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Utah's Glen Hanson has had an impressive career
Glen Hanson was a practicing dentist who wanted to teach dentistry at the U. While waiting 30 years for the school to build a dental school, something else happened — he became Read more»
Saturday, July 4 2015 11:28 p.m. MDT
They go back to give back
Retired pro football players the Boone brothers — Aaron, Jesse and Jason — return to their roots to impart to youngsters their love and passion for the game. Read more»
Sunday, July 5 2015 6:47 p.m. MDT

Sports

What I've learned running with veterans
I joined Team RWB to serve those who'd served our country. What I received was much more significant than anything I could offer. Read more»
Sunday, July 5 2015 9:45 p.m. MDT
Ex-Jazzman Antoine 'Big Dawg' Carr still carries a bite
In Salt Lake for Jazz Summer League, Antoine Carr says Larry Bird was the hardest opponent to handle while Karl Malone was the toughest player he ever saw. Read more»
Monday, July 6 2015 9:45 p.m. MDT
A more confident Robert Anae evident in BYU's evolution of its veteran offensive coordinator
Robert Anae anticipates BYU's offense will build on success of last season, which saw the most points scored since Brandon Doman and Luke Staley in 2015. A key to the season is healthy Read more»
Saturday, July 4 2015 4:05 p.m. MDT
There's no shame in struggling through a run
Just because you're struggling on a run or a workout doesn't mean you're weak. It means you're pushing yourself, and that's a good thing. Read more»
Sunday, June 21 2015 4:46 p.m. MDT
Questions on the U.S. Open, Utah Jazz, Bryce Harper and more
Mike Sorensen expounds on Utahns in the U.S. Open, the NBA playoffs and all the players the Utah Jazz are bringing in for a look. Read more»
Sunday, June 14 2015 10:29 p.m. MDT
Jazz fans shouldn't get too excited, or disappointed, about Draft Day
The NBA draft and National Letter of Intent Day are a lot like Christmas Day. We anxiously wait for months for them to come around, wondering what we might get. And then in a matter Read more»
Saturday, June 27 2015 5:45 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

Dave Ramsey: Handle money with planning, purpose, maturity
You’ve got a little room to play back and forth once you get past Baby Step 3. But until then, I want you to be hardcore about scrimping, saving and getting your financial house Read more»
Tuesday, July 7 2015 7:00 a.m. MDT
Individual's work-life journey depends on influences of others
Four weeks into my latest career adventure, one simple but powerful thought keeps running through my mind, It's this: Success in any undertaking, whether at work or at home, is not Read more»
Tuesday, July 7 2015 10:28 a.m. MDT

Opinion

Time to relegate the Confederate battle flag to museums and Civil War reenactments
Symbols matter, and the Confederate battle flag has become a symbol of institutional, violent racism. It is time for the permanent retirement of the Confederate battle flag. It should Read more»
Thursday, July 2 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
About-face by Apple Music shows need for constant change
"People want to own the music they love," Steve Jobs said, and "not just rent them." Fast-forward a decade, and Apple is now saying the reverse: People want to rent and not own the Read more»
Sunday, July 5 2015 12:35 a.m. MDT
Things are heating up thanks to Supreme Court decisions
Yes, it has been very hot … and not just the weather. We explore the ramifications of key decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more»
Sunday, July 5 2015 12:35 a.m. MDT
Chief Justice John Roberts' ACA decision will cause long-lasting damage
The most durable damage from Thursday's decision is not the perpetuation of the ACA, which can be undone by legislative action. The paramount injury is the court's embrace of a duty Read more»
Thursday, June 25 2015 2:56 p.m. MDT
Don't let an apocalypse-free summer blind us to real dangers
In the back of my mind, I still can hear former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, who assured me soon after leaving his post as Health and Human Services secretary for President George W. Bush, Read more»
Thursday, July 2 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
My kind of Fourth — life, Liberty Park and the pursuit of tamales
While growing up and living out of our family's boxcar on the west side of Salt Lake, a wagonload of watermelon and tamales and a long walk to run on the lush green lawns of Liberty Read more»
Saturday, July 4 2015 5:03 p.m. MDT
How to address the Mediterranean refugee crisis
The European Union is in the midst of a crisis of conscience. Read more»
Monday, July 6 2015 7:30 a.m. MDT
After events in Charleston, reconciliation became word of the day
Reconciliation is the word of the day, but how, practically speaking, does one get there? From leaders in Washington, we often hear of the need for a "national conversation about race." Read more»
Monday, June 29 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Time to fix Obamacare rather than fight it in court
Obamacare is far from perfect. It was cobbled together badly. Implementation has been problematic. Now that the legal battles over Obamacare are over, the president and the Congress Read more»
Wednesday, July 1 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Read a real newspaper, get ink on your fingers, save the world
It's OK to search online for news that interests you, but don't forget to start with a real newspaper, the kind you can hold in your hands. If you don't, I fear it's the beginning of Read more»
Friday, June 26 2015 6:50 p.m. MDT

