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Our View: Kids and homelessness

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There is a lot to learn regarding kids and homelessness from a study by The National Center on Family Homelessness at American Institutes for Research. Most of the information leaves much room for...

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Our View: WSU football takes its lumps

It’s been a rough season for the Weber State University Wildcats football team. Despite its seemingly annual last-weeks-of-the-season revival, the 2-9 team,...


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Our View: Kids and homelessness

There is a lot to learn regarding kids and homelessness from a study by The National Center on Family Homelessness at American Institutes for Research. Most of the...


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Our View: Bishop, Chaffetz move on up

As expected, longtime Top of Utah representative to the U.S. House, Rob Bishop, was named chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee. It’s a top-level...


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Our View: Lead liquor reform, governor

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is more often than not a sensible politician. So, it’s mildly discouraging to hear him say that Utah’s silly liquor laws, such as...


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To the Ogden School District, for receiving a $300,000 grant from Utah’s STEM Action Center. The money will better prepare students for careers in...




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Our View: A 5-year education plan

We discuss education a lot in these pages and with good reason. The quality of education in Utah -- the number of students who take advantage of education, and the...


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Our View: Obama right about the Net

President Barack Obama is correct that we need to treat the Internet as if it were a public utility. With high-speed Internet now the norm, with many young persons...


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Our View: Politics and religion

It was ex­tremely dis­taste­ful for a bishop in The Church of Je­sus Christ of Lat­ter-day Saints to pub­lish a blog in which he...


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Our View: Info needed on Roy shooting

It has been more than three weeks since Jose Calzada, 35, was shot to death by Roy police after a several-hours standoff. Officers came to the home after learning a...


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Our View: More diverse police force needed

Critics are correct that the Ogden Police Department should recruit more Hispanics to its force. Junction City’s population is 30 percent Hispanic, yet there...


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