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  1. On Earth Day, is the auto industry running out of gas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    This February 7, 2012, photo shows equipment in the oil fields of the Uintah Basin, southeast of Vernal, Utah. Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a London-based research group presented research that indicated a near future without fuel-combustion cars.

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  2. Galloway Makes 'Waves' With Rumba on DWTSRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Cybercast News Service

    Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess danced a rumba to the song 'Waves' by Mr. Probz, impressing the judges and a special guest on Monday night's Dancing With the Stars. The double amputee Iraqi vet invited Utah amputee dancer Alissa Sizemore of Vernal, Utah, to be his guest.

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  3. The Inside Story on Noah Galloway's Touching DWTS GuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | People

    Noah Galloway would not only like to win the Mirror Ball Trophy, he'd like to inspire other folks like himself to dance like there's no tomorrow. On Monday, Galloway invited Utah amputee dancer Alissa Sizemore of Vernal, Utah, to be his guest at Dancing with the Stars .

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  4. Rewind: Catch up on stories and photos you may have missed over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... us from a busy fire season this year," warned Shelby Law, a meteorologist with the Utah Bureau of Land Management. At Vernal forum, questions about air pollution, pregnancies, research a Vernal - Mary Ann and Joe LeDosquet's newborn daughter Julia ...

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  5. At Vernal forum, questions about air pollution, pregnancies, researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Mary Ann LeDosquet and Joe LeDosquet take a break from planting dahlia and lilly bulbs at their home in Vernal, with their children Audrey, 8; Liam, 4 and Julia, 1. Julia was born with a rare birth defect known as tracheomalacia, which means the walls of her windpipe did not develop properly. Saturday, April 18, 2015.

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  6. Is more study warranted on Uinta Basin stillbirths? Officials say no, doctors won't waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Physicians for a Healthy Environment doesn't want to wait and see. The doctors will hold a public forum tonight in Vernal as part of a year-long education campaign. "We're not gonna come out here and say we're 100 percent sure this is a direct link ...

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  7. Moench: Air pollution's effect on pregnant women and newborns is undeniableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... n be irreversible. Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment will be telling a more detailed version of this story in Vernal, Friday (April 17) at 7 p.m. at Vernal Junior High. We encourage the public and UDOH to attend.

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  8. Watch This 8-Year-Old Do an Inspiring Dance Just Months After Losing Her LegRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WVII

    Last May, 8-year-old Alissa Sizemore was playing with her friends in her yard in Vernal, Utah when she ran out into the street and, according to local KSL-TV , a UPS truck ran over her foot. She was rushed to the hospital, but the doctors couldn't save her severed foot, and actually had to amputate her leg below the knee.

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  9. Uintah Fire District: 2 burned in pressure washer fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Deseret News

    Two people were transported to the hospital with burns Monday when a pressure washer caught fire at MCW Energy, an oil sands recovering facility, officials said. The Vernal City Uintah County Fire Department responded to the area near 4121 W. State route 121, where the pressure washer had caught fire, spreading to surrounding equipment, including a "very flammable" condensate tank and a conveyor belt, among other things, according to Jeremy Raymond director of the Uintah Fire District.

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  10. 2 burned in pressure washer fire, Uintah Fire District saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KSL-TV

    Two people were transported to the hospital with burns Monday when a pressure washer caught fire at MCW Energy, an oil sands recovering facility, officials said. The Vernal City Uintah County Fire Department responded to the area near 4121 W. State route 121, where the pressure washer had caught fire, spreading to surrounding equipment, including a "very flammable" condensate tank and a conveyor belt, among other things, according to Jeremy Raymond director of the Uintah Fire District.

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  11. The Rutgers University Dance Marathon in 10 tweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Jersey Journal

    ... of dancing Sunday at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The event raised over $650,000 for the Embrace Kids Foundation. (Vernal Coleman The money will will benefit the Embrace Kids Foundation, a local charity based in New Brunswick that supports the ...

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  12. Brave eight-year-old girl performs first solo dance after losing her legRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Independent

    ... stop me. I still want to dance," Alissa told People . The brave girl performed in the gymnasium of the high school in Vernal, Utah, where she lives with her mother and siblings. Proud mother Heather, who uploaded the video of the dance to YouTube, ...

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  13. A small community raised thousands for a prosthetic leg so this little girl could dance againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... the full costs of surgery and a prosthetic limb. Luckily, other residents of the small town the family call home (Vernal, Utah, has a population of just 10,344) rallied round to raise funds and help get the little girl back on her feet. 11-year-old ...

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  14. Miners baseball splits two games with UintahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Park Record

    After taking two of three games from Juan Diego last week, the Park City High School baseball team went to Vernal on Tuesday afternoon to take on Uintah in a doubleheader. Game one saw the Miners' bats stymied by Uintah pitcher Jayden Murray, who held Park City to just one run while out-dueling Scott Stokes in a 5-1 victory for the Utes.

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  15. Ashley National Forest plans prescribed fires on the Flaming Gorge Ranger DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | City of Daggett County

    Vernal, Utah a The Ashley National Forest is preparing for prescribed fires on the Flaming Gorge Ranger District beginning on April 10th through the end of the month of June. As weather permits.

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  16. Meet the 8-Year-Old Girl Who Lost Her Leg - But Kept Her Dance Dream AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Halfway through a recent ballet recital, Alissa Sizemore, 8, decided to show friends and family in Vernal, Utah, exactly why she chose Colbie Caillat's ballad Try - a song about feeling beautiful despite imperfections - for her first solo performance since a terrible accident changed her life last May. While performing on a wooden bench in the middle of Vernal's high school gymnasium, Alissa reached down and removed the prosthetic leg attached below her right knee. Beaming, she slid off the bench to finish her routine on the floor, artfully pointing her toes and moving gracefully with the support of her arms and left leg.

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  17. 5 jurassic adventures in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | KSL-TV

    ... but the highlight is still the hundreds of bones concentrated on the Dinosaur Wall. Twenty minutes away in Vernal, see these massive monsters reconstructed. Educational displays actually add to T-Rex and friends' visceral appeal. This is the spot ...

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  18. Wilderness Society's 'Grand Compromise' is a fossil-fuelled sell outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Ecologist

    ... to what looks like a mixture of a vast industrial mountaintop removal site and a molten parking lot. In nearby Vernal, Utah, increased infant mortality rates have already been documented in the region. The oil and gas drilling is leaking methane, ...

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  19. 1 dead in crash on Ute Indian reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Deseret News

    ... By the time troopers reached the crash, three people in the SUV had been taken to separate hospitals in Roosevelt and Vernal, Mason said. Anyone else in the vehicle was in police custody. Based on conflicting reports, Mason said, troopers believe ...

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  20. Wilderness Society Sells OutRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Counterpunch

    ... to what looks like a mixture of a vast industrial mountaintop removal site and a molten parking lot. In nearby Vernal, Utah, increased infant mortality rates have already been documented in the region. The oil and gas drilling is leaking methane, ...

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