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Don’t Get Me Started: Lap Dancers

You say sugar daddy, I say sugar daddies. —by John deJong In the ever more interesting race for Utah’s governorship, Gary Herbert has labeled Republican primary opponent Jonathan J …

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Playing dirty with coal. —by John deJong You can forgive Utah’s citizens if we feel like we’ve been dry-gulched by the Coal Brothers and their hired guns. As Brian Maffly revealed …

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The Altar of Intention. —by John deJong The best part of the best party in the universe isn’t about partying at all. It’s the Temple burn at Burning Man. Each year for the last fif …

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Making way for the next big thing: The ugly side of land-banking and “economic development.”—by John deJong Some of the more interesting views of downtown Salt Lake City are from t …

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Utah’s health(don’t)care system. —by John deJong The other day a friend asked me whether I thought Greg Hughes, the speaker of the Utah House of Representatives, was politically mo …

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Pope Francis and St. Francis of Assisi: “On the care of our common home.” —by John deJong Full disclosure: My last two years of high school were spent at the now-defunct St. Franci …

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Sixty-five years ago, the Ameri­can Southwest was at the beginning of a uranium boom that left lasting scars on the landscape and the population—men lost to deadly jobs in the uran …

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Too, too Soon. Is there a doctor in the house? —by John deJong It’s funny how the same word can have such different meanings in different contexts. Take the word doctor. In one con …

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Don’t Get Me Started, Junior: Get Outside!

It’s good for business (and good for the environment). —by Rachel Silverstone Much like what New York is to the fashion industry, twice a year Salt Lake City becomes the hub of the …

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So, Anyway… by John Cleese.—by John deJong The Argentine writer and eloquent wielder of Occam’s razor, Jorge Luis Borges, famously asked, “Why write a book when you can write a b …

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