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  • (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)   Primary Day elections offer a variety of contests for Utah voters. If you haven’t mailed in your ballot, take heart, there’s still time to make your vote count. What you need to know about Tuesday’s election in Utah
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, the Volkswagen logo is seen on the grill of a Volkswagen on display in Pittsburgh. Volkswagen would repair or buy back polluting vehicles and pay each owner as much as $10,000 under a $14.7 billion deal the car maker has reached to settle lawsuits stemming from its emissions cheating scandal, a person briefed on the settlement talks said Monday, June 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) Volkswagen reaches $14.7B emissions settlement; Salt Lake County suit still on
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    Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy, director and professor of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of Business, far left, and Taylor Randall, dean of the David Eccles School of Business, far right, present the 2015 Utah Ethical Leadership Award winners: Terry Feveryear, executive director of the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City; Jacob Brace, executive director of Neighborhood House; and Jeff Selander, CFO of Health Catalyst. Help the Utah Ethical Leadership Awards honor your organization for embracing ethics
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, facing public corruption charges, leaves court after appearing in Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills courtroom in Salt Lake City on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, for a pre-trial hearing. Ex-Utah A.G. Mark Shurtleff asks judge to dismiss his case — now and forever
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    Actions, more than prayer, can bring world peace, Dalai Lama tells Utahns (with video)
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  • FILE - In a Wednesday, April 27, 2016 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks outside the Supreme Court in Washington, after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the corruption case of McDonnell. A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday, June 27, 2016, has overturned the corruption conviction of McDonnell in a ruling that makes it harder to prosecute elected officials accused of bribery.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) High court overturns former Virginia governor’s bribery conviction
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  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    A bus filled with produce serves as the backdrop as Mayor Jackie Biskupski and others launch a new mobile farmers market for Glendale and Poplar Grove neighborhoods at the Sorenson Unity Center in Salt Lake City Monday June 27, 2016. The market is designed to help some west side communities access more affordable and healthy food. Mobile farmers market to bring fresh produce to Salt Lake City’s ‘food deserts’
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  • (Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo)    The Utah Shakespeare Festival on the SUU campus in Cedar City, Saturday, July 5, 2014. SUU leaders say wine is fine at Utah Shakespeare Festival
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  • Ogden mother remains critical after weekend fire that killed her son
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Stuart Wallin, owner of Get Some Guns and Ammo helps customer with advice on a handgun at the flagship store in Murray Friday Jan. 8.  Gun sales in Utah spiked in 2015, but didn’t top the highs in 2012 and 2013. Both spikes appear to be in reaction to terrorist attacks and calls for gun control by President Barack Obama. Tell The Tribune: Should gun laws change in reaction to mass shootings like the one in Orlando?
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Constrution on Interstate 215, looking south from 3100 South,  Monday, June 27, 2016. As interstate system turns 60, Utah freeways in better shape than most
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  • Joshua Schoenenberger appears in court Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Farmington, Utah. Utah prosecutors are set to decide this week whether to seek the death penalty for Schoenenberger , accused of beating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son to death over potty training. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool) Trial set for Utah man accused of fatally beating girlfriend’s 2-year-old son
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  • Amy Hagstrom Miller, founder of Whole Woman’s Health, a Texas women’s health clinic that provides abortions, rejoices as she leaves the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2016, as the justices struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2. The justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics that had argued the regulations were a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion in the nation’s second-most populous state. The case is Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Top court voids Texas abortion-clinic rules
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  • Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi, right, talks to journalists during a press conference he held on board the airplane on his way back to the Vatican, at the end of three-day visit to Armenia, Sunday, June 26, 2016. (Tiziana Fabi/Pool photo via AP) Pope Francis: Gays and others marginalized deserve an apology from the church
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   BYU sophomore Madi Barney used to find solace in her off-campus apartment, until she was raped by a man there.  BYU is allowing her to finish the semester, but they put a hold on any future class registration, requiring her to comply with an Honor Code investigation into her rape allegations, which have resulted in criminal charges against her alleged assailant. Barney is shown in her room, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Brigham Young University is under scrutiny amidst allegations that students who are victims of sex crimes are routinely investigated, under the auspices of the school’s famously-strict code of conduct, known as the ’honor code,’ and face disciplinary action as a result of reporting their abuse. Salt Lake Tribune town hall will examine rape culture on Utah campuses
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