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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Donald Trump moves to win over wavering evangelical Christians

Donald Trump is moving quickly to rally the evangelical base of the Republican Party as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee pivots toward a general election contest where the conservative... Read more »

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Repo man charged with manslaughter in Pleasant Grove woman's death

A repo man accused of chasing a woman whose car he was trying to repossess was charged with manslaughter Tuesday for allegedly using his tow truck to run the woman off the road, causing her to... Read more »

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Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally

In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump's candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police... Read more »

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Should all schools in a district be funded equally?

New regulations would nudge states to equalize funding among local schools, something Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) says the new law expressly refused to do. Read more »

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Who’s more expensive to raise — boys or girls?

According to an infographic from Huffpost Business, girls are more expensive to raise by $80 per month, $960 per year and $17,280 over 18 years. While raising a girl may be more expensive, raising... Read more »

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The generation that didn't rush to get married — or postpone having kids

Fewer young adults are married than in previous generations and more of them are cohabiting, compared to their grandparents' and parents' generation. What else are they doing differently? Read more »

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Trump, Clinton win Washington's presidential primaries

Donald Trump handily won Washington state's Republican presidential primary Tuesday, even as he shared the ballot with three other candidates who had already dropped out of the contest. Read more »

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Thousands of Primary Care Network slots in limbo to pave way for Medicaid extension

The partial Medicaid expansion plan that was promoted as a way to cover 16,300 of Utah's neediest — later revised to 10,000 — turns out to be even more limited than some advocates... Read more »

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Salt Lake City to begin phasing out smoking rooms at airport

The new Salt Lake City administration is shutting down all smoking rooms at Utah's largest airport. Read more »

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Man suffers spinal fractures in violent Midvale attack, charges say

A man was hospitalized with two spinal fractures and a severe concussion he suffered in an attack by two men in a Midvale apartment, according to a newly filed criminal case. Read more »

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Logan woman gets 2 to 30 years in prison for defrauding investors

A Logan woman was sentenced Tuesday to between two and thirty years in prison for defrauding investors out of about $1.7 million. Read more »

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Salt Lake City Council allocates $65,000 to give Biskupski time to save Wingpointe

After a testy, 4-3 vote, the Salt Lake City Council agreed to spend $65,000 out of this year's budget to indulge Mayor Jackie Biskupski's attempt to bring Winpointe golf course back from the grave. Read more »

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Family: Concert promoter who was gunned down had found new life as a father

A Magna man has been ordered to prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of local singer and concert promoter Brad Hancock. Read more »

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Groundbreaking held for new Provo courthouse

A major change is coming to the skyline in Provo with the addition of the new 4th District Courthouse. Read more »

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HP Enterprise gets smaller by selling services division

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp. Read more »

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Pro-squatter protesters clash 2nd time with Barcelona police

Protesters supporting squatters in Barcelona clashed with police again Tuesday, less than 24 hours after demonstrators set trash containers and vehicles ablaze in confrontations that left at least... Read more »

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South Jordan's FrontRunner-oriented business office breaks ground

A new, transit-oriented project broke ground Tuesday near South Jordan's FrontRunner station, and developers say it could draw hundreds of new, high-tech jobs to the area over the next few years. Read more »

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South Jordan mother appointed as a Dole Fellow

Elizabeth Tallerico is the military caregiver for her husband, who served in Iraq. She was recently appointed to be a Dole Fellow for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, which provides resources for... Read more »

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Utah's energy summit highlights challenges, successes

The fifth annual Governor's Utah Energy Development Summit opened Tuesday in Salt Lake City amid a volatile market for commodities such as oil, natural gas and coal. Utah's solar growth is booming,... Read more »

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Feds announce $10 million for wildfire projects in 12 states

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday toured a massive wildfire rehabilitation effort in southwest Idaho that's part of the federal government's new wildfire strategy and then announced $10... Read more »

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Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case

She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor. Read more »

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Bill Clinton, Donald Trump take campaign show to New Mexico

Northern New Mexico will be getting a visit Tuesday from former President Bill Clinton as he stumps for his wife, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, ahead of the state's June 7... Read more »

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Photos: Harmons employees go toe-to-toe for a good cause

Breanne Wayment, playing for the Station Park Harmons, is out at third during the grocery chain's annual kickball tournament in West Valley City on Tuesday. Read more »

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Photos: Hartvigsen School honors 2016 graduates

Mischa Farr walks with Adult Probation and Parole agent Dean Adam, left, while being congratulated after receiving his diploma during the Hartvigsen School graduation in Taylorsville on Tuesday. Read more »

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New Youth Resource Center is a celebration of hope, possibilities

The grand opening of Volunteers of America's new Youth Resource Center on Tuesday was a celebration of community and possibility for youths 15-22 who will use services and shelter in the... Read more »

