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  1. Utah car dealers weighing in on Tesla court fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Washington Times

    Car dealers in Utah are pushing back against Tesla's court effort to sell its sleek electronic cars in the state. State laws preventing carmakers from owning dealerships were set up to protect customers, and Tesla should have to follow them like everyone else, the Utah Auto Dealers Association said in court documents filed in an ongoing court battle between Tesla and the state.

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  2. Iowa resident starts cricket farming for human consumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Washington Times

    There are thousands of them, but Herman knows some well enough to assign them human traits. Those two over there are bullies, she says.

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  3. Utah woman injured in lightning strike in fair conditionRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Washington Times

    A woman who was critically injured and whose stepdaughter died after lightning struck the personal watercraft they were riding in a Utah reservoir is improving. Daggett County sheriff's officials say the 49-year-old and her 14-year-old stepdaughter, Brooklyn Reynolds, were riding in a remote area of Flaming Gorge Reservoir around noon Friday when the lightning struck.

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  4. Putin calls for creation of new anti-doping commissionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Washington Times

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called Friday for a new anti-doping commission to be created to shape Russia's future strategy, as the country faces possible exclusion from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Putin did not directly address allegations that Russian government officials helped to cover up hundreds of doping cases, but said the state was resolutely opposed to performance-enhancing drug use.

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  5. After Zika cases, Utah ramps up mosquito monitoring effortsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Washington Times

    Mosquito abatement teams in Salt Lake City are stepping up efforts to trap and test mosquitoes and kill larvae following the discovery of a unique Zika case that has health investigators trying to figure how the man got the virus. The types of mosquitoes that are responsible for large outbreaks in dozens of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are not typically found in Utah, but experts say they have not ruled out the possibility that the new Utah case came from a mosquito.

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  6. NCAA: No. 1 overall seed to choose tourney site preferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    The NCAA says the top overall seed in the men's NCAA Tournament will be able to pick its location to play for the first and second round and regional sites. The Division I Men's Basketball Committee decided the geographic preferences would be made by teams in contention for the overall No.

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  7. Monday's Sports In BriefRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency included more details from investigators about how Russian athletes - with help from government officials - doped and got away with it at the Sochi Olympics. The report agreed with earlier stories that said the Russian government, secret service and state-funded anti-doping operation let cheating athletes compete and win medals.

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  8. How does Zika spread? Utah infection raises new questionsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Washington Times

    Health officials are trying to unravel how a relative may have picked up a Zika infection from a Utah man who died. The tropical virus rarely spreads from person to person, not like the flu or the measles.

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  9. Rocky Anderson, former Salt Lake City mayor, asks judge to allow class action suit against NSARead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Washington Times

    Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson told a federal judge on Thursday that he should be able to move forward with a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency over allegations of illegal mass surveillance. Mr. Anderson , a Democrat who ran for president in 2012 under the Justice Party, is pursuing legal action against the NSA spurred by a 2013 Wall Street Journal report that suggested the agency had intercepted civilian phone calls and emails during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah.

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  10. Nitro World Games tries to emerge as X Games competitorRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Washington Times

    Mind-blowing tricks are the backbone of action sports: Tony Hawk awed when he spun 900 degrees in the air off a skateboard ramp. Travis Pastrana shocked when heaved a motorbike over his head in a double flip.

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  11. (Wo)man your flank against 'Day of Rage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Washington Times

    Bill Maher usually cracks me up. This week, though, when the host of "Real Time" told the host of "Hardball" that, without police, America "would look like that movie 'The Purge,'" my brows furrowed for so long I thought perhaps Mr. Maher was losing his edginess.

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  12. NSA asking judge to toss case Olympics eavesdropping claimRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Washington Times

    Lawyers for the National Security Agency are asking judge to dismiss a lawsuit from a former Salt Lake City mayor who says the agency conducted a mass warrantless surveillance program during the 2002 Winter Olympics. The NSA says there's no evidence they intercepted phone and email communications, and if the surveillance did happen plaintiffs cannot show they were harmed.

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  13. Sundance moves screenings, events out of Ogden, UtahRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Washington Times

    The Standard-Examiner reports that the Sundance Institute has announced that there will no longer be January Sundance Film Festival events at Peery's Egyptian Theater. Sundance Managing Director Sarah Pearce says they will be transitioning the Ogden extension of the Park City-based festival to a more community-based program.

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  14. For Howard and others, summer league is a coaching auditionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Washington Times

    Juwan Howard played 19 seasons in the NBA, but this summer he's been a rookie again. Howard, the Miami Heat assistant coach, is serving as the team's head coach for summer league - a job that comes with long hours, little sleep and a chance to learn what it really means to oversee a roster.

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  15. Racers: Speed Week on Utah salt flats good to go, so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Washington Times

    Wet weather and rough salt have forced the cancellation of Speed Week races at Utah's famous Bonneville Salt Flats for the past two years, but organizers say they now have enough miles of smooth, dry salt to hold the event. The Southern California Timing Association is planning the races for Aug. 13 to 19, as long as Mother Nature cooperates, according to association president Bill Lattin.

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  16. Singing Texas lawyers say 'Don't Eat Your Weed'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Washington Times

    But Waco attorneys Will Hutson and Chris Harris are becoming known for their simple, melodic message: "Don't Eat Your Weed." The Waco Tribune-Herald reports the duo put a video of their song on YouTube in September, and it had been viewed 47,000 times within a few months.

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  17. The Latest: Fire closes 2-mile highway stretch near airportRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Washington Times

    A large fire that started at a commercial storage yard near the Salt Lake City International Airport has forced a closure of a two-mile stretch of highway that many people use to get to the airport. Utah Department of Transportation spokesman John Gleason said Friday afternoon that Interstate-80 is closed from 5600 West to the interchange for Interstate-215.

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  18. The Latest: Prosecutors failed to tell pol...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Washington Times

    The Latest on an investigation into a 2014 police body camera video showing an officer striking a woman in the face : Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says the city prosecutor's office knew two years ago about what he calls a "disturbing" police body camera video made public this week but failed to let police know due to a communication breakdown. Gill's office is investigating and considering criminal charges against the now-retired police officer seen in the October 2014 video.

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  19. Public lands lawyers billed Utah for luxury flights, hotelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Washington Times

    Lawyers hired to help Utah prepare a $14 million lawsuit against the federal government for control of public lands billed the state for first-class airfare, stays at luxury hotels and steakhouse meals, according to invoices flagged Wednesday by a watchdog group. The expenses were submitted over the past year by legal consultants from New Orleans and San Diego who were hired by Utah lawmakers on a public lands commission.

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  20. NIH plans to enlist U.S. Olympic team for Zika studyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Washington Times

    The National Institutes of Health said Tuesday it plans to monitor Olympic athletes, coaches and staff for exposure to the Zika virus during the Summer Games in Brazil, calling it an "unique opportunity" to study the mosquito-borne outbreak at its epicenter. Researchers want to enroll at least 1,000 men and women for the study, which will persistently test participants from the U.S. Olympic Committee for the presence of Zika or similar viruses, such as dengue.

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