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Andrea Smardon

Goodall on GMO’s: “I Truly Believe We’re Poisoning Ourselves”

Primatologist Jane Goodall is speaking in Salt Lake City at a sold-out event Friday evening about her work and the future of chimpanzees. But in the afternoon, she lent her fame and clout to a more controversial cause. Goodall appeared with Steven Druker, the author of a book that aims to wipe out genetically modified organisms from the world’s food supply.
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Warren Hanratty via Creative Commons

Several dry winters have prompted two local governments to offer tools to help Utahns save water.

Provo Police

The family of a missing 26-year-old woman from Mexico is asking the public for help in finding her. Elizabeth Salgado arrived in Utah a month ago to study English in Provo, but hasn’t been heard from in more than a week.

Credit: “Windows into the Earth,” Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel

A team of seismologists, including four from the University of Utah, revealed research this week that shows the Yellowstone supervolcano is connected to a magma chamber that is more than 11 times the size of the Grand Canyon.

Utah State University Landscape Architecture and Enviromental Planning

A group of Utah State University Landscape Architecture students is presenting its final plan for the redevelopment of Salt Lake City’s Granary District Friday before officials from the city.

Utah State Parks

In wake of the rescue of two fishermen from Willard Bay on Wednesday night, officials are encouraging people swimming in state parks this summer to use life jackets.

Bill Selak via Creative Commons

A new report from the office of the Utah State Auditor shows the state could improve on college graduation rates.

Tracy Aviary Unveils New Solar Trees

Apr 22, 2015
Nicole Nixon

Officials and dignitaries cut the ribbon on a new solar project at Tracy Aviary today as a celebration of Earth Day.

Brian Grimmett

It’s been more than eight months since a landslide destroyed a home in North Salt Lake, but remediation efforts have yet to begin.  But why is fixing the hill taking so long, and what does it mean for a local business owner affected by the slide?

Utah Department of Corrections

The Utah Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death of state prison inmate Christopher Lee Lucas a homicide. The death occurred last fall after corrections officers used pepper spray to break up a fight between Lucas and another inmate.

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation released a report this week on high-skilled immigrant visas. It comes at a time when the demand for H1-B visas is at a record high, and when Utah’s senior Senator Orrin Hatch has reintroduced a proposal that could more than double the number of these visas available.

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Utah's Uncertain Water Future

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