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Change is afoot at the paper, resulting in few endorsements this year

Andy Howell, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 1 2013 - 6:55pm

This week, we began running our editorial endorsements for the Layton mayor and Ogden City Council races. (Yes, we made the selections in the Ogden races before two candidates were disqualified.) We decided to cut back on the number of endorsements this election cycle due to internal restructuring at the newspaper.

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Jazz hope fans have patience with youth

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 29 2013 - 10:20pm

Their noses aren't wet, nor are their ears floppy. And yet, as the 2013-14 season beckons for them, the Utah Jazz are very much like a litter of puppies.

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Lou Reed: RIP to an unforgettable interview

FILE - In a  March 27 1989 file photo, musician Lou Reed poses at the American Sound Studio in New York. Reed's literary agent Andrew Wylie says the legendary musician died Sunday morning, Oct. 27, 2013 in Southampton, N.Y., of an ailment related to his recent liver transplant. He was 71.  (AP Photo/Wyatt Counts, File)

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 28 2013 - 4:55pm

Rest in peace, Lou Reed.It's been a bunch of years since this journalist has written an obituary. And truthfully, I haven't done more than a handful of them in my nearly 30-year writing career.

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'Uncle Jamaal's' good news is bad news for rookie guards

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 26 2013 - 7:47pm

Jamaal Tinsley is 35, not 85 and he's probably in better shape than 98 percent of the population.

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Congress even to blame for slow Halloween costume sales

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 26 2013 - 4:55pm

Kill. Me. Now.With just four shopping days left until Halloween, most children and adults have long since made their choice of what they're "going to be" this year. And while the No. 1 children's costume involves those adorable goggle-eyed Minions from the "Despicable Me" movies, this year's top adult costume makes me genuinely fear for our planet.

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What do NBA GMs think about Jazz? Apparently, not much

Chris J. Miller, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 25 2013 - 11:13pm

It used to be the NBA general managers thought a lot of the Utah Jazz organization.

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GRAMA request for Willard police report headed to state Records Committee

Mark Shenefelt, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 25 2013 - 5:25pm

No news may be bad news for Willard residents when it comes to a homicide case now four months old. Authorities still refuse to release even the first police incident report about the death of a man found in a burned-out home June 27.

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It’s Apple to the rescue for another pair of empty-nesters

Don Porter
Oct 25 2013 - 1:16pm

When my youngest child was born, I failed to fully consider that she, like her older siblings, would likely move away to attend college. Now she's probably gone for good, and her father's heart may never stop aching.Go ahead, poke fun. But I truly had not thought through this turn of events.When I gave my daughter, Chelsea, a "final" hug in the...

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VIDEO: Jazz will watch to see interest paid in Hayward

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 17 2014 - 7:28am

Gordon Hayward is such a good guy I think I'd fall over backward if I ever heard him snap at a reporter, even one who'd just asked one of those awkward "if you could be a tree, what kind of a tree would you be" type questions.Still, the Utah Jazz veteran has a funny way of chuckling when he's asked a question that strikes him as strange, or silly...

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Sorry commissioners Bell, Gibson, SE just tells your stories

Don Porter, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 16 2014 - 7:26am

I began studying journalism in 1981 at Utah State University. I spent the following 27 years as a reporter and/or editor in the business -- about 24 years of it at this newspaper. One thing you could always count on: At any given time, some politician in the Top of Utah would tattoo "kick me" on his or her forehead, and the Standard-Examiner would...

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VIDEO: Not the typical rivalry vs. L.A., Jazz had a lot to lose for

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 10:29pm

You take it.No you take it.No, we insist.No, please, after you.

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Teaching genitalia slang not the disturbing crisis in our schools

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 14 2014 - 4:13pm

Four days, four front-page stories. I just can't decide which was the most disturbing.On Friday, reporter Ben Lockhart's 1A story detailed a number of Bountiful schools that were briefly locked down after a man called a suicide hotline and said he had a firearm and was thinking of taking his own life. The lockdown was strictly precautionary, but...

