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Former president Cecil O. Samuelson honored as 5,648 graduate from BYU

Former BYU president Cecil O. Samuelson returned to campus Thursday to receive an honorary degree.

Envision Utah survey points out tough choices on water use

How willing are you to give up your lawn if it means saving water for your great-grandchildren to drink? Or will you pay more to ensure the latest water-saving technology is being used? A survey... Read more »

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Lehi City Expo taking place next week

Residents and friends are invited to learn about the city at the annual Lehi City Expo. Read more »

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Happy Arbor Day! See if you live in one of Utah's Tree City USA communities

Today, Utah is home to 85 Tree City USA communities. These are communities that have met the four standards required to claim that title, as set by the Arbor Day Foundation and the National... Read more »

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Samuelson honored as 5,648 graduate from BYU

More than 5,000 graduates met in the Marriott Center on the Brigham Young University campus for spring commencement exercises on April 23. Read more »

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Why is BYU honoring Robby George, and who is he?

BYU will grant two honorary degrees at graduation on Thursday, one to Elder Cecil O. Samuelson, well-known in LDS and BYU circles for serving in church leadership and as the university's president... Read more »

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South Korea names 117 Utah veterans Ambassadors for Peace

117 Utah veterans of the Korean War were named “Ambassadors for Peace” by the South Korean government on Thursday in a ceremony at the Central Utah Veterans Home in Payson. Read more »

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Arson charge filed 2 years after fire at former Payson mayor's house

Criminal charges have now been filed nearly two years after a fire gutted the house of the former mayor of Payson. Read more »

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Siberian fires stoke Wasatch Front haze

That haze hanging over the Wasatch Front is actually smoke from devastating fires in southern Russia that has blown over the west coast of North America. The jet stream is sitting up over Utah in... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Caller claims to have gun inside Provo City Center; building evacuated

Provo City Center was evacuated and nearby traffic shut down late Tuesday afternoon after a man reportedly called in a bomb threat and said he was inside the administrative building with a gun. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Witnesses to Orem crash pull injured 2-year-old from vehicle

An injured 2-year-old girl was pulled out of a vehicle by witnesses after a crash Tuesday afternoon on State Street. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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59-year-old MacNeill to get parole hearing in 37 years

Martin MacNeill, who is serving a sentence of 15 years to life at the Utah State Prison for killing his wife, Michele MacNeill, in 2007, won't get his first parole hearing until he is 96 years old. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Dough! Semi hauling frozen material tips onto side near Lehi

A semitrailer hauling 20,000 pounds of frozen dough tipped onto its side early Tuesday on an I-15 frontage road. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Lindon man prepares to run 50 full Ironman distances in 50 days, 50 states

Preparing to tackle the seemingly impossible, father of five, husband and two-time Guinness World Record holder James Lawrence, 39, is preparing to run 50 full Ironman distances in 50 days through... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Maple Mountain High wins science state title

The Maple Mountain High School Science Olympiad team won the state title during a competition last weekend at the University of Utah. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Search continues for Provo woman missing since Thursday

Police were canvassing Provo Tuesday, looking for any sign of a woman missing since Thursday. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Fugitive charged in Orem rape case arrested trying to leave U.S.

A man with ties to Saudi royalty was stopped by customs agents Friday after fleeing to the border to escape prosecution in a Utah rape case, Utah County prosecutors say. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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26-year-old Provo woman missing since Thursday, police say

A 26-year-old woman is missing and hasn't been seen since Thursday, Provo police have said. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Mom who murdered 6 newborns sent to prison for 6 life terms

A Pleasant Grove woman who murdered six of her newborn babies less than 2 minutes after each was born and then hid their tiny bodies in her garage for years was ordered to prison Monday. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Hale Center Theater Orem announces shows for 2016 season

Hale Center Theater Orem recently announced its 2016 season, which features new shows, shows from its first year of operations and favorites such as “Catch Me If You Can,” “See... Read more »

April 20, 2015

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A Utah hiker's dream: A trek that may take five years

A Utah man is quitting his job at a Salt Lake restaurant so he and his buddy can start the hike he's been dreaming about. After 19,000 miles and five years from now, he hopes to have traveled the... Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Spanish Fork man dies in motorcycle crash

A Spanish Fork man was identified Sunday as the victim in a fatal motorcycle collision near Utah Lake on Saturday. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Saratoga Springs man caught on video violently beating cat, police say

Police have arrested a Saratoga Springs man suspected of violently attacking his friend's house cat. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Intermountain Healthcare using telemedicine to help treat patients in rural areas

Intermountain Healthcare is rolling out a new system to take the doctor to the patient. It’s called telemedicine. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Orem pediatrician 'happy' to help cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu

Orem pediatrician Matthew Cornish just returned from 10 days of voluntary medical service in the recently-devastated nation of Vanuatu, a tightly-knit group of 83 Pacific islands. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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UVU engineering students get chance to showcase skills before graduation

Utah Valley University’s Engineering Technology Fair, a joint effort between three of the university’s engineering programs, gives graduating students one last chance to show off their... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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