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Feds award Utah $10 million in grants for homeless services

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $10 million in grants to Utah housing and service providers that help people experiencing homelessness. The Deseret News reports that the Continuum of Care grants were awarded to 59 Utah organizations and help fund permanent […]

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Police identify southern Utah worker hit by backhoe, killed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have identified a worker for a southern Utah city killed in a construction accident. The Deseret News reports police said Wednesday that 58-year-old Hurricane municipal worker Steve Cox died after he was hit by a rotating backhoe and pinned to the side of a […]

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Mia Love says Donald Trump ‘kind, gracious’ in phone call

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Rep. Mia Love of Utah didn’t vote for Donald Trump but Love says the president-elect telephoned her and was “kind, gracious and excited about the future.” Love said in a post on her official Facebook page that she was “delighted” to receive Trump’s call […]

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Parents of twins in dresser video deny hoax accusations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Utah parents of a 2-year-old boy who was captured on a nanny cam pushing a fallen dresser off of his twin brother are defending themselves against claims that the video was a hoax. The video has been viewed more than 13 million times since it […]

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Poll:  Utahns Favor Senator Lee On Supreme Court 

(Undated)  –  Most Utahns are in favor of Senator Mike Lee being nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President-elect Donald Trump.  A new poll from UtahPolicy.com shows 59-percent either strongly or somewhat support Senator Lee making the move.  The poll also shows 31-percent are against the potential move, while […]

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2 New Duck-Hunting Zones ApprovedÂ

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  Duck hunters have more options during the 2017-18 season after approval of two new duck-hunting zones in Utah.  The Utah Wildlife Board and a panel of residents this week approved the zones and reduced the number of pintail ducks hunters can take each day to one.  […]

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Utah Spending Large Amounts On Snow Removal 

(Salt Lake City, UT)  –  State transportation officials are worried they will run out of money for snow removal.  The state Department of Transportation is only five days into January and has already spent its snow budget for the month.  UDOT says it has spent over 40-percent of its money, which […]

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Crash on I-15 North of Santaquin

SANTAQUIN, Utah (AP)-Conditions remain hazardous in Utah County as confirmed by the official Twitter of UDOT. A crash occurred on northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 245 one mile north of Santaquin. It is anticipated that the clearance time will be 12:42 pm MST. Drivers can get northbound into Payson via […]

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Hurricane Man Charged With Threatening To Bomb White House 

(Hurricane, UT)  –  A Utah man is facing federal charges after allegedly threatening to bomb the White House.  David Grant Torrey was arrested Tuesday for making terrorist threats on the White House Instagram page.  Torrey allegedly also made threats against the President, his family and members of the White House staff.  […]

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6 defendants take plea deals in polygamous food stamp case

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Six additional members of a Utah polygamous group have taken plea deals and avoided jail time in a multimillion-dollar food-stamp fraud case. The Spectrum reports that they pleaded guilty to fraud Wednesday in St. George, Utah. That leaves only fugitive leader Lyle Jeffs and two […]

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