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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Snowbird faithful hit the slopes on resort's final day of the season

Avid skiers and snowboarders celebrated Memorial Day at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort as it closed for the season Monday. Read more »

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Police: Copper theft yields 'tens of thousands of dollars in damage'

Two men were arrested Monday for allegedly stealing copper wire near the Temple Quarry Trail at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

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Veterans, military members honored at Fort Douglas

Even as hundreds of people gathered together there Monday, a tranquil, patriotic silence settled over Fort Douglas Cemetery well in time for a solemn ceremony honoring and remembering U.S. military... Read more »

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'My way of saying thank you:' Veteran with American flag salutes motorists for Memorial Day

Bob Fillmore, a veteran of the Vietnam war, said he salutes passing motorists on Veterans Day and Memorial Day to lift their spirits and inspire patriotism. Read more »

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Cincinnati Zoo director defends killing gorilla to save boy

The Cincinnati Zoo's director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit, noting it's easy to second-guess after the child was recovered... Read more »

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Utah looking at best ways to manage Jordan River

Once named one of the nation's top 10 polluted waterways, the Jordan River is an integral cultural, historical and environmental resource under urban pressure. The state is crafting a comprehensive... Read more »

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Utah family changes course because of child's diagnosis

Jacob Packer, of Syracuse, is dealing with a progressive genetic disorder that will eventually cut his life short. Primary Children's Hospital has been instrumental in handling his condition and... Read more »

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Primary Children's Hospital teams pull together for kids, families

The annual Primary Children's Hospital Telethon will be Friday, June 3, 2016. Funds raised help the hospital continue its mission of keeping "the child first and always." Read more »

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White House returns to normal operations after lockdown (+video)

The Secret Service says the White House has returned to normal operations after being placed on lockdown early Monday afternoon. Read more »

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Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with love and support for families of the fallen, "not just with words but... Read more »

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Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido overpowered kidnappers

About 24 hours after he was kidnapped, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido found himself alone with one of his captors and saw his chance. He wrestled away the man's pistol and his cellphone and dialed... Read more »

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Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over... Read more »

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Holder: Snowden did 'service,' but should still be punished

Edward Snowden performed a "public service" in stoking a national debate about secret domestic surveillance programs, but he should still return to the U.S. to stand trial, former U.S. Attorney... Read more »

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Newlywed viral Star Wars couple: 'The Force is eternally strong with this family'

On the weekend of their wedding, the Utah couple that achieved Internet fame when photos of their Star Wars cosplay at Salt Lake Comic Con went viral talks about love, adoption, faith and being nerds. Read more »

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Provo forum to explore roles of family, faith in helping LGBTQ youth

A community forum on the roles of family and faith in supporting and helping LGBT youth will be held Tuesday, May 31 at the Provo City Library, 550 N. University Avenue, beginning with an... Read more »

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Shark alert! Warnings high- and low-tech seek to protect

From drones and smartphone apps to old-school flags and signs, a growing great white shark population along the East Coast has officials and researchers turning to responses both high- and low-tech... Read more »

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Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses. Read more »

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On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton

Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say. Read more »

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Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24

Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people. Read more »

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Uganda to stop security cooperation with North Korea

Uganda is cutting military ties with North Korea to comply with U.N. sanctions over North Korea's nuclear program, a Ugandan official said Monday following a meeting between President Yoweri... Read more »

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Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his time in power, Judge Gberdao... Read more »

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Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say

ROME — A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday — a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has... Read more »

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Elder Ballard speaks to Mormon Miracle Pageant cast members in Manti

Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to cast members and volunteers of the Mormon Miracle Pageant at a devotional... Read more »

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SWAT standoff ends in Heber with 1 man dead

A SWAT situation that began in the early morning hours of Memorial Day ended with one man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Read more »

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Would you eat meat grown by scientists?

