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Competition among lenders doesn’t tend to lower rates much without limits, according to research released Wednesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts. “Utah is one of the seven states that allows payday loans but does not limit their costs,” Nick Bourke, project director for Pew, told The Salt Lake Tribune. “That tends to drive the prices up, so Utah ha... Utahns pay among the nation’s highest interest rates for payday loans — mainly because it is one of seven states that impose no legal limits on them. Competition among lenders doesn’t tend to lower rates much without limits, according to research released Wednesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts. “Utah is one of the seven states that allows payday loans but does not limit their costs,” Nick Bourke, project director for Pew, told The Salt Lake Tribune. “That tends to drive the prices up, so Utah ha... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57828069@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:23:59 MDT Utah prisoners train service dogs for veterans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818535-78/dogs-dog-women-program.html.csp Draper • He was found on the streets, cold and alone. He had no identification. No family. No name. Now, he lives inside the thick concrete walls of the Utah State Prison. It’s not a bad life, prison officials said. He’s given food and shelter, exercise and a place to lay his head — not to mention love. Valor, a scruffy black dog with bright eyes and dark mahogany whiskers hanging from his chin, is one of six canines being fostered by prisoners in the Timpanogos Women’s Facility as part of a n... Draper • He was found on the streets, cold and alone. He had no identification. No family. No name. Now, he lives inside the thick concrete walls of the Utah State Prison. It’s not a bad life, prison officials said. He’s given food and shelter, exercise and a place to lay his head — not to mention love. Valor, a scruffy black dog with bright eyes and dark mahogany whiskers hanging from his chin, is one of six canines being fostered by prisoners in the Timpanogos Women’s Facility as part of a n... 57818535@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:23:50 MDT San Juan official to lead ATVs through off-limits canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827295-78/blm-canyon-lyman-motorized.html.csp A San Juan County commissioner tired of waiting for the Bureau of Land Management to decide whether to allow ATVs back into Recapture Canyon is rallying a group to flout federal law and ride into the canyon next month. Commissioner Phil Lyman says his May 8 ride will be a protest against the BLM’s lack of leadership. Recapture Canyon, near Blanding and rich in archaeological sites, has been a sore spot in the long-running debate about motorized access to southeastern Utah’s public lands. The BLM... A San Juan County commissioner tired of waiting for the Bureau of Land Management to decide whether to allow ATVs back into Recapture Canyon is rallying a group to flout federal law and ride into the canyon next month. Commissioner Phil Lyman says his May 8 ride will be a protest against the BLM’s lack of leadership. Recapture Canyon, near Blanding and rich in archaeological sites, has been a sore spot in the long-running debate about motorized access to southeastern Utah’s public lands. The BLM... 57827295@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:23:50 MDT Smart spending: Spring cleaning, homemade style http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822040-79/vinegar-clean-cleaning-findley.html.csp New York • With spring emerging from a seemingly never-ending winter, I wanted to clean my New York City apartment. But without cleaning products. I’ve been trying to eliminate unfamiliar chemicals and the consumer products stuffed with them from my life when feasible. So I got advice on how to clean without them from Cori Morenberg, the owner of the Ms. Green-Clean cleaning service in New York, and Mary Findley, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Green Cleaning” and a seller of green clea... New York • With spring emerging from a seemingly never-ending winter, I wanted to clean my New York City apartment. But without cleaning products. I’ve been trying to eliminate unfamiliar chemicals and the consumer products stuffed with them from my life when feasible. So I got advice on how to clean without them from Cori Morenberg, the owner of the Ms. Green-Clean cleaning service in New York, and Mary Findley, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Green Cleaning” and a seller of green clea... 57822040@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:12:02 MDT Goodbye, billfold. Hello, smartphone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822093-79/mobile-payments-payment-paypal.html.csp Atlanta • Here’s the thing about Taka Torimoto: He’s more likely to remember his smartphone than his billfold. And that spells opportunity for a whole raft of new players in the lucrative payments industry. A 41-year-old technical consultant with an engineering degree from Georgia Tech, Torimoto has paid for fast food with the tap of his phone and sent money just as you would attachments in emails. His father digitally sends the grandkids cash for Christmas. No more checks. Torimoto’s voice ris... Atlanta • Here’s the thing about Taka Torimoto: He’s more likely to remember his smartphone than his billfold. And that spells opportunity for a whole raft of new players in the lucrative payments industry. A 41-year-old technical consultant with an engineering degree from Georgia Tech, Torimoto has paid for fast food with the tap of his phone and sent money just as you would attachments in emails. His father digitally sends the grandkids cash for Christmas. No more checks. Torimoto’s voice ris... 57822093@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:11:02 MDT Back already: Can Salt Lake City support 2 Comic Cons a year? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57791797-79/comic-salt-con-lake.html.csp Comic-book-hero movies are mired in sequels, so why not Utah’s comic book convention? So on Thursday, Salt Lake Comic Con Part 2, also known as FanX, will open its doors at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. So far, ticket sales suggest the three-day event will be even bigger than last fall’s record-breaking comic con, and the event’s organizer is feeling as brave as Captain America facing a band of Nazis. Organizer Dan Farr is confident that Utah can support two comi... Comic-book-hero movies are mired in sequels, so why not Utah’s comic book convention? So on Thursday, Salt Lake Comic Con Part 2, also known as FanX, will open its doors at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. So far, ticket sales suggest the three-day event will be even bigger than last fall’s record-breaking comic con, and the event’s organizer is feeling as brave as Captain America facing a band of Nazis. Organizer Dan Farr is confident that Utah can support two comi... 57791797@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:55:29 MDT Atheists, Mormons hash it out in religious give-and-take http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826691-78/religion-silverman-atheists-discussion.html.csp Is a religion like Mormonism fundamentally a force for good, or a “poison” that “deserves to die”? Those were the two opposing views presented Wednesday night during a panel discussion at the downtown Salt Lake City Main Library. On one side, American Atheists President David Silverman and author, ex-Mormon and ex-polygamist Joanne Hanks argued that religion basically brainwashes its members. Silverman, in particular, came out swinging, repeatedly describing the faithful as “victims” of their re... Is a religion like Mormonism fundamentally a force for good, or a “poison” that “deserves to die”? Those were the two opposing views presented Wednesday night during a panel discussion at the downtown Salt Lake City Main Library. On one side, American Atheists President David Silverman and author, ex-Mormon and ex-polygamist Joanne Hanks argued that religion basically brainwashes its members. Silverman, in particular, came out swinging, repeatedly describing the faithful as “victims” of their re... 57826691@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:55:29 MDT The Great Utah Shake Out: Drop, cover and hold on today http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826707-78/utah-earthquake-shakeout-seismic.html.csp It’s not if, but when the Big One will hit Utah. Being ready could make the difference between being a statistic for the inevitable earthquake death toll — or a survivor. That is the prime motivator behind this year’s Great Utah Shakeout, a seismic safety awareness campaign that aims at having 1 million Utahns registered to literally “drop, cover and hold on” at 10:15 a.m. The event billed as “Utah’s largest earthquake drill” by sponsors ranging from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and... It’s not if, but when the Big One will hit Utah. Being ready could make the difference between being a statistic for the inevitable earthquake death toll — or a survivor. That is the prime motivator behind this year’s Great Utah Shakeout, a seismic safety awareness campaign that aims at having 1 million Utahns registered to literally “drop, cover and hold on” at 10:15 a.m. The event billed as “Utah’s largest earthquake drill” by sponsors ranging from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and... 57826707@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:55:29 MDT In 20 years, the number of diabetics triples, but heart attack rate falls 68% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57828874-68/diabetics-diabetes-heart-rates.html.csp New York • In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting. Over the past two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, a new federal study shows. The research also confirms earlier reports of drastic declines in diabetes-related kidney failure and amputations. The drop is mainly attributed to better screening, medicines and care. The improvements came... New York • In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting. Over the past two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, a new federal study shows. The research also confirms earlier reports of drastic declines in diabetes-related kidney failure and amputations. The drop is mainly attributed to better screening, medicines and care. The improvements came... 57828874@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Oklahoma case carries on court fight over same -sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828972-78/utah-oklahoma-court-marriage.html.csp There are a lot of similarities between the Utah and Oklahoma same-sex marriage cases pending before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. In each, a federal judge found laws banning gay and lesbian unions were unconstitutional and violated the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection. Both have been appealed by the respective states. Both will be argued before the same panel of judges — Paul J. Kelly Jr., Carlos F. Lucero and Jerome A. Holmes. The big difference? Utah got to go first.... There are a lot of similarities between the Utah and Oklahoma same-sex marriage cases pending before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. In each, a federal judge found laws banning gay and lesbian unions were unconstitutional and violated the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection. Both have been appealed by the respective states. Both will be argued before the same panel of judges — Paul J. Kelly Jr., Carlos F. Lucero and Jerome A. Holmes. The big difference? Utah got to go first.... 57828972@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Supreme Court to consider Ohio ban on campaign lies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829102-68/law-ohio-case-political.html.csp Washington • As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime. Addressing an issue of negative campaigning that now may be a fact of life in American politics, justices will consider a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates. The case being heard next week has attracted national attention, with least 15 other states having similar laws. Groups... Washington • As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime. Addressing an issue of negative campaigning that now may be a fact of life in American politics, justices will consider a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates. The case being heard next week has attracted national attention, with least 15 other states having similar laws. Groups... 