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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Live: Final day of Democratic National Convention features Chelsea and Hillary Clinton

Today at the final day of the Democratic National Convention Hillary Clinton will accept the Democratic nomination in a much anticipated speech. Her daughter Chelsea Clinton is also scheduled to... Read more »

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Consider this before cosigning your student's loan

As tuition climbs, parent loans and cosigns grow, and the burden doesn't end even if the child dies. Read more »

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'These people matter': Hollywood exec prepares for an entirely new role — in ministry

The incoming leader of Prison Fellowship, a Christian ministry that helps inmates find faith and learn life skills, believes that citizens simply "can't ignore 2.2 million incarcerated people in... Read more »

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Olympic organizers suspect 'isolated' sabotage at village

Sabotage by unhappy workers may have caused water and gas leaks, blocked toilets and electrical faults that slowed teams from moving into the athletes' village, Rio Olympic organizers said Thursday. Read more »

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Judge grants state's motion to dismiss corruption charges against Mark Shurtleff

A judge Wednesday granted a motion by prosecutors to dismiss corruption charges filed against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

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San Juan County residents say 'doodah' to national monument

Hundreds of San Juan County residents loudly shouted "doodah" to a proposed Bears Ears National Monument during a raucous hearing Wednesday on the heated controversy that has reached fever pitch. Read more »

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The best tweets from President Obama’s DNC speech

President Barack Obama gave a powerful speech on Wednesday night at the DNC. Here's how Twitter reacted. Read more »

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Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump and elect Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered this morning by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and... Read more »

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DreamWorks Animation in Concert coming to Park City

On July 29 in Park City, people will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Utah Symphony perform in sync with scenes from various DreamWorks Animation films. Read more »

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Q&A: How one writer made peace with a difficult spiritual upbringing

Journalist Claire Hoffman has published a book about growing up in a transcendental meditation community. Read more »

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From Roosevelt to Reagan, notable women address conventions

Clinton's speech Thursday marks the first time a woman has addressed a major party as its nominee for president. But her speech will not be the first time a woman has delivered a noteworthy or even... Read more »

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'Duck Dynasty' star: Media, universities and Hollywood are controlled by Satan

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson believes America is in the midst of a "spiritual crisis," proclaiming that he thinks the media, universities, Hollywood — and the U.S. government —... Read more »

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Corporate lawyers argue over whether Colbert can be Colbert

After CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert told viewers that lawyers representing his old Comedy Central show said he couldn't be "Stephen Colbert" anymore, he thumbed his nose at them with a... Read more »

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How to recognize the signs of a scam artist

Scams such as fake IRS agents trying to scare people into paying them cash are on the rise. Read more »

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EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"

The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. Read more »

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18-year-old killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

An 18-year-old woman was killed and two teenagers were injured when their car went off a steep canyon road. Read more »

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Man who murdered girlfriend when 14 will serve at least 18 years in prison

A boy who was 14 when he murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend and dumped her body in the Jordan River won't get his first chance at parole until he's 37. Read more »

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Salt Lake County awarded $100,000 investment to promote tech startups

Salt Lake County is among five western metropolitan areas to receive a six-figure grant award to aid in the development of technology startups. AOL co-founder Steve Case announced the next five... Read more »

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Herriman picks new parks director

Wendy Thomas was named as the Herriman's director of parks, events and recreation Wednesday. Read more »

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Pressing forward in the Pacific: John and Susan Tanner reflect on their first year at BYU-Hawaii

It's been one year since the Tanners arrived on the BYU-Hawaii campus. During that time, they've embraced President David O. McKay's prophetic vision, delighted in teaching and serving students,... Read more »

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Experts: Lights streaking across Utah's night sky were space junk

Numerous Utahns reported seeing lights streak across the state's night sky Wednesday. Read more »

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Photos: Residents look to stay cool as forecast predicts blistering temperatures in northern Utah

Residents found different ways to stay cool as Salt Lake City's high temperature reached 101 degrees Wednesday. Read more »

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Photos: Friends surprise Nanette Wride, widow of slain deputy, with yard makeover

Businesses, friends and family gave Nanette Wride's yard a makeover Wednesday as a gesture of appreciation for the widow's advocacy work since the death of her husband, Utah County sheriff's deputy... Read more »

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Police identify girl killed by lightning strike

Police have identified the teenage girl who was killed by a lightning strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Read more »

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Land speed racer Sam Wheeler dies after crash at Utah's Salt Flats

Sam Wheeler, a renowned land speed motorcycle racer, is dead after the high-performance bike he was testing at Utah's famed Bonneville Salt Flats fish-tailed, went airborne and crashed at 200 mph.... Read more »

