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Sep. 03, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Keith-Albee center great resource for area

Salt Lake City is planning a new 2,500-seat performing arts center for its downtown area that officials hope will generate close to $10 million a year in economic impact for the area.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Diane Mufson: Severe mental illness remains a problem

Even with our "in your face" and "Facebook" world, there are some things that are still considered "politically incorrect" to discuss realistically. Treatment of people with severe mental illness falls into that category.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people

Mid-term elections are nearing. For our state, a U.S. Senate seat is on the line. For our district, a U.S. House seat. The nation is watching.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People

I wonder at the lack of marketing skills or the lack of perception of the needs of so many of their consumers by those who are supposed to know their business. There are so many people of all ages who are handicapped, and some in multiple ways. They are all consumers, nevertheless. I am especially aware of the needs of those who are sightless or nearly so.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Public documents should be as accessible as possible

When it comes to managing public records, the digital age can make things easier and harder at the same time.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

JP Grace: Beheading of Foley backdropped by mass executions

The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS in Syria, horrific though it was, apparently represents only one highly visible and well publicized atrocity amid a wave of massacres across wide swatches of Iraq and Syria.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

George Will: Rep. Paul Ryan's book outlines the way forward for US

WASHINGTON -- To take the measure of this uncommonly interesting public man, begin with two related facts about him. Paul Ryan has at least 67 cousins in his Wisconsin hometown of Janesville, where there are six Ryan households within eight blocks of his home. And in his new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea," he says something few politicians say, which is why so many are neither trusted nor respected. Ryan says he was wrong.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Thomas Perez: Apprenticeships can bring brighter future for workers

When you hear the word "apprenticeship," what comes to mind? Blacksmiths and candlestick makers? Ben Franklin apprenticed as a printer before opening a print shop of his own, and we are still reaping the benefits. George Washington apprenticed as a land surveyor before his military and political career, a fitting skill for the "father of our country."


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Editorial: Spiking oxycodone orders should raise questions

The federal investigation into the A+ Care Pharmacy in Barboursville provides another troubling reminder that millions of dollars in legitimate prescription drugs are being diverted to drug abuse every year.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Voice of the People

In these days, it's buy a friend, kiss someone's donkey, and like an elephant never forgets, neither does the public. No one says "Lord help us" anymore. They say "Oh, government help us."