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When Emmy nominations were released on July 10, “Game of Thrones” reigned supreme with 19 nods and “Fargo” - don’cha know - was right behind it with 18. But the hands-down winner was Netflix, which amassed 31 nominations. That’s more than the Fox network. That’s more than all but two cable networks, FX and HBO. That’s more than any outlet would be expected to collect after just two full seasons of original programming. “It’s got the buzz, the mojo, the cool factor that it took more than a decade... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58207680@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:57:02 MDT Bagely cartoon: UTA Executive Bonus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58344526-82/bagley-cartoon-facebook-lake.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday, Aug. 28, 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, Aug. 28, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 58344526@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:41:44 MDT Utah Jazz sign free agent guard Kevin Murphy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58344459-87/jazz-murphy-guard-utah.html.csp A year after being traded away by the Jazz, guard Kevin Murphy has come full circle, signing a deal with Utah on Wednesday. Murphy was the Jazz’s offering to Golden State in the salary dump trade that brought Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins and Brandon Rush to Utah last season. The former second-round draft pick was soon waived and spent last in the D-League. There, he put together an All-Star season for the Idaho Stampede, averaging 25.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.1 steals. He s... A year after being traded away by the Jazz, guard Kevin Murphy has come full circle, signing a deal with Utah on Wednesday. Murphy was the Jazz’s offering to Golden State in the salary dump trade that brought Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins and Brandon Rush to Utah last season. The former second-round draft pick was soon waived and spent last in the D-League. There, he put together an All-Star season for the Idaho Stampede, averaging 25.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.1 steals. He s... 58344459@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:31:01 MDT Letter: Reagan also played golf after tragedy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343094-82/america-chief-golfer-reagan.html.csp I wonder if Derek Lee (“America doesn’t need a golfer-in-chief,” Aug. 22) remembers that his Republican lord and savior Ronald Reagan went golfing the day after 241 U.S. Marines were killed in the bombing of their barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. Probably not. I do not condone his typical tea party mentality, but I do question why your editor would even think for a moment to printing his Fox Noise garbage. No wonder the Salt Lake Tribune is in trouble. Al Lindseth Helper I wonder if Derek Lee (“America doesn’t need a golfer-in-chief,” Aug. 22) remembers that his Republican lord and savior Ronald Reagan went golfing the day after 241 U.S. Marines were killed in the bombing of their barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. Probably not. I do not condone his typical tea party mentality, but I do question why your editor would even think for a moment to printing his Fox Noise garbage. No wonder the Salt Lake Tribune is in trouble. Al Lindseth Helper 58343094@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:02 MDT Letter: UTOPIA is information highway robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343104-82/utopia-cities-council-highway.html.csp Who are the bigger crooks? Shurtleff and Swallow, or the 11 cities and council members who invested millions of taxpayer money into a private company, UTOPIA! Maybe it’s time to investigate the misuse of public funds to profit in misguided adventure which has not shown a profit in over 10 years. Now six of the 11 cities want to continue to impose this outrageous burden on all their constituents for a mere $20 a month for 30 plus years. The city council members are having a hard time trying to j... Who are the bigger crooks? Shurtleff and Swallow, or the 11 cities and council members who invested millions of taxpayer money into a private company, UTOPIA! Maybe it’s time to investigate the misuse of public funds to profit in misguided adventure which has not shown a profit in over 10 years. Now six of the 11 cities want to continue to impose this outrageous burden on all their constituents for a mere $20 a month for 30 plus years. The city council members are having a hard time trying to j... 58343104@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:02 MDT Letter: Cyclists, motorists both need to clean up act http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343123-82/cyclists-motorists-absorbed-behavior.html.csp I am tired of all these letters regarding inconsiderate and self-absorbed cyclists and motorists. Not a day goes by where I do not see a cyclist and/or driver exhibiting poor behavior on the road. I have seen more than my fair share of both cyclists and motorists blowing stops signs, not staying their lane, failure to yield, etc, etc. — all of which have damn near hit me while on my bike or in my car. The vast majority cyclists and motorists need a serious dose of driving school 101. I am willin... I am tired of all these letters regarding inconsiderate and self-absorbed cyclists and motorists. Not a day goes by where I do not see a cyclist and/or driver exhibiting poor behavior on the road. I have seen more than my fair share of both cyclists and motorists blowing stops signs, not staying their lane, failure to yield, etc, etc. — all of which have damn near hit me while on my bike or in my car. The vast majority cyclists and motorists need a serious dose of driving school 101. I am willin... 