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Water year leaves slightly fewer Utahns worried about Great Salt Lake

Although an exceptional 2022-23 winter season resulted in a good water year for the state, a majority of Utahns remain concerned about the future of the Great Salt Lake.
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Rep. Chris Stewart to resign; governor calls for special election

Rep. Chris Stewart will leave Congress on Sept. 15, the legislator formally announced yesterday in a letter to the governor, setting the stage for a special election later this year.
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Thousands take to SLC’s streets for 2023 Pride Parade

Utah residents, including members of Salt Lake Community College, once again took to the capital’s streets on Sunday morning for the state's annual Pride Parade.
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Utah Pride rally and march fosters ‘Unapologetic’ LGBTQ+ community

The "Unapologetic" Utah Pride Rally and March united LGBTQ+ people and their allies to begin 2023 Pride Week festivities.
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Living Traditions fest invites Utahns to explore world cultures

The annual Living Traditions Festival returned to Salt Lake City’s Library Square on May 19, providing an artistic, performative platform to 85 groups of diverse traditions and cultures.
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Little Cottonwood gondola project gets passing council vote

The Wasatch Front Regional Council recently voted in favor of a new transportation plan that includes a proposed gondola for Little Cottonwood Canyon.
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Utah researchers testing potential male birth control gel

Nestorone-testosterone, otherwise known as NES/T, being studied as a form of male contraception by the University of Utah's ASCENT Center for Reproductive Care.
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Here’s the event lineup for this year’s Pride Week

The Utah Pride Center has organized several Pride events and celebrations, spanning from May 31 to June 4.
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Voices Amplified: Spring 2023 finale

The Voices Amplified team recaps their favorite moments and stories from this spring on the final episode of the semester.
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Voices Amplified: April 20, 2023

Hear from a student attempting to ban bark softening procedures and student documentarians as they discuss their projects on this episode of Voices Amplified.
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Water for Wildlife: Dire consequences of a shrinking Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative has created an interactive website to help Utahns understand the critical role Great Salt Lake and its wetlands play in the ecosystem that is crucial to 10 million birds.
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Salt Lake City announces its bid for Major League Baseball

Gail Miller and others intend to bring a Major League Baseball franchise to Utah's capital city.