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Self-government can only work if we don’t reward threats and violence.

Self-government can only work if we don’t reward threats and violence. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Angry residents react when the Utah County Commission meeting was adjourned before it even started. The group protesting mandatory masks in schools removed social distancing tape from chairs and filled the Utah …

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ESSENTIAL A&E CHOICES MARCH 10-16 | Choice of entertainment | Salt Lake City

Utah Opera: Puccini ToscaThe history of opera and musical theater is filled with unique, perhaps unexpected, choices for booklets to turn into musical stories. This description could apply to Italian composer Giacomo Puccini’s interest in Victorien Sardou’s 1887 play in French Toscawhich Puccini first encountered while touring Italy in 1889. …

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Oil industry insiders say Biden will need to make big changes to bring down gas prices in Utah

(File photo: A filler nozzle pumps fuel into the gas tank of a tractor-trailer at a Phillips 66 gas station in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images) (File photo: A filler nozzle pumps fuel into the gas tank of a tractor-trailer at a …

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Liquor bills pass as Utah lawmakers rush to end legislative session

SALT LAKE CITY — With Utah’s current legislative session set to end Friday, lawmakers were busy in the House and Senate with a variety of bills: WINE CLUB OF THE MONTH The Legislature has approved a bill allowing “Wine of the Month” club memberships in Utah, but there’s a catch: …

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Famous Dave’s BBQ redefines fast casual dining with first drive-thru location

The Salt Lake City-area drive-thru will open March 7, committing to the QSR model for a faster, more convenient experience for customers. Minnetonka, Minnesota (RestaurantNews.com) Famous Dave, the fast-growing barbecue franchise with 134 restaurants in markets across the country, is redefining fast casual dining with its first drive-thru model. “Quick …

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Here are Salt Lake City’s top-rated barbecue restaurants

(STACKER) – Cooking meat over low, slow heat over an indirect heat source – the only real qualifications for barbecuing – is a true American tradition, dating back to indigenous cultures and carried over by early Spanish colonizers who also gave it the cooking style name. : barbacoa. Today, barbecue …

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Utah Bill to Ban COVID Vaccine Passports Heads to Utah Senate

After a tense meeting that began with some community members being evicted by soldiers, Utah Senate lawmakers introduced a bill that would ban businesses and the government from requiring vaccine passports to enter . HB60 brought dozens of them to the Senate Tax and Revenue Committee meeting on Tuesday days …

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Registration open for Cache Smokeout scheduled for July 23 – Cache Valley Daily

Matt Whitaker, the executive director of the Cache Food Pantry, pulls fresh ribs from the smoker on Thursday, February 24, 2022. LOGAN — The Cache Food Pantry and the America West Heritage Center (AWHC) are joining forces to host a pellet smoking contest this summer. This first annual Cache Smokeout …

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Poll: Utahns mixed on state of economy amid inflation worries

When it comes to the current state of the economy, it turns out that Utahans are far more optimistic about what’s happening in their home state compared to the rest of the country. But opinions are almost evenly divided on the actual performance of the local economy. A new statewide …

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Title race heats up in EPL ahead of weekend

SALT LAKE CITY – We have a title race on our hands ladies and gentlemen. With Man City losing a thrilling game to Spurs 3-2 at the weekend, and Liverpool coming back to beat Norwich 3-1, then finally playing their game in hand in which they beat sorry Leeds 6-0. …

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U. enters ‘Engineering Rose Bowl’ with deal that expands research opportunities

A partnership with a national lab gives the University of Utah the ability to research cybersecurity. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) John Wagner, director of the Idaho National Laboratory, speaks with Taylor Randall, president of the University of Utah, after a press conference on the partnership between the …

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5 of the best Utah-bound athlete moments at the 2022 Olympics

More than 80 Olympians with ties to Utah have competed in the 2022 Winter Olympics, with nearly every day of competition in Beijing featuring someone with ties to Beehive State. From Nathan Chen to Erin Jackson, Utah-bound athletes produced many memorable moments at the 2022 Olympics. Here are five of …

