News Clips for March 14, 2019

What is lake effect snow?

With another storm dropping snow on the Wasatch Front, we went to the University of Utah to learn more about a weather pattern very familiar in and around Tooele. Lake effect snow.

University of Utah proposes tuition hike

The University of Utah is asking for permission to raise tuition by 3.9% in the coming year, and the Board of Trustees gave initial approval Tuesday night.

After killing of U. track star Lauren McCluskey, lawmakers pass bill mandating campus safety plans

The House gave final passage Wednesday to a bill ordering state colleges to craft campus safety plans that lay out rights for victims of sexual assault, stalking, dating violence or domestic violence — aiming to prevent communication failures that contributed to the murder of University of Utah track athlete Lauren McCluskey.

Great-grandparents or cousins with Alzheimer's linked to higher risk for the disease

Having second- or third-degree relatives with Alzheimer’s raises a person’s risk of developing the disease, a new study suggests.

One person's eradication of evil is another's political correctness

Consider: Years back, the University of Utah, their teams known as the "Utes," took a reasonable approach: They went to the tribe and asked for permission to continue to use their name.

Housing Gap Coalition - Daybreak Community Efforts

There's a gap in Utah's housing market and many families don't have affordable options for living. We have Cameron Jackson, director of marketing at Daybreak telling us things they have been doing different to help fill the gap. Daybreak is mixing it up when it comes to their neighborhoods.

Utah Technology Innovation Summit to explore clean air, rural economic development policy challenges

On April 1, 2019, entrepreneurs, researchers, business leaders and policy experts will come together at the second annual Utah Technology Innovation Summit to discuss ways Science-based technology innovation can shape Utah’s economy, policies and business climate.

Commentary: Utah’s tech sector understands importance of the outdoors

The Utah Legislature recently passed House Concurrent Resolution 7, which now awaits the signature of Gov. Gary Herbert. The resolution passed both the House and Senate without a single dissenting vote.