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Cyclops: Academy Awards honor talent, not popularity
In recent weeks, columnists and talk radio hosts have “piled on” the Academy Awards for supposedly snubbing popular movies. To these critics, the “Hollywood elite” is ignoring the masses, scorning ...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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From the Editor: The plight of the poor
The plight of the poor has been debated for generations. The Utah legislature did its fair share of debating the issues of the poor during its legislative session that ended last week. For example,...
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Cyclops: Speaker afraid of what voters think
Utah’s Speaker of the House, Rep. Greg Hughes, has accomplished a rather remarkable feat during the current legislative session: he made many of my Republican friends consider voting for a Democrat...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter of the Editor: Note of appreciation concerning water
This is a note of appreciation to Ashley Langston for her series on water issues, a topic which has been frequently ignored by many people in Iron County for years. I was concerned at the recent pu...
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Letter to the Editor: When is it time to stop driving?
I would like to address the issue of knowing when it’s time for a senior driver to stop driving. I’m a senior driver, being in my 80s, and with the loss of my right foot, I have to drive with my ha...
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Cylops: Cyclops turns 30
Here are two numbers: 30 and 1,500. This week begins the 30th year of this column (amounting to some 1,500 individual columns appearing in assorted weekly newspapers). I never could have imagined i...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: A call for more reviews of local artistic productions
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor, Iron County Today has always done a great job of writing stories and articles announcing the musical and dramatic performances in the community. (Recently) you have done what needs to ...
Cyclops: Seeing sports as a business is a sign of maturity
by Bryan Gray
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
This is not a sports column, but there was a time when the ups and downs, fortunes and misfortunes, leaps and losses of the Utah Jazz carried through in the daily outlook of many Utahns. Those were...
Letter to the Editor: Is the gas tax increase sneaky psychology?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, Bryan Gray (“Cyclops,” Feb. 4, 2015) argued for a gas tax increase, claiming that the tax, last adjusted in 1997, has yielded only “fairly static income” to meet the “soaring costs” of ro...
Cyclops: Don’t bet on coherent anti-discrimination bill
by Bryan Gray
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time in many years, I am openly sympathizing with members of the Utah Legislature. I don’t know how they are going to form a “compromise” offering protection to gay and lesbian Utahns...
Cyclops: Could Mitt have defeated Hillary?
by Bryan Gray
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
With Mitt Romney’s decision not to make a third attempt for the Republican presidential nomination, I have commonly heard the same question by exasperated, disappointed, or relieved Utahns: Could M...
Endangered Species Act needs reform
by Sen. Mike Lee, Unites States Senate
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The state of Utah is blessed with many extraordinary natural resources. Perhaps none is more central to the Utahn way of life than our land. Yet for far too long the threat of frivolous environment...
National News
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A judge on Friday ordered a jury to resume deliberations in a Silicon Valley gender bias case after a discrepancy was discovered in the jury count....
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SEATTLE (AP) -- Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got engaged and has started writing theater reviews and other articles for a weekly paper in her hometown....
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SEATTLE (AP) -- Amanda Knox says she's "tremendously relieved and grateful" that Italy's highest court overturned her murder conviction in the slaying of her roommate....
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