News Clips for Feb. 28, 2019

Lawmakers consider bills to help Utahns replace their old polluting cars, wood stoves and snowblowers

Fewer than one-fifth of the cars and trucks motoring along the Wasatch Front account for more than three-fifths of the vehicle emissions that are blamed for a large share of the air quality problems looming over the urban corridor where 90 percent of Utahns live.

SXSW X SA: A Quick Overview of the Austin Film Festival’s San Antonio Connections

The South by Southwest Film Festival takes place March 8-16 in Austin. Here are a few of the films screening directed by local filmmakers or featuring San Antonio subjects.

FDA-approved cancer drug shows promise in helping concussions

A drug already FDA approved to treat certain cancers shows promising research to help reduce memory loss and concussions. That research is being done at University of Utah Health. Researchers believe this could transform how we treat traumatic brain injuries in the future.

Local man opening valley's first CBD hemp extract company

Recently, University of Utah and Intermountain Health Care officials have announced that doctors are now able to recommend cannabis for patients.

What do Republican lawmakers have against gay kids?

Opinion: The state's sex education law was passed at a time of prejudice and ignorance toward the LGBTQ community that we should be over by now. Why aren't we?