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Is There Racial Inequality In Utah Juvenile Justice System?

Youth of color are treated differently than their white peers, according to a recent report from the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah . The report shows significant racial inequality in the state juvenile justice system, even when youth commit the same crime.

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As a way of giving students access to professional performers and to enhance the cultural opportunities in Northern Utah, Utah State University’s Caine College of The Arts, has a group of string artists known as the The Fry Street Quartet.  

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One person is dead and another in custody after Ogden Police officers opened fire Tuesday night during a burglary investigation that happened in a parking garage of a popular part of downtown Ogden.

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Families from four homes in the Weber County community of Eden have been forced to evacuate after a landslide happened Tuesday.

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State Democratic leaders and a couple of small business owners are blasting Utah’s Republican leadership for its stubborn stance on public lands that led a lucrative outdoor trade show to leave town.

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The teenagers appeared separately in court Wednesday with their parents. A judge ordered them to stay at a detention center until at least next Tuesday, when lawyers will meet to set a date for another hearing.

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Just like a lunchroom bully, brown bears (or grizzly bears, as Americans are more likely to refer to them) regularly steal food killed by other carnivores. As such, those carnivores usually have to kill more often to get enough food when brown bears are present. But research conducted in both Yellowstone and in Scandinavia suggests that this may not be the case for wolves.

Avocados: The Fruit of Amour

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When I think about foods that speak amour, I think about the avocado – with its creamy texture and soft flesh that rolls between deep and pale green. To me, a simple slice of ripe, buttery avocado mashed across a crisp baguette and stippled with the sharp accent of freshly ground pepper is positively sensual.  

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Helmet laws in Utah for motorcycles, require anyone under 18 years old to wear a helmet. But one Utah Lawmaker is trying to expand that law.

As an emergency room doctor, Utah Senator Brian Shiozawa, who serves District 8 in Salt Lake City, says he’s seen multiple motorcycle accident victims.

 

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On January 18, experts in mental health, suicide prevention and social media met with military officials at the Pentagon to discuss how social media can find individuals at risk for suicide and offer them help and resources. 

Herbert: Tax Law Changes Likely In 2018

Feb 16, 2017
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Education advocates and others who want to see reform of Utah’s tax policy will most likely have to wait until 2018 to see any changes.

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President Trump's Education Secretary Betsy DeVos struck a defiant tone in brief remarks before conservative activists at a political conference outside Washington, D.C. But she held back on the administration's rescinding of Obama administration guidance to schools on transgender rights.

The Arkansas Supreme Court has struck down a local law that protected people in the city of Fayetteville from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Arkansas is one of a handful of states where it is illegal for local governments to pass anti-discrimination laws that cover classes of people not already protected under state law.

After working mostly as a behind-the-scenes guy on Chappelle's Show and Inside Amy Schumer, Neal Brennan is now stepping out as a performer.

Never underestimate a tiger, no matter how fat.

It's an enduring truth we'd all do well to remember — and one that attendants at a tiger enclosure at the Siberian Tiger Park in China's Heilongjiang province have learned all over again.

On Wednesday, the Trump administration made big news around the rights of transgender students. But what exactly changed?

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