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New Utah Law Lets Restaurants Ban Cyclists In Drive-Thrus

The Republican governor signed the measure Wednesday. It would prohibit municipalities from forcing businesses to serve cyclists or pedestrians in drive-thru lanes.

03/26/2015

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Man Stung Hundreds Of Times In Bee Attack At Baseball Game

A bee attack during a baseball game in St. George forced players and spectators to flee and sent one man to the hospital.

03/21/2015

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Nude Backyard Sunbather Takes Plea Deal To Avoid Court, Will Wear Swimsuit

Last year, police said children could see the nude Kipp from a church parking lot behind his house, which has a chain-link fence without privacy slats and is located about 20 miles north of Salt Lake City. When an officer approached him, Kipp said he could do what he wanted in his own backyard, according to court records.

03/18/2015

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Utah Gonorrhea Infections Up 714 Percent Among Women, 296 Percent Among Men

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Infection rates for a common sexually transmitted disease have skyrocketed in Utah since 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the […]

03/16/2015

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Utah Governor Won’t Say If He’ll Approve Firing-Squad Revival Bill If It Passes Senate

Utah’s Senate is set to cast a final vote on the bill this week. It would call for a firing squad if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained 30 days before an execution.

03/10/2015

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Toddler Found Alive 13 Hours After Car Crashes Into River

Police say a 25-year-old woman was found dead and her 18-month-old daughter was found alive inside a car that crashed into a Utah river and wasn’t discovered until over 13 hours later.

03/07/2015

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Man Accused Of Throwing Girlfriend’s Puppy From Third-Floor Apartment

Police say a Utah man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after he tossed his girlfriend’s puppy from their third-floor apartment, killing it.

03/04/2015

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Firing Squads A Step Closer As Utah Senate Committee Advances Execution Bill

A state Senate committee on Monday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would allow the state to execute prisoners by firing squad if the drugs used for lethal injection are unavailable 30 days before the scheduled execution.

03/02/2015

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Utah Police Officer Placed On Leave After Gay Pride Parade Objections Speaks Out Months Later

Eric Moutsos, 33, said Wednesday that he was unfairly branded a bigot despite simply asking to swap roles and work a different part of the parade in June 2014. Moutsos, a Mormon, said he felt uncomfortable doing what he considered celebratory circles with other motorcycles leading the parade because of his religious views. But he said he never refused to work the parade.

02/27/2015

TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 19: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats talks to his team during a break from the college basketball game against the USC Trojans at McKale Center on February 19, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona, Utah Battle For Control Of Pac-12

The hype that existed for the first match-up between Arizona and Utah, on Jan. 17, has only grown for Saturday’s showdown.

02/27/2015

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Utah Mother Pleads Guilty To Killing Six Newborns, Hiding Bodies In Garage

Prosecutors say the plea deal means Megan Huntsman, 39, will likely spend the rest of her life in prison over what authorities described as a heinous series of killings from 1996 to 2006.

02/12/2015

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Dog Saved From Late Owner’s Euthanasia Order Is Euthanized After Cancer Diagnosis

Best Friends Animal Society said Tuesday in a statement posted to its blog that it euthanized the dog named Bela after tests revealed fast-growing cancer in the dog’s lungs.

01/27/2015

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