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  1. In oil-booming basin, midwife sees spike in dead babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Fox News

    Thirteen baby deaths in one part of Utah last year have some locals and scientists asking whether oil drilling is to blame, the Denver Post reports. Almost 12,000 gas and oil wells add to air pollution in Vernal, Utah-one of the nation's most energy-intensive areas-but many locals don't see a connection.

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  2. Utah's Own TrainingRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | City of Daggett County

    ... Raymond, Daggett County Economic Development; and, Mark Holmes, Director of the Small Business Development Center in Vernal. All are invited to attend the Summit which will provide an overview about the Utah's Own Program and learn about resources ...

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  3. Scientists suspect air pollution from oil drilling boom is killing babies in a Utah townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... there is a low probability (that) air quality is bad enough to impact infant mortality." Utah State University in Vernal air-quality researcher Seth Lyman said that it was obvious that the area had an air-quality problem, "but we try not to freak ...

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  4. Utah's Own Entrepreneurship SummitRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | City of Daggett County

    Information will be provided by: Luann Adams, Commissioner of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food; Jed Christenson, Director of the Utah's Own Program; Karin Allen, PhD, Food Quality and Entrepreneurship Specialist; Brian Raymond, Daggett County Economic Development; and, Mark Holmes, Director of the Small Business Development Center in Vernal.

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  5. Researchers probe dead babies near oil drilling sites in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... believe there could be a link. But just raising that possibility raises the ire of many who live in and around Vernal. Drilling has been an economic driver and part of the fabric of life here since the 1940s. And if all that energy development means ...

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  6. Fronk's three TDs propel Bears to home playoff gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Leader

    Cole Fronk scored four touchdowns and Walker Riley passed for 182 yards and three scores as Bear River beat Uintah in Vernal on Friday night. With the win, the Bears earned the fourth seed out of 3AA north division and will host either Dixie or Snow Canyon out of the south division.

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  7. Senate District 26: incumbent wants to boost the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Park Record

    ... the eastern portions of the district rely on natural resources industries. Van Tassell, a 62-year-old Republican from Vernal, is seeking his third term in the Senate. He noted the unemployment rate is low in the Uinta Basin and in the Park City ...

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  8. Senate District 26: challenger stumps on clean air, clean waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Park Record

    ... in his platform as he seeks the seat in District 26 of the state Senate. Stevens, who is 60 years old and lives in Vernal, is the Democratic candidate in District 26, which runs from the Park City area to the Uinta Basin. He is retired from the ...

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  9. Body of missing oilfield worker found near VernalRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Authorities say they found the body of an oilfield worker near Vernal two days after he was last seen alive. Uintah County sheriff's officials tell the Deseret News that Jeffrey Vaughn Mounga's body was found Tuesday afternoon in the Dog Valley area.

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  10. Sky Is The Limit For New Utah Oil Sands TechRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | BayStreet.ca

    ... MCW.V) - cut the ribbon earlier this month on new oil sands technology and a new pilot plant at Asphalt Ridge, near Vernal, Utah. "After many years of engineering and research, we're extremely proud to finally bring this ground-breaking extraction ...

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  11. Missing oilfield worker's body found near VernalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Deseret News

    Jeffery Vaughn Mounga, 32, was last seen about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in the Vernal area driving a pickup truck owned by his employer, Cameron, which is an oilfield service company that covers eastern Utah and parts of western Colorado. Mounga, who is going through a divorce, has not used his company credit card or fuel card since, and company officials believe he disabled the GPS tracking unit on the pickup.

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  12. Lengthy prison term ordered for Uintah County man who killed acquaintanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Deseret News

    Jesse Anthony Saenz, far right, stands with his defense attorneys as 8th District Judge Clark McClellan reads the guilty verdicts to charges of murder, theft and possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person in Vernal Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Saenz, 24, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Elvis Zachary Olsen, a jailhouse acquaintance, on April 21, 2013, and then stealing his car.

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  13. Utah man sentenced to prison for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Elvis Zachary Olsen in April 2013. An apparent motive for the killing has never been released. A 25-year-old Vernal man was sentenced to prison Tuesday for killing another man - a slaying for which the motive remains a mystery. Jesse Anthony Saenz ...

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  14. Oilfield company asks public's help to find missing employee, truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Officials with an oilfield service company are hoping the public can help them find one of their employees who was last seen Sunday night driving a company pickup truck. Jeffery Vaughn Mounga was last seen in the Vernal area about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Codie Taylor, office manager for Cameron, a company that services well heads.

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  15. State eyes minimum monthly fee for express-lane solo driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... lanes who may not use transponders much but keep them for use during occasional trips there. McKeachnie lives in Vernal. But Commissioner Wayne Barlow questioned whether taxpayers in general - and frequent transponder users who now are paying their ...

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  16. Utah's Steinaker dam approved for refillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Less than three weeks after suspending water storage at Steinaker Reservoir due to safety concerns, federal Bureau of Reclamation engineers have cleared the way to resume refilling the eastern Utah dam. Water accumulation at the 162-foot-high earthen structure, located 3.5 miles north of Vernal, were suspended on Sept.

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  17. BOR clears Steinaker dam for refillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Less than three weeks after suspending water storage at Steinaker Reservoir due to safety concerns, federal Bureau of Reclamation engineers have cleared the way to resume refilling the eastern Utah dam. Water accumulation at the 162-foot-high earthen structure, located 3.5 miles north of Vernal, had been suspended on Sept.

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  18. Utah Gas Prices Continue to DropRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Utah Business

    ... the state's lowest pump price, with drivers paying an average price of $3.22 per gallon for unleaded regular gas. Vernal registers Utah's highest price, at $3.58 per gallon. The highest price of gas ever recorded in Utah was in June of 2008, at ...

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  19. Utah man sent to prison for killing roommateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Vernal man who beat and strangled his roommate to death in July 2013 was sentenced to prison on Tuesday. Christopher Codi Andersen, 29, pleaded guilty to second-degree felony manslaughter in the July 6, 2013 death of 53-year-old Christopher Miller.

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  20. Man convicted of killing roommate sentenced to 15 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... family a lot of heartache and suffering, if he had been honest from the beginning." Instead, Andersen initially told Vernal police he woke up on July 6, 2013, to find Christopher Miller, 52, dead in the front room of the apartment the men were ...

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