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Happy Mother’s Day
Through all the work you do to keep your families going, you still find time
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Fireworks could come in medical marijuana vote
The Utah Legislature had barely turned off the lights in the State Capitol this month when I received a phone call from a prominent Republican donor.
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ask an Expert: Five tips for college students filing a tax return
Even though filing a tax return may be far from the minds of college students who are studying for their next exam, realistically, more young adults are working while they attend college, even if i...
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2016 Week 7 Legislative Session Update
The 2016 Utah legislative session is now complete, with lots of good things accomplished and a balanced budget achieved. There were tough policy issues decided on concerning topics like Medicaid co...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 Legislative Update
The final day of the 2016 legislative session is here and much work still remains. It will be interesting to see the statistics on the number of bills that were either passed or returned to rules f...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Week 6 Legislative Update
The Utah Legislature is down to five days remaining (at the time this column was written) and now the long hours and work begins, as we will start early in the morning and go until late in the even...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislative Week 6 Update
by Sen. Evan Vickers
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Week six is in the books, and now only four session days are left with a lot of work still to do. Preliminary numbers show our budget is balanced, and that’s even with the $80 million less we had t...
Week 5 Legislative Update
by Utah Sen. Evan Vickers
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Week 5 is in the books and we can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. There are only nine session days left. We have a lot of work left to do and the days will be long and intense, but the ...
Nurturing the quiet power of introverts
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
No matter what situation my children are placed, they are quickly and verbally labeled as shy. It happens at school, dance, music lessons, and at the park – basically everywhere.
2016 Week 5 Legislative Update
by Rep. John Westwood
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Committee work is in full swing and I appreciate so much the citizens from Iron County who are willing to come up to Utah’s Capitol Hill and appear before the different committees and testify.
The many benefits of learning to play piano
by Mary Anne Andersen, Cedar City Arts Council
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Some of them are vocalists. Others play instruments, string or wind. Some want to direct choirs or band in middle or high school. Some see themselves as those traveling elementary music teachers. T...
Week 4 Legislative Update
by Utah Sen. Evan Vickers
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
We are over half way in this session, but only about a third of the work has been accomplished.
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    by Mary Anne Andersen, Cedar City Arts Council
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  • National News
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find additional victims....
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    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's Republican leaders are showing no signs of backing down from their new bathroom rules despite the U.S. Justice Department's declaration that they violate federal civil rights laws and could cost the state dearly in lost education funding....
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    NEW YORK (AP) -- The victim washed ashore in Brooklyn, his body wrapped in plastic garbage bags, his head and hands covered in duct tape and his feet submerged in concrete - fitted with a pair of fabled "cement shoes."...
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    CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County's embattled state's attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicago police officer she didn't charge until more than a year after he shot a black teenager 16 times....
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    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) -- On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl....
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    TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma is accustomed to being at the back of the class in funding for public education: It ranks 48th among the 50 states plus the District of Columbia in teacher pay and 49th in spending per student....
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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Between cocktails, campus tours and squash games, alumni visiting St. George's School for their annual reunion weekend will find something different this year: discussions about what has unfolded at the elite boarding school since December, when leaders acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in the past....
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    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A mentally ill doctor should not be forced to take medicine in a bid to make him competent to stand trial for the killing of a Yale University physician, a public defender told Connecticut's highest court on Thursday....
    2016-05-05 13:21:23 -0600
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City's commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months or see extremely limited service for three years under two possible plans for repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy....
    2016-05-05 09:06:22 -0600
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new rules for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate that could offer some protection for consumers and upend a multibillion dollar industry that has gone largely unregulated....
    2016-05-05 13:22:24 -0600