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Gunnison Legacy Wall Unveiling

Published on September 19, 2017 at 10:02AM

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Gunnison City will unveil its Legacy Wall on Saturday, September 23. Activities will include chalk art, bounce houses, and games. The wall occupies the lot where the Top Stop gas…

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The Latest: Sect leader faces up to 5 years in prison

Published on September 20, 2017 at 10:05AM

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous sect leader is facing up to five years in prison after agreeing to a plea deal in a food-stamp fraud and escape case….

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Utah school nurse shortage leave nurses with heavy workloads

Published on September 20, 2017 at 10:03AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s school nursing shortage slightly worsened over the past year, leaving school nurses with six times the recommended students under their care, according to a…

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Mom convicted in malnourished-boy case appeals sentence

Published on September 19, 2017 at 01:40PM

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah woman whose malnourished son was found in a feces-strewn bathroom is appealing her sentence of up to 45 years on child abuse…

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Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

Published on September 19, 2017 at 10:55AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, told Congress on Tuesday that Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election…

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Man sues jail where wife died of withdrawal, dehydration

Published on September 19, 2017 at 10:35AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The husband of a woman who died in the Weber County Jail has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court. A state medical examiner’s report…

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Utah baby dies from head injury in Arizona boating accident

Published on September 19, 2017 at 10:34AM

NAVAJO CANYON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Utah child has died from a head injury after a boating accident near Navajo Canyon. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area officials say…

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Prosecutors to seek death penalty in prison slaying

Published on September 19, 2017 at 10:34AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors say they’ll seek the death penalty for a man accused in the gang-related stabbing and beating death of a fellow prison inmate. Salt Lake…

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Popular Zion National Park Trail to Close

Published on September 18, 2017 at 03:53PM

ZION NATIONAL PARK (FOX 13)-Per an official report from FOX 13 in Salt Lake City, one of Zion National Park’s more popular trails will close in October. Angels Landing Trail,...

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Small earthquake hits near Park City but no damage

Published on September 18, 2017 at 02:22PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A small 3.3 magnitude earthquake that hit near Park City doesn’t appear to have caused any damage. The University of Utah’ seismograph stations said in…

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New apartments cater to Bryce Canyon National Park workforce

Published on September 18, 2017 at 01:00PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new employee housing building for workers in the Bryce Canyon National Park area has opened after years of struggling to find a place to…

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82-year-old woman in critical condition after accident in Sevier County

Published on September 18, 2017 at 11:08AM

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RICHFIELD — An 82-year-old woman is in extremely critical condition after rolling her car near Richfield on Sunday afternoon. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the woman was driving north…

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Utah higher education OKs more than $200M budget request

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:53AM

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Board of Education will hear feedback from the public and several cultural and education groups Wednesday over the board’s recent move to no…

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Famed Utah teen sues, pursues girls high school football

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:53AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five years after Sam Gordon’s video of her football talents playing against boys won her an invitation to see the Super Bowl, she is a…

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Utah higher education OKs more than $200M budget request

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:51AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s public colleges and universities are preparing to ask lawmakers for an extra $83 million next year to pay for employees, enrollment growth and other…

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Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:49AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousand or even millions…

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Lawmakers get close look of Utah Lake's algal bloom issue

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:48AM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Several state legislators visited Utah Lake near Provo this week to get a tour and find out why state money should be used to help clean…

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Colorado family of 4 ID'd as victims of fatal plane crash

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:46AM

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado family of four has been identified as the victims of a fatal small airplane crash. Relatives on Sunday said in a statement that…

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Arizona man gets prison term for threatening Mormons in Utah

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:45AM

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for threatening members of the Mormon church in Utah. Prosecutors say 72-year-old…

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Fairview man killed when his pickup truck hits cow in a road

Published on September 18, 2017 at 10:43AM

FAIRVIEW, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Fairview man is dead after his pickup truck hit a cow in the road. Utah Highway Patrol officials say 60-year-old Randall Hill was…

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Activists Reportedly Steal Piglets then Protest Smithfield Foods in Beaver County

Published on September 15, 2017 at 02:40PM

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Beaver County Sheriff Cameron Noel told Mid-Utah Radio that they received a report of a break-in at Smithfield Foods near Milford. The reported break-in happened several months ago, but wasn’t…

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Crash Near Jordanelle Reservoir

Published on September 15, 2017 at 11:47AM

HEBER CITY, Utah-Friday morning, per the official Twitter of UDOT, a crash occurred in Wasatch County near Jordanelle Reservoir. UDOT reports the incident is on S.R. 32 at milepost 6,...

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Flash Flood Warnings Issued in Central and Southern Utah

Published on September 14, 2017 at 03:04PM

A large portion of the southern half of Utah is on flood watch. The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City issued flash flood warnings for Zion National Park, North…

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Man who skipped court date in case involving daughter's death, found

Published on September 14, 2017 at 01:54PM

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David Lewis Anderson was taken into custody Wednesday in Wilmington, North Carolina. According to the Sevier County Sheriff, Anderson was trying to check into a homeless shelter there. Anderson was…

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Utah governor endorses GOP senators' health plan

Published on September 14, 2017 at 01:47PM

ALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is backing a new plan by two Republican senators to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. The…

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Herbert: Zinke signaled Grand-Staircase should be shrunk

Published on September 14, 2017 at 01:45PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has signaled he’s recommending that President Donald Trump shrink Utah’s two-decade old Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Gov. Gary…

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Moab man drowns in Colorado River while trying to save child

Published on September 14, 2017 at 01:44PM

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Utah officials say a 70-year-old Moab man drowned during a family trip to the Colorado River after he tried to save a young relative. A news…

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Utah man accused of setting several wildland fires in Oregon

Published on September 14, 2017 at 11:12AM

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a man from Salt Lake City, Utah, has been accused of intentionally starting three wildland fires in central Oregon. The Bulletin reports (https://goo.gl/1eRofS) 37-year-old…

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Justice Department probes Utah State's handling of assaults

Published on September 14, 2017 at 11:11AM

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Utah State University is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, an unusual step that comes after a string of sexual assault cases, school officials…

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The Latest: Mayor: Probe shows policies broken in nurse case

Published on September 14, 2017 at 11:08AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mayor of Salt Lake City says an investigation found evidence that officers violated department policies in the rough arrest of a nurse who refused…

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Utah Gov. Gary Herbert holding annual fundraising gala

Published on September 14, 2017 at 10:45AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is holding is his annual fundraiser this week though the Republican says he’s not seeking another term as governor after winning…

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Appeal filed in Canada child-bride case

Published on September 14, 2017 at 10:42AM

CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian woman is seeking to have her conviction overturned after she was sentenced to seven months in jail for taking a 13-year-old girl to…

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Expect Lots of Rain

Published on September 14, 2017 at 07:48AM

DENVER (KUSA-9) Because of south-central Utah’s remote location, far way from Salt Lake City and its unique geography, many times northern Utah meteorologists don’t quite see what’s going on in…

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