Happy Monday!

When The New York Times asked readers if they have ever been told to “go back where you came from” — a taunt President Donald Trump aimed at four women of color in Congress — it was flooded with 16,000 responses. Stories came from African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Native Americans, Jewish Americans and others. Some say they have heard the taunt throughout their lives. The newspaper condensed 67 of the stories into a feature. [NYTimes]

Topping the news: LDS Church President Russell M. Nielson said in a speech to the NAACP’s national. Convention that “We are brothers and sisters — all part of the same divine family,” and that this church strives “to build bridges of cooperation rather than walls of segregation.” [Trib] [DNews]

-> Spectacular fireflies have been found for years at Diane Garcia’s family alfalfa farm, but a new housing project approved by Spanish Fork will likely kill the bugs or drive them away. [Trib] [Fox13]

-> Property taxes are rising in 56 Utah cities and are doubling in three as cities struggle to pay firefighters, police officers and teachers often after going years without raising taxes. [Trib]

Tweets of the day:

-> From @CarterBays: “Some people complain that this is the hottest summer in the last 125 years, but I like to think of it as the coolest summer of the next 125 years! Glass half full!”

-> From @StephenKing: “Trump’s worldview simplified: If you disagree with my policies, you hate America. Because I AM America.”

-> From @unmariahble: “Do you guys remember 1.5 years ago when if you asked someone their opinion on straws they’d be like ‘what’”

-> From @dliebelson: “Moving is the best reminder to buy nothing, close down your amazon account, move to the woods, use one fork until death.”

Happy Birthday: to former West Valley City Councilman Corey Rushton

In other news: Utah is using rapid DNA testing machines to speed criminal investigations, but there is concern that the machines are not as effective as a standard lab test. [Trib]

-> Utah’s unemployment rate is at a 12-year low of 2.8%. [Trib]

-> Federal prosecutors want to seize hundreds of millions of dollars worth of assets from Washakie Renewable Energy and its owners, the polygamous Davis County Cooperative Society, who have pleaded guilty in a biofuels fraud that took $511 million from the government. [Trib1] [Trib2]

-> The state is not optimistic that it will receive the $400,000 owed by a now defunct charter school. [Trib]

-> Davis School District will pay $62,500 to settle a law suit over a biracial boy who was left dangling in a moving school bus by a bus driver with an alleged history of mistreatment of minority students. [Trib]

-> Utah’s Emerging Leaders Initiative has been helping young people get involved with politics. [Trib]

-> Former Utah Insurance Commissioner Roger Day passed away last Thursday. [Trib]

-> Utah psychologists could lose their licenses for conducting conversion therapy, which has no scientific backing. [Trib] [Fox13]

-> Eight companies have been selected for medical marijuana growers licenses. [Trib]

-> Zachary Moses, a democratic candidate for Governor, wants to add a space port to the already controversial inland port. [Trib]

-> Utah cities are agreeing to purchase nuclear power from a small reactor planned in Idaho. [DNews]

Nationally: Federal prosecutions of sex trafficking under the law currently being used against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein have decreased since President Donald Trump took office. [Newsweek]

- > Democrats are pinning their last, best hopes of proving that President Donald Trump committed impeachable crimes on former special counsel Robert Mueller who is set to reluctantly serve as a star witness in Wednesday’s televised spectacle. [CNN]

-> Protests continue in Puerto Rico against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló after messages were leaked in which the governor vulgarly taunted opponents and seemed to mock victims of Hurricane Maria. [WaPo]

-> A heat wave hit much of the United States over the weekend. [Reuters]

-> The Trump administration has proposed clearing large swaths of land with the goal of reducing wildfires. [APviaTrib]

-> President Trump says he is anxious to meet about immigration with Chuck Schumer, after the Senate minority leader visited migrant detention centers that he called “inhumane.” [Politico]

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-- Lee Davidson and Sara Tabin