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West Jordan • Twelve-year-old Spencer James and his 10-year-old brother, Matthew, watched with rapt attention as, after making a few tweaks to the code, the computer game before them suddenly changed. Instead of firing his normal, rapid-fire pink energy blasts, …

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  • Ex-BYU student settles eviction lawsuit with apartment after gay-attraction dispute
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  • Back-to-back trials set for Utah landlord accused in rape, beating of tenants
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A choir performs at the LDS General Women's Meeting at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday March 29, 2014. Mormon feminist wants women’s session to be just that — only women
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Lynn Thomas, co-founder and executive director of the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association, speaks to a crowd at the 16th annual conference at Legacy Arena in Farmington Thursday March 26, 2015. EAGALA is a Santaquin-based nonprofit that use horses in therapy for veterans, couples and at-risk youth as well as for team-building. It can be used with or to replace talk therapy. EAGALA says it has more than 4,500 members in 50 countries in Africa, North America, the Middle East, Latin America and Australia, who are using its techniques. Utah nonprofit shares horse therapy wisdom with the world
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  • This undated forensics photograph made by the FBI, released Tuesday, March 24, 2015, by the U.S. Attorney's office and presented as evidence during the federal death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston, shows a weapon at the scene of the April 19, 2013, gun battle in Watertown, Mass., between police and Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is charged with conspiring with his brother to place two bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line that killed three and injured more than 260 spectators in April 2013. Tamerlan died after he was wounded during the gun battle and run over by Dzhokhar as he escaped. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office) Jury shown graphic autopsy photos of Boston bombing victim
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