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1 hr ago | Deseret News

CARE Fair offers services to low-income, uninsured Utahns

Barbara Gelegotis, a registered nurse with the University of Utah, measures Temeni Barrea at the 22nd annual Community Assistance Resource Event, or CARE Fair, which offers free medical and social services, presented by the Junior League of Salt Lake City, at Horizon Training and Instruction in Salt Lake City on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

6 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Escalated violence in Israel has Utahns concerned

Diane Warsoff had phone conversation with her 20- year old daughter, Sarai, Friday.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Utah, Explosion,

10 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

A Look Back: Utah's historic vacation resorts

Photographer Carter, C. W. Publisher Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah Subject Theaters, Resorts, Amusement Halls, Parks Other Subject Lake Park Bathing Resort; Lake Park; Great Salt Lake; Railroads Geopolitical place Utah Description 6228 The D&RGW Railroad built an ornate bathing pavilion and beach facilities at Lake ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Deseret News

Hundreds pray, fast for Utah boy burned over 40 percent of his body

On July 2, Max Goddard, 15, was involved in an explosion in his garage that left him with third-degree burns on 30 percent of his body.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), American Fork, UT

Noozhawk

Donald Prout of Santa Maria, 1920-2014

Don was born on April 22, 1920, in Ogden, Utah. He graduated from Ogden High School in 1938 and Weber Junior College in Ogden with an associate's degree in pre-engineering in 1940.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Ogden, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: No more fighting over Ute fight song

If the physics, chemistry and engineering professors at the University of Utah still used the same lectures and texts, still taught the same theories and facts, as they did in 1904, they might find it hard to keep their jobs.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Opinion

Deseret News

The cost of attending college: Is it a need or a want?

Current discourse about student loan debt and the cost of a college education fail in my opinion to really help the student and their family decide how to best finance sending the student to a good college.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Standardized Testing, Education

Salt Lake Tribune

College fundraiser memorializes Utah murder victim Lori Hacking

The Lori Kay Soares Hacking Memorial Scholarship Fund helps women in their junior year of the University of Utah's business school.

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Related Topix: Weber State University

Switched

Yellowstone Road Melts, Shutting Down Access To Famous Geysers

The park says extreme thermal heat is causing hot oil to bubble to the surface of Firehole Lake Drive, a scenic 3.3-mile loop that runs past Great Fountain Geyser, White Dome Geyser and Firehole Lake.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Geology, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Deseret News

Making the transition from seminary to institute

Roy Scott and Jake Steenblik compete in an arm wrestling competition during a carnival at the LDS Institute of religion at the University of Utah in 2008.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Utah State University

The Bandera County Courier

Texas Hero forecasts big cowboy weekend

Pictured: Nonagenarien Jud Ashmore is still going strong. "I don't like the term 'retired'," said 90-year-old Jud Ashmore as he climbed on and off ladders and plucked photos and awards from high reaches of his memorabilia-filled workshop - just around the corner from a huge pile of wood he cut earlier.

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Related Topix: Texas, The National, Entertainment, Television, Bradley University, US Military, US Navy

AltWeeklies

Rachel Piper Named Salt Lake City Weekly Editor

Utah's award-winning, alternative newspaper, Salt Lake City Weekly is proud to announce the recent promotion of Rachel Piper as its new Editor.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Journalism, Music

Salt Lake Tribune

State suspends Utah doctor's license over meds

Paul M. Gahlinger prescribed Suboxone, which treats opioid dependence, to two pregnant women and a man during 2012 and 2013 without properly evaluating them, according to the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Deseret News

New Alta High principal appointed

"I am a proud graduate of Alta High, and I'm grateful to the board of education and the administration for allowing me to return to my alma mater in such an important role for the community," said McGill, who is pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership with an emphasis in social justice at the University of Utah.

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Related Topix: Utah

Religion News Service

Mormon Church essay says one of its scriptures may not be a literal translation

A new online essay by the LDS Church says its Book of Abraham is inspired scripture but perhaps not a literal word-for-word translation of ancient Egyptian papyrus scrolls by the faith's founder, Joseph Smith.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Forbes.com

Young Social Entrepreneur Rebuilding Education

Launched less than two years ago, "DLA is working to scale this model nationally in all 50 states and we are currently working in some capacity in 44 states," Winder says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Salt Lake City, UT

Science Daily

New plant species from the heart of Texas

After collectors found specimens of a prickly plant in 1974 and 1990, it was wrongly identified as three different species.

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Related Topix: Texas, Plant Biology, Biology, Science, Valentine, TX, Alpine, TX

National Geographic

Cosmic-Ray Hotspot Discovered, Offering Clues on Deep Space Mystery

In this time-lapse photo, stars appear to rotate above Utah's Telescope Array, which astronomers used to narrow down the source of cosmic rays.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Physics

Universe Today

Something In Big Dipper 'Blob' Is Sending Out Cosmic Rays, Study Says

A map of cosmic ray concentrations in the northern sky, showing a "hotspot" in the location of the Big Dipper.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Millard County, UT

Free Republic

University of Utah Tweaks Fight Song Called Sexist ['our...

The University of Utah is tweaking its official fight song amid concerns the former version was sexist.

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