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Young adults questioning possessions
Indeed, Mr. Dylan, the times are “a-changing.” A neighbor cites a report that at least one in five teenagers couldn’t care less about getting a driver’s license. His son is one of them. “Gee, when ...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A second look at ‘reckless burning’
To the Editor: I rarely write letters to the editor but this week when I saw Brent Hunter’s photo in the police arrest sheet I must! Here is a big hearted man that has contributed so much to societ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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What I learned from the Fourth of July
It’s the Fourth of July and I am watching news footage of angry residents in a California farming community shouting ethnic slurs and attempting to stop a bus hauling immigrant children to a detent...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Primary elections: Is the Tea Party over?
The Tea Party wasn’t on the ballot in last week’s primary election, but it turned out to be the big loser anyway. The real victor was the moderate wing of the Republican Party, the same group that ...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is it shameful to read young adult novels?
Several weeks ago my wife and I attended an event featuring a novelist (Boise resident Anthony Doerr) reading excerpts from and answering questions about his current novel (“All the Light We Cannot...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hatch statement on decision regarding the EPA Overreach
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court decided in “Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)” that the Obama admin...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frustration brings ‘Blame Game’ in Middle East
by Brian Grey
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 200 years ago, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “In times of peace, the people look most to their representatives. In war, they look to their executive solely.” Today, with the Middle East in turmoil...
Yard sale sign removal
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Dear Cedar City Residents, you want to have a yard sale, yay! After your yard sale, how about you remove your signs from my yard? Yay! I'm rather curious. If someone is so motivated ...
Talk to people with whom we disagree
by BRYAN GRAY
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I have no empirical evidence, no scientific studies, not survey research, but … I have the gnawing feeling that Americans are becoming more contentious and disagreeable when it comes to differing o...
Hatch statement on Obamacare discrepancies
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, issued the following statement regarding reports from the Associated Press that more than one in four, or at least...
Dear Senator Orrin Hatch
by Brian Grey
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This has been a week of apologies – including yours. I’ll comment on the other apologies first. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized for the systemic problems in the V.A. medical sys...
Letter to the Editor: Four freedoms
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: As I experience another Memorial Day observance and participate in the ceremony at the Cedar City Cemetery thoughts of the historical backdrop for many of those whom we are honoring ...
National News
MIAMI (AP) -- Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month....
2014-07-24 11:39:16 -0600
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday he had no knowledge that Democratic Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized his master's thesis when he appointed the former lieutenant governor to the Senate in February....
2014-07-24 11:15:19 -0600
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- The nation's third execution in six months to go awry rekindled the debate over the death penalty and handed potentially new evidence to those building a case against lethal injection as cruel and unusual punishment....
2014-07-24 10:26:54 -0600