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At EPA, a museum to climate change may soon highlight coal. Cruz stumps for Herrod. Russia adds sanctions that may be a challenge for Huntsman.

Happy Monday. Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy started a museum at the agency's headquarters in Washington that's free to the public. It features the EPA's work over 4½ decades, with exhibit topics such as regulating carbon dioxide emissions and the Paris climate accord. But under President Donald Trump, some exhibits are slated to be changed, including an addition of a section highlighting coal.

-> Herrod, who is a former state representative and candidate in the 3rd Congressional District special election, apologized for attempting to use his position to challenge a speeding ticket he received in February. [<a href="">APviaTrib</a>]

-> As former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman awaits confirmation as U.S. ambassador to Russia, tension between Washington and Moscow is escalating. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

<strong>Tweets of the weekend: </strong>From @<a href="">IsaacFitzgerald</a>: "I too failed to pass my skinny plan this summer."

-> From @<a href="">petridishes</a>: "does Donald Trump genuinely think he is supposed to eliminate someone each week"

-> From @<a href="">StephenAtHome</a>: "I'd like to say congratulations to new Chief of Staff John Kelly but I'm afraid he'll be fired before I send the tweet."

-> From @<a href="">GeorgeTakei</a>: "Ready to watch raw naked political ambition and backstabbing on TV. Then I'll change the channel from CNN to watch 'Game of Thrones' on HBO."

<strong>Happy Birthday: </strong>To former Utah Republican Party Chairman Joe Cannon.

<strong>In other news: </strong>Sen. Mike Lee said the Senate "failed the American people" after the Republican-led body failed to repeal or replace Obamacare. [<a href="">Trib</a>] [<a href="">DNews</a>]

-> Provo Mayor John Curtis was the target of his opponents throughout the majority of a Friday debate between the three Republican candidates vying to replace former Rep. Jason Chaffetz. [<a href="">Trib</a>] [<a href="">DNews</a>] [<a href="">KUER</a>]

-> A new poll shows that Utahns are split on the state's new toughest-in-the-nation drunken-driving law, and those who support the law primarily identified themselves as "very active" Mormons. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> In an effort to keep Dinosaur National Monument pleasant for visitors, Gov. Gary Herbert asked the BLM to reconsider three areas of land designated for oil and gas leasing. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> The Utah Supreme Court ruled that the state's claims on roads that go through federal land have not expired. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> The news media will be allowed to access a video of a U.S. marshal-involved shooting inside the Salt Lake City federal courthouse after a court ruling Thursday. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> Numerous Utah jails don't have adequate health care professionals attending to their inmates. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> The Our Schools Now ballot initiative appears to be gaining traction among Utahns. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> To show their support for public education, members of Utah's largest teachers unions and education advocates marched through downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday. [<a href="">Trib</a>] [<a href="">ABC4</a>]

-> Pat Bagley offers his take on the state of the Republican Party. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> Although Robert Gehrke believes the state working toward a solution in the Rio Grande neighborhood is a step in the right direction, he believes they should have gotten involved sooner. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

-> Gehrke also argues that Republicans' loss in their efforts to gut Obamacare presents an opportunity for bipartisan negotiations. [<a href="">Trib</a>]

<strong>Nationally:</strong> After President Donald Trump said he intends to sign a bill imposing sanctions on Russia, Moscow demanded cuts in U.S. embassy staff. [<a href="">NYTimes</a>] [<a href="">WaPost</a>] [<a href="">Politico</a>]

-> In response to North Korea testing a missile capable of reaching American mainland at the beginning of the weekend, the United States flew two supersonic B-1 bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday. [<a href="">WaPost</a>]

<strong>Where are they?</strong>


<li>State Auditor John <strong><a href=""; target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Dougall</a> </strong>meets with the legislative auditor general, gives a tour of the Capitol, speaks with new employees and sits down with some county officials.</li>


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— Thomas Burr and Emily Anderson

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