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Month: November 2017

The stories behind 5 Christmas traditions you celebrate

Carter Williams, KSL.com Many across the world have hung their stockings by their chimneys with care, they’ve cut their trees and decorated it with Christmas flair. There are plenty of Christmas traditions that people who celebrate the holiday have fond…

BYU researchers identify gene variation that protects against Alzheimers Disease

By Todd Hollingshead BYU research published today in Genome Medicine details a novel and promising approach in the effort to treat Alzheimer’s disease. BYU professors Perry Ridge and John Kauwe have discovered a rare genetic variant that provides a protective…

Elizabeth Smart visiting east Idaho to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence

The following is a news release from Idaho State University. POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will host a week of events raising awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence titled “Surviving Voices” from Dec. 5…

Sophia the Robot: To real for comfort?

The world’s first artificial intelligence-fueled android has been making the rounds on TV and social media, most recently appearing on the Tonight Show Staring Jimmy Fallon. Sophia introduced along with a few other robotics.  She was able to carry on…

Idaho Falls police searching for suspect who stole police with children inside

An Idaho Falls mother has been reunited with her two children after her SUV was stolen Wednesday evening with the kids inside.  The woman was inside the Boy Scouts of America building on S. Yellowstone Hwy. when the vehicle was…

Utah and Wyoming rank among the most charitable states

According to a recent study from WalletHub.com, Wyoming ranks among the most charitable states in the nation. Utilizing several factors including volunteer rate, the percentage of donated income, the percentage of donated time, those who donate money, those who collect…

Are these three things negatively affecting your child?

By Christa Cutler Family Share A mother recently shared a story about her son, talking about being apprehensive to go to parent teacher conferences. Like all parents, she was a little nervous about what the teacher was going to say….

Alpine seeks public input on 6th penny tax

The Town of Alpine is seeking public input concerning a one cent increase in sales tax, or what is known as the 6th penny tax.   The public can vote for/against the optional 6th penny tax on the General Election Ballot…

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