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Water Shortage Declared For The Colorado River And More On Behind The Headlines

Salt Lake City's mayor pursues a mask order for schools to slow the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus Delta variant. History packets falsely claiming that “most slaves were generally treated kindly” in the United States get pulled from a Utah learning center. And a first-ever water shortage is declared for the Colorado River - casting doubt over planned water infrastructure projects.  

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