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The retro world of Vladimir Putin

Cagle Cartoons, Joe Gandelman
Apr 24 2014 - 11:51am

So much for the hope that a new, democratic, non-confrontational Russia would emerge in the 21st century -- hopes that began on Nov. 9, 1989 when Soviet Union leader MikhailA Gorbachev took up President Ronald Reagan's challenge and tore down that 30-year-old Berlin wall.Increasingly, some pundits, analysts and policy makers face a tough choice....

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Truck carrying turkeys crashes into Deer Creek Reservoir

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 11:46am

HEBER CITY - A truck driver is in critical condition after crashing into Deer Creek Reservoir on Thursday morning.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 26, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 24 2014 - 11:18am

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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VIDEO: Daily News Update for Thursday April 24th, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 24 2014 - 10:59am

Daily News Update for Thursday April 24th, 2014

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Nevada cattlemen comment on Bundy/BLM conflict

Contributed, Nevada Cattlemen Association
Apr 24 2014 - 9:59am

The Nevada Cattlemen's Association believes that private property rights are at the foundation of our country and our liberty, and we know that the rule of law protects those property rights. Our policy supports private property interests that exist on public lands, including water rights and grazing rights. We also support the continued multiple...

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Van owned by Nevada slaying victim found in Utah

The Associated Press
Apr 24 2014 - 9:45am

JACKPOT, Nev. -- Investigators are testing blood evidence found in a van that belonged to a 26-year-old Mexican man whose body was found in February off a dirt road near the Nevada-Idaho border town of Jackpot.

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Simpleman, Tibbitts meet in Ogden MMA bout

Standard-Examiner, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 9:29am

Two Top of Utah mixed martial artists will have a rematch in the sole professional bout at an MMA card in Ogden on Saturday night. Sooksan Simpleman, of Sunset, stopped Lee Tibbitts of Salt Lake City in round one in January. Saturday, at the Eccles Convention Center, 2415 Washington Blvd., Tibbitts will have another shot at his opponent.

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Rare $10 Mormon coin up for auction in Utah

The Associated Press
Apr 24 2014 - 9:21am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah auctioneer says he thinks a gold coin minted by Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley could fetch more than $500,000 before bidding ends Thursday night.

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Bomb threat shuts down Centerville Target for almost three hours

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 8:34pm

CENTERVILLE -- A bomb threat called into Target caused the store to be evacuated for nearly three hours Thursday, but police believe the call was a hoax.

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VIDEO: Is former U of U coach Jim Boylen the right fit to lead Jazz?

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 8:22pm

If you believe the rumors, Jim Boylen is coming back to Utah.

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GALLERY: Girls 4A, Region 6 Softball: East Leopards vs Clearfield Falcons, April 24, 2014

Dennis Montgomery
Apr 24 2014 - 8:21pm

The Clearfield Falcons soundly defeated the East Leopards in a Region 6 softball game by a score of 11-1 in a game played in Clearfield on April 24, 2014.

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Review: Nicolas Cage turns in strong performance in 'Joe'

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Steve Salles
Apr 24 2014 - 7:05pm

I was trying to remember how long it had been since I saw Nicolas Cage offer a truly great performance in a movie where he wasn't yelling some wild-eyed nonsense at a camera.Maybe it was 2006's "World Trade Center," where he played one of the few surviving New York City firemen from the 9/11 attacks.Regardless, it's been a while and it's nice to...

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Hi-Fi murder story brought back horrible memories

Alan Lynch
Apr 24 2014 - 6:09pm

Editor,The April 22 news article, "Hi-Fi murders' 40th anniversary," brought back some horrible memories for me. I was raised on the same street as Orren Walker. I knew him to be a super-excellent citizen, unlike those two savages who chose to torture him and his family so viciously.With so much evidence and eyewitness testimony against the...

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Readers like new format, appreciate carriers

Arlene Stoddard, Contributed, Ray Stoddard
Apr 24 2014 - 5:52pm

Editor,We would like the Standard to know that we enjoy the new format of the paper. We have subscribed to the paper for many years and look forward to reading it each morning. We have the best delivery people, Gary and his family. They are prompt every morning at 7:00 a.m. or 7:30 a.m. They let us know if there are any changes and they give...

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Area teachers treading gingerly around SAGE opt-out issue

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 5:46pm

OGDEN - Test anxiety is nothing new for students, but a new state assessment test is giving some parents anxiety -- and the result is a new reason for anxiety among teachers.

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Big musical productions are back at Ben Lomond High

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 24 2014 - 5:41pm

OGDEN - Music is filling the halls and auditorium at Ben Lomond High School this week as the school is putting on one of the biggest musicals to date in the last few years."Beauty and the Beast" with a cast and crew of about 62 has brought a little musical theater back to Ben Lomond. And for theater teacher Gabriel White, he couldn't be happier....

