ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Wednesday – December 24, 2014Bryan Schott·December 24, 2014· Share Former President Bush hospitalized. Hughes argues in favor of moving the prison. Hatch says he's "sorry" that Huntsman attacked Lee. Countdown: Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 33 Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 78 Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections – 230 Days to the 2015 election – 314 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus (tentative) – 390 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 685 Wednesday's top-10 headlines: Former President George H.W. Bush is rushed to the hospital due to shortness of breath [CNN]. Sen. Orrin Hatch says he's "sorry" that Jon Huntsman Sr. called Sen. Mike Lee an "embarrassment" [Deseret News]. Incoming House Speaker Greg Hughes argues it's time to move the state prison [Utah Policy]. A judge says a San Juan County Commissioner can pay for his own lawyer to fight charges due to his part in a protest protest in Recapture Canyon [Tribune, Deseret News]. The FDA eases regulations on gay men donating blood as long as they've been celibate for a year [Reuters]. Former gubernatorial candidate "Super Dell" Schanze allegedly won't let federal officers inspect his home to see if he has firearms in violation of a judge's owner [Tribune, Deseret News]. Utah's population grew by more than 40,000 in the past year [Tribune]. Gov. Gary Herbert's budget proposal makes a significant investment in improving air quality [Deseret News]. A broken pipe floods a downtown office housing employees of the Salt Lake County District Attorney [Deseret News]. The Dow Jones Industrial Average moves above 18,000 for the first time ever [The Hill]. On this day in history: 1814 – The War of 1812 officially ended as the United States signed the Treaty of Ghent in Belgium. 1865 – The Ku Klux Klan was founded as a private social club by several Confederate Army veterans in Tennessee. 1968 – Apollo 8 astronauts, orbiting the moon, read passages from the Old Testament Book of Genesis during a Christmas Eve TV broadcast. 1992 – President George H.W. Bush pardoned former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and five others in the Iran-Contra scandal. 2009 – The Senate passed health care legislation, in the chamber's first Christmas Eve vote since 1895.