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  1. EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KAUZ

    A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, blocked a new Obama adminis... . UPDATES CAPTION TO REFLECT JUDGE'S RULING THURSDAY - This June 11, 2015, photo shows a dry water ditch next to a corn field in Cordova, Md.

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  2. EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court rulingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. The EPA says the rule, which took effect Friday in more than three dozen states, will safeguard drinking water for millions of Americans.

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  3. EPA water rule takes effect in some statesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Hill

    Friday marks 60 days after the rule, known as waters of the United States, was published in the Federal Register, and the day that the agency planned to start enforcement along with the Army Corps of Engineers. In response to a petition from 13 states, a North Dakota federal judge temporarily blocked the rule's implementation late Thursday, ruling that the states would likely suffer if it took effect and they will probably win their ongoing lawsuit against it.

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  4. Lawyers plan challenge to arrests based on secret cellphone trackingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Defense lawyers in Baltimore are examining nearly 2,000 cases in which the police secretly used powerful cellphone tracking devices, and they plan to ask judges to throw out "a large number" of criminal convictions as a result. Lawyers plan challenge to arrests based on secret cellphone tracking Defense lawyers in Baltimore are examining nearly 2,000 cases in which the police secretly used powerful cellphone tracking devices, and they plan to ask judges to throw out "a large number" of criminal convictions as a result.

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  5. Lawyers plan challenge to arrests based on secretaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    Defense lawyers in Baltimore are examining nearly 2,000 cases in which the police secretly used powerful cellphone tracking devices, and they plan to ask judges to throw out "a large number" of criminal convictions as a result. Lawyers plan challenge to arrests based on secret cellphone tracking Defense lawyers in Baltimore are examining nearly 2,000 cases in which the police secretly used powerful cellphone tracking devices, and they plan to ask judges to throw out "a large number" of criminal convictions as a result.

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  6. Business blasts Obama's new blacklistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    Leading business groups blasted the White House's proposal to require companies bidding on federal contracts to disclose any past violations of labor laws, calling it a "blacklist" intended to boost the Obama administration's union allies. The accusations were made Wednesday as the associations filed official briefs with the Labor Department opposing the proposal, the last day of the public comment period for the proposed rule.

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  7. Business groups slam White House's contracting 'blacklist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Washington Examiner

    Leading business groups blasted the White House's proposal to require companies bidding on federal contracts to disclose any past violations of labor laws, calling it a "blacklist" intended to boost the Obama administration's union allies. The accusations were made Wednesday as the associations filed official briefs with the Labor Department opposing the proposal, the last day of the public comment period for the proposed rule.

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  8. Hashtag #TrumpThis: Lawmakers Mix It Up on Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Roll Call

    Dingell's Facebook posts could some day rival her husband's Twitter feed for sheer "what-the-heck" value. In an age of sanitized social media, Donald Trump has proved to be a politician doing his own messaging can be an asset.

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  9. Jay Evensen: When identity theft isn't newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Deseret News

    You might say identity theft and cyber fraud have become a part of the wallpaper of life in the 21st century, but that would be true only if wallpaper had a habit of peeling away and sticking to you in ways that keep you from moving. The news wasn't that Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz was the victim of tax fraud , although irony like that can be startling.

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  10. Internet Gambling and States' Rights Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Washington Times

    A core tenet of constitutional conservatives and libertarians - is the understanding that all power does not and must not rest solely in the hands of the federal government. Most Americans understand there must be a balance of powers between Congress, the presidency and the judiciary.

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  11. New 'Jurassic National Monument' part of public lands planRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Washington Times

    A public lands proposal set to be unveiled next month would promote Utah's reputation as a mecca for dinosaur fossils by elevating Dinosaur National Monument to a national park and by creating a new "Jurassic National Monument" in central Utah. The ambitious, sweeping plan that has been in the works for years would also add protections for about 4 million acres of land in eastern Utah in exchange for freeing up about 365,000 acres land for oil and gas development in the same part of the state, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told The Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon.

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  12. Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KSL-TV

    Members of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission say they're not ready to give a brandy distillery special permission to sell mini-bottles of liquor. Commission members say state lawmakers should step in and clarify Utah's complex alcohol-sampling laws.

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  13. Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry National Monument?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Emery County Progress

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz was in the county on Aug. 17 to attend a special public meeting of the Emery County public lands council. The lands council has met for several field trips to the quarry to discuss possible boundaries and to gather feedback from the local grazers with grazing permits for the area.

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  14. Congressmen make 'Jurassic' plans for new monument, national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KSL-TV

    Utah Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop want their own version of Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" here in Utah.

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  15. News roundup: Another government shutdown? Planned Parenthood fight revives the possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Another government shutdown? Budget fight revives the possibility. State board wants to move American Legion to make way for lobbyists.

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  16. Public-lands proposal seeks to create new national monument in Utah before Obama doesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A view across the forested high country of Elk Ridge with the "Bears Ears" in the distance. This is the rugged terrain of the Elk Ridge premium limited entry elk hunting unit in San Juan County where some of the biggest elk in Utah roam.

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  17. Congressmen have 'Jurassic' plans for new monument, national park in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Deseret News

    Utah Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop want their own version of Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" here in Utah.

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  18. Stolen identity: Congressman Jason Chaffetz is victim of tax return scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Deseret News

    In this June 16, 2015, file photo, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Chaffetz tried to file his federal income tax return this year only to find out someone beat him to it.

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  19. Take a wildlife tour with Rep. Kevin McCarthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Washington Post

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is no exception. He's enjoying the outdoors this week, fishing Utah's Provo River and taking what looks to be a nearby hike.

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  20. Chaffetz: Utah public-lands deal would protect 3.9M acres, create new national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A view across the forested high country of Elk Ridge with the "Bears Ears" in the distance. This is the rugged terrain of the Elk Ridge premium limited entry elk hunting unit in San Juan County where some of the biggest elk in Utah roam.

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