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Native American Education: Can Utah Close the Gap?

A Utah lawmaker is working on a plan to address one of the largest education achievement gaps in the state. Native Americans here perform worse than any other racial or ethnic group.
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Salt Lake City School District Superintendent McKell Withers is leaving his post at the end of this school year, but says he will continue advocating for teachers, students and their families.

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Every month, 49 Utahns die from drug poisoning. But advocates are trying to prevent more deaths by distributing a medicine they believe can save lives.

Bob Nelson

The University of Utah has a new gateway to the campus with Tuesday’s grand opening of the S.J. Quinney College of Law building on the campus’s southwest corner.

The five Utah County cities that use vote-by-mail for their municipal elections have finally reached an agreement with the county clerk to allow them to put the sales tax increase on their ballots.

A new film about the healthcare coverage gap in Utah is screening at the University of Utah college of law Tuesday night. It’s called Donut Hole.

Dan Duriscoe / National Park Service

A saying in Utah’s national parks holds that “half the park is in the dark,” and on Monday Canyonlands National Park announced it has received new recognition for its darker half.

Brian Grimmett

The University of Utah football team opens up its season against the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday night. And the Utes say they are prepared for one of the most anticipated games in school history.

Utah Department of Health

A Utah Department of Health study released Monday found Utah teens are using electronic cigarettes at nearly double the rate of two years ago. The annual legislative report also found the use of e-cigarettes by teens in Utah is more than double that of adults.

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A new organization aims to raise awareness about sexual assault in Utah. It’s called Honey.

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The Your Utah Your Future survey last spring showed that people are concerned about water. It also shows a majority supports building the Lake Powell Pipeline. But some critics are now questioning those results.

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In 1974, Tom Clark served a Mormon mission to Italy. He met a handsome Italian communist and eventually had to choose between his church and the man he loved.

Transmitter Outage

One of our transmitters in Southern Utah has failed impacting areas near Richfield, Monroe, and Panguitch

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