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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Old West showdown? Freeway cattle drive pits Utah ranchers against state

A frustrated ranching family intends to trail their cattle Thursday on I-84 in Morgan County despite the state's request they stop. In a classic Old West showdown, the Pentz family said Utah is... Read more »

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Hal Boyd: Why Mitt Romney's family, supporters still want him to run

Mitt Romney divulged Wednesday that he “got an email” this week from his son saying: “You gotta get in, Dad. You gotta get in.” Read more »

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Freeway cattle drive begins in showdown with the state

A Morgan County family who has been trailing their cattle up I-84 for years was in an Old West showdown with the Utah Department of Transportation Thursday over accessing the interstate. A concrete... Read more »

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Journalist's new book tackles 'darkness and tyranny' by offering a first-hand lens into Middle Eastern chaos

Journalist Chris Mitchell has had a front-row seat to many of the events and conflicts in Iraq, Syria and beyond, with the rise of the Islamic State leading him to pen a book about the continued... Read more »

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The reason you should make time to cook with your kids

Americans are spending more money in restaurants than grocery stores, a trend that worries health professionals, who say families are healthier when they eat meals prepared at home. Read more »

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2 killed in Roy crash; police arrest teen for investigation of murder

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Thursday for investigation of two counts of murder after police say her SUV slammed into the back of another vehicle, killing the two people inside. Read more »

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5 Americans advance in early play on Day 4 at Wimbledon

Five American players picked up victories at Wimbledon on Thursday as the tournament scrambled to get back on schedule after two days of bad weather. Read more »

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7 habits of financially responsible people

If you don't possess them already, these are habits you'll definitely want to develop. Take the quiz to see if you're up on your personal finance facts. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton raising big dollars at tiny fundraisers

A single elevator could have accommodated the donors who recently gathered with Hillary Clinton at home of the Pritzker family in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. Small in number, the group was... Read more »

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Turkish authorities identify suicide bombers; death toll 43

The three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul airport were a Russian, an Uzbek and a Kyrgyz, a senior Turkish official said Thursday, hours after police carried out sweeping raids across the city... Read more »

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Smaller portions won't necessarily lead to 'fun-sized' Americans

From soft drinks to hummus, every kind of food and drink seems to be fun-sized these days. But ultimately this may mean we'll eat more, not less. Read more »

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1 in 7 Americans live in poverty, but U.S. economy appears to be in ‘good shape’

A report released by the International Monetary Fund Wednesday said one in seven people live in poverty, along with one in five children. Read more »

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Want a better marriage? Consider calorie restrictions

Calorie restriction has been proved to pose some benefits, including quality of life, sleep, mood and sexual function. Read more »

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5 tips to care for your body and your wallet

What's good for your body can be good for your wallet as well, with these tips on the impact of smart shopping, eating and sleeping. Read more »

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Post-Brexit Britain sees spike in hate crimes

Reported hate crimes in Britain have increased since the country voted to leave the European Union, according to the National Police Chief’s Council. Read more »

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Defending the Faith: 2 ways of taking the gospel to others

How we model our beliefs may be more important than any words we ever say, although words, too, are essential to preaching the gospel. Read more »

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Mitt Romney says family still wants him to run for president

Mitt Romney is getting pressure from his family to run to president — and he's still saying "no." Read more »

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Three people traveling to family reunion killed in I-70 crash

Three people on their way to a family reunion were killed when their truck veered off of I-70 Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »

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Husband called to confront man accused of murdering his wife, police say

After his common-law wife was killed and his 5-year-old daughter nearly suffocated in their Magna home, Steven Arceo called the man who he believed had just been inside his house, Jason Alan Black. Read more »

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Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park

A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said. Read more »

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FBI: Utah militia leader cased mosque, military facilities

Authorities say a Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in Arizona also cased mosques and military facilities. Read more »

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Count My Vote supporters, GOP split over SB54's impact on primaries

Tuesday's primary was the first election that allowed candidates to gather signatures and bypass Utah's caucus and convention system to earn a spot on the ballot. What impact, if any, SB54 had on... Read more »

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History-making transgender U.S. Senate candidate looking to capitalize on Utah primary win

The first openly transgender candidate to win a major party U.S. Senate primary election celebrated Tuesday at the campaign offices of another Democrat because she can't afford her own space. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert says convention loss motivated voters in primary election

Gov. Gary Herbert said finishing behind Jonathan Johnson at the GOP state convention in April ended up helping him win big against the Overstock.com chairman in Tuesday's primary election. Read more »

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Community leaders share growth strategies along Wasatch Front

More than 600 political, community and business leaders joined policymakers and advocacy groups to discuss strategies to improve quality of life for Utahns along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

