SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah chapter of Planned Parenthood is appealing a federal judge's ruling allowing the governor to cut off federal funds to the organization. Last week, a federal judge in Utah declined to temporarily stop Gov. Gary Herbert's defunding order while Planned Parenthood's lawsuit against Utah continues.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New U.S. Census numbers show that Utah was among the fastest-growing states in the country this year, thanks primarily to its high birth rate. The report says that 2.99 million people lived in Utah in July, and state counts show that number hit the milestone of 3 million a few months later.
HOOPER, Utah (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who went missing while hunting in the marshes around Ogden Bay has been found safe. Weber County Sheriff's Deputies say the boy made 911 calls but sounded disoriented. With extremely cold conditions outside, crews on the ground and in the air searched for several hours before finding the boy Sunday morning and taking him to a hospital.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — An anti-drunken driving public service announcement created by Brigham Young University students is running this week. The Daily Herald reports BYU junior Catharine DeLong created an ad that centers on a driver's decision to take a taxi. She said the ad carries a long-lasting, positive social message.