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Sen. Bernie Sanders Rallies Dems In Salt Lake, Promising More Outreach To Red States

Senator Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez held a rally Friday in Salt Lake City, as they seek to reunify the party.

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San Juan County leaders have been asking for over a decade for more access into Recapture Canyon just east of Blanding. On Monday, federal land managers gave them an answer, when U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke weighed in.

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A new program at the University of Utah aims to help African American doctoral students complete their programs and prepare for work after graduation.

Utah Jewish Congregations Celebrate Passover

Apr 10, 2017
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Passover begins at sunset on Monday. Congregations in Utah are finding ways to apply the messages of the approximately 3,300 year-old holiday in the twenty-first century. 

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and new Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez will be making a stop in Utah next week as the Democrats try to capitalize on a resurgent grassroots activism among the left.

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Salt Lake County will officially move forward with plans to build a homeless resource center in South Salt Lake. On Monday, a state committee approved the controversial recommendation made by County Mayor Ben McAdams.

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Two small beaver dams lie at the heart of a quarrel in Draper. County flood officials are ordering residents to take them down. But the homeowners say the dams protect the wildlife and value of their homes.

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New teachers in Salt Lake County’s Jordan School District may be looking at a big jump in salary next year. But that’s not the case for some of their more seasoned colleagues.


Members of Utah’s Congressional delegation largely praised President Trump’s decision to launch a sudden airstrike on a Syrian airfield Thursday night.

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Royal DeLegge can list all kinds of ways that global warming is expected to affect the local environment and public health.

LDS Women Protest Deportation At Salt Lake Airport

Apr 6, 2017
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On Thursday, members of Salt Lake City’s Mormon community gathered at the Salt Lake International Airport over concerns that a local LDS woman was being deported for overstaying her visa.

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Emmanuel Macron, a centrist politician who's never held elective office, and Marine Le Pen, the far-right, firebrand who wants to take France out of the European Union, are expected to advance to next month's run-off for the presidency of the country, according to projections based on early vote counts.

Kuki Gallmann, a conservationist best known for her book I Dreamed of Africa, was ambushed and shot while she drove across her conservancy in Kenya Sunday morning.

Gallmann, 73, was shot in the stomach and "severely injured" while surveying her property with rangers of the Kenya Wildlife Service, according to her brother-in-law Nigel Adams and a press release from a farmers' association of which she's a member.

She was flown to a hospital in Nairobi for treatment, and was still conscious and speaking after the attack, according to The New York Times.

Not long ago, both the Economist and the New Yorker magazines featured unflattering cover portraits of President Trump holding a golf club. Both seemed to suggest the president had found himself in a rough patch.

Inside a tiny, hard-to-find storefront in Brooklyn lies the darkly whimsical world of a most unusual "candy alchemist."

He calls himself "Eugene J.," and this real-life Willy Wonka is whipping up his own new confections across town from where Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will open on Broadway later this month.

Not much is known about this quiet man in black, who prefers to keep the focus on the candy. Behind a purple satin curtain, he toils away on his latest invention.

This story is part of Kitchen Table Conversations, a series from NPR's National Desk that examines how Americans from all walks of life are moving forward from the presidential election. This is the third post-election visit with Jamie Ruppert, 33, of White Haven, Pa.

Jamie Ruppert, 33, switched parties and voted for Donald Trump in November, and for months has been his enthusiastic supporter.

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