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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 24, 2015 at 8:51 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rescue crews are searching for a 10-year-old boy who went missing Sunday morning while hiking with his family in eastern Utah. The Deseret News reports Malachi Bradley's family last saw him near the Paradise Park Campground in Ashley National Forest. The Uintah County Sheriff's Office tells the Salt Lake Tribune that trained personnel from neighboring counties as well as the Ute Indian Tribe are traveling the area on ATVs searching for the boy.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State and county officials are expected to reveal today whether the world's largest outdoor retail show will stay in Salt Lake City or bolt for another city. The twice-yearly Outdoor Retailer Show is committed through 2016. Show officials have said they want to stay in Utah but are considering cities in other states because of a shortage of hotel rooms and insufficient convention center space in Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah colleges and universities are preparing for the first wave of returning Mormons who took advantage of the church's lowering of the minimum age for missionaries. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that college campuses are likely to feel the full force this fall of missionaries going back to class. The LDS Church's age decision led to a historic surge of 26,000 additional missionaries.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah beekeepers would no longer have to register their beehives under a lawmaker's proposed legislation. KUER-FM reports that Rep. Marc Roberts discussed his bill late last week to scrap the Beehive State's registration requirement. His bill would make registration voluntary and encourage more beekeeping activity.

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