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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The possibility of a third Mitt Romney presidential run has received mixed reactions around the country, but in Romney's adopted home of Utah, many are excited at the idea. Romney is hugely popular in Utah, where more than 60 percent of the residents are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Organizers of a biannual outdoor retailer show that has been held in Utah for nearly two decades are considering a move out of state. The Outdoor Retailer show brings in an annual economic benefit of $40 million to the state. About 22,000 attendees are expected at this week's show, which starts today.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A bus driver accused of driving under the influence of prescription drugs on an elementary school field trip is facing misdemeanor charges. Charging documents say 39-year-old Lycia Martinez of Clearfield had four bottles of medication with her when she was pulled over for driving erratically in Draper in October.

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has kicked off a six-state tour advocating a balanced budget amendment by urging South Dakota lawmakers to get behind the proposal. Kasich's travels this week will take him to the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Idaho. Kasich is considered a potential 2016 presidential candidate.

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