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Construction of new Farmington high school kicks off projects in Davis School District

The first of several projects funded by a $298 million bond in the Davis School District got underway Tuesday as administrators broke ground for a new high school in Farmington. Read more »

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Utah doctor convicted in wife's death appeals sex-abuse case

A Pleasant Grove doctor found guilty of drugging his wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub appealed a separate sexual abuse conviction on Tuesday, arguing he didn't get a fair trial after he was... Read more »

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You should learn about Zika if you're pregnant and live in these states

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suspects nearly 300 pregnant women in the U.S. and its territories may have contracted Zika. But most pregnant Americans shouldn't worry, unless they... Read more »

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Off-track Yellowstone visitors not being pursued

U.S. authorities say they will not try to force four men accused of walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park to return from their homes in Canada for prosecution. Read more »

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Man, 18, arrested in stabbing death of West Valley woman

An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of a woman found dead in her backyard. Read more »

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Utah Educational Savings Plan marks 20 years with promotion

The Utah Educational Savings Plan is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special promotion on 5·29 College Savings Day to underscore the value of saving for higher education. Read more »

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Sports Authority bankruptcy filing impacting 11 Utah stores

Utah is home to 11 Sports Authority stores from Ogden to Cedar City, with some dating back decades to incarnations that precede the retailer’s current moniker. All locations will close as... Read more »

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Crash of EgyptAir Flight 804: What we know so far

The question of what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash in the Mediterranean, killing all 66 on board, remains shrouded in confusion, speculation and conflicting statements. Here is a look at what... Read more »

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Man charged in ’91 stabbing ordered to stand trial for murder

A man charged this year in a 1991 stabbing death was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for murder. Read more »

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11-year-old who was born deaf is among nation's top spellers

Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any 11-year-old. But Neil Maes of Belton, South Carolina has had a more difficult journey than most of his peers. Read more »

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Management shake-up at TSA not likely to ease security lines

The Transportation Security Administration has ousted its head of security operations and put new leadership in charge of screening operations at a major international airport, but long checkpoint... Read more »

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Buses and Bulldozers: Refugees are removed from Greek camp

It grew to the size of a small town, becoming a symbol of Europe's closed border policy for migrants and refugees. On Tuesday, Greek authorities began to dismantle it. Read more »

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Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US

Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors — and their financial aid — to Syrian refugees. Read more »

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Herbert says Sec. Jewell offered assurances on monument: 'We are not the Clinton administration'

Gov. Gary Herbert said he spoke this month with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who assures him that "we are not the Clinton administration," and a national monument won't be designated in Utah... Read more »

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Police: Body of man missing since March found

The body of a man who went missing after his vehicle got stuck in the snow March 28 was found Sunday by a ranch worker in southern Utah. Read more »

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Zion's Hidden Canyon Trail to close for maintenance work

Crews will be repairing retaining walls on the Hidden Canyon Trail beginning Monday, June 6. The trail is expected to reopen Sept. 1. Read more »

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Nebo educator named Health Teacher of the Year

Nebo School District’s KyLynn James, a health teacher at Salem Junior High, has been named the Utah Junior High School Health Teacher of the Year by the Utah Association for Health, Physical... Read more »

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Class experiment teaches students life-changing lesson

A teacher in Garfield County went beyond the textbook to teach a lesson her students won’t soon forget and to help out a boy with cerebral palsy. Read more »

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Recreation, road improvement projects in Strawberry Valley begin June 4

The Utah Army National Guard will conduct training exercises and work with the U.S. Forest Service on reconstructing roads and renovating recreation facilities in the Strawberry Valley beginning... Read more »

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Jail ordered for man who killed girlfriend during a fight with her mother

A Salt Lake man who admitted to hitting his girlfriend with his car during a fight with her mother was ordered Monday to serve three years in jail. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain to inaugurate new cemetery

Eagle Mountain will inaugurate the Pony Express Memorial Cemetery, 4647 N. Eagle Mountain Blvd., at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The event will include speakers and bagpipers. Read more »

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National conservative group backs Jonathan Johnson's bid to oust Herbert

A national group that advocates conservative principles threw its support Tuesday behind Republican Jonathan Johnson's campaign to unseat GOP Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

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UTA relents to criticism, agrees to open its committee meetings

One week after Salt Lake County leaders threatened to block $150 million in tax money from the Utah Transit Authority if it doesn't reopen its committee meetings to the public, transit officials... Read more »

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Oldest giraffe in North America dies at Hogle Zoo

Officials at Hogle Zoo announced Tuesday they made the decision to euthanize Daphne, the oldest giraffe in North America, based on her decline in strength, low energy and a lesser response to pain... Read more »

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