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(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A sign encouraging masks at City Creek in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. With office workers, visitors and shoppers in downtown Salt Lake City still way down, businesses in the core are getting inventive on ways to draw customers for the holidays.

Holly Richardson: Don’t fall prey to pandemic fatigue

By Holly Richardson | November 28, 2020, 12:10 p.m.

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In this April 19, 2019, photo, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President Russell M. Nelson speaks during a news conference at the Temple Square South Visitors Center in Salt Lake City. Nelson called on members Friday to flood social media over Thanksgiving week with messages of gratitude in what he hopes will serve as a healing tool as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, racism and a lack of civility.

Holly Richardson: There are ways to find gratitude in 2020

By Holly Richardson | November 21, 2020, 1:14 a.m.

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President Donald Trump speaks Thursday at the White House.

Holly Richardson: This election was not stolen. It was won.

By Holly Richardson | November 7, 2020, 3:58 p.m.

(Patrick Semansky | AP file photo)

In this Jan. 20, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

Holly Richardson: The peaceful transition of power begins in our homes

By Holly Richardson | October 30, 2020, 9:19 p.m.

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Holly Richardson: Why is asking for help so hard?

By Holly Richardson | October 24, 2020, 3:00 p.m.

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 In this Dec. 26, 2003, photo, the logo for the Salem Police Department, which bears an image of a witch, is displayed on a police cruiser's door in Salem, Mass.

Holly Richardson: The lessons of the Salem witch trials

By Holly Richardson | October 17, 2020, 12:09 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Jessy Salas with Black Lives for Humanity sports a handmade mask from the Mayes family. Black Lives Matter supporters and Salt Lake Equal Rights Movement members march from the Capitol to Washington Square on Monday, August 31, 2020 calling for justice for Jacob Blake who was shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin on August 23rd.

Holly Richardson: Systemic racism is baked in to the U.S. from top to bottom

By Holly Richardson | October 9, 2020, 8:13 p.m.

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This Feb. 9 photo, Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif.   Teigen and Legend have revealed the “deep pain” they are feeling, over the loss of their unborn baby following pregnancy complications. Teigen announced their loss on her social media accounts early Thursday, Sept. 30, saying they were "driving home from the hospital with no baby. This is unreal."

Holly Richardson: Losing a baby is a lonely grief

By Holly Richardson | October 2, 2020, 8:00 p.m.

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In this Aug. 10, 1993, photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes the court oath from Chief Justice William Rehnquist, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ginsburg's husband Martin holds the Bible and President Bill Clinton watches at left. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.

Holly Richardson: Why conservatives mourn the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Holly Richardson | September 25, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter individual medley during the swimming competitions at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With the Tokyo Games on hold because of the coronavirus, the retired swimming great worries that some athletes may have trouble coping with this unprecedented postponement. “It's a total bamboozle,” Phelps told The Associated Press on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. “There's such a wave of emotions. I can't imagine what these athletes are going through right now.” (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

Holly Richardson: What makes us sad after achieving a big goal?

By Holly Richardson | September 19, 2020, 12:00 a.m.

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Bruce Feiler, author of "The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us."

Holly Richardson: Life is all about transitions

By Holly Richardson | September 11, 2020, 11:58 p.m.

(Steve Griffin | Tribune file photo) Current and former women Utah legislators pose for a photograph with the Martha Hughes Cannon statue outside the state capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. The women gathered at the capitol for a screening of the KUED documentary on Martha Hughes Cannon who was the first women state senator in the United States. Front row, from left: Peggy Wallace, Beverly White, Karen Shepherd, Olene Walker, Becky Lockhart, Margaret Dayton, Chris Fox Finlinson, Carol Spackman Moss, Paula Julander, Alicia Suazo and Karen Morgan. Back row, from left: Nancy Lyon, Carlene Walker, Patrice Arent, Lou Shurtliff, Trisha Beck, Rhonda Menlove, Sheryl Allen, Merlynn Newbold, Becky Edwards, Marie Poulson, Jennifer Seelig, Jackie Biskupski, Christine Watkins, Karen Mayne, Rebecca Chavez Houck, Darlene Gubler and Pat Jones.

