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Gabby Petito’s family to file $50m wrongful death case against Utah police
The lawsuit alleges that when officers stopped the couple on 12 August last year, they did not recognize that Petito was in danger

Edward Helmore and agencies

08, Aug, 2022 @8:20 PM

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As drought shrivels Lake Powell, millions face power crisis
With water levels falling ‘lower than thought possible’ at Glen Canyon dam, energy production could halt as soon as July 2023

Peter Yeung in Page, Arizona

13, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘An inequality story’: Utah abortion ban will drive women further into poverty
Women already make 30% less than men in the state, with new restrictions affecting women of color and single mothers

Mackenzie Ryan in Salt Lake City

11, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Utah’s Great Salt Lake hits new historic low amid drought in western US
Vast body of water sets second record low water level in less than a year putting birds and $1.3bn lake-based economy at risk

Staff and agencies

05, Jul, 2022 @9:57 PM

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Utah Republican apologises for saying women can control ‘intake of semen’
Karianne Lisonbee, a state representative, made remark as conservatives celebrated US supreme court abortion ruling

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

01, Jul, 2022 @1:16 PM

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Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned
Utah among first states to outlaw almost all abortions, while mayor of Washington DC declares it ‘pro-choice city’

Miranda Bryant

25, Jun, 2022 @12:43 PM

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112m-year-old dinosaur tracks damaged in Utah by construction machinery
Damage evaluated as minor, but fractures to the rims of several prints cannot be repaired at the Mill Canyon track site

Richard Luscombe

04, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A Utah town is running dry. Its solution stoked an age-old water war
Cedar City proposes to pump water from valleys outside the county, a plan opponents fear would irreversibly harm delicate ecosystems

Gabrielle Canon

03, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Utah student displaces 22 in dorm after attempt to create rocket fuel on stove
Brigham Young University police say ‘volatile mixture suddenly exploded into a fireball’ on Sunday

Maya Yang

22, Feb, 2022 @5:58 PM

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Life on ‘Mars’: the strangers pretending to colonize the planet – in Utah
To study life on the red planet, people from around the world volunteer to live with strangers in the middle of nowhere

J Oliver Conroy

17, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Extraordinary is no longer extraordinary’: US scientists on a year of climate disasters
In the summer, we spoke to four experts about the record-breaking heatwave that scorched the western US and Canada. As the year ends they share their hopes and fears for the future

Maanvi Singh

30, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Biden to restore Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante monuments
President to expand sites shrunk under Trump, in win for environmental advocates and Indigenous leaders

Guardian staff and agencies

07, Oct, 2021 @11:11 PM

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