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Utah senator says he regrets ‘irresponsible’ Trump remarks

Utah senator says he regrets ‘irresponsible’ Trump remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is backtracking after saying this week that he wasn’t concerned that prosecutors have implicated President Donald Trump in a crime. The Republican senator said in a statement that he spoke “imprudently” in a CNN hallway interview Tuesday. He said the interview was unplanned […]

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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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Wasatch High Athletes Sign Letter of Intent

Wasatch High Athletes Sign Letter of Intent

HEBER CITY, Utah-Wednesday, several Wasatch High star athletes signed national letter of intents to ensue in their athletic careers at the collegiate level once their playing days at Wasatch High School are done. Wrestler Zak Koehler signed with the Air Force Academy of Colorado Springs, Colo. to continue his career […]

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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 mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

Utah mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The body of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who urged Americans to vote before he was killed in Afghanistan has been returned to U.S. soil. Military officials said 39-year-old North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was shot to death Saturday by […]

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Mitt Romney, Mia Love and marijuana headline Utah election

Mitt Romney, Mia Love and marijuana headline Utah election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah voters on Tuesday will elect a new U.S. Senator to replace Orrin Hatch, choose whether U.S. Rep. Mia Love earns a third term and decide if the state should make medical marijuana legal. Many voters have already sent in their ballots, with 27 of […]

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Mayor of Utah city killed in ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan

Mayor of Utah city killed in ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan

NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah city mayor killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard (all times local): 2 p.m. The remains of Utah mayor who was also a major in the Utah Army National Guard and killed […]

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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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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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Romney to debate Democrat Jenny Wilson in Senate race

Romney to debate Democrat Jenny Wilson in Senate race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney will face off against Democratic opponent Jenny Wilson in a debate Tuesday night that could showcase distinct political differences. The two have differed on issues ranging from Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination to a border wall to the GOP-backed federal […]

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