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Republican candidates for Utah's open US House seat split on aid for Ukraine

Jun. 13, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All five Republicans battling for Utah's only open U.S. House seat agreed in a debate Wednesday that they see an urgent need to reduce federal spending, but only some said cutting military aid to Ukraine would be an effective way to achieve that goal. The...

Utah governor defends record in primary debate after harsh reception at GOP convention

Jun. 12, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox defended his record against a primary challenger in a debate Tuesday after the GOP incumbent was recently booed by Republican convention delegates who argued he is too moderate. Despite failing to secure his party's nod, Cox is considered...

Republican contenders for Mitt Romney’s open US Senate seat clash over support for Trump

Jun. 11, 2024 01:37 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three of the four Utah Republicans vying for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney sought to portray themselves as the most loyal to former President Donald Trump during Monday’s primary debate, while the likely frontrunner stood out as someone willing to challenge...

Utah judge sets execution date in 1998 murder despite concerns over a new lethal injection cocktail

Jun. 10, 2024 20:56 PM EDT

A Utah judge on Monday set an August date for the execution of a man convicted in the 1998 killing of a 49-year-old woman, siding against defense attorneys concerned about a new lethal injection drug combination. Taberon Dave Honie, 48, is set to be killed on Aug. 8 after decades of...

Salt Lake City Olympic bid projects $4 billion in total costs to stage 2034 Winter Games

Jun. 10, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

Organizers for the proposed 2034 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City released their first budget estimate Monday, projecting total costs of just under $4 billion, with $2.84 billion of that slated for operational costs. The committee said even though there will be 40% more events than...

NHL team in Utah is down to 6 finalists for a name

Jun. 06, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

The NHL team in Utah is down to six finalists for a name. Smith Entertainment Group announced Thursday the choices have been narrowed to Blizzard, Mammoth, Outlaws, Venom, Yeti and Utah Hockey Club, or Utah HC. Those are the options fans have to choose from after the...

The Latest | D-Day's 80th anniversary brings World War II veterans back to the beaches of Normandy

Jun. 06, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

World War II veterans joined heads of state and others Thursday for poignant ceremonies on the beaches of Normandy to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day. The Allied invasion, which began on June 6, 1944, led to the defeat of the Nazis and the end of the war. The assault began...

Hour by hour: A brief timeline of the Allies' June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion of occupied France

Jun. 05, 2024 23:58 PM EDT

OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — A brief timeline of events on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Shortly after midnight: More than 2,200 Allied aircraft begin bombing German defenses and other targets in Normandy. They are followed by 1,200 aircraft carrying more than 23,000 American, British and...

Sportsman's Warehouse: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 04, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings Inc. (SPWH) on Tuesday reported a loss of $18.1 million in its fiscal first quarter. The West Jordan, Utah-based company said it had a loss of 48 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains...

Dominant Pac-12 softball nears end with conference realignment set to scatter programs

Jun. 03, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Stanford and UCLA players and coaches were emotional when it sunk in they had finished the last game between Pac-12 softball teams before the league splits up due to conference realignment. Stanford defeated the Bruins 3-1 on Sunday night in a Women's College...