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Trump aide says Romney still considering another presidential run. Poll: Most Utahns dislike Planned Parenthood. At least 20 Utah government workers signed up for Ashley Madison.
Happy Monday. Another day, another Mitt-may-run rumor. This time Roger Stone, a colorful adviser to Donald Trump, is raising the possibility that Mitt Romney is considering a third presidential bid after seeing former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush fall a bit flat so far in the race and fail to confront Trump's rise. [http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/former-trump-advisor-romney-thinking-about-getting-in/article/2570683" target="_blank">Examiner]
Topping the news: At least 20 Utah government employees had accounts with Ashley Madison, a website with the slogan "Life is short. Have an affair." None of the locals were elected officials. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2863933-155/ashley-madison-website-hack-shows-at">Trib] Internet users can check whose information was listed on the site in a variety of ways. [http://kutv.com/news/offbeat/find-out-who-has-been-exposed-in-the-ashley-madison-hack">KUTV]
-> About 100 Utahns gathered to participate in a national day of protest against Planned Parenthood. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2863074-155/utahns-join-nationwide-protest-against-planned">Trib] [http://www.good4utah.com/story/d/story/pro-life-protest-against-planned-parenthood/15383/odsUDKRXqkOS-gAfT-3erQ">ABC4] [http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865635143/Utahns-join-nationwide-protests-against-Planned-Parenthood.html">DNews] [https://kutv.com/news/local/100-protest-planned-parenthood-in-salt-lake-city">KUTV] However, hundreds of other Utahns say that the nonprofit deserves a better reputation than the one it's getting and that abortion isn't the focus of the center. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2863930-155/for-utahns-abortion-is-not-the">Trib]
-> Some 56 percent of Utahns have an unfavorable opinion of Planned Parenthood and most don't want fetal tissue used in medical research, a new poll shows. [http://utahpolicy.com/index.php/features/today-at-utah-policy/6765-" target="_blank">UtahPolicy]
Tweets of the day: From https://twitter.com/mollyesque">@mollyesque: "Really, it was time to give a hurricane a man's name starting with 'D,' and they didn't name it Donald?"
From http://twitter.com/mtaibbi">@mtaibbi: "Trump guffawing about Jeb's mismatched body parts is funny considering the undead orange thing affixed to his head."
Tune in: Attorney Blake Hamilton, private investigator Sam Brower and Tribune reporter Nate Carlisle join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about economics of the FLDS church which continues to be led by polygamist Warren Jeffs. Watch Trib Talk live at 12:15 p.m. MDT on http://sltrib.com" target="_blank">sltrib.com.
Opinion section: Julian Carr, a world-record-holding skier based in Salt Lake City and founder and CEO of Discrete Headwear, says the younger generation needs to pressure elected leaders to do something about climate change. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2860293-155/op-ed-the-young-must-lead-on" target="_blank">Trib]
-> LuAnn Adams, Utah's commissioner of Agriculture and Food, says Utahns want local food and greater food self-sufficiency. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2859584-155/op-ed-utahns-agrarian-dreams-can-be" target="_blank">Trib]
-> Carolee Baird, a former teacher and current regional membership director for the Association of American Educators in Utah, wants to remind teachers they have a non-union choice to associate. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2859561-155/op-ed-utah-teachers-have-a-non-union" target="_blank">Trib]
-> Ned Stanley, who taught in the Bronx as part of Teach for America, says a critique of the program from last week was off because it looked only at the length a teacher spends studying eduction, not what the students learn from said teacher. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2859567-155/op-ed-teach-for-america-is-breaking" target="_blank">Trib]
-> Greg Gabel, Chevron refinery manager and a member of the Utah Petroleum Association, says improving the air quality on the Wasatch Front is important, but it cannot be done by one industry. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2859579-155/op-ed-refineries-are-small-pollution-contributors" target="_blank">Trib]
-> Brian Moench, president of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, jokes about how he and Donald Trump came up with some plans to help the environment in Utah. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2859559-155/the-trumping-of-america-makes-all" target="_blank">Trib]
