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Unknown side of Beatles shown in ‘In My Life’

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 1:00pm

Everyone knows The Beatles. Few knew them, however, before their future manager, Brian Epstein, heard the four diamonds-in-the-rough perform a Liverpool lunchtime show in 1961. Epstein, then running the record department of his family's music store, left that sure thing to become a star-maker. The Beatles made him their manager, permitting him to...

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Davis deputy had missing M-16 rifle

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 12:55pm

FARMINGTON -- It was a Davis County sheriff's deputy who had the missing fully automatic M-16 rifle, the sheriff said.

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Seamons breaks down at sentencing after victim's mother forgives him

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 12:50pm

OGDEN -- Gregory Seamons looked into the eyes of his victim's mother and broke down after she told him, "I forgive you." Family and friends of Nola Mahon also broke into tears as she implored them to forgive Seamons.

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The audacity of cynicism

John Dickerson, Slate
Apr 17 2014 - 12:35pm

WASHINGTON -- How do I get you to pay attention to this story? I could type out a balanced tale about an incremental change in White House spin and message control, relying on your discernment, patience and kindness toward all the creatures of the Earth. Or, I could say that Barack Obama is a cynical and manipulative liar. The first approach would...

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'Bears' in theaters near you

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Steve Salles
Apr 17 2014 - 12:29pm

Every time I see one of these Disneynature films, I'm amazed at how these cinematographers got these extraordinary pictures.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 19, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 17 2014 - 12:12pm

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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All fresh, family recipes

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 17 2014 - 12:05pm

Good Italian food is a legacy in the Morrelli family."My husband's family lived outside of Rome," said Lucy Anne Morrelli, who owns Morrelli's Italian Ristorante, in Layton, with husband Michael. "We've had these recipes for all these years."

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Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery of missing teens

Carson Walker, The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 11:53am

ELK POINT, S.D.  -- Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.But the 17-year-old girls weren't known for frequenting parties, so when they didn't show up, other teens just assumed they had changed plans, perhaps to avoid any underage...

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Police: Home caretakers bind Layton woman, take possessions

Ben Lockhart
Apr 17 2014 - 11:42pm

LAYTON -- An elderly woman who hired a man and a woman to clean and tend her home was defrauded, assaulted and stolen from, police say.

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Four-hour standoff ends peacefully in Ogden

Ben Lockhart
Apr 17 2014 - 10:36pm

OGDEN -- A four-hour standoff ended peacefully Thursday night after police arrested a suicidal and potentially homicidal man near Grant Avenue and 28th Street.Ogden police responded to a trespass in progress just after 5 p.m. and arrived at a residence where they were told by the complainant that Jared Etherington was threatening "suicide by cop"...

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GALLERY: Ogden Community Soccer Complex Fundraising Event

Stephen Smith
Apr 17 2014 - 8:52pm

The Ogden Community Soccer Complex Committee holds a special event Thursday evening at the Marquardt Field House at Weber State University to support a new soccer complex.

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VIDEO: Layton neighborhood embroiled in dispute over chicken-killing terrier

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 6:00pm

LAYTON -- On a quiet street here a family tends to their chickens, oblivious to the danger that will soon ravage their backyard and kill nearly a dozen of their livestock.Three times in the past year the Wallace family has seen a bloodletting of scattered feathers in the form of what look like piles of leaves, all at the paws of a pure-bred...

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Former Layton High star to play college basketball in St. Louis

Contributed
Apr 17 2014 - 5:46pm

EPHRAIM --Snow College guard Amber Daly has signed to play basketball for the University of Missouri St. Louis next season. Daly was Snow's starting point guard in both her seasons in Ephraim, averaging team highs this season with 10.6 points and 2.6 assists per game. This year she finished in the top ten statistically in the Scenic West Athletic...

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Defensive back transfers to BYU from Nebraska

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:15pm

PROVO -- BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall today announced the signing of defensive back Harvey Jackson from the University of Nebraska.

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Morbid makeup artists provide realism for ShakeOut disaster drill

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:11pm

OGDEN -- Three hours before the biggest earthquake Utah's never had, a small group of volunteers is gathering behind a boarded-up elementary school. Armed with plastic tubs filled with containers of makeup, paint, and other unappetizing goop, they prepare to transform a couple hundred students into "victims" of a natural disaster.It's just another...

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Nathan Andrew Walker

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 17 2014 - 5:06pm

Our loving husband, father , grandfather, and brother Nathan Andrew Walker passed away unexpectedly on April 15, 2014 from a heart attack.

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VIDEO: Layton neighborhood embroiled in dispute over chicken-killing terrier

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 6:00pm

LAYTON -- On a quiet street here a family tends to their chickens, oblivious to the danger that will soon ravage their backyard and kill nearly a dozen of their livestock.Three times in the past year the Wallace family has seen a bloodletting of scattered feathers in the form of what look like piles of leaves, all at the paws of a pure-bred...

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VIDEO: Ex-California City Leader Gets 12 Year Sentence

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 4:01pm

The former city manager of Bell was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8.8 million in a corruption scheme that nearly bankrupted the small, blue-collar city.

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VIDEO: Urinator Causes Portland to Flush Reservoir

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 10:56am

Portland, Ore. will flush down millions of gallons from the city reservoir after security cameras caught a teen urinating into the tank.

