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Thumbs up: To the Ogden Veterans Day Parade being saved. There were fears that it would not occur but local veterans groups are working hard to make sure the parade will happen Saturday, Nov. 8 at

Guest Commentary

Reflect and choose

It’s a tired refrain these days: “politics is just rhetoric.” But this is not the American way. Political debate, the civil, even spirited,


Guest Commentary

80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades

As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service


Extra Point , Staff Columns

Don't U dare discount Saturday's Big House win

Stop right there. Bite your tongue. Don’t say it. Save yourself the embarrassment. It’s a big deal, absolutely. Regardless of whether the Michigan


National Commentary

Can civilized nations defeat ISIS?

Does the "civilized" world have what it takes to defeat the self-declared Islamic State, otherwise known as ISIS? To be sure, the U.S. has launched air strikes on


National Commentary

Immigration stutter-steps

President Obama’s zigs and zags in pursuit of immigration reform are a long-unfolding narrative now assuming epic dimensions. In the latest installment, Mr.


National Commentary

The Fed's gift to the rich

WASHINGTON — The latest meeting of the People Who Influence Everything from Auto Loans to 401(k) Plans — a.k.a. the Federal Reserve Board’s Open


National Commentary

A time for statesmanship

Afghanistan is teetering between a political implosion that could ignite civil war in Kabul and a power-sharing deal that could give the country another chance for


Our View

Our View: Sensible e-cigarette regs

The Weber-Morgan Health Department has proposed regulations for e-cigarettes, ones that would mostly focus on youth. We strongly support these much-needed


Our View

Our View: SAGE tests replace CRTs

State education officials are fretting over poor grades from the federal government in regards to public schools. In fact, some want to not even release grades for


Letters

More socialism in Box Elder County

Editor, Citizens who love Utopia are choosing to love socialism. You may not like the word, "socialism," but that is exactly what UTOPIA is. We have so much


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