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A Utah technology company has sued the booking agency for The Killers, claiming the rock band wants to be paid for a show at an annual conference that was canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak.

China Aims To Build Its Own Yellowstone On Tibetan Plateau

Nov 12, 2019
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XINING, China (AP) — There’s a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world’s last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags — a traditional landscape blessing — are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.

What Can Be Saved? Intrepid Scientists Witness Final Days Of Venezuelan Glacier

Sep 24, 2019
Associated Press

MERIDA, Venezuela — Blackouts shut off the refrigerators where the scientists keep their lab samples. Gas shortages mean they sometimes have to work from home. They even reuse sheets of paper to record field data because fresh supplies are so scarce.

Prospective home-buyers in northern Utah are struggling amid a shortage of affordable housing in a situation that mirrors a nationwide trend.

Utah’s Republican-controlled Legislature has approved a resolution declaring opposition to a possible national monument in the Bears Ears area of southeastern Utah. 


  Residents in southwestern Utah are standing watch over some of the area’s most ancient rock art sites. The “Petroglyph Patrol” volunteers will be at various archeological sites on days with heavy visitor traffic to prevent vandalism or looting of these areas.