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Utah Planned Parenthood pulls condoms with Mormon symbol

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah is pulling an image of a condom packages printed with...

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New Miss Rodeo Utah plans to keep 'shining her light,' thanks her supporters

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Morgan 19-year-old McKenna Hales says she never in her wildest dreams expected to be named Miss Rodeo Utah.


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Man gets 25 years to life in 2014 Cedar City killing

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — The last of three defendants convicted in the 2014 shooting death of a Cedar City man has been sentenced. A judge sentenced Angelo Seth Carrasco on Friday to 25 years to life with the chance of parole for his role in the slaying of 45-year-old Shawn Multine. The Spectrum of...


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People run into fiery home to help man escape with his dog

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Provo property that caught fire early Friday is a total loss, but the homeowner and his dog are safe thanks to people who ran inside and woke the man up. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2a81ar9) Provo and Orem crews fought the blaze for almost three hours. Provo Fire...


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Dozens rally for Utah man jailed in Venezuela

APTOPIX Venezuela Jailed American

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than 100 people in Salt Lake City voiced their support at a rally Saturday for the family of an American jailed in Venezuela. The crowd gathered on the front steps of the Utah State Capitol and said a prayer for Josh Holt, causing his mother to break down crying. Laurie...


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Ex-day care worker wanted for sex abuse charge in Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City authorities are searching for a former day care worker accused of sexually abusing a boy. KUTV reports (http://bit.ly/2akWgCe) that a felony charge of sexual abuse of a child was filed Thursday against 19-year-old Carlos Rodriguez. Det. Cody Lougy says police...


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1 dead, 1 injured in OHV crash in Spanish Fork Canyon

HELPER, Utah (AP) — One man has died and another suffered minor injuries after an off-highway vehicle crashed in Spanish Fork Canyon. Utah County Sheriff’s officials say the accident happened Friday night off of Emma Park Road, 15 miles north of Helper. According to authorities, 43-year-old John...


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Ogden vet finds stability after years of homelessness

Veteran Housed

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — For the better part of four decades, Eugene Morris’ home was in the streets. And while life over the last several years has become considerably better for the 65-year-old Ogden veteran, he says he’s never too far from the edge, reported the Standard-Examiner (http://bit....


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New Salt Lake Tribune owner replaces top editor

Salt Lake Tribune New Editor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The new owner of The Salt Lake Tribune made his first major editorial staffing move Friday, replacing longtime Editor Terry Orme with Jennifer Napier-Pearce, a former staffer who had recently left for a university political institute. Paul Huntsman said in a statement that...


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Man accused in teens' death appears in court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a teenage brother and sister in a fight that started over a shirt has appeared in court for the first time. Mario Cervantes-Angel is expected to be appointed a public defender after the Friday hearing. The 28-year-old man is facing two counts...


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Central figure in scandal given 11 years for lying to banks

Internet Fraud Charges

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A helicopter-flying Utah businessman who was a central figure in a pay-to-play scandal involving two former state attorneys general was sentenced Friday to 11 years and three months in federal prison after he was convicted of lying to banks to keep his online business afloat....


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