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News Clips | December 22-28, 2022

What layoffs mean for Utah’s tech industry

Analysts predict slower growth in 2023, while job seekers are getting help from Silicon Slopes and state agencies.

Danger Cave still evokes life as it was at a Great Salt Lake of 8,000 years ago

Many Salt Lakers driving the 120 miles to Wendover are after the kind of rest and relaxation they can’t find in the beehive state: gambling, cheap liquor or maybe even some recreational marijuana.

Why this Utah family is trying to find solutions to this invisible, stigmatized disease

The Henrys have dedicated their lives to spreading awareness of migraines after losing their teen daughter.

The importance of checking in on the 'forgotten population'

As the days get shorter and the snow lingers, it becomes hard for older adults to do activities outside of the house, which can lead to loneliness and isolation.

Med School Trained Faculty To Admit, Address Their Own Racial ‘Bias’

The University of Utah School of Medicine reportedly trained its faculty to acknowledge their own biases through diversity, equity and inclusion training modules, according to documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the medical watchdog group Do No Harm.

Utah’s economy sees tight labor market heading into 2023

Utah’s economy is starting to slow down, according to data from the state. Last month, Utah saw an increase of 2.6% in nonfarm payroll jobs, which translates to about 43,000 more jobs compared to last year.

Surgery in Space: NASA tests advanced medical technology for the Moon and beyond

The system was launched on the modified airplane which creates brief microgravity bursts to support technological testing in one of the most challenging space environments.

Census: How does Utah's '22 population growth compare with other states?

Utah's population growth from 2021 to 2022 landed the state in the top 10 among all 50 states when taking into account total people and percentage increase, according to new estimates released Thursday.

Utah experiencing early flu season, pediatric drug shortage

Flu season had an early start this year in the United States, and Utah is no exception. For the week of December 11 to December 17, the Utah Department of Health and Human Services reported 633 seasonal influenza-associated hospitalizations throughout the state.

January 6 Committee says Lee worked to have states send alternate electors for Trump

Two Utahns are discussed in the latest documents from the January 6 Committee — one of whom the committee says worked to overturn the 2020 election and another who pleaded guilty to a crime.

Slamdance Film Festival returns to Park City in January

The Slamdance Film Festival, the scrappy little brother of Sundance, is set to return to the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City in January after a two-year break from in-person events.

States banking big bucks as Fed fights inflation

State governments emerging from the coronavirus pandemic built historic cash surpluses as inflation in prices and wages drove up sales and income tax collections.

Bill that sets up federal funding for studies of the Great Salt Lake heads to Biden’s desk

A bill that sets up funding for studies of Great Basin saline lakes, such as the Great Salt Lake, cleared its last congressional hurdle Monday night and is now headed to President Joe Biden’s desk for final approval.

Will December’s big storms make a difference for the Great Salt Lake?

The state’s snowpack is off to a good start, but the lake will need a lot more to recover. After several disappointing years in a row, this winter’s snowpack to date has a lot of Utahns feeling optimistic. But whether it’ll be enough to bring the Great Salt Lake back from the brink remains to be seen.

UTAH FORGE: New Renewable Energy Project in the Middle of Nowhere in Utah to Benefit the Entire World

Set your GPS for the middle of nowhere and you could easily end up in Beaver County―a sprawling 444 square miles in west central Utah where roughly 7,249 people reside.

Examining Phillis Wheatley

Essay by Hollis Robbins, dean of the College of Humanities at the U.

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