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Recent articles by Heidi:

Quarantined: 4 Utahns trapped on cruise ship after passengers infected with coronavirus

At least four Utahns are stuck on board a cruise ship near Tokyo, Japan that is now quarantined due to an outbreak of coronavirus on board. KUTV. Jerri Larson Jorgensen and her husband have been touring southeast Asia for several weeks. They visited Hong Kong, China, Japan, and Vietnam so far, she said. Another woman, Karey Maniscalco, sent a Facebook message to 2News saying she and her husband… → Read More

PODCAST: Take 2 - Tax reform, new abortion bill, gun storage & recalling US Senators

Take 2 welcomes Sen. Dan McCay (R - District 11) andMaura Carabello, of The Exoro Group, and host 2News Heidi Hatch. UTAH LEGISLATURE IN SESSIONTAX REFORM REPEALED: Meanwhile, there have been 139,793 verified signatures as of Thursday morning. “We applaud those who have engaged in the civic process and made their voices heard. We are not foes on a political battlefield, we are all Utahns… → Read More

Former Congressman Jason Chaffetz will not run for Utah governor in 2020

Jason Chaffetz will not run for governor of Utah in 2020, the former congressman confirmed to 2News in a statement Monday evening. Chaffetz represented Utah's 3rd congressional district from 2009 to 2017, resigning in 2017. He was replaced in a special election by current Utah Congressman John Curtis. Since resigning, Chaffetz has written a book, "The Deep State: How an Army of Bureaucrats… → Read More

Romney: 'I've run for president before and I'm not running again'

After a tactfully-timed op-ed criticizing President Donald Trump, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney was sworn into office as Utah's newest senator on Thursday. The nature of the opinion piece prompted journalists and political pundits nationally and locally to speculate Romney may have another presidential run in his sights. Senator Mitt Romney, sworn in on Thursday, put to bed rumors… → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Heidi Hatch interviews Mitt Romney one-on-one in Washington D.C.

2New's Heidi Hatch flew to Washington D. C. to interview Utah's newest senator Mitt Romney. Watch the full interview here: KUTV. What has been the reaction since your op-ed dropped a little over 24 hours ago? "I don't know what the reaction is. I don't worry about that. I thought that is was important for me as I begin a new chapter in my life to lay out our priorities and my perspectives... I… → Read More

Why intermittent fasting may be more than a fad

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - What would you be willing to give up for a long and healthy life? The answer may be tough to stomach: Intermittent fasting is on the frontier of research, not just as a weight-loss tool, but as the key to longevity and mental clarity. New studies are released nearly every week that tell how intermittent fasting can help you do anything from fit into your skinny jeans to… → Read More

Intermittent fasting: Passing fad or health Holy Grail?

(KUTV) — What would you be willing to give up for a long and healthy life? The answer may be tough to stomach: Intermittent fasting is on the frontier of research, not just as a weight loss tool, but as the key to longevity and mental clarity. New studies are released nearly every week that tell how intermittent fasting can help you do anything from fit into your skinny jeans to providing the… → Read More

Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah, replacing Hatch

(KUTV) — Mitt Romney is at long last headed to Washington, six years after his stinging defeat in his run for the White House. He won his bid for Utah’s open Senate seat according to the Associated Press and CBS. He will head to Washington as Sen. Orrin Hatch retires after representing the state for 41 years. Romney was favored to win the race with polls putting him at least 36 percent ahead of… → Read More

Mitt Romney candidate profile: Why you should vote and what happens if he wins

(KUTV) -- Four days out from the midterm election and Mitt Romney is encouraging everyone to vote. Given the sacrifice made to give us the right to vote, I think it is important to say I accept that sacrifice. I appreciate it. I welcome it and want the records of my city and my state to show I said yes to the men and women in uniform who continue to sacrifice for our freedom. → Read More

What happens when 3 teens give up their smartphones?

Just a second.In a minute.How many times have you heard something like this from your teen or tween with a smartphone? If your kids have smartphones -and most these days do- you know how much time can be wasted in any given day.For many- the time lost onli → Read More

Senator Mike Lee calls 'Gaza violence' a product of manipulation

(KUTV)- Tensions remain high on the Gaza strip as Hamas claims 50 if its members died in Monday’s clashes.Utah's Senator Mike Lee was in Israel as the violence played out early this week.Wednesday, he spoke to 2 News Heidi Hatch in this week’s Connect To C → Read More

Full, unedited interview with BYU professor on ethics of MormonLeaks

(KUTV)- 2 News has released the full interviews with the founders of MormonLeaks to hear their full unedited response.In full disclosure, you can also listen to BYU Associate Journalism Professor, Joel Campbell. His interview was done prior to our intervi → Read More

The men of MormonLeaks — Why they do it and what they’re after

(KUTV) MormonLeaks didn’t exist two years ago, and today the LDS Church not only knows of their existence, but has been forced to react to their leaks. The men behind MormonLeaks have arguably become a force to be reckoned with, but are they doing more h → Read More

Connect to Congress with Chris Stewart

(KUTV)- Heidi Hatch sat down with Congress man Chris Stewart to discuss Syria, Ruissia, and Comey. When asked if Trump had authority to strike Syria, Stewart said: I think he was acting well within his authority and as a former air force pilot and a member → Read More

Congressman Rob Bishop talks spending, North Korea, Russia, school safety

(KUTV) - President Trump signed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill last week, a bill Utah’s entire delegation save Senator Orrin Hatch-- voted against.Today Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT) sat down with 2News reporter Heidi Hatch in this week’s Conne → Read More

Mitt Romeny to announce Senate run Friday

(KUTV) Mitt Romney will announce Friday morning that he will run for the U.S. Senate, 2News has learned from a source close to the campaign. The seat is currently held by long-time Sen. Orrin Hatch, who said his current term will be his last.Romney said We → Read More

'Scary' new evidence suggests Utah’s bad air may be harmful to babies in utero

(KUTV) - Multiple studies point to a connection between bad air days and lifelong health problems for babies conceived and or born during periods of pollution.Doctors for years have told us to avoid bad air especially if you have asthma, but now all women → Read More

Family shares tragic story of child lost as food allergies skyrocket

(KUTV) Fourteen-year-old Tanner Sorensen loved life, his friends, family, basketball and football.“He was witty, funny, loving and humble all in one.”His mom Jen Sorensen beams while talking about her oldest son. She was extremely proud of him and was look → Read More

Couple from UK impacted by bombing in Manchester in Las Vegas for mass killing

(KUTV) In Las Vegas Tuesday, visitors were allowed within a block of the shooting massacre that killed 59 people and injured hundreds more. Many were stopping before leaving town, hoping for a daytime view of what was the town's living nightmare.Trudy and → Read More

Herrod refused to concede GOP Congressional seat primary

(KUTV) Chris Herrod will not concede the race to John Curtis, even after the AP and others have called the race.Herrod plans to sleep on it and wait for 30,000 uncounted ballots to be tallied in Utah County.Live on 2 News at 10 p.m. Herrod said there are s → Read More