Daily Archives: July 29, 2016

Pokemon Go’ creators working to be ‘respectful’ of reality

The location-aware game provides virtual rewards for players who visit real sites designated as "Pokestops" in the game. Several locations, such as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Japan and the Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., have asked to be removed from "Pokemon Go."

Pokemon Go’ creators working to be ‘respectful’ of reality

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Publix stock price down 4.7 percent to $41.90

Publix stock price down 4.7 percent to $41.90

US economy expected to pick up after weak growth in spring

The Commerce Department’s report Friday showed that gross domestic product — the broadest gauge of the economy — grew just 1.2 percent in the April-June quarter. That was far weaker than the forecasts of most analysts, who had expected growth of twice that pace in a bounce-back from a slump at the start of the year.

US economy expected to pick up after weak growth in spring

Feds approve $20 million grant for bike/pedestrian trails across Wasatch Front

The old adage of sticking to a project until it sticks to you has paid off for Jim Price, active transportation program manager for Mountainland Association of Governments.

Feds approve $20 million grant for bike/pedestrian trails across Wasatch Front

Central figure in Utah attorney general scandal given 11 years for lying to banks

SALT LAKE CITY — A helicopter-flying Utah businessman who was a central figure in a pay-to-play scandal involving two former state attorneys general was sentenced Friday to 11 years and three months in federal prison after he was convicted of…

Central figure in Utah attorney general scandal given 11 years for lying to banks

BYU curators help digitize Scout archive

In the late 1800s, Robert Baden-Powell — a war hero, adventurer, actor and sometimes a spy — sat down with a pencil and paper and wrote out his idea of “scouting for boys.” That document, along with hundreds of others…

BYU curators help digitize Scout archive

International Day of Friendship reminds Utahns of the importance of friends

Five years ago, the United Nations appointed July 30 as International Day of Friendship. While the formality of a day set aside to recognize friends might seem unnecessary, Utah county residents, like Matthew Havili, said this recognition is important because…

International Day of Friendship reminds Utahns of the importance of friends

Tales From Utah Valley: Support the police by learning on the job

Police have been in the news and all over social media, especially during the last few weeks. Many people are showing their support for law enforcement. Others want change.

Tales From Utah Valley: Support the police by learning on the job

Acoustic show planned for BYU; leadership series for women to be held at UVU

Brigham Young University

Acoustic show planned for BYU; leadership series for women to be held at UVU

Good Samaritans save Provo man and dog from burning home

A Provo man and his dog have another day ahead of them, after a few passersby noticed the man’s house on fire and ran in to save his life.

Good Samaritans save Provo man and dog from burning home