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Police thwart threat to Snow College homecoming activities

State and local investigators say they thwarted a potential terroristic threat to the Snow College homecoming football game and activities last week. Read more »

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Sen. Mike Lee says conservatives need to lead new war on poverty

Sen. Mike Lee told a Sutherland Institute audience Wednesday that Americans are ready to launch a new war on poverty, "if conservatives can somehow summon the courage to lead that very fight." Read more »

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Attorney general candidates Reyes, Stormont differ over defending Utah marriage law

Sharp differences emerged Wednesday between attorney general candidates Sean Reyes and Charles Stormont over defending Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. Read more »

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Vivint shares rise in initial public offering

Shares of Lehi-based Vivint Solar Inc. opened slightly above its initial public offer price Wednesday, according to market reports. Read more »

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Sandy Improvement District providing sewer insurance

The Sandy Suburban Improvement District has launched a new insurance program to help homeowners with the cost of repairing a leaky or damaged lateral sewer line — the small pipe that runs... Read more »

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U.'s Sorenson Center for Global Impact Investing awarded $1.15 million 'Pay for Success' grant

The University of Utah's James Lee Sorenson Center for Global Impact Investing has been awarded a $1.15 million grant by the Corporation for National and Community Service to create a "Pay for Success" laboratory within the U.'s... Read more »

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Bus driver charged in death of 10-year-old gets surprise jail sentence

A former school bus driver charged in connection with the death of a 10-year-old South Jordan girl pleaded guilty on Wednesday, and was surprisingly sentenced to a year in jail. Read more »

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MountainStar to acquire Cache Valley Hospital

The 22-bed Cache Valley Hospital will soon be a part of the MountainStar Healthcare network, which extends its services from Utah County to northern Cache County. Read more »

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Assessment on power plant project available for comment

Two agencies have drafted an environmental assessment in connection with a proposed hydroelectric power plant project in Utah County. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Trial begins: Was Orem woman's death an accident or murder?

A Utah County jury is being asked to decide whether the shooting death of Heidy Wagner Truman was an accident or whether her husband of three-and-a-half years murdered her. Testimony in the murder... Read more »

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Prosecutors drop prescription fraud charges against assistant fire chief

Prosecutors have dropped prescription fraud charges against one of the Unified Fire Authority's assistant chiefs. Read more »

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Investigators asking for witnesses to fatal fall at Bridal Veil

The investigation into a hiker found dead at the base of Bridal Veil Falls continued Wednesday. Read more »

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SUU professor selected as Utah Art Educator of the Year

Southern Utah University art professor Deb Snider has been named 2015 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by the Utah Art Education Association. Read more »

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Hive Pass program moves to evaluation phase

Salt Lake City's Hive Pass transit pilot program concluded the initial phase of study and sales on Tuesday and has moved into an analysis and evaluation period. Read more »

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Family of slain 18-year-old pleads for information

Family and friends of an 18-year-old boy shot and killed earlier this month pleaded with the public for information Wednesday. Read more »

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Granite School District announces testing for gifted and talented program

Parents and teachers may refer students for consideration of assessment for the gifted and talented program for Granite School District. Read more »

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Groups slam Utah's regional haze proposal

Utah's plan to improve the visibility at its national parks and monuments is once again under review by the Utah Air Quality Board, and critics say it does not go far enough to address pollution... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Utah mercury fish advisory list updated

One new location and two new fish species at existing advisory locations have been added to Utah’s Mercury Fish Consumption Advisory list, released by the Utah Department of Environmental... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Litter left by target shooters in Hobble Creek Canyon prompts talk of ban

Excessive litter and vandalism left behind by target shooters has U.S. Forest Service officials talking about banning the activity in Utah County's Hobble Creek Canyon. While that would be a last... Read more »

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UTA extending service to BYU-USU football game

After a debacle that left many fans stranded following a recent BYU football game, the Utah Transit Authority is extending bus and train service before and after this week's football game against... Read more »

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Skateboarder critically injured in hit-and-run accident

A 22-year-old skateboarder was in critical condition Wednesday after being injured in a hit-and-run accident, according to police. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Man arrested for allegedly throwing, shaking dog

A man who police say "violently" shook a dog and then threw it was arrested Tuesday. Read more »

19 hours ago

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A parent's worst nightmare: When a fever turns out to be cancer

Flu like symptoms aren't always what they seem. For one Utah boy, there was much more at risk. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Water leak closes junior high school in Herriman

A water leak at Providence Hall Junior High closed the school Wednesday. Read more »

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Attorney General Sean Reyes and Democratic challenger Charles Stormont debate live stream

PROVO — Attorney General Sean Reyes and challenger Charles Stormont are scheduled to debate Wednesday at KBYU studios. The hourlong debate is live at 6 p.m. The Utah Debate Commission is... Read more »

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