Utah Food

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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The Ultimate Guide to Cedar City’s Favorite Fall Events, Activities and Fun

(Good Things Utah) – Cedar City probably isn’t the first destination on your list to visit, but most people aren’t sure how much there is to offer. Maria Twitchell, Executive Director of Visit Cedar City Brian Head, or better known as the “Cedar City Travel Guru,” gave Nicea and Reagan …

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Rapid innovation by farmers in Utah has brought fresh food to millions of people, now they need our help

(Good Things Utah) – Agricultural innovation is a big topic right now and it concerns food security, water management, and conservation throughout Utah. What role are farmers playing in all of this and what have they already done to advance the interests of our local food economy? The answer… everything. …

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Crack Shack and Via 313 Pizzeria will open next to each other in RiNo

RiNo is going to need a bigger belt. San Diego-based fried chicken chain The Crack Shack and Via 313 Pizzeria – an Austin-based Detroit-style pizza brand – are heading to the neighborhood. The two restaurants plan to open in August 2022 next to each other at 2801 Walnut Street. The …

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Utah Reports 3,300 COVID Cases, 8 Deaths Over Weekend

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Health said on Monday that eight more Utahns had died from COVID-19 and that 3,300 residents had tested positive for the virus over the weekend. The UDOH broke down this number of cases as follows: 01/10: 1,369 cases 02/10: 1,082 cases 10/3: …

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Collaboration – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

I generally try not to be political in this column. However, two of my favorite senators went rafting together last week and I think it is worth noting. Mitt Romney (Utah, Republican) and Michael Bennet (Colorado, Democrat) took an unusual crew down the Colorado River. They packed 2 rafts with …

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Location and change in environment affect rates of depression and anxiety – The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah’s physical location attracts hikers, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts, but also a group of environmental activists concerned about saving their places of life from climate change. According to professors and students, the current environment and how it evolves can affect mental health and rates of depression, anxiety …

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Spending Fall Vacation Alternatively, Bennion Center’s Alt Breaks Stay Local – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Some students will spend their fall vacation a little differently. They can learn about the housing crisis, raise awareness about immigration, or participate in environmental conservation projects, all offered through the Bennion Center’s Alternative break program. “We call alternative breaks justice-based experiential learning opportunities,” said Grace Hymel, Alternative Breaks coordinator. …

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Utah Jazz Analyst Holly Rowe Has New Theory on Michael Jordan’s ‘Flu Game’

The longtime sports reporter reveals on a podcast that a televised craft service table could be the source of one of the NBA Finals’ most famous performances. (Photo from related press kit) Chicago Bulls goalie Michael Jordan, shown in a 1997 game, has long criticized an allegedly contaminated pizza from …

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Merck says experimental pill reduces worst effects of COVID-19 – ABC4 Utah

through: MATTHEW PERRONE, Associate Press Posted: Oct 1, 2021 / 04:11 AM MDT / Update: Oct 1, 2021 / 04:11 AM MDT WASHINGTON (AP) – Merck & Co. said on Friday that its experimental COVID-19 pill was halving hospitalizations and deaths among people recently infected with the coronavirus and that …

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On his way to Logan for BYU Football in Utah State

Hopefully not. 13 BYU Football will have a good representation from Cougar fans at the ever-hostile Maverik Stadium as they face the Utah State Aggies on Friday night. Mary’s longtime friend Jenna Dye and her husband Jeremy have lived in Logan for nine years and were kind enough to share …

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Joyce Gunter Jensen | News, Sports, Jobs

“Together forever” August 26, 1931 – September 26, 2021 Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 26, 2021 and found her eternal companion. Joyce was a selfless, gracious and resilient woman who always put the needs of others before her own. She was born …

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Localz only | Restaurant Reviews | Salt lake city

I’ve been visiting the neighborhood food pubs a bit more lately, and I think cities should do more to cultivate this kind of establishment purely for the potential of dating. To take Bistro Localz (1850 E. 9400 Sud, 801-432-7604, localzbistro.com) for example. It hasn’t even been open for a year, …

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A teddy bear gets a helping hand

Orphan cubs have a better chance of living, thanks to the combined efforts of Utah State University, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) and the National Center Predator Research Center USDA Wildlife Research. Each year, the Department of Wildlife Resources coordinates the relocation and rehabilitation of young bears who …

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Impossible Foods debuts Middle East with vegan beef in UAE

