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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City police have arrested two men in a fatal shooting that apparently stemmed from a drug deal on the west side of downtown. Police say 31-year-old Richard Warner and 29-year-old Austin Herring were booked yesterday in connection with the shooting Friday afternoon. The victim's name has not been released.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah Chief Deputy Attorney General Kirk Torgensen is the latest casualty of the scandal in the attorney general's office. A spokeswoman says Torgensen was fired on Friday, eight months after being put on administrative leave. She declined to comment on the reason for his firing.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The 43-year-old manager of a Pleasant Grove pizza parlor has been arrested for suspicion of sexually abusing a teenage, female employee. KSL reports Gabriel Ruz of Midvale was booked into the Utah County Jail Friday. Police began their investigation when the 17-year-old girl reported she had been grabbed inappropriately while working at Bid Daddy's Pizza.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Less than half of students who enroll in Utah's colleges and universities finish bachelor's degrees within six years. The Utah Foundation says it's not simply because a significant portion of the state's young people go on Mormon missions. A report says many students may be failing to graduate because of the high cost of student loans.

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