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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...

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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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Utah lawmakers have no business getting between women and their doctors

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Doctors know best how to treat their patients. They need every tool at their disposal, especially when dealing with someone in rural Utah, far from a clinic, hospital or specialist.


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If you're convicted of domestic violence, you shouldn't have a gun

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Keeping guns out of the hands of people convicted of domestic violence will save Utah lives. Pass HB 206.


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If the Outdoor Retailer shows leave Utah, Herbert bears part of the blame

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The outdoor recreation industry is ready to say goodbye to Utah, and Gov. Gary Herbert is allowing it to happen.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Somebody shot and killed a 21-year-old horse named Cinnamon. Her family deserves justice. Meanwhile, Excellence in the Community is a great addition to Ogden’s concert scene.


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