California-based food company Impossible Foods is making its Middle Eastern debut today with the launch of its plant-based Impossible Burger at a variety of restaurants in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The brand is distributed locally by Bidfood Middle East, which today makes Impossible’s vegan beef available to all local …

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September 27 to October 1, 2021: Calendar of Governor Spencer J. Cox and Lieutenant Governor Deidre M. Henderson

September 27, 2021 Tagged events Media access indicate that an event is open to the media. Tagged events Media availability indicated that an event is open to the media and that a media question and answer session is scheduled. Please note that if a Remote Surge Day is called, the …

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Utah football got the win it needed – but fumbles, injuries and other issues are piling up

After the week the University of Utah football program had, after the two games he had just lost, he needed a win. The Utes got the win they needed, an ugly, error-filled 24-13 decision against Washington State in which they survived seven trial and error. Some would argue that Utah …

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Weber State moves more than 60 ducks and geese from campus pond, cites safety concerns

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – Weber State University (WSU) has safely moved more than 60 ducks and geese from the campus water pond. As the campus’s Ada Lindquist Plaza fountain was being drained, 30 ducks and 34 geese were rounded up with the help of the Wasatch Domestic Waterfowl Resource (WDWR), …

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Grocery store shooter was a salesman, had no target – ABC4 Utah

COLLIERVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – A gunman who killed one and injured 14 others at a Tennessee grocery store did not appear to target anyone in particular as he lashed out in the building on a sunny Thursday afternoon , police said. The entire filming was completed within minutes when first …

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New York hospitals fear staff shortage as vaccine deadline draws near – ABC4 Utah

NEW YORK (AP) – Hospitals and nursing homes in New York are bracing for the possibility that a statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers could lead to shortages of staff when it comes into effect on Monday. Doctors and nurses – along with support staff like restaurant workers and …

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Ingredion and Batory Foods sign distribution agreement for 15 states

Ingredion Inc. (Westchester, IL) has signed a new strategic distribution agreement with Batory Foods (Rosemont, IL) which consolidates the reach of Ingredion’s distributors in the western and central Midwest. Batory Foods is now Ingredion’s authorized distributor of ingredient systems and solutions in 15 states: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, …

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Opening of an antibody treatment center to reduce hospitalizations; Utah confirms 1,724 new cases of COVID

Vials of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit on a table in a vaccination clinic in the Shepherd Union Atrium at Weber State University in Ogden on August 10. Utah health officials confirmed 1,724 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths on Wednesday. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY – …

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Mitt Romney and Jeff Flake meet on nomination to be Ambassador to Turkey

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he would support the appointment of Jeff Flake as U.S. ambassador to Turkey after meeting with Flake on Tuesday. “My friend Jeff Flake is a thoughtful and accomplished public servant who will represent the United States well …

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Crimson Nights returns with festivities and free food – the Daily Utah Chronicle

After nearly a year and a half of Zoom events, the Union Programming Council has once again hosted Crimson Nights at the A. Ray Olpin Union, along with a crowd of approximately 3,000 University of Utah students who attended on August 27. Provided with entertainment, music, free food, and opportunities …

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How Coconut VA is helping founders quit their jobs

In 2007, Tim Ferriss published his first and best-known book, The 4 hour work week. The book is set against the backdrop of Ferriss’ journey as a founder working 14 hours a day to grow his nutritional supplement business. Ferriss’s startup has taken over all aspects of his life, causing …

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Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds safe and shows ‘robust’ antibody response, says Pfizer

(CNN) – In a long-awaited announcement, Pfizer said Monday that a Phase 2/3 trial has shown its Covid-19 vaccine to be safe and generated a ‘robust’ antibody response in children ages 5 to 11 years. These are the first such results published for this age group for a U.S. Covid-19 …

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US begins repatriating Haitian migrants from Texas

Updated September 19, 2021, 12:42 p.m. ET DEL RIO, Texas – Some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who crossed Mexico on their way to a border camp in Texas were repatriated Sunday by the United States to their poverty-stricken homeland in an attempt to deter others from enter the …

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First Latino Festival in Logan Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

LOGAN, Utah – Wednesday marked the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, and for the first time, the community of Logan City celebrated Saturday in style. The bustling central street of historic downtown Logan has been cleaned up for the festival. Instead of cars and customers, there was a celebration of …

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US moves closer to plan for large-scale deportations of Haitian migrants – ABC4 Utah

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) – The Biden administration worked Saturday on plans to remove several of the thousands of Haitian immigrants who have gathered in a Texas border town in their Caribbean homeland, in a swift response to the huge influx of people who suddenly crossed the border from Mexico …