58343123@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:02 MDT Letter: Recreation fees are double taxation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343133-82/fees-bishop-double-federal.html.csp As the National Parks Service celebrates its 98th birthday, Rob Bishop, U. S. House of Representatives District 1, has introduced the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 2014 (HR 5204) to charge access fees for our national forests and other federal public lands. Yes, fees in addition to the taxes already paid. Imagine a fee to hike, ride your horse, snowmobile, ride an ATV or picnic. A fee to use the now free shuttle buses at Zion and Bryce national parks, or stop at a vi... As the National Parks Service celebrates its 98th birthday, Rob Bishop, U. S. House of Representatives District 1, has introduced the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 2014 (HR 5204) to charge access fees for our national forests and other federal public lands. Yes, fees in addition to the taxes already paid. Imagine a fee to hike, ride your horse, snowmobile, ride an ATV or picnic. A fee to use the now free shuttle buses at Zion and Bryce national parks, or stop at a vi... 58343133@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:02 MDT Letter: Thoughts on Park City’s impasse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338302-82/pcmr-impasse-lease-park.html.csp Some thoughts on the Park City impasse: 1. Calling PCMR’s failure to renew the lease a “clerical error” is like referring to the civil war as the “unpleasantness” of the 19th century. 2. It is unlikely that the economic sky will fall in either Summit county or Utah regardless of who prevails in this dispute. (a.) Even if PCMR were not to operate in 2014-2015 many of their patrons are likely to visit Deer Valley or the Canyons. (b.) If the highest and best use of the property is a ski resort ... Some thoughts on the Park City impasse: 1. Calling PCMR’s failure to renew the lease a “clerical error” is like referring to the civil war as the “unpleasantness” of the 19th century. 2. It is unlikely that the economic sky will fall in either Summit county or Utah regardless of who prevails in this dispute. (a.) Even if PCMR were not to operate in 2014-2015 many of their patrons are likely to visit Deer Valley or the Canyons. (b.) If the highest and best use of the property is a ski resort ... 58338302@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:01 MDT Letter: Don’t rush to judge bus driver http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343079-82/bus-child-driver-seat.html.csp A lot has been said about the bus driver who is charged for touching a couple of girls inappropriately while buckling them in their seat belts. Without being there, it’s impossible to know exactly what went on, but anyone who has tried to buckle a young child in a seat must know that in order to strap them in properly, it’s almost impossible to put the child in the seat without sitting them on top of the strap that goes in front of them. Grabbing the strap requires reaching under the child and... A lot has been said about the bus driver who is charged for touching a couple of girls inappropriately while buckling them in their seat belts. Without being there, it’s impossible to know exactly what went on, but anyone who has tried to buckle a young child in a seat must know that in order to strap them in properly, it’s almost impossible to put the child in the seat without sitting them on top of the strap that goes in front of them. Grabbing the strap requires reaching under the child and... 58343079@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:01 MDT Editorial: Utah should do more to rescue unwanted infants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343488-82/utah-child-infant-laws.html.csp No questions asked. Those are three words that can save a life. Life in its most precious and vulnerable state. Laws in all 50 states provide that a woman who has given birth to a child that she does not want or cannot care for can surrender that child to state custody at a specified place — usually a hospital — and walk away with no questions asked. Those statutes, known as Safe Havens laws, were enacted in a wave that began in Texas in 1999. They were a clear-eyed and humane reaction to what... No questions asked. Those are three words that can save a life. Life in its most precious and vulnerable state. Laws in all 50 states provide that a woman who has given birth to a child that she does not want or cannot care for can surrender that child to state custody at a specified place — usually a hospital — and walk away with no questions asked. Those statutes, known as Safe Havens laws, were enacted in a wave that began in Texas in 1999. They were a clear-eyed and humane reaction to what... 58343488@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:01 MDT Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58251256-79/allen-seniors-rosenfeld-agencies.html.csp NEW YORK • It’s not exactly “The Golden Girls,” but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it’ll do. Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs around the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting some much-needed companionship. “It’s a wonderful arrangement,” said the white-haired Rosenfeld, who when asked her age will only say she’s a senior citizen. “The way the rents are these days, I couldn’t stay here without it.” She shares her... NEW YORK • It’s not exactly “The Golden Girls,” but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it’ll do. Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs around the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting some much-needed companionship. “It’s a wonderful arrangement,” said the white-haired Rosenfeld, who when asked her age will only say she’s a senior citizen. “The way the rents are these days, I couldn’t stay here without it.” She shares her... 58251256@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:15:01 MDT BYU volleyball: Hamson’s return has Cougars thinking big http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58344122-88/hamson-volleyball-olmstead-byu.html.csp Provo • When friends, boosters and family members ask fourth-year BYU women’s volleyball coach Shawn Olmstead about his 2014 recruiting class, he has a simple, one-sentence reply. “We get a girl named Jennifer Hamson back, and that’s our biggest recruit of the year,” he says. That would be 2012 AVCA First-Team All-American and West Coast Conference Player of the Year Jennifer Hamson, who put her volleyball career on hold in 2013 in order to play for the BYU women’s basketball team full-time. Ham... Provo • When friends, boosters and family members ask fourth-year BYU women’s volleyball coach Shawn Olmstead about his 2014 recruiting class, he has a simple, one-sentence reply. “We get a girl named Jennifer Hamson back, and that’s our biggest recruit of the year,” he says. That would be 2012 AVCA First-Team All-American and West Coast Conference Player of the Year Jennifer Hamson, who put her volleyball career on hold in 2013 in order to play for the BYU women’s basketball team full-time. Ham... 58344122@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:41:12 MDT Recreation: North Face Endurance Challenge coming to Park City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58342944-117/park-race-face-north.html.csp Park City is a resort town, known for relaxation and vacation. However, for a couple of days in October, “vacation” will be the last word on the mind of trail runners from all over the world as they charge through 50 miles of Park City trails at 10,000 feet of elevation in the North Face Endurance Challenge. “It’s not the North Face big walk,” says Nick Moore, director of the Park City race. The Endurance Challenge will come to Utah for the first time, one of several stops on the 2014 North F... Park City is a resort town, known for relaxation and vacation. However, for a couple of days in October, “vacation” will be the last word on the mind of trail runners from all over the world as they charge through 50 miles of Park City trails at 10,000 feet of elevation in the North Face Endurance Challenge. “It’s not the North Face big walk,” says Nick Moore, director of the Park City race. The Endurance Challenge will come to Utah for the first time, one of several stops on the 2014 North F... 58342944@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:31:02 MDT Utah football: Whittingham, Christensen come full circle vs. Idaho St. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58340283-89/utah-whittingham-christensen-fifita.html.csp Were it not for their time at Idaho State, Kyle Whittingham and Dave Christensen wouldn’t be coaching together at Utah. Were it not for their time at Utah, Spencer Toone and Steve Fifita wouldn’t be coaching together at Idaho State. Between the four, such symmetries abound. It’s been almost a quarter-century since Utah’s head coach and offensive coordinator first bonded as assistant coaches in Pocatello. Thursday, their reunion tour begins against the team that gave them their start. And on the... Were it not for their time at Idaho State, Kyle Whittingham and Dave Christensen wouldn’t be coaching together at Utah. Were it not for their time at Utah, Spencer Toone and Steve Fifita wouldn’t be coaching together at Idaho State. Between the four, such symmetries abound. It’s been almost a quarter-century since Utah’s head coach and offensive coordinator first bonded as assistant coaches in Pocatello. Thursday, their reunion tour begins against the team that gave them their start. And on the... 58340283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:16:50 MDT Utah State football: Aggies tired of losing the big ones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342994-77/aggies-game-utah-win.html.csp Logan • Zach Vigil hates going to the dentist, but not because he is afraid of the drill, doesn’t like shots or has an aversion to getting his mouth poked and prodded. No, it’s because of the conversations he hears while trapped in a chair. “You go there or anywhere and it’s almost always the same — you hear how we didn’t win the big game or how we came close but just not quite there,” he said. “It’s so irritating. We know we can perform on a big stage and at the highest level. You want to win t... Logan • Zach Vigil hates going to the dentist, but not because he is afraid of the drill, doesn’t like shots or has an aversion to getting his mouth poked and prodded. No, it’s because of the conversations he hears while trapped in a chair. “You go there or anywhere and it’s almost always the same — you hear how we didn’t win the big game or how we came close but just not quite there,” he said. “It’s so irritating. We know we can perform on a big stage and at the highest level. You want to win t... 58342994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:16:34 MDT BYU football: Independence means Cougars see the USA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58343224-88/cougars-byu-season-state.html.csp Provo • There’s no conference championship to play for this season, and BYU’s chances of making it to the new four-team College Football Playoff are as likely as a Democrat winning an election in Utah County. Even an undefeated season probably won’t be enough, according to many national college football experts. But at least the Cougars will see the country in 2014, beginning this weekend when they travel to the Northeast for the first time since 2006 to take on the UConn Huskies on Friday (5 p.... Provo • There’s no conference championship to play for this season, and BYU’s chances of making it to the new four-team College Football