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Weber County’s training teachers to use guns a bad idea

Larry Bennington, Standard-Examiner
Apr 23 2014 - 1:09pm

Some Weber County officials have come up with a new program to train teachers in how to do the county's job in a two-hour class. County officials say that essentially the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good teacher with a gun. When you have to follow moron Congressman Louie Gomer Gohmert's lead, you've lost the argument...

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VIDEO: Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 23 2014 - 11:09am

Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

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Military Update: JCS to tell Congress: Allow pay curbs or harm readiness

Standard-Examiner, Tom Philpott
Apr 23 2014 - 11:02am

Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is giving the Joint Chiefs of Staff an unusual and potentially powerful opportunity to persuade senators they risk a readiness crisis if they don't take significant steps this year to slow growth in military compensation.All seven of the nation's top four-star officers are to...

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High Court ruling shows a need for new ways to promote diversity on college campuses

An Editorial, The Washington Post
Apr 23 2014 - 10:42am

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court refused to strike down Michigan's ban on affirmative action at the state's public universities. We disagree with the 58 percent of Michigan voters who, in 2006, inserted the ban into the state's constitution. But the court, which ruled 6 to 2, nevertheless made the right call in respecting voters' prerogative to make...

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Best-sellers

Contributed
Apr 23 2014 - 10:38am

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 20, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. HARDCOVER FICTION1. The Goldfinch

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Controversial trust allowed Ogden bank to conceal ownership of plane spotted in Iran

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 10:24am

OGDEN -- An Ogden-based Utah bank confirmed Tuesday that an airplane registered to the bank was used by a Ghana mining company to take Ghanaian businessmen to Iran last week.

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VIDEO: Air Force: $4.2B saved from grounding A-10s

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 10:20am

Speaking about the future of the United States Air Force, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh says the choice to divest the A-10 fleet was logical and least impactful.

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Federal judge to hear Oregon gay marriage case

Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 9:21am

SALEM, Ore. -- A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

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Weber County’s training teachers to use guns a bad idea

Larry Bennington, Standard-Examiner
Apr 23 2014 - 1:09pm

Some Weber County officials have come up with a new program to train teachers in how to do the county's job in a two-hour class. County officials say that essentially the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good teacher with a gun. When you have to follow moron Congressman Louie Gomer Gohmert's lead, you've lost the argument...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 1:12pm


VIDEO: Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 23 2014 - 11:09am

Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 11:09am


Military Update: JCS to tell Congress: Allow pay curbs or harm readiness

Standard-Examiner, Tom Philpott
Apr 23 2014 - 11:02am

Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is giving the Joint Chiefs of Staff an unusual and potentially powerful opportunity to persuade senators they risk a readiness crisis if they don't take significant steps this year to slow growth in military compensation.All seven of the nation's top four-star officers are to...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 11:02am


High Court ruling shows a need for new ways to promote diversity on college campuses

An Editorial, The Washington Post
Apr 23 2014 - 10:42am

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court refused to strike down Michigan's ban on affirmative action at the state's public universities. We disagree with the 58 percent of Michigan voters who, in 2006, inserted the ban into the state's constitution. But the court, which ruled 6 to 2, nevertheless made the right call in respecting voters' prerogative to make...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 10:42am


Best-sellers

Contributed
Apr 23 2014 - 10:38am

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 20, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. HARDCOVER FICTION1. The Goldfinch

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 10:38am


Controversial trust allowed Ogden bank to conceal ownership of plane spotted in Iran

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 10:24am

OGDEN -- An Ogden-based Utah bank confirmed Tuesday that an airplane registered to the bank was used by a Ghana mining company to take Ghanaian businessmen to Iran last week.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 10:26am


VIDEO: Air Force: $4.2B saved from grounding A-10s

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 10:20am

Speaking about the future of the United States Air Force, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh says the choice to divest the A-10 fleet was logical and least impactful.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 10:55am


Federal judge to hear Oregon gay marriage case

Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 9:21am

SALEM, Ore. -- A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 9:21am

VIDEO: Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 23 2014 - 11:09am

Daily News Update for Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

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VIDEO: Air Force: $4.2B saved from grounding A-10s

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 10:20am

Speaking about the future of the United States Air Force, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh says the choice to divest the A-10 fleet was logical and least impactful.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 10:55am


VIDEO: Proposal would revamp grading of Utah schools

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 7:30am

SALT LAKE CITY -- The governor's education adviser says Utah should use a new system to assess its public schools and colleges.Tami Pyfer's proposal says the state should drop its letter grade system, which gives schools a mark of A-F.

