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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.

More drivers misusing express lanes, UDOT says

The Utah Department of Transportation says too many drivers are misusing the express lanes on I-15. The percentage of drivers inappropriately using the lanes has climbed over the past two years. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Report: Utah among top 10 states for effective use of student data

Utah's use of data in monitoring and guiding student achievement made several improvements this year, earning the state an almost perfect score on a report by the Data Quality Campaign released... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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For his brothers: American Fork family with 4 disabled children finds joy, inspiration in son's football experience

When Nathan Honey steps onto the football field, he is playing for his four brothers who suffer from a genetic disorder, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He is the family's "strong man" carrying the... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney to speak at BYU

As part of a lecture series, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be speaking at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Marriott Center for the BYU Forum. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Audio recorder found hidden in BYU classroom

Police are investigating after BYU professors discovered a voice-activated recorder hidden in a classroom in the Joseph Smith Building. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Holidays offer opportunities to help — here are some ways you can serve

Utahns were ranked No. 1 in the nation for voluntarism in 2013. In keeping with tradition, here are ways your family can serve throughout the holiday season. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Chief: Officer in Darrien Hunt shooting wore body camera but didn't turn it on

A police report says one of the Saratoga Springs police officers who shot Darrien Hunt was wearing a body camera, but he didn't turn it on. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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Spanish Fork to host Winterlights Parade

The public is invited to enjoy the annual Winterlights Parade in Spanish Fork. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Meth lab or soap-making lab? BYU student surrenders to police

Provo police say they are sure that what they found in the Riviera Apartments next to the BYU campus over the weekend was a meth lab. But the student's attorney insists he was just making soap. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Students learn how a STEM education can lead to fun careers

More than 125 students from Canyon Crest Elementary attended special workshops at Ancestry.com’s headquarters Tuesday to see how a science, technology, engineering and math education could... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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Anti-bullying coalition gains momentum in supporting Utah schools

In a little more than a year, the Utah Anti-Bullying Coalition has grown to support 40 schools in efforts to end bullying by providing curriculum, training, tip lines and motivational assemblies. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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Police: Man pointed rifle at teen in argument over Battleship

Police tracked GPS signals from 911 calls to find a man accused of detaining a teenage family member and pointing a loaded rifle at her while he was drunk. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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Family, community search for answers after 5-year-old hit, killed by train

The family and community of Emanuel Romero, 5, were searching for answers Monday after the boy was hit and killed by a train Sunday evening. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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Spanish Fork library running Food for Fines program

The Spanish Fork City Library has started a program to allow patrons to reduce fines while collecting food for the needy. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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Utah County Senior Services seeks volunteers

The Utah County Foster Grandparents and Senior Companion programs are looking for active seniors who want to give back. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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5-year-old boy dies after being struck by freight train in Spanish Fork

A 5-year-old boy died from injuries sustained when he was struck by a freight train in Spanish Fork that was traveling at 40 mph. A group of three boys was apparently playing on the train tracks,... Read more »

Nov. 9, 2014

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Meth lab found in room at apartment near BYU

Men at an apartment near Brigham Young University found a meth lab in a room in their apartment. Police are looking for a person of interest. Read more »

Nov. 8, 2014

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Pleasant Grove to explore other options after bond for new fire and police station fails

Voters defeated a bond that would have provided for a new fire and police station in Pleasant Grove. According to Mayor Mike Daniels, city officials are going to take a step back and give it some... Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Lehi hosting Family Week

Lehi's Family Week is a week full of activities designed to bring families closer together. Events are scheduled from Sunday, Nov. 23, through Saturday, Nov. 29. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Santaquin restaurant embroiled in unexpected social media nightmare

A Santaquin restaurant has found itself at the center of a social media nightmare after a now-fired worker’s incendiary post about police on his own Facebook page drew outrage against the... Read more »

Nov. 6, 2014

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Pioneer Crossing road work to close lanes

Construction will cause some shifts in traffic patterns near Pioneer Crossing this weekend. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2014

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Voters divided over tax increases, bonds in Salt Lake and Utah counties

Voters in Salt Lake and Utah counties were divided over a number of ballot issues Tuesday, including whether to fund parks, schools and a public safety center. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Health care firm employees distribute books to children

To encourage reading and literacy at a young age, Molina Healthcare employees volunteered to distribute books at Mountainland Head Start in Pleasant Grove. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Springville man wounded in neck by stray shotgun pellet

An Army veteran is recovering after he was wounded by a stray pellet from a hunter's shotgun while working in Springville. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Family honors child's memory through bone marrow registry and stem cell donation

Mark and Mindy Ammons lost their 2-year-old son, Christopher, in 1988 to neuroblastoma. In 2009, Mindy Ammons donated her own stem cells to a woman with cancer. And this weekend, the family’s... Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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