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In our opinion: What the Islamic State group has done to 'us,' and who is 'us'?

Some are critical of U.S. actions against the Islamic State group, asking, "What have they done to us?"

My view: A teacher’s opinion of the SAGE test

The SAGE test does not help teachers or students know student progress. This testing format is not age appropriate for grade school. Read more »

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My view: Inmates need better mental health treatments

More money and staff is desperately needed at the Utah State Prison. Without it, all of us will have to answer for more needless tragedy. Read more »

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Letter: Government in education

While many see federal government involvement in education as interference, we should keep in mind what the role of government is and how it functions. States like Utah struggle to educate a large student population. Many of these... Read more »

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Letter: Crossing party lines

I want to explain why I, a conservative and a Republican, would cross lines and vote for Doug Owens. I met both of the major candidates and found Mr. Owens to be personable, genuinely interested in the concerns of his constituents... Read more »

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Letter: Stores taking a stand

I must say that my faith in humanity is starting to come back. I have been very impressed with stores that are taking a stand. CVS pharmacies recently decided to not sell cigarettes any more. That is huge! I hope more stores will... Read more »

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My view: U.S. faces grim future in Middle East

President Barack Obama’s policies failed in Iraq because he doesn’t understand the culture — something he and Democrats are supposedly good at doing. Read more »

11 hours ago

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My view: It’s time for the brave to lead

I think Francis Scott Key was off-key in ending our anthem with “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” Bravery comes before freedom. Now is the time for the brave to lead. Read more »

13 hours ago

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My view: Let's get Congress working again for Utah families

"I know what it takes to bring opposing sides together to find common ground and forge real solutions to even the most difficult, divisive problems." Read more »

14 hours ago

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Michael and Jenet Erickson: In marriage debate, don't give up the ideal

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Our personal experiences have convinced us children need, as much as possible, a father and a mother. There are differences between being raised by a father and a mother or by two fathers or two... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Henri Sisneros: Utah's jobs program for offenders is seeing substantial results

Utah’s Defendant-Offender Workforce Development task force has helped over 3,000 former offenders in the past five years find work and stay out of prison. Read more »

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My view: Public school system needs improving

The principles of freedom have worked marvelously for the people of this country. They will also work for educating our children. Give people the power to choose; let them have ownership of those... Read more »

yesterday

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In our opinion: 'If it ain't broke' … vote 'no' on Amendment A

Utah voters will decide whether or not to strike a state constitutional requirement prohibiting the state tax commission from having more than two of its four members belonging to the same... Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Pulling down signs

I don’t understand why Doug Owens' supporters feel justified to pull down signs. Being raised in Utah I was taught to respect people's property. I hope our community can return to those values. Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Kids need coding

With the growing amount of tech companies coming to Utah, shouldn’t we focus on getting students ready for those jobs? Read more »

yesterday

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Charles Krauthammer: Election is about economy, competence and solving confusion

Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not. Read more »

yesterday

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Michael Gerson: Bill Gates adds Ebola to his list of infectious diseases to combat

Following the Ebola crisis, infectious disease should remain a focus for good reasons: Because dramatic gains are possible. And because losses can be sudden and deadly, affecting rich and poor alike. Read more »

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My View: Children need mother and father

As I have raised my own children, I have been amazed at the very different but essential roles my husband and I both play in our sons’ lives. Read more »

yesterday

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My view: It’s time to question the effectiveness of local company Stericycle

Stericycle could be the cleanest, most honest, most well-run incinerator in the nation (the evidence suggests the opposite), and it would still be a health hazard according to the most-up-to-date... Read more »

yesterday

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What will Obama's legacy be?

The 44th president of the United States still has two years left in office, but that hasn't stopped anyone from discussing how he will be remembered in the history books. Read more »

yesterday

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Jay Evensen: Should Utah be in the Central time zone?

If you think it’s hard to remember what time it is in Arizona, which remains on standard time all year, consider that if Utah is on permanent daylight saving time, it would align itself with... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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In our opinion: Daggett County shines with public-lands compromises

County-by-county efforts to compromise on public-land use and designations — following Rep. Rob Bishop's proposed initiative — is a mixed bag of results. Leave it to small Daggett... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Robert J. Samuelson: Wages stay stagnate as workers fear switching or losing jobs

Who knows what the future holds? So companies seem quick to fire and slow to hire. That fear may be tying workers to existing jobs. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: The privilege of voting — use it and encourage it

Utah has the fifth-lowest political engagement in the country. By taking two simple steps, you can and will help change voter engagement in Utah. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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My view: America’s new role in the oil market

Just because we are in a season of oil and natural gas plenty now does not mean that winter will not return. So, let’s all enjoy lower prices at the pump while they last, but craft an energy... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Letter: The Grande Theatre

Over the years I’ve been to performances from San Francisco to New York City — and I can truly say the Grand Theatre reaches the highest level of all these performances. I cannot believe every performance is not sold out. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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