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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 22, 2014 at 6:30 a.m.



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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Hill Air Force Base is adding F-22 Raptor maintenance work that's expected to bring 200 new jobs to Utah. A base spokesman tells the Standard-Examiner the increased activity at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex comes while the Air Force ramps down Raptor activities at the Lockheed Martin facility in California.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sheriffs and the lieutenant governor in Utah are airing complaints about the management style of the top federal BLM law enforcement agent. Dan Love, BLM special agent in charge in Utah and Nevada, didn't comment for a Sunday report by the Salt Lake Tribune that included Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox calling the strained relations "untenable."

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal forecasters say severe drought or worse will continue into next year across much of the West, including parts of western Utah, most of Nevada and practically all of California. Half of Utah was reporting moderate drought and 16 percent severe drought.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Do you know that the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the Bill or Rights? Do you know the House of Representatives has 435 voting members? Two Republican state lawmakers want the Utah Legislature to pass a law to require high school students to know more about how American government works before they graduate. Rep. Steve Eliason of Sandy tells the Salt Lake Tribune that civics education has been pushed aside by an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math.

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