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Police arrest Utah man after multiple high-speed chases

Police lights car street

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — Police have captured a Utah man after he led them on several high-speed...

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25 years of restoration work on Union Station locomotive

Locomotive Restoration

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — With the Golden Spike sesquicentennial less than three years away, a small group of volunteers are working feverishly to wrap up a 25-year labor of love in time to celebrate it. Since the early 1990s, the Ogden Golden Spike Chapter has been working in a small shop at the...


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BYU women's soccer forward goes behind the microphone

Young Sportscaster

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Of all the scenarios she meticulously planned for, this was not one of them. During her debut as a radio color commentator for Real Salt Lake’s USL affiliate, Real Monarchs, Carla Swensen-Haslam was thrust into a spot not many broadcasters have experienced. In the 34th minute...


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Salt Lake City police target drug dealers in homeless area

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City police have arrested 49 people in an effort to weed out drug dealers hidden in crowds of homeless people. Police Chief Mike Brown tells The Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/2diWRIR ) that that drug dealers are concealing themselves among 1,500 to 2,000 homeless...


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Oregon standoff judge wants more proof Shawna Cox had gun

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The lone woman on trial in Oregon’s refuge-standoff case could have a weapons charge dismissed unless more evidence emerges. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://bit.ly/2dwQzIH) U.S. District Judge Anna Brown gave prosecutors until 5 p.m. Monday to provide more evidence to...


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Beaver County sheriff cleared in excessive force probe

BEAVER, Utah (AP) — The Beaver County sheriff has been cleared of wrongdoing following a lengthy investigation into allegations of excessive force. KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2cGEafn ) that the U.S. Department of Justice said they found no evidence to go forward with the allegations made against...


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Riley says he 'probably' would take knee if issue moved him

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Mike Riley was coming of age when protests against the Vietnam War and civil disobedience tied to environmentalism and the treatment of American Indians and migrant workers were sweeping across his home state of Oregon. The mantra of his generation was to...


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Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. says he'll vote for Donald Trump

Jon Huntsman Jr.

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. says he’ll vote for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump despite disagreeing with him on a “range of issues.”


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Water main breaks cause sinkholes in Utah suburb

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Two water mains burst in a Salt Lake City suburb, leaving large sinkholes and slowing traffic. Sandy spokeswoman Nicole Martin tells the Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/2cGs1vB ) that a 10-inch pipe burst early Thursday afternoon, creating a 20-foot-by-40-foot hole at a Sandy...


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Pedestrian struck, killed by motorist in Millcreek

MILLCREEK, Utah (AP) — A 54-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Millcreek. KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2dwLVWY ) that Juan Manuel Puga-Hernandez died Wednesday after he was struck while crossing the street where there is no crosswalk. The 26-year-old motorist immediately...


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US rig count up 11 this week to 522

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 522. A year ago, 809 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices have sharply curtailed oil and gas exploration. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 425 rigs...


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