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Congress votes to end shutdown, avoid US default

10/16/2013 11:04pm
Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.

Debate over lowering blood-alcohol driving limit hits Utah's Capitol Hill

10/16/2013 11:18pm
A Washington D.C.-based advocacy group is challenging a proposal being made to state legislators to lower the legal blood alcohol limit for drivers in Utah.

Utahns weigh in on Count My Vote initiative

10/16/2013 11:19pm
At a Count My Vote Hearing in Provo Wednesday, members of the group hoping to change Utah’s current caucus and convention system to a direct primary election were met mainly with criticism and questions from audience members.