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  1. power
    Arkansas and Utah Have Passed 18-Week Abortion BansIf they’re signed into law, they could become the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country.
  2. medicaid expansion
    Utah Republicans Move to Thwart Voter-Ordered Medicaid ExpansionThe bill substitutes a partial expansion with right-wing conditions they expect the administration to approve, in place of a voter-mandated expansion.
  3. vision 2020
    Mitt Romney Rips Trump’s Character in New Op-edRomney loves the tax cuts, but he hates Trump’s tweets.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Utah Republican Mia Love Fires Back at Trump in Concession SpeechTrump mocked the defeat of the first black Republican woman in Congress. Love suggested he was part of her party’s minority outreach problem.
  5. Mitt Romney Wrote in His Wife, Ann, for President in 2016He may have voted for a woman, but it wasn’t Hillary Clinton.
  6. Virginia Is Giving Obamacare a Huge — If Belated — WinDemocrats were able to wrangle a few GOP votes to expand Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of needy Virginians.
  7. Maine’s Governor Defies the Law and Voters on Medicaid ExpansionRepublican Paul LePage plans to block a voter-sanctioned measure via stubborn defiance of the law.
  8. Mitt Romney Announces U.S. Senate Run With Small Swipes at Trump“On Utah’s Capitol Hill, people treat one another with respect,” Romney says, an obvious reference to you-know-who.
  9. State Party Chair’s Attack on Romney Is Sour Grapes, Not a ThreatYes, there will be grumbling, but the 2018 Senate race in Utah is definitely Mitt Romney’s to lose.
  10. health scares
    A 7-Eleven Worker Could Have Given Hepatitis to Thousands of Utah CustomersOfficials warn that a store’s sodas, hot foods, and bathroom all could’ve been infected.
  11. Orrin Hatch to Retire, Meaning We Might See Senator Mitt Romney in 2019Having the GOP presidential nominee and anti-Trump firebrand in the Republican caucus would be interesting.
  12. teens these days
    Angry Teen Walks 6 Miles Across Frozen Lake After Fight With Parents“I wouldn’t say walking six miles across ice is a normal teenage response.”
  13. reading comprehension
    Senator Orrin Hatch ‘Grateful’ for Editorial About His ‘Utter Lack of Integrity’Did he read the story?
  14. stuck in the mittle
    The Flaw in Strategic Genius Steve Bannon’s Effort to Sour Utah on Mitt RomneyHe said Romney hid behind Mormonism to avoid Vietnam, proving he has less integrity than alleged predator Roy Moore. That won’t go over well in Utah.
  15. Trump Triggers War for the Future of Land ConservationThe president just stripped monument protections from 2 million acres in Utah. Now, a legal battle between oil companies and environmentalists looms.
  16. stuck in the mittle
    Trump and Bannon Don’t Want Senator Romney — But They Might Not Have Much SayBoth the president and his former strategist seem to prefer incumbent Senator Orrin Hatch, and Utahns might not care.
  17. Mitt Romney May Be Headed to the SenateThat’s bad news for Bannon.
  18. ‘RINO’ Curtis Wins Utah GOP Special House PrimaryHe finished fifth at the GOP district convention and was attacked by out-of-state conservatives as a RINO, but John Curtis prevailed in the primary.
  19. In Utah Today, Voters Are Picking Jason Chaffetz’s SuccessorIn a deep-red House district, the mayor of Provo is the front-runner but is under attack as a RINO.
  20. the grub street diet
    Ty Burrell Will Fight a Chipmunk for Cajun Cheese“Carrots, potatoes, kale, meatballs, and, I’m assuming, optimism wrapped in tinfoil.”
  21. The Democrats’ Losing Streak Will Likely End in NovemberThe party needs a win in a nationally significant and competitive contest. There is still hope this year.
  22. Orrin Hatch: Mitt Romney to Remain Retired Rich Guy Rather Than Run for SenateHatch has previously said he’d retire if Romney were to run.
  23. Chaffetz Is Abruptly Retiring From Congress — Is His Next Gig About to Begin?He seems ready for some network screen time.
  24. Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek ReelectionThe Republican whose indifference to Trump’s corruption put the “oversight” in House Oversight Chair is returning to the private sector.
