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Tributes from government leaders pour in over the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capital Concerts Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died on Monday of complications from COVID-19. Powell death's elicited condolences and remembrance from government leaders and politicians. "He was such a favorite of Presidents that he earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom - twice," said former President George W. Bush. Colin Powell, a trailblazing leader who served as the top US soldier, diplomat, and nation...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Defense, US, America, Trends, Austin, Military, United States, Washington Dc, Mitt Romney, ANN, George W. Bush, Bush, State, Colin


Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT V2 Color Review

The original Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT was a revelation. It was small, connected to all sorts of devices and it just plain worked. I still have it and use it regularly, but once the new ELEMNT BOLT 2 arrived, the color screen has won me over. Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT V2 Features: High-contrast 64 color screen Smart navigation with millions of miles of onboard maps Aerodynamic design with semi-integrated out front mount Three easy-sense buttons Ambient light sensor adjusts brightness automatically Configurable...
Tags: Utah, Sport, Cycling, Gps, Wasatch, Wahoo, Gear Reviews, Wahoo Elemnt, Road Biking, SBT GRVL, Murdock Canal Trail, SBT GRVL Blue


Gauging Horticulture’s Place in the General Public’s Consciousness

October 16, 2021 Cincinnati, Ohio Dear Marianne, So good to receive your letter dated September 2nd. Is it possible that it’s already October 16th? I no longer have any sense for time. Every day I grind, attention set on the items on my to-do list that, left undone, are most likely to get me fired or killed. When I finally look up, it’s time for bed.  I should just stop making promises based on timely commitments. I can’t seem to finish things while they still matter.  But I have got a bit of an...
Tags: Utah, Gardening, New York, London, California, San Francisco, Karen, Ohio, San Jose, Baja, Columbus, Sarah, Paso Robles, Public Gardens, Cincinnati, Golden Gate Park


I travel the world for free as a wedding planner for the rich and famous. This is what my job is like.

Alison Laesser-Keck is an ultra-luxury wedding planner based in California. Alison Bryan Destinations Alison Laesser-Keck is the founder of Alison Bryan Destinations, a high-end wedding planning company. She's planned ultra-luxury weddings around the world for millionaires, billionaires, and celebrities. This is what her job is like, as told to Insider's Heather Schlitz. Alison Laesser-Keck is the founder of Alison Bryan Destinations, a high-end wedding planning company. This is w...
Tags: Utah, Craigslist, California, New York City, Trends, Michelin, Solange, Palm Springs, Bryan, Korakia, Miguel Janelle Monae, Ventana Big Sur, Heather Schlitz, Alison Laesser Keck, Alison Bryan Destinations, Alison Bryan


A restaurant owner mistook a teenager's Lego gun for a real weapon, sparking a major police operation, reports say

Officers rushed to the scene in southern Germany. Photo by Fabian Sommer/picture alliance via Getty Images A teenager carrying a Lego gun sparked a large-scale police operation, Reuters reported. A restaurant owner mistook the toy for a real weapon and called for emergency assistance. The event occurred in the southern German town of Lindau. A restaurant owner in Germany mistook a boy's Lego gun for a real weapon, sparking a large-scale police response, Reuters reported. According t...
Tags: Utah, Germany, Trends, Ap, Lego, Reuters, APA, Reuters Reuters, Lindau, Fabian Sommer, Zahra Tayeb


The Best Beginner and Intermediate Ski Runs in Utah

Utah offers some of the steepest and deepest skiable terrain in the country. But the ride is just as spectacular for people who are still learning to ski or snowboard.  The Wasatch Mountains are as accommodating for beginners and intermediates as they are gorgeous—with plenty of mellow terrain at all 15 resorts and top-notch ski school instruction on-site. But once you get comfortable on skis, you start looking for those truly great beginner and intermediate runs. We’re talking about tho...
Tags: Utah, Sport, Skiing, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Albion, Ray, Sundance, Mary, Jake, Ben, Ogden, Sunnyside, Bald Mountain, Eden Utah, Bluebell


