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Utah copper mining company to produce rare mineral

May. 11, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah copper mining company will begin manufacturing a rare mineral used in solar panels that used to be discarded along with the other mine tailings. Rio Tinto officials and Utah Gov. Spencer Cox unveiled the plan Wednesday at the Kennecott refinery west of...

McConnell, Utah leaders honor 'larger than life' Orrin Hatch

May. 06, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell paid tribute to the late Sen. Orrin Hatch on Friday, celebrating the Utah icon as a principled conservative, committed public servant and man of faith. Two weeks after Hatch died at age 88 from complications stemming from...

Late US Sen. Orrin Hatch honored at Utah Capitol

May. 04, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A procession of family, friends and colleagues gathered to honor late U.S. Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, who is lying in state in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Hatch died on April 23 in Salt Lake City at age 88 from complications stemming from a stroke. A broad range of...

Salt Lake, Sapporo head race to 2030 Olympics, and maybe '34

May. 02, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

Fraser Bullock, who leads Salt Lake City's bid to return the Winter Olympics to Utah, sounds very confident about success. “I believe we'll host a future Game(s). It's a question of when,” he said last week in a local television interview. But will it be in 2030,...

Vintage in vogue: Latest fashion trends aren't new at all

Apr. 30, 2022 08:11 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The newest trends in fashion are nothing new at all. Utahns in greater numbers are buying pre-owned clothing from bygone eras as a way to be environmentally sustainable, financially sensible, and stand out in the age of big box fashion, the Deseret News...

Jazz face many questions after another early playoff exit

Apr. 29, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz entered this season as one of the favorites to win the NBA title. Like a few other teams on the top of that list -- the Lakers and Brooklyn, primarily -- they wound up as disappointments. The Jazz, who brought back many key...

Doncic scores 33, Mavs rout Jazz 102-77 for 3-2 series lead

Apr. 26, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic delighted the crowd in his first home playoff game coming off a calf injury. Frustrated the Utah Jazz as well. The young Dallas superstar had 33 points and 13 rebounds while also being thrown to the court on a hard foul that led to Hassan...

Long-serving US Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah dies at age 88

Apr. 24, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin G. Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator in history and a fixture in Utah politics for more than four decades, has died at age 88. The retired senator's death Saturday was announced in a statement from his foundation, which did not specify a...

Long-serving Utah US Senator Orrin Hatch dies at age 88

Apr. 23, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin G. Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator in history who was a fixture in Utah politics for more than four decades, died Saturday at age 88. His death was announced in a statement from his foundation, which did not specify a cause. ...

Brunson, Mavericks beat Jazz 126-118 to take 2-1 series lead

Apr. 22, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jalen Brunson was lying flat and still, watching his Dallas teammates build a 17-point lead before halftime on the monitor in the locker room. “I saw how hard the team was playing when I was laying back there,” Brunson said. “It gave me a little mojo to...