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41 percent of Utah crash deaths involved speed in 2017

Speed remained the leading contributing factor in traffic deaths in Utah in 2017, accounting for 41 percent of deaths, according to a preliminary crash report.


Politics

Utah Rep. Gage Froerer won't run again for House, to seek county spot instead

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The Huntsville GOPer has already heard of would-be candidates interested in vying for the District 8 House seat, which covers western Weber County.


Politics

Northern Utah US House race draws two new hopefuls, both wary of Trump's tone

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Kurt Weiland of Bountiful plans to run as a Democrat and Eric Eliason plans to vie as a United Utah Party candidate.


Local

North Ogden officials, amphitheater foes trying to settle dispute outside court

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Construction on an expanded amphitheater started last November in Barker Park, but some now say the project’s scope is too expansive.


Police & Fire

Weber Sheriff's Office: Fired evidence room worker was 'under the influence'

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The sheriff’s office issued a press release Wednesday afternoon saying an investigation is underway regarding the firing of the civilian, non-sworn employee. 


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Drunk driving in Utah: Fewer crashes happening but those that do are deadlier

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Fewer alcohol-related crashes occurred in Utah over the past decade, but these crashes have become deadlier.


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Cellphones aren't the only thing distracting Utah drivers on the road

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From 2007 to 2016, 221 people lost their lives to road crashes involving distracted drivers, accounting for nine percent of Utah’s overall traffic deaths. 


Police & Fire

Clinton police release name of man killed in Monday night shooting

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Clinton Police Lt. Shawn Stoker said police were first dispatched at 9:32 p.m. Monday to a call of shots fired near 1132 N. 1000 West in Clinton. Several shots were fired and multiple vehicles were reportedly seen leaving the area without their headlights on, Stoker said.


Local

'Fare war' contributes to Allegiant's decision to axe L.A. to Ogden flights

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Allegiant Air has suspended another commercial air service offering at the Ogden-Hinckley Airport.


Local

Where to buy flowers and chocolate this Valentine’s Day

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Get your loved one a quality gift from one of these local shops.


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