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ShopHero Extends Industry Innovation Leadership with Release of ShopHero Retail Success Platform ™ | Business

PROVO, Utah and LAS VEGAS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 17, 2021– ShopHero, a leading technology company focused on grocery shopping, today announced the launch of the company’s best platform for retail success. The company will unveil the platform at the National Grocers Association (NGA) annual conference, which will be …

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After fleeing Kabul, Utah restaurant owner manages to share Afghan culture with community

SALT LAKE CITY – As Utah prepares to welcome more than 750 Afghan refugees in the coming months, a business owner in Salt Lake City knows firsthand the challenges ahead. Those who come inside Afghan cuisine on State Street for a Qabili Palau lamb shank or pumpkin dumplings will meet …

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University of Utah: student survey aims to tackle food insecurity

U students should monitor their UMail accounts between September 20 and October 22, 2021 to participate in the survey. A random sample of 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students will receive a link to the survey. All survey responses will be anonymous and confidential. Students are strongly encouraged to keep an …

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Salt Lake Room: Let’s Talk Business: Saffron Valley

Here’s Derek Miller talking about business. With five locations in the Salt Lake City area, Saffron Valley restaurants serve authentic Indian cuisine in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Saffron Valley owner Lavanya Mahate is here to share what her restaurants have to offer the Utahns. MAHATE DE LAVANYA This year …

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Latest COVID-19 Spike Could Slow Utah Economic Boom, New Report Says

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Utah’s economic boom could slow as COVID-19 continues to spread. New data from the David Eccles School of Business shows that August is turning out to be a slower month for economic growth in Utah. Five hundred Utah households were surveyed in August. Eccles economic …

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33 meals worth traveling the world for

I don’t drool, you drool. We can all agree that food is one of the most exciting parts of traveling. And I’ll be the first to admit that when I travel, a bad meal can ruin an otherwise perfectly good day. Here are some of their answers – plus a …

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After Hurricane Ida, recovery is patchy in Louisiana – ABC4 Utah

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – In New Orleans, an ongoing power outage after Hurricane Ida makes the sweltering summer unbearable. But in some areas outside the city, this misery is compounded by a lack of water, flooded neighborhoods and badly damaged houses. Four days after Hurricane Ida passed, the impact of …

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Utah man tries to evacuate his nephew from Afghanistan

SALT LAKE COUNTY – Siraj Matin has pictures with his older brothers; memories of their life together in Afghanistan before the Taliban killed one of them. “They executed him,” said Matin. “They drove him from Afghanistan to Pakistan.” Matin and her eight siblings grew up over 160 kilometers from Kabul, …

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Suspected scam involving organic deliveries that never arrive spreads in southern Utah – St George News

Vegetables delivered to shareholder of Eden Organics, Kanab, Utah, July 2019 | Photo courtesy of Laura Mattesini Klina ST. GEORGE – At first glance, members of a new Facebook group meant to draw attention to an alleged scam all tell the same story. It goes like this: two women, who …

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Open day and unlimited cuisine tasting

Cuisine Unlimited not only offers catering service, but also decor, linens, flowers and more! Come see our holiday decorations as we all prepare for the holiday booking season. Other vendors include Specialty Sheets, AV, Utah Live Bands, Hand Drawn Photo Booth, Photographer, Vintage Limousine, and more. Please confirm your attendance …

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Bus driver shortages are the latest challenge plaguing Utah and US schools

Hélène, Mont. • Montana school district offers bonuses of $ 4,000 and invites people to test drive big yellow school buses in hopes of getting them into jobs schools struggle to fill as kids return in-person classes. A Delaware school district offered to pay parents $ 700 to arrange for …

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Space Symposium: Catalyst Campus Has Big Growth Plans, Including Nationwide Expansion | Business

Six years after turning an old, near-vacant train station into a hub for space and tech startups, Kevin O’Neil has even more ambitious plans for his Catalyst Campus business park. Construction is slated to begin early next year on a sixth office building in the 12-acre business park on the …

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Shooter’s World, opening of new restaurants at Goodyear in 2021 and 2022

Goodyear foodies have a lot to look forward to in the coming months. However, it’s not just sweet and savory places that arrive in the Southwest Valley. There is also something for gym goers and gun enthusiasts. Waffletto is one of the newer restaurants in the western suburbs of Phoenix. …

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Grilled Cheese Apple, Bacon, Cheddar

