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Providing context to tattoos
To the Editor: At first we were delighted to see Mr. Gray’s Aug. 27 column addressing the prevalence of tattoos among younger Utahans. Mr. Gray correctly noted that tattoos have largely lost the st...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educators instill a love for learning
I am passionate about education. From the time I was young, my parents instilled the value of learning. In fact, my mother (a school teacher) and my father (an attorney) instituted an unwritten, ye...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowboarders bring silly lawsuit
For those of you who become irate over so-called “activist judges” placing their personal views over the will of the public, take a deep breath. Federal Judge Dee Benson made a judicious and correc...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Libraries in six school districts going online
To the Editor: “Mom, I went to the school library today to see if I could check out the newest novel from my favorite author and it wasn’t there. The librarian said he would put it on a list but di...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School lobbyist leads for Dumb Quote Award
We are nearly 75 percent through 2014 and nearing the end for worthy nominations for the Cyclops Dumb Quote of the Year Award. Then again, after one silly comment last week, maybe there is already ...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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From the Editor: Excited to be in Cedar City
Hi, everyone. I’m Jeff Lowe and I am excited to begin working as the new managing editor of Iron County Today. Although I have been living in Iron County for only a few short weeks, I already love ...
Sep 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Common Core supporters need to step up
by Bryan Gray
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With only two months from statewide legislative elections, candidates for the Utah House and Senate admit that the most talked-about issue of concern to their constituents is … No, it’s not taxes o...
Letter to the Editor: Supporting balloted Republican candidates
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: The Iron County Republican Party fully supports our nominees. We support the right of everyone to participate in the election process. The following individuals are the official Repu...
Cyclops: Self reliance more important than income
by Bryan Gray
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This is a story of Ralston and Bryce and Emma. It is also a story about economics and income. Recently a Pittsburgh journalist gave his opinion on welfare in a nationally-syndicated column. He wrot...
Letter to the Editor: Kids in Iron County need foster parents
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: I have written other more sentimental articles, designed to tug at people’s heartstrings, but this time, I decided to take the direct route. We need people to step up, go out of thei...
Cyclops: Appreciation for good police officers
by Bryan Gray
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The past few weeks have not been kind to police officers. Actually I’m not sure there has ever been a great time to be a street cop. It’s not a job that I would want. Police have been the focus of ...
From the Editor: Moving away for new opportunities
by Weslie Graham
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The last year and a half as managing editor at Iron County Today has instilled in me a deep love for the communities and individuals I have worked and associated with. I was asked many times over t...
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LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) -- A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents....
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CHICAGO (AP) -- A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible....
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