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September 25, 1989
Parents in at least 90% of Utah's school districts were urged to keep their children home today in the face of a statewide strike by teachers angered because the Legislature voted a tax cut last week instead of diverting money from a $94-million state surplus to education. Jim Campbell, president of the Utah Education Assn., said the strategy for a boycott appeared "as far as possible, under control. It's going to be a one-day protest against the Legislature . . .
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October 26, 1990 | LEE DYE, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
With the future of Utah's cold fusion research program hanging in the balance, the saga of two scientists who claimed last year to have discovered fusion-in-a-jar slipped further into the realm of comic opera Thursday when neither showed up for a critical meeting to reassess state funding for the program. The University of Utah's Stanley Pons has mysteriously disappeared, and has been communicating with his institution only by one-way fax.
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SPORTS
November 9, 1989 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A clear majority of Utah voters are willing to spend $56 million to build sports facilities in anticipation of the Winter Olympics coming to Salt Lake City by the year 2002. In a statewide referendum Tuesday, a proposal to divert 1/32 of revenues from the state sales tax over the next 10 years to construct bobsled and luge runs, a speed-skating oval and a ski jump passed with 57% of the vote. With 99% of the precincts reporting, the count was 211,385 for the measure and 161,736 opposed.
SPORTS
November 9, 1989 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A clear majority of Utah voters are willing to spend $56 million to build sports facilities in anticipation of the Winter Olympics coming to Salt Lake City by the year 2002. In a statewide referendum Tuesday, a proposal to divert 1/32 of revenues from the state sales tax over the next 10 years to construct bobsled and luge runs, a speed-skating oval and a ski jump passed with 57% of the vote. With 99% of the precincts reporting, the count was 211,385 for the measure and 161,736 opposed.
NEWS
October 26, 1990 | LEE DYE, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
With the future of Utah's cold fusion research program hanging in the balance, the saga of two scientists who claimed last year to have discovered fusion-in-a-jar slipped further into the realm of comic opera Thursday when neither showed up for a critical meeting to reassess state funding for the program. The University of Utah's Stanley Pons has mysteriously disappeared, and has been communicating with his institution only by one-way fax.
NEWS
September 25, 1989
Parents in at least 90% of Utah's school districts were urged to keep their children home today in the face of a statewide strike by teachers angered because the Legislature voted a tax cut last week instead of diverting money from a $94-million state surplus to education. Jim Campbell, president of the Utah Education Assn., said the strategy for a boycott appeared "as far as possible, under control. It's going to be a one-day protest against the Legislature . . .
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