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Elected officials, business leaders campaign for local sales tax hike

A political issues committee joined with local mayors and business leaders outside Midvale City Hall.

Bush talks tax-cutting in speech to tea party group

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is highlighting his experience cutting taxes and overhauling Florida's education system in an appeal to tea party conservatives. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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France: 2 Americans subdue gunman on high-speed train

A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding two people before two American passengers subdued him, officials said. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Utah GOP to hire new executive director

The Utah Republican Party is looking for a new executive director. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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First female graduates of Ranger School earn elite tab

FORT BENNING, Ga. — The first female soldiers to complete the Army's rigorous Ranger School pinned on their black-and-gold Ranger tab at a graduation ceremony Friday, capping their... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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What Greece's new elections mean for the bailout

Greece's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has resigned and called new elections — just as the country was starting to tap its new bailout package. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Global stocks fall after China factory weakness

Global stocks fell further Friday after unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing data fueled concern about global growth. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Greek opposition tries to form government but election looms

Greece's president asked the main opposition party Friday to try to form a new government, a day after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned and called an early election next month to deal with a... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school

France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Cheating site logged federal subscribers with sensitive jobs

U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Economic impact of prison in Salt Lake City uncertain, economist says

Salt Lake City officials remain determined to block the Utah State Prison from moving to Utah's capital city, but lawmakers say the facility could pave the way for economic development in the... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Nannette Rolfe named as first Utah Department of Public Safety deputy commisioner

Nannette Rolfe, a longtime Utah Department of Public Safety official, was announced Thursday as the department's first woman to become deputy commissioner. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Gov. Herbert says special session on Medicaid expansion coming

The Utah Legislature could be called into special session as soon as next month to vote on a new Medicaid expansion plan that's nearing completion, Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Tensions rise in Korea as shells fired over DMZ

South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed several rounds across the world's most heavily armed border and threatened to take further action unless... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Gov. Herbert signs resolution moving prison to Salt Lake site

Gov. Gary Herbert signed a resolution Thursday moving the Utah State Prison from Draper to a site west of Salt Lake City International Airport, calling it the best location available. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Impasse left DirecTV customers without KSL

DirectTV customers might find black space where KSL-TV used to be as of midnight Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Cheating website subscribers included WH, Congress workers

Hundreds of U.S. government employees — including some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies — used Internet connections in their federal offices... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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What the secret agreement between Iran and the UN says

Iran has agreed to cooperate with the U.N. in answering longstanding allegations about possible past work to develop nuclear weapons at its Parchin plant — but only with the Iranians... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu

At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

With a broad smile and an upbeat attitude, former President Jimmy Carter told the world Thursday that he has cancer in his brain, and feels "perfectly at ease with whatever comes." Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes visits site of Gold King Mine spill, speaks with EPA officials

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes joined the attorney general from Colorado on Wednesday to tour the mine site where a massive toxic spill occurred earlier this month. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Legislature passes four bills not related to prison in special session

While Wednesday's special legislative session focused on the relocation of the Utah State Prison, legislative session, lawmakers also passed four other bills. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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