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Love has running start in 4th District race

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 24 2014 - 6:45pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- With a lead on name recognition and an established campaign team, political observers say former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love is well-situated to lead the pack of eight candidates vying to replace longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson.

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Impact of flood insurance hikes on Utah unclear

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 24 2014 - 7:34am

SALT LAKE CITY -- The cost of national flood insurance is set to jump for hundreds policyholders throughout Utah, but it's unclear how much the spikes will affect whole neighborhoods or communities.

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Utah AG Reyes faces political opponent from his office

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 18 2014 - 3:14pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Sean Reyes has been Utah's attorney general for less than three months, but he's already facing a challenger for the office_one of his own staff attorneys.

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Herbert optimistic about Medicaid talks

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 17 2014 - 3:35pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gov. Gary Herbert said he is optimistic as he deploys staff to Washington, D.C. this week for Medicaid negotiations. The Republican governor said last week he believes that federal officials may be open to his alternative plan to expand the Medicaid program.

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High profile topics stall as Utah lawmakers finish

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 14 2014 - 8:46am

SALT LAKE CITY -- After approving a budget and tearing through dozens of bills until midnight, Utah lawmakers are headed home after wrapping up this year's legislative session late Thursday.

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Bills that sank, sailed in Utah Legislature

Annie Knox, Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 13 2014 - 6:22pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- After 45 days of meetings and debate, hundreds of bills and a few protests, the 2014 legislative session is set to close at midnight Thursday.Here's a look at where some of this year's most noteworthy proposals and topics ended up as lawmakers head home:

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Report: Swallow traded favors with Utah businessmen, destroyed records

Cimaron Neugebauer, Michelle L. Price, Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Mar 12 2014 - 5:47pm

PDF: READ THE REPORT OF THE SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEEWhile the legislative body of government put to bed its investigation, the Davis County attorney's office confirmed this won't be the last the public hears of the John Swallow investigation.Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings told the Standard-Examiner Wednesday his office is "very...

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Box Elder finds drones useful for search and rescue

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 11 2014 - 3:39pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.That tension is on display as more than 35 states consider drone legislation...

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Attorney: Utah teen accused in deputy's murder is a victim

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Apr 16 2014 - 3:34pm

PROVO -- A dash-cam video shows the moments a fugitive fatally shot a Utah deputy and fled in a pickup truck driven by a teenage girl who faces murder charges in the case, prosecutors said Wednesday.Video from Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's patrol car was played in a Provo courtroom Wednesday as prosecutors tried...

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Dash-cam video captured fatal shooting of Utah County deputy

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Apr 16 2014 - 1:35pm

PROVO -- A dash-cam video shows the moments a fugitive fatally shot a Utah deputy and fled in a pickup truck driven by a teenage girl who faces murder charges in the case, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Love leads 4th District race in campaign cash

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Apr 15 2014 - 12:50pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- When it comes to raising campaign cash, Republican Mia Love continues outpace her opponents in her bid to win the seat held by outgoing Democratic congressman Jim Matheson.The latest campaign finance reports released Monday show Love raised $450,000 from Jan. 1 through April 6 this year.Love spent even more money during that time...

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Officials hope new Utah voter list law prevents misuse

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Apr 4 2014 - 8:37am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah officials are hoping a new voter information law signed by Gov. Gary Herbert will protect citizen information from possible misuse.The law, which Herbert signed Tuesday, limits the information publicly available from Utah's voter registration rolls.

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Utah healthcare website faces glitches on sign-up deadline

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Apr 1 2014 - 7:55am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah residents signing up for health insurance ahead of Monday night's deadline encountered problems with the online marketplace reminiscent of the website's launch in October.Advocates and those helping with enrollment reported problems into Monday afternoon with both the website and a hotline number overwhelmed with traffic.

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Glitches plague Utah healthcare customers on last day

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 31 2014 - 11:42am

SALT LAKE CITY  -- Utah health care advocates are working to help people enroll in insurance and navigate the buggy online marketplace Monday, the deadline to sign up.Utah consumers shopping on the federally-run online marketplace ran up against website problems for hours Monday morning.Federal officials say the website was up...

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Herbert hopes for Utah Medicaid deal by summer

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 27 2014 - 5:42pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gov. Gary Herbert hopes to reach a deal with federal officials on Medicaid expansion by summer, the governor said Thursday at his monthly televised news conference on KUED.

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Utah parents cheer on child medical marijuana law

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:35pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Parents of Utah children with severe epilepsy are cheering a new state law that allows them to obtain a marijuana extract they say helps with seizures, but procuring it involves navigating a thorny set of state and federal laws.

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VIDEO: Utah gay marriage backers, foes hold dueling rallies

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Jan 29 2014 - 6:13am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A little more than a month after a surprising federal court ruling overturned this conservative state's ban on gay marriage, the battle over the issue reached the Capitol building Tuesday as hundreds of opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage held twin rallies.

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VIDEO: Utah gay marriage backers, foes hold dueling rallies

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Jan 29 2014 - 6:13am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A little more than a month after a surprising federal court ruling overturned this conservative state's ban on gay marriage, the battle over the issue reached the Capitol building Tuesday as hundreds of opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage held twin rallies.

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