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A New Study Shows That More Utahns Are Discussing Climate Change

Researchers have produced a new interactive Climate Opinion Map that allows users to see people’s climate change opinions across the U.S.

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SafeUT App To Include Higher Education Institutions In Utah

19 hours ago
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To help reduce the number of suicide deaths in Utah, new features are being added to the SafeUT app. The app allows users to talk with a crisis counselor or submit a tip if they have a safety concern about their school.

Fire on Wild About Utah

22 hours ago

The haze above Cache Valley begins to dissipate after weeks of hovering low and thick like a winter inversion, even as the Goring and Hansel Point Fires rage on just west of the Wellsville Mountains that bookend the valley. Both blazes, just two of the more than ten active fires in the state, are still less than 50% contained. Farmers and ranchers in Box Elder County are now doubling as volunteer fire crews.

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Ellada Gamreklidze examines the ways in which the views of members of the Supreme Court move through time.

Blaine Giriffen studies how polar bears move through water.

Together, we’ll discuss the ways in which old data can offer new clues about our world.

'The Meg' Review

Aug 16, 2018

After watching this movie, I felt like I needed to rush to the Logan Public Library and start reading an Oliver Sacks book in an effort to replenish the brain cells I lost from watching this movie. 

Monroe City

 

  The Monroe City Council in Sevier County is moving forward with a plan to increase city property taxes by 100 percent. It's the first time in 35 years an increase will come to the city. 

Matilyn Mortensen

Cache County residents and officials met for a public meeting on wheels Tuesday morning. The community bike ride was an opportunity to discuss ways to improve bike routes in the county.

It’s widely known that large agriculture producers of pork and soybeans are struggling because of overseas tariffs. Producers of smaller operations in Utah are also struggling.

Diagnosed: Hope For Caregivers

Aug 15, 2018
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While more than 150,000 Utahns serve as caregivers for loved ones with dementia, often many people feel they are going at it alone. However, support resources for caregivers are available. And so is hope.

A national organization that promotes cancer awareness and research says a recently released state-by-state report shows Utah can improve tobacco control efforts to save lives and money. 

Yellow vehicle on Salt Flats: This year marks the 70th anniversary of Speed Week.
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The 70th annual Speed Week is this week at the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah and one driver has already been injured at the event.

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Families of 19 victims in the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy gathered on Saturday at a state-run funeral.

At least 38 people died when a section of Morandi Bridge collapsed in the Italian port city just before noon on Tuesday, sending cars and trucks tumbling to highway A10 below.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Aretha Franklin: The 'Fresh Air' Interview: The Queen of Soul rarely gave interviews, so we were delighted when she sat down with Terry Gross in 1999. Franklin died Thursday at age 76.

An elite boarding school in Connecticut is acknowledging sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.

The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., is a private high school of about 600 students.

Your doctor probably nags you to schedule cancer screening tests like mammograms and colonoscopies. These tests, after all, can be life-saving, and most doctors want to make sure you get them done.

But when it comes to explaining the ways that certain screenings can cause you harm, your doctor may not be doing such a good job.

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