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Rehab center fights for 32 beds, accuses South Ogden City of federal violations

SOUTH OGDEN — South Ogden City and a substance abuse treatment center are jousting in federal court over the legality of the city's refusal to allow the site to expand to 32 beds.Brighton Recovery Center, which moved into a former Benedictine monastery in an upscale neighborhood in 2014, has ...

Weber State to host University National Weightlifting Championships

<em>This information was supplied by <a href="http://www.weber.edu" target="_blank">Weber State University</a>.</em>Weber State University will host more than 350 competitors in its world-class athletics’ facilities during the 2018 ...

Gov. Herbert says he will oppose medical marijuana initiative

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he will work to oppose a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the state.The Republican governor said in a statement Thursday that he believes the proposal has major flaws and lacks safeguards for the growing and distribution of ...

Top 10 ways to improve your health

The Standard-Examiner talked to three educators who said making healthier choices doesn’t have to require major life changes.Here are the top 10 ways they suggested to improve one’s health this spring:<strong>1. Cook at home.</strong>“When you prepare your ...

14 poisonings involving laundry detergent reported in Utah so far in 2018

<a href="http://poisoncontrol.utah.edu/" target="_blank">The Utah Poison Control Center</a> has received 14 poisoning reports involving laundry detergent pods in the first three weeks of 2018. A trendy social media meme — dubbed “Tide Pod Challenge” — was ...

Weber County Sheriff’s Office offers QPR suicide prevention training

<em>EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an occasional column from Weber County law enforcement agencies addressing public safety issues.</em>It is an issue that frightens and confounds communities. Nearly everyone has been touched by it. The epidemic is suicide and it is not ...