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By The Associated Press | Posted - Oct. 3, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Under a new state law, every Utah newborn baby is required to undergo a screening for congenital heart defects. About 64 babies are diagnosed with congenital heart disease every year. If undiagnosed, the disease can cause serious medical problems or death.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new series of TV spots will feature Utah's lieutenant governor in conversation with regular voters around the northern part of the state. The campaign promotes the state's election website, vote.utah.gov. The site shows elected officials, sample ballots and polling place locations. The TV spots show Lt. Governor Spencer Cox encouraging people to educate themselves about the issues and vote in the election.

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation Supreme Court justices say the tribe's president must be able to communicate in the Navajo language. But the court left a decision on whether Chris Deschene (des-CHEE'-nee) is qualified to seek the top elected post up to another office. The tribe's Office of Hearings and Appeals will take up the matter today.

PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Make room, Steve Young. Scoot over, Ty Detmer. Another BYU quarterback legend is about to be honored. Jim McMahon will have his number retired and displayed inside the stadium in a halftime ceremony during the game between No. 18 BYU and Utah State tonight in Provo.

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