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Republican, Democratic political insiders say Utah should keep Common Core

A new survey of Utah political insiders shows bipartisan support for maintaining the Common Core State Standards. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Val Hale picked as new Governor’s Office of Economic Development director

Gov. Gary Herbert Tuesday introduced Val Hale as the executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. He succeeds Spencer Eccles who is... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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With Shurtleff and Swallow coming to court, the state must find solutions to restore public trust

The clearest place for reform is increasing transparency. In the age of the Internet, donors and the amounts they’ve given can be put online within 24 hours, and... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Re-enactment of 'This is the place' using modern technology

In the spirit of Pioneer Day and reflecting on our heritage, we update an old column and provide a “re-enactment” of Brother Brigham’s entry into the... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Satellites track drought-driven groundwater depletion in the West

A new study gives a greater understanding of how the persistent drought in the Colorado River Basin is sapping groundwater supplies. The equivalent of two Lake Meads... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Conflicting court rulings may slow Medicaid expansion decision in Utah

Legislative action on Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion could be pushed back until next year as a result of conflicting appeals court... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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