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Bear Cub Caught In Spanish Fork

October 10, 2016
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(Spanish Fork, UT)  —  Officials in Spanish Fork say a roaming bear cub has been captured.  The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources helped capture the bear Saturday near the golf course on Powerhouse Road.  The cub had been spotted multiple times in the area since the beginning of the month.

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Man Killed In Saratoga Springs Trench Collapse Identified

October 10, 2016
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(Saratoga Springs, UT)  —  Police are identifying the man who was killed in a Saratoga Springs trench collapse on Friday.  Yongwhan Kim of Lehi died while working at a construction site near 1900 South Centennial Boulevard.  Authorities say another worker found the 20-year-old buried in the collapsed trench.

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Magna Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

October 10, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A Magna man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in Salt Lake City.  Police tell “Gephardt Daily” that 23-year-old Joshua Buckway was getting on Interstate 215 when he lost control and hit the median.  He was thrown from the bike and hit by a passing car.  “Gephardt Daily” reports...

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Two Men In Good Condition After Lightning Strike

October 6, 2016
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(Bingham County, UT)  —  Unified police say a lightning strike sent two Kennecott Utah Copper employees to the hospital.  The two men were in the process of stopping work because of weather when lightning struck a power pole near them yesterday.  Police say the 50-year-old and the 35-year-old were taken to the hospital in...

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Tanker Rollover Causes Hours-Long Closure On I-15

October 6, 2016
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(Salt Lake County, UT)  —  Interstate 15 is open again after being closed for hours in Salt Lake County.  The Utah Highway Patrol says a semi-truck tanker rolled on its side yesterday after a trailer got loose from a pickup truck and hit it.  The tanker was carrying ammonium nitrate, but it didn’t leak. ...

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Family Burned In Trailer Fire

October 3, 2016
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(Sevier County, UT)  —  A family is being treated for burns after their trailer caught fire.  It happened yesterday morning in Sevier County.  A family member says the trailer caught fire after he hit the igniter on a propane heater.  The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office says the family of five suffered burns to their...

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UTA Extending Rail Service This Weekend

September 30, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The UTA is offering extra light rail services this weekend for the BYU game and the LDS church’s 186th Semiannual General Conference.  Longer trains and more frequent stops are scheduled for both the Blue and Green lines.  They’re also offering special group passes for 15 dollars to cover four...

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Herbert Plans Adding $400 M For Schools

September 30, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Governor Herbert is planning to add as much as 400-million dollars in additional funding for education in his next proposed budget.  “The Salt Lake Tribune” reports it would help close the state’s education spending gap after adding one-point-eight billion dollars of new money over the past five years.  The...

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Press Release: Grand County Sheriff’s Office

September 28, 2016
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Press Release: Grand County Sheriff’s Office

The Grand County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that Lt, Veronica Bullock was selected as the 2016 Jail Commander of the year by the Utah Sheriff’s Association. The award was presented to Lt. Bullock at the annual Utah Sheriff’s Conference in St George Veronica was selected by her fellow Jail Commanders; to receive...

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Press Release: BLM Southeast Utah Fire Restrictions Rescinded

September 28, 2016
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Southeast Utah Fire Restrictions Rescinded Moab, Utah—Effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, fire restrictions will be lifted for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Park Service on lands in Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan Counties. State of Utah lands within these counties will lift fire restrictions effective Wednesday, September...

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