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Trash-burning plant that provides steam for base to close

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — A trash-burning plant that supplies steam for Hill Air Force Base will close due to what officials say is reduced demand and a need for costly upgrades. The Standard-Examiner (https://goo.gl/SWCC1M ) reports that closure this year of the Davis Energy Recovery Facility in Layton will eliminate […]

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House OKs bill allowing restaurant diners to see drinks made

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s House of Representatives has passed a bill that could allow restaurants to stop shielding diners from seeing alcoholic drinks as they’re prepared. House lawmakers voted 58-10 late Friday afternoon to approve the measure, sending it to the Senate for consideration. Utah’s Senate will have […]

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Florida man arrested in 1977 killing extradited to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man arrested last week in the 1977 killing of a Salt Lake City teen has been extradited to Utah. The Deseret News (http://bit.ly/2mw9rus ) reports 59-year-old Patrick McCabe of Bell, Florida, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Sunday. Authorities accuse him of […]

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Moab police: 2 teens dead after crash on way home from prom

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Police in Moab say two teenagers are dead after their vehicle crashed on the way home from a prom. They say the teens were driving home when their car went off the road on La Sal Loop Road. Police say the vehicle rolled multiple times and […]

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3.3 magnitude quake reported Sunday in southwestern Utah

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — The University of Utah Seismograph Stations has reported a minor earthquake in the southwestern part of the state. Seismograph Stations officials say a magnitude 3.3 quake occurred shortly after noon Sunday. They say the epicenter of the shock was located in the Cedar Valley, six […]

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Body of hiker found after fall from Zion National Park trail

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a man who apparently fell to his death while hiking in Zion National Park in southern Utah. Park spokesman John Marciano says other visitors hiking the West Rim Trail in Refrigerator Canyon found the man’s body Friday morning. […]

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Study of northern Utah skies aims to curb pollution problem

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Researchers are conducting a $2 million study to help people better understand what leads to northern Utah’s winter inversions that create a brown, murky haze of air pollution that engulfs the Salt Lake City metro area. They are using aircraft and advanced instruments to determine […]

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Grantsville police: 1 person found dead after apartment fire

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Police are investigating a death in an apartment fire in Grantsville. They say firefighters responded to the blaze in an apartment unit about 10 p.m. Saturday and found the unit fully engulfed in flames. They later discovered one person dead in the apartment. The name, age […]

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Colorado man Dies after Crashing His Motorcycle in Utah

CASTLE VALLEY, Utah (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says a Colorado man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Castle Valley. They say 56-year-old Albert Hughes of Grand Junction was riding his motorcycle along state Route 128 about 3:30 p.m. Saturday when it went off the right side of […]

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Republicans in Maine, Utah want Trump to Undo Monuments

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican leaders in Maine and Utah are asking President Donald Trump to step into uncharted territory and rescind national monument designations made by his predecessor. The Antiquities Act of 1906 doesn’t give the president power to undo a designation, and no president has ever taken such […]

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