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Provo Parks and Recreation named best in the nation

Thousands of men, women and children — not all from Provo — have taken advantage of the parks, trails and high-tech recreation center the city has to offer. Now the nation is giving back to Provo in the form of a gold medal. Provo City Parks and Recreation was recently named the best in ...

Vineyard says goodbye to its first city manager

It is a bittersweet moment when someone you have worked with for a long time moves on. That is how Vineyard is feeling as Jacob “Jake” McHargue says goodbye Friday as Vineyard’s city manager. It was about eight years ago that McHargue joined a small crew of workers and dreamers in the ...

Free genetics study could yield vital information

Utah researchers are looking for children to participate in a free genetic study that may help them access future treatments and possible cures for genetic disorders based on their own unique DNA. The HerediGene: Children's Study is the world's largest DNA mapping effort ever to be done in ...

BYU researchers make micro lab-on-a-chip breakthrough

Academic jargon can often confuse the average person about the topic at hand, but make no mistake on this, researchers at Brigham Young University have made a monumental leap — and people are talking about it. “BYU researchers are among the world’s leaders in creating ‘labs on a ...