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Doug Robinson: The high cost of coaches

The highest paid public employee in 40 of 50 states is a college football or basketball coach. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Cuba is an enduring challenge to American foreign policy, politics

Obama still has time to launch effective, sustained efforts at bipartisan cooperation with Congress. The Republican majorities in both houses make that essential for success in dealing with Cuba. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Letter: Winter sports season

As we work toward the end of what is turning out to be another successful ski and snowboard season, I want to draw a little extra attention to those who contributed to that accomplishment in a year when our winter weather did not... Read more »

7 hours ago

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Letter: Next president?

Are we ready to break the highest glass ceiling and elect a woman to be our president? I believe we are and we can do this with Hillary Clinton. Clinton is immeasurably qualified for the position, especially when compared to her... Read more »

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Letter: Help raising kids

I read with interest the article on "grandparenting” (“Problems grandparents face when parenthood starts all over again,” April 13). I am concerned about the fact that none of my friends are aware that there are... Read more »

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Utah’s new approach to tackling intergenerational poverty

Utah's economy is among the best in the nation, our stunning landscapes are unmatched and the way we tackle problems is fundamentally unique. This is particularly true for intergenerational poverty. Read more »

7 hours ago

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My view: History reveals some correct beliefs outside of mainstream climate change beliefs

Some scientists dissent from the mainstream view on climate change. There are episodes in the history of science where individuals who dissented from received scientific wisdom turned out, at least... Read more »

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John Florez: America's strength is its liberal education

Much attention has been given of late to STEM education — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The value of a liberal arts education is that it teaches you how to write (which... Read more »

yesterday

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In our opinion: Fabricated Rolling Stone article on campus rape hurts more than helps keeping women safe on campus

Rolling Stone magazine admitted a high-profile campus rape article published last fall was fraudulent. Rather than help the agenda of keeping women safe on campus, the fake article can lead real... Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Costly benefits

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, the proposal of many Democratic candidates came to light. Their plan: raise Social Security benefits. With an increasing urgency to create a more sustainable future for the Social Security... Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Rid the world of polio

The month of April marks a historic anniversary for global health. Sixty years ago, Jonas Salk's inactivated polio vaccine was proven safe and effective in protecting children against polio. Globally, polio has been reduced... Read more »

yesterday

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My view: Utah has an export-import problem

As long as the federal Export-Import Bank exists, your tax dollars will be used to prop up a few lucky businesses, both here and abroad. The bank's future will be decided this summer by Congress. Read more »

yesterday

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My view: Yesterday’s public education is quickly disappearing

I feel compelled to offer some sort of a valedictory, or to act as a “canary in a coal mine.” In my opinion, public education as I know it will soon disappear. Read more »

yesterday

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My view: Preparation is key with SAGE testing

Admittedly, there is quite a bit to remember when preparing for annual testing, beyond the correct answers. This op-ed offers a few tips and tricks to prepare for the SAGE assessment. Read more »

yesterday

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Cedric Nicholson: Have women become forgotten veterans of military service?

Sen. Dean Heller, R-NV, and Patty Murray, D-WA, have come up with the solution to the lack of gender-specific care for women veterans. They have introduced Senate Bill 471, the Women Veteran Access... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Letter: Wrong tax approach

The gas tax increase was the wrong approach, period! Truckers avoided buying our fuel because of our fuel prices; this changed my opinion over all those I voted into office. The correct approach would have been to actually lower the... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Mike Noel: Utah leads out on win-win solution to climate controversy

HCR8, which is now signed, states that soil sequestration of atmospheric CO2 in forests and rangeland soils is Utah’s preferred approach regarding any federal efforts to deal with climate... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Letter: Changing environment

Our climate is changing (temperature), our water is changing (ocean levels) and our ozone layer is changing (ultraviolet radiation). Our trees that recycle carbon dioxide into oxygen are being cut down. We have hazardous waste and... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Greg Bell: The problem of being a conservative

Conservatives believe the individual is pre-eminent in political society. Many liberals believe government is supreme and bestows rights on the individual. That is a completely upside-down view of... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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In our opinion: Disrupted by email and the Internet, the U.S. Postal Service needs to make tough decisions to cut its losses

Now $15 billion in debt, the U.S. Postal Service has a problem: a rapidly changing market for first-class mail, which has been disrupted by modern technology. Lawmakers should let the Postal... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Michael Gerson: The Iran deal: Obama is desperate for a legacy

Why would the Obama administration claim victory in the middle of a sensitive negotiation, in a manner that prods the other side to harden its demands and encourages the unraveling of sanctions? Read more »

April 16, 2015

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In our opinion: Norman H. Bangerter: A governor not worried about his legacy has left a secure one

The late Gov. Norm Bangerter may not have been concerned about his place in history, but as it turns out, he didn’t need to be. He leaves behind a legacy that is secure, and he will be sorely... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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These days, you really can watch something else

There has never been a time in history with more entertainment choices available than there are now. If you can’t find something consistent with your values or your tastes, it may not be... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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In our opinion: 'Great Utah ShakeOut' drills help educate, prepare us for likelihood of earthquakes

The goal of the Great Utah ShakeOut drill is to increase awareness and to make sure Utahns are prepared for an earthquake when it arrives. Given Utah's fault-laden geographical makeup, future... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Letter: Unemployment compensation

The recent budget crisis in the United States has prompted many U.S. citizens to urge leaders to cut spending. I agree that some areas of the government budget should be cut back, but unemployment compensation should be preserved.... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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