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Tanker rollover closed lane of Interstate 15 near Bountiful

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Utah Highway Patrol officials say a tanker rollover crash closed a portion of Interstate 15 near...

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Experts: 'Alarming' drought conditions hit US Southwest

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest. Climatologists and other experts on Wednesday provided an...


State

3 Utahns in the mix for 2018-19 US snowboard team

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Jade Thurgood, Chandler Hunt and Faye Gulini will vie to make the U.S. snowboard team.


State

State says John Swallow not entitled to $1.6M in legal fees

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state lawyers are telling a judge that former Utah Attorney General John Swallow isn’t entitled to $1.6 million in reimbursement for legal fees because he wasn’t working for the state when he was acquitted of corruption charges. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that...


National

The Latest: US Southwest victim of dryness, rising temps

Dry Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on drought conditions across the American Southwest (all times local): 3:05 p.m. National weather and wildfire experts say the American Southwest is one of the regions hardest hit by drought as many areas have received just a fraction of their normal...


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Utah panel plans school safety recommendations

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The Utah School Safety Commission says it’s making progress on reaching a series of recommendations to help prevent school shootings.


State

Parents says they raised concerns before janitor's arrest

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parents at a Utah elementary school say they raised concerns about a janitor’s behavior months before he was arrested on child sex abuse charges, but were told there was no evidence of abuse. Parent Nancy Glover told KUTV-TV on Tuesday said the Nebo School District needs to...


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2 brothers rescued after being stranded overnight on hike

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say they rescued two Cedar Hills brothers near Timpooneke trailhead near Provo after they got stranded overnight on a hike. Lasha Hartshorn tells KSL-TV that her sons texted her Monday night to her that they had gotten lost and thought it would be best to stay put...


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Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

SPRINGDALE, Utah (AP) — U.S. officials say they’re expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah’s Zion National Park this holiday weekend that could have people waiting more than 45 minutes to enter the park and board shuttles. The National Park Service says Memorial Day weekend is their...


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Audit finds Davis County Sheriff's Office mishandled funds

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A Utah sheriff’s office is under criminal investigation after an audit found it mishandled more than $126,000. The Standard-Examiner reports the Davis County Sheriff’s Office was reviewed by county auditors who found that the funds “were exposed to risk of loss, fraud and...


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Navajo presidential race draws several candidates so far

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo President Russell Begaye has joined a handful of others in submitting paperwork for the tribe’s top elected post. Begaye filed late Tuesday but says he’s not made a final decision to enter the presidential race. The race typically is crowded with candidates touting...


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