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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Putin tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia

Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone Saturday on a visit to Slovenia, shaking hands and honoring dead soldiers as he tested Western resolve in maintaining crippling sanctions... Read more »

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Man killed in crash near border of Utah and Carbon counties

A crash near the border of Carbon and Utah counties left one man dead Friday. Read more »

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Pope urges clergy to go into the world, tend to the needy

Pope Francis encouraged Catholic priests and nuns to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy as he celebrated a Mass on Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II, the Polish... Read more »

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State now focused on single site near airport for new prison

The state has narrowed its search for the specific location of a new Utah State Prison to a single site within some 4,000 acres west of Salt Lake City International Airport already identified for... Read more »

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What's troubling athletes arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'

So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes' village took several days to fix. Who cares? Read more »

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The 50 most charitable cities in America. Where does yours rank?

With so much negativity in the news of late, the Barna Group decided to embark on a quest to help the world remember "the reality of human kindness." Read more »

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Why it might be a good idea to start saving for five or more years of college now

Students who take five or more years in college wreak havoc on their financial future, not just in what they actually pay but in opportunity costs. Read more »

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Officials believe no survivors in Texas balloon crash

No one appeared to survive a hot air balloon crash in Central Texas, authorities said Saturday. Read more »

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UDOT using hydro technology in highway bridge project

The Utah Department of Transportation is using an innovative system of high-pressure water jets to refurbish bridge decks on the I-215 project. This is one of the first times UDOT has used the... Read more »

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More bug spray, less dining al fresco planned in Zika zone

As word spread that Miami's hippest neighborhood was now considered ground zero for the first mosquito-transmitted infections of the Zika virus in the U.S. mainland, many residents vowed to take... Read more »

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The financial "talk" you should be having with your children

The annual Fidelity Investments Family and Finance Study found adult children are more willing to help their aging parents than their parents think. But there's often a major disconnect between... Read more »

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Franklin Graham reacts after congressman reportedly compares Jews to 'termites'

Evangelist Franklin Graham is lambasting a congressman's recent comments that appeared to claim that Jewish "settlers" in disputed Middle Eastern lands are like destructive "termites," calling the... Read more »

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Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika

There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that... Read more »

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Provo, Orem residents take bus rapid transit fight to state Supreme Court

A group of Utah County residents who want plans for a new bus rapid transit system in Provo and Orem to be decided by voters is asking the Utah Supreme Court to intervene in the case. Read more »

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What's safe? Europe grapples with security after attacks

You can't put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. But after a wave of attacks in Western Europe, authorities are struggling to protect their people as best they can. The French Riviera... Read more »

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US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter

Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace at the start of the year. But the gloom seems to have lifted. Read more »

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Trump's Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US

Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign. Read more »

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Eroding Alaska village to vote on whether to move or stay

A tiny island village on Alaska's storm-battered western coast is entering a new chapter in its decades-long pursuit to move the entire community from its badly eroding shores to safer ground. Read more »

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5 prayers to God that were just uttered during the Democratic National Convention

Invocations and benedictions are common fixtures in our political process, as the faithful on both sides of the aisle have a tradition of publicly appealing to God before making important decisions... Read more »

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Seniors visit police stations to show support, share candy with officers

A group of senior citizens stormed police stations in Millcreek and Holladay on Friday afternoon armed with walkers, smiles and bags of candy to give to police officers. Read more »

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Terminally ill 'Little Addie' from Fountain Green has died

A Fountain Green girl who captured the hearts of people around the world in 2014 for a campaign to get her a “lifetime of Christmas cards” has died. Read more »

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Single family homes sales down in Salt Lake County, condo sales up

The Salt Lake Board of Realtors Friday reported a drop in the number of single-family homes sold in Salt Lake County in the second quarter of 2016, while sales of condominiums showed a double-digit... Read more »

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Fire in Morgan County temporarily closes eastbound I-84; 50 acres burned

A fire ignited by farming equipment caused the closure of eastbound I-84 for about 45 minutes Friday afternoon. Read more »

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Clinton campaign: Computer service used by campaign hacked

A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is the leading... Read more »

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Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border threatening 140 homes; FEMA steps in to help

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it will step in to assist the fight against a wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border and threatening about 140 homes. Read more »

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Army releases report on Dallas gunman sex harassment case

The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual... Read more »

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A bird's-eye view of scorched Antelope Island

