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Jay Evensen: Utah's prosperity is threatened by other states' bad behavior

Living here, you might reasonably assume the Great Recession is a fading memory in the nationís history.

Jasen Lee: My personal experiences have shaped my worry about possible police confrontations

Law enforcement nationwide and in Utah may have subconscious biases that affect the way they interact with citizens — particularly with those of color. A calm demeanor and civil dialogue can... Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Motherhood's legacy is to nurture dignity and capacity in another soul

Motherhood is not defined by number of children, nor is its power and influence limited to one’s own children. Rather, its legacy is “small things done with great love,” to... Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Rep. Jake Anderegg: Why I voted against Healthy Utah, and why I will likely do so again

If we cannot answer questions about the budget for Medicaid expansion, then I believe we need to have a discussion about not expanding Medicaid, and put this issue to bed once and for all, as many... Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Salt Lake issues heating up in preparation of November mayoral race

As the November mayoral race draws near, topics such as whether panhandling should be made illegal, whether or not to move city homeless shelters and what to do about a commuter tax to Salt Lake... Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Layne Beck: Power struggle continues between Utah's GOP and Count My Vote adherents

The Utah Republican Party should follow Judge David Nuffer's bench ruling from April 10, 2015, to reassert itself and protect its brand from outlier candidates who choose to circumvent the vetting... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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Kathleen Kaufman: Healthy Utah can protect against trauma of medical debt

Utah's legislators need a harrowing reminder that a debilitating accident could happen to anyone. The trauma, therapy and medical debt that follow are all reasons why Utah needs Gov. Gary Herbert's... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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John Florez: Remembering a mother who taught us reverence for life

My mother was a humble woman with tenderness and compassion who softly exuded such strength. She taught us that we came into this world with nothing and we leave with nothing. The important thing... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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A. Scott Anderson: Women's Leadership Institute helping women reach full leadership potential

The Women's Leadership Institute has two major missions: one, to develop women's leadership to participate in corporate boards and senior executive positions; and, two, to encourage and help... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Natalie Gochnour: Hope is the beginning of a better future for all of us

When facing personal and far-reaching challenges, hope not only connects us to mankind, but also grounds us, brings us safety and enables us to serve others. We feel more cohesion, stability and... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Debbie Baskin: No greater gift to mothers than keeping children healthy

What greater achievement could we make in the next generation than ending preventable child deaths? It is possible, but without making it a priority, it won't happen. Ordinary citizens can help by... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Charles Krauthammer: How we treat animals is a measure of human moral progress

I'm convinced that our great-grandchildren will find it difficult to believe that we actually raised, herded and slaughtered animals on an industrial scale — for the eating. The way we treat... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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George Will: Lincoln Chafee's vast political experiences could earn him a nomination

"Put a blacksmith in the White House" could be Rhode Island's Democratic candidate Lincoln Chafee's slogan. He currently doesn't stand much chance against Hillary Clinton, but he has had several... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Utah's water conundrum: The less it costs, the more we pay

All of this should serve as a cold splash to the face. As yearly snowpack diminishes and the population grows, Utah can’t afford to get this one wrong. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Ruth Watkins: Online learning is here to stay

Today, three in four undergrads are considered "nontraditional" students. They work jobs during school, have started raising families and have served in the military or as missionaries. Online... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Dan Liljenquist: Whether we face satire or intimidation, we still must defend freedom of speech

We need not condone irreverent portrayals of religious beliefs — especially of our own. However, we must defend, with force when necessary, the right of all Americans to speak their minds. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: For U.S. manufacturers, global dollar is a curse

Our deficits supply the world with a currency to conduct international trade and investment. What's good for the global economy is bad for U.S. manufacturers and their workers, whose products... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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My view: Freedoms, desires are affected by climate change

With the low cost of carbon fuels, it makes sense for a man to use dirty energy even as it harms the future of his neighbor. Meanwhile, if fossil fuels were expensive, citizens would not be... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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My view: Clean energy could free Utahns from fossil fuel drag

Rep. Mike McKell's Natural Resources Committee should step outside the coal bin, stop breathing Uinta Basin ozone and start promoting 21st century clean-energy solutions that will free Utahns from... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Face it Salt Lake, panhandlers will always be a part of downtown

The solution, touted by several mayors and advocates for the poor, is to simply stop giving. But that’s a difficult strategy in a city and state known for their charity. Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Arthur Cyr: Debating drone strikes is justified — avoiding realities of war is not

We should keep debating the use of drone strikes in warfare. Drone killings involve two important concerns. First, U.S. news media have a propensity to highlight the killing of Americans. Second,... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Navas & Archibald: Utah has already paid its price for America’s nuclear programs

Washington can and must come up with an appropriate permanent solution for its depleted uranium problem. Utah has done more than its fair share of paying the price for America’s nuclear... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Richard Davis: As Utah's GOP looks to an Internet presidential primary in 2016, be cautious, inclusive in adopting online voting

Online voting can be in the future of U.S. elections. But we have yet to resolve the issues of how we include rather than exclude. We also must guarantee that everyone’s vote counts as he or... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Kathleen Parker: Baltimore riots — perception seems to be black and white

Comments about recent events in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray provide a glimpse at perhaps one of our greatest challenges — perception. In this case, as in too many others... Read more »

May 5, 2015

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Dean Li: Don’t stop debating merits of government-funded science

We are a nation of inventors and explorers and we are at a crossroads. For us to continue to project strength and leadership in a rapidly changing world, we must invest in the enterprises that... Read more »

May 5, 2015

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Lois M. Collins: If rioters sincerely want change, they need to stand down now

Baltimore's recent story is at least three separate tales. But the time has come to focus on justice, which will not be possible unless things start to settle down. Read more »

May 5, 2015

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