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UT, NV, CA get US water conservation grants

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department has awarded more than $20 million to 44 water conservation projects in 11 Western states, including Utah, Nevada and California. Utah’s six projects funded with the […]

05/22/2013

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Teen charged with homicide by assault in ref death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Family and friends honored the memory of a Utah soccer referee at an emotional funeral service Wednesday evening just hours after the teenager who punched him before he fell into […]

05/09/2013

Discovery of 3 women recalls past abduction cases

(AP) – The discovery of three women in a Cleveland home who all had gone missing separately about a decade ago brings to mind cases of abductions elsewhere. A list of some prominent cases: JAYCEE […]

05/07/2013

Amanda Berry, who was kidnapped in 2003 and who escaped from house in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo credit: FBI/AP)

Former kidnap victims Smart and Dugard comment on rescued Cleveland women

Elizabeth Smart overjoyed to hear of women SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says she’s overjoyed to hear about the happy ending for the Cleveland women who escaped Monday after being missing a decade. […]

05/07/2013

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US soccer referee punched by player dies

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Ricardo Portillo’s daughters had begged him to stop refereeing in a Hispanic soccer league because of the growing risk of violence from angry players. Now they’re faced with planning his funeral […]

05/05/2013

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Billionaire owner of Sinclair Oil, Sun Valley dies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Billionaire Robert Earl Holding, whose business empire included ownership of Sinclair Oil and two world-class ski resorts in the West, has died after suffering lingering complications of a 2002 stroke.

04/21/2013

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Provo, Utah, next city for ultra-fast Google Fiber

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Google will take over a troubled municipal fiber-optic system and make Provo, Utah, the third city to get its high-speed Internet service via fiber-optic cables, the company announced Wednesday.

04/17/2013

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Panera trying new pay-what-you-want experiment

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Order a bowl of turkey chili at a St. Louis-area Panera Bread cafe and it’ll cost you a penny. Or $5. Or $100. In other words, whatever you decide.

03/27/2013

Harvard players celebrate after defeating University of New Mexico in second-round game of NCAA college basketball tournament, Salt Lake City, Utah. (AP Photo)

First-round NCAA winners include…Harvard?

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It’s a school known for producing U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices and Nobel Prize winners. And now, Harvard has produced its first NCAA basketball tournament victory, with an upset of third-seeded New Mexico last night.

03/22/2013

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Thousands in Utah for family history conference

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Karleen Tutton’s 22 grandchildren always perk up when she tells the tale of her 6-foot-6-inch great grandfather who stared down a grizzly bear in the 1800s.

03/21/2013

Passenger pronounced dead when plane lands in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — United Airlines officials say a passenger was pronounced dead shortly after a plane from Denver landed in Salt Lake City. United Airlines spokeswoman Megan McCarthy says the man collapsed Sunday evening on the jetway leading to the terminal.

02/12/2013

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Leaving hospital? Heed care tips or you may return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Lee knew he was still in bad shape when he left the hospital five days after emergency heart surgery. But he was so eager to escape the constant prodding and the roommate’s loud TV that he tuned out the nurses’ care instructions.

02/11/2013

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