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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To the courtroom advocates who stand for the victims through the judicial process. The Weber County Attorneys Office has a small team of social workers...


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Our View: Parents, talk about sexting

Parents, you need to talk about sexting with your kids. And if you’re not sure what that is, get informed. It’s engaging in online prurient message-...


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Our View: We need the rescue mission store

We mourn the death of Gary Doud, who led the Ogden Rescue Mission for many years. He was a key foundation of the mission; his wife, Judy Doud, is taking over his...


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Our View: Trump fated to fail

We feel comfortable stating that Donald Trump will not be the Republican nominee for president of the United States. In a crowded field of 17 hopefuls, the gadfly...


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Our View: Rainy summer, dry winter

There’s a chance the Top of Utah will get some precipitation the middle of this week, and if so, it won’t be a surprise to weather watchers. The Weber...




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Our View: Make Social Security reform a priority

Social Security turns 80 this week. The best birthday present Congress could give the most successful poverty-reducing program in U.S. history is to take the tough...


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Thumbs up, thumbs down

The Standard-Examiner editorial board meets weekly to hash out issues large and small. Here’s what it recommended last week for praise and criticism: THUMBS...


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Bountiful police made sure no one died

Tamir Rice took a toy gun to a Cleveland park Nov. 21, 2014, and he paid for it with his life. A 17-year-old Bountiful boy absentmindedly twirled an Airsoft pistol...


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Find the truth about what happened at the Utah State Prison —

Forty-two inmates at the Utah State Prison went on a hunger strike July 31. By lunchtime Wednesday, Aug. 5, 40 of those inmates had started eating again. Now...


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Contribute to the Backpack Bonanza and help kids succeed in

Weber County unemployment finished at 4 percent in 2014. In Davis County, the jobless rate ended nearly a point lower — 3.3 percent. Yet in this booming...


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