Associated Press http://upr.org en Rare Photos Of Wolverine Captured In Utah http://upr.org/post/rare-photos-wolverine-captured-utah <p>Utah wildlife officials have captured images of an animal thought nonexistent in the state, a wolverine.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The images come from trail cameras on the northern face of the </span>Uinta<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mountains, which the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources had set up to observe elusive animals in their natural habitat.</span></p><p>Though the bait in the area where the wolverine was sighted had already been devoured, the creature was drawn to the region by the scent.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 23:57:23 +0000 Associated Press & Taylor Halversen 43445 at http://upr.org Rare Photos Of Wolverine Captured In Utah Deseret, Tribune Owners Say Deal Saves Tribune http://upr.org/post/deseret-tribune-owners-say-deal-saves-tribune <p>The corporate owners of The Salt Lake Tribune and CEO of the Deseret News say in new court filings that changes to terms of a joint operating agreement aren't intended to put the Tribune out of business.</p><p>Digital First Media is a New York hedge fund that owns the Tribune. The CEO John Paton says there are no plans to stop publishing the Tribune and that the agreement is designed to save the paper. Deseret&nbsp;News CEO Clark Gilbert says the new terms preserve both papers.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:34:24 +0000 Associated Press 43410 at http://upr.org Church Pew Dispute Lands Utah Man In Jail http://upr.org/post/church-pew-dispute-lands-utah-man-jail <p>A man who engaged in a physical dispute over saved pew space at an Ogden LDS church will be spending some time in jail.</p><p>Wayne Dodge was scheduled to report to Weber County Jail, Monday where he will spend 30 days. Media reports Dodge was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to the class B misdemeanor of assault. The 52-year-old was accused of punching another man and hitting him with his car.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:05:21 +0000 Associated Press & Taylor Halversen 43337 at http://upr.org Church Pew Dispute Lands Utah Man In Jail Roaming Feline Scares Sandy Shoppers http://upr.org/post/roaming-feline-scares-sandy-shoppers <p>SANDY, Utah (AP) —&nbsp;Utah authorities have captured a mountain lion that startled shoppers but didn’t hurt anyone Friday morning at a shopping center in a suburb of Salt Lake.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sandy Police </span>Sgt<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Dean </span>Carriger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the mountain lion was spotted walking across a street into Jordan Commons in Sandy, Utah, just before 8 a.m.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:49:35 +0000 Associated Press 43215 at http://upr.org Roaming Feline Scares Sandy Shoppers Taliban Suspends Talks On Prisoner Exchange http://upr.org/post/taliban-suspends-talks-prisoner-exchange The Taliban has suspended talks over a possible exchange of Taliban and U.S. prisoners due to the "complexity" of the situation in Afghanistan, the militant group said on Sunday.<p>"Due to the political complexity of the current situation in the country, the leadership of the Islamic Emirate has decided to suspend the issue for some time," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an email to media organizations, using the name the Taliban gave their 1996-2001 government.<p>"Therefore, the prisoner exchange process has been delayed until further notice," Mujahid said. Sun, 23 Feb 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Associated Press 37380 at http://upr.org One Dead, 28 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide At New York Mall http://upr.org/post/restaurant-manager-dies-carbon-monoxide-new-york-mall A 55-year-old restaurant manager died and more than two dozen others were taken to hospitals Saturday after being overcome by carbon monoxide at a New York mall, police said.<p>Suffolk County police identified the man who died as Steven Nelson, a manager at the Legal Sea Foods restaurant at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station on Long Island.<p>Police said 28 others affected by carbon monoxide were taken to area hospitals.<p>Three officers were among those overcome by carbon monoxide at the mall, which is about 35 miles east of New York City, police said. Sun, 23 Feb 2014 05:40:00 +0000 Associated Press 37379 at http://upr.org Boeing Machinists Approve Contract To Secure 777X Work http://upr.org/post/boeing-machinists-approve-contract-secure-777x-work The stakes were high and the vote was close as Boeing production workers agreed to concede some benefits in order to secure assembly of the new 777X airplane for the Puget Sound region.<p>Washington Gov. Sat, 04 Jan 2014 12:08:00 +0000 Associated Press 35309 at http://upr.org Boeing Machinists Approve Contract To Secure 777X Work 'Fast & Furious' Star Dies In Car Crash http://upr.org/post/fast-furious-star-dies-car-crash Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed one other person north of Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 40.<p>Walker died Saturday afternoon, Ame Van Iden told the Associated Press.<p>A statement on the actor's Facebook page said he was a passenger in a friend's car, and that Walker was in the area to attend a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide.<p>"We ... Sun, 01 Dec 2013 05:52:00 +0000 Associated Press 33908 at http://upr.org 'Fast & Furious' Star Dies In Car Crash Three U.S. Economists Win Nobel Prize http://upr.org/post/three-us-economists-win-nobel-prize Americans Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller won the Nobel prize for economics on Monday for developing new methods to study trends in asset markets.<p>The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the three had laid the foundation of the current understanding of asset prices.<p>While it's hard to predict whether stock or bond prices will go up or down in the short term, it's possible to foresee movements over periods of three years or longer, the academy said.<p>"These findings, which might seem surprising and contradictory, were made and analyzed by this year's laureates," the ac Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:29:00 +0000 Associated Press 31755 at http://upr.org Federal Officials Talk to Public About Proposed Bear River Watershed Conservation Area http://upr.org/post/federal-officials-talk-public-about-proposed-bear-river-watershed-conservation-area <p>Federal wildlife officials will hold public meetings in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming on their proposal to buy conservation easements along the Bear River. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reportedly wants to buy up to 920,000 acres from willing sellers for an estimated $745,000,000.</p><p>From its headwaters in Utah's Uinta Mountains, the river flows north through Wyoming and Idaho before ending its 500-mile journey at the Great Salt Lake.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:34:19 +0000 Associated Press 17197 at http://upr.org Federal Officials Talk to Public About Proposed Bear River Watershed Conservation Area