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Berlin Air Force ‘Candy Bomber’ pilot from WWII dies aged 101

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Utah native Col. Gail S. “Hal” Halvorsen, also known as the “Candy Bomber” of Berlin, has died at the age of 101. Halverson was a US Air Force pilot who served in World War II in Berlin. At a time when more than two million …

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Fewer accidents after Utah sets toughest DUI law in US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Road deaths declined in Utah after the state enacted the nation’s toughest drunk driving laws five years ago, a new study finds. published Friday by a US government agency. The findings, which relate to deaths involving alcohol and not alcohol, provide initial validation for conservative …

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Lake Restoration Solutions Gives First Public Presentation on Why Dredging Will Bring Salvation to Utah Lake

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Please support local journalism. Utah Lake’s environmental problems are so widespread, so entrenched, that solving them requires massive re-engineering of the 150-square-mile lake bed that forms the centerpiece of the Utah Valley, according to proponents of a …

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Utah lawmakers are considering steps to save the Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake, the largest natural lake in America west of the Mississippi, has reached its lowest level on record. Utah officials and lawmakers say the state needs to take serious action to prevent further declines in lake levels. The current state of the Great Salt Lake follows severe …

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Pitney Bowes Financial Services signs term loan with Zion Delivery Service | Business

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 9, 2022– Pitney Bowes Inc.. (NYSE: PBI), a global shipping and courier company that provides technology, logistics and financial services, today announced that Pitney Bowes Bank has signed a term loan and revolving line of credit with Zion Delivery Service, Inc (ZDS) of Long Beach, CA. ZDS …

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Going to college pays off in more ways than one

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes With Utah’s scorching economy, locals are considering the value of a college education more carefully than ever. Today’s employers desperately need workers, and it’s tempting for many to jump straight into the job market. While requiring an investment of time and effort, a college education …

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Week 3 Legislative Recap: Great Salt Lake, Vintage Goods, Driver’s License Tests, and the Death Penalty

The state of the Great Salt Lake has received a lot of attention over the past year. A historic drought has resulted in record low lake levels, and state leaders have made it a priority to do something about it. Caroline Ballard spoke with Emily Means, political journalist and co-host …

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A brine shrimp tender for Utah’s state crustacean

Brine shrimp are an abundant crustacean in the Great Salt Lake, providing an essential source of food for migrating birds, and brine shrimp eggs are sold worldwide as feed for aquaculture facilities, bringing in millions of dollars. to the Utah economy. Now, a group of Utahns are looking to make …

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Despite Lower Growth Rates, Population Expected to Grow | Utah News

By SHELLEY K. MESCH, The Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Although they predict a slower rate of growth over the next few decades, researchers at the University of Utah still predict a population increase over the next 40 years. Utah had the highest growth rate of any …

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St. George area economy bright despite growing pains and pandemic – St George News

St. George’s future is bright despite growing pains and COVID-related challenges, St. George, Utah, January 13, 2022 | Photo by Stephanie DeGraw, St. George News ST. GEORGE- Greater St. George’s economy booming despite growing pains and COVID-related challenges, says President and CEO of the St. George Area Chamber of Commerce …

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R&R Barbecue joint closes after six months on Edgewater’s public market

Six months after opening, a Salt Lake City-based barbecue restaurant closed its first Denver-area location. R&R BBQ opened at 5495 W. 20th Ave. in one of the exterior buildings of the Edgewater Public Market in July 2021. Its signage has been removed in recent weeks. The brand is part-owned by …

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‘A burden on Utahns’: How new bills would lower the cost of groceries if passed

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Groceries may soon be cheaper thanks to two new bills making their way through the Utah legislature. The texts of the two bills indicate that they will eliminate the state tax on food and food ingredients. Both state representatives, Rosemary Lesser, a Democrat, and Judy …