Faith

Should I serve alcohol at my wedding reception?
I'm having a wedding reception where those who are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be in attendance. Should I serve alcohol to accommodate what they're Read more»
Monday, June 8 2015 10:40 a.m. MDT
Treasures in earthen vessels
It's easy to romanticize other times, when (we imagine) things were simpler and clearer. But this is our time. And the good old days weren't all that different, anyway. Read more»
Thursday, July 2 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
What two lost college students and an LDS ward council have in common
Sitting in a ward council lately and hearing leaders counsel about how best to serve those lost and in need, I was reminded of a very different kind of rescue many years ago near Charlottesville, Read more»
Tuesday, July 7 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
The resurrection of Kaleb Cowart
Salt Lake Bees third baseman Kaleb Cowart doesn't just sign autographs for fans, he gives them a spiritual booster shot. Beneath his name he always jots the reference Philippians 4:13: Read more»
Friday, July 3 2015 4:00 p.m. MDT
The law of the fast is a way of life
The command to fast is not something we are to do once a month for a 24-hour period of time, often accompanied by a financial donation. As stated in Isaiah 58, it is a lifestyle requiring Read more»
Wednesday, June 17 2015 3:31 p.m. MDT
The books that change us
If we're reading just for pleasure, we're missing the larger point of literature. Read more»
Wednesday, July 1 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT

Family

Context is the missing link in making sense of family history
Reading my grandmother's old documents is baffling — unless I can find a little insight. After all, I think the hardest thing to preserve in family history is context. Without Read more»
Thursday, June 25 2015 5:24 p.m. MDT
‘Dovekeepers’ miniseries is on DVD this week
The two-part TV miniseries “The Dovekeepers,” from the producers of “The Bible,” comes to DVD this week. Read more»
Friday, July 3 2015 3:00 p.m. MDT
'Inside Out' is creative, original
The creativity in "Inside Out" that portrays the inner workings of a developing young mind is truly imaginative. Read more»
Friday, June 26 2015 2:48 p.m. MDT
How 'Inside Out' sent me a mommy wake-up call
Disney-Pixar's new movie, "Inside Out," helped me remember why I should embrace sadness, not run from it. Read more»
Monday, July 6 2015 5:15 p.m. MDT
Is family the 'end' and everything else the 'means'?
We frequently mistake plans for goals. We go after things but don’t ask ourselves why we want those things or what they will lead to. We frequently mistake the means for the ends, Read more»
Tuesday, June 30 2015 8:10 p.m. MDT
The 'All Pro Dad' and the other side of Father's Day
Whether we had parents who did their jobs well or not, each person has a choice about the kind of parent they want to be. No parent is ever perfect — but we can find the joy that Read more»
Wednesday, June 17 2015 6:41 p.m. MDT