Daily Archives: April 20, 2016

A ‘Jane’ without an Austen: ‘Jane Eyre’ to play at the Hale Center Theater Orem

“Jane Eyre,” the Broadway musical based on Charlotte Brontë’s novel about class, complex Christianity and “secrets of the house,” opens Thursday at the Hale Center Theater Orem. Kenna Lynn Smith and Elizabeth Dabczynski-Bean are both cast in the title role.

A ‘Jane’ without an Austen: ‘Jane Eyre’ to play at the Hale Center Theater Orem

McGee Auto Service and Tires sold to Monro Muffler Brake

Mike McGee, who recently retired as the company’s president, is kind of amazed his family business made it this far on its own.

McGee Auto Service and Tires sold to Monro Muffler Brake

Breakthrough cholesterol drugs fizzle amid price pushback

The new drugs promised to reduce artery-clogging cholesterol by nearly twice as much as older ones. But they came at an eye-popping price: more than $14,000 per year, compared with roughly $150 for the standard drugs.

Breakthrough cholesterol drugs fizzle amid price pushback

Missing ingredient for millennials: Down payment savings

Surveys show that most Americans under 35 lack adequate savings for down payments. The result is that many will likely be forced to delay home ownership and to absorb significant debt loads if they do eventually buy.

Missing ingredient for millennials: Down payment savings

Utah police officer from Eagle Mountain delivers own daughter on side of road

SALT LAKE CITY — When his wife went into labor at 3 a.m., Utah police officer Travis Clark turned on his cruiser’s lights and sirens and sped toward the hospital. But he wasn’t fast enough for baby Bexleigh.

Utah police officer from Eagle Mountain delivers own daughter on side of road

One person killed in auto accident in Payson

One person was killed in a three-car accident Wednesday afternoon in Payson off Interstate 15.

One person killed in auto accident in Payson

Push to release full report on public lands lawsuit defeated

SALT LAKE CITY — Republican Utah lawmakers say they won’t hand over to Democrats the full report on a possible public-lands lawsuit against the federal government because it could put the effort at risk.

Push to release full report on public lands lawsuit defeated

Protestors decry BYU Honor Code investigations for sexual assault survivors

A crowd gathered at Brigham Young University Wednesday afternoon to protest the university’s handling of sexual assault investigations.

Protestors decry BYU Honor Code investigations for sexual assault survivors

Provo Municipal Council names new executive director

The Provo Municipal Council has approved the appointment of Clifford Strachan as its new executive director.

Provo Municipal Council names new executive director

Treasury official says Harriet Tubman will go on $20 bill

A Treasury official says Secretary Jacob Lew has decided to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, making her the first woman on U.S. paper currency in 100 years.

Treasury official says Harriet Tubman will go on $20 bill