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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


FBI: Utah militia leader cased mosque, military facilities

Authorities say a Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in Arizona also cased mosques and military facilities. Read more »

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Count My Vote supporters, GOP split over SB54's impact on primaries

Tuesday's primary was the first election that allowed candidates to gather signatures and bypass Utah's caucus and convention system to earn a spot on the ballot. What impact, if any, SB54 had on... Read more »

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History-making transgender U.S. Senate candidate looking to capitalize on Utah primary win

The first openly transgender candidate to win a major party U.S. Senate primary election celebrated Tuesday at the campaign offices of another Democrat because she can't afford her own space. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert says convention loss motivated voters in primary election

Gov. Gary Herbert said finishing behind Jonathan Johnson at the GOP state convention in April ended up helping him win big against the Overstock.com chairman in Tuesday's primary election. Read more »

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Community leaders share growth strategies along Wasatch Front

More than 600 political, community and business leaders joined policymakers and advocacy groups to discuss strategies to improve quality of life for Utahns along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

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Old West showdown? Freeway cattle drive pits Utah ranchers against state

A frustrated ranching family intends to trail their cattle Thursday on I-84 in Morgan County despite the state's request they stop. In a classic Old West showdown, the Pentz family said Utah is... Read more »

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Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage

It was an attack that echoed the carnage earlier this year at the Brussels airport, down to the taxi that carried the men to their target: Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three... Read more »

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'Dad, I'm not afraid': Cancer researchers join nationwide brainstorming session

"One of the reasons I so desperately wanted this to occur is to reinvigorate the country with the notion that we're in this game, man," Vice President Joe Biden said. "... To let people across the... Read more »

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Bear River wetlands grow partnership between ranchers, federal agency

The relationship among farmers, ranchers and the federal government doesn't have to be one marred by controversy and conflict. A prominent ranching family is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more »

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Primary election signals changes for State Board of Education

Candidates for the Utah State Board of Education are navigating a new path to office because of changes in policy that included the board in Tuesday's primary election. Read more »

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Granite School District reaches settlement on website accessibility violations

The Granite School District has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education to improve its website's accessibility to people with disabilities, federal authorities announced Wednesday. Read more »

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Man convicted of beating caught on nanny cam gets life term

A judge sentenced a career criminal to life in prison Wednesday for a brutal home invasion beating caught on a nanny cam after listening to the victim describe how the attack left her with physical... Read more »

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Former boys home staffer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 5 teens

An ex-employee at a Juab County youth treatment center has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing five teenage boys at the facility. Read more »

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Overcoming their estrangement: How Orthodox churches came together

The Great and Holy Council of the Eastern Orthodox churches concluded Sunday (June 26). There was no shortage of controversy leading up to the council. The churches of Bulgaria, Russia and Georgia... Read more »

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‘Defusing Hate’: Holocaust museum publishes a handbook

Hoping to make the world safer, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has published a guidebook on countering dangerous speech, authored by a young American who helped quell intertribal... Read more »

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California bill would limit colleges’ religious exemptions

A bill wending its way through the California Legislature would limit religious colleges’ ability to claim an exemption from federal Title IX regulations that bar discrimination against LGBT... Read more »

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Mapleton Parkway Trail is set to open July 11

Phase 1 of the Mapleton Parkway Trail is nearing completion, and the city will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11. Read more »

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Wind and heat are driving wildfires in the West

ving wildfires fanned by strong, erratic winds and high temperatures are burning in California and Arizona. Here's a look at fires across the West: Read more »

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Evangelist Franklin Graham just issued this challenge to Hillary Clinton

Franklin Graham expressed his disappointment over the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-3 decision on Monday that struck down Texas' controversial abortion law, but he also offered up a challenge to... Read more »

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Facebook's latest news feed tweak: This time, it's personal

Facebook has once again tweaked the formula it uses to decide what people will see in their news feed — and this time, it's personal. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert calls margin of victory over Jonathan Johnson 'stunning'

Gov. Gary Herbert won by a commanding margin over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson, in Tuesday's election. Read more »

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Photos: Wheadon Farm in Draper now a regional park

Paxton Egan, 9, plays on a tire swing at the opening of the new Wheadon Farm Regional Park in Draper on Wednesday. Read more »

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Sheriff: Texas woman shot daughters to make husband 'suffer'

A Texas woman who fatally shot her two daughters did not target her estranged husband because she "wanted him to suffer" the memory of their deaths, a sheriff said Wednesday. Read more »

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Husband called to confront man accused of murdering his wife, police say

After his common-law wife was killed and his 5-year-old daughter nearly suffocated in their Magna home, Steven Arceo called the man who he believed had just been inside his house, Jason Alan Black. Read more »

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Celebrate the 4th at Freedom Festival’s Grand Parade in Provo

