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Covid cases, vaccine recalls and BA.2 news: live updates

A checkpoint in Ningbo, China. A growing number of Chinese cities are requiring truckers to take daily Covid PCR tests.Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIJING — China’s growing Covid-19 restrictions are creating further disruptions to global supply chains for consumer electronics, auto parts and other goods. A growing number of …

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Troutman Pepper State Attorneys General Monitor – April 2022

Flight. 2022, Number 3 REGULATORY WATCH PODCAST Troutman Pepper’s Regulatory oversight podcast analyzes the underlying trends driving law enforcement activities and provides expert insights into key policy areas. Featuring insights from members of the firm’s Regulatory Practice Group, including its nationally ranked office of state attorneys general, with invited commentary …

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Across the United States, religious groups are mobilizing to help Ukrainian refugees – ABC4 Utah

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As U.S. refugee resettlement agencies and nonprofits nationwide prepare to help Ukrainians fleeing the nearly six-week-long Russian invasion and war, members of religious communities are leading the charge to welcome the displaced. In Southern California, pastors and lay people line up at the Mexican border waving …

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Stolen car owner’s dog dies in crash in southern Utah

IRON COUNTY, Utah — A man is facing charges after he allegedly stole a car in Cedar City, ran from police at extremely high speeds, then rolled the car, which resulted in the death of the car owner’s dog . Police say Sean Damian Peacock, 21, of Enoch, stole a …

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The Bayou, a Salt Lake City bar, lifts its COVID-19 vaccine requirement

The Bayou faced protests as one of the first private companies in Utah to demand proof of being bitten. (The Bayou Facebook Page) The Bayou, a Salt Lake City bar and restaurant, faced protests on Saturday, August 28, 2021, due to its requirement for proof of COVID-19 vaccination for food …

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Utah mom warns about button batteries after 9-month-old’s trip to ER

Brayden Imlay, who is 9 months old, was rushed to hospital after a button cell battery got stuck in his throat on March 9. His mother hopes to warn others of the dangers of button batteries. (Imlay family photo) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Cassidie ​​Imlay …

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Dine on the Nanoose Bay Waterfront – Revelstoke Review

– Words by Susan Lundy Photography by Sean Fenzel Described as a “modern Canadian tavern”, Seascape is a new waterfront dining destination in the Fairwinds community of Nanoose Bay. Located in Fairwinds Landing, Seascape offers spectacular ocean and marina views, a relaxed and inviting ambiance, and a menu that showcases …

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‘Farm Field Day’ captivates hundreds of Iron County third graders – St George News

CEDAR TOWN — Hundreds of third-graders participated in an “Agricultural Field Day” this week in Cedar City. Third-graders participate in farming presentations at various learning stations during ‘Farm Field Day’ at Diamond Z Arena, Cedar City, Utah on March 21, 2022 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News/Cedar City …

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Working together to save Utah Lake

Sponsored: Utah Lake Restoration – Led by an expert team of scientists, engineers, professionals, and researchers with decades of experience restoring degraded waterways Lake Restoration Solutions| Recreational Island (concept art) By Jon Benson | Lake Restoration Solutions | March 22, 2022, 6:00 a.m. Working together to save Utah Lake When …

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The best Tramontina cookware – ABC4 Utah

What are the best Tramontina cookware sets? Cooking for loved ones becomes more enjoyable with quality cookware. Beautiful, durable pots and pans make every kitchen job easier and can even improve the end result. Whether you’re a home cook creating delicious meals for friends and family or a professional chef …

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Xterra Triathlon moves U.S. Championship event from Utah to Avon this summer

Crowds gather at Beaver Creek for Xterra races in 2021. Xterra will move its US Championship event to Beaver Creek in 2022.Jesse Peters/Xterra VAIL – The Xterra Off-Road Triathlon Circuit is moving its United States Championship event out of Utah to Beaver Creek and Avon as part of a larger …

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Pi Day: Who serves the best pie in Utah?

