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Some 60 head of cattle shot in Nevada spree; ranchers offer $20,600 reward

Nevada ranchers are offering a $20,600 reward after the shootings of some 60 head of cattle across northern Nevada since mid-summer. Read more »

Published Oct. 18, 2014

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Utah's Division of Wildlife, New York zoos, others may get Yellowstone bison

Montana wildlife officials plan to decide Thursday whether to ship 145 Yellowstone National Park bison that are now being held on a ranch owned by philanthropist and media mogul Ted Turner to... Read more »

Published Oct. 16, 2014

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Arizona's Petrified Forest buildings named national treasure

The buildings at Petrified Forest National Park are held up as an example of modern architecture with their flat roofs, low silhouettes and large windows that open up to the vast expanse of... Read more »

Published Oct. 12, 2014

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Colorado resort sues over Salt Lake ski marketing

A Colorado ski resort says Salt Lake City can't market itself as Ski City USA because the winter sports slogan is too similar to their decades-old nickname for Steamboat Springs. Read more »

Published Oct. 8, 2014

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Man recounts surviving Wyoming grizzly attack

One week ago, Kenneth Wells never thought he would be staring death directly in the face, let alone survive the encounter. Read more »

Published Oct. 4, 2014

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Jon Huntsman Sr. releases autobiography

Thirty years ago, industrialist and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. hired an author to begin chronicling his life's stories in hopes of one day writing a book. Read more »

Published Oct. 3, 2014

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LDS Church's international mark to be on display during conference

The expanding international footprint of the Mormon church will be on display this weekend during a biannual conference that brings 100,000 church members to Salt Lake City to listen to words of... Read more »

Published Oct. 3, 2014

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Ex-FBI agent goes on trial for interference in Utah-based investigation

A former FBI agent is slated to go on trial in Salt Lake City on Monday accused of trying to thwart an investigation into military contract fraud by making a suspect look like a valuable... Read more »

Published Sept. 28, 2014

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Game officials: Antelope poached near Casper

Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials say they're seeking information about pronghorn antelope that were shot west of Casper. Read more »

Published Sept. 28, 2014

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US judge refuses to halt fracking in Nevada

A federal judge has refused to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be used for hydraulic fracturing that could harm sage grouse and cause more environmental... Read more »

Published Sept. 27, 2014

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Glen Canyon Dam, key water source, marks 50 years

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other officials will mark the 50th anniversary of the Glen Canyon Dam, a structure that helped usher in a new era in the Southwest. Read more »

Published Sept. 27, 2014

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Salt Lake convention hotel attracts developers

Local firms and major real estate companies are among half a dozen developers interested in building a large convention hotel in the heart of Salt Lake City, a project that comes with $75 million... Read more »

Published Sept. 27, 2014

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Explosion tears apart truck near FLDS enclave in northern Arizona

Authorities are investigating an explosion of a pickup truck that was parked on farmland near a remote enclave on the Arizona-Utah state line where polygamy has been practiced openly. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Eradicating potato pest is tough going in Idaho

A team of scientists at the University of Idaho is trying to find a way to stop a microscopic parasite that damages potato crops and has now infested 2,400 acres in southeastern Idaho. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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#MeetMyGrandma: Mormons aim to capture the best stories from grandmas

The Mormon church's family history research center is launching a social media campaign encouraging youngsters around the world to share their best stories about their grandmothers. Read more »

Published Sept. 21, 2014

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Decision on Yellowstone bison quarantine expected mid-2015

A decision is expected in mid-2015 on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison from Yellowstone National Park so disease-free animals can be relocated to create new herds, Yellowstone's... Read more »

Published Sept. 21, 2014

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Conservation groups in Idaho eye lawsuit against predator control agency

Four conservation groups that contend that federal officials in Idaho are violating environmental laws by killing predators and other wildlife to protect livestock and crops have taken the first... Read more »

Published Sept. 14, 2014

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Utah's Gov. Gary Herbert eyes more appearances on Fox News

Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of... Read more »

Published Sept. 14, 2014

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West Valley City police department among country's least racially, ethnically balanced

An Associated Press analysis of Census Bureau data and Justice Department figures about law enforcement found that Hispanics are more often underrepresented in police departments around the country... Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Attention turns to racial balance between police forces, communities they serve

The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban St. Louis refocused the country on the racial balance between police forces and the... Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Park City man dies in rollover accident near West Yellowstone, Montana

A Park City, Utah, man is dead following a one-vehicle, rollover accident near West Yellowstone, Montana. Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Fossil damaged at Dinosaur National Monument

Rangers are searching for leads after someone damaged a fossil at Dinosaur National Monument along the Utah-Colorado line. Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Rural Nevada county to send anti-federal message with 2,800-mile horseback ride

A rural Nevada county will send a message the old-fashioned way to Washington about what it calls federal overreach on public lands: by horseback. Read more »

Published Sept. 6, 2014

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5 Things to know about the 2014 Utah election

Utah's statewide and national races haven't the same drama and punch since a highly anticipated rematch in Utah's 4th Congressional District between Republican Mia Love and U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson... Read more »

Published Sept. 1, 2014

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