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Utah regents approve outdoor products degree program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:40pm

Students at Utah State University who love the great outdoors will have a unique opportunity to turn that passion into a career starting this fall.

Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:10am

A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.

Memphis police officer shot, killed during traffic stop in Tennessee; suspect still on the run

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:01pm

Memphis police officer shot, killed during traffic stop in Tennessee; suspect still on the run.

Obama to speak at clean energy summit in Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:21pm

President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at a Las Vegas summit on clean energy later this month.

NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:11pm

Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday.

Woman gets probation in boyfriend's death by neglect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:51pm

A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for fatally neglecting her boyfriend, who died several months after being taken to the hospital with bedsores, mold in his catheter and bug bites.

NYC health official expects more Legionnaires' disease cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:50pm

A New York City health official says it is likely doctors will diagnose more cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in the coming days, amid an outbreak that has killed four and sickened dozens.

Baltimore prosecutor won't cooperate with homicide panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:41pm

A commission established to review homicides in Baltimore has stalled because its leaders say the city's top prosecutor isn't sharing information that's needed for the program to work.

Tanker spills milk, ignites fire in Weber Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:40pm

Emergency crews did not waste time over a crash that spilled milk and caused a small grass fire in Weber Canyon on Saturday.

Nebraska law students aid military veterans with legal needs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:11pm

The University of Nebraska's College of Law is sending its students to help military veterans with matters related to estate planning, giving law students practical experience while helping a population in need.

Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfire

Olga R. Rodriguez and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:01pm

A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said Saturday.

Complaint: Wisconsin companies misbranded supplements

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:51pm

Three Wisconsin companies have agreed to stop manufacturing dietary supplements after a federal complaint alleged the products were misbranded, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Reno police investigating explosives found in home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:31pm

Police are investigating how two pipe bombs ended up in a northwest Reno home.

Motorcyclist, pedestrian dead after collision in Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:30pm

Las Vegas police say both a motorcyclist and a pedestrian have died after the two collided at an intersection.

Ephraim McDowell Regional closes ER as it evaluates patient for potential public health risk.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:01pm

Ephraim McDowell Regional closes ER as it evaluates patient for potential public health risk.

St. Cloud district faces school bus driver shortage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 4:51pm

The St. Cloud School District is facing a shortage of bus drivers with just more than a month until the first day of class.

Idaho Falls police investigating bomb blast at law office

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 4:21pm

Police officials are investigating a bomb blast at the front door of a law office in Idaho Falls.

Idaho Falls Zoo has new baby zebra, named Adanna

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 4:11pm

The Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park has welcomed its newest animal: a baby zebra born July 17.

Arizona schools chief appeals judge's dismissal of lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 3:41pm

A power struggle between Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and the state Board of Education over authority to hire and fire the board's staff is poised for another court battle.