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Friday, February 13, 2015
The Utah Legislature is taking the President's Day holiday off, and so are we.
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Ten Things You Need to Know for Friday - February 13, 2015
New poll shows growing support for anti-discrimination legislation in Utah
- Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature - 27
- Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections - 179
- Days to the 2015 election - 263
- Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus (tentative) - 339
- Days to the opening day of the 2016 Utah Legislature - 346
- Days to the 2016 Utah presidential primary - 501
- Days until the 2016 presidential election - 634
Friday's top-10 headlines:
- New Poll: Support For Anti-Discrimination Legislation Grows In Utah [Utah Policy].
- Gov Herbert Would 'Respectfully Decline' to Perform Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony [Utah Policy, Tribune].
- Bill Seeks to Prevent the Intentional Release of Endangered Species to Areas Outside Their Habitat [Utah Policy, Tribune].
- Count My Vote to Lawmakers: Keep Your Word [Utah Policy].
- Editorial: Utah school funding, minimal vs. barely acceptable [Tribune].
- Salary for Utah governor may see 36 percent bump [Tribune].
- Balancing religious rights, nondiscrimination a tall order for Utah lawmakers [Deseret News].
- Study: Snake Valley groundwater development unsustainable [Deseret News].
- Utah, feds face threat of lawsuit for alleged mistreatment of Shurtleff ‘fixer’ [Tribune].
- Utah's prison population growing [Standard Examiner].
On this date in history:
- 1741 - "The American Magazine," the first magazine in the U.S., was published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- 1920 - The League of Nations recognized the continued neutrality of Switzerland.
- 1935 - In Flemington, New Jersey, a jury found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of the kidnapping and death of the infant son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. Hauptmann was later executed for the crimes.
- 1997 - The Dow Jones industrial average passed the 7,000 mark for the first time. The day ended at 7,022.44.
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