(NEXSTAR) – If you have any respect for math, you’ll eat a slice of pie today. Pi Day, observed annually on March 14, is an unofficial holiday that was first established in 1988 to celebrate the mathematical constant of pi. Today, scholars and teachers around the world commemorate this date …

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New College of Veterinary Medicine to Ease Utah Veterinarian Shortage

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4) – The Utah Legislature recently approved funding for the new College of Veterinary Medicine at Utah State University. The college will open in the fall of 2024, and when it does, it will be the first of its kind in the Beehive State. School officials believe that, …

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No. 23 Colorado State ekes by Utah State in MWC Quarters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chandler Jacobs banked the winning field goal with 1.8 seconds left and the No. 23 Colorado State held off Utah State 53-51 Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference. Isaiah Stevens drove the lane in the dying seconds and then drove through the …

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ESSENTIAL A&E CHOICES MARCH 10-16 | Choice of entertainment | Salt Lake City

Utah Opera: Puccini ToscaThe history of opera and musical theater is filled with unique, perhaps unexpected, choices for booklets to turn into musical stories. This description could apply to Italian composer Giacomo Puccini’s interest in Victorien Sardou’s 1887 play in French Toscawhich Puccini first encountered while touring Italy in 1889. …

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Various locations in the Utah Valley to find great international cuisine

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes When hunger pangs hit, sometimes you feel like branching out and trying something beyond your usual burger and fries or other classic American fare. You might crave a savory meat dish from Peru, a heavenly plate of curry from India or a freshly baked Parisian-style …

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Scenes of despair, resolution in Ukrainian town – ABC4 Utah

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — A pale, bloody child, her pajama pants playfully adorned with unicorns, is rushed to a hospital, her mother moaning in terror. The new mothers nest the infants in makeshift bomb shelters in the basement. A father collapses in grief over the death of his teenage son …

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Liquor bills pass as Utah lawmakers rush to end legislative session

SALT LAKE CITY — With Utah’s current legislative session set to end Friday, lawmakers were busy in the House and Senate with a variety of bills: WINE CLUB OF THE MONTH The Legislature has approved a bill allowing “Wine of the Month” club memberships in Utah, but there’s a catch: …

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Utah Bill to Ban COVID Vaccine Passports Heads to Utah Senate

After a tense meeting that began with some community members being evicted by soldiers, Utah Senate lawmakers introduced a bill that would ban businesses and the government from requiring vaccine passports to enter . HB60 brought dozens of them to the Senate Tax and Revenue Committee meeting on Tuesday days …

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Latter-day Saint in Ukraine Expresses Gratitude for Food Storage

Andre Zinkovski, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ukraine, says he is grateful for his food supply. (André Zinkovski) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes KYIV, Ukraine — It has been a month since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints evacuated missionaries from …

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Utah needs the freedom to use income taxes for more than schools | Opinion

By any measure, Utah has the strongest economy in the country. With an unemployment rate below 2%, a healthy rainy day fund, and outstanding credit, Utah lawmakers should have plenty of tax revenue to cover all of our current needs and invest in our long-term prosperity. We do it but …

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Best Hyaluronic Acid Supplement – ABC4 Utah

Which hyaluronic acid supplement is the best? Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the joints, skin and eyes. It provides healthy lubrication to keep you comfortable throughout the day. Over time, the level of natural hyaluronic acid decreases. When combined with certain joint-wearing conditions (i.e. osteoarthritis), the lack …

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Utah House speaker proposes ballot question to address education funding and food tax | News, Sports, Jobs

TIM VANDENACK, Standard Examiner Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson, right, addresses a legislative town hall at Layton City Hall on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. Listening in, from left, are Senator Jerry Stevenson, Representative Stewart Barlow and Representative Stephen Handy. Utahns could see a question about whether to …

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5 of the best Utah-bound athlete moments at the 2022 Olympics

More than 80 Olympians with ties to Utah have competed in the 2022 Winter Olympics, with nearly every day of competition in Beijing featuring someone with ties to Beehive State. From Nathan Chen to Erin Jackson, Utah-bound athletes produced many memorable moments at the 2022 Olympics. Here are five of …

