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Real Salt Lake sign American defender Barry

Shawn Barry (Joachim Sielski / Bongarts/Getty Images) Real Salt Lake announced Wednesday the acquisition of American midfielder Shawn Berry. Barry, 27, last played for Polish side Korona Kielce. “He’s got some great professional experience and can play multiple positions along the back line. He’s a guy that can challenge guys on the roster on a weekly basis for playing time,” said general manager Craig Waibel in a club statement. “He’s a strong, athletic guy who can pass well out of the back. His mid-range passing is phenomenal. He trends more…

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Utah lawmakers may fine cities that lack affordable housing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state lawmakers are considering options to push cities to create more zoning for multifamily homes to help alleviate the statewide problem of lack of affordable housing. Charging fees to cities that don’t have enough affordable housing is among the ideas, The Salt Lake Tribune reported . Some legislators believe those who can’t afford a home and other necessities become at risk for homelessness, increasing the burden on a network of nonprofit and public groups hoping to get people off the streets. But by all…

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I’m a Trump supporter and I hope Mitt Romney becomes Utah’s next senator

With the retirement of Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, it is almost certain that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will be running for and likely win Hatch’s seat in November. Recent polling has shown that Romney has an over a 69 percent approval rating in the state, including over 81 percent among Republicans, and would defeat the presumptive Democrat in the general election by over 50 points. I voted for and support President Trump. I believe he has done immense good on many policy fronts for conservatives and America this past…

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Utah’s Donovan Mitchell scores 29, ruins LeBron’s birthday with Jazz win

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points, and the Utah Jazz handed LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers their third straight defeat, 104-101 on Saturday night. James had 29 points, eight rebounds and six assists on his 33rd birthday as Cleveland lost at Utah for the sixth straight time. The Cavs’ three-game losing streak is their second this season. Mitchell blew by J.R. Smith with the dribble and finished a layup in traffic over James with 35 seconds remaining to give the Jazz a 100-97 lead. James…

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Utah dad prepared to take out loan after porch pirates steal pricey meds from ill son

A Utah single father said he was prepared to take out a loan after thieving porch pirates stole $5,000 worth of medication his sick 4-year-old son needs to survive. Cody Taylor, of Riverdale, Utah, said the three-month supply of medication needed for his son, Austin, was stolen from his doorstep a week before Christmas, FOX13 reported. The single father was worried insurance would not cover the stolen medication his son, who suffered from stage 5 kidney failure, desperately needed. Austin had a kidney transplant two years ago. The little boy…

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San Antonio vs. Utah Jazz, Final Score: Spurs drop the SEGABABA 89-100

Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports Utah stumps every Spurs run and Rodney Hood couldn’t be stopped.. After narrowly slipping past the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, the Spurs rolled into Salt Lake City for the SEGABABA. Tonight’s match-up included Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker who both sat out last night as part of their injury and minutes maintenance. Last night saw the return of Kyle Anderson and Danny Green from the injury list, but Green re-aggravated his groin and sat out tonight’s contest. In his place, Bryn Forbes started for another…

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Google Fiber chooses 2nd low-income housing complex to receive free internet

SALT LAKE CITY — Science fiction writer H.G. Wells once predicted that humanity would “pull the mind of the world together” in a kind of futuristic encyclopedia that would contain all knowledge. Today, we might just call that the internet. On Friday, Google Fiber partnered with Salt Lake City and the Utah Non-Profit Housing Corporation to bring that sum of all human knowledge a little closer to some lucky families. The internet service provider chose Riverwood Cove Apartments in Salt Lake City as the location for Utah’s second “gigabit community,”…

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Salt Lake City Council approves affordable housing ‘road map’

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Council approved a new, five-year housing plan with a focus on affordable homes Tuesday in a unanimous vote. "It couldn’t have come at a better time," said Councilwoman Erin Mendenhall, at the council’s weekly meeting at City Hall. The proposal from Mayor Jackie Biskupski is the first five-year strategy since 2000, and it aims to solve an affordable housing shortage in Utah’s capital city. Biskupski in a statement said the plan will help "build a city where everyone can live." She said…

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Real Salt Lake team to replace FC Kansas City: What it means for the NWSL

Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports The FC Kansas City saga is nearly over, albeit with a result few saw coming. After speculation the two-time NWSL champions could be sold to Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City or relocated as part of a different sale, the Blues are on their way to Salt Lake City, set to become the women’s soccer arm of MLS’ Real Salt Lake. According to sources, FC Kansas City will cease to exist, with new owner Dell Loy Hansen and RSL set to be awarded a new team….

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