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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


San Juan County Commissioner appeals conviction for 2014 ATV protest ride

San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman filed an appeal Friday, saying the court was wrong to convict him of an illegal ATV protest ride. Read more »

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Death on Everest leads to risky effort to recover bodies

The mountain is speckled with corpses. Read more »

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Former Springville High student charged with threat of terrorism

An 18-year-old Springville man was charged Friday for allegedly making online threats of a terrorism attack at Springville High on May 19. Read more »

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Trump tells California 'there is no drought'

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought." Read more »

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1 killed, 1 in extremely critical condition after 3-car crash in Vernal

One person died and another was critically injured Friday in a three-vehicle crash in Vernal, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

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'Shield' actor's words used against him in murder trial

An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead... Read more »

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How Alibaba won, and lost, a friend in Washington

In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying that its websites served as a 24-hour market "for... Read more »

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Man found shot to death in Cottonwood Heights parking lot

A 31-year-old man was found dead in the passenger seat of a car parked at a Cottonwood Heights credit union early Friday. Police said he was shot and the crime appears to have occurred at another... Read more »

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Man with fake gun subdued at Park City hospital, official says

A man caused a brief scare Friday when he attempted to pull from his waistband what turned out to be a fake gun at Park City Medical Center, hospital officials said. Read more »

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Salt Lake City fire chief plans to retire this fall

To some city leaders' surprise, Salt Lake Fire Chief Brian Dale has announced he will be retiring this fall. Read more »

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Are Utahns tiring of Mitt Romney challenging Donald Trump?

Mitt Romney said he's critical of presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump so he "can sleep at night," but some Utahns may be growing tired of him challenging a fellow Republican. Read more »

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Lunar rock escorted to downtown vault for Clark Planetarium renovation

The moon rock at Clark Planetarium was moved to a Zions Bank vault in preparation for summer construction of new exhibits. Read more »

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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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Police: Woman died on zip line after falling tree branch hit her

Police say a South Carolina woman killed on a zip line at Sundance Mountain Resort this week was hit by a broken tree branch as it fell. Read more »

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Manti senior conquers classes and cancer

Kelsie Albee learned more during her senior year than most of her classmates will in their lifetimes. When school started last fall, she was at Primary Children’s Hospital, having been... Read more »

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Man accused of murdering wife to be released from jail

Arrangements were made Friday to release a man from the Weber County Jail, five days after police arrested him for investigation of aggravated murder in the death of his wife. Investigators say... Read more »

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Text of Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

President Barack Obama's remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. atomic bombing, the legacy of World War II and nuclear weapons, as delivered: Read more »

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State, education leaders gear up for summer deliberation as school year ends

School's out for several school districts across the Wasatch Front, but state lawmakers plan to address several education issues during their interim meetings over the summer, such as testing,... Read more »

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Episcopal clergy go orange against gun violence

Orange isn’t a traditional liturgical color in the Episcopal Church. But on Sunday, June 5, Episcopal clergy across the country are planning to wear orange stoles in a stand against gun... Read more »

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What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 primaries

Regardless of whether voters intend to vote by mail or in person, they will have to navigate a handful of specific deadlines in order to keep their votes eligible for the upcoming June 28 primaries. Read more »

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Ex-BYU student convicted in meth lab case arrested in similar Salt Lake case

A former BYU student who originally claimed he was making soap but was later convicted of operating a clandestine laboratory was arrested again Friday for investigation of a similar offense. Read more »

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In a red state, the culture war shifts

In one of the reddest of the red states, appeals to traditional values have long resonated with many voters. Read more »

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Photos: Memorial honors those who donated bodies to U.

Patrica Laissez gets emotional during a memorial service in Salt Lake City on Friday for those who donated their bodies to the University of Utah School of Medicine. Read more »

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Libertarian Gary Johnson to never-Trumpers: 'I'm it'

with the Republican Party facing the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency, Libertarian presidential hopeful Gary Johnson could be a factor in 2016. Read more »

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Polygamous leader asks again to be let out of jail

A high-ranking polygamous sect leader accused of helping orchestrate a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme says he should be let out of jail since the trial has been pushed back to October. Read more »

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Feds announce $10 million for wildfire projects in 12 states

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday toured a massive wildfire rehabilitation effort in southwest Idaho that's part of the federal government's new wildfire strategy. Read more »

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Central Utah International Business Forum set for June 1

World Trade Center Utah, the Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Six County Association of Governments is co-sponsoring a Central Utah International Business Forum on Wednesday, June 1. Read more »

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GOED board OKs grants to help 8 rural businesses

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board of directors has approved eight rural Utah businesses for Rural Fast Track grants. Read more »

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Mapleton to discuss proposed road fee on June 15

Mapleton will hold an open house on Wednesday, June 15, to discuss and answer questions about a proposed utility road fund the City Council hopes to adopt in July. Read more »

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96-year-old Heimlich uses namesake maneuver on choking woman

The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center. Read more »

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Trump tells California 'there is no drought'

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought." Read more »

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Consumers warned to beware of real estate scam

The Utah Division of Real Estate warns Utah consumers to be aware of a scam that targets property transactions through fake emails in an effort to trick people into wiring loan transfers and other... Read more »

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Salt Lake Comic Con buys into local gaming convention

Salt Lake Comic Con has expanded its reach on the Utah nerd convention circuit, buying a 50 percent stake in Salt Lake Gaming Con. Read more »

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Body found in Pineview identified as missing Harrisville man

Police have identified a body recovered from Pineview Reservoir Thursday as that of a missing Harrisville man. Read more »

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Splash pad in N. Salt Lake’s Legacy Park opens

The splash pad at North Salt Lake's Legacy Park, 140 W. 1100 North, is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend. Read more »

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Panel seeks submissions for West Bountiful history book

The Historic Commission is compiling the next edition of the city’s history and is asking residents to contribute pictures, stories, news articles and other items for the book. Read more »

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Prosecutors want more time to file charges in arson death of John Williams

A man who was arrested Sunday in connection with the killing of prominent restaurant entrepreneur John W. Williams may remain in the Salt Lake County Jail without charges being filed for another... Read more »

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Migrant shipwreck survivor says he was under hull, pal died

A Sudanese man who survived the capsizing of a heavily overcrowded smugglers boat off Libya recounted Friday how the vessel tipped over when fellow migrants heard the voice of approaching rescuers... Read more »

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Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best

Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. Read more »

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Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines Friday ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints after authorities opened extra screening lanes... Read more »

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Are you Alibaba literate? 5 things to know about the company

Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce platform. Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last year on Alibaba's sites. The company went public in 2014, raising $25 billion... Read more »

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Unprecedented excitement at Libertarian Party convention

The deep unpopularity of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has led to an unprecedented level of excitement at the Libertarian Party's presidential nominating convention in Orlando this year. Read more »

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Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak. Read more »

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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving. Read more »

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Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor

It was a stunning rebuke — even by Donald Trump's standards — aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico. Read more »

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In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight

Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being trapped... Read more »

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NASA taking another stab at inflating space station room

NASA is taking a second crack at inflating an experimental room at the International Space Station. Read more »

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Rubio says he will support Trump, but not campaign with him

Sen. Marco Rubio says he will be campaigning with Republican candidates to keep GOP control of the House and Senate. Read more »

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State inspectors making sure drivers get what they pay for at the pump

With Utahns heading out on the roads for Memorial Day weekend, state inspectors say drivers are almost always getting their money’s worth when they fill up at the pump. 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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