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Berlin Air Force ‘Candy Bomber’ pilot from WWII dies aged 101

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Utah native Col. Gail S. “Hal” Halvorsen, also known as the “Candy Bomber” of Berlin, has died at the age of 101. Halverson was a US Air Force pilot who served in World War II in Berlin. At a time when more than two million …

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Recall of dried plums sold in California, Nevada and Utah

Candies Tolteca of Fresno, California is recalling its 1.5 ounce packages of Saladitos (dried salted plums) and 1.5 ounce packages of Saladitos con Chile y Limon (dried plums with chilli and lemon) due to a potential lead contamination. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that dried plums, or …

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Fewer accidents after Utah sets toughest DUI law in US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Road deaths declined in Utah after the state enacted the nation’s toughest drunk driving laws five years ago, a new study finds. published Friday by a US government agency. The findings, which relate to deaths involving alcohol and not alcohol, provide initial validation for conservative …

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Lake Restoration Solutions Gives First Public Presentation on Why Dredging Will Bring Salvation to Utah Lake

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Please support local journalism. Utah Lake’s environmental problems are so widespread, so entrenched, that solving them requires massive re-engineering of the 150-square-mile lake bed that forms the centerpiece of the Utah Valley, according to proponents of a …

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Utah lawmakers are considering steps to save the Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake, the largest natural lake in America west of the Mississippi, has reached its lowest level on record. Utah officials and lawmakers say the state needs to take serious action to prevent further declines in lake levels. The current state of the Great Salt Lake follows severe …

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Biden’s approval rating: How Utah voters feel

President Joe Biden fares slightly better in the latest Deseret News/Hinckley Institute poll among Utah voters as he enters his second year in office after a rocky first. The new poll found 37% of Utahns approved of the president’s job performance, while 57% disapproved. Another 7% don’t know. This makes …

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NMSU Joins Efforts to Grow Maple Industry in Western United States

LAS CRUCES — A professor at New Mexico State University is part of a research collaboration that received a $500,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop an industry of maple in the western interior region of the country. Rolston St. Hilaire, NMSU Regents Professor and Head …

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Their Voice: The Current State of Direct Care Workers | News, Sports, Jobs

It’s definitely an employee market right now. Everywhere you look there are signs pointing to a need to hire people. Service in most places is slower due to fewer staff, forcing some to reduce their opening hours. It seems fast food restaurants are getting more and …

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Transform Pollywogs into Trusty Shellbacks on Jessop’s Travels

(DOUG JESSOP – JESSOP’S TRAVELS) Jessop’s travels are about “People, places and things you may not know.” In this episode, I found myself on a cruise ship from Miami, Florida to Santiago, Chile. With a country called Ecuador, it’s no surprise to find that the imaginary line that marks the …

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Punxsutawney Phil prepares to make the Groundhog Day prediction – ABC4 Utah

Job : 1 Feb 2022 / 11:13 p.m. MST / Update: February 2, 2022 / 12:05 a.m. MST Tony and Anne Disorbo of Connecticut visit Gobbler’s Knob on the eve of Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. (Mark Pynes/The Patriot-News via AP) PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — It’s …

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Ban on gay blood donors must end to address shortage, says WADA president

Human blood in storage bags – stock photo (Getty Images) (NEXSTAR) – As the United States faces extremely low blood supplies – and the Red Cross declares its first national blood crisis – many are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to end federal restrictions for homosexual and bisexual …

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Park City Community Foundation Awards Three-Year $75,000 Climate Impact Grant to Peoa Livestock Operation

Mitch Dumke, one of Three Springs Land and Livestock’s three partners, was a vegetarian and worked in the tech industry before moving into ranching. Now he is part of a ranch focused on regenerative agriculture to restore the ecology and create a healthy local food source. “What we are renting …

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‘A burden on Utahns’: How new bills would lower the cost of groceries if passed

