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In this Aug. 1, 2017, photo, people pass the News Corporation headquarters building and Fox News studios in New York.

Rich Lowry: Free speech for me but not for thee

By Rich Lowry | National Review | January 26, 2021, 11:30 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)      U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart speaks during a news conference about the National Suicide Prevention Hotline Improvement Act being signed into law. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.

Matt Sandgren: Utah leads on innovative solutions to mental health crisis

By Matt Sandgren | Special to The Tribune | January 26, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

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How Parler Reveals the Alarming Trajectory of Political Violence

Candace Rondeaux and Heather Hurlburt: How Parler reveals the alarming trajectory of political violence

By Candace Rondeaux and Heather Hurlburt | For The New York Times | January 26, 2021, 7:36 p.m.

Greater Zion Stadium at Dixie State University is shown Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in St. George, Utah. Dixie State University is considering dropping Dixie from its name as another example of the nation’s reexamination of symbols associated with the Confederacy. (Chris Caldwell/The Spectrum via AP)

Richard B. Williams: Dixie State University’s name must change for students’ benefit

By Richard B. Williams | Special to The Tribune | January 26, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

Members of the House of Representatives are partitioned by plexiglass as the Utah State Legislature opens the 2021 legislative session at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

Connor Boyack: Let’s lay the groundwork for Utah’s future economy

By Connor Boyack | Special to The Tribune | January 26, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

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In a Jan. 23 photo, a man holds a poster with a portrait Alexei Navalny and reads: 'One for all and all for one', during a protest rally against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St. Petersburg, Russia. Allies of Navalny are calling for new protests next weekend to demand his release, following a wave of demonstrations across the country that brought out tens of thousands in a defiant challenge to President Vladimir Putin.

Bret Stephens: Joe Biden’s foreign policy should put dissidents first

By Bret Stephens | The New York Times | January 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, questions Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Troy Williams: Mitt Romney can help find common ground on protecting LGBTQ Americans from discrimination

By Troy Williams | Special to The Tribune | January 26, 2021, 4:05 a.m.

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 If you’re offered a vaccine, take it

Melinda Wenner Moyer: If you are offered a COVID-19 vaccine, take it

By Melinda Wenner Moyer | For The New York Times | January 25, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

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 In this Oct. 29, 2008, photo vice presidential candidate Joe Biden, D-Del., left, and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., right, wave during a rally at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.

Charles M. Blow: Democrats must avoid the Obama-era silence trap

By Charles M. Blow | The New York Times | January 25, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address at the Capitol in Washington on  Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Chang W. Lee/The New York)

Timothy Egan: A president can govern in poetry

By Timothy Egan | The New York Times | January 24, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

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Atlanta Braves' Hank Aaron eyes the flight of the ball after hitting his 715th career homer in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Atlanta, Ga., in this April 8, 1974 file photo. Dodgers pitcher Al Downing, catcher Joe Ferguson and umpire David Davidson look on. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves said Aaron died peacefully in his sleep. No cause of death was given.

Douglas Brinkley: A final interview with Hank Aaron: ‘I recognized that I had a gift’

By Douglas Brinkley | For The New York Times | January 24, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

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President Joe Biden visits the Lincoln Memorial on Inauguration Day in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Every president sets the moral and cultural tone for the nation. We saw that in a terrible way over the past four years. Just by who he is, Biden sets the stage for a moral revival, David Brooks writes.

David Brooks: Joe Biden and the case for optimism

By David Brooks | The New York Times | January 24, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

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President Joe Biden stands in the Lincoln Memorial during Inauguration Day ceremonies, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.

Leonard Pitts: No way for decent people to ‘unite’ with racism

By Leonard Pitts | The Miami Herald | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Edu Bayer | The New York Times)

A man raises his arm in a Nazi salute at a gathering of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 11, 2017. Terrorism in the United States is overwhelmingly domestic and motivated by far-right ideologies, often racist, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant.

Farhad Manjoo: Finally, a president acknowledges white supremacy

By Farhad Manjoo | The New York Times | January 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

( Julie Hirschi | Special to The Tribune ) 
Hillsdale Elementary School teacher Monica Cheshire, right, meets with Kyle, a 5th grader who is learning online, and his mother. Kyle asked to only be identified by his first name to protect his educational privacy.

George Pyle: School has never been the only place to learn

By George Pyle | January 22, 2021, 11:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Michael Crookston, Davis High band teacher, is vaccinated by registered nurse Bruno Gonzalez as the Davis County School District begins COVID-19 vaccinations for its teachers at the Davis County Legacy Center in Farmington on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Commentary: A drive to improve grades in Salt Lake City isn’t worth the risk of spreading COVID-19

| January 22, 2021, 11:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  A group faces the House chambers at the Utah Capitolon Monday, Jan, 28, 2019, on the first day of the Legislative session to rally in support of protecting Proposition 3, the Medicaid Expansion law recently passed by voters.

David N. Sundwall: Restoring confidence in public health. It’s a crisis of trust.

By David N. Sundwall | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 10:15 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  People walks the path around the Utah Capitol and recreate on the grounds, April 4, 2020.

Gigi Brandt: Utah citizens encouraged to apply for Redistricting Commission appointments

By Gigi Brandt | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 9:30 p.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) 	
View diminishes as one looks from the east foothills above I-215 into the mid part of the Salt Lake Valley Friday.

Brian Moench: Merging Utah’s environmental quality and natural resources offices is a really awful idea

By Brian Moench | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 8:15 p.m.

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In this March 10 photo, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the FY'21 budget in Washington.

Vera Smith and Kya Marienfeld: Restore science and accountability to BLM’s management of western landscapes

By Vera Smith and Kya Marienfeld | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

(Suzanne Paylor  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Motorists have trouble driving in Little Cottonwood Canyon during a storm on Friday, November 29, 2019.

Samantha Smith: Ban private cars in Little Cottonwood Canyon

By Samantha Smith | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 6:45 p.m.

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Since 2014, the Price River Terminal in Wellington has been trans-loading oil from trucks to rail cars, opening a new path for Uinta Basin crude to reach out-of-state markets. It shipped about 7,500 barrels a day to Houston-area refiners in 2018.

Deeda Seed and John Weisheit: Railway for oil diverts millions from Utah communities

By Deeda Seed and John Weisheit | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 7:38 p.m.

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American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Shauni Roberts: Biden’s inauguration helps immigrants understand our nation

By Shauni Roberts | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 4:30 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Larry Madden, Interim Superintendent of the Salt Lake City School District, details the district's restart plans for the 2020-21 school year at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 30, 2020. At rear is Melissa Ford, president of the Salt Lake City School District Board of Education, and Nate Salazar, board vice president.

Samuel Hanson: Salt Lake City schools a victim of legislative extortion

By Samuel Hanson | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 3:45 p.m.

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A demonstrator holds a "Black Lives Matter" flag during a protest at the state Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

David S. Doty and Hollie Pettersson: Getting it right on race in our public schools

By David S. Doty and Hollie Pettersson | Special to The Tribune | January 22, 2021, 3:00 p.m.