Sticky cheddar, bacon and… apples? Yum! We loved having Cravings Bistro in our studio to show us how to make ABC Grilled Cheese. The bistro opened in American Fork in January 2012 in a tiny boutique. She always wanted to start a business and everyone expected her to fail, but …

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Herriman man charged after allegedly leaving dog outside in heat for five days

HERRIMAN, Utah – A Herriman has been arrested for animal cruelty after allegedly leaving his puppy outside without food or water for five days during the hottest months in Utah history. Cameron Hunter Toy, 19, was charged on Friday after initially leaving his dog, Gus Gus, a 10-month-old border-collie mix, …

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What Utah restaurants and bars still need to come out of resuscitation

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Thank you for supporting local journalism. Utah restaurants and bars may be open for business and serve food and drink, but the industry is not doing well. “We’re still kind of on life support,” Melva Sine, president …

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In Tokyo, social platforms make pandemic Olympics shine – ABC4 Utah

TOKYO (AP) – A condom fixed Jessica Fox’s canoe, and skateboarder Jagger Eaton celebrated her bronze medal by streaming live on Instagram. Margielyn Didal “let” Tony Hawk take a photo with her and post it on Facebook. The stability of the cardboard framed beds in the Athletes’ Village have been …

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Utah couple start sharing puzzles

NATIONAL (CBS NEWSPATH) – Supply has failed to catch up with demand for many goods and services in the United States, leading to higher prices on almost everything. But there is a retiree community in southern Utah that will never have to buy a puzzle again. Lindy and Rob Hilton …

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Taylor Honey has been selling honey in Washington County since 1972

A local beekeeper continues his family tradition by involving his children in the beekeeping business. Jared Taylor, the owner of Taylor Honey, has been a beekeeper since he was a child when he helped his own father take care of the beehives. Now Tayor has her own children who help …

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New Report for America reporter hopes to help uplift communities on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley

Public policies influence everything from the quality of the air that communities breathe to the ability of residents to afford the essentials for daily life. I learned this at a very young age growing up in Venezuela. The scarcity of energy and food was always a hot topic in everyone’s …

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Utah medical cannabis cultivation license lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY – Legal action has been filed against Utah’s medical cannabis cultivation system by a company that has been turned down for a license. JLPR Inc. filed a lawsuit over the weekend against the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, including former agency officials involved in the medical …

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Come to the Carbon Corridor for music, arts, crafts and more this summer

As it all reopens, one of the things people are most excited about is the return of live music. Getting together with loved ones and new friends and enjoying the summer sun, what more could you ask for? There is nothing quite like basking in the sun while listening to …

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California eliminates algae that crowd out marine animal food – ABC4 Utah

through: AMY TAXIN, Associated Press Posted: Jul 7, 2021 / 10:19 PM MDT / Update: Jul 7, 2021 / 10:19 PM MDT Marine scientist Robert Mooney shows Caulerpa, an evasive algae, which is removed from the Chinese coast in Corona del Mar, Calif. On Wednesday, July 7, 2021 (Mindy Schauer …

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Ask an expert: coexist with wildlife during a drought

Just as humans must learn to adapt to changes in water availability during a drought, so do wildlife. Less water means less habitat available for wildlife, and since Utah is home to significant numbers of wildlife, prolonged drought can create a perfect storm for human-wildlife conflict at the city-wilderness interface. …

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Real Salt Lake win Nashville SC first visit to Utah draw

SANDY – Real Salt Lake won their first draw of the season on Saturday night. The home side followed the lead of the visitors, Nashville SC, who found their fourth place finish in five games. David Ochoa made three saves in his first career shutout, but Real Salt Lake couldn’t …

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Worry About Finding Summer Workers In A Pandemic – ABC4 Utah

BOSTON (AP) – The owner of seafood restaurants on Cape Cod has cut lunch service and delayed opening some places because his summer influx of foreign workers has yet to arrive. Over a thousand miles away, a Jamaican couple wonder if the rest of their extended family can join them …

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Sheriff SLCo’s SAR crew rescue 2 cliff skiers in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Photo: Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah, April 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) – Search and rescue teams from the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office spent Friday evening rescuing two stranded skiers in Little Cottonwood Canyon. The crews were called at 8:20 p.m. to help two …

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No threat of giant hornets in southern Utah, but there are other bugs to worry about – St George News

ST. GEORGE – What’s bothering people in southern Utah this spring? Fortunately, not the Asian giant hornets that have appeared in Washington state. Due to the dry climate, Utah State University arthropod diagnostics specialist Zach Schumm doesn’t expect the Asian giant hornet to establish itself here. Asian Giant Hornets Exhibition, …

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Utah’s newest state park features a mountain full of dinosaur bones and a former WWII Japanese internment camp.

