Greg Halling

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Diesel emissions testing results — an S-E reader conversation

The Weber-Morgan Board of Health didn’t like the idea of diesel emissions testing. Members rejected the science behind the initiative and questioned if it was worth the cost.


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Trump, Utah and cuts to 2 national monuments — an S-E reader conversation

President Donald Trump signed proclamations Monday to reduce the size of two national monuments in Utah — Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante.


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Youth suicides in Utah — an S-E reader conversation

Youth suicides increased by 141 percent in Utah between 2011 and 2015, according to data released Wednesday by state health officials.


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One exit ramp, 2 crashes and lots of dead cattle — an S-E reader conversation

A cattle truck crashed Wednesday, Nov. 22, on Interstate 84 near I-15 — almost the same spot on the eastbound ramp where another cattle truck overturned in January 2016.


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Dealing with North Ogden's deer — an S-E reader conversation

How many deer live in North Ogden?


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Ogden's failed school bond initiative — an S-E reader conversation

Voters approved a $97 million bond proposal Tuesday in the Weber School District. It won by more than 4,000 votes.


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Utah, tourism and a .05 BAC — an S-E reader conversation

When Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill lowering the state’s blood alcohol threshold to .05, the lowest in the nation, he promised to make sure lawmakers fixed its “unintended consequences.”


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High school students, social media and racist slurs — a reader conversation

A video of five Weber High School students shouting racial slurs began attracting a lot of attention on social media last week — enough attention to trigger an investigation by the school district.


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The Nicolas Sanchez shooting — a Standard-Ex reader conversation

Two police officers shot and killed Nicolas Sanchez outside a Roy convenience store Feb. 21.


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Did a high school teacher go too far with a survey on sexuality and drugs?

Candace Thurgood teaches Adult Roles at Roy High School. About a week ago, she asked her students to complete a survey from a 1981 “Dear Abby” column.


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