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West Metro firefighters rescue 5-year-old girl hiding in closet during blaze
West Metro firefighters rescued a 5-year-old girl who hid in a closet after a fire broke out in a Lakewood home early Friday morning, according to firefighters.
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Breezy, sunny and mild in Denver before roller coaster of weekend weather
Temperatures will fall short of 80 degrees Friday as a wind shift in the afternoon will bring cooler weather from the northeast into the Denver metro area.
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Dozens of toy poodles removed from Taylorsville home
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say animal control workers removed 56 toy poodles from a Taylorsville house. West Valley Animal Services director David Moss tells the Deseret News (http://bit.ly/2cGgp8J) that a constable was serving papers when he discovered the living room and kitchen packed with kennels for the dogs. ...
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Officials: Shooting injures student at Utah high school
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a shooting with a pellet-type gun at a suburban Salt Lake City high school has injured a student.
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'Ogden Geezers' to test their limits in bike race
OGDEN, Utah (AP) - Anyone who's taken a summer vacation to Yellowstone knows that traveling between Logan and Jackson, Wyoming, is an exhausting proposition - even in the family sedan. But doing it from a bike saddle? That's just this side of crazy. The 34th annual LoToJa Classic, one of ...
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Officials: Student wounded at Utah high school
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a shooting at a suburban Salt Lake City high school has left a student wounded.
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Judge orders state not to block Planned Parenthood funding
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A judge is ordering the state of Utah not to stop funding its Planned Parenthood branch over advocacy for legal abortion or unproven allegations against the national organization. The move comes after an appeals court decided a defunding order from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was ...
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Affordable Care Act rates to climb 7 percent in Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Health insurance rates for Wyoming residents under the federal Affordable Care Act are set to climb an average of 7 percent next year. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming is the only company offering insurance under the program in the state and currently insures nearly 24,000 ...
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Man formally charged with vehicular homicide in death of Denver Post reporter
A 23-year-old Denver man has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide while driving recklessly and drunken driving in the death of Denver Post reporter Colleen O'Connor, according to a news release by Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey's office.
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Utah city considers offering fire suppression help
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - A Utah city might bring in extra revenue by contributing to firefighting efforts throughout the West. The Spectrum of St. George reports (http://bit.ly/2bVLnHX ) that the Cedar City Fire Department presented the idea to the city council this week. Chief Mike Phillips says a Southern ...
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Armed robber leaves Colorado Springs restaurant without loot
A masked robber fled a Colorado Springs restaurant without any spoils Wednesday night after an employee opened a cash register and showed the criminal it was empty.
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1 critically injured in NW Side crash
A 35-year-old man was critically injured after crashing the car he was driving into a building on the Northwest Side early Thursday, police said. The crash occurred at 4:15 a.m. in the 4500 block of West Montrose Avenue. The man was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical...
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1 person killed and second seriously hurt in a Denver auto-pedestrian crash
One person was killed and a second was struck and seriously injured early Thursday morning in an auto-pedestrian accident involving two cars, according to Denver police.
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Car slams into culvert, goes airborne, flips; woman killed
HENRY CLAY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) - A car crash in a small Pennsylvania township has killed a woman.
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The Latest: Witness: Crash followed apparent landing attempt
CARROLLTON, Ga. — The Latest on a deadly plane crash in western Georgia (all times local):2:10 p.m.A fire chief says two single-engine planes may have been trying to land at the same time when they collided at a small airport in western Georgia.Carroll County Fire Chief Scott Blue confirmed in phone interview that three people died in the Wednesday crash just off the runway at West Georgia Regional Airport.
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Fire department hazardous materials team dispatched to school
A Las Vegas Fire & Rescue hazardous materials crew was dispatched to a west valley middle school this afternoon, according to fire department call logs. The fire department ...
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Utah governor not ready to drum up support for Trump
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he'll vote for Donald Trump but he doesn't want to persuade his fellow Republicans to do the same. Herbert said at his monthly televised news conference on KUED-TV Wednesday that he's not an advocate or apologist for anybody. Late last ...
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Hiring rises in Nevada, 11 US states, new data show
Nevada joins other Mountain region states with strong hiring trends in the latest data from the U.S Department of Labor.
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Polygamists in food stamp fraud case avoid prison time
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Another suspect has accepted a plea deal in a food stamp fraud case brought against 11 polygamists on the Utah-Arizona border last year that marked a major government effort to try to crack down on the sect. Preston Barlow pleaded guilty Friday to a food ...
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Utah couple was on final day of anniversary trip when struck on London bridge
A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an SUV. Kurt Cochran was one of four victims killed and his wife, Melissa Cochran, was among dozens...
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No. 1 seed Gonzaga survives scare to reach Elite Eight
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional final. On a night that featured 51 fouls and only 34 made...
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Road worker killed patching potholes, another injured in Taylor
Two workers who were part of a pothole patching crew were struck by another county vehicle.        
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Wayne County IDs road worker killed in crash
David Wolf, 47, died after Thursday morning’s accident in Taylor that also injured another county worker, officials said        
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The Latest: Utah gov. signs .05 DUI limit, strictest in US
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a law giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country (all times local):
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Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism.
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Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon grew desperate
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help.
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Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge
WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an…
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Utah governor signs concealed carry, 0.05 DUI bills
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert signed 13 bills Thursday, including a measure giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country and another allowing 18- to 20-year-olds to carry concealed weapons. The hospitality industry had urged Herbert to veto the measure lowering Utah's blood alcohol limit for ...
