ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Tuesday Morning – August 19, 2014Bryan Schott·August 19, 2014· Share Utahns want lawmakers to pass a statewide non-discrimination law. Utah asks for more time for same-sex marriage appeal. Drones banned in national parks. Countdown: 77 days until the 2014 midterm elections 160 days to the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature 441 days until the 2015 elections 517 days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) 812 days to the 2016 presidential election Tuesday’s Top-10 Headlines: A new poll shows Utahns want the Legislature to pass a statewide non-discrimination law that includes sexual preference [Utah Policy]. That same poll highlights how some attitudes are changing when it comes to gay rights in Utah [Utah Policy]. Utah asks for more time to file an appeal in a case that would force the state to recognize same-sex marriages [Tribune, Deseret News]. Some of those reportedly high salaries for UTA executives are actually higher than previously thought [Tribune]. Police are investigating three incidents where airplanes landing at Salt Lake City International Airport had laser pointers shined at their cockpits [Tribune, Deseret News]. Officials ban drones in Arches and Canyonlands parks and the Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments [Tribune]. More than 80% of voters say members of Congress don’t deserve to be re-elected [The Hill]. Utah’s new testing system for students shows that less than half of students in the state are proficient in core subjects [Tribune]. A member of the state school board is calling for an independent investigation into alleged misuse of power by other board members [Tribune]. Is the BYU Bookstore selling greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriage [Provo Buzz]. On this day in history: 1934 – A plebiscite in Germany approved the vesting of sole executive power in Adolf Hitler as Fuhrer. 1976 – President Gerald R. Ford won the Republican presidential nomination at the party’s national convention in Kansas City. 2004 – Internet search engine Google went public. 2010 – The last American combat brigade exited Iraq, seven years and five months after the U.S.-led invasion began.