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Christian conservative supports Trump and Pence

Campaign 2016 Trump Pence-13

Recent letters and columns in the Standard-Examiner are full of words clearly meant to castigate...

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Is there a relationship between warmer temps, algae bloom on Utah Lake?

Toxic Algae Utah Lake

While our congressional delegation is back at home for the August recess, it’s time for the press to take them to Utah Lake, along with researchers from Brigham Young University, Utah State University and the University of Utah to discuss the relationship between warming temperatures and the...


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Lack of parking shows Ogden leaders don't care about downtown

RL 082914 Ogden City Plaza Towing - Raptors Game-4-4

Let's face it, Ogden leaders have no interest in


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Clemens will work to find common-sense solutions in Congress

BN 032216 Democratic Caucus 20-11

Now that Donald Trump has destroyed the myth that the GOP is the sole guardian of our Utah values, this year is the time for Utahns to more closely examine candidates for local races. Our congressman is a good place to start. In his 14 years in Washington, what has U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop accomplished...


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Cruz is the most hated man in Congress for a reason

GOP 2016 Convention-2 Cruz

OK, Utah. How do you feel about your precious Ted Cruz now? There must be a reason that he's known as the most hated man in Congress. Now thank him for helping Hillary Clinton. Susan Foss Mountain Green


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Sundance should reconsider its decision to leave Ogden

BZ 010615 Sundance Film Festival

For years my husband and I have attended the Sundance Film Festival in Ogden. We understand that many industry folks associated with the making of a particular film attended the showings in Ogden. They wanted to see what “normal,” i.e., non-industry people, thought so they could assess...


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Christian conservative supports Trump and Pence

Campaign 2016 Trump Pence-13

Recent letters and columns in the Standard-Examiner are full of words clearly meant to castigate the Trump/Pence candidacy for U. S. president. Steve Chapman wrote Sunday wrote about walking out on a Pence speech that he called “an exercise in pomposity and sanctimony” (”Mike...


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Fly the flag at half-staff in memory of the Republican Party

GOP 2016 Cleveland Wall Brigade

We, like many of you, have flown our American flag at half-staff a lot over the last few years, most recently because of the police officers killed in the line of duty in Dallas and Baton Rouge. We will continue to fly the flag at half-staff throughout the Republican National Convention, in...


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Personal cars, trucks part of a "complex system of violence"

FRONTRUNNER

If you dare, take the keys to your personal motor vehicle, hang them up for a month and engage in the gentle traveling ways of walking, bicycling, or riding the train/trax/bus. If you do this, soon all around you will experience motoring aggression that has been obscured into an insensitive...


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We need forgiveness and friendliness not revenge and violence

Police Shot Baton Rouge

Jasmine Pittman wrote a July 13 guest commentary titled “Scared, angry and black — life after Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.” Well, I am a police family member who is scared, angry and white. We need our police force. Who else will help us when we really do need help?...


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Utah's school system must've failed Trump supporters

Campaign 2016 Trump Pence

I keep reading the letters to the editor and believe Donald Trump’s supporters didn’t get a good education in Utah’s schools. Language: We’re almost a bilingual nation. Trump’s supporters want to send immigrants back where they came from. Math: Trump filed for...


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