-> Black Mormon Julienna Viegas-Haws says the LDS Church should make an effort to remember June 8, the day when the temple and priesthood ban was lifted for black members. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2640494-155/op-ed-lds-church-could-speed-healing" target="_blank">Trib]
-> Paul Rolly says the Davis County GOP was on its way back to a more-centrist group until the state party showed that wasn't the case. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2860214-155/rolly-tea-party-loser-back-on">Trib]
-> See Pat Bagley's take on those who deny global warming. [http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2863765-155/bagley-cartoon-smoke-gets-in-their">Trib]
-> Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb explain that how politicians communicate is more important than the message they bear, using Utah leaders as examples. [http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865635168/Political-persuasion-depends-on-the-fundamental-message.html">DNews]
Weekend in review: A feud between five cities and Utah County on whether to have residents vote by mail or at traditional polls means that some will have to vote two times to voice their opinions on both a city and county level. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2863371-155/residents-in-some-utah-county-cities">Trib]
-> A voter guide, as well as seven town hall meetings, will be accessible for unincorporated Salt Lake County residents in preparation for voting on Nov. 3 about Community Preservation. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2863739-155/meetings-set-on-unincorporated-area-elections" target="_blank">Trib]
-> Mayor Ralph Becker has announced sites for three more affordable housing projects in SLC. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2863610-155/3-more-salt-lake-city-sites">Trib] [http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865635101/Old-public-safety-building-to-become-mixed-income-housing-retail.html?pg=all">DNews] [http://fox13now.com/2015/08/21/old-slc-pd-building-to-be-redeveloped-as-housing/">Fox13] [http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-citys-old-public-safety-building-become-apartments-stores">KUER]
-> Rep. Marc Roberts discussed a bill that would make registration for beekeepers optional, thus encouraging more people to participate, but advocates of the current law say that registration helps prevent diseases that could destroy the bees. [http://www.sltrib.com/home/2868177-155/bill-would-make-beehive-registry-in">Trib] [http://kuer.org/post/deregulating-beekeeping-hotbutton-topic-utahs-capitol">KUER]
->Two animal rights advocates were charged with misdemeanors for protesting at Lagoon without a permit. But they claim that a permit was not necessary for a protest so small. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2863736-155/utah-animal-rights-advocates-cited-for">Trib] [http://fox13now.com/2015/08/20/animal-activists-facing-charges-for-protesting-without-permit-outside-lagoon-facilities/">Fox13] [https://kutv.com/news/local/slc-animal-activists-facing-6-months-in-jail-for-lagoon-zoo-protests">KUTV]
-> State Juvenile Court Judge Karla Staheli died at age 61 from causes associated with early-onset and accelerated dementia. [http://www.sltrib.com/news/2862849-15wa5/utah-judge-dies-at-61-after" target="_blank">Trib]
Nationally: Sen. Ted Cruz debated religious liberty laws and LGBT rights with actress Ellen Page in an informal setting at the Iowa state fair. [http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/21/politics/ted-cruz-ellen-page-lgbt-iowa-state-fair/">CNN]
-> Cruz also sent out an email to more than 100,000 pastors in an effort to recruit them to help him fight for a funding cut for Planned Parenthood. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/cruzs-evangelical-outreach-moves-into-high-gear-with-new-church-based-push/2015/08/23/f8cdaaca-4858-11e5-8e7d-9c033e6745d8_story.html">WaPost]
-> As Hillary Clinton's campaign is scrutinized by the public, Vice President Joe Biden is rumored to be watching closely. Some members of the Democratic Party are pressuring him to join the race. [http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/22/us/politics/joe-biden-campaign.html?_r=0">NYTimes]
-> Though Clinton came into the race with a stronger connection with black voters, Bernie Sanders looks to change that by visiting people from different states. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/in-south-carolina-bernie-sanders-confronts-his-black-voter-problem/2015/08/22/97aa50d8-4919-11e5-846d-02792f854297_story.html">WaPost]
-> Three American friends took down a gunman on a train passing through Belgium. [http://news.yahoo.com/man-tackled-train-authorities-radar-3-countries-040337388.html#">Yahoo]
Where are they?
Thomas Burr and Mariah Noble