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Senate rules require such fliers be approved by a senator and stamped by a page. Maybe the sudden appearance of these handouts was an act of God.

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From Australia to Germany » The Utah Taxpayers Association has consistently been one of the loudest critics of UTOPIA, the 11-city broadband consortium being courted by the Australian-based firm Macquarie.

The association’s website has an article by Vice President Royce Van Tassell citing a study by Econowest Associates that details risks associated with the Macquarie proposal. It refers to the study with the link, www.Notopia.com.

That takes you to a German tree-pruning site.

New dress code? » At least the Carbon County Commission has a sense of humor.

I wrote Wednesday that the commission unanimously passed a resolution giving the county supreme authority over law enforcement and land issues and joked that county officials had joined the tinfoil-hat crowd.

So Wednesday afternoon, the commissioners came to their meeting wearing — tinfoil hats.


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