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More Americans are hungry and it costs more to feed them

The first time Kelly Wilcox drove her 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan to the pantry near her home in Payson, Utah, she immediately noticed one thing that surprised her: the new models of sedans and Toyota and Honda minivans. “I saw a bunch of other people with cars like mine, who …

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Simmer with local double IPAs

The IPAs are amazing. They are excellent on their own or with food. You can discuss them with people who love them just as vehemently as someone who hates them and they come in a wide variety of flavors and sub-styles. India Pale Ale has a loose interpretation as being …

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Washington County Implements Utah’s Most Restrictive Water Ordinances

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah – Washington County’s largest cities have implemented new water ordinances to help protect water resources in what a news release called the nation’s fastest growing region. The new measures include a ban on non-functional turf for newly constructed commercial, institutional and industrial developments, and a turf limit …

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Utah Legislature Calls on Local Nutrition Coalition in Fight Against Food Insecurity

Posted by Sandra MacMartin, Public Affairs Specialist with Guest Author Paul Birkbeck, SNAP Program Specialist, Utah Department of Workforce Services for Food and Nutrition Security August 01, 2022 My name is Paul Birkbeck and I have worked with SNAP for 26 years and have had the honor of chairing the …

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Mo’ Betahs celebrates sharing the special island lifestyle with the OKC community

A popular Hawaiian-style concept will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on August 4 and open to the public on August 5 Oklahoma City, OK (RestaurantNews.com) Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Restaurant is ready to open its doors and serve its authentic Hawaiian cuisine and island experience to Oklahoma City fans! Located at …

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What’s happening to the renovated Salt Lake International Airport? | Opinion

As I write, I’m sitting on the outdoor observation deck at San Francisco International Airport. I am awaiting a flight to Sydney, Australia, where I will study how flight patterns between Australia and Europe with an intermediate stopover, known as the “Kangaroo Route”, have helped integrate the Australia in the …

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Oregon state inspection program is the 28th in the nation

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the State of Oregon have entered into a cooperative agreement, under which the state inspection program may inspect meat products destined to be shipped in the state. Under the cooperative agreement, the state inspection program must develop, administer and enforce requirements …

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Big Sky Commissioner Addresses Realignment, College GameDay, Neutral Site Games & More | Big Sky Conference

SPOKANE — Big Sky Commissioner Tom Wistrcill made one thing clear during his question-and-answer session on the state of the conference during the Big Sky Football Kickoff earlier this week: The conference has little or no control over some of the major issues in college athletics. now. The name, image …

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Utah housing market sees more listings but slows sales

SAND, Utah — Utahns buying homes this summer have more options and less competition compared to the homebuying fever of recent years, according to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors. The number of active statewide listings on UtahRealEstate.com on July 28 was over 9,300. That’s a 160% increase over the …

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Colorado farmers hope to start a grocery co-op in one of Denver’s biggest food deserts

“Reaching out is just a consensus…many farmers and ranchers are struggling to find a place where they can sell their produce at the price they need to cover production and living costs,” said Margaret S. McRoberts. “And there’s also just a lack of local food in Denver and other parts …

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Credit Union Conferences in 2022: A Growing List

Source: Adobe Stock. Despite continued uncertainty about the future of the COVID-19 pandemic, credit union groups are moving forward with plans for many in-person conferences in 2022. Here’s a look at what’s been planned so far for the year, listed alphabetically by group name, along with links to conference registration …

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Some Utahns fear looming recession as GDP falls for second straight quarter

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. economy plunged for the second consecutive quarter, as gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.9% between April and June. Colby Ostler is the owner and manager of “Over The Coles BBQ”. “It’s been a lot tougher in the last four months than maybe seven months …

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How the struggling Great Salt Lake could be fired from the US Senate

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the Great Salt Lake Recovery Act, legislation introduced by Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, to study historic drought conditions and protect the long-term health of the Great Salt Lake, the largest lake saline of the Western Hemisphere. Earlier this month, the Great Salt Lake plummeted …

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Best local restaurants | ABC4 Utah

by: Weslan Hansen Job : Jul 27, 2022 / 2:48 PM MDT Updated: Jul 27, 2022 / 2:48 PM MDT Foodie Courtney Otis of Seeking Good Things on Instagram showed us some of her favorite places to grab a bite to eat. First, she showcased food from Iaziz Kitchen, a …

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Housing Market: Are Utah and Idaho Stable Places to Buy a Home?

