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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A 52-year-old St. George woman accused of causing a fatal accident by texting and driving is being sentenced today. Carla Brennan pleaded no contest to a reduced automobile homicide charge in a deal with prosecutors in June. She was accused of rear-ending a car in March 2013, causing it to hit a couple walking on the sidewalk. David Henson was killed and his wife Leslee Henson was seriously injured.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two men are dead after a pickup truck they were riding in collided with a school bus in Payson. The Daily Herald newspaper in Provo reports that no students were on board the Nebo School District bus during the head-on crash yesterday afternoon.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A state lawmaker says military retirees in Utah should be allowed to collect their pensions without the state taking out income tax. Utah is one of 16 states that don't offer income tax exemptions for retired military members but Rep. Lee Perry is working on legislation that would change that. The Standard Examiner reports about 16,000 Utah residents receive a military pension.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Highland man accused of sexually assaulting two of his high school classmates has been sentenced to a year in jail. The Deseret News reports that 19-year-old Bowman Daley pleaded guilty to reduced charges of unlawful sexual conduct. Under the terms of a plea deal, prosecutors agreed not to file charges in connection with a third allegation.
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