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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant.

Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. Read more »

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Allegiant Air adding flights from Provo to San Diego

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it is adding nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego, California. One-way fares for the flight will begin at $45. Read more »

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Grading scale changes for ACT writing test

Students in Utah and across the country who take the ACT college preparation exam will see a different score range on the test's writing portion starting this fall. Read more »

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New law requires more updates on election results

Thanks to a new law taking effect just in time for Tuesday's primary elections, anxious candidates and voters following tight races may not have to endure a two-week wait to learn the outcome. Read more »

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Child rescue from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for... Read more »

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Utah's primary turnout already 'surpassing a snoozer' election

Many Utahns have already voted in Tuesday's primary thanks to a record number of counties holding vote-by-mail elections, but officials say it's not too late for voters to make their voices heard. Read more »

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How the tech industry grew a rural Utah town by 417 percent in just one year

As Utah County's prosperity spills over into the once small town of Vineyard, the town's population is booming with a projection that will grow from a few hundred to at least 40,000. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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'Warriors Over the Wasatch' on track to exceed 600,000 attendance (+photos)

An estimated 300,000 Utahns packed parking lots blocks away and stood in massive lines to see Saturday's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" air show Saturday, one of Utah's largest events. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Trial ordered for politician accused of impersonating LDS general authority

A former Utah County commissioner was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges that he bilked investors for millions after impersonating an LDS Church general authority to assure the development... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Utah jobless rate rises for second month in a row

Utah's unemployment rate has climbed for the second month in a row. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Utah district could reject feds' money over bathroom order

Members of the Alpine school board pushed the district to consider rejecting $40 million in federal funding over the Obama administration's order for public schools to let transgender students use... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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UTA offers summer safety tips

It’s officially summer, and with everyone spending more time outdoors, it’s the Utah Transit Authority is reminding Utahns the only safe place to cross UTA tracks is at a designated... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Interim education chief Sydnee Dickson appointed as state superintendent

Sydnee Dickson was chosen Thursday to lead the Utah State Office of Education as the state superintendent of public instruction. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah is youngest state in country but growing in diversity

Utah remains the youngest state in the country, with a median age of 30.7, compared with the U.S. median age of 37.8. Utah and Cache counties are among the 10 youngest counties in the nation, with... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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ACLU sues the state over inadequate legal defense for poor Utahns

Claiming years of inaction to repair an inconsistent, overburdened and underfunded legal defense system, the ACLU of Utah and the law firm Holland and Hart have filed a class-action lawsuit against... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Photos: Ancestry opens new headquarters in Lehi

Ancestry, the world's leading provider of online family history and personal DNA testing, opens its new headquarters in Lehi. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Provo moves glass-recycling receptacle to Covey Center parking lot

Provo’s drop-off location for glass recycling has been relocated to the southwest corner of the Covey Center parking lot, 500 West and 100 South. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Work on Canyon Road in Spanish Fork underway

Work on the intersection of Canyon Road and 2550 East is now underway. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Saratoga Springs residents fed up with city's water troubles

About 2,000 Saratoga Springs residents lost some or all access to water Tuesday morning after a culinary pump failed in the latest episode of water infrastructure problems troubling the high-growth... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 primaries

Regardless of whether voters intend to vote by mail or in person, they will have to navigate a handful of specific deadlines in order to keep their votes eligible for the upcoming June 28 primaries. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Dam project forces closure of Tibble Fork area

The Pleasant Grove Ranger District in the Uinta Wasatch-Cache National Forest has announced the Tibble Fork area will be closed to all uses until rehabilitation work on the dam is completed. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Poll: Trump up over Clinton in Utah, but lead is slipping as delegates launch new push to dump him

Donald Trump, the controversial GOP presumptive presidential nominee, remains ahead of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among Utah voters, 36 percent to 27 percent, according to a UtahPolicy.com... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Preventing mass shootings? Utah delegation sees no clear solutions

In the aftermath of Orlando, Utah's congressional leaders are still searching for answers about preventing mass shootings. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Father of Darrien Hunt opposes ex-wife's motion for new trial

Susan Hunt wants a new civil trial in the death of her son, Darrien Hunt. But her former husband, Curtis Hunt, apparently doesn't feel the same way. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Pony Express rides again in Utah

The Pony Express rode through Utah on Sunday. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Deputy pulls over car, discovers injured woman, drugs inside

A Utah County sheriff's deputy who pulled over a car that witnesses reported had been driving recklessly, unexpectedly found a severely injured woman and drugs inside. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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3-year-old Alpine girl dies after she is found in a pool

A 3-year-old Alpine girl who died Friday after she was found unresponsive in a pool Thursday was identified as Reagan Kathryn Anderson, according to a GoFundMe account set up for her. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Would Bears Ears monument hinder or protect Native American religion?

