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Hatch, Colleagues Demand IRS Address Rewards for IRS Employees Violating Tax Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, joined with all Republican members of the Finance Committee in writing to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen calling for a full accounting of the … Read More

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LDS memoir ‘Let It Go’ reminds it is a commandment to forgive

I read the memoir “Let It Go: A True Story of Tragedy and Forgiveness,” by Chris Williams, a former LDS bishop in Salt Lake City, (here) who in 2007, lost his wife, two children and unborn child, when a drunken … Read More

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Hatch on Supreme Court Ruling on Legislative Prayer

 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a lead Senate supporter of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and a longtime champion of religious freedom, issued the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Town of Greece v. … Read More

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The King James Bible

The King James version (KJV) of the Bible, also known as the “Authorized Version,” was the Bible when I was young. In fact, we ordinary Lutherans did not know that there was any other version of the Bible. Our clergyman … Read More

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Simpleman stops Tibbitts with a triangle

There was an MMA card last Saturday in Ogden. Veteran MMA pro Sooksan Simpleman, of Sunset, was cut badly by Salt Lake City’s Lee Tibbits and put on his back but managed to submit Tibbitts via a triangle choke. (A … Read More

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Hatch, Coons Introduce Bill to Combat Theft of Trade Secrets, Protect Jobs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), current member and former Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced legislation Tuesday to help combat the loss of an estimated $160 … Read More

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So, are there different degrees of hell, heaven?

I read a fascinating piece from a website, whatchristianswanttoknow.com, on hell. It was titled, “Are There Different Levels of Hell and Heaven.” (Read) Frankly, the part about hell interested me more. I think that’s human nature; most of us are fascinated … Read More

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A chat with MMA amateur Cameron Howell

This week’s mini-interview is with Cameron Howell, (seen winning at left) who is an undefeated mixed martial arts fighter. The Top of Utahn Howell, a graduate of Roy High School, went to 3-0 last week with a first round stoppage … Read More

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LDS leader Oaks urges retention of religious values in public debate

Dallin H. Oaks, who is an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a former member of the Utah Supreme Court, spoke last week at Utah Valley University. What’s unique about the address is Oaks spoke … Read More

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Montoya headlines SteelFist card; boxer West loses split decision

Tomorrow night, at Farmington’s Legacy Events Center, there will be a 16-bout MMA card that is for all ages. The fights start at 6. Lucus Montoya headlines against Danny August. My Standard-Examiner recap is here. Also, there is a Total … Read More

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