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Monday, October 13, 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know for Monday - October 13, 2014
Poll shows Mia Love with a 9-point lead over Doug Owens. Brad Smith tapped as new state superintendent. Herbert's fundraiser sells out.
- Days to the 2014 midterm election - 22
- Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 105
- Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 150
- Days to the 2015 election - 386
- Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) - 462
- Days until the 2016 presidential election - 757
Monday's top-10 headlines:
- Our exclusive poll shows Mia Love has a 9-point lead over Doug Owens [Utah Policy].
- That poll suggests Owens has a chance at upsetting Love, but it's not going to be easy [Utah Policy].
- The state school board selects Ogden Superintendent Brad Smith as the new state superintendent [Deseret News].
- A federal judge strikes down Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage [Washington Post].
- Some members of the LDS Church are pushing leaders to become more accepting of gays and lesbians [Tribune].
- A health worker in Texas tests positive for Ebola. Officials blame a breach in protocol for the infection [Wall Street Journal].
- Gov. Gary Herbert's annual fundraiser this year sold out so quickly he's planning on holding another one later this year [Deseret News].
- A split among the 11 cities that make up UTOPIA could doom the fiber-optic network [Tribune].
- The Secretary of the Davis County GOP resigns, alleges financial misconduct by party leaders [Tribune].
- Could a judge's ruling dismissing the case against a police officer charged with the shooting death of a civilian have an impact in the race for Salt Lake District Attorney [Tribune].
On this day in history:
- 1775 - The Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet.
- 1792 - The cornerstone of the White House was laid during a ceremony in the District of Columbia.
- 1960 - Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy participated in the third televised presidential debate of the presidential campaign. Nixon was in Hollywood, California and Kennedy was in New York.
- 1999 - The JonBenet Ramsey grand jury was dismissed after 13 months; prosecutors said there wasn't enough evidence to charge anyone in the 6-year-old's strangulation.
Today At Utah Policy
|Exclusive Poll: Love 49%, Owens 40%|
The 4th Congressional District race between Mia Love (R) and Doug Owens (D) is tightening a little with about 3 weeks to go until election day....
|GOED Board Receives Third-Party Incentive Program Review|
At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the Business and Economic Development Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development received the recently completed independent review of the state’s major business expansion and recruitment program....