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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that... Read more »

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Love won't go to GOP national convention

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, won't attend the Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate. Read more »

7 hours ago

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BBC mini-documentary reveals life of those poor and pregnant in the Bronx

In a six-part mini-documentary called “9 Months in the Bronx” released June 16, the BBC explores the difficulties poor and minority women face when it comes to giving birth while on... Read more »

7 hours ago

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Pine Valley residents prepare for worst as wildfire grows

All of Pine Valley remained affected by voluntary evacuation orders Friday as the wildfire threatening the area continued to grow. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'

Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Read more »

7 hours ago

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Fire destroys Millcreek home after downed power lines hamper crews' efforts

A fire destroyed a Millcreek home late Friday afternoon, the Unified Fire Authority reported. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Woman surrenders after SWAT standoff in Roy

A woman surrendered to police Friday night after a SWAT standoff that lasted more than four hours, though her home went up in flames just as she was doing so, police said. Read more »

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Will 'Brexit' vote help Trump in Utah?

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said during a brief congressional trip to London last week that the level of support for the referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union was palpable. Read more »

9 hours ago

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Meet the retired nurse who pays women not to have abortions

A Pennsylvania woman is working to stop abortion one pregnancy at a time — by paying women to carry their babies to term. Read more »

9 hours ago

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Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges... Read more »

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NFL players with Utah ties visit kids at Primary Children's Hospital

NFL players visited kids at Primary Children's Hospital Friday morning. Each of the players who came was raised in Utah or had played for a Utah university. The event was sponsored by the Don... Read more »

10 hours ago

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2 die in California wildfire that left little time to flee

A deadly wildfire that roared through dry brush and trees in the mountains of central California gave residents little time to flee as flames burned dozens of homes to the ground, propane tanks... Read more »

10 hours ago

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Utah Arts Festival expects 90,000 visitors for its 40th year

The Utah Arts Festival, marking its 40th year, is one of only 11 festivals in the country consecutively running since 1976. It runs downtown through Sunday. Read more »

11 hours ago

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How Brexit impacts the higher-education sector

The recent Brexit vote has caused concern among the higher-education sector, since it may spark significant changes in the U.K. higher-education system that then may cause rippling impacts on... Read more »

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Evangelicals and refugees: Care first, conversion maybe later

This is the first in a three-part series that looks at evangelical Christians’ complex views of the global migrant crisis as well as how refugees are reacting to evangelical outreach. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Southern Baptists are going to need a bigger tent

The Southern Baptist Convention was so famously insular for so long that it earned its own joke about members believing they’re the only ones in heaven. Read more »

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The reason these Texas highway signs dating back to the 1930s are now sparking controversy

A debate is raging in the small city of Hondo, Texas, where atheist activists are asking officials to remove two signs that designate the local area "God's country," with secularists calling the... Read more »

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Judge to decide in 3 months whether uncle, niece will face murder trial

A decision on whether an uncle and niece will stand trial on charges stemming from a 2004 killing won't be made until September. Read more »

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The actual and predicted financial fallout of Brexit for America

Brexit has already impacted stocks, mortgage rates and currency exchange and could impact trade as well. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Arm in arm: Twin sisters build robotic prosthetic arm for national competition

Twin 14-year-old sisters built a robotic prosthetic arm for the national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement competition held at Weber State University this week. Jasmine and Karina... Read more »

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Utah gets high marks for child well-being, falls behind in health care

Utah again ranks among the top 10 states for overall child well-being, according to an annual report by the Annie E. Case Foundation published this week. Read more »

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Primary Children's Hospital chaplains laugh, cry and pray with families

They listen, laugh, cry and pray with kids and their parents who are suffering. From Catholic Mass to LDS Sacrament Meeting, Primary Children's Hospital chaplain services provide emotional support... Read more »

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Motivational speaker Robbins' coal walk burns more than 30 (+video)

More than 30 people who attended an event with motivational speaker Tony Robbins have been treated for burns after Robbins encouraged them to walk on hot coals as a way of conquering their fears,... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Grass fire burns 6 acres near Weber River; county adds fire restrictions

A grass fire burned through 6 acres near the Weber River in Ogden on Friday before it was contained, authorities said. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Trial ordered for politician accused of impersonating LDS general authority

A former Utah County commissioner was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges that he bilked investors for millions after impersonating an LDS Church general authority to assure the development... Read more »

