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

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LOGAN, Utah — A high-ranking official with U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy said this week at a conference in Logan, Utah, that a small commercial nuclear reactor that a Utah energy cooperative wants to build in Idaho would be game-changing for energy customers if the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves the project. UPCOMING: 300 words.


Some school systems around the U.S. have been reaching out to assist with the education of immigrant children at nearby shelters. The federal government and its housing contractors bear responsibility for instruction but some districts say they have felt compelled to intervene amid the outcry over separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. By Sally Ho. SENT: 1,140 words, photos.


LAS VEGAS — Long-fought plans for Las Vegas to pump and pipe drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Utah state line were dealt a severe blow Friday with a ruling from Nevada's top state water official. By Ken Ritter. SENT: 600 words, photos.


— CONFEDERATE FLAG-PARADE: A Midvale City Council member has voiced concerns about the Confederate flag being displayed during the Salt Lake City suburb's Harvest Days parade.

— FIREFIGHTER KILLED-FUNERAL: Funeral services will be held Monday for the Utah firefighter killed while battling the largest recorded wildfire in California history.



Southern California defensive tackle Jay Tufele and Georgia offensive tackle Isaiah Wilson are among the redshirt freshmen across college football who could make a major impact on the upcoming season. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos, expected by 11 a.m.


Some of baseball's best young players have competed at the Little League World Series over the last 71 years. Fifty-four have gone on to the majors, and three will be on hand when the Mets play the Phillies on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic. By Tommy Butler. UPCOMING 800 words, photos.


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