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Utah's senators split on measure to prevent default, approaches to debt differ

WASHINGTON — As action loomed Thursday on the measure to prevent the United States from defaulting on the money it owes, Utah's two U.S. senators were split. U.S. Sen. Mike Lee expressed opposition to the measure "absent material changes" to it. Sen. Mitt Romney, on the other hand, said he planned to vote for the Fiscal Responsibilty Act, which passed the U.S. House on Wednesday night in a 314-117 vote, garnering the support of Utah's four U.S. representatives, including Rep. Blake Moore. Formal debate in the U.S. Senate, where Democrats hold the majority, started early Thursday ...

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Gregory Robert Peters

1959 – 2023 Greg passed away after a short battle with carcinoma on May 12, 2023. Greg was born on December 22, 1959 to Robert J and LuJeanne Barnett Peters. In 1985 Greg married Ruth Reese. They have a daughter, Molly Peters. A memorial service will be held on June 16, 2023. For more ...

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Letter: The mind is a terrible thing to waste

On a recent evening I decided to go for a walk along the Ogden river by the Botanical Gardens and what I saw nearly knocked my socks off. A young couple went under the yellow warning tape that was up to keep people from going near the raging Ogden river, took off their shoes and stuck their ...

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