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LDS Church Plans Two New Missions

Published on December 19, 2014 at 06:28AM

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has two new missions in the works. The “Deseret News” reports the Church plans to create missions next year in Orem and…

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Preliminary Hearing Set For Teen Accused Of Killing Girlfriend

Published on December 19, 2014 at 06:28AM

A teenage boy who is accused of killing his former girlfriend in Utah is due back in court in March. On Monday, both sides agreed on a March 2nd hearing…

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Teen Develops Utah Campsite App

Published on December 19, 2014 at 06:27AM

An app listing every major Utah campsite is now available thanks to a teenager. Seventeen-year-old Joshua Wilde developed “Campgrounds in Utah” as an Eagle Scout project. The app provides information…

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Former St. George Mayor Becomes Mission President

Published on December 18, 2014 at 12:02PM

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP)-Per a report from David DeMille of the St. George Spectrum, former St. George mayor Dan McArthur has received a new assignment, away from the political venues…

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64th annual Ephraim Middle School Yule Candles awarded

Published on December 18, 2014 at 11:10AM

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Two men were awarded Yule Candles during the 64th annual Ephraim Middle School Candlelight Service. Steve Johnson of Manti was the recipient from the Manti-Sterling area, and the Ephraim area…

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LIttle girl from Fountain Green inspires international Christmas card drive

Published on December 18, 2014 at 10:12AM

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What started out as a way to brighten what may be the last Christmas for a little girl in Fountain Green has blossomed into an international event. Addie Fausett is…

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Former Utah Legislative Candidate Sentenced For Drug-Related Attack

Published on December 18, 2014 at 06:27AM

A man previously in the running for a seat on the Utah Legislature is spending up to 15-years behind bars. The “Daily Herald” reports Mark Byrge of American Fork was…

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LDS Church To Renovate, Rededicate Two Temples

Published on December 18, 2014 at 06:26AM

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has two temple renovation plans in the works. The First Presidency announced yesterday the Church plans to renovate and rededicate the Idaho…

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Ted Cruz Apologizes To GOP

Published on December 18, 2014 at 06:26AM

Ted Cruz is apologizing to his fellow Republican senators for ruining their weekend along with Utah Senator Mike Lee. CBS News says the Texas senator made apologies during the weekly…

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Teachers Offer Tips To Keep Kids Fresh Over Break

Published on December 18, 2014 at 06:25AM

Local teachers are offering tips on how to keep your kid’s mind sharp during the long holiday break. Park View Elementary School Principal Valerie Shaw says there are some activities…

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Provo Looking Into Adding On-Street Meters For Parking

Published on December 18, 2014 at 06:25AM

The city of Provo could soon say goodbye to free curbside parking. Provo city planner Josh Yost says these prime parking spots are in high-demand. The city has met to…

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Sevier School District receives recognition

Published on December 17, 2014 at 02:53PM

The Sevier School District has been named to the 5th Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll. The district is only 1 of 547 throughout the United States and Canada and 1…

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Two sent to hospital after accident in Gunnison

Published on December 17, 2014 at 11:41AM

Two people were sent to the hospital after an auto accident in Gunnison Tuesday morning. UHP said 71-year-old Earl Gardner from Centerfield made an improper left turn near 480 South…

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UHP makes big drug bust on I-70

Published on December 17, 2014 at 11:35AM

A simple violation led to another drug bust on I-70 Monday. Utah Highway Patrol said a trooper stopped a vehicle near the Sigurd/Aurora interchange for a headlight/tail light violation. The…

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Central Utah ranchers elected to Farm Bureau committee

Published on December 17, 2014 at 11:14AM

Two couples from central Utah were recently elected to the Utah Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher committee. On December 16, members of Utah’s 28 county Farm Bureaus met in…

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Beaver County Sheriff suspected of choking man during arrest

Published on December 17, 2014 at 11:01AM

Credit: The Salt Lake Tribune A prosecutor is considering whether to file charges against Beaver County Sheriff Cameron Noel after deputies saw him wrap his hands around the neck of…

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DWR relocates hundreds of antelope

Published on December 17, 2014 at 10:57AM

Biologist with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources rounded up about 300 antelope in Piute County Tuesday and transported them to other parts of the state. The project took two…

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No one hurt in state helicopter hard landing in Wayne

Published on December 17, 2014 at 10:54AM

Police say no one was hurt when a state police helicopter made a hard landing Tuesday morning in Wayne County. Utah Department of Public Safety officials say four people were…

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Brian Head Reports New Snow

Published on December 17, 2014 at 09:10AM

BRIAN HEAD, Utah (AP)-While many people living within the Mid-Utah Radio footprint have bemoaned the lack of snow in south-central Utah thus far this season, Brian Head Resort, which turned…

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Officials Say Utah FBI Agent Attacks Girlfriend

Published on December 17, 2014 at 06:26AM

A Utah FBI agent is accused of attacking his girlfriend. Special Agent Adam Quirk was charged Monday in court with aggravated assault and criminal mischief. Police reports say on Saturday,...