57829102@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829253-68/reservoir-portland-shaff-bureau.html.csp Portland, Ore. • Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original. Portland officials said Wednesday they are flushing away millions of gallons of treated water for the second time in less than three years because someone urinated into a city reservoir. In June 2011, the city drained a 7.5 million-gallon reservoir at Mount Tabor in southeast Portland. This time, 38 million gallons from a different reservoir at the same location will be discarded afte... Portland, Ore. • Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original. Portland officials said Wednesday they are flushing away millions of gallons of treated water for the second time in less than three years because someone urinated into a city reservoir. In June 2011, the city drained a 7.5 million-gallon reservoir at Mount Tabor in southeast Portland. This time, 38 million gallons from a different reservoir at the same location will be discarded afte... 57829253@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Firetruck rams California eatery; 14 injured http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829270-68/injured-monterey-park-restaurant.html.csp Monterey Park, Calif. • At least five firefighters are among 14 people who were injured when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant. Officials say one of the victims is in critical condition. The crash in Monterey Park left one truck embedded in the restaurant, with rubble scattered across the sidewalk. Monterey Park Fire Chief Jim Birrell says trucks from his city and neighboring Alhambra were responding to a house fire sho... Monterey Park, Calif. • At least five firefighters are among 14 people who were injured when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant. Officials say one of the victims is in critical condition. The crash in Monterey Park left one truck embedded in the restaurant, with rubble scattered across the sidewalk. Monterey Park Fire Chief Jim Birrell says trucks from his city and neighboring Alhambra were responding to a house fire sho... 57829270@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829273-68/arnett-court-divorce-poehler.html.csp Los Angeles • Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation. Arnett filed a divorce petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8 citing irreconcilable differences. His filing seeks joint custody of the pair’s two sons, who are ages 3 and 5. The actors announced they were separating in September 2012 after nine years of marriage. They were married in 2003 and have maintained successful careers, with Po... Los Angeles • Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation. Arnett filed a divorce petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8 citing irreconcilable differences. His filing seeks joint custody of the pair’s two sons, who are ages 3 and 5. The actors announced they were separating in September 2012 after nine years of marriage. They were married in 2003 and have maintained successful careers, with Po... 57829273@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT California mulls wolf listing amid hunts elsewhere http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829279-68/wolves-california-wolf-protections.html.csp Fresno, Calif. • While much of the country has relaxed rules on killing gray wolves, California will consider protecting the species after a lone wolf from Oregon raised hopes the animals would repopulate their historic habitat in the Golden State. The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday postponed for three months a decision on whether to list the gray wolf as endangered. Commissioners heard impassioned arguments from environmentalists who want the wolves to again to roam the state ... Fresno, Calif. • While much of the country has relaxed rules on killing gray wolves, California will consider protecting the species after a lone wolf from Oregon raised hopes the animals would repopulate their historic habitat in the Golden State. The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday postponed for three months a decision on whether to list the gray wolf as endangered. Commissioners heard impassioned arguments from environmentalists who want the wolves to again to roam the state ... 57829279@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Home sales of $10 million rise in Connecticut town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829291-68/million-sales-pruner-sold.html.csp New Haven, Conn. • Connecticut’s Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million. Five homes sold this year for more than $10 million in Greenwich, the assessor’s office said. Another home just sold and four others listed above $10 million are under contract, compared with only one under contract by this time last year and none sold, said Mark Pruner, a sales executive with Be... New Haven, Conn. • Connecticut’s Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million. Five homes sold this year for more than $10 million in Greenwich, the assessor’s office said. Another home just sold and four others listed above $10 million are under contract, compared with only one under contract by this time last year and none sold, said Mark Pruner, a sales executive with Be... 57829291@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Pro-Russian forces take Ukrainian soldiers’ armored vehicles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829405-68/ukraine-russian-russia-ukrainian.html.csp Slovyansk, Ukraine • The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero’s welcome. Responding to what it sees as Russia’s aggression, NATO announced it was increasing its military presence along its eastern border, closest to Russia and Ukraine. And the Obama administration moved to ratchet up its response, preparing new sanct... Slovyansk, Ukraine • The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero’s welcome. Responding to what it sees as Russia’s aggression, NATO announced it was increasing its military presence along its eastern border, closest to Russia and Ukraine. And the Obama administration moved to ratchet up its response, preparing new sanct... 57829405@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Masked man scares student at the University of Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57830069-78/car-student-university-door.html.csp University of Utah police are looking for a suspicious man who followed a student to her car late Tuesday night and tried to open her car door. The student left the Marriott Library about 11 p.m. and went to her car in the west parking lot. As she got into her car, a man wearing a ski mask, scarf, dark hoodie and sweats approached the car and tried to open the driver door, which was locked. The student honked the car horn and drove away. The man, startled, fled toward the field house. Anyone wit... University of Utah police are looking for a suspicious man who followed a student to her car late Tuesday night and tried to open her car door. The student left the Marriott Library about 11 p.m. and went to her car in the west parking lot. As she got into her car, a man wearing a ski mask, scarf, dark hoodie and sweats approached the car and tried to open the driver door, which was locked. The student honked the car horn and drove away. The man, startled, fled toward the field house. Anyone wit... 57830069@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Utah forecast: A Good Friday, indeed, with clouds and warmth temperatures http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831299-78/utah-weather-allergy-com.html.csp As Utah weather and faith go, it will truly be a Good Friday. Temperatures on the day ushering in the Easter weekend were expected to climb into the low-70s under partly cloudy skies along the Wasatch Front, a forecast nearly mirroring that for Thursday. Southern Utahns looked for sunny skies turning partly cloudy on Friday with the mercury soaring into the low-80s. The Utah Division of Air Quality graded breathability at “green,” or healthy for all state monitoring stations heading toward the w... As Utah weather and faith go, it will truly be a Good Friday. Temperatures on the day ushering in the Easter weekend were expected to climb into the low-70s under partly cloudy skies along the Wasatch Front, a forecast nearly mirroring that for Thursday. Southern Utahns looked for sunny skies turning partly cloudy on Friday with the mercury soaring into the low-80s. The Utah Division of Air Quality graded breathability at “green,” or healthy for all state monitoring stations heading toward the w... 57831299@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:47:22 MDT Partying daughter has mom concerned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57787395-223/daughter-concerned-carolyn-check.html.csp Dear Carolyn • My 30-year-old daughter, who lives in another state, has informed me she and her husband are ready to start a family and have stopped using birth control. However, they both drink socially, sometimes fairly heavily. My daughter has mentioned that her doctor says light drinking during pregnancy is OK. I expressed my concern, once, and sent her some information about the effects of alcohol on a fetus at various stages, including in early pregnancy, to which she didn’t respond. And I... Dear Carolyn • My 30-year-old daughter, who lives in another state, has informed me she and her husband are ready to start a family and have stopped using birth control. However, they both drink socially, sometimes fairly heavily. My daughter has mentioned that her doctor says light drinking during pregnancy is OK. I expressed my concern, once, and sent her some information about the effects of alcohol on a fetus at various stages, including in early pregnancy, to which she didn’t respond. And I... 57787395@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Movie review: ‘Bears’ serves a soft view of nature http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57823091-223/bears-config-cubs-data.html.csp Like its predecessor “Chimpanzee,” the new DisneyNature documentary “Bears” is a frustrating juxtaposition of stunning nature footage and dumbed-down narration. Here, directors Alistair Fothergill and Kevin Scholey go to the Alaskan wilderness to follow a mama brown bear coming out of hibernation with her two cubs. The narrator, John C. Reilly, dubs the mother Sky and the cubs Scout and Amber, as the film shows us the struggles Sky has finding plentiful food so she can produce milk for the cub... Like its predecessor “Chimpanzee,” the new DisneyNature documentary “Bears” is a frustrating juxtaposition of stunning nature footage and dumbed-down narration. Here, directors Alistair Fothergill and Kevin Scholey go to the Alaskan wilderness to follow a mama brown bear coming out of hibernation with her two cubs. The narrator, John C. Reilly, dubs the mother Sky and the cubs Scout and Amber, as the film shows us the struggles Sky has finding plentiful food so she can produce milk for the cub... 57823091@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT NHL playoffs: Dale Weise lifts Montreal over Tampa Bay in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57829843-77/april-tbd-tampa-montreal.html.csp Tampa, Fla. • Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series on Wednesday night. Daniel Briere passed from behind the net to Weise in the right circle, and he beat Anders Lindback for the winning score. Lindback stopped 39 of 44 shots while filling in for injured goaltender Ben Bishop. Carey Price stopped 21 shots for the Canadiens, who blew a pair of third... Tampa, Fla. • Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series on Wednesday night. Daniel Briere passed from behind the net to Weise in the right circle, and he beat Anders Lindback for the winning score. Lindback stopped 39 of 44 shots while filling in for injured goaltender Ben Bishop. Carey Price stopped 21 shots for the Canadiens, who blew a pair of third... 57829843@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:11:02 MDT Salt Lake City Marathon heading in new direction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828342-77/marathon-race-lake-salt.html.csp New owner. New course. Welcome to the 2014 Salt Lake Marathon. According to race director Steve Bingham, new owner Life Time Fitness feels strongly that the 11th annual marathon possesses the attributes to draw participants from all over the country. “Life Time Fitness sees a wealth of growth opportunities in Salt Lake City,” said Bingham, who is based in Denver. “With its access to a national platform with its clubs, you will see the Salt Lake City Marathon in front of more runners than ever be... New owner. New course. Welcome to the 2014 Salt Lake Marathon. According to race director Steve Bingham, new owner Life Time Fitness feels strongly that the 11th annual marathon possesses the attributes to draw participants from all over the country. “Life Time Fitness sees a wealth of growth opportunities in Salt Lake City,” said Bingham, who is based in Denver. “With its access to a national platform with its clubs, you will see the Salt Lake City Marathon in front of more runners than ever be... 57828342@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:06:52 MDT Utah Jazz beat Timberwolves in double OT to finish season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57830026-87/jazz-points-rebounds-team.html.csp Ty Corbin promised his team would fight to the end. And on Wednesday night in Minnesota, they finally did. The Jazz snapped a five-game losing streak, capping a difficult season of rebuilding with a victory — a feat that hasn’t come easy or often this year — as they downed the Timberwolves 136-130 in double-overtime. Rookie point guard Trey Burke led the way with a team-high 32 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Swingman Gordon Hayward fell an assist shy of a triple-double, finishing with ... Ty Corbin promised his team would fight to the end. And on Wednesday night in Minnesota, they finally did. The Jazz snapped a five-game losing streak, capping a difficult season of rebuilding with a victory — a feat that hasn’t come easy or often this year — as they downed the Timberwolves 136-130 in double-overtime. Rookie point guard Trey Burke led the way with a team-high 32 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Swingman Gordon Hayward fell an assist shy of a triple-double, finishing with ... 