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Charles Barkley’s “Boring Ass City” Comment Sparks Utah Man’s Billboard Retaliation Featuring Activities Not in Salt Lake City

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This past February, Salt Lake City hosted the NBA All Star game at Vivint Arena. It had been 30 years since Salt Lake had the honor of the All Star Game. During a telecast, Charles Barkley called out Salt Lake City for being a “Boring Ass City”. Barkley said “These people going to heaven up…

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UK Students Ski Trip Goes Awry When US Hotel Allegedly Destroys Their Passports

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A group of 42 students and four staff members from the United Kingdom were left scrambling when the hotel they were staying at allegedly destroyed most of their passports. The school group from Walsall, England, were visiting New Hampshire for a week-long school ski trip. The group stayed at the Kancamagus Lodge in Lincoln, New…

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Rep. George Santos spent exactly $199.99 multiple times on Airfare, Hotel stays, Uber, and a Clear Membership

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George Santos, US House of Representatives member from New York’s 3rd district, has been in the news quite a bit recently with alleged questions about his background, where he has worked, and his finances. I am interested in his financial disclosures related to travel. The Federal Election Commission threshold for campaigns to keep receipts is…

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The Mormon Church Purchases Another Hotel, This Time In Park City

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I wrote last June about the Mormon Church purchasing a Marriott Residence Inn in Maui for $100 million. The Mormon Church’s real estate division, Property Reserve Inc., has purchased another hotel – this time in Park City, Utah. The Peaks Hotel is valued at a little over $6 million according to property records. The former…

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TIL Pilots And Co-Pilots Aren’t Allowed To Eat The Same Meal

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A new video from Swedish YouTuber Mauri Hermundsson, under his channel Uppdrag Mat, was published today. It’s called “Lever en dag some en Svensk pilot” (Living a day as a Swedish airline pilot). In this clip, he asked the pilot if it’s true that pilots aren’t allowed to eat the same meal. Loosely translated: “Is…

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Horrific: Husband Purposely Runs Over Wife In Airport Parking Lot After Returning From Vacation, Killing Her

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A man was arrested yesterday afternoon after allegedly running over his wife with their SUV. The fatal injuries occurred at the parking garage at Salt Lake City International Airport. Police said 38-year-old Shawn Christopher Sturgeon hit his wife Charlotte Sturgeon, 29, with the couple’s SUV after they returned from a vacation. Shawn hit his wife…

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