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Bacterial Infections From Brucellosis Can Cause Mid-Winter Abortions In Elk

For decades, researchers have known that the bacterial infection Brucellosis can cause deaths in cattle and bison herds in the western US.

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Fatal Accident At Mineral Mine In San Juan County

Nov 12, 2018
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Two Moab area residents are dead after an industrial accident at the Intrepid Potash mine in San Juan County on Saturday. 

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Like everything else, bridges are prone to wear and tear, often from environmental elements and constant use. New research out of Utah State University says the use of drones could help identify cracks, and ultimately extend the life of bridges.

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Bohemian Rhapsody is a half musical half biographical film about the rock band Queen and its rise to fame in the 1970s and 80s with particular attention on the life of the band’s lead singer Freddy Mercury. Born as Farrokh Bulsara to traditional parents from India who immigrated to London, Freddie Mercury’s story as a bold, risk-taking visionary is one that will inspire and fascinate audiences, despite this film smoothing over many rough edges of the band’s life.

Western Forest Grouse on Wild About Utah

Nov 9, 2018
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In the early winter, when most wildlife are migrating down the mountains, dusky grouse are heading up. The grouse rely on the evergreen needles for their sole food source during winter. 

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Paul Rogers is racing to save a one-tree forest. Lisa Berreau is trying to prove that carbon monoxide can be good for us. Like we do every week, we'll try to draw connections between these two very different areas of work. 

WWI Era Utah: Forgotten Costs And Hidden Histories

Nov 8, 2018
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As winds of World War One raged through Europe, Utah began to feel its chill.  Adjunct Professor at Utah State University, Emily Wheeler shares the following pieces of her research into some forgotten costs and gems of World War One era Utah.   

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To individuals living along the Wasatch Front and in the Uinta Basin, inversions are not a new phenomena. However, studies have shown that industries can dramatically affect what is trapped in an inversion.

Utah officials have announced the results of the state budget for the 2018 fiscal year and how the budget and economy have faired throughout the year.
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Utah officials have announced the results of the state budget of the 2018 fiscal year and how the budget and economy have faired throughout the year. 

Diagnosed: Why Can't You Do This At Home?

Nov 7, 2018

With advancements in Internet technology, it’s easy to think the difficulties people with disabilities have with getting from place to place can be solved by the Internet. After all, people can telecommute to work, have a virtual doctor’s visit and shop online.

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Utah voters rejected a ballot measure Tuesday that would have boosted education funding through a gas tax in a state that has the lowest per pupil spending in the nation. 

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