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WSU off-campus centers pop up in Roy, Morgan, Salt Lake

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 5:37pm

ROY -- In the afternoon and evening, the delicious aromas of pepperoni, tomatoes and garlic waft through the halls and classrooms of Weber State University West. It's not because students snack while they study -- it's because WSU West is in a strip mall, and shares a wall with a pizza company."We don't notice it anymore," said Gaylnn Mook,...

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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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Layton man dies in fall on LDS mission

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 5:17pm

LAYTON -- A missionary from Layton has died in a fall while serving the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.The church has announced that Elder Miller Edward Toa, 20, died Thursday while serving in the Micronesia Guam Mission.

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County Jail amendment gets green light to release inmates due to overcrowding

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 3:55pm

SALT LAKE CITY - Jails in Weber, Davis, Box Elder and all others statewide now will have the right to release inmates from its jail if the state prison doesn't have room or money to house them, according to S.B. 241.

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Senator pulls Ogden Canyon bill

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 3:48pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A bill that would have allowed the state to use eminent domain to build trails near highways has been pulled by the senator who sponsored it after he spoke to Ogden Canyon residents.

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Former SL city attorney facing drug charges

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Mar 13 2014 - 11:22am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A former lawyer in the Salt Lake City attorney's office who is accused of making a marijuana byproduct in his basement with his two adult sons made his first court appearance this week.

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Weiler's resolution to seek outside legal counsel due to conflict of interest passes

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 11:11am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A joint resolution passed on the final day of the legislature gives authority for executive officers to hire outside legal counsel when there is a conflict of interest.

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SLC police change missing persons case to homicide

The Associated Press
Mar 13 2014 - 6:14am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City police say they believe a pregnant woman who vanished 12 years ago was killed.

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Ogden native a mastermind behind Comic Con

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 8:19am

SALT LAKE CITY -- An Ogden native, Bryan Brandenburg, is behind much of the success of what many are calling Utah's most popular event ever, Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience, which continues Saturday at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

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GALLERY: PHOTOS: Comic Con opening day in SLC

"Prussia" (Sami Whitesides), left, "HarleyQuinn" (Jade Lindgren), and "Zuko" (Mattie Csicsery) pose for a photo at the opening day of Salt Lake Comic Con, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (AP Photo)

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 3:56pm

Characters and costumes at the opening day of Comic Con in Salt Lake City Friday.

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Vintage GT40 added to Miller Motorsports Park museum

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:23pm

The Larry H. Miller Total Performance Museum, located at Miller Motorsports Park, has acquired a Ford GT40 No. P-104, the second-oldest existing Ford GT40, for its world-renowned collection of historically significant GT40s.

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Rodney Wayne Gilmore

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 18 2014 - 10:50am

Rodney Wayne Gilmore, 61, of Salt Lake City, passed away Sunday (the Lord's day) April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA due to an aortic aneurism and subsequent stroke.

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Rodney Wayne Gilmore

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 18 2014 - 10:48am

Rodney Wayne Gilmore, 61, of Salt Lake City, passed away Sunday (the Lord's day) April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA due to an aortic aneurism and subsequent stroke.

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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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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: PHOTOS: Comic Con opening day in SLC

"Prussia" (Sami Whitesides), left, "HarleyQuinn" (Jade Lindgren), and "Zuko" (Mattie Csicsery) pose for a photo at the opening day of Salt Lake Comic Con, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (AP Photo)

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 3:56pm

Characters and costumes at the opening day of Comic Con in Salt Lake City Friday.

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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: PHOTOS: Comic Con opening day in SLC

"Prussia" (Sami Whitesides), left, "HarleyQuinn" (Jade Lindgren), and "Zuko" (Mattie Csicsery) pose for a photo at the opening day of Salt Lake Comic Con, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (AP Photo)

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 3:56pm

Characters and costumes at the opening day of Comic Con in Salt Lake City Friday.

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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.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 13 2014 - 5:31pm


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