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On Sunday, Episcopal bishops and others scrambled to record a rare moment: the church’s female bishops — including the outgoing Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and retired Utah Bishop Carolyn Tanner Irish — gathered in one place. As part of …

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  • Ten Utahns accused of stealing identifications, defrauding banks
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The highest ozone numbers in the state were measured over the past few days at the Great Salt Lake. As the temperature soared into the high 90s and topped the century mark this week, the inland sea attracted people to its shores, Thursday, June 25, 2015. Summer ozone blast threatening Utahns’ health, thanks to sunshine and car exhaust
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  • In this Sunday, June 28, 2015 photo provided by The Wenatchee World, U.S. Forest Service fire fighters from Leavenworth cut brush near houses in northern Wenatchee, Wash. A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday.(Don Seabrook/The Wenatchee World via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT ’Mind blowing’ flames destroy homes in Washington state
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  • Supporters of keeping the Confederate battle flag flying at a Confederate monument at the South Carolina Statehouse wave flags during a rally in front of the statehouse in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Gov. Nikki Haley and a number of other state leaders have called for the removal of the flag following the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners in a church in Charleston.  (AP Photo/Bruce Smith) Survey: Confederate flag push reaches key milestone in SC
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  • Paul G. Cassell is the Ronald N. Boyce Presidential Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Attorneys ask for case to be dismissed against immigration agent charged in Utah attack
    A prominent University of Utah law professor — now representing an immigration agent accused of slamming an inmate’s face into a concrete floor — has ...
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    Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the 7th US China Strategic and Economic Dialogue  (S&ED) and 6th Consultation on People-to-People (CPE) at the U.S. State Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) News roundup: As Clinton faces concerns, Biden urged to run
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  • Pioneer Park Coalition sponsors Salt Lake City mayoral debate Wednesday
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  • Opponents of a measure requiring nearly all California school children to be vaccinated gathered on the west steps of the Capitol after lawmakers approved the bill,  in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, June 25, 2015.  The bill, SB277 co-authored by state Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento and Ben Allen D-Santa Monica was approved by the Assembly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill
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