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Hundreds pay tribute to slain Utah County officer on anniversary of death

Hundreds of people gathered for special tributes on the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Sgt. Cory Wride.

Utah measles outbreak shows value of vaccination

Utah health officials are hoping the recent measles outbreak will serve as an important reminder for people to get vaccinated. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Family asks for help finding dog that brings comfort to teen with autism

A Pleasant Grove family is desperate to get their dog back because of the help she gives to a boy with an autism spectrum disorder. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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December storms pack a punch

A pair of strong December storms brought Utah's seasonal accumulation to average levels in much of Utah, and reservoir storage is about the same as last year. A report released Wednesday said... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Redefining beauty focus of UVU presentation

“Beauty Redefined: The Impact of Body Image on Women’s Confidence and Influence” is the title of the third in a four-part speaker and dialogue series scheduled by Utah Valley... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Provo School District hosting dual immersion informational meetings

The dual language immersion program offered in Provo School District is available in Mandarin Chinese, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Inversion settling in with no relief in sight

With January comes the notorious temperature inversions along the Wasatch Front and in Cache Valley. The Utah Division of Air Quality is invoking mandatory restrictions on burning and asking... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Spanish Fork woman accidentally shoots self while putting away handgun

A Spanish Fork woman was hospitalized Saturday after she accidentally shot herself with a gun she was putting away. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2015

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Chasing the American dream one step at a time

Although the American dream is becoming more elusive in today's up-and-down economy, a Provo woman is determined to reach it for herself and her children. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2015

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Map: A look at the locations and types of homicides in Utah in 2014

Of the 64 homicides in Utah during 2014 — not counting the 14 homicides at the hands of police officers — many involved family members killing other family members. Several tragic cases involved the murder of children and... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Summery temps have delayed but won't freeze out Timpanogos Ice Rink

Chris Schultz didn't plan on Mother Nature playing tricks when he planned the first grand opening of the Timpanogos Ice Skating Rink, or the second, or the third. Now that it's freezing, he's able... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Senseless killings: 1/4 of victims were 18 and younger

Of the 64 homicides in Utah during 2014 — not counting the 14 homicides at the hands of police officers — many involved family members killing other family members. Several tragic cases... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Family of Darrien Hunt files $2 million civil suit against Saratoga Springs

The family of Darrien Hunt, along with their attorney, officially filed a $2 million civil rights lawsuit against two Saratoga Springs police officers and the city Friday. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Saratoga Springs police illegally shot, killed Darrien Hunt, lawsuit claims

The parents of Darrien Hunt intend to file a wrongful death lawsuit Friday against the Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed him last September. Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015

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Photo gallery: A look at the top Deseret News photos for 2014

In the course of a year, Deseret News photojournalists shoot literally hundreds of thousands of images, covering not only the "news of the day," but, more importantly, the issues that matter to... Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015

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Parents of 'Gardruplets' share message of hope

Ashley and Tyson Gardner, parents of quadruplets born Sunday in Provo, hope their story will inspire others dealing with infertility. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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Provo school construction plans begin

The Provo City School District has announced a tentative time frame in which schools will be rebuilt. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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Utah couple who struggled to get pregnant welcomes 4 daughters

After struggling to get pregnant for eight years, Ashley and Tyson Gardner welcomed four infant daughters into the world Sunday afternoon. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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10 events for a family friendly EVE WinterFest celebration

To help families get the most out of their experience, here are 10 family friendly options among EVE WinterFest’s offerings. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2014

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Doug Robinson: Advocate's plea: Please return to Utah Lake

Utah Lake was a big gathering place and resort area for Utahns before falling on hard times. Reed Price is leading an effort to restore the lake to its glory days and change its scummy reputation. Read more »

Dec. 25, 2014

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Utah native served with main character in ‘Unbroken’

When the movie “Unbroken” opens Christmas Day, one Utah family will be among those most eager to see it. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Judges to determine need for grand jury

A panel of judges is scheduled to meet on Jan. 8 in American Fork to hear testimony to determine whether reasonable cause exists to call a grand jury. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Chugging eggnog at office party lands man in hospital

A Utah County man ended up in the hospital earlier this month after chugging eggnog at a holiday office party. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Provo offers Christmas tree pickup

Provo will offer a free Christmas tree pickup service. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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2-year target shooting ban enacted on Lake Mountains

The Bureau of Land Management Salt Lake Field Office has continued a prohibition of target shooting on about 900 acres of public land on the Lake Mountains in west Utah County. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Utah family making renewed push for bullet proof windows on heels of NYC police shootings

The ambush-style killings of two New York City police officers Saturday brought back painful memories for at least one Utah family. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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