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For Yvette Bugingo, Ethiopia is home — as much as any resting spot for a refugee can be called “home.” Born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and forced to flee at 11 when her father was killed, Bugingo …

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  • Minor pipeline leaks may pose a major problem in Utah
    In June 2013, a pipeline rupture near Price released at least 85 barrels of “production water” into a stream, one of many modest spills the …
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  • Utah lawmakers likely to talk police body cams
    Some sort of legislation addressing police body cameras is likely to be discussed by state lawmakers this coming session, but what if anything will emerge …
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  • In this photograph taken on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, bud tenders Maxwell Bradford, back left, and Emma Attolini display buds in the shape of Christmas trees that are on sale for the holiday season in a recreational marijuana shop in northwest Denver. The nascent marijuana industry in Colorado is targeting holiday shoppers with special deals much like traditional retailers offer. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Have holidays gone to pot? Some hope for higher sales in Colorado
    Denver • That’s not mistletoe. From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, Colorado’s burgeoning marijuana indu...
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Philip Bugingo, 16, looks over the Salt Lake Valley, while hiking with friends,  Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Moving to Utah gives refugee family newfound perspective
    For Yvette Bugingo, Ethiopia is home — as much as any resting spot for a refugee can be called “home.” Born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, ...
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Rachel Martinez and her two children Max and Lucia get a bird's eye view of the pardoned turkey. Turko, a 21-week-old, 57 pound turkey was spared Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox from becoming a Thanksgiving feast during the Fourth Annual Utah Turkey Pardon at Thanksgiving Point. Turko will roam free in his new home at Thanksgiving Point's Farm Country.
    On Wednesday, Nov. Lt. Governor Spencer Cox spared one lucky turkey from becoming a Thanksgiving feast during the fourth annual Utah Turkey Pardon at ...
    Updated Nov 27 2014 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Music-In-Our-Schools: Tickling The Ivories To Inspire Utah’s Kids
    One of the greatest children’s writers of all time, Hans Christian Andersen once said, “Where words fail, music speaks.” Like Hans the Gina Bachaue...
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    BYU basketball: Cougs say Aloha with another OT loss
    If you think BYU’s two overtime losses at the Maui Invitational hurt now, wait until March. Chances for wins over teams with top-100 RPIs don’t come ...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 11:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Protesters of Ferguson decision flood streets across the country
    Thousands of people in U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York protested peacefully while others blocked traffic or clashed with police as anger flared …
    Updated Nov 25 2014 08:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Lawmakers may decide Uber’s place in Nevada
    Reno • Uber Technologies’ legal battle with Nevada’s highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back to the political are...
    Updated Nov 27 2014 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Sales growth of million-dollar homes is slowing
    Growth in million-dollar home sales is slowing in areas including Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles as rising prices and the strengthening U.S. dollar ...
    Updated Nov 27 2014 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Toyota finds new air bag issue, recalls more cars
    Tokyo • Toyota Motor Corp. recalled more than 40,000 vehicles in Japan on Thursday as part of a worldwide scare over defective air bags and is investi...
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    Alta’s Quinn Fabrizio becomes Utah’s third commitment in a week
    “Speech!” His future teammates chanted after Utah coaches introduced Quinn Fabrizio and announced his commitment at midfield after practice. Fabrizio ...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 07:57 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah basketball: Runnin Utes bury Texas-Pan American, 85-48
    Salt Lake City • It was a good night to be a Runnin’ Utes starter, especially in the second half. The most Delon Wright and …
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  • Unionists block the entrance of a docked ship at the port of Piraeus, near Athens during a 24-hour nationwide general strike, Thursday Nov. 27 2014. A nationwide general strike to protest continued austerity measures has shut down services across Greece, grounding flights, leaving ferries tied up in ports, shutting down schools and leaving state hospitals functioning with emergency staff. Greece has been dependent on billions of euros from international bailouts from the eurozone and International Monetary Fund since 2010. (AP Photo/Fotis Plegas G) General strike shuts down services in Greece
    Athens • A 24-hour general strike in Greece shut down services across the country, forcing flight cancellations and school closures and leaving state ...
    Updated Nov 27 2014 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Secretary General of OPEC Abdalla Salem El-Badri of Libya speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Expectations that the group would not cut output to support the market saw the global price of oil slump another US dollar 1.89 on Thursday to US dollar 75.86 a barrel, extending its losses since June, when it was as high as US dollar 115. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices
    Vienna • Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely...
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  • Italian utility manager in Romania dies
    Bucharest, Romania • The general manager of an Italian-owned electricity company in Romania has died after falling from the company building in Buchar...
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  • TV
    Thanksgiving on TV: There’s a parade and football. What, you’re surprised?
    It’s Thanksgiving so — surprise! — there’s a parade and a bunch of football games. Oh, and a couple of shows about dogs. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parad...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
    Here are 10 fresh ways to improve a mug of cocoa
    We can’t help it. Once the cooler weather arrives, we crave hot cocoa with the same intensity that we crave a cold beer during barbecue …
    Updated Nov 25 2014 07:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Declan Costello of the European Commission, center, and Klaus Masuch of the European Central Bank , second from right, arrive for a meeting with Greek government officials, in Paris, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Greek officials and debt inspectors meet in Paris to restart a review of the nation's financial reforms before the bulk of the country's bailout loans end this year. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) Greece under pressure for new austerity
    Athens • A Greek official says the country is under pressure from rescue creditors to impose new austerity measures to resolve an ongoing budget disag...
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  • South Asian leaders finally reach energy deal
    Katmandu, Nepal • South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years reached a deal on energy sharing Thursday, but failed on two ...
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  • President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker arrives to deliver his statement on growth, jobs and investment package for Europe, Wednesday Nov 26, 2014 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz) EU piling pressure on Google to change its ways
    Brussels • European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules. The European par...
    Updated Nov 27 2014 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • TV
    Wednesday on TV: A few new shows and the Jazz
    There’s not a whole lot new on this night before Thanksgiving, but there are a few things. NBA (6 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder “Sur...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 05:07 pm   |     |   Share
    Ever-popular ‘Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer' turns 50
    Hey, you do recall the most famous reindeer of all, right? Of course you do. Who could forget Rudolph? Particularly because he’s the subject of …
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  • Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape
    Geneva • After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that the body said could boost global commerce by ...
    Updated Nov 27 2014 02:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for more stimulus in China. Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 0.3 percent to 17,333.52. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama) Oil prices tank as OPEC leaves output unchanged
    London • Oil companies saw their shares take a beating Thursday as crude prices slid to their lowest in over four years in the wake of OPEC’s decision...
    Updated Nov 27 2014 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Brazil names banker as finance minister
    Rio de Janeiro • Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff named a former treasury secretary with a reputation as a fiscal conservative as finance minister o...
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