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Equal pay for women is ‘bad for families’ and society, a Utah lawmaker says

James Green said in a letter that men make more than women because they’re “the primary breadwinners” of their families, and paying women equally would somehow ruin the makeup of a traditional family where “the Mother” remains at home raising children. Green, a Republican, later apologized and resigned from his post as vice chair of the Wasatch County Republican Party.

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Despite high scores, NBA Dunk Contest falls flat for most fans

In Saturday’s NBA Dunk Contest, Indiana Pacers guard Glenn Robinson III topped relative unknown Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns with several highlight reel dunks that got the New Orleans crowd on its feet, also beating Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon.

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Watch Capt. Erica Martin, firefighter-paramedic and EMS supervisor, demonstrate using nalaxone, or Narcan

Capt. Erica Martin, firefighter-paramedic and EMS supervisor, demonstrates using nalaxone, or Narcan, on a training mannequin in an ambulance at Bellingham Fire Station 1.
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Watch Capt. Erica Martin, firefighter-paramedic and EMS supervisor, demonstrate using nalaxone, or Narcan 1:38

Watch Capt. Erica Martin, firefighter-paramedic and EMS supervisor, demonstrate using nalaxone, or Narcan

When will it melt? Feed store near Lynden has contest over snow pile 1:13

When will it melt? Feed store near Lynden has contest over snow pile

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Becoming a U.S. citizen: What you need to know

Sinkhole closes Lynden street 1:55

Sinkhole closes Lynden street

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