Weekend Rewind: News and photos you may have missed
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.
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Technology, social media role increasing in Utah teacher misconduct » Sexual offenses are the most common reason for investigations into teacher licensing investigations, peaking at an all-time high in 2012. Burgeoning technologies and means of communication play a big role in those numbers.
Young, skeptics key to Obamacare success — or failure » How those who are skeptical of the new Affordable Care Act, like those who consider it a violation of their rights, will go a long way to determining the future of the law. The same goes for young, healthy people who are being targeted heavily be groups looking to discourage them from signing up.
Swallow saga gives boost to idea of appointing attorney general » John Swallow’s looming departure as Utah attorney general has reignited a debate about whether appointing the state’s top lawyer would avoid scandals such as the one that engulfed his office for nearly a year.
Layton couple fight back after retailer asks $3,500 over negative review » They left a negative review when they never received their order from online retailer KlearGear. Almost 4 years later, KlearGear billed them $3,500 for doing so. They say it has made their finances difficult, and they’re not going to sit idly by anymore.
How threatened is Uinta Basin’s rare desert flower? » Graham’s beardtongue is a rare flower that only exists in areas near oil shale outcrops in the Uinta Basin, for reasons that are poorly understood. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service wants to protect the flower, but developers fear that will leave them without access to oil shale.
Layton Mayor Steve Curtis dies overnight
Utah holiday arts preview: ‘Messiah’ sing-alongs, children’s choirs and ‘Night Visitors’
Children’s picture books to take home for the holidays
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