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'Hatch Dispatch' arrogant, distorts facts

Contributed, Joseph Andrade
Mar 24 2014 - 1:39pm

Editor,Another No-Reply e-mail from Senator Hatch today----the Hatch Dispatch. It usually contains arrogant statements, but this time it outright lies.He tries to make three anti-Obamacare bold font points:

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Utah woman thought to be missing actually fine, and wanted for escape

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 4:11pm

FARMINGTON -- With a quick social media blitz, a community of people had a mountain canyon search party planned for Saturday until they found out the woman who had been missing for nearly a week was not only fine, but was absconding from her court-ordered program.  The Cottonwood Heights woman who escaped custody was on the run for about a...

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SLC Police make arrest in pregnant woman’s disappearance case

The Associated Press
Mar 20 2014 - 6:02pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City police say they've arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of a pregnant woman 12 years ago.

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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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Clean air groups say Herbert, Legislature flunked

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 18 2014 - 6:32pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Clean-air groups graded legislators and the governor for their work, or lack thereof, this past session and gave some grades that wouldn't even make the honor roll.

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Utah non-profits face new state auditing scrutiny

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 18 2014 - 5:19pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- The resignation of the head of the battered women's shelter here a year ago has led to new state law adding to the government oversight of non-profit corporations.House Bill 283 passed by lawmakers in the session just ended requires audits and additional bylaws for non-profits with budgets 50 percent or more government-funded or...

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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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Utah voter data privacy bill rapped by open government advocates

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 15 2014 - 4:52pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Legislation that melded two bills together to install protections to the state's voter registration database unanimously passed the House and Senate Thursday night and now awaits the governor's signature."We wrapped these bills together with a compromise," said Rep. Becky Edwards, R-North Salt Lake, sponsor of HB302. While her...

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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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Teen arrested after fight with SLC school officer

The Associated Press
Apr 11 2014 - 7:28am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Authorities have arrested a high school student who is accused of attacking a school resource officer.

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Ex-NSA exec speaking in Utah says spy programs violate Constitution

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Apr 10 2014 - 5:20pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The National Security Agency's sweeping secret surveillance programs are violating Americans' constitutional rights, and a new warehouse in Utah is a symbol of the agency's unbridled power and extraordinary secrecy, a former agency executive said Thursday in Utah.

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Is the University of Utah fight song sexist?

The Associated Press
Apr 8 2014 - 4:04pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Student government leaders at the University of Utah are taking steps to change the school's fight song amid concerns it is sexist.

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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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