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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A visit from the head of the U.S. Census Bureau hasn't eased about security and a possible citizenship question on next year's questionnaire. Director Steven Dillingham spoke to more than 100 community leaders in Salt Lake City on Tuesday as the agency prepares the 2020 census, which will now largely be online. He dodged a question about how citizenship could affect the count. Immigrant rights activists fear the survey could put undocumented residents at risk of deportation.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City clinic will soon bring medical care to the streets. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Fourth Street Clinic has unveiled a mobile clinic that will travel to homeless resource centers and nonprofit agencies each week providing care. The 45-foot bus features three exam rooms, a bathroom and refrigerators and freezers for vaccines. The clinic will aim to reduce the number of uninsured emergency room visits and reach more homeless patients.
PROMONTORY, Utah (AP) — Crowds of people from all over the country are gathering at a remote spot in Utah to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. A line of cars waiting to enter stretched for miles at Golden Spike National Historical Park. Train enthusiast Bill Hanmer drove across the country with his wife from their Middletown, Virginia, home to check off a bucket list item. The completed railroad shortened cross-county travel from as long as six months to about 10 days.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — The Air Force plans to transfer a unit that evaluates bombs and other weapons to Hill Air Force Base in Utah from Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The Standard-Examiner reports that the service concluded that the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron should be relocated because most of the Air Force's evaluations of air-to-ground weapons are conducted at Hill at the Utah Test and Training Range but most of the personnel are assigned to Eglin.
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