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Weber High theater teacher named 2022 Utah Teacher of the Year

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson has named Mark Berrett Daniels, a theater teacher at Weber High School in Pleasant View, as 2022 Utah Teacher of the Year.

7,500 vaccinated healthcare workers to be NFL guests at Super Bowl LV

The National Football League will invite 7,500 vaccinated healthcare workers to be among the total of 22,000 live fans in the stands at February's Super Bowl LV in Tampa Bay, Fla., NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday.

Baseball legend and longtime home run king Hank Aaron dies at 86

Legendary baseball star and onetime home run king Hank Aaron, who captivated the nation almost 50 years ago when he broke the mark held by Babe Ruth, died Friday at the age of 86.

BTS’ ‘BE’ tops the U.S. album chart

"BE," the latest offering from K-pop stars BTS, is the No. 1 album in the United States this week.

Settlement reached to forgive $330M in ITT student loans

Tens of thousands of former students at the now-defunct ITT Technical Institute will be eligible to receive student loan forgiveness as part of a $330 million settlement, according to a judgment Tuesday.

‘Seen & Heard’: HBO to explore history of Black TV in new documentary

HBO will explore the history of Black television in a new documentary.

Hale Center Theatre in Sandy temporarily suspending performances of ‘Mary Poppins’ due to COVID-19

Hale Center Theatre in Sandy has temporarily suspended performances of "Mary Poppins" after two cast members tested positive for COVID-19. 

U of U officials address new ICE rules for international students

University of Utah officials are addressing the newly announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement modifications concerning international students. 

Cal State schools to keep campuses closed for fall semester

The California State University system announced Tuesday that it will keep campuses largely closed and shift most classes online through the fall semester.

Betsy DeVos releases $3B to governors for education relief

Nearly $3 billion in aid will be released to governors to help schools affected by the coronavirus crisis continue education for students, the Department of Education said Tuesday.