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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 18, 2015 at 9:21 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman finds out today if he'll get jail time for organizing an ATV protest ride through a closed canyon. Federal prosecutors want Lyman to serve up to a year in prison for his conviction on federal misdemeanors. Attorneys for Lyman are asking a judge to sentence him to probation and community service.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah lawmaker Justin Miller will be sentenced today on a fraud charge after he admitted taking $24,000 in campaign money from his former boss, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. Miller's defense attorney says the Democrat is expected to be sentenced to probation if he repays the money. Miller represented a Salt Lake City suburb in the Utah House. He resigned in October on the same day he was charged and quickly pleaded guilty.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The EPA will consider requiring additional pollution controls at two of Utah's oldest coal-fired power plants to cut haze that environmentalists say contributes to murky air at nearby national parks in southern Utah. Environmental and clean air groups support a proposal to implement new measures to cut down pollutants emitted by Rocky Mountain Power's Hunter and Huntington power plants.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has signed junior college transfer Troy Williams to a letter of intent, the school announced Thursday. The 6-foot-2, 197-pound quarterback is transferring from Santa Monica College. He originally signed with Washington out of high school and spent two seasons in the program, redshirting in 2013 and playing five games in 2014.

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