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Jantanee Rungpranomkorn
Utah received over $2 million in federal COVID relief to support former foster youth who’ve transitioned out of the system. So far, only about 7% has been used. And many people currently eligible won’t be after next week.
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    Ivana Martinez
    Former and current ballet students at the University of Utah are calling attention to the culture inside the dance studio. They say there have been harmful practices for a long time, and now they’re asking for change.
If each of us lives to be 80, we’ll have spent about four thousand weeks being alive on this planet — which isn’t really much time at all. So, how should we spend it?

Oliver Burkeman, author of Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals, used to obsess over productivity. But now, he embraces different ideas.

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This summer, KUER producer Benjamin Bombard is traveling around Utah looking for places that are … extra. Extreme. He recently visited the hottest place in the state. If you’ve spent any time in Utah, you probably already know where that is.

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