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Steward Blasts Nuclear Arms Deal

July 20, 2015
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Steward Blasts Nuclear Arms Deal

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Utah Congressman Chris Steward says the nuclear arms deal with Iran is “incredibly dangerous.”  The Second District Congressman says Congress must do everything possible to block the deal.  Stewart says the deal also frees up more than 100-billion-dollars in frozen assets, allowing the Iranian government to funnel that money...

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Boy Scouts May Loose Faith Based Support

July 15, 2015
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Boy Scouts May Loose Faith Based Support

Are the days of religious groups’ involvement in the Boy Scouts numbered or will a pending vote on gay leadership give those who oppose it a workaround? Faith groups, some of which are key sponsors of Scouting troops, continue to mull next steps after the executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America unanimously...

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Stewart Opposes Nuclear Arms Deal

July 15, 2015
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Stewart Opposes Nuclear Arms Deal

(Washington, DC)  —  Utah Congressman Chris Stewart is strongly opposing the nuclear arms deal reached between Iran, the United States and five other countries.  In Stewart’s words, “The Iran agreement is incredibly dangerous and Congress must do everything it its power to stop it.”  Meanwhile, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch has issued a more ambiguous...

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Kanab Zip Line Worker, Killed

July 15, 2015
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Kanab Zip Line Worker, Killed

KANAB — A man on his second day on the job died Tuesday while trying to help a rider on the Kanab Zipline, police said. Darrel Gilly, 54, died after falling about 150 feet from the resort’s zip line around 11 a.m. Gilly began working at Kanab Zipline on Monday and had moved to...

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Moab Not Alone in Affordable Housing Crisis

July 14, 2015
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Moab Not Alone in Affordable Housing Crisis

(Moab/Park City) Moab is not alone in trying to come to grips with an affordable housing crisis. Park City has some land that could possibly be put to better use. A community open house was held Monday to hear from residents about what they want from the Lower Park Avenue Redevelopment project. The goal...

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Boy Scouts May Accept Gay Leaders, LDS Church Responds

July 14, 2015
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Boy Scouts May Accept Gay Leaders, LDS Church Responds

SALT LAKE CITY — The nation’s largest faith-based sponsor of Scouting and local Utah councils expect to keep the ability to choose their own leaders as the Boy Scouts of America appears ready to end its ban on gay adult leaders. The BSA executive committee has unanimously approved a resolution that would allow gay...

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Man, Teen Son Injured When Helicopter Crashes

July 14, 2015
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Man, Teen Son Injured When Helicopter Crashes

(Escalante, UT)  —  A St. George man and his teenage son are recovering from injuries after their helicopter crashed near Escalante in Garfield County.  Police say Duane Fielding crashed his four-cylinder piston-driven helicopter Saturday afternoon when a gust of wind forced its tail to the ground.  He was airlifted to a local hospital.  His...

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Huntsman Cancer Center Receives Top Designation

July 13, 2015
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Huntsman Cancer Center Receives Top Designation

SALT LAKE CITY — Recruitment of nearly three dozen professionals, doubling in size and planning more expansion to accommodate even more research have the Huntsman Cancer Institute on top of its game. And that all happened in the past five years. Thursday, the local facility was given comprehensive cancer center status, the highest designation...

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Utahns Rally For The Confederate Flag

July 13, 2015
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Utahns Rally For The Confederate Flag

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Supporters of the Confederate flag in Salt Lake County are taking a stand.  Ben Levy organized a rally yesterday that began on Redwood Road in West Jordan with supporters driving trucks and motorcycles displaying the Confederate flag.  The convoy drove to the State Capitol to stand up for their...

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Record Setting Downpour, Minor Flash Flooding, Damage in Moab.

July 10, 2015
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(Moab Utah)-A heavy downpour in Moab about 4pm yesterday afternoon, sent creeks out of their banks, mud cascading across south Main Street at 4th East, uprooted trees in Spanish Valley, trapped hikers near the power dam and briefly closed highway 128.  Emergency services and road crews were busy Thursday afternoon when 49 hundredths of...

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