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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.