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Salt Lake County Republicans Reject Julie Dole, Elect State Rep. Adam Gardiner As New Recorder

Salt Lake County Republicans chose State Representative Adam Gardiner to replace Gary Ott as county recorder. Gardiner says he will not keep acting recorder Julie Dole in the office.

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Rosie Rivera was sworn in Tuesday as Sheriff of Salt Lake County. The former Unified Police Deputy Chief faces an overcrowded jail and a homelessness crisis marked by crime, mental illness and drug addiction.

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Tuesday night’s results are not final, but they show incumbent Salt Lake City Council members James Rogers and Erin Mendenhall with commanding leads— each held more than 75 percent of the vote in their respective races. 

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Provo Mayor John Curtis was declared the winner of Tuesday night’s Republican primary for the congressional race to replace Jason Chaffetz, though his main opponent had not yet conceded.  

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Clark Planetarium and the John Am Moran Eye Center want Utahns to toss out potentially faulty eclipse viewers.

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LDS church officials have updated their statement on the conflict in Charlottesville. The new message addresses those in the white supremacy community who have suggested the church’s stance to be neutral toward or in support of their views.

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Utah Department of Health officials announced this week they’re opening enrollment for a state health insurance program called the Primary Care Network to adults without children. It’s the first time that specific coverage has been available since late 2015.

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Elected officials gathered on the steps of the Utah State Capitol Monday night in a show of unity against racist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

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A statewide effort to address crime in Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande neighborhood began Monday. “Operation Rio Grande” has three phases that start with large-scale arrests. 

Julie Ritchey, KUER

Tuesday is primary election day for the third congressional district special election and some municipalities around the state.

Organizers are planning two rallies tonight in Salt Lake in response to a white nationalist protest that turned violent over the weekend in Charlottesville, Va. 

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A Conversation with Bishop Oscar Solis

Bishop Oscar Solis thought he would retire in Los Angeles, America's largest Catholic community. But the Pope instructed him to lead the faithful in Utah. He joins us to talk about his faith journey.

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On Friday, three well-known charities — the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Susan G. Komen — announced they are canceling plans for fundraising events at President Trump's Palm Beach country club, Mar-a-Lago.

The three joined a growing list of nonprofits that have severed ties with the exclusive, Trump-owned resort. Others include the Cleveland Clinic and the American Cancer Society.

The day of the long-awaited coast-to-coast solar eclipse has all but arrived — and if history is any guide, it's likely that somebody's eyes are going to get hurt.

After representing the organizer of a far-right rally that became a brutal melee, the ACLU says it will consider the potential for violence when evaluating potential clients — including whether protesters plan to carry guns.

The Venezuelan Constituent Assembly, an extremely powerful group called into existence by President Nicolas Maduro, just granted itself another power — one that was once the exclusive province of the country's elected congress: The 2-week-old assembly packed with Maduro supporters decreed Friday it has the power to pass laws.

President Trump's belated and halfhearted denunciation of the hate groups that marched in Charlottesville, Va., has cost him the support of numerous business leaders and fellow Republicans and prompted at least a half-dozen nonprofit organizations to cancel planned fundraising events at his Mar-a-Lago resort.

But Trump's religious advisers, who might be expected to offer moral guidance, have been almost entirely silent. None of the 25 members of his "Evangelical Advisory Board" has resigned in protest or even offered public criticism of his Charlottesvile comments.

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