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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


UHP blanketing Utah roads with extra troopers during July 4 weekend

A near record number of people are expected to travel this holiday weekend, including an estimated 2.5 million motorists in the Mountain West who are driving 50 miles or more to their destination,... Read more »

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Christianity has 'grown in the shadows' inside Cuba

Christianity in Cuba has "grown in the shadows of culture for many years," but a number of organizations are working to help invigorate that growth by equipping and training pastors and churches,... Read more »

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North American leaders confront rising tide of protectionism

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico convened a summit Wednesday intended to reaffirm their close cooperation on security, the environment and trade at a time of rising extremist... Read more »

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Gardens volunteer fine-tunes the beauty

Clare Taylor is such a dedicated volunteer at the Ogden Botanical Gardens, she has an area there unofficially named after her. Read more »

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The pimple dilemma: To pop or not to pop

Doctor Erika Summers a a dermatologist with University of Utah Health Care, answers questions about acne in an effort to set the record straight. Read more »

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Legendary coach Pat Summitt felt called by God to do good work

Pat Summitt, who coached at the University of Tennessee for 38 seasons, was diagnosed with dementia in 2011. Read more »

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Sneaking learning into playtime prevents dreaded 'summer slide'

Children lose up to three months' learning over the course of summer vacation, forcing teachers to play catch-up in the fall. But parents have a lot of power to keep minds active, engaged and... Read more »

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Trump gets rock-bottom ratings in international survey

A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump's ability to manage foreign policy should be become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia. 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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When sick, Dr. Mom sometimes has the best advice

Most of us get medical advice for doctors and other health professionals, but what Dr. Mom says matters, too. This makes for a wide array of family health advice offered around the world —... Read more »

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Milwaukee dumps program aimed at familiarizing teenagers with police practices

Described as "horrible," a Milwaukee classroom program included play-acting in which a police officer shot at a student. Read more »

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The link between early puberty in girls and depression

The amount of girls showing signs of puberty before age 8 is higher than ever — and precocious puberty in young girls has been linked to depression. Read more »

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Millennials are sparking the next housing boom

Millennials want to buy homes but can't for reasons such as affordability. Read more »

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LDS singer/songwriter Nik Day releases original 'Miracle' album

LDS singer/songwriter Nik Day's "Miracles" album was released on June 3. The seven origianl songs on his new album are about having a personal relationship with God, he said. Read more »

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Election tallies: Primary election results

The latest unofficial voting results from Tuesday’s primary elections in Utah available as of 11:20 p.m. Read more »

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Man missing under 'very suspicious' circumstances in southern Utah, police say

A man went missing from his Santa Clara home early Monday morning under circumstances that police are calling "very suspicious." Read more »

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Most Utah legislators survive intraparty challenges

A handful of races Tuesday pitted incumbent Utah legislators against challengers who gathered signatures to earn a spot on the primary ballot, a controversial option created by state lawmakers... Read more »

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Silvestrini may be only candidate on Millcreek's mayoral ballot

Fred Healey and Jeff Silvestrini — both supporters of Millcreek's incorporation vote last year — rose victorious above seven other candidates fighting to become the city's mayor,... Read more »

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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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Gov. Gary Herbert calls margin of victory over Jonathan Johnson 'stunning'

Gov. Gary Herbert won by a commanding margin over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson, in Tuesday's election. 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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Bear River wetlands grow partnership between ranchers, federal agency

The relationship among farmers, ranchers and the federal government doesn't have to be one marred by controversy and conflict. A prominent ranching family is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... 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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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. 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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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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