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The art of drinking soda pop
I just returned from a summer vacation spent with my immediate and extended family members. When I wasn’t visiting overpriced yet undeniably happy theme parks or trying to stop my youngest from eat...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library chosen to host ‘Exploring Human Origins: What Does it Mean to be Human?’
Now is the time to save the date, circle it on your calendar, put it in you your smart phone or do whatever works for you; just don't forget to be there. It all begins on Oct. 16 and will end on No...
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Vibrant small towns embrace art, self expression
Pablo Picasso said the purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls, and if you look in small towns and rural places you will find art and cultural expression in the most unlikely...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making a Difference in Iron County Today: Misunderstandings about the causes of homelessness
Many reasons exist for homelessness and for the ensuing difficulty of returning to a normal life. The problem is not necessarily an unwillingness to work. More than 25 percent of the homeless popul...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Stop being offended and worry about real problems
Maybe it’s a result of an improving economy and more spare time, or maybe people are just becoming more “thin-skinned” and open to being offended.
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neil Simon Festival launches 13th season
CEDAR CITY – Cedar City’s Neil Simon Festival is celebrating its 13th season with two Neil Simon plays, “They’re Playing Our Song” and “Chapter Two,” along with Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner” and Her...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do we take the familiar for granted?
by Mary Anne Andersen, Cedar City Arts Council, and Shannon Eberhard, Cedar Breaks National Monument
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
One evening in May we were watching a rehearsal of “King Henry, Part II” and happened to strike up a conversation with John Ahlin, the actor who plays a heart-breaking Sir John Falstaff in the play...
Cyclops: I’m still proud of America, despite embarrassing incidents
by Bryan Gray
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
After running 3.1 miles in an Independence Day 5k race, then standing in 100-degree heat during a 60-minute city parade (fortunately followed by a brief nap), I relaxed during an evening of patriot...
How do you define summer vacation?
by Jeff Lowe, Managing Editor
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing up I defined summer vacation as the time between school years when I didn’t have to report to first period at 8 a.m. five days a week. I have to warn you, if that is how you view things, yo...
Making a Difference in Iron County Today: Iron County’s Wal-Mart is dedicated to hunger relief
by Robert McCoy
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Several stores, companies, and corporations in Iron County have shown themselves very generous in helping those in need. Today, the local Wal-Mart Supercenter is being featured for its many acts of...
The Adams Theatre has served to enrich and educate lives
by Ryan D. Paul, Reporter
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
CEDAR CITY – William Shakespeare, in the prologue to “Henry V,” referred to the stage as an “unworthy scaffold.” In the early days of Elizabethan theatre, traveling troupes would erect crude scaffo...
‘Henry IV Part 2’ a play of battles
by Rachelle Hughes, Reporter
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
CEDAR CITY – “Henry IV Part 2” is a play of battles: battle for a crown, battle of the conscience, battle for friendships and battle for survival. As Brian Vaughn, the director of the Utah Shakespe...
National News
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):...
2015-08-04 19:40:23 -0600
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) -- A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more....
2015-08-04 20:22:13 -0600
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire marshal said Tuesday....
2015-08-04 16:46:36 -0600
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities searched Tuesday for a man who fired gunshots from a vehicle in the vicinity of soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said....
2015-08-04 17:57:07 -0600
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms....
2015-08-04 18:33:06 -0600
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation whenever possible, and dedicated his life to protecting others....
2015-08-04 18:39:05 -0600
HOUSTON (AP) -- The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case....
2015-08-04 18:35:53 -0600
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- More than 380 people in 26 U.S. states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro contaminated by human waste, two federal agencies said Tuesday....
2015-08-04 17:32:45 -0600
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding....
2015-08-04 19:14:33 -0600
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered....
2015-08-04 17:38:15 -0600