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

Utah Governor's Race

Was lowering Utah's blood alcohol threshold to .05 a bad idea? Here’s what readers had to say.

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But what about Hillary Clinton's private email server?

Trump Russia Probe

“I’ll be honest with you: None of that Russia nonsense matters. It’s absolutely baffling why we aren’t still trying to get to the bottom of the deadly Benghazi attack,” writes Don Porter.

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Low-tech advice for a high-tech world

Family photograph

“If you want to capture memories of the older generations, you are going to have to do the work,” writes Michael Vaughan.

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The Senate invalidates a rule intended to protect consumers

Citigroup Settlement

Consumers used to be able to join together and sue banks for their bad behavior, even if the fine print said otherwise. Not anymore, writes E. Kent Winward.

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Depressed teen, fatal crash and fair punishment — a reader conversation

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Readers reacted to a juvenile court sentencing for a teenager accused of killing two young adults in a high-speed crash in June 2016. The teen tried to flee the scene and was initially being tried as an adult.

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Daylight saving time — maybe we should sleep on it

Time Fall Back

“Numerous studies have shown mixed results in the value of DST,” writes David Ferro.

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Free colleges and universities — a gift we can't afford

Congress Budget-1

“Fixing tuition at zero is the wrong route toward increasing access to college,” writes Jeff Steagall.

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We need to be outraged over the right things


“Our children are watching us. They see we are willing, as a society, to put their health in jeopardy over politics and money,” writes E. Kent Winward.

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It's time to consider a new form of government in Weber County

Weber County Commissioners pass alcohol beach ban

“It’s time to change our government and increase our representation at the county level,” write Brent Taylor and Gage Froerer.

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

Weber High Gym

Five Weber High School students made a video of themselves shouting an obscenity about African-Americans. Now they find themselves under investigation by the school district. Here’s how readers reacted to the story.

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