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How classes for prisoners protect society

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Partying like it’s 1981: BYU blasts Portland as legendary Cougar team looks on

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The world’s smartest man lived in the library and memorized every verse of Latter-day Saint scripture. What if he’d never been born?

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Could we stop wildfires by starting more fires?

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Will laws relying on public enforcement turn the country into the wild West?

In the wake of the Texas abortion ban, both the right and the left are putting forth legislation that includes a mechanism for public enforcement via civil lawsuit.

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Thinking about putting your vaccination status on your resume? Don’t.

Including health information on a resume was a bad idea before the pandemic. It’s a worse idea now.

BYU responds to federal investigation of its LGBTQ policies

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Boise leading the nation in ‘hot’ job markets as hiring, even amid omicron surge, continues to grow

Inland western U.S. cities crushed coastal climes in a new report that found Boise, Idaho is leading the nation when it comes to current new job listings vs. pre-pandemic times.

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