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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority

Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to... Read more »

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Alberta fire evacuees moved a 2nd time as weather shifts

A massive, raging wild fire moved south and forced three more communities south of Canada's main oil sands city to evacuate on Thursday. Read more »

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CDC: 1 in 3 antibiotic prescriptions unnecessary

Nearly one-third of antibiotics prescribed in the U.S. — about 47 million prescriptions each year — are inappropriate and unnecessary, according to a report from the Centers for Disease... Read more »

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Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82. Read more »

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6 powerful prayer stories for the National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 5 is the National Day of Prayer, an opportunity for people of faith to celebrate the strength, healing and peace that prayer brings them. Read more »

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The third leading cause of death in America? Human error

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University say human error, not disease, is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and challenge the CDC to be more forthcoming about medical mistakes. Read more »

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Teen birth rate hits record low, and here's why

Just in time for Prevent Teen Pregnancy Day Wednesday, officials confirm that teen pregnancy is at a record low. Read more »

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Robert F. Bennett, former three-term U.S. senator from Utah, dies at age 82

Robert F. Bennett, 82 a former three-term U.S. senator from Utah, who used to work for Howard Hughes and who was also once accused of being “Deep Throat” in the Watergate scandal, died... Read more »

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Remembering Bob Bennett; dignitaries praise the former senator

Elected officials, business leaders and other dignitaries praised former Sen. Bob Bennett's leadership and service to Utah. Read more »

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3 for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawks

J.R. Smith made seven 3-pointers and the Cleveland Cavaliers drained an NBA-record 25 3s in a 123-98 runaway win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night in Game 2 of their second-round series. Read more »

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Cosby tries again to delay criminal case, get charges tossed

Bill Cosby is trying again to delay hearings in his criminal case while he fights to get the sex-assault charges in Pennsylvania dismissed. Read more »

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A distinguished career: Bob Bennett's top 10 career moments

Former U.S. Sen. Robert F. Bennett died Wednesday at age 82. A three-term senator, he served from 1992 to 2011. After 18 years of serving in Washington, Bennett's career expanded beyond a... Read more »

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Governor, challenger call for end to Common Core, SAGE testing

Both Gov. Gary Herbert and his re-election challenger, Jonathan Johnson, called for the end of SAGE testing and Utah's use of the Common Core academic standards Wednesday. Read more »

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Utah GOP leaders ready to support presidential nominee, won't say they support Trump

Rep. Jason Chaffetz just couldn't bring himself to say he supports Donald Trump on Wednesday, the day after the billionaire businessman became the GOP's presumptive presidential pick. Read more »

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US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is... Read more »

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California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. Read more »

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Panel: Painkiller training should be required for physicians

Doctors who prescribe painkillers should be required to undergo training aimed at reducing misuse and abuse of the medications, according to federal health experts, though they acknowledge the... Read more »

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Unwanted pets find new homes in 'dog-friendly' Utah

On Wednesday, 95 dogs and cats boarded a Cessna Grand Caravan and began their rescue journey from Roswell, New Mexico, to Colorado and then to Utah. Dog Is My CoPilot transported the unwanted... Read more »

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Catholics, LDS stand together on issues 'good for America,' archbishop says

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, visiting Salt Lake City at the invitation of the LDS Church, said Wednesday the two faiths stand together “on issues that are good... Read more »

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Hale theater looks ahead to '17 season as Sandy construction progresses

With grand openings of the two stages slated for the fall of 2017 — one in September and the other in November — Hale Centre Theatre unveiled its 2017 season Wednesday. Read more »

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Photos: Travel boosters rally to help less fortunate

Robbie Preece, Amanda Hansen and Michelle Zamani put together hygiene kits for The Road Home at Travel Rally Day outside the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Read more »

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Climate change and national forests: Shorter ski seasons? More time to camp?

