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Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders

Emails from Democratic party officials detail a split between the committee and Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Trump presents 'partner' Pence, but no doubt who's the star (+videos)

Donald Trump presented running mate Mike Pence to the nation Saturday, hailing the Indiana governor as his "first choice" and "my partner in the campaign." But he left no doubt in a... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Monumental decision: All eyes look to Jewell on divisive Bears Ears issue

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell capped a four-day tour of southeastern Utah with a Bluff community meeting that drew thousands in the heat of a July sun. Emotions ran just as hot as people pleaded... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Refugees, Utah's newest pioneers, to be featured in Days of '47 Parade float

Pioneer Day will take on a fresh meaning this year as 12 refugee communities in Utah take part in the Days of '47 Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, July 25. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Utah Republicans heading to national convention unsure of Trump

Gov. Gary Herbert, one of the state's 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland that begins Monday, isn't sure what to expect from his party's presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Resort withdraws controversial 'Park City' trademark application

Vail Resorts announced Saturday that it is dropping its controversial application to trademark the name "Park City." Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Turkey quashes coup; Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for plotters

Pouring out into the streets, forces loyal to Turkey's president quashed a coup attempt in a night and day of explosions, air battles and gunfire. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed that those... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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The Nice victims: Losses spanned 3 generations, 7 nations

The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who've been identified were Americans, Germans,... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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How'd he get through? Security in question after Nice attack

me, France was supposed to have been better prepared. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Graphic: All eyes look to Jewell on divisive Bears Ears issue

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell capped a four-day tour of southeastern Utah with a Bluff community meeting that drew thousands in the heat of a July sun. Emotions ran just as hot as people pleaded... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Jewell 'shocked' at lack of protection for Bears Ears cultural resources

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hiked to one of the most prized ancestral Puebloan ruins in southeast Utah, the Moon House, on Friday and visited with tribal leaders at the Bears Ears meadows in... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Group rallies at SLCC to protest recent police shootings

A group of about 20 people gathered at the edge of Salt Lake Community College's campus on Friday to protest recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota that have drawn national attention. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Republican panel leaves anti-Trump move gasping for breath

The struggle by conservatives for an 11th-hour derailment of Donald Trump's drive for the Republican presidential nomination is gasping for breath, although a leader of the effort is promising to... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Clinton holds day of VP interviews at her home in Washington

Hillary Clinton summoned at least three contenders vying to become her running mate to her Washington home on Friday as she closes in on a pick for vice president. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Terrorism trepidation? Live life, but buckle your seat belt, experts say

When dozens die in a mass shooting in Orlando or when a truck plows into Bastille Day revelers in Nice, some may question whether they should go out in public anymore. Psychologists say continuing... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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4 Salt Lake businesses honored for setting high energy standards

The annual Mayor's Skyline Challenge Awards, launched in 2014, encourages building owners to improve their buildings' environmental impact by evaluating their energy use, setting goals and... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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UTA approves funding for Provo-Orem bus rapid transit system

The Utah Transit Authority board of trustees Friday approved the funding necessary to support the development of a Transportation Improvement Project in Utah County. UTA and UDOT are proposing to... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait

Newly declassified pages from a congressional report into 9/11 released Friday have reignited speculation that some of the hijackers had links to Saudis, including government officials —... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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State alleges Wayne County clerk manipulated primary to help her husband win

State election officials are suing to contest the results of the Wayne County Commission Republican primary last month, claiming the victor was illegally helped by his wife, who is also the... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Applications being taken justice court vacancy in South Jordan

Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position in South Jordan. The position will replace Judge Clinton Balmforth, who will retire Jan. 2, 2017. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Stewart to host conference on ‘America’s Role in the World’ July 29

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, will host his annual conference, “America’s Role in the World,” on Friday, July 29, at the University of Utah’s Spencer Fox Eccles Business... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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UN: Iraq can defeat IS but must work on what happens after

Recent victories in Fallujah and Qayyarah show that the Iraqis are capable of defeating the Islamic State group but the country must consolidate control of armed groups and promote political... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah journalists make new push for 2014 courthouse shooting video

Attorneys representing the Utah Headliners chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Thursday filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act seeking video of the 2014 shooting at... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Mourners stream past casket of black man killed by police

A steady stream of mourners filed past the casket of Alton Sterling, the 37-year-old black man who was shot to death by two white police officers as he was pinned to the pavement outside a... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Egypt standardizes sermons, tightening grip on mosques

In a move to tighten state control over religious discourse, Egypt has launched a campaign to force Muslim clerics to read standardized government-written sermons at Friday prayers. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Tom Brady to drop appeal, serve 4-game 'Deflategate' suspension

Tom Brady said on Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight in a scandal that tested the power of the NFL commissioner and... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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AP source: Trump offered Pence vice president job Thursday

