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Provo man frustrated that his landlord won’t let him fly the Ukrainian flag on the terrace of his apartment

PROVO, Utah — The war in Ukraine is stirring the Utahns in a powerful way. Almost daily we see events, campaigns and other efforts in the hive state for the people of Ukraine. A Provo resident is one of those Utahns who wants to show his support. But when his …

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Inside the new Utah State Prison

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Now we get a behind-the-scenes look at the new Utah State Prison under construction in Salt Lake City. The prison is about 80% complete, and you can already see what makes it superior to Draper’s old one. ABC4’s Brian Carlson takes us on a tour …

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UW manages 195,800 in surprise meet in Provo | Gymnastic

Isa Weiss performs her floor routine during Washington’s game against Utah at Alaska Airlines Arena on February 21. Weiss scored a career-high 9.875 in his floor routine against BYU and Illinois State on March 4. Evan Moroud In a meet the Washington gymnastics team announced just two days in advance …

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SLC suspect hijacks trailer loaded with $28,000 worth of goods

West Valley City (ABC4) – Utah State’s Delwin Graves has had several run-ins with police in recent years. On March 5, an officer from West Valley City was dispatched regarding the “suspicious circumstances” of a stolen vehicle. Law enforcement located a ski mask on Delwin Graves’ car registration number. The …

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A strong second half takes Utah State to a 75-52 victory over San Jose State in the regular season finale

by: Ashley SpringerUSU Sports Media Relations SAN JOSE, Calif. — Utah State men’s basketball defeated San Jose State 47-26 in the second half of its regular-season finale in San Jose, Calif., on Friday night as the Aggies beat the Spartans 75-52. Senior striker justin bean posted his 45th career double-double …

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From saving the Great Salt Lake to landscaping – Utah lawmakers review water proposals in recent days – St George News

Visitors to Antelope Island State Park view the receding edge of the Great Salt Lake Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 in Antelope Island, Utah. The largest natural lake west of the Mississippi is shrinking past its lowest levels on record, raising fears of toxic dust, ecological collapse and economic consequences. But …

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Senator Johnson’s Push to Ban Teaching ‘Dividing Concepts’ Collapses, But Not Dead | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo provided, Office of Utah Senator John Johnson Utah Sen. John Johnson, right, during a Senate Education Committee hearing meeting on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. A measure he proposed to ban the teaching of “divisive concepts was discussed at the meeting. SALT LAKE CITY — Discussion on …

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6 of the Best Places to Pick Up Your RV in Utah

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes There’s no place like home, but when you own an Ember RV, home can literally be anywhere – even some of the most beautiful and remote places on earth. So if you’re ready to hit the road home and experience the most rugged, spectacular and …

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Ten Ways Utah Can Sustainably Grow and Prosper in the Future | Opinion

Utah has led the nation in population growth for the past decade. Its population grew from 2.8 million to 3.3 million – an impressive jump of 18.4%, with growth surpassing Texas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and many other states known for their job opportunities and attractive lifestyles. Utah’s population also …

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Weber County Commission race draws 4 GOP hopefuls, 1 Democrat | News, Sports, Jobs

Four Republican candidates have emerged so far for the Weber County Commission’s B seat. They are, clockwise from top left, Phil Swanson, Sharon Bolos, Bill Olson and Bren Edwards. The formal period for submitting an application begins on Monday, February 28, 2022. Mike Blodgett is …

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No. 21 Utah State Gymnastics places second in doubleheader against No. 24 Boise State

BOISE, Idaho – Brie Clark knows it’s about being on the same wavelength. Once the Aggies do that, watch out. Clark, the Utah State freshman phenom from Daphne, Alabama, won his sixth floor title of the season with a career-best 9.950 to help the Aggies record a season-high 49.500 on …

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Utah State visits San Diego State after Horvath’s 29-point performance

Utah State Aggies (15-11, 6-7 MWC) at San Diego State Aztecs (15-6, 7-3 MWC) San Diego; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: San Diego State -3.5; plus/minus is 127.5 BOTTOM LINE: Utah State visits the San Diego State Aztecs after Brandon Horvath scored 29 points in Utah State’s 85-72 …

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Nevada inflicts costly loss on Utah State at home, 85-72

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4 Sports) — Nevada’s dynamic duo proved to be too much for Utah State on Friday night at the Spectrum. Demond Cambridge Jr. and Grant Sherfield combined for 51 points as they led the Wolf Pack to an 85-72 win, handing Utah State its second straight loss after …

