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Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 1, 2015 at 9:11 a.m.



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PROVO, Utah (AP) — A 55-year-old former Provo high school teacher will serve eight years to life in prison for sexually abusing a student. The Daily Herald of Provo reports Donald Bills had pleaded guilty to the charges related to incidents with the 17-year-old girl. The girl testified during a sentencing hearing that Bills told her the abuse was her fault.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's elections office says it has resolved a dispute over mail-in ballots that could have left voters in some Utah County cities casting ballots twice this November. Officials say the five cities conducting 2015 city elections entirely by mail will be allowed to put the tax question on their mail-in ballots after all.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials with the Utah Food Bank are warning 10,000 donors that their personal data could have been exposed after someone hacked into its website. Food bank officials told the Deseret news they recently discovered an unauthorized person may have accessed names, addresses, emails, and credit and debit card information.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who once ran for Congress in Missouri and was accused of commercial terrorism in Utah has agreed to a plea deal. The Deseret News reports that Scott Eckersley has pleaded no contest to reduced charges in the case. Prosecutors said he removed brochures from a competitor's display at a Midway resort several times and replaced them with his own.

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