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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Police: Man found dead in West Jordan was shot 'several times' days before being spotted

A Colorado man who was found dead in a West Jordan yard had been shot and killed "a couple of days" before his body was discovered, police said Thursday. Read more »

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Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfire

Helicopters evacuated two boy scout troops from a hiking trail near a wildfire Thursday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported. Read more »

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Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border closes highways, reaches 1,500 acres

A wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border caused two highways to be closed Thursday evening. Read more »

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Mark Shurtleff exonerated, but questions and large debts still remain

Corruption charges against former Mark Shurtleff have been dismissed, but he still faces shattered public trust and reputation, questions about the fate of his successor and former co-defendant,... Read more »

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Police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter banner stays

About 50 police officers and their supporters upset about a Black Lives Matter banner that has been hanging outside City Hall for nearly a year rallied on Thursday to try to pressure the mayor to... Read more »

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Live: Final day of Democratic National Convention features Chelsea and Hillary Clinton

Today at the final day of the Democratic National Convention Hillary Clinton will accept the Democratic nomination in a much anticipated speech. Her daughter Chelsea Clinton is also scheduled to... Read more »

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Why you may want to plan your next road trip soon

Planning a road trip? Soon might be the time to go, with gas prices dropping. Read more »

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State committee takes on thorny issues of water rights, watershed

With nearly as many visitors as all five of Utah's national parks combined, the Wasatch Front’s canyons — and their role as a watershed for a half-million people — are becoming an... Read more »

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Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA; Johnson stumbles

A stale year for Jimmy Walker came to life Thursday in the PGA Championship when he saw putts drop and wound up leading a major for the first time in his career. Read more »

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Utah drive-in theaters offer new films with a nostalgic twist

Drive-in theaters provide a whole different experience that offers a blast from the past in a retro setting. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world (+video)

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged... Read more »

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Utah Lake reopens for boating; advisory against swimming, water sports continues

Authorities reopened Utah Lake for boating Thursday after the latest tests there revealed diminishing levels of blue-green algae in the water. Read more »

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If Mitt Romney endorsed Gary Johnson, Utah could very well become a swing state

Rumors broke out on Thursday that Mitt Romney may endorse Gary Johnson. If so, that could have huge implications for Utah. Read more »

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The 'unusual' thing about the Democratic Party platform

The 2016 Democratic Party platform seeks to expand abortion rights, staunchly defends Israel and takes a firm stance against Republican candidate Donald Trump, mentioning his name 32 times... Read more »

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Clearfield gym closes without notice, cited for consumer breach

The Division of Consumer Protection cited Performax Gyms in Clearfield for ceasing operations without following required legal procedures under the state's Health Spa Services Protection Act and... Read more »

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Experts say space junk burning through atmosphere happens frequently

A display in the sky late Wednesday night caught thousands of people off guard, but the event was actually expected. Read more »

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Experts confront multiple explanations for surge of killings

The relentless series of mass killings across the globe poses a challenge for experts trying to analyze them without lapsing into faulty generalizations. Terms like contagion and copycat killing... Read more »

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UTA collects cans for food bank during scarce donation season

The Utah Transit Authority's "Fill the Bus" summer food drive used buses to collect donations for the Utah Food Bank. The food drive continues Friday. Read more »

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Despite 'many signs of being intoxicated,' W. Jordan councilman avoids DUI charge (+video)

Controversial West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after allegedly backing into a parked car. "We were this close to arresting you for DUI,"... Read more »

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Autistic employees have these sought for job skills

Those with autism have difficulties finding and maintaining a job — and sometimes it's more the issue of socializing with co-workers that trips them up than any job duties. Read more »

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Critically ill children paint 'Hearts of Hope' at Primary Children's Hospital

Critically ill children at Primary Children's Hospital were visited Thursday by international artist Luis Sottil as part of his Hearts of Hope project. Read more »

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American Fork appoints new police chief

The American Fork City Council has appointed Darren Falslev to be the city's new chief of police. Read more »

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UDOT planning I-215 project closures

Drivers on Salt Lake County’s belt route will have some major inconveniences to contend with for the next several weeks. The Utah Department of Transportation has scheduled closures on two... Read more »

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School district banned band from performing iconic hymn 'Amazing Grace' — until parents got involved

An Alabama school district reversed course and overturned a short-lived ban on a public high school band's performance of "Amazing Grace" — a move that came following an outcry from... Read more »

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Utah native Michelle Money reveals powerful experience with adoption decision

