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My view: Our officers consistently and boldly run toward danger

Whether the call for help requires a dramatic rescue or a simple act of kindness, officers consistently place the...

Robert J. Samuelson: Retreat from double-digit growth means the China bubble has popped

The China bubble has burst. No longer are the country's economic managers viewed as magicians who can orchestrate rapid growth whatever the obstacles. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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John Florez: Retool education for the digital economy

The education retooling strategy is a win-win that reduces needless conflict, promotes accountability and creates schools for the digital economy. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Michael Gerson: Harsh judgment of Obama from his inner circle

In the eighth year of a presidency, who is qualified to begin delivering a historical judgment? Events are still too fresh and wriggling for historians to do their mortuary work. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Greg Bell: IDEAS: Their remarkable power

This year my columns will focus on ideas. New ideas spread, gain acceptance and become commonplace, transforming the world and even causing revolutions. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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George Will: Rubio's record reveals penchant for ill-considered undertakings

Marco Rubio's strengths include intelligence, articulateness and, usually, cheerfulness. His misjudgments involve, in ascending order of importance, the Senate immigration bill of 2013, sugar,... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Jay Evensen: Make politics more civil? The forces at work are too large

The digital age is disrupting politics the way it has disrupted a host of other institutions, from the media to education. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are bypassing the middlemen who run their... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Dan Liljenquist: Politics and the BYU vs. Utah rivalry

Rivalries are the heart of our sporting culture, and there is no bigger rivalry in this state than Utah vs. BYU. It has lasted well over 100 years, and it should continue — uninterrupted... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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My view: Material once impossible for most to access, both enlightening and horrific, is now available at the click of a button

It’s time to call for search engines to radically reform their policies regarding sexual abuse videos or to find websites that aren’t willing to engage in these kinds of irresponsible... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Kathleen Parker: Jeb Bush — not dead yet, with still time to win

Reports of Jeb Bush's political death may be greatly exaggerated. Not only is Bush essentially locked in a statistical tie for second place in New Hampshire, but he's enjoying the benefits of being... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Hannah C. Smith: My view: Congress established Jan. 16 for honoring America’s first freedom

In 1993, the same year our nation celebrated its first official Religious Freedom Day, Congress passed another landmark bill, the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), by a nearly... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Jay Evensen: Be glad, Utah, that you aren't a part of Powerball

Lotteries are taxes on the uneducated and ill-informed, and the proceeds don't really help state budgets. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Kathleen Parker: When fair game is foul play

One is judged in part by the company one keeps. The question of character isn't always what did you do but what were you willing to tolerate. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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My view: A right to vote for our elected leaders

We live in a country governed as a democratic republic. It’s too bad our Utah Republican Party leaders and a minority faction of Republican members don’t agree with that. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Richard Davis: The race for the Democratic nomination is not over

So far, the marquee race for the presidency has been on the Republican side with the dominance of Donald Trump. However, recent signs indicate the Democratic race may be more compelling than first... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Ralph Hancock: Trumpolgy 101

I was hoping not to write about Donald Trump. I was hoping not to think about Trump. I was hoping the whole world obsessed with Trump would go away. I’m still hoping, but Trump World has not... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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John Hoffmire: How to represent and protect minority investors against intentional wrongs in crowdfunding companies

Crowdfunded companies sometimes do wrong intentionally. Unlike negligence, intentional wrong (tort) requires the actor to have intended its harmful act. Some of these intentional acts and effects... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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My view: Keys to fulfilling New Year's resolutions

Those who have resolved to improve their health in 2016 needn't fret about gym memberships or fad diets. They just have to start standing more. A couple more hours a day off the seat can make that... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Robert J. Samuelson: Is the market foretelling the next recession?

It's hard not to wonder: Is the stock market telling us something? Just because the market is wrong much of the time doesn't mean it's wrong all the time. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Sen. Orrin Hatch: Year in review — restoring the Senate for the American people

Last November, the American people went to the polls to register their disgust with Washington’s gridlock and President Obama’s agenda. In doing so, they elected a Republican majority... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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My view: Chicken snakes and climate change

There are some carbon taxes that would do us harm, just like some snakes do. But a well-designed one, known as Carbon Fee and Dividend (F&D), is better than harmless; it will do us a world of good. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Jay Evensen: On Second Thought

A lighthearted look at news of the day. North Korea announced last week it had detonated a hydrogen bomb. It was scary news, and word is Kim Jong-Un is threatening to do even more unless the... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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George F. Will: A chance to mend First Amendment rights

When the Supreme Court contemplates changing its mind, it must weigh the institutional interest in the law's continuity against evidence that a prior decision has done an injury, even a... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Charles Krauthammer: Charles Krauthammer: Defy America, pay no price

If you're going to engage in a foreign policy capitulation, might as well do it when everyone is getting tanked and otherwise occupied. Say, New Year's Eve. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Robert J. Samuelson: The Republicans' civil war

Republicans have traditionally run on "Conservatism Classic:" "tax cuts, budget cuts, deregulation (and) free trade." The trouble is that this pro-business platform is rejected by much of the... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Pat Jones: What work will we insist be performed by humans rather than robots?

