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Top Story Power Outage in Central Utah Left Thousands Without Electricity

Published on March 29, 2017 at 10:28AM

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A huge power outage had left thousands without electricity Wednesday morning in Central Utah. According to Rocky Mountain Power officials, 13,466 customers had the lights go out at 9:32 a.m….

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Top Story Rare Historical Photos of San Juan County Digitized for Public Use

Published on March 29, 2017 at 08:36AM

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The Utah Division of State History has made publicly available a new collection of rare photographs of southern Utah from 1890 to 1912. Largely taken by Charles Goodman, a photographer…

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Potentially Large Snowstorm Slated For Sanpete/Sevier Counties

Published on March 29, 2017 at 03:35PM

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SALT LAKE CITY-In breaking news from the National Weather Service out of Salt Lake City, a weather advisory warning is in effect commencing Thursday evening. As of 6:00 pm MDT

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Body ID'd As Missing Fisherman

Published on March 29, 2017 at 02:08PM

(Daggett County, UT)—A body found at Flaming Gorge Reservoir is identified as a 59-year-old man missing since January. Daggett County authorities say Phil Sabey’s empty car was found…

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Orrin Hatch says he may not run in 2018 if Mitt Romney does

Published on March 29, 2017 at 02:07PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sen. Orrin Hatch says he’s still considering running for his Utah Senate seat next year but might forgo a run if former Republican presidential candidate…

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Ski Season Ends With Plenty Of Snow

Published on March 29, 2017 at 02:07PM

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(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah’s ski season is winding down with a lot of snow still on the slopes. Solitude, Snowbird and Alta got more than a foot of…

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Cedar Hills tests soil after sediment released in river

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:16PM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The city of Cedar Hills is testing water and soil to determine if there were any heavy metals in sediment that flowed down a river in…

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Trump travel ban prompts Utah refugee and immigrant training

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:16PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City organization is hosting a series of trainings this month to make sure refugees and immigrants understand their rights under President Donald…

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Teen flown to hospital after being burned in shop class

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:16PM

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was airlifted to a Salt Lake City hospital after he was shocked and burned by equipment he was using in an industrial…

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Utah governor signs hardened polygamy law over objections

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:15PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a measure that hardens Utah’s polygamy law by adding harsher penalties for polygamists convicted of other crimes such…

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Employee dies in motorcycle crash in front of Air Force base

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:15PM

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Police say a motorcycle driver died in a crash near the Hill Air Force base, just south of Ogden. Officials say the crash involving another vehicle…

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Governor signs bill allowing wood burning to cook

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:14PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Clean air advocates are upset that Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law a measure that allows wood burning for cooking on even the worst air…

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The Latest: Herbert signs bill allowing Zion Curtain changes

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:14PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed legislation that overhauls alcohol licensing and rules about serving drinks in restaurants. Herbert said in statement Tuesday that changes…

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Man charged in rail worker death transferred to Wyoming

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:14PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah authorities say a man accused of killing a train worker has been transported to Wyoming where the alleged crime occurred. Utah Department of Corrections…

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US water manager warning of snowmelt flood potential in Utah

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:14PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Weather including rapid melts of heavy snowpack has a federal water manager warning Utah residents to watch for flooding in coming weeks. Wayne Pullan, U.S….

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Fire Destroys Hurricane Trailer Home 

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:13PM

(Hurricane, UT) —  Fire investigators are looking into what caused a blaze that destroyed a trailer home and shed in Hurricane.  Neighbors called for help yesterday afternoon and fire crews were…

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UDOT Set To Unveil I-15 Widening Proposal 

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:13PM

(Midvale, UT) —  The Utah Department of Transportation is ready to unveil a plan to reduce traffic backups on Interstate 15.  The proposal would add a lane to southbound I-15 from…

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McMullin Claims He Knows Details On Trump's Ties To Russia 

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:13PM

(Provo, UT) —  Former independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin is claiming he knows details of the investigation into President Trump’s ties to Russia.  The former CIA employee spoke to a group…

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Police probing death of man, 34, found dead in Utah river

