Writer for the Deseret News. Tips or feedback: mpiper@deseretnews.com or 801-236-6048.

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I'm a reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune with unusually varied interests and experience. I've formerly been a copy editor, page designer and sports writer, but I now focus on writing general news stories that will garner interest online. I also help with Web production duties.

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Nov 15, 2017

Many Utah refugees spend about 80% of their income on rent/utilities. With little left to feed their families, some wish they could go back to refugee camps. ICYMI, some tough realities from @gill_friedman: https://t.co/RFacgPjO0k

Nov 15, 2017

After deciding re-election was “impossible” as a frequent Trump critic, Arizona’s Jeff Flake hopes Mitt Romney will take up the charge as a Utah senator https://t.co/cjgnnBy5yZ

Nov 13, 2017

Before it happens officially on the House floor, John Curtis is sworn in ceremonially by Speaker Ryan. (Blink and you’ll miss it.) #utpol https://t.co/VSycJXABrV

Nov 13, 2017

Jason Chaffetz’s old office is back in business (and it will even have a new overnight occupant). #utpol https://t.co/S1hyTmmo6G https://t.co/JTRlbEImSX

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