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Preliminary hearing set for man accused of gropings at BYU

A preliminary hearing was scheduled Thursday for a man charged in connection with a series of gropings.

Group turns vacant lot in American Fork into community garden

One group is working to bring people together by starting a community garden. It turned a vacant lot full of weeds in American Fork into a garden. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Wildlife division encourages boaters to help prevent spread of mussels

The Division of Wildlife Resources is encouraging all water enthusiasts to help prevent the spread of the "STD of the Sea" — skiff-transmitted disease, invasive mussels that spread by... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Juveniles questioned in Provo River Trail fires

Several small fires kept firefighters hopping here Sunday night. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Sterling performances make Hale Orem's 'Man of La Mancha' exhilarating

The Hale Center Theater Orem production of “Man of La Mancha” captures splendor and wisdom to make the classic work of musical drama richly satisfying and wholeheartedly inspiring. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Laura Bush turns chorus of complaint into sacred music at patriotic service in Provo

Former First Lady Laura Bush was the keynote speaker at a Patriotic Service hosted Sunday by America's Freedom Festival in Provo. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Staging success: UVU's 'young' theater department earns honors, awards despite challenges

Despite stumbling blocks, the Utah Valley University Theatre Department has achieved remarkable success, including an impressive array of national honors. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Illinois hiker dies in fall at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

An Illinois man died from a fall Wednesday while visiting Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Group flies blimp over NSA building in protest

A California-based group that has been battling the National Security Agency for years in lawsuits flew a giant blimp over the NSA Data Center in Bluffdale Friday. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Orem bows out of Macquarie UTOPIA proposal

City leaders in Orem rejected a proposal by Macquarie Capital Group to offer high speed Internet service as a mandatory utility. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Fourth of July performances, activities in Utah

The cast of BYUtv's sketch comedy show embraces the opportunity to perform during Provo's 34th annual Stadium of Fire on July 4. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Unofficial vote tallies from primary election

Unofficial vote tallies from Tuesday's primary elections in Utah. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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81-year-old continues family tradition to hike to Timpanogos Cave

JoeAnn Johnson hiked to Timpanogos Cave 63 years ago when she was 18. Tuesday, she made a return trip that had special meaning to her and her family. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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2 Orem brothers arrested in Utah County bank robberies

Two Orem brothers and another man who allegedly wore fake mustaches, beards, suits and sunglasses while committing takeover-style bank robberies in Lindon and Provo have been arrested. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Miss Cache Valley Karlie Major crowned Miss Utah 2014 Saturday night

Miss Cache Valley Karlie Major will spend the next year promoting her platform on media smarts and positive body image across the state after she was crowned Miss Utah 2014 at Capitol Theatre in... Read more »

June 22, 2014

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Semi carrying 78 cattle rolls, killing 3 cows

Three cows were killed after a semitrailer carrying 78 head of cattle overturned while exiting the freeway near Spanish Fork. Read more »

June 20, 2014

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Vintage favorites scheduled in local movie theaters through mid-August

A wide range of fan-favorite flicks will play in local movie theaters over the next couple of months, from Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka to “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Read more »

June 19, 2014

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UVU launches office to explore innovation in government

Utah Valley University next month will launch the Office of New Urban Mechanics, which aims to explore ways to innovate and reinvent local government. Read more »

June 19, 2014

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UVU acquires 125 acres in Vineyard to expand campus

Utah Valley University announced Wednesday the acquisition of an additional 125 acres within the @Geneva development in Vineyard, bringing its total to 225 acres in the planned mixed-use commercial... Read more »

June 19, 2014

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Lindon City Council rejects UTOPIA deal

The Lindon City Council voted Tuesday to withdraw from a potential partnership with Macquarie Capital Group to hand over management of the embattled UTOPIA fiber-optic network. Read more »

June 18, 2014

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2 children remain hospitalized from Orem cannon accident

One of the children injured in a weekend cannon accident during Orem's Summerfest Grand Parade has been released from the hospital. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Doctor guilty of killing wife faces sex-abuse case

Prosecutors say a Utah doctor accused of sexually assaulting an adult female relative acknowledged the act and said he thought the woman was his dead wife. Read more »

June 16, 2014

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WalletHub: Utah ranks as 11th safest state, Orem as safest city in state

In an analysis of the safest states to live in, Utah is No. 11, according to the WalletHub personal finance website. Read more »

June 16, 2014

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Group hosts forum probing water scarcity in Utah

With Utah staring at its third year of drought, the availability of water becomes a key challenge for supply managers and policymakers. An environmental stewardship organization is hosting a free... Read more »

June 16, 2014

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Tax or fee? Cities face key decisions on future of UTOPIA

The 11 Utah cities involved with UTOPIA have until June 27 to approve moving forward with a public-private partnership with Australian investment firm Macquarie Capital Group that would see... Read more »

June 14, 2014

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Summer festival season is off and running

Children's squeals carry from the carnival rides and linger with the smell of giant turkey legs, funnel cakes and, of course, scones that are famous to the Springville Art City Days. Read more »

June 13, 2014

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