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President Trump is a divider

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President Donald Trump knows how to divide. I thought the First Amendment guaranteed freedom of...

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Trump and McConnell are a couple of liars

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President Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell's fiasco appearance would have been better titled, "No matter what people say we're liars!" Larry Brady Ogden


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Schools have a responsibility to protect children from bullying

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It mystifies me why the terrible bullying that goes on in our schools is never dealt with. The child is blamed, the parents are blamed, the bully is blamed, but it is never stopped. Where is the school in all this?  While the child is in his home, he is protected. But let him walk out the door...


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Ogden kids don't need nostalgia. They need modern schools

Horace Mann Elementary Rendering

 Many people are concerned about the “super” schools proposed in the Ogden School District bond; that their student will be lost in the numbers; and that they will lose their “community.” To these folks I say there is no “maximum capacity” on community when...


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Election letters deadline

Letters endorsing candidates and positions in the Nov. 7 general elections must be received by 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30. We’ll publish all endorsements by Sunday, Nov. 5. Letters are limited to 350 words. Please include a phone number so we can call to confirm you letter prior to publication....


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Wheelwright has a business mindset needed on Ogden City Council

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This week, municipal election ballots are being mailed to voters across the state of Utah. As we prepare to mail in our ballots, it is important to examine each of the candidates running for Ogden City Council. While there are many, there is one that stands out from the rest of the pack. That...


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Horace Mann teacher supports Ogden school bond initiative

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This is my second year as a third-grade teacher at Horace Mann Elementary. I am a product of the Ogden School District. I went to Bonneville Elementary, Highland Middle School, and I am a graduate of Ben Lomond High School. I became a teacher because of the teachers I had. I love the...


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President Trump is a divider

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President Donald Trump knows how to divide. I thought the First Amendment guaranteed freedom of speech.  Trump forgets what America is about.  Mark Summers Ogden


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There are more important things than basketball hoops at weddings

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In response to a letter in the Oct. 11th Standard-Examiner, “Differences between Utah, Canadian weddings are remarkable” — unbelievable! People are facing death and destruction throughout the world and what keeps some people up at night are the existence of basketball hoops in a...


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What does Mark Saal know about experiencing racism?

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It is 2017. That is my response to Mark Saal’s Oct. 10 column, "Dove body was ad racist? Only if you don't watch the whole three seconds." It is 2017, and I have to ask why you chose to have a white male author an opinion piece about whether or not minorities had the right to be offended by...


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Republican lawmakers are behind Utah land grab, not LDS Church

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In response to the Sept. 21 “news analysis” by Christine Colbert, “Mormon history explains why we want less federal land,” I don’t know where she got her information, but I really resent her implication that the “Mormon Church” has a stand on...


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