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Kathleen Parker: Planned Parenthood relying on deception to save face, funding

A tipping point may have already been reached as people recoil from that which cannot be denied. Where once many could avert our eyes from the details of abortion, the details are now all we see... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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My view: Moving the prison would present economic opportunity for Utah

By properly developing the Draper site, the state has an opportunity to create a new economic engine that will positively impact Utah for decades. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Identifying proper roles of various government levels

Gov. Gary Herbert's focus as chairman of the National Governors Association is on restoring proper balance in the federal-state relationship. This comes at a time when questions are being raised... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Drew Clark: Utah prison volunteers provide a caution against a distant relocation

The 1,200 volunteers that serve in the Draper facility are a key reason — and the most persuasive one — for doing everything possible to keep a new prison as close as possible to the... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Arthur Cyr: Turkey playing pivotal role in battle against Islamic State

Turkey has shifted significantly in the war against the Islamic State, and is now striking the enemy directly and permitting the United States-led coalition to use air bases. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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John Florez: Remembering the summers and going to 'the park' — Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park was my wonderland. It was all any kid would want. It was the international playground where Mexicans, Greeks, Italians, blacks, Anglos, etc., showed up to play, learn how to get along... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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My view: Utah leaders, don't let EPA fool you twice

The Supreme Court’s ruling last month against the Environmental Protection Agency’s costly mercury regulation was a sharp rebuke to President Barack Obama’s environmental agenda. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Muhammad Yunus wants to end poverty, but will Americans go along?

People who change the world seldom do so by letting the establishment relax. To succeed, Yunus wants to turn the business world on its head. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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My view: Medicare marks golden anniversary, deserves many more

As we commemorate Medicare’s 50th anniversary, it’s essential that we celebrate the legacy of the program and recommit ourselves to fighting to keep it strong for current and future... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Jay Evensen: An Obama-created monument in Utah would destroy the democratic process

Americans are not like ISIS, waiting anxiously with bulldozers hoping for a chance to turn ancient cliff dwellings into rubble. Any agreement that didn’t protect important artifacts... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Richard Davis: Planned Parenthood scandal demonstrates need for abortion policy reform

Two Planned Parenthood executives recently spoke about unborn children with the callousness of someone talking about squashing a mosquito. This is an opportune moment to push the reset button on... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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My view: USOE employees achieve despite few resources

As a member of the Utah State Board of Education for 12 years and chairwoman of that board for five years, I am in a unique position to express my gratitude for the individuals who have worked and... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Derek B. Miller: The personal side of business — for better and not just for worse

"Business" is made up of people — for better or for worse. While there are enough examples showing the "worse" side of business, I recently observed one of the "better" interactions — a... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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My view: Differences should not foster intolerance

Ideally, laws should respect all people, all races and all walks of life to the fullest extent possible. Sometimes it seems as if the message we send is “I have absolutely no tolerance for... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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John Hoffmire: Transforming noble ideas into novel solutions

The beacon of development often conjures up images of radical innovations, disruptive models and leapfrog technologies. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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My view: Obama has you cornered with K-12 test data

The Race to the Top Initiative created an opportunity for President Barack Obama’s administration to wrest control over K-12 testing — from the international level to the classroom... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Five principles to help guide public dialogue over what marriage means

Unless overruled, divisive decisions like Obergefell v. Hodges should be followed out of respect for rule of law. But as a matter of moral opinion, it is just that, opinion. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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John Florez: Prison move calls for humility — and revisiting what the prison system should be now and in the future

It is now in the taxpayers’ interest to take a second look at what Utah’s prison system should be, given the new information and social change. It would be prudent — and it would... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: The trouble with Hillary Clinton's profit-sharing

Profit-sharing is not a bad idea. For starters, it emphasizes the mutual interest of workers, managers and investors in a firm's welfare. Profit-sharing makes companies more flexible. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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A. Scott Anderson: A tribute to Roy Simmons, a Utah business pioneer

Real pioneers share five key attributes: hard work, innovation/creativity, integrity, vision and service. A Utah business pioneer who I believe epitomized those pioneering traits is Roy Simmons, my... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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My view: Pioneering our own future: Let Utah voters decide

Utah's history is rich with pioneer heritage. That heritage is being threatened by out-of-state special interest groups who seem to think Utah voters can't make their own decisions on... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Lois M. Collins: Legacy of Eliza Williams includes rippling pool of good deeds and a lesson in patience

Eliza Williams never volunteered her time, never read a book on her own, never got to finish her childhood. But others are providing thousands of hours of service, building small libraries and... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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