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Tanker rollover closed lane of Interstate 15 near Bountiful

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Utah Highway Patrol officials say a tanker rollover crash closed a portion of Interstate 15 near...

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Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyon

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The body of a woman who disappeared on her way home from English class in Utah three years ago has been found and police are investigating her death as a homicide, officials said Thursday.


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Rock climber dies after 60-foot fall in southern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a rock climber died after falling 60 feet in a remote spot in southern Utah. Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. David Crouse said in a news release Thursday that 63-year-old Fiorenzo Marino Antognini fell on Monday while climbing near the small town of Motoqua....


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Herbert open to gun reform, criticizes NRA tactics

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, a former member of the National Rifle Association, said Thursday he is open to changing the state’s gun laws as part of a broader strategy intended to prevent violence at schools. During his monthly news conference on KUED-TV, the Republican said he...


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Mike Kohn promoted to head coach of USA Bobsled

USA Bobsled has promoted Olympic medalist Mike Kohn to head coach of the national team, part of a significant overhaul of the coaching staff following a disappointing showing at the Pyeongchang Games. Kohn will be aided by another Olympic medalist, with Shauna Rohbock now added to the staff as an...


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Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

Sagebrush Wildfire Strategy

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public lands managers are losing a battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird, officials said. The Western...


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1st sex assault trial set for ex-Utah State football player

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A trial for a former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women has been set for January.


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Boy burned while making camp burners in Spanish Fork

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy was severely burned while making camp burners with a church group in Spanish Fork. KSL-TV reports the boy was flown to a hospital Wednesday night after receiving significant burns to his hands and arms. Spanish Fork Police Sgt. Cade Harding says a...


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Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

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U.S. officials say they’re expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah’s Zion National Park this holiday weekend that could have people waiting more than 45 minutes to enter the park and board shuttles.


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Experts: 'Alarming' drought conditions hit US Southwest

Dry Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest. Climatologists and other experts on Wednesday provided an...


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3 Utahns in the mix for 2018-19 US snowboard team

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Jade Thurgood, Chandler Hunt and Faye Gulini will vie to make the U.S. snowboard team.


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