57830026@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:06:39 MDT Neon Trees’ Tyler Glenn proud to be gay and Mormon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57826807-223/glenn-neon-trees-band.html.csp KISS may have been on the cover of the April 10 issue of Rolling Stone, but the most eye-opening headline — at least for those in Utah — was the one on Gene Simmons’ right thigh that proclaimed: “Gay, Mormon & Finally Out.” It led readers to page 46 and a story about Tyler Glenn, the frontman for Neon Trees, Utah’s most prominent band. After years of denials and lyrics that obscure the issue, the Utah County resident declared proudly that he is gay — and still a devout member of The Church of J... KISS may have been on the cover of the April 10 issue of Rolling Stone, but the most eye-opening headline — at least for those in Utah — was the one on Gene Simmons’ right thigh that proclaimed: “Gay, Mormon & Finally Out.” It led readers to page 46 and a story about Tyler Glenn, the frontman for Neon Trees, Utah’s most prominent band. After years of denials and lyrics that obscure the issue, the Utah County resident declared proudly that he is gay — and still a devout member of The Church of J... 57826807@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:05:13 MDT NBA playoff matchups, schedules, TV info http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57830064-77/april-tbd-tnt-antonio.html.csp FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) All Times MDT (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Indiana vs. Atlanta Saturday • Atlanta at Indiana, 5 p.m., ESPN Tuesday • Atlanta at Indiana, 5 p.m., TNT April 24 • Indiana at Atlanta, 5 p.m., NBATV April 26 • Indiana at Atlanta, noon, TNT x-April 28 • Atlanta at Indiana, 6 p.m., NBATV x-May 1 • Indiana at Atlanta, TBD x-May 3 • Atlanta at Indiana, TBD Miami vs. Charlotte Sunday • Charlotte at Miami, 1:30 p.m., Ch. 4 Wednesday • Charlotte at Miami, 5 p.m., TNT A... FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) All Times MDT (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Indiana vs. Atlanta Saturday • Atlanta at Indiana, 5 p.m., ESPN Tuesday • Atlanta at Indiana, 5 p.m., TNT April 24 • Indiana at Atlanta, 5 p.m., NBATV April 26 • Indiana at Atlanta, noon, TNT x-April 28 • Atlanta at Indiana, 6 p.m., NBATV x-May 1 • Indiana at Atlanta, TBD x-May 3 • Atlanta at Indiana, TBD Miami vs. Charlotte Sunday • Charlotte at Miami, 1:30 p.m., Ch. 4 Wednesday • Charlotte at Miami, 5 p.m., TNT A... 57830064@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:57:02 MDT Why high oil prices are good for airlines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57826909-79/fuel-airlines-airline-prices.html.csp New York • Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business. In the past six years, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality. They’ve shown more discipline by offering fewer seats, which ensures airfares are high enough to cover costs. Unprofitable routes have been eliminated. And every expense has been scrutinized. These changes, along with high oil prices, have created an insurmountab... New York • Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business. In the past six years, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality. They’ve shown more discipline by offering fewer seats, which ensures airfares are high enough to cover costs. Unprofitable routes have been eliminated. And every expense has been scrutinized. These changes, along with high oil prices, have created an insurmountab... 57826909@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:18:38 MDT Jenson’s push to get Swallow, Shurtleff to testify suffers setback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828197-78/jenson-sltrib-attorney-case.html.csp Jailed businessman Marc Sessions Jenson has suffered a setback in his efforts to drag former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff into court, but that doesn’t mean he’s going to stop trying. Jenson’s lawyer hopes to show his client was singled out and prosecuted in retaliation for bucking the alleged “pay-to-play” scheme at the heart of the Swallow scandal. But 3rd District Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills denied a motion Tuesday for an evidentiary hearing at which defense attorney... Jailed businessman Marc Sessions Jenson has suffered a setback in his efforts to drag former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff into court, but that doesn’t mean he’s going to stop trying. Jenson’s lawyer hopes to show his client was singled out and prosecuted in retaliation for bucking the alleged “pay-to-play” scheme at the heart of the Swallow scandal. But 3rd District Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills denied a motion Tuesday for an evidentiary hearing at which defense attorney... 57828197@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:48:10 MDT NASA astronaut emphasizes STEM education to Utah students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823964-78/astronaut-musgrave-nasa-stem.html.csp Six-time shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave visited students in the Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Club at Copper Mountain Middle School Wednesday afternoon to emphasize the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers. Musgrave is the only NASA astronaut to fly on all five shuttles during his 30-year career with the agency. He also was on the mission that repaired the blurry Hubble telescope. Musgrave is visiting Utah to deliver the keynote address at Clark... Six-time shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave visited students in the Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Club at Copper Mountain Middle School Wednesday afternoon to emphasize the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers. Musgrave is the only NASA astronaut to fly on all five shuttles during his 30-year career with the agency. He also was on the mission that repaired the blurry Hubble telescope. Musgrave is visiting Utah to deliver the keynote address at Clark... 57823964@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:47:38 MDT Out and about: Circle Takes the Square, Yonas and Pell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57826459-223/tickets-lake-salt-performs.html.csp The Goddamn Gallows Enjoy the “gutterbilly” sounds of The Goddamn Gallows. When • Tonight at 6 Where • In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City Tickets • $10; $12 day of show; SmithsTix Fall City Fall Dual-vocal hardcore band Fall City Fall performs. When • Tonight at 6:30 Where • Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City Tickets • $10; visit ticketfly/1r7eUC7 Circle Takes the Square The screamo band Circle Takes the Square with Worst Friends and Visitors. W... The Goddamn Gallows Enjoy the “gutterbilly” sounds of The Goddamn Gallows. When • Tonight at 6 Where • In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City Tickets • $10; $12 day of show; SmithsTix Fall City Fall Dual-vocal hardcore band Fall City Fall performs. When • Tonight at 6:30 Where • Loading Dock, 445 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City Tickets • $10; visit ticketfly/1r7eUC7 Circle Takes the Square The screamo band Circle Takes the Square with Worst Friends and Visitors. W... 57826459@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:44:02 MDT Utah basketball signs top junior college power forward Chris Reyes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57829818-89/reyes-junior-utah-basketball.html.csp He signed with Saint Mary’s out of high school. He took a detour to Citrus Junior College, and became one of the best JUCO power forwards in the country. Now, Chris Reyes is back playing Division I basketball. The 6-foot-7 rising junior officially signed with Utah on Wednesday morning, becoming a Ute when he faxed over his letter of intent. With his signature, Reyes becomes the fourth member of Larry Krystkowiak’s recruiting class. “I’m really excited to join Utah,” Reyes said. “It’s an excellen... He signed with Saint Mary’s out of high school. He took a detour to Citrus Junior College, and became one of the best JUCO power forwards in the country. Now, Chris Reyes is back playing Division I basketball. The 6-foot-7 rising junior officially signed with Utah on Wednesday morning, becoming a Ute when he faxed over his letter of intent. With his signature, Reyes becomes the fourth member of Larry Krystkowiak’s recruiting class. “I’m really excited to join Utah,” Reyes said. “It’s an excellen... 57829818@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:42:02 MDT Southern Utah basketball team signs junior college recruit Jeff Nibo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828618-77/nibo-college-jeff-calif.html.csp Cedar City • Southern Utah has signed 6-foot-5 wing Jeff Nibo of Chaffey (Calif.) College to a national letter-of-intent, coach Nick Robinson announced Wednesday. Nibo, who is from Inglewood, Calif., averaged 11.8 points and 4.3 rebounds last season. “We are excited to welcome Jeff as the newest member of the Thunderbirds,” Robinson said. “He comes from a great family … and brings needed experience to our program.” Nibo spent one season at Mt. San Antonio College before transferring to Chaffey. ... Cedar City • Southern Utah has signed 6-foot-5 wing Jeff Nibo of Chaffey (Calif.) College to a national letter-of-intent, coach Nick Robinson announced Wednesday. Nibo, who is from Inglewood, Calif., averaged 11.8 points and 4.3 rebounds last season. “We are excited to welcome Jeff as the newest member of the Thunderbirds,” Robinson said. “He comes from a great family … and brings needed experience to our program.” Nibo spent one season at Mt. San Antonio College before transferring to Chaffey. ... 57828618@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:42:01 MDT Utah State basketball team signs Arizona prep prospect Elston Jones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828653-77/guard-jones-elston-state.html.csp Logan • Utah State announced Wednesday the signing of 6-foot-9 center Elston Jones from Millennium High School in Goodyear, Ariz. Jones played only seven games as a senior because of injuries, but he averaged 14 points, 14 rebounds and four blocked shots during his four-year prep career. “We are very excited about Elston joining our program,” Aggie coach Stew Morrill said in a statement released by the school. “We are getting a quality young man from a great family who has all the tools to be su... Logan • Utah State announced Wednesday the signing of 6-foot-9 center Elston Jones from Millennium High School in Goodyear, Ariz. Jones played only seven games as a senior because of injuries, but he averaged 14 points, 14 rebounds and four blocked shots during his four-year prep career. “We are very excited about Elston joining our program,” Aggie coach Stew Morrill said in a statement released by the school. “We are getting a quality young man from a great family who has all the tools to be su... 57828653@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:42:01 MDT Prep baseball: Taylorsville beats Cottonwood 8-6 in 11 innings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57828672-190/taylorsville-game-cottonwood-debenedictis.html.csp What started as a high school baseball game with the score see-sawing between Taylorsville and Cottonwood ultimately ended as an old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. And that was between the relievers. Taylorsville (7-3, 4-0 in 2-5A) kicked off a three-game series by outlasting the visiting Colts 8-6 when sophomore Braden DeBenedictis smacked a two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning. “We saw [Cottonwood pitcher Ty Brophy] last year. He’s got kind of a wacky delivery and it’s hard to pick up on.... What started as a high school baseball game with the score see-sawing between Taylorsville and Cottonwood ultimately ended as an old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. And that was between the relievers. Taylorsville (7-3, 4-0 in 2-5A) kicked off a three-game series by outlasting the visiting Colts 8-6 when sophomore Braden DeBenedictis smacked a two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning. “We saw [Cottonwood pitcher Ty Brophy] last year. He’s got kind of a wacky delivery and it’s hard to pick up on.... 57828672@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:18:02 MDT BYU football: Cougar defense has lots of holes to fill in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57827786-88/camp-defensive-junior-2014.html.csp Provo • If quarterback Taysom Hill stays healthy, BYU’s offense in 2014 will undoubtedly be better than it was in 2013. The Cougars have to replace prolific pass-catcher Cody Hoffman and all-around playmaker JD Falslev, but not much else, in their quest to be more effective in the red zone and move the ball against the better teams on their schedule. What about the defense? Coach Bronco Mendenhall said that side of the ball will be fine in 2014 and up to the standard he has installed since takin... Provo • If quarterback Taysom Hill stays healthy, BYU’s offense in 2014 will undoubtedly be better than it was in 2013. The Cougars have to replace prolific pass-catcher Cody Hoffman and all-around playmaker JD Falslev, but not much else, in their quest to be more effective in the red zone and move the ball against the better teams on their schedule. What about the defense? Coach Bronco Mendenhall said that side of the ball will be fine in 2014 and up to the standard he has installed since takin... 