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Online commenter makes Donald Trump look downright sensitive by comparison

The envelope, please.


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Summer of '15 may kill columnist

It’s probably a good thing that the summer of 2015 is ever-so-gradually beginning to wind down.


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Rodeo cowboy a thrilling but dangerous, expensive career

So you want to be a professional rodeo cowboy, but you’re not sure what it takes — beyond wearing one of those paper numbers on the back of your stylish western shirt?


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Here's to the not-quite pioneers

Like many of you, I’ve been thinking a lot about pioneers this month. Which, I suppose, is totally appropriate given the looming July 24th holiday.


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Iranian-American sees hope on horizon for two countries

The recent deal to stop Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons — in exchange for an easing of the crippling economic sanctions against that country — means all sorts of things to all sorts of people.


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Jade Helm: What if conspiracy theorists finally got it right?

OGDEN — Here’s the thing about all those crazy conspiracy theorists out there. The law of averages holds that, one of these days, they’ll eventually get it right.


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Union Station fountain gets facelift

OGDEN — The water fountain in front of Union Station is back, and better than ever.


Local

Pie & Beer Day? Try Pie & Ear (of corn)

Long before there was Pie & Beer Day, there was … Pie & Ear Day.


Local

Pie & Beer Day adds twist to July 24 holiday

Last year, when “Bad” Brad Wheeler approached colleagues at KRCL with the idea of a Pie & Beer Day fundraiser for the Salt Lake City-based community radio station, everyone laughed at him.


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Interview portion of contest 'trumps' Miss USA pageant

Donald Trump just lost my vote.


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