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Brigham City Museum Invites Students To 'Make' History

Staff at the Brigham City Museum are inviting students to “make history” by creating art that reflects their experience during the coronavirus pandemic.

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SALT LAKE CITY-- The Utah Department of Health  issued an order extending closure of dine-in options at food service establishments until April 15. The order also reiterates strict hygiene and public health standards that must be followed at dining establishments, including specific cleaning practices and monitoring employees for symptoms.

BRIGHAM CITY – Reports of two more positive tests of COVID-19 in Box Elder County have pushed to 16 the number of cases of the disease in the Bear River Health District.

Senator Dan McCay To Be Jeff Burningham's Running Mate

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In a virtual cottage meeting on Wednesday night, gubenatorial candidate Jeff Burningham annouced state Senator Dan McCay would be his running mate in the 2020 election.

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Scientists at the University of Utah recently received funding to contribute to the fight against the spread of Covid 19.

“This grant is studying mucus and it’s interactions with coronaviruses," said Dr. Jessica Kramer, and you heard right.  She is studying how coronaviruses interact with mucus.

Utah State University has reported three coronavirus cases. USU made the announcement Tuesday that two cases had been confirmed.  That number has increased by one as of Wednesday.

"We have been expecting that someone would be diagnosed,” said Amanada DeRito, spokesperson with Utah State University. “At this point it was just inevitable."

MWNB: Census Count Could Mean More Congress Seats In The West

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 Wednesday is officially Census Day. That’s when government officials encourage Americans to fill out their census ballots.

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It feels odd to be denning in the spring. Our usual season to escape back into the out of doors has shifted radically for society at-large. It is odd because all the world around us is still warming, flying a little further each day, and here we are, humanity, digging in. It is for the best, for our own survival, but it is still not easy to go against the natural grain.

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As part of the State of Utah’s COVID-19 response, The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) in conjunction with Gov. Gary Herbert’s Office will allow restaurants to repackage and resell raw and prepackaged foods in their inventories to the public for the next 30 days.

Silicon Slopes Hosts COVID-19 Town Hall Today

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Silicon Slopes is hosting a Virtual Town Hall today at 4:00PM MST. They will be discussing the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to watch.

Seven Coronavirus Deaths In Utah, Confirmed Cases Top 1,000

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Two more deaths in Utah related to the coronavirus were announced on Wedensday afternoon.

As of 1 p.m., there are now 1,012 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state. Reportedly, 20,155 people in the state have been tested for the virus.

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A train engineer told police in Los Angeles that he intentionally crashed a train at high speed near the USNS Mercy hospital ship in what seems to be a bizarre attempt to expose a perceived conspiracy.

Eduardo Moreno said he doesn't believe "the ship is what they say it's for," according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she welcomes the development of a European COVID-19 tracing app that protects data and doesn't store the location of its users.

The app, developed by a European initiative, uses Bluetooth to log a user's proximity to other cellphones. Users then receive a message if they've been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Two days after the top U.S. immunologist warned the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic could surpass 100,000, the Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that it has received a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to round up 100,000 body bags from Department of Defense contractors.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is extending a national no-work order through the end of April, hoping to clamp down on the COVID-19 pandemic. Russia reported a spike of 771 new coronavirus patients on Thursday, sharpening a dreaded upward curve in cases.

Russia has now confirmed more than 3,500 coronavirus cases, and 30 people have died from COVID-19. Moscow and St. Petersburg have been hot spots for the respiratory disease, officials say.

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