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News Quiz: How well do you know Utah?

Last week, 94 percent of you knew about a radio advertisement that included “false and misleading statements” about medical marijuana, but only 61 percent knew which Utah city is in desperate need of a flag makeover. Think you kept up with the news this week? Take our quiz to find out. A new quiz will post every Friday morning. You can find previous quizzes here. If you’re using The Salt Lake Tribune mobile app, click here.

Utah Valley University professor resigns after claiming Muslims shouldn’t be allowed into the U.S. because ‘they hate us and always will’

An adjunct professor at Utah Valley University has quit after facing criticism for sharing his experience of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with students this week in an online post that ended with him declaring he is “very opposed” to Muslims immigrating to the U.S. because “they hate us and always will.”

Tell the Tribune: Are there too many students in your kid’s classroom?

Utah has long had some of the largest class sizes in the nation, with rooms sometimes bursting with 40 or even 50 students. With school starting this month across the state, we want to hear from parents and teachers who have seen the overcrowding firsthand. Your responses won’t be published without your permission. A reporter from The Salt Lake Tribune might reach out for further comment.