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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Commandos storm Dhaka restaurant, find 5 bodies; 12 rescued

Bangladesh forces stormed a restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage for 10 hours Saturday morning, triggering explosions and finding at least five bodies lying in... Read more »

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Fire officials encourage Utahns to be smart, safe with fireworks

Restrictions on when, where and how fireworks are used vary from city to city, but state fire officials say there are several common-sense guidelines residents along the Wasatch Front can follow to... Read more »

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‘Tarzan’ author once worked the jungles of Salt Lake City

It's hard to imagine two settings more different than the urban "jungle" of Salt Lake City and the fictional jungles of Tarzan. But there is a connection: The creator of Tarzan was once a... Read more »

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Teen charged as adult with murdering 2 in suicidal crash

A Layton teenager was traveling nearly 100 mph and attempting to commit suicide when she slammed into the back of another vehicle, killing two people, police say. She was charged as an adult Friday... Read more »

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Hundreds of officers working to find drunk drivers this July 4th weekend

To combat drunken driving on the Fourth of July weekend, hundreds of officers are going to be working overtime shifts looking for drunken drivers. Read more »

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Blood donors 'pay it forward' to honor community heroes

In preparation for the Fourth of July weekend, Utahns honored their heroes and gave back to the community Friday at two Red Cross blood drives in Salt Lake City and West Jordan. Read more »

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Tips to keep pets safe on the Fourth of July

The high-pitched squeals and booms of fireworks is an extremely scary time for pets. Read more »

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Ex-A.G. Mark Shurtleff wants improper gift charges tossed from case against him

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff wants accusations that he received improper gifts tossed from the criminal case against him. Read more »

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Utah GOP delegates urged to dump Trump for 'ludicrous' credentials

Utahns headed to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month are being urged to support a last-ditch effort to dump their party's presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Read more »

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Utah data checks uncover alleged multistate food stamp fraud

An Arkansas woman faces 17 counts of fraud after she allegedly used acquaintances' identifying information to apply online for food stamp benefits from the Utah Department of Workforce Services,... Read more »

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H. David Burton appointed chairman of University of Utah board of trustees

The University of Utah board of trustees on Friday appointed H. David Burton to lead the board. Read more »

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Southwest Airlines doesn't want stadium next to airport in Las Vegas

The airline with the largest share of passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport doesn't want an NFL stadium nearby, saying football fans' cars could clog the roads for passengers trying... Read more »

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4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

Four young children were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in suburban Memphis on Friday, and police took their mother into custody for questioning. She has not been charged. Read more »

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Study: climate change warming Asian waters, altering monsoon

Each year as temperatures rise across India, farmers look to the sky and pray for rain. Read more »

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Utah water enthusiasts counted on to help combat 'destructive' quagga mussel

The discovery of juvenile mussels at Deer Creek led to elaborate testing and preventative measures to assess the threat there. A checkpoint southeast of Heber is part of ongoing efforts to make... Read more »

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Are we overusing the tribute of flying flag at half-staff?

Nearly every day somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes is flying low, ordered to half-staff in one of the most significant official gestures of mourning and respect. Read more »

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British faith leaders condemn rise of xenophobia following Brexit vote

The archbishops of Canterbury and Westminster are among British faith leaders calling on citizens to challenge prejudice, following a sharp rise in xenophobic attacks after the country’s... Read more »

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Wimbledon to play on middle Sunday for 4th time in 139 years

For only the fourth time in Wimbledon's 139-year history, matches will be scheduled on the two-week tournament's middle Sunday. Read more »

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3 escape serious injuries in Farmington Canyon plane crash

Police say it was fortunate nobody was killed when a plane made an emergency crash landing Friday afternoon in Farmington Canyon. Read more »

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When not reading the comments is not an option

It was an offhand tweet about Donald Trump’s anti-Semitic followers she posted after the South Carolina Republican presidential primary that unleashed a flood of hateful responses in Bethany... Read more »

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Dead whale stuck on Los Angeles beach ahead of holiday

The reeking carcass of a dead humpback whale was stuck on a popular Los Angeles County beach Friday as Fourth of July weekend crowds began arriving. Read more »

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Judge blocks Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ law

A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law that would have allowed clerks and businesses to cite religious objections to same-sex marriages before it was scheduled to go into effect, ruling it... Read more »

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Retired pope offers first-ever assessment of his own papacy

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is offering a first-ever papal assessment of his own pontificate in a book that recounts his decision to resign, his surprise at his successor and his attempts to... Read more »

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Muslims are preparing for two big celebrations … with some trepidation

American Muslims are looking forward to two important holidays this week — one Muslim, the other secular — but in many cases, with trepidation. Read more »

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Judge: Media can argue to make Bundy case documents public

Media organizations can argue for the release of documents that federal prosecutors want to shield from public view in a criminal case involving Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's 2014 armed standoff... Read more »

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Ex A.G. John Swallow claims investigators lied about email searches