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These Four Tennessee Restaurants Were Listed Among Yelp’s Top 100 American Restaurants for 2022

skull rainbow room picture Yelp has released its 9th annual list of the Top 100 Yelp Restaurants in the United States. On the 100 Restaurants list, four restaurants in Tennessee made the list: three in Nashville and one in Sevierville. Topping this year’s list of best restaurants is Cocina Madrigal …

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Olympic medalist accused of stealing millions in COVID-19 relief money

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. When the COVID-19 pandemic began nearly two years ago, scammers immediately began siphoning off billions of federal relief dollars approved by Congress. COMPANIES RETURNED $30B IN VIRUS RELIEF LOANS THROUGH PPP Authorities say these fraudsters include Allison Baver, a former Olympic speed skater who …

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A year later, the verdict on Biden’s Divided States of America

Washington (AFP) – When Joe Biden became president, he inherited an America divided in almost every way imaginable, promising to be a force for unity and reconciliation. A year after his inauguration, the country takes stock of its successes and failures. – “Great moment of hope” – “I think Biden …

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Penzeys spices near me? Here are 10 alternatives

Tired of the Penzeys Spices CEO’s rants and rants against Republicans? We were a long time ago. But what are the alternatives? It turns out there are plenty of good options, from a veteran-owned business to one that pokes fun at Joe Biden. There are also good alternatives that completely …

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Thanksgiving Point helps feed Granite School District students on MLK Day

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Whatever affects us directly, affects us all indirectly – and that’s the message of Thanksgiving Point as communities come together on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to raise awareness of a unfortunate hunger crisis in Utah schools. On Monday, Thanksgiving Point set …

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Senator Chris Wilson solicits voters’ opinions on legislative issues – Cache Valley Daily

State Senator Chris Wilson will join his Utah Senate colleagues on Tuesday when the 2022 general session of the 64th Legislature convenes in Salt Lake City. LOGAN — Utahns wanting a preview of the upcoming legislative session need look no further than a pre-session poll posted online Jan. 13 by …

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Work begins on the Astra Tower, soon to be the tallest skyscraper in downtown Salt Lake City

Undeterred by the resurgence of the pandemic, developers in Boston are continuing to build a new luxury residential building on State Street, which is expected to be Salt Lake City’s tallest skyscraper. Astra Tower will rise 450 feet tall at its highest point and bring approximately 372 upscale apartments spread …

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Fortis announces the launch of equipment finance as its latest commercial banking product.

DENVER, January 11, 2022 / PRNewswire / – True to its commitment to providing the best banking solutions to its customers, Fortis, a high-growth commercial bank serving small and medium-sized private enterprises in Colorado and Utahannounced the launch of its equipment financing product offering. Chris case will be responsible for …

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Absence of warrants is at the center of the Utah Eagle Forum convention

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks on Saturday at the Utah Eagle Forum’s annual convention at Salt Lake Community College in Sandy. (Mengshin Lin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SANDY – Government ‘encroaching on freedoms’ was a priority at Saturday’s annual convention of Utah Tories – the majority …

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Canyon Partners, CJM and Hensel Phelps Invest in Multi-Family Project near Salt Lake City; Secured Construction Loan Led by CIBC Bank USA | national news

DRAPER, Utah, January 6, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Canyon Partners, in conjunction with CJM Development Group (“CJM”) and Hensel Phelps Construction Co. (“Hensel Phelps“), announce a joint venture for the top-to-bottom construction of a class A multi-family community at market price located in clothier, a highly coveted and rapidly …

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Trump, Ivanka and Don Jr subpoenaed by New York attorney general

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York attorney general recently subpoenaed former President Donald Trump and his two eldest children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., demanding their testimony as part of a civil investigation into the practices family business, according to a court case. public Monday. The subpoenas, arising from …

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Top news from Utah in 2021

Just like 2020, the year 2021 will always be associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, Utah has lost nearly 3,800 people to the virus. But there was also plenty of other news in 2021 – both good and bad. In January, Utah began the New Year with a new …