Southern Charm: Madison LeCroy & Brett's Relationship Timeline

Madison LeCroy from Southern Charm and her now-fiance Brett went from being strangers to getting engaged in a matter of months. Before Madison met her future husband, she had quite the rollercoaster of a dating life. Her relationships were at the center of some serious celebrity drama this year. Late December, Madison began dating Jay Cutler, who is a former NFL player. She got involved with him shortly after her ex Austen Kroll was rumored to be romancing Jay's ex-wife, Kristin Cavallari.After...
Tags: Utah, Instagram, Entertainment, NFL, Tech, Arizona, Mlb, Jay Cutler, Jay, Madison, Hudson, Kristin Cavallari, US Weekly, Kristin, Brett, Charleston South Carolina


New Mexico Awards $2M Contract for 'Academic Coaches'

New Mexico education officials are renewing a contract with a Utah-based education company to reduce chronic absenteeism among public school students.
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Yellowstone Crews Scale Back Search for Utah Conservationist

The National Park Service has scaled back the search for Kim Crumbo, a conservationist from Utah who disappeared along with his brother during a Yellowstone backcountry trip in September.
Tags: Utah, Yellowstone, National Park Service, Kim Crumbo


The Beta Test Trailer: Jim Cummings Takes On Toxic Masculinity Again, This Time In Hollywood

Jim Cummings is about to trade the wolf men of Utah for the shark men of Tinseltown. In "The Beta Test," he portrays a Hollywood agent, a real "Swimming with the Sharks" type, who receives a letter in the mail inviting him to "an anonymous, no-strings-attached sexual encounter" with a secret admirer in a hotel room. He already has a fiancée, and naturally, he's expected to wear a blindfold for this encounter. I'm sure that will end well.Cummings most recently wrote, directed, and starred in "The...
Tags: Utah, Hollywood, Movies, News, Ifc, Trailers, Sharks, Pj, Cummings, Jim Cummings, Robert Forster, Thunder Road, Virginia Newcomb, PJ McCabe


‘It’s Going To Be Close’: CBS Sports’ Houston Nutt Previews #11 Kentucky Vs. #1 Georgia And 4 Other Games

(CBS Local Sports) – The college football season continues this week, with another full schedule of games on CBS and CBS Sports Network. Out of the SEC, #1 Georgia, who remains undefeated, faces another undefeated team in #11 Kentucky. Auburn also meets #17 Arkansas. In the Mountain West, #24 San Diego State looks to keep it going against San Jose State. Utah State plays UNLV, and Hawaii travels to Nevada. CBS’s Norm Elrod talked to CBS Sports’ Houston Nutt about the matchups. Auburn @ #17 Arkan...
Tags: Utah, Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Sports, Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Hawaii, Cbs, SEC, Auburn, Nevada, CBS Sports, Bell, Utah State


Kyrie’s absence has a huge impact on NBA betting

The route to back to back NBA Championships looks an awful lot easier for the Milwaukee Bucks following the news that Kyrie Irving won’t be playing for the Brooklyn Nets for the foreseeable future It’s a unique issue but one that had only one answer that was ever going to make sense. If Kyrie Irving wanted to play for the Brooklyn Nets this season, he simply had to get a vaccine. The NBA has a 96 per cent vaccination rate amongst players and all of the science proves that it is both safe and sa...
Tags: Utah, Phoenix Suns, Sport, Nba, Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, Suns, Kyrie Irving, All Star, LA Lakers, Kyrie, Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA/NCAA, Nets Irving, Brooklyn Net The Nets


The top 15 states for people interested in making a career change

RunPhoto/Getty Images A record 4.3 million Americans have quit their jobs in August. According to a new analysis from BestColleges, Georgia may be a good state if you're looking to make a career change. Here's the top states to change careers according to BestColleges and some highlights from the metrics used to create the ranking. 15. New Jersey f11photo/Shutterstock New Jersey had the third largest median income and also ranked third for well-being using Sharecar...
Tags: Utah, Virginia, Massachusetts, Trends, Georgia, Bureau of Labor Statistics, New Jersey, Ocean State, Bryant, Council for Community and Economic Research, Sharecare, COVID, Bill Dickinson Getty, Madison Hoff, BestColleges Georgia, Shutterstock New Jersey


