Local Headlines 5-11-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Rolly: Utah’s future religious-liberty bills will have a new poster boy: cop who balked at Pride Parade duty

Op-ed: Attacks on marriage-brief signers show ugly intolerance of progressive liberals

Op-ed: Women’s Leadership Institute lifts everyone by empowering women

Op-ed: Charter schools are public schools serving diverse communities

Op-ed: Utah liquor management is cleaning up a longtime problem

Editorial: Lee and Obama are both right about NSA snooping

Utah police departments moving toward training for defusing situations

County Council pondering the future of Willow Creek

Threat of listing the sage grouse as endangered may be enough to protect the bird

Wrangling continues over what to do with Utah’s other 14,000 homeless

UTA pushes on-time rate for buses, trains to 92%, up from 62% in 2006

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Salt Lake issues heating up in preparation of November mayoral race

Drew Clark: Why the United States, and Utah, needs the two-party system

Rep. Jake Anderegg: Why I voted against Healthy Utah, and why I will likely do so again

Layne Beck: Power struggle continues between Utah’s GOP and Count My Vote adherents

Mitt Romney bringing five top GOP presidential contenders to Utah for donor retreat

Lawmakers discuss crisis intervention training for police

State School Board opens revised math, arts standards for public comment

Drought is the ‘new normal,’ water strategist says

Delegates urged to weigh in on GOP candidate requirements

Morgan vs. Salt Lake County: Data explores how location impacts income mobility

Q-and-A with Kim Burningham, a true elder statesman

Utah businesses trying to understand state’s new anti-discrimination, religious rights law

Other

Greg Hughes: Obamacare is not a solution for Utah (Daily Herald)

Utah County expects 120,000 more students by 2050 (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Water projects still crucial (Standard-Examiner)

Davis mayor charges a marrying fee. Will other mayors follow? (Standard-Examiner)

Political power shift to north Davis (Standard-Examiner)

Utah leads way in ‘right to bear knives’ movement (Standard-Examiner)

Summit County Council: Basin General Plan still needs work (Park Record)