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Judge tosses snowboarders' lawsuit demanding access to Alta Ski Resort

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday that demanded Alta Ski Resort allow snowboarders on its slopes. Read more »

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Massive green-energy project taps salt caverns near Delta

An $8 billion green-energy project detailed in a Tuesday teleconference proposes to take Wyoming wind energy, store it in huge salt caverns near Delta in Millard County and ultimately convey that... Read more »

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Death row inmate loses latest appeal with Utah Supreme Court

The Utah Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal from Ralph Leroy Menzies, who has been on death row for 26 years. But his federal court appeals could still take many years. Read more »

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18th annual Golden Years Pageant offers mix of hilarity, tears

Eight men and 12 women competed in the 18th annual Mr. and Ms. Golden Years pageant Tuesday, the opening event of the Utah Health Care Association's annual convention. The pageant had moments of... Read more »

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Private actions are company business

The nation may still be debating the NFL’s handling of Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice’s domestic troubles, but the message the incident has sent is clear — messing... Read more »

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Plan for learning device in hands of each Utah student could cost $451M

It could cost as much as $451 million to put a personal computer in the hands of every Utah public school student and teacher, and state lawmakers could raise taxes to help pay for it. Read more »

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Granite School District reminds teachers of don't ask/don't tell gun policy

If teachers are going to carry concealed weapons, they shouldn't advertise it, according to the Granite School District. Read more »

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Man leads officers on chase in stolen lawn care truck, police say

A man who police say stole a pickup truck and trailer before leading officers on a chase through rural Layton was arrested after he became stuck in the dirt. Read more »

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Police: UPS gunman in Ala. had been fired before shooting

The man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier and one victim had been a supervisor at the facility, police said... Read more »

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Federal prison population drops by nearly 5,000

The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department. Read more »

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Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes

For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military... Read more »

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US: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-Jan.

New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically — the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January... Read more »

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Air France pilots protest as premier spurns strike

Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France's National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an... Read more »

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U.S. hit 8 bases tied to al-Qaida affiliate in Syria

The United State used a long-awaited aerial campaign against the Islamic State to hit a group of al-Qaida-affiliated jihadists who U.S. officials claim were planning attacks on Western targets. Read more »

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California fire containment doubles; wind expected

Crews have nearly doubled containment of a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California, as they brace for dry heat and erratic winds that could undo their progress. Read more »

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Would US have right of hot pursuit in Syria?

Secretary of State John Kerry told senators last week that a "right of hot pursuit" could provide a basis for military forces to move across the border between Iraq and Syria to strike at Islamic... Read more »

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Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had... Read more »

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UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is challenging more than 100 world leaders at a climate summit to set a new course for a warming world and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases. Read more »

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Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars' orbit

With homegrown technology and a remarkably low budget of about $75 million, India was on course to become the first nation to conduct a successful Mars mission on its first try. Read more »

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Sierra Leone considers repeating Ebola shutdown

Sierra Leone is considering another nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of Ebola, after a largely successful one in which teams visited more than 1 million households to hand out information on... Read more »

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Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. The first cases were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March... Read more »

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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals. Read more »

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Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit. Read more »

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Where do we draw the line on spanking?

In study after study, as many as 8 out of 10 adults in America say spanking is an appropriate form of discipline. Read more »

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Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a... Read more »

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