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From the Community

Northern Utah woman tells the story of how she fell in love with running

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Tracy Lynn Valdez used to hate running — now, she’s been dubbed the “half marathon queen” for running 17 of the races in 17 months. In a From the Community column, she shared the story of how she became addicted to the sport.


From the Community

Running races isn't just for athletes — with hard work you can do it, too

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Even if you’re out of shape, overweight or have never run a day in your life, with some hard work, you have what it takes to run a race, From the Community contributor Christina Miller says.


Health & Fitness

Ogden entrepreneur goes digital in battle against suicide after loss of brother

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After Aaron Burgin lost his brother, Scott, to suicide, he discovered something quite unnerving. That discovery fueled him to create Suicide Sucks, a nonprofit aimed at finding individuals displaying suicidal tendencies online.


Local

Mountain Green cancer patient to walk in New York Fashion Week show

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A Mountain Green cancer patient is hitting the runway this weekend at New York Fashion Week.


Health & Fitness

Weekend Vasectomy Clinic to open in Clinton

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After success in Bountiful and Salt Lake, urologist opens Saturdays-only vasectomy clinic in Davis County.


Environment

Weber State students 'atmosniff' the sky as part of large-scale inversion study

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What’s an AtmoSniffer? As scientists from around the nation are in the thick of a massive study of Utah’s wintertime smog, a band of Weber County student scientists are also pitching in. The Weber State University HARBOR team collects their data starting every morning before...


Health & Fitness

Injured HAFB mechanic grapples with chronic pain, denied prescriptions

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Blake Halfacre was working the job he loved, a civilian aircraft A-10 mechanic at Hill Air Force Base, when freezing rain hit the Wasatch Front in winter 2013 and turned his life upside down.


Health & Fitness

Ogden needle-exchange program for drug users in the works, advocates say

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Advocates say they are pinpointing a location for the program, which could be in operation by March.


Politics

Utah advocates expect medical marijuana ballot initiative in 2018

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Those in Utah leading the charge to place a citizen’s initiative on the 2018 ballot to legalize medical cannabis say they’re undeterred by state legislators focusing on the research community and not the patient community. Now, at least they know they’re on their own.


Weber State

WSU coach Randy Rahe serves up Subway sandwiches for cancer research

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OGDEN — Weber State head men’s basketball coach Randy Rahe traded his clipboard for some gloves Monday, serving up sandwiches for a good cause. Rahe was at Subway, 2378 Kiesel Ave. in Ogden, at lunchtime Monday, Jan. 30, as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer campaign, raising...


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