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Germany is key to reining in Russia, as in the past

Arthur I. Cyr, Standard-Examiner
Apr 18 2014 - 3:20pm

"To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war," said Winston Churchill in 1954, supporting the principle of nations negotiating. Those wise words from a great leader who understood war should be kept in mind regarding the Geneva accord on the crisis in Ukraine.Churchill made the comment during the early years of the Cold War, after effective cooperation...

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VIDEO: Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

Kristi Eaton, Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 3:16pm

DENVER -- A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

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We shouldn't put society above freedom

Contributed, David Tomczak
Apr 18 2014 - 3:12pm

Editor,We have all the freedom one ever could want here in the United State; we have the choice to do whatever we want. However, we care about what others might think or what society will label us. In many ways we have signed over our freedom to fit in with a group so we don't standout and bring unwanted attention to us. 

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Good Friday march in Ogden

Brian Wolfer
Apr 18 2014 - 2:23pm

Catholics march the street of ogden on good friday. On April 18 2014. Photos by Brian Wolfer

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Loaded for bear: The best gun metaphors

Landon Y. Jones, Special to the Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 1:58pm

Sometimes it's the offhand remark that's the most telling. Indeed, the way we Americans casually, often unthinkingly, incorporate gun metaphors into our everyday slang says a lot about how deeply embedded guns are in our culture and our politics, and how difficult it is to control or extract them. Consider this list, presented as bullet points --...

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Atheists take aim at LDS Church with national conference in SLC

Annie Knox, The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 1:46pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.To that end, the American Atheists, in an effort to raise awareness and attract new members, are holding their annual conference over Easter weekend in the home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Ogden man plays bass at night, works on veins by day

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 18 2014 - 1:37pm

OGDEN - When he's not dealing with narrowed arteries and blood vessels, John Diemel spends his time plucking, slapping, popping, tapping, thumping and picking his bass guitar for audiences throughout Northern Utah.Diemel is a member of Vintage Steel, a four-man local band that started 10 years ago when a few of the members got together just to jam.

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VIDEO: Dog walker benefits as much as Davis shelter canines

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 1:31pm

FRUIT HEIGHTS -- At a steady walking pace, volunteer Steve Turner is quickly becoming every Davis County shelter dog's best friend.Since April of 2012, Turner has been volunteering three to four times a week as a dog walker in treating the canines to a day out from the Davis County Animal Care & Control shelter in Fruit Heights.

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Ogden CC golfers celebrate club's 100th years

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 10:49pm

It's not like they didn't know it was coming; shoot, they had 100 years to prepare for it.Still, from the pristine bench near the second tee it was clear many of the guys who came through Saturday afternoon didn't quite know what to make of the hickory golf clubs and vintage-style golf balls being used for the Ogden Golf and Country Club's season-...

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VIDEO: 35-year mystery solved in Utah for Michigan mother

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 9:32pm

CLEARFIELD -- Social media helped solve a 35-year-old case behind what happened to a runaway teen from Michigan. The answer was in Clearfield, Utah.Now time is of the essence in trying to get the remains of the teen, who went by the name of Lee Beeler, back to his birth mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time.

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Chicago man stabbed to death in SLC; 2 attackers sought

The Associated Press
Apr 19 2014 - 6:42pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Police are searching for two men in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man early Saturday morning in downtown Salt Lake City.

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Sanctions at issue in Bank of Utah's Iran plane connection

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:35pm

OGDEN -- A U.S.-registered plane found this week in Iran and for which Ogden-based Bank of Utah is listed as the trustee was used by Ghanaian officials as part of a diplomatic mission there, the New York Times reported.

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VIDEO: WSU receiver debunks superstitions, earns No. 1 jerseys

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:27pm

OGDEN -- Shaydon Kehano walked off the field at Stewart Stadium after the annual Purple and White spring game wearing No. 85 for the last time. When the senior Weber State receiver from Kaneoho, Hawaii, returns for fall camp, Shaydon Ochocinco will be Numero Uno.

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Kaysville library gets $250K donation

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:15pm

FARMINGTON -- The Davis County library to be built in Kaysville has received a $250,000 donation from a local foundation.

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GALLERY: Riverdale City Easter Egg Hunt

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 6:10pm

2014 Easter Egg Hunt

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Earth Day celebrants commune at Ogden Nature Center

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 5:53pm

OGDEN -- Bubbles, ivy wreaths, sheep shearing, wool spinning and wild bird presentations were just a handful of activities happening during Earth Day Saturday afternoon.

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VIDEO: 35-year mystery solved in Utah for Michigan mother

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 9:32pm

CLEARFIELD -- Social media helped solve a 35-year-old case behind what happened to a runaway teen from Michigan. The answer was in Clearfield, Utah.Now time is of the essence in trying to get the remains of the teen, who went by the name of Lee Beeler, back to his birth mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time.

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VIDEO: WSU receiver debunks superstitions, earns No. 1 jerseys

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:27pm

OGDEN -- Shaydon Kehano walked off the field at Stewart Stadium after the annual Purple and White spring game wearing No. 85 for the last time. When the senior Weber State receiver from Kaneoho, Hawaii, returns for fall camp, Shaydon Ochocinco will be Numero Uno.

