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Author: Christian Novel Stolen By Writer Who Added Sex Scenes And Called It Her Own

In a case she says brings to light plagiarism in the burgeoning world of online self-publishing, Rachel Ann Nunes of Orem filed a federal lawsuit in August against a Layton teacher, Tiffanie Rushton, who she says cut and pasted large sections from an electronic copy of her book.

09/09/2014

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Albino Cobra Loose In Southern California Continues To Elude Officials

Authorities warned parents to watch their children and keep them away from dark holes after an potentially deadly albino cobra was seen slithering through a Southern California suburban neighborhood this week.

09/04/2014

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Sacramento Man Reunited With His 1964 T-Bird 33 Years After It Was Stolen

A Sacramento man says he feels like he has won the lottery, now that his beloved 1964 Ford Thunderbird is back at home in his driveway after it was stolen decades ago.

09/02/2014

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Southern California High School Retires Arab Mascot

A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.

09/01/2014

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Police: Utah Woman Swallows Stolen Ring

Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

09/01/2014

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Roseville Woman Run Over By Own SUV, Dies

Police say that a woman was fatally injured after she was run over by her own SUV last week.

08/28/2014

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Woman Accused Of Using Bacon To Set Fire At Ex-Boyfriend’s House

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend’s house will stand trial on arson charges.

08/27/2014

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Naked Man Beating On Cars Arrested After Fights At Oregon Hemp Festival

State police say 27-year-old Timothy A. Seaux (SO) was later taken to jail and held on charges of criminal mischief, menacing, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.

08/25/2014

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Central Valley Man Found Guilty In Russian Roulette-Killing Of Roommate

A Central California man has been convicted of killing his friend playing a version of Russian roulette.

08/25/2014

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Edible Insects Benefiting Thailand’s Farmers

Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country’s poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence.

08/25/2014

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Man Allegedly Leads Deputies On Chase In Stolen Butte County Sheriff’s Office Vehicle

Deputies arrested a man who allegedly stole a sheriff’s department vehicle and led authorities on a high-speed chase down Highway 99 in Sutter County.

08/19/2014

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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