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By The Associated Press | Posted - Oct. 3, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than 50 people could be asked to testify at an evidence hearing for two former Utah attorneys general facing bribery charges. John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff have denied any wrongdoing. Prosecutors say both men accepted gifts and money from several businessmen.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The waiting game continues for gay and lesbian couples in Utah after the U.S. Supreme Court announced yesterday that it has taken no action yet on appeals asking it to take up the issue of same-sex marriage. The justices meet again on October 10 to consider new cases, and decisions about what to hear could be announced then or on October 14. Utah state officials weren't immediately available for comment.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say a clerk's mistake caused former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to sign a form that would have registered him as an unaffiliated voter living at an outdated Utah address. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the mistake last month involved a pre-printed registration form Romney signed while obtaining a driver's license. Romney is being sent a new form, which an aide says he will fill out as a Republican.

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) — An avid cyclist who raced and competed nationally has died after being hit by a driver who police say was drunk. Authorities say Mitchell Bennett was riding his bike at night in South Salt Lake on Sept. 25 when he was hit behind by a Saturn. Police arrested 36-year-old Syracuse resident Peter Wilcox.

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