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Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence will stump in Utah on Wednesday, two weeks ahead of Election Day, in an effort to keep Utah from falling out of the Republican column for the first time since 1964. Pence will appear …

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  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)   Boxes holding absentee or vote by mail ballots are recounted with optical scanners to confirm the original count. An error on ballots in Morgan County includes a state Senate race that shouldn’t be included in most areas of the county. Oops. Most Morgan County ballots have error
    Only two of the 15 precincts in Morgan County are supposed to vote in the Utah Senate District 19 race — but all of them ended up with it on the ballo...
    Updated Oct 24 2016 08:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kirstin Murphy  |  Pool photo  Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democratic challenger Doug Owens participate in the 4th Congressional District debate at Salt Lake Community College’s Karen Gail Miller Conference Center in Sandy on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. New polls show Rep. Mia Love ahead of Doug Owens in Utah’s 4th District race
    Two new polls show Republican Rep. Mia Love holding a significant lead over Democratic challenger Doug Owens, as mail-in balloting is already underway...
    Updated Oct 24 2016 09:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |   Tribune file photo)   Employees in Salt Lake County’s Election Division prepare mail in ballots to be sorted and counted at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City, Tuesday October 18, 2016. In early Utah turnout, a third more Democrats than expected have voted
    About a third more Utah Democrats have voted so far than normally would be expected in early turnout for by-mail voting — while fewer-than-predicted R...
    Updated Oct 24 2016 10:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • Donald Trump addresses Miss USA contestants in a conference room in Trump Tower, during their to New York, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Opinions of Utah women who met Donald Trump through Miss USA, ‘Apprentice’ range from admiration to revulsion
    Those indefatigable members of the electorate who spent their early evening watching CNN on Oct. 14 saw diametric accounts of Donald Trump’s treatment...
    Updated Oct 24 2016 12:06 pm   |     |   Share

    News roundup: Clinton focuses on final campaign message, mostly ignores Trump
    Clinton focuses on final campaign message, mostly ignores Trump. Clinton staffing up in Utah. McMullin says a win in the state would send a message. ...

    Updated Oct 24 2016 11:40 am   |     |   Share
  • Boo! Tax bills are arriving in Utahns’ mailboxes
    October can be a scary month. It’s a time for Halloween and final property tax bills. Utahns with the scariest property taxes this year are the 1,300 ...
    Updated Oct 24 2016 09:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Utahn gets top prosecutor’s post in war-crimes probe, but couldn’t land job as U.S. attorney for state
    The recent promotion in Europe of Utahn David Schwendiman as the top independent prosecutor investigating war crimes from the Bosnian-Serb ethnic war ...
    Updated Oct 23 2016 09:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Evan McMullin, a conservative independent presidential candidate, appears at the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah Wednesday September 1. Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin holds event in Boise
    Boise, Idaho • Independent U.S. presidential candidate Evan McMullin received a warm welcome during a campaign event in Boise. McMullin and his runnin...
    Updated Oct 22 2016 05:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   EMILYís List President Stephanie Schriock claps during a Women Together Organizing Summit hosted by Hillary for Utah at The Falls at Trolley Square on Saturday. Utahns supporting Hillary Clinton call election ‘huge opportunity to make a statement’
    Josie Valdez added a little extra flair to her already patriotic cowboy hat: On top of the American-flag printed fabric and brass stars, Valdez glued ...
    Updated Oct 22 2016 08:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah home with pro-Trump signs vandalized
    Provo • Police say the home and car of a Provo man who supports Donald Trump were vandalized. Provo police spokeswoman Nisha King said Friday that wh...
    Updated Oct 22 2016 08:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton poses for photos after speaking at a rally at Miami Dade College in Miami, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) Clinton adds staff in Utah as her campaign eyes expansion into red states
    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is adding some staff and stepping up surrogate visits to Utah, a once reliably Republican state that recent polls have show...
    Updated Oct 22 2016 04:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Matt Canham  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Evan McMullin, independent presidential candidate, speaks before 400 voters at the Syracuse city hall on Thursday. Evan McMullin tells Utahns a vote for him is a vote for ‘a new conservative movement’
    Draper • Saying that Donald Trump’s faltering campaign is “essentially ensuring” Hillary Clinton will win the presidential race, independent candidate...
    Updated Oct 22 2016 10:17 am   |     |   Share
  • Mike Stack  |  Courtesy  Gloria Steinem delivers her keynote speech at the Equality Utah Allies Dinner on Friday Oct. 21, 2016. Gloria Steinem rallies Utah Democrats to get out and vote in newly designated swing state
    Noted feminist Gloria Steinem said Friday that Democratic presidential nominee Hilary Clinton faces hurdles in her bid for the White House because str...
    Updated Oct 22 2016 10:24 am   |     |   Share
    News roundup: The best Trump, Clinton jokes from the Al Smith charity roast
    The best Trump, Clinton jokes from the Al Smith charity roast. Poll: Trump, McMullin tied in Utah. Lee says Trump’s refusal to accept election results...

