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  1. Two Air France flights from the United States to P...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Two Air France flights en route to Paris from the United States were diverted on Tuesday following anonymous bomb threats, and hundreds of passengers and crew were safely removed, the airline and the Federal Aviation Administration said. Flight 65, an Airbus A-380 that departed from Los Angeles landed safely in Salt Lake City, where passengers and crew were being taken off the plane and escorted into the terminal, an FAA spokesman said.


  2. Mormon church expands on stance toward children of...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 13 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Mormon church leaders elaborated on Friday about a recent policy on children in same sex marriages that drew fire from rights activists and prompted hundreds of members to say they planned to resign. The provisions, approved last week by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, added same-sex marriage to the list of acts considered to be a renunciation of the Utah-based faith and subject to discipline, including excommunication.


  3. Same-sex couples deemed Mormon apostates in renewe...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 6 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Mormon Church has deemed married same-sex couples to be apostates of the faith and their children ineligible for baptism in a reaffirmation of opposition to gay marriage months after endorsing fair housing and employment on the basis of sexual orientation. The new policy was approved by Mormon leaders - the Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles - to instruct local clergy how to proceed in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in June legalizing same-sex marriage and similar moves in other countries.


  4. Wyoming marks first known rabies fatality with dea...Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Wyoming has recorded the state's first known fatality from rabies with the death of an elderly woman from Lander who contracted the viral disease in August after being bitten by an infected bat, state health officials said on Wednesday. The 77-year-old woman, whose name was not disclosed, died last week at a hospital in the Salt Lake City area where she had been taken for treatment of an ailment that testing later showed to be rabies, according to a Fremont County, Wyoming, public health nurse.


  5. Man arrested in slaying of infant, two others in U...Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Police have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting three people, including an infant, in a Salt Lake City house where he lived in the basement, authorities said on Saturday. Alexander Hung Tran, 32, was booked into jail early on Saturday morning on three counts of aggravated murder, said Salt Lake City police detective Richard Chipping.


  6. In first, Mormon Church appoints 3 women to leader...Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Mormon Church said on Wednesday that for the first time in its history the Utah-based faith has appointed a trio of women to high-level leadership councils that had been traditionally served only by men. The decision by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is major development in the role of women in the faith amid sometimes fractious debate over their role in its hierarchy.


  7. Delta flight makes emergency landing in Denver due...Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A Delta airliner flying from Boston to Salt Lake City encountered a hail storm and was forced to make an emergency landing in Denver, a federal official said on Saturday. Photos taken by a passenger and posted on the website of Salt Lake City television station KSTU showed cracks in the windshields of the plane's cockpit and damage to its nose cone.


  8. Former heart surgeon to head Mormon Church's boardRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A 90-year-old retired heart surgeon has been appointed head of the powerful board that oversees the finances and evangelical direction of the Mormon Church, officials have said. Russell Nelson takes over the position as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the second-highest governing body of the Utah-based church, from Boyd Packer, who died earlier this month at his home in Salt Lake City.


  9. Former Utah teacher sentenced to up to 30 years fo...Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A former high school teacher in the U.S. state of Utah who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing three of her teenage students was sentenced on Thursday to between two and 30 years in prison, a prosecutor said. Handcuffed and dressed in an orange jail uniform, Brianne Altice, 36, of suburban Salt Lake City, cried during her court appearance, saying she was sorry for the grief her actions had caused her victims and their families.


  10. High-ranking Mormon church figure Boyd Packer dies...Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Boyd Packer, head of the Mormon Church's highest governing body, died at his home in Salt Lake City on Friday, the church said on its website. He was 90 and died of age-related causes, Elder Russell Ballard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement.


  11. Mormon Church makes first donation to Utah gay you...Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Mormon Church has made its first-ever donation to the Utah Pride Center, a Salt Lake City organization that works with poor and homeless gay young people, in what center officials said on Thursday was a significant moment in the Church's relationship with the gay community. Relations between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the gay community were strained by Mormon support for California's Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot initiative that stripped same-sex couples there of the right to marry until it was ruled unconstitutional in 2010.


  12. U.S. Episcopalians vote to let gay couples wed in ...Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The U.S. Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to let gay couples wed in the denomination's religious ceremonies, reinforcing its support for same-sex nuptials days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. The Church, part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, became in 2012 the largest U.S. religious denomination to approve a liturgy for clergy to use in blessing same-sex unions, including gay marriages in states where they were already legal.


  13. Court rules NSA can resume bulk collection of phon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A National Security Agency data gathering facility is seen in Bluffdale, about 25 miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah May 18, 2015. REUTERS/JIM URQUHART WASHINGTON - The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ruled the National Security Agency may temporarily resume its bulk collection of Americans' domestic phone call records, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.


  14. Mormon leader L. Tom Perry dies at 92, opposed sam...Read the original story

    May 30, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, the oldest member of the faith's highest governing body and who spoke against same-sex marriage, died from cancer on Saturday at age 92, the church said. Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, died at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement.


  15. Mormons defend traditional marriage at annual conf...Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Less than three weeks after Utah enacted the state's first nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender residents, the Mormon Church on Saturday extolled the eternal value of marriage between a man and a woman. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has long held that marriage is a sacred union, in life and in the hereafter, and reiterated that belief in its 185th Annual General Convention in Salt Lake City.


  16. Colorado teen found in suitcase suffered drug over...Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A teenage Colorado girl whose remains were found dumped in a suitcase in a remote park area last month died from a drug overdose, the local coroner's office said on Tuesday. Kelly Mae Myers, 18, was reported missing in the mountain town of Grand Junction in December by relatives who said she may have tried to hitchhike to visit friends in Salt Lake City.


  17. Police name persons of interest in death of Colora...Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Utah police identified on Tuesday two people of interest in the death of a teenage Colorado girl who vanished in December and whose remains were found in a suitcase in a remote park area late last month. Kelly Mae Myers, 18, was reported missing in the mountain town of Grand Junction by relatives who said she might have been trying to hitchhike to visit friends in the Salt Lake City area.


  18. Utah brings back firing squads if lethal drugs una...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed a law on Monday that makes Utah the only U.S. state to authorize the use of firing squads for executions if lethal drugs are not available, his spokesman said. The Republican-sponsored bill, which was passed by the state Senate earlier this month, was introduced amid national concerns about the efficacy of lethal injections.


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