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Pioneer-era headstones damaged by man who wanted to help the dead, police say

Three dozen headstones were damaged at the Payson cemetery.

Man found guilty of murdering Provo man he was contracted to assault

A man hired to assault a Provo man over a debt has been found guilty of aggravated murder. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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17 million pounds of carp removed so far from Utah Lake

If Utah Lake is looking a little different lately, it’s missing something — millions of pounds of carp. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Orem offers $12,500 reward to catch serial arsonist

Catching a serial arsonist is now a top priority for Orem officials, who announced Thursday they are offering a $12,500 reward for information leading to an arrest. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Ducks found shot at Orem pond

For the past three days, residents have found more than a dozen ducks and geese dead with small pellet wounds. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Intoxicated man arrested for impersonating ICE agent, police say

Police arrested an American Fork man over the weekend who they say tried to impersonate a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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'I won't say sorry,' Orem man says at sentencing for wife's murder

In a long and passionate courtroom speech, an unapologetic Conrad Truman maintained his innocence Monday even as he was sentenced to up to life in prison for his wife's murder. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Headstone names replaced with 'unknown' at Camp Floyd State Park cemetery

Workers at Fairfield's Camp Floyd State Park removed headstones with soldiers' names on them and replaced them with "unknown" headstones to be more historically accurate. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Woman charged in deputy's death says police illegally searched her safe

Meagan Grunwald, charged with aggravated murder in the death of a sheriff's deputy, claims evidence taken from her bedroom safe was collected illegally and she wants it thrown out. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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About Utah: Artist extraordinaire John Dalton is finally giving the public an eye-full

At the Fairview museum, artist extraordinaire John Dalton is finally displaying his lifetime of creations. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Fires near Utah Lake, in Big Cottonwood Canyon burn 20 acres

Officials responded to two fires Sunday, one on the shore of Utah Lake and another up Big Cottonwood Canyon, that together burned nearly 20 acres. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2015

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Warm weather forcing organizers to adjust or cancel winter events

Utah doesn’t seem to have had much of a winter this year. While some people are enjoying the warmer weather, it’s a different story for organizers of winter recreation events. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2015

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Investigators believe Orem fires were set by serial arsonist

Police and fire officials in Orem confirmed Friday that they were looking for a suspected serial arsonist. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2015

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Council offers meeting on business continuity plans

The Utah County Private Sector Preparedness Council is presenting an event on continuity plans for businesses. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2015

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Layton man hit, killed while sitting in Lehi road, police say

Police on Friday were trying to determine why a Layton man sat down in the middle of a dark Lehi road, where he was eventually hit and killed by a passing vehicle. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2015

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Utah Valley Chamber names Pillar of the Valley honorees

The Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce has selected Springville Mayor Wilford Clyde and the late Harold "Hal" R. Wing, founder of Little Giant Ladders Systems and Wing Enterprises, for its 2015 Pillar... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2015

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Orem mall to undergo $500 million overhaul

The Woodbury Corp. announced plans to invest $500 million over the next decade or more to overhaul the former University Mall in Orem. The redevelopment project officially broke ground Thursday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2015

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UVU raises $15 million for arts building

Utah Valley University has raised $15.4 million private dollars toward the construction of a $36 million performing arts center. President Matthew Holland is petitioning the legislature to... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2015

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UVU hosts Kyrgyz legislative delegation

In collaboration with Congress’ “Open World” exchange program, Utah Valley University is hosting a delegation of six Kyrgyz legislators with the goal of promoting good governance... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2015

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Fraud charges dismissed, 'nightmare' over for ex-Provo councilman

Steve Turley called for heightened scrutiny by prosecutors Wednesday as the final criminal counts against the former Provo councilman were dismissed. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Provo, Ogden, Salt Lake City rank among best in U.S. for top tech jobs

A new report from a renowned Washington D.C. think tank rates Provo, Ogden and Salt Lake City as among the biggest generators of high-tech jobs as well as top producers of science, technology,... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Darrien Hunt's conduct dictated actions of police who shot him, attorney says

One of the attorneys representing Saratoga Springs and the two officers involved in the fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt said Wednesday that it was Hunt who dictated the actions of the officers. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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New Provo flag revealed

Provo has revealed the design of its new flag. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2015

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About Utah: Utah Valley University fills a niche like no other

Under the guidance of university President Matthew Holland, Utah Valley University continues to grow and offer myriad educational possibilities. Read more »

Jan. 25, 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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As 2014 Sterling Scholar candidates prep, here's an overview of the program

Learn about the Sterling Scholar program and competition process. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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