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Groceries may soon be cheaper thanks to two new bills making their way through the Utah legislature. The texts of the two bills indicate that they will eliminate the state tax on food and food ingredients. Both state representatives, Rosemary Lesser, a Democrat, and Judy …

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FDA Progress in 2021: Thinking Outside the Box to Strengthen Prevention

– OPINION – Despite the unprecedented challenges we’ve all faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 has been another big year for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration‘s food program. I would like to highlight some of the advances we made last year in protecting the safety of food for human …

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Q&A with Shane Huggar, General Manager of Moonflower Co-op | get out and go

Shane Huggar has worked at the Moonflower Community Cooperative, the first member-owned health food co-op in Utah, since 2013. He held nearly every position at the store, before becoming general manager, a position he started last October. . What he loves most about working at Moonflower is the Moab community, …

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Countless Cereal Options | ABC4 Utah

Job : January 19, 2022 / 12:53 p.m. MST / Update: January 19, 2022 / 12:53 p.m. MST Listen up, cereal lovers! Karli Fitzgerald of Stir’s Cereal in Fort Union is here with a variety of cereals that are sure to brighten your day. Stir’s is a cereal bar that …

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Thanksgiving Point helps feed Granite School District students on MLK Day

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Whatever affects us directly, affects us all indirectly – and that’s the message of Thanksgiving Point as communities come together on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to raise awareness of a unfortunate hunger crisis in Utah schools. On Monday, Thanksgiving Point set …

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Gardening is a form of resistance – The Daily Utah Chronicle

How often, when we buy food from the store, do we stop and think about how it got there? For those of us who shop exclusively in supermarkets, probably not very often. But food is essential for survival and arguably one of life’s greatest pleasures, so how we manage it …

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Sakura Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse – St George News

ST. GEORGE- Whether it’s preparing fresh sushi and sashimi or lighting up the hibachi and grilling beef, chicken, vegetables, fish or noodles at your table, the staff at Sakura Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse strives to satisfy every customer’s palate. The managers and chefs have decades of experience in Japanese cuisine, …

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Work begins on the Astra Tower, soon to be the tallest skyscraper in downtown Salt Lake City

Undeterred by the resurgence of the pandemic, developers in Boston are continuing to build a new luxury residential building on State Street, which is expected to be Salt Lake City’s tallest skyscraper. Astra Tower will rise 450 feet tall at its highest point and bring approximately 372 upscale apartments spread …

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Golden Strip gets a new sweet business | News from local businesses

Loyalsock Township, Pennsylvania – The Golden Strip will soon get a little nicer as a Crumbl cookie store moves into Loyal Plaza. The cookie bakery will be located at the end of the small shopping center near the entrance to the plaza on E. Third Street in Loyalsock Township. The …

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Absence of warrants is at the center of the Utah Eagle Forum convention

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks on Saturday at the Utah Eagle Forum’s annual convention at Salt Lake Community College in Sandy. (Mengshin Lin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SANDY – Government ‘encroaching on freedoms’ was a priority at Saturday’s annual convention of Utah Tories – the majority …

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Swig, Sodalicious: The “dirty soda” war that could consume the West | Opinion

We don’t do everything right in Utah, but we make a dirty, nasty soda. On December 20, Olivia Rodrigo, the boss of America’s breakups, posted a photo of herself holding a 32-ounce Swig. Screenshot, Instagram The iconic photo struck a chord in the wake of a New York Times article …

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Make gardening your New Years resolution to improve your mood and overall health – St George News

Image bank | Photo by Ridofranz / iStock / Getty Images Plus, St. George News CHARACTERISTIC – The New Year is filled with resolutions that usually involve diet and exercise. Gardening is a great way to help achieve both of these resolutions, while also improving your mood, lowering blood pressure, …

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Funtacular New Years Eve events will ring in 2022

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Deena has put together a fun list of festive events and activities you might want to consider to celebrate the arrival of 2022. Noon and New Years at Boondocks Fun Center in Kaysville! There is a balloon drop at noon and midnight to …

