Daily Archives: June 20, 2015

PlayStreet Provo working to get 47 percent increase in downtown familiarity

PROVO — Main Street, U.S.A. has been on the brink of extinction for years now, and numerous companies and campaigns have fought tirelessly to preserve the hometown feel of cities in America.

PlayStreet Provo working to get 47 percent increase in downtown familiarity

A Cry for Help: Suicide is second most common cause of death for 25-34-year-olds in Utah

UTAH COUNTY — Not everyone lives happily ever after, despite what the storybook endings promise.

A Cry for Help: Suicide is second most common cause of death for 25-34-year-olds in Utah

A Cry for Help: Young mother’s suicide has lasting effects

PROVO — “Wendy — don’t let anybody go in the bathroom.”

A Cry for Help: Young mother’s suicide has lasting effects

BYU hosting multicultural teen leadership conference

Utah County teens can still sign up for a new, four-day leadership conference starting June 29 at BYU.

BYU hosting multicultural teen leadership conference

Grandmother earns top 10 spot in national toilet paper wedding dress contest

You wouldn’t think toilet paper has much use – other than the obvious – but for Judith Henry, of Woodland Hills, it is fodder for a wedding dress.

Grandmother earns top 10 spot in national toilet paper wedding dress contest

Google’s Bumps: California Releases Reports Detailing Driverless Car Accidents

California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that had shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.

Google’s Bumps: California Releases Reports Detailing Driverless Car Accidents

New Ways To Pay by Phone Are On the Way

The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsolete. But most people still use cash or plastic when they shop in stores.

New Ways To Pay by Phone Are On the Way

Polk, Florida Jobless Rates Rise Slightly

The unemployment rate in Polk County, along with the rest of the state, saw a slight uptick in May compared with the previous month.

Polk, Florida Jobless Rates Rise Slightly

Dads Now Spend, Shop More Than Moms, Study Reports

As dads take a larger role in child-rearing, they are shopping more — and spending more — than moms.

Dads Now Spend, Shop More Than Moms, Study Reports

GM Adds More Cars To Air Bag Recall

General Motors is adding more than 243,000 compact hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada to the growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.

GM Adds More Cars To Air Bag Recall