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All Provo Airport flights canceled Friday due to 'sticky' inversion

All flights in and out of Provo Airport were cancelled for the second consecutive day Friday.

Commissioners to speak on the state of Utah County

Utah County Commissioners will present a State of the County update on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1 p.m. at the Utah Valley Convention Center, 220 W. Center. The public is invited to attend. Light... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Utah students named semifinalists in 2016 Military Child of the Year

Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit dedicated to building strong, stable and secure military families, named two Utah military children among 90 semifinalists for the 2016 Military Child of... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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UVU establishes Office of National Security Studies

Utah Valley University has established a new Office of National Security Studies and hired Ryan Vogel, a 2004 alumnus and nationally recognized expert in national security and international law, as... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Free plant and soil classes begin Jan. 20 in Cedar Hills

Have you ever had questions about what kind and how much fertilizer to use? Or the harm or usefulness of pesticides? Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Springville Historical Society sponsoring free lectures

The Springville Historical Society offers free monthly lectures on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Police accuse Lehi man of taking photos of boys in church bathroom

A Lehi man has been arrested and accused of taking photographs of young boys in the bathroom of an LDS meetinghouse. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Study: Lower pay for poor is widening US income gap, but Provo is exception

The income gap in major U.S. cities goes beyond the trend of rising paychecks for those at the top: Pay has plummeted for those at the bottom. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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UVU promotes youth innovation at Lego League tournaments

Thousands of Utah middle school students, ages 9 through 14, are gearing up for the Utah First Lego League tournament season. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Missing 10-year-old Provo girl found safe

Provo Police say a missing 10-year-old Provo girl has been found. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Police ask for help finding 10-year-old Provo girl

Provo police are asking for the public's help finding a missing 10-year-old girl who was last seen Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Community Outreach Day to commemorate MLK’s legacy

Utahns of all ages are encouraged to participate in Community Outreach Day on Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Teens on the air: Pleasant Grove High School station has trained DJs for 40 years

Pleasant Grove High School is about to be overrun with former disc jockeys. Forty years worth of DJs have been invited to a reunion this week at the school where they cut their teeth and honed... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Provo District holding open houses on dual language immersion program

Several schools in the Provo School District will be hosting a first-grade information night on the district’s dual language immersion program. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Gov. Gary Herbert calls new Provo LDS temple ‘work of art’

As a Utah County commissioner years ago, Gov. Gary Herbert drove past the Provo Tabernacle on his way to work across the street at the county government center. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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BYU student paralyzed in bounce house accident thanks helpful doctors

It's not often that trauma patients get to return and thank the ER doctors who saved them. But the BYU student paralyzed in a bounce house accident went back to show gratitude to the doctors and... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Reyes, Operation Underground Railroad founder to headline UVU symposium

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and Timothy Ballard, founder of Operation Underground Railroad, will headline Utah Valley University’s seventh annual Mental Health Symposium on Jan. 15. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Lehi police to give residents monthly ‘PEP’ talk

In an effort to promote an open dialog with residents, the Lehi Police Department will hold a Police Engaging Public — or PEP — talk each month focused on a specific topic. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Club raising funds to install scaled-down railroad in Saratoga Springs park

The Utah Live Steamers Railroad Club is currently raising money to install a 1-inch aluminum rail and scaled-down locomotives for trains to pull visitors at Shay Park in Saratoga Springs. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Alpine Christmas tree pickup is Jan. 16

Ace Disposal will be picking up Christmas trees in Alpine on Saturday, Jan 16. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Renowned children’s author to keynote Book Academy conference

Children’s author Cathy Goldsmith — best known for her work completing Dr. Seuss’ lost manuscript “What Pet Should I Get?” — will be the keynote speaker at Utah... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Frog Town Days set for Feb. 5 and 19 at Camp Floyd

Camp Floyd State Park Museum is hosting Frog Town Days from 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 5 and 19. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Provo police investigating heroin death of 1-year-old girl

Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl who apparently died from a heroin overdose in a Provo home that contained "numerous items of drug paraphernalia." Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Book review: 'Unforgettable' is packed with adventures of CIA agent who can't be remembered

Nat Morgan is entirely forgettable — no person or computer can remember him after he’s been away for 60 seconds. It’s helpful in his career choice as a CIA agent in local author... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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3 friends take on an unwanted houseguest in ‘The Nerd’ at Hale Center Theater Orem

"The Nerd," a comedy set in the '80s, is Hale Center Theater Orem's newest show. It runs through Feb. 6. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Remembering Utah's homicide victims of 2015

A look at the circumstances surrounding each of the homicide victims killed in Utah during 2015. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Officer-involved killings down in Utah from 2014

Following a violent beginning to the year, a total of 10 men were killed in encounters with Utah police officers during 2015, down from 14 in 2014. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016

