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Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Reality Check in the Political Season:
"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be
taken seriously."


--Hubert Horatio Humphrey, politician and presidential candidate
(1911-1978)

Public debate needs a return to civility, Last Lecturer tells USU
His dad told him to never speak about politics or religion in public. He became a professor of political science, though, so, it really couldn't be avoided. / By Emilie Holmes

Jail release granted to convicted felon for health reasons
A 39-year-old man who has pleaded guilty to two third-degree felonies will continue on jail release until his foot heals. / By Charlotte Smith and Kelli Dodgen

Car-truck accident sends woman to hospital
LOGAN -- An accident at the intersection of 300 South and Main Street on Monday afternoon sent one driver to the hospital. / By Julie Oliver

Millville residents may soon have to pay to use Hyrum's library
MILLVILLE -- While library usage has traditionally been funded by the city, a change in billing practices means that the council must find a way to meet the increased cost or make Millville families pay for their own library membership. / By Lynze Wardle

Lewiston Library looks to eBay to buy books
LEWISTON -- Librarian Vella Durrant is looking to buy books online on eBay. Mayor Paul Dent likes the idea but thinks that a credit card for the library is a dangerous idea. / By Erik Bateman

USU's Kermit Hall one of 12 on list for presidency at University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee has narrowed its presidential search to 12 --among them Utah State University President Kermit L. Hall. / By Jacob Moon

Nibley annexes another chunk of land near Hollow Road
NIBLEY -- In order to impose city ordinances on nearly 20 acres of land in Cache County, the City Council Thursday voted to annex the property into the city limits. / By Denise Albiston

Moment of reflection replaces prayer before River Heights meetings
RIVER HEIGHTS -- In response to a letter received from the Utah Atheists, River Heights City Council meetings will no longer start with an opening prayer. / By Diana Taylor

Logan ranked No. 4 in list of emerging American cities
"I think it's downright groovy," says Mayor Doug Thompson. Thompson, of course, is referring to Logan's high ranking in Cities Ranked and Rated. Of the top 45 "emerging" U.S. Metropolitan areas, Logan is ranked fourth. / By Jack Saunders

Man arrested in Cove hit-and-run
A man suspected in a hit-and-run accident in Cove that sent three young girls to the Logan Regional Hospital was arrested by Cache County sheriff's deputies Tuesday around 3 a.m. / By Denise Albiston

Features

'Eternal Sunshine' a manic masterpiece by screenwriter of 'Adaptation'
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a visceral, interactive experience. It's a head-first high-dive into a deep pool of warn, refreshing water. / By Jack Saunders

Going to the movies in Lewiston? It's a trip back in time
LEWISTON -- A piece of Americana is located in Lewiston. It is in the same structure as the city offices and library. It is not the courthouse. It is a movie theater. / By Erik Bateman

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