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Utah senators are calling on other lawmakers to preserve current federal law and protect religious liberties.

Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Read more »

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Civics test, rules for e-cigarette sales among more than 50 new Utah laws

More than 50 new laws took effect Wednesday in Utah, including measures requiring high school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test, restrictions on electronic-cigarette sellers and expanded... Read more »

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Salt Lake County Council finalizes community preservation maps

After nearly a month of erasing and retracing, the borders of Salt Lake County’s townships and unincorporated borders have been set. Read more »

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Watch live: S.L. Mayor Ralph Becker, challengers face off in debate

The Pioneer Park Coalition is sponsoring a mayoral debate between Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and challengers Luke Garrott, Jackie Biskupski, George Chapman and Dave Robinson Wednesday at 4... Read more »

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Utah not only remembers but financially helps families of fallen officers

With a insight from Nannette Wride and Shante Johnson, Utah lawmakers passed a bill earlier this year to remove some of the financial uncertainty for families of fallen police officers. Read more »

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US probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. Read more »

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After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law. Read more »

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Massive assault on Egypt army in Sinai kills 64 troops

Dozens of Islamic militants unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing at... Read more »

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Clinton set to raise $45M in gifts both small — and large

Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of those donating giving... Read more »

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Why the government let many trade schools become diploma mills

How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and... Read more »

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Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from... Read more »

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Obama: US embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of... Read more »

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Ben Carson campaign says it raised $8.3M in past 3 months

Conservative favorite Ben Carson's presidential campaign says it has raised more than $8.3 million in the last three months. Read more »

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Confidential UN report gives positive nuclear review of Iran

The U.N. nuclear agency says Iran is broadly meeting its commitments under a preliminary nuclear deal that set up the current talks in Austria on a final agreement. Read more »

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South Sudan military is accused of widespread abuses

South Sudan's army has burned people alive, raped and shot girls, and forced tens of thousands from their homes, according to interviews with survivors by The Associated Press and corroborated by... Read more »

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Emails show top administration officials aware of Clinton's private address as early as 2009

Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute

The Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, a company official said — but an EU official said both nations gave... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Probate judges opposed to gay marriage stand firm

Gay couples can petition, protest and even sue — but that won't change Probate Judge Wes Allen's mind: He is not issuing them marriage licenses, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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IAEA chief travels to Iran as nuke talks continue in Vienna

The head of the U.N. agency tasked to monitor a nuclear deal is traveling to Tehran to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the agency said Wednesday, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Hungary: fence on Serbia border forced step to stop migrants

Hungary's prime minister says the fence his country wants to build on the Serbian border to stem the flow of illegal migrants is a "forced measure" not aimed at its southern neighbor. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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86 Utah cities pushing for 1/4-cent sales tax increases

Scores of Wasatch Front mayors banded together Tuesday, urging county leaders to ask voters to consider a sales tax increase that would help pay for local transportation needs. Read more »

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Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come down

Oklahoma's Supreme Court says the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol must be removed because it indirectly benefits the Jewish and Christian faiths in violation of the state's... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Report: Border Patrol should add 350 internal investigators

A Homeland Security advisory panel is recommending that Customs and Border Protection more than double the number of internal affairs investigators. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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State Department to release Clinton emails on Tuesday night

The State Department plans to make about 3,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence publically available on Tuesday evening. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Who is in, and about to get in, the GOP race for president

The Republican presidential field: who's in and who's still waiting for the right moment. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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