1. The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a vaccine mandate for large businesses but allowed which mandate to stay for healthcare workers?

a. Healthcare workers with a private practice must be fully vaccinated

b. Healthcare workers at facilities receiving federal funding must be vaccinated

c. All healthcare workers must be vaccinated regardless of funding by June

d. Healthcare workers at facilities that do not receive federal funding must be vaccinated

The Biden Administration's vaccine mandate was blocked for large employers.
The Biden Administration's vaccine mandate was blocked for large employers on Jan. 13. Photo credit: MGN

2. Which social media app has Nigeria’s government restored access to after a seven-month ban?

a. Facebook

b. Instagram

c. WhatsApp

d. Twitter

3. Lotus Co., a housing development company, will begin to work on a new development where in Ogden?

a. 20th Street west of Wall Avenue

b. 17th Street west of Lincoln Avenue

c. S 1900 W and Midland

d. 31st Street and Pennsylvania Avenue

Lotus Co. will begin construction in Ogden this year.
Lotus Co. will begin construction in Ogden this year. Photo credit: Unsplash

4. A Roy gas station owner was booked into Weber County Jail under the suspicions of which illegal practice at their business?

a. Selling alcohol to minors

b. Carrying illegally-produced DVDs/CDs

c. Gambling

d. Selling unregulated vape pens

5. What is the average number of new positive COVID cases per day in Utah?

a. 9,000 per day

b. 3,500 per day

c. 7,000 per day

d. 6,200 per day

The Covid-19 case counts continue to rise in Utah.
The COVID-19 case counts continue to rise in Utah. Photo credit: MGN

Answers:

1. The correct answer is B, Healthcare workers at facilities receiving federal funding must be vaccinated. According to CNN, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed for a mandate that enforces healthcare workers to be vaccinated if they work at a facility that receives federal funding, primarily facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs.

2. The correct answer is D, Twitter. According to The New York Times, the government has restored the country’s access to Twitter after the website deleted a tweet from the Nigerian president that was seen as threatening toward secessionist groups within the country.

3. The correct answer is A, 20th Street west of Wall Avenue. The Standard Examiner reported that Lotus Co. called for 101 apartments and nine townhomes to be built as “workforce housing” offered at below-market rates to those with moderate incomes.

4. The correct answer is C, Gambling. According to The Standard Examiner, Neel Patel was booked on suspicion of 20 counts of illegal gaming devices, a third-degree felony and second-degree felony money laundering.

5. The correct answer is A, 9,000 cases. According to KSL News, the Utah Department of Health reported that the average number of new positive COVID cases is up to 9,564 per day.

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