In case you took a break from the news this weekend to soak in those last summer days, here are some headlines to brush up on.
Taysom Hill runs 23 yards for NFL touchdown
Former BYU football quarterback Taysom Hill ran 23 yards for a touchdown in the Green Bay Packers 21–17 win over the Washington Redskins. The NFL tweeted about Hill’s impressive rush on their official Twitter account. Watch the video here.
Chris Herrod concedes to John Curtis in GOP primary for 3rd Congressional District
By Friday night, the voting for the 3rd Congressional District primary stood with John Curtis in the lead with 43.27 percent of the vote, followed by Chris Herrod with 32.24 percent and Tanner Ainge with 24.49 percent, reported UtahValley360.com. Ainge conceded Tuesday night. Friday Herrod called Curtis to concede the election. Read the full story here.
College students gather at BYU to remember victims and stand up against racism
Sunday night the BYU Republican and Democrat clubs hosted a rally in honor of victims from the Charlottesville, Virginia protests, reported the Deseret News. Political candidates, including Dr. Kathie Allen, Tinesha Zandamela and Hunter Phillips, addressed the gathered students, encouraging them to speak up and speak out against racism in all situations. Read the full story here.
Rodizio Grill now serving at Shops at Riverwoods
Rodizio Grill opened up a new location at Shops at Riverwoods in Provo Saturday, reported UtahValley360.com. This is the fourth Utah location for this Brazilian restaurant. At a VIP event Friday, Kalani Sitake performed the honorary ribbon-cutting and officially opened for business this Utah favorite. Read the full story here.
The College of Health and Public Service opens at UVU
Utah Valley University announced the opening of its newest college: the College of Health and Public Service, reported the Deseret News. This new college will oversee the subjects of dental hygiene, emergency services, public and community health, nursing, forensic science and criminal justice among others. Classes for the UVU fall semester began Monday morning. Read the full story here.