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Father killed while riding motorcycle with son on I-84

Published on August 31, 2015 at 01:39PM

MORGAN, Utah (AP) — A North Ogden man has died and his son has been injured after a motorcycle crash on Interstate 84. Officials say 53-year-old Keith Rash was riding…

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Woman hospitalized after lightning storm strikes Lehi

Published on August 31, 2015 at 01:39PM

LEHI, Utah (AP) — A woman has been hospitalized after lightning struck near where her family gathered for a picnic in Lehi, sending her body into cardiac arrest. The 50-year-old…

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Colorado Men Arrested for DUI And Drug Possession

Published on August 31, 2015 at 07:01AM

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Last Saturday Troopers stopped Christopher Toney from Arvada CO for a lane travel violation on eastbound I-70 near milepost 56 around Aurora. 26 yr old Travis Palmer from Denver CO…

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Man killed after getting hit by motorhome in Salt Lake City

Published on August 31, 2015 at 06:51AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man has died after he was hit by a motorhome in downtown Salt Lake City. Authorities say the incident happened around 9 p.m. Saturday…

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Man dies after being beaten by girlfriend's brother

Published on August 31, 2015 at 06:51AM

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Police say a Herriman man died Saturday evening after being beaten by his girlfriend’s brother. KSL-TV reports that Unified police detective Jared Richardson says 25-year-old Blake…

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Man electrocuted while putting up pole in Lehi

Published on August 31, 2015 at 06:51AM

LEHI, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a man was critically injured when the metal pole he was erecting touched a power line. Police say it happened as the man…

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Fire lantern festival coming to Utah despite concerns

Published on August 31, 2015 at 06:51AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A traveling fire lantern festival is coming to Utah next month despite concerns from residents and some apprehension from the state fire marshal. The Lantern…

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Body of Colorado man missing since 2012 found in Nevada

Published on August 31, 2015 at 06:51AM

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities in Nevada say they have found the body of a Colorado man who went missing three years ago while riding an Amtrak train home. The…

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Salt Lake City schools chief to depart after school year

Published on August 31, 2015 at 06:50AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A chief of Salt Lake City schools, whose district has weathered controversies including an ongoing federal probe of alleged racial discrimination, is leaving. The Salt…

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Change to Huntington Canyon Closures

Published on August 29, 2015 at 07:31AM

The Forest Service has issued a new closure order for Huntington Canyon that opens areas that have been closed since the Seeley Fire of 2012. All trails in the canyon…

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Nation’s Largest Public Outreach Shows Utahns Want a Variety of Housing and Transportation Options They Can Afford

Published on August 29, 2015 at 07:31AM

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 27, 2015) — Findings from nearly 53,000 residents surveyed as part of Envision Utah’s Your Utah, Your Future campaign indicate that Utahns want to change the…

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Navajo president opens irrigation canal after mine spill

Published on August 28, 2015 at 12:13PM

NENAHNEZAD, N.M. (AP) — Farmers in the northeast part of the Navajo Nation will soon be cleared to resume using the San Juan River for irrigation after it was contaminated…

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1 man dead, 1 trooper shot in Layton

Published on August 28, 2015 at 10:07AM

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead and a trooper has been shot following an incident in Layton. The incident began early Friday when a man drove…

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Man, 18, accused in death of teen girlfriend due in court

Published on August 28, 2015 at 06:42AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 18-year-old Colorado man accused of killing his teenage girlfriend three years ago is expected in court Friday. Prosecutors say that Darwin Christopher Bagshaw was…

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Utah rally Saturday for GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul

Published on August 28, 2015 at 06:42AM

OREM, Utah (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is scheduled to be in Utah on Friday and Saturday for campaign events. The Kentucky senator will attend a fundraising dinner…

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Amended Report: 339 Police Forcible Entries in Utah in 2014

Published on August 27, 2015 at 08:43PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State officials are issuing an amended version of a first-ever state report on law enforcement activity to clarify there were fewer forcible entries last year…

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Rape Charge Filed Against Teen Accused in Girl's Death