Holly Richardson: A swing and many misses on mural of Utah women

By Holly Richardson | August 28, 2020, 10:18 p.m.

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Susan B. Anthony and the Rev. Anna Howard Shaw, national suffrage leaders, met with Utah suffrage leaders in 1895. Anthony is seated third from the right; and Shaw has her hand on Anthony's chair; next to her is Sarah Granger Kimball, then Emmeline B. Wells and Zina Diantha Young (seated), who was general president of the Relief Society when this photo was taken.

Holly Richardson: Elevating the voices and the stories of Utah women

By Holly Richardson | August 22, 2020, 3:36 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) People wear masks in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, August 10, 2020, as Utah’s new coronavirus cases drops below 300 for the first time since early June.

Holly Richardson: Zucchini, weeds and a new normal

By Holly Richardson | August 15, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Sellika Reese, a first grade English teacher who teaches phonics, wears what she would need to teach which would make it very difficult for her students to understand her as she joined hundreds of Granite School district teachers gathered at the Granite School District office on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. The teachers were protesting the district’s plans for reopening, which will allow students back into the classroom, like normal, five days a week.

Holly Richardson: Back-to-school, 2020 style

By Holly Richardson | August 8, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

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Pasco County Commission candidates Kelly Smith, left, and Brandi Geoit prepare forms for their Galentine's Day meeting Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Lutz, Fla. Galentine's Day, which is celebrated on Feb. 13, is a day to celebrate not only women's friendships, but activism. In the light of the #MeToo movement, Galentine's Day marks the positivity of the women's movement and female solidarity.

Holly Richardson: The value of strong female friendships

By Holly Richardson | August 1, 2020, 12:23 a.m.

(Briana Sanchez | The Argus Leader via AP file photo)  Sheila Dathe wears a "Rosie the Riveter" inspired work uniform to the Women's March Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D. The march is among dozens of rallies being held around the country. The activists are hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.

Holly Richardson: It’s time for Rosie the Riveter to get her medal

By Holly Richardson | July 25, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

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In this Oct. 19, 1918, photo provided by the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command a sign is posted at the Naval Aircraft Factory in Philadelphia that indicates the Spanish Influenza was then extremely active.

Holly Richardson: The lessons of 1918. Will we learn them?

By Holly Richardson | July 10, 2020, 11:00 p.m.

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In this June 19 photo, fireworks explode during Juneteenth celebrations above the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Manhattan skyline is seen in the background. They light up the sky in celebration, best known in the U.S. as a way to highlight Independence Day. This year, fireworks aren't being saved for special events. They've become a nightly nuisance from Connecticut to California, angering sleep-deprived citizens and alarming local officials.

Holly Richardson: Independence Day in the time of a pandemic

By Holly Richardson | July 4, 2020, 1:00 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mary Kendall Hegland wears a mask as she walks on Main Street with her daughter Brecken and her dog Boone in downtown Salt Lake City on Friday, June 26, 2020.

Holly Richardson: For crying out loud, wear the damn mask

By Holly Richardson | June 26, 2020, 11:05 p.m.

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Holly Richardson: Old children’s rhyme has a horrible history

By Holly Richardson | June 20, 2020, 12:00 a.m.

This image released by Disney shows Yifei Liu in a scene from "Mulan," opening July 24. (Disney via AP)

Holly Richardson: Don’t think your personality is permanent

By Holly Richardson | June 12, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

Protestors demonstrate outside of a burning Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Holly Richardson: Becoming allies with our black brothers and sisters

By Holly Richardson | May 30, 2020, 12:00 a.m.

American flags are placed by members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, in front of each headstone for "Flags-In" at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2020, to honor the Nation's fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Holly Richardson: Memorial Day is time for us to pause and honor those who lost their lives in service to country

By Holly Richardson | May 22, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

(Screengrab via the University of Utah) Taylor Randall, Dean of the Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, appears in a prerecorded video to honor the students receiving undergraduate degrees during the U.'s virtual commencement ceremony, which took place Thursday, April 30, 2020. The event occurred entirely online due the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Holly Richardson: Congratulations to the Class of 2020

By Holly Richardson | May 16, 2020, 1:07 a.m.