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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Republican Congressman Chris Stewart will go toe-to-toe with Democratic state Sen. Luz Robles in a debate tonight in Cedar City. The hour-long debate at Southern Utah University starts at 6 p.m. and will be aired live on local TV. Stewart, a former Air Force pilot and author, was elected in 2012. Robles was elected to the Legislature in 2008 and as also works as a vice president at Zions Bank.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah Lt. Governor Val Oveson has been nominated to take over a polygamous trust that holds more than $100 million in homes and property in Warren Jeffs' community on the Utah-Arizona border. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Oveson was recommended by attorneys general in Utah and Arizona to replace Bruce Wisan, who was recently charged with patronizing a prostitute.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The federal judge whose ruling allowed gay couples to marry in Utah acknowledged he was ducking a question about the matter at a fireside chat at Utah State University. The Logan Herald Journal reports Judge Robert Shelby barely touched on his famous ruling Tuesday night at USU's "Fireside Chat & Pizza" policy forum series.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park is moving a few miles southwest to take the same post at Zion National Park. The National Park Service has announced that Jeff Bradybaugh will begin as Zion superintendent in late October. Zion National Park is the oldest and most popular of Utah's national parks.
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