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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


6 ways to ruin your chances of buying a home

There are some really good ways to hinder your ability to buy a home. Read more »

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U. biology professor receives 2016 Rosenblatt award

James Ehleringer, distinguished professor of biology at the University of Utah, was honored with the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, the U.’s most prestigious faculty award. Read more »

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Roadwork on 5600 South in Roy starts Monday

The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists that construction on 5600 South in Roy will begin Monday, May 9, on a project to add an additional westbound travel lane on between 1900 West... Read more »

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Sea lion dies at Salt Lake City zoo

A sea lion at Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo has died during a medical procedure. Read more »

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BLM extends comment period on Lake Mountain planning effort

The Bureau of Land Management’s Salt Lake field office is extending its public comment period on an environment assessment analyzing alternatives for managing target shooting in the Eastern Lake Mountains area until May 31. Read more »

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Work begins Monday on FrontRunner lot in S. Jordan

The Utah Transit Authority has announced that starting Monday the northern part of the South Jordan FrontRunner Station parking lot will be closed for construction. Read more »

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Man angry about missing birth sentenced for bomb threat

A Utah man who pleaded guilty to calling in a hospital bomb threat because he was upset he couldn't attend his child's birth will serve more than four years in federal prison. Read more »

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Body found in irrigation ditch identified as Utah man

Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in an irrigation ditch near Shepherd in March. Read more »

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Sweeping FDA regulations take aim at e-cigarettes

Tad Jensen has had better mornings. In front of him is the 499-page document he just printed — a copy of the Food and Drug Administration's long-awaited rules that bring e-cigarettes under... Read more »

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Alert New Mexico clerk helps police find children in Utah Amber Alert

Two young girls allegedly kidnapped by their noncustodial parents in Clinton were rescued Friday more than 500 miles away, thanks to an alert motel clerk in New Mexico. Read more »

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Large fire at Millcreek apartment complex displaces 50

About 50 people were displaced Thursday after a large fire that ignited at an apartment complex in Millcreek. Read more »

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Injured missionaries return home, spring sports heat up and the top photos of April 2016

During the month of April, Deseret News photographers brought readers striking images from the soccer pitch, the political arena, Temple Square and many other places in between. Read more »

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Romney 'dismayed' by presidential choices, won't run as independent

Mitt Romney made it clear Thursday night he won't support either fellow Republican Donald Trump or a Democrat for president because there's "way too much demagoguery and populism on both sides." Read more »

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Community questions delay in Amber Alert for Navajo girl

Hours after a stranger abducted an 11-year-old Navajo girl as she played near her home, few outside the reservation knew she was missing. Read more »

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Amber Alert canceled after missing girls from Clinton found in New Mexico

A 3-year-old and an 11-month-old who were taken from their Clinton home by their noncustodial parents Thursday have been found in New Mexico, according to KSL.com. The Amber Alert issued at 8:40... Read more »

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Trump says he was surprised by Paul Ryan's rebuff

Donald Trump said Friday he was surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan's rebuff of him as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Read more »

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Lousy parenting can be passed from one generation to the next

A University of Rochester researcher recently told a gathering of pediatricians that poor parenting practices can be handed down from one generation to the next. Read more »

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One woman’s journey from teen mom to National Teacher of the Year

Growing up amidst poverty and drugs, Jahana Hayes credits teachers for having helped her pull her through. Read more »

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Is this the end of standardized testing? Schools cancel the exam after online testing glitches are exposed

Tennessee is just the latest state to scrap required end of year exams after vendor fails to deliver. Read more »

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What the news industry is getting wrong with its 'shorter is better' story model

A new study finds that people read long-form journalism on their phones, which is good news for a struggling news business. There's just one problem: Many news outfits think they're keeping... Read more »

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Carnegie Hall celebrates 125 years and counting

James Taylor thought back four decades to his Carnegie Hall debut and said it was "the sort of cultural sign" that he had made it to a certain level of stardom. Read more »

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Family a commencement focus for graduating class at University of Utah

The University of Utah graduated some 8,300 students Thursday, awarding more than 8,700 degrees. Read more »

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2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in NYC sky

New York is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky. Read more »

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With Trump on top, Romney will not attend Republican convention

Mitt Romney isn't going to the Republican National Convention that will officially nominate Donald Trump as the party's presidential candidate, an aide confirmed Thursday. Read more »

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Police: Amber Alert issued in abduction of 2 girls by their noncustodial parents

An Amber Alert was issued about 8:40 p.m. Thursday after two young girls were allegedly taken from a home in Clinton by their noncustodial parents. Read more »

