Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Utah Free Market an opportunity for community connections through service

The Utah Free Market allows people to give and take in a free exchange process that connects Salt Lake City residents through service. Donations will continue through next week in preparation for... Read more »

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Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

A recent patrol with state troopers on the Rio Grande illustrates the challenges that as many as 1,000 National Guard troops will face along the Texas-Mexico border in deterring criminal activity. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Students write, stage and perform an opera for summer program

Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program hosted by the Madeleine Choir School. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Firefighters battle blaze at Woods Cross business

A large fire burned at a business in a Woods Cross neighborhood Friday afternoon. Read more »

8 hours ago

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Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds

Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 per hour — a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and... Read more »

9 hours ago

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Satellites track drought-driven groundwater depletion in the West

A new study gives a greater understanding of how the persistent drought in the Colorado River Basin is sapping groundwater supplies. The equivalent of two Lake Meads has been drained from aquifers... Read more »

10 hours ago

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Gaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall

Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense... Read more »

11 hours ago

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Smoke jumpers engage fire at Dinosaur National Monument

Smoke jumpers and other fire resources began fighting a fire at Dinosaur National Monument that started Friday. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Draper house explodes into flames, hospitalizing homeowner

A Draper house exploded into flames Friday morning, hospitalizing one man with burns and leaving his family's belongings scattered across neighbors' lawns. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Fire near Rockport Reservoir nearly half contained

A yurt fire that spread to nearby brush burned about 120 acres near Rockport Reservoir, triggering evacuation warnings for more than 200 residences Friday. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Habitual offender arrested in alleged attempted kidnapping

A man who police say tried to walk off with a 6-year-old girl during Pioneer Day festivities at Liberty Park on Thursday was arrested for investigation of attempted kidnapping. Read more »

11 hours ago

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App helps consumers compare health care service costs

UnitedHealthcare and other organizations are offering services that enable people to comparison shop for medical services. The information is available through the Health4Me app. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Troopers urge drivers to focus on safety during holiday weekend

The summer death toll on Utah's roads is at an alarming rate. The latest fatal accidents occurred Thursday — a one-car fatal accident in Cedar City and a violent crash on state Route 73 in... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Ebola outbreak spreads to 4th West African country

An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vomited aboard an airplane to... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Federal land managers criticized over handling of Cliven Bundy standoff

Republican elected officials criticized the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's handling of the armed April standoff with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, blaming tensions on heavy-handed actions by the... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help ease influx of migrants crossing the border

Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the... Read more »

13 hours ago

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House votes to boost child tax credit for some

More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a dispute that divides Republicans and Democrats, millions of... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on other carriers. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Colin Firth, Emma Stone riff on working with Woody Allen

Colin Firth had been hoping for decades to get a call from Woody Allen. Emma Stone, at only 25, hadn't been waiting nearly as long — but she notes her family dog IS named Alvy, after a... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Crash of teen on around-the-world flight raises question: How young is too young?

The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth adventures, and questions about how young is too young to fly a plane. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Teams converge on remote site to probe Air Algerie crash

Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner fell from the... Read more »

14 hours ago

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US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine, preparing to move heavier weaponry over

Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an... Read more »

14 hours ago

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Two teens stabbed in Liberty Park Thursday night

Two men reportedly trying to defend their female friend were stabbed in the middle of crowded Liberty Park on Thursday night, according to police. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Associated Press analysis: Old story, new twists in Gaza war

The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is now at the center of the discourse, eclipsing the rocket attacks by Hamas... Read more »

15 hours ago

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What happened on the ground the day Flight 17 was downed over Ukraine

It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilometers) to the west, passengers... Read more »

15 hours ago

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