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Bengals' slayer strikes again; Fremont in final

Dennis Larsen, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 1 2014 - 12:49am

TAYLORSVILLE -- The tiger tamer worked her magic again.Junior combo guard Shelbee Molen torched the Bengals for a career-high 33 points and six 3-pointers when they played Dec. 13, 2013, in a non-league game at Plain City that Fremont won 72-57.With a state 5-A championship game berth going to the winner, Molen lit up Region 3 champion Brighton...

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Utah minimum wage bill on life support

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 28 2014 - 6:09pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Rep. Lynn Hemingway, D-Salt Lake City, is sponsoring a measure to raise Utah's hourly minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.25 and servers' wages from $2.13 to $3.13.However, with the Legislature's 45-day session ending March 13, it's entirely possible that HB 73 will not come up for discussion and a vote in either chamber.

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Homosexuals can choose to abstain

Contributed, Michael W. Jarvis
Feb 28 2014 - 4:17pm

Editor,What happened to religious liberty and a church or business reserved right to "refuse service to anyone?" Businesses that refuse service to homoelectives, even on religious grounds, are being sued successfully in some states for door-closing amounts of money by homoelectives that, by definition, do not qualify for minority class protection...

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Bill would enact open season on public license plate photography

The Associated Press
Feb 28 2014 - 11:37am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Davis County lawmaker proposes a measure that would allow anyone, not just police agencies, to take pictures of license plates from public vantage points.Woods Cross Republican Sen. Todd Weiler sponsors the bill. He says it protects First Amendment rights but places due restrictions on police access to the data.

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Silver Wolves two wins away from title

Dennis Larsen, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 28 2014 - 12:44am

TAYLORSVILLE -- A year ago, the Silver Wolves were state 5-A semifinalists with only one senior on the team.Fast forward to 2014, where Region 1 co-champion Fremont is back in the final four with a veteran and polished team that has already won 21 games."I'm excited and ready to play again," said Fremont sophomore small forward Harley Hansen, who...

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Fremont girls advance to state 4-A semifinal game

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 27 2014 - 10:11pm

TAYLORSVILLE - It wasn't entirely pretty, but it was good enough to put Fremont back in the state semifinals.Senior Amanda Wayment scored 17 points, sophomore Harley Hansen added 14 and Fremont defeated Bingham 54-41 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the 4-A girls basketball playoffs at Salt Lake Community College.Fremont will face Brighton...

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Brighton coasts past Davis in 4-A quarterfinals

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 27 2014 - 5:54pm

TAYLORSVILLE - Four Bengals scored in double figures to help lead Brighton to a comfortable 61-41 victory over Davis Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the 4-A girls basketball playoffs at Salt Lake Community College.Brighton senior Maddie Chin finished with a team-high 16 points while freshman Dani Barton added 15. Juniors Lindsey Johnson...

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Herbert rejects Medicaid expansion

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Feb 27 2014 - 5:28pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's Republican governor announced Thursday he wants to reject a full Medicaid expansion that would enroll more people in the government program, and instead, seek federal dollars to cover the poor in private plans.Gov. Gary Herbert's decision came after months of pushing back an announcement, making him one of the...

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Joshua Cameron Allen

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 17 2014 - 4:54pm

Joshua Cameron Allen left this earth in the early morning hours of April 14, 2014 in Salt Lake City. Josh was seeking treatment for struggles that he had dealt with for several years. He was diagnosed with pneumonia and passed away in his sleep.

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Motorcars have Brauns and brains

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 2:18pm

Micky & the Motorcars keeps running down the road, from roadhouse to theater to festival, making honest rock 'n' roll the Americana way. Led by brothers Micky and Gary Braun, the Motorcars started in Stanley, Idaho, and later found fame of a kind in the fecund Austin, Texas, scene. With six albums to their name, and a new one rolling out in...

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SLC man guilty of hate charge in temple shooting

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 9:27am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A 21-year-old Salt Lake City man has pleaded guilty to gun and hate crime charges after admitting he shot out windows at a Utah synagogue two years ago.

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Salt Lake Bank robbed

The Associated Press
Apr 16 2014 - 7:46am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City police are looking for a man who robbed a Key Bank on South Foothill Boulevard.

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Ex-officer in Salt Lake admits faking DUI reports

The Associated Press
Apr 15 2014 - 9:20am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A former police officer in Salt Lake City has pleaded guilty to a felony and a misdemeanor in a plea deal on charges he faked DUI reports and collected thousands of dollars of overtime illegally.

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VIDEO: Here's a Utah fight song to resolve all conflicts

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 3:49pm

These days, living across the green, hanging out with an overly jolly gang and possessing a yell that rings through the mountains near and far isn't all that it's cracked up to be.Because, frankly, it's just not a particularly good time to be a Utah Man.Speaking as a proud University of Utah graduate (class of '84), I fully acknowledge that the...

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Two eclipse-watching parties in Utah

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 2:55pm

Memo to total lunar eclipse planners: Next time, how about scheduling this incredible astronomical event in prime time?

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When and where to watch the total lunar eclipse

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 2:47pm

Wake up you sleepy heads, or you're going to miss it.A total lunar eclipse is headed our way Monday and Tuesday but if ever an event was geared for night owls, it's this one. Yet the sight of the full white moon possibly turning as red as a rose -- in the wee hours of the morning -- may be something worth setting that alarm for.

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VIDEO: Here's a Utah fight song to resolve all conflicts

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 3:49pm

These days, living across the green, hanging out with an overly jolly gang and possessing a yell that rings through the mountains near and far isn't all that it's cracked up to be.Because, frankly, it's just not a particularly good time to be a Utah Man.Speaking as a proud University of Utah graduate (class of '84), I fully acknowledge that the...

