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  • World War II veteran Zane Grimm at a Memorial Day Ceremony
    Government's budget deal 'fix' still allows veteran's pensions to be slashed
    Millions of veterans will suffer pension cuts despite Washington's recent budget "fix." This includes disabled and injured veterans unless politicians pass amemdments to the deal.In Dec., Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R...
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    Massachusetts, private initiative to replant 30,000 trees
    The environmental damage done by the Asian Longhorned Beetle will be countered by a $3 million fund created by a state/private partnership aimed at replanting approximately 30,000 trees in central Massachusetts.At a press conference on Monday, Lt....
  • Celebrity magician Murray celebrated his 100th show at the Laugh Factory inside the Tropicana
    Celebrity Magician Murray celebrates 100th show at the Tropicana
    Celebrity magician Murray celebrated his 100th show at the Laugh Factory inside the Tropicana on Monday evening, September 3. Sharing the momentous occasion with the Canadian born performer were VIP guests, and several of his friends and fellow...
  • Kentucky has 2 of 5 ‘Best Small Towns in America’
    Kentucky has 2 of 5 ‘Best Small Towns in America’
    The Kentucky towns of Bardstown and Murray have been named to a list of the “five best small towns in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today. Another Kentucky town, Danville, was among 30 finalists selected out of nearly 700 towns...
  • Mayor puts 18-inch mustache up for public vote
    Mayor puts 18-inch mustache up for vote, 'stache wins
    Murray City's mayor, Dan Snarr, has been growing his extraordinary mustache for years... and it's now 18 inches long! While the 'stache has become his signature, of sorts, Snarr's wife, April, jokes that she's tired of living...
  • Farewell Michael Jackson
    Remembering Michael Jackson
    Sadly, on June 20th and 24th French television will be playing “The Doctor and Michael Jackson: A Fatal Friendship. It is not complimentary, not provable and certainly not appropriate at this time. It is June, and a multitude of people yet...
  • CousCous Grill gyro
    CousCous Grill brings the Mediterranean diet to Murray
    CousCous Mediterranean Gourmet Grill is one of the most beautiful fast-casual restaurants I’ve come across with intriguing chandeliers and tile work and warm, rich colors.Better still is the extensive menu of healthful food centered around...
  • Roger Federer
    Roger Federer leads top eight into final championship
    Group ANovak DjokovicAndy MurrayDavid FerrerTomas BerdychGroup BRafael NadalRoger FedererJo-Wilfried TsongMardy Fish
  • Edwin Watts Golf
    Edwin Watts Golf one year anniversary in Utah
    Edwin Watts Golf is the largest golf retailer in North America, with over 90 retail locations. What many people may not be aware of is that they have a store in Utah. A year ago, this weekend,Edwin Watts opened a store inside Sears at Fashion...
  • : Rafel Nadal of Spain bites the trophy after beating David Ferrer at the ATP 500 World Tour Barcelona Open.
    Madrid Open tennis tournament will host top four ranked men
    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are the top two ranked players and both are bringing streaks into the ATP Madrid Masters 1000 event.Number one Nadal is undefeated on clay this season while number two Djokovic is undefeated the whole year at 27...
  • Chief Wasatch
    Chief Wasatch in Murray Park
    Chief Wasatch in Murray ParkOne of the more recent oddities of the Salt Lake valley is the tree carving of Chief Wasatch. Completed in 1985 by Peter “Wolf” Toth, this sculpture of Native American leader, Chief Wasatch, is part of an...
  • Iconic KFC bucket
    Salt Lake original: first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant franchise
    Leon W. “Pete” Harmon, a native a Granger and a graduate of Cyprus High School in Magna, pioneered the first Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise and helped build one of the world’s most prolific chicken brands.In 1941, Pete Harmon...
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    Spotlight on this Columnist
    I’m proud to announce I’ve been selected as a Spotlight Author by Trish Silver for my tech ed efforts in elementary education. She did a wonderful piece on me and one of the books I edited for Structured Learning. Thanks, Trish, for...
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    Central Falls (RI) School District to re-hire entire faculty and staff (Part 2)
    Roosevelt Ave., Central Falls, RI (public domain) Click here if you missed Part 1Details of the agreement will be released following a ratification vote by Central Falls teachers at a meeting today. The union and district had been working with a...
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    Central Falls (RI) School District to re-hire entire faculty and staff (Part 1)
    Roosevelt Ave., Central Falls, RI (public domain) Click here for Part 2In a stunning reversal, The Central Falls, RI school district, in negotiations with the Central Falls teachers union, have decided to re-hire all 93 employees (including 87...