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Here's a simple way to help Ogden children learn — feed them

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In the Ogden School District, children facing food insecurity can now count on two healthy meals a...

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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: The Blue Line Ladies, the Rube Goldberg Challenge, participants in the Northern Utah Women’s March, the government shutdown and Weber State University President Charles Wight.


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A legislative priority: Open, effective and enforceable Utah jail standards

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Utah lawmakers don’t have much time. No matter what else happens between now and March 22, they need to begin the process of replacing the sheriffs’ secret and ineffective jail standards.


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Readers react: Federal employees, family members share 2013 shutdown experiences

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This story was compiled before the midnight EST deadline for Congress to pass a short-term spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. All quotes are verbatim. 


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Here's a simple way to help Ogden children learn — feed them

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In the Ogden School District, children facing food insecurity can now count on two healthy meals a day. That improves their ability to learn — making Ogden a stronger community.


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Utah's secret jail standards do nothing to protect prisoners

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If Utah’s jail standards failed to protect Marion Herrera, they cannot protect anyone.


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The Ogden Winter Market — a place to come together as a community

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The Ogden Winter Market is good for our health, good for the economy and good for our sense of community.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week: A new system to file police reports online, two caring high school communities, automatic voter registration, and the Davis County Jail.


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Utah's jails continue to operate in secrecy — and prisoners continue to die

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Utah built a system that protects sheriffs from accountability for the safety of their prisoners. That cannot continue.


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Give me your tired, your poor, your Norwegians

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When Donald Trump profanely describes Haiti, El Salvador and Africa as wastelands, he’s also dismissing their people as less than human.


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Help build a healthy, vital community. Support the Teddy Bear Den.

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When a baby is healthy, a family can focus on finding worthwhile jobs, buying homes and becoming part of a thriving economy. That makes all of us stronger.


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