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Utah to be latest state to allow 'Dreamers' to practice law

Dec. 9, 2019 7:29 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is set to become the latest state to allow immigrant “”Dreamers"" to practice law under a proposed rule issued Monday by the Utah Supreme Court. The rule came after a request last year by two women who earned law degrees from Utah universities but couldn't practice...

Utah snowmobiler survives avalanche that briefly buried him

Dec. 9, 2019 1:35 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah snowmobiler said he briefly panicked after an avalanche sent him cartwheeling off his snowmobile and buried him in snow in the mountains near the Idaho border. Matthew Jensen said his friends dug him out Saturday after about a minute under the snow because they spotted his...

Utah woman sues Mississippi fair over super slide injury

Dec. 9, 2019 5:50 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Utah woman sued Mississippi's Fair Commission for negligence and emotional anguish, saying she went airborne on a 40-foot (12-meter) super slide and injured her back. Lindsay Casperson of Kaysville, Utah, filed the lawsuit against the State Fair Commission and North American...

Pac-12 South champion Utah to face Texas in Alamo Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:32 PM EST

No. 12 Utah (11-2, Pac-12) vs. Texas (7-5, Big 12); Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. LOCATION: San Antonio TOP PLAYERS Utah: RB Zack Moss, 1,359 yards rushing, 15 TDs. Texas: QB Sam Ehlinger, 3,462 yards passing, 29 TDs. NOTABLE Utah: The Utes blew their chance at a potential playoff spot when they lost to Oregon 37-15 in the...

Kent State, Utah State to meet in Frisco Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:31 PM EST

Kent State (6-6, 5-3 Mid-American Conference) vs Utah State (7-5, 6-2 Mountain West), Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. ET. LOCATION: Frisco, Texas TOP PLAYERS Kent State: WR Isaiah McKoy led the MAC with 76.7 yards receiving per game, and had six catches for 159 yards with three TDs in a critical November victory over Ball...

Ed Smart calls coming out as gay the 2nd miracle of his life

Dec. 8, 2019 3:15 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ed Smart says the first miracle on his life happened when his teenage daughter returned home after being kidnapped from the family’s house in Salt Lake City in June 2002. He says the second miracle was being warmly accepted by his neighbors, friends and family after he came out...

NTSB releases report on plane crash near Roy that injured 2

Dec. 8, 2019 11:51 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Transportation and Safety Board has released a preliminary report outlining the facts surrounding a plane crash last month near Roy that seriously injured the two people aboard. The crash occurred Nov. 17 and injured a commercial pilot and a student pilot. According to...

Imperiled Utah fish bouncing back after 18 years

Dec. 8, 2019 10:47 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An imperiled fish found only in Utah Lake is starting to make a recovery after 18 years. The June sucker increased in population from only 300 to 2,000 at last count, prompting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to propose changing the species status from endangered to threatened,...

Mitchell scores 22, Jazz beat Grizzlies 126-112

Dec. 8, 2019 2:17 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Defense is a work in progress for Utah, and the Jazz are starting to put more pieces of the puzzle together. Utah used a strong defensive performance in the second quarter to power its way to a 126-112 victory over Memphis on Saturday night. The Jazz smothered the Grizzlies during the...

Pacers deal Knicks 9th straight loss, 104-103

Dec. 8, 2019 12:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle missed a free throw with 0.1 seconds left, sending New York to a 104-103 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night in the Knicks' first game since firing coach David Fizdale. The Knicks were much more competitive under interim coach Mike Miller than they had been in recent...