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    Johnson Sisters Suit Up As Thunderbird Teammates

    07.01.16 - 08:00 am
    CEDAR CITY, Utah - The idea of Whitney and Kiana Johnson playing on the same college team had been talked about, but neither of them really saw it coming to fruition. This upcoming season, the sisters will be suiting up for Southern Utah University as members of the women's basketball team, together on the court. "It has always kind of been our family's dream that we would play together," Whitney said. "We've always wanted to, and it was always a dream to play at the college level. Never thou...
    by Bryson V. Lester, SUU
    Fourth of July recreation and safety tips in the forests
    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Campgrounds on the five Utah national forests are expected to be busy over the 4th of July. You can make reservations for a USDA Forest Service campground by calling toll fre...
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    Santa Clara resident missing under suspicious circumstances
    SANTA CLARA, Utah – Authorities in Santa Clara are asking for the public's help for any information that might lead them to finding a man that has been missing from his home since early Monday morn...
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    Cancer Moonshot Summit highlights Intermountain Healthcare's genomics
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, Vice President Joe Biden is raising eyebrows when it comes to the latest technology on oncology. An initiative to end cancer i...
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    Severe thunderstorm warning for Mojave Desert and Zion National Park (UPDATE)
    WASHINGTON COUNTY, IRON COUNTY - Utah – The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a flash flood warning for the southeast side of Zion National Park. The storm has moved into the ar...
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    Local "Giving Circle" provides funding for self-protection course
    ST. GEORGE, Utah – St. George’s DOVE Center was awarded a $1,250 grant from Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle to support the continuation of the college-accredited Self-Protection Course. The gra...
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    Dixie State University’s Respiratory Therapy program honored
    ST GEORGE, Utah - Dixie State University’s Respiratory Therapy program was recently awarded the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award. DSU was among a select group of programs to be honored...
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    Misty K. Snow earns historic Democratic Nomination for U.S. Senate in Utah
    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Misty K Snow achieved a historic upset this Tuesday by earning the Utah Democratic Party's nomination for U.S. Senate. Snow's primary opponent, Jonathan Swinton, was original...
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    Glen Allen Tobler (March 22, 1951 - June 29, 2016)
    MESQUITE, Nevada - Glen Allen Tobler, 65 years old, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at his home. He was born March 22, 1951 in St. George, Utah to Iren Tobler and Myra Schaub. He married Miche...
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    Migratory birds poisoned at St. George Golf Course - reward offered
    ST. GEORGE, Utah -The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are offering a reward for information about the deaths of approximately two dozen migratory bi...
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    Saddle Fire is now 21% contained, holding at 1,540 acres (UPDATE)
    PINE VALLEY, Utah – (UPDATE) 6/30/16 – Firefighters are managing to hold the Saddle Fire in Pine Valley at 1,540 acres as they have reached 21% containment on the fire. Ground crews are still worki...
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    National School Lunch, School Breakfast, After School Snack and Special Milk Programs Policy Announced
    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah local educational agencies (that is, district and charter schools or LEAs) today announced their policy for free and reduced-price meals and free milk for children unable to p...
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    Las Vegas Health District identifies sharp increase in St. Louis Encephalitis-positive mosquitoes
    LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District's Vector Surveillance Program has identified a sharp increase in St. Louis Encephalitis-positive mosquitoes since it first reported positive mosquito...
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    Primary election has better than expected turnout in Utah (UPDATE)
    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah – UPDATE - Although the numbers aren't official yet, it appears that Utah had a good turnout at the polls Tuesday, for it's primary election. Voters in Washington County app...
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    Local teacher selected to attend C-Span's 2016 Educators Conference
    WASHINGTON (June 28, 2016) – Israel Meadows, a social studies teacher at Dixie High School, is one of 30 educators from across the nation selected to attend C-SPAN Classroom’s 2016 Educators’ Confe...
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    UAMPS commissions newest “green” energy power project near Veyo in southwestern Utah
    VEYO, Utah - + Video – The state of Utah is breaking new ground on renewable and diverse energy sources. Not only has it encouraged the combining of renewable resources, but also joining municipali...
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    Utah Residents Have Saved $11 Million on Prescriptions with Free Discount Program
    SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Association of Counties (UAC) and the Coast2CoastRx program has saved Utah residents over $11,000,000.00 on their prescriptions with the Coast2Coast Rx Card. As of June 20...
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    Jake Taylor of BYU swim ties for 7th in 100 backstroke finals
    OMAHA, Nebraska - Jake Taylor of BYU swim and dive tied for seventh Tuesday night in the 100 backstroke final at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Taylor's time of 54.72 tied him with Sean Lehane in th...
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    Two people injured In multi-vessel houseboat fire
    PAGE, Ariz – Two people were injured today in a fire that destroyed three houseboats at a dry storage and maintenance facility just outside the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. On June 27th, a...
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    Zions Bank donates Steinway piano to Dixie State University
    ST GEOREG, Utah - Dixie State University music department faculty and administrators gathered in the Eccles Concert Hall on Monday afternoon to receive a special gift from Zions Bank: a new Model D...
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    Sens. Lee, Sessions call for higher defense spending by NATO members
    WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Jeff Sessions (R-AL), members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sent a letter to President Obama Tuesday stating that the viability of the North Atlanti...
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