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

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TOP STORIES:

SOLAR RATE CHANGE

OGDEN, Utah — New rooftop solar installations are down 23 percent after Utah's main power company reached a deal to pay customers less for the power they generates. SENT: 320 words.

WESTERN ENERGY MARKET

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico's largest electric utility is asking state regulators for approval to join a wholesale trading market that allows participants in several western states to buy and sell energy when needed, saying joining the group could save customers millions of dollars. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power are among others expected to join by 2020 while large utilities in Arizona, Nevada and Utah already are on board. By Susan Montoya Bryan. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

BRIEFS:

— SAN JUAN COLLEGE-HOUSING: A college in the Four Corners region is finalizing a nearly $25 million partnership to build student housing.

— SALT LAKE CITY MURALS: Salt Lake City's redevelopment agency has chosen artists to create nearly a dozen murals in an increasingly popular downtown neighborhood.

SPORTS:

FBC--HOW TO MAKE A SCHEDULE

NEW YORK — Touting the strength of a schedule has become all the rage in the College Football Playoff era. Schools and conferences want to schedule to impress the selection committee, but the driving factor in most scheduling decisions is the budget. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 700 words.

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