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  1. Dozens rally against Chaffetz through song, not chantsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Deseret News

    "I'd like you to turn to your neighbor and ask them whether you'd rather have dinner with President Washington or President Lincoln," Sarah Brinton told several dozen people gathered outside the historic courthouse in Provo on Monday. Those Utah County residents were there to show their displeasure with Congressman Jason Chaffetz.

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  2. Dozens rally against Chaffetz through song, not chantsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Deseret News

    "I'd like you to turn to your neighbor and ask them whether you'd rather have dinner with President Washington or President Lincoln," Sarah Brinton told several dozen people gathered outside the historic courthouse in Provo on Monday. Those Utah County residents were there to show their displeasure with Congressman Jason Chaffetz.

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  3. Police issue warning after 6-year-old pokes finger on needle found near school dumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Deseret News

    Orem police issued a warning of caution after a 6-year-old girl picked up a used syringe on a school playground and was pricked by the needle. "She went to put the cap on the syringe, because the cap was lying next to it, and unfortunately the little girl was stuck in the finger," said Orem Police Lt.

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  4. Orem resident donates collection of autographed photos from '40s and '50s Hollywood starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Deseret News

    Autographed photos of Judy Garland, Clark Gable, Fred Astaire and other Hollywood stars were part of the collection Betty Nichols recently donated to the SCERA Center for the Arts. Nichols, 85, started collecting the autographs when she was 12 years old and living in Helper, Utah.

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  5. High schoolers crash Capitol to warn peers about addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Deseret News

    A crowd of high school students cheered on their friends and peers who took the stage Wednesday at the Capitol to speak out against addiction to products such as alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. About 400 high schoolers from throughout the state gathered in the Hall of Governors for Youth Against Addiction Day.

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  6. Awaiting competency hearing, Orem teen accused of stabbing 5 remains in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Deseret News

    An Orem teen accused of stabbing five classmates will remain in detention while he waits another month for a competency review. Shackled at his waist, hands and ankles, the 16-year-old boy seemed in good spirits Tuesday as he greeted 4th District Juvenile Judge Douglas Nielsen.

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  7. 2 honored as Utah's top youth volunteersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Deseret News

    Rebekah Reno, 16, of Orem, and Kara Hughes, 13, of Bountiful, have been named Utah's top two youth volunteers of 2017 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. As state honorees, the pair will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense-paid trip in early May to Washington, D.C., where they will join the top two honorees from each of the other states and the District of Columbia for four days of national recognition events.

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  8. Bill would require doctors to tell women abortion can be haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Deseret News

    Utah lawmakers backed a proposal Friday that would require doctors to tell women that drug-induced abortions may be halted halfway through, despite physicians saying there's little evidence or science to back up that idea. Rep. Keven Stratton, R-Orem, the sponsor of HB141 , told members of the House Judiciary Committee that the plan would give people more information about their options.

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  9. Lawmakers OK bill telling women abortion can be haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Deseret News

    A panel of Utah lawmakers has approved a proposal requiring doctors to tell women that a drug-induced abortion may be halted halfway through, despite physicians saying there's little science to back up that idea. Rep. Keven Stratton, R-Orem, said during a House Judiciary Committee meeting Friday that the plan would give people more information about their options.

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  10. Major breakthrough by BYU 'orphaned crops lab' published in 'Nature'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Deseret News

    Beating ridiculous odds is necessary both for comeback Super Bowl victories and publishing breakthrough papers in the world's top science journal, Nature . "It's time to retire," joked Jeff Maughan this week after "Nature" published the work the professor did with BYU colleague Rick Jellen .

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  11. House committee OKs bill requiring paid postage for by-mail ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Deseret News

    A House committee considered a handful of bills aiming to address a range of election-related issues Monday, but only one was given a favorable recommendation. That bill, HB230 , would require counties to pay return postage on absentee ballots when conducting a vote-by-mail election, among other more technical changes related to deal with invalid absentee votes.

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  12. UVU wrestling: Utah Valley hosts No. 22 Stanford on Friday, Northern Colorado on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Deseret News

    Fresh off an upset win at No. 23 North Dakota State last weekend, the Utah Valley University wrestling team will cap its regular season at home this week when it hosts No.

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  13. Utah County's Refugee Action Network develops new way to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Deseret News

    The Refugee Action Network in Provo is piloting a new way to serve refugees, and anyone in Utah can be a part of it. RAN now provides a program called a Host Network, in which five volunteer host families in the same neighborhood focus on helping and providing for one refugee family.

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  14. 4A wrestling primer: What to look for in the state tourney Wednesday and ThursdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Deseret News

    Wasatch looks strong to win its third straight 4A title, setting the bar high with a dominant state title in the dual meet format and by crowning eight individual champions at the divisional tournament last week. Even the loss of returning state champion Trevor Cluff didn't deter the Wasps as the swept past the Utes, who were leading going into the final matches of the placement rounds only to see their lead erased as Wasatch won those eight titles while the Utes were just 1-6 in their championship final bouts.

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  15. House passes medical marijuana research billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Deseret News

    Lawmakers said research showing benefits of cannabis extracts on people may lead the state in the future to allow careful, controlled use of the drug by those with debilitating conditions. HB130 , sponsored by Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, has been endorsed by the Utah Medical Association, which says more study needs to be done on the drug before the state approves its broader use as a medicine.

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  16. Duchesne, Copper Hills, Bountiful, South Sevier, Dixie take drill titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Deseret News

    Shannon Mortensen straightened the four state championship drill team rings on the chain that hung from her neck as she and the Copper Hills drill team anxiously awaited the announcement that her dancers and their classmates were already celebrating. Copper Hills High School won its fifth straight 5A state championship by sweeping all five categories - military, dance and kick - at UVU's UCCU Center Saturday night.

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  17. Drill team championships: Duchesne, Copper Hills, Bountiful, South...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Deseret News

    Shannon Mortensen straightened the four state championship drill team rings on the chain that hung from her neck as she and the Copper Hills drill team anxiously awaited the announcement that her dancers and their classmates were already celebrating. West Jordan High School won its fifth straight 5A state championship by sweeping all five categories - military, dance and kick - at UVU's UCCU Center Saturday night.

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  18. Utahns gather to celebrate, re-live memories of 2002 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Deseret News

    Every Februrary, Jeri Beeston puts on the white tracksuit with the Olympic logo on it and carries her Olympic torch through her Orem neighborhood. "I go on my walks and runs with it every year in February," said Beeston, a participant in the 2002 Torch Relay who wore her outfit and carried her torch Saturday to Soldier Hollow for a 15th anniversary celebration of the Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games.

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  19. Utah lawmakers advance pushback resolutions on Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Deseret News

    Utah's pushback against two presidential monument designations 20 years apart advanced Thursday with Senate committee votes that approved resolutions to undo the most recent and drastically shrink the other. HCR12 , sponsored by Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab, proposes to shrink the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to no more than a half-million acres.

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  20. Utah lawmakers advance resolutions on Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Deseret News

    Utah's pushback against two presidential monument designations 20 years apart advanced Thursday with Senate committee votes that approved resolutions to undo the most recent and drastically shrink the other. HCR12 , sponsored by Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab, proposes to shrink the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to no more than a half-million acres.

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