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2014-04-22 12:37:07

SecurityMetrics PCI scanning tests, finds, and remediates 24/7/365 OREM, Utah, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Running thousands of scans per day, SecurityMetrics has successfully recertified as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (SSC) for the ninth consecutive year. A leading provider of data security and compliance solutions, SecurityMetrics' award-winning External Vulnerability Scanning services help businesses identify...

2014-04-22 08:38:41

New study from Experian's ProtectMyID® reveals the habits that make people vulnerable COSTA MESA, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- A new online survey conducted for Experian's ProtectMyID(®) reveals Utahns still are potentially at risk from the continuing threat of identity theft. The survey shows that more than half (52 percent) of Utah residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by the crime. Despite this, people fail to take even...

2014-04-22 08:29:11

Study Results Are Published in The American Journal of Human Genetics SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new computational tool developed at the University of Utah has successfully identified diseases with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases, University of Utah researchers and their colleagues report in The American Journal of Human Genetics. The software, Phevor (Phenotype Driven Variant Ontological Re-ranking tool), identifies undiagnosed...

2014-04-18 23:02:00

Utah based marketing and technology company generated additional revenue from creating a Conversion Rate Optimization tool using Optimizely. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 CLEARLINK received an Optie Award yesterday in the “Best Advanced Feature Use” category. Awards were announced at Optimizely’s OptieCon in San Francisco, CA. CLEARLINK was a finalist in two categories: “Best Advanced Feature Use” and “Most Interesting Integration.” The company was awarded...

2014-04-18 23:01:44

Anticipation is already building in the state of Utah for a huge mid-summer show starring former Beatle great Paul McCartney. The location is the EnergySolutions Arena, the date is August 7 and the popular online ticket exchange TicketProcess.com is now offering Macca fans an opportunity to get in on the action in Utah this summer. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 McCartney will be showing off his world-class skills and playing selections from a huge collection of chart topping hits for fans who...

2014-04-18 00:20:48

- Stewart is the latest addition to an already star-studded FanXperience celebrity guest list and will appear on Saturday - SALT LAKE CITY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Stewart, the actor best known for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation was known for leading the Starship Enterprise to the final frontier. Now, he's the final piece of the puzzle in a star-studded cast at Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) FanXperience...

2014-04-17 16:25:46

-Salt Lake Comic Con's Hero's Day is a day for citizens to honor all of the heroes among them in their community- SALT LAKE CITY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April 17(th) is now Salt Lake Comic Con Hero's Day in Utah. Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert made it official by signing the Salt Lake Comic Con Hero's Day Proclamation to kick off the Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience (FanX) (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131114/LA17439LOGO Salt Lake...

2014-04-16 23:04:26

Bank Customers Will Save with Thousands of “Show Your Phone” Mobile Coupons Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Loyalty marketing leader Access Development and Zions Bank have announced the popular Zions Cash Rewards program has been renamed Zions AmaZing Deals™. The rebranding will allow the program to be integrated into other Zions Bancorporation affiliate banks, beginning with five new banks in 2014. Visa® debit and credit cardholders from Nevada State Bank, Vectra...

2014-04-16 12:30:03

Razaghi Healthcare Continues its Partnership with The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and The Utah Navajo Health Systems in Support of Blue Mountain Hospital by Appointing a Member of the Board of Directors BLANDING, Utah, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Razaghi Healthcare continues to support its partnership with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS); to date, the company has donated nearly $600,000 in professional services to Blue Mountain Hospital. Ahmad R....

University of Utah geochemist Gabe Bowen
2014-04-16 03:00:26

Lee Siegel, University of Utah Global warming may bring more curvy jet streams during winter Last winter's curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East. A University of Utah-led study shows that pattern became more pronounced 4,000 years ago, and suggests it may worsen as Earth's climate warms. "If this trend continues, it could contribute to more extreme winter weather events in North America, as experienced this year with...


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Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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