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Deseretnews.com: Former University of Utah researcher wins damages in whistleblower case

Deseretnews.com: Former University of Utah researcher wins damages in whistleblower case

SALT LAKE CITY — A former data registry director and assistant psychiatry professor at the University of Utah has been awarded damages in a whistleblower protection case she brought against the school, her attorney says.

Judith Zimmerman first filed a federal lawsuit against the U. in December 2013, claiming her

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Deseretnews.com: Proposed license plate options include retro black look

Deseretnews.com: Proposed license plate options include retro black look

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers are considering a trio of bills that would create new license plates, recognizing the Utah State Historical Society, promoting Autism awareness and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote.

Sen. Lincoln Fillmore, R-South Jordan, last

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Deseretnews.com: Boys basketball: Grantsville uses big fourth quarter to beat rival Tooele in holiday classic

Deseretnews.com: Boys basketball: Grantsville uses big fourth quarter to beat rival Tooele in holiday classic

HOLLADAY — Tooele led by as many as eight, but a late defensive stand gave Grantsville its third-straight rivalry win in a 63-59 thriller on Saturday in the Utah Autism Foundation Holiday Classic at Olympus High School.

Grantsville mixed a zone defense with its regular man-to-man look, holding Tooele without

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Deseretnews.com: How an autistic teenager and a 66-year-old skateboarder are helping to #LighttheWorld

Deseretnews.com: How an autistic teenager and a 66-year-old skateboarder are helping to #LighttheWorld

SALT LAKE CITY — Autism prevented Aaron Jepson from having any meaningful communication with anyone for the first 15 years of his life.

Three years ago when he finally was able to share his innermost thoughts, his first message to his parents was how much he hated his life.

Patience,

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Deseretnews.com: Letter: Support autism awareness

Deseretnews.com: Letter: Support autism awareness

I want to take a moment to stress the importance of funding, research and education opportunities for the millions of people who live with autism every day.

Places such as Project Hope with their dedicated staff help their students reach their maximum potential through encouragement and focused teaching methods meant

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Deseretnews.com: Welcoming autistic boy into their 'family' helped Kearns players appreciate gifts of the game

Deseretnews.com: Welcoming autistic boy into their 'family' helped Kearns players appreciate gifts of the game

KEARNS — The grind of a football season can obscure aspects of its beauty.

All it takes to reveal it, however, is the opportunity to see that monotony through the eyes of someone who’s never experienced it.

For Kearns running back Sese Filila, that gift came when an eighth-grader

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