News happens on holiday weekends.

During this holiday weekend a year ago, we reported that the Koch Investments Group was making a $100 million investment in Standard Lithium. Barbara Hartsfield of McNeil was named an area finalist for state Foster Parent of the Year. The Blue & You Foundation made a $148,000 grant to SAU-Tech. SAU women improved their basketball record to 4-1. posts news around the clock, seven days a week -- holidays included.

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