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  1. Texas couple stranded 5 days after GPS takes them down remote Utah roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In this Oct. 2, 2017, photo released by Kane County Search and Rescue shows a vehicle driven by an older Texas couple, who were rescued severely dehydrated but alive after they were stranded six days on a desolate dirt road in southern Utah that was impassable in their rental car in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah. The couple ended up on the rocky road Sept.

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  2. Utah officer fired after nurse's arrest caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Utah police officer was fired Tuesday after being seen on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw in an incident that became a flashpoint in the national conversation about use of force. Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown made the decision to fire Detective Jeff Payne after an internal investigation found he violated department policies when he arrested nurse Alex Wubbels and dragged her screaming from the hospital, department spokesman Sgt.

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  3. Police officer who arrested Utah nurse fired from medic jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Utah police officer seen on video roughly arresting a nurse who refused to draw blood from a patient was fired Tuesday from his part-time paramedic job. Salt Lake City Detective Jeff Payne's termination came after he said on the video that he'd bring transient patients to the hospital and take the "good patients" elsewhere to retaliate against nurse Alex Wubbels.

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  4. Utah officer who arrested nurse over blood test put on leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient. After Alex Wubbels and her attorneys released dramatic video of the arrest, prosecutors called for a criminal investigation and Salt Lake City police put Detective Jeff Payne on paid leave Friday.

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  5. Officers handcuff nurse for refusing blood test on patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Utah police department is making changes after an officer dragged a screaming nurse out of a hospital in handcuffs when she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient. Nurse Alex Wubbels followed hospital policy and advice from her bosses when she told Salt Lake City police Detective Jeff Payne that he could not get the blood sample without a warrant or consent from the patient, said her lawyer, Karra Porter.

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  6. Eclipse mania sends Americans scurrying to find safe glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years. Lines are forming, prices are rising and shelves are emptying as people scurry to obtain special eyewear to view the sun Monday as it is obscured by the passing moon.

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  7. Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    This undated photo provided by Heather Kester, shows Savannah, at Niagara Falls, N.Y., whose mother requested only her first name be used and who is a young Mormon girl that told her congregation during a Sunday service she is a lesbian before her microphone was turned off by local church leaders. Savannah's emotional speech is sparking a new round of discussions about how the conservative religion handles LGBT issues.

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  8. School district to pay $100,000 over a drunk gogglesa injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Utah school district agreed to pay $100,000 to the family of a teenage girl who was injured while wearing goggles to simulate drunkenness in a 2014 health class experiment. The Davis School District will put more than $61,000 into a trust account for Kylie Nielsen to settle a personal-injury lawsuit, The Standard-Examiner reported Wednesday .

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  9. Utah governor says he will approve strictest DUI limit in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Utah's governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert said lowering the blood alcohol limit for most drivers to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent will save lives.

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  10. Game Day: VCU ready for clash of styles with St. Marya sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Thursday at 7:20 PM ET, the VCU Rams will meet the St. Mary's Gaels in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The pace of play in front of thousands at Vivint SmartHome Arena in Downtown Salt Lake City will likely determine the winner.

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  11. VCU fans arrive in Salt Lake CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The VCU Rams are more than 2000 miles from Richmond, but many fans made the trip to Salt Lake City to support the team. The Rams held an open practice at Vivnt SmartHome Arena Wednesday, and there was more than a little black and gold in the arena.

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  12. Tips for traveling to catch Virginia teams playing in the NCAA TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    If you're hoping to attend a game for one of the three Virginia teams playing in the NCAA basketball tournament, the selection committee didn't exactly make it easy for the fan bases. VCU is in Salt Lake City, Utah, Virginia Tech is in Buffalo, New York, and UVA is in Orlando, Florida.

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  13. VCU, VT, UVA going dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The 2017 NCAA Tournament is set and the VCU Rams are back in the field of 68 for a seventh straight year. VCU is the No.

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