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Utah father helps to raise awareness of congenital defect that took 2 babies

A father of four girls works tirelessly to inform the public about the common defect that took 2 daughters

Photos: Utah Jazz Dunk Team kicks off March Madness

Members of the Utah Jazz Dunk Team perform for employees at Nu Ski in Provo as they kickoff March Madness Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Warm weather brings early blooms, worries for some orchardists

It's only mid-March, but trees are beginning to blossom and flowers bloom. And that has some orchardists worried. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Provo District Literacy Committee to hold open house

The Provo City School District is in the process of obtaining English and language arts teaching materials for grades K-2 to meet the new Utah Core Standards. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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DWR asks anglers to kill northern pike in Utah Lake and turn fish in

A fish that was illegally placed in Utah Lake is growing in population, and that could spell trouble for sport fish and endangered fish. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Students turn school project into community effort to get police dog

What started as a school project at Foothills Elementary School could soon change the landscape for a neighboring police station. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Provo woman runs every day for nearly 15 years

Jeffrey Shumway of Provo has been running every day for five years. He's part of a group of runners called the United States Running Streak Association. But his wife has him beat. On May 26, she... Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Orem man attacked officer during traffic stop, police say

Police arrested a man who they say attacked a Lone Peak police officer during a traffic stop Saturday night. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Faith and marriage: Couples report more satisfaction with spirituality

Couples, a psychologist and a religious leader weigh in on the importance of building faith within a relationship. They also discuss how couples should incorporate faith in their marriage. Read more »

March 14, 2015

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4 Utah County police chiefs hail from Pleasant Grove class of '89

Chiefs of police all wear the same uniform, share a title and all the pressure that goes along with it. In Utah County, they also share something else. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Witneseses say woman hit by train may have been distracted by phone

A woman in her 20s has been hospitalized after being hit by a FrontRunner train. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Utah County man gets 5 years in prison for scamming band program

A Saratoga Springs travel agent has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for taking money for a southwestern Missouri high school band trip to Hawaii that never happened. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Henshaw retires after 15 years as Alpine School District superintendent

After 38 years of service in public education, Alpine School District Superintendent Vernon M. Henshaw is retiring. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Sterling Scholar winner's knack for languages opens friendships, cultures

Skyline High School senior Samuel Adams was named the 2015 general winner of the 2015 Deseret News/KSL Sterling Scholar Awards Program. Read more »

March 10, 2015

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Toddler rescued from car in river making 'astounding' recovery, family says

Lily, an 18-month-old toddler who was trapped for 14 hours in a vehicle crash that killed her mother, is treating her family to laughs and songs while making an “astounding” recovery at... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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Rescuers recall 'distinct voice' that spurred them to rescue trapped toddler

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Four police officers all said they heard a voice that spurred them to roll over a wrecked vehicle and rescue an 18-month-old girl who had been trapped inside and upside down for 14 hours. The crash... Read more »

March 8, 2015

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Utah GOP votes to hold presidential caucus, despite plea from Mitt Romney

By a overwhelming majority, members of the Utah Republican Party Central Committee approved a resolution to conduct the next year’s GOP presidential primary during neighborhood caucus meetings. Read more »

March 8, 2015

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Crash into river kills mother; infant daughter spends 14 hours upside down in car

A Springville woman died when her car crashed into the Spanish Fork River late Friday and her infant spent 14 hours inside the vehicle before a fisherman spotted the car midday Saturday. Read more »

March 7, 2015

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Book review: 'Shadow Scale' gives half-dragons a chance to end human and dragon war

In a country with the threat of war breaking out between humans and dragons, half-dragons have to come together to find a solution that could end in either peace or destruction in Rachel Hartman's... Read more »

March 6, 2015

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'Little Women' unites musical husband-and-wife team

To celebrate their first meeting, Justin Bills and Cecily Ellis-Bills are staging “Little Women the Musical” at Provo’s Covey Center on Friday, March 13, with Cecily re-creating... Read more »

March 6, 2015

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Utah to hold first annual STEM fest

UVU to host Utah’s first annual STEM fest at the UCCU Events Center. The event will host more than 10,000 seventh- and eighth-grade students will attended classes Wednesday March 25 through... Read more »

March 6, 2015

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BYU researchers study effects of pollution on blood vessels

Research on the cardiovascular effects of even moderate pollution is so robust now, it's hard to ignore. In addition to heart and lung problems, pollution is now linked to mortality rates from high... Read more »

March 4, 2015

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Police piecing together background of domestic violence-related shooting

Police continued Monday to investigate the death of an Eagle Mountain man who was apparently shot by his wife over the weekend, attempting to piece together the history in a home where domestic... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Orem man dies when car hits pole

Police are investigating the cause of a crash that killed an Orem man early Monday. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Street signs showing action more effective, study shows

A research team from the University of Michigan and Brigham Young University recently completed a study showing street signs with an active icon are more effective at alerting drivers of road... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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7 dead babies found in Pleasant Grove garage; woman booked in murder investigation

A 39-year-old woman was arrested after police found seven deceased infants in a Pleasant Grove home Saturday. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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