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Jump The Moon

A Logan art studio says, "Art is for everyone", and invites people of all abilities to jump in.  Mary Heers and Kirsten Swanson bring you the story as part of the UPR original series Diagnosed.

Caramelizing Onions

May 11, 2019
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They are all liars … well, most of them are, anyway. Almost all the recipes stuffed in my grease-splattered binder at home that call for cooked onions indicate that it’s somehow possible to caramelize them in five minutes or under. Pshaw. It’s not possible.

With a running time of over 3 hours, I thought I might need a colostomy bag to get through this film. But like many Marvel superhero films, it's a long ride but an entertaining one. 


Wildlife officials in Utah are reminding residents to avoid contact with wild animals after a cougar was found in the backyard of a Cache Valley home.

Crumpets vs. English Muffins

Mar 29, 2019

In the United States, we enjoy many brilliant British exports … fish and chips, Harry Potter, Downton Abbey and Benedict Cumberbatch. But, we don’t have crumpets.


Twenty-two-year-old actress Chloe Grace Moretz (Hugo, 2011) plays a timid waitress in New York City who finds a forgotten purse on the subway. How convenient to find a woman's ID right inside the purse too! 

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Heavy snows in Iron County caused slide-offs, road closures and power outages throughout the region, Tuesday.  Interstate 15 northbound was closed early Tuesday morning, with more than a dozen big-rigs jack-knifed near Cedar City.

UPDATE: President Donald Trump is saying Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love lost her bid for another term in Utah because she kept him at arm's length, even though the race remains too close to call.

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Republican U.S. Rep. John Curtis has defeated two challengers to win his first full term in the U.S. House of Representatives. The former Provo, Utah, mayor defeated Democrat college professor James Singer and United Utah Party candidate Tim Zeidner on Tuesday.

  Curtis joined Congress after winning a special election last year to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who stepped down and is now a Fox News commentator.


Eric Eliason was the United Utah Party candidate for the Congressional 1st District. During this conversation, UPR’s Kerry Bringhurst speaks with Eliason about voter turnout and his participation in the Utah Debate Commission’s debate.


Connor Boyack is president of Libertas Institute, a non-profit think tank organization that has pushed for support of Utah’s Medical Marijuana Proposition 2. Libertas Institute has been involved in medical cannabis reform for five years and has been negotiating with Prop 2 opponents for several weeks to identify areas of common ground.