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1 dead, 1 injured in OHV crash in Spanish Fork Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:10am

One man has died and another suffered minor injuries after an off-highway vehicle crashed in Spanish Fork Canyon.

Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic tries to avoid physician burnout

Brett Boese-Bulletin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:10am

By this time next year, Mayo Clinic will be well on its way to training 45,000 employees across its campuses in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Arizona and Florida to use Epic's electronic health records system. Whether that's a positive or a negative may depend upon who you ask, the Post-Bulletin ( ) reported.

City officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:10am

A gunman killed three and injured a fourth person early Saturday in a suburban Seattle home where young people had gathered, police said.

NY caretakers say they are being punished for complaints

Michael Virtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:01am

Some caretakers for disabled New Yorkers say they've been harassed and punished for making complaints about potentially hazardous situations at state facilities.

Authorities: Appear to be no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas; FAA says at least 16 people on board

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:00am

Authorities: Appear to be no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas; FAA says at least 16 people on board.

US regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loans

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:37am

Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved.

Couple turned tragedy into support for grieving families

Erin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:31am

The path to healing after the loss of a child is a slow one.

Camp promotes fun, understanding for kids with asthma

Kelsie Vanderwijst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:30am

Around 65 campers participated in the 26th Camp Catch Your Breath at Jacksons Mill this past week.

Off-duty Indianapolis officer charged with attempted murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:30am

An Indianapolis police officer has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a detective investigating a reported domestic violence incident involving the officer and his estranged wife.

University poster collection chronicles Utah music history

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:20am

Fifty years of music history and the art of the concert poster are at the heart of a collection at the University of Utah featuring posters from local venues hosting acts ranging from rock legends The Who to indie folk band The Decemberists.

Portland, Maine, sued over firing of pregnant worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:10am

Maine's largest city is facing a lawsuit brought by a former worker who says she was fired days after she told her boss she was pregnant.

Nonprofit's ID cards get recognition from police, immigrants

Anna Gronewold, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:10am

More than 200 people with no legal U.S. identification crammed into a North Carolina church on a recent Wednesday night to become part of an ID program created by immigration activists in partnership with police -- one community's response to a pressing issue for immigrants and officers alike.

SeaWorld Orlando treating whale that beached herself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:10am

A critically ill pygmy killer whale that beached herself off the west coast of Florida is getting treatment.

45-foot ship to tell story of the American Revolution

Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:02am

Visitors to Philadelphia can soon climb aboard a replica Revolutionary era privateer ship in the heart of the city's historic district, while staying firmly planted on land.

A look at state flag-protection laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:51am

Burning and other acts of destruction aimed at the United States' flag are protected by the U.S. Constitution as forms of free speech, but most American states have their own laws declaring them illegal. An Associated Press analysis found that at least 40 states have similar laws, which occasionally lead to arrests (though seldom, if ever, convictions). A look at the collection of obsolete state laws that live on:

Discredited Tulsa volunteer sheriff's deputy program revived

Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:51am

An Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy program shut down after a member fatally shot an unarmed black man is back in business with tougher requirements, new Tulsa sheriff Vic Regalado said, although every one of the new reserves was in the old force that was riddled with cronyism and all but three are white in a city with fraught race relations.

States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist

David Mercer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:41am

Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag.

Good cop or bad cop? Police chief under fire over outbursts

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:41am

New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman has confounded both supporters and critics over the years with dueling good cop-bad cop personalities.

North Dakota State Fair attendance down slightly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:30am

Officials say attendance at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot is down slightly from a year ago.

Online high school to give Detroit adult dropouts diplomas

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:20am

A program aims to provide online education for the 25 percent of Detroit's adult residents who don't have a high school diploma.