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:13PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say the death of a 34-year-old West Valley City man whose body was found during the weekend in the Jordan River is being investigated…

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High Winds Expected Tomorrow 

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:12PM

(Undated) —  A high wind watch is already in effect for southern Nevada and northwestern Arizona for tomorrow.  Gusts of up to 60-miles-per hour are possible, along with some blowing…

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Utah Ranked Seventh For Best Return On Taxpayer Dollars 

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:12PM

(Undated) —  Utah taxpayers are apparently getting a better return on their tax dollars than in most other states.  Personal finance website WalletHub ranks Utah seventh-best on its new list…

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Consumer Confidence Hits Record High 

Published on March 29, 2017 at 12:11PM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  Consumers have never been more confident in Utah’s economic outlook.  A new Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index is up nearly nine points to 123-and-a-half in…

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Power Outage Extending From Manti to Panguitch

Published on March 29, 2017 at 10:22AM

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RICHFIELD, Utah- According to the official Facebook and Twitter accounts of the Sevier County Sheriff’s office, there is a power outage raging throughout the heart of the Mid-Utah Radio coverage…

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Utah lake State Park marina dredging project being postponed

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:48AM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A $1.3 million dredging project that was to have begun in April at the marina at Utah Lake State Park is being delayed, probably until after…

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Utah distillery to sell breath analyzers ahead of DUI limit

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:48AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Park City distillery is helping would-be whiskey tasters have peace of mind by offering keychain breath analyzers for purchase in the wake of the…

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Police probing death of man, 34, found dead in Utah river

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:45AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say the death of a 34-year-old West Valley City man whose body was found during the weekend in the Jordan River is being investigated…

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LDS Names Temple President 

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:43AM

(Cedar City, UT) —  The new Cedar City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple won’t open until December but we already know who its president will be.  Church leadership…

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Family visiting South Florida hit by truck while walking

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:42AM

DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in South Florida say a pickup truck hit a family of tourists as they were walking back to their hotel after dinner. The Sun…

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ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:41AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and Utah state officials say a judge’s recommendation to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration to do warrantless searches of a…

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Utah Democrats welcome veto of bill gutting partisan limits

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:41AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert’s Friday night veto of a bill that would have allowed him to pack about two dozen of boards and commissions with Republicans…

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Ann Romney: Son Josh may run for Utah governor in 2020

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:41AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ann Romney says she thinks her son may run for Utah governor in 2020. Romney said on the “Today” show on Monday that she is…

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Utah governor signs medical marijuana research bill

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:41AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has signed off on a bill that allows research into the risks and benefits of medical marijuana. On Saturday, Republican Gov. Gary Herbert…

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Utah governor asks Interior Secretary to visit Bears Ears

Published on March 28, 2017 at 11:03AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert made a last-minute trip to Washington this week, where he urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to visit Utah’s Bears Ears National…

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Accident on I-15 Near Cedar City

Published on March 27, 2017 at 05:17PM

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP)-Per the official Twitter account of UDOT, a traffic incident occurred Monday afternoon near Cedar City along Interstate 15. The accident is located at milepost 54 on…

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Poll: Most UT Voters View Trump Favorably

Published on March 27, 2017 at 02:29PM

(Washington, DC)—Most registered voters in Utah now view Trump favorably. A new poll by the “Salt Lake Tribune” and Hinckley Institute of Politics says 54 percent of registered…

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Rape Trial Set For Hispanic Activist

Published on March 27, 2017 at 02:29PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah Latino activist Tony Yapias is set to go on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman last March. The former director of Utah’s Hispanic…

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Utah governor signs medical marijuana research bill

Published on March 27, 2017 at 02:28PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has signed off on a bill that allows research into the risks and benefits of medical marijuana. On Saturday, Republican Gov. Gary Herbert…

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ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database

Published on March 27, 2017 at 02:28PM

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and Utah state officials say a judge’s recommendation to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration to do warrantless searches of a…

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Vehicle Burglaries have Salina Police Reminding Car Owners to Lock Up

Published on March 27, 2017 at 12:14PM

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After two separate vehicle burglaries on the South-East side of the city, Salina City Police Department is reminding car owners to lock up their automobiles when they aren’t in use….

