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Utah Jazz: The quest to rest NBA stars draws blowback 25.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
NBA teams have been strategically resting their star players for years, but the issue over how and when teams decide to sit their superstars has erupted into a full-blown controversy this month. Few would dispute that the NBA’s 82-game schedule is a grind. Many would also agree that top players — particularly veterans — should get an occasional night off so they are healthy and operating at peak efficiency when the playoffs roll around. But the more recent practice of benching mulitple star... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Dallas Green, who managed Philadelphia Phillies to 1st title, dies at 82 23.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Green, the tough-talking, no-nonsense skipper who in 1980 guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, died Wednesday. He was 82.
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Utah State appeals to keep Torrey Green sex assault investigation records private 23.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Utah State University is going to court and asking a judge to prevent the release of some documents created during an investigation of sexual assault allegations against former football player Torrey Green. The school originally denied a records request filed in early September by Salt Lake Tribune reporter Alex Stuckey, but was ordered last month by the State Records Committee to release some documents. The committee ruled some documents should be public others it deemed could be public with r... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Green activists deny attacking Dakota Access pipeline 21.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Bismarck, N.D. • Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states last year to protest the Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that they aren’t responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline. The remarks came in response to allegations that Texas-based Dakota Access developer Energy Transfer Partners made in court documents late Monday. The company said there have been “recent coordinated physical attacks along the pipeline that pose threats to life, ...
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Rhonda Blanford-Green named CHSAA commissioner 21.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
CHSAA named Rhonda Blanford-Green its new commissioner on March 15, replacing current commissioner Paul Angelico who is set to retire at the end of the school year.
Utah Jazz: New look for Vivint Smart Home Arena will included cushioned seats for all 21.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
What’s big and white and green all over? Not Vivint Smart Home Arena. Not next year at least. The 19,000 or so bright green, plastic seats fans have plopped down into since the Delta Center opened in 1991 are getting the heave-ho. As part of a $110-million renovation set to be competed before next season, thousands of new “fully upholstered, plush back and contour foam seats”— all of them “Jazz navy blue” in color — will be installed in the downtown arena. “While we will all miss the green seats... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Late eagle carries Marc Leishman to victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational 20.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Marc Leishman of Australia holed a 50-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole to take the lead, and he stayed there with two tough pars to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational and earn a trip to the Masters.
Routt County Council on Aging menus for the week of March 20 18.3.2017 Steamboat Pilot
Monday: Spaghetti and meatballs, green beans, tossed salad, garlic bread, sugar cookie Tuesday: Sesame chicken, fried rice, Asian broccoli, salad, pears, carrot cake Thursday: Cubed pork cutlet, cauliflower, broccoli, kidney beans, wheat roll, oatmeal cookie Friday: Vegetable chili, cornbread, tossed salad, Waldorf salad Hayden American Legion Hall Tuesday: Sesame chicken, fried rice, Asian broccoli, salad, pears, carrot cake Thursday: Cubed pork cutlet, cauliflower, broccoli, kidney beans, wheat roll, oatmeal cookie South Routt Community Center Monday: Spaghetti and meatballs, green beans, tossed salad, garlic bread, sugar cookie Wednesday: Cubed pork cutlet, cauliflower, broccoli, kidney beans, wheat roll, oatmeal cookie Friday: Vegetable chili, cornbread, tossed salad, Waldorf salad All lunches are served at noon. There is a recommended donation of $3 per lunch for those 60 and older and $6 for those younger than 60. A $30 punch card is good for 10 lunches for seniors 60 and older or five lunches for ...
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Free 'tipsy tow' offered for St. Patrick's Day 18.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
No one needs the luck of the Irish for a free ride home from St. Patrick’s Day celebrations if they’ve had a pint too many. AAA Utah is offering to take drinkers and their cars home without charge. The company will offer free rides to drinking drivers from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday. Drivers may call 800-222-4357 (AAA-HELP) for a free ride home of up to 10 miles by telling the operator they need a “tipsy tow.” “The Tipsy Tow program is a service to the community by AAA to keep roads saf...
