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Our View: Read a banned book

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We have a sug­ges­tion. Read a banned book, one that has been de­nied to cer­tain read­ers via the edict from nar­row-minded, fright­ened and oth­er­wise

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Our View: Let districts decide tech needs

Earlier this year, an effort to spends hundreds of millions of dollars to uniformly outfit Utah public school students with digital tablets failed to gain traction


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To persons who periodically clear out their medicine cabinets, paying special attention to disposing of prescription medications. These meds are


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Our View: Economy still major concern

Utah has an extra $112 million in its budget, thanks to the state collecting more than it forecast. Legislators should make sure that the money is wisely spent. In


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Our View: Common sense = good health

Enterovirus-D68 has arrived in Utah. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 12 of 22 samples sent from Primary Children’s Hospital


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Our View: Pay-For-Stay needs reform

In order for it to resume at the Davis County Jail, there needs to be some reform to the controversial “Pay-For-Stay” program in which inmates are


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Our View: Don't exploit kids at rallies

It was wrong to feature photos of children at a rally last week for traditional marriage and opposed to same-sex marriage. Children are not meant to be pawns of a


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Our View: A prison in Box Elder?

Box Elder County is in the running to have a new state prison built there, but so are a couple of dozen more sites, including Weber and Davis counties. 


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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

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


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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


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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


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