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The Latest: Joe Paterno allegedly told of molestation in '76

The Latest on convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky and the Penn State Abuse case (all times local): Read more »

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Moab tailings removal slows, Chaffetz fights proposed funding cuts

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, says a proposed funding cut of 10 percent for the removal of radioactive tailings from the banks of the Colorado River near Moab would prolong a "massive hazard" and... Read more »

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House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. Read more »

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KLM begins nonstop flights between Amsterdam and Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City International Airport became an even bigger player in international air travel as KLM Royal Dutch Airline’s first direct flight from Amsterdam arrived at the airport Thursday. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert's 'big change' over Common Core puzzling for some

Puzzling educators is what seems to be new opposition to the Common Core State Standards and SAGE testing from Gov. Gary Herbert after he historically upheld them and commissioned studies that... Read more »

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Hillary Clinton aide interviewed in email investigation

The FBI has interviewed Huma Abedin, a close aide to Hillary Clinton, as part of a federal investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, a person familiar with... Read more »

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Hunting guide suing Boy Scouts of America after shooting accident

A Cache County hunting guide is suing the Boy Scouts of America after he was permanently blinded in an accidental shooting during a Scout outing. Read more »

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Mariner rescued after 2-month ordeal at sea

A Colombian mariner who was lost at sea for more than two months says he's grateful to God for his life and thanks those who rescued him. Read more »

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Former Sen. Bob Bennett's funeral set for May 14 in Salt Lake City

Gov. Gary Herbert authorized lowering flags in the state to half-staff until former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett's Utah funeral on Saturday, May 14. Read more »

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Springville coach charged with sexually abusing teen player

A Springville businessman and baseball coach has been charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy who worked for him and played on his team. Read more »

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Pentagon spokesman says deadly IS attack was a surprise

The Islamic State attack on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq that killed U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating was a surprise that, if anticipated, might have turned out differently, a... Read more »

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Police looking for gunman in Tooele parking lot confrontation

Police were looking Thursday for a man accused of firing a shot at another man outside a convenience store in Tooele. Read more »

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White House announces sentence commutations for 58 convicts

The Obama administration on Thursday commuted the prison sentences of 58 federal convicts, part of a broader push to revamp the criminal justice system and ease punishments for nonviolent drug... Read more »

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National Day of Prayer speakers decry moral decline

Long a celebration of evangelical influence in Washington and beyond, speakers at this year’s National Day of Prayer observance decried what they saw as America’s moral decline, in... Read more »

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Graham daughter: Prayer, not politics

Author and speaker Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of evangelist Billy Graham, has been named chair of the National Day of Prayer Task Force. Read more »

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Sen. Hatch meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu during Israel trip

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, met Thursday in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after both participated in a ceremony marking Holocaust Memorial Day. Read more »

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Salt Lake City's GREENbike program adding more stations, new bicycles

The popularity of Salt Lake City’s bicycle share program continues to grow, and GREENbike SLC is growing along with it. Read more »

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2 Utah officers who died in line of duty added to memorial

The names of Unified police officer Doug Barney, who was killed in January, and Box Elder County sheriff's deputy Leon Albert May, who died in 1953, were added Thursday to the Utah Law Enforcement... Read more »

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Salt Lake police launch use-of-force data website

Amid a growing national conversation about police shootings, the Salt Lake Police Department is launching a website to post open data about how often officers use their weapons. Read more »

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Arizona House advances bill limiting access to food stamps

The Republican-controlled Arizona House on Thursday advanced a proposal that could cut off nearly 80,000 people from the state's food stamp program, despite assurances from the sponsor two months ago that he would remove the provision. Read more »

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Bitcoin's self-proclaimed founder backtracks

The man who claimed to be the mysterious founder of bitcoin appears to be stepping back into the shadows, leaving numerous questions in his wake. Read more »

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Governor, challenger call for end to Common Core, SAGE testing

Both Gov. Gary Herbert and his re-election challenger, Jonathan Johnson, called for the end of SAGE testing and Utah's use of the Common Core academic standards Wednesday. Read more »

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Survivors found 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

Rescuers found four survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that more people might still be alive... Read more »

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Unwanted pets find new homes in 'dog-friendly' Utah

On Wednesday, 95 dogs and cats boarded a Cessna Grand Caravan and began their rescue journey from Roswell, New Mexico, to Colorado and then to Utah. Dog Is My CoPilot transported the unwanted... Read more »

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Student lives in truck for 2 years while attending University of Utah

Robert Howell will be graduating from the University of Utah soon. The senior has lived in his truck for the past two years while attending college. Read more »

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