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Mom Drowns After Saving Her Son

August 26, 2016
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(San Juan County, UT)  —  A mother drowns after holding her son’s head above water long enough for the child to be rescued.  Chelsea Russell was with family members this week on Lake Powell when she jumped in the water to save her two-year-old boy who had fallen off a boat.  The San Juan...

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Health Officials Concerned About Rising Number Of Unvaccinated Kids

August 26, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Health officials around Utah are becoming concerned about the rising number of unvaccinated children.  Doctors with the Salt Lake County Health Department say children who can’t be immunized due to allergies or other medical reasons depend on other children...

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Environmentalists Take Feds To Court Over Oil And Gas Leases

August 26, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Activists take the legal route in an attempt to stop oil and gas exploration on public lands in Utah.  The lawsuit filed yesterday by two environmentalist groups calls on the Interior Department to rescind current leases and to not...

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Park Service Looking For Input On Powell Ferry

August 22, 2016
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Park Service Looking For Input On Powell Ferry

(Lake Powell, UT)  —  The National Park Service is looking for public comment on proposals to keep the ferry operating between Bullfrog and Halls Crossing in Lake Powell.  The...

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More Campers Leaving Burning Fires

August 22, 2016
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More Campers Leaving Burning Fires

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Forest Service officials are concerned about the increase of abandoned campfires found in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.  Firefighters say they’ve found more than 200...

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Rabid Bats Found In UT County

August 22, 2016
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Rabid Bats Found In UT County

(Utah County, UT)  —  Health officials are warning people in Utah County to avoid wild animals after confirming two cases of humans exposed to rabies.  That’s after identifying the...

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