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A permit to store toxic waste on Promontory Point never should've gotten this far

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If the Promontory Point landfill receives its Class V permit, and if the upper Great Salt Lake dies as a result, Rep. Lee Perry and the Utah Legislature bear part of the responsibility.


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Utah has a culture of sexual violence, and Orrin Hatch just reinforced it

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In a state where one in three women will be raped or assaulted, Sen. Orrin Hatch just perpetuated a culture of sexual violence. You’ve done more damage than you realize, Senator.


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When we witness domestic violence, we have an obligation to at least call 911

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If doing something as simple as dialing 911 can save lives and reduce domestic violence in Utah, we need to require it.


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It's the public's turn to decide about Utah education spending

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A Northern Utah lawmaker wants to nullify Our Schools Now if it reaches the ballot and wins voter approval. This isn’t about taxes. It’s about power.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Ogden School District starts talking bond options early, opposition to North Ogden amphitheater, UTA supports a big decision and a Box Elder senior basketball star Max Watson.


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Helping N. Utah veterans find the health care they need

Terry Schow

No veteran should go without health care, especially when it’s so readily available. Now, thanks to the Weber County Veterans Advisory Committee, perhaps we can help more Northern Utahns find the services they need.


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Educating teens on contraception is vital to Weber County's economy

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A bill that would allow teachers to openly talk about contraceptives in sexual education classes could be vital for the future of Weber County’s economy.


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Ben Lomond Principal Dale Wilkinson helps his students succeed

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Principal Dale Wilkinson overcame hardship to achieve success — and it’s his students who benefit.


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N. Utah, it's time to start paying attention to what you recycle

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Dirty diapers, garbage and clothes don’t belong in the recycling bin. Neither do plastic bags.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week: Recycling, “Dreamers” and the LDS Church, “Operation Leaf Blower” and civil liberties. 


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