Local Headlines 8-12-13

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Compulsory education violates parental stewardship

Op-ed: House bill offers to ease Utah’s tech pro shortage

Rolly: Tricky questions in anti-smoking quest

Hatch: Don’t buy the UTA spin

Editorial: Policing the police: Two examples of how it is done

Holladay mayor’s race focusing on Cottonwood Mall ‘hole’

Salt Lake City voters will remake the City Council for 2014

New book: Romney almost cut short presidential bid

Utah lawmakers raise reading stakes for elementary schools

D.C. Notebook: Huntsman on 2012 GOP field: This is the best we have?

Sequestration cuts millions from university research dollars

West Valley City election issues include boosting business and restoring faith in police

Residents get ear of Congress at town hall meetings

Deseret News

Overstock executive launches campaign to amend Utah Constitution over religious liberty

John Florez: Make the education elephant dance

Lane Beattie: Smart transit key to Utah’s economic success today and in future

Jenet and Michael Erickson: How are same-sex and traditional marriage different?

Editorial: 46 tax hikes and citizens live tight so government can breath

Washington, D.C., law firm chosen to advise House committee investigation of John Swallow

New book: Mitt Romney had second thoughts about 2012 run for president

Clean air challenge saves nearly 170,000 vehicle trips, sets new records

Hoping to get ahead? Location, location, location!

A sneak peak at Utah’s municipal primary elections

Mitt Romney insider details what went wrong during 2012 presidential campaign


Editorial: More furlough days trimmed (Standard-Examiner)

Drought affects Utah dairy, cattle farmers (Standard-Examiner)

Furloughs back up traffic at Hill Air Force Base gates (Standard-Examiner)

Utah counties offer relief for prison (Logan Herald Journal)