Decision 2012: Election Night Results


United Nations says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest... Read more »

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US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Read more »

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Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to... Read more »

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Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

President Barack Obama played down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to... Read more »

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Police reviewing possible nightclub photos of mom accused of leaving baby in trash

New accusations are being brought forward as investigators look into the woman accused of dumping her newborn baby in a trash can. Read more »

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10 things to know about corporate inversions

Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »

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Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict. Read more »

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Summit County sees credit card breach after fair, rodeo and demolition derby

Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »

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Apparent lightning strike hits Duchesne County man's castle

A Duchesne County house built to look like a medieval castle was damaged Monday by an apparent lightning strike. Read more »

21 hours ago

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Man charged with killing baby in Ogden told investigators he 'lashed out' in frustration

A man charged with killing his girlfriend's 14-month-old daughter told investigators he acted out of frustration. Read more »

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Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

Hundreds of activists, lawyers and other admirers gathered on Thursday to pay a final farewell to one of Egypt's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who defended Islamists, atheists and... Read more »

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Inmates run a 5K as part of a new substance abuse program at the prison

The Department of Correction's substance abuse program, Con-Quest, recently incorporated a new program that aims to use athletic accomplishment to help participants overcome drug and alcohol... Read more »

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Roadway safety a major concern over final summer holiday weekend

While Labor Day weekend is considered the unofficial end of the summer vacation season, it also has the more notorious distinction of being the close of the period known as the “100 deadliest... Read more »

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Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit

Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues... Read more »

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Couples in Utah same-sex marriage case ask Supreme Court to hear state's appeal

The three couples challenging Utah's ban on same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to accept the state's request to hear the case. Read more »

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Gay rights activists to fight charges for disrupting Utah Legislature

Gay rights activists locked arms on the Capitol steps Thursday demanding to be heard just as they did at a legislative committee meeting earlier this year that ended in their arrests. Read more »

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Ute Mountain Fire Lookout Tower rededication ceremony set

The Ute Mountain Fire Lookout Tower will be rededicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in a ceremony hosted by the Flaming Gorge Ranger District on Ashley National Forest. Read more »

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Vying for top dog: Salt Lake County holding race for Canine Mayor

The Canine Mayoral Election is a fundraiser for Salt Lake County Animal Services and all funds raised from this event will go to their Injured Animal Fund. Read more »

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Camp Williams holding open houses for land use study

The public is invited to attend open houses to learn about the Camp Williams Joint Land Use Study and provide input to the project team. Read more »

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10 books that you were forced to read in junior high, but would change your life now as an adult

You might be pleasantly surprised to find that the books that you didn't enjoy as a kid are actually fantastic as an adult. Read more »

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Missionary, police testify against man accused of BYU gropings

A man accused of groping at least 16 women at BYU appeared in court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing. Read more »

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3 schools were locked down as police searched for man following chase

Three Salt Lake area schools were on temporary lockdown Thursday morning while police searched for a man who fled following a chase. Read more »

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Son of murdered woman felt peace in '91, now closure 23 years later

More than 23 years after she was killed in her Holladay home, Lucille Johnson's brutal death has finally been solved, thanks in part to some Lego pieces. Read more »

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Gov.: Elected officials need to serve on UTA board to boost accountability

Gov. Gary Herbert called Thursday for elected officials to be appointed to the Utah Transit Authority board even though he said it appears the concerns raised in a new legislative audit have... Read more »

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UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. Read more »

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