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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 29, 2014 at 9:41 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Department of Transportation says snow, slush and patchy ice could cause problems for motorists through tomorrow morning. The agency is calling for chains or 4-wheel-drive vehicles in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons, and is requiring chains for trucks over 12,000 pounds on Interstate 80 through Parleys Canyon.

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities have resumed their search for a 48-year-old snowmobiler who's been missing in northern Utah since Saturday. Cache County sheriff's Lt. Doyle Peck says the search for Arizona resident Lawrence Orduno resumed this morning after a break for the night. Peck says low visibility has so far prevented them from using helicopters in the search.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's abortion rate has dropped to its lowest level since 1975. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the most recent figures available from the state health department show the rate fell to 4.6 abortions per 1,000 women in 2013, down from a high of 11.1 in 1980 and 7.2 in 1975 when the state began keeping statistics.

SANDY, Utah (AP) — A 25-year-old woman says she's still holding out hope the mystery surrounding her mother's disappearance in Sandy 20 years ago will be solved. Stephanie Cook gathered with friends and family Saturday to remember her mother, Bobbi Ann Campbell, who vanished Dec. 27, 1994. Cook was 5 years old when Campbell disappeared.

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