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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Why the University of Miami plans to hire a scholar of atheism

Around 3 percent of Americans identify as atheist and an additional 15.8 percent don't affiliate with a particular religion. Read more »

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Riverton man arrested in 'unique' display of nakedness, police say

A Riverton man was allegedly running around naked Thursday afternoon when he was spotted by multiple young witnesses. Read more »

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National Spelling Bee co-champions include youngest ever

The words were tougher. The final rounds lasted longer. The result was the same. Read more »

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Man charged with threats of terrorism, robbery in holdup of Riverton bank

A Lehi man was charged Thursday in connection with a bank robbery earlier this week that caused the evacuation of about a dozen businesses in Riverton. Read more »

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Youth volunteers plant 3,000 flags at Sandy cemetery in advance of Memorial Day

About 200 youth volunteers planted 3,000 flags and swept headstones Thursday at the cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day weekend. Read more »

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Man hit, killed by FrontRunner train in Provo

A man was hit and killed by a FrontRunner train Thursday, and police are investigating why he was on the track. Read more »

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Jury sides with Google in battle over Android software

Google's Android software just dodged a $9 billion bullet. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Rapper arrested in T.I. concert shooting that killed 1

Police investigating a deadly shooting at a packed hip-hop concert arrested a rap artist Thursday, saying surveillance footage showed him stalking through the venue firing a gun. Read more »

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G7 leaders pledge collective action on sagging global growth

The leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies have pledged to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist... Read more »

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Hatch steadfast in holding up Supreme Court confirmation after meeting with Garland

After meeting with President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court choice Thursday, Sen. Orrin Hatch said he still believes the Senate should wait until after the November election to consider a nominee. Read more »

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Photos: Students salute military personnel with patriotic program

Isabel Chavez waves the flag and smiles during Heartland Elementary School's third-grade Memorial Day program, "Freedom Is Not Free," in West Jordan on Thursday. Read more »

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Photos: Deaf, blind students experience ‘Odysseo’

Students from the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind pet a horse that appears in “Odysseo” in Sandy on Thursday. The students were invited to the show's equestrian world to experience... Read more »

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American Fork appoints interim police chief

Lt. Darren Falslev was appointed Thursday as American Fork's interim police chief, replacing veteran Chief Lance Call. Read more »

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100 deadliest days commence with Memorial Day weekend

As Utah enters what statistics say are the 100 deadliest days of the year, experts issue this reminder: The vast majority of fatal car crashes during this window are preventable. Read more »

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America's moral obligation in the global refugee crisis

Around 8 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes by violence or other social upheaval in 2015, the largest number ever recorded in a single year, according to the U.N. Read more »

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More than 40 Secret Service staff disciplined in data flap

Forty-one Secret Service employees have been disciplined for reviewing private agency records, including a failed job application, of a U.S. congressman who was leading a congressional probe of the... Read more »

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In a first, Trump PAC reaches out to Amish

Will the bearded, the bonneted, the barn-building Amish vote for the clean-shaven, combed-over, casino-building Donald Trump? Read more »

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Cache Valley man who claimed top secret military access bilked investors, SEC says

A Cache Valley man claiming to be part of top secret military program allowing him access to warehouses full of Iraqi currency bilked investors of $1.7 million, the Securities and Exchange... Read more »

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Official: 19 people trapped by rising water in Kentucky cave

Two tour groups exploring a Kentucky cave were trapped Thursday by rising water, leaving 19 people missing — including two police officers who tried to reach them, authorities said. Read more »

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State Department email report complicates Clinton's message

Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message. Read more »

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Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case

A federal jury has sided with Google in a $9 billion legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, a complex copyright case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley. Read more »

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Sen. Rubio faces pressure to run for re-election to Senate

Sen. Marco Rubio is facing intense pressure to run for re-election to his Florida Senate seat, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell taking the lead in a campaign to get him to reconsider his... Read more »

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Navy: 2 fighter jets crash off NC coast; 4 hospitalized

Two Navy jet fighters crashed off the coast of North Carolina during a training mission Thursday, and their four crew members were airlifted to a hospital with minor injuries after being plucked... Read more »

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Utah lawsuit challenges porn filter fees

A man with a history of filing long-shot lawsuits is challenging on religious grounds a Utah law allowing internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography. And some experts say this... Read more »

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McDonald's CEO says company is making changes customers want

McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want. Read more »

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Trump agrees to debate Sanders but sets stiff price

Donald Trump has provisionally accepted Bernie Sanders' proposal to debate, but the billionaire is setting a high price for participating. His condition: The hosting TV network would have to put up... Read more »