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Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

The Democratic National Convention's lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive. Read more »

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Logan correctional facility breaks ground on youth interfaith chapel

The Cache Valley Youth Center broke ground for a new interfaith chapel Wednesday. The 1,000-square-foot chapel will provide a designated place for worship for youths at the correctional facility. Read more »

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Wedding and party venue in Lithuania has a dark history many visitors know little about

It's a lush, 18-acre property adorned with flowers, bright green grass and a brick complex that hosts graduation parties and weddings, but there's a dark history that plagues the site: It was the... Read more »

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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that powers the nation's... Read more »

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Two Utah schools under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault cases

Two schools in Utah — the University of Utah and Westminster College — are under investigation by the federal government for their handling of sexual assault cases. Read more »

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Attorneys for teen accused of killing 2 with car want case kept in juvenile court

Attorneys for a 16-year-old Layton girl charged as an adult for deliberately crashing into another car, killing two people, filed a motion Wednesday asking to keep the girl's case in juvenile court. Read more »

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Utah Democrat: Kaine 'kind of person we want' as vice president

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is "kind of person we want" as vice president, his longtime friend, state Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, the Utah Democratic National Committeewoman, said Wednesday. Read more »

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Utah communities are working to stop alcohol sales to minors

Police say more local businesses are failing compliance checks for underage alcohol sales this year than in years past. Read more »

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Pope Francis faces tough act to follow in Poland

Two days after sending out a hopeful message to young pilgrims headed to Poland for World Youth Day, Pope Francis took solemn note of the violence and fear gripping much of Europe these days. Read more »

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Democrats and Republicans double-down on abortion, but where do Americans stand?

With both major political parties taking firmer positions on abortion this election cycle, a new poll is offering insight into where Americans stand on the issue. Read more »

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Utah State professor receives agricultural educator award

Utah State University agricultural education professor Michael Pate recently was honored with the Educator Award from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture's annual conference in... Read more »

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Woman whose body was found in Bear River had been missing for a week, family says

The investigation continued Wednesday into the death of a woman whose body was found floating in the Bear River. Read more »

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Pope Francis sends video message to young Catholics in Texas

Pope Francis is urging young people to have courage and enjoy life to the full, in a personal video message he sent to a Texas diocese before leaving for World Youth Day in Poland. Read more »

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Terror attacks confound French authorities with shifting tactics and targets

The urgent pleas for national unity heard after every terrorist attack in France are sounding ever more strained as the killers inspired by the Islamic State group nimbly shift their tactics and... Read more »

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U. professor receives international award for LED technology pioneering

LED technology pioneer and former College of Engineering dean, Gerald Stringfellow, been awarded the International Organization for Crystal Growth’s Frank Prize, a top research prize for his... Read more »

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Securities commision: Utah-based online ad business is actually a $207M Ponzi scheme

Federal investigators say a Utah man's online advertising business is actually a $207 million Ponzi scheme that is bilking investors around the world. Read more »

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Tim LaHaye's 'Left Behind' books continue to shape America's apocalyptic obsession

Tim LaHaye co-authored the 16-book series with Jerry B. Jenkins. They sold more than 80 million copies and their work was turned into several movies. Read more »

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Groups challenge state decision to permit new coal-related facility in Wellington

Western Resource Advocates and the Sierra Club filed a challenge Tuesday with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality over its approval of a permit for Revolution Fuels near Wellington. The... Read more »

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Temperatures are hot, but algal bloom appears to be waning

Harmful blue green algae at Utah Lake, the Jordan River and an associated network of more than a half dozen canals appears to be abating, but health and water quality officials remain on alert due... Read more »

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Live: Day three of the Democratic Convention

Tuesday Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to be nominated as a major American party presidential candidate. Read more »

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Daters think most people cheat — except for their dating partners

A new study shows daters hold a dim view of fidelity among those who are dating. But they have a carve out for those with whom they go out. Read more »

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Davis School District names interim superintendent

The Davis School District's business administrator, Craig Carter, will serve as interim superintendent of schools beginning Sept. 1. Read more »

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The Democratic Convention's second night, explained by Twitter

The second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention put an emphasis on party unity and humanizing official nominee Hillary Clinton. Read more »

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The sobering reason parents should never take a book to the pool or beach

Families head to pools, lakes and the ocean every summer, even though an alarming number of children can't swim, and even good swimmers can drown in less than a minute. Knowing these things can... Read more »

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Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a child

When her 4-year-old daughter drowned in a backyard pool, Maria Kubitz thought she would never claw her way out of the guilt and pain. By making her grief public, she's managing the pain and helping... Read more »

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