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Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Bank robber takes off disguise — in front of camera, police say

A suspected bank robber was arrested Wednesday shortly after his alleged crime after police say he left his personal identification behind. Read more »

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Utah’s water future: Develop or conserve?

A new report by the Utah Foundation looks at twin philosophies regarding water in the state, whether the Beehive State is going dry or whether water is not priced aggressively enough to merit... Read more »

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Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening... Read more »

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Protest ride results in charges against commissioner, amps up federal showdown

An ATV ride in May over protest of trail closures in Recapture Canyon led to criminal charges lodged against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman. Lawmakers also railed against federal overreach... Read more »

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Utah senator aims to bring computer coding to every student

A Utah senator is proposing legislation that would make computer coding classes accessible to all students, as early as elementary school. Read more »

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Utah facing affordable housing crisis, advocates tell lawmakers

Rising demand and stagnant federal funding are just two reasons Utah is facing an affordable housing crisis, advocates and officials told state lawmakers Wednesday. Utah needs 44,000 units of... Read more »

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Utah Supreme Court rules in favor of Draper voters in taxation dispute

The Utah Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of residents of Draper's Traverse Ridge Special Services District, allowing them to vote on a taxation dispute with the city. Read more »

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Utah minority students learning English but not applying it in other subjects

Students learning English as a second language in Utah schools are progressing and maintaining proficiency, but they're having trouble using English in actual subjects. Read more »

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Interior secretary promised no surprise new monuments in Utah, Herbert says

Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell promised Utah won't be surprised by any new national monument designation near Canyonlands National Park. Read more »

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Officials: California wildfire destroyed, damaged 200 homes

Teams of firefighters went house-to-house on Wednesday to pin down damage done by a wildfire that officials estimated had destroyed 110 homes and damaged another 90 when flames swept through the... Read more »

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Lawmakers, critics debate 'militarization' of Utah police agencies

State lawmakers justified Utah police agencies arming themselves with military surplus weapons and vehicles Wednesday, while a critic of the trend says it tells communities that police view them as... Read more »

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146 people become U.S. citizens in ceremony

The United States welcomed 146 new citizens at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services saw the new citizens take the oath during a... Read more »

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Utah has some of the rudest drivers, according to Californians

Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright digit is universally regarded as rude. So why is... Read more »

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Parowan man, 83, admits killing stepdaughter

An 83-year-old Parowan man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing his stepdaughter. Read more »

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Stericycle critics: Shut it down now

An anonymous whistleblower interviewed on EnviroNews claims radioactive material was illegally incinerated at Stericycle's North Salt Lake plant. The allegation renews calls by critics for the... Read more »

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This week in history: Nazis enact the Nuremberg Laws

On Sept. 15, 1935, Adolf Hitler introduced the Nuremberg Laws to Germany. These laws stripped German Jews of their citizenship and forbade intermarriage between Germans and Jews. Read more »

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Catholic leaders' deliberations over divorce may have implications for American believers

A Catholic conference on the family next month could bring big changes for American Catholics. Read more »

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Uintah County man 'lucky to be alive' after trench collapses

A Uintah County man suffered minor injuries Wednesday when the trench he was working in collapsed, burying him in asphalt and dirt up to his neck. Read more »

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Students receive anti-bullying message

Oquirrh Elementary students received t-shirts donated by Shoe Carnival as part of the Walk Tall, Respect for All anti-bullying campaign. Read more »

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Man charged in school stabbing to stand trial in hammer assault on sister

A man who is already awaiting trial for allegedly stabbing a classmate at Duchesne High School in May has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly attacking his own sister with a hammer. Read more »

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Here's why church choirs are dying

The newly released National Congregations Study finds church choirs are on the downbeat in white Protestant churches across the theological spectrum. Read more »

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Senate confirms Sen. John Valentine to head Utah Tax Commission

Though his Senate colleagues said it was hard to let him go, they unanimously confirmed Sen. John Valentine to head the Utah Tax Commission on Wednesday. Read more »

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Stateline pump-out to close at Glen Canyon

The boat pump-out at Stateline launch ramp is closed for the season. Read more »

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Cowboy Fest this weekend at Natural History Museum

The Cowboy Festival to celebrate the horse and its many contributions to the culture of Utah will be held throughout the weekend of Sept. 20-21 at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Read more »

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Granite School District to host parent seminars on youth protection

Granite School District will host six parent seminars in several locations this fall in an effort to educate parents about youth protection strategies and services Read more »

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