Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move... Read more »

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FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes

The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. Read more »

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Sportsmen's groups urge funding for wildlife habitat, fishing areas

A Western coalition of more than 100 sportsmen's groups including four organizations from Utah urged Congress to direct money to the Land and Water Conservation Fund to protect access on critical... Read more »

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Father, son accused of aiding man charged with rape of Price teen

A father and son from Price have been charged as accomplices in a child rape case after police said they admitted to giving the accused rapist a place to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and did... Read more »

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Hale Centre Theatre West Valley announces 2015 season

Hales Centre Theatre West Valley announced its 2015 season, which includes "Disney's The Little Mermaid," "Ghost the Musical," "Big Fish,""Is He Dead?" and, of course, "A Christmas Carol." This... Read more »

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Orem company finds worldwide success by blending music, social media

One young Utah County company has found a unique way to balance social media and music as a means of promoting aspiring artists. Read more »

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Forest Service encourages public to submit project proposals

SOUTH JORDAN — The Forest Service is inviting the public to propose projects designed to improve Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest lands and the economies of local counties. The Forest Service is requesting project... Read more »

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Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits

The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it also has made clear it doesn't agree with the... Read more »

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Lockdown lifted at Gunnison prison

The lockdown at the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison has been lifted. Read more »

2 hours ago

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New Kansas gun law deals with drunken possession

Kansas' new gun rights law that'll take effect in July contains provisions meant to clarify that it's illegal to carry or use a loaded firearm while drunk or under the influence of drugs, changes... Read more »

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Families of ferry's lost confront South Korea officials

Angry relatives of some of the more than 120 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from... Read more »

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Tooele man charged with abusing elderly father

A 56-year-old man who police say was engaged in a "consistent pattern of neglect and physical abuse" toward his parents has been arrested and charged. Read more »

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Herbert: Embattled Nevada rancher 'not the face' of public lands issue

Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday the battle with the federal government being waged by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy over grazing rights has nothing to do with Utah's efforts to control its public lands. Read more »

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Vernal man charged with making false sexual assault claim

A Vernal man is facing three misdemeanor charges after police say they determined that he lied about being sexually assault. Read more »

3 hours ago

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Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

One of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago, a family member said. Read more »

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First lady gets resume from girl with jobless dad

Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that... Read more »

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Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and... Read more »

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Before pro hockey, minor league blueliner McKelvie played defense for US Army

Department of Defense policy permitted McKelvie after two years of service to apply for early withdrawal from active-duty military service—he was a 2nd lieutenant at the time—to play professional sports. McKelvie was... Read more »

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Caretaker arrested for allegedly stealing from elderly woman

A woman hired to be a caretaker for an elderly woman who has dementia has been arrested for allegedly stealing money from the woman. Read more »

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In Disney World's shadow, homeless families struggle; tourists don't have a clue

On any given day, tourists pay nearly $100 per person to get into Orlando's theme parks. There, they may be waited on by homeless parents. Read more »

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Turkey truck crash will keep aqueduct shut off for days

A semitrailer full of turkeys veered off a highway and into Deer Creek Reservoir Thursday morning. The driver was unharmed. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Activists: Syrian airstrikes in north kill 25

Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 25 people and wounding scores of others, opposition activists said. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'

Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions "teed up" — even as... Read more »

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Traditional foes back mercy for condemned killer

Lawyers on opposite sides of capital punishment have found common ground in the case of a condemned Ohio inmate they agree should be spared, though for different reasons. Read more »

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Everest climbing season in disarray after deaths

Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season fell flat Thursday as major expedition companies canceled their climbs and many Sherpas quit the mountain after an avalanche killed 16... Read more »

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