Yes, housing markets in the West — including Utah — went haywire after the COVID-19 pandemic sent many Americans shopping. The rush for housing in fast-growing and relatively more affordable areas like the West has sent prices skyrocketing. But now that rising mortgage rates are tempering demand, does that mean …

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Family displaced after fireworks ignite Magna mobile home

MAGNA, Utah — A Magna family tries to figure out what’s next after being displaced from their home over the weekend. According to Unified Fire Authority, crews responded to a fire in the Sunset Vista Trailer park on Friday evening. They encountered the back of a burning mobile home and …

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Missoula woman resists arrest in traffic and puts officers at risk

On July 21, 2022, at approximately 5:44 p.m., a 911 caller reported a drunk driver in the area of ​​South Higgins Avenue and Beverly Avenue. The caller said the vehicle was all over the road, posted a stop sign and stopped in the road. The caller was particularly concerned because …

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How do small towns get flights? Thanks to Essential Air Service

If you look on a map, Page, Arizona, looks quite remote. It is surrounded by desert on the shores of Lake Powell, just across the border from Utah. By car, Page is about 4.5 hours from Las Vegas or Phoenix, the nearest major cities. And yet, this city of about …

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These American staples are banned in other countries

(NEXSTAR) – A California lawsuit recently put Mars, Inc. in the hot seat, claiming that one of its candies contained toxins that were dangerous to eat. The class action lawsuit filed earlier this month accuses the candy maker of including “high levels” of titanium dioxide, or TiO2, in its Skittles …

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Missouri is experiencing growth in agriculture, fishing, and hunting industries

July 23 – Economic experts are increasingly predicting that the United States is headed for recession – if the economy isn’t already in one. Unemployment remains at historic lows, but increased inflation over the past year has increased the cost of almost everything for businesses and consumers. As the US …

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Tennessee receives huge notice of allegation from NCAA for Jeremy Pruitt violations

Former Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt, his wife and several members of his football team provided approximately $60,000 in ineligible benefits and recruiting incentives to more than two dozen recruits and their families on a three-year period, according to an NCAA notice of allegation. , a copy of which was …

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Latino Conservation Week in Utah includes stargazing, river cleanups and more

Artes de México Director Fanny Guadalupe Blauer gives a presentation “Sabores de Mi Patria: Food is Culture” in July 2021 as part of Latino Conservation Week. The presentation, along with a number of events, make up Utah’s Latin American Conservation Week this year. (Wasatch Community Gardens) Estimated reading time: 4-5 …

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Mitt Romney: Saving the Great Salt Lake is worth billions of dollars

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, introduced a bill in the US Senate last year to study saline lakes. The bill struggled to gain attention because, as the senator from Utah said, few people seemed to understand or care about the Great Salt Lake. While researchers have …

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Cache Smokeout will take place this weekend at AWHC – Cache Valley Daily

File photo Smoker’s ribs at the Cache Food Pantry on Thursday, February 24, 2022. WELLSVILLE — This Saturday, among many Pioneer Day celebrations in the Valley, the Cache Food Pantry and the American West Heritage Center (AWHC) are joining forces to host a pellet smoking contest. Matt Whitaker, the executive …

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Can green hydrogen save a coal town and slow climate change? | app

DELTA, Utah (AP) — The coal plant is closing. In this small Utah town surrounded by cattle, alfalfa fields and brush-lined desert roads, hundreds of workers will be laid off over the next few years – victims of environmental regulations and competition from less energy sources. dear. Yet, opposite the …

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Utah’s popular ‘The Training Table’ burger could return

UTAH (ABC4) — Popular Utah burger restaurant “The Training Table,” known for its burgers and cheese fries, may return after a 6-year closure. The restaurant, which had been known as a staple Utah fast food joint for nearly 40 years, posted a message on its website this week, stating, “Tasty …

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Celebrate Pioneer Day with Events Across Utah

If you’re staying in Utah this weekend, be sure to attend a Pioneer Day event near you! If you know of an event that isn’t on this list, email us so we can add it. Castor County:July 23: Beaver Pioneer Days – 5K and fun run at 6 a.m., parade …

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Utah small business owners to meet congressional leaders in DC

Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios A coalition of about 70 Utah small business owners is meeting in DC this week to meet the state’s congressional delegation. The business owners are alumni of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, which meets for a two-day summit. Driving the news: They plan to voice …

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Analysis of Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) and BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKF)

BOK Financial (NASDAQ: BOKF – Get a rating) and Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ: ZION – Get a rating) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk. Insider and Institutional …

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San Francisco pop-up, The Mushroom, mixes psychedelic art and vegetables

You sip natural wine in a dining room where the walls, tables and staff are covered in greenery. A tower of grilled and roasted squash covered in electric purple mashed potatoes has been placed in front of you on a pink plate. Star-shaped radish and black sesame hummus sandwiches surround …

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Utah ranks third among states for business, but where do women-owned businesses rank?

Natalie Rasmussen, left, and her mother-in-law, Marci Rasmussen, owner of Especially For You, your downtown florist, create floral arrangements at the Salt Lake City boutique on Jan. 12, 2021. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s economy and business environment have historically …

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Ice Springs Lava Flow

The Ice Springs lava flow is about 10 miles west of the town of Fillmore, Utah in the Black Rock Desert. It was named for the cooler conditions found in its natural cavities, where year-round ice provided natural cold storage for farmers in the days before refrigeration. Black basalt from …

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These are the ‘best places to travel in the world’, according to Travel + Leisure

(NewsNation) — Despite record inflation driving up the price of plane tickets, most people aren’t letting that stop their vacation plans. For most of the summer, the Transportation Security Administration reported a higher number of checkpoint trips than the same time last year, with more than 2 million people passing …

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The 8 Best Vegan Jerkies – ABC4 Utah

Which vegan jerky is the best? For a snack or a hike, few things pack a quick protein punch better than jerky. The problem is that jerky can be loaded with preservatives, sodium, and artery-clogging fats. And if you avoid animal products, finding the best vegan jerky can be a …

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You might be invested in guns and not know it – Here’s how to find out

Oith gun violence making headlines almost daily, some investors are scrutinizing their portfolios in an effort to avoid supporting, even indirectly, the results of gun companies. Own shares of mutual fund, index funds Where AND Falone or through a retirement account like a 401(k), IRA, or pension, could mean you …

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Ogden Arts Scene: Live Poetry, Backyard Arts, Outdoor Concerts and More This Week | News, Sports, Jobs

1 / 3 A new mural by artist Leon Araujo lights up the South Ogden backyard location of the yART sale. Photo provided, Audrey Christensen 2 / 3 Inside Unspoken, where Ogden’s first Speak-Easy Poetry & Mixed Media Jam will be held. Deann Armes, Special to Standard Examiner …

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This outdoor concert series and barbecue is quickly becoming a Utah summer staple

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes Utah summers have no shortage of fun activities, but lounging to great music with delicious food in hand, surrounded by some of the best scenery in the state, is practically unbeatable. Snowbasin’s Blues, Brews & BBQ is quickly becoming one of Utah’s most popular outdoor …

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FinWise Bancorp Announces Appo – GuruFocus.com

MURRAY, Utah, June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FinWise Bancorp (FINW) (“FinWise” or the “Company”), the parent company of FinWise Bank, today announced the appointment of Simon Darchis as Vice -president, director of specialized loans. Mr. Darchis will replace David Tilis with immediate effect. Mr. Tilis has decided to leave …

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Rumors, trades, off-season news, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn Nets, Deandre Ayton at Indiana Pacers

Deandre Ayton may be out of town. According ESPN Brian Windhorst, the Pacers are “very close” to executing a signing and trade with the Suns for Ayton, 23, who was the No. 1 overall pick in 2018. The Pacers finalized a trade with the Celtics over the weekend, in which …

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IsoTruss, Inc. Receives USDA Funding Award for Rural Broadband Project

SPRINGVILLE, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IsoTruss, Inc., a provider of engineering, design and manufacturing services, today announced that it has received $124,000 in funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In this rural broadband project, the company will use its patented geometry to create a lightweight, space-saving mobile cell site to …

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Are gas prices and inflation causing people to cancel their summer travel plans?

