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Hatch's apology doesn't undo the damage he's done to Utah sexual violence victims

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Sen. Orrin Hatch needs to reassure women everywhere that when they report abuse, they’ll be...

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Ogden School District takes a constructive approach to the coming student walkouts

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Ogden educators want to collaborate with students who walk out of class to protest gun violence. They’re making the right choice.


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Mowing electric — a small, practical way to improve Utah air quality

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Do something to improve Utah air quality. Trade in your gasoline-powered mower.


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Hatch's apology doesn't undo the damage he's done to Utah sexual violence victims

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Sen. Orrin Hatch needs to reassure women everywhere that when they report abuse, they’ll be taken seriously. Especially in Utah.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week we discuss a dedicated Weber State and Ogden resident, half-baked sentencing reform in Utah, girls in wrestling and yet another taxpayer-funded harebrained lawsuit. 


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Lawmakers can end the secrecy about Utah jail deaths, but time is running out

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Jail safety is a matter of life and death. Unless lawmakers act on it now, Utah prisoners will continue to die in secret for at least another year.


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It's time to start listening to the children

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When gunmen attack schools, it’s children and teachers who die as politicians retreat to their hardened cliches.


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Utah girls need to understand it's OK to say no

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By itself, changing what the Weber School District tells sixth-graders about dancing won’t reduce sexual violence in Utah. But it’s a start.


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Utah needs to remove the stigma from breastfeeding in public

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Utah mothers deserve to right to breastfeed their infants in public places — without being asked to leave or cover up.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Increasing penalties for coal rolling, Weber County’s bizarre and backward handling of indigent defense and Layton breaks ground on building a Vietnam Veteran’s memorialj. 


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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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