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University of Utah students rattled by recent rape incident

SALT LAKE CITY – Some University of Utah students said it’s scary to walk around on campus, even during the day, due to the recent rape incident. Police have not yet found the assailant. Karen, an engineering student, said that she studies at the Merrill Building, close to where the incident occurred. She said that...
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Provo City Council pushes for solar power

PROVO – After multiple meetings, long hours of discussion, and a veto, the Provo City Council taken a step toward their goals for solar power and a greener Provo. It all comes down to the power grid, where everyone gets their energy — solar or not. So should solar users still pay for the power...
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Fall allergies an irritant for many

BRIGHAM CITY – Fall allergies have been a yearly occurrence for many people since they were young. “When I was little, I would wake up and my eyes would be gooped shut, and my mom would get baby wash and Q-tip them so I could open my eyes and wash them out,” said Chelsy Schneringer....
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LDS faithful worldwide gather for General Conference

SALT LAKE CITY – Africa, India, China, Samoa, and Peru are just a few places that people traveled from to attend LDS General Conference in Salt Lake City this weekend. It’s a dream for many LDS faithful to see their leaders in person, and Sister Pae Pae from Samoa was able to make that dream...
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Utah has high rates of skin cancer in the USA

PROVO- Make sure to grab the sunscreen before heading to the pool this weekend. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says Utah has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the country. The American Cancer Society says skin cancer is on the rise with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung...
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Allergy seasons end unknown

DRAPER- The world is blooming but its not exactly a happy time for those with allergies. Pollen is in the air and coating everything. The increase of temperature is bringing grass pollen levels to their peak. Those who are suffering complain of constant running noses and swollen eyes. Doctors at Intermountain Allergy & Asthma clinic...
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The state relocates gaggles of geese

MURRAY- Catch and release with gaggles of geese. This week was a literal wild goose chase. Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources is finishing their round up of hundreds of wild geese today in Salt Lake County. The early bird gets the worm or in this case volunteers at daybreak get the geese. Bread is used as bait...
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Firefighters parade due to new convention in Lehi

LEHI- It’s not your typical convention when hundreds of firefighters get together. In fact, it’s much different. Fire personnel from all over Utah gathered for training, bonding, and a whole lot of fun. Fire trucks drove through the streets of Lehi blaring their sirens while throwing candy to kids on the sidewalk. Fire crews competed...
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Dealing with rampant road rage

TAYLORSVILLE- A new study by the Washington post shows road rage incidents doubled in the last year—and Utah is no exception. New construction and increasing traffic is enough to frustrate any commuter, but what happens when that frustration turns into road rage? In the last 10 days, two violence incidents of road rage left one...
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Utah's stance on pornography debated

SALT LAKE CITY- Utah lawmakers finding porn magazines in their mailbox is sparking a debate about the harms of pornography. University of Utah student Andrew Ploeger says Utah legislators are blowing the issue of pornography out of proportion. “I don’t think it’s harmful,” says Ploeger. “I mean with anything there’s avenues for it to be...
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