Bloodshed continues in the Middle East despite the recent peace plan. Utah health departments are testing mosquitoes and birds to prevent the West Nile Virus from infecting Utah residents. The U.S. government is banning the sale of prairie dogs in an attempt to prevent the monkeypox virus from spreading throughout the country. The Federal Reserve as found signs the U.S. economy may be picking up. BYU?s woman track team is preparing for the national track championships and has several members that could place.