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14 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Do You Still Need an Annual Doctor's Visit?

July 29, 2014 -- If it's true that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then it seems like seeing the doctor for an annual physical exam ought to play a major role in keeping healthy people healthy.

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Related Topix: Missouri, University of Missouri

18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Ordain Women, abuse, defections & more on tap for Mormon symposium

Not all Mormon marriages live up to the ideals of love and mutual respect the LDS faith teaches.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

22 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Downtown Salt Lake streetcar coming later, but what about now?

Although the Salt Lake City Council has been wishing for a downtown transit circulator for years, it remains just that - an unfulfilled dream.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newswise

Researchers Produce Record-Length Mirror-Image Protein

University of Utah biochemists have reported an advance in the production of functional mirror-image proteins.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Biology, Science, Biochemistry

SanLuisObispo.com

Darren Smith of Compass Health has a diverse vision

Education: Bachelor’s degree in hospital administration from Weber State University in Utah and MBA from University of Utah Business divisions: A health care division, restaurant division and Compass Property Group, which is involved in development and construction.

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Related Topix: Weber State University, Medicine, Nursing, Avila Beach, CA

Deseret News

Utah Transit Authority eyeing electric bus options

Driver Bob Modder makes his way along 400 South as the Utah Transit Authority is given a demonstration of a Proterra battery electric bus in Salt Lake City, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Owens says poll shows he can beat Love

Mia Love has a strong lead in Utah's 4th Congressional District race , but a poll commissioned by Doug Owens has given the Democratic challenger renewed hope that he can close the gap.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Utah

Vanquish The Foe

Cougar Kickoff Countdown: 32 Days

Four days left until fall camp in Provo, UT and thirty-two days left until kickoff in East Hartford, Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT, Sports, NCAA Sports, Brigham Young University NCAA

KSL-TV

Utah schools get high marks for affordability and value

Brigham Young University earned a top ten spot on MONEY's list of the best colleges, coming in at No.

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Related Topix: Brigham Young University, Utah State University

Newswise

Drug May Aid Multiple Myeloma Patients Who Suffer from Low Platelet Counts

A University of Utah School of Medicine-led study has identified a previously unknown but crucial component in the process to make platelets, a discovery that could help spare multiple myeloma patients from a dangerous side effect of the primary drug used to treat their cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Platelet Count

Salt Lake Tribune

Former judge to defend officer in Danielle Willard shooting

Paul Cassell, who is a University of Utah law professor, said in a letter to the officer's supporters that he has reviewed the evidence in the case and does not think charges should have been filed against Shaun Cowley.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Valley City, UT, Drugs

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Block U

Utah Football Traditions: Which are our favorites? Which aren't?

As we get closer to Utah football kicking off, we talk about some of the best and worst traditions at Utah.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Utah NCAA

Improbable Research

He and they approached hallucinations mathematically

In 2001, Paul Bressloff of the University of Utah, together with four colleagues from elsewhere, made a mathematical assault on the - until then - lack of understanding of what happens in a hallucination.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Deseret News

Book review: 'A Zion Canyon Reader' shares essays about southern Utah features, peoples

"A Zion Canyon Reader" is a compilation of more than two dozen essays edited by Nathan N. Waite and Reid L. Neilson.

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Related Topix: Zion National Park, US National Parks

KSL-TV

Utah QB Travis Wilson cited for underage drinking

University of Utah starting quarterback Travis Wilson was cited Friday night for possession and consumption of alcohol by a minor while attending a Tim McGraw concert at USANA Amphitheater.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Draper man dies from injuries suffered in house fire

Paul Broadhurst, 40, died at University Hospital's burn unit in Salt Lake City late Friday evening from injuries sustained in an explosion and fire at his home earlier that day.

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Related Topix: Draper, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Explosion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

The Cricket: Plans for tonight: Listening to Train...

Show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15, at Smith's Tix . - Lyle Lovett & His Large Band , which was alt-country before alt-country was cool, performs tonight at Red Butte Garden , 300 Wakara Way, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Train, Ghost, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Westport News

EarthTalk / Another result of climate change: Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise across the American West and other fire-prone regions of the world, and most environmentalists agree that global warming is largely to blame.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Entomology, Opinion

Deseret News

Utes notebook: Kyle Whittingham says Harvey Langi in the process of deciding his future

Utah running back Harvey Langi during University of Utah football practice in Rice-Eccles Stadium Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

5 unusual student protests

Student protests at college campuses across the country have been a part of American culture for many years now.

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Related Topix: Wellesley College

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