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Utah Jazz dancer got the surprise of a lifetime at a halftime show

Of course, we notice standards the most when they don’t match. If my preteen sons were happily enjoying boyish things, neither they nor I would notice they were stuck. But oh boy, don’t they do that. In fact, if I showed you a list of my sons’ collective interests and …

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Utah Transportation Employee and State Soldier Rescue Choking 5-Year-Old

5-year-old girl is doing well this holiday season thanks to the quick thinking of a Utah transportation worker and state soldier who helped save her after a woman alerted them that the child was choking in his car. Robert Bratton, a member of the Utah Department of Transportation incident management …

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Listeria outbreak spreads to Utah from prepackaged salads

SALT LAKE CITY – A Listeria outbreak linked to Dole-wrapped salads has struck at least one Utahn, though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration report that many more could be unknowingly infected. CDC investigators found Listeria in two different packaged salads from Dole …

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U’s graphic design students challenge the fast-paced fashion industry with a used clothing swap – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Cyan larson (Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle) The Worn Again Clothing Swap took place on December 8 in the Gould Auditorium of the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. This event was part of a sustainable design practice class, as taught by graphic …

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From masks to book bans, conservatives attack educators | Lifestyles: food, home, health

Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in recent weeks on Thursday, December 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City. Parents who initially packed school board meetings to voice their opposition to …

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Ken Garff employees donate 500 Christmas bags to Tabitha’s Way

hurry This week, Ken Garff employees bought, packaged and distributed 500 Christmas morning bags to customers at Tabitha’s Way Local Food Pantry in American Fork, which serves families in Lehi and northern Utah County. “Every Ken Garff dealer has started to reach out to help community members in need at …

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Has Utah’s Tourism Industry Recovered From COVID-19? The report details the ups and downs

After a decade of steady growth and record numbers, the pandemic has proven to be a drag on Utah’s tourism industry, which has seen widespread declines in visits and revenues in 2020. The forecast looks better for 2021, however. And while some tourism-dependent industries experienced a financial decline during the …

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winter weather warning, advisories posted in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Winter is expected to return to Utah on Tuesday after a hot and windy afternoon, and several warnings and advisories are in effect. “The valley rain will turn to snow Tuesday evening, as the cold air comes in, producing a few inches of valley snow Wednesday …

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Utah Red Cross deploys team to fight tornadoes

(ABC 4) – The Utah Red Cross has deployed teams to support relief efforts from the catastrophic tornadoes that ravaged five states. The storm affected residents of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. Statement by Heidi Ruster CEO of the American Red Cross Utah / Nevada Region “Our hearts are …

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Help provide vacation assistance to students in need

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah supports all types of different organizations that we highlight in our Healthier Together partnership. In this one, we are talking about the Granite Education Foundation. The Granite School District is unlike any other district in Utah. The district covers 257 square miles and has 90 …

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Utah Department of Alcohol and Beverage Control

UTAH (ABC4) – The Alcoholic Beverage Control Department has released its annual report for fiscal year 2021, with total alcohol sales of $ 517 million. After paying the department’s running costs, the remaining $ 214 million will be returned to the community, said DABC director Tiffany Clason. “The DABC helps …

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How the Owlet smart sock went from a parent favorite to an FDA warning

SALT LAKE CITY – Krystina Askew bought an Owlet smart sock for her first son, which was conceived through fertility treatments. “How difficult it was to have him,” Askew explained, “we wanted to make sure we had peace of mind.” “And then when we found out that maybe the FDA …

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Shop for local kids’ toys at a Utah Law Enforcement Vacation Event

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – Area children received a holiday treat early Saturday as they purchased toys from local law enforcement. The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office hosted their annual Shopping with the Shield event. Over 39 families with over 100 children participated in the holiday event. The event was organized …

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Looking for the latest hot spot to watch the Utah Jazz Games and eat some great food?