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BYU To Buy 'Y' Mountain In Provo

Published on December 17, 2014 at 06:26AM

BYU could soon have a mountain of its own. That is, if President Barack Obama signs off on the bill that would allow the school to buy 80-acres on “Y”...

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SLC Leaders Speak Out Against Relocated Prison In City

Published on December 17, 2014 at 06:25AM

Salt Lake City leaders are pushing for the state prison to stay put in Draper. At a rally yesterday morning, hundreds of supporters, city council members and Mayor Ralph Becker…

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Man Shot, Killed While Hunting

Published on December 17, 2014 at 06:25AM

A 57-year-old Syracuse man is dead after being shot in the back while hunting with friends. Police say Norman Newbold was killed yesterday at the Sportsman’s Paradise hunting club when…

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Boy Struck After Two Cars Collide In Kearns

Published on December 17, 2014 at 06:25AM

Police are releasing more information about a 15-year-old boy who was struck by a car in Kearns. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday after an SUV crashed into another…

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Hospital Sets Restrictions To Combat Flu

Published on December 17, 2014 at 06:24AM

Recent reports from the CDC show flu season is upon us, and some Utah hospitals are taking notice. Intermountain Healthcare spokeswoman Terri Draper says they want people to be careful…

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Three Deer Poached In San Juan County

Published on December 17, 2014 at 06:24AM

Wildlife officials are on the search for a suspect or suspects responsible for the illegal poaching of three deer in San Juan County. Authorities say an officer with the Division…

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Washington County Commission Implements New Tax

Published on December 16, 2014 at 09:43PM

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP)-As part of Tuesday’s regular commission meeting, the Washington County Commission was industrious, getting various things done per the official Twitter of St. George News. Among the…

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Ed Callison pleads guilty, sentenced 15 years to life

Published on December 16, 2014 at 01:36PM

The Richfield man accused of brutally murdering his wife pleaded guilty to murder and obstruction of justice charges in 6th District Court Tuesday. After making the plea, Ed Callison was…

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Judge delays sentencing for husband in murder case

Published on December 16, 2014 at 11:53AM

A judge is postponing sentencing for an Orem man convicted in his wife’s 2012 death to hear arguments about a quote from the movie “Dumb and Dumber.” Relatives of victim…

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Jail time for Utah father who chained son to bed

Published on December 16, 2014 at 11:50AM

A Utah father will serve 30 days in jail and 30 days of house arrest for chaining his 7-year-old son to a bed while the man was at work. State…

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Student pleads 'Guilty' in Snow College Homecoming threats

Published on December 16, 2014 at 11:27AM

Credit: The Salt Lake Tribune A former Snow College student has pleaded guilty to making terroristic threats targeting the school’s homecoming events. 19-year-old Zachary Baird took a plea deal Thursday…

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Trial date set for men in Beaver resort fruad

Published on December 16, 2014 at 11:20AM

Two brothers involved in a fraud and money laundering case involving a planed resort in Beaver County will stand trail in January. Marc Sessions Jenson and his brother Stephen R….

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Central Utah Schools Score Average Grades

Published on December 16, 2014 at 11:14AM

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Utah schools received a report card Monday based on the governor’s new PACE grading system. The PACE report complies with federal reporting requirement under NO Child Left Behind while also…

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UHP Makes Drug Busts

Published on December 16, 2014 at 11:03AM

Troopers with the Utah Highway Patrol made two separate drug busts after traffic stops. On Sunday a trooper pulled over a Porsche that was traveling 100 mph on I-70 8…

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Search Continues For SLC Shooting Suspect

Published on December 16, 2014 at 06:30AM

A man remains hospitalized with serious injuries after being shot in the mouth. The victim was standing in a parking lot near University Boulevard and 400 West Sunday when a…

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West Jordan Site Cut From Prison Relocation Consideration

Published on December 16, 2014 at 06:29AM

The soon-to-be relocated Utah State Prison won’t be calling West Jordan home. The owners of the West Jordan site under consideration for the prison announced yesterday they have dropped their…

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Air Force Identifies Rollover Victims

Published on December 16, 2014 at 06:29AM

Air Force officials are releasing the identity of an airman and his wife killed in a rollover crash. Hill Air Force Base officials say 34-year-old Staff Sergeant Derek Ramos and…

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Deer Creek Mine To Shut Down

