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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Ten Things You Need to Know Today - Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City. There are 51 days left in 2015.
Republican presidential candidates square off on Fox Business Channel. There may be a special session next week, but not for the reason you may think. Mia Love again courts controversy over flight reimbursements.
- 76 days to the opening day of the 2016 Utah Legislature - (1/25/2016)
- 83 days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus - (2/1/2016)
- 91 days to the 2016 New Hampshire Primary (tentative) - (2/9/2016)
- 122 days to the final day of the 2016 Utah Legislature - (3/10/2016)
- 133 days to the Utah Republican and Democratic caucus meetings (3/22/2016)
- 165 days to the Utah Republican and Democratic State Conventions (4/23/2016)
- 232 days to the 2016 Utah primary election - (6/28/2016)
- 364 days until the 2016 presidential election - (11/8/2016)
Tuesday's top-10 headlines:
- Tonight is the 4th GOP primary debate on Fox Business Channel [Politico].
- Lawmakers will likely meet in a special session next week, but not to fix SB54 like everyone things. Instead, they're probably going to deal with Utah's method for electing state school board members [Utah Policy].
- Rep. Mia Love is again at the center of controversy because of reimbursements for flights from her congressional account [The Hill].
- A new poll shows most Utahns think the state's public education system doesn't get enough money [Utah Policy].
- Prosecutors are still pressuring the U.S. Department of Justice to turn over their evidence against former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff [Deseret News].
- The Salt Lake City Council plans to take up campaign finance reform in the wake of the massive amount of money spent on the Salt Lake City mayoral election [Tribune].
- The Utah Transit Authority approves new ethics rules for handling public funds [Fox 13].
- Gov. Gary Herbert appoints Judge John Pearce to the Utah Supreme Court [Utah Policy, Deseret News, Tribune, Fox 13, KUER].
- A federal appeals court rules against the Obama administration's plan to shield up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation [Washington Post].
- Ted Cruz says an atheist is "not fit to be president" [Huffington Post].
On this day in history:
- 1775 - The United States Marine Corps, then known as the Continental Marines, was formed by order of the Second Continental Congress.
- 1871 - Journalist Henry Stanley found Scottish missionary David Livingstone in a small African village. His famous comment: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
- 1969 - "Sesame Street" premiered on PBS.
- 1975 - The ore freighter Edmund Fitzgerald broke in two and sank during a storm on Lake Superior, killing all 29 crew members.
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