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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Charges: Man responsible for death of toddler despite claims that boy died falling down stairs

A child abuse case filed Friday alleges a Taylorsville man is criminally responsible for the death of his girlfriend's 19-month-old son last fall despite the man's claims that the boy died from a... Read more »

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Kenya police: 6-story residential building collapses in rain

A six-story residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday under heavy rain and flooding, trapping an unknown number of people in the rubble, Kenyan officials said. Read more »

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Fire rips through restaurant at Solitude Mountain Resort

The Roundhouse restaurant at Solitude Mountain Resort went up in flames Friday afternoon, causing problems for firefighters who had at first had no water access at the building, fire authorities said. Read more »

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Salt Lake County officials stand against racism, celebrate diversity

Salt Lake County employees and community members celebrated the fourth annual Stand Against Racism event Friday. Utah was one of 36 states that participated in the event. Read more »

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UN says N. Korea accusations vs US troops 'unsubstantiated'

The American-led U.N. command on Saturday dismissed as unsubstantiated accusations from North Korea that U.S. troops at a border village tried to provoke its frontline troops with "disgusting acts." Read more »

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Family frustrated with lack of charges in mysterious triple killing

The investigation into the 2014 disappearance of three men, presumed to be dead and likely murdered, has been completed for months, police say. The victims' families are frustrated that no charges... Read more »

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Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat

With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent... Read more »

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Kasich calls for balance on gay rights, religious beliefs

Asked about gay rights and marriage equality, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that more people should take a "chill pill" and try to get along with one another rather than... Read more »

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Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police Friday outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said... Read more »

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Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job. Read more »

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Battle over ozone standard latest states-federal conflict

Alan Matheson, executive director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, testified earlier this month before the U.S. House Energy and Power Subcommittee on the serious consequences... Read more »

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8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home

A late-night phone call to police about a crying child led to the discovery of eight children unsupervised at a San Antonio home, including a 2-year-old boy chained in the backyard and a 3-year-old... Read more »

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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy. Read more »

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Smithfield man stabbed father to death after inviting him to home, police say

A Smithfield man who police say invited his father to his house was arrested for investigation of murder after police say he stabbed his father multiple times in the neck. Read more »

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Photos: Charter school students plant 4 trees for Arbor Day

Students from the Open Classroom charter school in Salt Lake City plant four silver linden trees in celebration of Arbor Day. Read more »

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Salt Lake man charged in brutal hammer attack on girlfriend

A Salt Lake man who police say attacked his girlfriend with a hammer and threatened to bury her in the backyard was charged Friday with attempted murder. Read more »

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Driver charged with hitting motorcyclist, hiding marijuana

A Salt Lake man was charged Friday with trying to hide a baggie of marijuana after crashing into and killing a motorcyclist. Read more »

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Chaffetz attorney calls FEC complaint claims 'false and misleading'

A lawyer for Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Friday the Utah Republican's primary opponent, Chia-Chi Teng, made "demonstrably false and misleading" claims in a request for a Federal Election Commission... Read more »

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UDOT to resurface 4700 South from I-15 to I-215

The Utah Department of Transportation is resurfacing 4700 South from I-15 to I-215. Construction will continue through July. Read more »

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White House 2016: Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race

Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia. And an army of lawyers is... Read more »

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Judge to lift female guard ban in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

The military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes proceedings at Guantanamo Bay says he will lift his order prohibiting female guards from having physical contact with the five defendants... Read more »

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Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo

The Syrian army and rebels unleashed deadly new attacks on each other Friday in Aleppo, with insurgents shelling a mosque during weekly prayers and government airstrikes hitting opposition... Read more »

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Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss

Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude. Read more »

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Protesters get rowdy at California hotel before Trump speech

Several hundred protesters opposing Donald Trump gathered Friday outside the hotel where he was scheduled to speak to Republicans, and some broke through a steel barricade and approached the... Read more »

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Nebo changes day for districtwide collaboration time

Nebo’s districtwide collaboration day will change to Monday instead of Wednesday beginning in the 2016-17 school year. Read more »

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Peruvian Park educator is Canyons Teacher of the Year

