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Kelly McEvers , co-host of NPR's All Things Considered , hosted the first of these conversations on June 15, 2017 at SLCC's Grand Theatre . She was joined by panelists Jose Enriquez , Executive Director of Latinos in Action; Jennifer Mayer-Glenn, Director of Family-School Collaboration for the Salt Lake School District; Eddie Berrest , an educator at the Granite School District; and Halima Hussein, Refugee Women's Coordinator for the Utah Refugee Services…
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The once-crowded Republican field to replace Congressman Jason Chaffetz is now down to three candidates — and w hen it comes to discussing President Trump, the GOP candidates are striking a delicate chord between support and u…
06.19 / 21:32
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:32
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Otto Warmbier, the college student who returned to the United States last week after 17 months of detention in North Korea, died Monday afternoon, his family said in a statement. “It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20 p.m.,” the statement said. “We would like to thank the wonderful professionals at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center who did everything they…
06.19 / 21:19
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The Federal Trade Commission has a message for DraftKings and FanDuel before they merge: Not so fast. The two daily fantasy sports sites announced they’d join forces back in November, but the FTC has concerns about whether the move would violate antitrust laws. That’s because FanDuel and DraftKings are the largest sites of their kind in the U.S. Together they control an estimated 90% of the market for paid daily fantasy games, according to the FTC. The FTC and the…
06.19 / 21:19
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Like Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons, The Solarists have a knack for mixing weighty composition with danceable hooks. The Provo band’s EP has been racking up hundreds of thousands of plays on…
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A retired couple living in Beaver County was found dead Saturday after the husband called police to say he had killed his wife and would be dead himself by the time deputies…
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Four Paws Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization that is dedicated to helping homeless dogs and cats.  Since 2000, Four Paws has been rescuing  stray and abandoned cats, dogs, puppies a…
06.19 / 21:19
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Community members enjoyed a free night of swimming with Dr. Daniel Garvin on Wednesday at the Desert Wave Pool. The event provided the public with an opportunity to interact with the local pediatrician while enjoying an evening of swimming and fun. Attendees, which totally approximately 300, also enjoyed free pizza, games, prizes and mo…
06.19 / 21:19
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On Friday, six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned. In an op-ed published in Newsweek, council member Scott Schoettes wrote he and other members could no longer be effective serving a “president who simply does not care.” Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Schoettes (@pozadvocate) about HIV/AIDS policy in the Trump administration, and why he and others are resigning.Interview Highlights On the decision to resign from the Presidential Advisory Council on HI…
06.19 / 20:37
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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a partisan gerrymandering case out of Wisconsin. It’s the first case of its kind to make it to the high court. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Emily Bazelon (@emilybazelon), staff writer at the New York Times Magazine … …
06.19 / 20:37
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A retired police officer recently charged with having more than 200 pounds of marijuana told Utah Highway Patrol troopers as he was being arrested that "sometimes it's worth the risk," according to newly unsealed court…
06.19 / 20:23
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CENTERVILLE, Calif. – A Northern California woman was arrested after allegedly “viciously” attacking her 11-year-old daughter while attempting to perform an exorcism on the child at a beach near Ferndale as roughly a dozen people watched, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Around 9 a.m. Friday, a caller dialed 911 to report a child being attacked by the mother at Centerville Beach, a sheriff’s news release stated. The mother, identified as…
06.19 / 20:23
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Congratulations to the following winners, they have EACH won 4 tickets to the Nitro World Games on June 24th at Rice-Eccles Stadium, including a pre-event track walk, and a Schwag Bag! Edward Curiel Kirt Beratto Victor Carlson Bailey…
06.19 / 20:23
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SALT LAKE CITY — Mentally ill Utah inmates may see a reduction in their wait time for treatment necessary for their cases to p…
06.19 / 20:23
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ST. GEORGE – A brush fire near Interstate 15 at mile marker 33 that started Monday morning is growing rapidly and has drawn a quick response from fire agencies. The Snow Field fire was reported at 9:48 a.m. Monday, Color Country Interagency Fire Center, dispatch manager Bill Roach said. The fire, which is located north of [&…
06.19 / 20:23
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Sheriff’s deputies believe alcohol may have been the cause of a single vehicle accident early Monday morning south of Tremonton. The rollover claimed the life of three people, two men and one w…
06.19 / 20:23
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Carbon County Family Support and Children’s Justice Center Director Shelley Wright speaks to attendees at a recent luncheon about the center’s services and mission.  For its constant service to the community, the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce spotlighted the Carbon County Family Support and Children’s Justice Center at a luncheon on Thursday. Shelley Wright, the …
06.19 / 20:23
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Here are two faiths you might not normally put together: Mormonism and Buddhism. But a growing community called Lower Lights in Salt Lake City is showing that the Mormon culture might also be fertile soil for Buddhist-inspired…
06.19 / 19:39
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