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18 hrs ago | Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: Religious liberty and the pioneers - Understanding true worth

Every Pioneer Day , my thoughts turn to my pioneer ancestors, who, following the deep convictions of their souls, braved the seas, struggled across the plains and settled in the Wasatch valleys.

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Related Topix: Utah, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Hyrum, UT, Cache County, UT, Cedar Fort, UT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Utah County catbirds

Not all that meows is necessarily a cat - gray catbirds have a distinctive mew-like call that can confuse novices, but alerts more experienced birders that one of these energetic thrushes is nearby.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT

Deseret News

Levan wildfire burns 'well over 1,000' acres Thursday

A brush fire burned more than 1,000 acres south of Levan and caused the temporary evacuation of eight homes Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Tooele, UT

Deseret News

Head-on collision kills 2, injures 3 in Eagle Mountain

Utah County sheriff's deputies are investigating whether alcohol contributed to a head-on collision that killed an Eagle Mountain woman and a 15-year-old girl who was in the other car.

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Related Topix: Eagle Mountain, UT

KSL-TV

1 killed, 1 in critical condition after 'very violent crash,' police say

The accident occurred on state Route 73 near Eagle Mountain around 2:30 p.m., according to Utah County Sheriff's Office Sgt.

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Related Topix: Eagle Mountain, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Judge won't make Shurtleff, Swallow testify in Jenson case

For the second time, a judge has refused to order Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow to testify about the prosecution of a convicted fraudster, who has alleged that the former attorneys general went after him for resisting a "pay-to-play" scheme at the heart of a scandal that led to the arrests of the two Utah politicians .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Deseret News

Classes offered for people with chronic conditions

The Utah County Health Department, Utah Arthritis Program, and Mountainland Association of Governments are promoting "Living Well With Chronic Conditions," a six-class self-management series.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Nutrition

Salt Lake Tribune

12-year-old boy rescued off Utah's Mount Timpanogos

A 12-year-old boy who fell and cut his leg open hiking on a snow field near the base of Mount Timpanogos was rescued and taken by helicopter to hospital Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival

KSL-TV

Staged car crashes amount to scam, expert says

Planned auto insurance fraud has been huge in large cities for decades, but investigators say it now has established a real presence in Utah.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah man who allegedly killed ex-wife's new husband appears in court

Provo a An attorney for a Lindon man accused of killing his ex-wife's new husband while seeking to kill his ex-wife asked for more time to look at evidence before deciding how to proceed with his criminal case.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT, Lindon, UT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KSL-TV

2. Evacuations ordered in Tooele; other ...

The fire, located near the Tooele Gun Club that burned down in May 2013, was rekindled at 8:48 a.m. and had spread to approximately 160 acres and growing by 6 p.m. Monday, according to the North Tooele County Fire District.

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Related Topix: Tooele, UT, Tooele County, UT

KSL-TV

Arguments to move teen's murder trial postponed

A judge has postponed a decision to possibly relocate the trial of a 17-year-old girl charged in a Utah County deputy's death after attorneys said Monday they needed more time to prepare their case.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WFAA-TV Dallas

Utah mom accused of killing 6 babies goes to court

A Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns and packing their bodies away in her garage over a decade appeared in briefly in court Monday before a judge pushed back a planned hearing.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KSL-TV

Judge delays hearing for mom accused of killing 6 babies

A woman accused of killing six infants and hiding them in the garage of a Pleasant Grove home will wait until at least October before deciding whether she wants to proceed with a hearing on the evidence against her.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pleasant Grove, UT

The Charlotte Observer

Utah mom accused of killing 6 babies goes to court

PROVO, Utah A Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns and packing their bodies away in her garage over a decade appeared in briefly in court Monday before a judge pushed back a planned hearing.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Deseret News

Ty Kiisel: Hot dogs, customer experience and growing a cult following

Focusing on the customer while raising money is a great way to build a business and a cult following.

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Related Topix: Orem, UT, Provo, UT, Life, Food, Dining

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah County man charged with having sex with dog

Melvin Parley Pace, 65, was charged Friday in 4th District Court with five counts of lewdness with prior convictions, a third-degree felony, as well as five counts of bestiality and seven counts of criminal trespass, which are class-B misdemeanors.

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Related Topix: American Fork, UT

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Park Record

Hops On the Hill is in full swing at Stein Eriksen Lodge

During Stein Eriksen Lodge's Hops on the Hill, adults can participate in a celebration of organic food and craft beers from local breweries.

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Related Topix: Beer, Park City, UT

KSL-TV

Utah woman sues airline for a million dollars

A Utah County woman is suing US Airways after she claims the airline didn't do enough to keep a drunken man from assaulting her.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KSL-TV

Police seek information about fatal accident on I-15

Police are asking for the public's help in gathering more information about an accident on I-15 that killed a 21-year- old.

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Related Topix: Orem, UT

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