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Alone Together

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Renee Bright

June is Pride month, but Utah’s annual parade and festival have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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As protests against racial injustice grip Utah, KUER invited you to share your experiences with racism in the state. Here are some of your stories about those moments. 

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In late March, President Donald Trump signed the Federal CARES Act giving a one-time stimulus check to adult U.S. citizens. The checks varied by income but can be as much as $1,200. Families received an additional $500 per child. KUER wanted to know how people planned to spend the money. Here are some of their answers.

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People who have weakened immune systems are considered high risk for COVID-19 related complications. As the immunocompromised community continues to navigate this pandemic, here are some of their stories in their own words. 

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In late March, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert closed public schools until May 1 to help slow the spread of coronavirus. And for high school seniors, that meant year end traditions, like prom and graduation, were up in the air.

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Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, health officials in Utah and across the globe have been warning that senior citizens are one of the most vulnerable populations for contracting COVID-19. In fact, people between the ages of 65 and 84 make up 33% of all virus related hospitalizations in the state.