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Denver • Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. At issue is a Utah law banning minimum prices for contact lenses. The …

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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Friends and family of Kailey Vijil gather for a candle light vigil, in memory of the 12-year-old West Valley City girl who died earlier this week, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Utah boy accused of killing neighbor girl now charged with rape
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