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University of Utah student killed at Salt Lake City motel

A 19-year-old University of Utah student was killed Friday in what police are calling a domestic violence situation. The woman, an international student from China, was found dead in a Salt Lake City motel room, police said. She is the second Chinese student at the U. to be killed in …

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Utah basketball: Better days may be ahead for Runnin’ Utes

This article was first published in the Ute Insiders newsletter. Sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox every Wednesday evening. The infamous streak is over. The Runnin’ Utes finally ended their program-record 10-game losing streak last week with an 84-59 victory over another struggling team, Oregon State. Could …

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How to Collect Unclaimed Money from the Utah Unclaimed Property Division

The state of Utah is sitting on millions of dollars, and some of it could be yours. Utah’s unclaimed property division received $66.7 million in lost property in 2021, stemming from dormant bank accounts, overpaid medical bills, uncashed checks and unpaid insurance benefits. That’s on top of the $370 million …

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6 Weber County Senior Candidates for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program | News, Sports, Jobs

Photos provided Six applicants from Weber County high schools were selected for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. They are, in the top row, Fisher Cooper and Wyatt Smith from Fremont High School and Camryn Sheen from Weber High School. Those pictured in the bottom row, from left, …

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Utah State crushes Air Force for third straight win, 73-46

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4 Sports) — Utah State is kicking off at the right time. Brandon Horvath had 17 career points, nine rebounds and seven assists to help lead the Aggies to a 73-46 rout of Air Force as the Aggies won their third game since. line. Justin Bean also had …

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No. 23 Utah State Gymnastics Records Season-High 196,450 Against No. 21 BYU

PROVO, Utah– For the second time in as many competitions, Utah State’s No. 23 gymnastics team notched their best score of the season. Despite that, the Aggies know they still have a lot to do. Behind eight top-three rankings, including two by freshman Brie Clarksecond Brianna Brooks and junior Rebecca …

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Utah lawmakers form diversity and inclusion task force for K-12 students

Rep. Sandra Hollins, D-Salt Lake City, is one of the lawmakers who helped launch a diversity and inclusion program at K-12 schools in Utah. (Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 1-2 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders will announce the creation of a new task force that will …

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Sally Finch Obituaries (1934 – 2022) – Orem, UT

Sara (Sally) Tueller Finch passed away peacefully on January 8, 2022, with her family by her side at her home in Wilmington, Delaware.Born and raised in Provo, Utah, the daughter of Elvena and Walter Tueller, Sally enjoyed 67 years of marriage to her college sweetheart, David G. Finch. Dave and …

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Date confirmed for 2022 ECU road trip to BYU

East Carolina’s 2022 non-conference game at BYU is scheduled for Saturday, October 29, a spokesperson for the ECU’s sports department confirmed over the weekend. The Pirates are set to play BYU in the 2022 season, when both schools initially announced a new two-game streak in 2017.15 to host a home …

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This Utah startup will help you rent just about anything you own

Peer-to-peer apps have helped millions of people loan out their cars, spare rooms, and even motorhomes. Now a Provo-based tech startup wants to help people rent just about everything else. Go to the Yoodlize website and you’ll find Utahns with all kinds of items for rent – bike racks and …

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Who would vote for Donald Trump in 2024? Here’s how much support he has in Utah

Half of the Utahns would vote or consider voting for Donald Trump if he ran for president in 2024. And 48% of Beehive State residents have a favorable opinion of the former president who continues to claim that voter fraud cost him the 2020 election. A new Deseret News / …

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Federal effort to remove derogatory place names identifies 11 southern Utah sites – St George News

In this file photo, Home Secretary Deb Haaland speaks during a press briefing. Haaland recently declared the term “squaw” derogatory and launched a task force to eliminate its use on geographic features, Washington, DC, April 23, 2021 | Associated Press photo by Evan Vucci, St. George News ST. GEORGE – …

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Donald Peterson obituary (1946 – 2021) – Orem, UT

Donald M Peterson, Jr. was born July 25, 1946 in Salina, Utah, the son of Donald M Peterson, Sr. and Thora Colby Peterson. Don was the second of three children and the only boy. Her siblings include Thera Maughan and Sherian Fleming. He graduated from Granite High School in 1964. …

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Men’s Hoops opens Myrtle Beach with 2OT loss to Utah State