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow continues to push for the public corruption charges against him to be dropped, claiming in new court documents that investigators have lied and twisted... Read more »

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Salt Lake man shot by police charged with shooting man earlier that night

A Salt Lake man who was shot by a West Jordan police officer was charged Friday with shooting a man earlier that same evening. Read more »

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In VP search, Trump and Clinton eye different priorities

Donald Trump wants a running mate who has what he lacks — political experience. Hillary Clinton is putting a premium on diversity as she searches for a No. 2. Read more »

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Woman killed in Redwood Road crash

A woman was killed Friday after a truck and car collided on Redwood Road in West Jordan, police said. Read more »

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WWI soldiers mingle with commuters in artist's Somme tribute

British commuters were met by the eerie sight of World War I soldiers in uniform as they made their way to work Friday, the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. Read more »

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Updated primary results narrow House race involving ex-speaker

An incumbent House representative may lose his seat after updated results released Friday showed only seven votes separate him from his opponent. Read more »

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Fatal Telsa crash shows limits of self-driving technology

The U.S. government is investigating the first reported death of a driver whose car was in self-driving mode when he crashed. Joshua D. Brown, 40, died May 7 when his Tesla Model S, which was... Read more »

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Centerville settles with widow of man shot and killed by police

The city of Centerville has reached a settlement with the widow of a man who was shot and killed by an officer in 2014. Read more »

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US: Up to 116 civilians killed in drone, other air attacks

The Obama administration said Friday that between 64 and 116 civilians have been killed by drone and other U.S. strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since President Barack Obama took office in 2009. Read more »

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3 years after serving sentence, S.L. man gets first shot at release from jail

A Salt Lake man held in jail more than three years on an immigration hold was granted release on $50,000 bond by an immigration judge Thursday. The Department Homeland Security has reserved the... Read more »

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Utah Ulster Project helps build harmony between Catholics, Protestants

Twelve teens from Northern Ireland are spending a month in Utah under the Ulster Project, an international initiative that has been encouraging peace, understanding and harmony between Catholics... Read more »

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6 health tips to get you through the holiday weekend

In addition to fireworks, vacations and cookouts, the long holiday weekend brings mosquitoes, sunburns and sweat. These tips will help you get through it. Read more »

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Dickey's files federal lawsuit in 'toxic tea' incident

A $5 million federal lawsuit was filed Thursday in connection with the "toxic tea" incident at Dickey's Barbecue Pit that left a 67-year-old South Jordan woman with severe injuries in 2014. Read more »

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The four traits teens need to be successful

When researchers looked at families where the kids flourish, they discovered a big difference between avoiding bad behaviors and actually cultivating positive ones. Shifting the focus empowers... Read more »

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Drunk Sandy man arrested after pushing his way into wrong home, police say

A Sandy man who police say was intoxicated and entered the wrong house apparently believing it was his own was arrested early Friday. Read more »

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2-year-old wandering neighborhood about 4 a.m. reunited with grandparents

A 2-year-old boy was found wandering alone his in pajamas about 4 a.m. Friday by a passerby. Police were able to reunite him with his grandparents after learning he had walked out of the Millcreek... Read more »

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AP sources: Gingrich, Christie being vetted for Trump VP

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has begun formally vetting prospective vice presidential picks. Read more »

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Why so many young adults still go to their childhood pediatrician

Young adults are staying on their parents' health plans longer, and they're seeing their childhood pediatricians even when they're old enough to have families of the own. At what point is this a... Read more »

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Is violence ever the answer for Christians? Yes, argues new Civil War epic, 'Free State of Jones'

Is violence ever the answer for Christians? Yes, argues the new Civil War epic, "Free State of Jones," to the chagrin of some Christian critics. Read more »

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More Americans were this age than any other in 2015

Americans overall are older, according to the U.S. Census, and more diverse than in the past. But what single age in 2015 had more people than any other? Read more »

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How to enjoy fireworks and avoid the emergency room this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is about independence and history and barbecues and family fun, but for a lot of families, it's a trip to the emergency room. Here's what parents need to know to keep kids safe... Read more »

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Chris Hicks: Happy birthday to Olivia de Havilland who turns 100 on July 1

One of the bright lights of Hollywood’s golden age, Olivia de Havilland, turns 100 years old today. You can celebrate by watching “Gone With the Wind,” or one of her other 49 movies. Read more »

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Attorney general files rape charges after district attorney declines the case

After county prosecutors declined multiple requests to file charges against a man accused of date rape, partly because he may have been too drunk to know what he was doing, police decided to ask... Read more »

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West Jordan woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-15

A West Jordan woman was killed and a child was critically injured in a wrong-way, head-on collision Thursday afternoon on I-15, police said. Read more »

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Wildlife officials hunt for bear that killed mountain-biker

Wildlife officials set traps, installed wilderness cameras and scouted the woods by helicopter Thursday for the bear that attacked and killed a U.S. Forest Service employee as he rode a mountain... Read more »

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