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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 7, 2015 at 9:20 a.m.



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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Searchers are planning to renew efforts to find the body of a 6-year-old boy swept away in September by floods in a small polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border. The Spectrum newspaper in St. George reports that crews from Colorado City say more recent floods have created new paths through waterways to look for 6-year-old Tyson Lucas Black.

HILDALE, Utah (AP) — A public high school that reopened two years ago in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border now has a basketball team, the latest sign the town is trying to embrace efforts to grow into modern society. The Salt Lake Tribune reports some spectators at the first games of Hildale's Water Canyon School wore outfits associated with the FLDS Church. Some polygamist families continue to wear the outfits even after they leave the church.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state officials are balking at the possible inclusion of southern Utah in a recovery zone for the Mexican gray wolf. The Utah Wildlife Board says in a letter sent this week to the Department of the Interior that science shows the northern limit of the species' range is in central New Mexico and Arizona. The board called the plan bad policy, bad science and bad for the Mexican gray wolf.

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities in Utah are looking for Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's brother-in-law, who went missing more than a week ago. Authorities say a 2014 Honda Civic registered to Michael Cavallari was found abandoned in Grand County on Nov. 27. Michael Cavallari lives in San Clemente, California.

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