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Funtacular New Years Eve events will ring in 2022

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Deena has put together a fun list of festive events and activities you might want to consider to celebrate the arrival of 2022. Noon and New Years at Boondocks Fun Center in Kaysville! There is a balloon drop at noon and midnight to …

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This Utah startup will help you rent just about anything you own

Peer-to-peer apps have helped millions of people loan out their cars, spare rooms, and even motorhomes. Now a Provo-based tech startup wants to help people rent just about everything else. Go to the Yoodlize website and you’ll find Utahns with all kinds of items for rent – bike racks and …

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Listeria outbreak spreads to Utah from prepackaged salads

SALT LAKE CITY – A Listeria outbreak linked to Dole-wrapped salads has struck at least one Utahn, though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration report that many more could be unknowingly infected. CDC investigators found Listeria in two different packaged salads from Dole …

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From masks to book bans, conservatives attack educators | Lifestyles: food, home, health

Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in recent weeks on Thursday, December 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City. Parents who initially packed school board meetings to voice their opposition to …

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Snow is returning (finally) to Utah ski resorts to the relief of many

Just a week ago, the mountains of northern Utah were dry, soft and brown, a strange feeling for December in a place said to be world famous for its snow. On Saturday, however, central Wasatch was blanketed in the icy blanket of winter. Many ski areas were in full swing, …

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Former Olympian Who Received Millions In PPP Loans Charged With Financial Crimes In Utah

Former Olympian Allison Baver has been charged with several counts arising from a $ 10 million PPP loan she received in 2020 (KSL-TV) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – A former Olympic speed skater and current Utah resident faces charges of lying to a bank to get …

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Has Utah’s Tourism Industry Recovered From COVID-19? The report details the ups and downs

After a decade of steady growth and record numbers, the pandemic has proven to be a drag on Utah’s tourism industry, which has seen widespread declines in visits and revenues in 2020. The forecast looks better for 2021, however. And while some tourism-dependent industries experienced a financial decline during the …

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Biden administrator backs oil rail through roadless forest area

A proposed rail line transporting oil through roadless areas of a Utah national forest does not conflict with the sustainability goals of the Biden administration, the Forest Service has told opponents of the project. In a letter to the Center for Biological Diversity, Forest Service Chief Randy Moore said the …

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winter weather warning, advisories posted in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Winter is expected to return to Utah on Tuesday after a hot and windy afternoon, and several warnings and advisories are in effect. “The valley rain will turn to snow Tuesday evening, as the cold air comes in, producing a few inches of valley snow Wednesday …

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Watch out for new Utahns

(ABC4) – Warning: Newcomers to Utah – Whether you are visiting for the holidays or have chosen Beehive State as your new home – you may not be familiar with the unique regional cuisine that the State has to offer. From inventive dips, loaded burgers and special sweet treats, Utah …

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Utah’s economy will get another boost at Point of the Mountain near Silicon Slopes

This year, Utah was featured in the national spotlight as the No.1 economy and one of the best states in the country for infrastructure and financial stability, according to US News & World Report. As we look to 2022, we are confident that our state will continue to lead the …

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SLC restaurateur launches national, emotional plea for new federal ‘lifeline’

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Sara Lund was there on Thursday when deliveries of new drinking glasses arrived at her downtown Salt Lake bar and restaurant, Bodega and the Rest, but her financial situation may be nothing to complain about. “I literally transferred all of my savings to my corporate …

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Ken Sanders’ bookstore, forced to move by developers, finds home at Leonardo

After nearly two years of research, while struggling to keep his business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, Salt Lake City bookseller and counter-culture icon Ken Sanders has found a new home for his eponymous store: Leonardo. Somewhere in 2022, Rare books by Ken Sanders will open a store at the …

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How the Owlet smart sock went from a parent favorite to an FDA warning

SALT LAKE CITY – Krystina Askew bought an Owlet smart sock for her first son, which was conceived through fertility treatments. “How difficult it was to have him,” Askew explained, “we wanted to make sure we had peace of mind.” “And then when we found out that maybe the FDA …