57827786@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:10:18 MDT Sports briefs: Jets sign former Titan running back Chris Johnson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57824752-77/team-johnson-assists-atlanta.html.csp NFL • The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a two-year deal. The team announced the move Wednesday, but didn’t release terms. Johnson was officially released by the Titans on April 7. • A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. Freeman was cut by Tampa Bay in October after a messy split. He signed with Minnesota four days later, but played just one game for the Vikings. F... NFL • The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a two-year deal. The team announced the move Wednesday, but didn’t release terms. Johnson was officially released by the Titans on April 7. • A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. Freeman was cut by Tampa Bay in October after a messy split. He signed with Minnesota four days later, but played just one game for the Vikings. F... 57824752@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:59:01 MDT Police chief: Rape data to go online http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57828323-90/approach-burbank-cases-chief.html.csp Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank ripped into City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa on Wednesday for impugning detectives who investigate rape allegations — and then he outlined a groundbreaking initiative that would make such inquiries transparent. Burbank put forward his “Code R Kit Project,” which would post online information on 625 rape cases but would protect the identity of victims. It would allow the public to see if forensic rape kits were forwarded to the state crime lab for processing,... Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank ripped into City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa on Wednesday for impugning detectives who investigate rape allegations — and then he outlined a groundbreaking initiative that would make such inquiries transparent. Burbank put forward his “Code R Kit Project,” which would post online information on 625 rape cases but would protect the identity of victims. It would allow the public to see if forensic rape kits were forwarded to the state crime lab for processing,... 57828323@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:49:38 MDT So. Jordan OKs controversial apartment complex plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822970-90/apartment-apartments-commercial-council.html.csp South Jordan • Over the concerns of the mayor and many who attended a lengthy, contentious public meeting, the South Jordan City Council voted late Tuesday to approve an apartment complex near the FrontRunner station on a bluff overlooking the Jordan River. The council voted 4-1 to OK a transit-oriented development that mixed housing and businesses on 5.6 acres once slated for only commercial use. City council members also approved two four-story L shaped luxury apartment buildings. Residents pa... South Jordan • Over the concerns of the mayor and many who attended a lengthy, contentious public meeting, the South Jordan City Council voted late Tuesday to approve an apartment complex near the FrontRunner station on a bluff overlooking the Jordan River. The council voted 4-1 to OK a transit-oriented development that mixed housing and businesses on 5.6 acres once slated for only commercial use. City council members also approved two four-story L shaped luxury apartment buildings. Residents pa... 57822970@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:29:13 MDT Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57829259-77/stadium-national-baseball-landmark.html.csp Paterson, N.J. • The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium. Though silent for decades, the former home of several Negro Leagues teams is getting another chance at bat as baseball’s first National Historic Landmark. Historians, volunteers, activists and a former Negro Leagues player who has pushed for decades to save the stadium say the place is more than worthy of the designation, formally recognized with a plaque an... Paterson, N.J. • The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium. Though silent for decades, the former home of several Negro Leagues teams is getting another chance at bat as baseball’s first National Historic Landmark. Historians, volunteers, activists and a former Negro Leagues player who has pushed for decades to save the stadium say the place is more than worthy of the designation, formally recognized with a plaque an... 57829259@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:32:02 MDT Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57829250-223/band-malcolm-australian-gable.html.csp New York • Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said. The announcement saying the 61-year-old guitarist is in “ill health” was posted on the band’s Facebook. No details were provided. “Malcolm would like to thank the group’s die-hard legions of fans worldwide for their never-ending love and support,” the statement said. AC/DC includes vocalist Brian Johnson, drummer Phil Rudd, bassist Cliff Williams and guitarist Angus Young, Malcolm Young’s brother. The Ro... New York • Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said. The announcement saying the 61-year-old guitarist is in “ill health” was posted on the band’s Facebook. No details were provided. “Malcolm would like to thank the group’s die-hard legions of fans worldwide for their never-ending love and support,” the statement said. AC/DC includes vocalist Brian Johnson, drummer Phil Rudd, bassist Cliff Williams and guitarist Angus Young, Malcolm Young’s brother. The Ro... 57829250@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:28:02 MDT Redesigned SAT aims for real-world applications http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829020-68/college-test-sat-sample.html.csp Washington • Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students. The College Board released the sample test questions on Wednesday, offering clues to how the revised college entrance exam, taken last year by 1.7 million students, will look when it rol... Washington • Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students. The College Board released the sample test questions on Wednesday, offering clues to how the revised college entrance exam, taken last year by 1.7 million students, will look when it rol... 57829020@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:56:01 MDT 2-alarm fire engulfs Millcreek home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57829128-78/fire-anderton-crews-wednesday.html.csp A fire on Wednesday devoured a Millcreek home and killed several pets. The blaze broke out about 6:30 p.m. at 2680 E. Evergreen Ave. (3435 South) and spread throughout the house, said Unified Fire Authority Battalion Chief Brian Anderton. No people were injured in the fire — the homeowner was in Lehi at the time of the fire — but his three cats, a bird and a three-foot shark living in a large fish tank were in the house and presumed to have died. The blaze appears to have begun on the back deck... A fire on Wednesday devoured a Millcreek home and killed several pets. The blaze broke out about 6:30 p.m. at 2680 E. Evergreen Ave. (3435 South) and spread throughout the house, said Unified Fire Authority Battalion Chief Brian Anderton. No people were injured in the fire — the homeowner was in Lehi at the time of the fire — but his three cats, a bird and a three-foot shark living in a large fish tank were in the house and presumed to have died. The blaze appears to have begun on the back deck... 57829128@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:55:14 MDT Sean P. Means: Yes, it’s still fun to work at a newspaper http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828585-223/fun-newspaper-tribune-colleagues.html.csp There’s a moment in “Citizen Kane” that touches newspaper people in ways everyone else will never understand. It’s an early scene, when the imperious banker Walter Parks Thatcher (George Coulouris), the guardian of the young and rich Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles), reads a letter from his ward. Kane is uninterested in most of his vast corporate holdings, except one: The New York Inquirer. “ ‘I think it would be fun to run a newspaper,’ ” Thatcher reads in Kane’s letter, and fumes. One thing... There’s a moment in “Citizen Kane” that touches newspaper people in ways everyone else will never understand. It’s an early scene, when the imperious banker Walter Parks Thatcher (George Coulouris), the guardian of the young and rich Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles), reads a letter from his ward. Kane is uninterested in most of his vast corporate holdings, except one: The New York Inquirer. “ ‘I think it would be fun to run a newspaper,’ ” Thatcher reads in Kane’s letter, and fumes. One thing... 57828585@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:21:02 MDT Sports on TV/radio, Thursday, April 17 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57824758-77/nbcsn-tgc-baseball-college.html.csp Television Auto racing • Formula One, practice for Chinese Grand Prix, midnight, NBCSN College baseball • UCLA at Utah, 5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks • LSU at Mississippi, 5:30 p.m., ESPNU • Loyola Marymount at BYU, 6 p.m., BYUtv College softball • Stanford at Utah, 3 p.m., Pac-12 Networks • Texas at Oklahoma, 7 p.m., ESPN2 Golf • European PGA Tour, Malaysian Open, 7 a.m. (tape), TGC • PGA Tour, The Heritage, 1 p.m., TGC • LPGA, LOTTE Championship, 4:30 p.m., TGC Major League Baseball • Atlanta at Ph... Television Auto racing • Formula One, practice for Chinese Grand Prix, midnight, NBCSN College baseball • UCLA at Utah, 5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks • LSU at Mississippi, 5:30 p.m., ESPNU • Loyola Marymount at BYU, 6 p.m., BYUtv College softball • Stanford at Utah, 3 p.m., Pac-12 Networks • Texas at Oklahoma, 7 p.m., ESPN2 Golf • European PGA Tour, Malaysian Open, 7 a.m. (tape), TGC • PGA Tour, The Heritage, 1 p.m., TGC • LPGA, LOTTE Championship, 4:30 p.m., TGC Major League Baseball • Atlanta at Ph... 57824758@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:15:01 MDT Recreation: New Salt Lake City archery center right on target http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57824066-117/anderson-archers-archery-center.html.csp Steve Anderson steps up to the line, a quiver of arrows dangling and rustling at his hip. He aims at a target nearly the length of a football field away in the shining sun, draws back his bow and fires. The arrow cuts through the air and pierces the target at a slight deviation from dead center, joining several others flung earlier by the professional archer. This is the outdoor range at the new Easton Salt Lake Archery Center, a 60,000 square-foot facility a few miles west of the Salt Lake City... Steve Anderson steps up to the line, a quiver of arrows dangling and rustling at his hip. He aims at a target nearly the length of a football field away in the shining sun, draws back his bow and fires. The arrow cuts through the air and pierces the target at a slight deviation from dead center, joining several others flung earlier by the professional archer. This is the outdoor range at the new Easton Salt Lake Archery Center, a 60,000 square-foot facility a few miles west of the Salt Lake City... 57824066@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:47:21 MDT Dash-cam video documents shooting death of Utah officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823068-78/grunwald-garcia-jauregui-truck.html.csp Provo • Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride’s dashboard camera played in the tiny courtroom Wednesday, showing what appeared to be a routine motorist assist. The grainy video depicted Wride going from his patrol car to a white pickup truck, back and forth three times in the snowy weather, as he tried to identify who was inside the vehicle that had pulled over on a highway near Lehi. Though the first minutes of the video appeared innocuous enough, everyone who packed into the Provo courtroom k... Provo • Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride’s dashboard camera played in the tiny courtroom Wednesday, showing what appeared to be a routine motorist assist. The grainy video depicted Wride going from his patrol car to a white pickup truck, back and forth three times in the snowy weather, as he tried to identify who was inside the vehicle that had pulled over on a highway near Lehi. Though the first minutes of the video appeared innocuous enough, everyone who packed into the Provo courtroom k... 57823068@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Missing M-16 rifle returned to Utah sheriff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823884-78/rifle-sheriff-missing-county.html.csp A fully automatic M-16 rifle thought to have gone missing sometime before 2006 has been returned to the Davis County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Susan Poulsen confirmed Wednesday that someone turned in the rifle Friday. She declined to say who or whether the person had a relationship to the sheriff’s office. Poulsen said the return of the rifle has reopened the investigation into its disappearance. “Right now, it’s administrative,” Poulsen said of the investigation. “We’re not sure [whether a cri... A fully automatic M-16 rifle thought to have gone missing sometime before 2006 has been returned to the Davis County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Susan Poulsen confirmed Wednesday that someone turned in the rifle Friday. She declined to say who or whether the person had a relationship to the sheriff’s office. Poulsen said the return of the rifle has reopened the investigation into its disappearance. “Right now, it’s administrative,” Poulsen said of the investigation. “We’re not sure [whether a cri... 57823884@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Questions linger in Megan Huntsman investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57826827-200/huntsman-infants-police-west.html.csp Questions continue to swirl around Megan Huntsman’s dark and disturbing case, including how people — including her husband — apparently were unaware she was giving birth to children almost every year for a decade, then allegedly killing them and hiding their bodies in her Pleasant Grove home. Huntsman’s estranged husband found the body of a dead infant in the garage Saturday. Police discovered six more, all tucked into cardboard boxes. Huntsman, 39, subsequently admitted to suffocating or stran... Questions continue to swirl around Megan Huntsman’s dark and disturbing case, including how people — including her husband — apparently were unaware she was giving birth to children almost every year for a decade, then allegedly killing them and hiding their bodies in her Pleasant Grove home. Huntsman’s estranged husband found the body of a dead infant in the garage Saturday. Police discovered six more, all tucked into cardboard boxes. Huntsman, 39, subsequently admitted to suffocating or stran... 