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    Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident

    By Tim Hume and Jason Durand CNN (CNN) — Miami Marlins star pitcher José Fernández was killed early Sunday in a boating accident, Florida authorities said Fernández, who was 24, and two other men were found dead after their 32-foot boat was discovered crashed near Miami Beach, said Fish and Wildlife Commission public information officer Lorenzo Veloz. The bodies were found by Coast Guard personnel about 3:15 a.m., Veloz said, adding that names of the other two men, who were […]

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    Students taken to hospital after eating marijuana-laced brownies at SLC elementary school

    SALT LAKE CITY — Two students at Lincoln Elementary School were sent to a hospital Thursday after they ate marijuana-laced brownies that another student brought to the playground. According to a letter from the Salt Lake City School District, a student brought the brownies to the playground before school and sold or shared several of them with sixth-grade students. Lincoln Elementary School teaches students in grades K-6. Det. Wilking of the Salt Lake City Police Department said the girl distributed […]

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    Recipe: Bourbon Braised Chicken Thighs with Mustard Greens, Apple, Bacon & Grits

    Chef Stuart Stein with the Culinary Arts Institute at UVU shares a delicious southern cooking recipe featuring all locally sourced food. You can get more information on  the Slow Food Utah Feast of Five Senses  at SlowFoodUtah.org Sunday, October 16th 5:30 PM Jewett Center for the Performing Arts at Westminster College Bourbon Braised Chicken Thighs with Mustard Greens, Apple, Bacon and Grits Cooking the chicken thigh in a bourbon spiked liquid, low and slow, results in an unctuous, tender and succulent […]

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    At least 12 homes uninhabitable after tornado hits Washington Terrace

    WASHINGTON TERRACE, Utah – A small tornado briefly touched down near Washington Terrace Thursday, according to the National Weather Service, and at least twelve homes are damaged to the point of being uninhabitable. “It looked like a war zone,” Paul Hulet said, describing what he saw on his street the moments after the tornado hit. He said he yelled at his family to run into the basement when he realized a tornado was ripping through his neighborhood. “I took two […]

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    Businesses say vandalism spree just latest sign of growing problems in Rio Grande district

    SALT LAKE CITY — A man with a broken patio umbrella went on a rampage in downtown Salt Lake City Wednesday afternoon. Security video taken from the Rio Grande Hotel around 3 p.m. shows the suspect casually walking down 300 South with a broken patio umbrella before he starts whacking windows of businesses. “We’re just glad that none of our windows broke because they run about $400 to $650 a window,” said Rio Grande Manager Jeff Baldwin. “The aggressive factor […]

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    Nearly 1.5 million without power in Puerto Rico

    By Nelson Quiñones and Joshua Berlinger CNN (CNN) — Puerto Rico has gone dark. A power outage on the island has left nearly 1.5 million people without power, according to a statement from the government-run electric company AEE. The blackout is affecting most of the country, causing traffic jams and forcing business closures. But telecommunications services are working normally and the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport continues to operate, Alejandro García Padilla, the governor of Puerto Rico, said at a […]

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    Which fast food places score best on antibiotics

    Although you might pay attention to what kind of meat you buy at the grocery store — organic, grass-fed, cage-free — chances are, you aren’t as informed about the meat that’s on the menu at your favorite fast food joint. A collaborative new report ranks the 25 largest US fast food and “fast casual” restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies and practices. For the second year in a row, Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill take top honors, each receiving […]

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    Teacher accused of secretly recording girls changing inside closet

    NASHVILLE, Tenn — A teacher was arrested for allegedly making more than 50 videos of girls changing clothes inside a closet at a Nashville elementary school. Police arrested Jarrett Jones, 30, on Monday after hundreds of images of young girls and the videos were found on a hard drive at his Antioch home, according to WSMV. According to an affidavit, Jones created more than 50 videos on a hard drive that were made inside a closet of the music room […]

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    Woman charged after having 2 kids with boy she met at the park: prosecutors

    DENVER — A 33-year-old woman is charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy — and prosecutors in Denver, Colorado, say she gave birth to two children as a result of the relationship. Prosecutors say the relationship began when Alicia Hernandez was 29 and the boy was 14, according to KDVR. Hernandez initially met the boy at Garfield Park in 2011 or 2012, according to court documents. She allegedly gave birth to two children after having sex with the teen in […]

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    Brush fire contained after voluntary evacuations in Marion

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A brush fire near Marion led to a temporary call for voluntary evacuations, but the blaze is now contained. Several homes in Marion, a small town in Summit County near Kamas, received a notice to evacuate voluntarily  as crews battled a brush fire on 4.5 acres. The fire began around 1:30 p.m. As of just before 5 p.m. Sunday, crews had the fire contained. The blaze is believed to be human caused, but it is unclear […]

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    New York blast ‘obviously an act of terrorism,’ governor says

    By Mallory Simon, Tim Hume and Catherine E. Shoichet CNN NEW YORK (CNN) — Hours after an explosion injured 29 people in a Manhattan neighborhood, police were scouring the area for evidence Sunday as they tried to pinpoint exactly what — and who — caused the blast. “A bomb exploding in New York is obviously an act of terrorism,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters Sunday, vowing that authorities will catch whoever is responsible. The governor said there’s no evidence of […]

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    Babysitter arrested for child abuse; Springville toddler in hospital

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah – A toddler is in the hospital and a babysitter is behind bars after the 15-month-old boy was found with serious brain injuries. Officers arrested Jacob Scott Erickson on suspicions of child abuse when the boy vomited for days after the child was in his care. The child was sent home from a hospital and pediatrician’s office with nausea medication, but after he suffered a seizure at home he was rushed to a hospital–where doctors discovered a brain bleed […]