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    Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, after voting yes for a Senate approved stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown. The vote now goes to the House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) News roundup: Sen. Jeff Flake relishes role as anti-Trump guy
    Sen. Jeff Flake relishes role as anti-Trump guy. Chaffetz says Trump should release tax returns. AG Reyes holds 35-point lead. Happy Thursday. Sen. ...

    Updated Aug 25 2016 09:06 am   |     |   Share
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    Huntsman likes Taylor Swift and says his high school race was worse than 2016
    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman has been off the radar since April when he said it was time for Republicans to rally around Donald Trump. Huntsman skipp...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 04:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton walks to greet people on the street as she leaves a fundraiser in Piedmont, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) News roundup: Hillary Clinton seeks Romney’s donors to beat Trump
    Hillary Clinton seeks Romney’s donors to beat Trump. Trump leads Clinton by 15 points in Utah. West Jordan ends Facebook courtship. Happy Wednesday....

    Updated Aug 24 2016 02:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton pauses to pose for a photograph as she talks with Jimmy Kimmel during a break in taping of ’Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ in Los Angeles, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) News roundup: The five most dangerous conspiracy theories this election cycle
    The five most dangerous conspiracy theories this election cycle. New Trib editor vows more lively digital future. Chaffetz holds 46-point lead. Happ...

    Updated Aug 24 2016 02:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) News roundup: Trump fans wistful for the old, less-controlled Trump
    Trump fans wistful for the old, less-controlled Trump. Inside the Facebook tax deal. Some Utahns would rather vote Romney, Daffy Duck than Clinton, Tr...

    Updated Aug 22 2016 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump, Clinton race ending Facebook friendships
    Trump, Clinton race ending Facebook friendships. Pence, Trump Jr. to visit Utah. Rural counties withdraw coal port money request. Happy Friday. It’s...

    Updated Aug 19 2016 11:59 am   |     |   Share
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    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a news conference about the Zika virus, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 in Doral, Fla.The CDC has advised pregnant women to avoid travel to the Miami neighborhood of Wynwood where mosquitoes are apparently transmitting Zika directly to humans. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) News roundup: Mitt Romney privately helping Rubio in his re-election bid
    Mitt Romney helping Rubio, says Clinton is leading prez race. West Jordan residents split over subsidizing Facebook data center. Poll: Rep. Bishop wit...

    Updated Aug 19 2016 11:59 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in West Bend, Wis., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) News roundup: Trump vows to stay the course even as bad polls roll in
    Bad polls hit Trump but he vows not to change tactics. Jordan School Board backs Facebook tax breaks as SL Co. leaders say no. SLC mayor gets hitched....

    Updated Aug 17 2016 01:40 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Poll keeps Clinton in the presidential race lead
    Clinton continues to lead four-way presidential race. Trump attempts to appeal to Utahns. McMullin gets on Utah, Colorado ballots. Happy Tuesday. De...

    Updated Aug 16 2016 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Sacred Heart University, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, in Fairfield, Conn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Republicans worry over Trump’s on-the-ground team
    Republicans worry about Trump’s GOTV team. Cox says he’s not voting for his party’s nominee. Inside the for-profit medical helicopter world. Happy M...

    Updated Aug 16 2016 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Hillary Clinton’s problems with the press
    Hillary Clinton’s problems with the press. Trump says he has ‘tremendous’ problems in Utah. Bill Clinton visits Utah. Happy Friday. It’s been pretty...

    Updated Aug 16 2016 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this Aug. 10, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Abingdon, Va. Amateur psychoanalysts have put Trump on the couch, calling him a sociopath, unhinged, a narcissist. Amid all this psych-talk, there is one group of people who aren’t talking as much: the professionals. Or at least they’re not supposed to. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Inside Trump’s relationship with the truth
    Inside Trump’s relationship with the truth. Clinton tries to sway Utah voters. Poll: Lee leads Snow by 35 points. Happy Thursday. The Washington Pos...

    Updated Aug 11 2016 05:14 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Wilmington, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Top Democrats fear complacency about Trump win could come back to bite them
    Top Democrats fear complacency about Trump win could come back to bite them. Trump defends Second Amendment comment some took as a call for assassinat...

    Updated Aug 11 2016 05:14 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Debate commission readying third podium for possible third-party invite
    Debate commission readying third podium for possible third-party invite. Utahn plans independent bid for president. Poll: Herbert has strong lead over...

