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    Supporters of the Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans bring the Georgia State flag up the steps of the Capitol, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001 in Atlanta, during their annual Robert E. Lee Birthday celebration. The annual celebration honors Lee and shows support for Southern heritage and its symbols. (AP Photo/Gregory Smith) News roundup: Brawl breaks out in South Carolina over the Confederate flag
    Support for Confederate flag wanes, but backers still want to see it fly. Shurtleff pleads not guilty. SLC mayoral candidates to debate Wednesday. H...

    Updated Jun 30 2015 07:59 am   |     |   Share
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    Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the 7th US China Strategic and Economic Dialogue  (S&ED) and 6th Consultation on People-to-People (CPE) at the U.S. State Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) News roundup: As Clinton faces concerns, Biden urged to run
    As Clinton faces concerns, Biden urged to run. FBI taking over probe into Miller-McAdams issue. UTA wants a sales-tax increase. Happy Monday. So the...

    Updated Jun 29 2015 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention Friday, April 10, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) News roundup: GOP fears Donald Trump’s polling rise
    GOP fears Donald Trump’s polling rise. Reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision on ‘SCOTUScare.’ U.S. Attorney defends probe into Jeremy Johnson. Ha...

    Updated Jun 26 2015 10:52 am   |     |   Share
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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, wants to ban grants and contracts to those with large tax delinquencies. News roundup: Chaffetz blames wrong guy in database hack scandal
    Chaffetz blames the wrong guy in database hack scandal. Herbert, others help raise funds for Lyman’s defense. Prosecutors say feds should take Swallow...

    Updated Jun 26 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. While Romney's campaign rhetoric is emphasizing the current 8.3 percent unemployment rate, compared with 7.8 percent when Obama took office, President Obama's campaign naturally prefers to stress the more than 4 million jobs the economy has added in the past 2Ω years. However, neither figure fully illustrates the state of the job market.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) News roundup: Mitt Romney’s new role: Saving the GOP from itself
    Mitt Romney’s new role: Saving the GOP from itself. Prosecutor fuming after FEC goes after Johnson despite immunity. Herbert reports for jury duty. ...

    Updated Jun 26 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
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    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of his Public Chamber in Moscow's Kremlin, on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Moscow, Russia. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP) News roundup: Russia’s plot to get Texas to secede
    Russia’s plot to get Texas to secede. Love returns white supremacist’s donation. AP tracks guvs’ travel. Happy Tuesday. A bizarre story to lead off ...

    Updated Jun 26 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks during the Road to Majority 2015 convention at the Omni Shoreham Hotel  in Washington, Thursday, June 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) News roundup: If your parent is a senator, you’re 8,500 times more likely to become one, too
    If your parent is a senator, you’re 8,500 times more likely to become one, too. FEC sues Jeremy Johnson over alleged straw donations. Herbert called f...

    Updated Jun 22 2015 12:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: 12 things you didn’t know about past presidents
    12 things you didn’t know about past presidents. Herbert: If rebuilding Draper prison is best, let’s do it. Poll: Utahns want path to citizenship for ...

    Updated Jun 22 2015 12:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP may keep Obamacare subsidies if high court strikes them down
    GOP may keep Obamacare subsidies if high court strikes them down. Utah lawmakers consider primary runoffs. Dougall backs term limits. Happy Thursday...

    Updated Jun 22 2015 12:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) News roundup: Think Donald Trump’s bid is a joke? The GOP should be worried
    Think Donald Trump’s bid is a joke? The GOP should be worried. Residents want to be heard on prison relocation plans. House Dems ask Rep. Miller to st...

    Updated Jun 22 2015 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks in Starkville, Miss. A potential candidate no more, Romney is charting an aggressive course to help shape the Republican presidential field in 2016. The GOP’s 2012 presidential nominee will be a keynote speaker at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s spring meeting in Las Vegas, one of several high-profile appearances he has scheduled to try and remain relevant in party affairs despite his recent decision not to launch a third presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) News roundup: Mitt Romney says Hillary Clinton is a phony
    Mitt Romney says Hillary Clinton is a phony. House Dems call for Miller’s resignation. Some charges dropped against Shurtleff. Happy Tuesday. Mitt R...

    Updated Jun 22 2015 12:14 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Clinton holds solid lead, but Bernie Sanders could be surging
    Clinton holds solid lead, but Bernie Sanders could be surging. Shurtleff prelim scheduled today. Dems re-elect Corroon as chairman. Happy Monday. Hi...

    Updated Jun 22 2015 12:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Huntsman to host his own Romney-like summit
    Huntsman to host his own Romney-like summit. Romney won’t pick a 2016 contender -- yet. SLC mayoral candidates call Becker-Burbank fight political. ...

