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Health officials issue recall of cucumbers in Utah, 26 other states

Salmonella-tainted cucumbers imported from Mexico are responsible for sending seven Utahns to the hospital, and...

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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'These are our days,' says Elder Neil L. Andersen at BYU education week

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke to thousands of people gathered for the BYU Campus Education Week devotional held in the Marriott Center on Tuesday morning. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Democratic leaders frustrated prison move, not Medicaid expansion on special session agenda

Democratic leaders expressed frustration that lawmakers are being called into a special session Wednesday to deal with relocating the state prison but not what they called a life-and-death issue:... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Springville to vote on aquatic center bond

Springville will hold a special bond election this year to decide on whether to approve a bond for a new aquatic center. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Hundreds of Orem elementary students receive free shoes, school supplies and medical checkups

For Tomi Ossana, one instance of a grateful mother serves as the perfect example of why months of preparation spent in advance of the third annual Shoes for School program were well worth the... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks encouraged BYU grads to strive for joy

In a newly renovated Marriott Center on the Brigham Young University campus, more than 2,000 graduates and their supporters gathered for commencement exercises on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Search continues for missing endangered man

Saratoga Springs police continued looking Sunday for a missing man with disabilities who investigators believe was taken by his mother who also has a history of mental illness and several run-ins... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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2 killed, 3 critically injured in Spanish Fork Canyon accident

A mother and her young son were killed and three others critically injured in a two-car crash in Spanish Fork Canyon Saturday. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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40-year-old Tooele man dies on Mount Nebo after falling 1,500 feet

A 40-year-old Tooele man died on Mount Nebo Saturday morning after falling 1,500 feet, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office. The man was identified by deputies as Gregory Bronder. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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