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Utah Joins States Seeking To Halt EPA Emissions Rule

A proposed Environmental Protection Agency emissions rule has been put on hold by the Supreme Court. 24 states, including Utah, asked the Court to block the enforcement of the new rule pending various legal challenges.
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A proposed Environmental Protection Agency emissions rule has been put on hold by the Supreme Court. 24 states, including Utah, asked the Court to block the enforcement of the new rule pending various legal challenges.


Madame Tussauds

Donny and Marie Osmond put a twist on their trademark jingle as their wax figures for Madam Tussaud’s studio were revealed Tuesday for the first time at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas.


Utah lawmakers are considering a bill that, if passed, would add to the human sexuality education curriculum in public and charter schools.  At least one lawmaker is questioning whether passing a comprehensive human sexuality education bill is needed.


USU Autism Program Spreads Internationally

Feb 9, 2016
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  The Autism Support Services: Education, Research and Training or ASSERT program at Utah State University works with pre-school kids with autism to help them learn to talk, take care of themselves and get ready for kindergarten.


Tyler Allred

A group of Utah State University professors, interest group representatives and Logan city officials are working together to create a long-range plan to manage and restore the Logan River.

 


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A Utah gay-rights group is fighting with a conservative state representative over proposed legislation that would give heterosexual couples preference in adoptions.


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  The Ecology Center at Utah State University hosts Dr. Lisa Schulte-Moore this Wednesday and Thursday as part of its 2015-2016 Seminar Series. Schulte-Moore, an associate professor of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University, studies the ecology of sustainable land management through the lens of coupled human and natural systems.


UPIN Asks: Have you experienced a faith crisis in the LDS Church?

Feb 5, 2016
Lennie Mahler | The Salt Lake Tribune

  As the Internet has made LDS Church history more accessible and controversial policy changes have ignited international discussion, some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have seen their beliefs shaken. The church has responded by releasing essays explaining sometimes-controversial topics, and recent books, such as "The Crucible of Doubt" and "Planted," have offered suggestions for how struggling members can overcome their doubts to stay in the faith.

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The 2016 Dixie Regional Transportation Expo begins next Tuesday, February 9th, at The Dixie Convention Center. 


Photo of Squash Bug Laying Eggs
Gerald Holmes, Bugwood.Org

Spider and prey DNA in the spider web? Stinging yourself to create a pain index? Vibrational noise to control leafhoppers? Diane Alston is on today's Zesty Garden.

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Public Lands Initiative on Wednesday's Access Utah

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, “in what they characterized as a sweeping gesture of compromise, Reps. Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz unveiled their plan to resolve decades of deadlock over how eastern Utah's public lands are managed even as environmental and tribal groups declared the proposal "dead on arrival" and a shameless giveaway to oil and gas interests.” The bill “would set aside special landscapes like Cedar Mesa, San Rafael Swell and Labyrinth Canyon, while expediting mineral development in areas deemed less worthy of protection.”
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