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Proposed federal fracking rule leaves residents unhappy

08/24/2013 9:15am
The oil and gas industry, conservation groups and even Utah's top politicians are all in agreement: The Bureau of Land Management's proposed rule regulating hydraulic fracturing leaves little to be desired. The groups oppose it for varying reasons.

School district works to fix bus stop near registered sex offenders

08/24/2013 9:42am
Alpine School District was caught off-guard when they learned one of their bus stops was next to two registered sex offenders.

Utah students' ACT scores rank highest in nation

08/24/2013 12:17pm
Utah's high school students earned the highest ACT scores in the nation in 2013 when compared with states where all students take the test, according to figures released Wednesday by the State Office of Education.

Accused drug dealer killed in Friday crash

08/24/2013 4:17pm
The driver killed in a crash Friday that also injured a female passenger was at one time facing charges based on an investigation from the West Valley Police Department's embattled Neighborhood Narcotics Unit. But his case was dismissed in April.

Crews contain wildfire near Juniper Point in Herriman

08/24/2013 5:04pm
A fire in Herriman that forced the closure of the Black Ridge Reservoir was contained within a couple hours of it starting Saturday, though the park remained closed.

'Miracle' baby fights severe congenital disorder

08/24/2013 5:34pm
Jessica and Josh Swainston were excited to find out they were pregnant with their third child. At their first prenatal appointment, however, the doctors told them the baby was not doing well and Jessica would most likely miscarry. By 12 weeks, though, the doctors were surprised to see the baby had grown.

Body of missing man found, recovered in Willard Bay

08/24/2013 8:48pm
Searchers have recovered the body of 32-year-old Brigham Bradley who disappeared during a personal watercraft outing Friday afternoon.

Cedar City man arrested after alleged sexual abuse

08/24/2013 8:59pm
Six days after an alleged assault on a woman on high school grounds, a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Family of teen found Friday expresses thanks

08/24/2013 9:55pm
The parents of 16-year-old Indica Huddleston, who was missing for nearly a week, said they are glad their daughter is home and the ordeal is over.

Local pastor recalls MLK speech, march on Washington

08/24/2013 10:46pm
A Utah minister participated in the original civil rights march in Washington 50 years ago, and said he is surprised at the disparity that still exists in America.