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Deedee Corradini, Salt Lake's first and only female mayor, has passed away

Deedee Corradini, Salt Lake’s first and only female mayor, died Sunday.

Estonia's ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election

Estonia's ruling Reform Party has emerged as the overall winner in the Baltic country's general election dominated by economic issues and security concerns over Russia's actions in Ukraine. Read more »

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Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

Prince William presented China's president with a large envelope Monday containing an invitation from the queen to visit Britain this year, as he began the first official visit to mainland China by... Read more »

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GOP senators pledge help if court bars health law subsidies

Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barack Obama's... Read more »

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Lawmaker seeks to alter Wasatch Front car dealer landscape

The Wasatch Front has long been fertile ground for the new car industry. But some cities claim they have been denied from participating in that potentially lucrative part of commerce because of an... Read more »

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Obama plans trip to South Carolina, 48th state in office; just Utah and South Dakota remain

President Barack Obama plans to get one step closer to visiting all 50 states while in office with a trip to South Carolina this week. Read more »

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Upping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be Texas non-starter

Efforts are underway in the Texas Legislature to change a state law that automatically classifies 17-year-olds charged with a crime as adults, but they'll likely be halted by a senator who chairs a... Read more »

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Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present. Read more »

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Young girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic diseases causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of... Read more »

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Activists say Islamic State releases 19 Syrian Christians; hundreds more still held

The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians on Sunday who were among the more than 220 people the militants took captive in northeastern Syria last week, activists and a local leader said. Read more »

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No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security Department

The next deadline to avoid a Homeland Security Department shutdown is days away, with no clear sign a deal is close at hand. Read more »

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Palestinian activist: boycott of Israeli products begins

Most West Bank shops no longer carry the products of six major Israeli food companies, as a boycott triggered by rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions is taking hold, a boycott leader said Sunday. Read more »

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Supreme Court case threatens independent electoral map drawers

In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional... Read more »

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Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach. Read more »

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Israel's Netanyahu heads to Washington for Congress speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran's nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he... Read more »

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Congress' dysfunction not limited to Homeland Security fight

Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Read more »

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Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need... Read more »

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Prison Relocation Commission ready to dial back in governor, full Legislature

The Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission is no longer seeking the authority to make the final decision on where to move the Utah State Prison, now in Draper. Read more »

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Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll. Read more »

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Jindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health law

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

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Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach. Read more »

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O'Malley to decide about presidential bid this spring

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley visited early-voting South Carolina again on Saturday and said he will decide this spring whether to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Read more »

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Christie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is telling California Republicans the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pundits and donors. Read more »

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Educators call for funding, legislation to strengthen local control

Educators are calling for increased funding for public education, but they're also asking lawmakers to back legislation that strengthens their ability to make local decisions. Read more »

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'It's been a comedy of errors from the start': Annoyance arises from government error on health care tax forms

It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season. But there's an added hassle this year for nearly a million consumers who got financial help with health insurance premiums under... Read more »

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Social services advocates urge lawmakers to restore earmarked revenues

Social services advocates called on Utah lawmakers Friday to restore earmarked revenues to the state's general fund to address urgent needs in social services and education. Read more »

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