Local Headlines 6-11-18

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Abortion rights activists employ the most overused straw man in the book

Op-ed: Empowering teacher leaders to drive improvement

Op-ed: Without guns, there is no America

Editorial: Too many people in Olympia Hills? Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow

Resident pushback to high-density Olympia housing project prompts Salt Lake County Mayor McAdams to hit the pause button

Nashville-turned-Utah musicians ‘honored and humbled’ to perform at Orrin Hatch’s ‘Giant in Our City’ event

Utah lawmakers say U.S. Senate candidate Mike Kennedy used their names, faces without permission

10th Circuit Court shoots down another appeal of Utah’s signature-gathering law

House Speaker Paul Ryan praises Sen. Hatch as among America’s most civil and decent leaders

Utah state representative nominated to fill Sen. Margaret Dayton’s seat

Medical marijuana is a popular choice for pain relief, and that’s what worries some Utahns

Both candidates for Salt Lake County district attorney agree on need for review of wrongful conviction claims

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Sizzling issues — religious freedom, sports betting, athletes and the anthem

Op-ed: Utah water rights smack of taxation without representation

Op-ed: Take the S.L. County tax proposal back to the drawing board

Editorial: Focus on family fights population decline

Trump calls Mitt Romney a ‘straight shooter’

Not all lawmakers on candidate Mike Kennedy’s endorsement list actually back him

Federal appeals court denies rehearing on controversial Utah election law

Utah farmers’ dreams drying up: ‘We will run out of water’

Utah A.G.: Feds not defending ACA provisions ‘strengthens our case’ to nix whole law

With SAGE testing on its way out, 9th- and 10th-graders to shift to Utah Aspire Plus test

Romney retreat reflects his potential influence, experts say

Sen. Orrin Hatch honored as Giant in Our City

Ex-detective says city forced her out for recording ‘unethical’ behavior


Weber Co. Republican Party rebuffs 3 convention winners, endorses runners-up (Standard-Examiner)

Weber Co. Commission hopefuls spar on taxes, business growth, spending (Standard-Examiner)

‘Well contested race’: Davis and Sandall vie for Utah Senate District 17 (Logan Herald Journal)

Democrats must choose a Senate candidate (Park Record)