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Utah Democrats complain that GOP candidate running for two offices

Utah Democrats filed a complaint against a state House member who is seeking re-election and to fill a vacancy.

Smaller down payments are the wrong solution to the housing problem

Too much leverage is dangerous, both to individual homeowners and to giant financial institutions. And well-meaning policies, such as promoting home ownership, can sometimes have disastrous... Read more »

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Reducing public corruption should be Utah Legislature's top priority, survey shows

Reducing corruption among elected officials tops a list of issues Utahns want the state Legislature to address in 2015, a new survey shows. Read more »

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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation... Read more »

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First presidential debate in works for Republicans

The 2014 midterm elections are days away, but preparation are already underway for the first debate of the 2016 presidential primary contest. Read more »

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Poll: Economy, other issues overshadow abortion ahead of election

As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around... Read more »

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Mitt Romney stumps for US Senate hopeful Mike Rounds in South Dakota

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney stumped for U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds on Thursday as part of a national tour to energize the GOP base ahead of Election Day. Read more »

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Obama campaigns in Maine, avoids spat over Ebola

In a final-week burst of campaigning, President Barack Obama sought to mobilize Democratic voters Thursday in the race for governor in Maine while keeping his distance from the state's bubbling... Read more »

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Dempsey: US considering empowering Sunni tribes

The Pentagon is considering ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq's Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday. Read more »

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Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply

Moscow and Kiev have clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flows into Ukraine throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Read more »

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Police: Suspected North Carolina court gunman turns himself in

A man suspected of opening fire this week on two victims in front of a courthouse turned himself in hours after his brother was charged in the crime, authorities said Thursday. Read more »

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Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting

Israel closed all access to Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site on Thursday, a rare move that ratcheted up already heightened tensions following the attempted assassination of a prominent... Read more »

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Legal analysis says public lands effort is flawed; proponents undeterred

A new legal analysis says the effort to seize control of Western public lands is doomed to fail, but proponents are unwavering as they begin to map the effects of that transfer, including the role... Read more »

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Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said. Read more »

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New poll shows Love, Owens race tightens; both spar in final debate

Republican Mia Love leads Democrat Doug Owens in the 4th District congressional race by 5 points, a new UtahPolicy.com poll released Thursday shows. Read more »

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Race for Salt Lake County district attorney could be tight

Democratic incumbent Sim Gill leads Republican challenger Steve Nelson in the race for Salt Lake County district attorney, a new poll shows. Read more »

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Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament, set fire

Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, forcing the government to cancel a vote to allow the president to seek another term next year. Read more »

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Reporter's family urges Iran to release him

The family of an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post who has been jailed in Iran since July is urging authorities to release him, saying on Thursday that his continued... Read more »

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New York, New Jersey ponder Sandy 2 years later

Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey are taking stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm. Read more »

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Three amendments to Utah Constitution on the ballot

The trio of proposed amendments to the Utah Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot aren't getting much attention this election year, much to the frustration of a former state official. Read more »

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Final debate between Mia Love and Doug Owens to air on KSL NewsRadio

The final debate between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens on KSL Newsradio on Thursday may have an impact in the already close 4th District congressional race. Read more »

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Paul: GOP must improve appeal in hard-hit cities

Prospective 2016 presidential candidate and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that his Republican Party must change and do a better job of appealing to residents of hard-hit cities like Detroit. Read more »

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Pleasant Grove residents divided over public safety bond

Debate over a proposed bond to pay for a new public safety building in Pleasant Grove has become so heated the city's mayor is calling on cooler heads to prevail. One resident is raising... Read more »

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Obama on Ebola fight: US can't seal itself off

President Barack Obama says the United States can't hermetically seal itself off from the world in the fight against Ebola. Read more »

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Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

Attorney General Eric Holder says it's clear that there's a need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. Read more »

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Man let go in courthouse shooting because of alibi

The man once identified as the suspected gunman in a courthouse shooting in North Carolina had a credible alibi that led to his release, the police chief said Wednesday as investigators sought a... Read more »

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