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Shop for local kids’ toys at a Utah Law Enforcement Vacation Event

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – Area children received a holiday treat early Saturday as they purchased toys from local law enforcement. The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office hosted their annual Shopping with the Shield event. Over 39 families with over 100 children participated in the holiday event. The event was organized …

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Business beat | The spokesperson-magazine

Banking First Interstate Bank has promoted Lauri Mathew to the senior director of the loans department, senior vice-president. Mathews will oversee loan management functions for consumer loan, commercial, mortgage, small business administration and specialty products. She has over 20 years of experience in credit. Health care Providence has selected Susan …

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Five-star all-inclusive ski resort arrives in Utah

HUNTSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – In just under three years, Utah will celebrate the grand opening of its first 5-star all-inclusive ski resort at Snowbasin. Club Med Utah is slated to open in December 2024 and will be designed to appeal to all types of travelers, including families, couples, reunions, and …

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Club Med announces next US ski resort in Utah – Hospitality Net

Club Med, a pioneer of the all-inclusive concept, has revealed that its famous all-inclusive mountain concept will expand in the United States with a new property at Snowbasin Resort in Huntsville Utah, scheduled to open in December 2024. This opening will mark the end of the year. the very first …

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Raising awareness about diabetes | @theU

Adapted from an originally published Good Notes blog post here. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, but for people living with the disease, there is no month, week, day or even time when they are not. fully aware diabetes. For the most part, it will last the rest of their …

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John Minnick takes over as head of economic development for the St. George area – St George News

ST. GEORGE – St. George’s Area Economic Development has hired John Minnick as the new Executive Director, replacing St. George’s City Councilor Gregg McArthur. Minnick recently moved from Las Vegas, Nevada, where he worked as a Business Development Officer in the Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development for the …

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Responsibility is the key to successful infrastructure in Utah

All that federal money could be used for beneficial projects or for more mischief. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Trucks carrying ocean containers move in and out of Union Pacific’s intermodal terminal at a rapid pace, west of Salt Lake City. Directly to the south is the future …

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Ogden home to 10 food desserts, new board is forming to tackle the problem

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) In 2019, the Center for Disease Control awarded a grant to United Way of Northern Utah and the Ogden Civil Action Network to assess different needs in Weber County. It took about two years to complete. One of the biggest findings of the assessment was that 11 …

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25 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner In Utah • Salt Lake Magazine

Many of us have romantic Norman Rockwell-style visions of cooking the perfect Thanksgiving feast for a big family reunion. But for many home cooks, the reality is quite different: the turkey is dry, the buns are burnt, and someone forgot to bring the Jell-O salad your ancestors have been making …

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2021 Utah Human Race is gone!

The 16th annual Utah Human Race will take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 25, 2021. It’s one of the largest 5K / 10K events in the state, and all proceeds go directly to the Utah Food Bank. Ginette Bott, president and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, said the goal …

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County of SL split into 4 in new redistribution map

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Legislature Redistribution Committee unveiled its long-awaited maps on Friday night, ahead of a special session to adopt the political boundaries of the Congress, Legislature and School Board of the State. The cards were released to the public ahead of a hearing on them …

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Utah politics inundated with resignations and intrigue | Opinion

Pignanelli & Webb: The past few days have produced a hot potpourri of new policies, in particular changes in political leadership. Here are the people, issues, and events that spice up Utah politics. Francois Gibson. “A resignation is a serious act; never executed by an upright man without foresight or …

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CORRECT and REPLACE Zip partners with WebBank to launch the “zip card” to extend the payment offer Buy now, pay later everywhere

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Please note that a footnote in the press release has been deleted. The updated version reads as follows: ZIP PARTNERS WITH WEBBANK TO LAUNCH THE “ZIP CARD” TO EXTEND PURCHASE NOW, PAY LATER EVERYWHERE PAYMENT OFFER Zip’s New BNPL Physical Card Arrives As Holiday Shoppers Return …

