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Utah Cuts Planned Parenthood Funding

September 22, 2015
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Utah Cuts Planned Parenthood Funding

(Salt Lake City Utah)- Erlier, Gov. Gary Herbert said Utah would cut funding for Utah Planned Parenthood. The state health department says they have found about $225,000 to take from the Planned Parenthood budget. Though thousands of Utahns rallied in support of Planned Parenthood, Herbert cut off funding for the Utah chapter because of...

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Navajo Suicides Concern Navajo and Local Health Officials

September 22, 2015
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Navajo Suicides Concern Navajo and Local Health Officials

(Montezuma Creek, Utah)Fox 13 news is reporting that Leaders of the Navajo Nation are tackling the issue of suicide as a number of suicides have shaken the small southeastern Utah community of Montezuma Creek in recent weeks. In the past six weeks, the community has lost two teens and two adults to suicide, prompting...

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2 Arrested, One injured in Tooele Drug Shooting

September 22, 2015
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2 Arrested, One injured in Tooele Drug Shooting

TOOELE — One man was hospitalized and two others were arrested after a shooting Monday in a Tooele trailer park. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with a single gunshot wound. His condition was unknown, but he was conscious and breathing when he left the scene, said Tooele police spokesman Shawn Sagers.

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Cancer Fighters Delivery Game Ball Via Helicopter

September 19, 2015
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Cancer Fighters Delivery Game Ball Via Helicopter

(Moab, Utah) Moab area Cancer Survivor-Fighter Jessica Johnson (a former KCYN employee) and KCYN-KCPX General Manager Phil Mueller delivered the Grand County Red Devil Homecoming Game balls Friday evening to game officials at red Devil Stadium.  The pair were flown to the site by Classic Lifeguard Helicopter, based in Moab.

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Tense Exchange Part Of State Lawmaker Tour

September 18, 2015
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Tense Exchange Part Of State Lawmaker Tour

(Moab, UT)  —  One state lawmaker is not impressed with the efforts of a local government to balance energy needs with preservation of scenic land.  State Representative Mike Noel of Kanab was at the center of a tense exchange with members of the Grand County Council yesterday at Dead Horse Point State Park.  Noel...

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Mitt Romney, Will You Run?

September 18, 2015
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Mitt Romney, Will You Run?

(Salt Lake)- With another Republican debate under the belt, that some have called a circus,  there are renewed calls to Draft Mitt Romney. The Boston Globe pushed out an op-ed immediately after the second GOP debate with the headline “Mitt Romney, Your Party Needs You!” Politico’s Thursday morning headline read “It’s Time For Romney.”...

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Highway Patrol DUI Official Retires Rather Than Be Demoted

September 18, 2015
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Highway Patrol DUI Official Retires Rather Than Be Demoted

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A Highway Patrol lieutenant who oversaw the state’s DUI squad will retire rather than accept a demotion due to policy violations.  The problems with the way Lieutenant Brad Horne was handling his duties first surfaced earlier this year, when he was placed on leave because of a complaint.  A...

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Bishop Accuses EPA Of Breaking The Law In Mine Spill Hearing

September 18, 2015
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Bishop Accuses EPA Of Breaking The Law In Mine Spill Hearing

(Washington, DC)  —  Utah Congressman Rob Bishop is telling the EPA it broke the law when millions of gallons of contaminated water dropped into a Colorado River last month.  Bishop, the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, told EPA head Gina McCarthy her agency could be subject to criminal or civil penalties for...

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75 State Lawmakers Take Road Trip To See Impact Of Decisions

September 17, 2015
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75 State Lawmakers Take Road Trip To See Impact Of Decisions

(Moab Utah)— Three busloads of 75 Utah legislators had a first-hand look Wednesday at challenges confronting rural counties, including power plant closures in coal country, unique small town, long distance problems at Green River High School, and how to strike a balance between recreation and resource extraction in Moab. “A tour like this shows...

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Hildale Flood Deaths Rise To 12 With 1 Still Missing

September 16, 2015
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Hildale Flood Deaths Rise To 12 With 1 Still Missing

(Hildale, UT)  —  Twelve people are now confirmed dead after Monday’s devastating flash flood in southern Utah.  Hildale Mayor Robert Barlow said yesterday that the victims were members of two families who had stopped in Maxwell Park to watch the rising water before being caught up and swept away.  The victims were three mothers...

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