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Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

The struggle for social justice presses onward Week III of Black Voices Matter
After recently highlighting leaders, volunteers and business people in the local Black Lives Matter movement, we continue to hear from community members hoping to share their perspectives. It is, as they say, our privilege to include their stories.

Cover Story


Harlot's Wet Kiss

The primary elections are finally over. In the race to be the Republican Party nominee to become Utah's next governor, current Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox racked up a narrow win over former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Private Eye

Misfired Message

Taking a Gander: Trump's July Fourth speeches truly were duds
Put in historical perspective, our country is still very young; when viewed in the context of the future, there are ominous forebodings appearing on the crystal ball. Even as I am an eternal optimist, I cannot ignore what is happening.


Mission Before Madness

California Port Funding, Flak Attack
In the midst of mass hysteria, misinformation and conspiracies, the Deseret News did what newspapers should—it went to the source, asked the hard questions and interpreted a confusing issue for the public.

Hits & Misses

Citizen Revolt: July 9

Racial Equality March, One Response to Bigotry, Letters to Effect Change
No, they haven't stopped, and they won't until something changes.

Citizen Revolt

Far-Left Fascists Toppling America

Smart Bomb: The completely unnecessary news analysis
With the rock faces of Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln looking on from above, Donald Trump announced to the nation that we are "under siege from far-left fascists" who intend to "indoctrinate our children."


Complaint Department

A weekly roundup of international news oddities
Ewing police said Tomasz Dymek, 31, of Queens, New York, "was not satisfied with the dollar, so he forced his way into the victim's vehicle and drove from the lot, sitting on top of her in the driver's seat."

News of the Weird


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