Weber State to host cancer fundraiser carnival Saturday for ‘Strong Like Sara’

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Weber State’s Marquardt Fieldhouse will be converted into a fundraising carnival for the...


5 tips for planning a spring break your kids won't soon forget

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The Standard-Examiner spoke to some local experts on children and families to compile this helpful guide for parents looking to plan a fun spring break for their children.


Gov. Herbert signs bill to distribute prison parolees around Utah

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The new law will give the Legislature five years to fund the four new facilities needed to disperse the parolee population.


Where to worship during Holy Week, Easter

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Here’s a list of times and locations for Holy Week observances and Easter services at local churches.


'Don't let them turn you around': Little Rock Nine member speaks at Davis High

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“Hate is strong and sometimes it’s backed by soldiers armed with lethal weapons,” said Green, who spoke at Davis High School on Thursday.


10-Day Planner: Books, beer, comedy, music and more

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Lots of literary events, beer-tasting opportunities, comedy and more to check out in the next 10 days. 


Lobbying pays off for small drugmaker in budget bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Tucked in the massive congressional budget bill is a provision that props up the price Medicare pays for a handful of medications, costing taxpayers millions at a time when the Trump administration is vowing to reduce the cost of prescription drugs. Lawmakers acted after a...


Protesters gather in Washington, demanding gun control

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington is preparing for a massive rally in support of gun control, one that organizers hope will prove that the country has reached an emotional tipping point on gun violence, with teenagers seizing the initiative and leading the demand for change. The nation’s capital is...

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Ogden man accused of having thousands of child porn images, held on $100K bond

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Matthew Ryan Norton, 37, was booked in Weber County Jail Thursday on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, all second-degree felonies.


Ogden-Hinckley Airport Manager Jon Greiner to retire

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After four years running the airport, Greiner will stay on long enough for the city to perform a national search for his replacement, according to a press release from Ogden City. The release did not say if there was a timeline set for the transition.


Woman gets 50 years in killings of California deputies

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Utah woman was sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison Friday for helping her husband as he killed two Northern California sheriff’s deputies in 2014. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White sentenced Janelle Monroy after jurors last month rejected her argument that...

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