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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 28, 2015 at 9:11 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State officials are issuing an amended version of a first-ever state report on law enforcement activity to clarify there were fewer forcible entries last year than the original report showed. The revised report indicates police in Utah forced their way into houses and buildings 339 times last year, not 559 as originally reported. The report was ordered by lawmakers in 2014 to increase transparency.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Health officials say a Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague earlier this month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is the 12th case reported in the United States this year and fourth fatality. A chief of epidemiology with the CDC declined to release further details.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack The Associated Press that he wants to almost double protected habitat for the elegant chicken-sized bird, to 8 million acres by 2018.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Don't expect any announcement on Michigan's starting quarterback before next week. Iowa transfer Jake Rudock and junior Shane Morris are the presumptive favorites, but coach Jim Harbaugh isn't tipping his hand yet, less than a week before Michigan opens against Utah in Salt Lake City. The opener between the Wolverines and Utes figures to be one of the most anticipated games of the college football season's first week. It's a rematch of a game Utah won 26-10 in Ann Arbor last season.

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