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Welcome to Friday. If 2020 wasn't bad enough: "Experts Fear Lab-Grown Brains Will Become Sentient" (Popular Mechanics).

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4 days to the 2020 general election (11/3/2020)
6 days to legislative leadership elections (11/5/2020)
18 days to the Board of Canvassers meeting (11/17/2020
45 days until the Electoral College meets (12/14/2020)
81 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021)
87 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021)


Today at Utah Policy

Analysis: The incredible monopolistic power and riches of Google, Facebook & Twitter

by LaVarr Webb
Are gigantic technology companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter platforms or…

Webb's Wrap: Can we still call them newspapers? . . . The silly mailer wars . . . Are there 'shy' Biden supporters?

by LaVarr Webb
Here are questions that inquiring minds really want to know: After the first of the year,…

Guest opinion: Reflections on the newspaper business

by Steve Handy
Sometimes a stunning announcement, even when it is inevitable and probably makes sense…

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Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report 10-30-20

by TraciO
Outdoors Report -- Salt Lake Tribune: Two Utah ski resorts rank among the top five in…
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Business community calls for patience and civility with the 2020 election

by Salt Lake Chamber
The Salt Lake Chamber, along with the signatories below, has issued the following…
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The world in 2020 and beyond: Watch a conversation with CFP President Richard Haass

by Press Release
Dr. Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Miles Hansen,…
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Hatch Center webinar highlights bipartisan solutions to civics crisis

by Press Release
Salt Lake City, UT - The Hatch Center - the policy arm of the Orrin G. Hatch Foundation -…
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The Point takes next steps to initiate master planning process

by Press Release
The Point of the Mountain State Land Authority has released the results of its statewide…
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Utah is one of five states to receive ‘A’ grade in a government technology survey

by Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Center for Digital Government announced the state of Utah again…
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Hatch Center unveils policy blueprint to fix nation’s civics crisis

by Orrin G. Hatch Foundation
Washington, DC- The Hatch Center-the policy arm of the Orrin G. Hatch Foundation has…

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For Today: "Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." Winston Churchill