History links Next game: against Davidson 11/19/2021 | 2:30 p.m. ESPNU CONWAY, South Carolina – The University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team abandoned a double-overtime thriller with Utah State on Thursday afternoon, 87-79, in the first round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. The Quakers (2-3) erased a 12-point deficit in …

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Local Utah Headlines – Tuesday Morning November 2, 2021

Tuesday morning November 2, 2021 State There is still time to vote Tuesday is election day. Cities and towns in Utah hold elections for mayor and councils. Ballots in the mail had to be postmarked no later than Monday, November 1 to be counted. But, they can still be placed …

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Rex Yarger obituary (1952 – 2021) – Ogden, UT

Rex D. Yarger continued his journey to the next kingdom on October 10, 2021. Rex was born on March 28, 1952 to Dale and Irene Yarger in Pocatello Idaho. He was one of 5 children, he being the oldest. He was predeceased by his younger brother Shane and son Steven …

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Utah State’s Deven Thompkins Added to Biletnikoff Prize Watchlist

Soccer 09/29/2021 08:35:00 History links LOGAN, Utah – Utah State Senior Wide Receiver Become Thomas was added to Biletnikoff’s 2021 award watchlist, was announced Wednesday by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club (TQC) Foundation, Inc. The Biletnikoff Prize annually rewards the outstanding FBS receiver of the college football season. Any player, regardless …

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BYU officially adds Notre Dame to 2022 football calendar

Cougars and Fighting Irish close three-game streak that began in 2012 (Michael Conroy | AP) Notre Dame running back George Atkinson III is hit by BYU defensive back Daniel Sorensen as he dives for a 20-yard touchdown during the second half of a college football game of the NCAA in …

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Utah State Perspective: Aggies abandons massive home game

Expectations. It’s one of the words Blake Anderson has used this season to describe his team this season and it’s an interesting word to describe Utah State. At the start of the season, Utah State did not have high expectations. They only managed to secure one win in the odd …

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Romney Connection leads # 15 BYU past South Florida, 35-27

PROVO, Utah (ABC4 Sports) – Baylor Romney started as quarterback and his brother Gunner helped him finish South Florida. Baylor, starting in place of injured Jaren Hall, threw for a career-high 305 yards and three touchdowns to lead the No.15 BYU to a 35-27 victory over South Florida on Saturday …

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In Utah, Cougs seek to kill demons | Sports

As many have noted, Washington State’s game against USC last week marked the fourth time in Nick Rolovich’s seven-game coaching tenure the Cougars had lost despite a lead of at least 12. points at some point in the game. Today will mark another reminder of this. The Cougars (1-2, 0-1) …

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BYU Rises to 15th in Latest AP Top 25, 16th in Coaching Poll

Brigham Young full-back Masen Wake, at top, dodges a tackle from Giovanni Sanders (20) of Arizona State during an NCAA college football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, September 18, 202 ( Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News) PROVO – After a third straight win over a Pac-12 opponent, …

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Utah State-Air Force Live Coverage

The Deseret News provides live coverage of tonight’s game between Utah State and the Air Force. Follow updates throughout the night. Final Led by 11 in the fourth quarter, the Aggies controlled the fourth quarter for the third time in three games this season to claim the win and remain …

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Utah Downs State of Utah, 2-1

Next game: at Stanford 09/24/2021 | 7:00 p.m. Pac-12 networks LOGAN, Utah – The Utah women’s soccer team beat the Utah State Aggies, 2-1, Thursday night at the Chuck and Gloria Bell Soccer Field. Courtney talbot scored the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute of the game, bringing the Utes …

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The booming LGBTQ movement in Utah – Liberation News

Last month, Utah saw an increase in bigotry and anti-LGBTQ violence. On August 18, a newly married lesbian couple in southern Utah were found murdered after telling relatives about a “creepy” man following them; the matter is being investigated as a hate crime. Five days later, three anti-LGBTQ actions made …

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USU volleyball splits the day at Bay Area Invitational

Next match: in Sainte Marie 11/9/2021 | 2:00 p.m. MORAGA / SAN FRANCISCO, Calif .– Utah State volleyball (5-3) opened the competition at the Bay Area Invitational on Friday, losing to CSU Bakersfield, 3-2, and beating San Francisco, 3-0. MATCH ONEThe Aggies played their third straight five-set game against CSU …

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Utah’s unique redistribution year is upon us

