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Alan Matheson, executive director at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, left; Ashley Miller, attorney at Breathe Utah; Vicki Bennett, director of Salt Lake City Department of Sustainability; Teri Newell, deputy director at the Utah Department of Transportation; Thom Carter, executive director at Utah Clean Air Partnership; and Kerry Kelly, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Utah, talk about air quality concerns.

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Dec. 19.

  • What’s stopping Utah’s Legislature from solving the air pollution problem? We looked inside the politics of clean air.
  • This Utah ski area wants parking problems resolved before they make a deal on conservation. Read more.
  • Utah County just brought back a $22 million sales tax that voters killed three years ago. Read more.
  • Western Michigan is bringing a revitalized defense and a freshman QB to the Potato Bowl. Read more.
  • How singing “Silent Night” at a senior care center decades ago led to a Christmas miracle. Read more

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A look at national headlines:

  • U.S. agrees to aid for southern Mexico and Central America, but not to deal on asylum seekers | The Los Angeles Times
  • 100 days to Brexit, businesses and EU ramp up no-deal planning | Reuters
  • Brexit: EU reveals no-deal plans | BBC News
  • Italy reaches budget breakthrough after the EU initially rejected its 2019 spending plans | CNBC
  • Solar system's most distant object is 'Farout' pink dwarf planet | Reuters