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Poll shows public wants Swallow to resign and Lee to compromise

10/10/2013 7:59am
A new BYU poll finds that most Utahns still want Attorney General John Swallow to resign and Sen. Mike Lee to compromise on the fight over the new health care law that led to the federal government shutdown.

Lt. gov. pick sheds no light on Herbert's possible re-election plans

10/10/2013 9:40am
Gov. Gary Herbert's choice of a newcomer to state politics to serve as his lieutenant governor did little to settle the question of whether the governor plans to seek re-election.

Hope? Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

10/10/2013 7:24pm
The nation's economy on the line, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans groped inconclusively Thursday for a compromise to avert an unprecedented U.S. default as early as next week and end the 10-day-old partial government shutdown.

Utah State Tax Commission rules same-sex couples can't file joint taxes

10/10/2013 8:55pm
The Internal Revenue Service has ruled that same-sex couples may file joint tax returns, but the Utah State Tax Commission says that's not the case here.

Herbert strikes a deal: Utah's national parks set to reopen despite shutdown

10/10/2013 10:01pm
Late Thursday evening, Gov. Gary Herbert announced his office has reached a deal with the U.S. Department of the Interior to reopen Utah's five national parks. According to the deal, the public will be able to enter the parks as early as Saturday.

Student veterans losing education money in government shutdown

10/10/2013 10:09pm
If the shutdown isn't solved soon, thousands of student veterans in Utah won't get the money they need to continue classes.

New polls show Utahns are against fighting Obamacare; Sen. Lee won't discuss it

10/10/2013 10:15pm
Sen. Mike Lee won't talk about a pair of new polls that show Utahns disagree with his fight against the new health care law known as Obamacare that has resulted in a federal government shutdown.