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Brittany Bowe Competes in First Event at Sochi Winter Olympics

Brittany Bowe took 13th place in the women’s 500-meter speed skating event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Thirteenth place might not sound like much, but it was an impressive race for the 25 year-old Ocala, Florida native. A …

Amber Bellows: Newlywed BASE Jumper Dies in Parachute Accident
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A Utah woman fell to her death Saturday while BASE jumping with her newlywed husband at Zion National Park. Amber Marie Bellows, 28, and 29-year-old Clayton Butler decided to take a leap off of a region located on Mount Kinesava, …

Ancient Rock Charges: Felling Formation Is A Felony

The two Boy Scout leaders who knocked over a historic boulder at Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park last year were formally charged on Friday, park department officials report. 45-year-old Glenn Taylor and 42-year-old David Hall toppled the protected formation in …

Utah Student Pays Tuition in $1 Bills

Luq Mughal, a 21 year old engineering student at the University of Utah, decided he’d had enough with the high cost of college tuition. So earlier this week he sent the powers that be a message by paying every dollar …

George Takei: Utah, Boldly Change Your Gay Stance
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George Takei, widely known for his role as Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek series, is currently dealing with another breed of species– politicians. While promoting his part in the 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience, gay activist Takei …

Utah Police Officer Kills Family, Then Himself
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There are no answers today as to why a healthy 34-year-old police officer killed his wife, his two children, and his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself. The gruesome murders were not discovered until Joshua Boren didn’t show up …

Utah Same-Sex Marriages Deemed Legal By Federal Govt
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On December 20, Federal District Court Judge Robert J. Shelby shocked the world (or at least Utah) when he ruled that Utah’s state constitutional ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional, and thus opened the floodgates for same-sex couples to file …

U.S. to Recognize Utah Gay Marriages

Although many same-sex couples now hold official marriages licenses in Utah, Republican Governor Gary Herbert denied recognizing these same-sex unions on Wednesday, continuing to limit marriage to one man and one woman in his socially conservative state. “It’s very disappointing,” …

Utah Gay Marriage Laws Pending Final Resolution

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Wednesday that the state will not recognize gay marriages performed since Dec. 20 pending a final ruling by the courts. U.S district judge Robert Shelby ruled on Dec. 20 that the state’s ban on same-sex …

Same-Sex Marriage Blocked In Utah, Appeal Pending

Who didn’t see this coming? Following a surprise ruling that led to same-sex marriage being legalized in the state of Utah on December 20th, the Supreme Court has now put a hold on any new unions. A federal appeals court …

Missing Kansas Man Found In Ravine With Letters To Family

The remains of a missing Kansas man have been found in a Utah ravine, and it appears he ran off the road and flipped his vehicle, then became trapped in the wreckage. While he left behind love notes and letters …

Boy Scout Leaders Are Kicked Out After Toppling Rock Formation [VIDEO]
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A group of Boy Scout leaders may find themselves facing felony charges after toppling a rock formation at Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park. The rock formation was estimated to be around 170 million years old before Glenn Taylor, one of …

Parks Reopen in Utah, More to Come

Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced on Thursday that the state has made a deal with Department of the Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell, to keep Utah national parks open with state money, according to CNN. Utah is one of the first …

National Parks Open In Utah After Striking Deal

Utah has reached an agreement with the government this week and will reopen five national parks by Saturday. Utah Governor Gary Herbert said that a deal had been reached with the U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in …

Google Fiber Sign Ups Go Live In Provo, Utah Google Fiber Sign Ups Go Live In Provo, Utah
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Back in April of this year, Google announced that it had purchased iProvo – a city-run ISP that provided fiber Internet to Provo, Utah. Upon completion of the purchase, Google was going to upgrade the existing fiber network and roll …

Scott Mackintosh: Who Wears Short-Shorts? This Guy
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Despite the fact that I am only 24 years old, I have often debated about whether or not I want to have kids. There are plenty of arguments both for and against. However, I may have just discovered one thing …

Google Fiber To Launch In Provo, Utah Before The End Of The Year Google Fiber To Launch In Provo, Utah Before The End Of The Year
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In April, Google announced that it was planning to buy the fiber infrastructure in Provo, Utah. The intention was to bring Google Fiber to the city, but the company hasn’t said much on that front since the initial announcement. That …

Once Again, Google Fiber Is Forcing Incumbent ISPs To Actually Compete Once Again, Google Fiber Is Forcing Incumbent ISPs To Actually Compete
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Consumers must really hate Comcast. Back in May, the cable company was rated the worst ISP in the nation with a score of 62 out of 100. Its reputation probably won’t improve nationwide, but at least it’s now making an …

Kendra McKenzie Gill: Bombshell or Bomber?
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Kendra McKenzie Gill, a beauty queen from Utah, has been booked on suspicion of throwing homemade bombs out of a car in what one writer has referred to as the case of “beauty and the bombs.” To be fair, it’s …

Teen Pleads Guilty In Death of Referee
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A 17-year-old Utah boy pleaded guilty to a charge of homicide by assault Monday in a case that has many questioning the presence of violence in sports. The incident comes soon after another unbelievable sports-related event, during which a Brazilian …

Boating Accident: 1 Body Found, Search Continues
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A deadly boating accident on Utah’s Lake Powell last week led to a recovery team searching through the weekend for the bodies of two victims, and one was found late on Sunday night. The Jackman family were out in their …