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(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Odyssey Elementary School Principal Dale Wilkinson (left) chats with Brad Smith, superintendent of Ogden School District, during a visit to Odyssey Elementary School, Jan. 5, 2012.
Weekend Rewind: News you may have missed over the weekend
First Published Feb 13 2012 06:45 am • Last Updated Feb 13 2012 07:29 am

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.

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Top stories this past weekend

Thousands attend funeral for Susan Powell’s boys • Tacoma, Wash. — Amid tight security, a huge line snaked from the entrance through the parking lot of Life Center Church here Saturday morning as friends, family members and dozens of people who never even knew Charlie and Braden Powell gathered to pay final respects to the boys murdered last Sunday by their father. • http://bit.ly/x7KrHL

Romney: Olympic savior or opportunist? • Those were dark, dark days in Utah’s Olympic odyssey, back in February 1999, when Mitt Romney burst onto the scene. Possible criminal charges for bribery? In the headquarters city of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How ironic, how embarrassing. What SLOC needed, said then-chairman Robert Garff, was a "white knight." Enter Romney. • http://bit.ly/zfJEsy

New Ogden schools superintendent vows to boost student achievement • In his first five months as superintendent, Superintendent Brad Smith announced bold goals for Ogden — one of only two districts in Utah facing federal sanctions for failing to meet student achievement goals district-wide. • http://bit.ly/xnCcxt


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Trolley Square: New look, new hopes • Trolley Square has survived it all: a shooting rampage that left five dead, the Great Recession and even a legal battle to keep one of its most important tenants, natural-foods behemoth Whole Foods. The Salt Lake City shopping mall also has endured years of construction — and reconstruction — in an effort to better its performance in the Wasatch Front’s increasingly competitive retail environment • http://bit.ly/yZHdPv

Commission to Legislature: No immigration bills this year • A bipartisan Utah immigration commission sent letters to legislative leadership this week asking them to "refrain" from passing any bills on the issue this session. • http://bit.ly/z12Eov

Other news of interest

Whitney Houston, superstar of records, films, dies • http://bit.ly/xKSkJO

Roy homeowner arrested after body found • http://bit.ly/zTnT9V

New owner of Salt Lake Marathon? It might not save 2012 race • http://bit.ly/yXYXb5

Should kids who are legal immigrants wait for health care? • http://bit.ly/xM6JZo

Dispatcher calls his handling of Powell 911 call ‘clumsy’ • http://bit.ly/xOlI1z

In Utah, do you have to live somewhere to vote there? • http://bit.ly/wTuGYb

500 romp in the snow to fight breast cancer • http://bit.ly/z7Z34G

Utah’s Snow Canyon may get management makeover • http://bit.ly/wXBF4u

Denver, Reno welcome Salt Lake City to Olympic chase • http://bit.ly/z8PAfD

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