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SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 8:  The Olympic Rings in flames during the Opening Ceremony of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games at the Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 8, 2002. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team’s ascendance into an international powerhouse. The U.S. […]

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Councilman Bradshaw joins race to replace McAdams as mayor

Councilman Bradshaw joins race to replace McAdams as mayor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake County councilman Arlyn Bradshaw is joining a growing field of candidates vying to fill the post of Salt Lake County mayor after Ben McAdams assumes his spot in Congress. Bradshaw announced his candidacy Thursday, citing his experience of being a member of the […]

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AP Exclusive: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints members support GOP, but Trump approval lags

AP Exclusive: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints members support GOP, but Trump approval lags

WASHINGTON (AP) — About two-thirds of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump’s approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, according to a nationwide survey of midterm voters. And as Republican Sen. Mitt Romney prepares to […]

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Democrat McAdams leads GOP Rep. Love, but race still tossup

Democrat McAdams leads GOP Rep. Love, but race still tossup

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on elections in Utah (all times local): 5 p.m. Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love remains locked in a tight race with Democratic challenger Ben McAdams as she fights to keep her House seat in a largely suburban, politically mixed district. McAdams’ lead inched […]

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Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s midterm election in Utah (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Republican U.S. Rep Chris Stewart has won re-election to a fourth term in Congress by defeating Democratic challenger Shireen Ghorbani. Stewart represents Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers a large portion of […]

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Polls open across Utah for midterm election

Polls open across Utah for midterm election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s midterm election in Utah (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Utah election officials say 50 percent of all active, registered voters had already voted by early ballot as of Tuesday morning. The Lieutenant Governor’s office, which runs elections, reported that 700,444 ballots […]

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Utah’s slow vote count may delay race call for Love, McAdams

Utah’s slow vote count may delay race call for Love, McAdams

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — If a Utah race is too close to call on Election Night — a possibility in the slugfest between Republican Rep. Mia Love and Democrat Ben McAdams — residents and candidates will have to wait to find out who won because the state recommends counties […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Romney oversimplifies Western water shortage

AP FACT CHECK: Romney oversimplifies Western water shortage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney took up the question of water shortage this week in Utah, one of the driest states in the country, during a debate as he runs for a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state against Democrat Jenny Wilson. But federal water managers […]

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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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