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Diagnosed: Stroke Treatment - Telehealth Helps But It's Still A Long Journey In Rural Utah

“With stroke, we have a very short time window when we’re able to treat people,” said Dr. Marilyn McKasson , telestroke medical director for Intermountain Healthcare.

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A utility vehicle accident has claimed the life of a Cache County Sheriff's officer.  Lt. Brian Locke was found Saturday evening in the Paradise Dry Canyon area.

Legislators, proponents and opponents of Proposition 2, a ballot initiative to legalize the use of cannabis products for medical purposes in Utah, struck a compromise on Thursday.  Legislators will vote on a bill resulting from the compromise shortly after the upcoming mid-term elections.

Cache Valley Archer Shooting For The World Stage

Oct 5, 2018

The most severe symptoms of spinal infections can cause paralysis, and can be especially dangerous in infants. This is what happened to a Utah State University student at four months old, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. He hopes that archery will one day take him to the Paralympics.

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The well-known Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to strip out the word Mormon in a move showing the faith's new president is serious about ending shorthand names for the religion that have been used for generations by church members and previously promoted by the church.

What Is Killing Our Utah Fir Trees?

Oct 5, 2018

Today’s topic has to do with something that is going on in our high elevation mountains. This is a concern because some of our native trees, in particular, the sub alpine fir and the white fir, so these are the true firs, are having some problems with an insect infestation. 

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This week on UnDisciplined, we're talking about the way newspapers impact the way people think, and the ways pollution impacts solar energy.

If those things sound like they have nothing in common — well, that's the idea.

Joining us are Alex Coppock, who studies how op-eds impact reader opinions, and Ian Marius Peters, who studies the impact of haze on energy production.

Should You Wash Your Raw Meat Before Cooking?

Oct 5, 2018

My mother-in-law and I had a long-running … erm … “discussion” about whether or not it’s appropriate to wash raw meat before cooking it. She thought yes … you should wash it for the same reason that you wash apples and cereal bowls. To get the crud off.

'Night School' Review

Oct 4, 2018

I don't understand who thought this movie was a good idea, and I don't understand why anyone involved with this movie thought it was funny. With comedy stars Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish leading this film, it had potential to be funny and charming. Kevin Hart (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, 2017) and Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip, 2017) are both very successful stand-up comedians, and deservedly so. 

'Life Itself' Review

Oct 4, 2018


This newly released version of Life Itself is an emotional and touching drama about 3 generations of 2 separate families, one in New York City and one in Spain, and how these disparate families cross paths and influence each other’s lives. Through milestones of death, birth, love, mental illness, and separation, the film incessantly reminds us that each person is precious, and the directions of people’s lives can take surprising turns.

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A number of states are blocking web traffic from foreign countries to their voter registration websites, making the process harder for some U.S. citizens who live overseas to vote, despite the practice providing no real security benefits.

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