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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 17, 2014 at 9:01 a.m.



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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A fire that apparently sparked in an ATV caused about half a million dollars in damage to the Weber County Fairgrounds last night. Weber Fire District Fire Marshal Brandon Thueson says the fire was limited to a storage building that held maintenance equipment including tractors, lawnmowers and power tools.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Salt Lake City assistant city attorney and his two adult sons are seeking a plea deal with prosecutors on drug charges. The Deseret News reports that James Robinson and his sons Alexander and Zachary are accused of manufacturing a marijuana byproduct in a basement lab. Robinson was fired from the city attorney's office in February.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah finished the fiscal year with an extra $112 million to spend on one-time projects. Gov. Gary Herbert's office says the extra money came from state and corporate income tax collections that flow to education. The governor's office also says strong oil and gas production brought extra money to the state's general fund.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court says prosecutors must prove that a college student who says he has Asperger's syndrome meant to harm a professor whom he sent a violent anti-immigration poem. Federal prosecutors in Salt Lake City say they're considering their options in the case of Aaron Heineman.

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