(The dish of the day) Jennifer Burns of The Gateway is joined today by Matt Minichino, Vice President of Operations for Carver Road Hospitality and they talk about an exciting new place that will open in less than a week. Carver Road Hospitality, a Las Vegas-based group that develops visionary …

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Five-star all-inclusive ski resort arrives in Utah

HUNTSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – In just under three years, Utah will celebrate the grand opening of its first 5-star all-inclusive ski resort at Snowbasin. Club Med Utah is slated to open in December 2024 and will be designed to appeal to all types of travelers, including families, couples, reunions, and …

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Raising awareness about diabetes | @theU

Adapted from an originally published Good Notes blog post here. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, but for people living with the disease, there is no month, week, day or even time when they are not. fully aware diabetes. For the most part, it will last the rest of their …

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Riverton cafe sets up self-service ordering kiosks due to labor shortage

RIVERTON, Utah – Labor shortages have forced restaurant owners to get a little creative this year. Daniel Murphy, the owner of Murphy’s Cafe in Riverton, said higher food prices and fewer employees caused him to turn to the internet for help. “We used to answer the phone all the time …

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Nonprofit Provides Thanksgiving Meals to Afghan Refugees – ABC4 Utah

Posted: November 25, 2021 / 10:18 PM MST / Update: November 25, 2021 / 10:18 PM MST CLEVELAND (AP) – A nonprofit has partnered with three Cleveland-area restaurants to ensure local Afghan refugees can celebrate Thanksgiving with specially prepared Halal dishes. The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants has helped …

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Local Utah Headlines – Wednesday Morning November 24, 2021

Wednesday morning November 24, 2021 State US sees improvement as second Thanksgiving pandemic arrives The United States is in better shape as its second Thanksgiving pandemic approaches, thanks to the vaccine. But some cold regions are reporting outbreaks of COVID-19 cases. These could worsen in the days to come as …

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Tan’s Treats fights to end food insecurity, one child at a time – St George News

SOUTHERN UTAH – Food insecurity is a national crisis. Millions of children face hunger daily, including students in the Washington County School District. This is where Tan’s Treats comes in. Sunny 101.5 morning show host Cindy Olson uses her new show “Sunny Side with Cindy” to celebrate the people who …

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Native Four Corners potato makes a comeback

When you think of the diet of the ancient indigenous peoples of North America, you probably think of squash, beans and corn – the famous three sisters. Potatoes probably don’t come to mind. But recent archaeological research has revealed that at least one potato was part of the North American …

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Wing Nutz – St George News

ST. GEORGE – Sheldon Demke is back, hitting one of his favorite spots in town with 99.9 KONY Country’s Marty Lane in this tasty episode of “What’s on the Menu”. Wing Nutz offers a choice of 18 homemade sauces and the best oven-baked wings in the industry. They only use …

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Migrant camps grow in Mexico amid uncertain US policy – ABC4 Utah

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) – As night fell, around 250 police and city workers stormed a squalid camp for migrants hoping to seek asylum in the United States. Migrants had to register to get credentials or leave. Within hours, those who remained were surrounded by a chain-link fence sufficient to span …

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What to expect as ski areas head into another pandemic season

In fact, many areas with only a few restaurants, like Powder Mountain in Utah, didn’t even open their dining rooms last winter. “We were very, very conservative,” Powder Mountain spokesperson JP Goulet said. This season, indoor dining will once again take place at all resorts, most at full capacity, although …

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25 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner In Utah • Salt Lake Magazine

Many of us have romantic Norman Rockwell-style visions of cooking the perfect Thanksgiving feast for a big family reunion. But for many home cooks, the reality is quite different: the turkey is dry, the buns are burnt, and someone forgot to bring the Jell-O salad your ancestors have been making …

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2021 Utah Human Race is gone!