57826827@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Federal judge overturns 6-week abortion ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57827025-68/abortion-law-state-court.html.csp Bismarck, N.D. • A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they’re pregnant. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland, who is based in Bismarck, said the law is “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.” The state attorney general said he was looking at whether to appeal the decision. North Dakota is among several cons... Bismarck, N.D. • A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they’re pregnant. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland, who is based in Bismarck, said the law is “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.” The state attorney general said he was looking at whether to appeal the decision. North Dakota is among several cons... 57827025@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT NKorea complains over barber’s Kim Jong Un ‘bad hair day’ poster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57827049-68/poster-salon-hair-kim.html.csp London • North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair. The country’s diplomats have complained to the Foreign Office about a hairdressing salon that put up a poster poking fun at distinctively coiffed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Foreign Office confirmed Wednesday it had received a letter from the North Korean embassy objecting to the poster, and was considering its response. The Evening Standard newspaper reported the letter ur... London • North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair. The country’s diplomats have complained to the Foreign Office about a hairdressing salon that put up a poster poking fun at distinctively coiffed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Foreign Office confirmed Wednesday it had received a letter from the North Korean embassy objecting to the poster, and was considering its response. The Evening Standard newspaper reported the letter ur... 57827049@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Four Utah cities take aim at improving arts programs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57827142-90/arts-cities-councils-county.html.csp Four cities in Salt Lake County are starting a three-year program to increase their ability to put on arts and cultural programs — and to obtain the Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) tax revenue to help them do it. Arts councils in Cottonwood Heights, Holladay, Midvale and South Salt Lake will receive a ZAP grant of $10,000 a year, plus training expenses of up to $4,000, to promote the arts in their communities. Their cities agreed to match the grant, with the overall funding going toward hiring or deve... Four cities in Salt Lake County are starting a three-year program to increase their ability to put on arts and cultural programs — and to obtain the Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) tax revenue to help them do it. Arts councils in Cottonwood Heights, Holladay, Midvale and South Salt Lake will receive a ZAP grant of $10,000 a year, plus training expenses of up to $4,000, to promote the arts in their communities. Their cities agreed to match the grant, with the overall funding going toward hiring or deve... 57827142@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT West Valley City police look for gunman who shot through apartment wall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827551-78/police-west-apartment-shooting.html.csp West Valley City police were investigating a shooting that sent a teenaged apartment dweller to the hospital Wednesday. WVCPD spokeswoman Roxanne Vainuku confirmed the shooting was reported about 11:50 a.m. at 4545 S. Dean Drive (3825 West), an apartment building just west of Bangerter Highway. Witnesses told police that a man drove a dark sedan into the complex’s parking lot, began arguing with several people and then fired a handgun twice. Both bullets went through the wall of the two-story b... West Valley City police were investigating a shooting that sent a teenaged apartment dweller to the hospital Wednesday. WVCPD spokeswoman Roxanne Vainuku confirmed the shooting was reported about 11:50 a.m. at 4545 S. Dean Drive (3825 West), an apartment building just west of Bangerter Highway. Witnesses told police that a man drove a dark sedan into the complex’s parking lot, began arguing with several people and then fired a handgun twice. Both bullets went through the wall of the two-story b... 57827551@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Unified Police say welfare check unveils ‘suspicious death’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827595-78/death-body-hoyal-suspicious.html.csp Taylorsville • Unified Police detectives on Wednesday were investigating a “suspicious death,” which is being treated as a homicide, after officers conducted a welfare check at a Salt Lake County home. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said family members of a 59-year-old woman had called 911, concerned that they had not heard from the woman — who lives alone — since Saturday. Officers were dispatched to check the residence, in the 3900 West block of Blue Meadow Drive (5850 South) in Taylorsville. “In the p... Taylorsville • Unified Police detectives on Wednesday were investigating a “suspicious death,” which is being treated as a homicide, after officers conducted a welfare check at a Salt Lake County home. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said family members of a 59-year-old woman had called 911, concerned that they had not heard from the woman — who lives alone — since Saturday. Officers were dispatched to check the residence, in the 3900 West block of Blue Meadow Drive (5850 South) in Taylorsville. “In the p... 57827595@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Police looking for U. of U. store burglar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827917-78/store-campus-release-suspect.html.csp University of Utah campus police want the public’s help finding whoever broke into and stole from the campus store in the past few weeks. The robberies occurred on March 21, April 7 and Sunday at the store, located at 270 S. 1500 East in Salt Lake City, according to a news release. All three took place between midnight and 3 a.m. More than $5,000 worth of products have been stolen, most of them electronics such as iPods and iPads, the release adds. The suspect has also caused several thousand do... University of Utah campus police want the public’s help finding whoever broke into and stole from the campus store in the past few weeks. The robberies occurred on March 21, April 7 and Sunday at the store, located at 270 S. 1500 East in Salt Lake City, according to a news release. All three took place between midnight and 3 a.m. More than $5,000 worth of products have been stolen, most of them electronics such as iPods and iPads, the release adds. The suspect has also caused several thousand do... 57827917@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Photos of the Day - April 16, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57828538-68/associatedpress-ap-news-sports.html.csp A collection of some of the day's best photos, from around the world. A collection of some of the day's best photos, from around the world. 57828538@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Large iron gate stolen from University of Utah campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828767-78/gate-richards-stolen-police.html.csp A large, decorative wrought-iron gate has been stolen from the University of Utah. A groundskeeper noticed on March 18 that half of the gate had been removed from its pillar in front of President’s Circle, on the west end of campus. “It must have been heavy,” said University police Sgt. Mike Richards. “I don’t know why you would take a gate.” The gate was ornately scrolled and stood about 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide, Richards estimated. The two halves of the gate were typically kept open, ... A large, decorative wrought-iron gate has been stolen from the University of Utah. A groundskeeper noticed on March 18 that half of the gate had been removed from its pillar in front of President’s Circle, on the west end of campus. “It must have been heavy,” said University police Sgt. Mike Richards. “I don’t know why you would take a gate.” The gate was ornately scrolled and stood about 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide, Richards estimated. The two halves of the gate were typically kept open, ... 57828767@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:56 MDT Letter: Bundy’s a hero in my eyes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57823883-82/bundy-hero-elected-nevada.html.csp Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy is a hero for facing down just the tip of an evil and corrupt government, bought and paid for by the top .01 percent. If not for the Internet, which the President can shut down on a whim, we would only have a very one-sided picture painting Bundy as a moocher and abusing the rest of us taxpayers! Why voters re-elected the contemptible Harry Reid back into the Senate after a long list of trespasses against our Constitution defies logic. Hopefully, the good peop... Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy is a hero for facing down just the tip of an evil and corrupt government, bought and paid for by the top .01 percent. If not for the Internet, which the President can shut down on a whim, we would only have a very one-sided picture painting Bundy as a moocher and abusing the rest of us taxpayers! Why voters re-elected the contemptible Harry Reid back into the Senate after a long list of trespasses against our Constitution defies logic. Hopefully, the good peop... 57823883@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:01 MDT Op-ed: Get ready for coming fights over ‘personhood’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57826481-82/personhood-senate-democrats-human.html.csp Some of the most hard-fought Senate races this fall are likely to feature big fights over “personhood.” A number of GOP Senate candidates, many of whom are still in primary races, are on record supporting measures that declare, in some form, that full human rights begin at the moment of fertilization. Once the general election races get underway, Democrats are likely to attack Republicans over this — broadening the battle for female voters beyond issues such as pay equity to include an emotional... Some of the most hard-fought Senate races this fall are likely to feature big fights over “personhood.” A number of GOP Senate candidates, many of whom are still in primary races, are on record supporting measures that declare, in some form, that full human rights begin at the moment of fertilization. Once the general election races get underway, Democrats are likely to attack Republicans over this — broadening the battle for female voters beyond issues such as pay equity to include an emotional... 