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VIDEO: Even in 1989, bitter opposition to medical waste incinerator

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 31 2014 - 5:41am

Second of two partsSUNDAY: PART 1: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: PART 2: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? NORTH SALT LAKE -- It's better to have one regulated medical waste incineration plant taking care of...

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VIDEO: Plan-B Theatre stages final play in ‘Season of Eric’

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 5:04pm

If good things come in threes, Eric Samuelsen's "3" is great. The show features three one-act plays performed by three actresses. Teresa Sanderson, of Layton, plays a main role in each story plus four supporting characters."I love doing multiple roles," she said. "It is my specialty. I love slipping in and out of character through physical and...

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VIDEO: Salt Lake tattoo convention-goers look for ink to tell their stories

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 7:12am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Every tattoo has a story.

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VIDEO: Charges: Assistant Salt Lake city attorney was pot dealer with sons

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Mar 13 2014 - 5:31pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A longtime assistant city attorney was fired after authorities said he was manufacturing a marijuana byproduct in a makeshift basement lab with his two adult sons, the Salt Lake City attorney's office said Thursday.

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VIDEO: Down-home battle chickens or criminal cockfighters?

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 3 2014 - 8:46am

Cockfighting is just good, wholesome entertainment.Well, either that, or an obscene blood sport involving drugs, prostitutes and gambling. It all depends on whom you ask.

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VIDEO: Utah defends freeze on benefits for gays

The Associated Press
Mar 1 2014 - 3:06pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah officials say in a new court filing that they have no choice but to put a freeze on granting benefits to newly married gay couples until a federal appeals court rules on the state's same-sex marriage ban.The filing comes in response to a lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union filed in January on behalf of four gay and...

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VIDEO: Firefighters race to the top against lung disease

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 22 2014 - 4:25pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- In less than 2 minutes, Hill Air Force Base firefighter Sergio Alarcon raced up from the first floor of the Zions Bank Building to the 18th floor.Alarcon, dressed in full fire turnout gear with an air pack, was among 250 participants in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb. The Clinton man finished, while listening...

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GALLERY: Morning Session of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints 184th Annual General Conference on April 5, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Apr 5 2014 - 3:38pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Conference started on April 5, 2014 is Salt Lake City.

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GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Davis High wins in overtime photos

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 6 2014 - 9:45pm

Photos by Dylan Brown/Standard Examiner

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GALLERY: Fire in downtown Salt Lake City

Firefighters battle a fire downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday, February 9, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Feb 9 2014 - 8:53pm

Firefighters battle a four alarm fire downtown Salt Lake City in a building that was under construction on Sunday, February 9, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Advocates, opponents of gay marriage hold twin rallies in SLC

Married couple Chris Johnson, left, and David Tuma, of Ogden, Utah, hug each other during a supporters of gay marriage rally outside the Utah State Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Johnson and Tuma were married on Dec. 28, 2013. More than 1,000 gay couples rushed to get married when a federal judge overturned Utah's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in late December 2013. In early January the U.S. Supreme Court granted Utah's request for an emergency halt to the weddings. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Jan 29 2014 - 9:47am

Opponents and supporters of gay marriage held twin rallies at the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday.

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GALLERY: First day of the 2014 Legislative session

Rep. Stephen Handy, R-Layton, looks down a row of representatives Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at the State Capitol. (DYLAN BROWN/Standard-Examiner)

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 27 2014 - 7:11pm

The first day of the 2014 Legislative session included opening remarks and a speech from Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant.

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GALLERY: Roughly 5,000 rally for Clean-Air

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 6:52pm

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

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GALLERY: No. 25 UCLA at University of Utah, Jan. 18, 2014, Salt Lake City

Utah's Kenneth Ogbe, left, drives to the basket past UCLA's Bryce Alford  during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Utah defeated UCLA 69-74. (AP Photo/George Frey)

George Frey, The Associated Press
Jan 19 2014 - 12:06am

Photo gallery of No. 25 UCLA at University of Utah, Jan. 18, 2014, Salt Lake City, Associated Press photos

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VIDEO: Here's a Utah fight song to resolve all conflicts

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 3:49pm

These days, living across the green, hanging out with an overly jolly gang and possessing a yell that rings through the mountains near and far isn't all that it's cracked up to be.Because, frankly, it's just not a particularly good time to be a Utah Man.Speaking as a proud University of Utah graduate (class of '84), I fully acknowledge that the...

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GALLERY: Morning Session of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints 184th Annual General Conference on April 5, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Apr 5 2014 - 3:38pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Conference started on April 5, 2014 is Salt Lake City.

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VIDEO: Even in 1989, bitter opposition to medical waste incinerator

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 31 2014 - 5:41am

Second of two partsSUNDAY: PART 1: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: PART 2: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? NORTH SALT LAKE -- It's better to have one regulated medical waste incineration plant taking care of...

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GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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VIDEO: Plan-B Theatre stages final play in ‘Season of Eric’

Amy Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 5:04pm

If good things come in threes, Eric Samuelsen's "3" is great. The show features three one-act plays performed by three actresses. Teresa Sanderson, of Layton, plays a main role in each story plus four supporting characters."I love doing multiple roles," she said. "It is my specialty. I love slipping in and out of character through physical and...

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VIDEO: Salt Lake tattoo convention-goers look for ink to tell their stories

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 7:12am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Every tattoo has a story.

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VIDEO: Charges: Assistant Salt Lake city attorney was pot dealer with sons

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Mar 13 2014 - 5:31pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A longtime assistant city attorney was fired after authorities said he was manufacturing a marijuana byproduct in a makeshift basement lab with his two adult sons, the Salt Lake City attorney's office said Thursday.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Davis High wins in overtime photos

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 6 2014 - 9:45pm

Photos by Dylan Brown/Standard Examiner

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