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Utah needs to remove the stigma from breastfeeding in public

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Utah mothers deserve to right to breastfeed their infants in public places — without being...

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Lawmakers can end the secrecy about Utah jail deaths, but time is running out

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Jail safety is a matter of life and death. Unless lawmakers act on it now, Utah prisoners will continue to die in secret for at least another year.


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It's time to start listening to the children

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When gunmen attack schools, it’s children and teachers who die as politicians retreat to their hardened cliches.


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Utah girls need to understand it's OK to say no

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By itself, changing what the Weber School District tells sixth-graders about dancing won’t reduce sexual violence in Utah. But it’s a start.


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Utah needs to remove the stigma from breastfeeding in public

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Utah mothers deserve to right to breastfeed their infants in public places — without being asked to leave or cover up.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Increasing penalties for coal rolling, Weber County’s bizarre and backward handling of indigent defense and Layton breaks ground on building a Vietnam Veteran’s memorialj. 


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A permit to store toxic waste on Promontory Point never should've gotten this far

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If the Promontory Point landfill receives its Class V permit, and if the upper Great Salt Lake dies as a result, Rep. Lee Perry and the Utah Legislature bear part of the responsibility.


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Utah has a culture of sexual violence, and Orrin Hatch just reinforced it

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In a state where one in three women will be raped or assaulted, Sen. Orrin Hatch just perpetuated a culture of sexual violence. You’ve done more damage than you realize, Senator.


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When we witness domestic violence, we have an obligation to at least call 911

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If doing something as simple as dialing 911 can save lives and reduce domestic violence in Utah, we need to require it.


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It's the public's turn to decide about Utah education spending

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A Northern Utah lawmaker wants to nullify Our Schools Now if it reaches the ballot and wins voter approval. This isn’t about taxes. It’s about power.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: Ogden School District starts talking bond options early, opposition to North Ogden amphitheater, UTA supports a big decision and a Box Elder senior basketball star Max Watson.


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