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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Pregnant woman killed in collision with FrontRunner train; unborn baby survives

A woman was killed Monday night when the car she was a passenger in was hit by a FrontRunner train. Read more »

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Stocks waver as investors monitor company earnings

Stocks are wavering in early trading on Tuesday as investors monitor corporate earnings from the likes of Gilead, McDonald's, Texas Instruments and others. Slumping oil prices held the gains in... Read more »

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Man arrested in connection with Cedar City fatal shooting

A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 34-year-old man in Cedar City over the weekend has been booked into the Mesa County, Colorado Jail in Grand Junction. Read more »

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Police identify man killed in Midvale, investigation continues

Police have identified a man shot and killed in Midvale on Monday. Read more »

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US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses. Read more »

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Turkey's opposition warns against post-coup witch hunt

Turkey's opposition leader on Tuesday warned against a government witch hunt following the failed coup in the country, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy which those who opposed the... Read more »

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Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'

Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the... Read more »

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Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback

It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber. Read more »

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Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile... Read more »

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Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement

A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval. Read more »

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Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to... Read more »

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Afghan official says major offensive against IS underway

Following a massive Kabul attack, the Afghan military has launched a major offensive against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region near the border with Pakistan, Afghan and... Read more »

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2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven... Read more »

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2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead

Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by... Read more »

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Doug Robinson: How this woman's focus on kids led her from volunteer to leader

After 24 years on the Davis School Board, Barbara Smith will step down at the end of the year, but that's just one of the many ways she has been serving children and public schools Read more »

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Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said. Read more »

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After turmoil, Sanders, Michelle Obama, Warren thrill convention

Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was... Read more »

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Man falls 70 feet to his death in Provo

A man died after falling 70 feet rock climbing with friends on Monday in Rock Canyon. Read more »

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Photos: A Pioneer Day celebration of heritage and culture

The Native American Celebration in the Park Powwow and Festival at Liberty Park celebrated its 22nd year of highlighting Native American culture on Monday. Read more »

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Woman critically injured in Bountiful auto-pedestrian accident

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after she was hit by a truck while she was crossing at a Bountiful intersection. Read more »

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After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars... Read more »

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Audit of embattled S.L. County Recorder's Office nearly finished

The audit into embattled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott's office is slated to be completed by the end of the month. Read more »

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Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the... Read more »

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Utah case highlights painful challenges identifying, investigating human trafficking

A shocking and uncommon example of alleged human trafficking that highlights some of the painful challenges that come with trying to identify and investigate the issue in Utah and across the country. Read more »

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Mike Lee, US Senate to hold monument meeting near Bears Ears

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and members of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing in Utah on Wednesday amid a push for a new national monument in the state. Read more »

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo

Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo. Read more »

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. Read more »

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The shift in the way society values kindergarten

With higher expectations and accountability for early educations and parents, kindergarten curriculums have become increasing more difficult, with more focus on advanced math and literacy. Read more »

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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder. Read more »

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First-timers and veterans among thousands to enjoy Days of '47 Parade

The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »

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2 Kearns men not wearing seat belts killed in I-84 crash, UHP says

Two Kearns men who were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers, died Monday in a crash on I-84 near the Utah-Idaho border. Read more »

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Salt Lake man killed, 3 others injured in I-80 crash

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash on I-80 that left a Salt Lake man dead and three others seriously injured. Read more »

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We're live at the Democratic National Convention

Watch the Democratic National Convention live. Read more »

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Despite its wealth, U.S. just average in terms of how kids fare

When Save the Children compared child well-being in 19 wealthy countries, American kids came in at the middle of the pack. Read more »

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Man charged with murdering UTA worker found dead in jail cell

A Wyoming man charged with kidnapping and murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Read more »

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Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change

s today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Read more »

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Ogden man dies following U.S. 89 motorcycle crash

An Ogden man died Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on U.S. 89 in Cache County. Read more »

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Man accused of killing UTA worker dies in prison

Flint Wayne Harrison, an inmate being held in the Davis County Jail on multiple felony charges, died in custody Monday morning. Flint Harrison, who along with son Dereck James "DJ" Harrison... Read more »

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Michael Jordan gives $2 million; looks to build backs, police trust

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. Read more »

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Wal-Mart is leading the charge to protect your family against these toxins

Parents concerned about what's in the products they buy for their families and the effects they might have just got a boost from a major retailer. Read more »

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Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Chanting "We are the 99 percent," about 100 Bernie Sanders supporters began marching across a bridge from New Jersey into Philadelphia in the sweltering heat Monday ahead of the opening of the... Read more »

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7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing... Read more »

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Germany: IS claims responsibility for attack in Germany

A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into an outdoor concert with a... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K

Complete race results Thomas Merrill (19:41.8) and Janae Richardson (20:30.1) won the men's and women's races, but the Deseret News Classic was more than just the winners as these photos... Read more »

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Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12

A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a... Read more »

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Trump taunts claims that Russia hacked DNC emails for him

Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a "joke" claims by Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee. Read more »

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Dems' division, emails roil party on Day 1 of convention

Democrats who gleefully jeered Republican divisions last week awoke to a political mess of their own making Monday as party unity behind Hillary Clinton proved much harder to secure. Read more »

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Gunfire at teen nightclub party leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, officials said Monday. Read more »

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Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. Read more »

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Get all your outdoors work done by 2030, before it's too hot to work outside

United Nations research indicates rising temperatures may cost the global economy more than $2 trillion by 2030 in reduced productivity, as well as cut down working hours in the poorer areas of the... Read more »

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