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Utah County Newswire

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  1. Room in Parade of Homes dedicated to fallen Utah officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    ... nicely decorated rooms, there is one room downstairs that makes you stop and think. She drove all the way from Utah County to see the room in person. It's dedicated to her late husband, Cory Wride. "What an awesome idea and what an honor that ...

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  2. 'Candy Bomber' delights Utah County residents with flyover celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    ... The candy drop was part of a 3-day freedom celebration in Orem. The largest display of military vehicles ever in Utah County is also on display at Scera Park. Some of the vehicles date back to World War I.

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  3. Second hiker in two days falls on Mount TimpanogosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    A hiker fell near the Mount Timpanogos summit Friday, a day after a woman fell in about the same area. About 10:30 a.m. Friday, a 36-year-old man fell when he was about 20 minutes from reaching the summit, said Utah County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  4. Farmington woman tumbles 150 feet in hiking accident on Mount TimpanogosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Deseret News

    The 48-year-old Farmington woman was hiking near Emerald Lake a short distance below the mountain peak just before noon when she fell, Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon said.

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  5. Woman hurt in fall from Timpanogos trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Utah County sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon said that search and rescue workers rendered first aid and the woman was being taken to the hospital by medical helicopter.

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  6. Woman hurt in fall from Mount Timpanogos trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Utah County sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon said that the 48-year-old woman reportedly slipped and fell about 150 feet just before noon, near the Emerald Lake area.

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  7. Emergency crews rush to scene of hot air balloon crash in ProvoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    No serious injuries were initially reported in the 7 a.m. incident, which involved a pink, piggy bank-shaped balloon participating in the Balloon Fest event, which is part of Utah County's America's Freedom Festival celebration this week. Provo Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Paxton said the balloon was one of more than a dozen that took flight from Fox Field, N. 300 West, Thursday morning.

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  8. Apex Dental Presents Smiles For Success, Promises To Be Largest...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | PRWeb

    ... location will be in Tooele County at Apex Dental in Stansbury Park. And finally, the third location will be in Utah County at Apex Dental in Orem. Full addresses are listed at the end of this release. "We really appreciate the value of a strong ...

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  9. Editorial: Send transit/road tax to the voters this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Salt Lake City is looking at pushing a November bond election to develop more open space and parks. Some Utah County cities are also looking at new bond votes. According to the non-partisan Tax Foundation, Utahns pay an average of 6.68 percent in ...

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  10. Utah offers financial help to families of fallen officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KSL-TV

    ... of police officers killed in the line of duty. But the fatal shootings of Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson and Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride within five months of each other in late 2013 and early 2014 told them differently. "It was so hard ...

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  11. Roosevelt officer justified in shooting death of Uintah County man, prosecutors ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Deseret News

    ... who was on felony probation, had a loaded gun and was acting erratically near Uintah Basin Medical Center. The Utah County Attorney's Office has determined that Roosevelt Police Lt. Pete Butcher was legally justified in shooting Kevin Vance Norton ...

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  12. Saved by the seat belt: a crash survivor's taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Deseret News

    Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves counts himself among those whose lives were saved by wearing a seat belt. For him, it happened twice.

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  13. Utah not only remembers but financially helps families of fallen officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Deseret News

    Nannette Wride speaks during a special ceremony of the signing of HB 288 Line-of-duty Death Benefits for Utah peace officers and firefighters at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Wride's husband, Utah County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  14. Photos: Balloons fly over Provo as part of Freedom FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Deseret News

    Yoda and other hot air balloons are launched as part of America's Freedom Festival in Provo, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Utah County skies were a bit more colorful Wednesday morning as hot air balloons were prepared for the 31st annual Balloon Festival, part of America's Freedom Festival at Provo.

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  15. Despite loss from frost, fruit growers optimistic about cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KSL-TV

    ... in their orchards in Santaquin, especially with their tart cherries. But it is not the case at every orchard in Utah County. Many growers are suffering losses this year due to extreme weather conditions. In March, at Jeff Mitchell's orchard in ...

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  16. New law improves death benefits for families of fallen Utah officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Nannette Wride, widow of slain Utah County Sheriff Sgt. Cory Wride listens as Gov. Gary Herberts speaks at police memorial outside the Utah Capitol before signing HB 288, which provides death benefits for Utah peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.

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  17. Utah County man turns to Facebook to search for birth parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KSL-TV

    He said he's often thought about searching for his birth parents, and this past Father's Day he made a public plea on Facebook . Farley posted a picture of himself holding a green poster board that reads: "HELP ME FIND MY BIRTH PARENTS!!! My name is Shaun Farley.

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  18. Saved by the belt: County commissioner shares 2 stories of survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KSL-TV

    ... 2008. However, the council also estimates 155 lives will be saved by motorists wearing seat belts in crashes. Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves counts himself among those whose lives were saved by wearing a seat belt. For him, it happened twice. ...

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  19. Working group to address possible American Fork Canyon land swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Deseret News

    In the wake of strong opposition by some Utah County residents to a proposed land swap involving Snowbird ski resort and the U.S. Forest Service, a group designed to preserve the Wasatch Mountains will create a working group that will examine and review the possible exchange. The proposed land swap would transfer 1,100 acres of land in Salt Lake County to the public in exchange for just over 400 acres owned by the U.S. Forest Service in American Fork Canyon adjacent to land that is already privately owned.

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  20. Some Utah County fruit growers encouraged by what they seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Deseret News

    ... in their orchards in Santaquin, especially with their tart cherries. But it is not the case at every orchard in Utah County. Many growers are suffering losses this year due to extreme weather conditions. In March, at Jeff Mitchell's orchard in ...

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