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Curtis says he heard about 3 incidents of sexual misconduct by former Provo police chief

SALT LAKE CITY — Congressman John Curtis clarified Friday that as Provo's mayor, he heard three — not two — complaints of inappropriate sexual conduct by John King.

The first time, Curtis said, he warned King that even if his alleged actions had been misinterpreted, the former police chief shouldn't put himself in positions where his actions could be misinterpreted.

Utah's 'ring' counties among nation's fastest growing

MOUNTAIN GREEN, Morgan County — Ashley and Gavin McCleary hopped from house to house in Layton, Ogden, Syracuse, and Farmington, but they didn't feel at home until their family of six settled into a small mountainside community in Morgan County five years ago.

Police report sheds more light on accusations against former MTC president

PROVO — A police report released Wednesday evening sheds new light on allegations against a former president of the LDS Church's Missionary Training Center in Provo.

In an interview with BYU University Police three months ago, Joseph L. Bishop, 85, said he asked a missionary to expose her breasts to him in a room at the MTC in 1984, which she did, but he denied her allegation that he raped her.

3 keys in the Utah Utes' 67-58 OT win over Saint Mary's in NIT quarterfinals

MORAGA, Calif. — The Utah Utes are headed to New York City.

In an overtime contest that was close throughout, the No. 2-seeded Utes topped the No. 1-seeded Saint Mary’s Gaels 67-58 Wednesday night on the road in the NIT quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals at Madison Square Garden.

Utah learning-tech firm Instructure turns 10, opens 10th office

PLEASANT GROVE — Utah learning-management software company Instructure engaged in a festival of 10s on Wednesday, celebrating both its 10-year anniversary and cutting the ribbon on its 10th office location.

Device helps opioid and heroin addicts through painful withdrawal symptoms quickly

SALT LAKE CITY — Freedom from opioid and heroin addiction can be hard to achieve, but a groundbreaking device could help addicts get off those drugs without all the pain and agony of withdrawal symptoms.

Can BYU use Austin Kafentzis as 2018 version of Matt Bellini?

PROVO — Austin Kafentzis has the speed, a four-star recruit résumé backed by ridiculously gaudy high school numbers, and enough experience as a college transfer nomad to scream out he is due for a break.

How Manual Cinema turns up to 500 sheets of paper into visual stories

SALT LAKE CITY — Sarah Fornace had a sense that Manual Cinema, the new performance collective she and some friends had started, was going to work right from the start. She was sitting in the audience of their first official performance and she could sense something happening to the people around her.

Utah students walk to support the plight of the undocumented

SALT LAKE CITY — Shouting chants like, "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here!" and "Up, up with immigration — down, down with deportation!" hundreds of students and pro-immigration advocates braved the cold and wet snow on Saturday morning to voice their support for the scores of Utah residents in immigration limbo.

'Sensory room' for children with autism unveiled at Vivint Smart Home Arena

SALT LAKE CITY — While his two sons happily played on computer tablets inside the Vivint Smart Home Arena's newly unveiled "sensory room," Steve Pratt tried his best to describe what day-to-day life is like for a child with autism.

"It's like (they're at) a rock concert all the time," said Pratt, from Bluffdale.