Study: Utah Third Best For Teachers – KSUB News Summary
>>Utah Ranks #3 On "Best States For Teachers" Study
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Utah is considered the third best state for teachers, based on a new WalletHub study. It used nearly 25 data points to compare teaching opportunities and environments in all 50 states, plus Washington D.C. Number one on the list is Virginia, followed by New York. Washington State and Florida round out the top five.
>>Dry Community Could Start Selling Alcohol
(Highland, UT) -- One of Utah's dry communities could change course. Beer sales have been banned in Highland since the city was founded in 1977. However, two developers with MNG Development are hoping to change that. During an informational meeting Monday night at Mountain Ridge Junior High School, they unveiled their plans for a new shopping center, including an upscale, full-service restaurant. The developers have already submitted an application to the City Council to change the city's code. They also plan to send out surveys for resident feedback.
>>Police Looking For Suspect In Groping Incident
(St. George, UT) -- Police in southern Utah are looking for a suspect accused of approaching multiple girls. The suspect also allegedly groped one of the girls at Utah Tech University on Saturday night. The two other girls who were approached told police that he acted suspiciously before leaving the area. Investigators are still looking for the suspect, who is described as an Hispanic male with a photo on the Utah Tech police website.
>>Small Business Grants In Utah
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is giving Utah 500-thousand dollars to help local companies expand their global reach. The grant program was announced this week. It'll be administered by the World Trade Center Utah, in partnership with the Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity. Small business owners can use the funds for everything from international business trips and trade shows, to developing and translating marketing materials.
>>Ntl. Voter Registration Day
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Today is National Voter Registration Day. It's also a good day for folks to update their voter registration, especially if they've moved. The Election Administration in Utah says there are about one-million-670 active voters in our state. National Voter Registration Day was first recognized in 2012 to raise awareness. Information on how to register can be found at Vote-Utah-dot-gov.