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February 2, 1993 | FLORENCE WILLIAMS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Bill Hedden is one man who never expected to be a player in local politics. A New Jersey-born environmentalist in a Utah county long controlled by miners, Mormons and sagebrush rebels, he remained on the fringe of civic activities in Moab. But on Feb. 9, Hedden and 13 others will run for seven spots on Grand County's brand new form of government.
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October 13, 2010 | By Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times
Jim Bennett hadn't meant to cross party lines when he went on Facebook a few days after his father, longtime Republican Sen. Robert F. Bennett, lost the GOP primary in May. Jim Bennett, who had managed his father's reelection campaign, clicked "Like" for the man his father would have run against in the general election ? Democrat Sam Granato. An hour later, he got a call from Granato's campaign manager. Would Bennett like to meet the candidate? And so Jim Bennett, lifelong Republican and member of one of Utah's most prominent GOP families, found himself working for the long-shot Democrat in this year's Senate race.
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February 26, 2000 | From Associated Press
The Utah House on Friday approved legislation that would limit sex education to the teaching of abstinence before marriage and fidelity afterward. The measure, approved 40 to 27, bans any discussion of birth control in public schools. The House also passed an amendment that would require students to be taught that "any sexual relations outside of marriage constitutes criminal conduct." The bill now goes to the Senate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 2001 | PATTY HENETZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Dead Goat Saloon owner and attorney Daniel Darger is looking for recruits in his war against what he calls Utah's liquor-law lunacy. On his Web site,http://www.slcgetalife.com, potential customers get a tutorial on how they can pay just $15 in processing fees for a single membership card that will get them into six bars.
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August 27, 1990 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until the day this spring when six American Indians walked into the San Juan County Courthouse, the Navajos of southern Utah had offered little resistance to the steady encroachment of white settlers into the starkly beautiful canyons along the San Juan River. Soon after the first Mormon wagons arrived in 1880, the Navajos were confined to the barren lands of a reservation. They languished in poverty while the Mormon settlers built prosperous towns and established farms of wheat and alfalfa.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 2001 | PATTY HENETZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Dead Goat Saloon owner and attorney Daniel Darger is looking for recruits in his war against what he calls Utah's liquor-law lunacy. On his Web site,http://www.slcgetalife.com, potential customers get a tutorial on how they can pay just $15 in processing fees for a single membership card that will get them into six bars.
NEWS
December 17, 1990 | PATT MORRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How do you get rid of a small-town mayor? Piece of cake. You get rid of the small town. Tuesday is Election Day here in Big Water, population maybe 400. It is the day some citizens will try to vote this desert burg out of existence to dislodge its mayor, Alex Joseph, a polygamist-libertarian of outspoken and colorful stripe, who, with some of his nine wives and sundry relatives in official posts, runs Big Water. Runs it efficiently and by the book, the mayor says.
NATIONAL
October 13, 2010 | By Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times
Jim Bennett hadn't meant to cross party lines when he went on Facebook a few days after his father, longtime Republican Sen. Robert F. Bennett, lost the GOP primary in May. Jim Bennett, who had managed his father's reelection campaign, clicked "Like" for the man his father would have run against in the general election ? Democrat Sam Granato. An hour later, he got a call from Granato's campaign manager. Would Bennett like to meet the candidate? And so Jim Bennett, lifelong Republican and member of one of Utah's most prominent GOP families, found himself working for the long-shot Democrat in this year's Senate race.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1988
Your front-page piece regarding Salt Lake City (Part I, Feb. 3) has just come to hand. The subjective impressions conveyed by the article were purportedly based on facts; however, there were some very specific factual errors relating to this office which I must correct for the record. Your writer said that the attorney general had outlawed the use of the term "sexual intercourse" in the schools. This is patently false, and the attorney general has not even addressed such an issue.
NEWS
February 26, 2000 | From Associated Press
The Utah House on Friday approved legislation that would limit sex education to the teaching of abstinence before marriage and fidelity afterward. The measure, approved 40 to 27, bans any discussion of birth control in public schools. The House also passed an amendment that would require students to be taught that "any sexual relations outside of marriage constitutes criminal conduct." The bill now goes to the Senate.
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February 2, 1993 | FLORENCE WILLIAMS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Bill Hedden is one man who never expected to be a player in local politics. A New Jersey-born environmentalist in a Utah county long controlled by miners, Mormons and sagebrush rebels, he remained on the fringe of civic activities in Moab. But on Feb. 9, Hedden and 13 others will run for seven spots on Grand County's brand new form of government.
NEWS
December 17, 1990 | PATT MORRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How do you get rid of a small-town mayor? Piece of cake. You get rid of the small town. Tuesday is Election Day here in Big Water, population maybe 400. It is the day some citizens will try to vote this desert burg out of existence to dislodge its mayor, Alex Joseph, a polygamist-libertarian of outspoken and colorful stripe, who, with some of his nine wives and sundry relatives in official posts, runs Big Water. Runs it efficiently and by the book, the mayor says.
NEWS
August 27, 1990 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until the day this spring when six American Indians walked into the San Juan County Courthouse, the Navajos of southern Utah had offered little resistance to the steady encroachment of white settlers into the starkly beautiful canyons along the San Juan River. Soon after the first Mormon wagons arrived in 1880, the Navajos were confined to the barren lands of a reservation. They languished in poverty while the Mormon settlers built prosperous towns and established farms of wheat and alfalfa.
NATIONAL
May 21, 2013 | By Lisa Mascaro, Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON - When Sen. Orrin G. Hatch took his seat on the dais for the Senate Judiciary Committee's debates on the immigration reform bill, the 79-year-old was not just one of 18 senators. He was the most sought-after vote. A towering but genteel figure, Hatch was seen as the potential Republican domino - the first GOP senator beyond the four in the bipartisan group that crafted the immigration bill to join the effort. A yes from Hatch, the bill's supporters hoped, would heighten the odds of support from the GOP as the bill moved to the full Senate.
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