Jim Mattis Secretary of Defense on U.S. role in global leadership and at home.
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Mattis Speaks At USU On The Importance Of Having An 'Honest View' Of America

On Tuesday, the former Secretary of Defense spoke to the public at Utah State University about the importance of studying the country’s history — especially for youth.

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SQ Radio: One-Hour Special

Jan 20, 2020

 

Part I: Civil War and Revolution in Lebanon - A Commander's Perspective

Ramsey Farrage was just a kid in the Lebanese mountains when civil war broke out in 1975. He had to grow up quickly and turn into a trained soldier and leader in Druze terrtitory. Farrage decribes the making of the current October Revolution in this half-hour special.

 

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Something about the genre of war films always seems to create a catalyst for exciting and different storytelling, and our latest example of this catalyst is 1917. Two young British soldiers make a dangerous journey into enemy territory during WWI to deliver a message that will stop their fellow fighters from entering an outnumbered battle.  

Ice Cream In Winter

Jan 20, 2020
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My husband feels very strongly that where we live produces the best ice cream. Anywhere. I’m loathe to disagree, my husband being a connoisseur of all things sweet and me…not so much. Don’t get me wrong, while I’m not a crazy ice cream fan, I do like itand I do have my favorites and, on one recent occasion had a true and verified religious experience with a scoop of honey lemon ice cream on a sugar cone that I would without hesitation kill for a repeat of any day and any time. Just lead me back to it. Soon. And often. But I can usually skip it and I have even had it go bad in my freezer before.

Why Does Lamb Taste So Weird?

Jan 20, 2020
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UPR has a state-wide audience, so here at Bread and Butter we try not to fixate on specific food venues. Because why would we torture you folks in Richfield and Vernal with the news that there’s a restaurant near here that serves mouthwatering Barbacoa quesadillas with hand-made tortillas cooked to a toasty crisp, melt-in-your-mouth shredded pork, dark brown candy-like caramelized onions and a side of tangy and colorful jalapeno sauce. That wouldn’t be nice.

Hope And Healing: Breast Cancer Early Detection

Jan 20, 2020
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Yasmen Simonian has always used her voice for good, and going through breast cancer and a mastectomy helped her magnify that voice. In a conversation with radiologist Dr. Brett Parkinson, she explains she’s no longer afraid to do things—and how beating breast cancer has given her the liberty to be an advocate of early detection.

Kerry Gibson Leaves UDAF To Run For Congress

Jan 18, 2020
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After years of experience in local and state government, former Utah Department of Agriculture and Food  Commissioner Kerry Gibson is ready to take his knowledge and experience to Washington. Gibson announced his campaign for Utah's First Congressional District earlier this week while stepping down from his position as comissioner. 

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Data from GPS collars on animals are used to determine crucial habitats and migration routes. Because of technological advances scientists can now collect animal locations in three dimensions as often as 32 times per second.  But this abundance of data comes with a downside.

Pioneer Theatre Company

 


Fine acting and brilliant staging are bringing a museum-piece drama to life in the Pioneer Theatre Company’s ongoing production of Mary Stuart. 

 

Logan Women's March Focusing On Accessibility, Inclusion

Jan 16, 2020
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Across the country, people are preparing for the fourth Women’s March on Saturday. In Logan, organizers are focusing on making sure people of all abilities can participate in the event. 

Diverse Utah Women Honored At Book Event

Jan 15, 2020
Mae Timbimboo Parry and Brady Yeager Parry; Brady Yeager Parry walked into the Thatcher-Young Mansion with a few friends for extra credit, but found an illustration of his grandmother, Mae Timbimboo Parry — one of the women featured in Champions of Change
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The Cache Celebration of Women’s Suffrage teamed up with Better Days 2020 and Utah State University to hold a book signing event for Champions of Change, written by Naomi Watkins and Katherine Kitterman, and illustrated by Brooke SmartThe event — the first of several to occur over the year — brought as diverse of a crowd as the women featured in the book to the Thatcher-Young Mansion on Tuesday.

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