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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Past articles by Glen:

Hearing brings anger over medical marijuana compromise bill

Several supporters and some opponents of Proposition 2 were at the Utah Capitol to speak out against a compromise bill on medical marijuana. Lawmakers and other supporters of the bill said the compromise was necessary to fix issues with Prop. 2, but others said they were going around voters and gutting the issue. → Read More

Utah sees record turnout, which likely helped in close races

Utah saw record breaking turnout for the 2018 midterms, and it likely made the difference in several close races including the 4th Congressional District. → Read More

Utah County leaders planning for population boom

OREM, Utah (ABC4 News) - Utah County is expected to see a population boom of more than a million people by 2065. While that may seem far into the future, experts say decisions made today will impact how the area grows. Community leaders and residents are working on The Valley Visioning plan. → Read More

Mayor McAdams retains lead, but Rep. Love narrows gap in 4th district race

Mayor Ben McAdams began Tuesday leading the 4th Congressional District race by 4,906 votes, but after counties reported new tallies his lead over Rep. Mia Love was down to 1,229. With tens of thousands of ballots left to count in Salt Lake and Utah counties it's unclear who will be victorious. → Read More

Father and son found dead in Provo fire as crews investigate cause

Family friends confirmed the two people found dead in a massive fire at the Finch Family Farm were father and son. Several horses and other animals died as well. Fire fighters are still investigating the cause and note it could take time. → Read More

Love-McAdams race remains close as ballot count continues

SALT LAKE COUNTY (ABC4 News) – Utah anxiously awaits the outcome of the close race for the state’s 4th Congressional District. → Read More

Businesses and residents see noticeable drop in crime along North Temple

Businesses and residents along North Temple near 800 West said they've seen a noticeable drop in crime. This comes four months after police and community members put increased effort on enforcement. Police said even with their success they will have to continue to follow the crime where it moved to. → Read More

Hundreds of thousands of ballots being processed as close races wait

The Lieutenant Governor's Office reports 278,141 mail-in and provisional ballots are still being processed around the state. Many are keeping a close eye as several races are still within a slim margin. Including the 4th Congressional District. → Read More

Political parties use data to focus efforts on voters

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4News) - With one week until Election Day political parties and campaigns are making the final push to get voters to cast a ballot for their candidates. Thanks to data and mail-in ballots, that effort is more precise making sure door knocking and phone calls are targeted at possible supporters who haven't voted. → Read More

Unaffiliated voters a large and important block of Utah electorate

Utah is seeing record voter registration and early turnout for the 2018 midterm elections. As political parties try to get out their base, the large block of unaffiliated voters is becoming a key aspect to win. → Read More

University of Utah community honors Lauren McCluskey

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) – A vigil was held Monday evening to remember 21-year-old Lauren McCluskey, who was shot on campus Monday night. → Read More

Advocates worry about federal proposal for transgender people

Local advocates claim a proposal to rollback protections for transgender people is already having a negative impact. They say the proposed changes to Title IX definitions could mean serious setbacks for some. → Read More

As city approves mother-in-law apartments, concerns still linger

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) - Salt Lake City has approved mother-in-law apartments for any part of the city, instead of just near TRAX stations. Leaders hope it will start to deal with the affordable housing crisis, but others still have concerns about density and parking in neighborhoods not meant to handle it. → Read More

Weber State students live fact-check CD1 debate

Students from Weber State University gathered to watch, and live fact-check the candidates in the 1st Congressional District Debate Wednesday night. Experts say fact checking is more important than ever with social media making it easier to spread misinformation. → Read More

Why do some counties pay return ballot postage while others don't?

Some voters are confused as certain counties will pay the return postage for their mail-in ballots, while several others don't. Officials say it's up to the counties and several factors play into the decision. → Read More

What happens after The Road Home closes?

The final plan for Operation Rio Grande calls for the closing of the Road Home Shelter after the three new homeless resource centers are opened and operating. Experts break down how they will handle the move even though the new centers don't have as many beds as the Road Home. → Read More

UT ranks 39th in voter participation, but effort underway to change it

In a new set of ads encouraging people to vote, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox points out that Utah is 39th in voter participation. His office notes that 62 percent of unregistered voters haven't signed up because no one has asked them. → Read More

Climate Change report shows time running out to avoid the worst impacts

A new report by the United Nations shows the world has around a decade to take actions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. This comes as Utah experienced a dismal snowpack, and a devastating wildfire season. → Read More

How will Prop. 2 compromise impact voter turnout?

Proposition 2 was expected to be the biggest issue on the November ballot, and driving many people to vote. After a compromise was reached on Thursday it's unclear if people will still care. Some experts said it's still important to vote on it. → Read More

Documents show suspect admitted to sending letters testing positive for ricin

Newly released court documents show 39 year old William Clyde Allen III admitted to investigators he sent four letters to government officials that tested positive for ricin. The U.S. Attorney's Office of Utah expects to formally charge him with the threat of terrorism. → Read More