Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) talks about beating the San Antonio Spurs in a basketball game at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. The Jazz won 101-99.

Here’s a look at the news for Feb. 13, 2018.

Jazz roll for 10th straight win

The Utah Jazz won their 10th consecutive game Monday night against the San Antonio Spurs at Vivint Arena in a game that featured a nail-biting finish, according to the Deseret News.

Donovan Mitchell scored a game-high 25 points, including the Jazz’s final five points in the last minute of the game.

The Jazz controlled both the steals and 3-pointers made in the game, outdueling the Spurs in both areas.

The Jazz will face the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night before heading into the All-Star break.

Read more at the Deseret News.

Utah lawmaker calls for more state power

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said Monday that states need to have more power when it comes to working with Washington, D.C., according to the Deseret News.

"We're still trying to push this idea of federalism. The more we can have decisions being made by you, the better off we will be," Bishop told the Utah Senate in an annual address Monday.

Bishop said efforts are already underway to give states more power. He said it’s important for people to not let the federal government take too many rights away from the people.

"Eventually, we're gonna win," he said.

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6 missing Utah goats found

Six baby goats that went missing in Salt Lake County have been found after 24 hours away from their home, the Deseret News reported.

The goats’ owners told the Deseret News that they couldn’t believe their animals disappeared.

Cross E Ranch co-owner Dalon Hinckley to the Deseret News he woke up Monday to find his four-wheeler on the road. He said he believes that thieves tried to steal the four-wheeler. But when they couldn’t, they escaped with the goats.

"We're just in shock. We cannot believe they're found," he said. "They were all starving, but they're all fine and back home, so wow, what a miracle!"

Read more at the Deseret News.

North Korea’s leader supports better relations with South Korea

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un called for further discussions of the “warm climate of reconciliation” with South Korea after moments of positivity at the Olympics, according to BBC News.

Kim praised the South for hosting the Winter Games.

Similarly, South Korean President Moon-Jae-in said he is open to talking with North Korea, along with the U.S.

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Critics say that North Korea’s positive offensive at the Winter Games, which was spearheaded by Kim’s sister Kim Yo-jong, might have been more propaganda than a serious move toward better diplomatic ties.

Read more at BBC.


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