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ACLU of Utah investigating after books removed from schools

Nov. 23, 2021 14:15 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is investigating complaints related to the removal of several books from high school library shelves in a suburban Salt Lake City district after a parent complaint. The Canyons School District appears to...

No. 4 Oregon at No. 24 Utah tops Pac-12 this week

Nov. 18, 2021 02:17 AM EST

Things to watch in Week 11 of the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 4 Oregon (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12) at No. 24 Utah, Saturday. A potential preview of the Pac-12 Championship game could also have a huge impact on the College Football Playoff. The Ducks...

New program helps families get homes in rising market

Nov. 13, 2021 08:17 AM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — As things stood, Abby Reader, a junior high music teacher, figured she and her family would be renting long into the indefinite future. She and her husband, Kevin, living in a rental that was too small for their growing family, had been hoping to get...

Gobert, Ingles, Mitchell, Turner fined for altercation

Nov. 12, 2021 20:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, forward Joe Ingles and guard Donovan Mitchell and Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner were fined Friday by the NBA for their roles in an altercation Thursday night. Gobert was fined $35,000 for initiating the altercation with...

Utah girl's suicide spurs new investigation into bullying

Nov. 12, 2021 18:37 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah school district said Friday it will open an independent investigation into alleged bullying of a 10-year-old girl who died by suicide after her family says she was harassed by fellow students for being Black and autistic. The family of...

Utah redistricting maps underscore independent-panel hurdles

Nov. 12, 2021 17:45 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New redistricting maps that largely ignore the recommendations of a voter-approved commission in Utah are sparking a backlash and highlighting the challenges that independent panels face an era of deep political divisions and surging gerrymandering. ...

Jazz suffer first home loss, fall 111-100 to Pacers

Nov. 12, 2021 01:38 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Myles Turner stood up to Rudy Gobert and the Indiana Pacers knocked down the Utah Jazz. Malcolm Brogdon scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds, leading the Pacers to a 111-100 victory on Thursday night that ended Utah's unbeaten...

Family says Black girl who died by suicide was bullied

Nov. 10, 2021 17:45 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a 10-year-old girl who died by suicide has accused a Utah school district that was recently reprimanded by the U.S. Department of Justice for failing to address widespread racial discrimination of not doing enough to protect their daughter who they said...

Utah Legislature passes congressional districts over protest

Nov. 10, 2021 17:42 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican-controlled Utah Legislature approved a new congressional map Wednesday that further carves up Democratic-leaning Salt Lake County and largely ignores the work of an independent redistricting commission approved by voters. The map...

Utah House OKs congressional map carving up Salt Lake County

Nov. 09, 2021 19:56 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican-controlled Utah House approved new congressional maps Tuesday that set aside the work of a voter-approved independent redistricting commission in favor of boundaries that further carve up the Democratic-leaning Salt Lake County. The...