Decision 2012: Election Night Results


American Fork police post patrol enforcement locations on social media

The American Fork Police Department is posting on Facebook and Twitter where its officers will be running enforcement. They say if it gets people to slow down, then it's a success. Read more »

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Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday — battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24... Read more »

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Purple walls shed new light of happiness at homeless shelter

In a labor of love, about 130 University of Utah students spent Wednesday painting and cleaning The Road Home's winter overflow shelter. The shelter is an emergency home for homeless families... Read more »

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Salt Lake County vacancy rate lowest in 13 years

Demand for apartments in Salt Lake County is at a decadelong high, according to a new report. The overall valleywide vacancy rate for residential rental housing registered at 3 percent — the... Read more »

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From 3 to 18, healthy back-to-school advice

From pre-schoolers to college students, everyone can be affected by cold and flu season. Here are tips to keep students of all ages healthy. Read more »

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Bullet fragment found under homicide victim was fired from recovered gun, expert testifies

An expert in firearms examination testified Wednesday that the copper jacket from a .44 magnum cartridge found under a Roosevelt man's body was fired from the same gun police recovered when they... Read more »

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Obama vows justice for killers of U.S. journalist, rescue mission failed

President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed justice for the Islamist killers of American journalist James Foley, as officials revealed that U.S. forces had launched a secret raid inside Syria last... Read more »

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Farm owners fined for refusing to host a wedding — for a lesbian couple

Christian farm owners in upstate New York who declined a lesbian couple’s request to hold a wedding ceremony on their property have been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay the women $1,500 each. Read more »

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Fallen hiker had passion for the outdoors, family says

The family of a man who fell to his death in Little Cottonwood Canyon says he was an experienced hiker whose love for the outdoors only grew after he moved to Utah. Read more »

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Jay Evensen: Is Provo really an impoverished city?

There is a problem with how we measure poverty in this country, which hasn’t changed since the mid-1960s, and with how we measure wealth. Read more »

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Provo company creates program that filters online content

People don't have to go to a theater anymore. They can stream movies right into their homes. A Utah Country company has found an opportunity to help viewers who want to make sure the scenes they... Read more »

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Murder charges filed in death of man found in basement of burning Price house

Three people have been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a burning home in Price last month. Read more »

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West Jordan, Murray residents search for answers after flooding

Several residents in West Jordan and Murray are looking to city officials for answers after their homes flooded during an overnight storm, Wednesday. Officials in both cities say they are doing all... Read more »

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WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that... Read more »

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Floods, fire and hope in Sanpete County

A federal program is working in partnership with counties and communities to help prevent the devastating impacts from floods, fires and wind. In Sanpete County, the Natural Resources Conservation... Read more »

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Utah researchers tackle gene mutation resistance in leukemia patients

Researchers at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute have identified a specific gene mutation that helps regulate chronic myeloid leukemia, giving patients a normal life and normal life expectancy. Read more »

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Ogden woman accused of planning husband's murder in El Salvador deported

An Ogden woman wanted by Salvadoran authorities for allegedly orchestrating the murder of her husband was deported to El Salvador Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more »

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Man suspected in groping at Target surrenders to police

A man wanted for allegedly groping a teen girl inside a Sandy Target store has surrendered to authorities. Read more »

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Remote corner of Navajo Nation to get electricity thanks to business deal

Most people take electricity in their homes for granted, only missing it during the occasional power outage. But near Lake Powell, some families have been waiting decades to get electricity, and... Read more »

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Canyons Students come back to school in style

Canyons School District welcomed its students back to school in style on Wednesday. Read more »

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West Valley police looking for men they say robbed a convenience store

Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven on Tuesday night in West Valley City. Read more »

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City officals say North Salt Lake not liable for landslide

North Salt Lake officials said the city will not claim responsibility for a landslide that destroyed one home and damaged a tennis club more than two weeks ago. Read more »

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This week in history: The western Roman Empire falls

On August 23, 476 A.D., the Roman-German military commander Odoacer was proclaimed King of Italy by his troops. This event signaled the end of the western Roman empire and the beginning of the dark ages in Europe. Read more »

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Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene. Read more »

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Program provides low-income families opportunity to stay connected

A Comcast-funded program that helps low-income families receive inexpensive computers and cheap Internet service has also upgraded the Glendale Community Learning Center. Read more »

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