Behind the Headlines

Election results, vaccines for younger kids, and a new Utah dam

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Voters cast their ballots at the Salt Lake County Government Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021.

Utah officials make plans to build a reservoir that would hold Bear River water to feed urban growth along the Wasatch Front. How the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined Pfizer’s smaller-dose vaccine was safe and effective in children ages 5 to 11. And election results from Tuesday’s municipal contests.

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