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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Man killed in crash near border of Utah and Carbon counties

A crash near the border of Carbon and Utah counties left one man dead Friday. Read more »

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Eroding Alaska village to vote on whether to move or stay

A tiny island village on Alaska's storm-battered western coast is entering a new chapter in its decades-long pursuit to move the entire community from its badly eroding shores to safer ground. Read more »

8 hours ago

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5 prayers to God that were just uttered during the Democratic National Convention

Invocations and benedictions are common fixtures in our political process, as the faithful on both sides of the aisle have a tradition of publicly appealing to God before making important decisions... Read more »

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Seniors visit police stations to show support, share candy with officers

A group of senior citizens stormed police stations in Millcreek and Holladay on Friday afternoon armed with walkers, smiles and bags of candy to give to police officers. Read more »

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Terminally ill 'Little Addie' from Fountain Green has died

A Fountain Green girl who captured the hearts of people around the world in 2014 for a campaign to get her a “lifetime of Christmas cards” has died. Read more »

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Single family homes sales down in Salt Lake County, condo sales up

The Salt Lake Board of Realtors Friday reported a drop in the number of single-family homes sold in Salt Lake County in the second quarter of 2016, while sales of condominiums showed a double-digit... Read more »

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State now focused on single site near airport for new prison

The state has narrowed its search for the specific location of a new Utah State Prison to a single site within some 4,000 acres west of Salt Lake City International Airport already identified for... Read more »

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Fire in Morgan County temporarily closes eastbound I-84; 50 acres burned

A fire ignited by farming equipment caused the closure of eastbound I-84 for about 45 minutes Friday afternoon. Read more »

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Clinton campaign: Computer service used by campaign hacked

A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is the leading... Read more »

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Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border threatening 140 homes; FEMA steps in to help

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it will step in to assist the fight against a wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border and threatening about 140 homes. Read more »

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Army releases report on Dallas gunman sex harassment case

The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual... Read more »

10 hours ago

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UDOT using hydro technology in highway bridge project

The Utah Department of Transportation is using an innovative system of high-pressure water jets to refurbish bridge decks on the I-215 project. This is one of the first times UDOT has used the... Read more »

10 hours ago

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A bird's-eye view of scorched Antelope Island

Birds fly over Farmington Bay near Antelope Island on Friday. More than 15,000 acres of the island burned last week in a wildfire sparked by lightning. Read more »

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Scientists collect data at Farmington Bay; no harmful algal bloom detected

State water quality officials say algae in Farmington Bay is a different species from the one that shut down Utah Lake for nearly two weeks, but it potentially could carry the same health risks if... Read more »

11 hours ago

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Francis writes an appeal for mercy in silent visit to Auschwitz

Pope Francis paid a silent visit to the Auschwitz concentration camp where he spent intense moments in prayer, embraced Holocaust survivors and met those who risked their lives to help Jews... Read more »

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Hundreds are disappearing at the hands of the Egyptian government, says Amnesty International

In a report released this past week, human rights group Amnesty International said the Egyptian government is hiding, torturing and killing people in an effort to “intimidate government... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Can Clinton-Kaine bring Catholic voters back to the Democrats?

If there is one constant in this unconventional presidential campaign it is the unpredictability — and importance — of the Catholic vote. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Former day care worker charged with child sex abuse

A former day care worker has been charged with abusing a 5-year-old boy at the facility. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Man ordered to stand trial on charges of shooting fleeing intruder

A man accused of shooting a stranger suspected of intruding in his mother-in-law's vacant home was ordered this week to stand trial on firearms charges. Read more »

12 hours ago

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History in pictures: Hillary Clinton from then to now

Hillary Clinton made history Thursday by accepting the Democratic nomination for president. See her before her White House days, as Secretary of State and now. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Group calls for resignation of West Jordan councilman

The group Alliance for a Better Utah on Friday called on West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga to resign and started an online petition with the same goal. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Two conventions, two nominees, and a whole new culture war

Since the late 1970s, the political battle lines in the culture war have been clearly drawn and easily understood. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Macy's allegedly fires longtime employee over transgender bathroom incident

A Macy's store detective who worked for the retail chain for more than 26 years has filed a religious discrimination complaint, alleging that he was unfairly terminated after questioning the... Read more »

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Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading Zika in U.S.

Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday in a long-feared turn in the epidemic sweeping through Latin America... Read more »

14 hours ago

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Air Force veteran was reportedly forcibly removed from a ceremony for trying to mention God in a speech

Nearly 100,000 people have signed petitions calling on the Air Force to apologize to a veteran who was forcibly removed during a flag-folding ceremony for attempting to deliver a speech that... Read more »

14 hours ago

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ACLU says feds must get warrant to access drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is pushing back against the Drug Enforcement Administration in a lawsuit over whether investigators should have access to the state's prescription drug... Read more »

14 hours ago

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Truck driver awarded for driving 2 million miles accident free

Kevin Otteson was awarded Friday for driving his semitrailer over 2 million miles, completely accident free. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Ex-bus driver sentenced to 20 days in jail for DUI with students on board

A former Alpine School District bus driver will spend 20 days in jail after pleading guilty to driving drunk with students on board. Read more »

15 hours ago

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The major role faith and religion will play at the 2016 Olympic Games

It's no secret that the Olympic Games bring together a diverse pool of people from different ethnicities and cultures — individuals who have divergent beliefs and lifestyles, particularly... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Most parents don't know what they're doing during the most important years of their child's life

"Parenting Matters" report says primary caregivers often don't know what a child needs to thrive, but finding out early is important for kids to thrive. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Hillary Clinton made history last night. Here's how people reacted

On Thursday night, Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president. And it looks like Twitter had mixed reviews for her. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Injured Mormon senior missionary shares long recovery from Brussels bombing

Remarkably, Richard Norby said he has had a complete lack of pain since the moment a terrorist bomb at the Brussels airport burned and broke his body. He and his wife Pam have exhibited no lack of... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Cyclist injured in collision with car in Millcreek

A 74-year-old bicyclist was taken to a local hospital in critical condition Friday after crashing into a car in Millcreek. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Trump transition tests outsider's governing ability

His status as a presidential nominee barely a week old, Donald Trump is already tasked with assembling a complex transition team capable of hiring thousands of high-level government officials and... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

the spread of the Zika virus is a tiny menace that just won't go away. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Idaho deputies who shot, killed rancher won't face charges

Two Idaho sheriff's deputies will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing an armed rancher in a confrontation about putting down a bull that was injured in a car crash and threatened... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Clinton to nation: It's a 'moment of reckoning'

Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Pastor unveils yet another claim about Trump's Christian faith

The narrative surrounding Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's Christian faith continues to evolve, with a pastor on his evangelical advisory board now claiming that Trump said he... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Man charged with gunning down teen siblings over T-shirt appears in court

The man charged with gunning down teenage siblings in an argument over a T-shirt made his initial appearance in court Friday. Read more »

18 hours ago

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How Zika gets into a baby's brain

Scientists still aren't sure how the Zika virus gets through the placenta, but they're beginning to piece together how it penetrates a baby's brain. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Judge sends Jeremy Johnson to prison for more than 11 years

A once wealthy internet marketer who lit the fuse on one of Utah's most explosive political scandals, who lost everything and who still faces a federal complaints, will have a lot of time to think... Read more »

18 hours ago

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2 San Diego police officers shot, 1 fatally, in traffic stop

A traffic stop led to a gun battle that killed an anti-gang police officer and seriously wounded another, authorities said Friday. A suspect was shot and taken into custody while authorities... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Jennifer Napier-Pearce named editor of Salt Lake Tribune

Jennifer Napier-Pearce will be replacing Terry Orme as editor of the Salt Lake Tribune, the newspaper's leadership announced Friday. Read more »

19 hours ago

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How to keep your child safe from a hot-car tragedy

Leaving kids in hot cars, especially in hot summer months, can be detrimental to a child's heath by causing severe heat strokes. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

When the public gets its first glimpse Friday of the school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred, they'll see a building designed to be attractive,... Read more »

19 hours ago

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Pope visits Auschwitz in silence, meets survivors

Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf... Read more »

20 hours ago

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Everything you need to know as National Ice Cream Month comes to an end

From a list of unique ice cream shops in Utah, to tips on how to prevent brain freeze, here are a few reference points to make the last two days of National Ice Cream Month delicious. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Midvale woman dies in I-15 crash

A Midvale woman was killed in a crash on I-15 during the morning commute Friday. Read more »

20 hours ago

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How to build Olympian-strength bones

Olympic athletes stand out for their unmatched speed, skills, and agility. Though it is not as easy to recognize, many of them also stand out for their bone strength. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Russia's Putin to visit Slovenia to improve European ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting European Union and NATO-member Slovenia this weekend, signaling a bid to maintain ties amid simmering tensions between the Kremlin and the two... Read more »

21 hours ago

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