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Saratoga Springs city officials look to construct new irrigation well

Saratoga Springs city officials are interested in constructing a new irrigation well in the southern part of the city.

Deputy recounts pulling driver from fiery crash

A truck driver is making strides after remarkably surviving a tanker explosion. Wednesday, Shelton’s father and the Nevada sheriff’s deputy who helped pull him from the fiery crash... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Warrant: Meth residue found in BYU meth lab case

New search warrants unsealed Thursday reveal that in addition to finding methamphetamine precursors in a BYU student's apartment, drug agents also found meth residue. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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BYU student charged with having a meth lab faces new charges

A BYU student charged with operating a meth lab is facing more legal trouble. Bryce Cazier, 22, was charged Wednesday with two counts of misdemeanor theft in Orem Justice Court. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Breaking records, sharing faith: 1,000 gather for live Nativity in Provo

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More than 1,000 people met in Provo to set a record for the world's largest nativity scene Monday, an effort organizers will share a message of Jesus Christ. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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9-year-old honored for helping her mother after car crash

A 9-year-old Orem girl received special recognition for coming to the aid of her mother after a car crash. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Darrien Hunt's mother charged in confrontation with police

The mother of Darrien Hunt has been charged with several misdemeanors for an alleged confrontation with Saratoga Springs police. Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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Why is my child punished? Finding solutions to uneven discipline in Utah schools

Heavy-handed school discipline is disproportionately administered to minorities and students with disabilities, according to researchers. But solutions are emerging to address disciplinary... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2014

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In NYT column, Arthur C. Brooks discusses BYU briefcase and 'moral elevation'

In a New York Times column, president of the American Enterprise Institute Arthur C. Brooks recounted how the gift of a BYU briefcase found him "unconsciously trying to live up to the high... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2014

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Warrant reveals new details into BYU student soap or meth operation

Drain cleaner and pseudoephedrine were some of the items collected by investigators looking into whether a BYU student was making soap or methamphetamine. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014

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American Fork band marches in holiday parade

Members of the American Fork High School Marching Band were among those in the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday in New York City. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Lieutenant governor pardons turkey in annual tradition

Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox pardoned one lucky turkey Wednesday. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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American Fork High School Marching Band ready for Thanksgiving Day broadcast

The 230 musicians in the American Fork High School Marching Band are headed to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for a second time. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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BYU, U. partner on language education efforts

The University of Utah and BYU have partnered and been awarded four-year grants from the U.S. Department of Education to support international education and language study in Utah. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Payson I-15 interchange to be evaluated

Payson and the Utah Department of Transportation are preparing an environmental impact statement to evaluate the interchange at Main Street and I-15. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Mother of slain baby to serve 90 days in jail

Brianna Brown, 30, will serve a total of 90 days in jail for three counts of endangerment of a child in connection with the death of her 3-month-old baby, Paxton, in 2012. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Lehi selects new police chief

Lehi Police Lt. Darren Paul has been selected as Lehi's new police chief. Paul will begin his tenure as chief immediately. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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John Jones died in a cave, but his widow emerged from the darkness

Emily Jones-Sanchez, who lost her husband in a caving incident at Nutty Putty Cave in 2009, tells of her experiences and the faith, gratitude and blessings that have shaped her life for the past... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Five years after tragedy, Nutty Putty Cave remains sealed

Five years after John Jones’ death, Nutty Putty Cave remains sealed. Michael Leavitt, cave access manager at the time of its closure, said Jones' death was devastating, but that the closure of the cave was also a "huge loss." Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Veterans Day 'mystery soldier' not anonymous anymore

The mystery soldier who stood in silent salute on a Lehi overpass this past Veterans Day is a mystery no more. Jonathan Walker said he wanted to remain anonymous, until he realized how big his one... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Woman killed in Eagle Mountain concrete accident

A 49-year-old South Jordan woman was killed Monday when about 1 ton of concrete fell on her in Eagle Mountain. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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LDS Church releases renderings of final Provo MTC expansion plans

Construction will begin next summer on an expansion of the LDS Church's missionary training center in Provo. The expansion will increase the MTC's capacity to host and train 3,500 missionaries at a... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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'It can happen to anyone': Utah universities tackle sexual assault

As the White House takes on sexual assault at the nation's schools, Utah's universities carry on work to educate and learn more about how to prevent sexual assaults and provide help for those... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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AF High Band performs with borrowed instruments at title game — theirs are headed to New York

The highly touted American Fork High School marching band performed Friday as the school's football team played for the state championship against Bingham. But the performance was unlike any of its... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Arson suspected in Lehi condo complex fire

Arson is suspected in a fire that damaged several units of a Utah County condominium complex. Investigators estimated the blaze caused more than $300,000 in damage to 14 garage units at the... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Orem family selling survival vehicle with steel body and on-board cameras

Haven’t most people stopped and stared at a cool or unusual vehicle going down the street? That’s what people are doing in Orem this week. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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