News you may have missed over the weekend
Impartiality of Swallow’s potential prosecutors questioned • Due to past conflicts and past political support, the impartiality of Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings and Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill is being questioned by embattled Attorney General John Swallow’s lawyers. Gill and Rawlins have been working with the FBI throughout a probe into the AG’s office and conduct and could be potential prosecutors if Swallow is charged.
Huntsman says shutdown will hurt GOP • Though former Utah governor Jon Huntsman says there will likely be a government shurtdown on Tuesday, he says it will be short, at roughly a day. During an appearance on "Meet the Press" Sunday, Huntsman said that "[r]epublicans know this is a loser for them."
Pit bulls’ euthanasia rate declines under Salt Lake County program • Officials say that a program which offers free training for people who adopt pit bulls has increased the survival rate of the breed from close to half to over 80 percent. They blame the bad reputation of these dogs on the misuse of their otherwise admirable qualities, strength and loyalty.