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Loren Israelsen: Sen. Orrin Hatch rescued supplement industry

With 11 percent growth per annum, Utah's largest industry contributes more than $7B annually to our economy

Drew Clark: Journalists and lawyers both build advocacy upon a factual infrastructure

There are significant similarities between the role of the journalist and the role of an attorney. These include a respect for words, an appreciation for specialization and being a generalist, and... Read more »

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David Blankenhorn: America is as beautiful as its many anthems

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If you want to know America, study the words of our national anthems. In his terrific book “This Land That I Love,” John Shaw offers at least eight songs that qualify as true American... Read more »

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My view: The best legislation meets all sides

We need both, and both sides need each other. It's a symbiotic relationship which will always exist, whether liberals and conservatives like it or not. Read more »

yesterday

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A. Scott Anderson: Give students skills that employers need

Recent in-depth research by pollster Dan Jones & Associates for the Sandy Chamber of Commerce found disconnects between the skill levels of graduating college students and the skills employers want... Read more »

yesterday

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My view: Deeper look at Utah’s homelessness

Beginning Nov. 7, the Leonardo will feature an exhibit called “No Fixed Address” that will provide a deeper understanding of homelessness in Utah. It is important that we see... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Michael Gerson: The new impression of Ebola under control is dangerous illusion

Is Ebola containable? Will we see disease-related hunger? How will rice crops be harvested and transported? What effect will spiking food prices have on civil order? Might there be large-scale,... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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My View: Trees from pioneer days replaced by munchkins in Miller Park

Recently, hundreds of old trees were cut in Miller Park around Red Butte Creek to remove so-called invasive trees in the park and return the area's foliage to pre-pioneer times. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: Rights vs. privileges — understand the difference

While enjoying many privileges in a free society, we must not fall into the trap of believing privileges are rights. Once a privilege is recast as a right, it suddenly becomes immoral to talk about... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Jay Evensen: Unfortunately, Canada may never be the same

As terrorism continues to grow like a cancer (and whatever happened in Ottawa, it was terrorism), freedom begins to look differently. We may never regain what is lost. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Henri Sisneros: Improved assessments help reduce recidivism

The most important step for a revamped justice system is to learn as much as possible, as soon as possible, about one facing serious criminal charges. Assessments and therapeutic interviewing... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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My view: McAleer seeks changes in Congress

As your representative, I will work for you and be accountable to you because you are my boss. I will work with Republicans, Democrats and independents to get our government working again. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Jay Evensen: We're becoming a nation that votes by mail, and we should think of the consequences

Election Day is morphing into “vote counting day." It behooves us to pay attention to what is happening. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Richard Davis: Can a Mormon not be a liberal?

Liberalism is a term having become a grab-bag for all sorts of meanings. Whittle away the incorrect definitions of the term, and I believe it is worth the trouble to be a liberal. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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My view: New treatment can cure Hepatitis C

The price of a cure is nothing next to the cost of succumbing to a deadly disease. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Center that specializes in stories about children's lives to close at year's end

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The Journalism Center on Children and Family is going to close at the end of 2014. It's a huge loss for reporters and the public at large. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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My view: Congress must tackle tough issues

Taking tough votes, picking the important fights and addressing the most complex problems is the job of every member of Congress. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Michael Gerson: A Senate takeover — No victory lap for GOP

At the presidential level, the GOP brand is offensive to many rising demographic groups. Republicans are often perceived as indifferent to working-class struggles (because they sometimes are). The... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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John Hoffmire: What's the next step in the Ebola crisis?

National Edition

Ebola has been in the news. But much of the news has not offered background information about the disease. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Robert Bennett: Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's book depicts lost Obama

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has written a book in which he says that President Obama “lost his way” in policy decisions concerning the Middle East. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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On second thought

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

Oct. 20, 2014

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Our frank opinion on Utah ballot proposals

Early voting is underway, and Utahns are deciding which candidates and which ballot propositions to support. We’re pleased to further confuse voters by offering our frank (no pun intended)... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Drew Clark: Critics of Utah's low-tax, business-friendly policies miss the mark

A state needs businesses that are willing to invest their capital to have the best climate for economic growth and opportunity. The Governor's Office of Economic Development deploys programs aimed... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Anne Loeser: Reverse trends about breast cancer

Including myself, an estimated 155,000 Americans — the population of Springfield, Massachusetts — are living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC). MBC is cancer that has traveled from... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Charles Stormont: Call for ethics reform in attorney general’s office

Utah deserves a watchdog in the attorney general’s office. It is time to start rebuilding the public’s trust in the attorney general’s office — not in six months, not next... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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John Florez: Let the state school board do its job

The board has appointed a new superintendent who should carry out its intent of bringing clear direction and expectations to public education. Now, the Legislature and governor should assist the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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