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Utahns mark Memorial Day with drive-by tributes, out of concern for COVID-19

Heber Metropolis • Again in March, Amaria Scovil, one of many individuals overseeing Heber Metropolis’s Memorial Day occasions, mentioned, “we first realized we must be doing issues in a different way this yr.” Most years, there’s a breakfast program on the Wasatch County Occasions Heart — with breakfast, music and visitor audio system, mentioned Scovil, director of the county’s recreation middle. The occasion ends when the veterans within the viewers are requested to face in entrance of the primary stage, and everybody else traces as much as shake their arms…

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Tributes to legendary Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan pour in from across the NBA, the state and nation

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photograph) Jerry Sloan received his 1,000th sport as coach of the Jazz on Nov. 7, 2008. (Trent Nelson | Tribune file photograph) Jerry Sloan received his 1,000th sport as coach of the Jazz on Nov. 7, 2008. (Trent Nelson | Tribune file photograph) Jerry Sloan talks to his staff throughout his 1,000th sport as coach of the Jazz on Nov. 7, 2… (Hector Amezcua | AP Photograph/The Sacramento Bee) Jerry Sloan, left, is escorted off the court docket by assistant coach Phil Johnson… (Photograph courtesy…

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Tributes as World Battle Two code breaker Ann Mitchell dies aged 97

Picture copyright Andy Mitchell Picture caption Ann together with her her husband Angus who died two years in the past Tributes have been paid to Ann Mitchell – one of many final of a World Battle Two code-breaking group at Bletchley Park – who has died aged 97. Mrs Mitchell, who deciphered German codes on the British code-breaking centre from 1943, died at an Edinburgh care house on Monday. Her household and mates stated she had been declining in well being for some years and had “a life nicely lived”.…

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Tributes paid to prime QC discovered useless at his Glasgow house

Tributes have been paid to the QC and civil rights activist Derek Ogg who has died on the age of 65. His profession spanned work as a Crown prosecutor and latterly as a defence advocate. Mr Ogg campaigned for the 2018 regulation which routinely pardoned homosexual and bisexual males convicted of sexual offences which are not unlawful. Nicola Sturgeon stated Mr Ogg was a “sensible advocate and a really pretty man”. In a Twitter submit, the primary minister added: “It was all the time a pleasure for me to listen…

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Sports 

Joe Staley ‘overwhelmed’ by tributes put up retirement

When Joe Staley introduced his retirement following a stellar 13-year profession in San Francisco, he was shocked by the tributes that poured in from former 49ers teammates, coaches and opponents. The limelight within the NFL is often reserved for the gamers who catch, run or throw the ball, not the behind-the-scene staff who assist make all that occur. “I used to be completely overwhelmed and blown away from the response from everyone,” Staley stated Tuesday. “That meant a lot to me. I’m a lineman. It’s our job to not be…

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MLB to have a good time Jackie Robinson Day through on-line tributes

NEW YORK — Pressured from the sphere by the brand new coronavirus, Main League Baseball is shifting its annual celebration of Jackie Robinson on-line. The Jackie Robinson Basis is launching a digital studying hub to coincide with the 73rd anniversary Wednesday of Robinson breaking the key league coloration barrier. CC Sabathia and Harold Reynolds are among the many former main leaguers studying excerpts from the ebook by Robinson’s daughter, Sharon. She’s going to seem in video vignettes and there are digital and printable training actions. Robinson broke baseball’s coloration barrier…

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