A majority of Utah residents are now considering cutting back or postponing their summer travel plans in the face of continued inflationary pressures and record high gasoline prices, according to new polling data. And, the survey results align with local and national measures of consumer sentiment that hit historic lows …

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For great outdoor adventures, head to Utah’s Greater Zion

A visitor paddleboards in Sand Hollow, Greater Zion, Utah. (Photo courtesy of Grand Sion Convention and Visitors Bureau) The landscape of Sand Hollow has an otherworldly beauty. (Photo by Ben Horton, Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office) Angels Landing in Greater Zion is a tough hike and climb. (Photo Moira …

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Real Salt Lake releases pins for a good cause

SALT LAKE CITY (abc4) – Real Salt Lake is launching a new charity initiative and wants the community to get involved! The club offers limited edition commemorative pins for sale in its pro shop and online. Pins cost $15 and $5 goes to a charity fund. For example, this month’s …

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Howell, NJ cops rescue construction worker buried on his shoulders

Imagine you’re on the construction site and then without warning, you fall into a hole and find yourself stuck, shoulder-deep in the dirt. That’s what happened to a Howell worker earlier this week. After a trench collapsed, the 26-year-old worker fell into it and got stuck. Construction worker digging earth …

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SLC receives $16 million to improve urban transportation

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – With a $15.6 million funding increase, Salt Lake City aims to make public transit safer for pedestrians and cyclists. Here’s how to beat the heat in Salt Lake But what are the real improvements? Here’s what city officials say they’re focusing on: Completion of a …

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Utah is one of the most small-business-friendly states in the country

Sbusinesses in Utah malls will soon have the opportunity to access capital through the new State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI). And for women considering starting a new business, be on the lookout for the state’s next initiative of 1,000 New Women-Owned Businesses. With this kind of support, money, and …

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New chef Curry Up Now adds science to Indian Street Food franchise | Franchise News

Abhijit Kamath wants to help change the way consumers experience Indian food in the United States. “It’s food that brings back memories,” says Kamath, “food that brings back memories. “Rana and Akash laid the groundwork for me, and they did a great job.” They are Rana and Akash Kapoor, founders …

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Utah’s rural communities are doing very well

HUntsville, with a population of just 645, is in the Ogden Valley, just 15 miles east of Ogden and less than an hour from Salt Lake City International Airport. Huntsville is surrounded by three ski resorts: Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Nordic Valley. Snowbasin is a world-class ski resort that hosted …

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Lendio receives new certification for its small business lending market

Lehi — Lendio, the nation’s leading small business financial solutions provider, announced that it has earned its SOC 2 certification from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) for its small business lending market. SOC 2 is a voluntary compliance standard issued by external auditors to ensure that service providers handle …

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Best Orijen Cat Food – ABC4 Utah

Which Orijen cat food is the best? Your cats are part of your family, so it’s only natural that you want to choose the best food. Orijen cat food is made from top quality ingredients from a biologically appropriate perspective, which means it is suitable for the small carnivores you …

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New York State’s Most Overrated Place

The calendar finally says it’s summer, which means it’s arguably the best time of year for New York State, although fall is also exceptional for this region, especially from late September to most of October. Many first-time visitors to New York are almost surprised by the amount of countryside and …

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Utah-based Beans & Brews has ambitious plans to go regional

When Beans & Brews opened in 1993, Utahns were so unfamiliar with coffee drinks, “we rarely got to turn on the espresso machine,” said Jeff Laramie, the company’s co-founder and CEO. “If someone ordered a latte, we would all fight over who would do it.” When national chain Starbucks opened …

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‘Our story matters’: Mural depicting 4 prominent Utah black women unveiled

Ava Isom and Jackie Thompson pose for photos during an unveiling ceremony for a new mural featuring four black women at Richmond Park in Salt Lake City on Monday. Isom, 13, is dressed as Elnora Dudley, who was crowned queen at the 1898 Emancipation Day celebration. Thompson portrays Mignon Richmond, …

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Ready-meal prices are climbing higher than bottle rockets this year, averaging $10 more than last year

Fire up your grill this weekend and get ready to splash the cash – the price of a 4th of July BBQ has skyrocketed. An average summer barbecue for 10 people at today’s prices rose from $59.50 last year to $69.68, an increase of $10.18 or 17%, according to the …

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Manufacturing at its lowest since June 2020

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. Economic activity in the US manufacturing sector slowed more than expected in June to its lowest level in two years as demand and employment contracted according to the latest data. The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index fell more than 3 points …

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Nominations are open until July 15 for the Farm Bureau’s Farm Dog of the Year contest.