Q3 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Activity Begins To See Significant Increases As Foreclosure Moratorium Is Lifted

Average Time to Foreclose Nationwide Increases 11 Percent From a Year Ago; U.S. Foreclosure Starts Increase 67 Percent From a Year Ago Irvine, CA – Oct. 14, 2021 (PRNewswire) ATTOM, licensor of the nation’s most comprehensive foreclosure data and parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), the largest online marketplace for foreclosure and distressed properties, releasedits Q3 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows there were a total of 45,517 U.S. properties with foreclosure...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Real Estate, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia


The Geek in Review Ep. 133 – Ian Nelson, Sarah Glassmeyer, and Margaret Naughton on the Next Generation of CLE

As we move toward the end of the year, or as in Texas, the end of a lawyer’s birthday month, there becomes a mad scramble for completing Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses. Has CLE become more about checking the box than about enhancing/maintaining a lawyer’s skill? Why is it that CLE credits are based on time, rather than knowledge? Is there a better way? Our guests this week certainly think so. Ian Nelson, co-founder of Hotshot, a company whose business model is based on short instructio...
Tags: Amazon, Utah, Podcast, UK, Texas, London, Microsoft, Law, California, Germany, Uncategorized, Training, Linkedin, Creativity, United States, Goldman Sachs


Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade have joined Utah leaders to announce the completion of a local advocacy group’s campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth.
Tags: Apple, Utah, Tim Cook, Nba, Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes, NBA All Star Dwyane Wade


Utah Republicans Shamelessly Invoke Tribes To Condemn Biden’s Monument Restorations

Portraying tribes as agreeing with them is nothing short of dishonest.
Tags: Utah, News, Biden


Every Day Carry Loadout: GLOCK 43x

Every Day Carry Loadout: GLOCK 43x U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Every Day Carry (EDC) of a concealed handgun is one of the most hotly debated topics in the firearms community, as it crosses all the battle lines.  Brand X vs brand Y?  My amazing choice for caliber vs your terrible choice?  Optics or iron sights?  Open carry vs CCW?  We can argue on any of those and do it well. The simple truth is, the decision should be argued from a results-based viewpoint, that examines performance to determine ...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Oregon, Iraq, Afghanistan, CCW, Ranger, Edc, Glock, Norma, Crimson Trace, Army Rangers, Jerry Miculek, Elmer Fudd, Firearm News, Concealed Carry


6 analog astronauts are camping out in the Israeli desert for a month to simulate life on Mars

Analog astronauts from a European and Israeli team walk in spacesuits during a training mission at the Ramon Crater in Israel's southern Negev desert on October 10, 2021. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images In Israel, six analog astronauts are living and working in a small structure to simulate life on Mars. The month-long mission aims to help scientists learn how to avoid mistakes that would endanger real astronauts. Scientists are monitoring the group for signs of poor mental and physical hea...
Tags: Utah, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Israel, Trends, Spain, Nasa, Earth, Hawaii, Mars, Simulation, Astronauts, Reuters, Afp


'Holy shit': Read Rep. Adam Schiff's reaction when he saw the summary of Trump's infamous Ukraine call

Rep. Adam Schiff J. Scott Applewhite/AP Rep. Adam Schiff was stunned when he read the summary of Trump's July 2019 Ukraine call. "Holy shit. Holy shit. Holy shit," Schiff kept repeating as he read the memo, he writes in his memoir. Schiff said the reaction in his office was a "chorus of expletives and biblical references." California Rep. Adam Schiff was nearly stunned speechless when the White House released a memo of then-President Donald Trump's July 2019 phone call with Ukraini...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Ukraine, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Mitt Romney


What Really Happened at the 2021 DC Peaks 50 Mile Race?