57826481@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:01 MDT Op-ed: Never say ‘never’ about containing Iran http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57826502-82/iran-war-policy-foreign.html.csp I am not for containment in Iran. Let me repeat that, since no one seems to be listening closely: I am unequivocally not for containing Iran. I am also not for announcing that the United States should never contain Iran. That was the choice I was given a few months ago and is the scenario being misunderstood by some in the news. To be against a “we will never contain Iran” resolution is not the same as being for containment of a nuclear Iran. Rather, it means that foreign policy is complicated a... I am not for containment in Iran. Let me repeat that, since no one seems to be listening closely: I am unequivocally not for containing Iran. I am also not for announcing that the United States should never contain Iran. That was the choice I was given a few months ago and is the scenario being misunderstood by some in the news. To be against a “we will never contain Iran” resolution is not the same as being for containment of a nuclear Iran. Rather, it means that foreign policy is complicated a... 57826502@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:01 MDT Editorial: UTA’s double bonuses not worth justifying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57827452-82/uta-bonuses-bonus-doubling.html.csp Utah Transit Authority executives are very well paid. Their salaries are comparable to those at some of the largest transit agencies in the country. They didn’t need another $1.7 million in bonuses last year. That’s just a fact. So everything that UTA says to justify doubling its annual bonuses rings hollow. We’re talking about bonuses as high as $30,000, an amount that exceeds the annual incomes of many UTA customers. Government should be willing to pay for quality leadership, but almost no g... Utah Transit Authority executives are very well paid. Their salaries are comparable to those at some of the largest transit agencies in the country. They didn’t need another $1.7 million in bonuses last year. That’s just a fact. So everything that UTA says to justify doubling its annual bonuses rings hollow. We’re talking about bonuses as high as $30,000, an amount that exceeds the annual incomes of many UTA customers. Government should be willing to pay for quality leadership, but almost no g... 57827452@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:01 MDT Olympics: U.S. ski team to cut Nordic Combined funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57828325-77/combined-nordic-ski-ussa.html.csp What is life as an Olympic athlete like when you have to pave your own path? American Nordic combined athletes will soon find out. The United States Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) told the Nordic combined members in a meeting Monday at the Center of Excellence in Park City that funding for one of the original Olympic Winter Games disciplines — a mixture of cross-country skiing and ski jumping — would be cut this summer. Nordic combined will remain part of the USSA when the financial support ... What is life as an Olympic athlete like when you have to pave your own path? American Nordic combined athletes will soon find out. The United States Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) told the Nordic combined members in a meeting Monday at the Center of Excellence in Park City that funding for one of the original Olympic Winter Games disciplines — a mixture of cross-country skiing and ski jumping — would be cut this summer. Nordic combined will remain part of the USSA when the financial support ... 57828325@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:04:24 MDT Bagley Cartoon: Climate Hoax Express http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57823896-82/bagley-cartoon-facebook-lake.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 57823896@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:29 MDT Bagley Cartoon: Putin’s Strategy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57828496-200/bagley-cartoon-facebook-lake.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 57828496@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:29 MDT Utah football: Fanaika reestablishing his career at Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57827084-89/fanaika-utah-poutasi-defensive.html.csp He doesn’t hold back: The trash talk spews forth from his mouth like venom. The 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive end inches in front of Jeremiah Poutasi and tells him his quarterback will end up face down in the turf. After the snap, he’ll do his best to fulfill his threat and muscle into the pocket. The big left tackle is thankful that at the end of every two-hour practice, that the scourge in a black jersey dials back the gusto and ferocity, morphing into a friend who will pat him on the back. Po... He doesn’t hold back: The trash talk spews forth from his mouth like venom. The 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive end inches in front of Jeremiah Poutasi and tells him his quarterback will end up face down in the turf. After the snap, he’ll do his best to fulfill his threat and muscle into the pocket. The big left tackle is thankful that at the end of every two-hour practice, that the scourge in a black jersey dials back the gusto and ferocity, morphing into a friend who will pat him on the back. Po... 57827084@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:48:21 MDT Hundreds of new vinyl releases for Record Store Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57824034-223/records-com-record-www.html.csp Friday, April 18, is Record Store Day, meaning that every vinylphile in the state should be rushing to a local record shop to grab some great music. There are more than 400 releases and re-releases this year, from the new Pixies album, “Indie City” — the band’s first release since the early ’90s — to, for some strange reason, a Skrillex cassette tape. Not every store carries every release, so contact your favorite record shop to find out what is available. Stores participating in the Salt Lake... Friday, April 18, is Record Store Day, meaning that every vinylphile in the state should be rushing to a local record shop to grab some great music. There are more than 400 releases and re-releases this year, from the new Pixies album, “Indie City” — the band’s first release since the early ’90s — to, for some strange reason, a Skrillex cassette tape. Not every store carries every release, so contact your favorite record shop to find out what is available. Stores participating in the Salt Lake... 57824034@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:35:01 MDT Utah actor finds the galloping power of ‘War Horse’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818183-223/horse-war-200-ramirez.html.csp The idea of making his novel “War Horse” into a stage play struck British writer Michael Morpurgo as crazy. Employing puppets to dramatize his young-adult novel, a harsh World War I story told through the eyes of a horse, seemed as silly as the idea of “Mister Ed,” the early 1960s American TV show about a talking horse, Morpurgo says now. It was the theatrical spectacle of the puppetry by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company that proved him wrong. “War Horse,” originally published in 1982,... The idea of making his novel “War Horse” into a stage play struck British writer Michael Morpurgo as crazy. Employing puppets to dramatize his young-adult novel, a harsh World War I story told through the eyes of a horse, seemed as silly as the idea of “Mister Ed,” the early 1960s American TV show about a talking horse, Morpurgo says now. It was the theatrical spectacle of the puppetry by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company that proved him wrong. “War Horse,” originally published in 1982,... 57818183@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:33:01 MDT TV preview: ‘Devious Maids’ is hilarious http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818925-223/watch-maids-saturday-sunday.html.csp Here’s a radical TV thought — “Devious Maids” might be better than writer/producer Marc Cherry’s previous series, “Desperate Housewives.” The two shows are very similar, with large casts and lots of plotlines centering on murder. But Cherry learned from the mistakes he made on “Housewives,” so the plotting is better on “Maids.” And it’s hilarious. Watch • 8 and 9 p.m. Sunday, Lifetime Here’s a radical TV thought — “Devious Maids” might be better than writer/producer Marc Cherry’s previous series, “Desperate Housewives.” The two shows are very similar, with large casts and lots of plotlines centering on murder. But Cherry learned from the mistakes he made on “Housewives,” so the plotting is better on “Maids.” And it’s hilarious. Watch • 8 and 9 p.m. Sunday, Lifetime 57818925@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:19:01 MDT Scott D. Pierce: ‘Salem’ gets interesting in the really crazy bits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57827837-223/salem-crazy-interesting-mary.html.csp WGN America’s new series “Salem” is cool and creepy and full of witches — as you might have guessed from the title. “That’s a compliment,” said creator/executive producer/writer Brannon Braga (“Star Trek: Enterprise,” “24”). “We’ll take cool and creepy. We’re definitely going after cool and creepy. We’re also going after emotional entanglement with the characters.” “Salem” (Sunday, 8, 9:06 and 11 p.m., WGN America) is also dirty. Not in the context of a dirty movie — although there’s some of th... WGN America’s new series “Salem” is cool and creepy and full of witches — as you might have guessed from the title. “That’s a compliment,” said creator/executive producer/writer Brannon Braga (“Star Trek: Enterprise,” “24”). “We’ll take cool and creepy. We’re definitely going after cool and creepy. We’re also going after emotional entanglement with the characters.” “Salem” (Sunday, 8, 9:06 and 11 p.m., WGN America) is also dirty. Not in the context of a dirty movie — although there’s some of th... 57827837@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:18:01 MDT Dish of the Week: Squatters black and tan brownie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57807044-223/black-brownie-tan-lake.html.csp $5 • Black and tan brownie Squatters and Wasatch Brew Pubs are taking “Sweet Revenge on Hunger” during April. Order the black and tan brownie, made with Squatters Captain Bastard’s Oatmeal Stout, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Hildegard’s Food Pantry in Salt Lake or the Christian Center food pantry in Park City.. Squatters Pub Brewery • 147 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-363-2739; or Wasatch Brew Pub, 250 Main St., Park City; 435-649-0900 Kathy Stephenson $5 • Black and tan brownie Squatters and Wasatch Brew Pubs are taking “Sweet Revenge on Hunger” during April. Order the black and tan brownie, made with Squatters Captain Bastard’s Oatmeal Stout, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Hildegard’s Food Pantry in Salt Lake or the Christian Center food pantry in Park City.. Squatters Pub Brewery • 147 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-363-2739; or Wasatch Brew Pub, 250 Main St., Park City; 435-649-0900 Kathy Stephenson 57807044@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:16:01 MDT Blame game under way in lack of rape prosecutions, lab testing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822873-90/assault-dna-evidence-kits.html.csp Experts say that only a small fraction of rapes are reported and that the prosecution rate in those cases is dismally small — in Salt Lake County it’s 6 percent. In many instances of alleged sex assault, forensic evidence gathered from the victim is not even analyzed. Such evidence — including semen and saliva that can provide DNA — is collected by specially trained nurses in what is called a Code R kit, or rape kit. The evidence could be key to a conviction. But of 1,001 sex assault investigati... Experts say that only a small fraction of rapes are reported and that the prosecution rate in those cases is dismally small — in Salt Lake County it’s 6 percent. In many instances of alleged sex assault, forensic evidence gathered from the victim is not even analyzed. Such evidence — including semen and saliva that can provide DNA — is collected by specially trained nurses in what is called a Code R kit, or rape kit. The evidence could be key to a conviction. But of 1,001 sex assault investigati... 57822873@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:55:06 MDT Hot tickets: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57821679-223/saturday-lake-salt-com.html.csp DANCE Ballet West • “The Rite of Spring”; Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 19, 2 p.m.; Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City; arttix.org MUSIC Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine • Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater; Friday, April 18, 3 p.m.; Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City; free, call 801-994-4662 or utahmcs.org Mormon Tabernacle Choir • “Messiah”; Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Salt Lake LDS Tabernacle, 50 N. M... DANCE Ballet West • “The Rite of Spring”; Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 19, 2 p.m.; Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City; arttix.org MUSIC Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine • Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater; Friday, April 18, 3 p.m.; Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City; free, call 801-994-4662 or utahmcs.org Mormon Tabernacle Choir • “Messiah”; Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Salt Lake LDS Tabernacle, 50 N. M... 57821679@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:51:02 MDT Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826594-68/marathon-boston-edson-police.html.csp Boston • The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance. Kevin “Kayvon” Edson, 25, was sent to Bridgewater State Hospital and ordered held on $100,000 bail at an appearance in Boston Municipal Court on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime, disturbing the peace, disturbing a public ass... Boston • The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance. Kevin “Kayvon” Edson, 25, was sent to Bridgewater State Hospital and ordered held on $100,000 bail at an appearance in Boston Municipal Court on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime, disturbing the peace, disturbing a public ass... 57826594@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:43:52 MDT West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp West Valley City • For years, officials of the state’s second-largest city envisioned a multicultural center of shops and restaurants next to the Jordan River that would showcase the diversity of the community and serve as a destination spot. But the Jordan River Marketplace struggled to get off the ground and now the West Valley City Council has put the project on hold indefinitely. The council voted unanimously late last month to reject Ascent Construction’s proposal for the first phase of the... West Valley City • For years, officials of the state’s second-largest city envisioned a multicultural center of shops and restaurants next to the Jordan River that would showcase the diversity of the community and serve as a destination spot. But the Jordan River Marketplace struggled to get off the ground and now the West Valley City Council has put the project on hold indefinitely. The council voted unanimously late last month to reject Ascent Construction’s proposal for the first phase of the... 57786621@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:58:08 MDT Can you question the Resurrection and still be a Christian? