COVID in schools

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School coronavirus cases go undercounted as some parents refuse to report to Utah health officials. The Utah Inland Port pursues a new funding stream for a train-to-truck facility.  And Salt Lake City's mayor puts foothills trail construction on hold to consider charting a different path.

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The U.S. Department of Education launches an investigation into Utah's ban on school mask mandates. Health officials hope personal stories — like that of a Vernal woman who got COVID after declining a vaccine — will help change minds. Gov. Spencer Cox questions the effectiveness of masks, contradicting healthcare professionals. And what the data from a European soccer championship can tell us about the spread of coronavirus at sports events in the US.

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Coronavirus cases in Utah continue to grow in young-adult populations-- especially those on college campuses. Mia Fairbanks interviewed Janice Hall, a student at Brigham Young University about her experience with COVID-19 precautions at the university and attitudes among other students. 

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Salt Lake City will move to the "yellow" coronavirus restriction level. K-12 and higher-ed schools are forced to adapt after outbreaks. And with a September 30 deadline looming, a Utah-supported municipal nuclear power project comes under heightened scrutiny.  

Middle school students playing music.
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Schools across the state have been opening over the past two weeks, with many modifications intended to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Here is a look at some of the adaptations made to music classes at Mount Logan Middle School. 

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Utah officials react to President Trump's tweet calling mail-in voting fraudulent and suggesting a delay to the November election. The Utah Education Association calls on Gov. Herbert to keep schools closed this fall. And the latest science on how coronavirus is spread