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Darrien's day: Controversy put aside as man shot by police is laid to rest

Funeral services were held Thursday for Darrien Hunt, the Saratoga Springs man shot and killed by police.

Green-waste dump takes initiative to temporarily shut down for safety

In an effort to avoid fires or unwanted odors, the Timpanogos Special Service District has temporarily decided to stop collecting green waste from the north Utah County area after its compost pile... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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2 teen girls injured in ATV accident in Utah County

Two 15-year-old girls were injured Friday when their ATV collided with an SUV in Utah County. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Educational signs added to Pony Express Trail in Eagle Mountain

Runners, cyclists, walkers and horseback riders can now get a history lesson as they move along a recreational path through Eagle Mountain that follows the original Pony Express Trail. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Utah National Guard unit takes first place at competition

Members of the Utah National Guard's Group Support Company, 19th Special Forces Group Airborne, took first place this month at Leapfest 2014 in West Kingston, Rhode Island. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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BLM seeks vandals who spray-painted, shot targets near Lake Mountain rock art

The Bureau of Land Management in Utah is offering up to $500 for information leading to the arrest of vandals who spray-painted more than a dozen targets near Native American rock art at Lake... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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BYU engineering camp motivates students into STEM-related fields

Chip Camp was held at BYU on Tuesday and Wednesday to encourage about 50 seventh- and eighth-grade students to pursue degrees in engineering. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Parents of boy killed in driveway mishap offer empathy to Syracuse family

The parents of a young boy who was backed over and killed in a driveway accident five years ago are offering sympathy to the family of 15-year-old Marli Hamblin. She was sunbathing when a family... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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About Utah: A new reputation for the old lake

A cleaner, friendlier Utah Lake also boasts a public marina at the state park in Provo. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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3 missing jet skiers found on Utah Lake

A search was underway Friday morning at Utah Lake for three jet skiers who were found alive around 8 a.m. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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New cybersecurity graduate certificate offered by UVU

The State Board of Regents has approved a new cybersecurity graduate certificate at Utah Valley University. The program will start this fall. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Marital problems may have motivated arson fire in Eagle Mountain, police say

Police say marital problems may have motivated an Eagle Mountain man to set his home on fire. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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Service restored to hundreds of UTOPIA customers after weekend outage

Service to roughly 600 InfoWest customers on the UTOPIA fiber-optic network has been restored after an equipment failure caused a two-day outage. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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U. teams up with Girl Scouts to build energy-efficient cabins

The University of Utah's School of Architecture and the Girl Scouts of Utah teamed up to build three sustainable, modern cabins for the Trefoil Ranch Girls Scout Camp and learn important... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Rain may have contributed to fatal crash in Salem

Investigators believe rainy weather may have contributed to a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Summer downpour causes flooding, slides across Utah

As heavy summer rains caused problems across the state Tuesday, Loraine Perkins watched helplessly as a 15-minute downpour undid years of work on the Eagle Mountain home where she chose to retire. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Provo's waffle truck was started by a motivated father, encouraged by his family

It was only a few years ago when the first food truck in Provo was started. Adam Terry was a man looking for a way to pursue his passion and provide for his family. Now two years later, Terry runs... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Springville homes evacuated after fireworks sparked grass fire

At least 10 homes were temporarily evacuated and another 40 were on "standby" to evacuate after a growing grass fire broke out on the east bench of Springville in the middle of the night. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Student attitudes changing on healthy school lunches, studies say

A national survey of school administrators found that while students initially complained about new healthy lunch guidelines, attitudes are now more positive. A Jordan School District study also... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Rare cancer treatment leaves Provo teen hopeful

Natalie Wright, 17, of Provo, is hopeful the completion of proton therapy she received at a San Diego hospital will curb tumor growth. Natalie was the first teen to finish the treatment at the... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Utah legislative candidate accused of kidnapping, selling pain medication

A Democratic candidate for the Utah Legislature was charged Monday with aggravated kidnapping. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Preliminary hearing set for man accused of gropings at BYU

A preliminary hearing was scheduled Thursday for a man charged in connection with a series of gropings around the BYU campus. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Provo to show movies outdoors

Beginning this week, Provo will host Summer Cinema nights hosted by Downtown Inc. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Finding healing: Innovative Utah program turns addicts into athletes

Former addict helps others battle drug addiction by helping them find athletic achievement in Addict II Athlete. The group allows families and friends of addicts to find support and help, as well. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Utah County Fair to be held in August

This year's Utah County Fair will have the theme "Catch the Fun" and will be held Aug. 13-16. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Lehi hosting Foam Day on July 24

Pioneer Day in Lehi means it’s time for Foam Day. Held annually on July 24, Foam Day features games, bounce houses, entertainment, food, shopping and, of course, foam. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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