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No victim bears responsibility for being sexually assaulted

Sexual Assault Clothes

Every university, every city in Utah needs to stage its own installation of “What Were You Wearing?” Perhaps if enough people see it, we can begin building a culture that no longer tolerates sexual assault.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Zach Skaggs

This week’s subjects: Crosswalks, Operation Blankie, a lawsuit against the LDS Church, and the Utah State piano program.


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Kaysville police officers put their own lives at risk to save others

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Four police officers risked their lives to save a man in a mental health crisis — a crisis that threatened innocent bystanders. They are heroes.


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People spoke up, and Zinke backed down on park entrance fees

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wanted to drastically raise entrance fees to national parks. Americans told him to take a hike.


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Kennedy's words about justice, compassion still ring true

Sen. Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy’s words moved an audience of frightened, angry and grieving Americans 50 years ago. They can still move us today, if we only listen.


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We need to help the victims of intimate partner violence

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In Utah, few victims of intimate partner violence seek help. We need to act on their behalf.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This weeks topics: A great move by the Ben Lomond High School Clan Chiefs, illegal chicken owners in Ogden and whether Ogden city administration is putting lipstick on a pig with its latest airport idea. 


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Utah can never allow its gun background check system to fail again

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Part of the state’s background check system stopped working for a year and nobody noticed. How many people bought guns they shouldn’t possess? We’ll never know.


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Here's where to reach the lawmakers who represent N. Utah in Congress

Senate Hatch Retirement

A reader called and said she’d be glad to reach out to her lawmakers about newsprint tarifs, but it would’ve been easier if we’d included their contact information. Point taken.


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America needs small newspapers. A tariff on Canadian newsprint could kill them

Newsprint

If these tariffs continue, small American newspapers will suffer irreparable damage — and so will the communities they serve.


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