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Video: DOJ Says Retrieving Lerner Emails From Back-Up System 'Too Hard'
Quick history lesson: As various investigators dug into the IRS targeting scandal , they discovered that a large cache of emails sent and received by key agency figure Lois Lerner were missing.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Insanity: GOP for Mitt Romney drumbeat again
Unbelievably, the drumbeat is beginning for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to run for President a third time.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Miami Herald
Rep. Gowdy says hell bring prosecutors focus, fairness to Benghazi probe
Congressman Trey Gowdy, left, Republican of the 4th District of South Carolina, talks to Thomas Brandon, deputy director of the Bureau of ATF, Feb. 27, 2014, in Washington.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Emery County Progress
Changes needed at Huntington Canyon upper debris basin
The Emery County Commission approved a contract for the south debris basin with Johansen and Tuttle Engineering.
Inside the Beltway: Romney's route could still lead to a ballot
He just looks presidential, all confident and centered amid national turmoil, ramped up by incessant media coverage.
Republicans Seek to "Restore" an Online Gambling Ban that Never Existed
Republicans generally oppose federal encroachment on policy matters traditionally left to the states.
US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital
A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Is the Push for Better Embassy Design Putting People at Risk?
Some politicians are concerned that the new initiative to build better-designed United States embassies isn't just expensive, it's putting employees in danger.
The Washington Post
Sen. Wyden: Your dataa s yours no matter on whose server it lives
At the TechFestNW event in Portland on Friday, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden called for legal reforms that embrace an understanding that the mere act of handing over digital data doesn't mean giving way a user's right to privacy.
In our opinion: Heed Herbert's advice to 'Keep (your) mitts off Utah'
Gov. Herbert has asked Orrin Hatch's 14 colleagues to come see Utah for themselves, which is a very good idea.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Emery County Progress
Commision approves change order for upper debris basin
Commissioner Ethan Migliori presented the employee of the month award to Bo Minchey from the Emery County Sheriff's Office.
Embassy Design: Chocolate and Peanut Butter
Architects spend a lot of time educating clients about the value of design. Here's one more opportunity: The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has begun to scrutinize the State Department's new approach to architecture, the Excellence in Diplomatic Facilities program , starting with a contentious July 10 hearing on Capitol Hill.
House Committee Questions State Department's Embassy Design Program
Summoned to a tense congressional hearing last month, two U.S. Department of State officials dressed entirely in black, as if anticipating a somber occasion.
Gamble or die
Federal legislation that could prohibit states from Internet gaming in Maryland and many other states could result in more uneducated kids, unsafe streets and veterans and senior citizens languishing in a world without needed government services.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
National Review Online
WH: Repeal Anti-Terorrism Policy for Libyan Nationals
President Obama's White House team supports repealing a Ronald Reagan anti-terrorism measure targeted against Libyan nationals, on the theory that the United States has "normalized" relations with the war-torn country.
Salt Lake Tribune
Debate: Doing good, doing bad, with and without re...
George Pyle has been a newspaper writer in Kansas, Utah, Upstate New York, and now Utah again, for more than 30 years - most of it as an editorial writer and columnist.
Gop Rep: American cities will burn if Obama doesn't go to war in Iraq and Syria
Sen. John McCain , Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz hold a news conference about Benghazi at the U.S. Capitol After President Obama agreed to send humanitarian aid and limited air strikes into Iraq , one Republican official criticized the president, stating that if he doesn't engage in heavy combat, he envisions "American cities in ... (more)
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
TribTalk: Behind the Headlines: Landslide, monumen...
A landslide destroys one home and rattles residents in North Salt Lake. Gov. Gary Herbert invites senators who support designating a new national monument in Utah to come visit while Rep. Jason Chaffetz takes a Democratic colleague on a tour of rural Utah.
Chaffetz leads Maryland Democrat on tour of Moab area
Congressmen Elijah Cummings, left, and Jason Chaffetz take in the sights at Arches National Park during a quick stop in Moab this week.