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Health officials issue recall of cucumbers in Utah, 26 other states

Salmonella-tainted cucumbers imported from Mexico are responsible for sending seven Utahns to the hospital, and...

Two people killed in head-on crash near Thistle on U.S. 6

Two people were killed in a head-on crash in Spanish Fork Canyon on U.S. 6 near Thistle about 5 p.m. Saturday. One vehicles was a pulling a horse trailer that rolled into an embankment. The... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Woodland Hills neighbors work together to clean the mud and muck.

Bonds between neighbors grow stronger as they help one another recover from a devastating mud slide that damaged several homes. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Mike Kennedy — Doctor, lawyer, legislator

Mike Kennedy, who grew up in a poor, filthy environment, was an overachiever who went straight from medical school to law school with a wife and eight kids to support, and then ran for the state... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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High school student who suffered traumatic brain injury sells $5 helmets

After falling 30 feet from a cherry picker in his school auditorium preparing for a drama production nearly three years ago, Pete Benda's long road to recovery has included a community service... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Hale Center Theater Orem's ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ to highlight hope amid uncertainty

Hale Center Theater Orem's newest play, the Tony Award-winning "The Diary of Anne Frank," runs Aug. 21-Sept. 26. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Provo has the most babies in the country, according to Bloomberg

Provo has the most babies in the country, and two other Utah cities are in the top five, according to a report from Bloomberg. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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The 25 cities that are most expensive for Utah taxpayers

Have you ever wondered how much your city government gets from its citizens? Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Lindsey Stirling graduates from Brigham Young University, performs at convocation

World-famous violinist Lindsey Stirling graduates and performs at Brigham Young University Friday. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Lehi recreation center closing for maintenance

The Lehi Legacy Center will be closed all next week, Aug. 17-22, for its annual maintenance and cleaning. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Springville approved for youth court

Springville has received approval from the state to establish a local youth court. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Woodland Hills evacuations lifted; residents cautioned to keep eyes on sky

The evacuation order for 14 homes in Woodland Hills near a mudslide that damaged one residence was lifted Friday. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Woodland Hills homes evacuated due to mudslide

Residents of at least five houses were evacuated Thursday night following a mudslide in Woodland Hills. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Charges: Man stabbed victim for not selling him drugs

An American Fork man was charged with attempted murder Thursday after he allegedly stabbed someone for not selling him drugs. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Sewage backup prompts renewed call for new Pleasant Grove police station

Pleasant Grove police evidence technician Linda Chipman was sitting in her "office" — a boiler room in the basement of the police station — when she felt the gross liquid move over her... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Roy native makes 'So You Think You Can Dance' top 10; Orem dancer eliminated

Roy native Hailee Payne made the "So You Think You Can Dance" top 10 Monday night; fellow Utah dancer Alexia Meyer was cut from the competition. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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BYU announces new Heritage Halls construction

Construction on a new central building and a new residence hall at Brigham Young University will begin this fall at the Heritage Halls on-campus housing area. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Salt Lake City to consider legal options to stop prison relocation

Mayor Ralph Becker said Salt Lake City will be reviewing its legal options now that the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission has recommended moving the Utah State Prison to Utah's capital city. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Salt Lake site recommended for new state prison

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Prison in Draper should be moved to Salt Lake City, members of the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission decided in a unanimous vote Tuesday.... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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UDOT splitting lanes during major I-15 redesign in south valley

The Utah Department of Transportation is advising drivers to plan ahead for new lane splits on southbound I-15 near the Point of the Mountain. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Evermore Adventure Park concept evolves into 'The Void'

Those involved in trying to create an amusement fantasyland in Utah County say their plans for an adventure park have changed. But they are going forward with "The Void" — "The Vision of... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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State parks hosting Military Appreciation Day

Utah State Parks are hosting Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 15. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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2 prison workers fired, clinical director reassigned following inmate's death

A physician assistant and supervising nurse were fired by the Utah Department of Corrections on Thursday as a result of two separate investigations into the death of a Utah State Prison inmate who... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Utah Supreme Court finds Utah County, police not liable for violent rape of UVU student in 2010

Utah County and the Utah County Sheriff's Office are not liable for the violent rape of a Utah Valley University student along the Provo River Trail in 2010, the Utah Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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'What am I going to do from here?' Layton man loses wife, son in 4-car crash

A family trip to Arches and Canyonlands national parks ended tragically Tuesday night when a woman and her 16-year-old son were killed in a four-car crash near Point of the Mountain. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Some inmates lose television, spending privileges as prison hunger strike reaches 5th day

Forty-two inmates participating in a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison saw some of their privileges taken away Tuesday in a show of discipline by prison staff. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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