    Updated Oct 21 2016 05:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Utah State Fair Board  Artist rendering of proposed new 10,000-seat stadium. Fair planners considering new west-side Tracy Aviary campus
    Organizers of the Utah State Fairpark are looking at opening a new campus for Tracy Aviary on the west side of the fairgrounds, envisioning a conserva...
    Updated Oct 21 2016 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Actor for Western Values Project, portraying a snake oil salesman, mocks Rep. Ken Ivory, and Congressman Rob Bishop at the Capitol before the 9 a.m. meeting of the Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands where a resolution condeming the Antiquities Act was expected to pass.  Also in contention as part of the Antiquities Act is a proposal before President Obama setting aside hundreds of thousands of acres in San Juan County for a Bear’s Ears National Monument. Conservation group says local Utah governments are fleeing American Lands Council
    American Lands Council (ALC) members gathered for this week’s annual conference under siege from a regional environmental group that ran a full-page a...
    Updated Oct 20 2016 10:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah agency hit by insider scam recoups $820K, mostly from state risk fund
    The emergency communications agency that was rocked by a massive long-running embezzlement discovered earlier this year has recovered $820,000 — which...
    Updated Oct 21 2016 05:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City invites feedback on transit master plan
    Salt Lake City officials invite residents to provide input on the capital’s draft transit master plan. The draft, developed over the past two years ...
    Updated Oct 21 2016 05:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • Susan Walsh  |  AP file photo Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Sen. Mike Lee calls Trump’s ‘rigged election’ comments dangerous and frightening
    Sen. Mike Lee called Donald Trump’s assertion that the election is rigged “dangerous” and the latest outrageous behavior from an “unelectable” candida...
    Updated Oct 20 2016 11:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump waits behind his podium as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton makes her way off the stage following the third presidential debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Final presidential debate sparks laughs, groans and some indecision at U. of U.
    A student crowd at the University of Utah settled in Wednesday night for what they lauded as the most issues-based presidential debate yet — but they ...
    Updated Oct 21 2016 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
    News roundup: GOP insiders fret Trump not accepting the election results
    Political insiders fret Trump not accepting the election results. Poll: McMullin in the lead in Utah. Clinton plans to ramp up push to win the Beehive...

    Updated Oct 20 2016 02:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Lofty awards, good deeds, heartwarming stories of everyday Utahns
    Lou Miller, former director of Salt Lake City International Airport who oversaw its expansion when it became a Delta hub, has received the Airports Co...
    Updated Oct 20 2016 10:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake Major Jackie Biskupski visits the Salt Lake Tribune editorial board on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Biskupski says SLC council reckless in budget raid for housing, homeless
    Mayor Jackie Biskupski on Wednesday accused the Salt Lake City Council of being arbitrary and reckless with its $30 million rewriting of spending plan...
    Updated Oct 20 2016 02:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah could see primary runoffs under proposed election change
    Lawmakers are considering adding a possible July runoff election to Utah’s nominating system, an effort to make peace with the Utah Republican Party a...
    Updated Oct 20 2016 02:11 pm   |     |   Share


