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Study finds huge aspen grove continues to decline

Study finds huge aspen grove continues to decline

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A new study finds a Utah aspen grove considered the world’s largest living organism is continuing to decline despite new fencing designed to keep out mule deer whose appetites are blamed its deterioration. The Logan Herald Journal reports that two Utah State University professors found that some fencing […]

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Republican congressional candidate Mia Love talks with reporters during the Utah State GOP election night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Love says email clears her in fundraising flap, Dems say no

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love has released a Federal Election Commission email saying she can legally keep most of the $1 million she raised for a primary where she was unopposed. Love said the email clears her in a fundraising flap that’s taken center stage […]

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Remains found near Arizona-Utah border may be missing couple

Remains found near Arizona-Utah border may be missing couple

LITTLEFIELD, Ariz. (AP) — The family of an Arizona couple who went missing nine months ago says their remains may have been found. The Mohave County Sheriff’s office says two sets of human remains were found this week near the Arizona-Utah border around the Virgin River Gorge. Authorities say all […]

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Utah man charged in death linked to alleged opioid drug ring

Utah man charged in death linked to alleged opioid drug ring

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man accused of running a multimillion operation selling powerful opioids disguised as prescription drugs has been charged in an overdose death and other counts in a new indictment that comes as his co-defendants plead guilty in agreements with prosecutors. A person identified as […]

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Forest Service lifts some closures from wildfires near Provo

Forest Service lifts some closures from wildfires near Provo

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has lifted several closures in northern Utah more than a month ago after wildfires swept through the area. The Daily Herald in Provo reported Thursday that roads and trails north of U.S. Highway 6 are open and areas such as Diamond Fork […]

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Real Salt Lake eases past Revolution 4-1

Real Salt Lake eases past Revolution 4-1

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Nick Besler, Sebastian Saucedo and Corey Baird scored in the first 30 minutes and Real Salt Lake eased past the New England Revolution 4-1 on Thursday night. Salt Lake (14-12-7) is sixth in the Western Conference — two points shy of Portland, which will host RSL […]

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More charges filed against Navy veteran in ricin-letter case

More charges filed against Navy veteran in ricin-letter case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say they’ve found two additional letters a Navy veteran in Utah sent to members of President Donald Trump’s administration containing substance from which the poison ricin is derived. An indictment unsealed Thursday says 39-year-old William Clyde Allen III mailed envelopes to the CIA director […]

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Governor fills Utah House vacancy with Snider appointment

Governor fills Utah House vacancy with Snider appointment

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed and sworn in Paradise farmer and former congressional aide Casey Snider to fill a Utah House vacancy created by the resignation of former Rep. Curt Webb, a fellow Republican. Herbert appointed Snider on Tuesday to serve the last few months […]

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4 women file petition to bring sexual assault cases to court

4 women file petition to bring sexual assault cases to court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Four women want the Utah Supreme Court to assign a special prosecutor to bring their sexual assault cases to court. The women filed a petition Tuesday saying Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill’s office declined to pursue charges against each of the accused men […]

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Teen boy admits to causing catastrophe in Moab fire in June

Teen boy admits to causing catastrophe in Moab fire in June

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A teenage boy has admitted in court to causing a catastrophe in connection with a fire that burned eight homes in Moab four months ago. The name of the teen and additional details about how the fire began haven’t been released. Authorities say the wind-whipped […]

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