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Free Turkey Hunting Clinic Offered to Kids, New Hunters

Published on March 27, 2017 at 11:56AM

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Kids and new hunters have the opportunity to learn how to hunt wild turkeys at the third annual Southern Region Turkey Hunting Clinic Saturday. The free clinic is open to…

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Utah foster parents arrested after child neglect complaint

Published on March 27, 2017 at 11:39AM

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ROY, Utah (AP) — Police in northern Utah have arrested a married couple after receiving reports that they were abusing their sons. Roy Police Sgt. Matt Gwynn says the Utah…

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Utah's Spiral Jetty to become state work of art

Published on March 27, 2017 at 11:38AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has signed a bill that designates the iconic “Spiral Jetty” sculpture on the shore of the Great Salt Lake an official state work…

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Utah jail sergeant found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:42AM

BENJAMIN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah jail sergeant has been killed in an apparent murder-suicide. KSL-TV reports that Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said Friday that the…

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Utah Program Designed To Train Workforce For Open Jobs 

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:42AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  A Utah program designed to train candidates to fill high-paying jobs is getting a big funding boost.  The governor’s office announced last week that the Talent…

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Man Arrested After SWAT Response To Domestic Violence Call 

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:42AM

(St. George, UT) —A man is behind bars today after a SWAT team was called to a domestic disturbance in Saint George.  Officers arrived at the home in the southwest…

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Governor Signs Bill To End Vehicle Inspections 

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:42AM

(St. George, UT) —  Starting next year, you won’t have to get a safety inspection on your vehicle for the registration renewal.  Governor Herbert signed a bill Saturday ending the practice,...

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Utah school district considers later high school start time

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:41AM

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — School officials in Park City are taking steps to become the first public school district in Utah to implement a later start time for high…

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The Latest: Family honors American killed in London attack

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:41AM

LONDON (AP) — The family of an American man killed last week in the London attack has offered tribute to his generosity and say they are grateful for the help…

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Utah's governor signs abortion-reversal legislation

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:41AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has signed legislation that requires doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills. Republican…

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Utah police: 0.05 DUI law may mean new training, standards

Published on March 27, 2017 at 10:41AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Some Utah police say a new law giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country could change how officers screen people for DUI

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Mom Gets Probation For Baby's Death

Published on March 24, 2017 at 12:09PM

(Provo, UT)—A Provo mom is getting three years probation and a GPS monitor for the death of her baby during a DUI crash. Susanne McClellan pleaded guilty last…

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Utah's Unemployment Rate

Published on March 24, 2017 at 12:09PM

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s unemployment rate held steady last month a 3.1 percent. The state Department of Workforce Services said Friday that February’s unemployment rate means about 47,500…

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Bill Lowers Concealed-Carry Age To 18

Published on March 24, 2017 at 12:08PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—One of 13 bills signed into law by Governor Herbert allows Utahns as young as 18 to obtain concealed-gun permits. The measure lowers the age…

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Must wait till April 1 to gather sheds

Published on March 24, 2017 at 12:04PM

If you’re itching to get out and collect antlers that fell off the heads of deer, elk and moose this winter, you must wait until April 1 to scratch that…

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The Latest: Utah gov. signs .05 DUI limit, strictest in US

Published on March 24, 2017 at 10:40AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has signed legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. Gov. Gary Herbert’s office announced Thursday evening that the Republican…

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GOP governors, including Utah's, back Republican health plan

Published on March 24, 2017 at 10:40AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has joined seven other Republican governors in a letter endorsing the GOP plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s…

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Injured State Trooper Urges Drivers To Move Over On Highways 

Published on March 24, 2017 at 10:39AM

(Provo, UT) —  A Utah Highway Patrol trooper says the crash that injured him is a good reminder for drivers to move over when they see emergency vehicles.  Devyn Gurney began…

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Poll:  Chaffetz Should Investigate Trump 

