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First Published Sep 23 2013 07:10AM      Last Updated Sep 23 2013 09:19 am

Celeste Galbraith | Courtesy From left to right: Cindy Sigua, Carolina Pangilinan, Corazon Espinosa, Celeste Galbraith, Fides Bondoc, and Teena Jensen.
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Man accused of riding horse drunk in Colorado makes it to Utah • Patrick Schumacher spent the night in jail in Boulder, Colorado on Sept. 9 after he was caught riding his horse drunk. His destination? Bryce, Utah, where he hoped to attend his brother’s wedding. Despite the setback and a 600-mile journey he hoped to make on horseback, he made it to the wedding on time.

Kenya Red Cross says death toll rises to 68 • Gunmen used grenades and assault rifles in an attack on a mall in Nairobi that left dozens of people dead and several taken hostage. Roughly 175 were injured.



Lee, Cruz crusade against health care law splits GOP • Many Republicans in Congress are furious about the path down which Sen. Mike Lee and Sen. Ted Cruz are taking the GOP. Their battle against Obamacare has been the center of attention, lately, and they are determined to end president Obama’s signature domestic law.

Mormon missionary beat boxes at Oregon farmer’s market • Not only can missionaries dunk, they can beat box with the best of them. In a YouTube video, Elder Parker Kane stepped up to the mic and threw down some funky beats while serving a mission for the Mormon church in McMinnville, Oregon.

How long is legal route to Utah? It could be 58 years for mom • Corazon Espinosa has been waiting 35 years to legally emigrate from the Phillipines to be with her family in Utah. Denied waivers, strict rules and mistakes have kept her from her family, even though she would have been a legal resident by now if she had entered the country illegally.

FBI data: Violent crime rate up slightly in Utah • Violent crime went up across the state in 2012 by some 4 percent. Nevertheless, Utah’s crime rate remains low compared to the rest of the country. Utah has the sixth-lowest rate of violent crime in the nation.

Meanwhile, on the Internet:

Watch this guy at USU climb a wall like a superhero

 

 

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