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Why Channing Tatum believes school system is broken

Channing Tatum

Star of Magic Mike and 21 Jump Street Channing Tatum recalls his difficult childhood school years and an adolescence where his appearance did nothing to gain him popularity. With brutal honesty,...

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Howard Hughes pal blasts 'garbage' portrayals of tycoon

HARRISVILLE — Jim Whetton says most of what has been written about Howard Hughes is garbage. He worked closely with the reclusive tycoon for several...


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Syracuse reviews truancy ordinance

SYRACUSE – Is the city’s truancy ordinance too strict? The city council had a preliminary discussion on this ordinance in a work meeting recently and...


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Educator: Teachers shouldn't be judged by tests

SALT LAKE CITY — The new president of the National Education Association and former Utah teacher of the year said this week that the evaluation of a...


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Utah lawmakers stand firm on campus concealed carry

LOGAN — Several Utah legislators are defending the state law that prevents universities from barring guns on campus, but at least one says Utah State...


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Fashion Remix dress designed using chair parts

OGDEN — The model showing off a new dress designed by Weber State University students may be a little uncomfortable — the dress is made from desk,...


Education

Board asks Legislature to fund Utah school growth

SALT LAKE CITY — At the top of the state Board of Education’s 2015 budget priority list is a $122.5 million expectation that the Legislature will...


Education

Utahns respond to concealed-carry controversy

LOGAN — Students protested Wednesday at Utah State University in the wake of a feminist’s cancellation of her speaking appearance after an emailed...


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No easy answers for Davis school bus driver woes

FARMINGTON – Davis school board member Peter Cannon has been a bus driver, and at one time supervised a fleet of 26 bus drivers, so he understands what...


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USU Brigham City construction begins

BRIGHAM CITY — Construction has begun on Utah State University-Brigham City’s new building at 989 S. Main St. “We had a wonderful...


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Parents disgruntled by Davis bus driver shortage

LAYTON — The Davis School District is experiencing a bus driver shortage, causing concern for parents who say they are seeing new faces each day transporting...


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