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With the open house of the new Provo City Center Temple going on I thought it would be a great time to outline some interesting facts about the new temple. Odds are at least one of these interesting facts will be something you didn’t know before reading this. Enjoy! 1. This is the only temple…

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For many hours this past Tuesday on the fourth floor of the Salt Lake City library, there was standing room only in the stacks, as hundreds of miners with signs, and dozens of environmentalists with matching T-shirts that read ‘I love clean air’, waited in line to address EPA representatives about a proposed rule-making action…

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Today I, along with other Google Fiber subscribers here in Provo received the following email: While $130/month for TV and internet still isn’t a bad price, it makes Comcast/Xfinity the new best option in Provo. Comcast offers a very similar package to Provo subscribers for $120/month. The main difference is that Google’s speeds are 1…

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Local elections have come and gone and now that the dust has settled it’s time to examine how the race has gone. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the results, you can do so by clicking here. One of the races I was paying close attention to was Carina Wytiaz taking on…

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Last night at the first ever “Provo Buzz Live AMA”, I had the opportunity of representing Market Campus alongside John Richards of Startup Ignition and Cahlan Sharp of DevMountain. During the event we answered many questions that were asked via the Provo Buzz AMA page (videos will be posted tomorrow). However, the most significant part…

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Yesterday Matthew Taylor, who is getting paid handsomely by local tax payers, has been plastering all over social media the news that The Hookah Collection, a local business in the downtown Provo area, will be closing and leaving the city. Matthew couldn’t be more excited to see a local business leave. I get that the…

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Warning: The end of this video contains strong language. A man pulled out his smartphone in a Provo, Utah Subway and started to film what appears to be maggots in his Subway sandwich as he talks to a Subway employee. The question is whether this video is real or not. Some people on Reddit aren’t…

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Provo struggles with the problem of illegal basement apartments. While there are many pros and cons to the issue, the economics of this issue are paramount to understanding the problem. A home with a second dwelling unit sells for perhaps $10-$25k more than a home without one. When a buyer buys that home, he pays…

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I’ve been reading a lot of articles from the local media about Provo’s pathetic voter turnout. The last numbers I read showed that 7% of residents actually voted this past week. Why is that? Many of the comments I read on these articles as well as on social media tend to chastise the residents. Is…

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Last night I noticed a post by Diane B. Christensen on the Facebook group “Our Provo.” In my personal opinion, Diane and much of the Our Provo group can sometimes be a bit extreme, but this post definitely carried some weight. To summarize, Diane spoke of recent word that Corey Norman, who has a negative…