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Thanks to the eclipse, I-15 is going to be a busy place. Adjust accordingly

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UDOT anticipates an additional 50,000 vehicles on I-15 this weekend. If you’re a commuter,...

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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week the Editorial Board takes on graffiti “artists,” eclipse traffic, wildfire firefighters and elected officials who block people on social media.


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Childhood hunger in N. Utah doesn't end when schools starts

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Children of Utah’s working poor live in food insecurity all year. You can help make sure they eat every day by donating to a food bank.


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Thanks to the eclipse, I-15 is going to be a busy place. Adjust accordingly

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UDOT anticipates an additional 50,000 vehicles on I-15 this weekend. If you’re a commuter, you need to plan an alternative route.


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Utah Sen. Mike Lee finally speaks out against white supremacy

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Mike Lee waited until Tuesday to say anything about Charlottesville. But when he did, he broke with President Trump and forcefully condemned Nazism.


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Utah's churches point out a universal truth — white supremacy is evil

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In the aftermath of Charlottesville, one Utah denomination after another delivered the same message — racism is evil and white supremacists are wrong. Their words carry moral authority.


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Sen. Mike Lee's silence on Charlottesville is unacceptable

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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch didn’t need two days to provide moral clarity on Charlottesville. Sen. Mike Lee remains silent, however — and that’s nearly as troubling as Trump’s lack of courage.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week the Editorial Board takes on U.S. Term Limits, the Utah Board of Education, the Weber County Commission and more. 


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With Max Toledo's death, the need for Utah jail reform becomes more urgent

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If a single jail amasses a quarter of the state’s in-custody deaths, scrubs a possible crime scene, fails to inform the county attorney of two fatalities and still meets minimum requirements, the sheriffs’ Utah Jail Standards are meaningless.


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Never fear, Utah. Rep. Paul Ray intends to put California in its place

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Utahns, if you want to get Rep. Paul Ray’s attention, move to California.


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O-Town Kitchen and Green Urban Lunch Box — made for each other

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Green Urban Lunch Box benefits from a new revenue stream that helps it feed Utah’s hungry, and O-Town Kitchen gets the food it needs to keep single mothers employed. Everybody wins


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