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St. George Recovering From Torrential Rain, Flooding

Published on August 27, 2014 at 12:19PM

Credit: The Spectrum Police and emergency crews were busy Tuesday night responding to several calls brought about by the steady heavy rain, thunder and lighting that blanketed the area. Wednesday,...

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Reward Offered Following Buck Pronghorn Poaching

Published on August 27, 2014 at 12:14PM

A buck pronghorn was illegally shot and killed near Milford, and Division of Wildlife officials are seeking the poacher. DWR officials were notified Aug. 15 of a dead pronghorn that…

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Daredevil Rope Swinging on Moab Arches May Stop

Published on August 27, 2014 at 12:10PM

The federal government is asking for people to weigh in on whether it should temporarily ban daredevil rope swinging and other activities from iconic arches in Moab. The Bureau of…

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Jury Convicts Two on Drug Charges

Published on August 27, 2014 at 12:03PM

A jury convicted two Sevier County residents of drug charges Friday night after a two-day trial. Guilty verdicts were given to 38-year-old Tracy Hanson of Elsinore and 28-year-old Michael Nay…

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Oil Drilling In Sanpete County

Published on August 27, 2014 at 09:24AM

(Moroni) Crew have begun drilling for oil near the city of Moroni. The well is close to the only other producing well in Sanpete county. There has been little success…

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Baby Thrown In Trash, Extremely Critical Condition

Published on August 27, 2014 at 07:26AM

(Kearns, UT)—A woman accused of throwing her day-old infant in the trash is behind bars. Police arrested 24-year-old Alicia Marie Englert last night at her home at 5313…

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Utah Gets Extra Time In Same-Sex Benefits Appeal

Published on August 27, 2014 at 07:21AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah is getting a month-long extension to file an appeal against a judge’s order to recognize spousal benefits to same-sex couples. The Court of Appeals…

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Sutherland CEO steps down

Published on August 27, 2014 at 06:53AM

The chairman of the Sutherland Institute Board of Directors, Stan Swim, has announced that Sutherland and C.E.O. Paul Mero are parting ways. Swim says the board has expressed to Paul…

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Aerial Drone Ban in Effect at National Parks in Utah

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:26PM

The National Park Service’s ban on aerial drones being used inside national parks, primarily to capture photos and video, is now in full effect in Utah and nationwide. The Park…

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Millard County Elections Dispute Taken To Supreme Court

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:18PM

A primary election dispute that has left county and state elections officials searching for answers will be heading to the Supreme Court. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, state election…

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Environmental Group Challenges Development Permits in Piute, Iron Counties

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:11PM

An environmental group says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife has illegally given permission to Garfield and Iron counties for potential development on wide swaths of Utah prairie dog habitat. The…

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Music Festival Kicks Off In Moab

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:08PM

(Moab, UT)—The Moab Music Festival is kicking off this week all over town. The 22nd annual event features live entertainment in outdoor and indoor venues. It begins this…

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Drowsy Teen Causes Extensive Damage

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:07PM

(Vernal, UT)—A tired teenage driver caused a lot of damage in Vernal. Police say the young person ran into a light pole, several planters and five cars after…

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Baby Found In Kearns Trash

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:06PM

(Kearns, UT)—A 24-year-old Kearns woman is accused of tossing her newborn baby in the trash. Unified police say a next-door neighbor found the days-old child in their garbage…

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Boyfriend Accused Of Killing Infant

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:06PM

(Ogden, UT)—An Ogden man is behind bars for allegedly killing his girlfriend’s 14-month-old daughter. Adam Joseph Barney was arrested last night after police discovered the child dead in…

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Ceremony Marks Beginning of Millard Power LIne

Published on August 26, 2014 at 12:04PM

A ceremony held Monday marks the beginning of another power-line project in Millard County. The new Cameron to Milford 138,000-volt line will shore up vulnerabilities in the grid and more…

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Heavy Traffic Expected On I-15 In Arizona

Published on August 26, 2014 at 11:28AM

If you’re planning to drive to Arizona this Labor Day weekend, give yourself some extra time. State transportation officials warn there will be heavy traffic along I-15 in the far…

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Heavy Rain Causes Landslide In Emery County

Published on August 26, 2014 at 08:00AM

(Orangeville, UT)—Traffic should be getting back to normal this morning in Emery County following a landslide that shut down the SR-29 and Cottonwood Canyon. Officials say heavy rains…

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Name Released In Utah Green River Death

Published on August 26, 2014 at 07:58AM

(Vernal, UT)—Authorities are releasing the identity of a woman who took a deadly fall into Utah’s Green River. Leona Rowley of Vernal was fishing near Horseshoe Bend over…

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Two Arrested In Magna Raid

Published on August 26, 2014 at 07:57AM

(Magna, UT)—Two people are behind bars after police raided a home in Magna yesterday. The investigation comes after guns and gear were stolen from a Heber City SWAT

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Man Breaks Record For Largest Utah Tomato

Published on August 26, 2014 at 07:54AM

(West Valley City, UT)—A West Valley man is credited with breaking the record for the state’s largest tomato. Dale Thurber revealed the nearly four-pound fruit Monday morning. He…

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I-15 in Beaver County Closed

Published on August 25, 2014 at 04:37PM

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BEAVER COUNTY (AP)-Per the official Twitter of UDOT, southbound Interstate 15 at Milepost 113 in Beaver County is closed Monday afternoon around 4:36 p.m. MDT. because of a crash in…

