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Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 7, 2016 at 4:01 p.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Sen. Mike Lee is urging his supporters to fight back against President Barack Obama's latest gun-control proposal, although he told reporters that it sounds as if the plan won't have a big effect. Lee's campaign says Obama signaled he wants to undermine gun rights.

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Eight Southern Utah University students have been displaced from their apartments due to a fire. The Spectrum reports that the Cedar City Fire Department fought the fire in a garage adjacent to the apartments. One student and one officer were treated for smoke inhalation.

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple says their 10-year-old son wasn't allowed in the play area of the Draper IKEA store because he has cerebral palsy. KSL-TV reports Crystal Harper was told she could not accompany her son in the play area to help him out of his wheelchair. IKEA said only children and authorized employees are allowed in the play area.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More people have been leaving belongings behind when traveling through the Salt Lake International Airport. KUTV-TV reports that workers at the Lost and Found reported a 30 percent increase in items left behind in 2015. Anything unclaimed goes to auction or charity after 90 days.

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