Top Stories: Italian chef’s popular Utah County restaurant started with focaccia, Moroni comes to the big screen

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The Top Stories in Utah for Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023.

Gov. Cox doesn’t want Utah colleges commenting on Israel-Hamas war — or any other political issue

Utah Board of Higher Education passed a measure requiring state universities to create policies on free speech and the limitations of it.

Lighting the Olympic cauldron was meant to send a message of unity to Utahns

Several hundred people, including past and potentially future Olympians, gathered for the first public celebration of the state’s preferred status as the host of the 2034 Winter Games.

Utah women’s basketball star getting X-rays after big win over BYU

The junior guard suffered a non-contact injury in an 87-68 win over the Utes’ in-state rival.

Italian chef turns his focaccia side business into a successful Utah County restaurant

Jonathan Cagnacci moved from Rome to Utah and founded Màstra Italian Bakery Bistro.

This time, the editorial board writes, ask what Salt Lake City will have to show for hosting the Winter Olympics

Will the event leave our communities better than they were going in?

New movie aims to reach beyond the LDS market with testosterone-fueled telling of warrior-prophet Moroni

The feature-length romance has raised eyebrows among some historians, who say the film perpetuates harmful stereotypes.