Farmers are invited to submit entries for the Farm Bureau’s 2023 Farm Dog of the Year contest, supported by Purina. This is the fifth year for the contest, which celebrates farm dogs and the many ways they support farmers and ranchers in producing nutritious food for families and their pets …

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Medical schools and teaching hospitals: economic engines for their communities and the nation

The nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals contribute substantially to the nation’s economy, with their patient care, education, and research adding more than $728 billion to gross domestic product (GDP) and supporting more 7 million jobs, according to a report. of the AAMC. “Medical schools and teaching hospitals are economic …

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New PayPal Cashback Business Credit Card Launched for US Small Businesses

The new PayPal Business Cashback Mastercard ® is one of the industry’s leading cash back business credit cards with no annual fee and 2% cash back on all purchases with no cash back limit that can be earned – helping small business owners be rewarded when they make professional purchases. …

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Northern Utah and Southeast Idaho 4th of July Celebrations – Cache Valley Daily

The 4th of July is the occasion to celebrate the Independence Day of the United States. LEWISTON — Communities in Cache Valley and surrounding areas hold their own flavor of July 4 celebrations and some have been passed down from generation to generation. Lewiston City will begin their 4th of …

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Former BYU football student Ashley Hatch ecstatic ahead of USWNT friendly against Columbia

SALT LAKE CITY – The United States Women’s National Team is on its way to Utah for a second straight friendly match against Columbia this Tuesday, June 28. One member of the traveling band is more excited than the others to set foot on the Rio Tinto Stadium in front …

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Donald Trump endorsed Chris Stewart and Burgess Owens in the Republican primaries

Former President Donald Trump endorsed two incumbent congressmen from Utah on Monday, a day before the Republican primary election. Representatives Chris Stewart and Burgess Owens both face GOP challengers, but both are expected to win on Tuesday. Describing Stewart as a “conservative warrior,” Trump called the five-term congressman a “tireless …

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Is Utah, the Beehive State, really the second worst state to keep bees?

It’s an email subject line that will have any food writer sitting upright in their chair: “Utah is the #2 worst state for beekeeping.” Utah? The state of the hive? Bad for keeping bees? That’s the reading of the lawn-care chain LawnLove, which sent out the results of its study …

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Utah Restaurants that have been on Diners, Drive-Ins, Dives TV

UTAH (ABC4) – There’s nothing more exciting than seeing a restaurant you’ve been frequenting for a while appear on national television – especially if that restaurant is right here in Utah. If you’ve ever watched the Food Network, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives should ring a bell. Guy Fieri – the …

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Here’s How Much Utah Earned From National Park Tourism Last Year

UTAH (ABC4) – A new report released by the National Park Service has identified how much money each state earned from tourism in 2021. The report found that 14,796,739 visitors to Utah’s national parks spent $1,607,900,000 in the state in 2021. Utah contributed $2.5 billion to its state economy in …

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Utah Adventures with Maverik: Got a Kayak or Canoe? 7 of the Best Places in Utah to Use It

Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes Exploring the great outdoors in Utah’s diverse landscape isn’t just exciting and scenic, it’s also good for your health. And if you’re looking for a new way to experience local nature while simultaneously benefiting your body and mind, you might want to pick up a …

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David Zook to announce county housing task force findings – Cache Valley Daily

Logan City has given the green light to a huge apartment complex next to Nibley City Parks, which has left residents upset. LOGAN — Cache County Executive David Zook will present the findings of his housing crisis task force at noon Thursday, June 23. Zook’s presentation is scheduled for the …

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FinWise Bancorp Announces Appointment of Simon Darchis as Vice President, Head of Specialty Lending

FinWise Bank MURRAY, Utah, June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FinWise Bancorp (NASDAQ: FINW) (“FinWise” or the “Company”), the parent company of FinWise Bank, today announced the appointment of Simon Darchis as Vice-President, Director of Specialized Lending. Mr. Darchis will replace David Tilis with immediate effect. Mr. Tilis has decided …

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How to get a business loan in 6 steps

Getting a business loan doesn’t have to be a painful process – if you do a little homework. You can increase your chances of approval by understanding your business qualifications and then finding the best small business loan that meets your needs. Here’s how to get a business loan in …

