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In our opinion: Encouraging dialogue taking place concerning corporate tax rate

Efforts are underway in Washington to lower the corporate tax rate, which is the highest in the free world.

Family benefits: Economic stability, life satisfaction can be realized results

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As efforts are made in marriage and family, tangible benefits — such as economic stability and life satisfaction — can be among the realized results. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Letter: Sanctions against Iran

The U.S. and Iran have been engaged in important talks to reach an agreement over Iran's nuclear power development. They are delicate and nuanced and may very well determine whether the U.S. provokes further military engagement in... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Timothy R. Clark: Lone Peak High teacher uses calculus to teach about life

Craig Smith has seen a 777 percent increase in the pass rate in calculus at Lone Peak High School since he started teaching the subject in 2007. He says the subject is "a microcosm of life." Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Drew Clark: What Mitt Romney must do differently to win in 2016

Romney has not yet articulated a vision of what America must do to prosper. Skillful managers rarely win presidential elections. Even after previous losses, Romney has done precious little to build... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Letter: Beware refundable taxes

Beware the advocates of any tax that will supposedly be refunded to consumers (carbon tax, gas tax, etc.). These people are nothing but tax wolves in populist clothing. Any mechanism for collecting a tax has inherent costs; you... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Sally Pipes: Resolutions for a do-something Congress

If the new GOP-led Congress works steadily toward its goal of repealing and replacing Obamacare, it might just stick to its resolution — and become a "do-something" Congress on health care. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Letter: Work to achieve dreams

America has always been known as the land of opportunity; generations of people have flocked here for better opportunities for them and their families. With that wonderful dream and the possibility of success, people very soon... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Letter: Accused of double-dipping

Mr. Dan Liljenquist just can't keep his hands off the state retirement funds or quit worrying about them ("No double-dipping return," Jan. 8). He is responsible for the 25 percent reduction in state teachers retirement; now, if... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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In our opinion: Vanishing Internet privacy

The dangers to personal privacy largely stem from the development of what is often referred to as the Internet of Things — a label for the increasing interconnectedness of everyday objects. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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John Florez: State government needs to adopt modern policies

The Legislature needs to see that changes are in order for it to continue to carry out its mandate under current social and economic conditions, rather than those that existed when it was... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Letter: Wisdom on Healthy Utah

Some words from Mahatma Gandhi for our legislators regarding the people they serve and the Healthy Utah Plan. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Letter: Climate change denial

The Pentagon declares climate change as one of the greatest security threats to our country’s future. Shell Oil Co. admits that climate change is in fact happening and is due to human activities. The majority of scientific... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Letter: No disrespect

With the incredible power placed in the hands of our law enforcement officials, there has to be significant oversight and accountability. Power unchecked and unaccounted for is too easily abused. Calling a police officer's actions... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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My view: Is Obama’s plan to pay for community college for all the best use of the money?

lowing editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Jan. 14: Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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My view: All labor has dignity: King's other legacy

As the U.S. secretary of labor, and also the former assistant attorney general for civil rights, my work is animated by Dr. King’s view that civil rights and labor rights are inextricably... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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My view: Healthy Utah Plan acceptance is a public safety issue

Accepting the governor's Healthy Utah plan will help public safety. The Legislature should consider the decrease in crime when debating whether to accept the plan. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Michael Gerson: Modern science: Design of the divine?

The biographer Eric Metaxas recently made waves by arguing that modern science increasingly "makes the case for God." Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Martin Luther King's legacy: Recognition of past realities

Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition. We honor his personal courage as well as political impact as catalyst for the civil rights revolution. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Letter: Too trigger-happy?

The hot topic in the news is shootings by police officers. Since New Year's, there have been five shootings in Utah alone. Are police officers becoming too trigger-happy? Understanding that situations are dangerous and police force... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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In our opinion: Utah's best interests may be in seeing what happens with Common Core in 2015

Common Core can be seen as a set of standards and not rules. It may be in Utah’s best interest to see what Common Core in 2015 does for our schools and students. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Greg Bell: The priceless value of a good education

A college educated person will, on average, earn tens of thousands of dollars over one with a high school graduation, and the difference between a high-school dropout is even larger. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Charles Krauthammer: President doesn’t see terrorism entering new phase

President Obama is not admitting that terrorism is growing all around the world. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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