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Child Dies In Hot Car

June 26, 2017
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(St. George, UT) — A two-year-old is dead after being left in a hot car near Saint George. County authorities say the child was found in the back seat of a coach-style van at around 6:30 last night in the Winchester Hills neighborhood. Investigators believe the child fell asleep and did not exit the...

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Group Pushes For Medical Pot

June 26, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — A group pushing to legalize medical marijuana is formally announcing an initiative today to put in front of voters next year. The Utah Patients Coalition says it’s planning public hearings and collecting signatures to put a measure on the 2018 ballot. The state legislature this year passed a bill...

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Gail Miller Ranks As Utah’s Richest Person

June 23, 2017
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(Utah) — Utah’s richest person is worth more than a billion dollars. Businesswoman Gail Miller is ranked 395 on the Forbes 400 list of the richest people in the country. The owner of the Larry H. Miller group, which owns the Utah Jazz, is estimated to be worth 1.2 billion.

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Chaffetz Submits Resignation Letter

June 23, 2017
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(Washington, DC) — The resignation of Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz is official. He submitted his formal resignation letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan this morning before meeting with President Trump at the White House. He will official leave his post at 8 a.m. on June 30th.

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Teen Sentenced For High School Stabbing

June 23, 2017
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(Provo, UT) — A teen will spend at least a decade behind bars for stabbing five students at Mountain View High School. A judge sentenced Luke Dollahite yesterday to ten years to life on an aggravated attempted murder charge after he agreed to a plea deal in April. The 16 yr olds sentence will...

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Cold War Patriots Traveling Remembrance Quilt Exhibit

June 21, 2017
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Cold War Patriots Traveling Remembrance Quilt Exhibit

DENVER, COLO. (June 2017) – Cold War Patriots (CWP), a community resource and advocacy group that helps nuclear weapons and uranium workers and their families get the recognition, compensation and health care they have earned, honors former uranium workers with its Remembrance Quilt Experience, a traveling tribute to the men and women who worked...

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Brian Head Fire Started By Weed Torch

June 21, 2017
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(Brian Head, UT) — The nearly 1000 acre Brian Head Fire was started by someone using a weed torch. Governor Herbert tweeted the cause of the fire yesterday after touring the area that had been damaged by the flames which sparked up on Saturday afternoon. No word yet whether authorities intend to file charges...

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Allegiant Adding Service To L.A., Vegas

June 20, 2017
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(Ogden, UT) — Allegiant Airlines is adding flights to Los Angeles and Las Vegas out of Ogden. The budget airline says it’s offering one-way service as low as 35 dollars. Twice a week service to L.A. is scheduled to start in October, and sometime in mid-November for Vegas.

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New UT State Fairpark Arena Opening In July

June 20, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — A new ten-thousand seat arena at Utah State Fairpark is expected be ready for the Days of ’47 Rodeo next month. The first major event scheduled for the 17 million dollar facility is the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America’s annual rally July 13th through 16th. The organization expects around...

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Lawmakers To Hear Concerns About .05 DUI Law

June 20, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — Lawmakers are ready to hear the concerns that Utah business and tourism officials have about the state’s new DUI threshold. Members of the legislature will hold a hearing on law tomorrow at the state Capitol. The law’s sponsor says he is open to some tweaks of his measure, but...

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