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Sculptor hopes new statue brings comfort to families of buried infants

An 8-foot bronze statue of a father and mother holding an infant was placed in Lehi's Infant Cemetery Saturday.

Torn between two countries, family of missing woman keeps hope alive

More than 50 people marched through downtown Provo to ask residents that they keep an eye out for 26-year-old Elizabeth Elena Laguna-Salgado, missing since last month. Read more »

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Sculptor hopes new statue brings comfort to families of buried infants

An 8-foot bronze statue of a father and mother holding an infant was placed in Lehi's Infant Cemetery Saturday, just in time for Memorial Day. Read more »

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'Princess' power: BYU to present stage adaptation of Shannon Hale's 'Princess Academy'

On May 29, BYU's Department of Theatre and Media Arts will premiere "Princess Academy," a new play adapted from Shannon Hale's best-selling novel of the same name. Read more »

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Police arrest 4 suspected in 33 'pillowcase bandit' burglaries

Four people suspected in a series of burglaries were arrested this week and an enormous trove of personal belongings were recovered from a hotel in Salt Lake City, police said. Read more »

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Free online math refresher course available at UVU

For the third year in a row, Utah Valley University is offering a free online math refresher course. Read more »

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1 year later, killing of Provo woman remains unsolved

A year ago a Provo woman was found dead inside her home, but no arrests have been made. Her son, who found her body, is pleading for anyone with information to come forward. Read more »

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'Another piece to the puzzle': Census reveals Utah's growth among top in nation

Utah's population grew by more than 40,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014, with a five-year growth rate that ranks fourth in the nation, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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First prison relocation open house changes few minds

Leonard Andrews, a computer programer who works just a short distance from one of five proposed prison sites, wasn't impressed Thursday by a display intended to show how a new facility would blend... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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‘Ghost bike’ memorial to highlight bike safety

A family is trying to spread the word about bicycle safety after suffering a tragedy, in hopes of preventing another. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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2 arrested, 2 more sought in 'skimming' schemes, police say

Two people arrested for a "skimming" scam in Sandy are now being investigated for possible connections to similar crimes in Orem, police say. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Eagle Mountain man sent to prison for chase in stolen police car

An Eagle Mountain man has pleaded guilty to leading officers on a frantic chase through Utah County in a stolen police vehicle. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Hit man sentenced to life without parole in Provo man's death

A man who was hired to beat Provo a man and ultimately left him dead has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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1 killed in car crash with garbage truck in Utah County

One person was killed Tuesday after colliding with a garbage truck, police said. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Possible family of Utahraptors finds new home at Museum of Ancient Life

A 9-ton slab of sandstone that may contain up to 12 Utahraptors — and provide evidence that raptors hunted in family units — was installed into the paleontology lab of the Museum of... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Utahns conserving water by harvesting rain

After such a dry winter, the state needed a wet spring. In spite of Utah's seemingly endless flow of storms, the rainfall does not make up for record-low snowpack and dry soils. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Utah County Health Department holding skin cancer screening

The Utah County Health Department will hold a free skin cancer screening clinic. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Orem police warn of skimming scandals

A recent skimming incident in Orem has police reminding residents to always be mindful when using an ATM or other bank card readers. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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More sculptures to be added to ‘Light of the World’ garden

A sculpture garden with images of Jesus Christ will expand to include 35 statues over the next year at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Motorcycle crash injures 2, closes southbound I-15 in Lehi

A man and woman were hospitalized after a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon shutdown southbound I-15. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Cedar Hills hosting vintage car show

The first Cedar Hills Family Festival Car Show by Rockin' Hot Rod Productions is scheduled for next month. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Lehi seeking Walk of Fame nominations

Lehi is seeking nominations for the Walk of Fame at Pioneer Park. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Nationally ranked show choir at Spanish Fork charter school teaches life skills

American Leadership Academy's choir illustrates the growing popularity in show choirs while teaching students skills they can apply to other facets of their lives. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Prison relocation officials stress remoteness of proposed sites

Within sight of Salt Lake City International Airport, a small herd of antelope roamed near a canal that cuts through one of the five proposed sites for a new state prison. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Utah County prosecutors: Shooter justified in Macey's parking lot killing

The man who shot and killed an alleged car highjacker during an altercation on May 2 will not face criminal charges, the Utah County Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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New incentives expected to bring 900 jobs to Utah over next 20 years

New incentives announced by the Governor's Office of Economic Development are expected to add 900 new jobs to the Utah economy over the next two decades. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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