Playoff are as likely as a Democrat winning an election in Utah County. Even an undefeated season probably won’t be enough, according to many national college football experts. But at least the Cougars will see the country in 2014, beginning this weekend when they travel to the Northeast for the first time since 2006 to take on the UConn Huskies on Friday (5 p.... 58343224@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:58:37 MDT Stanley Cup: Utah’s King, Trevor Lewis, brings trophy home again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344026-77/lewis-cup-kings-game.html.csp The Stanley Cup Final never ends exactly the way young Trevor Lewis and his friends pictured it when they were shooting pucks on his driveway in Cottonwood Heights, pretending they were playing in Game 7. The real thing will have to do. Lewis and his Los Angeles Kings teammates always win the Cup in five or six games of the Final series, and the Salt Lake City native keeps bringing the iconic trophy home. Lewis, 27, displayed the Cup again Wednesday, almost exactly two years since his first oppo... The Stanley Cup Final never ends exactly the way young Trevor Lewis and his friends pictured it when they were shooting pucks on his driveway in Cottonwood Heights, pretending they were playing in Game 7. The real thing will have to do. Lewis and his Los Angeles Kings teammates always win the Cup in five or six games of the Final series, and the Salt Lake City native keeps bringing the iconic trophy home. Lewis, 27, displayed the Cup again Wednesday, almost exactly two years since his first oppo... 58344026@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:16:12 MDT Find local food, art Thursdays at University of Utah’s farmers market http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338915-78/market-utah-farmers-campus.html.csp Celebrating themes from Utah’s bees to pets to sustainable sweets, the University of Utah’s on-campus farmer’s market will offer local produce and art beginning this week through early October. The weekly Thursday market — which is open to the public — invites local growers and artisans to supply fresh produce, arts and crafts and other wares. The market will kick off Thursday with Sustainability Day, educating shoppers about recycling, solar power and other issues. This year, U. students and a... Celebrating themes from Utah’s bees to pets to sustainable sweets, the University of Utah’s on-campus farmer’s market will offer local produce and art beginning this week through early October. The weekly Thursday market — which is open to the public — invites local growers and artisans to supply fresh produce, arts and crafts and other wares. The market will kick off Thursday with Sustainability Day, educating shoppers about recycling, solar power and other issues. This year, U. students and a... 58338915@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:01:41 MDT 91 people died on Utah roads this summer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58343390-90/braceras-construction-crash-driving.html.csp The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the “100 deadliest days” of summer driving — and state highway officials openly hope that Utahns drive more safely this holiday than they have during the rest of the summer. “We haven’t done too well over these last 100 deadliest days,” said Carlos Braceras, executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation. “We had 91 fatalities so far, and that’s up by 18 from last summer,” a hike of 25 percent since Memorial Day weekend, he said. “Trad... The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the “100 deadliest days” of summer driving — and state highway officials openly hope that Utahns drive more safely this holiday than they have during the rest of the summer. “We haven’t done too well over these last 100 deadliest days,” said Carlos Braceras, executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation. “We had 91 fatalities so far, and that’s up by 18 from last summer,” a hike of 25 percent since Memorial Day weekend, he said. “Trad... 58343390@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:00:29 MDT Once in the shadows, gay bathhouses seek attention http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343810-79/bathhouses-bathhouse-gay-angeles.html.csp Los Angeles • Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open. Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach. Others tout their upscale amenities like plush towels and marble baths. A bathhouse in Ohio has even added hotel rooms and a nightclub. Gone are the days when bathhouses drew crowds just by offering a discreet place for gays to meet, share saunas and, often, have sex. “The acceptance of gays has... Los Angeles • Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open. Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach. Others tout their upscale amenities like plush towels and marble baths. A bathhouse in Ohio has even added hotel rooms and a nightclub. Gone are the days when bathhouses drew crowds just by offering a discreet place for gays to meet, share saunas and, often, have sex. “The acceptance of gays has... 58343810@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:39:01 MDT Analysts betting interest rates will rise in Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343974-79/mexico-percent-economy-growth.html.csp Mexico City • After Mexico’s economy failed to gain much traction during President Enrique Pena Nieto’s first two years in office, growth is finally starting to pick up. That’s prompted traders to predict the first interest-rate increase since 2008. The odds that Banco de Mexico will lift its benchmark rate in the next year have jumped to 32 percent, from zero two weeks ago, after an Aug. 21 report showed the economy grew faster than analysts’ estimates in the second quarter. The central bank ha... Mexico