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Utahns excited over a possible third Romney run

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SALT LAKE CITY — The possibility of a third Mitt Romney presidential run has received mixed reactions around the country, but in Romney’s adopted home of Utah, Republicans and even some...

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GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights before ruling

ATLANTA — A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses. Other states, including Utah, would...


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Bill would let Utah officials opt out of performing marriages

A bill proposed in the Utah Legislature would allow a government official to refuse to perform a marriage that is not in line with his or her religious beliefs....


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Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

DES MOINES, Iowa — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political...


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Weighing the pros and cons of vote-by-mail in Ogden

OGDEN — The Ogden City Council is considering using a hybrid system this election season where all voters would receive mail-in ballots but could also opt to...


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Utah leaders remember Rebecca Lockhart as a tireless leader

SALT LAKE CITY — Former Utah House Speaker Rebecca “Becky” Lockhart was remembered Thursday as a dedicated mother, tireless leader and...




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Utah Republicans don't like Obama's tax plan

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s all-Republican congressional delegation is reacting with anticipated disapproval of President Obama’s State of the Union...


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Utahns excited over a possible third Romney run

SALT LAKE CITY — The possibility of a third Mitt Romney presidential run has received mixed reactions around the country, but in Romney’s adopted home...


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The feud between South Weber City elected leaders heats up

SOUTH WEBER — Councilwoman Marlene Poore and Mayor Tammy Long say they are being stymied by three members of the City Council when it comes to looking into...


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Prayer reinstated to open Weber County Commission

OGDEN — Weber County’s three commissioners recently reinstated the time-honored but controversial practice of beginning their government meetings with...


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Tragic story of teens’ death prompts mandatory seat belt bill

BRIGHAM CITY — In 2013, 18 teens were killed in car accidents in Utah. For parents in the Brigham City area, these are more than statistics. Amanda...


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Utahns excited over a possible third Romney run

SALT LAKE CITY — The possibility of a third Mitt Romney presidential run has received mixed reactions around the country, but in Romney’s adopted home...