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57827751-80/resurrection-jesus-easter-christian.html.csp “On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is the foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally... “On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is the foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally... 57827751@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:36:52 MDT Atheist leader: ‘Mormonism demonstrates the power of indoctrination’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822743-78/atheists-atheist-lake-salt.html.csp The Beehive State will be swarming with atheists this week as their national convention gets underway in Salt Lake City. As many as 700 nonbelievers will be on hand for the gathering, which runs Thursday through Sunday. As a “warm-up event,” the group is featuring a panel discussion at Salt Lake City’s Main Library with two Mormon professors from LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University and two atheist experts. The discussion, moderated by University of Utah history professor Paul Reeve, wil... The Beehive State will be swarming with atheists this week as their national convention gets underway in Salt Lake City. As many as 700 nonbelievers will be on hand for the gathering, which runs Thursday through Sunday. As a “warm-up event,” the group is featuring a panel discussion at Salt Lake City’s Main Library with two Mormon professors from LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University and two atheist experts. The discussion, moderated by University of Utah history professor Paul Reeve, wil... 57822743@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:36:19 MDT Two Utahns accused in kickback scheme http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57827594-79/total-wealth-funds-clients.html.csp Federal regulators are alleging two Utah men and their investment businesses failed to disclose to clients they were receiving kickbacks for steering investor monies into certain funds. The Securities and Exchange Commission also said Total Wealth Management CEO Jacob Keith Cooper of Washington and President Nathan McNamee of Hurricane violated federal laws though their use of unregistered investment funds, by not engaging independent auditors and failing to conduct due diligence before investi... Federal regulators are alleging two Utah men and their investment businesses failed to disclose to clients they were receiving kickbacks for steering investor monies into certain funds. The Securities and Exchange Commission also said Total Wealth Management CEO Jacob Keith Cooper of Washington and President Nathan McNamee of Hurricane violated federal laws though their use of unregistered investment funds, by not engaging independent auditors and failing to conduct due diligence before investi... 57827594@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:01 MDT Cannon: Share the gift of reading on World Book Night http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818223-223/book-books-answered-lake.html.csp Quiz time! Please answer the following multiple-choice question: “What is World Book Night?” a. Wait. What did you say? b. Never heard of it. c. Something involving books. Also the world. Also night. d. It’s where all the books in the world get together at night, have a few drinks, have a few more drinks, watch a playoff game on TV and then set a couch on fire when their team loses. e. You tell me. If you answered “a,” you probably weren’t paying attention when I asked the question. Whenever I... Quiz time! Please answer the following multiple-choice question: “What is World Book Night?” a. Wait. What did you say? b. Never heard of it. c. Something involving books. Also the world. Also night. d. It’s where all the books in the world get together at night, have a few drinks, have a few more drinks, watch a playoff game on TV and then set a couch on fire when their team loses. e. You tell me. If you answered “a,” you probably weren’t paying attention when I asked the question. Whenever I... 57818223@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:59:17 MDT Missing Sandy boy rides bike home; stayed overnight at friend’s house http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826160-78/friend-police-parents-arnold.html.csp A missing Sandy boy rode his bicycle home Wednesday morning, only to find police, TV news crews and worried family members camped out in his front yard. The boy rode into the scene about 7:30 a.m. After some relieved hugs from family, he was taken away by police into a back yard to find out where he had been all night. He told him he had stayed the night at a friend’s house, unaware his parents were looking for him. Though surprised by his welcome home, 10-year-old Donevin Smith appeared to be u... A missing Sandy boy rode his bicycle home Wednesday morning, only to find police, TV news crews and worried family members camped out in his front yard. The boy rode into the scene about 7:30 a.m. After some relieved hugs from family, he was taken away by police into a back yard to find out where he had been all night. He told him he had stayed the night at a friend’s house, unaware his parents were looking for him. Though surprised by his welcome home, 10-year-old Donevin Smith appeared to be u... 57826160@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:36:04 MDT Utah forecast: Spring weather to warm body, and soul http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826228-78/forecast-weather-utah-com.html.csp The mystic soul of poet Rainer Maria Rilke seemingly foretold Utah’s forecast when he penned these words: “Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” Whether in rhyme or prose, that sums up weather Thursday. Temperatures will hover around 70 degrees along the Wasatch Front under sunny skies, up a few degrees from Wednesday’s forecast when partly cloud horizons were the rule. Southern Utahns expected springtime perfection on Thursday, when temperatures were to sigh into the... The mystic soul of poet Rainer Maria Rilke seemingly foretold Utah’s forecast when he penned these words: “Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” Whether in rhyme or prose, that sums up weather Thursday. Temperatures will hover around 70 degrees along the Wasatch Front under sunny skies, up a few degrees from Wednesday’s forecast when partly cloud horizons were the rule. Southern Utahns expected springtime perfection on Thursday, when temperatures were to sigh into the... 57826228@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:36:04 MDT Hot models at this year’s New York Auto Show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57827312-79/hyundai-auto-car-sonata.html.csp New York • With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public Friday. HYUNDAI SONATA: The 2011 Hyundai Sonata, with its curvy, creased sides and upscale interior, elevated Hyundai as a brand and prodded competitors to improve their own designs. Now, the 2015 Sonata ditches the curves in favor of clean, taut lines and a more pr... New York • With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public Friday. HYUNDAI SONATA: The 2011 Hyundai Sonata, with its curvy, creased sides and upscale interior, elevated Hyundai as a brand and prodded competitors to improve their own designs. Now, the 2015 Sonata ditches the curves in favor of clean, taut lines and a more pr... 57827312@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:30:49 MDT Editorial: Bundy is a lawbreaker, not a hero http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57822839-82/bundy-government-americans-constitution.html.csp Cliven Bundy and his ragtag band of armed supporters forced the federal government to back down as the roundup of Bundy cattle was called off and the bovines returned to the Nevada rancher. Some declared victory and hailed the outcome a clear blow against tyranny and a win for freedom. Hardly. The only winner in this was a scofflaw who has twice lost in the courts for running cattle where they don’t belong and skipping out on grazing fees. Some 20,000 ranchers in Western states abide by BLM re... Cliven Bundy and his ragtag band of armed supporters forced the federal government to back down as the roundup of Bundy cattle was called off and the bovines returned to the Nevada rancher. Some declared victory and hailed the outcome a clear blow against tyranny and a win for freedom. Hardly. The only winner in this was a scofflaw who has twice lost in the courts for running cattle where they don’t belong and skipping out on grazing fees. Some 20,000 ranchers in Western states abide by BLM re... 57822839@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:34:47 MDT Herbert: Feds say ‘no deal breaker’ in Utah health-care expansion plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57823606-90/care-expanding-health-herbert.html.csp Washington • Gov. Gary Herbert said the White House and outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are inching closer to approving his alternative plan for expanding health-care for low-income Utahns through a block grant to the state, and the governor added that he’s hopeful for a resolution this summer. “The encouraging comment [Sebelius] made to me was, ‘I see nothing here that would be a deal breaker,’” Herbert told The Salt Lake Tribune after leaving the White House on ... Washington • Gov. Gary Herbert said the White House and outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are inching closer to approving his alternative plan for expanding health-care for low-income Utahns through a block grant to the state, and the governor added that he’s hopeful for a resolution this summer. “The encouraging comment [Sebelius] made to me was, ‘I see nothing here that would be a deal breaker,’” Herbert told The Salt Lake Tribune after leaving the White House on ... 57823606@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:23:32 MDT Allstate hiring for new Draper center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57827180-79/allstate-center-draper-service.html.csp Allstate insurance has opened a new service center in Draper and has 35 open positions and plans to hire up to 100 more employees in the next year. “We chose Draper because of its attractive cost of living, a competitive job market and a large talent pool,” said Bill Ballinger, Allstate’s Senior Vice President, Agency Contact Center Operations. “Opening this office will expand Allstate’s service capabilities for our 9,400 agencies and help us better protect our customers.” Of the 35 open positio... Allstate insurance has opened a new service center in Draper and has 35 open positions and plans to hire up to 100 more employees in the next year. “We chose Draper because of its attractive cost of living, a competitive job market and a large talent pool,” said Bill Ballinger, Allstate’s Senior Vice President, Agency Contact Center Operations. “Opening this office will expand Allstate’s service capabilities for our 9,400 agencies and help us better protect our customers.” Of the 35 open positio... 57827180@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:13:02 MDT Ute Tribe, U. of U. reach new agreement over name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57820211-89/tribe-ute-utah-university.html.csp Fort Duchesne • The University of Utah will continue to use the Ute name with the all-important support of Ute Indian Tribe leaders. On Tuesday, the school agreed to a five-year agreement that centers on efforts to help reservation youths. The new memorandum of understanding was signed by U. President David Pershing and Ute Indian Tribe Business Committee chairman Gordon Howell shortly before noon Tuesday in Fort Duchesne. The U. agreed to fund scholarships not only for American Indian students... Fort Duchesne • The University of Utah will continue to use the Ute name with the all-important support of Ute Indian Tribe leaders. On Tuesday, the school agreed to a five-year agreement that centers on efforts to help reservation youths. The new memorandum of understanding was signed by U. President David Pershing and Ute Indian Tribe Business Committee chairman Gordon Howell shortly before noon Tuesday in Fort Duchesne. The U. agreed to fund scholarships not only for American Indian students... 