Provo, St. George Most Sober Cities

May 24, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — Utah has the two most sober cities in America. Financial resource website 24-7 Wall Street ranks Provo as the driest city with only 8 1/2 % of adults living there reporting drinking excessively or binge drinking. It ranks just ahead of St. George, with its drinking population of 11.8%.

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Group Sues To Access National Monument Designation Documents

May 24, 2017
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(Washington, DC) — A government watchdog group is suing the Interior Department for all documents related to the national monuments that were named under President Obama. The Western Values Project says the Trump administration has not turned over records it requested in January. They say the request is in response to Republicans’ claim that...

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Ainge Jumps Into Race To Replace Chaffetz

May 24, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — A former Brigham Young University basketball star is putting his name in the ring to fill Jason Chaffetz’ soon-to-be vacant Congressional seat. Tanner Ainge made the announcement yesterday that he intends to run for Chaffetz’ Third Congressional District seat, which also represents parts of southeast Utah. Candidates have until...

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Monson No Longer Looking After Day-To-Day For LDS Church

May 24, 2017
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — The man running the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not attending meetings on a regular basis anymore. The church made the announcement yesterday, saying Thomas Monson also isn’t running the day-to-day side of the Church. A news release from the Church said Monson’s “limitations incident to...

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Graduating Student Killed In Crash

May 23, 2017
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(Mapleton, UT)  —  A Maple Mountain High School student who was set to graduate this week is dead from a two car crash.  Mapleton police say Kathrynn Shaw was ejected from an SUV that rolled after hitting another vehicle last night at the intersection of 1600 North and Main.  They say it happened when...

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Toddler Drowns After Wandering Away From Campsite

May 22, 2017
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(Cache County, UT)  —  Cache County investigators are not publicly identifying a toddler who drowned after wandering away from his family’s campsite.  Investigators say the 2 year old was found in a small river in Blacksmith Fork Canyon yesterday afternoon.  They think he fell into the water and was swept down river before drowning. ...

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