Would you eat meat made by scientists? Here's what people across the country say. Read more »

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How lab-grown burgers change the conversation about meat

In less than five years, the beef and pork you serve your family may come from a Petri dish, not a pasture. While it may help to alleviate animal suffering, "cultured" meat raises other ethical... Read more »

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Flying with your family is becoming more of a luxury than first-class

Sitting next to your family members on an airplane is becoming more difficult due to airline companies charging an extra fee to guarantee assigned seating. Here are a few tips to make traveling... Read more »

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Beijing tracks the elderly as they take buses, go shopping

These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve services for the... Read more »

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State inspectors making sure drivers get what they pay for at the pump

With Utahns heading out on the roads for Memorial Day weekend, state inspectors say drivers are almost always getting their money’s worth when they fill up at the pump. Read more »

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Mexican police mount big hunt for kidnapped soccer player Pulido

Federal and state forces mounted an operation Sunday to find kidnapped Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas. Read more »

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Study: It is harmless to let babies cry themselves to sleep

A new study shows allowing your children to cry themselves to sleep poses no long-term stress or emotional effects for them. Doing so can also be beneficial to establish a consistent sleep schedule... Read more »

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Female hiker in serious condition after fall from steep Lisa Falls trail

A woman was in serious condition after a fall hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

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Police: Man in custody after firing at officers responding

A parolee has been arrested after police say he threatened a man and fired at officers. Read more »

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About Utah: Utah teacher greeted by family of 15 whom she taught, at the end of her career

On the eve of her last day at William Penn Elementary, sixth-grade teacher extraordinaire Toni Cook got a big thank-you from all 15 of the Fetzer kids she taught through the years. Read more »

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Libertarians pick ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson for president

The Libertarian Party again nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate Sunday, believing he can challenge presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic... Read more »

yesterday

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Salt Lake's next skyscraper? Proposed hotel sites worry some high-rise residents

Two sites on Salt Palace property are currently under consideration for a new convention center hotel, and to accommodate its potential building sites, county leaders have requested that the city... Read more »

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Idaho man dies in Cache County tanker rollover

An Idaho man was found dead Sunday after the tanker truck he was driving rolled near Amalga, Cache County. Read more »

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Myriad Genetics celebrates its pioneering role in cancer diagnostics

One of the state's leading scientific research firms is celebrating its a quarter century at the forefront of genetic research. Today, the company employs more than 2,000 people with more than half... Read more »

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Hardly a dog's life for Obama's pets Bo and Sunny

It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny. Read more »

yesterday

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Trump rallies veterans at annual Rolling Thunder gathering

Republican Donald Trump told a motorcycle rally on Sunday that people in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans, without backing up his allegation. Read more »

yesterday

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Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500

An unfamiliar driver, an American no less, ushered in a new era at Indianapolis Motor Speedway by outlasting his faster rivals — and his fuel tank. Read more »

yesterday

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Herbert, Johnson present different visions for Utah education; both call for unity

Gov. Gary Herbert and his Republican challenger, Jonathan Johnson, have both identified education as a key issue in their campaigns, committing to unifying lawmakers and educators in improving... Read more »

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'Mommy loves you!': Little boy rescued after gorilla is shot (+video)

Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, "Stay calm!" while one woman yelled, "Mommy loves you!" as a 400-pound-plus gorilla loomed over a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into a shallow... Read more »

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Photos: Members of multiple faiths gather to honor Japanese-American veterans

Japanese-American veterans were honored Sunday at a memorial service honoring those who lost their lives or served during World War II. Read more »

yesterday

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Sen. Hatch set to tour Utah's national parks, rural communities

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will tour multiple national parks in Utah next week and also visit the San Juan County Bears Ears area, the controversial site of a possible new national monument. Hatch... Read more »

yesterday

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Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil

For more than 11 years, a core group of about 100 die-hard parishioners of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church kept their beloved parish open by maintaining an around-the-clock vigil in a peaceful... Read more »

yesterday

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How to not spend Memorial Day at the ER

Memorial Day can be a fun start to summer or the reason you spend Monday afternoon at the emergency room. Here are common ways people get injured as the nation gets a start to summer. Read more »

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Driver's family press charges over US drone hit on Pakistan

The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U.S. officials, seeking to press murder charges,... Read more »

yesterday

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More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in... Read more »

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Trump: Those in US illegally treated better than veterans

Donald Trump told a Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally on Sunday that the government often takes better care of people in the U.S. illegally than the nation's military veterans. Read more »

yesterday

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