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Decision 2012: Election Night Results


One-third of Utah kids risk becoming impoverished adults, new report says

One-third of Utah children are either experiencing intergenerational poverty or are risk of becoming impoverished adults, according to the state's third annual report on intergenerational poverty. Read more »

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NFL says Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for prayer

The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception. Read more »

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Hostage tale suggests IS wary of upsetting Turkey

Turkish truck driver Ozgur Simsek was sleeping off a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) fuel run to the Qayara power station in Iraq, he said, when he heard banging on his vehicle's door. Read more »

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Obama, Modi say they will set new US-India agenda

President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that "it is time to set a new agenda" between their countries, addressing concerns that the world's two largest... Read more »

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Colorado high court considers pot firing case

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. Read more »

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HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks

Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit... Read more »

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UK government plans curbs on nonviolent extremism

Britain's interior minister on Tuesday proposed new powers to bar people with extremist views from appearing on television or publishing on social media even if they are not breaking any laws. Read more »

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Commission to highlight women in Utah economy

Created during the 2014 Legislature and headed by House Minority Leader Jennifer Seelig and Speaker Becky Lockhart, the Women in the Economy Commission seeks to support and establish research on... Read more »

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Ground broken for transit-oriented housing development in Sandy

As Utah's population continues to grow, local leaders and private developers are banking on more people looking for a place to live with easy access to mass transit. Read more »

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Low unemployment rates contribute to dropping college enrollment, officials say

A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »

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Overdraft and ATM fees higher than ever

The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank went up 5 percent over the past year. Read more »

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Heavy rains flood homes, cemetery in Herriman

Days of heavy rains flooded Herriman homes and the city cemetery on Monday. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain residents told not to use city water after system break-in

Eagle Mountain residents have been advised not to drink, cook or bathe with their water after a break-in at one of the city's water tanks. Read more »

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Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US pact

Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government poised to confront a resilient Taliban insurgency by... Read more »

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Granite School District reaches agreement with family of teen who killed himself

The family of a teen who killed himself outside a Taylorsville junior high school in 2012 announced a settlement with the school district Monday. Read more »

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Volunteers wage campaign to preserve historic farm

What used to be just a collection of city-owned historic farm buildings on the northwest side of Grantsville is now a thriving, weekly gathering place for the community, thanks to a year-old,... Read more »

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Utah Shakespeare Festival stages worthy, thrilling 'Sherlock Holmes' adventure

The game is on at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” will continue its run through Oct. 18 in Southern Utah University’s Randall L. Jones... Read more »

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Utah in wait-and-see mode on same-sex marriage

State officials say they're ready for the seemingly remote possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court would let lower court decisions allowing same-sex marriage to stand. Read more »

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Don't expect Gov. to announce Medicaid plan at health summit

Gov. Gary Herbert isn't ready yet to announce a final deal has been reached with the federal government on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, even though he's holding his annual... Read more »

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Utah Senate requests public input on judicial nominee Kara Pettit

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Kara Pettit, who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court bench. Read more »

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Suit: Papa John's fired worker with Down syndrome

A federal agency is accusing Papa John's Pizza of breaking the law when they fired a Farmington employee with Down syndrome. Read more »

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Religious leaders agree ISIS must be stopped, they just don't know how

Religious leaders agree the Islamic State — also known as ISIL or ISIS — must be stopped. Their struggle is how best to do it. Read more »

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Las Vegas students experience Zion National Park

Over the next five weeks, 110 elementary students from Las Vegas are participating in three-day, two-night experiences at Zion National Park called Concrete to Canyons. Read more »

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National exhibit allows local museums to incorporate personal history

The Smithsonian exhibit "Journey Stories" is making five stops in Utah, giving local museums the opportunity to incorporate their own personal history. Read more »

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Utahns losing thousands of dollars to phony IRS calls

Over the past few months, Utah residents have lost thousands of dollars to callers posing as IRS employees. Read more »

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