  25. Mitt Romney Is Toying With a Senate Run From UtahHe’ll only do it though if Senator Orrin Hatch retires and gives his blessing.
  26. WATCH: Porn Sites Are Getting Into the Sex-Education Game“What is a queef?”
  27. equal pay
    Utah GOP Chair Apologizes for Saying Women Shouldn’t Be Paid Equally“To those who were offended, I profusely apologize.”
  28. gave him apizza her mind
    Voter Uses Pizza Order to Beg Senator to Reject Trump’s Cabinet PickOrrin Hatch’s phone lines were busy, so a woman added a special message to her order.
  29. politics
    Thousands of Women Took Over the Utah State Capitol to Fight for Their Rights“I’m sick and tired of men making laws about our bodies and our choices and our lives without consulting us.”
  30. everyday sexism
    This Utah High School’s Class Assignment Is Ridiculously SexistThe date’s instructions for the female students included gems like, “Don’t waste his money.”
  31. 5th-Party Candidate Threatening to Win in UtahIt’s all part of Evan McMullin’s highly unlikely plan to become president.
  32. Trump Getting Thumped in Post-Tape-Gate PollsTrump’s 11-year-old endorsement of sexual assault has Ohio looking blue — and Utah and Georgia turning purple.
  33. Evan McMullin’s Unlikely Strategy to Win the White House: It’s All About UtahIf the independent conservative candidate can keep Clinton and Trump from a majority of electoral votes and knock the race into the House.
  34. crime scene
    Subway Employee Arrested for Spiking Cop’s Drink With Meth and THCThe officer was hospitalized after nearly running a red light.
  35. early and often
    Utah GOP Asks Trump to Campaign in StateConsidering Trump’s unpopularity, especially with Mormons, the state’s Republican chairman is trying to prevent the state from becoming purple.
  36. moral panics
    What Is Utah’s Anti-Porn Craze Really About?One scholar doesn’t think it has much to do with actual public-health concerns.
  37. the environment
    As America’s Largest Reservoir Hits Record Low, a Dam Debate ReturnsNow that the Colorado River basin’s water supply is drying up, should we consider undoing some of America’s greatest engineering feats?
  38. indecency
    Utah Theater in Trouble for Screening DeadpoolUndercover cops were sent to investigate!
  39. Gay Rights
    Restaurant Bans Alligator to Protest Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT LawA Utah deli says it won’t use any ingredients from the Magnolia State.
  40. reproductive rights
    Utah Requires Anesthesia for Abortions After Week 19Lawmakers are worried about fetal pain but not really about maternal health.
  41. Previewing the Democrats’ March 22 Primaries: Some Western Relief for Sanders?Sanders is expected to sweep the caucuses in lily-white Idaho and Utah, while Clinton wins the Arizona primary. 
  42. Previewing the GOP’s March 22 Primaries: What Will Happen in Utah and Arizona?Anything other than a winner-take-all win for Trump in Arizona and a winner-take-most win for Cruz in Utah would be a surprise.
  43. Trump Would Create a Wildly Fluid Nov. ElectionJust a few months ago, all of the key dynamics seemed set in concrete. That’s no longer true.  
  44. amazing things
    Poll: Utah Would Support Democrat If Trump Becomes Republican NomineeThe state hasn’t supported a Democratic presidential candidate in more than 50 years.
  45. Food Fight
    Utah’s ‘Dirty Soda’ Wars Are AmazingThere is a battle brewing over 44-ounce cups of Dr Pepper spiked with coconut syrup and half-and-half.
  46. phew
    Utah School Decides Not to Make Students Create ISIS Propaganda“We don’t want students going on the internet and looking up terrorist things.”
  47. natural disasters
    Death Toll Rises to 18 As Utah Recovers From Flash Floods Two people remain missing.
  48. Lawsuits
    Woman Claims Her Starbucks Came With a Near-Fatal Dose of Cleaning SolutionShe’s suing the company for $2 million.
  49. Relenting
    Combative Owner Decides His Restaurant’s Sign Looks Better Without a Giant“I just decided it would look better without the weenie. And oh my God! It’s beautiful.”
  50. Signs
    An Entire Town Is Livid Because a Restaurant’s New Sign Features a GiantThe owner refuses to back down, of course.
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