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Woman In Critical Condition After Fall Near Reservoir 

(Spanish Fork, UT)  –  A woman is in critical condition after falling from a trail near a reservoir in Utah County.  The Spanish Fork Police Department says the unidentified woman was walking on the east side of Spanish Oaks Reservoir last night when she fell down a steep bank.  The woman […]

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Supporters of rancher Bundy build mock jail cell near prison

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons have built a mock jail cell outside a rural Nevada prison facility where defendants in a 2014 standoff with federal agents await trial in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas. Organizers and protesters are taking turns in the […]

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Chaffetz Asks DOJ Watchdog To Investigation Comey Firing 

(Washington, DC)  –  The head of the House Oversight Committee is asking the Justice Department to probe the firing of FBI Director James Comey.  Utah Republican Jason Chaffetz says he sent a letter to the DOJ Inspector General yesterday urging him to review the decision to fire Comey.  Chaffetz previously […]

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Boy Dies After Fall Into Ogden River 

(Ogden, UT)  –  An eight-year-old boy is dead after falling into the Ogden River.  Officials at Primary Children’s Medical Center say Korbin Minchey died Tuesday night after rescuers pulled him from the river in extremely critical condition.  Minchey apparently chasing his dog when he fell into the river Tuesday afternoon, and […]

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Woman Passes Fake $100s At Four St. George BusinessesÂ

(St. George, UT)  –  A Las Vegas woman is behind bars for passing fake 100-dollar bills at four Saint George businesses.  Police got a call from a store at Red Cliffs Mall Monday about Melanie Shatto trying to pay for items with the funny money.  Police say they got reports from […]

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Man Who Sexually Abused Teen He Met In LDS Ward Sentenced 

(Washington County, UT)  –  A man will spend up to five years behind bars for sexually abusing a teen boy he met at his church.  Investigators say 70-year-old Kim Nelson met the 16-year-old at his Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ward.  A judge handed down a harsher than recommended […]

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New Survey Shows Reasons People Move To, Away From Utah 

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  Most people move to Utah because of family or due to economic reasons.  That’s the finding of a new Envision Utah study released yesterday during a meeting of the Point of the Mountain Development Commission.  Using online and in-person feedback, Envision Utah found that 80-percent of […]

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Utah Tourism Jumped 12 PercentÂ

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  More and more people are coming to visit Utah.  The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah reported good news for the state’s tourism industry yesterday.  Total visitation was up about 12 percent from 2011 to 2015 with over eight-billion dollars spent by […]

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Search begins for polygamist kids due money for harvest work

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge recently ordered a company with ties to a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border to set aside $200,000 to pay back wages to children who prosecutors say were forced to pick pecans. Now, comes the hard part for the U.S. Department of […]

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Utah’s sign law for restaurants, bars goes into effect

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new law requiring bar and restaurant owners in Utah to hang a sign by their door saying whether the establishment is a restaurant or bar has gone into effect. As of Tuesday, it is illegal in the state for a restaurant to not have […]

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