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Scientific groups remove job posts over LGBTQ policy at BYU

Nov. 11, 2019 3:36 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two well-known scientific groups have dropped job postings from their websites from Brigham Young University because of the school's LGBTQ policies, igniting a debate on whether research organizations should take a stance on social issues. The Washington-based American Geophysical...

Utah siblings honor family tradition playing mariachi music

Oct. 19, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Two Utah siblings have continued their family's tradition of playing mariachi music by performing the energetic, Mexican music at events throughout the state. Sam Castillo and Karlysue Castillo Pereyra formed a mariachi group in 2016 after moving to Provo to attend Brigham Young...

Utah Supreme Court hears arguments in a public records case

Oct. 6, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Supreme Court has heard arguments in a public records case that pits a newspaper against Brigham Young University. Friday's hearing was the culmination of a three-year battle between the Salt Lake Tribune and the university. A BYU attorney argues that because the school's...

BYU student dies after colliding with car while on longboard

Sep. 23, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Brigham Young University student has died after he collided with a car while riding a longboard near campus. The Daily Herald reported Monday that Provo police have not released the international student's name because family members abroad have not yet been reached....

Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines

Sep. 21, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The conventional wisdom that the court is split along partisan lines based on the political views of the president that appointed each justice is false, a U.S. Supreme Court justice said. Justice Neil Gorsuch spoke about civility to an audience of about 1,000 at Brigham Young University...