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Huntsman won’t decide on ’18 Senate run until Hatch does

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah governor and Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman says he won’t decide if he’ll run for U.S. Senate in 2018 until incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch decides if he’ll run again. Huntsman told KUTV because Hatch is a sitting senator “we owe it to him […]

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Utah hunter trapped in blizzard overnight hospitalized

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Utah hunter has been hospitalized after a blizzard trapped him overnight in a remote mountain area and he dug himself into the snow to survive. The Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office said 38-year-old Trevor Valentine got stuck Wednesday while on a hunting […]

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Birth rate down in fast-growing Utah County, echoing trends

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The county that boasts the highest birth rate in the nation’s fastest-growing state has produced fewer babies in recent years, following U.S. trends amid still-lingering economic woes. The Daily Herald newspaper in Provo reports that county health officials say just over 11,000 babies had been born […]

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Sanpete Valley Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2017

Mt. Pleasant, Utah, Jan. 5, 2017 – Sanpete Valley Hospital welcomed the hospital’s first baby of the new year on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 2:00 p.m. Lucy Zitting, a baby girl weighing six pounds, seven ounces and measuring 19 inches long was born to Michaela and Tyler Zitting of Ephraim. […]

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Utah Man Creates Petition To Make Leia An Official Disney Princess 

(Cedar City, UT)  –  A Utah man is leading a petition drive to make Princess Leia of “Star Wars” an official Disney princess.  Cody Christensen of Cedar City is behind the Change.org petition, which already has more than 40-thousand signatures.  The petition calls on the company to do away with the […]

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Mormon Church To Oppose Monson Deposition In Child Abuse Case 

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  Lawyers for the Mormon Church plan to oppose a new subpoena seeking testimony from church President Thomas S. Monson.  The church is being sued by members of the Navajo tribe who claim they were abused in a relocation program run during the ’60s and ’70s.  The […]

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Snowmelt And Warm Temperatures Could Create Weekend Flooding 

(Cache County, UT)  –  Utah may swing from avalanche danger to potential flooding this weekend.  The Cache County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning saying warm temperatures, rain and snowmelt may combine to cause flooding on Sunday.  Emergency management personnel are already recommending sandbags for people in flood-prone areas.  Drivers are […]

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Man Tries To Escape Courthouse During Hearing 

(St. George, UT)  –  A man is being held without bail after trying to escape a St. George courthouse earlier this week.  It happened Wednesday during a review hearing at the 5th District Courthouse.  “St. George News” reports that 28-year-old Michael Ray Smith Jr. was in court for other charges when […]

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Police Reminding Folks To Drive Carefully in Snowy Weather 

Police around Utah are reminding folks to drive carefully in the snowy weather.  The Cedar City Police Department on Facebook said there were at least a dozen accidents in Iron County yesterday evening.  Police say if you don’t need to be out in the deteriorating conditions to try and stay […]

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Zion National Park Announces Scenic Trail Is Open

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP)-As the wintry weather around much of Utah subsides, roads are becoming better to navigate. Friday morning, the official Twitter of Zion National Park confirmed the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive has been reopened. The park cautions travelers that while the roads have been plowed, some slick […]

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