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Colorado Vehicle Thieves Stopped in Sevier County

Published on August 25, 2014 at 01:28PM

Deputies with the Sevier County Sheriff’s office arrested a group of teenagers who had stolen a vehicle in Colorado. Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis said that Lt. Mitch Blackham spotted…

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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Richfield

Published on August 25, 2014 at 01:25PM

Heavy weekend rain storms caused flooding issues when it overflowed the Richfield canal early Saturday morning. Sevier County Search and Rescue were called out to sand bag several homes and…

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Scientists Studying Mercury in Lake Powell

Published on August 25, 2014 at 01:22PM

Scientists are just beginning to analyze data collected earlier this year during an unusual expedition on Lake Powell. They’re trying to assess why toxic mercury is a problem for fish…

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Land Deal to Protect Reservation's Book Cliffs

Published on August 25, 2014 at 01:19PM

New federal legislation is paving the way for a deal to protect parts of eastern Utah’s scenic Book Cliffs on American Indian reservation land while allowing oil and gas development…

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Woman Who Drank Toxic Tea Released From Hospital

Published on August 25, 2014 at 01:16PM

A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital. University of Utah Health Care spokeswoman Marissa…

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National Parks Are Free

Published on August 25, 2014 at 12:06PM

Looking for something to do today in Utah? You can visit any of the state’s national parks free of charge. It’s all in honor of the National Park Service’s 98th…

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Utah Overdue For Earthquake

Published on August 25, 2014 at 12:05PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—After the tragic earthquake in California, experts say Utah could be next. One of the biggest earthquakes in decades hit Northern California yesterday. The Wasatch…

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First Human Case Of West Nile Virus

Published on August 25, 2014 at 12:04PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The first human case of West Nile Virus is in Utah. Officials say the person has West Nile fever, a less severe form of the…

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Comic Con Coming Soon

Published on August 25, 2014 at 08:24AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Fans of Science Fiction are gearing up for Salt Lake Comic Con. The original “Incredible Hulk” Lou Ferrigno will be one of the honored guests…

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Herriman Man Drowns

Published on August 25, 2014 at 08:23AM

(Price, UT)—A man from Herriman is dead following a drowning during a canoe accident. Authorities say a 14-foot canoe capsized Saturday in Scofield Reservoir. Crews were unable to…

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Body Pulled From Green River

Published on August 25, 2014 at 08:19AM

(Vernal, UT)—Authorities in Vernal say they’ve pulled a female body from Green River. The body was located a third of a mile from where the woman fell into…

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Three Mormon Missionaries Killed In Two Separate Incidents

Published on August 25, 2014 at 07:57AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Three missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are dead following two separate incidents over the weekend. In Taiwan, authorities say 19-year-old…

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Tremendous growth at Snow College

Published on August 22, 2014 at 11:06AM

Snow College appears to be growing at a faster rate than other Utah institutions, according to President Gary Carlston. At the opening assembly for faculty and staff last week, he…

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Floods For Class Cancellation

Published on August 22, 2014 at 07:39AM

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(Provo, UT)—Education week classes at B-Y-U will go on today despite floods at the Marriott Center in Provo. A broken water main forced the cancellation of yesterday’s classes….

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Lee Talks Regulations

Published on August 22, 2014 at 07:38AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah Senator Mike Lee says government regulation stifles innovation and job creation. Speaking yesterday at a summit in Salt Lake City, Lee said regulations require…

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Public Enemy No. 1 Arrested

Published on August 22, 2014 at 07:37AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The Metro Gang Unit’s new Public Enemy Number-One is behind bars. Police arrested Charley Louis Sanford last night in Ogden, just hours after releasing his…

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Website To Hire 300 In Utah

Published on August 22, 2014 at 07:35AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—An e-commerce website is hiring more than three-hundred people in Utah. Overstock.com is hiring people for information technology positions over the next ten years. The…

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Utah Ranks Highest On A-C-T Test

Published on August 22, 2014 at 07:34AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—When it comes to standardized tests Utah students are pretty smart. For the second year the state’s high school juniors earned the nation’s highest A-C-T…

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Salt Lake City Doesn't Tip

Published on August 22, 2014 at 07:32AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utahns aren’t exactly emptying their wallets during a night out on the town. “Food & Wine” magazine found Salt Lake has the fewest foodies and…

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Floods Have Folks Searching For Answers

Published on August 21, 2014 at 09:42AM

(Murray, UT)—Folks in Murray and West Jordan are looking for answers following the floods. The rains that fell between Tuesday and yesterday in those areas left nearly two-dozen…

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N. Salt Lake Claims No Responsibility For Slide

Published on August 21, 2014 at 09:42AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Officials from North Salt Lake say their City is not responsible for the landslide that destroyed a home two-weeks ago. According to the “Deseret News”...

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Poll: Utahns Support Nondiscrimination Laws

Published on August 21, 2014 at 09:38AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Most people in Utah are in support of a statewide law to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual preference. Zion Bank and UtahPolicy.com found 59-percent…

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Reward For Person Who Shot Dog With Arrow

Published on August 21, 2014 at 09:38AM

(Washington Co., UT)—The Utah Humane Society is offering a five-thousand-dollar reward to find the person responsible for injuring a dog. Washington County police say they found the dog…

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BYU Removes Gay Marriage Cards

Published on August 21, 2014 at 09:37AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—A slew of greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriage are being removed from shelves at a B-Y-U bookstore. A university spokeswoman says the cards were accidentally…

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