The 16th annual Utah Human Race will take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 25, 2021. It’s one of the largest 5K / 10K events in the state, and all proceeds go directly to the Utah Food Bank. Ginette Bott, president and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, said the goal …

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Heard of insulin resistance? You probably have it, and that’s a very bad thing

Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes A recent prospective study showed that 88% of American adults are metabolically “unfit”. And Ben Bikman, Ph.D., a local Utah professor and leading metabolic scientist knows the culprit. “It’s just our food,” Bikman said. “We eat the wrong kinds of food in the wrong amounts, …

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County of SL split into 4 in new redistribution map

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Legislature Redistribution Committee unveiled its long-awaited maps on Friday night, ahead of a special session to adopt the political boundaries of the Congress, Legislature and School Board of the State. The cards were released to the public ahead of a hearing on them …

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Utah Food Banks Go Into Expansion With COVID Lessons

ATLANTA (AP) – Food banks across the country are pursuing major expansion plans driven in part by their experiences during the pandemic, as they faced an explosion in needs. “So many people who have never had to ask for help have found themselves in a position of needing it and …

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Utah 119, Sacramento 113

Percentages: FG .452, FT .708. 3-point goals: 12-31, .387 (Hield 5-7, Harkless 2-4, Barnes 2-5, Da.Mitchell 2-7, Haliburton 1-3, Len 0-1, Fox 0-4). Team Rebounds: 9. Team Turnovers: None. Shots blocked: 8 (Haliburton 2, Harkless 2, Da.Mitchell, Fox, Holmes, Len). Turnover: 11 (Fox 3, Holmes 3, Barnes 2, Da.Mitchell 2, …

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COVID-19 vaccination rates slowly climb in southwest Utah

The rate of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in southwest Utah continues to climb, but slowly, with the percentage of people who received at least one injection ultimately topping 50% over the past week in the Washington County. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 79,489 people, …

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RSQ Utah is bringing scary and cute pets to this year’s Spooky Pet Party

Modern Pet’s annual Spooky Pet Party isn’t just about cats and dogs in disguise – it’s also a fundraising event for RSQ Utah. This year’s Spooky Pet Party featured the usual sales and fun Halloween themes and allowed local pet owners to learn about their local pet store and help …

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FLDS Church, Bishop, and Contractor Sentenced to Pay Nearly $ 1 Million for Years of Unpaid Child Labor

The move comes after a 2012 video showed women and children working the pecan harvest on a farm in southern Utah. The US Department of Labor had filed a complaint, accusing Bishop Lyle Jeffs and his contractor, Brian Jessop, of illegally hiring the children. U.S. District Court Judge Jill Parrish …

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Man charged with robbery after allegedly seizing change from fast food restaurant customer; 2nd arrest in 2 days – St George News

McDonald’s in Cedar City, Utah on October 26, 2021 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News CITY OF CEDAR – A 27-year-old man who was traveling in southern Utah managed to get himself arrested twice in two different counties several days in a row. According …

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Paid offer for the third year of the downtown Dia de Los Muertos Ogden celebration this Friday | News, Sports, Jobs

A traditional Latin dancer performs during last year’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration at Union Station in Ogden. A community altar during last year’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration at Union Station in Ogden. People gather at the community altar during a celebration of last year’s Dia de Los Muertos …

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Wingstop takes note of BYU football player sponsorship pitch

PROVO, Utah – BYU football defensive back Malik Moore has become one of the most improved players this season. In his fourth year at BYU, the San Diego native secured a safe starting spot at the start of the season. He’s carried that success into games, where he has three …

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Silicon Slopes Summit prepares 250,000 meals for Million Meals project – Lehi Free Press

The annual Silicon Slopes Summit hosted the Million Meals Project during the weeklong tech conference at Salt Palace in the second week of October. Lehi residents joined with other families in Utah to pack 250,000 macaroni and cheese meals for four in a massive service project that came together in …

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates food and supplies to the Tribes of Warm Springs

WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (KTVZ) – On Wednesday morning, members of the Confederate Tribes of Warm Springs, along with missionaries and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked together to unload 24 pallets of food and supplies delivered to Confederate tribes by the church. The supplies were …

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West Valley City’s ‘My Hometown’ Initiative Focuses on Neighbors Helping Neighbors

