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Utah’s homeless extra susceptible to coronavirus, consultants say

Editor’s be aware: The Tribune is offering readers free entry to important native tales in regards to the coronavirus throughout this time of heightened concern. See extra protection here. However these ideas could also be significantly laborious for Utah’s homeless inhabitants to comply with, since individuals who reside in encampments typically have restricted entry to hygiene providers, whereas those that depend on shelters discover themselves in cramped rooms full of dozens of others in search of refuge from the weather. “We really feel it’s not an ‘if,’ it’s going to…

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Ashley Korenblat: ‘Vitality dominance’ agenda fails Utah’s out of doors recreation economic system

In Utah, trails = financial growth. From our internationally famend locations, like Moab and Park Metropolis, to a rising variety of rural Utah communities which can be investing in entry to Utah’s nice open air, trails result in income flows from each guests and companies who need to find in locations with a top quality of life. Giant and small, new and previous, firms throughout Utah depend upon entry to our out-of-doors to recruit and retain workers, and in flip we rely upon these firms to offer jobs for our…

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Coronavirus lawsuit: Utah’s Qualtrics sues reserving company over The Killers’ payment for canceled X4 summit

Qualtrics filed go well with Thursday in Utah U.S. District Courtroom towards Los Angeles-based SME Entertainment Group, a department of the music conglomerate LiveNation, in a dispute over the payment paid to e book the rock band The Killers for X4. Qualtrics shouldn’t be suing the band. The X4 summit was set for this week, Tuesday via Friday, on the Salt Palace Conference Heart in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis. In previous years, it has drawn 16,000 attendees to listen to from such audio system as actor Matthew McConaughey, former first…

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With coronavirus journey limits, Utah’s nationwide parks could also be your greatest — and most secure — guess for a getaway

Stan Smith has been round Springdale for practically 40 years, observing the highs and lows of the scenic southern Utah city on the mouth of Zion Canyon. A longtime lodge operator, the Springdale mayor just isn’t too fearful concerning the worldwide journey restrictions introduced not too long ago to sluggish the unfold of coronavirus in the USA. He expects the approaching decline in European and Asian guests to Zion Nationwide Park to be offset by Utahns and different People trying to revamp their spring journey plans within the face of…

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Mischievous hijinks, backstage rumors and all hell breaking unfastened: The Utah’s Jazz’s loopy night time in Oklahoma Metropolis

It’s been known as “the craziest day in NBA historical past” — and “it’s not even shut” by The Ringer’s Bill Simmons. Definitely, not since Magic Johnson’s announcement that he carried HIV has a constructive take a look at despatched such shockwaves by means of the NBA, with the epicenter was Utah Jazz and All-Star middle Rudy Gobert. Tribune reporter Andy Larsen was on the scene in Oklahoma Metropolis because the Jazz ready to play, that is his account of the occasion itself and the times surrounding it: I needed…

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Utah’s largest academics union indicators on to compromise plan for faculties funding

Utah’s governor and legislative leaders linked arms — actually — with the state’s largest academics union on Wednesday, saying unified help for compromise laws that would considerably alter the funding mannequin for public training if voters approve it. The Utah Schooling Affiliation had become a notable holdout on the plan after a number of education-related organizations formally endorsed it. However Wednesday’s announcement included a serious concession by lawmakers, who agreed to extend per-student spending by 6% — or greater than $200 million — matching the UEA’s main funds request for…

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Right here is Utah’s coronavirus recommendation for companies: be prepared for absent employees, don’t ask for a health care provider’s be aware

Utah companies on Tuesday obtained a briefing that seemed like a cross between meals handlers coaching, negotiations with employees threatening a strike and the decision you get when your provider’s manufacturing facility burns down. Angela Dunn, state epidemiologist, gave some hygiene recommendation whereas additionally warning companies to organize for as much as half their employees being absent and shortages in provide chains. She additionally requested companies to take a job in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. “It’s actually going to take a neighborhood to actually cease the unfold…

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Utah’s second coronavirus case reported Tuesday

A Utah affected person is in “critical, however secure, situation” with coronavirus — the state’s second case of the virus, well being officers reported Tuesday. The affected person is being handled at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden after, well being officers say, he apparently contracted the virus whereas touring. “Previous to changing into in poor health, the affected person traveled extensively outdoors Utah and the U.S. and is believed to have been uncovered to COVID-19 throughout these travels,” in accordance with an announcement by the Utah Division of Well being.…

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Bernie Sanders as presidential nominee may damage weak Dems like Utah’s Ben McAdams

Washington • You may already see the advertisements: grainy, black-and-white photos of Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ben McAdams stamped with the phrase “socialist” in purple ink. It could not matter that McAdams is one of the more moderate Democrats in Congress and isn’t backing Sanders. If the Vermont unbiased and self-described democratic socialist turns into the occasion’s nominee, McAdams is more likely to be linked nonetheless. “Ben McAdams might be sunk by the unconventional socialist agenda of Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden,” stated Torunn Sinclair, a spokesman for the…

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Utah’s hospitals put together to deal with coronavirus sufferers

The College of Utah Hospital has erected particular tents to evaluate individuals who suppose they could have caught the coronavirus. Intermountain Healthcare has instructed its medical workers to keep away from touring. And the Davis County Well being Division continues to contact the household and pals of the state’s first coronavirus affected person, however up to now it hasn’t discovered any extra instances. All this since Friday, when Utah Gov. Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency linked to COVID-19, the illness brought on by the brand new virus. The…

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