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2008-10-09 09:00:26

For what it may be worth, the proposal to have the Federal Reserve buy vast amounts of short-term business debt would get the Fed closer to direct lending to business and would get us much closer to the sort of super bank envisioned by Alexander Hamilton. There has been debate as to what sort of economic system we are tending toward, but one thing is certain: Hamilton must be dancing in his grave. Lew E. Jeppson North Salt Lake (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by...

2008-10-04 12:00:12

The Salt Lake City Religious Transition Group of CALM, Community after Leaving Mormonism, will meet on Sunday, Oct. 5, 12:30 p.m., at 6876 S. Highland Drive (2000 East), for its Salt Lake City Religious Transition Group. The Ex-Mormon Foundation Conference is planned for Oct. 17-19. Contact Bill Dobbs at bellerophon22@comcast.net or 801- 486-9616. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-03 09:00:17

The wealthy don't need to be bailed out again by this government. Open the sessions up to the public. Secrecy is the enemy in these dealings. I already don't trust them. The president has allowed corruption to run unabated in the government. If politicians want my continued vote, they will pass a bill that makes sense for all Americans. Make the debates and briefings public. Scott Johnson Park City (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-17 09:00:27

The Leonardo is offering free tickets, thanks to funding from the Legislature, to its exhibit "Body Worlds 3." The free tickets will be given to state and nonprofit organizations that provide services to under-served, at-risk, and economically disadvantaged families. Organizations that fit the criteria may receive up to 50 tickets, distributed on a first-come- first-served basis, but must apply at reception@exoro or by calling Megan at 801-537-0900. "Body Worlds 3" is an exhibition of the...

2008-09-06 12:00:10

The Salt Lake City Religious Transition Group of Community after Leaving Mormonism will meet at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at 6876 S. Highland Drive (2000 East). This group provides discussion and support for those questioning, facing family conflict or feeling personally torn about their religion. Contact Bill Dobbs at bellerophon22@comcast.net or 801-486-9616 for more information. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-06 12:00:08

Sandy Ridge Community Church, 1829 E. 10600 South, Sandy, is starting a new series called "Church: The Good, The Bad & the Ugly" on Sept. 14. This will highlight what the church needs to apply and avoid to be the church that God prays and desires it to be. For more information, call 572-0044 or go to www.sandyridgechurch.org. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-15 09:00:38

A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence will be coming to Salt Lake this weekend. The copy of the Declaration was printed the night of the document's signing by the Continental Congress, July 4, 1776. It was one of hundreds printed to distribute throughout the colonies. Only 25 of these copies remain. This copy, which is owned by television producer Norman Lear, was previously on display in Salt Lake during the 2002 Winter Olympics. This year, the touring document is paired with...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

Joyce McKinney was Miss Wyoming World in 1973. A Saturday Associated Press dog-cloning story stated the wrong title. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-13 18:00:23

By Jasen Lee Deseret News Utah must focus on sustainable development of its energy resources and balance multiple uses with environmental protection, according to the head of a Danish think tank. "Sustainable development of energy resources in Utah and the Intermountain region involves a delicate interplay of multiple-use and environmental protection, public-lands access, water resources, and the impact of energy use on climate change," Bjorn Lomborg, director of the Copenhagen Consensus...

2008-08-08 09:01:00

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News Along with a lawsuit filed this week over water on the Utah/ Nevada border, Great Basin Water Network expects to file a petition today appealing Nevada State Engineer Tracy Taylor's ruling last month that granted almost 19,000 acre-feet of water rights to the Southern Nevada Water Authority to supply Las Vegas with water. The water rights named in the petition impact the Cave, Dry Lake and Delamar valleys located inland from the border, where Taylor said...


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