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Gun violence, domestic abuse mark 2015 homicides

Sixty-three people became victims of homicide (the killing of one human being by another) in Utah in 2015, while 10 others died at the hands of police officers who used lethal force to protect... Read more »

Jan. 1, 2016

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UDOT accelerates Redwood Road construction in Saratoga Springs

Due to rapid population growth west of Utah Lake, the Utah Department of Transportation has decided to accelerate its upcoming widening project on Redwood Road in Saratoga Springs. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Class to offer tips on eating healthy on a budget

Utah State University Extension services is sponsoring a free adult education class on eating healthy on a budget from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Lehi Library, 120 N. Center. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Friend says man who killed ex-fiance fretted over pending sex abuse case

David Driscoll had been in good spirits in the days before he allegedly shot and killed his former fiancee and then killed himself. But his friend admits that a pending child sex abuse criminal... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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'Model' legislation on religious and LGBT rights, prison relocation and the top Utah stories of 2015

For Utahns, 2015 was a year marked by defining legal decisions, big political headlines, poignant victory and heart-wrenching loss. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Judge calls Lehi's fees against homebuilder unconstitutional

LEHI — Lehi's fees charged to a man for building a home on a new property were calculated using vague methods that are "illegal and unconstitutional," according to a recent 4th District Court... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Consumer confidence down, spending up in December

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index registered at 108.9 for December — down 5.1 points. Declining expectations for the next six months was the main reason for the decline, as... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Woman killed in Orem was expected to testify against her suspected killer

Prosecutors say an Orem woman was expected to testify against the man police believe shot her to death Monday before taking his own life during a standoff with a SWAT team. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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BYU to close campus roads Dec. 31-Jan. 1

BYU will close all private roads on the campus for 24 hours beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Police: Man wanted for questioning in Orem homicide kills himself in Eagle Mountain standoff

A man wanted for questioning in an Orem homicide investigation killed himself in a standoff with police Monday in the parking lot of The Ranches Golf Club, officials said. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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UVU names vice president for development and alumni relations

Utah Valley University has appointed Scott W. Cooksey, senior associate vice chancellor for Institutional Advancement for the Texas Tech University System, as vice president for development and... Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Police search for man involved in alleged reckless driving, lewdness in Pleasant Grove

Police were looking Thursday for a man they say drove recklessly through a residential area before pulling up to a random house, urinated on the front porch and then drove off again. Read more »

Dec. 25, 2015

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Family turns tragic death into miracles for others

One Utah family endured a heartbreaking Thanksgiving when they lost a loved one in a car crash — but the story only begins there. What happened after that crash gives them some peace and a... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

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Bail revoked for Ancestry.com founder in teen sex abuse case

A former founder of Ancestry.com who is waiting to be sentenced for sexually abusing a teenage girl at a sleepover has been sent back to jail. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

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Risks of avalanches, crashes swell with pre-holiday snowstorm

Ski patroller Mike Erickson was partially buried in an avalanche Tuesday morning at Snowbasin Resort after getting caught up in the slide while trying to make a slope safer for skiers and... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

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Q and A with Brian Kershisnik, 'Nativity' painter

Acclaimed Utah artist Brian Kershisnik is most noted for his famous painting of Christ's birth attended by angels. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

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Teen donates blankets to make hospital feel more like home

What started as a project with friends is turning into something bigger for a Utah County teen, and young patients at Primary Children’s Hospital are on the receiving end. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

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Mapleton community raising funds to buy Ugandan man new hands

The Mapleton community is rallying together in an effort to raise nearly $30,000 to buy prosthetic hands for a Ugandan man. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

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A grand view of the Salt Lake Valley

Sunlight illuminates the snow-covered Grandeur Peak and the Salt Lake Valley below on Friday. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

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McAdams seeks $20M to 'realign' system of homeless services in Utah

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams is asking the Utah Legislature for $20 million to realign the system of homeless services in Utah, moving from a one-size-fits-all approach to tailored approaches... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

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5 years after fire, new LDS temple getting ready to welcome the public

Five years ago, the historic Provo Tabernacle was severely damaged by a fire, but it will soon be dedicated as a new LDS temple. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

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Photos: Hugs and warm wishes for the holidays at Teddy Bear Brigade

Enaya Carroll waits her turn as Bentley Taggart hugs a teddy bear before passing it down the line of the Teddy Bear Brigade during American Heritage School's 20th annual Teddy Bears for... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2015

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Testing for Alpine's Advanced Learning Lab set for January

The Alpine School District will be conducting eight testing sessions in January for placement in the district’s Advanced Learning Lab classrooms for the 2016-2017 school year. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Former student files federal lawsuit in Davis High teacher sex case

A victim in a teacher sex case is suing the Davis School District and Davis High School a second time — this time in federal court — saying administrators failed to protect him from her. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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