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Seven Peaks Fun Center to expand Lehi parking lot

LEHI, Utah – A gravel parking lot next to Seven Peaks Fun Center is a public safety concern according to Lehi locals, who said it’s a hot spot for nighttime drug deals. Seven Peaks Fun Center in Lehi provides families, teens and college students with entertainment like arcade games and mini golf, but its gravel parking...
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Boy Scout Alternative Unable To Find Footing in Utah

PROVO, Utah – Although Boy Scouts seem to be everywhere in Utah, one scouting alternative called Trail Life can’t find its footing in Utah.      The Christian organization came about in response to the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to allow openly gay youth members.      Most Brigham Young University students had not...
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Utah Islamic Center to host "Meet the Muslims" every Friday of February

SANDY, UT–How often are your Friday night plans educational and community-building? For some Salt Lake Valley residents, date night has become a way to learn about their Muslim neighbors. For weeks, new visitors have been packing in for Friday night prayers at the Utah Islamic Center in Sandy. The mosque has been holding “Meet the Muslims”...
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Utah drivers cautioned as winter arrives

PROVO – When the temperature drops, car accidents rise, and experts said that out-of-state drivers may be shocked when experiencing driving in the snow for the first time. Becca Smith is just one of many people from outside of Utah to have a scare on the road. “And I was merging on and I was...
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Alpine School District bond will build Eagle Mountain High School

SARATOGA SPRINGS – The ballots are in for the bond to build new facilities in the Alpine School District, and the poll results are showing a bright future for those affected by it. West Lake High School is currently housing everyone from Saratoga Springs to Eagle Mountain. Because the area is growing so fast, the...
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Candlelight vigil held for fallen West Valley officer

WEST VALLEY – Family, friends, and police officers filled the plaza by West Valley City Hall on Wednesday night to hold a candlelight vigil for fallen Officer Cody Brotherson. 25-year-old Brotherson, of the West Valley Police Department, passed away early Sunday morning after three teens driving a stolen car hit and killed him. He leaves behind...
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BYU students react to Trump's presidential win

PROVO – With 279 electoral votes, Donald Trump clinched the position of President on Tuesday evening. Reactions from Brigham Young University students on Trump’s status as President Elect have been mixed. Jared Lorimier, a Trump supporter, said that although he voted for the candidate, he was still upset. “It was a huge upset, we all...
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UVU helps students with autism

OREM – Utah Valley University has found a way to include the often overlooked autistic population in campus life. The Passages Program holds regular classes and workshops to help navigate autistic students through registering for classes, making friends, dating, doing homework and dealing with other challenges that come with student life. Program director Laurie Bowen...
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Voting day brings people to the polls

PROVO – Voting for the election began a few weeks ago, but today the nation finds out who will be its 45th president. Lines were out the door at 8:30 a.m. at Provo Peaks Elementary. An hour later, they were about half as long, and people said it took 20 or 30 minutes to cast...
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Female pedestrian hit while crossing train tracks

PROVO – A Frontrunner Train coming through Provo hit a female pedestrian while she was crossing the tracks Monday morning. Police are still investigating what caused the accident at 600 S and 700 W. Locals surrounding the train tracks heard the Frontrunner come to a screeching halt during what was an otherwise typical morning. Provo...
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