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Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

10/08/2013 6:15pm
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible compromise but also traded heated rhetoric Tuesday, a frustratingly inconclusive combination that left the eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place and the threat of an unprecedented national default drawing closer.

Herbert asks Obama to let state operate national parks during shutdown

10/08/2013 7:38pm
Gov. Gary Herbert called on the president Tuesday to allow Utah to run national parks and monuments in the state that sit closed due to the government shutdown.

Herbert announces new lieutenant governor

10/08/2013 8:56pm
Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday named Rep. Spencer Cox, R-Fairview, to replace Lt. Gov. Greg Bell, who announced last month he was stepping down because he needed to earn more money.