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Better Beehive Awards get year-end coverage

With the old year wrapping up and the new year just beginning, the first ever Better Beehive Awards provided a choice opportunity for reflecting on progressive happenings in Utah. Five notable individuals and groups in Utah were honored for their progressive efforts throughout 2012. Honorees included the environmental organization HEAL, Murray couple Sandy and Paul

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Revisions and Retractions: Better UTAH Corrects the Record

The Salt Lake Tribune had to do what no media outlet wants to do: admit that it is wrong. But when their poll, conducted by Mason-Dixon, showed wildly differing results than other polls for the races for Salt Lake County Mayor and the 4th Congressional District, they took the high road and revised their polling.

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Herbert’s Fear Tactics

On June 28, the day the Supreme Court ruled on the Affordable Care Act, the stock market (as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average) opened down at 12,529. The drop was attributed to an overnight reaction to events in Europe. The market did not move materially at the time the court’s opinion was issued.

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Stolen Valor Act – Lying Isn’t A Crime

After the Supreme Court ruled last week that the Stolen Valor Act is unconstitutional, some Republicans are already moving to reconstruct the act and pass it again (“Court rejects stolen valor law, boosts Utah congressman’s idea, Tribune, June 29). Why do these elected officials, who never fail to warn of the evils of overreaching government,

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