Employers expect their employees to have the proper training in the industry, but where they find the biggest skill gaps are in the so-called soft skills: oral communication, written communication,... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Signature-gathering period in primary election process marks new era

The signature-gathering period for candidates to get on a primary election ballot began last week, marking a new era in the political party nomination process. We explore the cheers and jeers... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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My view: The link between climate change and immigration

Climate change will alter the habitats of people in a variety of ways to encourage migration. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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Drew Clark: Solving drones' image problem requires another view of tech innovation

Drones have an image problem. To the average person, the term "drone" more likely connotes a lowly male bee within a colony. Either that or it means the sophisticated individualized killing... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

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John Florez: We have lawmakers who keep on spending our money for things we don’t want

I don't understand why the Utah Legislature is now raising the tax on gasoline, even though lawmakers keep on adding to their rainy day fund. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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Kathleen Parker: Obsessed with guns

It is axiomatic that congressional Republicans will oppose anything smacking of "gun control," which may as well be read as "Your mama." Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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My view: Without young people trained to do tech work, locus of prosperity will shift from America to Asia

By 2030, it will become technologically possible to replace 90 percent of the jobs as we know them by smart machines. The real challenge will be training most Americans to engage in intellectually... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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A. Scott Anderson: Last month, the Federal Reserve voted unanimously to raise short-term interest rates by a quarter of 1 percent

As the Fed continues the process of normalizing interest rates, we should remember that rising rates are a sign of economic strength and long-term stability. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Michael Gerson: What if the worst happens? The GOP would cease to be

Every Republican of the type concerned with winning in November has been asking the question (at least internally), "What if the worst happens?" Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Dan Liljenquist: Obama's executive overreach on gun control

I expect the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm Congress’ legislative authority, and rebuke Obama. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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My view: Israel and Turkey slowly, steadily reconcile

An important meeting has been held to pave the way for re-establishing diplomatic ties between Israel and Turkey. On Dec. 16, senior leaders from both nations met in Zurich to lay the groundwork... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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George F. Will: The criminalization of politics

The impulse to ferret corruption from politics corrupts the criminal justice system when it causes overzealous prosecutors and judges to improvise novel interpretations of the law of bribery. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Jay Evensen: Suppose they called an armed rebellion and nobody showed up?

Federal officials seem confused as to how to respond in Oregon, which may be because this rebellious temper tantrum has an air of the ridiculous to it. You can't use rifles to settle complex lands... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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My view: Positive at-home learning environments

I still smile when I hear the ringing of a school bell. That sound takes me back to my younger days when the classroom and learning were synonymous — the two going hand-in-hand.... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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The great American power shift

America is going through a great power shift. Working-class whites don't think of themselves as an elite group. But, in a sense, they were, certainly compared with blacks, Hispanics, Native... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Richard Davis: Donald Trump — Old Republican extreme or new Republican mainstream?

Donald Trump’s campaign issued his first television advertisement this week. It is another indication of how different this election season is from other recent presidential elections. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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My view: How do I steel my grandchildren against the anti-Arab-American rhetoric?

I hope that the current hysteria will abate and Americans will rediscover our better selves and fulfill our creed of being that light on the hill that people around the world look to for hope. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Connor Boyack: Federal government tells parents they are inferior

Parents, ask yourself this question: who has stewardship over your child — you, or the government? Think it’s you? Apparently, the federal government disagrees. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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John Hoffmire: The Tzu-Chi Foundation helps victims retain dignity after natural disasters

Tzu-Chi is a Buddhist humanitarian aid foundation that has helped the world through many of its greatest hardships since its start in Taiwan in 1966. Its support in some of the U.S.’s most... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Robert J. Samuelson: Is the American middle class 'hollowing' out?

The conventional wisdom is familiar: The top 1 percent has skimmed most income gains for itself, producing decades of stagnant living standards for most Americans. Now comes a report from the Pew... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Lois M. Collins: Dumping your bad day on the clerk nearest you

My kids are both finally in the workforce — and conversations about casual interactions with their customers have led me to rethink how I treat pretty much everyone in my life. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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George F. Will: Before government became ambitious, caring and reviled

Soon, voters will have the opportunity and impertinence to insert themselves into the 2016 presidential conversation that thus far has been the preoccupation of journalists and other abnormal people. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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My view: Memorable teaching

Memorable teaching, in its purest form, may be the act of stimulating and enlarging something we were all born with — curiosity. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Our contribution to the year-end reviews and predictions

The media pundits and anyone else with megaphones are shouting about year-end awards and predictions. We’d hate to miss the fun, so here are our contributions. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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Drew Clark: What to look for in next 10 years? Better homes and self-driving cars top the list

What does the future hold? Comfortable houses, autonomous driving, home production, fiber infrastructure, better health care, globalization, a moderation of Islam, an 'on demand' world, changes in... Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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