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Weekend Rewind: News and photos you may have missed

Published March 24, 2014 9:47 am
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It's tough to follow the news when you're finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family. Rewind will help you catch up with all the happenings in Utah over the weekend.

Houses vs. apartments — they're both on the rise in Utah • Record numbers of urban apartments are being built across Salt Lake County, just as home construction gears up to feed demand for single-family suburban houses. Can both gambles succeed?



Gender gap likely to grow on Utah's Capitol Hill • Rep. Becky Lockhart is one of five women leaving the Utah Legislature — nearly a third of the female members. And the odds may be stacked against recouping that loss in the November election, let alone making significant gains in the number of women lawmakers.

Utah governor signs 'hemp supplement' bill • Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed "Charlee's Law," giving Utahns with epilepsy trial access to a non-intoxicating, seizure-stopping cannabis oil.

Federal courthouse contractor in trouble with ­— the feds • The company constructing the new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City has agreed to pay more than $1 million to resolve allegations it made false claims about having a minority-owned business as a partner on a number of projects.

Real Salt Lake: From humble start, RSL becomes MLS power • It started with golden shovels and a little white lie. But something had to be done. Perhaps more than any sport, soccer is a game that takes notice of luck. A team can be overmatched and outplayed for 90-plus minutes, yet still sneak away with a victory. So before there was a stadium packed with frenzied fans and full luxury suites, there was a vacant field. And a lot of crossed fingers.

Other News:

New Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is a whale of a project

Review: Matthew Stewart was not mistreated before suicide

After battling 'Frankenstein,' Salt Lake boy wins spelling bee

Teenager identified as suspect in southwest Utah homicide

WVC is considering allowing yard hens

Why are so many people making fun of BYU groping?

Utah guide shot by clients at private hunt club

Morgan fire causes $1 million in damage

Salt Lake City golf program in danger of 'death spiral,' report says

Entertainment:

Scott D. Pierce: Betty White is still gorgeous at age 92

DVD review: Rome is a party in 'Great Beauty'

Bad behavior looks good in 'Wolf of Wall Street'

St. Vincent's latest born from obsession, '70s Turkish psych music and digital exhaustion

Rising jazz star Gerald Clayton back in Salt Lake City, this time as headliner

Sports:

Jazz veteran Jefferson close to goal of playing 82 games

BYU women's basketball team upsets N.C. State 72-57

Utes don't cave to pressure in Pac-12 win

Hapless Magic lose seventh straight against Utah Jazz

Real Salt Lake, L.A. Galaxy play to 1-1 draw at Rio Tinto

Kragthorpe: Jazz celebrate franchise's first playoff team

Opinion and Commentary:

Editorial: Bishop should not be a block to wilderness

Editorial: Senators kill clean air bills without a vote

Kirby: What's the response when past catches up with you?

Op-ed: LDS Church letter to Ordain Women meant to intimidate

Op-ed: Wasatch ski resorts should stay within their boundaries

Op-ed: LDS leaders should be allowed political opinions

Op-ed: Mammograms at age 40 still save lives

 

 

 

 

 

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