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Missing 14-year-old girl found injured in dry canal
SMITHFIELD, Utah (AP) - Authorities say an injured 14-year-old girl was found in a dry canal in Cache County in northern Utah about six hours after she was reported missing. Police say the girl had significant but unspecified injuries and that authorities are investigating "suspicious circumstances" surrounding the incident. A ...
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Man dies after Austin shooting
A man was seriously wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
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Man seriously wounded in shooting on West Side
A 33-year-old man was wounded Saturday afternoon in a shooting on the West Side in the Austin neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Van Buren Street, said police. The victim was seated in a vehicle when a silver sedan pulled up and someone...
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Man charged in triple shooting that killed 2-year-old on West Side
A 26-year-old man has been charged in a fatal Valentine's Day shooting that killed a 2-year-old boy and his uncle and wounded a pregnant woman in Chicago's Lawndale neighborhood. Devon Swan was charged with first-degree murder for his role in the triple shooting that happened in the 2300 block...
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Utah inmates transferred after allegations of mistreatment
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah authorities have removed 80 inmates from a rural county jail while officials can investigate claims of possible prisoner mistreatment. The Utah Department of Corrections said a statement Friday that the inmates were temporarily relocated from the Daggett County Jail, a facility that sits along ...
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Outdoor trade show on verge of leaving Utah after 2 decades
Leaders of the 1,200-member Outdoor Industry Association and executives from The North Face, REI and Patagonia told Utah Gov. Gary Herbert in a conference call Thursday that Utah must change its stance on public lands or the industry would move its lucrative Outdoor Retailer trade show from Salt Lake City.
-2 points by The Denver Post | Antiquities Act Las Vegas Nevada Utah Salt Lake City U.S. state Trade shows
Teen skier who died after Winter Park tree crash from Texas
WINTER PARK, Colo. (AP) - A 17-year-old girl who died after hitting a tree at a Colorado ski resort was from Texas. Alicyn (Al-is-son) Mitcham of Colmesneil (KOHL'-mis-neel) - a small city near the Louisiana border - crashed on a run called Forget-Me-Not in the Parsenn Bowl on Wednesday afternoon. ...
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Couple charged with voyeurism for recording people with drone
A Utah couple who allegedly used a drone to secretly film people in their bedrooms and bathrooms have been charged with voyeurism.
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CSN athletic director is trying to bring back basketball programs
Dexter Irvin, director of athletics at the College of Southern Nevada, to start raising money to reinstate men’s and women’s junior college basketball at the Henderson campus.
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Man, 19, charged with fatally shooting 11-year-old Takiya Holmes
Murder charges have been filed against a 19-year-old man in the death of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes, one of three young children shot in Chicago in the last three days.Antwan C. Jones was charged around 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to chief police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.Takiya was sitting in...
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Businesswoman Elaine Wynn to donate $1M to Planned Parenthood
Businesswoman Elaine Wynn plans to donate $1 million to Planned Parenthood amid calls by Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress to “defund” the organization.
4459 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas Strip Sheryl Sandberg Nevada Facebook President of the United States Philanthropy Las Vegas metropolitan area Utah
Denver vying to become home of nation’s biggest outdoors trade shows
Denver’s convention leaders are preparing bids to host the Outdoor Retailer summer and winter shows as well as Interbike, the nation’s largest bike trade show that is studying a move from its long-term home in Las Vegas.
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19-year-old man killed in Roseland crash identified
A 19-year-old man killed in a single-car crash Friday morning in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side has been identified.
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Clippers roll over the Jazz for third consecutive win
All their talk about being better on defense, about reclaiming their defensive identity, about holding each other accountable on defense did not ring hollow from the Clippers this time. They were unyielding Monday night, closing down nearly everything during an 88-72 victory over the Utah Jazz,...
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N.J. rep. says town halls 'hijacked,' won't risk angry crowds
House Republicans not interested in facing anti-Trump and pro-Obamacare protesters.         
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15-year-old boy grazed in North Lawndale shooting
A 15-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the leg Monday evening in a shooting on the West Side in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
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Man shot during robbery in West Pullman
A man was shot during a robbery early Monday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
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Man shot in Lawndale drive-by
A man was shot Sunday night in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
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Celtics carried a 77-65 lead against Jazz
SALT LAKE CITY – Brad Stevens can only hope that he is developing depth as the result of lengthy absences like Avery Bradley and, on the shorter side, Jae Crowder for the second straight game last night.
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Thomas, Olynyk lead Celtics past Jazz 112-104
SALT LAKE CITY — Boston never found a shot it couldn't make against Utah.At least that's how it seemed all night.The Celtics picked apart the Jazz's defense with surgical precision. Crisp passes. Clean cuts to the rim. Open shots. It added up to a near-perfect offensive performance in a 112-104 victory over Utah on Saturday night.
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1 dead, 1 injured after west valley shooting overnight
One man is dead and another injured after an early Saturday morning shooting in the west valley.
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Utah roads officials considering US 89 traffic improvements
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) - Transportation officials say they're considering ways to improve traffic flow and safety on a busy and congested stretch of U.S. 89 from Farmington to Interstate 84. Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders tells the Standard-Examiner (http://bit.ly/2kbSEMW ) that daily traffic is projected to increase by ...
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