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Editorial: Democrats shouldn't derail president's fast-track trade authority

President Obama’s trade agenda, which we support, has encountered virulent opposition from his own party.

Jay Evensen: Utah's prosperity is threatened by other states' bad behavior

Living here, you might reasonably assume the Great Recession is a fading memory in the nation’s history. You would be wrong. Read more »

10 hours ago

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David Jensen: Humans are responsible for protection, long-term sustainability of life on earth

It is precisely because of the fact that we are part of our environment that human beings should take greater steps to ensure its protection and long-term sustainability, not just for ourselves,... Read more »

10 hours ago

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Letter: Divorce risks

I’m writing regarding a recent article in the Deseret News national edition (“The easy mistake that could destroy your relationship, May 20). The author cites my research to argue that “couples who have already... Read more »

10 hours ago

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Letter: Another pollution

On a recent trip to Southern California and driving along the I-5 corridor from Newport Beach to San Diego, my wife and I commented on the absence of highway billboards and how refreshing it was to focus on the beauty of that part of... Read more »

10 hours ago

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My view: Higher ed students can better succeed with sustainability programs

An op-ed by George Will (“ ‘Sustainability mania' only bloats rates, cuts savings,” April 16) underscores the importance of going beyond third-party claims to understand the facts... Read more »

12 hours ago

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In our opinion: CDCU helps rebuild distressed communities, one house at a time

The Community Development Corporation of Utah has rebuilt more than 400 homes and constructed another 160 new homes, helping more than 5,000 low- to moderate-income families in 120 communities. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Doug Robinson: Witt latest BYU runner chasing coach's record

Jason Witt becomes the latest BYU athlete to crack the all-time top-10 list for American collegiate distance runners at 10,000 meters, but he still is chasing the mark set by his coach, Ed... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Derek B. Miller: Politics may end up costing U.S. a place in key global trade agreements

Politics at home may cost the United States a place in two key global trade agreements — the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Together, the... Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Crosswalk reminder

Many police officers, probably most, are the kind willing to take the time to escort an older person across the road. Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Marijuana, an evil plant

Marijuana is an evil plant and has been for centuries. Let's keep Utah safe and continue to make marijuana and other drugs illegal. Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Follow the money

When the site of our new state prison is finally determined, we should follow the money to see which legislators or lobbyists determined the final site and see the connection between the legislators, lobbyists, property owners and... Read more »

yesterday

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Michael Gerson: Religious conservatives' shifting role in American culture

The recent Pew Forum Report, "America's Changing Religious Landscape," does not bode as grimly as many would have the American public believe. Read more »

yesterday

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John Hoffmire: What are the costs, benefits of restoring U.S.-Iran relations?

What are the pros and cons of a potential agreement between the United States and Iran, two countries that have not had diplomatic relations since the 1979 hostage-taking in Tehran? The... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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In Our Opinion: More than a holiday, Memorial Day should be an 'honor' day

Memorial Day is about honoring priceless service. The great conflicts of history were fought and won by everyday men and women who exhibited extraordinary courage and valor, many of them paying the... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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On Second Thought

A lighthearted look at current events. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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My view: Prison relocation study is being misrepresented

Members of the Prison Relocation Commission (PRC) have been making false claims about the prison relocation study. The PRC is touting a study that did not review enough aspects of the prison move... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Letter: Thanks for liberty

It may be the military mind talking, but we don’t think often enough about those willing to live, fight and die for liberty. I lost a few friends during my time overseas, but they aren’t far from me even now. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Letter: Share the rain

With all the blessed rain we’ve received over the last two weeks, my heart goes out to those in California who are suffering from water shortages. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Letter: Keep fighting drugs

I remember many instances this past year when the police took millions of dollars worth of drugs off the street. What if we had given up and just let the drug lords go ahead and distribute those to our children? Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Your future Utah needs your input now — participate in Envision Utah's online projections

Envision Utah's "Your Utah, Your Future" online survey allows participants to submit preferred outcomes overall and in 11 areas such as air and water quality, education and transportation for 2050. Read more »

May 24, 2015

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Mediocre 'favorability' ratings hint at Utah's varied attitudes toward Congress

Last week, a UtahPolicy.com poll, which was picked up by other media, showed mediocre “favorability” ratings for Utah’s four U.S. House members. Your columnists weigh in. Read more »

May 24, 2015

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Letter: Flyer Field

Coach George Lay spent untold hours making Dixie Flyer baseball, and basketball for that matter, what it is today. He took boys and turned them to men. Read more »

May 24, 2015

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Letter: Chamber's misleading ad

The U.S. Export-Import Bank plays almost no role in Utah’s export sector. Only one out of every 270 small business exporters uses the bank. Read more »

May 24, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: Economic turmoil in China could tip world back into recession

On any list of calamities threatening the world economy, a China crash ranks at or near the top. Already, China's sizzling rate of economic growth has declined. The question is whether the... Read more »

May 24, 2015

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My View: Trade promotion authority would expand Utah’s economy

Global trade is a key driver for Utah’s economy. Overall, more than one in five jobs in Utah depends on international trade, and medical technology is just one of the sectors that can grow... Read more »

May 24, 2015

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