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Extreme temperatures and ongoing drought could cause the power grid to buckle across vast areas of the country this summer, potentially leading to electricity shortages and blackouts, a U.S. power grid regulator said on Thursday.

Power outages possible this summer due to heat and extreme weather, officials warn

Extreme temperatures and persistent drought could cause the power grid to loop across large parts of the country this summer, potentially leading to power shortages and blackouts, a U.S. power grid regulator said Thursday. (Frederic J. Brown, AFP, Getty Images via CNN) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes ATLANTA — Extreme temperatures and persistent drought could …

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The Department of Workforce Services in Taylorsville is pictured on April 15, 2021. Utah's unemployment rate hit a record-low of 1.9% in April, according to a report issued Friday.

Utah unemployment drops below 2% for the first time as labor becomes a ‘precious commodity’

The Taylorsville Department of Workforce Services is pictured April 15, 2021. Utah’s unemployment rate hit a record high of 1.9% in April, according to a report released Friday. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah labor officials reported Friday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to …

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