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Legislature will audit University of Utah athletics in wake of BYU rivalry suspension

The University of Utah roiled fans across the state -- and in the Capitol -- when it yanked Brigham Young University from next season's basketball schedule. Now, lawmakers are taking the Utes to task with ... ... Read More

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U.S. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Asserting Athletes Should Be Paid Minimum Wage

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit against the NCAA and more than 100 Division I colleges and universities asserting that college athletes should be paid at least the minimum wage, USA Today reported. The lawsuit alleged that the defendants were violating the wage and hour provisions of ... Read More

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President Seeks $19 Billion and Creates a Commission to Address Cybersecurity

President Barack Obama requested $19 billion in his budget for 2017 to address cybersecurity in the United States, $5 billion more than was budgeted for the current year. Today, he issued an Executive Order that will create a commission within the Department of Commerce to be known as the "Commission ... Read More

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