Boo! Tax bills are arriving in Utahns’ mailboxes
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Former Summit County sheriff tapped as director of troubled Utah Communications Authority
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Bid to censure West Jordan city councilman falls short
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$1.9 million for arts goes a long way — split among 153 small groups
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Utah Heritage and Arts director steps down
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Study: Utah’s wage gap for black women is 10th worst in the U.S.
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Two years and counting: Hoberman Arch still MIA
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Penthouse goes after Utah governor, Mormon church on anti-porn resolution
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‘Gavel gap’ — Utah’s bench least diverse in nation with white men holding 79 percent of judgeships
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Video: Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox tells gay community his ‘heart has changed’
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Utah one of 11 states suing over transgender bathrooms
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New polls show Rep. Mia Love ahead of Doug Owens in Utah’s 4th District race
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Oops. Most Morgan County ballots have error
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Updated Oct 24 2016 10:11 pm

Deseret News editor: Anti-Trump editorial was a ‘moral’ issue, but did not come from Mormon leaders
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Evan McMullin takes the lead in latest Utah presidential poll
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Utah could see primary runoffs under proposed election change
Updated Oct 20 2016 02:11 pm

Hillary Clinton’s team says it will do ‘everything we can’ to win Utah
Updated Oct 20 2016 10:04 am

Hatch, Lee say they would not back wholesale block of Clinton high-court picks
Updated Oct 19 2016 11:10 pm

Utah officials rebuff Trump, say election is not ‘rigged’
Updated Oct 22 2016 08:38 pm

Herbert backs away from $400 million promise for education boost
Updated Oct 04 2016 05:21 pm

Gov. Gary Herbert to seek $400 million more for schools in next budget
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Reed Benson ­— BYU religion professor, John Birch Society leader, son of Mormon prophet — dies
Updated Aug 31 2016 10:46 am

Utah governor’s race: Weinholtz vs. Herbert on charter schools, education
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Utah committee has fun ‘ripping up’ school funding bill
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A rainy day fund for Utah’s higher education buildings?
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Senators reject bill to raise income tax on richest 1.5% of Utahns
Updated Feb 17 2016 10:40 pm

House OKs bill aimed at expanding kindergarten
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Bill advances to boost charter school funding by $40 million
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Battle over sex education returning to Utah Legislature
Updated Feb 03 2016 07:47 am

Mike Lee, Misty Snow spar over federal aid to help Flint, Mich.’s water woes
Updated Sep 26 2016 07:13 am

Utah voters split on Bears Ears monument as leaders dig in to fight it
Updated Sep 22 2016 07:12 am

Hatch, Lee seeking Utah exemption from monument-creating Antiquities Act
Updated Sep 15 2016 10:41 pm

Congress can still avoid a Bears Ears National Monument, says Rep. Jason Chaffetz
Updated Sep 14 2016 09:05 pm

Utah Gov. Herbert hints he could pitch plan to protect Bears Ears
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It’s canyon landowners vs. Salt Lake City in battle over watershed
Updated Sep 16 2016 07:52 pm

Most Utahns oppose spending public money on Oakland coal port
Updated Aug 19 2016 09:39 pm

Utah counties pull Oakland port loan application, but haven’t given up on project
Updated Aug 19 2016 07:11 pm

Poll: Most Utahns favor a Bears Ears National Monument
Updated Aug 17 2016 08:18 pm

Land acquisitions will protect Salt Lake City’s watershed and Bonneville Shoreline Trail
Updated Jul 28 2016 10:43 pm

State says e-cigarette company changed its name, kept deceptive marketing
Updated Oct 04 2016 02:26 pm

Dems say Obamacare is helping Utahns, but GOP says plan is crumbling
Updated Sep 21 2016 11:32 am

Utah leaders push for statewide crisis hotline to combat suicide
Updated Sep 23 2016 11:09 am

Hispanic Heritage Parade and festivities highlights culture and health care
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House passes Chris Stewart-led Zika bill, White House threatens veto
Updated May 20 2016 10:54 am

University of Utah named Olympic medical center
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Compliance with Utah's new abortion law is medically impossible, critics say
Updated May 10 2016 09:20 am

Sim Gill finds ‘nothing worth celebrating’ over Utah Medicaid funding
Updated May 05 2016 10:21 pm

State commission grants $135,000 to fight against drug overdose
Updated Apr 06 2016 10:57 am

