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BYU student parlays app idea into a life-changer

Garrett Gee is an unlikely technology entrepreneur. The 26-year old BYU student parlayed his first mobile app design...

Utah County prosecutors: Shooter justified in Macey's parking lot killing

The man who shot and killed an alleged car highjacker during an altercation on May 2 will not face criminal charges, the Utah County Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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New incentives expected to bring 900 jobs to Utah over next 20 years

New incentives announced by the Governor's Office of Economic Development are expected to add 900 new jobs to the Utah economy over the next two decades. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Lehi, residents under water restrictions

Water restrictions are in effect in Lehi, and that means residents and the city have to limit lawn watering to just two days per week. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Search for missing Provo woman continues

From posting her picture on Facebook pages to participating in search parties held in Provo, many Utahns who do not know Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado are keeping on the lookout for the... Read more »

May 13, 2015

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Construction soon to begin on Pony Express Parkway

Road construction on the Pony Express Parkway is scheduled to begin around June 1, according to Saratoga Springs. Read more »

May 13, 2015

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American Fork Fire Department hosting Memorial Day breakfast

The American Fork Fire Department will host its annual Memorial Day breakfast next week. Read more »

May 13, 2015

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Ben Gowans state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching

Ben Gowans, a fourth-grade teacher at Park View Elementary in Nebo School District was recognized as a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Reducing the Orem Mervyns to rubble and starting anew at University Mall

As part of the University Place renovation, construction crews began demolishing a structure that formally housed Mervyns in front of a large crowd as part of a small ceremony. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Funds recommended for Orem park projects

Orem's Recreation Advisory Commission has recommended projects to receive Cultural Arts and Recreation Enhancement tax program funds this year. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Youth School Board meets with Nebo School District Board of Education

The Nebo School Board took the opportunity to ask the students questions concerning college and career readiness, technology and one-to-one devices, and readiness for mathematics. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Theater review: HCTO's charming 'Big Fish' celebrates love, family

“Big Fish” is an enchanting musical staged by Hale Center Theater Orem that celebrates family love and is unapologetically sentimental, and this production is as charming as the... Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Spanish Fork holding public meeting on feasibility study

Spanish Fork is studying the feasibility of building a new library, a recreation center, a senior center and a new city office. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Married teachers who started teaching on same day will retire on same day

Not everyone can say they have been doing the same thing as their spouse every day for decades. A pair of married teachers in the Alpine School District will retire this month on the same day, 37... Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Jury finds Meagan Grunwald guilty of aggravated murder, 10 other charges

After deliberating more than 11 hours Friday and early Saturday, a jury found 18-year-old Meagan Grunwald guilty of aggravated murder and 10 other charges in connection with the shooting death of a... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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Mervyn's in Orem to be demolished

Mervyn's at University Mall in Orem will be demolished beginning next week. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Alpine School District names new superintendent

The Alpine Board of Education has announced the appointment of Samuel Y. Jarman as the new superintendent of schools. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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State School Board opens revised math, arts standards for public comment

The Utah State Board of Education voted Friday to release revisions for high school math and K-12 arts standards for public comment. The board also approved changes to the process for developing... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Lawmaker wants audit of prison relocation figures

A state lawmaker is calling for an audit of what he labeled an "exorbitant" estimate of the economic benefits of moving the Utah State Prison from Draper. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Provo police offering reward for information in missing woman case

Police are now offering a cash reward for information helping detectives find missing woman Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Prosecutors press Grunwald about her continued commitment to killer

Meagan Grunwald's testimony crumbled Thursday as prosecutors pressed about her relationship with the man she says threatened her to stay with him during a deadly crime spree last year, implying she... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Pleasant Grove firefighters hosting pancake breakfast

The Pleasant Grove City Fire Department will host its 55th annual pancake breakfast. Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Student in officer training course accidentally shoots classmate

A man who went early to the first day of a gun safety course for students hoping to become certified police officers accidentally shot another classmate Monday while showing off his new handgun. Read more »

May 5, 2015

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20 years later, parents of missing Spanish Fork teen Kiplyn Davis still hope to find her

Over the past two decades, Richard and Tamara Davis have never given up the hope of bringing their daughter Kiplyn home. And through a series of searches, investigations and court cases, they... Read more »

May 4, 2015

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LDS artist J. Kirk Richards says leaps of faith, prayer helped him find success

It’s taken more than a decade of leaps of faith, frugal living, earnest prayer and hard work, but things are working out for artist J. Kirk Richards. Read more »

May 3, 2015

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Pleasant Grove homeowner shoot, kills man in home invasion, police say

A homeowner shot and killed a man trying to break into his house Sunday morning, police said. Read more »

May 3, 2015

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