Birds fly over Farmington Bay near Antelope Island on Friday. More than 15,000 acres of the island burned last week in a wildfire sparked by lightning. Read more »

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Scientists collect data at Farmington Bay; no harmful algal bloom detected

State water quality officials say algae in Farmington Bay is a different species from the one that shut down Utah Lake for nearly two weeks, but it potentially could carry the same health risks if... Read more »

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Francis writes an appeal for mercy in silent visit to Auschwitz

Pope Francis paid a silent visit to the Auschwitz concentration camp where he spent intense moments in prayer, embraced Holocaust survivors and met those who risked their lives to help Jews... Read more »

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Hundreds are disappearing at the hands of the Egyptian government, says Amnesty International

In a report released this past week, human rights group Amnesty International said the Egyptian government is hiding, torturing and killing people in an effort to “intimidate government... Read more »

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Can Clinton-Kaine bring Catholic voters back to the Democrats?

If there is one constant in this unconventional presidential campaign it is the unpredictability — and importance — of the Catholic vote. Read more »

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Former day care worker charged with child sex abuse

A former day care worker has been charged with abusing a 5-year-old boy at the facility. Read more »

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Man ordered to stand trial on charges of shooting fleeing intruder

A man accused of shooting a stranger suspected of intruding in his mother-in-law's vacant home was ordered this week to stand trial on firearms charges. Read more »

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History in pictures: Hillary Clinton from then to now

Hillary Clinton made history Thursday by accepting the Democratic nomination for president. See her before her White House days, as Secretary of State and now. Read more »

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Group calls for resignation of West Jordan councilman

The group Alliance for a Better Utah on Friday called on West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga to resign and started an online petition with the same goal. Read more »

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Two conventions, two nominees, and a whole new culture war

Since the late 1970s, the political battle lines in the culture war have been clearly drawn and easily understood. Read more »

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Macy's allegedly fires longtime employee over transgender bathroom incident

A Macy's store detective who worked for the retail chain for more than 26 years has filed a religious discrimination complaint, alleging that he was unfairly terminated after questioning the... Read more »

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Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading Zika in U.S.

Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday in a long-feared turn in the epidemic sweeping through Latin America... Read more »

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Air Force veteran was reportedly forcibly removed from a ceremony for trying to mention God in a speech

Nearly 100,000 people have signed petitions calling on the Air Force to apologize to a veteran who was forcibly removed during a flag-folding ceremony for attempting to deliver a speech that... Read more »

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ACLU says feds must get warrant to access drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is pushing back against the Drug Enforcement Administration in a lawsuit over whether investigators should have access to the state's prescription drug... Read more »

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Truck driver awarded for driving 2 million miles accident free

Kevin Otteson was awarded Friday for driving his semitrailer over 2 million miles, completely accident free. Read more »

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Ex-bus driver sentenced to 20 days in jail for DUI with students on board

A former Alpine School District bus driver will spend 20 days in jail after pleading guilty to driving drunk with students on board. Read more »

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The major role faith and religion will play at the 2016 Olympic Games

It's no secret that the Olympic Games bring together a diverse pool of people from different ethnicities and cultures — individuals who have divergent beliefs and lifestyles, particularly... Read more »

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Most parents don't know what they're doing during the most important years of their child's life

"Parenting Matters" report says primary caregivers often don't know what a child needs to thrive, but finding out early is important for kids to thrive. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton made history last night. Here's how people reacted

On Thursday night, Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president. And it looks like Twitter had mixed reviews for her. Read more »

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Injured Mormon senior missionary shares long recovery from Brussels bombing

Remarkably, Richard Norby said he has had a complete lack of pain since the moment a terrorist bomb at the Brussels airport burned and broke his body. He and his wife Pam have exhibited no lack of... Read more »

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Cyclist injured in collision with car in Millcreek

A 74-year-old bicyclist was taken to a local hospital in critical condition Friday after crashing into a car in Millcreek. Read more »

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Trump transition tests outsider's governing ability

His status as a presidential nominee barely a week old, Donald Trump is already tasked with assembling a complex transition team capable of hiring thousands of high-level government officials and... Read more »

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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

the spread of the Zika virus is a tiny menace that just won't go away. Read more »

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Idaho deputies who shot, killed rancher won't face charges

Two Idaho sheriff's deputies will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing an armed rancher in a confrontation about putting down a bull that was injured in a car crash and threatened... Read more »

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