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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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Keystone Pipeline punt is pure politics

Cagle Cartoons, Dick Polman
Apr 23 2014 - 3:11pm

Every so often, someone in politics says something so preposterously hilarious that we're at pains to prevent our coffee from exiting our noses.So it went on Sunday morning, when Democratic national chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz opined on "Meet the Press" about the Obama administration's decision to punt on the Keystone XL pipeline. The...

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Two-thirds of Weber County Jail inmates have mental illness

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 2:48pm

OGDEN -- Dr. Kay Haw, health administrator for the Weber County Sheriff's Office, said Wednesday approximately 65 percent of incarcerated jail inmates in the county have some kind of mental health issue.In 44 states and the District of Columbia, at least one prison or jail holds more people with serious mental illnesses than the largest state...

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SLC court shooting sheds light on ‘Tongan Crips’

Brady McCombs, Tami Abdollah, The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 2:33pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- This week's fatal shooting of a gang member by a U.S. marshal inside Salt Lake City's federal courthouse during the man's trial has put the spotlight on his relatively unknown street gang.

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Parental pressure an ugly side of kids' sports

Meg Sanders, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 23 2014 - 2:28pm

We spend years teaching our children to share. Playdates are organized, kids are carted to various homes, and many a wasted breath is used to repeat the mantra "you need to share" only to have our toddler, nay our 5-year-old, rip a toy from another kid's hands. There is a moment of pride when we see our older child hand a coveted toy to his/her...

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We can't take up arms if we don't like a law

Rawn Swallow
Apr 23 2014 - 2:09pm

Editor,Concerning the issue with the Bundy family and the federal land issue, let me start off by saying that I don't know all the small details involved with this story, but from what I have read from both sides, is that plain and simple he was breaking the law. I don't agree with all the laws that are passed, but that is the way our system of...

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Nobody can expect exclusive use of federal lands forever

Contributed, Melissa Hofer
Apr 23 2014 - 1:48pm

Editor,With respect to Cliven Bundy and his "rights" to public land, I don't understand why Bundy's family should expect exclusive and infinitely long use of federal land. If the land was Nevada's, I don't believe there is any guarantee that the state would give it to them forever, either.  A creek runs through my yard, yet fishermen have the...

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Defense wants more time in Woods Cross DUI homicide case

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 1:30pm

FARMINGTON --- A  third hearing has been scheduled for a 48-year-old man suspected of causing the death of another man in an October DUI auto accident.David C. Helm is charged with automobile homicide criminal negligence while driving under the influence of alcohol, a second-degree felony. He appeared for a roll call hearing on Wednesday...

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Geraldine Thompson

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 24 2014 - 3:18pm

Geraldine Thompson, 76, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. She was born in Ogden, Utah on December 2, 1937 to Salvator and Ruth Thompson Perfetto. She grew up and lived in Washington Terrace most of her life. She graduated from Weber High School.

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Gary Cleve Harper, CMS, RET

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 24 2014 - 3:16pm

WEST HAVEN - Our lives will be forever changed due to the loss of Gary Cleve Harper our wonderful husband, father, grand- father, son, brother and uncle.

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Pearl Annette Galvez

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 24 2014 - 3:15pm

Pearl Annette Galvez was born August 18, 1944 in Alamosa, CO, to James Clander and Ada Janette Velasquez Galvez. She passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours on April 22, 2014 surrounded by her family after a valiant struggle with stomach cancer.

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John Giovanni Branz

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 24 2014 - 3:13pm

John Giovanni Branz, 69, passed April 20, 2014, a son of Dr. Louis and Josephine Branz, he was born in Clovis, New Mexico. He graduated from Ogden High School and attended Weber State College for two years.

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Ilene Moore Dahl

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 24 2014 - 3:12pm

WEST POINT - Ilene Moore Dahl, 83, passed away peacefully Monday, April 21, 2014, surrounded by loving family members.

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Orla May Lund Hansen

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 24 2014 - 3:10pm

Warren - Orla May Lund Hansen peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the age of 100. Her love for the Lord and her family defined her life. She was very obedient and willing to wait upon the Lord and his timing.

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UtahRep's ‘Grace’: Finding meaning in a world of suffering

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 24 2014 - 3:00pm

"Grace," is defined according to Christian belief as the free and unmerited favor of God as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings.In Craig Wright's play, "Grace," we see the aftermath of blessings bestowed and blessings taken as four characters seek to adjust to new circumstances, recover from loss and undergo trials...

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Paper's new logo not professional

Contributed, Harold Unander
Apr 24 2014 - 2:38pm

Editor,    My wife and I have been subscribers for I don't know how long, but I know when we pick up the paper with that new front page Heading "Se STANDARD EXAMINER" we feel like we are picking up a paper from some small city that can't come up with a professional-looking heading for the paper. It looks very unprofessional. Please go...

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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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