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    • 2 toddlers died after mom left them in hot car to teach ‘a lesson,’ police say June 24, 2017
      TEXAS,0720 2 toddlers died after mom left them in hot car to teach ‘a lesson,’ police say ATTN: National editors Amy B Wang (c) 2017, The Washington Post On the day her two children were found dead, Cynthia Marie Randolph recounted for investigators a mother’s nightmare: She had been folding laundry and watching television while […]
    • Woman dead after early morning rollover crash in South Jordan June 24, 2017
      A 22-year-old woman died after a rollover crash on Saturday morning in South Jordan. Mikel Bristol Sorenson, of West Jordan, had been driving south at 10900 South Mountain View Highway at 5:11 a.m. when she drifted off the right shoulder, overcorrected and crashed into the median, according to a news release from the South Jordan […]
    • BYU alumnus charged with selling U.S. secrets to China June 24, 2017
      Alexandria, Va. • A Virginia man caught with $16,500 in cash in his carry-on luggage was charged Thursday with transmitting top-secret documents to an apparent Chinese agent. Kevin Mallory, 60, of Leesburg was arrested Thursday and made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va. The self-employed consultant who speaks Chinese is charged […]
    • Monson: Drafting of Donovan Mitchell a warning shot across Dante Exum’s bow June 24, 2017
      The Utah Jazz's moving up in the draft to select Donovan Mitchell shouted out loud messages, beyond just that they believe the athletic, explosive, conscientious Louisville guard can become a useful contributor for them. It was a flare shot straight into the grille of Dante Exum. Dennis Lindsey was asked about that after the draft […]
    • Nevada’s on-again, off-again marijuana sales are back on June 24, 2017
      Reno, Nev. • Nevada regulators reaffirmed Friday that they intend to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1, despite a court order that threatens to scuttle the plan. The licensees could include as many as 25 medical dispensaries in the Las Vegas area and four others in […]
    • Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative June 24, 2017
      Washington • Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making changes to the nation’s health care system. The impact for consumers would go well beyond “Obamacare.” Former President Barack Obama’s signature law is usually associated with subsidized insurance markets like HealthCare.gov. But the Affordable Care Act also expanded Medicaid. Not only […]
    • Farmington fire burns near homes and is partially contained June 24, 2017
      The Shepard Fire in Farmington had grown slightly to 130 acres and was 20 percent contained on Saturday morning, National Forest Service officials said. The blaze broke out Friday evening near 1500 North on Compton Road. The fire came close to one house, Forest Service officials said, but then turned away and moved up a […]
    • Man arrested in connection with homicide on Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation in Utah June 24, 2017
      A man has been booked into the Duchesne County jail in connection with a Bureau of Indian Affairs homicide investigation. A 19-year-old man was booked into the jail in connection with the June 20 death of 38-year-old Eli Ray Poowegup, confirmed FBI spokeswoman Sandra Barker on Friday. The homicide occurred on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation, […]
    • Ask Ann Cannon: Mom connects with children on Instagram, finds out more about them than she’d like June 24, 2017
      Dear Ann Cannon • I opened an Instagram account as a way of staying in touch with my adult children who no longer live in the area. The problem is that I’m finding out more about their lives than I really want to know. A LOT more. What should I do? Remind them that their […]
    • Clue to Gorsuch’s ideology seen in pairings with Thomas June 24, 2017
      Washington • To see where Justice Neil Gorsuch might fit on the Supreme Court, watch the company he keeps. Gorsuch has already paired up four times with Justice Clarence Thomas — the court’s most conservative member — in separate opinions that dissent from or take issue with the court’s majority rulings. While the sample size […]