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HURRICANE, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped charges against a woman accused of setting a fire in a Hurricane trailer that killed her boyfriend. Stacy Barnard had been charged with first-degree felony arson for the New Year's Day fire, but the case was dropped earlier this week. Her lawyer says the state crime lab turned up no accelerants at the fire scene that would point to arson.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert says he may veto a bill being pushed by House Speaker Becky Lockhart that would allocate millions for a technology overhaul in state classrooms. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Herbert said giving more than $30 million for a program that people know very little about is not wise.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A measure to set some early restrictions on law enforcement's use of unmanned aerial systems is advancing at the Legislature. The Utah Senate unanimously voted yesterday to give final approval to the drone bill. It advances to the House. The bill requires police to obtain a warrant before using a drone. It also imposes restrictions about what data can be collected and for how long.

SEATTLE (AP) — Michelle Plouffe scored 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 11 seed Utah to a 65-53 upset over sixth-seeded Washington last night in a first-round Pac-12 tournament game. The Utes will play third-seeded Oregon State in a quarterfinal today.

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