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Provo, St. George Most Sober Cities

May 24, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — Utah has the two most sober cities in America. Financial resource website 24-7 Wall Street ranks Provo as the driest city with only 8 1/2 % of adults living there reporting drinking excessively or binge drinking. It ranks just ahead of St. George, with its drinking population of 11.8%.

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Group Sues To Access National Monument Designation Documents

May 24, 2017
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(Washington, DC) — A government watchdog group is suing the Interior Department for all documents related to the national monuments that were named under President Obama. The Western Values Project says the Trump administration has not turned over records it requested in January. They say the request is in response to Republicans’ claim that...

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Ainge Jumps Into Race To Replace Chaffetz

May 24, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — A former Brigham Young University basketball star is putting his name in the ring to fill Jason Chaffetz’ soon-to-be vacant Congressional seat. Tanner Ainge made the announcement yesterday that he intends to run for Chaffetz’ Third Congressional District seat, which also represents parts of southeast Utah. Candidates have until...

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Monson No Longer Looking After Day-To-Day For LDS Church

May 24, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — The man running the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not attending meetings on a regular basis anymore. The church made the announcement yesterday, saying Thomas Monson also isn’t running the day-to-day side of the Church. A news release from the Church said Monson’s “limitations incident to...

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Graduating Student Killed In Crash

May 23, 2017
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(Mapleton, UT)  —  A Maple Mountain High School student who was set to graduate this week is dead from a two car crash.  Mapleton police say Kathrynn Shaw was ejected from an SUV that rolled after hitting another vehicle last night at the intersection of 1600 North and Main.  They say it happened when...

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Toddler Drowns After Wandering Away From Campsite

May 22, 2017
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(Cache County, UT)  —  Cache County investigators are not publicly identifying a toddler who drowned after wandering away from his family’s campsite.  Investigators say the 2 year old was found in a small river in Blacksmith Fork Canyon yesterday afternoon.  They think he fell into the water and was swept down river before drowning. ...

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**Kids Event signups for Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo**

May 19, 2017
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The Rodeo this year will be on June 1st, 2nd and 3rd Kids Events Are: Stick Pony Races and Mutton Bustin All signups for these events will take place at the following times and dates. No sign ups at the rodeo event.   FIRST SIGN UP TIME Date: Saturday May 20th Place: Crump,  Reese...

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State Senator Henderson Runs For Chaffetz Seat

May 19, 2017
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(Spanish Fork, UT)  —  Senator Deidre Henderson is jumping into the race to replace Jason Chaffetz in the House of Representatives.  The Spanish Fork state senator made the announcement in a Facebook video.  She previously served as a Chaffetz campaign manager and political director. 

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No Explanation For Cancelled Classes

May 19, 2017
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(San Juan County, UT)  —  Classes are cancelled today at two Montezuma Creek schools for no specific reason.  The San Juan County School District says normal schedules will resume Monday.  KUTV News says classes are cancelled because of an ongoing hunt started last night for a shooting suspect in the area.

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Herbert Not Calling For Special Session On Chaffetz

May 18, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Governor Herbert says there will be no special legislative session to handle the vacancy left by Representative Jason Chaffetz.  The Utah Republican has announced he’s retiring on June 30th.  Herbert said today special sessions are only called when there appears to be a broad consensus on an issue.  He...

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