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Friday, November 14, 2014
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Ten Things You Need to Know for Friday - November 14, 2014
Obama plans executive action on immigration. Herbert plans to unveil Healthy Utah on December 4. Love goes to D.C.
- Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 73
- Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 118
- Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections - 270
- Days to the 2015 election - 354
- Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) - 430
- Days until the 2016 presidential election - 725
Friday's top-10 headlines:
- President Barack Obama's planned executive action on immigration will let up to five million unauthorized immigrants stay and give many of them work permits [New York Times].
- Gov. Gary Herbert plans to unveil his "Healthy Utah" plan for lawmakers on December 4 [Utah Policy, Deseret News, Tribune].
- Hebert doesn't think Utah's liquor laws hurt economic development or tourism in the state [Utah Policy, Tribune].
- Mia Love begins learning the ropes in Washington, D.C. [Tribune].
- The proposal from the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice for reducing Utah's prison population does not address sex offenders who are behind bars [KSL].
- Bob Bernick says the choice of Greg Hughes as Speaker may prove to be an interesting one [Utah Policy].
- The Census Bureau says Utah is tops in the nation for people who live in a home with a computer [Tribune].
- The case against alleged fraudster Jeremy Johnson hits a snag as defense lawyers say a former employee for Johnson took a computer that contains information vital to his defense [Deseret News, Tribune].
- The National Cathedral will host a Muslim prayer service for the first time ever [Washington Post].
- There's turmoil within the Utah County GOP over party faithful who supported a non-GOP candidate [Tribune].
On this day in history:
- 1881 - Charles Guiteau went on trial for assassinating President James Garfield. He was convicted and hanged.
- 1972 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 1,000 for the first time.
- 1995 - The U.S. government instituted a partial shutdown, closing national parks and museums while government offices operated with skeleton staffing.
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