Seahawks Running Recap: Undefeated Seattle hosts 1-1 Cowboys

It’s never too early for the Seahawks to set themselves up right for the playoffs. That’s something they can do in Sunday’s Week 3 game against the Dallas Cowboys, another NFC team expected to make the postseason. Seahawks vs. Cowboys: Inactives include Quinton Dunbar | Box score The 1-1 Cowboys, the early leader in the NFC East after Washington (1-2) lost to the Browns earlier in the day, have arrived at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field to take on the 2-0 Seahawks, who enter the game tied with Arizona atop the NFC West. The game is airing live on 710 ESPN Seattle, KIRO Radio 97.3 FM and the Seahawks mobile app. For… Read More

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COVID hammers border towns on both sides of the Canada-U.S. divide

Joel and Jaclynn Villanueva’s Primo’s Mexican Grill, across the street from the pier in White Rock, was hit on two fronts by the March 21 closure of the Canada-U.S. border. Immediately, Jaclynn was cut off from her regular shopping trips to the U.S for essentials such as specialty tortillas and spices, which are more expensive or just unavailable in Canada, for their from-scratch recipes. Now, as Primo’s struggles to recover from the shutdown that closed their restaurant from mid-March to June 5, they are cut off from American visitors who used to make up about 20 to 30 per cent of their business during the all-important summer months, said Jaclynn.… Read More

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Republican Sen. Roy Blunt said he thinks ‘we’re going to see litigation’ for the 2020 election

Summary List Placement Sen. Roy Blunt on Sunday said that he expected to see legal challenges for the 2020 presidential election but expressed confidence in the country’s electoral system. On NBC’s “Meet the Press,” host Chuck Todd asked the Missouri Republican about President Donald Trump frequently bringing up electoral disputes and questioning the validity of mail-in ballots. “I am concerned about this idea that somehow the election won’t be fair,” Blunt said. “I think the election may be complicated…I think we’re going to see litigation, and to some extent, the Electoral College will help us once again, and it will take most of the states off the table election night.”… Read More

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Kyle Whittingham shut out in September, but things are looking up

Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham and players celebrate their 35-7 win over the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — He grew up in locker rooms when his father was playing in the NFL; he was a linebacker and team captain during BYU’s heyday; he played professionally in the USFL back when that was a thing; he’s been head coach during the best run the University of Utah has ever had. There isn’t much Kyle Whittingham — a national coach of the year winner two different seasons; a man whose former assistants are the… Read More

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Democrats and Republicans clash over whether Amy Coney Barrett should recuse herself from election decisions if confirmed to the Supreme Court

Summary List Placement Democratic Senator Cory Booker on Sunday said he plans to meet with President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and see if she’s willing to recuse herself from election-related decisions. “One of the things I want to ask her is will she recuse herself in terms of any election issues that come before us because if she does not recuse herself, I fear that the court will be further delegitimized,” said Booker, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Booker cited concerns about Trump’s refusal to say whether he’ll accepting the election results if he doesn’t win and claims… Read More

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Troopers identify woman struck, killed on I-215

Adobe Stock image TAYLORSVILLE — Troopers have identified a West Valley woman who died early Friday after being hit by multiple cars on I-215. Veronica Tapia, 31, who was on the freeway for unknown reasons, was struck near 3800 South, according to Utah Highway Patrol. Troopers were investigating why Tapia was on the freeway in that location. Updates in the investigation had not been released as of Sunday. …read more Source:: Deseret News – Utah News       

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Troopers identify woman struck, killed on I-215

Adobe Stock image TAYLORSVILLE — Troopers have identified a West Valley woman who died early Friday after being hit by multiple cars on I-215. Veronica Tapia, 31, who was on the freeway for unknown reasons, was struck near 3800 South, according to Utah Highway Patrol. Troopers were investigating why Tapia was on the freeway in that location. Updates in the investigation had not been released as of Sunday. …read more Source:: Deseret News – Utah News       

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Temperatures will rise after cooler weekend

A fisherman fishes at the Provo River in Provo Canyon on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. | Yukai Peng, Deseret News A man fishes at the Provo River in Provo Canyon on Sunday. While cool weather passed through Utah over the weekend, temperatures are expected to climb up again through the week as high pressure moves in from the West, according to KSL meteorologist Kristen Van Dyke. “It’s going to feel like summer again,” Van Dyke said. Monday’s high temperature in Salt Lake City is expected to be 70 degrees with a high temperature of 81 on Friday. Yukai Peng, Deseret News A man jogs along the trail in Provo Canyon… Read More

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