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  1. Guest editorial: 2016 Rio Olympics deserve our courageous supportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    There is increasing opposition to holding this year's Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Scientific experts raise serious health issues involving the Zika virus.

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  2. Video: Utah Jazz draftees meet with the mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    The Utah Jazz's three second-round picks from last Thursday's NBA Draft have arrived in the Beehive State. Weber State's Joel Bolomboy, North Carolina's Marcus Paige and Cal's Tyrone Wallace met with the media on Wednesday in their first official appearance as members of the Jazz.

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  3. History-making transgender U.S. Senate candidate looking to capitalize on Utah primary winRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Misty K. Snow meets with supporters at Hires Big H in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 10, 2016. The first openly transgender candidate to win a major party U.S. Senate primary election celebrated Tuesday at the campaign offices of another Democrat because she can't afford her own space.

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  4. UTA to offer Saturday service on Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Utah Transit Authority buses, TRAX trains, the S-Line and FrontRunner will operate on a Saturday schedule on Independence Day.

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  5. Long PBS piece calls Mormon welfare system huge, impressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    Emmy Award-winning TV reporter Lucky Severson characterized the LDS Church's welfare system as huge and impressive in a seven-minute report on the PBS TV show "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly." The piece included interviews with a bishop, a Relief Society president, service missionaries and leaders of various departments of the welfare system of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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  6. Election tallies: Primary election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Gov. Gary Herbert holds up one finger outside the Governor's Mansion in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Herbert defeated Jonathan Johnson in Tuesday's primary.

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  7. Silvestrini may be only candidate on Millcreek's mayoral ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Deseret News

    MILLCREEK - Even though Fred Healey warned supporters last week that he may not be physically able to continue his campaign to become Millcreek's first mayor, he still won a spot on the November ballot. Healey and Jeff Silvestrini - both supporters of Millcreek's incorporation vote last year - rose victorious above seven other candidates fighting to become the city's mayor, according to results released Tuesday night.

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  8. Silvestrini, Healey in the lead for Millcreek's first mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Out of the nine contenders fighting to become Millcreek's first city mayor, Jeff Silvestrini and Fred Healey were in the lead after initial results were released after polls closed Tuesday night. Earlier this week, Fred Healey had announced that his ability to continue his campaign may be on shaky ground after doctors discovered an aggressive tumor on his kidney.

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  9. Gov. Gary Herbert wins GOP nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Gov. Gary Herbert held a commanding lead over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com chairman Jonathan Johnson Tuesday, with 74 percent of the vote in early results released after the polls closed at 8 p.m. Gov. Gary Herbert held a commanding lead over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com chairman Jonathan Johnson Tuesday, with 74 percent of the vote in early results released after the polls closed at 8 p.m. SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert held a commanding lead over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson on Tuesday, and The Associated Press called the race shortly before 9 p.m. The Governor's Mansion was filled with cheers as Herbert's family, friends and members of his administration heard the first results after the polls closed at 8 p.m. Johnson held a simliar, quieter election night gathering at his campaign headquarters in Holladay.

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  10. Snow edging Swinton in race to challenge Sen. Mike Lee in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Deseret News

    With the first results released in Utah's Democratic Senate primary, Misty K. Snow, Utah's first transgender candidate to seek a statewide office, is in the lead to challenge Republican Sen. Mike Lee in November's general election. With the first results released in Utah's Democratic Senate primary, Misty K. Snow, Utah's first transgender candidate to seek a statewide office, is in the lead to challenge Republican Sen. Mike Lee in November's general election.

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  11. Photos: Voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    Edward Horton votes in person during Tuesday's primary election in Salt Lake City. Many Utahns have already voted in Tuesday's primary thanks to a record number of counties holding vote-by-mail elections.

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  12. Two airlifted for 'significant' burns, three houseboats destroyed in Lake Powell fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    The fire was reported at Lake Powell's Offshore Marina around 11:45 a.m. Three houseboats were destroyed in the blaze, and the owners of one of the houseboats suffered "significant burns," said Glen Canyon National Recreation Area spokeswoman Amanda Hammond. The victims, whose identities were not immediately released, were treated at the scene and then airlifted to a hospital in Salt Lake City.

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  13. Area summer reading programs are for more than childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    Summer reading programs, offered by public libraries, help kids and teens avoid "summer slide" and have fun reading over the summer. Libraries also offer programs for adults, and librarians recommend reading as a family.

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  14. Grading scale changes for ACT writing testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    Olympus High School student Joe Nydegger studies English with tutor Cathy Kindquist at the Huntington Learning Center in Draper, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in preparation for the ACT test. Students in Utah and across the country who take the ACT college preparation exam will see a different score range on the test's writing portion starting this fall.

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  15. Father, son charged with murdering UTA worker in WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming. Dereck James "DJ" Harrison, 22, of Centerville, and his father, Flint Wayne Harrison, 51, of Pinedale, Wyoming, were each charged Tuesday with murder in the first degree in the killing of Kay Porter Ricks, 63, of American Fork.

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  16. Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. The Lincoln County Attorney's Office charged Flint Wayne Harrison and his son, Dereck James "DJ" Harrison, with first-degree murder and kidnapping in the death of Kay Porter Ricks, 63. An autopsy determined that Ricks died of blows to the head, a police statement said.

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  17. Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son gets 12 prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries.

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  18. Wyoming authorities to speak about Utah rail workera s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    Authorities in Wyoming plan to make an announcement about the investigation into the death of a Utah rail worker who disappeared amid a manhunt for two suspects in a kidnapping case. The Lincoln County Attorney and sheriff are set to hold a news conference Tuesday on the death of 63-year-old Kay Ricks.

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  19. Mail-in ballot results will come faster just in time for today's primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Deseret News

    Thanks to a new law taking effect just in time for Tuesday's primary elections, anxious candidates and voters following tight races may not have to endure a two-week wait to learn the outcome. Previously, state law prohibited clerks from releasing any updated results after election night until an official canvass.

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  20. 'Project (Un)Popular' explores middle school popularity, friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Deseret News

    Kristen Tracy's novel "Project Popular" tells of best friends Perry and Venice, who are yearbook photographers for their middle school and decide to take the social injustice of middle school head-on. In spite of her fear of animals and water, Kristen Tracy grew up wanting to be a marine biologist - a career that is a far cry from her current line of work.

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