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Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

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U.S. officials say they’re expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah’s Zion...

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Wyoming proposes higher trout limit to help tropy size fish

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Biologists hope a proposal to increase the amount of trout anglers can catch on Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge Reservoir will increase the number of trophy-size fish in the area. The Casper Star Tribune reports that the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission plans to vote on changes to...


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Arrows spread throughout Utah guided airplanes in the '20s

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah couple has already visited more than 670 towns across the state. Now the two are visiting each of the 11 remaining giant, concrete arrows left in the state that were laid down in the 1920s to help guide pilots delivering mail from across the country. KSL-TV reports the...


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West Valley father charged after 2-year-old shoots himself

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A 2-year-old boy is expected to die after shooting himself at home in a Salt Lake City suburb.


Government

Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...


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Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump

APTOPIX Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, a Utah man who traveled to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin America, has been welcomed home by his family and President Donald Trump. Holt, 26, says he was “overwhelmed with...


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American freed from jail in Venezuela says he's 'overwhelmed with gratitude' to those who

WASHINGTON (AP) — American freed from jail in Venezuela says he’s ‘overwhelmed with gratitude’ to those who sought his release.


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Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a 'very tough ordeal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a ‘very tough ordeal‘


Government

Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US

Venezuela Jailed American

A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with President Nicolas Maduro days after the embattled socialist leader expelled the top American diplomat in the South American country.


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The Latest: White House says Venezuela policy not changing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local): 11:10 p.m. The White House is thanking the government of Venezuela for releasing an American held in jail for two years but adding that U.S. policy toward the Maduro regime...


Government

Backchannel with 'Dracula' helped free Utah man in Venezuela

ADDITION Venezuela Jailed America

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...


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