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Eccles Theater Announces Upcoming Shows

September 9, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  More than a dozen shows are scheduled for the brand new Eccles Theater.  Officials announced yesterday 15 shows for the Salt Lake City theater that is slated to start November 2nd.  Some performers include the Goo Goo Dolls, Jay Leno and Kathy Griffin.

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Utah Hosts BYU

September 9, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The “Holy War” rivalry is renewed as BYU battles Utah tomorrow at Rice-Eccles Stadium.  Kick-off is at 5:30.  Utah has won the last five meetings between the teams and holds a 55-31-and-4 edge in the all-time series.  Both teams are 1-and-0 this season.

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State Fair Kicks Off Today

September 8, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  An annual event that’s been around since the 1850’s is back for another go.  The 161st Utah State Fair kicks off today in Salt Lake City.  Dozens of events and exhibits are planned for the fair, which runs through the 18th.  Folks can get into the fair today for...

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West Government Creek Fire 75 Percent Contained

September 8, 2016
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(Tooele County, UT)  —  Fire crews continue to make progress on a wildfire burning southwest of Vernon.  Officials say the West Government Creek Fire was 75 percent contained as of yesterday.  It has burned more than 42-hundred acres since lightning started the fire in the Uinta Wasatch-Cache National Forest last Friday.  Officials say more...

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Deadly Summer Highway Accidents Reduced

September 6, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  State officials are happy that the number of deadly summer highway accidents fell this year, though their goal is still to reduce the number of deaths to zero.  The so-called “100 deadliest days of summer” ended last night with around 90 deaths on Utah’s roads.  If those numbers hold...

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Firefighters Advance On Tooele County Fire

September 6, 2016
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(Tooele County, UT)  —  Firefighters battling the West Government Creek Fire in western Tooele County expect to have it fully contained by next week.  They say cooler temps and diminished winds have allowed them to go on the offensive in the fire that’s consumed more than 42-hundred acres.  They say it is not threatening...

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More Passengers Flying Out Of Ogden, Provo

September 6, 2016
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(Provo, UT)  —  More air passengers are choosing to fly out of Provo and Ogden.  The “Salt Lake Tribune” reports the number of passengers in Provo has more than doubled since 2013, and Ogden saw a more than six percent increase.  The report says passengers are drawn by cheaper fares and less-crowded airports.  

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Pence Given Tour Of Temple Square

September 2, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — Vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is greeted by Utah’s top Republicans while in Salt Lake City for the Solutions Summit. The “Independent Journal Review” says Pence was given a tour of Mormon Temple Square during the summit and was joined by Senator Orrin Hatch and Utah Governor Gary Herbert....

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Article Says Missing Utah Man Is Alive In North Korea

September 2, 2016
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(Providence, UT) — A Utah man who disappeared while hiking in China twelve years ago is reportedly living in North Korea. The “Salt Lake Tribune” says an article posted to Yahoo Japan claims David Sneddon of Providence, Utah, has a family in North Korea and is an English tutor for leader Kim Jong-un. Sneddon...

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Hamill Draws Thousands At Comic Con

September 2, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — The appearance of Mark Hamill at the Salt Lake Comic Con attracts thousands of “Star Wars” fans. “USA Today” says Hamill was originally slated to speak at the Salt Palace, but as demand grew, his Thursday morning panel was moved to the Smarthome Arena. About ten-thousand fans were in...

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