Published on August 27, 2015 at 08:42PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors say a Utah teenager accused in the strangling death of a 12-year-old neighbor girl also sexually assaulted her. A judge said during a Thursday…

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Contact Lens Makers Taking Fight over Price Law to Court

Published on August 27, 2015 at 08:40PM

DENVER (AP) — Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. At issue…

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'Sister Wives' Cite Gay Marriage Ruling in Polygamy Case

Published on August 27, 2015 at 08:38PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous family says the landmark Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage shows that laws prohibiting consensual adult relationships are outdated even if the unions…

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Utah Hostage Standoff Ends with Officer Shooting Armed Suspect

Published on August 27, 2015 at 08:37PM

WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — An officer ended a hostage situation in West Jordan when he stepped through an apartment window to stand between the armed suspect and his children…

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Man hit by car after confronting driver about stolen vehicle

Published on August 27, 2015 at 02:29PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a man was run over by a car after confronting the person who stole his vehicle in Salt Lake City. The Deseret News…

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School bus collides with drill rig, no kids on board

Published on August 27, 2015 at 02:28PM

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — An Iron County School District bus collided with a drill rig near Cedar City. The Spectrum reports (http://bit.ly/1JAgaYK ) authorities say no children were on…

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EPA workers had no way to get word out after toxic spill

Published on August 27, 2015 at 02:28PM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Documents show it took more than 90 minutes for members of a federal cleanup crew to issue a warning about a toxic spill because they were…

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Sanpete business hit by vandals

Published on August 27, 2015 at 01:45PM

A long time Sanpete County business fell victim to an extreme act of vandalism on the night of August 25. Wednesday morning, Christensen Ready Mix found extensive damage to multiple…

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Salt Lake County Police Warn of Scam About Jury Duty Fines

Published on August 27, 2015 at 11:14AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in Salt Lake County say someone is calling area homes and falsely telling residents that they’ve missed jury duty and must pay a $500…

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Richfield And Salina Arrest Reports

Published on August 27, 2015 at 10:27AM

Heidi K Arias, 49, Richfield UT, Retail Theft. Chase Glenn Bell, 33, Annabella UT, DL Suspended or Revoked. Stephanie Nicole Labine, 27, Richfield UT, Shoplifting. Jaleisa Lynn Larsen, 29, Richfield…

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Health Officials: Elderly Utah Resident Dies From Plague

Published on August 27, 2015 at 09:59AM

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Health officials say a Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague earlier this month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Mormons Keep Affiliation with Boy Scouts Despite Gay Leaders

Published on August 27, 2015 at 06:55AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church — the nation’s largest sponsor of Boy Scout units — is keeping its longtime affiliation with the organization despite its decision to…

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American Legion Agrees to Move From Utah Capitol Office

Published on August 27, 2015 at 06:54AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The American Legion has agreed to leave its office in the Utah capitol after a brief spat with lawmakers and a group of lobbyists. The…

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Ag Secretary Promises More Sage Grouse Spending Across West

Published on August 27, 2015 at 06:52AM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage…

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Contact Lens Makers Taking Fight over Price Law to Court

Published on August 27, 2015 at 06:51AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A legal battle over a hotly contested Utah law banning minimum prices for contact lenses is set to come before a federal appeals court on…

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After Conviction, Official Rules Death Might Not Be Murder

Published on August 26, 2015 at 08:05PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man convicted in his wife’s fatal shooting is asking for a new trial after a medical examiner found that the death might not…

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Gopher Hole Causes Canal Breach Near Provo

Published on August 26, 2015 at 08:03PM

SALEM, Utah (AP) — A gopher hole caused a 99-year-old canal near Provo to fail, leaving residents of Salem scrambling to contain the flowing water. Salem city officials say the…

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Wal-Mart to Stop Selling AR-15s and Similar Weapons

Published on August 26, 2015 at 08:00PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it will stop selling the AR-15 and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them. The retailer says it will…

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Investigation: EPA, State Underestimated Spill Potential

Published on August 26, 2015 at 07:59PM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An internal government investigation has found that federal and state regulators underestimated the potential for a blowout from a Colorado mine. The disclosure was contained in…

