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Pet rentals keeps shelters empty for Easter

OREM, Utah – An Orem man has found a way to bring animals closer to home. Dan Bowman started out in sociology, but his family’s passion for pets took over. “We do love animals,” he said. Bowman started Creature Comfort Pet Rentals with his wife to allow people to interact with different animals before they...
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High tree pollen causes seasonal allergies

PROVO, Utah – The blossoms may be pretty to look at, but for some, the sight of them is just plain misery. An increase in pollen is causing allergy symptoms. An allergy nurse at Intermountain Allergy and Asthma in Draper said that this year, all the trees pollinated at once due to the late snow. Official...
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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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