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Top Story Accident near Sterling sends one driver to the hospital in helicopter

Published on August 18, 2017 at 02:56PM

A passenger car crashed with a garbage truck on US-89 Friday afternoon. The crash occurred near the Lake Palisades State Park turn-off. Lanes in both directions were closed while one…

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Top Story Look out on Utah's freeways as eclipse viewers head north

Published on August 18, 2017 at 01:32PM

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As thousands scramble north to view Monday’s cosmic event, travelers on major Utah highways are predicted to face heavy traffic. John Gleason with the Utah Department of Transportation says UDOT

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Top Story Women rescued in Emery County after getting trapped in canyon

Published on August 18, 2017 at 11:00AM

A Salt Lake County woman is recovering after being wedged in and suspended for nearly 12 hours in a narrow portion of Zero Gravity Canyon in the San Rafael Desert….

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Top Story Preliminary hearing date set for Mt. Pleasant man

Published on August 17, 2017 at 04:51PM

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After four months, a preliminary hearing date has finally been set for a Mt. Pleasant man charged with the murder of his fiancee. On March 31, police were called to…

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Utah unemployment rate rises slightly to 3.5 percent

Published on August 18, 2017 at 10:55AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s unemployment rate rose slightly last month to 3.5 percent. July’s jobless rate released by Utah’s Department of Workforce Services on Friday was one-tenth of…

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Kane and Garfield Commissions sued after meetings with interior secretary

Published on August 18, 2017 at 10:53AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah group is suing two county commissions after private meetings with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance’s lawsuit against Kane and…

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Family remembers Utah National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan

Published on August 17, 2017 at 11:35AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a Utah National Guard soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan says he was a Green Beret who died after entering a booby-trapped building…

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Bottled water may sell in Utah's National Parks again

Published on August 17, 2017 at 11:33AM

PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government says it’s eliminating a policy that let national parks like the Grand Canyon ban the sale of bottled water. The National Parks Service announced…

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Utah officials submit Medicaid plan to help homeless

Published on August 17, 2017 at 11:30AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has asked President Donald Trump’s administration to approve a limited Medicaid plan to help the homeless and those in need of mental health and…

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Boy, 10, found shot in head at Mt. Pleasant home with 11-year-old

Published on August 17, 2017 at 06:37AM

MOUNT PLEASANT, Utah (AP) — Police say a 10-year-old boy was found with a gunshot wound to the head while at a central Utah home with an 11-year-old. Mount Pleasant…

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Mt. Pleasant Police Respond to call of Shot 10-year-old

Published on August 16, 2017 at 03:35PM

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MT. PLEASANT, Utah (AP)-Wednesday, per a tweet from the official account of KUTV-2 News of Salt Lake City reporter Heidi Hatch, Mt. Pleasant Police are responding to the call of…

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Enhanced fire restrictions easing in Central Utah

Published on August 16, 2017 at 03:24PM

Following a decrease in human caused fires in the past couple of weeks, fire restrictions are loosening for most of Utah. Fire Managers have decided to rescind the enhanced fire…

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Defense lawyer questions charges in Brian Head fire

Published on August 16, 2017 at 01:50PM

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A defense attorney questioned misdemeanor charges against a man accused of accidentally sparking a massive Utah wildfire that destroyed 13 homes and cost some $40…

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1 dead, 5 hurt in spectator crash near Speed Week

Published on August 16, 2017 at 01:48PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say one person is dead and five others are hurt after two cars of Speed Week spectators crashed on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Tooele…

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Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

Published on August 16, 2017 at 11:34AM

BALTIMORE (AP) — Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was…

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Planned power outage for Fairview, Mt. Pleasant and Spring City

Published on August 16, 2017 at 09:24AM

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The lights will go out in Fairview, Mt. Pleasant and Spring City on Thursday due to a planned power outage. The outage is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m….