Obama to Utah: Fully expanding Medicaid would help 42,000 with mental-health needs
Updated Mar 29 2016 10:53 am

Ex-congressman: Mormon leaders suffer ‘episode of incoherence’ in opposition to Trump’s Muslim ban
Updated Aug 23 2016 09:16 pm

Latino vote director for Hillary Clinton tells Utahns their votes count
Updated Sep 19 2016 11:07 am

Reverse Mexican immigration continues ­— but maybe not in Utah
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While some celebrate being American, others actually become new citizens
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Census: Utah’s Latino population grows to more than 400,000
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Chaffetz scolds Obama administration for failure to deport undocumented criminals
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Senate votes to extend implementation date of controversial immigrant program
Updated Mar 07 2016 10:19 pm

Utah’s guest worker law, never implemented, may be repealed
Updated Feb 08 2016 02:16 pm

Fair planners considering new west-side Tracy Aviary campus
Updated Oct 21 2016 05:00 pm

Salt Lake City Council still awaiting word from mayor on impact fees as deadline looms
Updated Oct 17 2016 02:31 pm

Utah League of Cities and Towns to delve deeper into credit-card misuse
Updated Oct 13 2016 07:02 pm

Confused Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott barely answers council questions about his well-being
Updated Oct 14 2016 09:08 am

Complaint seeks state probe into Salt Lake County recorder’s office
Updated Sep 29 2016 05:15 pm

Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott bails on facing critical audit
Updated Oct 14 2016 09:08 am

Tension mounts between Biskupski and SLC Council on new homeless shelters
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SLC bylaws prevent eyesore from being razed
Updated Sep 23 2016 10:24 am

Lodestone park dedicated in West Valley
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UPD officers to get anti-overdose kits
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Biskupski says SLC council reckless in budget raid for housing, homeless
Updated Oct 20 2016 02:10 pm

‘The solution to homelessness is housing’: Salt Lake City sets aside $30M to address homelessness, affordable housing
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Many homeless campers say Operation Diversion is heavy handed, tramples civil rights
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Naming of new homeless shelter sites delayed
Updated Oct 17 2016 02:34 pm

Salt Lake City Council, mayor cut deal on homeless shelters to break stalemate
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Orem City Council moves to try to ease affordable housing crunch for seniors
Updated Sep 19 2016 11:07 am

New Census data: Utahns’ income up, poverty down
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Two new homeless shelters? Not so fast, says SLC Council
Updated Sep 23 2016 07:19 pm

U. conference: Global threats grow amid questions of U.S. commitment
Updated Aug 01 2016 11:57 am

Utah’s members of Congress blast Obama for plan to close Gitmo
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Utah law enforcement to welcome Syrian refugees and help them assimilate
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Utah’s Chaffetz: Obama’s safety ‘is in jeopardy’ with Secret Service lapses
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Utah Congressman Chris Stewart calls Edward Snowden a traitor
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America is key to world peace, two ambassadors tell Utah audience
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Utahns sue over government spying during 2002 Olympics
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Rocky Anderson threatens suit over alleged spying during 2002 Olympics
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Ex-Qwest CEO: Likely the NSA snatched emails, calls during Salt Lake Olympics
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Utahns in Congress angry over Iran deal
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Salt Lake City invites feedback on transit master plan
Updated Oct 21 2016 05:02 pm

State lawmakers considering changing how UTA Board is selected
Updated Oct 20 2016 02:12 pm

Utah high court considers detour for challenge to controversial Provo/Orem transit project
Updated Oct 17 2016 01:42 pm

Iconic Bryce Canyon gateway tunnels in need of a makeover
Updated Oct 17 2016 02:34 pm

‘You need a culture of transparency’: Consultant gives UTA ideas to improve credibility and openness
Updated Oct 17 2016 02:32 pm

Utah targets 1 of every 5 express-lane drivers who are breaking rules
Updated Oct 06 2016 08:43 pm

Governor, new board member urge era of transparency at UTA
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UTA spent $37K on consultants to help defeat union
Updated Oct 04 2016 02:55 pm

UTA Chairman Burton steps down, and former Lt. Gov. Bell joins board
Updated Sep 30 2016 02:57 pm

UTA approves deals for transit-oriented developments
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