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Another hot, dry summer, another fireworks ban in Ogden

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Some years you just shouldn’t shoot fireworks — no matter where you live in Northern...

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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Trump Young Immigrants

This week’s topics: BYU’s sexual assault policy is too weak, DACA stays — for now, finger-pointing is unproductive in South Weber and Uintah and Weber County gets its 27-mile loop after decades of work.


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Utahns all want the same thing — jails that protect everyone

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We can not reduce in-custody deaths and suicides until we acknowledge Utah’s jail system is failing its most vulnerable prisoners.


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Lots of things mattered to Utah lawmakers in 2017. But not special elections

Chaffetz Seat Utah Election

Revising the law about special elections wasn’t a priority last session for the Utah Legislature. Then Jason Chaffetz resigned. 


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Another hot, dry summer, another fireworks ban in Ogden

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Some years you just shouldn’t shoot fireworks — no matter where you live in Northern Utah.


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It’s fire season in N. Utah — which means it’s time to start paying attention

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Fire marshals don’t issue burn bans just to sharpen their writing skills. They do it because lives and property are at risk.


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As the F-35 continues to develop, a general reflects on Hill AFB

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Utah can’t turn out enough software and computer engineers to meet the growing need at Hill AFB, says Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Ogden city talks immigrant protections, a Clinton woman is honored for 30,000 volunteer hours, Zinke gets his monuments mixed up and wild fires rage as a result of human error.


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Utah's outdated definition of domestic violence cost Memorez Rackley her life

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Utah must change the way it defines domestic violence, or we’ll continue to fail people like Rackley and her children.


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Utahns are lying to keep their driver's licenses. And that puts everyone at

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Thousands of people have mental or physical conditions that should disqualify them from driving. But Utah doesn’t know how many, and it doesn’t have a plan to get them off the road.


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An attack on a lawmaker — an attack on our way of life

APTOPIX Congressman Shot Scalise

First, Gabrielle Giffords. Now Steve Scalise. We didn’t learn anything in the six years between their shootings.


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