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Utah wildfire grows as 2 powerful California blazes spread

This Saturday, June 24, 2017, photo, shows a cabin near Panguitch Lake near Panguitch, Utah., that was not burned by a wildfire. Nearly 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew Sunday morning that has prompted the evacuation of over a 1,000 people from hundreds of homes and cabins. (Jordan Allred/The Spectrum via AP) SALT LAKE CITY The nation’s largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake. Firefighters battled high…

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Utah’s Brian Head wildfire torches more homes as residents flee

Clouds of smoke from a wildfire approach Panguitch, northeast of Brian Head, Utah, Thursday, June 22, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY — A wildfire menacing the southern Utah ski town of Brian Head for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday. The blaze was one of several burning in the U.S. West as extreme heat challenges firefighters. The Utah fire that’s charred 51.5 square miles near the town of Brian Head…

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Real Salt Lake player ratings: Yura Movsisyan is the answer in a 1-0 win against Minnesota United

Alex Goodlett, Deseret News Real Salt Lake midfielder Sebastian Saucedo (23) celebrates with teammate forward Yura Movsisyan (14) during a game against the Minnesota United at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Real Salt Lake was back home to take on Minnesota United FC Saturday evening. By half, one thing was clear: RSL could get a lot of shots against its opponent. With 11 shots by halftime, and 29 during the entire match, Real had look after look to score, but it wasn’t until the 85th…

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Facts About the Great Salt Lake

In this article, we will share facts about the Great Salt Lake, a lake located within the American state of Utah. It is the largest salt water lake that is on the western side of the Mississippi River, and the biggest lake in the Western Hemisphere. The modern Great Salt Lake comes from Lake Bonneville, a freshwater lake that formed during the last Ice Age. Lake Bonneville was 135 miles wide, 1,000 miles deep, and 325 miles long. The Great Salt Lake that we know of today emerged roughly 10,000…

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XXXTentacion Punches Fan In Face During Salt Lake City Performance

XXXTentacion is a wild boy. The Broward County attacked a fan during a performance in Salt Lake City. X landed a vicious punch on a fan for reasons unknown. He exchanged words with the fan before storming off. X needs to slow his role. The “Look At Me” rapper was knocked out Wednesday, June 8 during a performance at Observatory North Park in San Diego, CA. Rob Stone is alleged to have been behind the attack. Subscribe to KollegeKidd YouTube Channel by clicking here. For Updates, Be sure to Follow…

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In new Millcreek housing, refugees and the recently homeless can afford to live next door to doctors and lawyers

Al Hartmann | The Salt LakeTribune Hooper Knowlton, left, and son Bill Knowlton stand in front of the third phase of Artesian Springs, a new affordable housing project at 4200 S. Main St. in Murray. The apartments haver been developed on the site of the old Murray Laundry tower (in the background.) The art deco style tower that’s been there for decades and a landmark is being restored. "We have senior analysts from Goldman Sachs, people out of the attorney general’s office and doctors at Intermountain Healthcare," he said, living…

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Op-ed: Utah public schools are worth increased investment

Alex Goodlett, Deseret News “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” — Andy McIntyre One of the biggest mistakes that marketers make is focusing solely on features of a product or service without effectively communicating the benefits of the product. In other words, they advertise the “what” and forget the “why this matters” part of the equation. In fact, most of us make purchase decisions based on perceived benefits of one or more of the features. How often do you pay more for a product because of some sort…

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Utah boy captured on camera stopping bike to say Pledge of Allegiance

Wyatt Warner takes his patriotism very seriously. The 8-year-old who lives near Salt Lake City, Utah, was captured on surveillance video recently taking a pause during playtime to say the Pledge of Allegiance in front of a flag hanging from a neighbor’s house. Wyatt’s mother, Jami Warner, said neighbor Emily Zarr had shared the video with her June 2. Boy Who Was Late for School Still Stops in His Tracks for Pledge of Allegiance California Teacher Lowers Students’ Grades for Not Standing During the Pledge of Allegiance Wyatt, a rising…

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Utah Foundation announces new president

Peter Reichard has been named president of the Utah Foundation, a nonpartisan research organization based in Salt Lake City. Reichard, a former journalist, will take over July 1, replacing longtime president Steve Kroes, who is retiring after 16 years in the post. Reichard has for the last 15 years served as director of research for the Bureau of Governmental Research in New Orleans. He also is president of the Governmental Research Association (GRA), a national organization of research professionals in the public sector. Earlier in his career Reichard was a…

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Free kicks: Reaction to the Dynamo’s win over Real Salt Lake

The Dynamo outdid themselves Wednesday night with a 5-1 win over Real Salt Lake at BBVA Compass Stadium. The victory vaulted Houston to the top of the Western Conference table all by themselves, which is saying something for a team that finished on bottom of the table last year. The Dynamo’s four goal scorers were Alex, Mauro Manotas, Erick Torres and Leonardo. Alberth Elis had two assists. The opening goal came in the third minute on an own goal by Real Salt Lake’s Justin Schmidt. Here are some thoughts: 1…

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