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What to do when wildfires approach your home

SALT LAKE CITY — June 21 is the official first day of summer 2022, and with warmer temperatures inevitably comes wildfires. And one of the biggest concerns of fire season is being in the path of a fire that forces you and your family to evacuate your home and neighborhood. …

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Why is there a shortage of lifeguards? Staff to blame for pool closures

As labor shortages continue to plague virtually every sector of the U.S. economy, your local pool might be the last to feel the pain. That’s because swimming pools and recreation centers across the country are facing a severe shortage of lifeguards and swim instructors – the worst shortage in at …

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Edmond Kulsick | The independent daily on YourValley.net

Edmund Michael Kulsick left this life peacefully at his home on May 26, 2022. Edmund was born to Dennis and Celia Kulsick in 1947 in Ithaca, NY. Since childhood, Ed’s interests have included literature, theatre, stamp collecting and sports. He was a student at Regis High School, New York, NY; …

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Could canceling student loans have an impact on inflation?

(NEXSTAR) – Inflation is now at its highest level in four decades, and the Federal Reserve’s efforts to rein it in have so far failed to bring it under control. Some worry that an impending decision by the Biden administration to cancel student loans could only make matters worse. But …

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GBank Financial Holdings Inc. – GuruFocus.com

LA VEGAS, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GBank Financial Holdings Inc. (“GBank” or the “Company”) (OTCQX: GBFH), the parent company of Bank of George (the “Bank”), one of the top 100 U.S. SBA 7(a) lenders, today announced that the Bank’s SBA division has surpassed $1 billion cumulative total SBA 7(a) …

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Garth Brooks talks about the special meaning of back-to-back concerts in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 17, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Country megastar Garth Brooks spoke to reporters Friday in Salt Lake City, hours before more than 50,000 concert-goers were set to attend a show at sold out at the Rice-Eccles stadium, the first of two nights in what seems to …

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Montana Economist Describes Economic Future With One Word, “Pain”

Dr. John Lott, president and founder of the Missoula-based Crime Prevention Research Center, is also a noted economist. Lott has held positions in law and economics at several institutions, including Yale Law School, Hoover Institution, UCLA, Wharton Business School, Texas A&M University, and Rice University. Lott was also the chief …

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Food and Wine: Feeding Aspen’s Local Economy

(Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times) The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen is the unofficial start of summer in the resort community, which until mid-June is a quiet, sleepy mountain town with few visitors. The 2021 Food & Wine Classic kicked off in Aspen on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Kelsey Brunner/The …

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Juneteenth Business Spotlight Series presented by Visit Utah

Originating in Galveston, Texas, Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. First celebrated on June 19, 1866, the holiday also celebrates African-American culture and is often considered the “oldest African-American holiday.” On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National …

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Journalist’s Notebook | Music | Salt Lake City

Here are a few different snippets of SLC news and musical notes, starting with a decidedly outdoor vibe. Snowbasin announces a summer festival: Every time we think the summer festival and summer music series schedule is full, another announcement comes along. The one hitting our inbox this week is particularly …

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‘Community advocate’ feeds the hungry and food insecure in Utah

(good things utah) As a result of a global pandemic, families and individuals in our state have slowly become food insecure; for the daily meals that were once taken for granted had suddenly become a rare occurrence. As this disparity persisted and the economy froze, a local charity called Murray …

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NJ food banks face serious challenges as summer approaches

As we head into the summer months, approximately 800,000 New Jerseyans are food insecure, and food banks and pantries across the Garden State are struggling to keep up with the growing demand. Karen Leies, vice president of resource development at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, said that with …

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Utah Sauce Lake City Festival this weekend hot sauce contest, music, food truck exhibit

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Food, drink, music, custom cars and local hot sauce makers – what more could you want? This weekend, Sauce Lake City Fest—Utah’s premier hot sauce expo—should bring out the foodie in you. The festival takes place at the Utah State Fairpark and will feature local …

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Jacksonville barbecue gets national attention | Local News

JACKSONVILLE – JW’s BBQ in Jacksonville, which opened in October 2020, has garnered national attention as one of the best barbecue spots in East Texas, as mentioned in a June article by the global media. CNN. JW owner Jonathan Wilson, who grew up in Jacksonville and graduated from Jacksonville High …

