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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 3, 2015 at 4:01 p.m.



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WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Secretary John McHugh is suspending operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of labs around the country and the world. Samples of live anthrax from the Army's Dugway Proving Ground in Utah were shipped to 194 labs.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Some students at Brigham Young University in Provo could pay hundreds of dollars in fines if they stay on the school's student health insurance plan, which doesn't comply with federal health law requirements in part because it doesn't cover birth control. BYU doesn't cover birth control because the school feels it is an individual decision that the university shouldn't be involved in.

LEHI, Utah (AP) — A popular softball coach from Lehi has died after being hit by lightning during a family picnic. Alpine School District spokesman David Stephenson says students and staff are saddened by the death of 50-year-old Carla Grow. She died Wednesday night. Grow was an assistant softball coach at Lehi High School.

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — The popular Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman has reopened nearly a month after it was closed because of an algae bloom. A city spokeswoman told KSL-TV that tests show the algae did not create any toxins in the water. The reservoir was treated to kill the algae and it reopened on Monday.

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