Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Volunteers provide clothing, food, flip-flops during Pioneer Day event

About 50 volunteers distributed food, clothing and hygiene kits outside The Road Home homeless shelter Thursday to adults and children in need as part of an annual Pioneer Day charity event. Read more »

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Head-on collision kills 2, injures 3 in Eagle Mountain

Police believe alcohol may have contributed to a head-on collision that killed two Eagle Mountain residents and injured three others. Read more »

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Obama visits with nonprofit head, ex-gang members

President Barack Obama met privately Thursday with four former gang members and the head of a Los Angeles nonprofit that is helping them turn around their lives. Read more »

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Helicopter used to evacuate people threatened by Levan wildfire

A brush fire burning south of Levan caused the evacuation of eight homes Thursday, and several people were being evacuated from a nearby canyon via helicopter. Read more »

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FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel. Read more »

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Olympic gold medalists team with sponsors as they prepare for 2018

The Center of Excellence in Park City is where athletes dream of Olympic glory, but that dream is expensive. Read more »

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Native Americans celebrate heritage, culture at Liberty Park

The 20th annual Native American Celebration in the Park on Thursday at Liberty Park honored the heritage and culture of Native Americans with dancing, food and entertainment for the entire family. Read more »

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Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another... Read more »

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Parade spectators celebrate pioneers past and present

Thousands flocked to downtown Salt Lake City from near and far Thursday to celebrate Utah's pioneer heritage in the annual Days of '47 Parade. Read more »

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Ted Cruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to Israel

Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline... Read more »

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Pioneer panorama arrives in the Salt Lake Valley

Thanks to art collector Tony Christensen, a nearly-century-old mural depicting the Mormon pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley has made its way to Salt Lake City. Read more »

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US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

The Obama administration is considering giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. border. Read more »

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Student attitudes changing on healthy school lunches, studies say

A national survey of school administrators found that while students initially complained about new healthy lunch guidelines, attitudes are now more positive. A Jordan School District study also... Read more »

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Challenges, drug shortages, mark US executions

The prolonged execution in Arizona looked troubling, but was it unconstitutional? The U.S. Supreme Court, which upheld the use of lethal injection six years ago, has held that "an isolated mishap"... Read more »

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Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a... Read more »

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Official: Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people 'probably crashed' in Mali

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed," according to the plane's owner and... Read more »

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Henry 'Hank' Hartsfield Jr., space shuttle astronaut, dies at 80

Over his career as an astronaut, Henry “Hank” Hartsfield Jr. spent many years in training and only 20 days in orbit — but they were very good days. Read more »

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US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separatists more lethal weaponry. Read more »

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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America. Read more »

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Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare

As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers. Read more »

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Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality... Read more »

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Iraq elects Kurdish politician as new president; attacks kill dozens

Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government. Read more »

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Missouri hiker found dead in hot Wayne County canyon

Triple-digit temperatures may have been a factor in the death of a hiker in southern Utah. Read more »

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Pioneer Day takes over social media as Utahns celebrate with tweets and tributes

Here's a look at what people across Utah are saying about Pioneer Day and how they're celebrating. Read more »

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UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets... Read more »

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