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Whether red, green, black or blue, a hijab's color says a lot about individual Muslims 16.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Most Americans get that a woman wearing a hijab is Muslim. But they are largely clueless about nuances and style choices accompanying the veil covering the head and chest. According to columnist and editor Angela Guzman, the hijab goes beyond a commitment to modesty and privacy; Muslim women still find ways to express their fashion sense while honoring the cultural and religious garb. “While they still wear the hijab, many women are shaking things up with different colors to expres... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Utah forecast: Sure, and its sunshine and 'green' air quality for St. Patrick's Day 16.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
No record high temperatures were expected Friday, but at least on that day you can be Irish, DNA notwithstanding. The Wasatch Front will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with temperatures near 70, well below Salt Lake City’s 2007 record high for the date of 74 degrees. Thursday’s highs were in the upper-60s. Wednesday was a record-setter for nine Utah cities. Salt Lake City hit 76, leaving far behind a 73-degree mark set in 2015; Cedar City’s 74 edged out the 2013 record of 73); Escalante tied a 2013... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Zinke finalizes Greens Hollow coal lease, would secure Utah's oldest mine 16.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Federal officials have finalized a 55-million-ton coal lease in a deal that ensures continued operations of Utah’s oldest and most productive coal mine and was heralded as a sign of the Trump administration’s pro-energy policies to come. The owner of the Sufco mine in Sanpete and Sevier counties delivered the winning bid of nearly $23 million last January in a process billed as “competitive” even though no other bids were submitted on the 6,175-acre Greens Hollow tract under the Fishlake and Ma...
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Rockies players talk about the differences between Cactus, Grapefruit leagues 16.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Separated by more than 2,100 miles, Arizona and Florida are the focal point of Major League Baseball every year from February to April.
2 arrested in hash-oil explosion that burned Nederland home 16.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
Two men were arrested this week on charges tied to an illegal hash-oil operation at the Nederland home that caught fire following an explosion last summer, severely injuring two other men who were in the house a the time.
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Adams County authorities ID Denver man killed in Thornton Parkway rollover crash 16.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
A 48-year-old Denver man has been identified as the person killed Monday morning in a two-vehicle, rollover crash on Thornton Parkway.
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Colorado Tourism Office unveils strategy for sustainable growth 16.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado Tourism Board has mapped a plan to grow the state’s tourism industry through collaboration, pushing travelers into new places and a focus on sustainability and reducing impacts. And if that new Colorado Tourism Roadmap is going to work, the office says it needs $10 million more a year atop its $19.6 million in annual funding.
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Don’t just roll back back fuel standards — end them 15.3.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Fighting over the right level for fuel-economy mandates obscures the fundamental problem. The CAFE standards are lousy environmental policy.
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Restaurant review: From farm stand to brunch spot, evolution is a beautiful thing at Sweet Lake Biscuits and Limeade 15.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sweet Lake Biscuits and Limeade is more about evolution than revolution. After building a following at the Pioneer Park Farmers Market in Salt Lake City, Sweet Lake has evolved into an airy sit-down café where diners will find a small, but quality, menu of breakfast and lunch creations starring those scrumptious biscuits. Nothing on the menu really pushes the culinary envelope. But who needs a revolution when all you really want is a hearty meal that is equal parts comfort food and fresh produce...
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Growing algae bloom in Arabian Sea tied to climate change 15.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Bandar al-Rowdah, Oman • The Gulf of Oman turns green twice a year, when an algae bloom the size of Mexico spreads across the Arabian Sea all the way to India. Scientists who study the algae say the microscopic organisms are thriving in new conditions brought about by climate change, and displacing the zooplankton that underpin the local food chain, threatening the entire marine ecosystem. Khalid al-Hashmi, a marine biologist at the Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, wrinkles his nose as the rese... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Warriors hold off Sixers 106-104 to snap three-game skid 15.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Even after a series of misses from deep where he makes his money, Stephen Curry kept letting it fly from long range.
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