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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-...


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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

Memorial Day -13

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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Utah officials pass sewer rate increases for 7 valley cities

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Residents of a northern Utah valley can expect 10 percent increases to their sewer utility rates for the next five years. The Herald-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2ouZKd6 ) that the rate increases for the Cache Valley were approved Monday by the Regional Wastewater Treatment...


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Trump declares major disaster for Nevada flood victims

RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster across much of northern Nevada trying to recover from a severe winter full of floods and mudslides. The White House said in a statement Tuesday the declaration will make federal disaster assistance available to Washoe and...


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Utah distillery to sell breath analyzers ahead of DUI limit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Park City distillery is helping would-be whiskey tasters have peace of mind by offering keychain breath analyzers for purchase in the wake of the state’s lower drunken-driving limit. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2ocNP49 ) that Alpine Distilling is offering...


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Cambodia bans export of breast milk by US company

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has permanently banned the export of human breast milk by a company headed by a former Mormon missionary that pioneered the business two years ago. A letter issued Tuesday by the Cabinet to the Health Ministry said Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered a halt to U....


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South Salt Lake marks start of big downtown master plan

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) — A city near Salt Lake City is starting an ambitious effort to create a master-planned downtown, beginning with a supermarket and residential units near a busy highway and transit crossroads. South Salt Lake Mayor Cherie Wood said Monday the $45 million project will...


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