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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A US judge says government documents from a case against an FBI agent will remain sealed to protect the identities of other law enforcement officers. Government attorneys in Oregon requested the move as they prepare their case against FBI agent W. Joseph Astarita. Astarita was charged with five felonies last month after an investigation into whether he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge. The man was killed by Oregon police.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican Utah lawmaker wants the state to offer birth control to poor women who aren't eligible for Medicaid or other government insurance programs. Utah is one of seven states that don't offer a family planning program for the poor but Rep. Ray Ward says his proposal would help women and families prevent unwanted pregnancies as they're trying to climb out of poverty, in addition to saving taxpayer money and preventing abortions.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University football player will spend 12 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to stealing a PlayStation. The Herald Journal reports Troy Murray was sentenced Monday after agreeing to a plea deal and will transfer to another school after serving his sentence.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Conservative candidates vying to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah say President Barack Obama's health-care law should be repealed in favor of a more free-market system. The congressional hopefuls met for the first debate of the race and health care was a major topic of conversation.
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