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    News roundup: ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ is apparently courting Sean Spicer
    ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ is apparently courting Sean Spicer. Utah veterans weigh in on Trump’s transgender military ban. Sally Jewell stops in U...

    Updated Jul 27 2017 08:03 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump bans transgender individuals from serving in the military
    Trump bans transgender individuals from serving in the military. Utah senators vote to open health care debate — but disagree on what legislation to p...

    Updated Jul 26 2017 08:09 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Former House speaker doubts Republicans will repeal and replace Obamacare
    Former House speaker doubts Republicans will repeal and replace Obamacare. New poll shows less than 50 percent of Utahns approve of Trump. Hatch criti...

    Updated Jul 25 2017 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort applies to hire foreign workers during ‘Made in America Week’
    Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort applies to hire foreign workers during ‘Made in America Week.’ Family and county attorneys arrange agreement for SL Co....

    Updated Jul 21 2017 12:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Arizona’s McCain is diagnosed with aggressive brain tumor
    Arizona Sen. John McCain is diagnosed with aggressive brain tumor. Trump warns GOP senators who didn’t support health care bill. Jon Huntsman could fa...

    Updated Jul 20 2017 02:59 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump reportedly spoke with Putin a second time in undisclosed meeting
    Trump reportedly spoke with Putin a second time in undisclosed meeting. Trump nominates Jon Huntsman as ambassador to Russia. Utah’s Lee, Hatch suppor...

    Updated Jul 20 2017 02:59 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump boasts that he’s signed more bills ‘than any president, ever’ — which isn’t true
    Trump boasts that he’s signed more bills “than any president, ever” — that isn’t true. Utah Sen. Mike Lee announces opposition to GOP health care bill...

    Updated Jul 20 2017 02:59 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Americans feel good about the economy — but don’t necessarily credit Trump for improvements
    Americans feel good about the economy — but don’t necessarily credit Trump for improvements. United Utah Party continues to fight for a spot on the ba...

    Updated Jul 17 2017 11:07 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump and son struggle with Russian amnesia, critics say
    Trump and son struggle with Russian amnesia, critics say. Lee isn’t sure whether he can back new GOP health care bill. Counties are stuck with tab for...

    Updated Jul 17 2017 11:15 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Obamacare repeal bill expected to include Lee-Cruz amendment
    Obamacare repeal bill expected to include Lee-Cruz amendment. Lee isn’t sure he’ll vote for health care bill he hasn’t seen. Hatch questions FBI nomin...

    Updated Jul 17 2017 10:09 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: What is collusion and is it even a crime?
    What is collusion and is it even a crime? Republican contenders for the 3rd District debate. Hatch calls Don Jr.’s email story ‘overblown.’ Happy We...

    Updated Jul 12 2017 05:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Sen. Mike Lee says President Trump is a conservative
    Sen. Mike Lee says President Trump is a conservative. Poll: Curtis leads in 3rd District race but half of voters undecided. Hughes says SLC, SL Co. an...

    Updated Jul 11 2017 05:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump keeps an enemies list and isn’t afraid to use it
    Trump keeps an enemies list and isn’t afraid to use it. 3rd District candidates to debate. Judge strikes down Utah’s ‘ag-gag’ law. Happy Monday. D...

    Updated Jul 10 2017 11:32 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: What to look for as Trump sits down with Putin today
    What to look for as Trump sits down with Putin today. Chaffetz criticizes GOP on Obamacare repeal/replace. Utahns hold sit in at Bennett federal build...

    Updated Jul 10 2017 11:32 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Why nearly every state is rebuffing Trump’s voter information request
    Why nearly every state is rebuffing Trump’s voter information request. Hughes suggests national guard to help with Rio Grande homeless violence. Ott p...

    Updated Jul 06 2017 11:26 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Former VP candidate Mindy Finn may leave the GOP
    Former VP candidate Mindy Finn may leave the GOP. Lee helping to write alternative GOP health care bill. New Utah group targets redistricting. Happy...

    Updated Jul 06 2017 11:26 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Lee, Cruz playing the inside game in the health care fight
    Lee, Cruz playing the inside game in the health care fight. Trump tweets get even stranger. Lt. Gov. Cox says he’ll partially comply with Trump’s vote...

    Updated Jul 03 2017 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: MSNBC hosts respond to Trump’s vicious tweets. ‘We’re okay. The country is not.’
    MSNBC hosts respond to Trump’s vicious tweets. Chaffetz leaves office and takes his cot with him. Orrin Hatch recommits to civility. Happy Friday. ...

    Updated Jun 30 2017 02:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump is stalling his own nominees and blaming Democrats
    Trump is stalling his own nominees and blaming Democrats. Teng declines to pursue appeal of ballot denial. Ann Romney to head up fund-raiser for 3rd D...

    Updated Jun 07 2017 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Washington could face a ‘train wreck’ this fall
    Fear of ‘train wreck’ in Washington this fall. Judge rules against 3rd District wannabe candidate. BLM pulls lease sale near Zion National Park. Hap...

    Updated Jun 05 2017 12:22 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump touts tax bill that doesn’t exist
    Trump touts tax bill that doesn’t exist. Utah politicians, environmental groups weigh in on withdrawal from Paris climate accord. NSA surveilled SLC d...

    Updated Jun 02 2017 08:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Former VP Joe Biden launches PAC — rekindling 2020 speculation
    Former VP Joe Biden launches PAC — rekindling 2020 speculation. Utah senators praise possibility of leaving Paris climate accord. Mitt Romney schedule...

    Updated Jun 02 2017 08:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump tweets about ‘covfefe’
    Trump tweets about ‘covfefe.’ Rep. Mia Love urges Trump to extend stay for Haitian refugees. Critics use misleading numbers to compare size of monumen...

    Updated May 31 2017 11:44 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: More people practicing yoga since Trump’s election
    More people practicing yoga since Trump’s election. Hatch urges Utahns to support Trump in Memorial Day speech. Chaffetz leaves unwitting legacy of un...

    Updated May 31 2017 11:43 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Republican candidate wins election, apologizes for allegedly assaulting reporter
    Republican candidate wins election, apologizes for allegedly assaulting reporter. Chaffetz doubles down on FBI records request. New centrist party pla...

    Updated May 31 2017 11:43 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Chaffetz urges oversight of special counsel on Russia investigation
    Chaffetz urges oversight of special counsel on Russia investigation. Western group sues Interior for national monument records. Study says presidents ...

    Updated May 25 2017 03:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump ‘more determined than ever’ to pursue peace after meeting with Pope Francis
    Trump ‘more determined than ever’ to pursue peace after meeting with Pope Francis. Trump’s budget proposal impacts Utah public lands, social programs....

    Updated May 24 2017 12:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump slashes social programs in proposed budget
    Trump slashes social programs in proposed budget. Chaffetz delays questioning former FBI director. New Utah political party offers a centrist choice. ...

    Updated May 23 2017 11:41 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump puts ‘huuuuuge’ Caribbean property up for sale
    Trump puts ‘huuuuuge’ Caribbean property up for sale. Candidates line up to replace Chaffetz. Utah GOP elects new chairman. Happy Monday. President ...

    Updated May 23 2017 11:41 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump can’t stop talking about Russia, even if it hurts him
    Trump can’t stop talking about Russia, even if it hurts him. Chaffetz to leave office June 30. Herbert won’t call special session. Happy Friday. Pre...

    Updated May 19 2017 12:36 pm   |     |   Share