This story is part of the Salt Lake Tribune’s ongoing commitment to identifying solutions to Utah’s biggest challenges through the work of the Innovation Lab. [Subscribe to our newsletter here] Rain or shine, you’ll see West Valley City resident David Nuckolls get his hands dirty on a Saturday morning on …

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NEW STUDY: Conventional Food Prices Catch Up With Organic Foods

(ABC4) – Adopting healthier eating habits can sometimes come with a higher price, which is why some people don’t even bother to browse the organic aisle of the supermarket. That may soon change as a new study has found that the prices of conventional foods are increasing at a much …

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Local Utah News Headlines – Tuesday Night, October 19, 2021

Tuesday evening October 19, 2021 State Utah could lose the ability to enforce its own labor laws Utah could lose some of its independence to enforce labor laws. The US Department of Labor announced Tuesday that it is considering enforcing labor standards in Utah itself. That’s because the state was …

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Krishna Utah community feeds souls on feast of love

By Lizeth Vejar Every Sunday, the Southern Utah Krishna community meets at their Spanish Krishna Fork Temple to worship, learn, and receive blessings. The Utah Krishna community began meeting in a log house in Spanish Fork 35 years ago. In 2001, they built a temple. The temple serves several purposes. …

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Venezuela halts negotiations after extradition of Maduro ally to US

MIAMI (Reuters) – The Venezuelan government on Saturday announced it would end negotiations with its opponents in retaliation for the extradition to the United States of a close ally of President Nicolás Maduro who prosecutors say could be the the most important witness to corruption in this South American country. …

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Set aside Hispanic Heritage Month snaps to examine Utah’s Hispanic heritage

Our Spanish ancestors played a role in the attempt to erase indigenous peoples. Crystal Zamora, 27, from Albuquerque, NM, performs with Aztec dancers Ehecatl on Monday, October 14, 2019, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM as part of New Mexico’s first Indigenous Peoples Day. A handful of …

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Silicon Slopes project aims to fight food insecurity

SALT LAKE CITY – The fifth annual Silicon Slopes tech and startup event kicked off Thursday in Salt Lake City, with a big focus on an effort to help Utahns cope with food insecurity. More than 40 guest speakers, including corporate heavyweights like Apple CEO Tim Cook, will be presenters …

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Moderna, J&J vaccine booster shots – ABC4 Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) – While many Americans who have received Pfizer vaccines are already rolling up their sleeves for a booster, millions more who have received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine are anxiously waiting to know when it’s their turn . Federal regulators are starting to tackle this issue …

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Ultramarathon runners share their experience of being caught in a blizzard

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah – Athletes and staff who competed in the DC Peaks Ultramarathon share how they managed to get to safety after encountering an unexpected blizzard. Between 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, more than 80 runners embarked on a 50 mile hike that can take between 8 …

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Rules skiers and snowboarders should know before booking resort travel this year

Many of America’s best-known ski resorts don’t require a reservation to access the mountain this season, although owners are less in agreement with a host of other policies. Last season, with coronavirus vaccines not being available to many people until late winter, many ski resorts across the country pledged to …

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Utah County Farmers Markets Offer More Than Produce

Utah County Farmers’ Markets have been packed with students, families and other community members since the summer of 2021. As they run through the end of October, the reasons people shop or simply visit the markets vary. (Brittany Allen) OREM – At the Orem Sunset Farmers Market, string lights twinkle …

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Restaurants spend big on improved alfresco dining with faster service and elaborate winter decor

Restaurant owners say they are better prepared this winter for the mass of pandemic-weary diners who still want an al fresco option. A year ago, restaurants rounded up makeshift tents, finicky propane heaters, and utilitarian patio furniture. Guests showed up, but even some who were hungry for a safe way …

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Utah Red Cross Needs Support

Friday 08 October 2021 Courtesy photo / Red Cross + Expand A Red Cross volunteer distributes food to a woman after a disaster in her local community. By Linda Petersen Intermountain Catholic SALT LAKE CITY – With the ongoing pandemic and frequent natural disasters across the country in recent months, …

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