It doesn’t look like much: a simple dirt road branching off into a dusty pool, crisscrossed with tire tracks, surrounded by an unimpressive ridge line. But when Jim Kirkland talks about what’s on this plateau and the surrounding Cedar Mountain formation, his eyes light up. “This formation has more dinosaur …

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Man barricaded and allegedly shot at a SWAT team in Taylorsville was taken into custody on Saturday evening

An impasse arose after police responded to a report of domestic violence; suspect arrested for assaulting both parents. (Sara Tabin | The Salt Lake Tribune) Unified Police were at the scene in Taylorsville, near the 5000 block of S. Queenswood, where a person allegedly fired a gun at officers on …

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40,000 Pound Food Donation to Church Means Safety for Rockingham | New

“It’s just easier for someone to drop food off at the local department or hand a bag of food to a neighbor who is a firefighter in these times when social distancing is a priority for most citizens,” he said. Dawson said. “Several departments have done this in the past …

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Environmental Humanities Program Hosts Essay Workshop and Authors’ Discussion Series – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Edible gardens on the University of Utah campus. (Chronicle Archives) The University of Utah’s Environmental Humanities Program is hosting a new series of six-part writing workshops this spring, focusing on the intersection of gardening, ecology, and social justice. The idea for the event started with a group of graduate students …

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Low unemployment leading to a high number of vacancies in Utah restaurants

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah has rebounded so well from the pandemic that the state currently has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. But it’s having an unexpected impact on the restaurant industry – they’re having a hard time finding people to fill vacancies. “This is the …

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Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Adds 2 New Locations in Utah

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will open two locations in Utah this summer, the company said in an April 13 press release emailed to Deseret News. The chicken fingers chain will debut in Utah with a restaurant in southern Jordan opening on June 8 and a second location in Provo to …

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Celebrity’s Soul Food, “The New Managers of Soul Food”, unveils menu for national rollout of 200 stores

Beverly Hills, California (RestaurantNews.com) Celebrity Soul Food®, the country’s fastest growing soul food chain, recently announced key menu selections that will be featured in new open locations across the country. The restaurant brand serves premium soul cuisine prepared fresh and using high quality ingredients. Celebrity’s is also making history by …

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Utah ski resorts look to this summer and next ski season

(KUTV) – All the resorts in Utah are in their last days of the season and survived without any closures or outbreaks related to COVID. Now they turn their attention to this summer. “I think we can all rejoice in hiking and biking and recreating safely outdoors,” said Alison Palmintere …

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Social media react to Dwyane Wade joining the Utah Jazz Ownership Group

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Chris Paul, Magic Johnson, Gabrielle Union, Ryan Smith and more shared their thoughts and excitement after NBA legend Dwyane Wade became part-owner of Utah Jazz. Wade joined Smith and the Jazz Ownership Group on Friday April 16. After the news broke, the three-time NBA champion, …

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Mr. Charlie’s Chicken Fingers Steps Up The Game On Southern Food

Taste Utah visits Mr. Charlie’s Chicken Fingers in Murray to talk about their roots in the South and the food they have to offer. Bartley is the owner and he was raised in Auburn, AL where southern comfort and hospitality is a way of life and food is a big …

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US bailout to boost AZ senior nutrition programs

Meal programs for the elderly are often underfunded at the best of times, but when the pandemic hit Arizona and other states, the demand for nutritional assistance grew rapidly, pushing the budgets of many groups. social services at the breaking point. But that may change, since Congress passed the US …

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School meals are the most nutritious in the country, study finds

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments affecting on-site catering. Here’s your list for today: School meals are the most nutritious in the country, study finds Related: School Nutrition Trends: 17 Bright Ideas From Real Life; how Chicago’s public …

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Utah Governor Spencer Cox Plans To Focus On These 3 Things Over His Next 100 Days

With the legislative session behind him and the Utah vaccine rollout well underway, here’s what Cox will look to. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Governor Spencer Cox is holding a media availability at the Salt Lake City Capitol on Friday, March 5, 2021, the last day of the …

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Spring play: what you need to know

We are getting closer to football in its natural state! Saturday’s Spring Game at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium! Kick-off will take place at 2 p.m. If you’ve already claimed your tickets, don’t forget to download them. If you still need tickets, you can claim them for free, here. Frequently …

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