onsdag 30 maj 2007

Utahns fail to advance at national spelling bee

"I don't want to talk right now" Kunal Sah, a Green River teen who had hoped his showing at the Scripps 2007 National Spelling Bee would lead to a reunion with his deported parents, did not advance beyond the first round of the competition, ... via Deseret News - Original Story

måndag 28 maj 2007

Clear victory for Bush

"It's not what you don't know that hurts you. It's what you know that just ain't so." Topic: Clear victory for Bush My students are bored with you, WRZ. You must be teaching at the Utah Mental Hospital. via The Daily Herald - Original Story

lördag 26 maj 2007

Memorial Day Travel Up Slightly, More than 346,000 Utahns Expected To Travel, Says AAA

"This year our AAA Travel survey projects that the average household will spend $594 during Memorial Day weekend" As summer vacation season officially begins, travelers will inevitably be paying higher prices for the luxury of getting out of town. via Utah Business - Original Story

torsdag 24 maj 2007

Audit: Millions Spent To Teach Kids Of Immigrants

"They need to help us pay for those." Educating the children of illegal immigrants in Utah cost $54.9 million to $85.4 million in the 2005-06 school year, a wide range that reflects the difficulty of counting the population, according to an audit released Tuesday. Some lawmakers want the federal government to reimburse the state for the costs it incurs as a result of illegal immigration, although a bill by Rep. Karen Morgan, D-Cottonwood Heights, directing the Utah attorney general to find a way failed earlier this year. Illegal immigration is a contentious issue in Utah, where the state's growing economy has made it an attractive place for those seeking work. Read more - Original Story

tisdag 22 maj 2007

Huntsman, Schwarzenegger ink global warming pact

"Governor Schwarzenegger's leadership on this issue, where the federal government has failed, is instrumental" With a flourish of pens and handshakes, Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. and California Gov. via Deseret News - Original Story

söndag 20 maj 2007

Wind farm clears hurdle

"It was a good deal for the school." Utah County cleared the way for Utah's first commercial wind farm at the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon, where winds blow 30-40 mph almost like clockwork every night. via Casper Star Tribune - Original Story

lördag 19 maj 2007

Small Plane Crashes Near Morgan

A small plane crashed Friday in Morgan County. A small plane has crashed at a grass landing strip near Morgan, Utah. via Kutv.com - Original Story

torsdag 17 maj 2007

Ikea to open in Draper May 23

"There's a lot of awareness of the Ikea brand in the Utah market. It's a vibrant, populous metropolitan area and a fast-growing one with new homes and new young families." Daily Herald To die-hard Ikea fans, the name connotes a one-stop shop for affordable contemporary D-I-Y furniture. via Daily Herald - Original Story

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