NEW YORK • Arsenal will play Major League Soccer’s All-Stars on July 28 at San Jose, Calif. The Gunners also said Thursday they will play Mexico’s Chi...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015 file photo, Milo Ventimiglia arrives at the Disney/ABC Television Group 2015 Winter TCA Party in Pasadena, Calif.  Netflix says that the ’Gilmore Girls’ reboot will include Ventimiglia returning as Jess Mariano. They’ll be joining previously announced stars Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, who are reprising their roles as mom Lorelai and daughter Rory from the 2000 to 2007 broadcast network series. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for ‘Gilmore Girls’ reboot
    Los Angeles • Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the “Gilmore Girls” reboot. Netflix says that the four-episode series will include ...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 11:51 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas talks to reporters outside the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz has campaigned against government spying on law-abiding citizens, but his campaign is testing the limits with personal data from his supporters. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters
    Washington • Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has campaigned against government spying on law-abiding citizens, but his campaign is testing ...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 11:51 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 4, 2014 file photo, Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger performs during a concert in Hayrkon Park in Tel Aviv, Israel. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File) Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese team up for HBO’s ‘Vinyl’
    Mick Jagger didn’t set out to create a TV show, he wanted to make a movie. But now he’s teamed up with Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese, among o...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 03:53 pm   |     |   Share
  •   Trio GENTRI, will perform at Kingsbury Hall on Feb. 13.​ Doug Carter  |  Courtesy Concert preview: GENTRI amplifying its musical popularity in Utah and beyond
    It was “the songs of angry men” that brought them together, but these days, the men of GENTRI are all about spreading inspiration through music. Casey...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 11:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Cleveland files claim against Tamir Rice’s estate for $500 ambulance fees
    Fifteen months after 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer, the city has filed a claim against his estate for the c...
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  • The Association, known for its No. 1 hits ìCherishî and ìWindy,î is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The band, featuring original members Jim Yester and Jules Alexander, second from the left, will return to Utah for a four-night stand at the Egyptian Theatre in Park City this weekend. (Courtesy of Cast Productions) The Association brings 50th anniversary show to Park City
    The 3-minute love song “Cherish” made a mark on the pop-music-listening public and set the stage for another No. 1, “Windy,” which would come a few si...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 10:49 am   |     |   Share
  •   The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, which has served as a support group for the global LGBT community, will perform at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts in Park City on Saturday. John Vajda  |  San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus San Francisco’s Gay Men’s Chorus has led charge for equal rights
    The Eccles Center will be filled with an array of vocal music when 75 of the 300-membered San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus performs on Saturday. The con...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 10:00 am   |     |   Share
  • AP NewsBreak: Slavery book author says she had concerns
    New York • The author of a children’s book pulled last month because of its smiling depiction of slaves says she herself objected to the illustrations...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 09:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Woven of dignity: Black seamstress’ legacy on display
    Raleigh, N.C. • For generations, any woman who owned a dress made by Willie Otey Kay owned an heirloom, a coveted gem, a treasure beyond price. Throug...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 09:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Members of Iranian Basij paramilitary force reenact the January capture of U.S sailors by the Revolutionary Guard in the Persian Gulf, in a rally commemorating the 37th anniversary of Islamic Revolution in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. The nationwide rallies commemorate Feb. 11, 1979, when followers of Ayatollah Khomeini ousted U.S.-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) Iranians rally to celebrate anniversary of 1979 revolution
    Tehran, Iran • Iranians held nationwide celebrations Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 revolution that ousted a pro-Western monarchy...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 09:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Jury President Meryl Streep attends a press conference at the 2016 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Axel Schmidt) ‘We’re all Africans really’ — Berlin Film Festival jury questioned over diversity
    Berlin • The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled in the debate about diversity in the movie industry Thursday, with jury president Mer...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 09:58 am   |     |   Share
  • Inmates shout from a barred window at the Topo Chico prison, after a riot broke out around midnight, in Monterrey, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Dozens of inmates were killed and several injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez) 52 dead in riot at northern Mexico prison
    Monterrey, Mexico • A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state gover...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 09:48 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42) goes to the basket as the University of Utah Utes host the Washington Huskies, NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday February 10, 2016. Utah basketball: Jakob Poeltl on Wooden, Naismith watch lists
    Lately, not a week goes by without Poeltl making a watch list. This week, he has made two. The sophomore made another round of cuts to 20 for the Joh...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 09:27 am   |     |   Share
  • Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein-predicted ripples
    Washington • In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves,...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 10:04 am   |     |   Share
  • Congress likely to give OK to local Internet tax ban
    Washington • State and local governments would be permanently barred from taxing access to the Internet under a bipartisan compromise that Congress is...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Condition of girl ejected in west SLC crash upgraded
    A 9-year-old girl ejected during a collision Wednesday night in west Salt Lake City was upgraded Thursday from critical to serious condition. Salt Lak...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 04:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • Currency traders look at the computer monitors near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Asian stocks shuddered again Thursday, led by sharp drops in Hong Kong and South Korea, which were catching up to global market turmoil after being shut for Lunar New Year holidays.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) World markets shudder over economy jitters
    London • Global markets shuddered again Thursday with bank stocks in particular getting hammered, oil falling further and investors turning to perceiv...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 08:24 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, photo, Alton John, left, from Kittanning, Pa., gets the keys to his new 2015 Ford F-150 Supercab 4x4 pickup truck from salesman Robert Myers as he takes delivery at Butler County Ford in Butler, Pa. Haggling over a car price isn’t for everyone. The angst has spawned a small but growing trend toward no-haggle alternatives found at discount club stores, some dealers and on several Internet sites. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Options for those who hate haggling to buy a car
    Haggling over a car price isn’t always a bargain. There are head-scratching discount offers and long waits while the salesperson checks with their man...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 01:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • Julie Jason: How to put a freeze on your credit record
    You may recall last year’s cybersecurity attack that compromised the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) database. I received an e...
    Updated Feb 11 2016 03:41 pm   |     |   Share