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Salt Lake woman battles sex trafficking; Sam Young faces discipline; Utes crush Weber; Trump ignores McCain funeral

John Cornish hugs his wife Gina Salazar at a vigil for Cami Shepherd in West Valley City on Monday, April 16, 2018.
John Cornish hugs his wife Gina Salazar at a vigil for Cami Shepherd in West Valley City on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Aug. 31.

Your morning headlines:

  • One woman’s quest to stop sex trafficking in Salt Lake City may have ended in her death. Read more.
  • The University of Utah football team had a slow start but a fast finish that ended with a 41-10 blowout over Weber State. Read more.
  • Sam Young, a former church bishop, faces discipline from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more.
  • Major delays are expected in Utah this weekend for Labor Day. How much time should you plan on? Read more.
  • A Utah official criticized “stupid” wildfire management decisions Thursday. Read more.

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Other national headlines:

  • Trump ignores lessons from John McCain's life [CNN]
  • Friday marks a big deadline for NAFTA — here's what five experts say about trade and markets [CNBC]
  • Francis’ top cardinal: ‘better not to go down into details’ about Viganò testimony [Lifesite News]
  • Coca-Cola is buying Costa Coffee for $5 billion [CNNMoney]
  • Apple to unveil new iPhones in coming weeks [Fox News]