BC-UT--Utah News Digest, UT
Good afternoon. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.
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FEMALE STATE LEGISLATORS
SALT LAKE CITY _ The incoming Utah Legislature will include a record number of women, though the state still lags behind the national average. SENT: 530 words.
PHOENIX _ The migration story of thousands of Mormon settlers who made difficult treks from Utah to Arizona in the 19th century would be recalled by a proposed monument at a plaza near the State Capitol in Phoenix. SENT: 450 words.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other, as the disruption in federal services and public employees’ pay slogs into another weekend. SENT: 940 words, photos, video.
GAY CONVERSION THERAPY
NEW YORK — Activists urging more states to ban gay conversion therapy for minors are expecting major gains in 2019, thanks to midterm election results and the buzz generated by two well-reviewed films. By David Crary. SENT: 920 words, photos.
POLICE OFFICER KILLED-CALIFORNIA
SAN FRANCISCO — A California officer’s killing reignites the state’s sanctuary law fight. By Olga Rodriguez and Jocelyn Gecker. SENT: 700 words, photos.
_ ST GEORGE-FATAL SHOOTING: Police in St. George say a 26-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting another man following a dispute in a bar.
_ SKI CHAIRLIFT FALLL: An 8-year-old boy apparently escaped seriously injured when he fell roughly 33 feet (10 meters) off a ski lift in northern Utah.
_ LAKE POWELL-FISHING-STATES: Arizona and Utah are now in sync on what’s needed to fish on Lake Powell, the Colorado River lake that straddles the border between the two states.
_ PEDESTRIAN KILLED-UTAH: A Utah woman who prosecutors say was drunk and speeding when her car struck and killed a Taylorsville man in a crosswalk has been sentenced.
SALT LAKE CITY _ The Knicks visit the Utah Jazz on Thursday. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. MST.
STARKVILLE, Miss. _ Aric Holman scored a career-high 28 points and Quinndary Weatherspoon had 27 Saturday, leading No. 19 Mississippi State past BYU 103-81 for the Bulldogs’ ninth straight victory. SENT: 370 words, photos.
SALT LAKE CITY _ Utah hosts national power Nevada on Saturday. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 12 p.m. MST.
BKC--WEBER STATE-EASTERN WASHINGTON
CHENEY, Wash. _ Weber State plays Eastern Washington at Reese Court.
BKC--UTAH VALLEY-FRESNO STATE
FRESNO, Calif. _ Utah Valley plays Fresno State at Save Mart Center.
BKC--MONTANA STATE-SOUTHERN UTAH
CEDAR CITY, Utah. _ Montana State plays Southern Utah at America First Event Center.
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