City • After Mexico’s economy failed to gain much traction during President Enrique Pena Nieto’s first two years in office, growth is finally starting to pick up. That’s prompted traders to predict the first interest-rate increase since 2008. The odds that Banco de Mexico will lift its benchmark rate in the next year have jumped to 32 percent, from zero two weeks ago, after an Aug. 21 report showed the economy grew faster than analysts’ estimates in the second quarter. The central bank ha... 58343974@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:39:01 MDT State cracks down on three e-cigarette marketers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343358-79/utah-act-consumer-llc.html.csp Three companies marketing e-cigarettes online in Utah could face fines of up to $1.1 million for 451 alleged violations of consumer-safety laws. The Utah Division of Consumer Protection filed charges Tuesday against: • Vapex LLC, with addresses in Bountiful, for 329 counts of violating the Utah Consumer Sales Practices Act and the Utah Telephone Fraud Prevention Act, maximum possible fine $822,500; • Sinless Valpor LLC, Heber City, for 94 counts of violating the Sales Practices Act, maximum pote... Three companies marketing e-cigarettes online in Utah could face fines of up to $1.1 million for 451 alleged violations of consumer-safety laws. The Utah Division of Consumer Protection filed charges Tuesday against: • Vapex LLC, with addresses in Bountiful, for 329 counts of violating the Utah Consumer Sales Practices Act and the Utah Telephone Fraud Prevention Act, maximum possible fine $822,500; • Sinless Valpor LLC, Heber City, for 94 counts of violating the Sales Practices Act, maximum pote... 58343358@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:36:42 MDT Uber wins court ruling stopping German city ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343991-79/uber-ban-court-german.html.csp Berlin • Uber Technologies Inc., maker of the ride-hailing application that’s being challenged by taxi drivers around the globe, won a bid to halt a municipal agency’s decision to ban the service in the German city of Hamburg. An administrative court ruled Wednesday that the wrong city agency issued the ban and Hamburg can’t enforce the restriction while it reviews a challenge filed by the company, court spokesman Andreas Lambiris said. Another agency at the city has jurisdiction over the matter... Berlin • Uber Technologies Inc., maker of the ride-hailing application that’s being challenged by taxi drivers around the globe, won a bid to halt a municipal agency’s decision to ban the service in the German city of Hamburg. An administrative court ruled Wednesday that the wrong city agency issued the ban and Hamburg can’t enforce the restriction while it reviews a challenge filed by the company, court spokesman Andreas Lambiris said. Another agency at the city has jurisdiction over the matter... 58343991@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:28:02 MDT No charges for Utah mom whose child died in hot car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58343829-78/skyah-car-belnap-april.html.csp The Washington County attorney announced Wednesday that he will not be filing file criminal charges against a Hurricane mother who left her 11-month-old daughter inside a hot car last month. Skyah Suwyn died Aug. 1, after her mother, April Suwyn, inadvertently left the infant in the car for over an hour while temperatures reached the 80s. Prosecutors determined the evidence showed that “rather than abandoning Skyah, [the mother] acted under the erroneous belief that Skyah was napping safely in h... The Washington County attorney announced Wednesday that he will not be filing file criminal charges against a Hurricane mother who left her 11-month-old daughter inside a hot car last month. Skyah Suwyn died Aug. 1, after her mother, April Suwyn, inadvertently left the infant in the car for over an hour while temperatures reached the 80s. Prosecutors determined the evidence showed that “rather than abandoning Skyah, [the mother] acted under the erroneous belief that Skyah was napping safely in h... 58343829@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:29 MDT China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343966-79/mobile-china-percent-data.html.csp Beijing • China Telecom Ltd., one of the country’s three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew. The Beijing-based company earned $1.9 billion, or 2 U.S. cents per share, in the six months ended June 30. Revenue rose 5.3 percent to $27.2 billion. Profits for China Telecom and its rivals, China Mobile Ltd. and China Unicom Ltd., have been squeezed by intense competition and the costs of r... Beijing • China Telecom Ltd., one of the country’s three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew. The Beijing-based company earned $1.9 billion, or 2 U.S. cents per share, in the six months ended June 30. Revenue rose 5.3 percent to $27.2 billion. Profits for China Telecom and its rivals, China Mobile Ltd. and China Unicom Ltd., have been squeezed by intense competition and the costs of r... 58343966@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:02 MDT Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343960-79/hackerspaces-turn-altman-ideas.html.csp Mesa, Ariz. • At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world — or just make cool things. They are part of a growing global movement of so-called hackerspaces. The idea for places where people could experiment began to take shape in the U.S. after Mitch Altman, 57, founder of a similar setup in San Francisco called Noisebridge, and other Americans attended a 2007 computin... Mesa, Ariz. • At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world — or just make cool things. They are part of a growing global movement of so-called hackerspaces. The idea for places where people could experiment began to take shape in the U.S. after Mitch Altman, 57, founder of a similar setup in San Francisco called Noisebridge, and other Americans attended a 2007 computin... 