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If Utah wants to reduce homelessness, Lantern House is worth a $700K investment

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Utah lawmakers can either find $700,000 to sustain Lantern House now or pay more to address...

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Thumbs up, thumbs down: Utah AG Reyes' secret arrests, a love story and more

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The Utah attorney general should not be getting much love from those who love the U.S. Constitution; a Layton man fulfills his wife’s last wish and more. 


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During a crisis, Utah law enforcement needs transparency, not secrecy

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At a time of uncertainty — after a fatal officer-involved shooting or a prisoner’s death in custody — facts, details and honesty reassure a community. But a bill in the Utah House would create silence, instead.


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Utah's Mia Love understands the need for accessible, affordable birth control

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Love’s bill offers a sensible approach to birth control. If the ACA is repealed, women need access to over-the counter contraceptives.


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If Utah wants to reduce homelessness, Lantern House is worth a $700K investment

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Utah lawmakers can either find $700,000 to sustain Lantern House now or pay more to address homelessness in the future. It’s their choice.


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When a natural disaster strikes, Northern Utahns don't wait to help

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About 300 volunteers turned out to help emergency responders fight flooding in Box Elder County. They deserve our thanks.


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Party leader James Evans says it's time for Republicans to hide. He's wrong

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James Evans wants Republican lawmakers to postpone their appearances in Utah. Jason Chaffetz says that’s a bad idea — and he’s right.


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We want to know — what news sources do you trust?

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The Standard-Examiner is one of 25 newspapers taking part in a nationwide study by the Reynolds Journalism Institute, and we want you to help us.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Today’s topics: #ADayWithoutImmigrants, Utah’s minimum wage, the Benedictine sisters and 30 percent of Utah schools lacking an anti-bullying policy. 


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Utahns need access to court records — even in dismissed criminal cases

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The Utah Judicial Council wants to seal dismissed criminal cases. That would deprive Utahns of information they need to hold police, prosecutors and governments accountable for their actions.


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Tell us what news sources you trust — and what sources you don't

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The Standard-Examiner is participating in the Trusting News project. You can, too. It starts with a survey.


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