Protesters block street over health care bill

Protesters block a street during a protest against the Republican bill in the U.S. Senate to replace President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Demonstrators with Utah's Disabled Rights Action Committee chanted and carried signs while blocking State Street Tuesday afternoon. Utah protesters criticized Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch for supporting the bill and say it will cut life-saving Medicaid services and other health protections. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — About 100 people protesting the Republican bill in the U.S. Senate to replace President Barack Obama’s health care law have blocked traffic on a busy downtown Salt Lake City street.

Lawsuits to test Trump’s power to shrink monuments

FILE - In this May 6, 2017 file photo, hundreds of people gather during the Monumental Rally for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Monuments at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated. (Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah’s new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.

‘A place of wellness, healing and encouragement’

Physical therapist ZhohnAnn Thayn performs passive range of motion therapy on “AJ” Swenson, who has limited muscle and joint mobility, at River of No Return Physical Therapy in Salmon.

SALMON — River of No Return Physical Therapy this summer marks 20 years in a downtown building and more than 40 years of experience helping clients whose ailments range from broken bones to lower back pain, the No. 1 reason people see a physician.

Utah wildfire grows, two powerful CA blazes spread

This Saturday, June 24, 2017, photo, shows a cabin near Panguitch Lake near Panguitch, Utah., that was not burned by a wildfire. Nearly 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew Sunday morning that has prompted the evacuation of over a 1,000 people from hundreds of homes and cabins. (Jordan Allred/The Spectrum via AP)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The nation’s largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.

Group files medical marijuana ballot initiative

Desiree Hennessy, left, attends to her adopted son Hestevan, who has Cerebral Palsy and suffers from chronic nerve pain, seizure disorder during the Utah Patients Coalition news conference at the Utah State Capitol Monday, June 26, 2017, in Salt Lake City. A group of activists and Utah residents with chronic conditions has launched a ballot initiative to ask voters next year to pass a broad medical marijuana law. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Activists who say they are tired of waiting for Utah’s conservative Legislature to pass a broad medical marijuana law launched an effort Monday to ask voters next year to pass the law, a move that would bypass state lawmakers.

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