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Provo proposes partial sale of East Bay Golf course

Provo is proposing a partial sale of the East Bay Golf Course to make way for a freestanding medical school asked for by the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. They are pushing a letter of intent to sell 24 acres (about 11 percent) of the course. Bob Rasmussen, who travels from Payson to play at the...
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Geneva Rock Gives Back to Community

When Pleasant Grove High School needed help improving its baseball facilities, it turned to the community for help. Thanks to Geneva Rock, the Pleasant Grove High School’s baseball team plays on some of the best facilities in the state. Players come after school to improve their game on a field fit for a professional team. Baseball is...
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Alpine Loop attracts more than Utah communities

Getting lost in the leaves isn’t just for Utahns. People travel from all over to visit the Alpine Loop. The beautiful 20 mile drive through the Alpine canyons of the Wasatch Range gives an incredible view of the fall leaves. “We came here and we are celebrating our nine year anniversary and we are so...
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BYU researchers release new marijuana study

The Journal of Neuroscience recently published BYU research providing evidence that marijuana can change the brain while young adults are developing. According to BYU researcher Teresa Nufer, cravings, withdrawals and pathological drug seeking behavior are just a few tolls that drugs can have on a body. “We did this study in young mice, so there...
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Riverton High Student Proves There is No 'I' in 'Team'

Runners at the Utah Cross Country State Championship proved there’s no “I” in “team.” Nerves were high both for the crowd and the runners when Sean Rausch stopped running to help his teammate. Shaun, a senior at Riverton High School, was competing in the State Championship for both the title and the scholarships. He was...
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Orem Police avoid potentially deadly encounter with gunman

The Orem Police Department recently released body camera footage of a passenger pulling a gun on two officers. The two officers involved said they didn’t know what to expect when they got a report of a ‘suspicious occupied vehicle’ last week. The body camera footage begins with Officer Sillitoe asking a teenager in the back...
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Utah's Third District Congressional Debate comes to BYU

The final debate for Utah’s vacant congressional seat came to Brigham Young University. The three leading candidates faced off: Provo Mayor John Curtis (R), Dr. Kathie Allen (D), and Jim Bennett (United Utah).  The questions, submitted by college students, covered big issues such as gun laws, North Korea and tax reform. “If you send a...
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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium offers Shark Yoga Classes

The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper offers a unique way to bond with sharks while relaxing. Once a month, they hold a class called “Yoga With The Sharks.” “When you do yoga, you become connected to your environment,” said instructor Amanda Jones. “You start to care about things.” Jones said people need marine education...
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Cavitation experiment could have football implications

College football is in full swing, and that means injuries are, too. But a new experiment connecting fluid dynamics to brain trauma could be a game-changer. BYU running back Riley Burt knows the impact of a concussion firsthand. “My head hit the ground and that’s what caused it.” Burt said. “And I came up and I...
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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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