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Friday’s credit card outage shows just how vulnerable NJ is

Have you ever felt that we sometimes depend too much on technology? I’m sure many in New Jersey did Friday afternoon. It didn’t get much mainstream media attention, but it was all over social media. Indeed, not only were people making purchases scrambling to pay with checks, but there was …

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Contrast Banner (NASDAQ:BANR) and Allegiance Bancshares (NASDAQ:ABTX)

Banner (NASDAQ:BANR – Get a rating) and Allegiance Bancshares (NASDAQ: ABTX – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk. Dividends Banner pays an annual …

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Inflation creates high prices for food at the San Diego County Fair

The cost of gas and groceries has gone up, and a trip to the county fair is no exception. Many sellers say they had to raise their prices to make a profit. DEL MAR, Calif. — Some San Diegans were surprised to see the shock of higher food stickers, games …

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Jersey Shore Island Named NJ’s Best Summer Destination for 2022

Summer in New Jersey is a must for not only the tri-states, but the east coast as well. There are plenty of beaches to visit along the coast, but the Jersey Shore is a place where people vacation every summer and they come from all over the country. Now if …

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Pt. Mayor of Pleasant Beach, NJ offers $192,000 to Ukrainians

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Mayor Paul Kanitra has donated nearly $200,000 to two charities supporting Ukrainian refugees who were picked up at a concert. Kanitra was moved by the coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine to pack five suitcases with supplies and head to the Polish-Ukrainian border and see …

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5 full-service chains are getting into fast food

The landscape changes Although table service brands like Buffalo Wild Wings and IHOP implemented quick-serve formats before the pandemic upended daily life, COVID has accelerated those plans while heightening the conversations that many other chefs Full-service restaurants had on-the-counter dive-water service. With offsite opportunities like take-out, delivery and drive-thru orders …

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Economist addresses pandemic impacts at Utah County Commission meeting | News, Sports, Jobs

Connor Richards, Daily Herald file photo Utah County Commissioners, from left, Amelia Powers Gardner, Bill Lee and Tom Sakievich listen during a town hall meeting in Provo Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have spread far and wide, reaching even into Utah County …

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Best Sushi Restaurant in Every State – 24/7 Wall St.

Special report June 9, 2022 1:00 p.m. Last update: June 9, 2022 4:55 p.m. Just a few decades ago, sushi was considered incredibly exotic and most Americans would probably have balked at the thought of eating raw fish. Well, times have obviously changed, and nowadays sushi has become as mainstream …

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Utah farmers work against inflation, labor shortages and drought

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – As temperatures edge closer to the 90s on the Wasatch Front, water supplies will continue to decline. The ever-changing drought continues to affect Utah farmers. As they battle inflation, labor shortages and water cuts, Utahans are encouraged to buy local when possible. According to a …

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Class of 2022 Salutatorians – Pleasanton Express

Kenley Everett Pleasanton High School Salutatorian Madilyne Vick Jourdanton High School Salutatorian Haley Hammond Poteet High School Salutatorian Jenna Dillard Charlotte High School Salutatorian Rylie Reed McMullen County ISD Salutatorian Kenley Rae Everett is a Lifetime Student and Class of 2022 Salutatorian from Pleasanton High School. She is the daughter …

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How This ‘Little Trail That Could’ Aims to Change Salt Lake Recreation and Transit

Brian Tonetti and Evelyn Lamb ride the Folsom Trail in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. The Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City and the Federal Transit Administration have completed the first phase of the trail, a one-mile paved shared-use trail for walking and biking that connects West Side neighborhoods to …

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Utah Department of Health provides update on formula shortage, Abbott restarts formula production

Abbott announced the restart of formula production at its Sturgis, Michigan plant after meeting U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements, according to a company statement. Abbott begins production of EleCare which will be available to consumers starting June 20. A statement from the company said: “We are also working …

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Video shows crowd fleeing deadly shooting in Philadelphia nightlife

PHILADELPHIA — Surveillance video shows innocent bystanders fleeing for their lives as gunfire erupts in central Philadelphia, killing three people and injuring at least eleven others. Officers were patrolling the South Street area around 11.30pm on Saturday when they heard multiple gunshots. Rushing to the scene, they found several people …

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