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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: SE introduces 6-part video documentary series

Andy Howell
Apr 11 2014 - 11:47pm

Keiter and Zack is not the name of a new comedy team, although it sounds like it would make a pretty good one. They are a team, though, and the results of their partnership is a serious eye-opening project.

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VIDEO: Mere average Lillard still plenty to knock off the Jazz

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:15pm

Much to the delight of Utah Jazz faithful, coach Tyrone Corbin started his Fresh Five for Friday night's game with the Portland Trail Blazers.They looked pretty good but still lost, 111-99.

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VIDEO: Jazz will watch to see interest paid in Hayward

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 17 2014 - 7:28am

Gordon Hayward is such a good guy I think I'd fall over backward if I ever heard him snap at a reporter, even one who'd just asked one of those awkward "if you could be a tree, what kind of a tree would you be" type questions.Still, the Utah Jazz veteran has a funny way of chuckling when he's asked a question that strikes him as strange, or silly...

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VIDEO: Not the typical rivalry vs. L.A., Jazz had a lot to lose for

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 10:29pm

You take it.No you take it.No, we insist.No, please, after you.

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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: SE introduces 6-part video documentary series

Andy Howell
Apr 11 2014 - 11:47pm

Keiter and Zack is not the name of a new comedy team, although it sounds like it would make a pretty good one. They are a team, though, and the results of their partnership is a serious eye-opening project.

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VIDEO: Mere average Lillard still plenty to knock off the Jazz

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:15pm

Much to the delight of Utah Jazz faithful, coach Tyrone Corbin started his Fresh Five for Friday night's game with the Portland Trail Blazers.They looked pretty good but still lost, 111-99.

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VIDEO: Meet Mr. Murphy, the late in the season Jazz signee

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 9:09pm

Put yourself in Erik Murphy's Nikes, size "from-here-to-waaaaaaaay-over-there."

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VIDEO: For Jazzman Hayward, the memories of 2010 NCAA tourney still vivid

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 6 2014 - 4:05pm

While it wouldn't be accurate to call them nightmares, it's safe to say Gordon Hayward still has bad memories of his experience at the 2010 NCAA tournament final.

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VIDEO: More than many, Jazz's Burke's prideful words come off sincere

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 7:47pm

Someday Trey Burke may look back on the night of March 31, 2014 and laugh; or maybe he'll wince.

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VIDEO: Jazz will watch to see interest paid in Hayward

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner columnist
Apr 17 2014 - 7:28am

Gordon Hayward is such a good guy I think I'd fall over backward if I ever heard him snap at a reporter, even one who'd just asked one of those awkward "if you could be a tree, what kind of a tree would you be" type questions.Still, the Utah Jazz veteran has a funny way of chuckling when he's asked a question that strikes him as strange, or silly...

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VIDEO: Not the typical rivalry vs. L.A., Jazz had a lot to lose for

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 14 2014 - 10:29pm

You take it.No you take it.No, we insist.No, please, after you.

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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: SE introduces 6-part video documentary series

Andy Howell
Apr 11 2014 - 11:47pm

Keiter and Zack is not the name of a new comedy team, although it sounds like it would make a pretty good one. They are a team, though, and the results of their partnership is a serious eye-opening project.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 12 2014 - 5:00pm


VIDEO: Mere average Lillard still plenty to knock off the Jazz

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 11:15pm

Much to the delight of Utah Jazz faithful, coach Tyrone Corbin started his Fresh Five for Friday night's game with the Portland Trail Blazers.They looked pretty good but still lost, 111-99.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 11:16pm


VIDEO: Meet Mr. Murphy, the late in the season Jazz signee

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 8 2014 - 9:09pm

Put yourself in Erik Murphy's Nikes, size "from-here-to-waaaaaaaay-over-there."

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VIDEO: For Jazzman Hayward, the memories of 2010 NCAA tourney still vivid

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 6 2014 - 4:05pm

While it wouldn't be accurate to call them nightmares, it's safe to say Gordon Hayward still has bad memories of his experience at the 2010 NCAA tournament final.

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VIDEO: More than many, Jazz's Burke's prideful words come off sincere

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 7:47pm

Someday Trey Burke may look back on the night of March 31, 2014 and laugh; or maybe he'll wince.

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