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Marathoner Jared Ward makes Utah — and the United States — proud

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Ward finished sixth Sunday against the greatest distance runners in the world. Think of it —...

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CNBC discovers what we already knew — Ogden's a great place to start a business

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We’ve already built one of the most vibrant communities in the United States. And the best part is, we’re just getting started.


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Marathoner Jared Ward makes Utah — and the United States — proud

Jared Ward marathon US Olympic Trials

Ward finished sixth Sunday against the greatest distance runners in the world. Think of it — a kid from Kaysville who grew up to challenge for a medal at the Olympics.


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Welcome to the new Standard-Examiner

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The new Standard-Examiner reflects our heritage. But it also demonstrates our commitment to innovation


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Who deserves praise and criticism in Northern Utah this week?

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“A Moment in the Ring” gave special needs entrants a chance to shine at the Weber County Fair. But in downtown Ogden, vandals ruined a four-legged piece of art.


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Does it take a 25% tax hike to find the money for Weber County pay raises?

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Weber County employees need raises. But when commissioners earn $175,000 a year, does it take a 25 percent property tax increase to find the money?


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Three fires in four days. In Ogden, we need to become more vigilant

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The next fire could destroy a neighborhood, kill a sleeping family or injure a firefighter. And it will, unless we become more vigilant.


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Brigham City's welcome sign is back — just in time for Peach Days

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Brigham City fixed its lighted welcome sign just in time for Peach Days. And that’s something to celebrate.


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If you think Ogden's fire season is over, you're wrong. Dangerously wrong

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The fields along the parkway could go up in an instant. If flames reached the trees along the river, a fire could race across Ogden — putting lives and property at risk.


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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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Fighting the Broad Canyon fire took skill, stamina and courage. Meanwhile, the shooting on Ogden’s streets must stop.


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The time for diesel emissions testing in Weber County is now

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The evidence is in. Now it’s time for the Weber-Morgan Board of Health to approve diesel emissions testing.


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