Provo’s annual Freedom Festival Grand Parade — featuring bands, professionally crafted floats, giant helium balloons, and local and national performers — will begin at 9 a.m. on... Read more »

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Construction work begins Tuesday on Arches parking lots

Beginning Tuesday, July 5, road crews will begin chip seal work in the parking lots at Arches Visitor Center, Sand Dune Arch and Balanced Rock. Visitors may find limited parking or closures in... Read more »

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Italy recovers 2015 sunk migrant boat, hopes to ID victims

The Italian navy has raised from the seafloor the migrant ship that sank off Sicily last year with an estimated 700-800 people aboard in one of the worst known tragedies of the Mediterranean... Read more »

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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. Read more »

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UTA to offer Saturday service on Independence Day

Utah Transit Authority buses, TRAX trains, the S-Line and FrontRunner will operate on a Saturday schedule on Independence Day. Read more »

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Quiz: Which epic Airbnb in Utah should be your next adventure?

Take this quiz to find out which Airbnb in Utah is calling your name! Read more »

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Willis fairytale is over: Federer beats qualifier in 3 sets

Roger Federer was not about to let this feel-good story spoil his own Wimbledon. Read more »

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U.S. government: Visitors to national parks can use bathrooms that 'best align with their gender identity'

The U.S. Department of the Interior confirmed this week that it allows visitors to America's national parks to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity, according to The Daily... Read more »

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Details of some of the victims of the airport

attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Wednesday, apparently targeting Turkey's crucial tourism industry. Read more »

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Boot with skeletal remains belongs to hiker missing since 2012, police say

Detectives have identified a skeletal human foot found inside a hiking boot by climbers in 2015 as belonging to Corry Ehlers, a hiker who went missing in 2012. Read more »

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Man who fired 8 shots at Clinton police officer calls his actions 'selfish'

A man convicted and sentenced to prison for firing eight rounds into a police car, missing the officer inside by inches, admits he was hoping for a "suicide by cop" outcome. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain to hold open house July 12 on proposed general plan

Eagle Mountain residents are invited to an open house on Tuesday, July 12, 6-8 p.m., regarding a proposed update to the city’s general plan. Read more »

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Police shoot, critically injure 'prime suspect' in killing of Magna mother

Unified police shot and injured a person late Thursday who they're calling a "prime suspect" in the killing of a Magna mother of two. Read more »

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UHP blanketing Utah roads with extra troopers during July 4 weekend

A near record number of people are expected to travel this holiday weekend, including an estimated 2.5 million motorists in the Mountain West who are driving 50 miles or more to their destination,... Read more »

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Christianity has 'grown in the shadows' inside Cuba

Christianity in Cuba has "grown in the shadows of culture for many years," but a number of organizations are working to help invigorate that growth by equipping and training pastors and churches,... Read more »

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North American leaders confront rising tide of protectionism

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico convened a summit Wednesday intended to reaffirm their close cooperation on security, the environment and trade at a time of rising extremist... Read more »

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Gardens volunteer fine-tunes the beauty

Clare Taylor is such a dedicated volunteer at the Ogden Botanical Gardens, she has an area there unofficially named after her. Read more »

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The pimple dilemma: To pop or not to pop

Doctor Erika Summers a a dermatologist with University of Utah Health Care, answers questions about acne in an effort to set the record straight. Read more »

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Legendary coach Pat Summitt felt called by God to do good work

Pat Summitt, who coached at the University of Tennessee for 38 seasons, was diagnosed with dementia in 2011. Read more »

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Sneaking learning into playtime prevents dreaded 'summer slide'

Children lose up to three months' learning over the course of summer vacation, forcing teachers to play catch-up in the fall. But parents have a lot of power to keep minds active, engaged and... Read more »

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Trump gets rock-bottom ratings in international survey

A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump's ability to manage foreign policy should be become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia. Read more »

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When sick, Dr. Mom sometimes has the best advice

Most of us get medical advice for doctors and other health professionals, but what Dr. Mom says matters, too. This makes for a wide array of family health advice offered around the world —... Read more »

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Milwaukee dumps program aimed at familiarizing teenagers with police practices

Described as "horrible," a Milwaukee classroom program included play-acting in which a police officer shot at a student. Read more »

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The link between early puberty in girls and depression

The amount of girls showing signs of puberty before age 8 is higher than ever — and precocious puberty in young girls has been linked to depression. Read more »

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Millennials are sparking the next housing boom

Millennials want to buy homes but can't for reasons such as affordability. Read more »

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LDS singer/songwriter Nik Day releases original 'Miracle' album

LDS singer/songwriter Nik Day's "Miracles" album was released on June 3. The seven origianl songs on his new album are about having a personal relationship with God, he said. Read more »

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