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Utah Schools Hit Hard By Flu Season

SANDY, Utah – It’s that time of year when many Utah kids are getting sick and one Utah school has been hit especially hard by the flu. Canyons School District officials said attendance is down by nearly 25% at Sandy’s Lone Peak Elementary School, meaning almost one in four students is home from school – possibly… Keep Reading

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A circus show in Utah won’t feature exotic animals for the first time

Amid community concern about its treatment of exotic animals, this year’s Jordan World Circus performance at Salt Lake County’s Equestrian Center will feature dogs, pigeons, ponies and a domesticated camel — but no tigers and elephants. That’s a win for the Utah Animal Rights Coalition, which has been protesting the traveling show for years, calling… Keep Reading

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Safe In 60: Make Sure You Have A REAL ID Before Oct. 1

DRAPER, Utah – Beginning Oct. 1, you must have a gold star on your driver’s license or identification card in order to board a plane or enter a federal building, courthouse or military base. The federal government passed the REAL ID Act in 2005, which set minimum security standards for state issued forms of identification,… Keep Reading

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Utah leaders making no promises for affordable housing money

SALT LAKE CITY — A year ago, housing advocates hoped Utah’s Legislature would at last prioritize affordable housing and pump millions into initiatives to help address the state’s housing crunch. But that didn’t pan out. As lawmakers grappled with last year’s budget amid tax reform, they passed SB34 with new policies to push cities to… Keep Reading

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Daybreak HOA raises monthly payment 100% to cover building defects

SOUTH JORDAN — Some residents in Daybreak have been given notice of a 100 percent increase in HOA fees, starting in February. The Eastlake Village Condominium Owners’ Association mailed out notices to residents about the increase and held a meeting Wednesday night. The increase stems from a lawsuit the HOA filed against the homes’ builders… Keep Reading

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Utah woman finds metal blade in carrot sticks

A Salt Lake City grocer is recalling its carrot sticks after a woman bit down on a piece of a metal blade that was lodged in her snack. Amber Choruby Whiteley was eating precut carrot sticks from Harmons in City Creek on Monday with her 7-year-old daughter when she bit down on the metal shard,… Keep Reading

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EPA awards Utah $434K for testing lead in schools, childcare facilities

SALT LAKE CITY — The Environmental Protection Agency awarded Utah’s environmental quality department $434,000 to pay for lead testing of the water of Utah schools and childcare facilities, officials said Tuesday. Officials at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality said administrators for public and charter schools, Head Start programs and licensed childcare facilities have until… Keep Reading