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Monday, April 30, 2018

Investments In the Future

Biskupski details plan for the city’s budget.
Mayor Jackie Biskupski released two budget proposals to the Salt Lake City Council on Monday.

Listen to His Declaration

'Hamilton' star criticizes SLC audience's cell-phone behavior.
The era of the cell phone  and its perpetual distraction isn't always kind to live performances.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Hear Them Roar

Three essential takeaways from the Salt Lake Women’s Show
Is it just a sticky trap catching any cis-white-Mormon female who wants to up her arts-and-crafts game?

‘We Want Introspection’

Annual racism panel aims to tackle the hard topics.
The panel concluded with members of the county government reciting the Stand Against Racism pledge in Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese and American Sign Language, to name a few.

Movie Reviews: Avengers: Infinity War; Lean on Pete

Love After Love; Sweet Country; Marrowbone
While Marvel super-heroes dominate the multiplexes, art-house alternatives include a lovely boy-and-his-horse story, haunted-house suspense and a

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Muffins and Brownies

Guv supports medical cannabis in principle, but he’s against November ballot initiative.
“As soon as people start growing their own, you lose control,” Herbert said. “That’s not going to be hard to be 100 miles away from a dispensary in the state of Utah.”

New Mexico Governor Offers Advice to Utah in Video

Martinez warns Utahns about ‘revolving-door’ criminal justice practices.
Sounds reasonable, right?

From Demonstrations to Dialogue

Area high school students, former and current representatives spar over gun reform.
“Just because someone can’t vote doesn’t mean they can’t be a part of the political process," Rep. Angela Romero said.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

‘It’s OK to Not Be OK’

Governor ceremonially signs eight bills that address Utah’s rising youth suicide rate.
Herbert announced the formation of a suicide prevention task force in January and asked its members to come up with possible solutions for the scourge of teen suicides sweeping the state.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Movie Review: 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Latest Marvel offering is a matter of life and comic-book death.
There’s dead, and then there’s comic-book dead. Anyone who grew up reading tales of super-heroes understands this.

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