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Thursday, November 6, 2014
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Ten Things You Need to Know for Thursday - November 6, 2014
How Love pulled off her historic win. Hatch now in line for the presidency. Voter turnout on Tuesday was dismal.
- Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 81
- Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 126
- Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections - 278
- Days to the 2015 election - 362
- Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) - 438
- Days until the 2016 presidential election - 733
Thursday's top-10 headlines:
- Here's how Mia Love pulled off her historic win to become the first black Republican woman in Congress [Tribune].
- Love does an interview with CNN that the Washington Post called "baffling" [Washington Post].
- Sen. Orrin Hatch will become third in line for the presidency now that Republicans have control of the Senate [Tribune].
- Sens. Hatch and Mike Lee are ready to get to work in the new Republican-controlled Senate [Deseret News].
- Voter turnout for Tuesday's election was less than stellar [Tribune].
- Next year's legislature will be the third most-Republican in Utah history [Utah Data Points].
- The number of women on Utah's Capitol Hill will drop following Tuesday's election [Tribune].
- The number of women on the Salt Lake County Council has doubled [Tribune].
- Lawyers for the Tribune and Deseret News are fighting to keep some papers about their business dealings secret in the lawsuit filed by a community group over changes to their joint operating agreement [Tribune].
- Utah's new water year is off to a dismal start [Deseret News].
On this day in history:
- 1860 - Former Illinois Congressman Abraham Lincoln defeated three other candidates for the presidency.
- 1861 - Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederacy.
- 2009 - The government reported unemployment rose to 10.2 percent in the U.S., the first time the jobless rate had hit double digits since 1983.
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