58343960@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:16:01 MDT Dad: Utah woman accused of putting baby in trash has disability http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342906-78/englert-baby-jail-daughter.html.csp The father of the woman accused of dumping her baby in a Kearns trash can says his daughter suffers from a learning disability that prevents her from comprehending the significance of her actions. “She doesn’t even realize that it’s a crime and it’s bad,” said Robert Englert, whose 23-year-old daughter Alicia Marie Englert has been in the Salt Lake County jail since Tuesday night. “Even when the police were taking her to jail, she thought they were taking her to her room.” Robert Englert recover... The father of the woman accused of dumping her baby in a Kearns trash can says his daughter suffers from a learning disability that prevents her from comprehending the significance of her actions. “She doesn’t even realize that it’s a crime and it’s bad,” said Robert Englert, whose 23-year-old daughter Alicia Marie Englert has been in the Salt Lake County jail since Tuesday night. “Even when the police were taking her to jail, she thought they were taking her to her room.” Robert Englert recover... 58342906@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:10:31 MDT Is James Foley a martyr? Brutal death sparks faith-based debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58343708-80/foley-martyr-martyrdom-faith.html.csp From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint. Yet that characterization has left others uneasy, and the discussion is raising larger questions about what constitutes martyrdom. Foley’s parents seemed to validate the martyrdom label when his father, John, spoke at an emotional news c... From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint. Yet that characterization has left others uneasy, and the discussion is raising larger questions about what constitutes martyrdom. Foley’s parents seemed to validate the martyrdom label when his father, John, spoke at an emotional news c... 58343708@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:10:20 MDT Utah police catch baseball bat vandals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58343122-78/police-ford-truck-suspects.html.csp Two joyriders were arrested Tuesday morning after they allegedly drove through Cottonwood Heights leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. A resident near 2600 East and 6500 South called police about 3 a.m. to report that people were driving through the neighborhood smashing mailboxes and parked cars with a baseball bat, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. An officer drove to the area and began to follow a suspicious truck when he saw one of the occupants smash a mailbox. When... Two joyriders were arrested Tuesday morning after they allegedly drove through Cottonwood Heights leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. A resident near 2600 East and 6500 South called police about 3 a.m. to report that people were driving through the neighborhood smashing mailboxes and parked cars with a baseball bat, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. An officer drove to the area and began to follow a suspicious truck when he saw one of the occupants smash a mailbox. When... 58343122@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:09:27 MDT Spiders force Suzuki to recall midsize cars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343848-79/cars-suzuki-recall-midsize.html.csp Detroit • Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars. The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow. If that happens, it can cause the gas tank to deform, causing cracks, fuel leaks and possible fires. The recall was prompted by seven reports of the problem. Service centers will replace the vent line with one that has a filter on the end. They’ll also replace gas tanks if necessary. The problem hasn’... Detroit • Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars. The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow. If that happens, it can cause the gas tank to deform, causing cracks, fuel leaks and possible fires. The recall was prompted by seven reports of the problem. Service centers will replace the vent line with one that has a filter on the end. They’ll also replace gas tanks if necessary. The problem hasn’... 58343848@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:55:02 MDT Spanish retail chain pulls kids’ shirt after outcry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343834-79/shirt-inditex-camps-chain.html.csp Madrid • Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children’s shirt that triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to wear at Nazi concentration camps. The long-sleeved shirt with horizontal dark stripes and a six-pointed yellow star on the left side of the chest prompted a storm on social media, with many people finding the shirt distasteful because it conjured up memories of the Holocaust. “It was only on sale for a few h... Madrid • Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children’s shirt that triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to wear at Nazi concentration camps. The long-sleeved shirt with horizontal dark stripes and a six-pointed yellow star on the left side of the chest prompted a storm on social media, with many people finding the shirt distasteful because it conjured up memories of the Holocaust. “It was only on sale for a few h... 58343834@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:50:01 MDT Restaurant review: Rye rocks in space next to Urban Lounge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58298211-223/rye-urban-diner-service.html.csp