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American Fork High School band ready for Thanksgiving Day broadcast

The musicians in the American Fork Marching Band are headed to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Anti-bullying coalition gains momentum in supporting Utah schools

In a little more than a year, the Utah Anti-Bullying Coalition has grown to support 40 schools in efforts to end bullying by providing curriculum, training, tip lines and motivational assemblies. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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Police: Man pointed rifle at teen in argument over Battleship

Police tracked GPS signals from 911 calls to find a man accused of detaining a teenage family member and pointing a loaded rifle at her while he was drunk. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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Family, community search for answers after 5-year-old hit, killed by train

The family and community of Emanuel Romero, 5, were searching for answers Monday after the boy was hit and killed by a train Sunday evening. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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Spanish Fork library running Food for Fines program

The Spanish Fork City Library has started a program to allow patrons to reduce fines while collecting food for the needy. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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Utah County Senior Services seeks volunteers

The Utah County Foster Grandparents and Senior Companion programs are looking for active seniors who want to give back. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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5-year-old boy dies after being struck by freight train in Spanish Fork

A 5-year-old boy died from injuries sustained when he was struck by a freight train in Spanish Fork that was traveling at 40 mph. A group of three boys was apparently playing on the train tracks,... Read more »

Nov. 9, 2014

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Meth lab found in room at apartment near BYU

Men at an apartment near Brigham Young University found a meth lab in a room in their apartment. Police are looking for a person of interest. Read more »

Nov. 8, 2014

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Pleasant Grove to explore other options after bond for new fire and police station fails

Voters defeated a bond that would have provided for a new fire and police station in Pleasant Grove. According to Mayor Mike Daniels, city officials are going to take a step back and give it some... Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Lehi hosting Family Week

Lehi's Family Week is a week full of activities designed to bring families closer together. Events are scheduled from Sunday, Nov. 23, through Saturday, Nov. 29. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Santaquin restaurant embroiled in unexpected social media nightmare

A Santaquin restaurant has found itself at the center of a social media nightmare after a now-fired worker’s incendiary post about police on his own Facebook page drew outrage against the... Read more »

Nov. 6, 2014

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Pioneer Crossing road work to close lanes

Construction will cause some shifts in traffic patterns near Pioneer Crossing this weekend. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2014

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Voters divided over tax increases, bonds in Salt Lake and Utah counties

Voters in Salt Lake and Utah counties were divided over a number of ballot issues Tuesday, including whether to fund parks, schools and a public safety center. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Health care firm employees distribute books to children

To encourage reading and literacy at a young age, Molina Healthcare employees volunteered to distribute books at Mountainland Head Start in Pleasant Grove. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Springville man wounded in neck by stray shotgun pellet

An Army veteran is recovering after he was wounded by a stray pellet from a hunter's shotgun while working in Springville. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Family honors child's memory through bone marrow registry and stem cell donation

Mark and Mindy Ammons lost their 2-year-old son, Christopher, in 1988 to neuroblastoma. In 2009, Mindy Ammons donated her own stem cells to a woman with cancer. And this weekend, the family’s... Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Hunter in city limits shot bystander in parking lot, police say

Springville police are looking for a man they believe was hunting in city limits and shot a man who was working. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Exposure to secondhand smoke causes weight gain, BYU researchers say

People who live with smokers are at increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic disease, according to a study by BYU researchers published in the American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Many Utahns have already voted before Election Day, but campaigning ongoing until polls close

Even though Election Day is Tuesday, an estimated 40 percent of Utahns have already taken advantage of early voting options to cast their ballots. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Prosecutors: 2 officers were justified when they killed Darrien Hunt

The Utah County Attorney's Office announced Monday that it believes two Saratoga Springs police officers were legally justified when they shot and killed 22-year-old Darrien Hunt, who was carrying... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Wintry weather dusts mountains with snow, leads to freeze warnings

What a difference a few days makes. On Friday, highs on the Wasatch Front were in the 70s. On Sunday, snow was falling in the higher elevations. The National Weather Service has a winter storm... Read more »

Nov. 2, 2014

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Police: Man shoots neighbor's attacking pit bull

An Orem man shot and killed his neighbor's pit bull after he says the dog attacked him. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Mom of Darrien Hunt being investigated in confrontation with police

Saratoga Springs officials confirmed Friday that prosecutors are considering whether to file a misdemeanor charge against Susan Hunt, the mother of Darrien Hunt, following a confrontation she had... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Ready for snow? Here's what's new in Utah

Utah's ski industry is ringing in the new with the creation of a resort in northern Utah and the introduction of the Epic Pass for Canyons and Park City resorts. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Utah County offers women's health fair

The Utah County Health Department is inviting women ages 40-64 to the Gift of Thanksgiving health event. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Orem company seeing an uptick in demand for its body camera

In recent months, body cameras have been a hot topic among law enforcement and also the community. Agencies across the state are arming officers with the video and audio recording device. But the... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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