Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert...


Utah governor signs concealed carry, 0.05 DUI bills

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert signed 13 bills Thursday, including a measure giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country and another allowing 18- to 20-year-olds to carry concealed weapons. The hospitality industry had urged Herbert to veto the measure lowering Utah’s blood...


Herbert signs .05 BAC limit, giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in US

DUI Threshold

Gov. Gary Herbert’s office announced Thursday evening that the Republican had approved the measure lowering the blood alcohol limit to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent. He had told reporters Thursday morning that he intended to sign it because it will save lives.


The Latest: Dozens of French teenagers return to homeland

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LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain’s Parliament (all times local): 11 p.m. Dozens of French teenagers have returned to their homeland after a traumatic school trip to London during which some of them witnessed the attack on Westminster Bridge. A plane chartered by their...


BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Thursday, March 23, 2017. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.35, down 5; hard red winter 4.00, down 15; DNS 5.20, down 5; hard white 4.10, down 15; BURLEY __ soft white 3.35 hard red winter 3.20, down...


Woe for stores as shoppers look elsewhere for inspiration

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NEW YORK (AP) — Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed. Now, she mainly looks for inspiration on social media. “I discover brands through Instagram,” said Dao, 33, of St. Paul, Minnesota. Elizabeth Troy says she was the “queen of...


Southeast Utah county fastest-growing county in US

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — Utah’s remote southeastern corner is drawing more new residents than any other place in the U.S. According to U.S. Census Bureau data released Wednesday, San Juan County gained more than 1,000 new residents between 2015 and 2016, giving it a growth rate of 7.6 percent and...


Utah governor announces he will sign legislation giving the state the strictest

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah governor announces he will sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country.


US Speedskating to hold long track trials in Milwaukee

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — The United States will hold its Olympic long track speedskating trials at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee. US Speedskating announced Thursday the trials are set for Jan. 2-7 in 2018 to determine the American team for the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Up to 20...


Church statement from relatives: Utah man killed in London attack, wife injured

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Church statement from relatives: Utah man killed in London attack, wife injured.

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