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Sen. Orrin Hatch says he’s not ready to take a firm position on the regulation of bump stocks, the controversial device used in last week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas.


Ending what likely has been a very stressful week for many, the mental health professionals at Odyssey House in Salt Lake City are offering free counseling sessions Saturday the 7th of October.

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This week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas has rekindled the debate over gun control. This time, even some Utah Republicans are calling for a ban on the devices known as “bump stocks.” 


Stocks for gun companies have risen following the deadly attack in Las Vegas – but that hasn’t necessarily translated into a flood of sales for local gun stores.

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A third Utahn has died after the Las Vegas mass shooting. Heather Warino Alvarado of Cedar City was a 35 year old mother of 3 who drove down to the Strip to get away for the weekend. She and her daughter were at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when Alvarado was shot. Her daughter was unharmed.

The Cedar City Fire Department, where Alvarado's husband is a firefighter, confirmed that family and friends learned from Las Vegas police that she had died Monday night.  Warino Alvarado operated a day care center in Cedar City.

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Sue Reynolds was asleep at her home in La Verkin, Utah — a small town about two hours from Las Vegas — when she received one of the worst calls of her life.

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Utah's elected officials have offered assistance to Nevada authorities following the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. History. At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 injured when a shooter opened fire on people attending a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night.