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    Behind the Headlines: E-cigs popular with Utah youth, SAGE scores are up, sales tax would boost bus service
    A sales tax hike would fund increased bus services, says the Utah Transit Authority. More Utah youth are e-smoking. SAGE test scores improved in all s...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:56 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: The music of Joe Hill
    Immigrant, laborer, songwriter -- Joe Hill’s intersecting identities and lyrical talent made him the voice of the Industrial Workers of the World. Wit...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 01:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Utah v. Michigan
    It’s college football season in Utah, and for those who bleed crimson, the University of Utah versus Michigan game at Rice-Eccles Stadium is the bigge...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 06:08 pm   |     |   Share
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Cristobal M. Villegas Jr. and his post at #togetherwithoutborders Trib Talk: The LDS Church and immigration reform
    Although the LDS Church has long advocated a compassionate approach to immigration reform, some members are giving the church a nudge on social media ...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 02:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Lit: ‘Our Souls at Night’ by Kent Haruf
    Some couples share a song, some have a special place. In Kent Haruf’s novel “Our Souls at Night,” Addie Moore and Louis Waters cherish quiet evenings ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Photo courtesy of the Morrison family
John G. Morrison, the fourth officer from the right, stands with other members of the Salt Lake City police department at the intersection of Main Street and Exchange Place, near what was then the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse. John Morrison later left the department and became a grocer. He and his son Arling were fatally shot in the family’s Salt Lake City store in January 1914. Trib Talk: Joe Hill and the Morrisons
    As Utahns commemorate the 100th anniversary of the execution of labor activist Joe Hill, family members of the two men he reportedly killed want their...
    Updated Aug 31 2015 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Public lands, Planned Parenthood and the LDS relationship with scouting
    — Behind the Headlines: Public lands, Planned Parenthood and the LDS relationship with Scouting O Utah voters would favor Donald Trump over Hillary ...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 11:35 am   |     |   Share
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Single men and women from Davis and Weber counties sing during the afternoon session of the 185th Annual LDS General Conference Saturday April 4, 2015. Trib Talk: Mormon singles in a family-centric church
    Fewer Mormon men means more single LDS women, yet marriage and children remain core to the faith’s sermons and culture. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., LDS...
    Updated Sep 02 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Targeting shooting on public land
    Public land managers are looking for ways to curb target practice and shooting near Utah Lake, where they say shooters are ignoring the rules. On Wed...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 01:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Discrimination in SLC schools?
    The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is looking into allegations of unfair treatment and discrimination of minority students in ...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 12:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Polygamy and FLDS Church finances
    Phaze Concrete and Jack Daniel’s Construction, two companies which allegedly have underpaid employees and hired underage workers, are major financial ...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 02:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: SLC OK’d as prison site, Colorado official warns about medical marijuana, LDS church gives women more voice in leadership
    State legislators and Gov. Herbert agree Salt Lake City is the best spot for a new state prison, but city officials vow to fight the decision. Legaliz...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 07:41 am   |     |   Share
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Fans unfurl a giant RSL flag as Real Salt Lake faces CF Monterrey at RioTinto Stadium Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Trib Talk: RSL’s uncertain future
    Former Real Salt Lake coach Jason Kreis left for greener pastures. So did former general manager Garth Lagerwey. Now team president Bill Manning is on...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 02:14 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: What the prison move to SLC means
    A week after a committee chose Salt Lake City as its pick for a new state prison site, lawmakers met in special session to consider the move out of Dr...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 02:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Salt Lake Tribune columnist Paul Rolly, right, is invited to speak at Mayor Ralph Becker's announcement of the new, upgraded parking system that replaces the one many hate during a press announcement at City Hall on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Rolly has written extensively on the challenges people have faced with the old system. Jason Mathis, left, Executive Director at Downtown Alliance was one of the people that was instrumental in getting the parking machines in the first place. Trib Talk Live: Paul Rolly: Recollections and Roasting
    Tribune columnist Paul Rolly has made a career of poking the powerful, praising the underdog and raising hell with the stroke of a pen. He discusses h...