A lot of people who visit Salt Lake City for the first time don’t know where to get drinks and dinner. Some don’t even know if you can drink in Utah’s capital city. So let’s give props to the owners of Rye for clearing up the confusion, at least for musicians who visit Salt Lake to play at Urban Lounge. The owners of Rye — Chris Wright, Lance Saunders and Will Sartain — also own the adjacent Urban Lounge and thought a diner was a natural extension, not only for their musical acts but for those... A lot of people who visit Salt Lake City for the first time don’t know where to get drinks and dinner. Some don’t even know if you can drink in Utah’s capital city. So let’s give props to the owners of Rye for clearing up the confusion, at least for musicians who visit Salt Lake to play at Urban Lounge. The owners of Rye — Chris Wright, Lance Saunders and Will Sartain — also own the adjacent Urban Lounge and thought a diner was a natural extension, not only for their musical acts but for those... 58298211@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:46:56 MDT Citing Ebola, Air France suspends African flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343786-79/flights-leone-sierra-ebola.html.csp Paris • France recommended Wednesday that its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola there, and Air France temporarily suspended its three flights a week to Sierra Leone. The disease has now killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa. Air France announced that it temporarily halted its flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone because of the Ebola outbreak there and at the request of the French government. The French national carrier said it i... Paris • France recommended Wednesday that its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola there, and Air France temporarily suspended its three flights a week to Sierra Leone. The disease has now killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa. Air France announced that it temporarily halted its flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone because of the Ebola outbreak there and at the request of the French government. The French national carrier said it i... 58343786@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:41:02 MDT Alibaba’s revenue growth surges in latest quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343779-79/alibaba-company-billion-ipo.html.csp San Francisco • Alibaba’s quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could become the technology industry’s most lucrative IPO. The latest evidence of Alibaba’s financial allure surfaced in a regulatory update filed Wednesday as the company prepares to complete its initial public offering of stock next month. Alibaba’s latest quarter ending June 30 was highlighted by revenue of $2.54 billion, a 46 percent incre... San Francisco • Alibaba’s quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could become the technology industry’s most lucrative IPO. The latest evidence of Alibaba’s financial allure surfaced in a regulatory update filed Wednesday as the company prepares to complete its initial public offering of stock next month. Alibaba’s latest quarter ending June 30 was highlighted by revenue of $2.54 billion, a 46 percent incre... 58343779@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:37:02 MDT Low-budget Ryanair launches business class http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343772-79/ryanair-business-class-travel.html.csp Dublin • European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times. Marketed under the slogan “Your boss will approve,” the new ticket reverses some of the airline’s more reviled policies for fee-dazzled travelers. The Dublin-based company, long Europe’s fastest-growing airline with a sell-it-cheap, stack-‘em-high philosophy, says it hopes to capture three-fourths of all business travel between Britain and Irelan... Dublin • European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times. Marketed under the slogan “Your boss will approve,” the new ticket reverses some of the airline’s more reviled policies for fee-dazzled travelers. The Dublin-based company, long Europe’s fastest-growing airline with a sell-it-cheap, stack-‘em-high philosophy, says it hopes to capture three-fourths of all business travel between Britain and Irelan... 58343772@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:34:02 MDT GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343738-79/hill-spring-factory-cadillac.html.csp Spring Hill, Tenn. • General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The company also announced Wednesday it will add production of some small gasoline engines to the Spring Hill complex. The additions will bring more jobs to Spring Hill, but a spokesman wouldn’t give specifics on how many would be added to the sprawling former Saturn facility about 40 miles south of Nashville. All GM said in a statement is... Spring Hill, Tenn. • General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The company also announced Wednesday it will add production of some small gasoline engines to the Spring Hill complex. The additions will bring more jobs to Spring Hill, but a spokesman wouldn’t give specifics on how many would be added to the sprawling former Saturn facility about 40 miles south of Nashville. All GM said in a statement is... 58343738@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:29:01 MDT Recipe: An easy 2-step process to get more from eggplants, tomatoes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326603-223/tomatoes-eggplants-minutes-onions.html.csp Want to get the most out of your late summer tomatoes and eggplants? Try the simple two-step prep we use for these easy crostini. We start by salting and draining the eggplants and tomatoes. This removes excess water, which not only makes for a meatier texture, it also concentrates the flavors. After the draining, the vegetables are roasted, which caramelizes their natural sugars, further deepening the flavors. The result is incredibly rich and naturally sweet. The whole thing gets tied together... Want to get the most out of your late summer tomatoes and eggplants? Try the simple two-step prep we use for these easy crostini. We start by salting and draining the eggplants and tomatoes. This removes excess water, which not only makes for a meatier texture, it also concentrates the flavors. After the draining, the vegetables are roasted, which caramelizes their natural sugars, further deepening the flavors. The result is incredibly rich and naturally sweet. The whole thing gets tied together... 