The deadline to file as a candidate for political office is tonight at 5pm. So far, there are some interesting races shaping up [Utah Policy].
Republicans meet in their party caucuses tonight. Orrin Hatch's chances at another term in Washington hinge on tonight's outcome [Tribune, The Hill, Roll Call, Deseret News, Fox 13, ABC 4].
Hundreds rally at the state capitol urging Gov. Gary Herbert to veto HB 363, which prohibits instruction about contraception in sex education classes [Tribune, Deseret News, ABC 4, Fox 13].
Sen. Patrick Leahy takes a shot at Sen. Mike Lee over his continuing effort to block President Obama's judicial nominees [Tribune].
EnergySolutions is awarded a contract to help clean up the Fukishima power plant in Japan, which was damaged during an earthquake [Tribune, Deseret News].
An investigation alleges fraud and misconduct in Salt Lake County's AmeriCorps program [Tribune, Deseret News].
An audit reveals financial misconduct at Timpview High School went beyond the school's embattled football program [Tribune, Deseret News].
Hill Air Force Base is facing stiff fines for covering up a mercury spill there in 2007 [Deseret News, Daily Herald].