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Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 16, 2014 at 9:01 a.m.



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OREM, Utah (AP) — A cannon fired by a Civil War re-enactment group in Orem sparked an explosion that left three children hospitalized. Investigators say sparks from the cannon landed on a large pouch containing additional charges for the weapon and the pouch then exploded. Police say all three kids were treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to a local hospital in stable condition.

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — The body of a Moab man who vanished on a rafting trip has been pulled from the Colorado River. San Juan County deputies say Casey Menuey's body was found by kayakers Saturday in the river. Investigators say he walked a trail to the riverbank and got into the Colorado.

DUCHESNE, Utah (AP) — The mother of a Duchesne High School student charged with stabbing a classmate in May says her son was violently bullied by other students due to his mental and physical disabilities. Donna King tells the Deseret News she met with school officials three times in April to voice concerns about her 18-year-old son's safety.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A disciplinary talk for a Mormon activist threatened with possible excommunication from the church is being delayed. John Dehlin says a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leader has agreed to meet with him on June 29 and expressed a "desire for de-escalation" of the conflict. Dehlin is the creator of a website that provides a forum for church members questioning their faith.

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