Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Fruit tree in frost, Stock Image, St. George News

ST. GEORGE— In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for the five honorable mention stories.

UPDATED: Wind advisory for Washington County; Cedar City hard freeze watch upgraded to warning

Fruit tree in frost, Stock Image, St. George News

CEDAR CITY — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a wind advisory, which is in effect from 10 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Monday. Affected areas include north-to-south oriented canyons in Washington County (see map). North to northeast winds 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to to 50 mph, are expected.

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How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

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NEW YORK (AP) — Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or that party photo you were tagged in? According to Facebook, the unfortunate answer is “yes.”

On Friday, the social network said fewer users were affected in a security breach it disclosed two weeks ago than originally estimated — nearly 30 million, down from 50 million.

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Arizona teen sentenced for 2016 murder of youth rehab ranch employee

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ST. GEORGE — An Arizona teen was sentenced to serve five years to life in prison for beating a man to death while at a youth treatment facility in Garfield County in 2016.

Clay Brewer, 19, of Snowflake, Arizona, was sentenced in 6th District Court in Panguitch Thursday for the murder of 61-year-old Jimmy Woolsey on Dec. 6, 2016 while at the Turn-About Ranch rehabilitation facility near Escalante.

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2 arrested when DUI stop turns into high-speed pursuit in Springdale

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ST. GEORGE — Two men were arrested Saturday night after leading officers on a high-speed chase on state Route 9 in Springdale, an incident set in motion when the driver was allegedly spotted staggering out of a restaurant minutes before.

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Everything you always wanted to know about that white cane but were afraid to ask

Brooke Garceau uses her white cane, St. George, Utah, Oct. 10, 2018 | Photo by and courtesy of Adam Garceau, St. George News

FEATURE — Monday is White Cane Awareness Day, which seemed a good time to answer some questions people have about how we use our canes and how other pedestrians and motorists should interact with someone using a white cane in public.

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The top 5 honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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