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  1. Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Greenwich Citizen

    Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. But 120 years later, the Utah state Legislature is among those with the lowest percentages of women, in part because of the state's influential Mormon culture emphasizing women as mothers and homemakers.

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  2. Utah woman hospitalized after lightning strike releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Greenwich Citizen

    A woman who was critically injured and whose stepdaughter died after lightning struck the personal watercraft they were riding in a Utah reservoir is back home. Daggett County sheriff's officials say the 49-year-old and her 14-year-old stepdaughter, Brooklyn Reynolds, were riding in a remote area of Flaming Gorge Reservoir on Friday when the lightning struck.

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  3. Utah woman injured in lightning strike in fair conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Greenwich Citizen

    A woman who was critically injured and whose stepdaughter died after lightning struck the personal watercraft they were riding in a Utah reservoir is improving. Daggett County sheriff's officials say the 49-year-old and her 14-year-old stepdaughter, Brooklyn Reynolds, were riding in a remote area of Flaming Gorge Reservoir around noon Friday when the lightning struck.

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  4. Girl, 15, killed by lightning while on personal watercraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    A 15-year-old girl has died and a woman was hospitalized in critical condition after lightning struck the personal watercraft they were riding across a reservoir straddling the Utah-Wyoming border, authorities said. The girl and the woman were riding on a personal watercraft in a remote area of Flaming Gorge Reservoir around noon Friday when their personal watercraft was struck by lightning, Daggett County sheriff's spokeswoman Susie Potter said.

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  5. Toxic algae bloom swarms Utah Lake, seeps into farm supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    A huge toxic algae bloom in Utah has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening more than 100 people and leaving farmers scrambling for clean water during some of the hottest days of the year. The bacteria commonly known as blue-green algae has spread rapidly to cover almost all of 150-square-mile Utah Lake, turning the water bright, anti-freeze green with a pea soup texture and leaving scummy foam along the shore.

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  6. Suspect in killings of Utah siblings may face death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    Charging documents show a man accused of killing a teenage brother and sister in Utah shot them multiple times during a group fight and warned others as he drove away that "they would be next" if they said anything. Prosecutors have charged the 28-year-old Mario Cervantez-Angel with two counts of aggravated murder, which carries the possibility of the death penalty.

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  7. Putin calls for creation of new anti-doping commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in the Strategic Initiatives Agency in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in the Strategic Initiatives Agency in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 21, 2016.

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  8. Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges. Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela last month on a tourist visa to marry a fellow Mormon he met on the internet.

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  9. Men accused of killing Utah rail worker face trial next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    Prosecutors say a father and son likely will stand trial next year on Wyoming murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction and slaying of a Utah train worker. Flint Wayne Harrison and Dereck James "DJ" Harrison are accused of abducting 63-year-old Kay Ricks in Salt Lake City in May and killing him in Lincoln County, in southwestern Wyoming.

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  10. After Zika cases, Utah ramps up mosquito monitoring effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    Mosquito abatement teams in Salt Lake City are stepping up efforts to trap and test mosquitoes and kill larvae following the discovery of a unique Zika case that has health investigators trying to figure how the man got the virus. The types of mosquitoes that are responsible for large outbreaks in dozens of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are not typically found in Utah, but experts say they have not ruled out the possibility that the new Utah case came from a mosquito.

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  11. Feds ask judge to toss case about Olympics snooping claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Greenwich Citizen

    The National Security Agency asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit from a former Salt Lake City mayor who says the agency conducted a mass warrantless surveillance program during the 2002 Winter Olympics. The NSA argues the claims are implausible speculation about a program that may never have existed, but the government faced pointed questions from U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby .

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  12. Sundance moves screenings, events out of Ogden, UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Standard-Examiner reports that the Sundance Institute has announced that there will no longer be January Sundance Film Festival events at Peery's Egyptian Theater. Sundance Managing Director Sarah Pearce says they will be transitioning the Ogden extension of the Park City-based festival to a more community-based program.

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  13. 25,000 bugs released at Salt Lake City trail to combat weedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Greenwich Citizen

    Volunteers have released 25,000 bugs into the ecosystem of a Salt Lake City trail in hopes of combatting a prickly invasive species. The Puncturevine Weevils were released Friday along the Jordan River Parkway Trail in hopes of eliminating Puncturevine weeds - thorny plants that have been puncturing bicycle tires, pets' paws and human skin.

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  14. Fire, explosions at Utah storage yard emits plumes of smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    Firefighters battle a large fire at a commercial storage yard in Salt Lake City. Friday, July 8, 2016.

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  15. The Latest: Fire closes 2-mile highway stretch near airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    A large fire that started at a commercial storage yard near the Salt Lake City International Airport has forced a closure of a two-mile stretch of highway that many people use to get to the airport. Utah Department of Transportation spokesman John Gleason said Friday afternoon that Interstate-80 is closed from 5600 West to the interchange for Interstate-215.

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  16. Ex-judge wants lawsuit alleging sexual abuse dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    A former federal judge in Washington, D.C., wants a lawsuit dismissed that claims he sexually assaulted a woman when he was a prosecutor in Utah and she was a 16-year-old witness in a high-profile serial killing case. Lawyers for Richard W. Roberts argued in court documents that the case should be tossed because the statute of limitations is up.

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  17. Police identify man accused in deaths of Utah teen siblingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    A Utah man accused of killing a teenage brother and sister in what's being called a senseless slaying over a T-shirt has been arrested on allegations that could become a capital murder case, authorities said Friday. Mario Cervantes-Angel , 28, fired several shots after Jose Izazaga , 16, came out with a knife to defend his sister because she was being pushed around, police said.

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  18. Thrill-seekers test limits on Bonneville Salt FlatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    A rocket leaves the launching pad at the Utah Rocket Club's Hellfire 2012, an annual rocket launch held on the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. less A rocket leaves the launching pad at the Utah Rocket Club's Hellfire 2012, an annual rocket launch held on the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012.

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  19. The Olympic Village can be seen from the balcony of an apartment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Olympic Village can be seen from the balcony of an apartment during a media tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 23, 2016. Rio will host the Olympic games starting on Aug. 5. The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have unveiled the athletes' village, where nearly 11,000 competitors and some 6,000 coaches and other team members will stay during the Aug. 5-21 games.

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  20. Polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs flees home confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs has fled home confinement in Salt Lake City less than two weeks after he was let out of jail pending trial on charges in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. A warrant for Jeffs' arrest was issued Sunday afternoon after he took off sometime over the weekend, said U.S. Attorney's Office spokeswoman Melodie Rydalch .

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