Rewind: Utah news you may have missed over the weekend
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
Senators hesitant to help Hatch reform tax code • Sens. Orrin Hatch and Max Baucus are trying to strike a monumental deal to reform the nation's antiquated tax system, but have found it difficult to get help from colleagues who look at the undertaking as a political minefield.
Purple Heart awarded to WWI soldier's grandson • The grandson of a World War I soldier injured by mustard gas accepted a Purple Heart on his grandfather's behalf, ending a two-year crusade to find enough military records to persuade the U.S. Army to bestow the medal.
Officials want to put new crisis nursery in NW Salt Lake City • Crisis nurseries offer support for families who need help in a pinch. Family Support Center operates three but says Salt Lake City has a major coverage gap in its northwest neighborhoods.
Utah's hottest summer yet? Might be • This summer might well be staggering toward the sweltering distinction of being the Salt Lake Valley's hottest on record.
Nub of the Mountain? • Controversy is swirling along with the dust as Geneva Rock is digging deeper into its sand and gravel pit at the line between Salt Lake and Utah counties.
Budget cuts hit Utah classrooms •Title I funds will decrease by 7 to 11 percent, meaning summer programs are disappearing, new technology purchases are on hold and teacher-training programs are evaporating.
Secret mission during Cuban Missile Crisis • A Utahn shares his story of collecting photos with a huge camera strapped to a beat-up Boeing Stratocruiser in the 1960s.
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