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Local Scouting leaders urged to 'vote their conscience' on policy regarding gays

The Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America voted Wednesday to not take an official position on a proposed membership policy that would end the practice... Read more »

May 8, 2013


Buck-passing in Texas

Officials have yet to answer a lot of questions about the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, but one answer — "It wasn't my job" — consistently... Read more »

May 8, 2013


NRA official at annual convention: 'Culture war' more than gun rights

Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun. Read more »

May 3, 2013


2016: Rare same-state pairings in the early stages challenge both Republicans, Democrats

The early stages of the 2016 presidential race feature an unusual cluster of high-powered potential candidates hailing from the same states, Wisconsin Gov. Scott... Read more »

May 2, 2013


Texas town grieves for dead first-responders to fertilizer plan explosion

Buck Uptmor didn't have to go to West Fertilizer Co. when the fire started. He wasn't a firefighter like his brother and cousin, who raced toward the plant. But a... Read more »

April 20, 2013


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