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VIDEO: Weber Democrats looking for an edge in the issues

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 5:33pm

Weber County voters -- Red, blue or somewhere in between?

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VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

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VIDEO: Centerville trench collapse victim knew he had to save himself

JaNae Francis
Apr 19 2014 - 8:17am

MURRAY - What would you do if your life depended on it?That's a question to which Sandy resident Luke Marti now knows the answer.

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VIDEO: PREP BASEBALL: Lakers defeat Royals; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 8:11am

BONNEVILLE 9, ROY 4: At Roy, Bonneville capitalized on Roy errors early, Parker Rasmussen broke it open with a bases-clearing triple late and the Lakers defeated the Royals 9-4 Friday.

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VIDEO: PREP SOFTBALL: Clearfield tops Mountain Crest; full roundup

Ryan Comer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 8:07am

CLEARFIELD 8, MOUNTAIN CREST 3: At Clearfield, Anna Snyder hit a two-RBI single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth, helping fuel a seven-run inning, and Clearfield defeated Mountain Crest 8-3 Friday.Clearfield, which had only five hits entering the bottom of the sixth, recorded five hits in the sixth inning alone.

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VIDEO: Roy teen who prefers old time rock n' roll wins tickets to Eagles

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 5:36pm

ROY -- When it comes to music, 16-year-old Ariadanee Volk wishes she would have been born a few decades earlier.The Roy High School honors student loves the classic rock n' roll bands such as the Eagles.

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GALLERY: Riverdale City Easter Egg Hunt

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 6:10pm

2014 Easter Egg Hunt

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GALLERY: Earth Day 2014

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 5:34pm

Earth Day 2014 at the Ogden Nature Center

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GALLERY: Ogden Golf and Country Club Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

Stephen Smith
Apr 19 2014 - 4:43pm

OGCC's Green and Fairway Tournament was is held in conjunction with the country club's 100th anniversary on April 19, 2014 in South Ogden. Club members wore replica garb and played with old hickory sticks and feather golf balls as a tribute to how golf was played 100 years ago.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Mountain Man Rendezvous

Robby Lloyd, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 2:39pm

The Annual Spring Rendezvous at Fort Buenaventura in Ogden, features shooting contests, live music, canoe races, and a trader’s row April 19-20, 2014.

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GALLERY: Faces: Kaysville Easter Egg Hunt

Ruth Malan
Apr 19 2014 - 1:33pm

Picture gallery of the Kaysville Easter Egg Hunt at Barnes Park.

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GALLERY: Faces: Flapjacks and Bingo

Ruth Malan
Apr 19 2014 - 3:45am

Picture gallery of the Layton City Family Bingo and pancakes evening.

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GALLERY: Photo Gallery: Sky View Vs Box Elder Boys April 18 2014

Brian Wolfer
Apr 18 2014 - 7:57pm

Sky View Vs Box Elder Boys in a close game. In Brigham City, on April 18 2014. Photos by Brian Wolfer

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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: 35-year mystery solved in Utah for Michigan mother

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 9:32pm

CLEARFIELD -- Social media helped solve a 35-year-old case behind what happened to a runaway teen from Michigan. The answer was in Clearfield, Utah.Now time is of the essence in trying to get the remains of the teen, who went by the name of Lee Beeler, back to his birth mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time.

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VIDEO: WSU receiver debunks superstitions, earns No. 1 jerseys

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 6:27pm

OGDEN -- Shaydon Kehano walked off the field at Stewart Stadium after the annual Purple and White spring game wearing No. 85 for the last time. When the senior Weber State receiver from Kaneoho, Hawaii, returns for fall camp, Shaydon Ochocinco will be Numero Uno.

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GALLERY: Riverdale City Easter Egg Hunt

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 6:10pm

2014 Easter Egg Hunt

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GALLERY: Earth Day 2014

Jamie Lampros
Apr 19 2014 - 5:34pm

Earth Day 2014 at the Ogden Nature Center

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VIDEO: Weber Democrats looking for an edge in the issues

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 5:33pm

Weber County voters -- Red, blue or somewhere in between?

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GALLERY: Ogden Golf and Country Club Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

Stephen Smith
Apr 19 2014 - 4:43pm

OGCC's Green and Fairway Tournament was is held in conjunction with the country club's 100th anniversary on April 19, 2014 in South Ogden. Club members wore replica garb and played with old hickory sticks and feather golf balls as a tribute to how golf was played 100 years ago.

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VIDEO: 'Smart meters' win Brigham City approval despite protests

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 3:27pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After listening to citizens threaten to sue if they did, the city council voted to move ahead with installing "smart meters" on homes and businesses to bill power usage.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY: Mountain Man Rendezvous

Robby Lloyd, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 19 2014 - 2:39pm

The Annual Spring Rendezvous at Fort Buenaventura in Ogden, features shooting contests, live music, canoe races, and a trader’s row April 19-20, 2014.

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