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2009-11-23 12:34:00

Having conducted auctions at temporary locations in Utah since 1985, the Company signs seven-year lease in Salt Lake City SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest auctioneer of industrial equipment, has signed a seven-year lease in Salt Lake City, Utah and will be starting site work on a new auction site right away. Ritchie Bros. has conducted unreserved equipment auctions at temporary locations in...

2009-08-10 15:48:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ("WorldHeart", Nasdaq: WHRT) World Heart Corporation, a pioneer in cardiac assist technologies, announced today that it has appointed Morgan Brown as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Brown brings over 16 years of experience to WorldHeart. Mr. Brown joins WorldHeart from Lifetree Clinical Research where he was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President since 2008. While at Lifetree Clinical Research, Mr....

2009-06-09 15:26:34

Police in Salt Lake City said a teenager accused of misdemeanor criminal mischief allegedly caused more than $900 damage to a car by throwing a single penny. Investigators said the 18-year-old, whose name was not released, threw the penny at a car to get the attention of the occupants March 5, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday. However, the teen missed his mark and the penny instead struck the roof of a BMW, resulting in $932.37 worth of damage to the car, police said. Reports did not...

2008-10-13 09:00:25

Top, South Kearns Elementary students Lewis Lemus, left, Malakai Vaenuku, Francisco Gomez and Shawn Carlson plant a tree as part of the "One Million Trees for One Million People" program. The program was started by Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon to plant one million trees in the county by 2017. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-12 12:00:11

A Millcreek man was stabbed in the forearm Saturday morning during a domestic dispute with the woman he lives with, according to the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to an apartment at 3349 S. 1300 East and found that the couple had been arguing about "relationship issues," said deputy Barry Mortensen. Details were sketchy, but the couple appeared to be about 45-50 years old, and "there is some discrepancy as to how the knife came into play," Mortensen said....

2008-10-11 12:00:14

Hogle Zoo will not be playing host to voters on Election Day after all. The polling location raised eyebrows on the Salt Lake County Council, whose members voiced concerns last week about the choice in light of the $33 million bond the zoo is hoping voters will approve Nov. 4. Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen said Thursday that a prolonged search for an alternate venue on Salt Lake City's east side ended when the Second Church of Christ agreed to host voters next month. Swensen said...

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By Lee Davidson Deseret News Utah's expected booming population growth over the next half- century will create challenges with traffic congestion, crowded schools and stretched water supply, according to a report released Thursday by the Utah Foundation. The report -- which looked at a variety of federal and state projections about Utah's future -- is part of the foundation's ongoing Utah Priorities Project, which began with a survey asking voters to rate the most important issues facing...

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By Deseret News editorial With the nation's economy contracting daily, you may think this isn't the time to talk about growth. Actually, it is a great time. Economies go in cycles, but many indicators point toward continued growth in Utah during the decades to come, and Utah's leaders need to be prepared now to handle the impacts of that growth. That means making smart decisions today about transportation, water, education and prisons, among other things. As part of an ongoing series of...

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By Brice Wallace Deseret News It worked with Paris. Maybe it will work with Tokyo. That was the thinking of a state board that committed money Thursday to help get Delta Air Lines to start direct flights between Salt Lake City International Airport and Tokyo in mid-2009. The Governor's Office of Economic Development committed $250,000 in Industrial Assistance Fund money, which will be part of a pool of $2 million in cash and marketing help from GOED, the Salt Lake City Department of...

2008-10-10 09:00:30

The Hogle Zoo will not be playing host to voters on Election Day after all. The polling location raised eyebrows on the Salt Lake County Council, whose members voiced concerns last week about the choice in light of the $33 million bond the zoo is hoping voters will approve Nov. 4. Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen said Thursday that a prolonged search for an alternate venue on Salt Lake City's east side ended when the Second Church of Christ agreed to host voters next month. Swensen...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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