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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Chaffetz handily defeats challenger Teng in GOP primary

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, handily defeated challenger Chia-Chi Teng in Utah's primary election Tuesday night. Read more »

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Misty Snow likely to advance to general election to take on Mike Lee

Democrat Misty K. Snow, Utah's first transgender candidate to seek a statewide office, appears headed for a November showdown with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Read more »

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Canyons School District settles lawsuit with family of girl molested on bus

The Canyons School district has settled a lawsuit with the father of a 5-year-old special needs girl who was sexually abused by her bus driver. Read more »

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Woman who hit Layton High teen in crosswalk sentenced to home confinement

A woman who faced a misdemeanor charge as one of two drivers who struck and killed a Layton teen in a crosswalk has been sentenced to home confinement. Read more »

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Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

A random attack at a Salt Lake hotel Tuesday left one man with life-threatening injuries, police said. Read more »

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Final Benghazi report: No 'smoking gun' pointing to Clinton

House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by the Obama administration but... Read more »

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Photos: Voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's primary

Edward Horton votes in person during Tuesday's primary election in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Gunman shoots 1 at downtown Denver building; kills self

A gunman walked into a busy downtown Denver office building and shot a person multiple times before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday. Read more »

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Clinton proposes debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed letting entrepreneurs defer making student loan payments in order to create jobs and stimulate growth. Read more »

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God? Meaning of life? Many Americans don't seek them in church

LifeWay Research has taken a close look at what might draw them in, zeroing in on people who say they have not attended a religious service in the past six months except for holidays. Read more »

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Two airlifted for 'significant' burns, three houseboats destroyed in Lake Powell fire

Two people were injured and three houseboats were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning at Lake Powell. Read more »

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Cedar City names new police chief

Cedar City has a new chief of police. Officer Darin Adams was named the new chief Friday. Read more »

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Muslim women face threats online

When Laila Alawa woke up on a recent morning, her phone wouldn’t stop pinging with Twitter notifications. Read more »

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Methodists nominate 3 openly gay candidates for bishop

At its quadrennial meeting last month, the United Methodist Church decided not to take up contentious LGBT issues. But that’s not stopping its regional conferences from making decisions on... Read more »

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3 billion

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests. The settlement will be disbursed to nearly 8,000 Utah car owners. Read more »

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Study makes recommendations for future S.R. 30 needs

The Utah Department of Transportation has completed its study of the state Route 30 corridor, from I-15 in Riverside to 1000 West in Logan, which yielded several proposals meriting further. Read more »

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S.L. firefighters rescue hawk, return it to it nest

Salt Lake City firefighters found themselves in a rescue Monday they had never experienced before — returning a hawk, which appeared to have fallen from a tree, back to its home. Read more »

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W. Bountiful’s Independence Day celebration kicks off Friday

The city’s annual Independence Day celebration will kick off Friday, July 1, with a safety fair, concert and fireworks at City Park, 550 W. Pages Lane. Read more »

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Officer: Military adultery ban is unfair to heterosexuals

Attorneys for an Air Force officer charged with rape, adultery and other crimes are making the novel argument that the military ban on extramarital sex discriminates against heterosexuals because... Read more »

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What would you say to Utah drivers? Now’s the time to speak up

Utahns may submit safe driving message ideas for Zero Fatalities’ Message Monday campaign. Every Monday, barring weather or traffic safety concerns, UDOT displays a message on the freeway... Read more »

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National Park Service announces 2016 fire restrictions

Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Natural Bridges... Read more »

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Quiz: Which Utah attraction should you road trip to this summer?

Take this quiz to find out which Utah attraction you should road trip to this summer! Read more »

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Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales

Scientists have deployed a buoy 22 miles off the coast of New York's Fire Island to monitor several species of great whales in "near real-time." The high-tech acoustic device will eavesdrop on the... Read more »

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Top-ranked Jason Day skipping Rio Olympics because of Zika

Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. Read more »

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USU appoints new dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Joseph P. Ward, a history professor and administrator from the University of Mississippi, has been selected to lead Utah State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Ward... Read more »

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Fire rips through Kearns home

A fast-moving fire in Kearns gutted the home of a family of three Tuesday. Read more »

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41 dead in Istanbul airport attack blamed on Islamic State

Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists. Read more »

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Area summer reading programs are for more than children

Summer reading programs, offered by public libraries, help kids and teens avoid "summer slide" and have fun reading over the summer. Libraries also offer programs for adults, and librarians... Read more »

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Quiz: Who said it?: Utah coaches edition

Was it Whittingham or Sitake? Take this quiz to test your knowledge! Read more »

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Quiz: Name that movie (filmed in Utah)

Take this quiz to test your Utah movie knowledge! Read more »

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Allegiant Air adding flights from Provo to San Diego

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it is adding nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego, California. One-way fares for the flight will begin at $45. Read more »

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Grading scale changes for ACT writing test

Students in Utah and across the country who take the ACT college preparation exam will see a different score range on the test's writing portion starting this fall. Read more »

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2 explosions rock Istanbul airport: at least 10 killed, multiple people injured

A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, wounding multiple people. Read more »

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Murder trial set for Layton man in potty training child abuse death

A trial date has been set for a Layton man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son out of frustration over potty training. Read more »

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Watch the final test for the Orbital ATK, NASA Mars solid rocket booster

Orbital ATK and NASA completed the final test for the QM-2, the last full-scale ground test of the solid rocket booster motor. It was the last test before the NASA Space Launch System’s first... Read more »

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Jewish-Iranian refugee who fled the Middle East for the U.S. is now running for Congress — and she could make history

Anna Monahemi Kaplan, a Jewish-Iranian refugee who has lived in America for nearly 40 years, will make history if she secures the Democratic nomination and proceeds to win the battle for New York's... Read more »

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Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the kidnapping and killing of a Utah Transit Authority employee. Read more »

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He set out to raise $250 to help this hungry teen. What happened next has inspired thousands

Little did one man know that a chance encounter with a teenager at a local grocery store would end up leading to "one of the most cherished experiences" of his life — one that has left him... Read more »

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Tim Tebow reportedly leads in-flight prayer during man's medical emergency

Former football star and TV host Tim Tebow is making headlines after reportedly leading his fellow airplane passengers in prayer after a man on his flight began experiencing a serious medical... Read more »

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EU lawmakers tell UK: If you're leaving, get moving

Indignant European Union lawmakers pressed Britain to end the uncertainty that has gripped European and global markets, saying Tuesday that if it intends to leave, it should start the process... Read more »

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Senate Democrats block GOP's Zika funding bill

Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts. Read more »

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Science groups to Congress: Climate change is real threat

Thirty-one of the country's top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is a real problem and something needs to be done about it. Read more »

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Ikea recalls 29 million dressers after 6 kids killed

Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers after six children were killed when the units toppled over and fell on them. Read more »

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for over $15B

Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related... Read more »

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Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son gets 12 prospects

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries. Read more »

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Appreciation: Pat Summitt used the sport to empower women

yet another men's basketball coach, Tennessee officials turned to the one person they thought would be perfect to take over the Volunteers program. Read more »

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Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and defensive mastermind, dies at 82

yan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles and whose twin sons Rex and Rob have been successful NFL coaches, has died. He was 82. Read more »

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Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. Read more »

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House Republicans' report faults Obama on Benghazi attacks

Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee faulted the Obama administration Tuesday in a report on the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Read more »

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Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrike has killed 25

An airstrike early on Tuesday by a Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen's southern province of Taiz killed 25 people — 15 fighters and 10 civilians, security officials said. Read more »

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