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UNDATED (AP) — LaVell Edwards, who led BYU to prominence with his pass-happy offenses and was one of college football's successful coaches, has died at 86. His 257 coaching wins are seventh most in FBS history. Under Edwards, quarterbacks such as Jim McMahon, Steve Young and Ty Detmer flourished, and the Cougars grew in prominence. They were voted national champions in 1984.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A spokeswoman for the University of Utah says reports that there was a shooting on campus are false. Maria O'Mara says there was a shooting earlier at a research park adjacent to campus but that there is no ongoing threat.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama expanded his environmental legacy with final day designations of national monuments on lands in Utah and Nevada that have become key flashpoints over use of public land in the U.S. West. The White House says Bears Ears National Monument in Utah will cover 1.35 million acres of tribal land in the Four Corners region. Also named was the 300,000-acre Gold Butte National Monument outside Las Vegas.
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Utah police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the drive-by shooting of a 9-year-old boy, which left the youth in critical condition. A tweet Thursday from the Unified Police official Twitter account said 19-year-old Oscar Bermejo-Zaragoza had been arrested.
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