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In our opinion: Accountability in Saratoga Springs shooting case

Cases like the one recently in Saratoga Springs incite strong feelings and require a vigorous public accounting.

Henri Sisneros: Ferguson incident: It is unwise to draw hasty conclusions

We should question those who have already decided what happened in Ferguson. They know what we know — and that is only what has been reported. It usually takes investigation by agents,... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Drew Clark: Lesson learned from the mountaintop of Timpanogos

The way mountains are like sacred spaces is the way that seeing things from such a high vantage point enables one to better comprehend the terrain below. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A potpourri of political questions as summer ends

As summer ends, a potpourri of political questions are rattling around in our heads. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Letter: Rainbow Bridge

In a recent article about Rainbow Bridge the writer did not mention us avid river runners who always camped at Rainbow Bridge Canyon for the evening and then hiked the 7 miles up the canyon to the glorious Rainbow Bridge. At that... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Letter: Illegal immigration undermines

To imply that politicians complain about illegal immigration merely to score political points is not only a lie, but it also denies the reality that illegal immigration undermines, rather than contributes to, the "strength,... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Letter: Cancel corporate taxes

In a recent article in Forbes, Stan Collender discussed corporate taxes and subsidies. Corporate taxes here are the world's highest (35-40 percent). Warren Buffett got some publicity for helping to finance the move of the... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Letter: Intend to kill

Don S. Robertson's letter (“Gun safety,” Sept. 2) uses language that is much softer than what my dad taught me: "Never point a gun at anything you don't intend to kill.” Newel Standley Murray Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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John Florez: UTA suffers oversight fatigue

The main problem is that politicians seem to have now compromised UTA’s original mission — moving people — and allowed it to become more of a private developer’s... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Letter: Global warming

The U.N. has come to the conclusion that something drastic needs to be done to fight global warming. Greenhouse gases are ruining things all over the world. And they say we will probably have more and worse droughts, storms, etc.,... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Letter: Fast food

The fast-food workers who are picketing for a doubling of the minimum wage are too uninformed to realize that thousands of them will lose their jobs if businesses are forced to pay this ridiculous... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Letter: Sewer water

I just received a letter from the director of Salt Lake City Public Utilities promoting a private insurance company plan "to protect you from unexpected home repair costs." I assume the same letter went out to everyone who... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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In our opinion: Proposed Scottish independence doesn't come without concerns, disruptions

The push for Scottish independence spawns issues of uncertainty, and resolving them will result in disruption and economic pain. The idea that a 300-year-old union can be dissolved without... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Mitt Romney: The world isn't safer, and it needs American military strength

In an op-ed article published by The Washington Post, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney argues that now is not the time for America to retreat militarily from the world stage. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Derek B. Miller: Economic growth, despite the recession, put Utah on the map

Utah has made a name for itself on the national economic stage because of our successful navigation of the Great Recession. Now it’s time to do the same on a global scale. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Natalie Gochnour: Elevating the stature of a woman's voice

We should all — men and women alike — be asking ourselves, what is it going to take to elevate the stature of a woman’s voice in this state? What do we need to do right now to... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Michael Gerson: Nature's out to kill us

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa demands directness: We are about to witness a human catastrophe that could destroy large portions of a continent and pose a global threat. And the response of the... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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In our opinion: Go slow on Sugar House S line developments

Salt Lake City should take a slower approach on future development of — and dollar investments into — the Sugar House streetcar line. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Greg Bell: Utahns revere the Constitution — except in zoning

While Utahns revere the Constitution, individuals, entities and municipalities often ignore or violate property rights. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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My view: This is what the new 'equality' looks like

The gay agenda ... has a corner on the definitions of equality and diversity, and ironically these definitions do not allow equal expression of diverse viewpoints on sexuality. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Letter: Happily human

Who would’ve guessed that telling the story of a tarantula would help someone pick up the pieces of her life, for yet another day? Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Letter: No sympathy

When we let mobs rule, our society enters a war zone. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Letter: Road to Hell

Vice President Joe Biden, talking of ISIS, boldly proclaimed, "They should know we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice." Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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