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2014-06-03 23:08:55

Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during "9 Lives for $9" - http://bestfriends.org/promo. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 A wildly successful national cat adoption promotion returns this month when 130+ animal rescue groups and shelters nationwide will join with Best Friends Animal Society in “9 Lives for $9”. Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during this promotion. In addition to Best Friends...

2014-06-03 12:46:35

Noted American economist, best-selling author to speak to graduates SALT LAKE CITY, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About 80 high school seniors who learned online will turn the tassel on June 5 at an in-person graduation ceremony in Salt Lake City for Utah Virtual Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K-12. Paul Zane Pilzer, a noted American economist, best-selling author, and social entrepreneur, will be speaking to this year's graduating class. Mr. Pilzer has...

2014-05-30 23:05:42

With the emergence of the Affordable Care Act and rising healthcare costs, patient financing has risen to the forefront of the healthcare conversation in America. American HealthCare Lending continues to innovate, grow, and develop tools to provide healthcare providers with a way to "Make Healthcare Affordable™". The launching of their new website is one of many crucial pieces that will ensure financial success with healthcare providers all over the United States. Salt Lake...

2014-05-30 23:02:20

Utah Sites is a website design company in Layton that often participates in local events. They recently announced their participation in the upcoming Layton Liberty Days. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Utah Sites, a collection of web designers in Utah, is not your normal design agency. They're small. They're intimate. And they like it that way. Additionally, there's a good chance you can run into one of their designers at your local city festival. With a history of showcasing their work...

2014-05-30 23:02:18

Utah Sites announces an ad campaign targeting local audiences that also benefits local businesses. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Utah Sites, a website design company in Layton, announces an innovative marketing initiative intended to build brand awareness as well as financially support local businesses. The new marketing campaign aims to display Utah Sites materials in local businesses while compensating those businesses to increase their revenue. Founder and President of Utah Sites, Damon Burton,...

2014-05-30 12:25:51

SALT LAKE CITY, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the University of Utah (U of U), the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and colleagues have developed a powerful tool called pVAAST that combines linkage analysis with case control association to help identify disease-causing mutations in families faster and more precisely than ever before. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/DC59634LOGO In a study in Nature Biotechnology, the...

2014-05-29 23:17:13

Summer Eye Safety Often Overlooked Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As the summer months approach and families will be spending more time outdoors in the coming weeks, Dr. Brian Davis of Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT is encouraging patients to be mindful of protecting their eyes in the summer sun. Sunburned eyes are one of the most common summer injuries, and the American Optometric Association estimates that about 35 percent of American’s are unaware of UV radiation...

2014-05-29 08:23:08

MOAB, Utah, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This news is being distributed today by Public Land Solutions: Public lands are big business in Moab. Two of the nation's most iconic national parks - Arches and Canyonlands - and the surrounding public lands bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors to Grand County, Utah each year generating tens of millions of dollars in tourism and outdoor recreation related activities. In 2012, for example, visitors spent $125.7 million in...

2014-05-29 04:22:46

WOODLAND HILLS, Utah, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utah's newest luxury community is coming to southern Utah County. Development partner Don Mecham and renowned custom home builder Magleby Construction have teamed with Panthera Development to launch Summit Creek, a development "inspired by nature" at the base of majestic Loafer Mountain, yet mere minutes from the tech companies of Silicon Slopes, shopping and dining in Provo and Salt Lake City, world-famous skiing at Sundance...

2014-05-28 08:28:25

Utahns to have opportunity to interact with writers Michael Ondaatje, Terry Tempest Williams, Alan Cheuse, David Lee and Anna Castillo OGDEN, Utah, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah) today announced the full program for the 30(th) annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference (NULC) (http://continue.weber.edu/nulc/) scheduled for April 1-4, 2015 in Ogden, Utah. This year's NULC...


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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 unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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