Debate Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/debate Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BBC Election Night, the way we still think of it ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsdebate/58430958-176/election-bbc-coverage-www.html.csp The first television program I remember watching was Election Night 1960. I’ve been hooked on election coverage ever since. Tonight, thanks to the Internet and cable TV, all of us can look in on the various local authorities announcing the results in the Scottish Independence Referendum. As of this moment, the No votes are ahead. But, of course, if you are like me, you cannot watch even a moment of election night coverage — Brit or Yank — without thinking of the above classic Monty Python bit. The first television program I remember watching was Election Night 1960. I’ve been hooked on election coverage ever since. Tonight, thanks to the Internet and cable TV, all of us can look in on the various local authorities announcing the results in the Scottish Independence Referendum. As of this moment, the No votes are ahead. But, of course, if you are like me, you cannot watch even a moment of election night coverage — Brit or Yank — without thinking of the above classic Monty Python bit. <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58430958@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:40:03 MDT Extension of Remarks: Too many sex offenders in prison? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsdebate/58420926-176/prison-sex-offenders-utah.html.csp — Utah should consider easing sentences on sex offenders — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “ ... Utah’s own sex offenders file shows that the number of offenders who return to prison is cut in half for those who completed a treatment program while in prison. “Unfortunately, the Legislature has repeatedly refused to increase the amount of money it is willing to contribute to a successful sex-offender treatment program. The budget for that program has been frozen at $1 million a year since 1996. ...” ... — Utah should consider easing sentences on sex offenders — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “ ... Utah’s own sex offenders file shows that the number of offenders who return to prison is cut in half for those who completed a treatment program while in prison. “Unfortunately, the Legislature has repeatedly refused to increase the amount of money it is willing to contribute to a successful sex-offender treatment program. The budget for that program has been frozen at $1 million a year since 1996. ...” ... 58420926@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:21:03 MDT