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Public lands to be managed by state? Utah officials say it’s unlikely for now

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Approximately 63 percent of Utah's public lands is managed by the federal government, according to the latest drafting of the state's resource management plan. But could the oversight for Utah's public lands, along with the revenue they generate, ever be handed over to the state?

How same-sex marriage gained bipartisan support – a decades-long process has brought it close to being written into federal law

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While public opinion and different state laws on abortion rights are sharply dividing the country, there's growing indication that most people agree on another once-controversial topic - protecting same-sex marriage.