    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: After Trump wins cash haul, Clinton camp redoubles efforts to raise money
    After Trump wins cash haul, Clinton camp redoubles efforts to raise money. Gary Johnson urges Utahns to go Libertarian. Some Utahns want to change how...

    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accompanied by Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., left, appears at a rally at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 357 Hall, in Las Vegas, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) News roundup: Harry Reid says Hillary Clinton should compete in ‘Utah, Utah, Utah!’
    Hillary Clinton takes the lead. Harry Reid wants her to compete in Utah. Sim Gill complains of ‘toothless’ hate crimes law. Happy Friday. Senate Min...

    Updated Aug 05 2016 08:47 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while speaking at a campaign town hall at Ocean Center, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: GOP turmoil continues as Trump says his campaign is united
    GOP turmoil continues as Trump says his campaign is united. Lt. Gov rules Wilde wins over Brown. Rape victim says AG’s Office helped her rapist. Hap...

    Updated Aug 04 2016 05:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Donald Trump says the election will be ‘rigged’ against him
    Donald Trump says the election will be ‘rigged’ against him. Penthouse targets Gov. Herbert and LDS Church. Utah leaders stay mostly mum on Trump. H...

    Updated Aug 03 2016 03:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP insiders expect mayhem at Republican convention
    GOP insiders expect mayhem at Republican convention. Bishop, Chaffetz introduce Public Lands Initiative. House passes bill limiting president’s author...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    (FILE - In this July 12, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Westfield, Ind. The Associated Press)   reported last month that Trump requires nearly everyone in his campaign and businesses to sign legally binding nondisclosure agreements prohibiting them from releasing any confidential or disparaging information about the real estate mogul, his family or his companies. Trump has also said he would consider requiring such agreements in the White House. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File) News roundup: Star power may be dim at Trump’s ‘showbiz’ convention
    Trump promises ‘showbiz’ at convention, but stars on stage will be relatively dim. House expected to pass bill limiting Antiquities Act power. Trump p...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: How Bernie went from Clinton rival to supporter
    How Bernie went from Clinton rival to supporter. Sanders’ Utah supporters not sure they will follow his lead. Tribune to sue BYU police over records. ...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    Vice President Joe Biden addresses the White House Summit on the United State of Women in Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) News roundup: Biden passes on the notion of staying vice president
    Biden passes on the idea of staying vice president. Herbert calls special session. Chaffetz unveils Mountain Accord bill. Happy Tuesday. Sorry, Amer...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) News roundup: Part-time Trump critic Paul Ryan to speak at Republican convention
    Part-time Trump critic Paul Ryan to speak at Republican convention. Bishop to unveil Bears Ears bill. Some Utah farmers want to grow pot. Happy Mond...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump hints he may pick Gingrich as running mate
    Trump hints he may pick Gingrich as running mate. Snipers target cops in Dallas. Chaffetz goes after FBI director over Clinton emails. Happy Friday....

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Chaffetz to quiz FBI director over Clinton
    Chaffetz to quiz FBI director over Clinton. Lynch says no charges against presumptive Democratic nominee. Questionable expenses for lawyers, consultan...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump comments about his hair while speaking at a rally in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, July 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) News roundup: Anti-Trump forces coming up short in bid to deny him nomination
    Anti-Trump forces coming up short in bid to deny Trump nomination. Republicans blast FBI over Clinton decision. Poll: Majority of Utahns still oppose ...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: The craziest convention moments you’ve never heard of
    The craziest convention moments you’ve never heard of. Sen. Jackson resigns to move to Va. Utah’s GOP delegates urged to dump Trump. Happy Tuesday.T...

    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Sanders still itching for a convention fight
    Sanders still itching for a convention fight. Swallow wants an evidence hearing. Lee planning to attend the GOP convention. Happy Friday. Bernie San...

    Updated Jul 01 2016 06:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump campaign emails foreign lawmakers seeking donations
    Trump campaign emails foreign lawmakers seeking donations. Lee lays out case against Trump. Two Cache County officials resign over Trump’s rise. Hap...

    Updated Jun 30 2016 01:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop, Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Alumisource, a metals recycling facility in Monessen, Pa. A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump’s ability to manage foreign policy should be become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) News roundup: Worries grow about security at GOP convention
    Worries grow about security at GOP convention. Herbert defeats Johnson, Chaffetz beats Teng. Snow becomes first transgender major party nominee for th...

    Updated Jun 29 2016 12:44 pm   |     |   Share