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Anheuser-Busch's concerns with the NFL are enough to make you cough

If the NFL wants to take the cloak of silence off domestic violence, it will have to begin a frank discussion.

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 »

2 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 »

14 hours ago

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George F. Will: Obama needs Congress to approve this war

Promising to "destroy" this group with the help of "a broad coalition" of "partners," Barack Obama said last week, "I welcome congressional support for this effort." He obviously thinks such... Read more »

20 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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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 »

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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Robert J. Samuelson: The roughed-up American

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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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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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Daren Bakst: Parents, not bureaucrats, should decide what kids eat

The writer responds to the question, "Should parents back Michelle Obama's renewed quest for healthy school lunch?" Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Dissatisfaction with Utah's congressmen and Congress as a whole

Usually, Americans like their own members of Congress but greatly dislike Congress as an institution. However, recent national polling shows more voters are blaming their own congressmen for... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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William Rice: First lady's fight for healthier food needs support

Writer responds to the question, "Should parents back Michelle Obama’s renewed quest for healthy school lunches?” Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Brian S. Brown: In defending marriage, Utah is standing in the breach

The state of Utah is standing in the breach across the nation in preserving marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Drew Clark: Keys to development: City centers, education and entrepreneurship

Looking to environmental assets, and to educational institutions and technology strengths, is the new template for successful economic development — just as Ogden is now demonstrating on its... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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John Florez: We need a school board elected by voters

We need a state school board that is elected by the voters who have the public’s interest and the future of our students as their focus, without being encumbered with political ties. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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My view: Government broadband spells bad news for taxpayers

Government shouldn't be in the broadband Internet business — fierce private sector competition has made the Internet an epicenter of innovation and technological development. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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David Blankenhorn: Prize-linked savings programs are a better option than lotteries

National Edition

The state of Kansas was all set to start a prize-linked savings program that would help people save money rather than spend it on lotteries and gambling — then the governor reversed and... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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A. Scott Anderson: Quake reminder: Businesses must be prepared

The recent California earthquake serves as a reminder — businesses need to be prepared for any type of a disaster and be mindful not only of operations but the well-being of employees as well. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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