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Is Utah one of the worst states to go for gang shootings?

Keaton Yano

March 2, 2017

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Utah, a very recognizable state with many landmarks, and very kind people. Or is it? As of writing this article, more than 12,000 people in Utah, have died than in most other states. Other states like Washington, Texas, and Florida, these states that all have higher populations than Utah, yet they all are in the same death...

One Last Wish

Helena Ekonomo, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

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A 5-year old boy suffering from a terminal disease died happily in Santa’s, Eric Schmitt-Matzen, arms on the 12th of December. Eric Schmitt-Matzen, is a 60-year-old Santa look alike, who makes little kids happy every Christmas season. Schmitt has more than 80 gigs during the holidays. The five year old was staying in a...

Murray Charity

Steven Bartholow, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

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Murray’s Winter Charity Every year around the holidays Murray High School holds their annual winter charity event. The student body works together with their peers, staff and faculty members to raise money for a charity of the school’s choice. The students are given a goal, and they can donate money or write letters to S...

Sex-Trafficking in Salt Lake City

Gabriella Neves

December 19, 2016

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“It would never happen to me.” Most people don’t expect to be a victim of sex-trafficking. Especially not in Salt Lake City, Utah. "These cases aren't rare, we're seeing more and more of them within Utah," said an FBI agent who spoke with 2News. “The problem is in Utah, people don't want to think it's happeni...

Earthquake in New Zealand

Dylan Palmer

December 19, 2016

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According to BBC, the quakes that hit New Zealand are some the most complex ever seen. The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.8 and two people were killed near Christchurch on Monday night at midnight. Scientists that were studying the earthquake said it is one of the most complex quakes ever seen because it was actually two earthquakes that merged together...

Kanye West Running For President In 2020

Yoselin

December 12, 2016

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Kanye West Running For President In 2020   Kanye West is planning on running for president in 2020 after a show in San Jose during which he talked about his personal presidential aspirations. Kanye said the country needs to start doing politics a different way and he plans on making that change. He said he will start doi...

Fake News Goes Viral as Real News

Helena Ekonomo

December 12, 2016

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A bunch of Macedonian teens have been faking news in order to profit from them. They stated that in Macedonia, teens aren’t allowed to work. So according to them the only way to gain some money is to write fake news on a website, because that is logical.   And what could they be writing about that allows them...

Marijuana Madness

Zoey Delaney

December 12, 2016

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Big pharmaceutical companies will go to the ends of the earth to shut down efforts to legalize marijuana. As Americans, we consume over 84% of the worldwide supply of oxycodone and close to 100% of hydrocodone opioids. In Utah we rank 4th in the US for prescription related deaths. Every single month in Utah approximately 24 individuals die from prescrip...

Is Islam a Religion of Peace?

Saida Dahir

December 12, 2016

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As-Salaam-Alaikum, is the greeting for Muslims all over the world. Translated into English, it means Peace Be Upon You. Is Islam a religion of peace? This is a question that many have been asking. Growing up as a Muslim American is really tough. I have been called a “terrorist” many times. When you say the word “ter...

It is SAGE season once again at Murray High

Samantha Watts, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

Spring is just around the corner, but for students in Utah, April means more than Spring Break and rainy weather. SAGE testing is bounding around the corner like a terrifying version of the Easter bunny. For those not familiar with SAGE testing, it is a required state test given to students every year from the fourth grade...

“Bill and Ted 3” in the Works

“Bill and Ted 3” in the Works

February 25, 2016

Since 1991, when the second "Bill and Ted" movie premiered, co-stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter have...

Jersey Mikes Foundation

Jersey Mikes Foundation

February 22, 2016

The History Of Jersey mikes:  At age 14, Peter Cancro of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, took a part-time...

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