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It’s not too soon to get excited about baseball

Bloomberg News, Stephen L. Carter
Apr 18 2014 - 11:57am

It's hard to believe that one-tenth of the Major League Baseball season has already slipped into the past. Fans pay almost no attention to the standings until around Memorial Day. Baseball plays the longest season of any major sport, and is, for that reason, an excellent counterpoint to the gotta-know-right-now bustle of our world. To take...

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The Big Bang, the multiverse and you

Cagle Cartoons, Danny Tyree
Apr 18 2014 - 11:55am

In 1979 Robin Williams declared, "Reality...what a concept!" Today his exclamation might be, "Infinite realities: way too much concept!"To be sure, science fiction and comic books have for decades exploited the idea of a multiverse (e.g. our universe -- with an estimated observable width of 92 billion light-years -- is just one of many universes...

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A mental health checkup

An Editorial, The Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 11:53am

The country's inadequate mental health system gets the most attention after instances of mass violence of the sort that the nation has seen repeatedly over the past few months. Not all who commit these sorts of atrocities are mentally ill, but many have been. After each, the national discussion quickly, but temporarily, turns toward the mental...

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With Fawn McKay Brodie, there was little neutrality among Mormons

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Apr 18 2014 - 11:52am

Next year, it'll be the 100th anniversary of the birth of Fawn McKay in Weber County. It's pretty safe to say that there is no one left who witnessed the extremely intelligent Huntsville youngster who moved through college in her mid-teens and was teaching English at Weber College by age 19.Even today, there's precious little neutrality among...

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The Vigil

John W. Reynolds, Standard-Examiner
Apr 18 2014 - 11:49am

We wait in anticipation of something that will answer burning questions. We expect a life-changing experience and we wait patiently because we have been promised fulfillment. We wait and watch faithfully because we are a people of faith.Song tells us what mere words cannot express; song lifts our spirits. In a Catholic Holy Saturday candle light...

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UDOT's I-15 South Davis project starts

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:46am

BOUNTIFUL -- The $117 million Interstate 15 South Davis Project officially kicked off Friday.

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Putin has no good reason to honor deal on eastern Ukraine

An Editorial, Bloomberg News
Apr 18 2014 - 10:38am

Talks in Geneva on the unrest in eastern Ukraine have concluded with an agreement by the foreign ministers of the European Union, Russia, Ukraine and the United States for all sides to "de-escalate tensions and restore security."Measured by the hour, the talks were a success: They went on much longer than expected. Measured by results? Not so good...

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Ogden man says artistic ability spawned from spirituality

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:29am

OGDEN -- Something unexpected happened to long-time Ogden resident Kellen Green when he put his faith in God.He discovered he had a real talent for drawing.

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Ogden CC golfers celebrate club's 100th years

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 10:49pm

It's not like they didn't know it was coming; shoot, they had 100 years to prepare for it.Still, from the pristine bench near the second tee it was clear many of the guys who came through Saturday afternoon didn't quite know what to make of the hickory golf clubs and vintage-style golf balls being used for the Ogden Golf and Country Club's season-...

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VIDEO: 35-year mystery solved in Utah for Michigan mother

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 9:32pm

CLEARFIELD -- Social media helped solve a 35-year-old case behind what happened to a runaway teen from Michigan. The answer was in Clearfield, Utah.Now time is of the essence in trying to get the remains of the teen, who went by the name of Lee Beeler, back to his birth mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time.

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Chicago man stabbed to death in SLC; 2 attackers sought

The Associated Press
Apr 19 2014 - 6:42pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Police are searching for two men in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man early Saturday morning in downtown Salt Lake City.

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Sanctions at issue in Bank of Utah's Iran plane connection

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:35pm

OGDEN -- A U.S.-registered plane found this week in Iran and for which Ogden-based Bank of Utah is listed as the trustee was used by Ghanaian officials as part of a diplomatic mission there, the New York Times reported.

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VIDEO: WSU receiver debunks superstitions, earns No. 1 jerseys

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:27pm

OGDEN -- Shaydon Kehano walked off the field at Stewart Stadium after the annual Purple and White spring game wearing No. 85 for the last time. When the senior Weber State receiver from Kaneoho, Hawaii, returns for fall camp, Shaydon Ochocinco will be Numero Uno.

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Kaysville library gets $250K donation

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:15pm

FARMINGTON -- The Davis County library to be built in Kaysville has received a $250,000 donation from a local foundation.

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GALLERY: Riverdale City Easter Egg Hunt

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 6:10pm

2014 Easter Egg Hunt

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Earth Day celebrants commune at Ogden Nature Center

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 5:53pm

OGDEN -- Bubbles, ivy wreaths, sheep shearing, wool spinning and wild bird presentations were just a handful of activities happening during Earth Day Saturday afternoon.

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VIDEO: 35-year mystery solved in Utah for Michigan mother

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 9:32pm

CLEARFIELD -- Social media helped solve a 35-year-old case behind what happened to a runaway teen from Michigan. The answer was in Clearfield, Utah.Now time is of the essence in trying to get the remains of the teen, who went by the name of Lee Beeler, back to his birth mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time.

