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Local News Highlights: Daily Briefing

Morning must reads for Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 192nd day of the year. There are 173 days remaining in 2017.

John Curtis has a lead in the race for the GOP nomination in the 3rd CD, but most voters are undecided. Tanner Ainge wants to focus on deficit reduction if he's elected to Congress. Donald Trump Jr. was told damaging information about Hillary Clinton was part of a Russian government effort to help his father's campaign.

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Ainge says entitlement reform, cutting spending should be top priorities for Congress

Tanner Ainge says he skipped the traditional delegate/convention route to get on the Republican primary ballot for one simple reason. Gathering signatures to secure a place in the primary gave him a chance at political survival....

Poll: 3rd District GOP race still up for grabs

Provo Mayor John Curtis has a lead over his Republican rivals in the race for the GOP nomination in the 3rd Congressional District, but the race is still up for grabs with about a month to go before the primary election....

Policy News

Fox Files: 'There's an app for that'
2017 marks the ten year anniversary of the iPhone. Remember the ubiquitous Apple slogan from the iPhone's early days, "there's an app for that"? Even though you may not have heard the slogan for a while, it is as true as it has ever been....

Utah Drone Summit
The Utah Drone Summit (UDS2017) and National Drone Races will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center and at the Ogden/Hinckley Airport....

Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing completes national construction fraud sting, nabs unlicensed contractors in St. George and Northern Utah with 45 Citations and $23K in fines
The Utah Department of Commerce announced that the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing completed a two-week sting investigation in Northern Utah and Southern Utah locations to target fraudulent construction activity....

Local Headlines

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Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: All Americans on the 4th of July

Editorial: Someone finally steps up to help hungry veterans

Trump nominates Utahn Randal Quarles to be Fed's top bank regulator

You can't 'hug-a-thug' out of crime near homeless shelter, Hughes says. But the House Speaker also isn't sure what to do just yet.

Gehrke: Hughes is right. The state needs a strong, cooperative response to the homeless crisis

Rolly: 40 buses idling for hours may be a sin in Salt Lakers' eyes, but not the Legislature's

Lawsuit accuses state of Utah of favoring a tow company, and a state trooper of sexual harassment

Despite alumni efforts to preserve its buildings, demolition begins on historic Granite High School

Inconvenient location, meeting times hamper public input on Utah's Medicaid expansion plans, health experts say

Provo Mayor John Curtis riding high as study names his city No. 2 and a poll ranks his congressional bid No. 1

Change Miranda rights, University of Utah professors say, because they're 'handcuffing the cops'

Mountain Accord is subject to open meeting laws, judge rules, allowing lawsuit over $8M project to proceed

Deseret News

Boyd Matheson: Every student in Utah should have the means to attain their educational goals

Editorial: Helping families exit the Road Home shelter situation will require dedicated efforts, resources

Lawsuit accuses UHP, UDOT of playing favorites with towing companies

Utah leaders react to Trump's pitch for Russian cybersecurity partnership

Health care advocates share concerns about proposed medicaid revisions, hopes for expansion

Judge: Mountain Accord subject to open meetings law

Poll: Curtis leads Herrod, Ainge in 3rd District Congressional race

National Headlines

Federal prosecutors step up probe of land deal pushed by wife of Bernie Sanders (Washington Post)

Fresh from budget deal, Illinois awaits fate of credit ratings (Reuters)

Israel backs Hungary, says financier Soros is a threat (Reuters)

GOP health care divisions multiply as Trump pressures Senate (Washington Post)

As His Popularity Craters, Christie Eyes Another Sharp-Elbow Job: Sports Radio Host (New York Times)

Trump defends daughter Ivanka taking his seat at G-20 meeting (Associated Press)

In dramatic shift, most Republicans now say colleges have negative impact (Inside Higher Ed)

Trump voter fraud panel may spark partisan voting rights battle (USA Today)

Trump taps Randal Quarles for Federal Reserve board (Associated Press)

Seattle City Council approves income tax on the wealthy (Seattle Times)

Republicans are better tippers than Democrats, survey finds (FOX Business)

Wise Words


"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." Albert Einstein

Lighter Side


"A birth control pill has been recalled due to a packaging error that puts placebo pills at the beginning of the pack rather than at the end. So pick up a pack today at Unplanned Parenthood." Seth Meyers

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