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13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | Deseret News

My view: A pioneering perspective from campus

This week we celebrate the arrival 167 years ago of Brigham Young and the vanguard of Mormon pioneers in the Great Basin.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Tracking salmon to their birth waters

Strontium is a trace element and a mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth.

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Related Topix: University of Alaska Fairbanks, Science, Ecology, Dillingham, AK, New Stuyahok, AK

Salt Lake Tribune

This is the place for facts you might not know about Mormon pioneers

The three women are Ellen Kimball, Harriet Young and Clarissa Young. Pratt and Snow became the first two members of Brigham Young's wagon train to enter the Salt Lake Valley when they arrived as scouts on July 21, 1847.

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

Deseret News

'No trespassing' sign may not stop officers from entering yard

Chuck Roberts, of West Valley City, created a special "no trespassing" sign. It lets law enforcement know a dog is on the premises and the owner does not consent to search.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake County, UT

The Washington Post

BYU grads basically run Utaha s government

According to information listed by lawmakers, people who received their bachelor's degree from BYU make up about a third of both the state House and Senate.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Sundance Film Festival, Utah State University

KSL-TV

Utah picked to finish 5th in Pac-12 South Division

With just over a month to go before the football season begins, the University of Utah has been picked to finish fifth in the South Division of the Pac-12 in a preseason poll voted upon by the media.

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Related Topix: Utah

The News-Gazette

UI trustees to vote on $4.5 million more for State Farm Center

The board meets Thursday in Chicago to consider the request for a budget increase and several other proposals, including a raise for basketball coach John Groce.

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Related Topix: Urbana, IL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Park School - Will historic piece of Draper's past have a future?

Draper a The mayor says he's optimistic that city leaders will give more time for efforts to prevent Draper's historic Park School from being torn down.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Controlling the silent killer

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Health Care Provider, Cardiology, Nephrology

EurekAlert!

University of Utah researcher Robert Marc receives Paul Kayser International Award

Robert E. Marc, Ph.D., director of research at the University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center, has been named by the International Society of Eye Research as the recipient of the Houston, Texas-based Retina Research Foundation's 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research.

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Related Topix: Texas, Medicine, Ophthalmology

Salt Lake Tribune

7 unexpected foods Mormon pioneers ate

As Pioneer Day approaches, Utah tends to remember only those Mormon settlers who survived on boiled mush, sour weeds or - in some cases - nothing at all as they crossed the Western plains.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Willard, UT, Recipes

Bradenton.com

Furniture store Lovesac commits to Mall at University Town Center

Furniture store Lovesac will be one of the final stores committing to the Mall at University Town Center before it opens Oct. 16. Lovesac is known for modular furniture called "sectionals" that can be rearranged to create various layouts for a couch or loveseat, ottomans and so on.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University Park, FL, Boca Raton, FL

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Supreme Court justice to retire

Nehring, who will leave his post in February, according to an announcement issued by the court, had served eight years as a judge in 3rd District Court before he was appointed to the state's high court by Gov. Mike Leavitt in May 2003.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gary Herbert

Salt Lake Tribune

Obama's order protects gay workers, but Hatch wants religious exemption

Gay-rights groups heralded the executive order as a historic advancement, but others, including Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, criticized Obama for not carving out contractors tied to a religion.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah, Transgender, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KSL-TV

Controversial 'No Trespassing' sign popular among animal lovers

But he also realizes that it's addressing a hot-button issue in Salt Lake City right now: the death of Geist, the 2-year-old Weimereiner dog shot by a police officer June 18 .

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

KSL-TV

Feces transplants allow rats to change diet, U. study finds

Woodrats from northern Utah were better able to eat toxic plants after receiving microbe-filled fecal transplants, according to a new study by the University of Utah.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Tooele, UT

Science

Nervous system may hold key to treating asthma attacks

The wheezing, coughing, and gasping for breath that come with a sudden asthma attack aren't just the fault of an overactive immune system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Oregon Health & Science University, Pharmacology, Ashburn, VA, Genetics

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