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Killer Dan Lafferty says his ideas influenced Springville family suicide

Dan Lafferty, who is serving a life prison sentence for a double murder he believes was directed by God says his ideas likely influenced a Springville couple's decision to fatally overdose along... Read more »

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Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland

A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of increasing dramatically in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children... Read more »

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Study: Insurers may be using drug costs to discriminate under federal health law

Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain... Read more »

Published Jan. 28, 2015

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Wyoming panel weighs bill to allow guns on school campuses

A Wyoming legislative panel is set to consider a bill to allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds and into public meetings. Read more »

Published Jan. 27, 2015

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House committee approves new rules for Idaho oil and gas

Idaho lawmakers on a House committee have approved rules involving the state's nascent oil and gas industry. Read more »

Published Jan. 27, 2015

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Diversity at Sundance doesn't carry over to Hollywood

One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city. Read more »

Published Jan. 27, 2015

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Actor Adrian Grenier enjoys anonymity on empty slopes at Sundance

Stars are consistently swarmed by fans at the Sundance Film Festival, but there's one place they can find anonymity: On the slopes. Read more »

Published Jan. 27, 2015

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Deal requires Wyoming fracking trade-secret justification

A legal settlement will require petroleum companies to provide justification when they ask Wyoming regulators to withhold from the public details about the chemical products they pump underground. Read more »

Published Jan. 26, 2015

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Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. Read more »

Published Jan. 25, 2015

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Courtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Published Jan. 25, 2015

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Wild-horse activists kicked out of BLM meeting in Nevada

Two employees of an international animal protection organization were escorted by police from a public meeting in northern Nevada after disrupting it to protest the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's... Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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First Look: Jack Black is brave, heartbreaking in 'D Train'

Jack Black said he was drawn to 'The D Train' because he recognized the desperation of the character he plays: An outcast willing to do anything to get the most popular kid from his graduating... Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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St. George native's documentary nominated for Academy Award

J. Christian Jensen was still sleeping at 5:30 a.m. last Thursday when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced the list of Oscar nominations. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Young Provo barber offers classic American feel

There is something distinctly vintage about a clean cut and a shave with a straight razor, but what makes a cut truly American at The Man Barber is a 20-year-old, self-made man behind the chair. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Snowboarding takes a slide in popularity; experts unfazed

Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special... Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Idaho has 22 breeding wolf pairs, an estimated 1,000 wolves

Idaho wildlife officials say the state has about 1,000 wolves and at least 22 breeding wolf pairs. Read more »

Published Jan. 22, 2015

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Grizzly bear-human conflicts rise in Wyoming in 2014

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says it documented more problems with grizzly bears last year compared to the year before. Read more »

Published Jan. 22, 2015

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John Legend performs surprise set at Sundance premiere

The opening-night documentary at the Sundance Film Festival closed with a superstar concert. Read more »

Published Jan. 22, 2015

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Romney says climate change presents a big challenge to US

Mitt Romney says one of the biggest challenges facing the country is climate change and that global solutions are needed to combat it. Read more »

Published Jan. 21, 2015

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Abandoned 1882 rifle sparks archaeological quest in Nevada

There it was, abandoned for the ages, propped up against a juniper tree in far-eastern Nevada’s Snake Mountains, a Winchester Model 1873 repeating rifle: the gun, as legend goes, that won the... Read more »

Published Jan. 20, 2015

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Researchers puzzled by discovery of 1882 Winchester rifle photos

Researchers are trying to crack the mystery surrounding the discovery of a weathered, rusted Winchester rifle in the mountains of remote eastern Nevada. Read more »

Published Jan. 17, 2015

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Researchers puzzled by discovery of 1882 Winchester rifle photos

Researchers are trying to crack the mystery surrounding the discovery of a weathered, rusted Winchester rifle in the mountains of remote eastern Nevada. Read more »

Published Jan. 17, 2015

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Discovery of 1882 Winchester rifle in NV baffles officials

Researchers are trying to crack the mystery surrounding the discovery of a weathered, rusted Winchester rifle in the mountains of remote eastern Nevada. Read more »

Published Jan. 17, 2015

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Bill would cut coveted Wyoming hunting tags for nonresidents

A bill pending in the Wyoming Legislature would cut the percentage of hunting licenses set aside for nonresident hunters for such coveted species as bighorn sheep. Read more »

Published Jan. 15, 2015

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