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Group of BYU researchers study the effects of pollution on blood vessels

In addition to heart and lung problems, pollution is linked to mortality rates from blood pressure and diabetes.

BYU researchers study effects of pollution on blood vessels

Research on the cardiovascular effects of even moderate pollution is so robust now, it's hard to ignore. In addition to heart and lung problems, pollution is now linked to mortality rates from high... Read more »

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Police piecing together background of domestic violence-related shooting

Police continued Monday to investigate the death of an Eagle Mountain man who was apparently shot by his wife over the weekend, attempting to piece together the history in a home where domestic... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Orem man dies when car hits pole

Police are investigating the cause of a crash that killed an Orem man early Monday. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Hope in a crisis: School, community leaders unite in response to youth suicide concerns

With concerned eyes and taking extensive notes, leaders from the Lone Peak community met with questions about preventing and responding to youth suicide among teenagers and children. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Lehi supplement firm launches research lab

A local company is using technology to develop what it claims will be scientifically improved nutritional supplement products. Nature’s Sunshine technology will allow herbs to be more... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Five sites now under consideration for new prison, but some want it to stay in Draper

Two more potential sites for the Utah State Prison were approved Friday by the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission, now part of a political battle between the governor and the House speaker. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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University Place construction timeline released

University Mall in Orem and Woodbury Corp. have released a tentative University Place construction schedule for 2015. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Street signs showing action more effective, study shows

A research team from the University of Michigan and Brigham Young University recently completed a study showing street signs with an active icon are more effective at alerting drivers of road... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Police say thieves are stealing cards from purses while patrons eat

Police are trying to solve several purse thefts that have resulted in thousands of dollars of fraudulent charges. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015

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Provo officer becomes first woman on SWAT team

They are called to keep order in the most volatile of situations: the police SWAT team. Making the team is difficult for any officer, but Nisha Henderson said it was a goal she worked toward for... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Lehi adopts new city logo

The Lehi City Council recently adopted a new logo and style guide. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Cedar Hills to conduct vote by mail

The Cedar Hills City Council has unanimously voted to authorize the 2015 primary and general municipal elections to be conducted using vote by mail Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Measles is no longer spreading in Utah

No additional measles cases have been confirmed in Utah, meaning the recent outbreak is over. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Lawmakers asked to give commission authority to relocate state prison

Lawmakers could avoid deciding where to relocate the Utah State Prison from Draper under a proposal from House leadership that would leave the choice up to the Legislature's Prison Relocation... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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American Fork police offer landlord class

The American Fork Police Department is offering a two-part class on landlord basics next month. The class will be held at the police department, 75 E. 80 North. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Fireballs spotted over western U.S. as Chinese rocket burns up

People from Arizona to Canada reported seeing bright lights in the sky as a Chinese rocket burned up in the atmosphere late Monday night. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Pleasant Grove firefighters use special truck to navigate narrow streets

Utah communities are growing upward, and that means some serious challenges for firefighters. In order to ensure they can get to homes quickly and efficiently in emergencies, they need versatile... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015

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Theater review: HCTO's character-focused 'Les Miz' immerses audiences in the story

Hale Center Theater Orem has succeeded at assembling a talented cast of actors and singers to tell individual stories and stage a character-focused take on the musical “Les Miserables.” Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Generous stranger anonymously purchases wedding dress for bride-to-be

A Provo bride-to-be who was short on cash received the surprise of a lifetime when a anonymous stranger picked up the tab for her wedding dress. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Utah lawmakers looking at gas tax increases to pay for road maintenance

Utahns may soon be paying more at the pump as the state Legislature considers competing proposals for raising the gas tax for the first time in nearly two decades. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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Bill would expand family death benefits of fallen officers

A House panel recommended a bill Friday that would expand death benefits of peace officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Lehi sculptor, couple work together on memorial for infant cemetery

A new sculpture will grace an infant cemetery in Lehi, and the models for the artwork have a deep, personal connection to the subject. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Forensic expert warns of dangerous smartphone apps

Some of a smartphone’s most basic functions are leaving users vulnerable to hackers, and one Utah computer forensics expert said Thursday many people are in the dark about the potential hazards. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Utah County offers Garden of Hope women's health fair

The Utah County Health Department next month will be offering the Garden of Hope-Health Fair for women between the ages of 40-64 to promote cancer awareness and free screenings. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Provo District band director wins state award

Provo School District elementary band director Whitney Werner has received the Outstanding Elementary Music Teacher Award for the state of Utah. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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