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Utah Capitol Science March Draws Thousands

Saturday was Earth Day and Utahns joined the March for Science taking place at more than 600 locations worldwide. They celebrated science at five Utah marches and also denounced anti-science policies and politicians. It wasn’t too hard for M.C. Denni Cawley to get the Salt Lake City crowd going.

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The Twilight Concert Series is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The 2017 lineup was announced on Thursday.

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Former Democratic Senate candidate Misty K. Snow has announced her candidacy for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District against Republican incumbent Chris Stewart.

Avalanche Safety Workers In The Wasatch Mountains

Apr 13, 2017
Erik Neumann

Ski season is nearly over in Utah. But for ski patrollers at resorts like Snowbird in Little Cottonwood Canyon, keeping the mountain safe from avalanches is an ongoing job. KUER’s Erik Neumann visited the avalanche safety team at Snowbird and brings us this postcard.  

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A blog run by Mormon thinkers and writers has now launched a new publishing press to encourage diverse voices in the LDS community.

Erik Neumann

In 2014 the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' was a viral phenomenon to raise awareness and money for A.L.S., or Lou Gehrig’s disease. New research published today from the University of Utah is providing an important step toward treating this class of degenerative brain diseases.

Nicole Nixon

Two homebuilding companies are getting hit with lawsuits for defective units. Homeowners in the Daybreak community say their townhomes need repairs that could cost millions of dollars.

Brian Grimmett

Salt Lake City Public Library administrators are asking for a property tax increase in their 2018 budget proposal.  It would be the system’s first property tax hike in 13 years.

The Salt Lake Tribune

Reporting led by journalists at The Salt Lake Tribune helped spur major reforms at Utah colleges and universities this past year. Administrators and policy makers are now rethinking how allegations of sexual assault are handled on college campuses.

Julia Ritchey, KUER

During a visit to a Lehi company Tuesday, Sen. Orrin Hatch addressed President Donald Trump’s first 100 days and his own plans to run for an eighth term.

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Engineering students at Brigham Young University have created a new kind of bike pedal that allows one 9-year-old with a disability to ride using both of his legs for the very first time.

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Congressman Jason Chaffetz has decided not to run again in 2018, and he might not even finish out his term. What does this mean for Congress and for Utah politics? Our panel helps us parse the fallout

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A State Department website known as ShareAmerica has a page featuring President Trump's private, for-profit club, Mar-a-Lago.

Critics complain taxpayer-funded resources are being used to tout the club, which Trump refers to as the Winter White House. The club, in Palm Beach, Fla., is held in Trump's trust, of which he is the sole beneficiary.

Robert M. Pirsig, who inspired generations to road trip across America with his "novelistic autobigraphy," Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, died Monday at the age of 88.

His publisher William Morrow & Company said in a statement that Pirsig died at his home in South Berwick, Maine, "after a period of failing health."

A Jewish advocacy organization expects a staggering increase in anti-Semitic incidents by the end of 2017. That projection comes after the Anti-Defamation League counted an 86 percent spike in attacks on Jews and Jewish institutions so far this year, according to a report released Monday.

Lillian Hellman's 1939 melodrama The Little Foxes has two great roles for actresses over the age of 40. Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon fill those roles in a new revival on Broadway ... but with one big twist: Linney and Nixon play both roles and switch off at different performances.

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