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Former Olympic Ice Arena Could Close Due To Loss Of Funding 

(Provo, UT)  –  A Provo ice skating arena built for the 2002 Winter Olympics is facing an uncertain future.  City officials say Utah County will end financial support for the Peaks Ice Arena within the next six months.  An email sent earlier this week to those who use the rink said […]

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Utah Woman Injured In London Attack Feels Sorry For Terrorist 

(London)  –  The Utah woman who was injured in a terrorist attack in London says she feels no hate for the man who killed her husband.  Melissa Cochran spoke to the BBC yesterday on the two-week anniversary of the SUV crash on Westminster Bridge that took the life of her […]

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Man Convicted In St. George Murder Sentenced 

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah man has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison after being convicted of murder in the death of a woman whose throat was cut during a night of violence that left two women dead. The Spectrum newspaper of St. George […]

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President of Mormon church leaves Utah hospital

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The 89-year-old president of the Mormon church is expected to return to his normal schedule after being released from the hospital. Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, says that President Thomas S. Monson was released from the […]

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Plane Crashes On Cedar City Runway 

(Cedar City, UT)  –   A pilot is recovering after his plane flipped upside down on the runway at Cedar City Airport.  Investigators say the man’s plane crashed while he was trying to take off from the airport yesterday afternoon.  The pilot was the only one on board the plane, which took […]

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Wage Disparity Between UT Genders Significant

(Salt Lake City, UT) — Utah has one of the biggest disparities in wages between men and women in the U.S. A study by the National Partnership for Women and Families says women in Utah make 71 cents for every dollar a man makes. It says that’s the third biggest […]

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Utah energy provider plans major wind turbine expansion

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s largest electricity provider has announced plans to build a wind turbine in Wyoming that would power more Utah homes by 2021. Rocky Mountain Power officials said Tuesday that they want to build a $3.5 billion wind generation and transmission project in southwestern Wyoming over […]

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Navajo Nation considers implementing gun registration

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Nation Tribal Council officials are reviewing a proposal that would require tribal land residents to register their firearms. The Daily Times reports the proposed bill would require residents to register firearms such as rifles and shotguns to the Navajo Nation Police Department. The bill would […]

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2 Dead after Early Morning Crash on I-70

A multi-vehicle accident claimed the life of two men, including an internationally known cyclist, early Wednesday on I-70. The Utah Highway Patrol said the accident began when an eastbound semi truck and trailer overcorrected near the Utah-Colorado border after drifting off of the right soft shoulder. The semi overturned, landing […]

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Utah schools to pay $100,000 for ‘drunk goggles’ injury

KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A Utah school district has agreed to pay $100,000 to the family of a teenage girl who was injured while wearing so-called “drunk goggles” in a 2014 exercise. The Standard-Examiner reports (http://bit.ly/2nXXMCQ ) that the Davis School District has agreed to put more than $61,000 into […]

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