AP-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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GLAMPING REPLACES GRAZING
SALT LAKE CITY — Rural leaders in Utah who often chafe at how federal officials manage public lands are now growing frustrated with state authorities as they cancel grazing permits, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. UPCOMING: 300 words.
TRUMP-MEDAL OF FREEDOM
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. SENT: 210 words.
NAVAJO BALLOT SHORTAGES
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation is offering would-be voters another chance to cast a ballot after many precincts ran out on Election Day. The late votes won’t impact the results of the presidential race, but they could be a factor in close races for Navajo Nation Council representatives. The shortages were traced to overmarked ballots in a section that asked voters if they wanted to increase salaries for tribal leaders. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 890 words.
— POLICE SHOOTINGS-UTAH: Authorities say no officers were injured in separate shootings Friday night in which one man was fatally shot by Salt Lake City police and another man was fatally shot by Ogden police.
— TRAIN HITS TRUCK ON TRACKS: Over 30 passengers and crew members aboard a FrontRunner commuter train escaped injury when it struck a tractor-trailer rig broken down on tracks in Provo.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah quarterback Jason Shelley, a redshirt freshman, will make his first career start Saturday against the Ducks in place of Tyler Huntley, who broke his collarbone in the Utes’ last game. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 5:30 p.m. EST.
FBC--SAN JOSE STATE-UTAH STATE
LOGAN, Utah — No. 14 Utah State takes an eight-game winning streak into Saturday afternoon’s game against San Jose St. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 4 p.m. EST.
AMHERST, Mass. — Brigham Young plays Massachusetts at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
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