Published on December 16, 2014 at 06:29AM

The Deer Creek Mine in Emery County is shutting down for good. PacifiCorp’s Energy West Mining Company announced yesterday they plan to shut down the mine sometime in the early…

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BYU Students Get Carbon Monoxide Scare

Published on December 16, 2014 at 06:28AM

A group of BYU students aren’t happy after a carbon monoxide leak went ignored by the school and landlords. Student Alex Martin says the housing maintenance group wouldn’t respond to…

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UHP On The Hunt For Traffic Stop Suspect

Published on December 15, 2014 at 02:25PM

Police are searching for a man who fled on-foot into the desert during a traffic stop in Tooele. A UHP spokesman says troopers pulled the 22-year-old man over around seven…

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Sentencing Delayed For Convicted Murderer

Published on December 15, 2014 at 02:25PM

An Orem man who killed his wife isn’t learning his fate in court today as previously scheduled. In October, a jury found Conrad Truman guilty of murder in the death…

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West Jordan To Fight Prison Relocation

Published on December 15, 2014 at 02:25PM

People in West Jordan are fighting against a prison being relocated to the city. A town hall meeting is scheduled for tonight at seven o’clock at Oakcrest Elementary School. Residents…

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Officials warn of package theft after package stolen from Central Valley

Published on December 15, 2014 at 11:21AM

Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis is warning residents of package theft after someone ran off with a package that had been placed on a Central Valley home’s doorstep. Curtis said…

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2 arrested in connection to Elsinore burglary

Published on December 15, 2014 at 11:14AM

Two people were arrested over the weekend after burglarizing storage units in Elsinore. Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis said the theft was reported Saturday at storage units located at 950…

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Utah graduation rates increase

Published on December 15, 2014 at 11:00AM

Utah’s high school graduation rate continues to climb, according to a report released Thursday by the Utah State Office of Education. Utah’s statewide graduation rate now sits at 83 percent,...

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Accident sends Richfield man to hospital

Published on December 15, 2014 at 10:56AM

A weekend auto accident sent a Richfield man to the hospital. Utah Highway Patrol says 33-year-old Jerad Baletka was driving his silver 2002 Ford Ranger pickup on I-70 in Salina…

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Government Spending Bill Targets Sage Grouse Listing

Published on December 15, 2014 at 10:45AM

Credit: Deseret News A $1.1 trillion spending package approved late Thursday by the House averted a federal government shutdown, but it includes environmental riders that delay any federal action on…

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LDS Church Announces 2 Temple Dedication Dates

Published on December 15, 2014 at 10:40AM

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the dedication dates of two temples. The Payson Temple open house will take place April 24 through May 23, excluding Sundays….

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Former Lawyer, Sons Plead Guilty To Lesser Drug Charges

Published on December 15, 2014 at 06:27AM

A former lawyer and his two sons are all hoping to avoid jail time by pleading guilty to drug charges. James, Alex, and Zachary Robinson were all in court to…

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Victim Accepts Settlement In Poison Iced Tea Case

Published on December 15, 2014 at 06:27AM

A woman who was critically injured after drinking iced tea laced with lye has reached a settlement with Dicky’s Barbecue. Last August, an employee of a Dickey’s Barbecue in South…

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Man Killed In Rollover Crash

Published on December 15, 2014 at 06:26AM

A 55-year-old Carbon County man is dead following a rollover crash on SR-123. Authorities say Leonard Carillo died from his injuries late last week. Carillo was driving northbound on SR-123…

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BYU student to plead in meth lab case

Published on December 12, 2014 at 12:34PM

A Brigham Young University student accused of making methamphetamine in his room is expected to take a plea deal in the case. His lawyer told a judge Wednesday that BYU

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Family settles polygamist towns lawsuit for $2M

Published on December 12, 2014 at 12:31PM

A family awarded a $5.2 million judgement over a denied water hookup in tow Utah-Arizona polygamous border town has settled for less than half that amount to avoid appeals. A…

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Man Caught After Second Police Chase In Two Weeks

Published on December 12, 2014 at 12:30PM

Police have a man behind bars on DUI charges who has been on their radar for almost two weeks. Kevin Christiansen was stopped for driving on a suspended license yesterday…

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Nevada Murder Suspect May Be In Utah

Published on December 12, 2014 at 12:30PM

A Nevada murder suspect may be in Salt Lake City. Bruce Hendrix is accused of killing his wife then setting fire to both his home and business on Monday. He…

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Four-Year-Old Killed In Bacchus Highway Wreck

Published on December 12, 2014 at 12:29PM

A four-year-old boy is dead after a wreck that also left his mom and another driver in critical condition. South Jordan police say the woman was driving north on the…

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