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Man Arrested For Murder After Body Found In Riverdale

September 14, 2015
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Man Arrested For Murder After Body Found In Riverdale

(Riverdale, UT)  —  Riverdale police will not be releasing the name of a murder victim found on the Riverdale Parkway Trail, though they believe they have arrested his killer.  Luciano Silva was arrested and charged with murder and obstruction of justice Sunday.  His arrest came after police found a man dead from a gunshot...

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Lee Willing to Risk Shutdown Over Planned Parenthood Funding

September 10, 2015
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Lee Willing to Risk Shutdown Over Planned Parenthood Funding

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee says he can’t in good conscience vote for a federal budget bill that includes money for Planned Parenthood. But should Congress reject a continuing resolution to keep government running as it did two years ago, Lee could again be among those taking the heat for another government...

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Latest Wildfire In Utah May Have Been Caused By Model Rocket

September 10, 2015
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Latest Wildfire In Utah May Have Been Caused By Model Rocket

(Cache Co., UT)  —  Fire officials in Cache County think a model rocket may be responsible for the latest wildfire battle in the state.  The Aspen Fire is considered mostly contained, though firefighters are remaining watchful this morning for hotspots.  The Cache County Sheriff’s Office believes a small rocket launched in the area of...

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State Fair Opens Today In Salt Lake City

September 10, 2015
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State Fair Opens Today In Salt Lake City

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Utah State Fair opens today in Salt Lake City.  The eleven-day event kicks of with six-dollar admission all day today, but that only gets you in the gate.  There are additional fees for parking, carnival rides and admission to grandstand events.  Gates will open at 10 a.m. and...

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McDonald’s Transitioning To Cage-Free Eggs

September 10, 2015
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McDonald’s Transitioning To Cage-Free Eggs

(Oak Brook, IL)  —  McDonald’s is going cage free.  The company announced plans to fully transition to using cage-free eggs in the U.S. and Canada within the next decade.  The President of McDonald’s USA explains that the move reinforces the focus they place on food quality.  He also points out that customers are increasingly...

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Tooele County Sued Over Sale Of Motorsports Park

September 10, 2015
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Tooele County Sued Over Sale Of Motorsports Park

(Tooele, UT)  —  The sale of Tooele County’s Miller Motorsports Park to a Chinese automotive company is about to get complicated.  One of the losing bidders in the sale of the county-owned property is now suing both Tooele County and the company that won the sale.  Center Point Management officials are calling the sale...

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Drivers Meet As Part Of Effort To Save Bonneville Salt Flats

September 10, 2015
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Drivers Meet As Part Of Effort To Save Bonneville Salt Flats

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Bonneville Salt Flats are an iconic site in the world of motorsports, where cars of all types went for 100 years attempting to set different land speed records.  However, speed trials at Bonneville have been cancelled the last two years because of poor conditions that have yet to...

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Utahns Oppose President Making New Monument

September 9, 2015
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Utahns Oppose President Making New Monument

(Salt Lake City Utah) The Salt Lake Tribune Reports this Morning most Utahns oppose the designation of a new national monument in the state, though Democrats and independents support such a presidential decree to secure a big swath of land. A new poll by Utah Policy shows 58 percent of Utahns “definitely” or “probably”...

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San Juan County Commissioner Denies Any Wrong Doing in Wind Project

September 9, 2015
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San Juan County Commissioner Denies Any Wrong Doing in Wind Project

(Monticello Utah)- (A San Juan County commissioner has released a public statement following several broadcast and on line media stories about a complaint filed against him. Summit Wind Power, LLC, based in Murray, filed the complaint last month against County Commissioner Bruce Adams and Planning Commission staffer Greg Adams. Summit claims the two officials...

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Firefighters Forced To End Wheeler Fire Operation Due To Drone

September 9, 2015
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Firefighters Forced To End Wheeler Fire Operation Due To Drone

(Wasatch County, UT)  —  Fire officials in Wasatch County are fuming after being forced to shut down aerial operations on the Wheeler Fire due to a drone.  The remote-control aircraft forced officials to ground firefighting aircraft at least an hour early last night.  According to reports from the scene, at least one fully loaded...

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