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SLC Airport Opening New Park-And-Wait

May 1, 2017
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Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Salt Lake City International Airport is scheduled to open a bigger park-and-wait lot with added amenities on June 1st.  It will be south of the current lot and west of Terminal Drive with 120 spaces, and its own gas station and convenience store.  Officials say it will help relieve...

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Firefighters Preparing For Wildfire Season In Utah

May 1, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Firefighters around the state are asking property owners to help them by doing a little yard work before spring wildfire season begins.  Fire officials held a community wildfire preparation meeting in Salt Lake City Saturday and gave tips on how to keep approaching fires away from homes and other...

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Chaffetz Recovering After Surgery

April 28, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Jason Chaffetz is recovering after what his office deemed a successful surgery on his foot in Salt Lake City.  Utah’s Third Congressional District representative announced earlier this week he’d need three to four weeks to recover from the operation, which his doctors said he needed right away.  Doctors needed...

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Teen Arrested For Deadly San Juan County Crash

April 27, 2017
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(San Juan County, UT)  –  A teen is behind bars facing a slew of charges after a deadly car crash in the early morning hours after a San Juan County prom in March.  Gage Moore,18 is facing two automobile homicide charges in addition to six other charges following his arrest yesterday.  Investigators say the...

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Gusty Winds Forecasted For Today, Tomorrow Night

April 27, 2017
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(Utah)-You can expect windy conditions tonight in parts of southern Utah with gusts picking up even more tomorrow night.  The National Weather Service says gusts could top out at nearly 35 miles an hour today and tonight with gusts hitting 45 miles per hour tomorrow night possible as well.  The highest winds are possible...

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Trump To Order Review On National Monuments

April 26, 2017
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(Washington, DC)  —  A review of national monument designations stretching back 20 years, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, will begin today.  The look into monuments will start after President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the Department of the Interior.  The order is expected to include any monuments created in that time...

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Hogle Zoo Welcomes New Baby Zebra

April 25, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Hogle Zoo is letting the public see its newest addition for the first time.  A two week old baby zebra made her first appearance yesterday at the Salt Lake City zoo.  The unnamed baby is a Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra, an endangered species native to Namibia and Angola.  The zoo...

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No Burn Days Largely Ignored

April 25, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Many Utahns appear to be ignoring mandatory no-burn days to protect air quality.  Air-quality researchers say wood smoke accounts for more than 16% of particulate matter in Utah’s air on an average winter day.  Air quality activists say they are not surprised, given what little enforcement there is regarding...

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Deserae Turner Out Of The Hospital

April 21, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The 14 year old Cache County girl shot and left for dead in a Smithfield canal is out of the hospital.  Deserae Turner appeared in front of reporters yesterday, thanking doctors and supporters and saying she’s thankful to be alive.  The teen has been hospitalized since a February shooting...

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Police Say Gang Offenders In Utah Getting Younger

April 21, 2017
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(Sandy, UT)  —  Law enforcement officers from around Utah say gang violence is increasing and the offenders are getting younger.  Officers gathered in Sandy to discuss the problem yesterday as part of the 27th annual Utah gang conference. Unified Police Lt. Mike Schoenfeld says the number of gang charges placed against 13 and 14...

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