Canyons School District named Gretchen Murray, an educator at Peruvian Park Elementary, as its 2016 Teacher of the Year during a celebration Tuesday. Read more »

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BYU to test Am. Fork soil as part of environmental study

American Fork has announced it is participating in a scientific environmental study being conducted by researchers at BYU. Read more »

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Work-life thought leader to address U. graduates

Anne-Marie Slaughter, a Princeton professor, foreign policy expert and work-life balance thought leader, will deliver the University of Utah’s general commencement address on Thursday, May 5,... Read more »

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Inspectors' proactive approach reducing livestock thefts in Utah

Utah may be well past its pioneer era, but a crime from the days of the Wild West still rears its head on the Beehive State’s open range. Read more »

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Brewvies wants judge to stop DABC from enforcing Utah obscenity law

Brewvies Cinema Pub wants a federal judge to stop the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control from taking any action against the theater for allegedly violating a state obscenity law. Read more »

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Fortune reports: BYU's cybersecurity team makes up more than half of women represented at championship

In an industry dominated by men, four LDS women helped their team win second place at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship, the "Olympics of college-level cyber defense." Read more »

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Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and... Read more »

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FDA reconsiders training requirements for painkillers

The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents... Read more »

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Clinton endorses all-boys public schools in high-crime areas

Hillary Clinton says she wants a network of all-boys public schools in high-crime areas to "spread across America." Read more »

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Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law. But the court said it could revisit the issue as the November elections approach. Read more »

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Are you ready to replace your moisturizer with a pill?

The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within — but it's unclear whether the products they're trying to hawk are safe and effective. Read more »

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Norway oil-rig helicopter crash kills 13; flying ban issued

A helicopter carrying Statoil workers from an offshore rig in the North Sea crashed Friday on an island off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board, rescuers said. Read more »

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Punishments but no criminal charges in US attack on hospital

A U.S. aerial gunship attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people occurred because of human errors, process mistakes and equipment failures, and none of the aircrew or U.S. ground... Read more »

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Timpanogos Cave to get new visitor center after 25 years

The Timpanogos Cave National Monument in American Fork will be getting a new visitor center to replace the one destroyed by a fire 25 years ago. Read more »

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7 crazy-awesome natural arches and bridges in Utah

Utah boasts an architectural freak-scape of sky-spanning natural bridges, but what's in it for you? Read more »

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Highland marking Arbor Day with planting project, tree sale

Highland will celebrate Arbor Day on Saturday with a tree-planting project and tree sale. Read more »

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Scam targets families of LDS missionaries

The state Department of Commerce has received a report of a scam artist calling grandparents of LDS missionaries with a ploy that their grandchild was in trouble and needed them to send money.... Read more »

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Violence follows California Trump rally, 17 arrested

Raucous protesters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California in violent demonstrations leading to 17 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative... Read more »

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At the Vatican, Biden calls for global commitment to cancer

Casting cancer as a scourge with no boundaries, Vice President Joe Biden came to the Vatican on Friday to call for a global commitment to fund cancer research rooted in appreciation for the real... Read more »

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Avoid giving your baby this food that may include harmful levels of arsenic

Research shows that the first food many babies are given includes levels of arsenic that may be cause for concern. Read more »

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Why volunteer work is good for businesses

Some companies are finding ways to incorporate volunteerism into their workplace, including offering volunteer time as a benefit. Here's how they are helping their own business, their employees and... Read more »

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The ‘ism’ labels that millennials choose to identify with

A poll of young American adults finds they don't see themselves as capitalists, but they don't embrace socialism, either. Read more »

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Q&A: The Becket Fund founder’s surprising solution to end conflict between church and state

In his new book, "Believers, Thinkers and Founders," Kevin Seamus Hasson suggests looking at God in the legal context in an unexpected way. Read more »

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2016 BYU Women's Conference: 'One in Charity'

More than 10,000 women from around the world from more than 13 countries and 48 states spent Thursday at BYU for classes and service projects as part of the 40th annual BYU Women's Conference. Read more »

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One man dead, another in police custody after stabbing in Smithfield

One man was dead and another man was in custody Thursday evening after a fatal stabbing in Smithfield, police said. Read more »

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