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Utah Researcher Killed In Wyoming Bear Attack

Fremont County Undersheriff Ryan Lee said Stewart was in a remote area checking on a research plot when he failed to return as expected on Sept. 5. He was reported missing on Sept. 7, prompting a search.

09/15/2014

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Utah City Removes Facebook Post Implying News Reports On Shooting Death Were ‘Innuendo’

The Saratoga Springs Police Department is under fire over the death last week of 22-year-old Darrien Hunt. Police say he was shot after lunging at officers while brandishing a sword.

09/15/2014

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Utah Panel Rejects Fee For Residential Rooftop Solar Panels

Rocky Mountain wanted to charge residential customers with solar panels a $4.65 monthly fee to cover its distribution costs of energy for times when solar is not putting power in the grid. But the commission ruled the utility failed to prove the fee was justified.

08/30/2014

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Alleged Nightclub Photos Part Of Investigation Into Utah Newborn Dumped In Trash Can

Alicia Marie Englert, 23, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder after the newborn was found in a neighbor’s trash can.

08/30/2014

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Utah Governor: State Should Defend Anti-Polygamy Law After ‘Sister Wives’ Ruling

For now, it appears to be legal in Utah for people to legally marry one person and live with others they consider spouses. Though that practice was illegal until a judge’s ruling that was finalized Wednesday, police and prosecutors in Utah have long declined to criminally charge consenting adults in plural marriages.

08/30/2014

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After Near Debacle With Oktoberfest, Utah Liquor Board Reviews Its Rules

The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is hearing from cities, festivals and others as the department works to clarify the rules for special events. State liquor commissioners discussed the issue briefly at their monthly meeting Tuesday but took no action.

08/30/2014

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Girl, 9, Dies After Being Swallowed By Hole Dug In Oregon Beach Sand

Firefighters and police responded shortly after 5 p.m. Friday and found a group of people trying to dig the girl out, Lt. Jerry Palmer said. Officers helped extract the girl, who was identified Saturday as Isabel Grace Franks, from a large hole.

08/30/2014

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Teen Gets 11 Years For Carving Swastika On Boy

An Oregon teenager who carved a swastika into another teen’s forehead as he and others tortured the boy has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

08/21/2014

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Chemical-Filled Tea Burns Woman At Restaurant

Jan Harding and her husband had just arrived at a Utah restaurant for a relaxing lunch with friends when she filled her cup with sweet tea from a self-serve beverage station.

08/15/2014

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Oregon Medicaid To Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery, Hormone Therapy

Officials estimate that about 175 Medicaid patients per year will seek treatment for gender dysphoria, in which a person identifies with the opposite gender they received at birth, at an annual cost of less than $150,000.

08/14/2014

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Oracle Suing Oregon Over Cover Oregon Battle, $23M In Disputed Bills

Oregon’s health insurance enrollment website was never launched to the general public. State officials have blamed Oracle, but the company says the state’s bad management is responsible.

08/08/2014

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Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City

08/01/2014

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ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20: A cross stands in the Roman catacombs in the gardens of the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo on February 20, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Apostolic Palace and The Ponifical Villas of Castelgandolfo, 10 miles south Rome, are the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Castel Gandolfo

A look at the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave.

New Year’s Eve Celebrations From Around The World

See how the world celebrated the arrival of 2013.

Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

The latest mass shooting to strike an American community may be a particularly horrific one. At a Connecticut elementary school, an official says 27 people are dead, including 20 children.

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Travis Flies In Support Of Sandy

Crews and equipment from Travis Air Force Base are heading east to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is speeding up and should make landfall early Monday evening in southern New Jersey.

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Closing Ceremonies Of The London Olympics

Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.

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Smokey Bear Through The Years

See how the U.S. Forest Service’s famous and furry public relations figure has change created in 1944.

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