Utah

Vegas police: Slain boy was from California, mother sought

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LAS VEGAS — A 7-year-old boy from San Jose, California, was the child whose body was found near a highway outside Las Vegas 10...

Utah university should ditch ‘Dixie’ name, committee says

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SALT LAKE CITY — A committee created to consider a name change for a university in Utah voted Monday to choose a replacement that...

States rebound from bleak forecasts to pass record budgets

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Just a year ago, the financial future looked bleak for state governments as governors and lawmakers scrambled to cut spending...

States rebound from bleak forecasts to pass record budgets

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Just a year ago, the financial future looked bleak for state governments as governors and lawmakers scrambled to cut spending...

Oregon fall firestorms cautionary tale in worsening drought

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OTIS, Ore. — Wildfire smoke was thick when Tye and Melynda Small went to bed on Labor Day, but they weren't too concerned. After...

Judge: US can’t delay challenge to public land coal sales

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A U.S. judge has rejected the Biden administration's attempt to delay a lawsuit from several states and environmentalists who are seeking...

Haaland sends recommendation on Utah monuments to President

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SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has made her recommendation about whether to reverse President Donald Trump’s decision to downsize two sprawling...

US sued over road project in Mojave desert tortoise habitat

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SALT LAKE CITY — A coalition of conservation groups on Friday sued the U.S. government over the Trump administration’s decision to allow construction of...

$1B in grants to go for broadband on tribal lands

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The Biden administration is making available $1 billion in federal grants to expand the availability of high-speed internet on tribal lands. ...

Utah man faces sentencing in beating death of wife on cruise

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JUNEAU, Alaska — The father of a Utah woman beaten to death by her husband on an Alaska cruise in 2017 told a judge...