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Millard Country Resident Resists and Rams Patrol Cars

Published on July 30, 2014 at 12:10PM

Millard County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Utah Adult Probation & Parole agent attempted to pick up, at request of family and mental health workers, Oak City resident George Finlinson to…

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Swallow, Shurtleff Appear In Court

Published on July 30, 2014 at 12:09PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are proclaiming their innocence. The former Utah attorneys general appeared together in court today on a slew of corruption charges….

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Crews Have Levan Wildfire Near Full Containment

Published on July 30, 2014 at 12:09PM

(Juab County, UT)—The Levan Wildfire in Juab County is almost fully contained. Fire officials say recent rainfall has helped crews get the fire to 72-percent containment. The wildfire…

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National Guard Exercise

Published on July 30, 2014 at 08:43AM

(Sanpete) The Utah National Guard will be conducting a training exercise in Sanpete County beginning around August 6th and continuing for several weeks. According to a press release, residents may…

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UT Consumer Attitude Index Inches Higher

Published on July 30, 2014 at 07:38AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The attitude of the average consumer in Utah is improving. A recent measure of consumer attitude in Utah jumped nearly seven-points between June and July….

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Study Says Equality Hurts American Families

Published on July 30, 2014 at 07:37AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—American families are becoming more fragile due to two powerful forces. A newly-released report claims progress that’s been made in the name of equality between…

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Utah Worst In U.S. For Skin Cancer

Published on July 30, 2014 at 07:29AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah is the national leader when it comes to fatal cases of skin cancer. That’s according to the Utah Cancer Registry which says the state’s…

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Salt Lake's 'Comic Con' In Feud With San Diego's Convention

Published on July 30, 2014 at 07:28AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The battle of the Comic Cons is on. Organizers of San Diego’s Comic-Con is demanding Salt Lake City’s pop culture and comic convention drop “Comic…

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Man Found Dead Inside Burning Home

Published on July 30, 2014 at 07:21AM

(Price, UT)—An investigation is under way in Carbon County after authorities discovered a body inside the basement of a burning house. Police say the body was found yesterday…

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Power Outages & Road Closures

Published on July 29, 2014 at 07:17PM

Tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico has created very heavy rainfall over much of Utah over the past couple of days dropping over an inch of rain in less…

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North Sevier Power Outage

Published on July 29, 2014 at 12:46PM

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Rocky Mountain Power says a transmission interruption has left approximately 2,000 people in Salina and Redmond without power. Crews are on site making repairs. Rocky Mountain Power is estimating the…

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Wild Horse Round-up Has Begun

Published on July 29, 2014 at 12:07PM

The Bureau of Land Management began their roundup of 140 wild horses from state land in Iron County Monday. The roundup took place in the Blawn Wash area in front…

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Slight Increase in Utah Gasoline Prices

Published on July 29, 2014 at 12:03PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have risen .3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.68/gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy.com. This compares with the national average that has…

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Levan Fire At 65-Percent Containment

Published on July 29, 2014 at 06:20AM

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(Nephi Canyon, UT)—Fire officials in central Utah say they’re making progress against the Levan Fire. Officials say heavy rains over the past few days have helped firefighters bring…

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Utah College Ranks Top Ten For Value

Published on July 29, 2014 at 06:19AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Some Utah college students are getting a good education without breaking the piggy bank. That’s according to “MONEY Magazine” which ranked BYU in ninth out…

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SR-132 through Salt Creek Canyon closed

Published on July 28, 2014 at 03:41PM

Earlier this afternoon, there was a flash flood that left debris on SR-132 in Salt Creek Canyon. The Highway Patrol has closed the road in Fountain Green. It will remain…

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Rain Causes Mud Slide Near Levan Fire

Published on July 28, 2014 at 12:09PM

Sunday afternoon thunderstorms dropped a large amount of rain on a wildfire burning south of Levan, causing a land slide on the Chicken Creek Road. Fire authorities say the slide…

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Wildfires Burning In Utah

Published on July 28, 2014 at 12:08PM

Crews continue to battle multiple wildfires across Utah. Two fires in Tooele County have charred more than four-thousand acres. The Levan wildfire is 35-percent contained. The Tunnel Hollow fire is…

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Israeli Girl Injured at Lake Powell

Published on July 28, 2014 at 12:06PM

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Credit: The Salt Lake Tribune A 12-year-old girl was injured this week when she was struck by a boat propeller on Lake Powell. The girl, from Israel, was injured after…

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Organizers of CA, UT Comic Book Conventions Clash

Published on July 28, 2014 at 12:02PM

Organizers of two of the biggest comic book conventions in the country are clashing. A lawyer fro San Diego Comic-Con has issued a cease-and-desist letter to organizers of Utah’s Alt…

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St. George Jogger Struck, Killed by Truck

Published on July 28, 2014 at 11:59AM

A popular St. George teacher has been struck and killed by a truck while jogging. Police say Dixie Middle School science teacher Terri Lusk was jogging with a friend when…

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Flash Flood Warnings Underway in southern Utah

Published on July 28, 2014 at 11:48AM

ST. GEORGE (AP)-Per the official Twitter of St. George News, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Washington, Iron and Kane counties from 12:00-9:00 p.m. Monday,...

