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"The single most important action the United States could take to reduce violence in Mexico would be to end the commercial sale and easy availability of assault weapons and high capacity magazines," writes John Lindsay-Poland and Dee Rowland

“I think I have a lot more to improve on. There’s a lot more to be where I want to be at,” @utahjazz  guard Donovan Mitchell said. “I’ve made leaps. But there’s more I can do, for sure.”

In recognition of @NHMU  50th anniversary, Behind the Scenes this year highlighted some of its earliest specimens, such as the partial skull of a long-extinct musk ox discovered in 1871 near the corner of what is now North Temple and State Street

A report from Utah’s attorney general’s office shows ties between ex-House Speaker Greg Hughes and former UTA board member and developer Terry Diehl for a UTA train station and related development in Draper.

Linebacker Eric Munoz led the Aggies with 13 tackles, two interceptions and a quarterback hurry

Weber State (8-3, 6-1) ruled time of possession in the first half and intercepted Sneed twice in the second

Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback who led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl, who should be in the prime of his career at age 32, staged a workout at Charles Drew High School south of Atlanta


The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board believes we need to call migrant camps what they really are — concentration camps

@RepChrisStewart  a Utah Republican who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, said that it would be “foolish” not to take information from a foreign government pertaining to an election campaign

It has everything to do with recognizing: • Hatch’s part in dismantling two national monuments. • His role in passing a major overhaul of the nation’s tax code. • His utter lack of integrity that rises from his unquenchable thirst for power.

"Sen. Hatch, what will you try to sell next just to get re-elected, the Grand Canyon? Perhaps the Mormon Temple? It’s clear to almost everyone here (Republicans, independents and Democrats alike) that you’ve sold your soul and lost your way."

Under a new plan released today, hundreds of thousands of acres inside what used to be Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument will be available for mining

Donald Trump gave a two-hour speech “in which he raved like a lunatic and told crazy, self-serving lies from start to finish. If that no longer qualifies as alarming, we’re in serious trouble,” Washington Post columnist writes.

The @sltrib  is now a nonprofit news organization — the first U.S. legacy newspaper to make such a transition. Here is what it means for readers.