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Op-ed: The falso god of politics

If you visit Mount Olympus, you will see scores of crumbling statues to false gods once worshipped by ancient Greeks. The same is true in Rome, where statues...
Movie review: National security shouldn't be a laughing matter

"Olympus Has Fallen"Millenium Films2 hoursAfter...week's presidential pandemonium picture, "Olympus Has Fallen," wherein North Korean terrorists...Vampire Hunter. Well, maybe not - "Olympus" is preposterous, but not quite that...
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Rich Lowry: Year of the fainting couch

...simply didn't rate. The "Red Dawn" remake a couple of years ago featured cruel North Korean invaders. In last year's "Olympus Has Fallen," the White House is attacked and occupied by dastardly North Koreans. But 2014 was the year, thanks to the...
'Beginners' takes reviewer by surprise

"Beginners"Olympus Pictures1 hour, 45 minutesOur review this week was, much to my surprise, an appraisal of a quietly sweet homage to love, aging...
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Hiker has scaled about 60 Wasatch peaks, plans book

...blood. But the constant call of the mountains needed time to gestate. He didn't hike much in high school, except for Mount Olympus in 1990. A year after graduation in 1991, with a yearning to climb Lone Peak, located on the border of Salt Lake and Utah...
Immortals: Pretty packaging, just don't look too deep

...graphic violence and no small amount of sadism. Almost nothing makes sense in this world. The gods rule from high on Mount Olympus, but have nothing to do with humanity. So what do they do? Dress up in crazy outfits, apparently. The movie tells us early...
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'Wrath' just raises reviewer's ire

...action. With almost no preamble, Zeus appears in the home of Perseus, the half-human, half-god son of the ruler of Olympus and all the gods of the pantheon. Perseus, if you're not familiar, previously fought a bunch of monsters in order to tip...
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Peninsula Reflections

...isolation overshadowed the discomforts. Plywood walls made excellent bulletin boards and with Greek mythology posters, the ceiling became Mount Olympus. This column was written by Michael R. Christian with the Kenai Historical Society.
Latest super hero movie is all fun

...Branagh, things are much more straightforward. Thor is a brash, charismatic prince of Asgard. In mythology, Asgard was like Olympus or Heaven -- the realm of the gods, but a little undefined as to the where. Branagh locates the realm of Thor in the known...
Shirlene Mann Andrus

...Lake City on June 12, 1936 to Newell and Helen Mann. She grew up in Salt Lake City and Holladay, Utah and graduated from Olympus High School in 1954. On Feb. 4, 1955, she married Gary Andrus. In 1967 the family moved to Alaska, where they have resided...


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