The post What Really Happened at the 2021 DC Peaks 50 Mile Race? appeared first on iRunFar. The DC Peaks 50 Mile in Utah is not a high profile race in the ultramarathon world – in fact, it is brand new for 2021. However, this start-up event gained national attention on Saturday, October 9, 2021, when snow and high winds engulfed the upper reaches of the race course, which sits close to 10,000 feet, and forced its cancelation, requiring its 87 starters to descend back to safety at lower altitudes...
Tags: Utah, News, Sport, Running, Warren, Dc, Sparks, Sar, Brady, Garrison, Tara, Kilgore, Farmington Canyon, Davis County, Kelly Sparks, KAYSVILLE Utah


United States: Connecticut Enhances Data Privacy Laws And Protects Businesses Against Punitive Damages For Data Breaches - Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP

Joining Utah and Ohio, on October 1, 2021, Connecticut will become the third state in the nation to enact a data breach litigation "safe harbor" statute.
Tags: Utah, News, United States, Connecticut, Ohio, Berman LLP, Data Breaches Wood Smith Henning amp


Living in a Cayenne down by the river

Photo: Porsche We all know Matt Foley wouldn’t approve of living in a van, but what about a Cayenne? This spring Harrison Schoen decided he was going to give up his solid planted life in Salt Lake City and make a go of it out on the road in his 2008 Porsche Cayenne. You can’t drive your house, but you can definitely live in your Porsche. Pack up what little things you can, and hit the road while you’re still young. Schoen joined the Navy at 18, and after several years of service he headed inlan...
Tags: Utah, Camping, Navy, Porsche, Autos, Salt Lake City, Harrison, Schoen, Off Road, Porsche Cayenne, Matt Foley, Cayenne, Overlanding, Car Camping, Cayenne S, 955 Cayenne S


COVID-19 pill may be a pandemic game changer

A new pill to treat COVID-19 awaiting federal approval may be a game changer for the pandemic, but Utah experts say the antiviral drug...
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The Utah Beverage Scene, Cider Stops & Our Newest Cidery

Were you aware that our nation is in the midst of a craft cider revolution? No? Well, it could be due to the fact that trends are typically a little slower to arrive in Utah. However, I'm excited to introduce three Utah-based cider makers and to announce the state's newest cidery opening in November of 2021!  Growing up in teetotaling Utah, I can attest that it was once a difficult proposition to even enter a bar. In fact, post-prohibition, it wasn't until 2006 that the first legal and licen...
Tags: Utah, America, Sport, Skiing, Jay, Rio, Manila, Robert, Jennifer, LAYTON, Beehive State, Lexi, Etta, Garten, Torrey, Martinelli


Hearth Site in Utah Desert Reveals Human Tobacco Use 12,300 Years Ago

By Will DunhamWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have unearthed evidence of a milestone in human culture - the earliest-known use of tobacco - in...
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Humans were using tobacco at least 12,000 years ago

Charred seeds found in an ancient hearth in what's now Utah suggest that humans used tobacco more than 12,000 years ago -- 9,000 years earlier than previously documented.
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Adam Schiff says it 'took a bloody insurrection to get even a few Republicans' to support impeaching Trump

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., departs a meeting with House Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Adam Schiff blasted Republicans for refusing to back Trump's impeachment until after the Capitol riot. "It took a bloody insurrection to get even a few Republicans to support impeachment," he told NPR. "That's a pretty horribly high bar to have to wait for even a small group of Republicans to honor their constitutional oath." he added. Ca...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Npr


Medal Winning Whip Aficionado Hopes to Parlay Skill Into Job

A 19-year-old Utah man is part of a small group of aficionados so skilled with whips that they’re almost like appendages to their bodies.
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Dozens of runners were rescued from a northern Utah mountain after extreme winter weather

A 50-mile race in the mountains of north of Salt Lake City, Utah, was cut short Saturday morning after more than 80 runners found themselves in dangerous winter conditions, the Davis County Sheriff's Office said.
Tags: Utah, Cnn, Salt Lake City Utah, Davis County Sheriff s Office