Published on March 24, 2017 at 10:39AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  A new poll shows Utah voters want Congressman Jason Chaffetz to investigate President Trump.  The “Salt Lake Tribune”/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll shows 60-percent of Utah…

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Southeast Utah county fastest-growing county in US

Published on March 24, 2017 at 10:39AM

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — Utah’s remote southeastern corner is drawing more new residents than any other place in the U.S. According to U.S. Census Bureau data released Wednesday, San Juan…

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Crash on I-15 Near Leeds

Published on March 24, 2017 at 08:55AM

LEEDS, Utah (AP)-On the heels of a crash on south Main Street in Cedar City this morning, the official Twitter account of UDOT reports another crash has occurred in southern…

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Sevier Valley Hospital Named a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital

Published on March 23, 2017 at 02:47PM

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Richfield, Utah, March 23, 2017 – Sevier Valley Hospital has recently been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics…

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Capitol Reef National Park Seeking Candidates For First Artist in Residence Program

Published on March 23, 2017 at 12:52PM

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CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK, Utah- Application forms for the Capitol Reef National Park’s 2017 artist-in-residence program are currently being accepted per a release from the national park’s official Twitter account….

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SLC Signs Court Brief Against Trump Order

Published on March 23, 2017 at 12:28PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Salt Lake City is one of 34 cities signing onto a court brief to block President Trump’s executive order targeting local municipalities for immigration enforcement….

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Utah governor says he will approve strictest DUI limit in US

Published on March 23, 2017 at 12:27PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has announced he will sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday said…

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Southeast Utah county fastest-growing county in US

Published on March 23, 2017 at 12:27PM

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — Utah’s remote southeastern corner is drawing more new residents than any other place in the U.S. According to U.S. Census Bureau data released Wednesday, San Juan…

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Conservatives say there's 'no deal'

Published on March 23, 2017 at 12:26PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus says there’s “no deal” on the GOP health care legislation after a meeting at the White House with President…

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Conservancy District looking at diversion rather than dam

Published on March 23, 2017 at 12:10PM

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After decades of trying to jump through Government hoops in order to build the Narrows Dam and reservoir, the Sanpete Water Conservancy District is investigating alternatives, including building a tunnel…

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New Miss Lamb Days royalty crowned

Published on March 23, 2017 at 11:33AM

A new Miss Lamb Days royalty was crowned on Saturday and will represent Fountain Green for the coming year. Melanie Beck, daughter of Wade and Judy Beck , took top…

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Statement: Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:30AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his…

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Gun Group Wants Governor To Kill Lower DUI Threshold 

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:28AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  A Utah gun group says a bill to lower the state’s DUI threshold is a threat to gun owners’ Second Amendment rights.  The Utah Shooting Sports…

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Parowan Man Arrested For Having Sex With Underage Girl 

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:28AM

(Parowan, UT) —  A 17-year-old girl is accusing a Parowan man of sexually assaulting her at least five times.  The teen reportedly told police that Christopher Doubek would keep her in…

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Man Arrested For Trespassing, Assaulting Officer 

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:28AM

(St. George, UT) —  A man is behind bars in Saint George for allegedly assaulting a police officer during his arrest.  Hotel employees suspected Lyric Lyons was breaking into cars in…

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Lawyer: Businessman will clear ex-AG in donation allegations

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:27AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawyer for former state Attorney General John Swallow says a Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks will testify that Swallow was not involved…

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The Latest: Suspect in Navajo officer's death will be held

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:27AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has determined there’s probable cause for prosecutors to pursue their case against a man accused of gunning down a police officer on the…

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Senator Lee:  Healthcare Replacement Bill Will Fail 

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:27AM

(Washington, DC) —  Utah Senator Mike Lee is predicting that a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will not be approved by Congress.  The Republican senator appeared…

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Mormon missionaries recovering 1 year after Brussels attack

Published on March 23, 2017 at 10:26AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Four Mormon missionaries who were seriously injured in the Brussels airport bombing say they are still dealing with physical and emotional scars one year after…

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