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Mountain Bike Champion Killed In I-70 Crash

April 5, 2017
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(Grand County, UT)  —  World-renowned cyclist Stephen Tilford is confirmed as one of two victims killed in a chain reaction crash this morning on I-70.  Utah Highway Patrol says Tilford and semi-truck driver died in a crash caused by a truck that over corrected near the Utah/Colorado border.  They say Tilford was killed when...

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Payless Closing 3 UT Stores

April 5, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Payless is closing three Utah locations.  The retailer today announced locations in Salt Lake City, Sandy and Price are on the list of under performing stores to be shuttered nationwide.  The company announced yesterday intentions to file for bankruptcy. 

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Teen Admits To Stabbing Boys In November Locker Room Attack

April 5, 2017
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(Orem, UT)  —  A Utah teen is admitting to stabbing four of his classmates in a locker room at an Orem high school.  Luke Dollahite pled guilty to four counts of attempted aggravated murder yesterday in juvenile court as part of a deal with local prosecutors.  Dollahite attacked five of his classmates at Mountain...

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Five New Temples Announced At General Conference

April 3, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will open five new temples around the world, including one in Saratoga Springs.  President Thomas Monson made the announcement at the church’s annual General Conference held in Salt Lake City yesterday.  Nairobi, Kenya, Manila, Philippines, Brasilia, Brazil, and Pocatello, Idaho will...

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Man Arrested After Fiancee Found Dead In Mount Pleasant

April 3, 2017
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(Mount Pleasant, UT)  —  Police are questioning a man following the suspicious death of his fiancee in Mount Pleasant.  Investigators say Kammy Edwards was found dead Friday afternoon in a home she shared with fiance Anthony Christensen.  Christensen told police that Edwards crashed her car and then walked home, where he found her dead...

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Bill Settles Water Rights Issues With Navajos

March 31, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Senator Orrin Hatch and Representative Jason Chaffetz are sponsoring a bill to settle Colorado River water rights issues between Utah and the Navajo Nation.  It calls for the federal government and Utah to provide more than 200 million dollars for Navajo water projects in exchange for limiting legal liability...

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Green River Rising

March 31, 2017
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(Daggett County, UT)  —  Daggett County officials are issuing a warning to people venturing to the Green River this weekend.  They say snow melt and storms could cause rising river levels.  The Bureau of Reclamation is opening the Flaming Gorge Dam’s bypass valves to release excess water. 

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McAdams Names South Salt Lake Site For Homeless Shelter

March 31, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Salt Lake County’s new homeless resource center will be built at 3380 South 1000 West in South Salt Lake.  That’s the county’s recommendation, according to a letter sent this morning to Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox.  The site is owned by the Utah Nonprofit Housing Corp at the end of...

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Salt Lake County Faces Deadline On Shelter Decision

March 31, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Salt Lake County’s mayor is set to announce what community will be home to a controversial homeless shelter.  Mayor Ben McAdams had until midnight yesterday to tell state officials where the shelter will go and has scheduled a public announcement of the location for this morning.  The process for...

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