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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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WSU’s Randy Rahe made sandwiches for a good cause. Meanwhile, however, the thought of Rep. Mike Noel becoming BLM director isn’t very appetizing.

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It shouldn't take 2 years for the Utah crime lab to test a rape kit. Pass HB

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Richard Simon Garcia’s DNA turned up in a Davis County rape kit from 2014. The kit was just tested. That’s unacceptable.

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Utah women deserve equal pay for equal work

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Utah has the fourth largest wage gap in the nation. A conservative Republican says it’s time for equal pay.

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Utah jails need more transparency — or prisoners will continue dying there

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Utah jails don’t need to announce it when prisoners die in custody. And far too many of them are dying.

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Think Trump’s refugee ban doesn’t matter in Utah? Meet Nimo Hashi.

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Trump’s refugee ban violates everything Utahns believe about kindness, decency and the promise of America.

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Utah lawmakers mum on refugee ban and Ogden unity march was major success

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Yet another crazy attempt to force federal land into Utah’s possession, praising the power of unity and asking Utah lawmakers to speak up on an issue currently dividing the nation — and the state. 

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Utah's Zion Curtains don't work. It's time to take them down.

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The only way to reduce alcohol use by Utah’s adolescents and young adults is by investing in education and treatment, not clinging to a myth about the power of invisibility.

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Poof! Another irresponsible blog by Rep. Jeremy Peterson disappears

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Rep. Jeremy Peterson erased another blog post. And this time, he didn’t just take aim at one women — he belittled thousands.

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Fake news isn’t news at all — it’s propaganda, and we need to reject it

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Here’s one way to fight fake news — support the local news organizations that cover your community.

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Thanks to the Miller family, the Jazz are here to stay in Utah

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We’ll always have the Jazz. And for that, we can thank the Miller family.

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