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50 years ago this week, someone smuggled a sandwich into space

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Earthlings, let us join in celebrations of this momentous occasion! On March 23, 1965, NASA pilot John Young made history when he smuggled a sandwich into space. The sandwich was corned beef on rye,...

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Crashing drones expose secrets about US surveillance targets

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50 years ago this week, someone smuggled a sandwich into space

Earthlings, let us join in celebrations of this momentous occasion! On March 23, 1965, NASA pilot John Young made history when he smuggled a sandwich into space....


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What happened to Iggy's in Layton?

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UTA officials' compensation in the ballpark of norm, says report

OGDEN — When it comes to total compensation, Utah Transit Authority officials are within the “relevant” labor market based on a 17-page...


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Utah gas, property taxes to get first hikes in nearly 20 years

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