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. 


Senate OKs bill to expand child alert system to tribal land

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that expands a child abduction alert system to tribal land. The bill is named for Ashlynne Mike, an 11-year-old girl who was lured into a van on the Navajo Nation in May 2016, sexually assaulted and killed. An Amber Alert wasn’t issued...


Utah jobless rate still hovered at 3.1 percent last month


Utah’s unemployment rate held steady last month at 3.1 percent.


Tesla, SpaceX pages vanish as Musk joins #DeleteFacebook crusade

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Elon Musk is hopping on the #DeleteFacebook digital bandwagon. The chief executive officer of Tesla Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. tweeted Friday that he wasn’t aware there was a Facebook page for his rocket company. After being asked by a Twitter user to delete...


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,...

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