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People arrive at one of 12 drive-up voting assistance centers in Salt Lake County, Utah, this one in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, as workers go to cars to help people get ballots to replace lost ones or help unaffiliated voters register Republican to be able to vote in the primary. Utah was one of a handful of states that decided not to open any in-person polling places this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

Huntsman, Cox in tight race for GOP nod for Utah governor

Jul. 1, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The contest for the GOP nomination in the race for Utah governor remained too close to call Tuesday, with Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox maintaining a narrow lead over ex-U.S. Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. as vote-counting continued during the coronavirus pandemic. Trailing behind were...

George Washington University Law School Law Professor Jonathan Turley, center, testifies beside U.S. Navy veteran and Black Lives Matter protester Kishon McDonald, left, and Amelia Brace of Australia's Seven News, Monday, June 29, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on the police response in Lafayette Square.  (Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)

Administration skips hearing on violence against protesters

Jun. 29, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. Park Police refused to appear Monday to answer lawmakers’ questions on violence against demonstrators and journalists outside the White House, saying he couldn’t as long as the federal force remains on highest alert for protests and attacks against...

Late comer to Utah race for House seat leads fundraising

Jun. 23, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah candidate who was a late entry to the race for a U.S. House of Representatives seat has passed his competitors in campaign fundraising. Blake Moore had generated $357,639 in fundraising for his campaign bid as of June 10, The Standard-Examiner reported Monday. Moore, who did not...

Utah mayor approves concert despite coronavirus restrictions

May. 15, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican Utah mayor will allow a country music concert protest event later this month, defying newly loosened health rules aimed at slowing the coronavirus pandemic. Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt acknowledged Thursday the May 30 event would violate current state directives but told...