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Popular Provo teacher imprisoned for 'heinous' sexual grooming of student

A favorite Provo High teacher and athletic trainer was sentenced to at least eight years and up to life in prison for...

Utah County residents in vote-by-mail cities won't need to cast ballots twice

Residents in the five Utah County cities holding vote-by-mail elections this year won't have to cast two ballots to weigh in on both city and county issues. Read more »

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Popular Provo teacher imprisoned for 'heinous' sexual grooming of student

A favorite Provo High teacher and athletic trainer was sentenced to at least eight years and up to life in prison for what a judge called a "calculated" effort to groom and sexually abuse a teenage... Read more »

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Utah's top 25 schools in each subject based on SAGE results

We've compiled a list of the top 25 best high schools, junior high/middle/intermediate schools and elementary schools. Read more »

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Woman hospitalized after lightning strikes family picnic in Lehi

A woman on a picnic with her family in Lehi was hospitalized Sunday after lightning struck a nearby tree. Read more »

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Family of man killed by Spanish Fork police say they had no options to save him

Family members of a man shot and killed by a Spanish Fork police officer say they were faced with a dangerous ultimatum when he threatened suicide: Do nothing and risk him harming himself, or call... Read more »

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Vandals shoot out windows of 100 cars, 10 buildings, Orem police say

Police in Orem are searching for suspects who have shot out the windows of more than 100 cars and 10 structures in the past week. Read more »

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Man critically injured by power line while hanging sign in Lehi

A man was critically injured Saturday after he was shocked by a power line while hanging a banner near a home development site in Lehi. Read more »

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Man shot, killed by Spanish Fork police officer in church parking lot

A man was shot and killed by a police officer Friday afternoon in the parking lot of a church, Spanish Fork police said. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Public help sought in Orem hit-and-run accident

Police asked for the public's help Thursday in finding a woman believed to have caused a hit-and-run accident in Orem that put a pregnant woman in the hospital. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Orem man wants new trial, citing misconduct and flip-flop from medical examiner

Attorneys for an Orem man serving up to life in prison for murdering his wife have called for a new trial, leveling serious allegations that investigators and prosecutors manipulated evidence,... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Utah County to proceed with sales-tax election, but many may need to vote twice

The Utah County Commission voted to proceed with allowing a local sales tax option to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, but the county clerk is refusing to allow the proposal to go on vote-by-mail... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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UVU adds electric vehicle charging stations

Utah Valley University and the Governor’s Office of Energy Development unveiled two electric vehicle charging stations and two newly purchased Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicles Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Salem canal breach blamed on gophers

A canal in Salem was breached Tuesday morning because of a gopher problem, sending a rush of water downhill and causing a scare for residents. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Residents fed up with pigs, turkeys running loose in Provo

Provo neighbors are dealing with not one, but two pigpen breeches. It happened Saturday and again on Sunday. The animals have damaged lawns and property on a street off of Geneva Drive. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Crews fight 450-acre brush fire in Santaquin Canyon

A 450-acre brush fire near the border of Utah and Juab counties caused the closure of a canyon road Monday afternoon as police warned nearby residents to be prepared in case of evacuations. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Lehi police, family warn of contractor scams

Police are looking for a man who has been soliciting jobs at people's homes and has gotten away with a lot of money, but it's apparently a scam. Police are now warning people in the Lehi area. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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1 dead, another hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash on I-15

One person died and another was hospitalized Sunday after a two-vehicle crash on I-15 near Pleasant Grove, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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'A war on talent': Jobless rate at 3.6 percent in Utah

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2015 grew by an estimated 4.5 percent, adding 59,100 jobs compared with July 2014. Utah’s current employment level registers at nearly 1.4... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Pleasant Grove company builds playground for local nonprofit that turns therapy to fun for kids with disabilities

A Pleasant Grove company built an accessible playground for a local nonprofit organization that provides physical therapy to children with serious physical disabilities. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Utahns feel effects of wildfire smoke

As massive wildfires continue to burn across Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho and Montana, Utah residents have been seeing — and feeling — the effects. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Book sale at Payson Library

The Friends of Payson Library will be hosting a book sale Sept. 7. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Lehi to host Heritage Day

The city will host its annual Lehi Heritage Day on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Utah's Waffle Love to compete on Food Network's 'The Great Food Truck Race'

Adam Terry started Provo's first food truck in 2012, and this fall he'll take Waffle Love across the country, competing on Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race." Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Teen dance, 'spiritual vacation' draw younger crowd to BYU's Education Week

Attendance is up 7 percent so far at BYU's Education Week, an ongoing signal of the importance of lifelong learning to Latter-day Saints. While 51 percent of an expected 20,000 are 55 and older,... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Legislature approves moving prison to Salt Lake City site

The Legislature voted Wednesday to relocate the Utah State Prison from Draper to a site west of Salt Lake City International Airport, ending years of debate among lawmakers. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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