-> Congressional candidate Mia Love used polling results sent out by her opponent Doug Owens to fundraise for her own campaign. [Trib]
-> A former top adviser to the Mitt Romney campaign says the "Draft Mitt" calls need to end so as not to hinder other Republicans hoping to run for president in 2016. [DNews]
-> Paul Rolly notes that a pastor for two Seventh-day Adventist congregations was denied a discount at Budget car rental after the clerk realized his church group wasn't with the LDS Church. [Trib]
Tweet of the day: From @jaketrapper: "We Never Tried To Impeach Bush, Says Democratic Lawmaker Who Co-Sponsored Bush Impeachment Bill"
Check this out: An amazing tilt-shift image of the Utah Capitol. [Flickr]
Happy Birthday: To Jennifer Fox Young. And on Saturday to Cam Madsen, legislative assistant for Rep. Chris Stewart.
A big thanks: To the U.'s Courtney Tanner, who spent the summer helping to bring you Political Cornflakes every weekday morning. Wishing her the best of luck in her forthcoming career.
In other news: UTA is looking into a possible move away from its current flat-fare pay system to a distance-based one, meaning the longer your commute, the more you pay. [Trib]
-> Two horses died during the BLM's roundup of more than 140 wild horses in Beaver County. [Trib]
-> Sen. David Hinkins, R-Orangeville, wonders if the remodeling of Salt Lake City International Airport will increase air pollution in the state. [DNews]
-> A former Provo city councilman originally faced 10 felony charges, but will now go to trial on only one of the charges. [Trib] [KUTV]
-> Salt Lake Co. Mayor Ben McAdams spoke about tax relief programs for those facing financial tribulations. [DNews]
-> Salt Lake County is also following through with a recycling initiative started by McAdams. [Trib]
-> Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the Doug Owens poll and Mark Shurtleff's use of the Internet to fight back on his charges. [UtahPolicy]
-> The Trib's Thomas Burr talks to KCPW's Roger McDonough about the push by 14 senators for a new national monument in Utah and how Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. [KCPW]
-> Pat Bagley offers his take on how some of the more conservative Supreme Court justices view women. [Trib]
-> A veteran from Utah, who fought in World War II, received the French Legion of Honor Medal. [Trib]
-> Gov. Gary Herbert finished the selection process for those seeking to run for Utah's State School Board. [DNews]
-> Real Salt Lake will likely propose sponsoring a soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark to help revive the area. [DNews]
-> A pile of trash in Sugar House has nearby residents worried about bugs and safety. [Fox13]
Nationally: A bill to address President Barack Obama's requests for $3.7 billion to use on the border crisis stalled in the House after the GOP couldn't muster the votes to pass their much-smaller version. [NYTimes] [WaPost] [Politico]
-> CIA officials hacked the computers of a Senate committee charged with investigating the spy shop. [NYTimes] [WaPost] [WSJ] [Politico] [LATimes]
-> Before its recess, the Senate passed a bill reforming veterans' ability to gain health care and another to expand the Highway Trust Fund until spring. [NYTimes] [WaPost]
-> The U.S. and the U.N. helped broker a cease-fire between Isreal and Hamas. [NYTimes] [WaPost] [WSJ]
-> Eric Cantor stepped down from his position as House majority leader, saying it was "an honor and a privilege" to have served. [WaPost]
Where are they?
Rep. Jason Chaffetz travels to Iowa to speak at a Republican luncheon and then returns home to Utah.
Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Utah Sports Commission CEO Jeff Robbins, attends a Pluralsight open house in Farmington, goes to a UEA Board of Directors meeting and later a budget meeting.
SL Co. Mayor Ben McAdams speaks with Deputy Mayor Nichole Dunn and participates in a Future of Unincorporated Salt Lake County meeting.
SLC Mayor Ralph Becker takes part in a Mayor's Innovation Project conference call.
President Barack Obama participates in a bill signing.
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