Good morning. Here's an updated look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah will receive $4.1 million in a federal grant program to improve vote security, which it will use to help buy new voting equipment, replace the state's voter registration database and to train county and state officials on new voter security measures. UPCOMING: 350 words. 


— ELECTION SECURITY-STATE GRANTS: Racing to shore up their election systems before November, states are using millions of dollars from the federal government to tighten cybersecurity, safeguard their voter registration rolls and improve communication between county and state election officers. By Christina A. Cassidy. SENT: 600 words, photo


— ZION NATIONAL PARK-SEARCH: Zion National Park officials say a canyon in the park is closed due to a search and rescue operation in progress Tuesday morning.



The AP preseason All-America team is released. With FBC--AP Preseason All-America Team, List.


STANFORD, Calif. — Bryce Love's unusual decision to return to school following a 2,000-yard rushing season that made him a Heisman Trophy runner-up will be validated in December when he walks on stage to receive the prize he came to Stanford to earn. Sure, the Heisman would be great but Love's decision to bypass the draft and play his senior year for the Cardinal was about earning his degree in human biology and another season with his teammates. By Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 850 words, photos by 1 p.m. PDT.


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