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Police On Alert Following Threats After Officer Killed

January 20, 2016
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Police On Alert Following Threats After Officer Killed

(Salt Lake)In the wake of a police shooting in Holladay, that left one officer dead and another injured, officers are extra vigilant after threats made at the time of the arrest of Cory Lee Henderson’s brother. Henderson  was killed in a shootout with police, after killing Officer Doug Barney and shooting Officer Jon Richey....

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Public Lands Plan To Be Released Today

January 20, 2016
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Public Lands Plan To Be Released Today

(SALT LAKE CITY) Congressman Rob Bishop’s Public Lands Initiative bill, is to be unveiled later today in Salt Lake. It promises new conservation areas, new wilderness designations, protection for prime hunting and angling areas, as well as energy and recreation zones. It establishes 40 new wilderness areas in Utah covering 2.2 million acres. It...

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Bill Would Scrap Movie Tax Breaks

January 20, 2016
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Bill Would Scrap Movie Tax Breaks

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Hollywood filmmakers may soon have one less reason to make movies in Utah.  Ogden State Representative Jeremy Peterson wants to scrap the state’s filmmaking tax credit.  The Utah Film Commission says productions that come to Utah can get up to 25-percent of their production costs back through the tax...

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Gasoline Prices Still Higher in Utah

January 19, 2016
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Gasoline Prices Still Higher in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – For the sixth straight month, gas prices dropped both nationally and locally in Utah. With sanctions being lifted against Iran over the weekend, it seems as though that trend will continue for at least the forseeable future. As of Monday, the national average for prices dipped to $1.89, down from...

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Gas Prices in Michigan Today

January 18, 2016
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Gas Prices in Michigan Today

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Officer Shot, Killed After Responding To Accident

January 18, 2016
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Officer Shot, Killed After Responding To Accident

(Holladay, UT)  —  A Unified Police officer is dead and another is recovering after being shot yesterday in Holladay.  Investigators say Officer Doug Barney died after being shot in the head yesterday morning as he tried to stop a man and a woman who left the scene of an accident.  One of the suspects,...

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Governor, Other Officials React To Death Of Unified Officer

January 18, 2016
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Governor, Other Officials React To Death Of Unified Officer

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Utah Governor Gary Herbert is among those across the state offering condolences to the family of Unified Police Officer Doug Barney.  The governor said Barney made the ultimate sacrifice, adding Utahns will never be able to thank its law enforcement officers enough for what they do every day.  Salt Lake...

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Utah A.G.: We Are Investigating Lyman

January 18, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The state Attorney General’s Office says it has an open investigation targeting San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman, though they refuse to give details.  A records request by the “Tribune” brought to light the fact that the A.G.’s office has been probing Lyman for at least three years, when...

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Coal Leases Halted

January 18, 2016
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Coal Leases Halted

SALT LAKE CITY — As much as 75 million tons of Utah’s recoverable coal sought by mining companies are now in question after last week’s decision by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to halt any new federal coal leases. The U.S. Department of Interior said it is pushing the pause button on the federal coal...

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Postal Thefts in Price

January 14, 2016
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Postal Thefts in Price

PRICE — A former postal worker has been arrested and accused of stealing mail — specifically targeting birthday cards, anniversary cards, and any envelope that looked like a card for a special occasion. Police have connected Dakota Craig Pierucci, 21, of Wellington, to 48 card thefts, but he is suspected of stealing more than...

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