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Bears Ears monument illustrates cultural divide

The fight over Bears Ears National Monument has stirred up a lingering rift between local communities.
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Criminology club members assist the homeless

The Utah Criminology and Criminal Justice Consortium is doing its part to help the homeless in Salt Lake City. Get an update on Operation Rio Grande and what is happening downtown.
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Utah’s ruling, repeal of emergency vaping statute

Several vaping-related lung illnesses have prompted emergency measures and legal challenges over the sale of flavored vaping products.
Map of recent seismic activity near Magna, Utah

Aftershocks continue to rock Utah as ShakeOut approaches

More than 1,200 aftershocks have struck the Beehive State following a 5.7 magnitude earthquake March 18.
Burgess Owens

#SLCCvotes: 5 questions for Burgess Owens

Learn more about Burgess Owens, the Republican candidate for Utah's 4th Congressional District.
Sign reads "We stand together side by side, full of color and bleeding pride!"

LGBTQ pride: Going beyond the rainbow flag

The LGBTQ+ community has increased its support for the Black liberation movement in recent months.
Lauren McCluskey in 2014

Jill McCluskey addresses Utah Student Association to promote campus safety

Jill McCluskey, the mother of slain University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey, spoke to Utah college and university student body presidents over Zoom on Friday.
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Voices Amplified: Feb. 21, 2022

The Voices Amplified team has taken over another RadioActive show on KRCL.
Water swirls down a storm drain at 600 South and State Street

Why Salt Lake City wants residents to ‘adopt’ a storm drain

Salt Lake City is looking for volunteers for its new clean storm drain initiative, which aims to improve water quality and environmental health.
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As educators leave at increasing rates, advocates and students express worry

An exodus of teachers and educators, combined with fewer students earning education degrees, is ringing alarms for education advocates.
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Voices Amplified: March 30, 2023

This episode of Voices Amplified focuses on the mass shooting epidemic and gun violence prevention in the U.S. following a school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Sen. Mitt Romney will not seek reelection in 2024

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney announced that he will not seek a second term, ending speculation about his future in the U.S. Senate.