News Clips for Sept. 6, 2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say

Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, Minnesota a fourth and California a fifth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes. Also in The Washington Post.

Guest opinion: The Utah business community is committed to social impact

Over the past few years, we have heard time and time again from business leaders who want to have a positive impact on critical social issues facing our workforce and our community at large.

What college and pro football teams do Utahns follow? Our new poll says the University of Utah and the Denver Broncos are tops in the Beehive State

The University of Utah is the most popular college football team in the Beehive State, while the Denver Broncos, New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers are among the favorite pro teams in Utah according to our new poll.

Program Provides Naloxone to Curb Overdoses: To date, 255 lives have been saved

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) today reported 255 lives have been saved as a direct result of the Opiate Overdose Outreach Pilot Project created by the Utah State Legislature two years ago.

Witnesses intervene during attack on woman and children

University of Utah police are thankful a pair of witnesses stepped up to help a mother and her children on August 29.

Utah critics oppose do-it-yourself rape evidence kits

These new at-home sexual assault evidence kits cost money. They don’t tell victims about nearby support services that can help with trauma. And they don’t connect survivors with health care they may need, from injuries to screening for infections.

'Napoleon Dynamite' actor at FanX seeks donations for sister's stem cell transplantation

Actor and producer Trevor Snarr takes his roles seriously. Though he's most known for his role as the bully Don Moser in the cult hit, "Napoleon Dynamite," the role that is the most important to him is not that of fiction but as real-life big brother to sister, Samantha Spring Snarr Gramse.