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Utah Safe Schools Commission report emphasizes mental health, 'red flag' law

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:48pm

The top recommendations of the Utah Safe Schools Commission released Wednesday key on the availability of mental health resources in schools and the consideration of a gun violence restraining order to help enhance safety in Utah schools.

Utah legislators, county leaders to meet with Trump administration

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:13pm

Several dozen Utah legislators and county commissioners will meet Friday with Trump administration officials in Washington, D.C., for what House Speaker Greg Hughes says is more than a photo op.

ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 3:49pm

ABC News is apologizing for a graphic that incorrectly said that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pleaded guilty to five charges of manslaughter.

4 FAQs about the separation of immigrant families at the border

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 20th - 3:30pm

Reports of children being taken from their parents and held in facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border sparked outrage over the weekend. As is common with controversial issues, misinformation circulated quickly. Here’s what’s been going on.

Utah lawmakers to again consider 'red flag' laws to prevent gun violence

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:09pm

State lawmakers will again consider a so-called "red flag" law to take guns from people deemed a danger to themselves or others.

Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 11:32am

President Donald Trump's campaign trip Wednesday to Minnesota could signal whether he'll wade into the GOP's primary for governor between a former two-term governor who once called him "unhinged" and an underdog who is an avowed supporter.

‘I hate what we’ve become’: Lt. Gov. Cox’s late-night message on immigration goes viral

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 20th - 11:02am

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is garnering online attention after his late night Twitter thread about the immigration debate went viral Wednesday.

Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:36am

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump is doubling down on his dismissive comment regarding a girl with Down syndrome.

Biden backs Abrams in closely-watched Georgia race

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 1:08am

Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Stacey Abrams Wednesday in her bid to become Georgia's first Democratic governor in 15 years and the nation's first-ever black female state executive.

Cities support Salt Lake County transit tax, clearing way for it to take effect, fund transit projects

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:01pm

Two Salt Lake County communities announced they're supporting a tax hike that'd support transportation projects across the county, allowing the tax to take effect.

DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:38pm

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser easily secured the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night as she seeks a second term in office.

Trump returning to campaign for McMaster in 11th-hour swing

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:20pm

President Donald Trump is returning to South Carolina next week to make a last-minute campaign appearance in Gov. Henry McMaster's bid for a first full term.

The Latest: DC OKs change in minimum wage for tipped workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:52pm

The Latest on primary elections in Washington, D.C. (all times EDT):

Trump plays central role in South Carolina governor debate

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:58pm

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster was an early supporter of presidential candidate Donald Trump, who had never run for political office. McMaster's opponent said Wednesday it's inconsistent for McMaster to now say there's no time for on-the-job training where the governorship is concerned.

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

Angie Wang and Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:50pm

Cincinnati resident Andrew Pappas supported President Trump's decision to separate children from parents who crossed the border illegally because, he said, it got Congress talking about immigration reform.

Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:54pm

Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.

Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt renounces GOP

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 2:20pm

in part because of what he calls President Donald Trump's unethical and corrupt behavior, but more because the party's leadership in Congress has failed to hold Trump to account.

AP FACT CHECK: Democratic voter drop historic? Maybe

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:13pm

Republicans have taken over Kentucky's state government, electing majorities in the state House and Senate and a Republican governor for the first time ever.

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser wins Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:48pm

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser wins Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office.