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Knicks sign former lottery pick Trey Burke

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have signed guard Trey Burke, a former lottery pick who had been playing with their G League team. Burke was averaging 26.6 points for Westchester, second in the league when he was called up Sunday. The point guard was the No. 9 overall selection in the 2013 NBA...


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Enoch City councilman is accused in a computer property case

ENOCH CITY, Utah (AP) — An Enoch City councilman has been accused of intentionally gained access to computer property without permission. The Spectrum newspaper reports that David Findlay Owens has been charged with one count of computer crimes for intentionally/knowingly gaining access to computer...


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Bodies of 2 plane crash victims pulled from Great Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The bodies of two men have been recovered from the wreckage of a small plane that went missing late last month in northwestern Utah, authorities said Sunday. Box Elder County Sheriff’s officials said divers began the recovery operation at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday and it took...


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Childs, hot shooting BYU run away from Santa Clara 84-50

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 22 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high eight assists on Saturday night to help BYU beat Santa Clara 84-50. Childs had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists in the first half when the Cougars built a 46-28 lead by shooting 19 of 24 (79 percent) from...


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Medicaid work mandate will create uncertainty in some states

Medicaid Work Requirements States

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training or perform community service in exchange for getting health coverage through Medicaid. Whether that’s a commonsense approach or an added burden that will...


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Outspoken Utah senator reveals personal side in one-man show

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outspoken Utah Democrat Jim Dabakis is taking on a new role as he performs in a one-man show titled “Stories From My Soul.” The Utah state senator, who has zero acting training, says the show tells his life story, starting with him rising from a hardscrabble childhood as the...


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Gibbs, Evans picked as US Olympic women's bobsled pushers

Switzerland Bob World Cup

Lauren Gibbs and Aja Evans were picked Saturday as the push athletes who will join pilots Elana Meyers Taylor and Jamie Greubel Poser on the U.S. Olympic women’s bobsled team. Gibbs will be in Meyers Taylor’s sled at the Pyeongchang Games. Evans will push for Greubel Poser, a combination that...


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North Dakota defeats Weber St 89-79 for 2nd straight win

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Geno Crandall poured in 25 points on 10 of 16 shooting and dished eight assists as North Dakota defeated Weber State 89-79 on Saturday as the defending Big Sky champion has won two in a row after going winless for a month. Weber State (10-7, 3-2) trailed by nine at the...


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Utah community noted for working to keep sky dark at night

TORREY, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah gateway community to Capitol Reef National Park is being recognized for working to keep the stars bright at night. The International Day Sky Association says its designation of Torrey as a dark sky community is the association’s first for a Utah municipality or...


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3 boys accused of threatening attack at Utah high school

DUCHESNE, Utah (AP) — Three teenage boys are accused of threatening to shoot and bomb their high school in a rural community in central Utah but authorities say the youths only had small knives and didn’t move to carry out the plan. The 14-and 15-year -old boys were taken into custody Thursday at...


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