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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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SLC Gas Prices Slightly Cheaper Than Last Week

September 19, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Gas prices in Salt Lake City are slightly cheaper this week.  SaltLakeGasPrices.com reports that the average price for a gallon of regular gas is two dollars and 26 cents today.  That’s two cents cheaper than it was last week.  A few gas stations in central Salt Lake are offering...

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Press Release: Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments Announce Winter Visitor Center and Campground Information

September 16, 2016
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Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments remain open all year, but the monuments’ visitor center and campground operations will change this fall. Beginning September 18, 2016, visitor centers at both park units will open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. daily. From October 16, 2016 through April 15, 2017, the Hovenweep and...

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Echo Reservoir Illegally Stocked With Walleye

September 16, 2016
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(Coalville, UT) — Utah’s Division of Wildlife confirms walleye have been illegally stocked in Echo Reservoir near Coalville. Officials are concerned because they say the fish doesn’t belong there. They say Walleye feed on other fish and are prolific breeders, endangering native fish populations.

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Crane Strikes Overpass

September 16, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — The portion of southbound I-15 near Lindon is back open where a construction crane struck an overpass this morning. Utah Highway Patrol says no one was injured after the crane hauled by a flatbed smacked the overpass. It took a few hours for the wreckage to be removed.

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