Wildlife, ski slopes, bridges and campgrounds. These national forest resources are all vulnerable to the effects of a warming climate. The Forest Service is in the midst of a study to determine how... Read more »

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Truck carrying pork catches fire, causing $300K in damage

A semitrailer carrying a load of pork caught fire Wednesday afternoon in South Salt Lake, causing heavy damage. Read more »

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District says South Ogden Junior High teacher violated policy with racially charged word

A white Utah teacher and school board member violated district policy by using a racially charged word in his junior high class, officials said. Read more »

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Susan Hunt files motion for new trial in civil lawsuit

Attorneys for the mother of Darrien Hunt filed a motion for a new trial on Wednesday in her civil lawsuit against Saratoga Springs and its two officers who shot and killed her son. Read more »

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Salt Lake mother charged with killing unbuckled child in collision

The Salt Lake mother of a 3-year-old girl who was killed in a crash last year was booked into jail Tuesday on a criminal charge connected with the death. Read more »

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Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching... Read more »

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich officially ends bid for Republican nomination

The last man standing in Donald Trump's path to the Republican nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ended his campaign Wednesday, making Trump the party's presumptive nominee. Read more »

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Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company

A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before... Read more »

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Davis School District pays $10K in damages for 'drunk goggles' injury

The Davis School District has paid more than $10,000 toward a student's medical expenses after she was injured in a classroom activity in 2014, which led to a lawsuit filed last month, according to... Read more »

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US Judge: Clinton may be ordered to testify in records case

A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade... Read more »

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Photos: Crossing guard honored for 38 years of loyal service

Barbara Johnson, who has been a crossing guard at East Midvale Elementary for 38 years, has been honored by the Canyons School District and the Utah Department of Transportation. Read more »

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Ewan McGregor explores the humanness of Jesus

Daunting” is one word Ewan McGregor used about stepping into the role of Jesus in the new film “Last Days in the Desert. Read more »

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German politicians suggest taxing Muslims to fight radicalization

In American politics, raising taxes is seen as a sure way to provoke a voter revolt. But in Germany, some politicians see taxing Muslims as a strategy to keep them from becoming radicalized. Read more »

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Official: Utah teacher violated policy with racially charged word

A white Utah teacher violated school district policy by using a racially charged word in his junior high class, an official said. Read more »

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Man accused of trying to arrange meeting with teen boy is charged

A man accused of arranging to meet with a 13-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer, was charged Wednesday. Read more »

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Rolling Stones ask Trump to stop playing their songs

Rolling Stones have asked presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to stop playing their songs at his campaign events. Read more »

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Obama drinks filtered city water in Flint to show it's safe

Showing support for the beleaguered residents of Flint, Michigan, President Barack Obama drank filtered city water on Wednesday to show that it is again safe following a lead-contamination crisis. Read more »

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UTA offers extra service to the Race for the Cure

The 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be held Saturday, May 7, and the Utah Transit Authority will run extra FrontRunner and Trax Red Line service to help participants get to... Read more »

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Syracuse to offer passport application processing services

Syracuse will begin offering passport application processing services beginning May 31. Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 233 E Washington, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Read more »

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New moon stargazing events set at Glen Canyon

The Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will be hosting new moon stargazing events at the Wahweap Campground Amphitheater throughout the summer. Read more »

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Learn how Antelope Island’s Native Americans gathered food

Have you ever wondered what the Native American inhabitants of Antelope Island ate? Read more »

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New Layton park nearing completion

Layton is nearing completion of a new neighborhood park located at 3500 North Redtail Way. Read more »

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Utah artist to be honored by the White House

A Utah artist is among 10 people selected from across the country to be honored by the White House. Read more »

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Judge reduces pretrial check-ins for ex-Utah A.G. John Swallow

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow now only needs to check with his pretrial officer once a week instead of once a day in the criminal case against him. Read more »

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Orem woman makes history by joining Army infantry

Tara McCaig, of Orem, has become the first Utah woman to enlist in the U.S. Army infantry, following in the footsteps of other members of her family. She is also one of the first 10 women in the... Read more »

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Kasich dropping out; Trump on clear GOP path

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party's nomination. Read more »

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Scholarship fund honors students, fallen officers

Five students were recognized Tuesday by the Utah 1033 Foundation, which provides financial assistance for families of fallen officers and college scholarships named after those officers for... Read more »

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Girl's abduction, death leave Navajo community heartbroken

The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon... Read more »

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Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign

Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary... Read more »

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