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Core disagreements among Morgan school board candidates

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MORGAN — There are plenty of pressing issues facing the Morgan County School District these days. Unprecedented growth, for one. Chronic funding problems, for another. But when it comes to...

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Ogden, Weber school board candidates juggle Common Core

OGDEN — Weber County voters will decide five competitive school board races this November — three in the Ogden School District and two in the Weber...


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Ogden school board replaces Superintendent Brad Smith

OGDEN — Brad Smith takes over as state Superintendent of Public Instruction in early November, so the Ogden school board voted for an interim replacement...


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Who will be the next Bonneville Idol?

WASHINGTON TERRACE — By the time tryouts were over for Bonneville Idol, Devrey Martin was in awe. “Honestly, I was surprised we had that much...


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WSU research cuts need for medical testing on humans and animals

OGDEN — Testing new medical devices can be a difficult, and sometimes painful, process. A Weber State University student may have helped cut down on the...


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VIDEO: Columbine victim's example motivates West Haven school

WEST HAVEN — When Rachel Joy Scott was around 13 years old, she pushed her chest of drawers away from the wall and traced her hands on the back of it....


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Why Channing Tatum believes school system is broken

Star of Magic Mike and 21 Jump Street Channing Tatum recalls his difficult childhood school years and an adolescence where his appearance did nothing to gain...


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Howard Hughes pal blasts 'garbage' portrayals of tycoon

HARRISVILLE — Jim Whetton says most of what has been written about Howard Hughes is garbage. He worked closely with the reclusive tycoon for several...


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Syracuse reviews truancy ordinance

SYRACUSE – Is the city’s truancy ordinance too strict? The city council had a preliminary discussion on this ordinance in a work meeting recently and...


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Educator: Teachers shouldn't be judged by tests

SALT LAKE CITY — The new president of the National Education Association and former Utah teacher of the year said this week that the evaluation of a...


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Utah lawmakers stand firm on campus concealed carry

LOGAN — Several Utah legislators are defending the state law that prevents universities from barring guns on campus, but at least one says Utah State...


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Ogden, Weber school board candidates juggle Common Core

OGDEN — Weber County voters will decide five competitive school board races this November — three in the Ogden School District and two in the Weber...


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