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Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Group wants all to pay 'true' price for water, property taxes phased out

A Utah Rivers Council report released Tuesday shows significant water savings if eight selected cities phased out property taxes going to water districts. Residents would pay more, but water would... 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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Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President... 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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Ground broken for transit-oriented housing development in Sandy

As Utah's population continues to grow, local leaders and private developers are banking on more people looking for a place to live with easy access to mass transit. Read more »

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Low unemployment rates contribute to dropping college enrollment, officials say

A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »

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Overdraft and ATM fees higher than ever

The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank went up 5 percent over the past year. Read more »

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Heavy rains flood homes, cemetery in Herriman

Days of heavy rains flooded Herriman homes and the city cemetery on Monday. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain residents told not to use city water after system break-in

Eagle Mountain residents have been advised not to drink, cook or bathe with their water after a break-in at one of the city's water tanks. Read more »

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Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US pact

Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government poised to confront a resilient Taliban insurgency by... Read more »

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Granite School District reaches agreement with family of teen who killed himself

The family of a teen who killed himself outside a Taylorsville junior high school in 2012 announced a settlement with the school district Monday. Read more »

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Volunteers wage campaign to preserve historic farm

What used to be just a collection of city-owned historic farm buildings on the northwest side of Grantsville is now a thriving, weekly gathering place for the community, thanks to a year-old,... Read more »

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