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Utah’s ample and amazing opportunities of possible outdoor adventure can be intimidating. Where do you start? The Salt Lake Tribune, in partnership with KUED-Channel 7, set about to create a multimedia cheat sheet to help motivate people to make their …

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  • Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha speaks in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, May 27, 2015, during debate on overriding Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of a death penalty repeal bill, in a vote that would make it the first traditionally conservative state to abolish capital punishment in more than four decades. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Nebraska abolishes death penalty
    Lincoln, Neb. • Nebraska abolished the death penalty Wednesday over the governor’s objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives …
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith, left, forward LeBron James, center, and center Timofey Mozgov (20) react on the sidelines late in the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 118-88. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) NBA finals: LeBron leads Cavs into finals
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Real Salt Lake forward Devon Sandoval (49) tries unsuccessfully to get past New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders (12). Real Salt Lake leads New York City FC 2-0 at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Live blog: Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles Galaxy
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Skyline Arch is lit up at night as the setting begins to reveal the sea of stars above during a camping trip to Arches National Park. Utah Bucket List: Camping in Devils Garden at Arches National Park
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The playground and exterior of housing units at Canyon Crossing at Riverwalk Wednesday May 27, 2015.  Canyon Crossing at Riverwalk is a newly constructed 10-building affordable housing community in Midvale. 
The $36 million development creates 180 apartments for low-income families in the area and was made possible through a $13 million Low-Income Housing Tax Credit investment by American Express syndicated by Enterprise Community Investment. Photo gallery: Midvale’s new affordable apartments offer homes, hope to struggling families
    Midvale • All the mind-boggling details, government agencies and years of work that went into a new housing complex in Midvale boil down to one …
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    Washington • Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is...
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  • After slow start, Internet gambling getting bigger
    Atlantic City, N.J. • Gambling industry participants and analysts agree that Internet betting is off to a slow start in the U.S. But despite challenge...
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    AP Gallery: Farm lets orphaned or abandoned foals thrive
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  • Detroit goes after Silicon Valley for driverless cars
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  • Couple indicted for possession of ATM skimming devices used in Utah
    A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a couple for allegedly possessing a device to skim numbers from an ATM machine. They were arrested after FB...
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  • Police: Utah woman attacked after man offers to help with yard work
    A man remained in jail Wednesday for allegedly attacking a North Salt Lake woman after he asked to help mow her lawn. The 20-year-old man, also of Nor...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Gallery: Plaintiffs from Utah’s landmark gay marriage case tie the knot
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  • This screenshot made from a pdf released by the Colorado Judicial Department on Wed., May 27, 2015, shows a portion of Aurora shooter James Holmes' notebook, after it was presented as evidence in the Holmes murder trial on Tues., May 26, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. The notebook entries on these two pages discuss the pros and cons of various methods and venues for committing mass murder and, at right, is a diagram of the theater in Aurora where Holmes carried out the killings. The notebook was released into public domain as per court procedure. (Colorado Judicial Department via AP Photos) Notebook a dark look into gunman’s ‘broken’ mind
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    Bismarck, N.D. • BNSF Railway Co. says it’s planning employee furloughs due to slipping freight shipping demand across its rail network. The company s...
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  • Nike says it’s cooperating in FIFA investigation
    New York • Nike says it is cooperating with authorities in the U.S. probe into corruption of FIFA, the governing body of soccer worldwide. On Wednesda...
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    From Utah, she guides Korean War veterans, families to the old battlefield
    Springdale • She’s like a travel agent with a government title. But Sunny Lee caters to a unique traveler: Korean War veterans, their children and …
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2015 file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A major international study says don’t delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer. People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was still strong were far less likely to develop AIDS or other serious illnesses than if they waited until blood tests showed their immune system was starting to weaken, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday.   (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File) AP: IRS believes identity thieves are from Russia
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  • Specialist Matthew Cheslock, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as traders return from the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Lawyer: Confining chimps for research like slavery
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Kristen Kwan, assistant professor of human genetics at the University of Utah studies Zebra fish embryo eye development to help understand human birth defects for blindness. The University of Utah's Vivian Lee is among medical school deans nationwide calling for more federal research money. She joins counterparts from Yale and a host of other schools on Wednesday in a journal article saying a lack of federal funding is disquieting research institutions across the country. Debate: Scary news about biological research, done and undone ...
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  • An iPhone is connected to a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu equipped with Apple CarPlay apps, displayed on the car's MyLink screen, top, during a demonstration in Detroit, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Starting with Chevrolet this summer, many General Motors models will offer Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto systems that link smart phones with in-car screens and electronics. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) GM to offer Android, Apple systems in 2016
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  • FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, security forces defend their headquarters against attacks by Islamic State extremists during a sandstorm in the eastern part of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, Iraq. An Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday, May 27, 2015, that Islamic State extremists used a sandstorm that engulfed most of Iraq on Tuesday night to unleash a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland. (AP Photo, File) Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq’s Anbar kill 17 troops
    Baghdad • As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State milita...
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  • Spanish soldiers advance Iraqi soldiers during a training mission outside Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed) Rand Paul blames Republican hawks for rise of ISIS
    Washington • Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group. The freshman senator from K...
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2015 file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A major international study says don’t delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer. People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was still strong were far less likely to develop AIDS or other serious illnesses than if they waited until blood tests showed their immune system was starting to weaken, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday.   (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File) Sources: IRS says identity thieves operate in Russia
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  • FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. U.S. stocks rose modestly in late morning trading Wednesday, May 27, 2015, recovering part of a steep loss from the day before. Investors remain focused on Greece's debt problems. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) U.S. stocks recover from a slump the day before
    New York • Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering the most of their losses from the day before, as Greece appeared closer to resolving its latest d...
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    Boys ultimate frisbee matches set
    The Utah Boys High School Ultimate Frisbee State Championship will be decided Friday and Saturday at Butler Park in Cottonwood Heights with the state ...
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  • Tiffany and Michael Kors are big market movers
    New York • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE • Tiffany & ...
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  • Leftovers now OK on Norwegian Cruise Line
    MIAMI • Norwegian Cruise Line is reversing course on a ban on doggie bags. The Miami-based cruise line recently instituted a rule that banned passenge...
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