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District hopes Cache County voters will approve bond for 2 new schools

11/04/2013 5:59pm
Major overcrowding in the Cache County School District has lead to multimillion-dollar bond being placed on the election ballot. Voters who live in the district boundaries will decide Tuesday whether they will fund the proposal to build two new high schools on the north and south ends of the Cache Valley.

Mayor wants to 'lead by example' with plan to cover autism treatment

11/04/2013 7:01pm
Treatment for autism spectrum disorders would be covered for Salt Lake County employees' children under a budget proposal by Mayor Ben McAdams. He says it's not only the right thing to do, but also a way to lead by example for other governments and businesses.

Gay rights bill clears first hurdle in Senate

11/04/2013 8:41pm
The Senate will take up an anti-discrimination bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.

Swallow's office will comply with subpoena, but plans to ask for exception

11/04/2013 10:58pm
The Utah Attorney General's Office won't oppose a House investigative committee motion compelling it to comply with a subpoena, but it intends to ask a judge to consider another way to provide files that include health-related information.

Will controversial bond, mayoral changes have effect on voter turnout?

11/04/2013 11:01pm
Even with a multimillion dollar initiative and mayoral shifts on some ballots, it's unclear whether voter participation will be higher or lower than usual on Election Day in Salt Lake County.