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Davis GOP spat blows up with resignation

FARMINGTON — Accusing Davis County Republican Party chairman Phill Wright of heavy-handedness, party secretary Kathleen Anderson has resigned.<p>“I …

7 ways to prevent mold in your mansion

Tumarkin Igor/Shutterstock.com<p>By | Posted Oct 8th, 2014 @ 8:29pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Let’s face it, nature does have its supporters.<p>There are individuals …

Top Two Weapons In US Campaign Against ISIS Both Cancelled By Obama

Fortunately for President Obama, the world he described Wednesday as being “at a crossroads between war and peace” started its descent into chaos …

Islam and the "Killing of Innocents"

Last week, before the Islamic State beheaded its third Westerner, U.S. President Barack Obama announced that, "ISIL is not Islamic. No religion …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Becoming A Great Public Speaker

Whenever you get called to speak in public 5 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills 5 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills Read More , do …

Davis County Jail's Pay-for-Stay challenged

FARMINGTON — A Utah lawmaker wants jails to have the absolute authority to charge inmates for their stay, and a judge has set two hearings to decide …

New ISIS threat: America's electric grid; blackout could kill 9 of 10

Former top government officials who have been warning Washington about the vulnerability of the nation’s largely unprotected electric grid are …

Security

Source: Obama given detailed intelligence for a year about rise of ISIS

President Obama was given detailed and specific intelligence about the rise of the Islamic State as part of his daily briefing for at least a year before the group seized large swaths of territory over the summer, a former Pentagon official told Fox News.<p>The official -- who asked not to be …

Hotel rooms aren’t yucky – you colonize them with your own personal bacteria within hours

When you move from one house to another, you take all your bacteria with you. In fact, your family's microbiome (or your eco-system of inner and outer bacteria) lays claim to hotel rooms with hours. Our bacterial signatures are so persistent and so unique, a new study published Thursday in Science …

IRS lawyer: Lois Lerner's BlackBerry deliberately destroyed after start of congressional probe

Lois Lerner’s BlackBerry was intentionally destroyed after Congress had begun its probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups, a senior IRS lawyer acknowledged in a sworn declaration.<p>Thomas Kane, Deputy Assistant Chief Counsel for the IRS, wrote in the declaration, part of a lawsuit filed by …

Critics see racial ‘double standard’ in coverage of police shootings

On the surface, the cases appear nearly identical: Michael Brown and Dillon Taylor, two young, unarmed men with sketchy criminal pasts shot to death …

Rick Perry on clear line between politics and crime

SALT LAKE CITY — On Aug. 15, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted for the alleged crime of threatening to veto, and actually vetoing, a bill funding a …

Why Can’t I Remember Names Anymore?!

Make your fuzzy memory a non-issue with these 8 tricks to sharpen your brain and keep it fit for life<p>Misplacing your car keys, going blank on the …

10 Proven Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea is the healthiest beverage on the planet.<p>It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body.<p>These include …

Tea

Victim tells story of what happened when indicted Swallow donor allegedly beat him for being a 'rat'

On Aug. 8, a man who organized an off-the-books campaign fundraiser in 2012 for former Utah Attorney General John Swallow was arrested on federal …

The Kochs' plan to beat Reid

LAS VEGAS — Harry Reid’s reelection is more than two years off, but the Koch brothers’ political machine is already methodically laying the groundwork that will be used to try to take him out.<p>The efforts in recent months have been largely subterranean, but they are unmistakable. A handful of …

The Future of College?

A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with football games, ivy-covered buildings, and research libraries. What if he's right?<p>On a Friday morning in April, I strapped on a headset, leaned into a …

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story | WIRED

The sun sets late here in June, and outside the hotel window long shadows are beginning to envelop the city. But Snowden doesn’t seem to mind that …

Does a governor have ‘custody or possession’ of funds the legislature wants to appropriate, in a bill that he vetoes?

Count I of the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry alleges that,<p>[Rick] Perry, with intent to harm another, to-wit, Rosemary Lehnberg and the Public Integrity Unit of the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, intentionally or knowingly misused government property by dealing with such property …

Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg's Drinking Problem and Abuse of Power, By the Staggering Numbers

New minimum-wage laws — Government as provider

Fast-food workers are staging protests for a minimum wage of $15. An Associated Press article quoted a woman who was forced to move herself and her …

Six (only six?) examples Obama is purposefully enabling the Islamist cause - Allen B. West

The only plausible explanation for many actions taken by President Obama and his administration is that they are working counter to the security of …

Sen. Mike Lee making sure all campaign donations are legal

Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News/File<p>By | Posted Aug 13th, 2014 @ 3:17pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Wednesday he's told his campaign …