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Shoplifting, huffing may put Syracuse woman in prison

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 4:57pm

SYRACUSE --- Huffing air dusters just outside Walmart could send a woman back to prison.

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Wyoming town evacuated after pipeline hub explosion

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 4:50pm

OPAL, Wyo. -- A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.

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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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Ballet West II's 'Little Mermaid' surfaces in Ogden

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 23 2014 - 4:22pm

The Little Mermaid is a creature with an identity crisis, if ever there was one. She longs to be human, yet belongs to the sea.Ballet West II tells her story in a production coming to the Browning Center on Saturday, April 26, courtesy of the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association.

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Specialties, hot off 'Dave's Grill' in Clearfield

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 23 2014 - 4:09pm

Dave Gally believes in keeping things simple at his cozy grill."Essentially, there are four things that I do, and I do them well," he said, of his culinary specialties.Gally opened his restaurant in September 2013, distinguished as "Dave's Grill" using flags, a yellow banner and a hand-painted sign. He's surprised that so many customers have found...

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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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No one should put others down because of religion

LuAnn Stephens
Apr 24 2014 - 3:50pm

Editor,Thank you goes to the writer of the April 22 letter, "Change religion if you don't like its tenets," for the thoughtful, respectful and well-stated opinion regarding those who wish to change the basic doctrine of any religion.I grew up in a family in which family members belonged to five different religions. Instead of putting down each...

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Strap on your walking shoes for art stroll

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 24 2014 - 3:49pm

Next week's First Friday Art Stroll will feature pieces ranging from ancient art to newly recycled creations.

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Does unusual weather cause more crime?

Joshua Keating, Slate
Apr 24 2014 - 3:47pm

WASHINGTON -- The idea that there's a relationship between climate change and political instability or warfare is becoming quite a bit more prevalent. But what about crime? Will a changing climate and weather patterns have any impact on murders and robberies? One recent study, which focuses on India is not encouraging.The working paper, by Lakshmi...

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Commissioners thunder along, trample common sense

Contributed, Kirsten Healey
Apr 24 2014 - 3:42pm

Editor,Commissioners Bell and Gibson have managed to get all of us in Weber County to look away while they have pulled the reins out of our hands. Now running free with no challenges to their power, it seems they are bent on trampling everything in their path. They gave a good kick to the local media, and are definitely making sure to stomp the...

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Commissioners can't usurp voters' wishes

Contributed, Pamela Lynn Frinkman
Apr 24 2014 - 3:30pm

Editor,I voted, as did the majority of local voters, to pass the library bond. I agreed to a tax increase in order to rejuvenate the library facilities, including the renovation of the Ogden Main Branch.  The library has served me, my son, and my friends, and continues to do so.  Why, suddenly, is my right to vote about whether I am...

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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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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.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 1:23pm


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.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 6:48am


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.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 11:54am


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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