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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 30, 2014 at 9:01 a.m.



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EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah (AP) — Eagle Mountain officials are warning residents to avoid using the city's drinking water system after authorities discovered a break-in at a city water storage tank. City officials said they learned of the break-in yesterday and alerted the police. The storage tank has been disconnected from the water system and the water is being tested.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Advocates of protecting sage grouse habitat across the West say new research shows visitors to western federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped more than $1 billion into the economy last year. The Pew Charitable Trusts says hunters, campers, fishermen and others spent $39 million in Utah alone.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against Papa John's Pizza for firing an employee at a Farmington restaurant who has Down Syndrome. The EEOC says Scott Bonn was fired after an operating partner saw Bonn working with a job coach. Representatives for Papa John's did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) —Navajo Nation Council speaker Johnny Naize is expected to plead guilty today to conspiracy and bribery charges. Naize resigned his post yesterday after nearly four years on the job and 16 years as a tribal lawmaker. Prosecutors say Naize schemed with his former colleagues to divert tens of thousands of dollars to his family.

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