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For the past six months, Dallas Sainsbury has treated her Crohn’s disease with a cocktail of opiates, steroids, muscle relaxers and other medications that made her hazy and sick to her stomach, alongside numerous other side effects. Then, while attending …

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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Historian Dorris Kearns Goodwin speaks at the RootsTech conference at the Salt Palace on Saturday. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks dead presidents and family memories at Utah genealogy conference
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  • (David Self Newlin | The Salt Lake Tribune)    A U.S. Oil Sands tar sands pit near PR Springs in eastern Utah. Utah Tar Sands Resistance which is camping at PR Springs in what they call a permanent ’protest vigil’ in an effort to stop development of tar sands in the area. Low oil prices mire Utah tar sands mine
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