Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Southern Utah

July 19, 2017
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A flash flood watch is in effect through midnight as thunderstorms are expected to drop heavy rain across southern Utah. The National Weather Service says the storms will roll through the area starting in the late morning and lasting into the late evening hours. Forecasters warn that areas that have been burned by wildfires,...

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Mother Admits To Starving Child, Leaving Him In Feces-Covered Bathroom

July 19, 2017
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(Toquerville, UT) Sentencing is set for August 28th for a mother who admitted to three charges of felony child abuse. Investigators say Brandy Jaynes locked her 12 year old son in a feces-covered bathroom in her Toquerville home before he was discovered there by his father this past January. The boy was taken to...

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Costs To Fight Brian Head Fire Hit $34 Million

July 19, 2017
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(Brian Head, UT) The costs to fight the nearly contained Brian Head Fire will hit about 34 million dollars. The Deseret News reports the state and Federal Emergency Management Agency will be picking up the tab to battle the blaze instead of Iron County. Regular helicopter patrols will still fly over the fire once...

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Water Tower Fire 60 % Contained

July 18, 2017
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(Utah County, UT) — The Water Tower Fire, said to have started by a hot bullet casing in Utah County, is said to be 60 % contained. The fire had consumed 392 acres as of this morning. Fire officials say the shooter probably won’t be cited because the fire started on public land where...

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Southwest Flight Lands In Saint George To Take On Fuel

July 18, 2017
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(St. George, UT) — A Southwest Airlines flight makes a diversion to Saint George thanks to a low fuel gauge. The flight from Chicago to Las Vegas landed at Saint George Regional Airport yesterday afternoon because the pilot didn’t think he’d have enough fuel by the time he touched down. “Saint George News” reports...

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Grand Junction Bio-Gas Project Praised

July 17, 2017
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(Grand Junction, CO) — Grand Junction is being praised by environmental advocates for a major bio-gas project. The Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant not only traps water, but also captures methane gas and turns it into fuel. City officials say the gas is then used in city cars, personal vehicles and buses. National Geographic is...

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