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John Florez: Fundraising is not about the money — it's about time together

Fundraising is about more than raising money. It’s about being together and enjoying the time together.

My view: Remembering JFK 51 years later

Fascination with and controversy about President John F. Kennedy continues. Last year, there were floods of books, articles and commentaries marking the half-century since his death. Read more »

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Michael Gerson: Obama’s executive order is a confession of democratic failure

Whatever your view on immigration (and I support comprehensive reform), Obama's executive order is a confession of democratic failure, through the adoption of methods that he recently described as... Read more »

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Robert J. Samuelson: Our political superstructure may be more at risk than economy

A political system that depends on strong economic growth will, when growth falters, lose its capacity to ensure social peace and stability. Read more »

yesterday

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My view: Impact of high salinity on our homes

Riverton city residents are voting soon on whether to continue to use local well water. Read more »

yesterday

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Jay Evensen: Like it or not, ride sharing is here to stay

My driver acknowledged he had violated a city ordinance by picking me up at the airport. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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My view: Education is the key to our state's future

Education is the key to our state’s future. It is Utah’s most important strategic investment. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: Obamacare was a rude awakening for Americans

The Obamacare rollout was a rude awakening for Americans, validating the uneasiness they have felt about the legislation from the beginning. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Richard Davis: Our representatives should be elected, not appointed

The problem is the law on filling legislative vacancies. It currently removes voters from the process of choosing their own representatives. It retains power for political parties but takes it away... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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My view: Improvements needed in AG’s Office

Attorney General Sean Reyes won two more years of trust from the voters, but it will take earning the trust and respect of his employees to keep the trust of the people. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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How America feels about Mitt Romney right now

Speculation over a 2016 presidential run continue to swirl as one-time presidential candidate Mitt Romney remains in the spotlight. But are Americans really interested in another Romney candidacy? Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Drew Clark: A better solution on Net Neutrality: Trust the law or change it

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler put forward a nuanced and workable solution that preserved Net Neutrality rules under provisions of the 1996 Telecom Act. President Obama should give the FCC a chance to... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Kathleen Parker: Pope Francis calls for a modern resurrection of family in society

Francis has delivered a pastoral message that is consistent with the church's long-held beliefs on marriage. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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With chocolate and oil, it pays to have faith in market forces

For years, people have argued over “peak oil,” but now it's time to worry about "peak chocolate." Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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My view: Can we meet EPA carbon emissions goals without going nuclear?

EPA’s goal is to reduce power station carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030. How U.S. utilities will achieve 30 percent reduction is critical for America. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Lois M. Collins: Daddy-daughter duo turn trip to the movies into nightmare

National Edition

It's just a little thing, a dad and his daughter enjoying a day at the movie. ... They're playing with each other by thumping the chair in front of them with their feet, whispering and giggling as... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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My view: Veterans deserve your service

The immediate aftermath of Veterans Day and all the related media commentary is a good time for reflection on our military and our democratic nation. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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John Hoffmire: A tale of two Mexicans who entered the U.S. illegally

National Edition

This story is about two Mexican citizens who came from two very different economic sides of their society. Yet, their stories converge in that they believed they could achieve a better life by... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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My view: A look at the 'whole child' approach

We have to meet all of the needs of students, ensuring that they are healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Dave Folland: No more excuses on climate change

With the United States and China striking a deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Congress has finally run out of excuses for its failure to act on climate change. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Post elections: Can leadership team make real progress?

The 2014 elections are over, so it’s time to look ahead. Democratic and Republican caucuses in the Utah Legislature have elected their leaders for the next two years. Any surprises, and any... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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John Florez: No separation of powers in Utah when it comes to education

Two major problems of public education in Utah are the governance structure and oppressive cultural environment created by the Legislature. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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A. Scott Anderson: Big opportunities ahead for political leaders in Washington and Utah

With the exception of the presidency, Republicans are now in firm control. A new political era now begins, with important new opportunities both in the nation and in Utah. I’m excited to see... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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David Blankenhorn: Marriage today is still good for children, wealth and civil society

National Edition

The Beatles said, “All you need is love.” But that’s not all you need! For fullness, transcendence and staying power, the smart move is to put a ring on it. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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My view: Amnesty is not as simple as Republicans think

Illegal aliens should be a finite group: legal immigrants are an infinite group, so it would be much better to pursue the latter. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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My view: Value of water in a changing climate

To protect our future in this region, we must cut greenhouse emissions, drastically and soon. Like our forebears, we can take this present challenge as an opportunity to point the way, right here,... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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