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Fillmore Boy Dies In Hot Car

July 17, 2017
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(Las Vegas, NV) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 3 year old from Fillmore in a hot car in Las Vegas. Investigators say the unidentified boy was in the city for a family reunion when the adults lost track of him. He was reportedly in the car for at least an hour...

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Citations Issued To People Who Started Juab County Fire

July 17, 2017
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(Juab County, UT) — Authorities have issued citations to the people they say started a wildfire in Juab County by shooting at exploding targets. Fire crews were able to keep the blaze near Mona and Rocky Ridge to just five acres after it broke out on Saturday afternoon. The sheriff’s office says the people...

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Two Killed In Butterfield Canyon Plane Crash

July 14, 2017
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(Salt Lake County, UT) — The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into what caused a deadly plane crash in Butterfield Canyon in Salt Lake County. Investigators say the plane crashed on Thursday morning near the boundary with Tooele County. Two men were onboard the plane; investigators say they were in their mid-30s, but they...

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Deadly Houseboat Explosion In San Juan County

July 14, 2017
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(San Juan County, UT) — Investigators are looking into what caused a deadly explosion on a houseboat on Lake Powell in San Juan County. People on the boat were reportedly trying to start a generator late Wednesday night when the explosion occurred, killing Castle Rock, Colorado, native Kirsten Meyer. The explosion injured five others...

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The Georges have arrived!

July 13, 2017
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The Georges have arrived!

(Salt Lake City, UT) The Georges have arrived! This week, a troop of George Washingtons were in town to kick-off the Ally Hardest Working Dollar campaign, giving hard-working Salt Lake City citizens a chance to turn $1 into $100, $5,000 or $10,000. With the help of these Georges, Ally celebrated some of the area’s...

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Containment Up, All Evacuations From Brian Head Fire Lifted

July 13, 2017
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(Brian Head, UT) — The fight against the Brian Head Fire is moving into the final stages. Officials lifted every remaining evacuation order for the more than 71,000 acre fire yesterday, which remained largely unchanged from the day before. Fire crews were also to increase containment to 85% with full containment expected by Saturday...

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Fire Crew Numbers Drawn Down As Brian Head Fire Remains Unchanged

July 12, 2017
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(Brian Head, UT) — More fire crews are being sent home as the fight against the Brian Head Fire continues to wind down. Fire officials say the nearly month-old blaze only grew about ten acres into yesterday with containment remaining at 80%. Fire officials say they still expect to have the more than 71,000...

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E. coli Outbreak Reaches 11

July 12, 2017
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(Hildale, UT) — 11 people have now been infected with E. coli in a southern Utah outbreak centered in Hildale. Two children previously died as a result of coming down with the bacteria during this outbreak. The Southwest Utah Public Health Department is warning people against eating ground beef or drinking raw milk as...

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Jeffs Pleads Not Guilty To Food Stamp fraud

July 11, 2017
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(St. George, UT) — The leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pleading not guilty to food stamp fraud. Lyle Jeffs made the plea in a federal courtroom yesterday following his arrest last month in South Dakota. The head of the FLDS Church in Southern Utah had been on...

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Brian Head Fire Tops 70,000 Acres

July 10, 2017
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(Brian Head, UT) — The Brian Head Fire has now swollen to more than 70,000. Fire officials say the now 71,760 acre fire is about 80% contained with nearly 800 personnel on scene continuing to fight it. The more than three-week old fire is expected to hit 100% containment by the end of this...

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