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By The Associated Press | Posted - May 11, 2015 at 6:51 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tooele County deputies are investigating a Lehi man's death near Grantsville Reservoir. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that campers found the body of Larry Eldon Ray Saturday night. Sheriff's Lt. Travis Scharmann says deputies found a man who was seen getting into Ray's vehicle about 1 a.m. yesterday booked him into jail under suspicion of witness tampering and vehicle burglary. Investigators have yet to determine whether he has any connection to Ray or his death.

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — A Layton woman and her boyfriend are jailed on suspicion of child abuse after they took her 2-year-old child to the hospital in critical condition. Police say they responded to Davis Hospital early Saturday after Jasmine Bridgeman and Joshua Schoenenberger took the child there. The child was flown to Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City and remains there in critical condition.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah State Board of Education has adopted new teacher evaluation guidelines that rely mostly on classroom observation by the school principal. The board has voted to base 70 percent of an evaluation on classroom observation, 20 percent on student performance and 10 percent on feedback from parents and other stakeholders. Some board members expressed concern over the new system, saying it could be subject to bias and inconsistency.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lahontan cutthroat trout are successfully reproducing in the lower Truckee River east of Reno in what experts are calling a major milestone in efforts to restore the population once on the brink of extinction. Last year, cutthroats raised from a strain of a remnant population near the Nevada-Utah line spawned upstream from Pyramid Lake for the first time in nearly 80 years.

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