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Utah’s marquee congressional matchup has been tightening, but a new poll shows Republican Mia Love still leads, now with a 5-point edge over Democrat Doug Owens. The survey, released Thursday and conducted by Dan Jones & Associates for UtahPolicy.com, puts …

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Culture
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Health
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Bill to raise smoking age goes up in flames
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Immigration
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Local
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Poverty
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Security

Transportation
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UDOT giving serious attention to West Davis freeway alternative
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Utah drivers crash hundreds of railroad gates each year
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Welfare