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Newly elected Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson during an interview in her office in the Salt Lake County Government Center on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for April 1.

Lawmakers are eyeing early steps to close the gaps that were revealed in University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey’s death.

Heart transplants at age 70 are a rarity. But a Utahn and former NFL draftee underwent one.

Meet Jenny Wilson, the new Salt Lake County mayor.

More Utah women dying by suicide, as a researcher seeks better antidepressants for high altitudes.

A United Nations conference will be held in Utah instead of New York for the first time ever.

A neighborhood in Sandy, is frustrated as the City Council moves forward on a new development proposal.

A look at how a lifelong struggle with scoliosis prepared principal artist Beckanne Sisk for Ballet West’s “Onegin.”

Deseret News sports columnist Doug Robinson says BYU needs to break away from the status quo.

A look at our InDepth coverage:

  • Inside the story of how one Utah Orthodox rabbi's decision to talk about sex abuse is bringing change to the world
  • What Lori Loughlin, Olivia Jade and the college scandal can teach parents about letting their children fail
  • Why President Donald Trumpsays Mexico is 'all talk and no action' when it comes to stopping illegal immigration
  • Why Facebook and Instagram are banning white nationalism and white separatism, and why some think it's a problem
  • High-profile suicides of people affected by Parkland, Sandy Hook shootings raise question of how to help those who struggle after trauma
  • Did the media get the Mueller report wrong?

A look at our top-read stories:

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  • 2019 Deseret News All-State Boys Basketball teams
  • ‘I wanted to be seen’: Seven pregnant dancers take the stage at BYU show
  • New theory says 'When Calls the Heart'could kill off Lori Loughlin's character Abigail Stanton

News from the U.S. and world:

  • While the rich world braces for future climate change, the poor world is already being devastated by it | CNN
  • A rural county owes $28 million for wrongful convictions. It doesn’t want to pay. | The New York Times
  • Some of the greatest April Fools' pranks of all time | CNN
  • Trump, Putin and a possible ‘red-line moment’ in Venezuela | The New York Times
  • Eight steps to shrink the Israeli-Palestinian conflict | The Atlantic