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GOP presidential candidates planning revolt against the RNC. PAC changes pro-Biskupski billboard regarding homelessness. Prop. 1 money very one-sided.

Happy Friday. Let the revolt begin. Republican presidential campaigns are planning to gather in Washington on Sunday evening to plot how to alter their party's messy debate process — and how to remove power from the hands of the Republican National Committee. Not invited to the meeting: Anyone from the RNC. The goal: How to avoid what happened with CNBC and other recent debates. [" target="_blank">Politico]

Topping the news: Highlights from this week's debate show how SLC Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski differ. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">KUER] The two candidates have accused each other of dirty campaigning as the election gets closer. [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> After a news article pointing out the unrealistic expectation of ending homelessness, a political committee changed the text on a pro-Biskupski billboard. [" target="_blank">KUTV]

-> The money race over Prop. 1 to bump the sales tax for transit is decidedly one-sided. [" target="_blank">Trib] The Utah Transit Authority has a goal to gain public trust next year. [" target="_blank">Trib]

Tweets of the day: From" target="_blank">@SpeakerRyan: "Let's do this."

From" target="_blank">@GeorgeTakei: "Rand Paul stated that he wants a government so small he can barely see it. What is this? A government for ants?"

From" target="_blank">@TheJazzyUte: "Oregon's defense is so easy to cross Donald Trump wants to build a wall around it."

Happy Birthday: Today to Jill "Whiskey Mittens" Poe. 

Tune in: Tribune reporters Kristen Moulton, Chris Smart, Matt Canham and Jennifer Dobner join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the week's top news stories including the demise of Arches Health Plan, an update from the Salt Lake City campaign trail and a round-up from the World Congress of Families. Tune in to KCPW or Utah Public Radio at 9 a.m. MDT.

In other news: Federal funding to extend the Sugar House Streetcar, also called the S Line, will not be coming this year after the SLC missed out on a TIGER grant. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> A 492-unit Sugar House apartment proposal, if approved within the next year, would forego $1.2 million in impact fees. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> The head of the Utah Department of Workforce Services testified before the Senate Finance Committee yesterday about the state's unique approach to intergenerational poverty. [" target="_blank">KUER]

-> Protestors today targeted the World Congress of Families, calling its definition of "family" exclusive and divisive. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> Bryan Schott and Bob Bernick discuss this week in politics, including the GOP's battle against the Count My Vote initiative and the SLC mayoral race. [" target="_blank">UtahPolicy]

-> Despite objections from ski resorts, the Salt Lake County Council has agreed to put the three ski areas it regulates into the new Mountainous Planning District. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> State grants worth $500,000 were awarded yesterday for projects to clean up the Jordan River. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> FBI agents in the Jeremy Johnson case have admitted that the filter to screen private attorney-client emails had holes. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> Demolition crews are making way for a new hotel near SLC's new theater. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">KUTV]

-> Top Mormon leaders are encouraging members to help refugees in a letter to be read over the pulpit on Sunday. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> Lawmakers are questioning whether the "biggest, shiniest" college buildings are the best use of tax money. [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> Utah lawmakers are considering optional full-day kindergarten expansion statewide next year, but some families would have to pay a fee to participate. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> A judge must decide if Bureau of Land Management agents used excessive force when raiding the home of a prominent Blanding physician, who later took his life. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> Rep. Fred Cox wants to end Daylight Saving Time in the state of Utah. [" target="_blank">Fox13]

-> Utah lawmakers sat on a panel at Weber State to discuss medical marijuana with students. [" target="_blank">ABC4]

-> Economists are questioning pipeline costs for Lake Powell. [" target="_blank">KUER]

-> Utah's first climbing wall dedicated to helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction is under construction. [" target="_blank">KUER]

-> A high-tech device will be used by Snowbird and UDOT to help with avalanche control. [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> Pat Bagley gives his take on rent prices. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> Paul Rolly says Cottonwood Heights cops are feeling picked on, too. [" target="_blank">Trib]

Nationally: Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan was elected House speaker yesterday. [" target="_blank">CNN]

-> Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's "filibuster" in protest of the budget deal lasted less than 20 minutes. [" target="_blank">ABC]

-> Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders proposed nixing marijuana from the federal list of dangerous drugs. [" target="_blank">WaPost]

-> The moderators of this week's GOP debate on CNBC lost control and became the focus rather than the candidates. [" target="_blank">Politico]

-> Though they used to be allies, Republican candidates Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are shifting directions. [" target="_blank">NYTimes]

Where are they?

  • Gov. Gary" target="_blank">Herbert travels to Colorado for the Summit of North American Governors and Premiers, which will last through Saturday night.
  • Lt. Gov. Spencer" target="_blank">Cox spends all day at the Cache County Business Tour.
  • SLC Mayor Ralph" target="_blank">Becker hosts Orlando area officials for a Homeless Services site visit and attends a Halloween event at PSB.
  • SL Co. Mayor Ben" target="_blank">McAdams gives remarks at the University of Utah Alumni Speaker Series and sits down for a meeting with Deputy Mayor Lori Bays.
  • President Barack" target="_blank">Obama receives his daily briefing and welcomes local children and children of military families to trick-or-treat at the South Portico of the White House.
  • Got a tip? A birthday, wedding or anniversary to announce? Email us at" target="_blank"> If you haven't already, sign up for our weekday email and get this sent directly to your inbox. [" target="_blank">Trib]

    — Thomas Burr and Mariah Noble" target="_blank"> and" target="_blank">

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