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  1. US new home sales up 0.7 percent in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Park Record

    Sales of new U.S. homes edged up modestly in October, led by a big jump in activity in the Midwest. New home sales advanced 0.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.

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  2. US pending home sales slip in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Park Record

    The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell slightly in October as tight credit and lagging wages remained financial hurdles for would-be homebuyers. The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 1.1 percent the past month to 104.1. The index remains below its 2013 average but is 2.2 percent higher than last October.

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  3. US indexes barely budge ahead of ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Park Record

    Deere fell 2.5 percent in early trading after the maker of farming equipment predicted that its sales and profits will keep falling in its new fiscal year. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose a point, less than 0.1 percent, to 2,068 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday.

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  4. US orders for durable goods up 0.4 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Park Record

    Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in October, but a key category that tracks business investment plans declined sharply for a second straight month. Orders for durable goods increased 0.4 percent last month following a 0.9 percent drop in September and an even bigger 18.3 percent plunge in August, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.

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  5. Dutch seek to harness energy from salt water mixRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Park Record

    Dutch researchers are seeking to add a new, largely untapped renewable energy source to the world's energy mix with the opening of a "Blue Energy" test facility on Wednesday. Blue energy takes advantage of the difference in salt concentration between sea water and fresh water to produce electricity.

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  6. AP Top U.S. News At 3:40 a.m. ESTRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Park Record

    Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson 'tussle' Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protest Arkansas, Mississippi gay marriage bans overturned Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun.

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  7. AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standardRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Park Record

    Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose tightening the amount of a smog-forming pollutant in the air. People familiar with the proposal tell the Associated Press that the EPA will recommend lowering the limit for ground-level ozone to 65 to 70 parts per billion, down from a 75 parts per billion standard set in the 2008.

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  8. Old murder case resurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Convicted murderer Calvin Shane Myers recently filed a motion to have his right to appeal reinstated with the Third District Court in Summit County. The 41-year-old pled guilty to aggravated murder in 1996 for killing his pregnant girlfriend, Irene Christensen.

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  9. Park City Fire Department gets new rescue rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    The Park City Fire District will start deploying a new, UTV vehicle for backcountry rescues this winter. The UTV vehicle is equipped with a heated cab and a fire suppression system.

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  10. PCHS teacher shares passion for historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Erin Miller developed a passion for history as a child. As a first-year history teacher at Park City High School, she hopes to share that with her students.

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  11. PCHS robotics is programmed for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Members of the Park City High School robotics program Sam Kottler, Alanna Hamill, Elena Langan, Elizabeth Prucka and Maddie Reed work on a robot. The program is gaining steam after its teams did well during state and regional competitions last year.

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  12. New program helps families save for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Parkites have a unique option to think about this holiday season as they consider the gifts they'll give to loved ones. A new gift program launched by the Utah Educational Savings Plan is allowing people throughout the state to contribute to college savings plans rather than give traditional presents.

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  13. Education briefs, Nov. 26-28, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Treasure Mountain Junior High is offering free tutoring to students. According to the school website, tmjh.pcschools.us , math tutoring is available every school day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. in room 25 and Tuesday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in room 26. Ninth-grade English lab is at 2:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. on Thursdays in room 15, and Spanish lab is on Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. in room 7, 11 or 13. Jeremy Ranch Elementary's Annual Science Fair will be held Jan. 22. According to the school website, jres.pcschools.us , all students can participate, though fifth graders are required to complete a project.

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  14. Laptop policies cause student concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Although the computers allow students to utilize basic applications such as Pages and Google Chrome, restrictions on downloading software have left some students feeling that the laptops' full potential has yet to be reached. "Until things change, the computers are essentially glorified typewriters.

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  15. Thanksgiving weekend bookings remain strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Projected lodging bookings for the Thanksgiving holiday are slightly below last year's tally but higher than two years ago, according to numbers from the Park City Chamber/Bureau. According to the numbers, the estimated 33,260 visitor nights from Nov. 23 to Nov. 29 is down from 35,503 actual visitor nights last year. 1 comment

  16. Sky's the limit for U.S. Aerials TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    U.S. aerialist Mac Bohonnon has been living in Park City for two and a half years now, but locals haven't gotten to see the best the young jumper has to offer just yet. Bohonnon, who finished fifth at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, said his improbable run to Russia began shortly after a disappointing finish at the 2014 Deer Valley Freestyle World Cup event.

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  17. Canyons opens FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    As snow flew on Saturday, Nov. 22, during Park City Mountain Resort's opening day, it was piling up at the then-unopened Canyons Resort, the other Vail-run Park City ski resort. Additional snow over the rest of the weekend and early this week led to a reported 25-inch base depth as of Tuesday morning.

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  18. Utah Olympic Park readies for post-Olympic winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Bobsled athletes take a turn on the Utah Olympic Park s bobsled/skeleton/luge track during an event last season. The 2014 Winter Olympics are over, but that doesn't mean it will be a slow winter at the Utah Olympic Park.

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  19. Ted Ligety injures left wristRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    According to U.S. Ski Team Medical Director Kyle Wilkens, Ligety suffered a left wrist carpal dislocation. He underwent surgery with U.S. Ski Team physician Dr. Randy Viola at the Vail Valley Medical Center Saturday afternoon.

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  20. Gallery MAR's 'Bountiful World' utilizes sculptures and paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Park Record

    Bridgette Meinhold's "Within Bounds" is a sublime encaustic work that shows the artist's fascination and love for the outdoors. With Thanksgiving coming up this week, Gallery MAR owner Maren Mullin thought about various themes that are connected to the holiday and decided to put together an exhibit called "Bountiful World."

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