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 — Facing a tight re-election contest and voter ambivalence about President Donald Trump, Republican Utah Congresswoman Mia Love is hosting a campaign rally with the state's beloved adopted son, Mitt Romney. By Lindsay Whitehurst. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos, then updates from rally at 7 p.m. MDT.


— COAL EXPORT-WASHINGTON: Six states have lined up in support of Washington state in a legal battle over its decision to block a proposed coal-export terminal on the Columbia River. The states filed a "friend-of-the-court" brief in support of Washington in the lawsuit brought by Utah-based Lighthouse Resources.


SALT LAKE CITY — Republican Utah Congresswoman Mia Love is hosting a campaign rally with the state's beloved adopted son, Mitt Romney, as she gears up for the final months of a tight election race. The rally at Friday night at Thanksgiving Point will also include more than 40 local elected officials.


DRAPER, Utah — Prevailing wisdom has maintained that penguins are monogamous creatures — two parents bonded for life. Take Roto and Copper, and Coco and Gossamer, for example, two gentoo penguin couples at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. Roto and Copper have raised three chicks of their own, supposedly never straying, and biology professionals have had no reason to believe otherwise — until recently. By Alec Williams, Deseret News. SENT: 620 words, photos.



PHOENIX — Clay Buchholz went through a string of injuries, even a stint in the minors, putting his future in doubt. With a new approach to pitching, the right-hander has resurrected his career and given the Arizona Diamondbacks a big push toward the playoffs. By John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m. MST.


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