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VIDEO: Is former U of U coach Jim Boylen the right fit to lead Jazz?

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 8:22pm

If you believe the rumors, Jim Boylen is coming back to Utah.

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VIDEO: 'War Horse' actress from Bountiful pitches play in Utah

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 24 2014 - 5:24pm

SALT LAKE CITY - Maria Elena Ramirez, a Broadway, theater and film actress originally from North Salt Lake and Bountiful, has returned to her home state with a gaggle of impressive new friends. Ramirez introduced one of her new friends, Joey, to members of the media in the lobby of Salt Lake's Capitol Theater on Wednesday afternoon.

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VIDEO: Fatter riders spur need for bigger horses out West for tourists

Keith Ridler, The Associated Press
Apr 24 2014 - 12:26pm

BOISE, Idaho  -- Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.The ranches say they are using draft horses, the diesels of the horse world, in ever greater...

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VIDEO: Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

The Associated Press
Apr 24 2014 - 12:09pm

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.

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VIDEO: Daily News Update for Thursday April 24th, 2014

Steve Haynie
Apr 24 2014 - 10:59am

Daily News Update for Thursday April 24th, 2014

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VIDEO: PREP SOCCER: Unlucky bounce dooms St. Joseph; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 6:48am

OGDEN - After holding tough against Waterford's heavy offensive pressure for just over 70 minutes Wednesday, it was an unlucky bounce that finally doomed St. Joseph.

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VIDEO: Ogden's Roller Dolls do derby right

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 5:46pm

OGDEN -- Jenae Miller remembers her introduction to roller derby. She was getting a tattoo at the time, and complaining about her co-workers."I'd had kind of a bad day and was bitching about something at work," the North Ogden woman recalls of that day four years ago. "The tattoo artist's girlfriend looked at me and said, 'You've got anger issues...

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VIDEO: Man Apologizes For Naked Walk In Wal-Mart

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 5:40pm

A South Carolina man says he's sorry and embarrassed about walking into a Wal-Mart in Tega Cay wearing nothing but a pair of shoes.

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GALLERY: Girls 4A, Region 6 Softball: East Leopards vs Clearfield Falcons, April 24, 2014

Dennis Montgomery
Apr 24 2014 - 8:21pm

The Clearfield Falcons soundly defeated the East Leopards in a Region 6 softball game by a score of 11-1 in a game played in Clearfield on April 24, 2014.

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 26, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 24 2014 - 11:18am

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Faces: Senior Gala with Moonlight Serenade

Ruth Malan
Apr 24 2014 - 12:42am

Picture gallery of the Davis Senior Gala held at Davis High. The Moonlight Serenade is part of Davis High School's music department. The senior citizens enjoyed dinner, entertainment and dancing.

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GALLERY: Boys 2A Soccer: Waterford Ravens vs St Joseph Jayhawks

Dennis Montgomery
Apr 23 2014 - 9:40pm

Waterford High School defeated St Josephs High School in a Boys 2A soccer match played at St Josephs in Ogden on April 23, 2014 by a score of 3-0.

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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: Senior Gala with Moonlight Serenade

Ruth Malan
Apr 24 2014 - 12:42am

Picture gallery of the Davis Senior Gala held at Davis High. The Moonlight Serenade is part of Davis High School's music department. The senior citizens enjoyed dinner, entertainment and dancing.

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GALLERY: Boys 2A Soccer: Waterford Ravens vs St Joseph Jayhawks

Dennis Montgomery
Apr 23 2014 - 9:40pm

Waterford High School defeated St Josephs High School in a Boys 2A soccer match played at St Josephs in Ogden on April 23, 2014 by a score of 3-0.

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VIDEO: Ogden's Roller Dolls do derby right

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 5:46pm

OGDEN -- Jenae Miller remembers her introduction to roller derby. She was getting a tattoo at the time, and complaining about her co-workers."I'd had kind of a bad day and was bitching about something at work," the North Ogden woman recalls of that day four years ago. "The tattoo artist's girlfriend looked at me and said, 'You've got anger issues...

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VIDEO: Man Apologizes For Naked Walk In Wal-Mart

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 5:40pm

A South Carolina man says he's sorry and embarrassed about walking into a Wal-Mart in Tega Cay wearing nothing but a pair of shoes.

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VIDEO: Swim clubs making a splash in Top of Utah

Jennilyn E. Williams, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 4:31pm

CLEARFIELD -- Club swimming is a great way for kids to stay active, compete in swim meets and make new friends.There are many swimming clubs in Northern Utah for children ages 7 through 18. Some clubs even allow swimmers as young as 5.

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VIDEO: Weber library supporters strategize to save $45 million bond plan

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 3:58pm

OGDEN -- About 50 Weber County Library supporters gathered this week to discuss how to battle back against two county commissioners who seem intent on shrinking the size of a voter-approved $45 million bond and altering the vision of what those dollars were intended to fund.

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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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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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