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Target Practice at Utah Lake is Erasing Ancient Art

Published on August 26, 2015 at 07:58PM

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A government archaeologist says spattered paint and bullet holes are erasing ancient rock art near Utah Lake. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1K2LrFA ) that…

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GOP Candidate Jeb Bush Holds Fundraiser in Salt Lake City

Published on August 26, 2015 at 07:57PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was in Salt Lake City on Tuesday for a fundraising luncheon where he spoke about presidential candidate Donald Trump and…

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Moroni Feed is now Norbest LLC

Published on August 26, 2015 at 04:27PM

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The name Moroni Feed Company has been synonymous with turkey production in central Utah for nearly 100 years, but that is about to change, at least as far as the…

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Hundreds rally in support of Planned Parenthood in Utah

Published on August 26, 2015 at 01:51PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people rallied at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday to protest Gov. Gary Hebert’s decision to stop the flow of federal money to Planned…

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Flooding Slated For Garfield-Kane County

Published on August 26, 2015 at 09:58AM

KANAB, Utah-Per a report on Twitter from Alana Brophy, a meteorologist at KTVK-TV Channel 4 in Salt Lake City, flooding may occur in the southern reaches of the Mid-Utah Radio…

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Bail Set for Utah State Student Accused of Rapes

Published on August 26, 2015 at 09:53AM

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Bail has been set at $500,000 for the 27-year-old Utah State University student facing rape charges. The Herald Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1K2oRx0 ) that 27-year-old Jason Relopez…

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Stolen Albino Iguanas Returned to Tooele Pet Store

Published on August 26, 2015 at 09:52AM

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — Two albino iguanas worth a total of about $2,400 are back at the Tooele pet store they were stolen from. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/1JvVpc9) fish…

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Utah Capitol Could Get Christmas Tree for 1st Time Since '08

Published on August 26, 2015 at 09:50AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s state Capitol building this year could have a Christmas tree in its rotunda for the first time since 2008. State officials stopped bringing in…

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Nonstop Salt Lake City-to-London Flight to Start Next Year

Published on August 26, 2015 at 09:49AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Travelers headed to and from London will be able to get across the pond a little more quickly next year with a new non-stop flight….

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BLM is Still Seeking Information on Wild Horse Shooting Near Delta

Published on August 26, 2015 at 06:50AM

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Fillmore, Utah—BLM officials are still seeking information on a wild horse in the Swasey Herd Management Area (HMA) that was shot and killed with a small caliber gun in July…

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Man accused in 1996 death of fiancée agrees to plea deal

Published on August 25, 2015 at 07:40PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A West Valley City man accused of killing his fiancée 19 years ago the day before their wedding has agreed to a plea deal. The…

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Colorado man dies in hang gliding accident in eastern Utah

Published on August 25, 2015 at 04:48PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado man was killed in eastern Utah when strong winds dragged him off a cliff where he was going to take off…

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Jail time requested for commissioner convicted in ATV ride

Published on August 25, 2015 at 12:25PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors are requesting jail time for a county commissioner convicted of leading an ATV protest ride on an off-limits trail in a show of…

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Provo Neighborhood Grapples with Pig Problem

Published on August 25, 2015 at 09:51AM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A series of pig escapes have Provo officials looking for a solution for the farm owner and his neighbors. KSL-TV reported that dozens of pigs got…

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Logan Man Sentenced to Prison for Giving Suicidal Man a Gun

Published on August 25, 2015 at 09:50AM

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Logan man accused of handing a loaded gun to a suicidal man and telling him to pull the trigger has been sentenced in the man’s…

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Free admission at national parks on Tuesday

Published on August 25, 2015 at 07:01AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Admission to Utah’s five national parks will be free on Tuesday to celebrate 99 years since the founding of the National Park Service. President Woodrow…

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Utah liquor board to revisit mini-bottle rule

Published on August 25, 2015 at 07:01AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State liquor bosses on Tuesday will consider granting special permission for a Utah brandy distillery to sell sample sizes of liquor. The Hive Winery in…

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