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Herald Journal: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Businessman Jeff Burningham announced his candidacy for Utah governor Tuesday, becoming the second Republican candidate to officially enter what could become a crowded field.

The technology and real estate entrepreneur from Provo pitched himself as a political outsider who would keep the state’s strong economy running smoothly and modernize the education system.

“There’s a mismatch between what children are learning and the jobs that exist and are coming,” said Burningham, who has four children.

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