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Utah confirms 350 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, lowest in month

SALT LAKE CITY — Sunday brought Utah 350 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, marking the lowest daily increase in cases in more than a month. The cases were confirmed as 5,212 tests were recorded, with a positive rate of 6.7%, according to the Utah Department of Health. They bring the state’s total since the pandemic began… Keep Reading

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Small business aid money sent to charter schools draws scrutiny

(KUTV) — A Beyond the Books investigation calculates a total of $7.9 million in federal Paycheck Protection Act funding was received by Utah charter schools. Charter schools annually receive state and federal funding, while the PPP program is intended to help small businesses to retain employees and keep people on the payroll during the COVID-19 pandemic. But because… Keep Reading

Pioneer Day 2020 firework restrictions

Utah (ABC4 News) – Many holidays have looked different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pioneer Day isn’t only look effected by current health concerns but high fire dangers across the state.  Pioneer Day is an official holiday celebrated in Utah on July 24th to commemorate the Mormon Pioneers’ arrival in the Salt Lake Valley.… Keep Reading

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Two teens face charges for starting Traverse Fire in Lehi

LEHI, Utah (KUTV) — Two teenage boys face misdemeanor charges, accused of starting the Traverse Fire in Lehi, which threatened dozens of homes and caused evacuations in the early morning hours of June 28. Melanie Hansen, spokesperson for Lehi City, said the boys are charged with reckless burning, possession of illegal fireworks, and lighting off a firework… Keep Reading

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Slingshot and Anticimex Achieve 500%+ ROI with it’s 24/7 Lead and Customer Response Solutions

LEHI, Utah, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Slingshot, the customer engagement and sales service platform for home services providers, and pest management expert Anticimex achieved a 5-10X ROI in the last year on their continued partnership. As the 3rd largest pest management provider worldwide, Anticimex’s brands have grown through COVID as online search for outdoor, home services have… Keep Reading

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Survey: Majority of Utahns support police reform efforts

A significant majority of Utahns support a wide array of police reforms ranging from prohibiting no-knock warrants to utilizing independent civilian review boards to investigate complaints against officers, according to a recent survey. In the survey, which was commissioned by the Libertas Institute, a Lehi-based Libertarian think tank, and conducted by Public Policy Polling on July… Keep Reading

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