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.
Utah considers all-out attack on schools’ digital divide » House Speaker Becky Lockhart is proposing that Utah spend $200 million to $300 million to buy digital devices for Utah’s 612,500 students, to train educators and to build the infrastructure in schools.
Salt Lake City settles case of errant police raid » Salt Lake City will pay $75,000 to the then-76-year-old woman whose door police rammed open during a mistaken drug raid in 2012.
Rising status in Congress comes with big dues for Utah’s Chris Stewart » The National Republican Congressional Committee expects Stewart to contribute $190,000 by year’s end, a figure based on seniority and committee assignments.
Utah deputy shooting suspect’s friend blames concussions » Friends of Jose Angel Garcia-Jauregui say he may have been affected by self-induced concussions and that he was possibly heading to Mexico with his 17-year-old female co-passenger when he engaged in a deadly shooting spree a week ago.
Olympics: Russia launches Games with upbeat history lesson » Sochi, Russia » Park City’s Sarah Hendrickson walked triumphantly. Logan’s Conor Lyne proudly carried Ireland’s flag. The Utahns were among athletes from 87 countries who marched in Friday’s Opening Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium, celebrating the 2014 Winter Games.
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