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OREM, Utah (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says seven people were hurt and a horse was euthanized after a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a pickup hauling a horse trailer on Interstate 15 near Orem. Troopers tell the Deseret News three women were in a vehicle that struck a concrete barrier and was then hit by the pickup and trailer yesterday. A veterinarian treated three horses in the trailer. Two weren't seriously hurt, but one had to be euthanized.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state trooper jumped over a retaining wall to escape serious injury when a speeding vehicle sideswiped a patrol vehicle at an Interstate 15 crash scene in Midvale. Another trooper was in the vehicle that was hit, but wasn't hurt. The man driving the car was arrested, claiming he was going through heroin withdrawal.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Hill Air Force Base is adding F-22 Raptor maintenance work that's expected to bring 200 new jobs to Utah. The Standard-Examiner reports Hill already has nearly 300 jobs associated with the F-22. The expanded operation is expected to reach full capability by February, doubling the current Raptor maintenance workload from about 12 to 24 aircraft per year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State officials say Utah unemployment figures remained unchanged at 3.6 percent in August. Gov. Gary R. Herbert says the Department of Workforce Services figures released last week, plus a state fiscal surplus this year, show that conservative fiscal policies are working.
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