This article is co-authored by Ashley Nash and Kate Hickman. Another decade has passed, and the time has come to redistribute ridings in Utah. For most UVU students, this will be the first time that a redistribution will take place when they are old enough to vote. Now is the …

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University of Utah, State of Utah, and Weber State to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Three of Utah’s largest universities will require students who attend classes in person to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The University of Utah, Utah State University and Weber States University announced on Friday that they will begin implementing vaccination mandates for their campuses as the coronavirus continues to spread. Decisions are …

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FOCUS DISCUSSION: The Point redevelopment project

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Point is a redevelopment project that would replace Utah State Prison once it leaves Draper and comes closer to Salt Lake City International Airport. After hearing feedback from more than 10,000 Utah residents, the plan for the more than 600 acres of state-owned land …

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LaMar Scott Sparks | Obituary

LaMar Scott Sparks Scott was born February 14, 1946, the third child of Donna Lucile Tanner and Dee Earl Sparks. He grew up in Nephi, Utah, and graduated from Juab High School. He worked at the American Oil gas station while attending Trade Tech Vocational School in Provo. When he …

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Marion Wolthuis Stuart | Obituary

Marion Wolthuis Stuart Marion Helen Wolthuis Stuart passed away peacefully on August 2, 2021, surrounded by her five sons. Marion was born on August 16, 1932 to Frank and Leyonna Wolthuis, the first of four children. She enjoyed her childhood in the South Ogden with many wonderful experiences with good …

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IN FOCUS Discussion: Native American boarding schools

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Beginning with the Indian Civilization Act of 1819, the United States enacted laws and implemented policies establishing and supporting Indian boarding schools across the country. The purpose of these schools was to culturally assimilate Indigenous children by forcibly moving them from their families and communities …

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Inflation in Utah: Survey Shows Buyers Worried About Prices

Mixed signals regarding inflation concerns in the United States continue to emanate from federal policymakers, but Utah residents are steadfastly united when it comes to what they think about rising costs as part of the ongoing economic recovery. They are just worried. A new statewide poll from Deseret News / …

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Seven surprising Utah alcohol quirks you didn’t know about

Ask any other state what it knows about Utah and up there, with its snow-capped mountains, more than likely lies our infamous liquor laws – some of the most conservative in the United States. For reference, you can find the complete guide to Utah’s alcoholic beverage laws here. We update …

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: Mountain Division Sneak Peek

Freshmen are coming to campus and media days are looming on the horizon. With college football magazines already on the shelves, it’s time for more predictions. This week we will be taking a look at the Mountain Division. Good: Boise State Not only do the Broncos have a new head …

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Constance “Connie” Leigh Edward Leggett | Obituary

Constance “Connie” Leigh Edward Leggett March 8, 1940 ~ May 31, 2021 Constance “Connie” Leigh Edward Leggett died on May 31, 2021. She was born on March 8, 1940 in Ogden, Utah, to James Robertson and Arleen Bower Edward. Connie has lived in Ogden her entire life, attending Ogden Town …

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How to stay safe in excessive heat

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – As things really start to heat up statewide, two organizations are reminding Utahns of precautions to avoid heat-related illness. Get the latest Utah news delivered to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to the free daily ABC4 newsletter. It seems natural that if a person …

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How busy are Utah’s national parks? Prepare to queue

Memorial Day vacations may be in the rearview mirror, but Utah’s national parks and landmarks continue to be at the forefront of tourists wishing to travel through some of the state’s most spectacular scenery. Since May 20, with the exception of one day, Arches National Park has had to close …

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Ogden church says vandals strike 3 times in a month

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – The assistant pastor of an Ogden church says a recent wave of vandalism attacks directed at the church caused more than $ 2,000 in damage. This church leader tells ABC4 what he is doing now in hopes of stopping future vandalism. Get the latest Utah news …

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BYU Football presents Vae Soifua

BYU offered a scholarship to 2022 offensive line prospect Vae Soifua on Friday. Soifua, who weighs 6’5,285 pounds, is preparing for Orem High School. I was fortunate enough to catch up with Soifua to discuss his recent offer from BYU and get an update on his recruiting. Soifua grew up …

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Provo plans month-long activities for cycling month | Provo news

Provo’s annual Bike-to-Work Day is Wednesday and breakfast is served at several locations around town. If you miss an opportunity, don’t put the brakes, there’s a month full of cycling activities to participate in. Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi will join other City of Provo officials and BikeWalk Provo volunteers in …

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