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Despite the snow, Utah's water crisis isn't over

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We don’t have water to waste, even after a good winter.

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Northern Utah, start paying attention to the DEQ's air quality alerts

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Northern Utah's air made news in February 2016. Nobody wants to go through that again.


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N. Utah homelessness increased dramatically in 2016. We need to find out why

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This is about more than tax dollars. It’s about providing shelter for the most vulnerable among us — children, domestic violence victims, veterans, substance abusers and the mentally ill.


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Thumbs up, Thumbs down: Pay it forward; be a better neighbor

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This week’s focus is on paying it forward, doing good for your neighbor (even if it causes some mild discomfort) and the power of a well-reasoned argument — or a terribly reasoned one, for that matter.


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Despite the snow, Utah's water crisis isn't over

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We don’t have water to waste, even after a good winter.


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Weber State University reaches out to central Ogden

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Building a new Community Outreach Center in central Ogden could help lift families out of intergenerational poverty and escape crime.


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No alcohol-related crash deaths, fewer DUIs — it was a good New Year's Eve

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DUI arrests were down on New Year’s Eve in Northern Utah. And even better, no one died in alcohol-related crashes.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Diesel emissions testing finally begins in Weber County. Meanwhile, when it starts raining inside your arena, it shouldn’t take an hour for Idaho State to suspend its basketball game with Weber State.


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Utah has a sexual violence problem, but nobody's willing to admit it

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Gov. Gary Herbert didn’t mention sexual violence in his inaugural address last week. Here’s what he should’ve said.


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Maybe the 4th time's a charm for Handy's clean school bus bill

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Rep. Stephen Handy has a plan. Utah has the money. This is the year to clean up Utah’s air by getting rid of dirty school buses.


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Utah Rep. Brad Dee quit his term early. Ultimately, that doesn't help anybody

Brad Dee resigns, paves path for successor

Rep. Brad Dee resigned early to give his successor an advantage in the 2017 Legislature. That only invites payback in 2018.


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