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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know for Tuesday - October 14, 2014
Love and Owens set to debate, but not for the final time. Vote by-mail putting poll workers out of a job.
- Days to the 2014 midterm election - 21
- Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 104
- Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 149
- Days to the 2015 election - 385
- Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) - 461
- Days until the 2016 presidential election - 756
Tuesday's top-10 headlines:
- There's a sharp partisan and religious divide shaping up in Utah's 4th District race [Utah Policy].
- Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens will debate tonight at the University of Utah [Daily Herald].
- Tuesday will not be the final debate between Love and Owens [Utah Policy].
- Love launches a new campaign ad featuring Mitt Romney [Utah Policy].
- The Salt Lake County Council gives Mayor Ben McAdams' "Pay for Success" program another go-around [Tribune].
- The new vote by-mail program is putting longtime poll workers out of a job [Standard-Examiner].
- Same-sex couples can begin marrying in Idaho on October 15 [Huffington Post].
- So far, just three candidates have filed to replace outgoing Sen. John Valentine [Utah Policy].
- Is the firing squad poised to make a comeback across the country? [Deseret News]
- A United Nations worker dies from Ebola in Leipzig, Germany [NBC News].
On this day in history:
- 1066 - Normans under William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings.
- 1933 - Nazi Germany announced it was withdrawing from the League of Nations.
- 1947 - Air force test pilot Charles Yeager became the first person to break the sound barrier.
- 1964 - Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
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