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...


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.


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.


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. 


UN reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animals

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate, according to four new United Nations scientific reports that provide the most comprehensive and localized look at the state of biodiversity. Scientists meeting in Colombia issued four regional reports Friday on...


US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a government-sponsored hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American government agencies. The nine defendants,...


Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday, averting a midnight government shutdown just hours after declaring he was considering a veto. Trump said he was “very disappointed” in the package, in part because it did not fully fund his plans for a border...


Dominion agrees to bury power lines in Virginia county, ending legal standoff

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Dominion Energy utility company has agreed to bury most of a proposed power line route in Prince William County, Virginia, beneath I-66, ending more than three years of controversy surrounding the project, which will help power a new data center complex outside...


The Humane Society's sexual harassment scandal just won't end

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. When the Humane Society of the United States announced the departure of a veteran chief executive accused of sexual harassment, some major donors and employees claimed victory - and dared to hope the animal charity had resolved a scandal that threatened its finances...

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