ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Tuesday – September 16, 2014Bryan Schott·September 16, 2014· Share Poll: Republican voters like what's in Gov. Herbert's Healthy Utah plan. U.S. to send troops to Africa to fight Ebola. Mia Love hits the airwaves. Countdown: Days to the 2014 midterm election – 49 Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 132 Days to the 2015 election – 413 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) – 489 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 784 Tuesday's top-10 headlines: The U.S. carries out the first airstrikes against ISIL, targeting one of their positions near Baghdad [CNN]. President Barack Obama may send up to 3,000 troops to Africa to help fight the spread of the Ebola virus [New York Times]. Poll: When Republican voters find out what's in Gov. Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, they like it very much [Utah Policy]. Mia Love begins her media blitz [Tribune]. A poll for the Utah Debate Commission finds many Democrats barely cross the 10% threshhold for inclusion in their debates. No independent candidate reached that mark [Tribune]. The Utah Supreme Court will take up a dispute over a proposed Draper ballot referendum [Tribune]. Former LDS Presiding Bishop H. David Burton is the odds-on favorite to become the new chairman of the Utah Transit Authority [Tribune]. The State School Board has picked four finalists for the superintendent position, but is keeping those names secret [Tribune]. The Utah Water Development Commission is critical of a Forest Service proposal on the management of groundwater, saying it's a water grab by the agency [Deseret News]. A new book traces the political drift by members of the LDS Church toward the Republican party [Tribune]. On this day in history: 1630 – The Massachusetts village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston. 1810 – Mexico began a successful revolt against Spanish rule. 1940 – Rep. Samuel T. Rayburn, the longest-serving House speaker in history, was first elected to the post. 1974 – President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft-evaders. 2008 – The federal government announced an emergency $85 billion loan to rescue AIG, the world's largest insurance company.