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Decision 2012: Election Night Results


SLCC dedicates green space to former college president

Salt Lake Community College officials this week dedicated new green space at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus in honor of former school President Jay L. Nelson. Read more »

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Utah County GOP sets schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine

The Utah County Republican Party has set out a schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem. Read more »

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Professor to speak on 19th century black debate group

Professor Angela G. Ray, a communication scholar, will present the University of Utah’s 28th annual B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture on the history of the Clionan Debating Society. Read more »

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Charges: Man kidnapped mom, children in attempt to flee police

A mother and her children had a frightening experience Sunday when a man being chased by police jumped in her car. She refused to move when he told her to drive away. Read more »

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September snow comes to Utah

The land of "Greatest Snow on Earth" received its first snowfalls of the year in the Wasatch Mountains this week. A midweek cold front is bringing cooler temperatures in the valleys and snow in the... Read more »

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems. Read more »

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Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

Microsoft says the next version of its flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile... Read more »

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US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted fighters, vehicles and artillery pieces of the Islamic State group on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border Tuesday, including around a beleaguered Kurdish town... Read more »

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Read more »

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Marathon bombing suspects' sister faces NYC judge

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief court appearance on aggravated harassment charges, which her lawyer said were based on "an... Read more »

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Secret Service head takes onus for WH breach

Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency fell short in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a... Read more »

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Sen. Harry Reid playing major role in Senate races

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will go to the wily Nevada Democrat. Read more »

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Luck, instinct determined fates of volcano hikers

Huge boulders falling from the sky. Billowing gray smoke that cast total darkness over the mountain. Volcanic ash piling on the ground and fumes filling the air. Read more »

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Driver critically injured in West Valley crash

A driver was critically injured after he was hit by a car that ran a red light, police say. Read more »

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Ogden pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by truck

A man, 49, was hospitalized after being hit by a truck while crossing an Ogden street Tuesday morning. Read more »

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Iraqi Arabs claim persecution by Kurds

When Sunni militants captured Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, in June, Abu Sara and his family feared their town of Taza, located some 50 kilometers southeast of the city, would inevitably be... Read more »

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US consumer confidence slides in September

U.S. consumer confidence dropped in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. 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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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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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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