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Weekend Rewind: News and photos you may have missed

Published February 25, 2014 9:52 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.

Granite district using military M-16s to defend schools • The chief of the Granite School District Police Department, has issued AR-15 rifles to 12 of his full-time officers. Johnson and two sergeants have something similar — M-16 rifles from a government program that gives military surplus to state and local police.

LGBT Mormons share their struggles • At the annual Circling the Wagons conference Saturday at Wasatch Presbyterian Church in Salt Lake City featured talks and panel discussions for LGBT Mormons, family members and friends who shared stories about the struggles endured by many active members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when measuring those religious beliefs and upbringing against their same-sex attraction.

Other News:

Crime scene cleaners do the dirty job so others don't have to

Salt Lake City fire crews rescue hiker from Red Butte Canyon

UHP trooper's vehicle hit twice in 4 months, escapes injury

D.C. Notebook: Why Mitt Romney won't run a third time

Salt Lake City, Unified police nab suspected bank robber

Utahns tackle a 372-step stair climb to fight lung disease

Does Utah's air pollution increase school absences?

Entertainment:

You should not overlook 'The Middle'

Utah concert halls are alive with the Brahms Requiem

Theater review: Opposing ideas shift and crackle in Plan-B's 'Clearing Bombs'

Dance scholarships ease the stress of cancer for Utah children

Sports:

Utah gymnastics: Utes conquer beam, Oregon State

Video: BYU's Matt Carlino talks about his 30-point scoring game

Utah State basketball: Aggies cold from 3-point range

Olympics: Farewell, Sochi! Russia closes successful 2014 games

Utah Jazz: Love lifts Minnesota to 121-104 win

Olympics: 'Team Utah' already has sights set on Pyeongchang

Steve Luhm: Despite SUU's lost season, Robinson remains hopeful

Opinion and Commentary:

Acting out of spite

Op-ed: Give solar energy a fair chance in Utah

Op-ed: Sage grouse protection needn't stop drilling, ranching

Op-ed: Now we know what it really means to be married

Op-ed: Federal judge reminds legislators to honor these words

Op-ed: Dropping Swallow complaints shows Bar needs retooling

Op-ed: As a teacher, I've seen good parents from all walks

Good kid-bad kid just another stereotype