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FBI to help in Utah County baby death case

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 1:33pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- Local authorities are enlisting the help of the FBI to analyze DNA from seven babies found dead in the garage of a woman who has been arrested on six counts of murder.None of the labs in Utah can analyze the type of DNA that has been taken from the tiny corpses, which were found in various stages of decomposition, Pleasant Grove...

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False Utah election mailings spur investigation

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 1:28pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah elections officials say they don't know who in recent weeks mailed legislative endorsements and attacks purporting to represent a nonprofit group.

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GALLERY: 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships

Robby Lloyd
Apr 17 2014 - 1:11pm

‘The 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships at Layton High School in Layton, on April 12, 2014. (ROBBY LLOYD/ Special to the Standard-Examiner)

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Wreck near IRS entrance pins man in pickup

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 1:01pm

OGDEN -- An Ogden man is being treated for injuries sustained in an accident after another driver made too wide of a right-hand turn, officers said.

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Unknown side of Beatles shown in ‘In My Life’

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 1:00pm

Everyone knows The Beatles. Few knew them, however, before their future manager, Brian Epstein, heard the four diamonds-in-the-rough perform a Liverpool lunchtime show in 1961. Epstein, then running the record department of his family's music store, left that sure thing to become a star-maker. The Beatles made him their manager, permitting him to...

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Davis deputy had missing M-16 rifle

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 12:55pm

FARMINGTON -- It was a Davis County sheriff's deputy who had the missing fully automatic M-16 rifle, the sheriff said.

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Seamons breaks down at sentencing after victim's mother forgives him

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 12:50pm

OGDEN -- Gregory Seamons looked into the eyes of his victim's mother and broke down after she told him, "I forgive you." Family and friends of Nola Mahon also broke into tears as she implored them to forgive Seamons.

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The audacity of cynicism

John Dickerson, Slate
Apr 17 2014 - 12:35pm

WASHINGTON -- How do I get you to pay attention to this story? I could type out a balanced tale about an incremental change in White House spin and message control, relying on your discernment, patience and kindness toward all the creatures of the Earth. Or, I could say that Barack Obama is a cynical and manipulative liar. The first approach would...

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James Mills

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 18 2014 - 11:03am

James Mills, age 93, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in West Haven, UT. He was born on July 11, 1920 in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, the son of Helen Donaldson and James Hall Mills.

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William Dale Wightman

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 18 2014 - 11:00am

Bill was born to William Dewey and Josephine Wightman on June 20, 1932 in Los Angeles, California. Bill passed away of Alzheimer's, April 15, 2014.

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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

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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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Sean Patrick McClure

Contributed, Obituaries
Apr 18 2014 - 10:46am

LAYTON - Sean Patrick McClure, 41, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from a ruptured bleeding ulcer. He has resided in Layton since 1981.

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UDOT's I-15 South Davis project starts

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 10:46am

BOUNTIFUL -- The $117 million Interstate 15 South Davis Project officially kicked off Friday.

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Cleone K. Johnston

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Apr 18 2014 - 10:44am

Our Dear Cleone Elaine Keller Johnston, 87, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from Pancreatic Cancer.

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Dennis L. Brewer, Jr

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Apr 18 2014 - 10:42am

Dennis L. Brewer, Jr., passed away April 11, 2014 at 11 pm surrounded by his family and loved ones.

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VIDEO: 'One-take Romney' returns to political stage as GOP leader

Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, The Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 10:01am

One rainy morning this month, the man who thought he would be president boarded a train near his beach house in San Diego. He stepped off in Burbank, Calif., and caught a ride to a sound stage, where his on-again, off-again political consigliere, Mike Murphy, was waiting to shoot a commercial on a set that bore more than a passing resemblance to...

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VIDEO: Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:47am

KATMANDU, Nepal -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

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VIDEO: Layton neighborhood embroiled in dispute over chicken-killing terrier

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:34am

LAYTON -- On a quiet street here a family tends to their chickens, oblivious to the danger that will soon ravage their backyard and kill nearly a dozen of their livestock.Three times in the past year the Wallace family has seen a bloodletting of scattered feathers in the form of what look like piles of leaves, all at the paws of a pure-bred...

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VIDEO: Burke says NBA reality was a pleasant surprise

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 18 2014 - 6:23am

Before he got to the Jazz, rookie point guard Trey Burke heard whispers about NBA veterans and what goes on behind the scenes.Petty stuff.Selfish stuff.Obnoxious stuff.

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VIDEO: Morbid makeup artists provide realism for ShakeOut disaster drill

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:11pm

OGDEN -- Three hours before the biggest earthquake Utah's never had, a small group of volunteers is gathering behind a boarded-up elementary school. Armed with plastic tubs filled with containers of makeup, paint, and other unappetizing goop, they prepare to transform a couple hundred students into "victims" of a natural disaster.It's just another...

