Local Headlines 8-31-16

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Federal diversion program is a step toward real justice

The Mia Love-Doug Owens rematch hits the airwaves

Reed Benson ­— BYU religion professor, John Birch Society leader, son of Mormon prophet — dies

Trump’s campaign chief once slammed Romney, sons for choosing Mormon missions over military service

Obama commutes Utah man’s sentence for drug and gun crimes

As Utah Republicans rally around Trump, Rep. Mia Love complains of ‘subpar’ presidential choices

Tax hike likely coming to parts of Salt Lake Valley to cover UPD services

Rolly: Republican fundraiser highlights talent and not-so-much talent among Utah’s politicians

Deseret News

Richard Davis: Don’t vote for Supreme Court justice

Op-ed: Facebook negotiations should limit education hit

Editorial: Expensive private universities may not provide any more value than public colleges

Less than half of Utahns support spending $10M on Fairpark arena

Utahns’ economic confidence rises

Utah lawmaker drops lawsuit over disqualified ballots in primary election loss

BLM releases revamped proposals for key conservation areas in Washington County

UTA board to appoint new CEO

Rep. Stewart: ‘Just common sense’ to expect Russian hacking of U.S. elections

Love, Owens campaign commercials already airing

Other

Federal funding will be used to shut six mine openings in Utah County (Daily Herald)

Editorial: West Jordan wants a Facebook data center — even if it wrecks the Utah economy (Standard-Examiner)

Summit County places two taxes on ballot (Park Record)