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Salt Lake Tribune
Concert review: Imagine Dragons gives 'radioactive' performance
OREM a All the problems of the world became non-existent on Monday night when Imagine Dragons took the stage in front of 8,500 fans in the UCCU Events Center.
Mon May 20, 2013
Orem man gets life without parole for stabbing death of girlfriend
An Orem man who pleaded guilty to stabbing his live-in girlfriend more than 40 times was sentenced to life in prison Monday.
Sun May 19, 2013
High school football: Orem player responds well to being woken from coma, will undergo heart surgery
Orem High sophomore football player Ben Smith responded positively to being woken up from a medically induced coma Saturday afternoon, and he will next undergo surgery for an underlying heart condition that was discovered after he collapsed during conditioning practice last Thursday.
Sat May 18, 2013
Murdock Canal Trail in Provo Canyon opens to public
Utah County officials on Saturday celebrated the opening of the 17-mile Murdock Canal Trail that starts at the mouth of Provo Canyon and ends at Thanksgiving Point.
More research needed on lowering blood alcohol limit, both sides say
Sen. John Valentine, the legislator behind most of the recent changes to Utah's liquor laws, said Wednesday it's too soon to say whether he will sponsor a bill next session lowering the blood alcohol level for impaired driving.
Illegal aliens charged with soliciting sex from young girls in Utah
On Thursday, police in Orem arrested Alexander Navidad-Hernandez, 27, and Javier Santos-Jacobo, 27, after they reportedly tried to convince two sisters, ages 14 and 16, to have sex with them for $30. A day earlier, one of the suspects pulled-up next to the girls as they walked home, handed them a $5 bill, along with his phone number and told them ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Orem football player collapses on field
His brother was practicing with Ben when he went into cardiac arrest. "He just collapsed on the ground and turned him over and he was turning purple in the face," said Jeremiah Smith, 17, one of Ben's seven brothers.
Orem football player collapses during practice, remains in coma
After an Orem High School football player collapsed during a spring training drill, his coach is being hailed a hero for helping save his life.
Thu May 16, 2013
2 arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from teen sisters
Alexander Navidad-Hernandez, 27, and Javier Santos-Jacobo, 36, allegedly approached two sisters, a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old, near the Macey's at 880 N. State Street on Wednesday.
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah senator considers cutting state's drunk driving threshold
The Utah senator who takes the lead in setting state liquor policy on Wednesday said lawmakers will closely consider the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation that states reduce their drunk-driving thresholds.
Salt Lake Tribune
Out and about: Imagine Dragons, Yo La Tengo, Lamb of God and more
This experimental, electronica ensemble is led by Thomas Fec, better known by the stage name Tobacco and revered in the underground scene for his novel approach to analog instrumentation and production.
Tue May 14, 2013
Alex. Brown Realty to build Utah hotels
Alex. Brown Realty Inc., of Baltimore, a privately owned real estate investment manager, in conjunction with two Utah-based companies, PEG Development of Provo and Blue Diamond Capital of Orem, announced plans to develop two hotels, a structured parking garage and mixed-use retail on a 3.26 acre development site in downtown Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah artist's - Mormon Heroin' works come to Orem
It's also the basis for his art, which satirizes Mormons' obsession with sweets by using candy, cakes, Jell-O and other sugary treats to recreate personal, religious and cultural symbols.
Sat May 11, 2013
Marla Ridenour: With three Kruger boys in the NFL, what's a mom to do?
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Fri May 10, 2013
Snapchat sexts aren't safe, but is that really the point?
Orem, Utah-based security firm Decipher Forensics announced this week that it has figured out a way to recover deleted photos from Snapchat , the app that automatically deletes sent photos and video in 10 seconds or less.
Attachment Parenting Blog
Snapchat Reminder: The Internet has no Delete key
I've given talks at local schools about online privacy and about issues related to oversharing with teens, and one thing that I hear back with some regularity is "no, things really do delete" after I remind them that nothing is ever really deleted on the Internet.
Thu May 09, 2013
SLC and Provo among best in nation for job-seeking college graduates
A couple of new jobs reports this week suggest the future for college graduates in Utah looks bright.
Murdock Canal Trail grand opening celebration set for May 18
Crews are putting the finishing touches on the Murdock Canal Trail in Utah County, ahead of the grand opening on Saturday, May 18.
Southwest Place to Go
Having gotten a little tired of the indecisive weather here in St. Louis, I decided to take a trip out West to visit family.