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New prison site could be recommended next week

A new site for the Utah State Prison in Draper could be chosen next Tuesday, and depending on when Gov. Gary Herbert...

Some inmates lose television, spending privileges as prison hunger strike reaches 5th day

Forty-two inmates participating in a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison saw some of their privileges taken away Tuesday in a show of discipline by prison staff. Read more »

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New prison site could be recommended next week

A new site for the Utah State Prison in Draper could be chosen next Tuesday, and depending on when Gov. Gary Herbert calls lawmakers into special session, it may be up for approval later this month. Read more »

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Orem, Roy dancers shine on 'So You Think You Can Dance,' make top 14

Orem dancer Alexia Meyer and Roy dancer Hailee Payne again received rave reviews from the "So You Think You Can Dance" judges Monday night, making it into the show's top 14 dancers. Read more »

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Governor names Joseph Miner head Utah health department

Dr. Joseph Miner says he understands care for the uninsured and people on Medicaid well from his experience with community clinics in Utah County. Read more »

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South Salt Lake ranks as most expensive city in tax watchdog report

With 13 Utah cities considering property tax hikes this year, the Utah Taxpayers released a report to provide residents a “snapshot” of what their local governments already cost as they... Read more »

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Prison inmates start hunger strike, demand gang leaders' release from maximum security

Forty-two maximum security inmates began a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison on Friday, hoping to use it as leverage for a list of demands, corrections officials said. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Duct tape prom attire earns Utah teens $5,000 scholarship

The creativity of two high school students in American Fork has earned them thousands of dollars in scholarship money. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Family touched by tragedy gives back to Orem police

Friday is the anniversary of a day that changed the Kofford family forever. Their son was run over and killed in the driveway. They've turned their grief into a way to give back to the community. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Vivint, SolarCity to create 7,000 jobs over next decade

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board approved tax incentives for energy firms SolarCity and Vivint Solar projected to result in the creation of nearly 7,000 new full-time... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Defending the Faith: FairMormon Conference to offer rich buffet of faith-building presentations

The annual FairMormon conference will be held next week in Provo. Presenters will cover a wide variety of interesting topics, and anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Utah natives receive rave reviews, make 'So You Think You Can Dance' top 16

Utah dancers Alexia Meyer and Hailee Payne received rave reviews from the "So You Think You Can Dance" judges Monday night, making it into the show's top 16 dancers. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Gov. Herbert tours state prison to weigh rebuild in Draper

Gov. Gary Herbert took a four-hour tour of the Utah State Prison on Tuesday to see firsthand the pluses and minuses of rebuilding on the Draper site rather than relocating the 4,000-bed facility. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Replica of a pioneer-era grist mill completed in American Fork

Preserving Utah's pioneer history is the goal of the American Fork chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Some driving delays expected over holiday weekend

The Utah Department of Transportation is warning drivers to plan ahead for a few travel delays this Pioneer Day weekend. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Utah natives continue to 'So You Think You Can Dance' top 18

Two Utah dancers made it through another round of competition on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" this week, making it into the show's top 18. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Orem police warn of aggressive traveling car repairmen

Police are warning drivers about a group of traveling car repairmen who push people into quickly paying them hundreds of dollars for frequently shoddy work. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Lehi library hosting puppet shows

The Lehi City Library will be hosting summer puppet shows. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Surgery helps Utah teen get rid of sweaty palms

Hailey Bennet, 15, plays Ursula the sea witch but she was feeling like a "poor unfortunate soul" because of her excessively sweaty palms, a condition easily corrected by surgery. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Springville woman injured, expected to survive after car tumbles down 100-foot cliff

A Springville woman suffered critical injuries after the car she was in plunged down a 100-foot cliff and may have rolled over her, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Lehi's Vivint Solar purchased for $2.2 billion

Vivint Solar announced Monday that the Utah County-based company and SunEdison have signed a merger agreement in which SunEdison will acquire Vivint Solar for approximately $2.2 billion. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Utah Supreme Court halts effort to launch referendum to keep prison in Draper

An attempt by a state lawmaker to help a group opposed to moving the state prison from Draper launch a referendum was dismissed Friday by the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Provo camp helps girls becoming coding rock stars

As an effort to increase STEM learning and to promote science and technology career paths for women, InsideSales.com conducted its first ever Coding Camp for employees' daughters ages 7 to 14. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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New prison relocation study points to Eagle Mountain site

A much-anticipated look Thursday at the four sites under consideration to replace the Utah State Prison in Draper appears to point to property in Eagle Mountain as the cheapest and easiest to develop. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Ex-A.G. Mark Shurtleff starts business selling nicotine mist

Embattled former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is trying his hand at business with a startup nicotine mist company that he helped his brother found. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Some Lehi residents upset over proposed office buildings

Some Utah County residents are protesting a planned development by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which will be built on what is currently the driving range at the Thanksgiving... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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