ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Friday – September 5, 2014Bryan Schott·September 5, 2014· Share Shurtleff asks that his case be separated from John Swallow's. Sheriff Winder's Republican opponent accuses him of campaign wrongdoing. Countdown: 60 days to the 2014 midterm election 143 days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature 424 days to the 2015 election 500 days to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses (tentative) 795 days until the 2016 presidential election Friday's Top-10 headlines: Mark Shurtleff asks that his case be separated from the charges against John Swallow [Tribune, Deseret News]. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder's Republican opponent is accusing Winder of campaign wrongdoing [Tribune]. Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are found guilty on 11 counts of public corruption [USA Today]. The Utah Supreme Court is considering whether the state's grand jury system violates the Utah Constitution [Tribune]. A federal court strikes down Indiana's an Wisconsin's bans on same-sex marriage [Washington Post]. Bob Bernick says Gov. Gary Herbert and Speaker Becky Lockhart are headed toward disappointment [Utah Policy]. More and more teens are using e-cigarettes according to a new survey [Tribune, Deseret News]. A UTA employee files suit claiming she was sexually harassed by coworkers and supervisors did nothing [Tribune]. Salt Lake County names Wilf Sommerkorn as regional planning and transportation director [Deseret News]. Comedian Joan Rivers passes away at the age of 81 [Washington Post]. On this day in history: 1698 – Russia's Peter the Great imposed a tax on beards. 1774 – The first Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia. 1939 – The United States proclaimed its neutrality in World War II. 1972 – Palestinian terrorists attacked the Israeli Olympic team at the summer games in Munich. 11 athletes and coaches were killed along with five terrorists. 1975 – President Gerald R. Ford escaped an attempt on his life in Sacramento, California, by Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson.