The Hub Sheet – Nov 21, 2015: RINOs, Lab Accidents, and a MacGyver Thanksgiving

SB54 latest: Lt. Governor Spencer Cox extends an olive branch GOP chair James Evans, and responds to questions from Sen. Todd Weiler.

New US Census Bureau data shows 120 different languages spoken in Salt Lake County homes.

DIY alarm clocks.

Pyrah on the medicinal mare-ju-wanna bills, Syrian refugees, and UTA’s continued struggles with that whole public image thing.

Huzzah, Will Robinson! Netflix is rebooting Lost in Space.

Mero Moment: If I’m being called a RINO or liberal, folks, the freedom movement in Utah has some serious problems.

We’re always just one lab accident away from the reappearance of “dead” diseases.

Myanmar’s first democratic election in 25 years brought 6,000 candidates from more than 90 different parties with nearly 80% turnout. So, competitive races matter.

Ballot initiatives: Rep. Cox wants to give citizens more time to file petitions, and Rep. Greene wants petitions possible at all levels of state government. (Why that might be a horrible idea.)

The “unseriousness” of Donald Trump.

A story of two brothers for anyone interested in what “at war” means to the voluntary service men and women of today’s military.

Sen. Lyle Hillyard on changes to School Board elections and SB54.

23 Star Wars tie-in kitchen items you NEED NOW.

Penn State tax professor lays out the challenges and possibilities of Fiorina’s “three sheets” tax code simplification proposal.


Governor Herbert’s statement on the passing of Randy Horiuchi.

Inside the surreal world of the ISIS propaganda machine.

In light of national college protests, University of Utah hosted a forum to hear student voices on diversity on campus.

Wages and degrees: Turns out philosophy majors actually do alright.

John English and the 54 things he learned from the Dem debate.

What it’s like to be a refugee: My terror as a displaced child and why I love America.

Never cheat a raven.

Those single-purpose sports stadiums everyone spent so much on? That was stupid.

And finally, How to MacGyver Your Thanksgiving Dinner.

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