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Davis County sheriff's deputies, fatal shootings and $862 hotel bills

Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson audits

In Davis County, Sheriff Todd Richardson considers a hotel stay vital to an officer’s well-being in the aftermath of a deadly encounter. Even it costs more than $400 a night.

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Extending the vibe on Historic 25th Street

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It will be a good day when the city buys and demolishes a troubled motel on the edge of downtown Ogden.

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Targeting the wrong Ogden candidates — for the wrong reasons

Kerry Wayne Ogden Nature Center

Getting involved in politics makes us a stronger community. Before you do, however, you need to understand the issues.

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The influenza virus is coming, and it’s dangerous

Flu Shot

Influenza has already killed someone in Idaho. Protect yourself. Get a flu shot.

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As a nation, we can address gun violence. But it's going to take courage

Las Vegas Shooting

We’ve become a nation that sees the victims of mass shootings as statistics, not human beings.

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Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

Interfaith Concert 7

This week’s topics: The Ogden Interfaith Concert, Alec Unsicker’s “Smiles Packages,” Weber County’s clumsy handling of a death penalty case, and women who don’t get mammograms.

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9 million kids rely on CHIP. Congress needs to put politics aside and renew it

Congress Health Overhaul Hatch

Twenty years ago, lawmakers found the courage to put politics aside and protect millions of economically vulnerable children. They need to show the same strength today.

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Readers React: Should UDOT up express lane rates for single-person vehicles?


A Utah Department of Transportation proposal to increase toll rates for single-occupancy vehicles in Interstate 15 Express Lanes garnered a mixed response among the Standard-Examiner’s Facebook audience. Here’s a look at what they said.

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Freedom of speech prevails at the University of Utah

Free Speech Conservative Speaker Shapiro

Ben Shapiro gave his speech Wednesday. Opponents shared their disapproval. That’s how freedom of speech works.

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Can Spencer Cox be president now? Please?

Politicians-White Supremacists Cox

While President Donald Trump sows discord, Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox tries to build understanding.

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