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Crossing Borders: A Salt Lake County Organization Helping Immigrants Begin New Businesses

When refugees and immigrants come to Utah, they bring with them different elements of their culture. As these individuals and families work to establish themselves in their new communities, some choose to open businesses featuring their native food.

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Utah Ranks No. 6 In The Nation For Eating Local

Mar 30, 2018
26,000 Independent Restaurant transactions were analyzed every day for a year. Utah stands out from the other 50 states in more ways than one.
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26,000 Independent Restaurant transactions were analyzed every day for a year. Utah stands out from the other 50 states in more ways than one.

Utah ranks No. 6 nationally for consumer spending at small, independent restaurants, with local eateries bringing in an average of $64,693 each month, according to new data analysis from Womply.

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The UPR Original Series “King’s Road: Where Do We Go From Here?” is an exploration of the ongoing civil rights movement through a contemporary study of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy 50 years after his assassination. 

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It’s the final pledge drive special edition of Access Utah for our Spring drive today. My special guests this hour are some of the great people who have served as student interns and producers of Access Utah. We’ll be talking with Dani Hayes, Adison Pace, Katie Swain, Bennett Purser, Aimee Cobabe and Connor Rivers. We’ll reach into the archives for parts of some of our most memorable episodes. We’ll revisit discussions about lifting the ban on gay Boy Scouts, and about Sex Positivity. And we’ll hear some music from our program on the history of the Banjo.

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It’s a pledge drive special edition of Access Utah today. My special guest for the hour is Ken Sanders from Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt Lake City. We’ll reach into the archives for parts of some of our favorite episodes of the program.

 

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper says he is lucky to be alive after being struck by a car during a snowstorm Sunday in Sardine Canyon near Wellsville.

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It’s a pledge drive special edition of Access Utah today. My special guest for the hour is folklorist and USU Assistant Professor of English Lynne McNeill. We’ll reach into the archives for parts of some great episodes of the program.

A fire at a northern Utah automotive products plant has claimed the life of a Cache Valley man. Box Elder County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Dale Ward tells Utah Public Radio the man has been identified as 64-year-old Ronald Larsen of Cache Valley.

Coming soon to Utah Public Radio, “King’s Road: Where Do We Go From Here?” A five-part radio series exploring the ongoing Civil Rights Movement through a contemporary study of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy 50 years after his assassination.

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In an age of vigilance, a Walmart shopper in Cedar City exercised just that on Monday.  While the situation turned out to be a false alarm, the circumstances were suspicious enough to merit an abundance of caution, insists law enforcement.

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It’s a pledge drive special edition of Access Utah today. My special guest for the hour is former UPR Station Manager Richard Meng. We’ll reach into the archives for parts of some of my most memorable interviews. We’ll hear from explorer and educator Helen Thayer; indomitable Holocaust survivor Eva Kor; and singer-songwriter Rosalie Sorrells.

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