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Utah Food Banks Go Into Expansion With COVID Lessons

ATLANTA (AP) – Food banks across the country are pursuing major expansion plans driven in part by their experiences during the pandemic, as they faced an explosion in needs. “So many people who have never had to ask for help have found themselves in a position of needing it and …

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After major losses, Donna Brazile warns of Democratic “disaster” in Utah speech

Her sleep shattered by the previous day’s election defeats, famed Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile told employees at award-winning Utah workplaces she was encouraged to see service dogs in the lobby. “I need a best friend right now,” Brazile joked in his opening speech at the Little America Hotel in …

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Utah joins legal action against White House order to vaccinate federal contractors against COVID-19

Seven states sign the lawsuit, which matches the actions of a dozen other Republican-led states. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Stickers in English and Spanish are available for people getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at the old Provo High School at 1125 N. University Ave. Wednesday July 28, 2021. …

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Everyone wins when we lift families out of poverty

A popular axiom is that if you are unlucky economically, all you need to do is cheer yourself up. The implication is that his economic fortunes are entirely in his control. If this were true, we would have almost no poverty. The truth is more nuanced and complicated. Yes, personal …

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Man charged with robbery after allegedly seizing change from fast food restaurant customer; 2nd arrest in 2 days – St George News

McDonald’s in Cedar City, Utah on October 26, 2021 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News CITY OF CEDAR – A 27-year-old man who was traveling in southern Utah managed to get himself arrested twice in two different counties several days in a row. According …

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What is the SHIB? : More Utahns Are Jumping On The Cryptocurrency Train

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – It’s risky, it’s volatile, it’s getting a lot of attention from people around the world, and right here in Utah, it’s jumping on the Shiba Inu cryptocurrency. While browsing your social media feeds, you’ve probably seen something on Shiba Inu or SHIB for short. “It’s …

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DABC commission walks into a bar – and it’s no joke

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Utah liquor control commissioners walked into a bar. This is not the setup for a very good joke. The Utah Department of Alcohol Control Commission held what were technically public meetings Tuesday inside the Instant Gratification Winery and Policy Kings Brewery in Cedar City. “This would …

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates food and supplies to the Tribes of Warm Springs

WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (KTVZ) – On Wednesday morning, members of the Confederate Tribes of Warm Springs, along with missionaries and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked together to unload 24 pallets of food and supplies delivered to Confederate tribes by the church. The supplies were …

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Deadline Approaches to Apply for EIDL Drought Emergency Loans

The deadline for SBA working capital loans due to drought is fast approaching. Companies in six states have up to November 5, 2021 Apply for a federal disaster loan from the SBA for economic harm. These businesses can use Economic Disaster Loans (EIDL) to pay fixed debts, salaries, accounts payable, …

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West Valley City’s ‘My Hometown’ Initiative Focuses on Neighbors Helping Neighbors

This story is part of the Salt Lake Tribune’s ongoing commitment to identifying solutions to Utah’s biggest challenges through the work of the Innovation Lab. [Subscribe to our newsletter here] Rain or shine, you’ll see West Valley City resident David Nuckolls get his hands dirty on a Saturday morning on …

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Suppressed global demand squeezing the global supply chain

SALT LAKE CITY – Store shelves are emptying, ports are backed up, the holiday shopping season is approaching. The mess in the global supply chain is likely to get worse before it gets better, says a Utah import / export specialist. In 2020, when the pandemic struck, workers were sent …

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How the Utah Legislature Made the State Prosperous | Opinion

Each week I have the opportunity to speak with business leaders from across the country. As I hear about their challenges with over-regulation that kills jobs, high taxes, and the lack of understanding of basic economics by some elected officials, I come out of these interactions grateful to live in …

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Can he energize the democratic base

HENRICO, Virginia (AP) – When Planned Parenthood canvassers stopped by Megan Ortiz, the 32-year-old therapist was getting ready to go out and was too distracted to speak for long. But after they left, she changed her mind. She hopped in her minivan and roamed the streets of her suburban Richmond …