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'Dad, I'm not afraid': Cancer researchers join nationwide brainstorming session

"One of the reasons I so desperately wanted this to occur is to reinvigorate the country with the notion that we're in this game, man," Vice President Joe Biden said. "... To let people across the... Read more »

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Bear River wetlands grow partnership between ranchers, federal agency

The relationship among farmers, ranchers and the federal government doesn't have to be one marred by controversy and conflict. A prominent ranching family is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more »

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Primary election signals changes for State Board of Education

Candidates for the Utah State Board of Education are navigating a new path to office because of changes in policy that included the board in Tuesday's primary election. Read more »

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Granite School District reaches settlement on website accessibility violations

The Granite School District has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education to improve its website's accessibility to people with disabilities, federal authorities announced Wednesday. Read more »

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Man convicted of beating caught on nanny cam gets life term

A judge sentenced a career criminal to life in prison Wednesday for a brutal home invasion beating caught on a nanny cam after listening to the victim describe how the attack left her with physical... Read more »

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Former boys home staffer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 5 teens

An ex-employee at a Juab County youth treatment center has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing five teenage boys at the facility. Read more »

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Overcoming their estrangement: How Orthodox churches came together

The Great and Holy Council of the Eastern Orthodox churches concluded Sunday (June 26). There was no shortage of controversy leading up to the council. The churches of Bulgaria, Russia and Georgia... Read more »

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‘Defusing Hate’: Holocaust museum publishes a handbook

Hoping to make the world safer, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has published a guidebook on countering dangerous speech, authored by a young American who helped quell intertribal... Read more »

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California bill would limit colleges’ religious exemptions

A bill wending its way through the California Legislature would limit religious colleges’ ability to claim an exemption from federal Title IX regulations that bar discrimination against LGBT... Read more »

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Mapleton Parkway Trail is set to open July 11

Phase 1 of the Mapleton Parkway Trail is nearing completion, and the city will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11. Read more »

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Wind and heat are driving wildfires in the West

ving wildfires fanned by strong, erratic winds and high temperatures are burning in California and Arizona. Here's a look at fires across the West: Read more »

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Evangelist Franklin Graham just issued this challenge to Hillary Clinton

Franklin Graham expressed his disappointment over the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-3 decision on Monday that struck down Texas' controversial abortion law, but he also offered up a challenge to... Read more »

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Facebook's latest news feed tweak: This time, it's personal

Facebook has once again tweaked the formula it uses to decide what people will see in their news feed — and this time, it's personal. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert calls margin of victory over Jonathan Johnson 'stunning'

Gov. Gary Herbert won by a commanding margin over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson, in Tuesday's election. Read more »

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Photos: Wheadon Farm in Draper now a regional park

Paxton Egan, 9, plays on a tire swing at the opening of the new Wheadon Farm Regional Park in Draper on Wednesday. Read more »

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Sheriff: Texas woman shot daughters to make husband 'suffer'

A Texas woman who fatally shot her two daughters did not target her estranged husband because she "wanted him to suffer" the memory of their deaths, a sheriff said Wednesday. Read more »

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Celebrate the 4th at Freedom Festival’s Grand Parade in Provo

Provo’s annual Freedom Festival Grand Parade — featuring bands, professionally crafted floats, giant helium balloons, and local and national performers — will begin at 9 a.m. on... Read more »

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Construction work begins Tuesday on Arches parking lots

Beginning Tuesday, July 5, road crews will begin chip seal work in the parking lots at Arches Visitor Center, Sand Dune Arch and Balanced Rock. Visitors may find limited parking or closures in... Read more »

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Italy recovers 2015 sunk migrant boat, hopes to ID victims

The Italian navy has raised from the seafloor the migrant ship that sank off Sicily last year with an estimated 700-800 people aboard in one of the worst known tragedies of the Mediterranean... Read more »

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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. Read more »

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UTA to offer Saturday service on Independence Day

Utah Transit Authority buses, TRAX trains, the S-Line and FrontRunner will operate on a Saturday schedule on Independence Day. Read more »

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Quiz: Which epic Airbnb in Utah should be your next adventure?

Take this quiz to find out which Airbnb in Utah is calling your name! Read more »

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Willis fairytale is over: Federer beats qualifier in 3 sets

Roger Federer was not about to let this feel-good story spoil his own Wimbledon. Read more »

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U.S. government: Visitors to national parks can use bathrooms that 'best align with their gender identity'

The U.S. Department of the Interior confirmed this week that it allows visitors to America's national parks to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity, according to The Daily... Read more »

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Details of some of the victims of the airport

attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Wednesday, apparently targeting Turkey's crucial tourism industry. Read more »

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