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26-year-old Provo woman has been missing since Thursday, police say

A 26-year-old woman is missing and hasn't been seen since Thursday, Provo police have said.

Man bit by police dog after fleeing officers in 2 counties

A man who was spotted rifling through cars near Kimball Junction led officers on a chase into Salt Lake City on Thursday evening, police say. Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Inmate dies after his dialysis tech fails twice to show up at prison

A Utah State Prison inmate died Sunday after a medical contractor responsible for performing his dialysis treatment failed to show up on Friday and Saturday. Ramon Estrada, 62, died from apparent... Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Our Best Bites bloggers Sara Wells and Kate Jones share healthy recipes in new book '400 Calories or Less with Our Best Bites'

Our Best Bites bloggers Sara Wells and Kate Jones share 65 healthy recipes in their new book, “400 Calories or Less with Our Best Bites” (Shadow Mountain, $21.99). Read more »

April 7, 2015

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BYU study debunks 'pregnancy brain'

After finding no significant differences between the cognitive functioning of pregnant and post-partum women and that of non-pregnant women, neuroscientists at BYU recently released a study... Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Two BYU stage productions to be honored at national college theater festival

BYU's “Our Town” received the Outstanding Production of a Modern Classic award at the 47th annual national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and a new, original musical,... Read more »

April 6, 2015

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House fire displaces Pleasant Grove family

Fire displaced a Pleasant Grove family from their home Sunday afternoon. Read more »

April 5, 2015

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Mapleton teen rises above rare allergy to water — yes, water

Springville High School student Alexandra Allen is one of few in the world known to have the rare and hardly understood condition — aquagenic urticaria — which causes her skin to break... Read more »

April 5, 2015

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New study gives insight into how prison sites chosen

A study released Friday ranks a Utah County location near Eagle Mountain as the best place for the relocation of the state prison. Read more »

April 3, 2015

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BYU engineers create inexpensive 'do-it-yourself wheelchair'

At BYU's annual engineering Capstone project presentations on Thursday, a team of five fifth-year engineering students presented a family with what they believe is both the world’s lightest... Read more »

April 3, 2015

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Payson Immunization Clinic moving

The Utah County Health Department's Payson Immunization Clinic will be moving as of April 7. Read more »

April 1, 2015

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

Three dozen headstones were damaged at the Payson cemetery, and police say the person responsible wanted to help the dead. Read more »

March 31, 2015

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First yellow flashing right-turn arrow arrives in Utah

The state's first flashing yellow right-turn arrow has been installed at a growing area in northern Utah County. Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Eagle Mountain mom also a professional MMA boxer

Erica Grover is a mom of three, school volunteer, and leads music at her church. She's also a professional MMA boxer. Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Photo gallery: Holi festival immerses Utahns in vivid color

Thousands of Utahns showered themselves in vivid color Sunday in celebration of the annual Festival of Colors. Participants in the popular Holi festival at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in... Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Board of Regents approves 3 percent tuition increase, higher student fees

The Utah Board of Regents approved a system-wide tuition increase of 3 percent for Utah's public colleges and universities during its meeting at Dixie State University on Friday. University of Utah... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Nebo District honors employees

The Nebo School District has named its employees of the year for the 2014-15 school year. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Miss Inspirational pageant celebrates beauty of women with disabilities

TURN Community Services, Utah’s oldest nonprofit disability services provider, hosted the 2015 Miss Inspirational Pageant at the SCERA Center on Thursday. The event was held to “honor... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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BYU student claims he was evicted after argument over sexual orientation, settles lawsuit

A BYU student has settled a lawsuit with an apartment complex that he says wrongfully evicted him after an argument with his roommates over sexual orientation. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Big-screen classics in April include ‘The Sound of Music,’ film noirs

Lots of classic films will play in a variety of theatrical venues throughout April, including the 50th anniversary presentation of “The Sound of Music.” Read more »

March 26, 2015

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19-year-old from Mapleton killed in Spanish Fork Canyon semitrailer crash

One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash involving a semitrailer in Spanish Fork Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Journey, Montell Williams to appear at Stadium of Fire

When the lights go down in the city on July Fourth, the sounds of a legendary band will rock the Stadium of Fire. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Provo District names new executive director of teaching and learning

The Provo City School District named Anne-Marie Harrison as its new executive director of teaching and learning. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Project Youth gets kids pumped for college

In hopes of inspiring an early commitment to college, Brigham Young University students welcomed 950 fifth and sixth-grade students from Title I schools to campus Friday morning to participate in... Read more »

March 21, 2015

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Man arrested after hourslong standoff in Pleasant Grove

A man surrendered Friday after barricading himself in his Pleasant Grove home for hours in a standoff with police. Read more »

March 20, 2015

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Website aims to help Utahns reclaim lost money

More than $40 million each year is turned over to the state to be returned to Utah residents, but only $15 million is actually returned. Read more »

March 20, 2015

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