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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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National Park Visitor Spending Topped One Billion In Utah

April 20, 2017
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(Utah)  —  Visitors to Utah’s national parks spent an awful lot of money in the state in 2016.  A report from the National Park Service released yesterday revealed the more than 14 million visitors to the parks last year spent more than half a billion dollars on hotels and restaurants.  The grand total that visitors spent...

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Gov. Herbert Says He Might Run Again

April 20, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Governor Herbert could be running again in 2020.  Herbert came close this morning to reversing a statement he made during his re-election last year when he said his current term would be his last.  He told reporters in today’s news conference he might run again.  Herbert followed the comment...

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Geocaching Can Causes Bomb Scare

April 20, 2017
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(Spring City, UT)  —  It turns out a mysterious can that evacuated a neighborhood in Utah County’s Spring City this morning was an item used in the activity “geocaching.”  A bomb squad was called to an area near a baseball field when an ammunition can was found partially buried and chained to a monument. ...

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The Country Jam Lineup Schedule Is Here!!

April 19, 2017
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Country jam Schedule

Zion National Park Wants Public Comment On Entrance Plans

April 19, 2017
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(Zion National Park, UT)  —  Zion National Park wants to hear from you about its proposed reconfiguration of the south entrance.  Public comment on the project opened yesterday as park officials look to ease congestion problems and make the entrance safer for visitors.  You can submit comments on the project through the middle of...

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