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The Weber County Commission debate matters

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Whoever wins the GOP primary becomes the next Weber County commissioner. Voters need to pay attention, writes Carol McNamara.

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Common Core, SAGE testing now a big issue in GOP gubernatorial race

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Common Core and SAGE testing have become major issues in the Utah Republican governor’s race. Surprisingly, it was Utah Gov. Gary Herbert who raised the bar when he called for eliminating Utah’s Common Core standards and some SAGE testing in Utah.

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Anybody up for a game of cards?

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Government is an elaborate card game, writes E. Kent Winward. And everybody at the table holds trump cards.

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"Glory," a history class and a racial slur — a controversy in South Ogden

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Was a junior high teacher wrong to use a racial slur while trying to explain its historical context? A parent thinks so. Here’s what readers had to say.

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In the debate over bathrooms, echoes of the South and white-only fountains

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“I haven’t taken a poll, but it seems to me that people who use the restroom go there to — well, use the restroom,” writes Adrienne Andrews. “To assume that those who identify as transgender will visit the restroom to attack or harm others is as flawed as the assumption that swimming in the pool...

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A government agency that helps consumers get a fair shake? Yes, please

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Consumers need to be treated fairly, writes E. Kent Winward. S do those making a living in the financial market. That’s why there’s the CFPB.

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Does Pineview Reservoir need a curfew? Here's what readers say

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“Such a tough call,” said one reader. “I wish there was a better solution. Maybe tougher penalties?”

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