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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon man who ran a website that offers doubting Latter-day Saints a forum to chat has been kicked out of the religion. John Dehlin becomes the second high-profile church member to be excommunicated in the past year in what Mormon scholars consider to be the Utah-based faith's way of keeping dissenters in line.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican state Rep. Curtis Oda has revived a bill that would allow adults 21 and over to carry a concealed, unloaded gun without a permit. Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed the proposal two years ago, arguing that the concealed permit system is an important tool for law enforcement agencies. Oda says his bill will simply allow someone to cover up the weapon.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Search warrants show police are investigating allegations that former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff pressured police and contacted a bank about a mortgage for a donor, telemarketing company owner Sovatphone Ouk. Shurtleff's attorney did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are searching for a woman who walked into a Salt Lake City TV anchorwoman's home and threatened her family before stealing their car. Authorities say the woman came in through the front door and demanded the car keys at the Millcreek home of Fox 13 anchor Kerri Cronk yesterday afternoon. Cronk posted a story about the incident on the station's website. Police don't believe she was targeted.

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