Native American supporters of a Bears Ears National Monument say the sacred lands should be protected for cultural resources and sacred rituals. Will a designation do that? Federal land agencies... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Hundreds slide down Main Street to beat the heat

Slide the City comes to Salt Lake City once a year, totally closing off several city blocks, and bringing in hundreds, if not a couple thousand participants as the summer sun beats down throughout... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Sheriff's office names deputy who shot man threatening to kill teen girl

Utah County sheriff's deputy Brett Lawrenson has been identified as the officer who shot and killed Daniel Edwards after the man threatened to kill his wife's niece on June 12. Investigators say... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Mailman fired after Pleasant Grove woman discovers dumpster of undelivered mail

A Pleasant Grove woman said she saw a mailman throwing away hundreds of pieces of unopened mail into a dumpster. She returned it to the post office. Now, it's a federal investigation. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Man critically injured in scooter mishap

A man driving a scooter was critically injured when the vehicle crashed in a pile of gravel at a construction zone Friday night in Provo. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Former Gov. Mike Leavitt campaigns with GOP candidates shunned by own party

To combat GOP pushback against candidates who earned a place on the June 28 primary ballot by gathering signatures under Utah's new election law, Count My Vote supporter and former Utah Gov. Mike... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Toddler dies from drowning at family get-together in Alpine

A 3-year-old girl died Friday, one day after family members found her in a pool, police confirmed. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Love-Owens congressional race earns another 'toss-up' rating

A second nonpartisan national political ratings entity has declared the 4th District rematch between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democrat Doug Owens a "toss-up." Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Obama heads to national parks as Bears Ears remains in play

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell touted President Barack Obama's track record of designating national monuments to recognize the untold stories of minority populations. Native American tribes are... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Lehi library sponsoring coloring club

The Lehi library is introducing a new monthly coloring club for adults and teens on Tuesday, June 21, from 7-8 p.m. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Storm drain project to affect Am. Fork traffic

American Fork is currently working on a storm drain improvement project that will affect several areas. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Professor now rates Love-Owens race a 'toss-up'

Democrats are touting that the 4th District race between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democratic challenger Doug Owens is now being called a "toss-up" by a University of Virginia professor. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Police ID woman killed in Lindon crash

Police have identified the woman who was killed in a crash on Geneva Road this week. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Charges: Provo man killed father, broke his back and put body in freezer

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a Provo man accused of killing his father and hiding the man's body in a freezer. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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3rd District primary race heats up between Chaffetz, Teng

Rep. Jason Chaffetz is facing a primary election challenge in his bid for a fifth term in Congress from fellow Republican Chia-Chi Teng, a BYU professor and former Microsoft software engineer. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Provo residents rally against businessman's 'experimental village' vision

Many residents of Provo's Pleasant View subdivision are up in arms over a businessman's plan to buy — and eventually bulldoze — their homes to turn the community into a high-density,... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Lights, paint, erosion repair: Y mountain undergoing renovations

BYU is installing permanent lights, repairing erosion and repainting the 350-foot-tall Y letter on Y Mountain. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Join Orem’s leaders on a bike ride Saturday

Mayor Richard Brunst and members of the City Council invite residents to join them for a bike ride at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Nominees announced for 4th District Juvenile Court vacancy

The 4th District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 4th District Juvenile Court. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Utah scientists launch major study of summertime ozone pollution

In case people have forgotten, that familiar ozone haze will be dropping by this summer. Researchers at Utah State, Weber State, the University of Utah and the Utah Department of Environmental... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Organizer hopes Provo 5K will build 'one-on-one' connections with refugees

A 5K run fundraiser, organized by an Alpine couple, will be held Saturday, June 18, at Rock Canyon Park in Provo. Proceeds will go to Utah's three refugee settlement organizations. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Woman killed in Lindon crash

A 26-year-old woman was killed in a car crash in Lindon Wednesday night, police reported. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Utah lawmakers hear case for death with dignity act

Democratic Utah Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck plans to again introduce her Death with Dignity Act in the coming legislative session, despite it being referred to further study in previous years. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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