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BYU homework system crashes, stressing out students, faculty

Learning Suite, BYU's own online system where faculty post class assignments and give quizzes, crashed Thursday....

Orem, Roy dancers shine on 'So You Think You Can Dance,' make top 14

Orem dancer Alexia Meyer and Roy dancer Hailee Payne again received rave reviews from the "So You Think You Can Dance" judges Monday night, making it into the show's top 14 dancers. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015


Governor names Joseph Miner head Utah health department

Dr. Joseph Miner says he understands care for the uninsured and people on Medicaid well from his experience with community clinics in Utah County. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015


South Salt Lake ranks as most expensive city in tax watchdog report

With 13 Utah cities considering property tax hikes this year, the Utah Taxpayers released a report to provide residents a “snapshot” of what their local governments already cost as they... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015


Prison inmates start hunger strike, demand gang leaders' release from maximum security

Forty-two maximum security inmates began a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison on Friday, hoping to use it as leverage for a list of demands, corrections officials said. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015


Duct tape prom attire earns Utah teens $5,000 scholarship

The creativity of two high school students in American Fork has earned them thousands of dollars in scholarship money. Read more »

July 31, 2015


Family touched by tragedy gives back to Orem police

Friday is the anniversary of a day that changed the Kofford family forever. Their son was run over and killed in the driveway. They've turned their grief into a way to give back to the community. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Vivint, SolarCity to create 7,000 jobs over next decade

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board approved tax incentives for energy firms SolarCity and Vivint Solar projected to result in the creation of nearly 7,000 new full-time... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Defending the Faith: FairMormon Conference to offer rich buffet of faith-building presentations

The annual FairMormon conference will be held next week in Provo. Presenters will cover a wide variety of interesting topics, and anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. Read more »

July 30, 2015


Utah natives receive rave reviews, make 'So You Think You Can Dance' top 16

Utah dancers Alexia Meyer and Hailee Payne received rave reviews from the "So You Think You Can Dance" judges Monday night, making it into the show's top 16 dancers. Read more »

July 29, 2015


Gov. Herbert tours state prison to weigh rebuild in Draper

Gov. Gary Herbert took a four-hour tour of the Utah State Prison on Tuesday to see firsthand the pluses and minuses of rebuilding on the Draper site rather than relocating the 4,000-bed facility. Read more »

July 28, 2015


Replica of a pioneer-era grist mill completed in American Fork

Preserving Utah's pioneer history is the goal of the American Fork chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers. Read more »

July 28, 2015


Some driving delays expected over holiday weekend

The Utah Department of Transportation is warning drivers to plan ahead for a few travel delays this Pioneer Day weekend. Read more »

July 22, 2015


Utah natives continue to 'So You Think You Can Dance' top 18

Two Utah dancers made it through another round of competition on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" this week, making it into the show's top 18. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Orem police warn of aggressive traveling car repairmen

Police are warning drivers about a group of traveling car repairmen who push people into quickly paying them hundreds of dollars for frequently shoddy work. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Lehi library hosting puppet shows

The Lehi City Library will be hosting summer puppet shows. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Surgery helps Utah teen get rid of sweaty palms

Hailey Bennet, 15, plays Ursula the sea witch but she was feeling like a "poor unfortunate soul" because of her excessively sweaty palms, a condition easily corrected by surgery. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Springville woman injured, expected to survive after car tumbles down 100-foot cliff

A Springville woman suffered critical injuries after the car she was in plunged down a 100-foot cliff and may have rolled over her, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Lehi's Vivint Solar purchased for $2.2 billion

Vivint Solar announced Monday that the Utah County-based company and SunEdison have signed a merger agreement in which SunEdison will acquire Vivint Solar for approximately $2.2 billion. Read more »

July 20, 2015


Utah Supreme Court halts effort to launch referendum to keep prison in Draper

An attempt by a state lawmaker to help a group opposed to moving the state prison from Draper launch a referendum was dismissed Friday by the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

July 17, 2015


Utah 'stage' dancers receive mixed reviews from judges during first 'So You Think You Can Dance' performance

Two Utah dancers received mixed reviews for their performances Monday on “So You Think You Can Dance,” in a season that is full of changes. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Mountain Accord approved; let the real debate begin

The Mountain Accord is now officially under consideration. Stakeholders Monday approved the document that represents the consensus positions of a team of policymakers and community leaders for... Read more »

July 13, 2015


'A little dating community': Marriages emerge from BYU Student Athlete Building

When they aren't practicing, traveling or studying, BYU athletes often end up dating each other, and they sometimes get married. Read more »

July 7, 2015


Photo gallery: LDS leaders, families gather for Payson Utah Temple dedication

The Payson Utah Temple was dedicated Sunday, June 7. Read more »

June 7, 2015


'I won't say sorry,' Orem man says at sentencing for wife's murder

In a long and passionate courtroom speech, an unapologetic Conrad Truman maintained his innocence Monday even as he was sentenced to up to life in prison for his wife's murder. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015


Provo River Trail rape case had profound impacts for victim, her family and community

Nearly two years after the brutal rape and attempted murder of a 19-year-old woman along the Provo River, the impact of the incident still remains. Read more »

April 26, 2012


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