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Politics Feb 16Mitt Romney, a Republican foil to Trump, formally announces run for Utah Senate seat
Romney has been a persistent critic of President Donald Trump, but those close to Romney say he'll focus his campaign instead on Utah.
Politics Jan 19Women will march again with aim to become a political force
A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the streets this weekend in hopes of converting anger and enthusiasm…
Nation Nov 05Booze on the ballot: Utah dry town mulls allowing alcohol
Blanding, one of the last "dry" communities in Utah, will ask voters whether to allow beer and wine sales in town for the first time in more than 80 years.
Politics Aug 13Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz’s House seat
The winner of Tuesday's primary will be the overwhelming favorite in the November special election in a district where Republican voters outnumber Democrats five-to-one.
Nation Jun 28Utah lawsuits to test president’s power to shrink monuments
Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.
Nation May 10Utah abortion providers stumped by law requiring fetal pain relief
Utah's first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions takes effect Tuesday, but doctors say it's unnecessary and impossible to comply with.
Politics May 05Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died
SALT LAKE CITY — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82.
Nation Mar 06LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah test
SALT LAKE CITY — A Republican-controlled Senate committee in the Utah Legislature offered its unanimous and at times emotional support for a proposal to protect gay and transgender individuals as the landmark measure passed its first test.