    Updated Aug 19 2015 06:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    Opponents and supporters of Planned Parenthood demonstrate Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Philadelphia. Anti-abortion activists are calling for an end to government funding for the nonprofit reproductive services organization. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Trib Talk: Funding to Planned Parenthood of Utah
    Citing allegations that Planned Parenthood is selling fetal tissues from abortions for medical research, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says state agencies wi...
    Updated Aug 19 2015 06:32 pm   |     |   Share
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One of the first exercises the group did was this Trib Talk: “Cuddle parties” and the science of touch
    There is some research showing that skin-on-skin contact can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve sleep, but many participants at so-called...
    Updated Aug 18 2015 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Will SLC fight prison site, how will the state clean up mine spill, who won the primary elections?
    Legislators pick a site for a new state prison. Utah starts cleaning up a Colorado mine spill. UTA chief Michael Allegra announces his retirement. And...
    Updated Aug 14 2015 09:07 am   |     |   Share
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Former state legislator Jackie Biskupski speaks during a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015.  The other participants are Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, community activist George Chapman, City Council Chairman Luke Garrott and businessman Dave Robinson. Trib Talk: SLC mayor candidate Jackie Biskupski
    Jackie Biskupski has been a state legislator, private investigator and political adviser. Now she wants to be the next mayor of Salt Lake City with an...
    Updated Aug 06 2015 01:23 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: What’s happening at the Utah State Prison?
    Into its fifth day, a hunger strike by 42 prisoners has prompted questions about living conditions and disciplinary measures at the Utah State Prison....
    Updated Aug 05 2015 04:34 pm   |     |   Share
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Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker speaks during a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015.  The other participants are former state legislator Jackie Biskupski, community activist George Chapman, City Council Chairman Luke Garrott and businessman Dave Robinson. Trib Talk: Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker discusses campaign
    Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is urging voters to stay the course, pointing to a booming economy, environmental progress and ambitious plans for c...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 03:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk live now: Will Outdoor Retailer stay or go?
    As the annual Outdoor Retailer summer show comes to Salt Lake City, organizers are once again considering moving their lucrative convention out of sta...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 08:32 am   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Rebecca Ferguson, left, and Tom Cruise appear in a scene from Trib Talk: A&E roundup on 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' and whiskey tasting
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the latest in arts and entertainment including...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: LDS to break from BSA, another term for Hatch?
    Sen. Orrin Hatch has the money to run for an eighth term in office, but will he? Sen. Mike Lee rails against Obamacare and Planned Parenthood. A Tribu...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The King's English hosts a southern tea party to celebrate the release of Harper Lee's new book, Utah Lit: Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman'
    Fifty-five years after Harper Lee’s seminal novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” came out, the author has published a controversial second work, “Go Set a Wa...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 03:08 pm   |     |   Share
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City Council Chairman Luke Garrott speaks during a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015.  The other participants are Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, former state legislator Jackie Biskupski, community activist George Chapman, and businessman Dave Robinson. Trib talk: SLC mayoral candidate Luke Garrott discusses his campaign
    After years as a political scientist at the University of Utah and two terms as a Salt Lake City Council member, Luke Garrott wants to try his hand as...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 03:04 pm   |     |   Share
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Businessman Dave Robinson speaks during a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015. Trib Talk: SLC mayoral candidate Dave Robinson
    Dave Robinson grew up in American Fork, where he worked as a ranch hand. He then made the leap to consulting and is now attempting his first bid for p...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
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Community activist George Chapman a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015. Trib Talk: SLC mayoral candidate George Chapman
    George Chapman spent his career as an engineer in San Diego, but since retiring to Salt Lake City, he’s spoken out on issues from air pollution to the...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:43 pm   |     |   Share
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Happy Pie & Beer Day!
Photo illustration by Francisco Kjolseth Trib Talk: “Pixels,” “South Paw” and Pioneer Day
    Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the latest in arts and entertainment, including...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Public officials and residents opposed to moving the prison to Tooele rally at the Grantsville City Park, while the Prison Relocation Commission holds its public meeting at the high school across the street on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Trib Talk: What the prison relocation study shows
    Will it come down to location conditions, construction time or simply the cost for a new prison site? On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Rep. Brad Wilson, co...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:22 pm   |     |   Share