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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell gets ready to take a few questions from the media after addressing the Western Governors' Association conference, attended by Gov. Gary Herbert and Utah Congressman Rob Bishop at the Montage hotel at Deer Valley on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Weekend Rewind: News and photos you may have missed
First Published Apr 14 2014 08:05 am • Last Updated Apr 14 2014 08:50 am

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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Utah runners conquering fear from Boston Marathon » Tuesday marks the first anniversary of the bombings and, on April 21, the Boston Marathon returns. So will Utah runners, to show their solidarity with those who lost life or limb that day, with their loved ones, with the people of Boston — and to stand up to fear.

‘Nation’s largest landlord’ finds democracy messy » After one year as secretary, Sally Jewell has shaken up top staff at the department, launched a youth initiative, pushed renewable energy and focused on climate-change solutions. She’s not the Georgetown cocktail-party type, nor the stuffy pantsuit-wearing, PowerPoint-flashing, Blackberry-clinging power broker.

UTA doubled execs’ bonuses last year while seeking tax hike » The Utah Transit Authority doubled spending on controversial bonuses for managers last year, while it sought a sales-tax hike it says is needed to restore bus service cut during the recession. The agency spent $1.74 million on such bonuses last year, twice the $870,368 doled out in 2012, according to UTA salary data analyzed by The Salt Lake Tribune.

Heavily vandalized area of Arches National Park closed » When volunteers gathered to help officials at Arches National Park in the fall, they did more than scrub and sand rocks. During Graffiti Awareness Day in September, those volunteers also provided some tips about other areas where the vandalism was taking place. One such location was closed to the public earlier this week by Arches Superintendent Kate Cannon.


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Josh Powell’s family maintains option to prove Susan is dead » Josh Powell’s heirs, who for more than four years argued his innocence in the disappearance of his wife, now suggest in a court filing they would be willing to try to prove Susan Powell is already dead if it helps them collect money from her life insurance policy. And while the filing doesn’t specify that the finger would be pointed at Josh Powell, lawyers for Susan Powell’s parents, Chuck and Judy Cox, say that would be the only option.

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