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First “community refrigerator” opens on the west side of Salt Lake City

The first community refrigerator was installed by the Salt Lake Community Support Group. (Adam Sotelo, KSL-TV) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Many people are still struggling to make ends meet, even with an economy that appears to be doing well. Not everyone can afford to put …

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Silicon Slopes project aims to fight food insecurity

SALT LAKE CITY – The fifth annual Silicon Slopes tech and startup event kicked off Thursday in Salt Lake City, with a big focus on an effort to help Utahns cope with food insecurity. More than 40 guest speakers, including corporate heavyweights like Apple CEO Tim Cook, will be presenters …

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Local Utah Headlines – Monday Night, October 11, 2021

Monday evening October 11, 2021 State Encourage POCs to get involved in the redistribution Analysis of recent census data shows that more than half of Utah’s growth over the past decade has come from racial and ethnic minorities, and nearly 25% of Utahns identify themselves that way. For example, the …

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Lloyd Pies Obituary (1935 – 2021) – Kaysville, UT

Lloyd Westley Pies September 18, 1935 – October 8, 2021 Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Lloyd Westley Pies, 86, passed away peacefully of this life on October 8, 2021, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Lloyd was born on September 18, 1935 in Milbank, …

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The American city to visit this winter (and no, it’s not on a coast)

Many Olympians call Park City home, including skier Lindsey Vonn who is often seen at Atticus Coffee (atticustea.com) and Java Cow (javacowparkcity.com) For the ice cream. The food scene here is impressive for a small town. Cross several continents in a few days between the gastronomic newcomer Courchevel Bistro (courchevelbistro.com), …

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Utah County Farmers Markets Offer More Than Produce

Utah County Farmers’ Markets have been packed with students, families and other community members since the summer of 2021. As they run through the end of October, the reasons people shop or simply visit the markets vary. (Brittany Allen) OREM – At the Orem Sunset Farmers Market, string lights twinkle …

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R&R Barbecue opens new restaurant in downtown Boise, Idaho

Restaurant marketing involves generous portions of hyperbole. Still, it’s hard not to raise eyebrows at the website touting our town’s latest chain invader, R&R BBQ: “… the best barbecue you’ve ever struck in the lips. “ Like, drop the sauce, right? Definitely an option – literally. More on that in …

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Utah Red Cross Needs Support

Friday 08 October 2021 Courtesy photo / Red Cross + Expand A Red Cross volunteer distributes food to a woman after a disaster in her local community. By Linda Petersen Intermountain Catholic SALT LAKE CITY – With the ongoing pandemic and frequent natural disasters across the country in recent months, …

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Committee vying to bring Olympics back to Utah to meet IOC next month

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The next step in bringing the future Olympics back to Utah is expected to be over 5,000 miles next month. Members of the Salt Lake City-Utah Games Committee, led by President and CEO Fraser Bullock and Bid Chairperson Catherine Raney Norman, will travel to Lausanne, …

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Representative Albrecht provides update on legislation

By representative Carl Albrecht, District 70 Electoral redistribution The legislative redistribution committee has been busy at work, traveling across the state to gather feedback and review maps. Be sure to submit your own maps for review using the state of the art drawing tool available at https://redistricting.utah.gov/maps/. The Legislature will …

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Gary Tang Obituary (1941 – 2021) – Salt Lake City, UT

Gary Tang August 29, 1941 – September 21, 2021 Salt Lake City, Utah — Gary Tang (our “Papa Tang”) joined his beloved granddaughter Jessica Ward and the love of his life Marilyn Millet Tang (just two weeks to the day after her passing), in a eternal peace on September 29. …

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Crack Shack and Via 313 Pizzeria will open next to each other in RiNo

