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The calendar has flipped to November and that means fall sports are nearing an end. That's good news for those who love basketball and the colder weather. Comment?
The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception Tuesday in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormonlandia, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater. The audience cheered wildly as the Tony Award-winning "The Book of Mormon" began, with the show's gleefully naive missionaries singing in front of a backdrop of the Salt Lake City skyline and Mormon temple that resembles the real one just two blocks away. Comment?
The oldest giant panda ever in captivity has tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday. Jia Jia was recognized Tuesday as holding two Guinness World Records, the oldest ever and the oldest living giant panda. Comment?
Seven lions that were transported from South Africa to Rwanda have been released into a wildlife park after weeks of quarantine, another step in a plan to restore the country's lion population after it was wiped out following Rwanda's 1994 genocide, the park's managers said Tuesday. The lions left an enclosure a day earlier and were being monitored through their satellite collars, said Sarah Hall, tourism and marketing manager for Akagera National Park in Rwanda. Comment?
The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters. The Tony Award-winning "The Book of Mormon" has earned rave reviews while appalling some with its crudeness. Comment?
Art Whiting, co-founder of Jessi's Ride, stayed in Sterling Wednesday night en route from Denver to Pierre, S.D. as part of his 15,000-mile solo bike trip to all 48 contiguous U.S. states. The co-founder of Jessi's Ride - a 15,000-mile ride from Washington, D.C. to each of the 48 contiguous state capitols - says it holds the memory of his late wife, Jessi Whiting, who died in 2014 while fighting cancer before the couple could launch their effort to demonstrate "what is possible from an ordinary woman with a lot of willpower in the face of cancer," as it states on the Jessi's Ride website, www.JessisRide.com. Comment?
Someone stole a large tractor from a Salt Lake City construction site and apparently parked it briefly in front of a suburban home. Officials said the Komatsu PT250-5 front-end loader valued at $130,000 disappeared from West Haven between 6 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday. Comment?
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