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Local politician seeks earlier divorce class requirement

12/19/2013 11:45am
A Utah representative hopes to change the timing of the state's mandatory divorce initiation class so it has to be completed before divorce papers are filed.

Jindal, Palin: 'Duck Dynasty' star suspended over intolerance of politically correct

12/19/2013 12:56pm
In light of "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson suspension from the show over anti- gay remarks, Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal indicated media outlets have thrown out the First Amendment and the "politically correct crowd" is only concerned with viewpoints they agree with.

Obama commutes sentences for 8 drug convictions

12/19/2013 6:12pm
President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight people he said were serving unduly harsh drug sentences in the most expansive use yet of his power to free inmates.

Committee finds Swallow covered up, destroyed evidence of wrongdoings

12/19/2013 8:49pm
Former Attorney General John Swallow went on a monthlong "spree" of destroying data and making up documents after meeting indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson in an Orem doughnut shop in April 2012, a Utah House committee was told Thursday.