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    Canine flu outbreak: How to help keep your pets safe

    As new cases of canine influenza spread across several states, veterinarians are urging vigilance after hundreds of dogs contracted the virus. Last month, more than 1,000 pooches got dog flu in Chicago, while one in the Atlanta area and another one in Ohio tested positive this week. Other positive results have been reported in various […]

  • Two fatal crashes as ‘100 Deadliest Days’ begin in Utah; Troopers urge motorists to wear seat belts

    SALT LAKE CITY — It’s only three days into what the Utah Department of Transportation calls the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”, and there have already been two fatal crashes. Utah Highway Patrol troopers said it was a bad weekend on Utah roads, as there were several serious accidents. Many of those who were injured […]

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    One teen dead, two others hospitalized; juveniles reported they were taking LSD

    FARMINGTON, Utah – A 17-year-old boy died and two other teenagers were taken to a hospital Friday night, and police said the teens involved told authorities they were taking the drug LSD, which is commonly known as acid. Chief Wayne Hansen, Farmington Police Department, said four teens were involved and that one died and two […]

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    Flash flood warning for portions of southern Utah; all slot canyons at Zion National Park closed

    SOUTHERN UTAH — A flash flood warning has been issued for parts of Kane and Washington counties Sunday, and all slot canyons in Zion National Park are closed as a result. According to the National Weather Service, the flash flood warning is for the East Fork of the Virgin River in Kane and Washington counties […]

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    Senate blocks measures to extend NSA program

    By Ted Barrett CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) — Opponents of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone data successfully blocked multiple attempts in the Senate early Saturday morning to extend the expiring law that authorizes the program. The developments, coming in a rare overnight session, leave in doubt the ability of Congress to keep alive […]

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    Did you feel it? Magnitude 4.8 earthquake shakes parts of Utah

    CALIENTE, NEV. – Residents across Utah reported feeling a magnitude 5.4 earthquake that originated in Caliente, Nevada, Friday afternoon. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the earthquake at 12:47 p.m. While originally recorded as a 5.4 magnitude quake, seismologists at the University of Utah seismology center said it was actually a 4.8 magnitude quake at the […]

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    Boil order lifted in Oakley; residents should run water for 15 minutes before drinking

    UPDATE: According to Summit County’s Website, the boil order has been lifted as of 5 p.m Thursday. Residents are advised to run their tap water for 15 minutes before drinking it. Previous story continues below SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — Health Department officials have issued a boil order for everyone using water from the Oakley City […]

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    Racial slur points to White House in Google Maps, sets off social media firestorm

    A problem with Google Maps is creating a social media firestorm. Typing a racial slur in the search bar takes you right to the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. HuffPost Politics was one of several outlets to note the glitch, which involves the phrase “n**** house.” A Twitter user named Bomani Buckhalter posted an […]

  • Conservation garden featuring desert landscapes in St. George aims to educate visitors

    ST. GEORGE, Utah – Folks in southern Utah are getting a lesson in desert landscapes, as the Washington County Water Conservancy District opened up the Red Hills Desert Conservation Garden Wednesday. Water district managers say between the landscape, the fish in the river, and even some dinosaur tracks–the primary purpose of this garden is education. […]

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    Delta Airlines is grounding travel websites making it hard to compare flight prices

    Some leading travel websites are a no-fly zone as far as Delta is concerned. Delta is shutting out sites like TripAdvisor from accessing its information on fares and scheduling, making it difficult for travelers to compare prices and get the best deals, according to a study released Wednesday. The study by Travel Technology Association, which […]

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    Kids get better grades when schools ban one thing, study shows

    Want your children to score higher on their exams? Then take away their smartphones. At least, that’s what one study seems to suggest. The new study finds students may actually perform better on tests if they don’t carry cell phone to class. The study by the London School of Economics found a link between banning […]

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    Same patch of slush causes 2 crashes; father injured, son killed after second car follows path of first

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah – A victim of a car crash who left the vehicle and was hit by a car that struck the same patch of slush that caused the initial accident died in a hospital Saturday as a result of injuries suffered in Friday’s collision. According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, a […]