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Rewind: News you may have missed over the weekend

Published August 27, 2012 2:30 pm

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Welcome to Weekend Rewind, a glance back at The Tribune's news stories, top photos and opinions you may have missed on Saturday and Sunday.

Top stories this past weekend

Romney's road to nomination began with father's aspiration • A path marked by missteps and distractions has honed a candidate that is focused on a theme: the economy.

GOP's hard-line immigration stance concerns some Utah delegates • Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff looks at the immigration plank of the national Republican Party's platform and sees the Latino vote evaporating before his eyes. "We all know how important the Latino vote is," Shurtleff said Friday. "This kind of thing does so much harm to the party."

Schools offer Magna families medical, mental health care • Holistic approach aims to improve students' well-being, academics.

Acquittal: Reasonable doubt and Roberto Román • The first thing they did was poll each other. They said the words aloud: five for guilty, three for not. It was 3:30 p.m. on the afternoon of Aug. 17, as jury deliberations began for the man accused of killing Millard County Sheriff's Deputy Josie Greathouse Fox in January 2010.

Our guide to Labor Day reading » Make use of the last long weekend of summer with our baker's dozen of book reviews.

2012 college football preview: Opportunity knocks for Utah, BYU, USU • Kyle Whittingham doesn't blather on and on about it, but, pushed to divulge, he admits to hearing the rapping noise outside and seeing a door opening for his team this season. On the other side, standing on the step, is the Big O: Opportunity.

Other news of interest

Opponents of ski link take to the hills to fight proposal • SkiLink opponents took a hike Saturday to show what they don't like about the idea of running a gondola from Canyons Resort in Park City to Solitude Mountain Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Outdoor Retailer: The hottest (and coolest) gear for 2013 • I have been asked more than a few times throughout the years of covering the Outdoor Retailer convention in Salt Lake City, and often by complete strangers, if they could borrow my badge that allows admission to the massive show "just for an hour two."

Mormon men as religious as women • In the general population, women go to church more regularly than men, pray more often, read scriptures more frequently and are more likely to describe themselves as "spiritual."

Naming places has a long Mormon history • Almost every state in the nation has a town named Washington, Springfield or Greenville. But how many states, other than Utah, have a place called Moroni?

Pleasant Grove doc charged with killing his wife • A Pleasant Grove doctor has been charged with murdering his wife and obstructing the investigation into her death.

Columns and opinions

Romney's tithing: Candidates give up privacy

Lowry: Real abortion extremist in the White House

Essential benefits: A step on road to health reform

Crockett to mayor: Reform bloated budgets

Rolly: Confirmation panel is dysfunctional