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Have a safe, relaxing Memorial Day weekend

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As millions of Americans prepare to commemorate the sacrifice of men and women who gave their lives...

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Each week the Standard-Examiner hashes out issues large and small and takes a thumbs-up, thumbs-down stance. Have a thumbs-up or thumbs-down you’d like to give? Email a submission of 100 words or less to jmccabe@standard.net. Here’s what we recommend this week for praise and criticism:...


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Readers React

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As we reported this week, Travis Telford watched Troy Weston’s life leak away 24 years ago and says he regrets today not being able to tell Weston why. “I feel I really disrespected Troy because when he died he was laying there on the ground trying to talk, and all that was coming out...


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President's immigration policy is cruel

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Here's a frightening reality: Thousands of vulnerable kids may be headed to Texas, which is already overwhelmed with problems in its own child-welfare system. The Trump administration is scouting three military bases in Texas as possible shelters for migrant children in its new get-tough plan to...


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Have a safe, relaxing Memorial Day weekend

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As millions of Americans prepare to commemorate the sacrifice of men and women who gave their lives in service to our country, it’s important that people celebrate Memorial Day weekend safely on our region’s roads, waterways and in the mountains. Expect the holiday traffic to start...


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Following tragedy, Utah's abandoned mines need addressed

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While it’s important to recognize and celebrate the importance of mining in Utah’s history, we should not let open mines create future tragedies.


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More marijuana is not good in Colorado

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If Colorado has not hit bottom with the reckless commercialization of a recreational drug, we dread to contemplate what is next.


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Israel Has No Friend in Democrats

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Do Democrats truly stand for democracy, LGBT and women's rights, or even freedom? Perhaps those values are merely talking points used to garner votes, because if progressives truly cared about human rights they claim to espouse, they wouldn't have boycotted the U.S. delegation in Israel this week...


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U.S. should hold firm with North Korea

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The North Korea issue is an important one to many residents of greater Weber County, as Hill Air Force Base, which houses the F-35A, has seen active duty personnel take part in training in the Korean Peninsula and Japan. As we reported in December, F-35As based out of Hill took part in joint...


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Patch Adams visit a reminder of the need to enjoy life

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During his visit, our reporter described Adams as wearing big, floppy shoes and a red nose. He also had bluish hair and carried a rubber chicken. Adams visited with Syracuse man Kim Call, providing just the pick-me-up Call needed during a lengthy hospital stay.


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Davis County Sheriff Addresses Misconduct

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“I want the public and our employees to know that ALL personnel matters will be addressed and handled appropriately. I am deeply saddened by the actions of these employees, and offer my sincere apology to the public and the rest of the employees of in the Davis County Sheriff’s Office....


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