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Humanitarian worker seeks help for indigenous Hondurans
A noted humanitarian worker who recently visited Moab is asking area residents to help donate, collect, and package needed items for the indigenous Misquito people who live in the remote jungle are...
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Unsung Heroes
Wendy McDougald

When Wendy McDougald retired from her job as a clinical social worker she needed something else to help keep her busy. “My area of expertise was children and families,” she said. At the time, McDou...
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Bra decorating event highlights importance of early detection
Utah ranks second to last in the nation for mammography screening, and Grand County has the fourth lowest mammography rate in the state, which increases the risk of mortality from breast cancer, ac...
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Generations
Pam Lopez

For the past 26 years, Pam Lopez has opened the doors of her Moab home to young children getting ready to enter kindergarten. Happy Days, her preschool, is so popular that it’s not uncommon for par...
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<b><i>Creative cooking...<br></b></i>
Kaye Davis (left) and Gabe Woytek face off in an Iron Chef Challenge at the Moab Farmers’ Market on Thursday, Sept. 11. The Youth Garden Project provided the local chefs with a small pantry of items including spices and vinegars and gave them $20 to shop from vendors at the Farmer’s Market. Each chef was also required to incorporate a secret ingredient — YGP’s homemade peachcot cherry cardamom jam — into their finished dishes. Davis ultimately was named the winner of the competition, which was held in conjunction with Eat Local Week, a YGP spokesperson said. Photo by Tom Taylor
Creative cooking...
Kaye Davis (left) and Gabe Woytek face off in an Iron Chef Challenge at the Moab Farmers’ Market on Thursday, Sept. 11. The Youth Garden Project provided the local chefs with a small pantry of items including spices and vinegars and gave them $20 to shop from vendors at the Farmer’s Market. Each chef was also required to incorporate a secret ingredient — YGP’s homemade peachcot cherry cardamom jam — into their finished dishes. Davis ultimately was named the winner of the competition, which was held in conjunction with Eat Local Week, a YGP spokesperson said. Photo by Tom Taylor
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    FILE - In this May 7, 2008, file photo, Doug E. Fresh performs with Galactic at the seventh annual Jammy awards at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Atlanta is set to host the taping of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Fresh will be honored with "I Am Hip-Hop Icon" awards for the achievements in his career. He's known for classic hits such as "La Di Da Di" and "The Show." (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)ATLANTA (AP) — With a picture of his mother on a large screen behind him, Doug E Fresh struggled to complete his sentence. The rapper dubbed "The Human Beat Box" choked up and shed tears as he received the "I Am Hip-Hop Award" at the ninth BET Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday.


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    Singer Alicia Keys performs during a memorial service for actress Ruby Dee at The Riverside Church, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song "Superwoman," Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes were sent from Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House.


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