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Photos: United Way volunteers spring into action

Volunteers do landscaping work during the United Way Day of Action at Hillcrest High School in Midvale on Friday. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Draper man charged with murdering Utah woman in Wyoming motel

An 18-year-old Draper man was charged Friday in Wyoming with stabbing one Utah woman to death and injuring a second in a Rock Springs motel. Read more »

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18 dead in West Virginia floods; focus on search and rescue

As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 18 people — Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to... Read more »

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Delta pilots picket for better pay in wake of record airline profits

On Friday, off-duty Delta Air Line pilots conducted informational picketing at eight Delta bases nationwide, including Salt Lake City, to raise awareness about ongoing labor talks between Delta... Read more »

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Utah GOP brings up father's bank scandal in son's race

Democratic congressional candidate Doug Owens is criticizing a Utah Republican Party email highlighting the involvement of his father, the late Rep. Wayne Owens, in the 1992 U.S. House bank scandal. Read more »

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David Cameron's resignation to set off leadership scramble

An intense leadership battle is expected to unfold within Britain's Conservative Party after its long-standing, passionate split over the country's role in Europe reached a pinnacle Friday with a... Read more »

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Brexit and American elections: Families can be torn apart by different ideas, but only if they choose to

Families are standing on different sides of the British decision to exit the EU. Across the pond, American siblings argue Hillary vs. the Donald. Politics takes a toll on families unless they can... Read more »

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Criticism of Supreme Court's non-decision gets divided response

A deferred deportation policy that would have allowed up to 4.5 million immigrants to stay in the United States will not go into effect after the Supreme Court deadlocked in a vote announced on... Read more »

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Investigation: Murray officer justified in firing 7 shots at gunman

A Murray police officer involved in a shootout with a man who had broken into his ex-girlfriend's house in February was legally justified in firing at the man, the Salt Lake County District... Read more »

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Man freed after 20 years: Keep case open until I'm cleared

After 20 years behind bars for a murder he says he didn't commit, Richard Rosario was about to get the charges dropped Friday. Until he said no. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. Read more »

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Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known

Carlos Ordonez says he has no idea what peace looks like. The 25 year-old's town has been under constant threat from rebels for as long as he remembers. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Pro-EU Scots, Northern Irish eye UK escape after Brexit vote

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to depart the European Union could end in the breakup of the U.K. itself. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Officials: No evidence Orlando gunman was gay

FBI investigators so far have not turned up persuasive evidence that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was gay or pursuing gay relationships, according to two government officials familiar with the... Read more »

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Items owned by gangster 'Whitey' Bulger to be auctioned

Some things seem to capture the public perception of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's life: a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring, a rat-shaped pencil holder, a stack of books about the Mafia. Read more »

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World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. Read more »

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Photo Gallery: Britain joins EU in 1973

EDITOR'S NOTE: Britain voted in a referendum Thursday to leave the European Union. Britain was not included when the precursor to the EU was formed following World War II, but finally joined the... Read more »

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Lucas abandons plan to build museum in Chicago after lawsuit

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Friday that he has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago, blaming delays over a lawsuit from a parks group opposed to development along the... Read more »

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Prominent Christian Johnnie Moore reveals what 'really struck' him about Trump during this week's evangelical meeting

Author and evangelical leader Johnnie Moore said that there was a common theme that seemed to deeply resonate at this week's evangelical meeting: Trump's stated commitment to religious liberty. Read more »

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Utah jobless rate rises for second month in a row

Utah's unemployment rate has climbed for the second month in a row. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Uber begins offering ride-hailing service in St. George

Residents and visitors to St. George can now hail a ride around town with Uber. Read more »

16 hours ago

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New Mexico sues Colorado over huge 2015 mine waste spill

New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its northern neighbor should be held responsible for the contamination from a massive mine waste spill last year as well as decades of toxic... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Oregon refuge occupier Wesley Kjar pleads guilty

A Salt Lake City man who briefly served as Ammon Bundy's bodyguard during the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge pleaded guilty Thursday in Portland. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Utah district could reject feds' money over bathroom order

Members of the Alpine school board pushed the district to consider rejecting $40 million in federal funding over the Obama administration's order for public schools to let transgender students use... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Midvale proposing property tax hike

Midvale is proposing a property tax increase for the first time since 2010. Read more »

16 hours ago

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