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House panel to discuss bill on ending tax on feminine hygiene products this afternoon

A Utah lawmaker is riding a national wave of debate over whether to tax tampons or other feminine hygiene products

House panel to discuss bill on ending tax on feminine hygiene products this afternoon

A Utah lawmaker is riding a national wave of debate over whether to tax tampons or other feminine hygiene products Read more »

Utah

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BYU football hires former player Jack Damuni as director of player personnel

Jack Damuni made a name for himself as a strong safety under LaVell Edwards in the mid-1990s. Now the former Cougar will serve as BYU football's director of player personnel and on-campus... Read more »

Sports

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Wide awake surgery: What it looks like and why patients want it

Being conscious for surgery may sound like a frightening throwback to the days before anesthesia. But the practice is taking hold as a low-risk, low-cost and patient-friendly approach to a growing... Read more »

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With more parents choosing not to vaccinate, Utah on brink of losing 'herd immunity'

With more and more parents choosing not to vaccinate their children, Utah's schools are at risk of losing "herd immunity" — the protection a community enjoys when roughly 90 percent of its... Read more »

Utah

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Morning links: Former BYU DB Robertson Daniel aiming to stick with Packers; Alex Smith's season recapped

Ex-Cougar featured by Wisconsin newspaper; former Ute's big year highlighted; Cottonwood Heights celebrates "Simi Fehoko Day." Read more »

Sports

2 hours ago

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What to expect if you're giving up sugar for Lent

If you're giving up sugar for Lent, you have plenty of company. It's an increasingly popular choice for the people who make sacrifices in the six weeks leading up to Easter. But be prepared; your... Read more »

Family

2 hours ago

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'We're all going to go far:' Sterling Scholar hopefuls interview for next round

More than 600 Wasatch Region students across 14 categories gave interviews or performed in front of judges, hoping to learn later that they advanced to the final round of consideration in the... Read more »

Utah

3 hours ago

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If Splenda gives Swiss rats cancer, does that mean we shouldn’t use it?

If the American-made sweetener Splenda gave Swiss rats cancer, does that mean we shouldn't use it? That's what one consumer advocacy group says, but others say the science is suspicious. Read more »

Family

5 hours ago

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Bug spray sales will spike in the U.S. as Zika spreads

Obama has a $1.8 billion plan to combat Zika. Here's how other industries are responding to the spreading virus. Read more »

Moneywise

5 hours ago

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: The most important words you'll ever say

I once asked someone I respect a great deal, “Do you think you’ve been so successful in your career because you are a good communicator?” This person replied, “Tiffany, that... Read more »

Faith

6 hours ago

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Jay Evensen: Legislature's pornography resolution tough to hear over all the giggles

Those who think we have progressed since the 1950s, when even the mention of sexual intimacy in public would generate uncomfortable giggles, are wrong. The difference today is that the giggles have... Read more »

Opinion

11 hours ago

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In our opinion: Internet sales tax should create a 'fair playing field'

One truth does prevail. The status quo, in which some jurisdictions collect some sales tax from some online retailers while others don’t, can’t persist. Read more »

Opinion

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