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Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Ten Things You Need to Know for Thursday - October 30, 2014
Love and Owens set to meet in their final debate. 44% of Utahns want to ditch Daylight Savings Time.
- Days to the 2014 midterm election - 5
- Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 88
- Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 133
- Days to the 2015 election - 372
- Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) - 445
- Days until the 2016 presidential election - 740
Thursday's top-10 headlines:
- Mia Love and Doug Owens are set to meet in their final debate Thursday morning [Deseret News].
- Love and Owens launch their final ads before Tuesday's election [Tribune].
- A plurality of Utahns want the state to ditch Daylight Savings Time according to our latest poll [Utah Policy].
- Utah's Democrats say Rep. Kevin Stratton is violating state law by running for re-election while, at the same time, he is a candidate to replace Sen. John Valentine [Tribune].
- Rep. Jason Chaffetz could set a record for margin of victory in a Congressional Race on Tuesday [Utah Policy].
- Utah Democrats are extra worried about two Legislative races where the vote could go either way [Utah Policy].
- The principal at Geneva Elementary School in Utah County is apologizing for sending a political email from his work account [Tribune].
- University of Utah legal scholars say Utah's quest to take control of public lands from the federal government has no legal basis [Tribune].
- Lawmakers say it will be difficult to come up with a new way of selecting state school board candidates after a federal judge ruled Utah's current system is illegal [Tribune].
- The state unveils a new winter tourism ad campaign [Deseret News].
On this day in history:
- 1938 - The radio play "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS. The live program prompted panic among some listeners who thought its portrayal of a Martian invasion was real.
- 1961 - The Soviet Union tested a hydrogen bomb.
- 1975 - The New York Daily News ran the headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead" after President Gerald R. Ford said he would veto any proposed federal bailout of New York City.
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