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SWAT Officers Lose Jobs After Bundy Comment

Published on July 28, 2014 at 09:10AM

(Las Vegas, NV)—A comment about April’s standoff at Cliven Bundy’s ranch has cost two Vegas SWAT officers their jobs. The “Review-Journal” says officer Russell Laws responded to a…

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BYU Joins Genetic Research Company To Improve Alzheimer's Treatment

Published on July 28, 2014 at 06:57AM

(Provo, UT)—Scientists from BYU are joining with a local company to find ways to improve treatment and early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Tute Genomics and BYU will be…

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Report Links Suicide Rate With Ban On Smoking

Published on July 28, 2014 at 06:54AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—A new report is linking the ban on smoking in Utah with lower rates of suicide. According to the journal called “Nicotine and Tobacco Research”...

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Agency Criticized Over Bundy Ranch Incident

Published on July 28, 2014 at 06:52AM

(Washington, DC)—Critics claim the Bureau of Land Management mishandled the standoff with defenders of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. During a hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee late…

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Authorities Say Case Remains A Mystery

Published on July 28, 2014 at 06:46AM

(Leeds, UT)—Authorities in a southern Utah community continue to seek answers in the shooting death of a former Vegas developer. The Washington County sheriff’s office says 70-year-old Stephen…

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Home Fire In Ephraim

Published on July 26, 2014 at 08:53AM

(Ephraim) A home was destroyed by fire in Ephraim on Friday evening. A neighbor discovered the fire burning in the yard of the home belonging to Bill Anderson on the…

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Levan Fire Burns More Than 2,000 Acres

Published on July 25, 2014 at 12:16PM

The Levan Fire burning burning south of Levan has reached more than 2,000 acres in size. The fire, which started Thursday afternoon around 4:00, was spurred by heavy west winds….

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Police Continue Investigation Into Leeds Murder

Published on July 25, 2014 at 11:54AM

Authorities are still working to determine why a 70-year-old Las Vegas developer from Leeds was shot dead after going to a neighbor’s house with a handgun. Witnesses told police that…

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Ex-attorneys General Won't Testify in Fraud Case

Published on July 25, 2014 at 11:47AM

A judge has denied a request that former Utah Attorneys general Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow testify in the case of a jailed former associate charged with fraud and money…

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Helicopters Rescue People Near Wildfire

Published on July 25, 2014 at 05:24AM

(Levan, UT)—People near a threatening wildfire in Juab County are being rescued from encroaching danger using helicopters. Officials said at least eight homes near Levan had to be…

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Four Wildfires Fully Contained

Published on July 25, 2014 at 05:23AM

(Morgan County, UT)—Fire officials say four wildfires in the state are now fully contained. Crews have put out the flames in the Indian Fire in Ogden Canyon as…

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Utah Joins In Indiana's Same-Sex Marriage Appeal

Published on July 25, 2014 at 05:23AM

(Indianapolis, IN)—Utah is one of ten states joining in Indiana’s appeal of a federal ruling that found the state law banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional. The attorneys general of…

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Utahns Getting Healthcare Rebate Checks

Published on July 25, 2014 at 05:21AM

Utahns are about to get healthcare rebate checks in the mail. More than a 100-thousand checks are going out because insurers failed to adhere to Affordable Care Act rules that…

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Hikers Body Recovered From Horseshoe Canyon

Published on July 25, 2014 at 05:20AM

(Hanksville, UT)—Authorities say the body of a hiker has been recovered from Horseshoe Canyon. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a group of hikers reported the man Tuesday…

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Manti City raises sewer rates

Published on July 24, 2014 at 11:48AM

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Residents of Manti will see the sewer portion of their utility bills go up $7.50 beginning with the next billing cycle. The extra money will pay for the $2.5 million…

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Governor Among Six Others Raising Migrant Children Concerns

Published on July 24, 2014 at 10:32AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Governor Gary Herbert is among six other governors showing concern over migrant children crossing the U.S.-Mexican border. The group wrote a letter to President Obama…

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Man Pleads Guilty In Roommate's Death

Published on July 24, 2014 at 10:32AM

(Vernal, UT)—A Vernal man is pleading guilty to killing his roommate. Christopher Andersen entered the plea today and could face up to 15 years behind bars. He is…

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Wildfire Threatens Koosharem Evacuations

Published on July 23, 2014 at 02:45PM

Some residents in Koosharem may be facing evacuations after a brush fire was reported Wednesday afternoon. Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis said the fire is burning in Bear Valley near…

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