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VIDEO: Ex-California City Leader Gets 12 Year Sentence

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 4:01pm

The former city manager of Bell was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8.8 million in a corruption scheme that nearly bankrupted the small, blue-collar city.

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VIDEO: Urinator Causes Portland to Flush Reservoir

The Associated Press
Apr 17 2014 - 10:56am

Portland, Ore. will flush down millions of gallons from the city reservoir after security cameras caught a teen urinating into the tank.

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VIDEO: Ski resorts hold 'pond skim' events

Denny Montgomery, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 17 2014 - 8:08am

Powder Mountain and Snowbasin held their first "Pond Skim" events this past weekend.

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GALLERY: 2014 Great Utah ShakeOut

Briana Scroggins
Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am

Clearfield Job Corps students volunteered to have moulage done for large disaster training purposes at the old Grandview Elementary School in Ogden on April 18, 2014.

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GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY:Girls Softball, Payson vs. Bountiful High School

Robby Lloyd
Apr 18 2014 - 12:37am

‘Girls Softball, Payson vs. Bountiful High School. April 17, 2014 at Millcreek Junior High in Bountiful. (ROBBY LLOYD/ Special to the Standard-Examiner)’

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GALLERY: Ogden Community Soccer Complex Fundraising Event

Stephen Smith
Apr 17 2014 - 8:52pm

The Ogden Community Soccer Complex Committee holds a special event Thursday evening at the Marquardt Field House at Weber State University to support a new soccer complex.

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GALLERY: Roy High School Auto Show

Jamie Lampros
Apr 17 2014 - 2:57pm

Roy High School Auto Show

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GALLERY: 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships

Robby Lloyd
Apr 17 2014 - 1:11pm

‘The 2014 National Gym Association’s Natural Utah Championships at Layton High School in Layton, on April 12, 2014. (ROBBY LLOYD/ Special to the Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Saturday Satire for April 19, 2014

Cagle Cartoons
Apr 17 2014 - 12:12pm

Cartoons from around the nation and world.

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GALLERY: Ben Lomond defeats Waterford 2-1

Briana Scroggins
Apr 16 2014 - 7:36pm

Ben Lomond High defeated the Waterford School 2 to 1 at Ben Lomond in Ogden on April 16, 2014.

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GALLERY: Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

Jamie Lampros
Apr 16 2014 - 12:28pm

Roosevelt Elementary School graduates from Weber Moves Program

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VIDEO: 'One-take Romney' returns to political stage as GOP leader

Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, The Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 10:01am

One rainy morning this month, the man who thought he would be president boarded a train near his beach house in San Diego. He stepped off in Burbank, Calif., and caught a ride to a sound stage, where his on-again, off-again political consigliere, Mike Murphy, was waiting to shoot a commercial on a set that bore more than a passing resemblance to...

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VIDEO: Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:47am

KATMANDU, Nepal -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

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VIDEO: Layton neighborhood embroiled in dispute over chicken-killing terrier

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:34am

LAYTON -- On a quiet street here a family tends to their chickens, oblivious to the danger that will soon ravage their backyard and kill nearly a dozen of their livestock.Three times in the past year the Wallace family has seen a bloodletting of scattered feathers in the form of what look like piles of leaves, all at the paws of a pure-bred...

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VIDEO: Burke says NBA reality was a pleasant surprise

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 18 2014 - 6:23am

Before he got to the Jazz, rookie point guard Trey Burke heard whispers about NBA veterans and what goes on behind the scenes.Petty stuff.Selfish stuff.Obnoxious stuff.

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GALLERY: 2014 Great Utah ShakeOut

Briana Scroggins
Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am

Clearfield Job Corps students volunteered to have moulage done for large disaster training purposes at the old Grandview Elementary School in Ogden on April 18, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 1:49am


GALLERY: PHOTO GALLERY:Girls Softball, Payson vs. Bountiful High School

Robby Lloyd
Apr 18 2014 - 12:37am

‘Girls Softball, Payson vs. Bountiful High School. April 17, 2014 at Millcreek Junior High in Bountiful. (ROBBY LLOYD/ Special to the Standard-Examiner)’

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GALLERY: Ogden Community Soccer Complex Fundraising Event

Stephen Smith
Apr 17 2014 - 8:52pm

The Ogden Community Soccer Complex Committee holds a special event Thursday evening at the Marquardt Field House at Weber State University to support a new soccer complex.

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VIDEO: Morbid makeup artists provide realism for ShakeOut disaster drill

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:11pm

OGDEN -- Three hours before the biggest earthquake Utah's never had, a small group of volunteers is gathering behind a boarded-up elementary school. Armed with plastic tubs filled with containers of makeup, paint, and other unappetizing goop, they prepare to transform a couple hundred students into "victims" of a natural disaster.It's just another...

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