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Reporters aren't liars, and you can misquote me on that

George Harrison

It’s time once again to talk about how the sausage is made. Every so often, as a public service to the readers of the Standard-Examiner, we explain the inner...

Standard Deviations

Reporters aren't liars, and you can misquote me on that

It’s time once again to talk about how the sausage is made. Every so often, as a public service to the readers of the Standard-Examiner, we explain the inner...


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Ogden second worst? That couldn't be worse

Live by the bogus study, die by the bogus study. Junction City — which usually finds itself riding high on desirable lists like “Best Places to...


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Ten-year-old mommies? Is this Huckabee guy for real?

Newspaper corrections usually run on Page 2A. But today, we’re running a great big fat one, right here. I realize that most folks see me as the class clown....


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'Pickleball'? Why didn't they just call it 'flossmonkey'?

OGDEN — Just when things were finally beginning to look up for our beloved Junction City. By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard the news that the...


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Donald Trump 2016: What's the point in getting riled up anymore?

I’ve been sitting here for more than an hour now, staring at this small vertical black slit of a cursor blinking on an empty computer screen. It may have...




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Mechanical ride at the fair ain't no bull

Talk about your urban cowboy. How does a city boy like Mike Johnson, who lives in Bountiful and grew up in what is now West Valley City, end up running a...


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It's official: Best. Summer. Ever.

It’s quiet. A little TOO quiet. On Friday morning, for the first time all summer, my alarm clock woke me. I got up, threw on a relatively clean T-shirt and...


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'Lion-killing dentist' more evil than Obama?

Sheesh. You kill one lousy celebrity lion and you’re branded a lion killer for the rest of your life. I’ve been fascinated by this story about the...

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