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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Small Business Development Center bids farewell to Lennart Erickson – St George News

ST. GEORGE – The Southern Utah Small Business Development Center bade farewell to its director, Lennart Erickson, on Wednesday morning. Left to Right: Len Erickson and Dixie Technical College President Kelle Stephens walk arm in arm to cut the ribbon to celebrate the launch of the Dixie Business Alliance, St. …

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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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The Illini men’s basketball buzz – and the business – is already flowing in CU | Economy

CHAMPAIGN – Associate director of ticketing, sales and customer service for track and field Illini watched last year’s men’s basketball team have a dream season in a hollowed out State Farm Center. This year, the possibility that Jason Heggemeyer will still be able to hear players’ chatter or footsteps during …

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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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COVID-19 has environmental takeaways – The Daily Utah Chronicle

COVID-19, while catastrophic and disruptive in many ways, has forced the world to dramatically change its ways. The protocols of the COVID era have given us insight into our relationship and our dependence on the environment. More importantly, it has shown us that there is a lot we can do …

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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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Coal resources in the Uinta basin could be used for electronics and renewable energy products

Coal has always been an important resource and an economic engine in northeast Utah. Now researchers at the University of Utah are studying alternative uses, as well as other critical mineral deposits near the Uinta Basin. They hope to find and transform the raw resources into materials that can be …

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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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Memo sheds light on North Coast Railroad’s coal export plan

BY ANDREW GRAHAM A Utah state official and the leaders of two federally recognized tribal nations discussed in March the shipment of Rocky Mountain coal by rail along the northern California coast and its export. from Humboldt Bay, according to a recently revealed document that sheds additional light on the …

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