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In our opinion: Now a thriving urban hub, SLC must plan for future demand

Salt Lake City's growth and downtown drawing power is the kind that feeds on itself.

Dan Liljenquist: The Utah Debate Commission helps create well-informed voters

In a representative republic, where our elected leaders make decisions on behalf on the people, being well-informed about the principles, motives and beliefs of those who seek to represent us is of... Read more »

8 hours ago

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My view: Utah, where do you stand on marriage?

If Utahns don't make a specific stand against the government’s power to alienate children from their biological birthright, then the state's citizens give the state power to act against... Read more »

8 hours ago

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Mary Barker: Religion and politics — a two-step dance

Religion reinforces our commitment to things like justice and mercy. Yet my conviction that justice and mercy are connected to the divine doesn't mean that my assessment of the policies that will... Read more »

8 hours ago

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Sherry Young: The world is indeed a glorious place, and autumn is a gift

Hopefully there is still time in the autumn of our lives to make a trek with the family back to our memories. Then again, does it really matter? There are exciting things to do and beautiful places... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Richard Davis: Scots — Be brave, take heart and vote yes to independence

Scots should vote yes. This is the moment for Scots to decide to govern themselves. The kinds of issues the pro-union “Better Together” campaign are raising involve matters the Scots... Read more »

yesterday

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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism

National Edition

The way we think about online learning is inadequate. Attitudes generally fall into one of two prevailing camps: online learning optimism and pessimism. It's time to look at it with realism. Read more »

yesterday

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In our opinion: Accountability, expectations in Saratoga Springs shooting case

Cases like the one recently in Saratoga Springs — where a 22-year-old man was shot and killed by police — incite strong feelings and require a vigorous public accounting so people can... Read more »

yesterday

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Gary R. Herbert: Citizenship education critical to long-term strength of nation

Today is Constitution Day, the 227th anniversary of the signing of our nation’s guiding document. It has never been more important for us as citizens to understand the God-granted freedoms... Read more »

yesterday

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Keep our republic: Support civics education

Introduced today is a Initiative bill that will require high school students in Utah to pass the U.S. Civics Test — the same test every immigrant applying for U.S. citizenship must pass. Read more »

yesterday

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Kathleen Parker: Mark Sanford's ongoing saga with himself

As a South Carolinian, it befalls me to examine the peculiarities afflicting our former governor and now-congressman Mark Sanford, who, contrary to decorum and taste, continues to demand attention. Read more »

yesterday

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Catherine Rampell: Many life milestones are out of millennials' reach

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We want to move out. We want to own our home. We want to marry. We want to work. The problem is, many of us can't. Read more »

yesterday

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Jay Evensen: U2's 'free' album highlights online insecurities

You can change passwords, but you can’t hide. There is no app for this fiscal insecurity. Read more »

yesterday

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Ralph Hancock: Society cannot 'progress' without morality

Fundamental moral questions now divide our nation. ... But our American Founders understood, to quote George Washington, that "religion and morality are indispensable supports ... to political... Read more »

yesterday

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Who likes Obama's ISIS plan, and who doesn't

A new poll by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press shows that both Democrats and Republicans support the president's plan to fight Islamic militants in Iraq. It's those who identify... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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In our opinion: Election process for state school board remains an uncertainty

It's clear state lawmakers must make fixing the selecting or election of state school board members a priority when they meet early next year. Their remedy needs to err on the side of encouraging... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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My view: Medicaid will sting Beehive State's economy

Medicaid expansion will reverse the recent post-recession growth in Utah's private sector, meaning Utah families will bring home less income and will suffer from the loss of private sector jobs. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Letter: Vaccination exceptions

The Utah State Code provides a list of exceptions to parents who do not wish to give their children required immunizations for school. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Letter: My sons

What is the justification for killing youths who are threatening no one? Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Letter: Voting matters

I am tired of listening to the complaints about our government ... when so few qualified citizens take the time to participate in the election process, and when so many of that few just blindly mark their ballots according to a party... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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The roughed-up American

National Edition

The economy is escaping the confines of the Great Recession... But people don't feel reassured. They've lost confidence in the future. Americans feel roughed up by the economy, and their fears... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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John Hoffmire: Unknowingly raising another man's child

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The number of men who had DNA tests administered for themselves and at least one of their children rose by 64 percent last decade, according to The New York Times. The DNA tests confirm whether or... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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On Second Thought

A lighthearted look at news of the day. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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In our opinion: Revisiting racial imbalance on police forces

What are the underlying factors when a community's police force is seen to be racially imbalanced? Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Robert Bennett: Obama should not move forward without congressional approval

When a commander in chief proposes to engage in acts of war that are not part of a short-term emergency but are commitments that stretch over an indefinite period of time, he should ask for formal... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Letter: Moral decline

The person who first claimed you can’t legislate morality was Sen. Barry Goldwater, and he was talking about the civil rights movement. It is obvious that new laws, along with education, brought about a vast cultural change in... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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