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Part of plane engine cover fell off in flight, travelers say

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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Two passengers on a SkyWest flight in southern Utah say a piece of the plane’s engine cover fell off midflight. Scott Jackson and Don Bumps say they heard a loud bang and felt vibrations about 20 minutes into the flight from St. George to Phoenix on Friday. Jackson says the...


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Trump welcomes Utah ski team, other college sports champions to White House

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President Donald Trump congratulated collegian sports champions at the White House Friday. 


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Veteran captain promoted to sheriff in rural Nevada county

ELY, Nev. (AP) — A longtime sheriff’s deputy who rose through the ranks has been promoted to interim sheriff in Nevada’s rural White Pine County. The Ely Times reports the White Pine County Commission appointed Scott Henriod on Wednesday to replace Dan Watts, who resigned recently after 30 years...


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Up to 3 feet of snow at Tahoe-area ski resorts

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ski resorts around Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada are picking up where they left off last season with a big dump of snow ahead of next week’s Thanksgiving holiday. The National Weather Service said Friday the Mount Rose Ski Resort on the southwest edge of Reno received more than...


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World Cup skeleton race at Park City postponed by weather

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The World Cup women’s skeleton race on the 2002 Olympic track was postponed Friday because of inclement weather. It was rescheduled for Saturday, to be run in concert with the men’s World Cup race. Sleet and snow was accumulating at the track Friday morning, which led to the...


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Utah solar panel sign-ups increase ahead of rate change

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than 4,000 Utah residents rushed to sign up for rooftop solar panels in the final days before a new deal with Rocky Mountain Power will reduce the credit for generated electricity pushed back onto the grid. People who applied for the utility’s net metering program by...


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Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Indoors and out, the White House was overrun with school spirit Friday as President Donald Trump welcomed college sports champions and declared them “great athletes.” Too many of them to fit in one room, the teams took up positions all around the mansion for separate photo ops...


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US rig count up by 8 this week to 915; Texas up 7

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to 915. That’s up from the 588 rigs that were active a year ago. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 738 rigs sought oil and 177 explored for natural gas this...


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Utah cities study feasibility of combining fire departments

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Officials in the bordering cities of South Ogden and Riverdale have hired a consultant to study the feasibility of combining their fire departments. The Standard-Examiner reports the action comes after officials in the two northern Utah cities as well as Washington Terrace...


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Actor Tom Sizemore denies groping allegations

Tom Sizemore Groping Allegation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actor Tom Sizemore is denying recent allegations that he groped an 11-year-old Utah girl during a 2003 photo shoot. Sizemore called the claims “highly disturbing” in a statement late Thursday. He lamented his history of drug abuse and domestic violence arrests, but says he...


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