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By The Associated Press | Posted - May 5, 2015 at 4:01 p.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a man identified as one of two attackers in a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad was a former University of Utah student. A university spokeswoman says Nadir Soofi was an undergraduate pre-medicine major enrolled from fall of 1998 to the summer of 2003.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As state lawmakers consider paying billions for controversial new water projects in the years ahead, a report released today shows that state water officials don't know exactly how much water Utah residents are using or when the state will face a shortage. Several lawmakers said they're now questioning the need or size of water projects.

WENDOVER, Utah (AP) — A 3-year-old girl was hit and killed by an SUV driven by family members at a gathering in Wendover. The Tooele County Sheriff's office identified the girl as Vanessa Gomez. Witnesses administered CPR but the girl died before crews could take her to a hospital. Deputies say the driver took a voluntary drug test

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — A polygamous family is alleging that Box Elder County authorities have filed more than 200 counts of fence violations for escaped animals due to prejudice about the family's lifestyle. Box Elder Deputy County Attorney Blair Wardle tells the Ogden Standard Examiner that he worries that someone will be injured by hundreds of cattle and buffalo that sometimes roam loose.

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