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Rewind: News you may have missed over the weekend

Published January 14, 2013 10:16 am

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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 over the weekend.

Top stories this past weekend

Indicted businessman: Utah A.G. tied to alleged scheme • Embattled St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson says new Utah Attorney General John Swallow helped broker a deal in 2010 in which Johnson believed he was to pay Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid $600,000 to make a federal investigation into Johnson's company go away.

Jeremy Johnson headed to trial as fraud plea deal unravels • A federal court hearing Friday in which St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson was to admit guilt to two felony charges ended when prosecutors balked at placing a list of people into the record that Johnson said prosecutors had promised not to indict if he entered a guilty plea. Included on that list were Johnson family members, business associates, friends — and Utah Attorney General John Swallow.

A year later, Utah doctor reflects on her switch to concierge care • Beth Hanlon grabs the stethoscope she keeps roped around the headrest of her car's passenger seat and strides through the double doors of a Salt Lake City nursing home, her first "house call" of the day.

'Upside-down' winter storm shatters Salt Lake City record • An winter storm that brought double-digit snowfall to much of northern Utah was the second-biggest of the season, according to the National Weather Service.

Dixie may apologize for past Confederate, blackface imageryDixie State College leaders are weighing an apology for the school's decades-long use of Confederate regalia and other controversial imagery, as some professors question a study that found overwhelming support for keeping its name as it becomes a university.

Meet Sundance's (arguably) most powerful person • On a Friday evening back in 2006, The (Arguably) Most Powerful Person at the Sundance Film Festival trudged through 3 feet of snow, just so he could sit in a Ruby Tuesday not answering his phone.

Other news of interest

Utah plane crashes in Texas, killing three

Ex-Vernal detective charged in pain pill case

UTA wants vehicles to yield to buses

Lawmaker's bill could add $10-$15 million to Utah schools each year

With big building, Boeing makes big bet on Utah

Herriman girl found unhurt but questions remain

Iraqi police visit Utah Police Academy, learn to better train bomb-sniffing dogs

Right-wing group protests Utah support of Sundance

New lawsuit, new twist in push to professionalize chaplaincy

Opinion

Dixie State College • It is time for a new name

McEntee: In Utah, it's eat, drink and be wary — and in that order

Rolly: New DABC boss shows Utah's liquor wackiness dies hard

Cardall case recalls bad police work

Pyle: More Jedi, fewer stormtroopers