In a video produced by PMD, Michelle Money shares her experience of giving birth to a son at 15 years old and giving him up for adoption. Read more »

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Utah communities are working to stop alcohol sales to minors

Police say more local businesses are failing compliance checks for underage alcohol sales this year than in years past. Read more »

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Utah Supreme Court upholds murder conviction in 3-decade-old case

The Utah Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of the man convicted of killing gas station attendant Lee Perry 32 years ago. Read more »

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The divided soul of the Democratic Party

To judge by public perceptions, and more than a few pundits, the Democratic Party is the default home of secularists and atheists, with practicing believers shunted to a side room only to be... Read more »

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Consider this before cosigning your student's loan

As tuition climbs, parent loans and cosigns grow, and the burden doesn't end even if the child dies. Read more »

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'These people matter': Hollywood exec prepares for an entirely new role — in ministry

The incoming leader of Prison Fellowship, a Christian ministry that helps inmates find faith and learn life skills, believes that citizens simply "can't ignore 2.2 million incarcerated people in... Read more »

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Olympic organizers suspect 'isolated' sabotage at village

Sabotage by unhappy workers may have caused water and gas leaks, blocked toilets and electrical faults that slowed teams from moving into the athletes' village, Rio Olympic organizers said Thursday. Read more »

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The best tweets from President Obama’s DNC speech

President Barack Obama gave a powerful speech on Wednesday night at the DNC. Here's how Twitter reacted. Read more »

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Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump and elect Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered Thursday by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and... Read more »

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DreamWorks Animation in Concert coming to Park City

On July 29 in Park City, people will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Utah Symphony perform in sync with scenes from various DreamWorks Animation films. Read more »

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Q&A: How one writer made peace with a difficult spiritual upbringing

Journalist Claire Hoffman has published a book about growing up in a transcendental meditation community. Read more »

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From Roosevelt to Reagan, notable women address conventions

Clinton's speech Thursday marks the first time a woman has addressed a major party as its nominee for president. But her speech will not be the first time a woman has delivered a noteworthy or even... Read more »

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'Duck Dynasty' star: Media, universities and Hollywood are controlled by Satan

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson believes America is in the midst of a "spiritual crisis," proclaiming that he thinks the media, universities, Hollywood — and the U.S. government —... Read more »

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Corporate lawyers argue over whether Colbert can be Colbert

After CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert told viewers that lawyers representing his old Comedy Central show said he couldn't be "Stephen Colbert" anymore, he thumbed his nose at them with a... Read more »

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How to recognize the signs of a scam artist

Scams such as fake IRS agents trying to scare people into paying them cash are on the rise. Read more »

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EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"

The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. Read more »

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Layton woman, 18, killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

An 18-year-old woman was killed and two teenagers injured Thursday when their car went off a steep canyon road. Read more »

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Man who murdered girlfriend when 14 will serve at least 18 years in prison

A boy who was 14 when he murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend and dumped her body in the Jordan River won't get his first chance at parole until he's 37. Read more »

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Salt Lake County awarded $100,000 investment to promote tech startups

Salt Lake County is among five western metropolitan areas to receive a six-figure grant award to aid in the development of technology startups. AOL co-founder Steve Case announced the next five... Read more »

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Herriman picks new parks director

Wendy Thomas was named as the Herriman's director of parks, events and recreation Wednesday. Read more »

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Pressing forward in the Pacific: John and Susan Tanner reflect on their first year at BYU-Hawaii

It's been one year since the Tanners arrived on the BYU-Hawaii campus. During that time, they've embraced President David O. McKay's prophetic vision, delighted in teaching and serving students,... Read more »

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Experts: Lights streaking across Utah's night sky were space junk

Numerous Utahns reported seeing lights streak across the state's night sky Wednesday. Read more »

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Photos: Residents look to stay cool as forecast predicts blistering temperatures in northern Utah

Residents found different ways to stay cool as Salt Lake City's high temperature reached 101 degrees Wednesday. Read more »

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Photos: Friends surprise Nanette Wride, widow of slain deputy, with yard makeover

Businesses, friends and family gave Nanette Wride's yard a makeover Wednesday as a gesture of appreciation for the widow's advocacy work since the death of her husband, Utah County sheriff's deputy... Read more »

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Police identify girl killed by lightning strike

Police have identified the teenage girl who was killed by a lightning strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Read more »

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San Juan County residents say 'doodah' to national monument

Hundreds of San Juan County residents loudly shouted "doodah" to a proposed Bears Ears National Monument during a raucous hearing Wednesday on the heated controversy that has reached fever pitch. Read more »

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