Childhood Trauma Training Now Offered In Northern Utah

Last year more than 63 percent of adults in Utah reported having an adverse childhood experience or a traumatic event. Two students at Utah State University are trying to educate people in Utah on ways to help children cope with physical abuse or sexual assault.

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Authorities say a Mormon missionary serving in Samoa is dead after being struck by a vehicle.

A spokesman for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Salt Lake City says 21-year-old Aaron Ahkau Matapa Patiole was walking with a companion in Upolu when he was fatally struck Sunday.

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Utah will pay $349,000 to settle a lawsuit that overturned a law banning secret filming at farm and livestock facilities.

The settlement will cover the costs of attorneys and others fees for animal-rights groups that challenged the 2012 law.

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Health officials say at least 75 people are part of a large hepatitis A outbreak that began in May.

Many of the cases originated in Salt Lake County.

Preventing Allergic Asthma Starts In Your Home

Nov 17, 2017
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Spring is often associated with the flare up of allergies but during the holiday season, people can experience intense asthma symptoms. According to experts, there are ways to solve this problem instead of just treating the symptoms. 

Bread & Butter: The Not-So-Easy Scrambled Eggs

Nov 17, 2017

This deceptively simple breakfast food has the potential to be truly special - if you know what you're doing.

Bread & Butter Commentary: 'Easy' As Pie

Nov 17, 2017

From sweet to savory, simple to supreme, pie has been a staple in American homes for generations.

'Writing Through Grief' Workshops Available To The Public

Nov 17, 2017
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  To help people work through grief, a series of workshops are being held in Salt Lake City by Art Access, an organization that sponsors and supports art programs that build community. They believe creativity can increase as people age and started a creative aging project last year.

Creation Justice

This weekend a group of about two dozen people, including religious leaders from surrounding areas and tribal spiritual leaders, will meet in Albuquerque, New Mexico and make a pilgrimage to Bears Ears National Monument.

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The Department of Workforce Services, Utah Lt. Gov Spencer Cox and president of the Utah Jazz announced phase 3 of Operation Rio Grande, an initiative aiming to help Salt Lake City’s homeless community receive jobs and workforce skills.

Utah representatives of a national organization that advocates for older Americans are working to educate patients about their rights. AARP is concerned that many of the association’s members are not aware of their right to designate a caregiver.

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Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday.

The largest of the suits names 450 plaintiffs. Among those being sued are MGM Resorts International, owner of the Mandalay Bay resort; Live Nation, organizer of the country music festival at which 58 people were killed; and the estate of Stephen Paddock, the shooter.

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Gay, Out And On The Airwaves In Kinshasa

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Sitting at his desk in a stuffy office with a rainbow flag hanging behind him, 31-year-old Patou Izai says it takes a lot of courage to come out as gay in Kinshasa, the sprawling capital city of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Although this vast, volatile Central African nation does not have the harsh anti-gay laws adopted by neighbors such as Uganda, deeply ingrained conservative cultural norms routinely stigmatize, silence and lead to physical threats against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people.

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