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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawmakers say a contentious tax overhaul in Utah will be repealed amid growing voter backlash. Republican legislative leaders said Thursday the plan to raise taxes on food and groceries while cutting income tax would be repealed next week. The Deseret News reports the announcement came Thursday after an effort to challenge it through a citizen referendum appears to have succeeded. Gov. Gary Herbert says he thinks the repeal will reflect the will of the people and suggested lawmakers might wait a year to begin working on a new plan. The organizer of the referendum effort said he was glad that leaders appear to be listening.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign is ramping up its Utah operation with new staff hires. The campaign said in a statement to the Associated Press Thursday that Marcus Stevenson will lead the campaign’s organizing efforts. He managed David Garbett’s campaign for Salt Lake City mayor last year and worked on Democrat U.S. Rep. Ben McAdam’s 2016 congressional run. Warren has also hired two regional organizing directors. Warren is one of a handful of Democratic presidential hopefuls to visit Utah. Utah Democrats will cast votes on the 2020 field March 3, known as Super Tuesday because a number of significant states will vote.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawyer says the killing of a Utah mother and three of her children by a gunman identified by police as her 16-year-old son is “nearly unbearable" for the father who survived. Attorney David Isom represents the husband and father and wrote in a statement Thursday that Colin L. Haynie is requesting time and privacy to grieve and to heal himself and those he loves. It marked the first public comments by Haynie since the killings on Jan. 17. Police say Haynie was shot in the leg but wrestled the handgun away from the boy in Grantsville, west of Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who was seriously injured in a motor home fire near Salt Lake City has died. Police in Murray say the 62-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was cooking Jan. 14 when the fire broke out after he went to finish his laundry. He was flown to the University of Utah Burn Center and died Tuesday. KSL-TV reports the motor home was parked off the street away from nearby buildings, and the man was the only one inside when it caught fire. Investigators have not said what caused the blaze.

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