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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Press Release: BLM Southeast Utah Fire Restrictions Rescinded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Southeast Utah Fire Restrictions Rescinded Moab, Utah—Effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, fire restrictions will be lifted for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Park Service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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Arches Doing Away With Fiery Furnace Guides

September 27, 2016
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(Arches National Park, UT)  —  The National Park Service is planning to do away with having commercial guides take people into the popular Fiery Furnace hike.  Instead, they’re making permits available to the public.  Signs will be added to assist visitors with the hike. 

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9 Utahns Join Wells Fargo Lawsuit

September 27, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Nine people in Utah are part of a class-action lawsuit against Wells Fargo.  The bank this month was fined 185-million dollars for inflating sales metrics by creating fake bank and credit card accounts.  Hundreds of thousands of people are suing the bank for reasons including disclosure of private facts,...

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Hunstman Researcher Gets $1 M Grant

September 23, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — A Huntsman Cancer Institute researcher is getting a million-dollar grant to cover her research for the next five years. Jody Rosenblatt is chosen as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar for her work on a biological process she discovered several years ago. The process called epithelium forces certain...

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Man Arrested In Connection To Several Fires

September 23, 2016
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(West Jordan, UT) — A 46-year-old man is in custody accused of setting several field fires in Salt Lake County over the summer. Brien O’Neil appeared in court today to face felony arson charges in connection to a series of fires that were reported in the southwest part of the county over the summer....

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Body Recovered In Colorado River Could Be Moab Tour Guide

September 22, 2016
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(Coconino Co., AZ) — Officials at Grand Canyon National Park say they may have found the body of a Utah tour guide missing for ten days. The National Park Service says it recovered the body from the Colorado River on Tuesday and is awaiting an autopsy. But officials say items recovered with the body...

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Aggies Sink Arkansas State

September 19, 2016
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(Logan, UT)  —  Utah State raced out to a 24-0 lead en route to a 34-20 win over Arkansas State in Logan.  Tonny Lindsey rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns for the Aggies, who upped their record to 2-and-1.  USU hosts Air Force Saturday night.

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