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The Allure Of Salt Lake City


Founded in 1847, Salt Lake City has come a long way since then and is one of those cities that continues to earn respect around the US. It is a tourist attraction for a lot of people because there is so much to do in the region and that’s what makes it attractive. Too many people don’t get to see…

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Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders rumble in health care debate


WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday night sparred over the future of the Affordable Care Act in a nationally televised debate with, perhaps, his most perfect counterpart in the U.S. Senate: Bernie Sanders of Vermont. “Should Congress move swiftly to repeal Obamacare? Absolutely,” Cruz said during the debate, hosted by CNN, while Sanders repeatedly called for “Medicare for all.” …

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Salt Lake City Is Not So Boring


I am from a fairly large city in Massachusetts and I hunt for excitement all of the time. A year ago I went online and met a great guy in a gaming forum. We connected and decided to start a relationship. As things start to progress, he asked me if I wanted to move to Salt Lake City to be…

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Texas Families Are Struggling to Pay for College — but so Is the State


*Editor’s note: This story is the first of an occasional series about how Texas and Texans pay for college.  Patti Shannon’s youngest kid was in kindergarten when she and her husband started setting aside $200 per month for college. They juggled their savings goals along with mortgage payments and high medical bills stemming from Patti’s seizure disorder. But with their…

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Salt Lake City Seems Like Another World


I live in New York City and my girlfriend lives in Salt Lake City. We have been in a long distance relationship for the past two and a half years and it is time for one of us to make the move. She says that she cannot move here because it is far too busy for her liking, but I…

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Who Knew Salt Lake City Had Great Sushi?


I consider myself a foodie and I make it a point to learn random facts all of the time. One day while I was looking through a website I frequent, I saw something about Salt Lake City having some of the best sushi in the West. This is strange to me since sushi is the last thing that comes to…

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Entry Order Nationwide


A federal judge in Washington state declared Friday that he would temporarily block enforcement of President Trump’s controversial ban on entry to the United States — a ruling that appears to be broader than others before it, though the precise details have yet to be revealed. Judge James L. Robart granted a request from lawyers for the state of Washington…

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In Border Visit, Abbott Urges Balance Between Security, Trade


Gov. Greg Abbott told Donald Trump’s new Homeland Security secretary Wednesday that border security should be balanced with Texas’ economic interests. “We want to achieve safety and security, but we also want to promote economic development,” Abbott said to the secretary, John Kelly, during a visit to the Rio Grande Valley, according to pool video. “As you know, Mexico is…

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Trump picks Gorsuch for U.S. Supreme Court, bypassing Willett


President Donald Trump on Tuesday named U.S. appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, picking him from a list of candidates that had included Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett. In a primetime announcement, Trump said Gorsuch, who sits on the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, will replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Trump…

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All About Salt Lake City


Often called SLC, Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah – and the city with the highest population in the state. Founded by Mormons in 1847, the city takes its name from the Great Salt Lake. Once named the Crossroads of The West, SLC was a undoubtedly a point of interest throughout history, mainly due to mining booms, immigration…

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