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House Democrats made a bold but unsuccessful move Thursday night to revive Gov. Gary Herbert’s “Healthy Utah” plan to expand Medicaid for the poor — and ignited a small war with infuriated House Republicans. While the attempt failed, Democrats did …

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Michael J. Fox returns as Louis Canning in TV preview: Michael J. Fox returns to ‘The Good Wife’
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The Octopus appetizer, four pieces of tender meat, garnished with chunks of celery, crushed olives and sliced jalapeño, at the Copper Kitchen in Holladay. Dish of the week: Copper Kitchen’s octopus appetizer
    $17 • Octopus is not a food often seen on Utah menus unless it’s sushi. But it’s not to be missed if you visit Copper …
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  • Washington's Talia Walton (3) defends Utah's Nakia Arquette during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Pac-12 women's tournament Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Utah women's basketball: Utes bounced from Pac-12 Tournament in 75-64 loss to Washington
    Seattle • No one in the history of Washington Huskies women’s basketball has scored as many points as Jazmine Davis, and no Husky has scored …
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    Las Vegas • Lexi Eaton figured a baseline drive would get her open in the final seconds on Thursday night at Orleans Arena. She was …
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  • Top 25 hoops: Wisconsin captures Big Ten title with win
    Minneapolis • Frank Kaminsky had 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting, Sam Dekker added 20 points and No. 6 Wisconsin became Big Ten regular season champions …
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  • California guard Tyrone Wallace (3) shoots between Arizona guard T.J. McConnell, left, Brandon Ashley (21), and Kaleb Tarczewski during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Pac-12 basketball: Arizona standing alone atop conference with win
    Tucson, Ariz. • Brandon Ashley matched his career high with 21 points, T.J. McConnell tied his career best with 11 assists and No. 5 Arizona made cert...
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  • State college sports: Ute women extend winning streak
    Softball • In Honolulu, Utah extended its winning streak to 11 games with a 10-1 win in six innings over Longwood to open the Hawaii Spring Fling on T...
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    Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation Utah Home Hosts Credited With Aiding Bachauer Competition Success
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    A Look Back: Golfing in early 1900s Utah
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  • Vernal man accused of homicide in death of infant son
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
The Utah Health Policy Project, hundreds of citizens and advocates of the governor's plan to expand Medicaid, Healthy Utah rally at noon Thursday March 5 inside the capitol rotunda. Dems force Healthy Utah vote in House, igniting fight with GOP
    House Democrats made a bold but unsuccessful move Thursday night to revive Gov. Gary Herbert’s “Healthy Utah” plan to expand Medicaid for the poor — a...
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    NFL: Peyton Manning back for 18th season, signs contract with Broncos
    Englewood, Colo. • Peyton Manning has passed his physical and signed his revised contract Thursday. The five-time MVP agreed to a $4 million pay cut …
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  • Legislature backs big bump in student spending, smaller than guv wanted
    Utah schools will get a 4 percent increase in per-pupil spending ­— the largest in years, but substantially lower than Gov. Gary Herbert proposed in h...
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    Here are 10 fresh ideas for using slow cooker pulled chicken and pork
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  • Utah lawmakers not ready to OK physician-assisted suicide
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  • Utah basketball: Utes survive Washington State road test, win 67-59 (with video)
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  • ALEC leader meets with Utah leaders, U. students
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    British artist snowshoes his way to ephemeral winter crop circles at Utah resort
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  • 1A boys' basketball: Pirates, Mustangs earn 1A semis
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  • (Ashley Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Eva Kamitoni demonstrates with her children and several others from the Tongan United Methodist Church on Sept. 23, 2012, in protest of the suspension of their pastor, Rev. Filimone Havili Mone. Members of the West Valley City church were upset that they were not given an explanation for the move. Church trial finds former Utah pastor guilty of violating denominational law
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  • January sees Utah’s best job gains since 2007
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  • House milks debate over cow sharing
    Civil rights and Medicaid expansion bills may dominate the headlines, but the House finished Thursday what has been weeks of on-and-off debate over “c...
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  • A small plane lies where it crash-landed on Penmar Golf Course in the Venice area of Los Angeles on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The course is near the Santa Monica, Calif. Municipal Airport, just west of a runway, but there was no immediate confirmation on whether the plane had taken off or was trying to land. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) Harrison Ford injured after crash-landing plane on golf course
    Los Angeles • Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage plane Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as ...
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  • (Steve Griffin | Tribune file photo)  
Curtis Crosby (front) sits in the community center at Camp Williams in September 2005 with his friend Danial Holden, 85, from St. Mary Parish near New Orleans. Crosby, who had been living in South Salt Lake, was reported missing in December. Hurricane Katrina evacuee reported missing in Utah
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert answers questions during his daily press conference, Thursday, February 12, 2015. He was asked if he has, or would officiate a same-sex wedding, and he answered that he would probably politely decline. ‘I’m going to sign the bill’: Utah guv lauds compromise of religious liberty, LGBT protections
    A trailblazing bill that seeks to balance gay rights and religious freedoms sailed through a Republican-controlled Senate committee in a unanimous vot...
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
The Utah Health Policy Project, hundreds of citizens and advocates of the governor's plan to expand Medicaid, Healthy Utah rally at noon Thursday March 5 inside the capitol rotunda. Hundreds of Healthy Utah backers rally to pressure the House
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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
James Bratcher and Veronica Kasprzak speak as Draper police chief Bryan Roberts looks on after announcing the arrest of a juvenile suspect for the 2012 murder of Kasprzak's then 15-year-old daughter Anne Kasprzak. Police announced the arrest at the City Council Chambers in Draper, Thursday October 16, 2014. Accused killer’s dad: Son was a ‘typical 14-year-old boy’ at time of slaying
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  • For the fifth year in a row, lawmakers tweak school grading system
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

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  • Utah State's Joe Hill, left, dives for the end zone for a touchdown as UTEP's Adrian James, right, is unable to make the tackle in time during the second half of the New Mexico Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. Utah State won 21-6. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) USU football: Aggies RB Joe Hill shows off in front of scouts at Pro Day
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