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Vaccination remains key in fight against increasingly prevalent Delta variant

Earlier this week, medical researchers and doctors from the University of Utah held a press conference to talk about an uptick in coronavirus infections in Utah, and to draw attention to the arrival in the state of the more-contagious Delta variant of the virus. The variant, first identified in India, was recently classified as a […]

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COVID test draws scrutiny, inland port OKs budget, and cellphone records

The big boost a small, unproven Salt Lake City company got from the pandemic, and why the Securities and Exchange Commission began inquiries. The Utah Inland Port Board approves a truck-to-train transloading facility for the city’s northwest quadrant. And some Utah officials appear to be skirting transparency laws by using their private cellphones to conduct government business. At 9 a.m. […]

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U.S. COVID-19 deaths, Utah national monuments and critical race theory

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss President Biden confusing Syria and Libya at the G7 Summit, the U.S. surpassing 600,000 COVID-19 deaths, Sen. Mitch McConnell’s promise to block […]

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Advocates (still) hope to save historic Salt Lake City theater as luxury apartment deal looms

Last week, a preservation-minded activist chained himself to the doors of a building on Salt Lake City’s Main Street. Michael Valentine wants to see the 103-year-old Pantages Theatre saved from demolition after the city inked a deal with real estate giant Hines and the Utah-based Lasalle Group to replace the aging structure with a luxury apartment […]

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Latest on monuments, Becky Edwards blasts Mike Lee, and renter woes

Utah’s members of Congress ask to meet with President Joe Biden before he takes action on national monuments. Senate hopeful Becky Edwards charts a moderate path, and slams Mike Lee as too “strident.” And the high cost of housing is pushing many renters to a financial breaking point. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Matt Canham […]

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