Priscilla and Marlyne Hammon are sisters, who married the brothers who talked last week on StoryCorps. They two now discuss how laws against polygamists have affected their lives and how they became activists for plural marriage.
PRISCILLA: Marlyne and I consider ourselves full sisters, but there's something interesting about us because while we share the same father, we both have different mothers, so we grew up having five mothers in our home, which was a very positive experience for us, unlike so much negativity that you hear about polygamy. Our experience was totally different.
Graphic designer Tom Sadowski, 65, works from home in Sterling, Va., in October. Many experts believe the economy is becoming too complicated for the Bureau of Labor Statistics to measure accurately using current methods.
Science Questions explores the phenomena of fire. Sheri Quinn covers two different stories about fire, from two very different people: A scientists and a writer. Tune into to hear how fire changes science, ecosystems and human energy.
The Food and Drug Administration is accepting public comments for the proposed Food Safety Modernization Act, through November 15, 2013. In its current form the rule, if passed, could cost farmers thousands of dollars every week or month. Farmers will have to comply with new regulations such as mandatory weekly water testing and treatment, wildlife monitoring and rigorous manure and composting standards. It threatens the subsistence of small, local farms with small profits, at a time when they are on the rise across the U.S.
Originally published on Mon November 11, 2013 2:29 pm
With holiday travel right around the corner, many Americans will have to decide whether to carry on or to check their baggage. Each decision comes with its own hassles.
By 2014, airlines are hoping to make you sweat less when you decide to check your bags. They will introduce an electronic tag system that allows you to track your suitcase's exact location on your smartphone during your travels.
On Tuesday, Cedar City elected its youngest, and also its first woman mayor. 27-year-old Maile Wilson downplays the significance of her personal characteristics, preferring instead to talk city business. Chris Holmes reports.
A Utah-based corporation affiliated with the Mormon Church announced this week it's finalizing a major real estate deal on the Florida panhandle.
AgReserves, Inc., a tax-paying corporate affiliate of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints based in Salt Lake City, will acquire more than 382,000 acres of rural and timber-rich land in nine Florida counties for a price of $565 million, according to a Florida real estate firm.
Cache County’s own water war continues to cause heated debate in the valley over two years after the original complaint was filed by a group of Utah citizens.
The most recent dispute that has gained attention was sparked by the filing of a countersuit by Cache County itself, against citizen plaintiffs including members of the Utah Foundation for Land and Open Water, also known as Utah FLOW.
After six months of intensive work, the Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation now has top-to-bottom access within the Bingham Canyon Mine after the largest landslide in mining history.
A newly-completed road marks a significant milestone for the corporation and provides access to deep within the mine.
The road was only feasible after extensive cleanup efforts of the 165-million-ton slide that happened in April. More than 14 million tons of fallen material has been moved since the slide and refuse is still being cleared to stabilize the area.