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KSL Editorial: Bring down the noise

After hearing complaints from constituents, a leading lawmaker wants to scrap the new law that gave us a full month of fireworks use this summer. Not everybody, it seems, got a bang out of the new rules.
Aug 21st - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Prayers for resolution

We are in the midst of the deadliest stretch of combat in the ten-years of America's involvement in Afghanistan. The loss in one month of more than a hundred troops has rekindled the debate over why we are there, and how much longer we should remain.
Aug 14th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Debt-ceiling compromise

The eleventh-hour resolution of the debate over the nation's debt ceiling offers an historic validation of a fundamental truth about our form of government -- it simply does not work without the ability to reach a compromise.
Aug 7th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Policy of prevention

One Utah employer is encouraging its employees to take care of themselves.
Jul 31st - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Utah celebrates Pioneer Day

It's common across the United States for communities to enjoy formal holidays created to recognize something special in their history. This weekend, Utah celebrates the arrival of the early settlers to the Salt Lake Valley.
Jul 24th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: The end of a NASA era

It is sadly ironic that as the Space Shuttle Atlantis takes its final laps around the Earth, it will not be visible in the skies over Northern Utah -- a place where the space program has left a legacy which will be very visible for a very long time.
Jul 17th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Huntsman's civil campaign

Whether his campaign gains steam or fizzles, Jon Huntsman Jr. has chosen to set an admirably high standard for the conduct of his candidacy, and there could be no better outcome of his quest for the presidency than if his pledge of civility becomes contagious.
Jul 3rd - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: New fireworks laws

An unusually wet spring has led to unusually lush hillsides, which will lead to dangerous fire conditions once those weeds and grasses dry out and turn to tinder.
Jun 27th - 12:03pm
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KSL Editorial: GRAMA working group deserves praise for way it conducted business

The committee assigned to examine Utah's government records act will recommend small but important changes to the 20-year-old law — a far cry from the major overhaul approved, and later retracted, by the Utah Legislature.
Jun 23rd - 8:41pm
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KSL Editorial: Salt Lake County congressional boundaries

Preliminary signs emerging from the process of drawing boundaries for new Congressional districts in Utah show those in charge are favoring an approach that would carve up the state's urban core in a "pizza slice" configuration.
Jun 19th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: HB116

Delegates to the state Republican Convention next week are poised to pass a resolution calling for the repeal of House Bill 116 -- the measure that creates a guest worker program for immigrants who lack proper documentation.
Jun 12th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Wasatch Choice for 2040

At the current rate of growth, the population along the Wasatch Front will increase by 65 percent -- or one and a half million people -- in the next thirty years.
Jun 5th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Primary Children's telethon opportunity to give funds, hope

Once a year, KSL Television has the privilege -- and the pleasure -- of donating time and resources to a cause we believe is very important to our community. Once again, this weekend, we will stage our annual Telethon on behalf of Primary Children's Medical Center.
Jun 3rd - 11:58am
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KSL Editorial: ‘Wild lands' policy reversal shows progress toward resolution

The Interior Department's sudden about-face on wild lands designation is a welcome sign that, when it chooses to, Washington can indeed pay attention to the concerns of local interests.
Jun 1st - 7:04pm
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KSL Editorial: Immigration bill to secure the U.S. border

If there is one point in the debate over unlawful immigration that all sides agree on, it's the critical importance of having a secure border.
May 29th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Perpetual dispute over public lands must be settled

We have reached yet another stalemate in the seemingly endless struggle between the state and federal governments over management of public lands in Utah.
May 22nd - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Government must find common vision for economic, energy future

There's a distinct flavor of political gamesmanship behind the movement to end certain tax breaks for Big Oil companies. Unfortunately, what's woefully missing in the discussion is a truly comprehensive examination of the much broader underlying issues.
May 18th - 5:57pm
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KSL Editorial: SLC mayor's vision is impressive, ambitious

As Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker presents his annual budget, it is impossible not to be impressed with the sheer number of major projects under way.
May 15th - 9:00am
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KSL Editorial: Upcoming ‘Police Week' opportunity to be grateful

'Police Week' begins Sunday, to honor the state's police officers and in memoriam for those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The declaration was issued without a lot of fanfare which, in a way, is fitting. The men and women who serve as peace officers do so without expectation of flashy recognition.
May 13th - 5:33pm
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KSL Editorial: Political 'chicken' over national debt

A very complicated piece of economic policy is being reduced to a very simplistic rallying point in Washington, and the consequences could be catastrophic.
May 8th - 3:06pm
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