    Updated Jun 13 2015 11:32 am   |     |   Share
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News roundup: Obama wasn’t holding cigarettes, Romney’s Park City gathering, Senate confirms U.S. attorney for Utah
    White House: No, Obama wasn’t holding a pack of cigarettes. Romney’s annual gathering in Park City starts today. Senate confirms U.S. attorney for Uta...

    Updated Jun 11 2015 09:33 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Who leads in 2016 polls? The Terminator, Darth Vader and the shark from Jaws
    Who leads in 2016 polls? The Terminator, Darth Vader and the shark from Jaws. Some school districts facing tax hikes. Corroon unopposed for state Dem ...

    Updated Jun 10 2015 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: The dumbest things presidential candidates spend money on
    The dumbest things presidential candidates spend money on. Dems waiting to hear from Rep. Miller over allegations. Utah looking at use-of-force rules ...

    Updated Jun 09 2015 06:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: The worst political photo ops in history
    The worst photo ops in history. ‘Mormon Rivals’ excerpt explores Romney, Huntsman rift. Questions surface over Reyes donations. Happy Monday. Most o...

    Updated Jun 08 2015 12:38 pm   |     |   Share
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    Abby Huntman on the set of News roundup: Abby Huntsman talks likes, dislikes and a failed Jr. High election
    Abby Huntsman talks likes and dislikes -- and a failed Jr. High election. Utah group pushes for term limits. Optimism for the future higher in Utah th...

    Updated Jun 08 2015 12:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Tribune to publish new book, ‘Mormon Rivals’ on Romneys, Huntsmans
    Tribune to publish new book, ‘Mormon Rivals.’ New laws go into effect in Utah today, including some liberal ones. Herbert names Alan Matheson to head ...

    Updated May 12 2015 03:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan.  (AP Photo/File) Utah disappears from Hersh's controversial ‘Obama lied, bin Laden died’ story
    Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh is standing by his explosive — and widely criticized — story that the Obama administration lied about the killing...
    Updated May 12 2015 03:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Homeland Security chief: Be vigilant, ‘lone wolf’ could strike at any moment
    Homeland Security chief: Be vigilant, ‘lone wolf’ could strike at any moment. Sen. Lee fundraises off his anti-NSA bill. Utah GOP surveying members ab...

    Updated May 11 2015 01:34 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Candidates who turned presidential losses into gold
    Candidates who turned presidential losses into gold. White House backs Sen. Lee’s anti-spying bill. Mitt Romney to host summit in Utah in June. Happ...

    Updated May 08 2015 10:35 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Bill Clinton pushes back on ‘Clinton Cash’ book
    Bill Clinton pushes back on ‘Clinton Cash’ book. Utah Dems lack money for online primary. GOP SL Co. Council rejects bike incentive. Happy Thursday....

    Updated May 07 2015 11:23 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2014 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. More than 300 former campaign staffers and organizers for President Barack Obama have signed on to a letter urging Warren to run for president in 2016. It's the latest effort to nudge Warren into the race. The ex-Obama staffers say they want someone who will News roundup: Elizabeth Warren sits down with members of ‘Draft Warren’ movement
    Elizabeth Warren sits down with members of ‘Draft Warren’ movement. Poll: SLC residents want bike lans, Republicans don’t. Hillary Clinton gets aggres...

    Updated May 06 2015 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Romney says Hillary Clinton politicized Baltimore riots to boost black support
    Romney: Hillary Clinton politicized Baltimore riots to boost black support. Poll: Only 30 percent of SLC residents want tax hike. Study: Utah most con...

    Updated May 06 2015 12:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Capitol Police left guns in bathrooms
    Capitol Police left guns in bathrooms. Former polygamous town marshall spills. Poll: SLC residents split on moving homeless shelter. Happy Monday. F...

    Updated May 06 2015 12:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Mike Lee was absent for the Senate vote on trade legislation Tuesday and his office declined to say how he would have voted. Are Mike Lee and Newt Gingrich ‘No Labels’ kind of guys?
    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, now a leader in the movement to end gridlock and dysfunction in Washington, had a couple of interesting guests on his N...
    Updated May 06 2015 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Elected officials’ campaign accounts often become slush funds
    Congress’ petty cash problem. Romney speaks at UVU. Poll: SLC residents want to ban panhandling. Happy Friday. Rep. Aaron Schock resigned from Congr...

    Updated May 01 2015 03:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Hillary Clinton runs against her husband’s legacy
    Hillary Clinton runs against her husband’s legacy. No deal for Herbert plan yet after D.C. visit. Romney to speak at UVU. Happy Thursday. As Hillary...

    Updated Apr 30 2015 10:56 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Self-described socialist Sanders to jump into 2016 race
    Self-described socialist Sanders to jump into 2016 race. Utah officials react to same-sex marriage arguments. Romney aide declines run against Sen. Le...

    Updated Apr 30 2015 10:56 am   |     |   Share