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VIDEO: Ski resorts hold 'pond skim' events

Denny Montgomery, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 17 2014 - 8:08am

Powder Mountain and Snowbasin held their first "Pond Skim" events this past weekend.

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VIDEO: PREP BASEBALL: Logan blasts Roy

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 7:38am

BASEBALLLOGAN 11, ROY 5: At Roy, Eric Laub went 3-for-4 with three RBI, three runs scored and a stolen base, leading Logan to an 11-5 victory over Roy Wednesday.

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VIDEO: PREP SOCCER: Scots get younger, better

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 7:34am

OGDEN - The infusion of youth into Ben Lomond's boys soccer team is starting to pay massive dividends.Sophomores Brandon Vazsquez and Mario Solis each scored, with Solis netting the eventual game-winner early in the second half, junior goalkeeper Eri Estrada was dominant down the stretch and Ben Lomond handed Waterford just its second loss of the...

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VIDEO: Jazz will watch to see interest paid in Hayward

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 17 2014 - 7:28am

Gordon Hayward is such a good guy I think I'd fall over backward if I ever heard him snap at a reporter, even one who'd just asked one of those awkward "if you could be a tree, what kind of a tree would you be" type questions.Still, the Utah Jazz veteran has a funny way of chuckling when he's asked a question that strikes him as strange, or silly...

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VIDEO: West Ogden residents plead with city to follow through on community plan

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 16 2014 - 6:28pm

OGDEN -- After more than 18 months of work shaped by public input, Ogden City Council members unanimously approved the new West Ogden Community Plan, which had not been updated since 1984.

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GALLERY: Ogden Community Soccer Complex Fundraising Event

Stephen Smith
Apr 17 2014 - 8:52pm

The Ogden Community Soccer Complex Committee holds a special event Thursday evening at the Marquardt Field House at Weber State University to support a new soccer complex.

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GALLERY: Roy High School Auto Show

Jamie Lampros
Apr 17 2014 - 2:57pm

Roy High School Auto Show

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GALLERY: 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships

Robby Lloyd
Apr 17 2014 - 1:11pm

‘The 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships at Layton High School in Layton, on April 12, 2014. (ROBBY LLOYD/ Special to the Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 19, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 17 2014 - 12:12pm

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Ben Lomond defeats Waterford 2-1

Briana Scroggins
Apr 16 2014 - 7:36pm

Ben Lomond High defeated the Waterford School 2 to 1 at Ben Lomond in Ogden on April 16, 2014.

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GALLERY: Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

Jamie Lampros
Apr 16 2014 - 12:28pm

Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

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GALLERY: Layton defeats Northridge 15-2

Briana Scroggins
Apr 15 2014 - 8:31pm

Layton defeated Northridge High 15 to 2 at Northridge in Layton on April 15, 2014.

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GALLERY: Inappropriate Teacher-Student Facebook Messages

Cimaron Neugebauer
Apr 14 2014 - 8:43pm

Out of hundreds of messages, the Standard-Examiner selected 20 messages that show a 27-year-old teacher's string of behavior over months of inappropriate Facebook messaging to a then 13-year-old student. In the messages she discusses Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) issues of other students including grades, divorce/custody issues along with personnel, faculty, and student privacy issues with a teen student. The Ogden Highland Junior High School teacher resigned April 2. Some redactions have been made for privacy of other teachers and the principal, all of whom had disparaging remarks made about them. Since the teacher has not been publicly charged with anything, her Facebook profile picture has also been blurred. Private Facebook Messenger messages from the teen's account were provided to the Standard-Examiner by the parent.

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GALLERY: Ogden Community Soccer Complex Fundraising Event

Stephen Smith
Apr 17 2014 - 8:52pm

The Ogden Community Soccer Complex Committee holds a special event Thursday evening at the Marquardt Field House at Weber State University to support a new soccer complex.

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VIDEO: Layton neighborhood embroiled in dispute over chicken-killing terrier

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 6:00pm

LAYTON -- On a quiet street here a family tends to their chickens, oblivious to the danger that will soon ravage their backyard and kill nearly a dozen of their livestock.Three times in the past year the Wallace family has seen a bloodletting of scattered feathers in the form of what look like piles of leaves, all at the paws of a pure-bred...

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VIDEO: Ex-California City Leader Gets 12 Year Sentence

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 4:01pm

The former city manager of Bell was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8.8 million in a corruption scheme that nearly bankrupted the small, blue-collar city.

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GALLERY: Roy High School Auto Show

Jamie Lampros
Apr 17 2014 - 2:57pm

Roy High School Auto Show

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GALLERY: 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships

Robby Lloyd
Apr 17 2014 - 1:11pm

‘The 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships at Layton High School in Layton, on April 12, 2014. (ROBBY LLOYD/ Special to the Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 19, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 17 2014 - 12:12pm

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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VIDEO: Urinator Causes Portland to Flush Reservoir

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 10:56am

Portland, Ore. will flush down millions of gallons from the city reservoir after security cameras caught a teen urinating into the tank.

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VIDEO: Ski resorts hold 'pond skim' events

Denny Montgomery, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 17 2014 - 8:08am

Powder Mountain and Snowbasin held their first "Pond Skim" events this past weekend.

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