Donald Trump has offered Mike Pence the job of vice president, and Trump aides have told the Indiana governor the formal announcement could be made on Saturday. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Trump keeps suspense alive over veep choice

Donald Trump is keeping suspense alive over his choice of a running mate, sidelining the announcement because of the deadly attack in Nice, France. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Attorney says recordings reveal sexist culture in S.L. fire department

As the Salt Lake Fire Department's first female battalion chief waits for the city to respond to claims that her bosses have sexually discriminated and retaliated against her, new city documents... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Utah's Mike Lee one of only two senators to vote against opioids bill

Utah's senators were divided on a sweeping opioids bill that cleared Congress on Wednesday as part of a bipartisan effort to combat the growing prescription painkiller and heroin abuse crisis in... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Former Utah House speaker to ask for recount after losing by 8 votes

Former Utah House Speaker Mel Brown plans to call for a recount after official results certified this week determined he was defeated in the Republican primary by eight votes. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Utah agrees not to enforce parts of political disclosure law

Utah won't enforce parts of a state law requiring nonprofits to report donors who give more than $750 to influence a campaign or votes. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Change in Utah law is cleaning up the substance abuse treatment industry

A recently implemented Utah law is helping to clean up the substance abuse treatment industry, cutting down on questionable practices by some providers. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Feds ask judge to toss case saying NSA snooped during Salt Lake Olympics

The National Security Agency asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit from a former Salt Lake City mayor who says the agency conducted a mass warrantless surveillance program during the 2002... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Ex-FLDS members sue Warren Jeffs, Salt Lake law firm

A group of former FLDS Church members are suing imprisoned polygamous leader Warren Jeffs and a Salt Lake law firm, claiming the attorneys helped further his illegal activities such as marrying... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Lindon appoints new City Council member

Lindon Mayor Jeff Acerson and the City Council have tapped Dustin Sweeten to fill a vacant seat on the council that was created with the resignation of Randi Powell. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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U.S. officials meet with Utah man jailed in Venezuela.

A 24-year-old Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been allowed to meet with U.S. diplomats two weeks after he and his new bride were arrested on weapons charges, a United States official said Wednesday. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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FBI Utah office actively investigating home-grown terrorists, agent in charge says

The FBI office in Salt Lake City has active investigations into what the agency calls home-grown, violent terrorists, the special agent in charge said Thursday. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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SLCC chosen as one of several national Black Lives Matter protests

Salt Lake Community College's Redwood Campus was identified as the site for a protest in conjunction with the Black Lives Matter movement by groups claiming to be affiliated with the global... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence could help Trump in Utah; will Huntsman also play a role?

Donald Trump's apparent choice of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate could help Utah voters warm up to the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee, a longtime pollster in the state said... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Trump nears VP decision; contenders holding their breath

Donald Trump is on the verge of picking his vice presidential running mate, with top contenders told to expect a decision as early as Thursday afternoon. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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National monument puts the focus on Jewell, Bishop and Chaffetz

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, unveiled the final version of his much awaited Public Lands Initiative early Thursday, eliminating a mandate that seven counties in eastern Utah are off limits for any... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Fear Factor: Americans scared of their presidential options

The vast majority of Americans say they are afraid of at least one of the two major candidates — Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump — winning the White House, a remarkable finding that... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Utah Legislature continues to weigh end-of-life concerns

Utah lawmakers continued to grapple with the ethical and legal implications of so-called death with dignity legislation at a packed interim committee meeting on Wednesday. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Theresa May becomes Britain's new leader as Cameron exits

Theresa May entered No. 10 Downing St., on Wednesday as Britain's new prime minister, following a bittersweet exit by David Cameron that was tinged with humor and regret. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Park City residents: 'We are a town, not a trademark'

An estimated 250 protesters gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday as the CEO of Vail Resort arrived for a closed-door meeting about the company's effort to legally claim the name Park City. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Keeping teachers in the classroom may bring a 'K-20 conversation'

In the midst of an intensifying teacher shortage, Utah lawmakers and education leaders are looking for ways to improve collaboration between K-12 and higher education when it comes to preparing new... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Legislature commits $10 million to new stadium at Utah State Fairpark

Lawmakers also passed bills to crack down on people caught flying drones over wildfires, and create tax breaks to lure a new Facebook data center to Utah. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Driver's license app now sends reminders, directions

The Utah Department of Public Safety and the Department of Technology Services announced the implementation of new technology aimed at making it easier to renew a driver’s license. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Cost of death penalty giving rise to competing bills

A Utah lawmaker still intends to run a bill next year to condense Utah's death penalty appeals process, even though state law enforcement officials Wednesday told legislators it's already as tight... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court

A federal appeals court has rejected Tom Brady's attempt to get a new hearing on his "Deflategate" suspension. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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