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VIDEO: Helicopter video spotlights end to dramatic four-county police chase

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 6:09am

FARR WEST - The two men involved in a high-speed police pursuit that spanned four counties were identified Tuesday.

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VIDEO: PREP BASEBALL: Lakers win third straight; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 10:52pm

BASEBALLBONNEVILLE 5, SKY VIEW 2: At Washington Terrace, Will Galbraith allowed four hits in six innings and Bonneville defeated Sky View 5-2 Tuesday, giving the Lakers their third straight victory.

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VIDEO: PREP SOFTBALL: Bonneville hurler quiets Box Elder; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 10:40pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE - Andy Hancock may not have complete control over what comes out of her mouth, but she has all the control in the world of what happens with her arm.

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VIDEO: Former Ogden Raptors skipper now managing PCL's Isotopes

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 8:03pm

Baseball in broad daylight, just the way God intended it.

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VIDEO: Joyful return from Asia of Hill F-16 forces

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 6:05pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Rain clouds threatened, but the only water to hit the ground Tuesday at Hill Air Force Base came in the form of tears falling from the eyes of family members reuniting.More than 130 Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing came home Tuesday afternoon after a four month...

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GALLERY: Faces: Earth Day at Eagle Bay Elementary

Ruth Malan
Apr 22 2014 - 10:57pm

Picture gallery of students planting a tree on Earth Day. Bob Harmon, of Harmon's, donated and helped to plant the tree.

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GALLERY: Bonneville High softball beats Box Elder 8-0

The Bonneville High softball team beat Box Elder 8-0 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at home.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 6:59pm

The Bonneville High softball team beat Box Elder 8-0 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at home.

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GALLERY: Hill Air Force Base Homecoming on April 22, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Apr 22 2014 - 6:12pm

Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned home from Korea at Hill Air Force Base on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Faces: Ribbon cutting for Zions Bank's new technology center

Ruth Malan
Apr 22 2014 - 2:11am

Picture gallery of Zions Bank new technology center in Kaysville.

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GALLERY: Faces: Bountiful High School Prom

Ruth Malan
Apr 22 2014 - 12:51am

Gallery of pictures from the Bountiful High Prom held at Davis Conference Center Layton.

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GALLERY: Historic Photos: Hi-Fi Murders 40th anniversary

STANDARD-EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 21 2014 - 4:31pm

April 22nd is the 40 year anniversary of the Hi-Fi record shop murders in Ogden

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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: Bonneville High softball beats Box Elder 8-0

The Bonneville High softball team beat Box Elder 8-0 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at home.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 6:59pm

The Bonneville High softball team beat Box Elder 8-0 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at home.

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GALLERY: Hill Air Force Base Homecoming on April 22, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Apr 22 2014 - 6:12pm

Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned home from Korea at Hill Air Force Base on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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VIDEO: Joyful return from Asia of Hill F-16 forces

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 6:05pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Rain clouds threatened, but the only water to hit the ground Tuesday at Hill Air Force Base came in the form of tears falling from the eyes of family members reuniting.More than 130 Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing came home Tuesday afternoon after a four month...

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VIDEO: Altice's attorney files a motion to dismiss rape charges

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 1:42pm

FARMINGTON --- The attorney for a former Davis High School English teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student has filed a motion asking the judge to dismiss the rape charges against her.Brianne Land Altice, 34, of South Weber, is charged with three counts of first-degree felony rape. She is accused of having sex with the teenager,...

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VIDEO: Our View: Is Senator Lee trending more moderate?

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 22 2014 - 1:18pm

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, has enjoyed his status as a Tea Party favorite, always ready to provide a conservative quote to the cable TV news channels. But recently, there have been signs that he's moderating his persona some.First, Lee hired one of the most reasonable state legislators in Utah, Ogden's Ryan Wilcox, to be his director in...

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VIDEO: VIDEO: Finding Beauty in Bulldogs

The Associated Press
Apr 22 2014 - 12:35pm

Drake University hosts 35th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest.

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VIDEO: Daily News Update for Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 22 2014 - 11:04am

Daily News Update for Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

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VIDEO: Are Utah public schools failing kids or are kids, parents failing school?

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 22 2014 - 10:57am

OGDEN - Are students being graded fairly in state-mandated testing?The scores are part of what determines whether a school receives an 'A' grade or a failing grade and that often reflects on the performance of teachers and staff. Several schools in Ogden City School District received failing grades from the state last year. This has resulted in...

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