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Published: Friday, July 18 2014 5:20 a.m. MDT

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hi, UT

In most cases, a paycheck would be a more accurate symbol too use.

American Fork, UT

More importantly to me, are the digital MSDS sheets, which I carry as .pdf documents on my phone, sufficient to meet various occupational health and safety regulations state to state? So far, apparently yes.

Understands Math
Lacey, WA

"Downloading a Bible app on an iPad or smartphone is incredibly convenient. But should digital Bibles be allowed at swearing-in ceremonies?"

Nice variation of the "Begging the Question" fallacy, Deseret News. You imply with your question that, digital or not, swearing on the Bible is a requirement. Considering that there's no constitutional requirement for swearing on a Bible or any other text, the answer to your question should be obvious.

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