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Department of Homeland Security Scanning Utah’s Voting System For Weak Spots

Amid concerns over election hacking and other voting interference, Utah's polling systems have been put to the test by the Department of Homeland Security just ahead of the June 26 primary.

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Mike Anderson plays Jazz, Saturday December 7th.

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The Fallout From Initiative One, After the anti-nuclear waste initiative failed at the polls, Envriocare, the company which potentially would have been affected by Initiative One launched a defamation lawsuit against Cindy King, a vocal proponent of the failed bill and a Sierra Club member. Now other proponents of the bill are scared they are next on Enivriocare's litigation list. Special guest, Judy Fahys, reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune.

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Steve Williams Jazz Playlist, 8:00-12:00pm

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2018 Summer Reading

Get ready to jot down some notes, because you're going to hear about a book (or two, or ten) that you'll want to read. Salt Lake booksellers join us with their annual list of recommendations.

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The shooting death of a black teenager at the hands of police in the Pittsburgh area Tuesday night has sparked protests from angry residents demanding to know why Antwon Rose was killed.

Rose, 17, was riding in a vehicle that had been pulled over because officers suspected it was used in another shooting that happened minutes earlier Tuesday.

Video taken by a nearby witness shows two people running from the car; the sounds of three shots ring out right as another police car arrives.

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.

The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in Neuron. The team also found evidence that the viruses can interact with brain cells in ways that could accelerate the disease.

As she collected her Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo 21 years after it was awarded, Aung San Suu Kyi recalled her years in isolation as a political prisoner, held under house arrest by what was then Burma's ruling junta.

Speaking at Oslo's City Hall in 2012, she remembered meditating on the nature of suffering in the context of her Buddhist faith.

One of the enduring mysteries of biology is why so much of the DNA in our chromosomes appears to be simply junk. In fact, about half of the human genome consists of repetitive bits of DNA that cut and paste themselves randomly into our chromosomes, with no obvious purpose.

A study published Thursday finds that some of these snippets may actually play a vital role in the development of embryos.

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can collect state sales taxes from online retailers on consumer purchases. The decision overruled a decades-old precedent that had protected out-of-state sellers from being required to collect such taxes.

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