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UDOT to begin project on Manti Main Street

The Utah Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin a resurfacing and lane widening project on Main Street in Manti on Monday, May 1. The project will start at 100 East on the north end of town and continue to 100 West on the south end of town. The $1.725 […]

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Animal rights group criticizes slaughterhouse inspections

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An animal welfare organization is criticizing Utah state officials for not doing enough in response to six cases of inhumane treatment at slaughterhouses over a six-year span. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2oy67Me ) the Animal Welfare Institute in Washington, D.C. gives Utah a failing […]

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2 found guilty in 1st trial over Bundy standoff in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury found two men guilty of federal charges Monday in an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch in 2014. Jurors said in a note they were deadlocked on charges against four other men, but the judge […]

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Protest planned following Utah researcher’s firing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Demonstrators are expected to gather to protest the firing of the chief executive officer at the cancer institute at the University of Utah. KUTV-TV reports that the protest is slated to take place at noon on Monday at the University of Utah. University officials have […]

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Utah sheriff resigns amid inmate mistreatment investigation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The sheriff of a rural Utah county jail under investigation for allegations mistreating inmates has resigned. Daggett County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Susie Potter said in a statement Monday that Jerry Jorgensen resigned Sunday after six years as sheriff. The move comes a week after two […]

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The Latest: Verdict coming for 6 in Bundy standoff in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A verdict has been reached in the trial of six men who had assault-style weapons during a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch in 2014. A court official said Monday that the jury’s decision will be read at […]

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Man denied new lungs in Utah due to pot use, dies after transplant in Philadelphia

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A man who was denied a lung transplant at the University of Utah because marijuana was found in his system has died after suffering complications from recent surgery. Reports say 20-year-old Riley Hancey of Park City died Saturday from complications with his double lung transplant […]

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Rubik’s cube competitions take hold in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Competitions in which participants race to solve Rubik’s cubes with their eyes closed or even with their feet have become popular in Utah nearly four decades after the puzzle was first introduced in the U.S. KSL-TV reports 12-year-old Eric Pesci and his 10-year-old sister, Claire […]

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Cedar City Man Suffers Head Injuries In Motorcycle Crash 

(Cedar City, UT)  –  A Cedar City man is hospitalized with serious injuries following a motorcycle accident.  Police say the 21-year-old man had to be taken to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George by helicopter after he lost control of his bike as he was entering a campsite near Comstock […]

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McMullin owes $670,000 for failed presidential campaign

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin, who earned more than 20 percent of the vote in Utah, is staring at a $670,000 debt from his campaign that could hurt plans to run for another office. The Salt Lake Tribune reports McMullin’s latest filing with the Federal […]

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