57820211@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:06:20 MDT West Valley City OKs urban chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822846-78/chickens-ordinance-council-valley.html.csp West Valley City • The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that defines female chickens as “household pets,” a designation that allows hens in residential neighborhoods. Until now, chickens were permitted only in agricultural areas in Utah’s second-largest city. The ordinance permits each household to have a total of four pets; for example, a resident could have two dogs and two chickens, or one cat and three chickens. Roosters are still banned. West Valley City Council members, who vo... West Valley City • The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that defines female chickens as “household pets,” a designation that allows hens in residential neighborhoods. Until now, chickens were permitted only in agricultural areas in Utah’s second-largest city. The ordinance permits each household to have a total of four pets; for example, a resident could have two dogs and two chickens, or one cat and three chickens. Roosters are still banned. West Valley City Council members, who vo... 57822846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:54:38 MDT Film review: Humor makes ‘Heaven’ accessible http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57826930-80/film-heaven-son-todd.html.csp A wide-eyed 4-year-old makes a fairly convincing case for the existence of an afterlife in “Heaven Is for Real.” But it’s Greg Kinnear, with his characteristic affability, who just about seals the deal. Humor infuses the film, which opens nationwide Wednesday and is based on the best-selling book. By focusing on the bond between father and son, the movie avoids being heavy-handed or preachy, a wise choice for a film that asserts heaven exists, based on the earnest insistence of a precocious pres... A wide-eyed 4-year-old makes a fairly convincing case for the existence of an afterlife in “Heaven Is for Real.” But it’s Greg Kinnear, with his characteristic affability, who just about seals the deal. Humor infuses the film, which opens nationwide Wednesday and is based on the best-selling book. By focusing on the bond between father and son, the movie avoids being heavy-handed or preachy, a wise choice for a film that asserts heaven exists, based on the earnest insistence of a precocious pres... 57826930@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:52:58 MDT Utah gymnastics: Hostile arenas better than quiet ones for gymnasts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57826823-89/championships-alabama-fans-utah.html.csp During the recent media teleconference for the gymnastics coaches whose teams are participating in the NCAA Championships, Alabama coach Sarah Patterson made sure to go out of her way to welcome teams to Alabama, noting it was the fifth time her state had hosted the nationals. “I couldn’t be prouder,” she said. Nor, probably, more excited about the chances of winning another national title since the Tide will be competing in a familiar setting. Alabama won the SEC title in the same building a fe... During the recent media teleconference for the gymnastics coaches whose teams are participating in the NCAA Championships, Alabama coach Sarah Patterson made sure to go out of her way to welcome teams to Alabama, noting it was the fifth time her state had hosted the nationals. “I couldn’t be prouder,” she said. Nor, probably, more excited about the chances of winning another national title since the Tide will be competing in a familiar setting. Alabama won the SEC title in the same building a fe... 57826823@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:39:24 MDT Kragthorpe: Rockies’ owner can relate to Jazz’s plight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57826174-87/jazz-rockies-monfort-baseball.html.csp As only a neighboring pro sports owner could, Dick Monfort understands what the Jazz are going through. Well, the phenomenon of fans being happy about the Jazz’s losing mystified him, as he watched Monday’s game at EnergySolutions Arena. But having a management strategy and believing in it, through the ups and downs? That part, Monfort gets. Asked what he’s learned in 17 years of baseball, the Colorado Rockies chairman said, “Patience.” That’s what he keeps reminding himself, anyway. And that w... As only a neighboring pro sports owner could, Dick Monfort understands what the Jazz are going through. Well, the phenomenon of fans being happy about the Jazz’s losing mystified him, as he watched Monday’s game at EnergySolutions Arena. But having a management strategy and believing in it, through the ups and downs? That part, Monfort gets. Asked what he’s learned in 17 years of baseball, the Colorado Rockies chairman said, “Patience.” That’s what he keeps reminding himself, anyway. And that w... 57826174@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:28:19 MDT 283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826578-68/ferry-students-south-ship.html.csp Seoul, South Korea • A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making... Seoul, South Korea • A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making... 57826578@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:16:46 MDT Gunman robs Syracuse Dairy Queen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826900-78/black-police-syracuse-dairy.html.csp Syracuse police are looking for handgun-brandishing bandit who held up the local Dairy Queen restaurant. Officer Erin Behm said the male suspect — a 5-foot-6 Latino, masked with a black bandana and sunglasses and clad in a black, yellow and red beanie cap, dark sweatpants and a black athletic jacket — walked into the business at 901 W. 1700 South about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. He approached the counter, pointed his pistol at the clerk, and demanded and received money from the cash register. The gunma... Syracuse police are looking for handgun-brandishing bandit who held up the local Dairy Queen restaurant. Officer Erin Behm said the male suspect — a 5-foot-6 Latino, masked with a black bandana and sunglasses and clad in a black, yellow and red beanie cap, dark sweatpants and a black athletic jacket — walked into the business at 901 W. 1700 South about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. He approached the counter, pointed his pistol at the clerk, and demanded and received money from the cash register. The gunma... 57826900@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:00:02 MDT NBA capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826842-77/points-clippers-nets-knicks.html.csp CLIPPERS 117, NUGGETS 105 LOS ANGELES • Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season. Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, and J.J. Redick added 18 points in the Clippers’ finale at home, where they went 34-7 for another franchise mark. DeAndre Jordan had 13 points and 16 rebounds. The win kept the Clippers in the hun... CLIPPERS 117, NUGGETS 105 LOS ANGELES • Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season. Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, and J.J. Redick added 18 points in the Clippers’ finale at home, where they went 34-7 for another franchise mark. DeAndre Jordan had 13 points and 16 rebounds. The win kept the Clippers in the hun... 57826842@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:32:02 MDT MLB: AL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826821-77/hit-ninth-homered-innings.html.csp RANGERS 5, MARINERS 0 ARLINGTON, Texas • Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night. Fielder ended a 13-game homerless streak to start the season with his new team, hitting a line drive to right-center off former Texas first-round pick Blake Beavan (0-1) leading off the second inning. Two pitches later, Kouzmanoff went deep to left. Kouzmanoff also had two... RANGERS 5, MARINERS 0 ARLINGTON, Texas • Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night. Fielder ended a 13-game homerless streak to start the season with his new team, hitting a line drive to right-center off former Texas first-round pick Blake Beavan (0-1) leading off the second inning. Two pitches later, Kouzmanoff went deep to left. Kouzmanoff also had two... 57826821@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:25:02 MDT MLB: NL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826768-77/hits-innings-game-six.html.csp REDS 7, PIRATES 5 CINCINNATI • Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole’s winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays. First, the NL Central rivals completed a game that was suspended in the sixth inning because of rain the previous night. Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin’s single in the seventh inning, giving the Pirates an 8-7 win. Leak... REDS 7, PIRATES 5 CINCINNATI • Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole’s winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays. First, the NL Central rivals completed a game that was suspended in the sixth inning because of rain the previous night. Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin’s single in the seventh inning, giving the Pirates an 8-7 win. Leak... 57826768@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:08:01 MDT At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826725-77/glasbrenner-boston-marathon-slay.html.csp Little Rock, Ark. • Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours. He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. Glasbrenner cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound. That bump in the road just may have kept the 41-year-old from being in the midst of the chaos. He was three blocks from the finish when the marathon was halted by the t... Little Rock, Ark. • Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours. He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. Glasbrenner cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound. That bump in the road just may have kept the 41-year-old from being in the midst of the chaos. He was three blocks from the finish when the marathon was halted by the t... 57826725@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:07:01 MDT Federer & Nadal into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826706-77/federer-nadal-6-4-6-1.html.csp Moncao • Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday. Federer took just 52 minutes to beat veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2, while Nadal overcame a rusty start to put away Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1. The top-seeded Nadal, who lost the title to Novak Djokovic last year, dropped his opening service game and trailed 3-1 in the first set. But from 4-4, the Spaniard reeled off six straight ga... Moncao • Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday. Federer took just 52 minutes to beat veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2, while Nadal overcame a rusty start to put away Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1. The top-seeded Nadal, who lost the title to Novak Djokovic last year, dropped his opening service game and trailed 3-1 in the first set. But from 4-4, the Spaniard reeled off six straight ga... 57826706@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:02:01 MDT Rolly: Cast-out candidate says convention eviction was Love’s doing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822404-90/county-aalders-party-republican.html.csp A congressional candidate who was kicked out of Saturday’s Salt Lake County Republican Convention says he was asked to leave after paying $300 for a booth because the Mia Love campaign insisted he go. Tim Aalders is a conservative talk-radio commentator who is running in the 4th District as an Independent American Party candidate. He ran for the U.S. Senate in 2012 as a Republican, so he is known in the GOP, but he said he was surprised to be invited to Saturday’s convention because he now repr... A congressional candidate who was kicked out of Saturday’s Salt Lake County Republican Convention says he was asked to leave after paying $300 for a booth because the Mia Love campaign insisted he go. Tim Aalders is a conservative talk-radio commentator who is running in the 4th District as an Independent American Party candidate. He ran for the U.S. Senate in 2012 as a Republican, so he is known in the GOP, but he said he was surprised to be invited to Saturday’s convention because he now repr... 57822404@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:56:15 MDT Law enforcement officers honored for heroic actions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822036-78/miller-officers-honored-van.html.csp It sounded like a run-of-the-mill domestic dispute. A husband was pestering his estranged wife in Taylorsville. Brett Miller, a Salt Lake County sheriff’s deputy, two years on the job, went to the scene and found the suspect’s van — a Ford Econoline with tinted windows. As Miller approached the van, one critical piece of information hadn’t been reported to him: The man had stolen his wife’s shotgun. Miller beamed a flashlight into the van’s rear window and locked eyes with the suspect, who was ... It sounded like a run-of-the-mill domestic dispute. A husband was pestering his estranged wife in Taylorsville. Brett Miller, a Salt Lake County sheriff’s deputy, two years on the job, went to the scene and found the suspect’s van — a Ford Econoline with tinted windows. As Miller approached the van, one critical piece of information hadn’t been reported to him: The man had stolen his wife’s shotgun. Miller beamed a flashlight into the van’s rear window and locked eyes with the suspect, who was ... 57822036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:50:58 MDT