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Elizabeth Smart to Missing Woman: 'We Will Find You'

Elizabeth Laguna-Salgado vanished in broad daylight in Provo, Utah, a year ago

(Newser) - From one Elizabeth to another, an appeal to be strong and hopeful emerged Monday as Utah marked the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of 26-year-old Elizabeth Laguna-Salgado, per NBC News . "We will find you. We are looking, and we won't give up," Elizabeth Smart Gilmour , who herself... More »

Hiker Loses Car Keys, Dies of Exposure

20-year-old woman found next day in Provo Canyon

(Newser) - Booze and a late-night hike in freezing temps might seem like a combination with the potential to go horribly wrong, but it was the added element of lost car keys that took a turn for the deadly in Utah's Provo Canyon. As Weather Underground reports, 20-year-old Hadley Boberg and... More »

10 Cities With Best, Worst Well-Being

Provo is tops, while Huntington, West Virginia, is last

(Newser) - Gallup is out with its annual rankings of "well-being" in various communities, based on surveys of residents that encompass everything from jobs to physical and emotional health to community safety. The results: Provo, Utah, comes in at No. 1, while Huntington, W. Va., finishes last among 189 cities, reports... More »

Least Religious City in US Is ...

Burlington, Vermont, and Boulder, Colorado, tie in Gallup poll

(Newser) - If religion and church-going aren't your thing, Burlington, Vermont, might be the place for you. If they are, you'll have plenty of company in Provo, Utah. A new Gallup survey susses out the most and least religious cities in America, based on the percentage of people who say... More »

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