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Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Rachael Weatherly is a senior adviser for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but she’s considering trying to get a job at a grocery store. Weatherly is among the 800,000 federal employees who aren’t getting paychecks for the first time Friday because of the lingering government shutdown. […]

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Supreme Court won’t preside over challenge to state egg laws

Supreme Court won’t preside over challenge to state egg laws

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to get involved in a legal dispute involving 15 states that want to strike down laws in California and Massachusetts requiring larger living areas for some farm animals. The attorney general’s office in Missouri, which spearheaded one of the […]

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Hatch laments loss of civility for US Senate in ‘crisis’

Hatch laments loss of civility for US Senate in ‘crisis’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah bemoaned the disappearance of political civility, kinship and cross-party collaboration during a farewell speech Wednesday where he called the Senate a legislative body in “crisis.” Hatch, 84, will step down next month as the longest-serving Republican senator in […]

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BYU scores 35 straight, tops UMass 35-16

BYU scores 35 straight, tops UMass 35-16

FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) — Zach Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Talon Shumway and Aleva Hifo ran for two and Brigham Young pulled away in the second half for a 35-14 win over Massachusetts on Saturday at the home of the New England Patriots. The Cougars (5-5) fell into an […]

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Mitt Romney to stump for Senate hopeful Martha McSally

Mitt Romney to stump for Senate hopeful Martha McSally

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to be in Arizona to stump for GOP Senate candidate Martha McSally. The practicing Mormon is set to appear at a McSally rally on Friday afternoon in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert, which is an area where many […]

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Romney says Supreme Court confirmation process ‘awful’

Romney says Supreme Court confirmation process ‘awful’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney said the bitter fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation shows the Supreme Court nominating process is “awful,” a sentiment his Democratic Senate opponent largely shared even though they differed on how to fix it during a Tuesday debate. Romney, who would have voted for […]

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