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Santa Claus: Bringing joy — and fear — to children

December 13, 2017

His cheeks may be rosy and he may be jolly, but not all kids fall in love with Saint Nick at first sight. In fact, the portly giver of gifts can trigger fear in the youngest boys and girls…completely unintentional, of course.

The Standard-Examiner asked its readers to share photos of their children meeting Santa Claus in a recent Facebook post. The following photos are submitted by S-E Facebook fans of their own children.

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Utah’s dinosaur discoveries

December 5, 2017

If you want to study dinosaurs, Utah is the place to be. On Out Standing in a Field, the Standard-Examiner’s science podcast, Leia Larsen and Benjamin Zack sat down with the state paleontologist to find out what Utah looked like 100 million years ago and learn about the discovery boom happening right now.
They also met with an Ogden volunteer who is spending his retirement excavating fossils and assisting on new discoveries.

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Thousands protest Trump’s Utah trip

December 4, 2017

Thousands of protesters gathered on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, outside of the Utah State Capitol where President Donald Trump spoke to local representatives about shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments.

Near the end of Trump’s short visit to Salt Lake City, several hundred protesters marched through downtown and shut down State Street.