RiNo is going to need a bigger belt. San Diego-based fried chicken chain The Crack Shack and Via 313 Pizzeria – an Austin-based Detroit-style pizza brand – are heading to the neighborhood. The two restaurants plan to open in August 2022 next to each other at 2801 Walnut Street. The …

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Utah Reports 3,300 COVID Cases, 8 Deaths Over Weekend

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Health said on Monday that eight more Utahns had died from COVID-19 and that 3,300 residents had tested positive for the virus over the weekend. The UDOH broke down this number of cases as follows: 01/10: 1,369 cases 02/10: 1,082 cases 10/3: …

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Small Business Development Center bids farewell to Lennart Erickson – St George News

ST. GEORGE – The Southern Utah Small Business Development Center bade farewell to its director, Lennart Erickson, on Wednesday morning. Left to Right: Len Erickson and Dixie Technical College President Kelle Stephens walk arm in arm to cut the ribbon to celebrate the launch of the Dixie Business Alliance, St. …

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Spending Fall Vacation Alternatively, Bennion Center’s Alt Breaks Stay Local – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Some students will spend their fall vacation a little differently. They can learn about the housing crisis, raise awareness about immigration, or participate in environmental conservation projects, all offered through the Bennion Center’s Alternative break program. “We call alternative breaks justice-based experiential learning opportunities,” said Grace Hymel, Alternative Breaks coordinator. …

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Utah Jazz Analyst Holly Rowe Has New Theory on Michael Jordan’s ‘Flu Game’

The longtime sports reporter reveals on a podcast that a televised craft service table could be the source of one of the NBA Finals’ most famous performances. (Photo from related press kit) Chicago Bulls goalie Michael Jordan, shown in a 1997 game, has long criticized an allegedly contaminated pizza from …

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Memo sheds light on North Coast Railroad’s coal export plan

BY ANDREW GRAHAM A Utah state official and the leaders of two federally recognized tribal nations discussed in March the shipment of Rocky Mountain coal by rail along the northern California coast and its export. from Humboldt Bay, according to a recently revealed document that sheds additional light on the …

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Improving public lands does not require heavy machinery

The Salt Lake Tribune on September 19 included a commentary from Redge Johnson, director of the Utah Public Lands Policy Coordination Office, in which he wrote about the ecological challenges facing our public lands in Utah. As a member of the Conservation Corps, I belong to a community of young …

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Customer Opinion: Responding effectively to climate change | News, Sports, Jobs

Isaac Hale, Daily Herald file photo Smoke from wildfires lingers in the air as living trees and those scorched by wildfires blend together, as seen from the Mount Nebo Scenic Drive in southern Utah County, the Monday, October 5, 2020 (Isaac Hale, Daily Herald file photo) In the face of …

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Utah’s booming population, impacts of aging infrastructure on air pollution are a growing concern

As part of Utah’s 5th Annual Climate Week, panelists met after the premiere of a local documentary to discuss air pollution on Tuesday. (Mark Wetzel, KSL) SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Senator Derek Kitchen raised ‘red flags’ regarding the future of the state’s air quality during a panel following the …

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Memo shows Utah agency and 2 tribal involvement in North Coast coal export proposal

A Utah state official and the leaders of two federally recognized tribal nations discussed in March the shipment of Rocky Mountain coal by rail along the northern California coast and its export. from Humboldt Bay, according to a recently revealed document that sheds additional light on the parties involved in …

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September 27 to October 1, 2021: Calendar of Governor Spencer J. Cox and Lieutenant Governor Deidre M. Henderson

September 27, 2021 Tagged events Media access indicate that an event is open to the media. Tagged events Media availability indicated that an event is open to the media and that a media question and answer session is scheduled. Please note that if a Remote Surge Day is called, the …

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Salt Lake Chamber: Business Talk: IMpact Utah

Here’s Derek Miller talking about business. Top performing leaders know it pays to plan ahead and focus on improving their business. We are fortunate to have a non-profit organization to help our businesses in Utah do just that. Here’s Winthrop Jeanfreau, Executive Director of iMpact Utah, to tell us how. …

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