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Sanpete County Primary Election Results

Published on August 16, 2017 at 08:45AM

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Utah’s primary election yesterday has narrowed the field of candidates for mayor in Mount Pleasant and city council in Spring City. Pending the canvass in a couple of weeks the…

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Arizona man dies after cliff jumping accident on Lake Powell

Published on August 16, 2017 at 07:50AM

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a 25-year-old Hotevilla man after a cliff jumping accident on Lake Powell. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area officials say Erick…

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Utah mayor shrugs off attacks, wins GOP primary for US House

Published on August 16, 2017 at 07:41AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mayor overcame nearly $1 million in attacks from out-of-state groups to win a three-way Republican primary in a race to fill a seat…

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US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018

Published on August 16, 2017 at 07:38AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. ter cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers…

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Mormon Church specifically condemns white supremacy

Published on August 15, 2017 at 03:00PM

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is specifically condemning white supremacist attitudes in its strongest statement since a Virginia rally over a Confederate War monument descended into deadly…

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New lawsuits allege Mormon church failed to protect children

Published on August 15, 2017 at 01:52PM

PHOENIX (AP) — New lawsuits allege Mormon church leaders didn’t do enough to protect children from sexual abuse in a now-defunct, church-run foster program. The lawsuits were filed earlier this…

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Public comment period extended for Zion National Park plans

Published on August 15, 2017 at 01:20PM

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) — Zion National Park officials announced they will extend the public comment period on a plan to require reservations to get into Zion National Park….

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Two Utah rallies Monday to denounce white nationalist violence

Published on August 15, 2017 at 11:40AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than a thousand people demonstrated in Salt Lake City on Monday night to denounce violence, hatred and the white supremacists that held a weekend…

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Moab teen gets year in jail in fatal prom night crash

Published on August 15, 2017 at 11:37AM

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — An 18-year-old Moab man has been sentenced to a year in jail for his role in a fatal prom-night crash that killed two teens and injured…

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Authorities identify man who drowned while kayaking in Utah

Published on August 15, 2017 at 11:36AM

HEBER CITY, Utah (AP) — Authorities have identified an Illinois man who drowned while kayaking at Deer Creek Reservoir in Utah. Utah State Parks Sgt. Drew Patterson says the victim…

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"Great Outdoors Bandit" arrested in Los Angeles

Published on August 15, 2017 at 11:34AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A suspect in more than a half-dozen bank robberies in Idaho and Utah has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport where authorities say he…

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Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

Published on August 14, 2017 at 12:16PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican race to fill a Utah congressional seat abandoned by Jason Chaffetz is pitting the party establishment, which is backing a popular mayor with…

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Sevier County Sheriff speaks against intolerance following protests over the weekend

Published on August 14, 2017 at 11:36AM

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Sevier County Sheriff Nathan Curtis visited KSVC studios on Monday and spoke out against intolerance following violence and at least one death in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. “We really…

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2 Utah rallies Monday to denounce white nationalist violence

Published on August 14, 2017 at 11:31AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah residents are holding unity and anti-racism rallies Monday night to denounce the messages of hate and violence of white supremacists at a weekend rally…

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Utah woman hit by bullet while she slept in her bed

Published on August 14, 2017 at 11:29AM

ODGEN, Utah (AP) — Police say a Utah woman was struck by a bullet while she slept in her bed during a shooting outside her Ogden home. Ogden Police Lt….

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16-year-old dies in motorcycle crash above Glenwood

Published on August 14, 2017 at 09:46AM

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Piute High School student, 16-year-old Parker Thompson is being mourned today following his death on Saturday. Thompson passed away from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident above Glenwood. According to…

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American Legion Legacy Run Coming Through Richfield

Published on August 14, 2017 at 08:18AM

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More than 400 motorcycles will drive through Richfield today in conjunction with the American Legion Legacy Run. The riders started in Dodge, Kansas and are making their way to Reno,...

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Panguitch City is asking all residents to conserve culinary water

Published on August 14, 2017 at 06:53AM

Panguitch City is asking residents to avoid using primary water for their outdoor use. Secondary water is on in the city and the City is encouraging people to use that…

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