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Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.

Utah Democrats spar for Rob Bishop's seat in 1st District race

SALT LAKE CITY — There's no shortage of spark in the primary race for Utah's 1st Congressional District, where two Democrats are battling each other for the chance to take on incumbent Rob Bishop this November.

Lee Castillo and Kurt Weiland are not only miles apart geographically — Castillo lives in Layton and Weiland hails from Bountiful — but both have vastly different backgrounds.

Salt Lake County gets enough support to enact $58M transportation tax

SANDY — With a narrow vote from Sandy — followed within hours by a vote from Draper — enough cities signaled support to Salt Lake County Tuesday night to implement the $58 million sales tax for transportation that once failed before voters in 2015.

That means Salt Lake County voters may very well begin paying an additional penny for every $4 spent beginning in October.

Teen accused of rape, attempted murder of jogger bound over for trial

WEST JORDAN — A teen accused of raping and attempting to kill a 50-year-old woman out jogging in a Sandy park was bound over for trial Tuesday.

Testifying during the preliminary hearing in juvenile court, the woman described how the teen lured her to stop on the trail by saying he needed help. She did all she could to fight him as he dragged her out of sight and "overpowered" her.

Not solo — but still soulful — Susan Tedeschi brings family band to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — There's much to unpack in blues singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi's 25-year music career, but before diving into talk of her band, touring and the upcoming show in Salt Lake City, Tedeschi is just as eager to share another part of her life she's passionate about: being a mother.

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

WASHINGTON — The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

Brad Rock: Jazz will draft best player available — seriously!

SALT LAKE CITY — Last year, the Jazz invited everyone and their cousin to pre-draft workouts. A hundred players showed up. But just 1 percent of them hit the jackpot.

In our opinion: Inland Port Authority rules are anything but 'ambiguous'

The new Utah Inland Port Authority has seen its share of controversy, specifically about Salt Lake City's role in zoning matters and the share of tax increment revenue it receives. But the rules on disclosure of board members' personal conflicts of interest have been straightforward and uncontested, until now.

BYU football: Breaking down incoming freshman offensive lineman Jacob Smith

Editor's note: Fourth in a series of stories spotlighting incoming recruits to the BYU football program.

PROVO — Jacob Smith is hoping his time at BYU ends up far better than it began.

NBA mock draft: Jazz will take a winner in DiVincenzo

SALT LAKE CITY — The NBA draft will be held Thursday night in Brooklyn and everybody has their own guesses of what will happen. While many experts have the same group of players being drafted in similar order, you never know what's going to happen and how the actual draft will turn out.