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Accused BYU groper Nathan Fletcher accepts diversion agreement

Accused BYU groper Nathan Eric Fletcher, 23, accepted a diversion agreement Tuesday.

Provo School District hosting dual immersion informational meetings

The dual language immersion program offered in Provo School District is available in Mandarin Chinese, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Inversion settling in with no relief in sight

With January comes the notorious temperature inversions along the Wasatch Front and in Cache Valley. The Utah Division of Air Quality is invoking mandatory restrictions on burning and asking... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Spanish Fork woman accidentally shoots self while putting away handgun

A Spanish Fork woman was hospitalized Saturday after she accidentally shot herself with a gun she was putting away. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2015

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Chasing the American dream one step at a time

Although the American dream is becoming more elusive in today's up-and-down economy, a Provo woman is determined to reach it for herself and her children. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2015

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Map: A look at the locations and types of homicides in Utah in 2014

Of the 64 homicides in Utah during 2014 — not counting the 14 homicides at the hands of police officers — many involved family members killing other family members. Several tragic cases involved the murder of children and... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Summery temps have delayed but won't freeze out Timpanogos Ice Rink

Chris Schultz didn't plan on Mother Nature playing tricks when he planned the first grand opening of the Timpanogos Ice Skating Rink, or the second, or the third. Now that it's freezing, he's able... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Senseless killings: 1/4 of victims were 18 and younger

Of the 64 homicides in Utah during 2014 — not counting the 14 homicides at the hands of police officers — many involved family members killing other family members. Several tragic cases... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Family of Darrien Hunt files $2 million civil suit against Saratoga Springs

The family of Darrien Hunt, along with their attorney, officially filed a $2 million civil rights lawsuit against two Saratoga Springs police officers and the city Friday. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Saratoga Springs police illegally shot, killed Darrien Hunt, lawsuit claims

The parents of Darrien Hunt intend to file a wrongful death lawsuit Friday against the Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed him last September. Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015

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Photo gallery: A look at the top Deseret News photos for 2014

In the course of a year, Deseret News photojournalists shoot literally hundreds of thousands of images, covering not only the "news of the day," but, more importantly, the issues that matter to... Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015

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Parents of 'Gardruplets' share message of hope

Ashley and Tyson Gardner, parents of quadruplets born Sunday in Provo, hope their story will inspire others dealing with infertility. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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Provo school construction plans begin

The Provo City School District has announced a tentative time frame in which schools will be rebuilt. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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Utah couple who struggled to get pregnant welcomes 4 daughters

After struggling to get pregnant for eight years, Ashley and Tyson Gardner welcomed four infant daughters into the world Sunday afternoon. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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10 events for a family friendly EVE WinterFest celebration

To help families get the most out of their experience, here are 10 family friendly options among EVE WinterFest’s offerings. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2014

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Doug Robinson: Advocate's plea: Please return to Utah Lake

Utah Lake was a big gathering place and resort area for Utahns before falling on hard times. Reed Price is leading an effort to restore the lake to its glory days and change its scummy reputation. Read more »

Dec. 25, 2014

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Utah native served with main character in ‘Unbroken’

When the movie “Unbroken” opens Christmas Day, one Utah family will be among those most eager to see it. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Judges to determine need for grand jury

A panel of judges is scheduled to meet on Jan. 8 in American Fork to hear testimony to determine whether reasonable cause exists to call a grand jury. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Chugging eggnog at office party lands man in hospital

A Utah County man ended up in the hospital earlier this month after chugging eggnog at a holiday office party. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Provo offers Christmas tree pickup

Provo will offer a free Christmas tree pickup service. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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2-year target shooting ban enacted on Lake Mountains

The Bureau of Land Management Salt Lake Field Office has continued a prohibition of target shooting on about 900 acres of public land on the Lake Mountains in west Utah County. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Utah family making renewed push for bullet proof windows on heels of NYC police shootings

The ambush-style killings of two New York City police officers Saturday brought back painful memories for at least one Utah family. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Pleasant Grove pizza manager arrested for investigation of abusing teen employee

A pizza restaurant manager was arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail Friday for investigation of sexually abusing a female teen employee. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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Different reasons drive Utah writers to participate in National Novel Writing Month

Every November, writers around the world, including over 7,000 registered Utah participants, gather together online and in person to each write a novel with a goal length of 50,000 words for... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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Eagle Mountain offers Christmas tree disposal

Eagle Mountain offers free disposal of live Christmas trees. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Fire rips through Orem structure under construction

Fire investigators believe an early morning fire at an Orem apartment complex under construction Friday was the result of arson. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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