Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Facebook makes the most obvious move ever — labeling the Onion as satire

Facebook shocked the world this week by doing the most obvious thing ever: Labeling satire as satire. Read more »

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Tooele woman sentenced to prison for son's methadone-related death

Prosecutors said there were "no winners" after a Tooele woman whose 2-year-old son died after drinking methadone was sentenced to prison. Jill Goff, 33, was ordered to serve one to 15 years in... Read more »

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Man crashes minivan into flagpole outside Uintah County Library

Vernal police are trying to determine what caused a man to drive onto the plaza in front of the Uintah County Library and crash into a flagpole Tuesday. Read more »

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Leonardo guests learn to sketch animals — inside and out

A group of about 20 people stayed at The Leonardo after closing Tuesday for the museum's sketch night, which offers a demonstration by a master artist and time to sketch the exhibit. Read more »

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California man killed, adult and child passengers seriously injured in rollover

A California man was killed in a rollover Tuesday while a child and passenger were seriously injured. Read more »

9 hours ago

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Poll: Majority of Utahns in favor of nondiscrimination laws

A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference. Read more »

9 hours ago

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Utah exceeds Gov. Herbert's jobs goal

In January 2012, Gov. Gary Herbert set a goal of achieving job growth in Utah of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. He announced Tuesday that the goal appears to have been met and then some, with the... Read more »

10 hours ago

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'Ticked Off' report shows people increasingly bugged by outdoor pests

Longer droughts, more intense and widespread wildfires, and the increasing prevalence of so-called superstorms are all possible indicators of a changing climate. A new report shows bugs and other... Read more »

11 hours ago

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Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home

The remains of at least 15 Malaysians killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine will be returned to their home country this week, the first Malaysian victims of the disaster to be flown... Read more »

12 hours ago

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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Salt Lake officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday. But he said it would not be appropriate to... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Couples oppose state request for more time to appeal gay marriage recognition ruling

Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Bomb threat pushes back first day of school at Westlake High

Classes were canceled at Westlake High School on Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to police. Read more »

13 hours ago

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FBI director touches on Ferguson shooting, ex-attorneys general, terrorism in Salt Lake visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Outdoor Retailers Summer Market offers array of cooking gear

Here are some of the outdoor cooking gadgets and accesories that caught our eye from the recent Outdoor Retailers Summer Market that was recently in Salt Lake City. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Man charged in April stabbing mistook victim's car for cab, leading to fight

A fatal stabbing that left Joaquin Gonzalez dead and Harlin Ramos facing murder charges started as a simple misunderstanding, witnesses said. A judge heard evidence against Ramos on Tuesday. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Colleges add luxury touches to new football stadiums

Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in... Read more »

14 hours ago

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Office of Child Care names new director

The Department of Workforce Services announced Tuesday a new director for the Office of Child Care. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Texas Gov. Perry assembles high-powered legal team

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is fighting a criminal indictment with the law on his side — not to mention a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Rock slide caused pipeline fracture, release of oil into San Juan River, officials say

Authorities believe a rock slide damaged an oil well pipeline, sending at least five barrels of oil into a wash that drains into the San Juan River. The leak in the Montezuma Creek area was... Read more »

20 hours ago

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Pakistan troops guard parliament before mass rally

Pakistan deployed soldiers Tuesday to protect the seat of the country's government in Islamabad ahead of a planned march by thousands of anti-government protesters, the first military deployment in... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Saudi sentences 14 on terrorism charges, beheading

A Saudi court sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison for their role in killing a foreigner, attacking government buildings and residential compounds and planning an assault on the U.S. and British embassies, state media... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Iraq military clashes with militants in Tikrit

Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by U.S.... Read more »

22 hours ago

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Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you. Read more »

22 hours ago

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Israel: Rockets fired from Gaza, cease-fire broken

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets into Israel on Tuesday, breaking a temporary cease-fire and casting a shadow on indirect negotiations over ending a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas. Read more »

22 hours ago

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