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.
Federal judge declares Utah polygamy law unconstitutional » In a 91 page ruling, federal judge Clark Waddoups ruled that key parts of Utah’s anti-polygamy laws are unconstitutional. While having more than one active marriage license is still criminalized, Utah’s cohabitation laws, used to keep polygamy in check in earlier times, were Waddoups focus. A challenge to the ruling is expected.
Lawson charges trigger big question: Who’s next? » Tim Lawson was the first person to be charged in connection with a sweeping investigation into two of Utah’s former attorneys general. Now that he’s being carted off to jail, the natural question is who, and if, anyone else will be charged. But at least one analyst says it should send chills up the spines of Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow.
A year after Sandy Hook, Emilie’s parents share her loving spirit » It has been a year since Emilie Parker was killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., perhaps the longest year of her parents’ lives. But those 12 months have given them time to reflect, share her legacy and keep her memory alive in their day-to-day lives.
Some Utah hospitals slow to deliver on newborn testing » Nurses and midwives have been pricking the heels of American newborns since the late 1960s, collecting drops of blood to be screened for inherited diseases. Utah tests for 38 conditions that are treatable but potentially devastating if not promptly detected. Yet delays are common and largely a problem of hospitals and birthing centers failing to deliver samples to state laboratories on time, according to a recent investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Jordan Loveridge leads Utah to big win over rival BYU
Is the Utah town in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ real? Sort of
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