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Weekend Rewind: News you may have missed

Published September 16, 2013 11:46 am
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Welcome to Weekend Rewind, a glance back at The Salt Lake Tribune's top news stories, photos and opinions you may have missed over the weekend.

Top stories this past weekend

Book Cliffs oil deal on hold • The drilling agreement for the area's northern part is moving part, but the roadless southern area is off limits for now.

Cruz and Lee won't budge on health reform • Conservative senators say they are ready to challenge Republican leadership if it comes to that.

Another big I-15 project comes to Davis County • The plan is to add express lanes, replace bridges and rework interchanges.

Driven • Park City's Steven Holcomb, who drove U.S. 4-man bobsled to gold in 2010, won't settle for less than first in Sochi

Will young adults embrace or shun ACA? • Many 18-34 say they know little about health reform

Drug squad's demise doesn't handcuff cops • West Valley City's drug arrests are holding steady despite the police department shuttering the Neighborhood Narcotics Unit in December amid allegations of evidence mishandling.

Fighting traffic jams may create fiscal ones • Salt Lake City may get stuck with bill for more bus and streetcar routes.

LGBT crowd told LDS Church evolving • Barb Young tells Affirmation crowd at the University of Utah to be "patient like Jesus."

Glitches in digital school makeovers • The cost of equipping students with devices is a big barrier for Smart Schools program.

Farmington opposes West Davis Corridor freeway • City officials say the road is unnecessary and would cause urban sprawl and harm the environment.

Making his case for faith • Famed defense lawyer Ron Yengich says Catholicism makes him a "better person" — and that's reason enough to believe.

Other news of interest

Norma Matheson, Mike Leavitt to help lead Count My Vote

Utah Symphony offers a triple treat in its season-opening performance

Natalie Reed: Violinist touched music community with her artistry, attitude

McAdams: Coordinate work by area gang units

Misdeeds by West Valley City cops include taking spare change from cars up for auction

Orem ballot to fund UTOPIA won't mention troubled network

Sandy goes digital to engage residents

Rain floods homes and roads across Utah

Heavy rains, washed-out trail force closure of Rainbow Bridge

Wyoming Downs is off to the races again

Song, dance and mystery too: "Something's Afoot" opens at Pioneer Theatre Company on Friday

Opinion and commentary

Our View: Melding 911 service is the right idea

Irvine:Utah losing its edge as school system slips

Jensen: Extremist Republicans drunk on Kool-Aid

Our View: Paying a fair share for lots of kids

Pyle: Concerning Utah family values

Rolly: The myth of Florida school grade system

Ingwell: Stewart keeps beating the dirty-air drum

Clara: Educators' pessimism doesn't help students

Larsen: When corporations speak, voters eat Jell-O

Haltiner: Keep dogs leashed for the sake of everyone

Bishop & Herbert: Deal recognizes a broader land perspective

Snider, Hogan & Sgamma: Working together for balance on public lands






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