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    Salt Lake City International Airport phasing out smoking rooms by mid-December

    SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the Salt Lake City International Airport have announced a plan to phase out the all smoking rooms at the airport. The mayor’s office said the six-month plan begins July 5 with the closure of the smoking room in Concourse D, and the final smoking room permanently closing on December 19. The current designs of the $1.8 billion Terminal Redevelopment Program do not include space for smoking rooms. The first phase of the Terminal […]


    West Valley woman stabbed to death identified, suspect arrested

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police have identified the woman found stabbed to death in the backyard of her West Valley City home as 33-year-old Amanda Garcia. Officers have also identified a suspect, 18-year-old Justin VanCleave, who has been booked into the Salt Lake County jail on murder charges. West Valley officers are working to determine the relationship between VanCleave and Garcia. Authorities said a relative found Garcia dead Monday night in the yard near 7170 West and 2900 South. Homicide update: […]

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    Bill Cosby is headed to trial for assault charges

    NORRISTOWN, Penn. – More than a decade after he was first accused of sexual misconduct, Bill Cosby will go to trial. A Pennsylvania judge found enough evidence during a hearing Tuesday to proceed with a criminal trial. It’s not clear when his trial will start. Cosby faces three counts of felony indecent assault from a 2004 case involving Andrea Constand, an employee at his alma mater, Temple University. She was the first of more than 50 women who have accused the […]

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    Student charged with stealing free milk from school

    Dumfries, Va. — The mother of a Virginia middle school student said she was angry, frustrated, and mad after her son was handcuffed, suspended from school, and charged with stealing a 65-cent carton of milk from the cafeteria. As it turned out, Shamise Turk’s son Ryan was on the school’s free lunch program and the milk was free. The situation began May 10th at Graham Park Middle School in Triangle when Ryan, according to his mother, went back to the […]

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    12-year-old girl dies in tragic rodeo accident after horse collapses

    ADRIAN, Mo. — A 12-year-old Missouri girl died after she was crushed during a tragic rodeo accident over the weekend, officials confirmed Monday. Kalee Chandler was riding in a rodeo in Adrian, Mo. when her horse collapsed, pinning her. Chandler, an experienced rider, was competing in a barrel racing event, a competition that requires a high level of horseback riding skill, one that her family says she loved. “She was running on the way home from the third barrel, and […]

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    ‘Master of Disguise’ helps boy come out of hiding after vicious dog attack

    Louisa County, Va. — It’s been one year since a vicious dog attack left a five-year-old Louisa County child in critical condition and without his left ear. Sean Fitz and his family have been dreaming of the day when he could look in the mirror and see a smile from ear to ear. May 24th 2015, at a family Memorial Day cookout, was the last time they saw that image. A trip to the bathroom at grandma’s house changed Sean’s […]

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    Hilarious: ‘Chewbacca mom’ takes James Corden and J.J. Abrams to work

    Chewbacca Mom – aka Candace Payne – is still laughing! Payne posted a Facebook Live video last week, in which she buys and tries on a Chewbacca mask that makes the character’s trademark sound when the mouth opens. Payne then laughs hysterically. The video has been watched more than 140 million times. Payne joined James Corden for a skit on the “Late Late Show” Monday in which she was driving the host to work. During the “ride,” Corden was running late […]

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    Grieving customer leaves generous tip, kind note for New York waitress

    NEW YORK – A New York waitress was brought to tears when a generous customer recently left her a sizable tip and a kind note. Becky Nielsen had just finished serving a regular customer Friday at the “Breakfast Spot” in Cohoes when she returned to the table to pick up the check, local television station WTEN reported. The customer not only left a 350 percent tip on a $22 bill for Nielsen, but also wrote a touching message on the […]

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    Joel Pack gives us a taste of Bonanza Campout 2016

    Click here for tickets and details on Bonanza Campout 2016. It's going to be something special when the sounds of @joelfingers fill the Heber valley! Grab your tickets now to see him and his band LIVE www.bonanzacampout.com A photo posted by Bonanza Campout & Music Fest (@bonanzacampout) on May 14, 2016 at 2:19pm PDT

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    Semi rollover blocking traffic in West Jordan at Mountain View Corridor

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – A semi truck has rolled at Mountain View Corridor and 9000 S., blocking the east and westbound lanes. Officials have not said what led to the rollover or if anyone is injured. Authorities are asking drivers to find an alternate route. Check back with Fox 13 for the latest updates. CrashMOUNTAIN VIEW CORRIDOR HWY Both Directions AT 9000 S (WJD)EB/SB RIGHT LANES CLOSEDEST. CLEARANCE TIME: 9:34 AM — UDOT Traffic (@UDOTTRAFFIC) May 24, 2016

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    Want Disney movies on Netflix? Fairy godmother granting your wish in September

    Want Disney movies on Netflix? It seems your fairy godmother is granting your wish starting in September. “From September onwards, Netflix will become the exclusive US pay TV home of the latest films from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar,” Netflix said in a statement on its website. Starting in June, you can watch “Jurassic Park” and “Spotlight.” In July Netflix will offer “The Big Short” and “Back to the Future.” Netflix will add “The Fast & The Furious” and “The Wedding […]

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    Ex-drug dealer graduates at age 67 from Columbia

    Greg Norman, 67, was the oldest student graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 2016. (CNN via Columbia University) NEW YORK – David Norman is proving that if you keep chasing your dreams you will succeed. The Harlem native, who served multiple prison sentences and battled an addiction to heroin, graduated from Columbia University School of General Studies last week. At 67, Norman is the oldest graduate of his class of 547 to receive his bachelor’s degree. The average age of […]


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