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Art Briles built Baylor brash, bold, leaves tarnished legacy

A brash Texan with a bold approach, Art Briles made Baylor football relevant after years of wallowing in the basement of the Big 12 Conference. Read more »

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Site, funding unresolved in Las Vegas NFL stadium plan

A site for a proposed 65,000-seat retractable-roof stadium in Las Vegas is in question, as funding formulas are still being worked out for the project that could cost up to $1.6 billion. Read more »

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Skyline senior rides motorcycle through school as 'prank'; administration, police not amused

Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday at Skyline High School. But a 17-year-old senior may not be attending because of an end-of-year prank that now has him facing criminal charges. Read more »

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10 of the most unusual laws in Utah

Did you know you can hunt skunks without a hunting license in Utah? Find out what other wacky laws are on the Utah books. Read more »

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Richard Norby released from hospital, returns home to Lehi, Utah

The last of the four Mormon missionaries wounded nine weeks ago in the Brussels airport terror attacks is home after doctors released him from the hospital this week. Richard Norby continues to... Read more »

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Man charged with assaulting former boss during rampage

An apparently disgruntled employee who police say went on a destructive rampage that culminated with assaulting his former boss inside his house has been charged. Read more »

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Former Marine freed from prison in Iran attends memorial

A former U.S. Marine who was jailed in Iran for more than four years until his January release said his Thursday visit to the Michigan state Senate for Memorial Day services was "bittersweet." Read more »

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Slain college student's mother leads anti-violence rally

The mother of one of the two Southern University students killed in a shootout at an off-campus party last month led a rally at the Louisiana Capitol on Thursday, calling for an end to the silence... Read more »

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CDC urges speed on Zika as House moves to negotiate funding

The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursday even as the House left town for its Memorial Day recess with no visible... Read more »

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Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But an agency audit found at least... Read more »

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Lee praises Trump's potential Supreme Court picks but hasn't endorsed him

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, really likes Donald Trump's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees, but that hasn't persuaded him to endorse the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Read more »

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IRS scam goes far beyond a phone call for Syracuse woman

Scam phone calls where the caller claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service seem to be increasing in Utah, with multiple police agencies reporting new cases in recent weeks. For victim Kayla... Read more »

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Court upholds $3M judgment against Gerber Products Co.

A sharply divided Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said a baby food manufacturer must pay more than $3 million to workers for the time they spent dressing and undressing into uniforms and... Read more »

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UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks

The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as soon as feasible" between the government and opposition, but he set no new date and expects that it will "certainly not" come within... Read more »

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Delegates in hand, Trump says he's got GOP nomination

With a triumphant pile of delegates in hand, Republican Donald Trump on Thursday claimed support from "almost everybody" in his party and turned his attention to his likely Democratic presidential... Read more »

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UDOT to begin I-15 work from Riverdale to Farr West

The Utah Department of Transportation will begin work to replace the pavement on I-15 from the I-84 interchange in Riverdale to the 2700 North interchange in Farr West beginning Friday, June 3. Read more »

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Autopsy to determine if body found in Pineview is missing Harrisville man

Weber County sheriff's search crews found a body in Pineview Reservoir just off the shoreline Thursday. A medical examiner will try and determine whether it's the body of a Harrisville man who has... Read more »

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U. study shows how huge landslide shaped Zion National Park (+video)

A University of Utah assistant professor of geology and geophysics led a study into a huge landslide that happened 4,800 years ago, damming the Virgin River and creating a lake that lasted 700... Read more »

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Don't know what's causing your infection? Ask your DNA

Three years in the making, Taxonomer may be a "game changer" for how doctors diagnose patients in clinic, emergency rooms and in developing countries, according to co-developer Mark Yandell, a... Read more »

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Cedar Hills’ Family Festival kicks off Tuesday

Cedar Hills’ annual Family Festival is set for Tuesday, May 31, through Saturday, June 4, at various sites. Read more »

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Provo’s Bikes and Trikes Festival is Saturday

Provo officials are inviting residents to grab their family, friends and neighbors and pedal to Memorial Park, 800 E. Center, on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to noon for the Bikes and Trikes... Read more »

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Utah and 10 states sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom directive

Utah is joining a coalition of states suing members of the Obama administration for clarification on a directive regarding transgender bathroom policies in schools. Read more »

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5 memorable ways to pamper your family this summer

Whether or not you're treating your family to a vacation this summer, everyone deserves a little pampering every so often. Read more »

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'An answer to many prayers': Hong Kong China Temple reaches 20-year milestone

In a region with half the world's population as well as multiple languages and non-Christian religions, the inspiration received by President Gordon B. Hinckley to build a temple in Hong Kong has... Read more »

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