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Escamilla and Dabakis lead our SLC Mayor straw poll.
Trump’s trade war with China escalates.
1.1. million Americans lost health insurance last year.
Several readers were able to identify the significance of this plaque, which is in the posession of Rep. Craig Hall.
The plaque holds a piece of the original copper dome on Utah’s Capitol that was sheared off by a severe windstorm in 1980. Winds of up to 70 mph tore off the copper covering that was first installed in 1932.
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