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VIDEO: WSU receiver debunks superstitions, earns No. 1 jerseys

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:27pm

OGDEN -- Shaydon Kehano walked off the field at Stewart Stadium after the annual Purple and White spring game wearing No. 85 for the last time. When the senior Weber State receiver from Kaneoho, Hawaii, returns for fall camp, Shaydon Ochocinco will be Numero Uno.

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VIDEO: Weber Democrats looking for an edge in the issues

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 5:33pm

Weber County voters -- Red, blue or somewhere in between?

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VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

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VIDEO: Centerville trench collapse victim knew he had to save himself

JaNae Francis
Apr 19 2014 - 8:17am

MURRAY - What would you do if your life depended on it?That's a question to which Sandy resident Luke Marti now knows the answer.

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VIDEO: PREP BASEBALL: Lakers defeat Royals; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 8:11am

BONNEVILLE 9, ROY 4: At Roy, Bonneville capitalized on Roy errors early, Parker Rasmussen broke it open with a bases-clearing triple late and the Lakers defeated the Royals 9-4 Friday.

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VIDEO: PREP SOFTBALL: Clearfield tops Mountain Crest; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 8:07am

CLEARFIELD 8, MOUNTAIN CREST 3: At Clearfield, Anna Snyder hit a two-RBI single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth, helping fuel a seven-run inning, and Clearfield defeated Mountain Crest 8-3 Friday.Clearfield, which had only five hits entering the bottom of the sixth, recorded five hits in the sixth inning alone.

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VIDEO: Roy teen who prefers old time rock n' roll wins tickets to Eagles

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 5:36pm

ROY -- When it comes to music, 16-year-old Ariadanee Volk wishes she would have been born a few decades earlier.The Roy High School honors student loves the classic rock n' roll bands such as the Eagles.

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GALLERY: Riverdale City Easter Egg Hunt

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 6:10pm

2014 Easter Egg Hunt

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GALLERY: Earth Day 2014

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 5:34pm

Earth Day 2014 at the Ogden Nature Center

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GALLERY: Ogden Golf and Country Club Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

Stephen Smith
Apr 19 2014 - 4:43pm

OGCC's Green and Fairway Tournament was is held in conjunction with the country club's 100th anniversary on April 19, 2014 in South Ogden. Club members wore replica garb and played with old hickory sticks and feather golf balls as a tribute to how golf was played 100 years ago.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Mountain Man Rendezvous

Robby Lloyd, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 2:39pm

The Annual Spring Rendezvous at Fort Buenaventura in Ogden, features shooting contests, live music, canoe races, and a trader’s row April 19-20, 2014.

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GALLERY: Faces: Kaysville Easter Egg Hunt

Ruth Malan
Apr 19 2014 - 1:33pm

Picture gallery of the Kaysville Easter Egg Hunt at Barnes Park.

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GALLERY: Faces: Flapjacks and Bingo

Ruth Malan
Apr 19 2014 - 3:45am

Picture gallery of the Layton City Family Bingo and pancakes evening.

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GALLERY: Photo Gallery: Sky View Vs Box Elder Boys April 18 2014

Brian Wolfer
Apr 18 2014 - 7:57pm

Sky View Vs Box Elder Boys in a close game. In Brigham City, on April 18 2014. Photos by Brian Wolfer

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GALLERY: PHOTOS: Comic Con opening day in SLC

"Prussia" (Sami Whitesides), left, "HarleyQuinn" (Jade Lindgren), and "Zuko" (Mattie Csicsery) pose for a photo at the opening day of Salt Lake Comic Con, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (AP Photo)

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 3:56pm

Characters and costumes at the opening day of Comic Con in Salt Lake City Friday.

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VIDEO: 35-year mystery solved in Utah for Michigan mother

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 9:32pm

CLEARFIELD -- Social media helped solve a 35-year-old case behind what happened to a runaway teen from Michigan. The answer was in Clearfield, Utah.Now time is of the essence in trying to get the remains of the teen, who went by the name of Lee Beeler, back to his birth mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time.

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VIDEO: WSU receiver debunks superstitions, earns No. 1 jerseys

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:27pm

OGDEN -- Shaydon Kehano walked off the field at Stewart Stadium after the annual Purple and White spring game wearing No. 85 for the last time. When the senior Weber State receiver from Kaneoho, Hawaii, returns for fall camp, Shaydon Ochocinco will be Numero Uno.

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GALLERY: Riverdale City Easter Egg Hunt

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 6:10pm

2014 Easter Egg Hunt

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GALLERY: Earth Day 2014

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 5:34pm

Earth Day 2014 at the Ogden Nature Center

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VIDEO: Weber Democrats looking for an edge in the issues

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 5:33pm

Weber County voters -- Red, blue or somewhere in between?

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 7:02pm


GALLERY: Ogden Golf and Country Club Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

Stephen Smith
Apr 19 2014 - 4:43pm

OGCC's Green and Fairway Tournament was is held in conjunction with the country club's 100th anniversary on April 19, 2014 in South Ogden. Club members wore replica garb and played with old hickory sticks and feather golf balls as a tribute to how golf was played 100 years ago.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 4:43pm


VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 6:58pm


GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Mountain Man Rendezvous

Robby Lloyd, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 2:39pm

The Annual Spring Rendezvous at Fort Buenaventura in Ogden, features shooting contests, live music, canoe races, and a trader’s row April 19-20, 2014.

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