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As of Sunday night, the Veyo Pool Fire in Washington County was burning 400 acres.

About 385 employees at the JBS Beef Plant in Hyrum have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Bear River Health Department. Many of those workers say they're still suffering the consequences in the form of lost wages and health problems.

4th District congressional candidate Burgess Owens appeared last week on a podcast that’s part of network that has promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory.

Utes preparing to play, but will have to find a new locker room — crews demolished the old one, writes @Joshua_Newman  ...

From the Opinion section: “There has been no secret that the president’s personal business dealings and his official position were intermingled in a way that, if it isn’t flat unconstitutional, ought to be illegal,” George Pyle writes.

When the coronavirus pandemic brought his life to a grinding halt, BYU football player Chandon Herring took it as an opportunity to step back and reconnect with his faith.

“It’s not just a number. It’s human beings. It’s people we love,” said a professor of medical history who lost his 84-year-old mother to COVID-19.

Commentary: "Racism exists, even if at times it is tucked nicely away behind closed doors," writes Kristin Lowe, who adds that The Church of Latter-day Saints owes the Black community an apology.


The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board believes we need to call migrant camps what they really are — concentration camps

@RepChrisStewart  a Utah Republican who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, said that it would be “foolish” not to take information from a foreign government pertaining to an election campaign

It has everything to do with recognizing: • Hatch’s part in dismantling two national monuments. • His role in passing a major overhaul of the nation’s tax code. • His utter lack of integrity that rises from his unquenchable thirst for power.

"Sen. Hatch, what will you try to sell next just to get re-elected, the Grand Canyon? Perhaps the Mormon Temple? It’s clear to almost everyone here (Republicans, independents and Democrats alike) that you’ve sold your soul and lost your way."

“From the news clips I have seen, the protesters across from the White House were orderly and nonviolent. They should not have been removed by force and without warning," @SenatorRomney  said.

The Utah Attorney General's office will suspend the use of a massive surveillance system after news reports surfaced that the founder of the company was once an active white supremacist and was involved in the shooting of a synagogue.