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Letter to the Editor: Intelligent people can disagree
While I enjoy Bryan Gray’s “Cyclops” column and usually agree with what he has to say, I am compelled to take strong exception to the first paragraph of the one appearing on Jan. 21 as tactless, ru...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Reader offers insurance horror story
We have become a country that mistrusts. Many of us feel uneasy about automobile dealers or lawyers. There is a general scorn for payday lenders, and this time of year, there is not a lot of love f...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Police deserve better in ‘sword’ shooting
I usually don’t write columns concerning events in Utah County suburbs. I have few readers there and the county is politically infantile. A moderate Republican in Utah County is still politically r...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breathe a clean, healthy sigh of relief for the air quality in Iron County
Every day, on average, each of us takes more than 23,000 breaths. None of us can survive for more than a few minutes without engaging in the exercise of breathing. Of the many things we take for gr...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Obituaries tell of full lives
A segment last week on National Public Radio lamented the death of journalistic obituary writing on the lives of common men and women. Newspapers focus on the lives and careers of politicians and c...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: Two columns, two opinions
After publishing opinion columns from Bryan Gray (“Cyclops”) and Jeff Lowe in the Dec. 31 issue, Iron County Today received the following letter to the editor. While Lowe wrote about lessons learne...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: The critical need for a navigator for the New Year
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
After Iron County Today published a story on Dec. 31 about the Division of Wildlife Resources warning motorists of large deer populations crossing Main Street in Cedar City, the following letter to...
Cyclops: In 2015, let’s move to popular vote
by Bryan Gray
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In the past 40 years, I have voted in numerous presidential elections. I have voted for and against a Bush, for an independent against an incumbent Democrat, and for a Democrat against an incumbent...
Lessons learned of Christmases past
by JEFF LOWE
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Cyclops: Some things we learned in 2014
by BRYAN GRAY
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
As we look at back at 2014, some truths are indeed self-evident. Here are a handful of things we should have learned in the past 12 months. Legal rights trump popular opinion Judge Richard Shelby’s...
Show a little love to the less-exalted Utahns
by BRYAN GRAY
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row, the Utah Legislature will consider giving our governor and a handful of other elected officials a hefty pay raise. The Elected Official and Judicial Compensation Commi...
Paying it forward for the holidays
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Phil and Mary Sue are generous hosts. Thanksgiving is their special time with family, but they regularly invite "orphans,” people like my wife and me who have no other place to go. T...
National News
NEW YORK (AP) -- Three men accused in the latest Russian spy case didn't hide behind fake identities and weren't stealing military secrets. The evidence even suggests they were annoyed that their assignment wasn't more like a James Bond film....
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CHICAGO (AP) -- A storm that gathered steam over the southern Rockies moved into the Midwest early Sunday and is expected to dump more than a foot of snow as it moves toward New England, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago....
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Investigators were reviewing a video of an incident in which Marion "Suge" Knight struck two men with his pickup - leaving one dead and the other injured - to help shed light on whether the rap music mogul was a perpetrator or victim in a case that led to his arrest....
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