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Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation

Abortion Reversal Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor signed legislation on Saturday that would require...

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Teen flown to hospital after being burned in shop class

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was airlifted to a Salt Lake City hospital after he was shocked and burned by equipment he was using in an industrial shop class. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2mQ3V6O ) that the teen was attending class at Snow Canyon High School in St. George on...


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Employee dies in motorcycle crash in front of Air Force base

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Police say a motorcycle driver died in a crash near the Hill Air Force base, just south of Ogden. Officials say the crash involving another vehicle occurred Tuesday. The motorcyclist was a civilian employee of the base. Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt says her heart goes out to the...


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Cedar Hills tests soil after sediment released in river

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The city of Cedar Hills is testing water and soil to determine if there were any heavy metals in sediment that flowed down a river in American Fork Canyon last August and made its way to the city’s irrigation water. Cedar Hills Mayor Gary Gygi said Tuesday that samples were taken...


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Trump travel ban prompts Utah refugee and immigrant training

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City organization is hosting a series of trainings this month to make sure refugees and immigrants understand their rights under President Donald Trump’s travel ban and refugee program suspension. The refugee advocacy group says since Trump’s first order was signed...


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Restaurants, liquor bosses, prepare for Zion Curtain changes

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Utah restaurants and liquor bosses are gearing up for major changes under legislation Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to sign that overhauls alcohol licensing and rules about serving drinks in restaurants.


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Man charged in rail worker death transferred to Wyoming

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah authorities say a man accused of killing a train worker has been transported to Wyoming where the alleged crime occurred. Utah Department of Corrections spokeswoman Maria Peterson says that Wyoming authorities picked up Dereck James “DJ” Harrison on Tuesday. Harrison was...


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Governor signs bill allowing wood burning to cook

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Clean air advocates are upset that Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law a measure that allows wood burning for cooking on even the worst air quality days. Herbert signed the measure Friday despite the Utah Air Quality Board asking him to veto it. The board said it would...


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Utah foster parents accused of locking 3 boys in room

ROY, Utah (AP) — Authorities say Utah foster parents charged with child abuse locked three boys in a room for hours at a time and zip tied their wrists and put tape over their mouths. The Standard-Examiner of Ogden (http://bit.ly/2o8nV4P) reports that 39-year-old Matthew Earl Waldmiller and 40-year-...


Business

BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __soft white 3.35; hard red winter 3.95; DNS 5.10; hard white 4.05; BURLEY __ soft white 3.38, up 4; hard red winter 3.15, up 3; DNS 5.01, up 2; barley 5.00,...


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Vietnam Veterans Day to be celebrated at Utah capitol building

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Wreaths will be placed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for all Utah soldiers who were killed in Vietnam. The names of those 365 soldiers will be read aloud during the ceremony.


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