58326603@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:28:35 MDT Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343263-68/ads-vote-campaign-carolina.html.csp EDITOR’S NOTE — Labor Day kicks off a two-month sprint toward Election Day. This story is part of a package that sets the stage for the November elections. Des Moines, Iowa • Iowa’s airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority. The ads come one after another in an onslaught of spin that galls voters. “In Iowa you see a lot of ads. You learn to identify the ones that are trying to feed you full ... EDITOR’S NOTE — Labor Day kicks off a two-month sprint toward Election Day. This story is part of a package that sets the stage for the November elections. Des Moines, Iowa • Iowa’s airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority. The ads come one after another in an onslaught of spin that galls voters. “In Iowa you see a lot of ads. You learn to identify the ones that are trying to feed you full ... 58343263@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:26:29 MDT Anne Frank’s stepsister recalls her own Holocaust nightmare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58340243-80/schloss-anne-frank-family.html.csp Park City • Eva Schloss is not as well-known as her famous stepsister, Anne Frank, but her experience in the Holocaust was no less harrowing. As a young girl, Schloss faced anti-Semitic discrimination — first in Vienna, then in Amsterdam, where her family fled. She, her parents and her brother hid for two years in seven Dutch safe houses. They eventually were betrayed by a double-agent nurse. The 85-year-old survivor recounted her experiences Tuesday night at a special fundraiser organized by R... Park City • Eva Schloss is not as well-known as her famous stepsister, Anne Frank, but her experience in the Holocaust was no less harrowing. As a young girl, Schloss faced anti-Semitic discrimination — first in Vienna, then in Amsterdam, where her family fled. She, her parents and her brother hid for two years in seven Dutch safe houses. They eventually were betrayed by a double-agent nurse. The 85-year-old survivor recounted her experiences Tuesday night at a special fundraiser organized by R... 58340243@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:25:39 MDT SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343717-79/securities-agencies-ratings-rules.html.csp Washington • Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers’ credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators. The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the rules for securities linked to mortgages and auto loans on a 5-0 vote. The commissioners also imposed new conflict-of-interest rules on the agencies that rate the debt of companies, governments and issu... Washington • Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers’ credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators. The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the rules for securities linked to mortgages and auto loans on a 5-0 vote. The commissioners also imposed new conflict-of-interest rules on the agencies that rate the debt of companies, governments and issu... 58343717@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:25:02 MDT Audit blasts UTA, says it gave millions in sweetheart deals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58338545-90/audit-auditors-board-compensation.html.csp The Utah Transit Authority “prepaid” a developer $10 million to construct a parking garage — which it turns out he never built — just after he made a multimillion-dollar deal benefiting a UTA board member. The agency never got all the money back from that advance. The troublesome incident is one of many described in a blistering, yearlong legislative audit into UTA operations that was released Tuesday. It complains about other sweetheart deals, extravagant pay and bonuses, failure to plan well... The Utah Transit Authority “prepaid” a developer $10 million to construct a parking garage — which it turns out he never built — just after he made a multimillion-dollar deal benefiting a UTA board member. The agency never got all the money back from that advance. The troublesome incident is one of many described in a blistering, yearlong legislative audit into UTA operations that was released Tuesday. It complains about other sweetheart deals, extravagant pay and bonuses, failure to plan well... 58338545@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:01:42 MDT Sales tax votes? Only in a general election year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339418-78/council-tax-snelgrove-election.html.csp Unless there’s an emergency, the Salt Lake County Council wants all votes on proposed sales and use tax increases to take place in a general election year. “We just want as many voters as possible engaged in the process of raising taxes or not raising taxes,” said Democratic Council Sam Granato, who teamed with Republican Councilman Richard Snelgrove to sponsor an ordinance to maximize public participation in tax matters directly impacting pocketbooks. Snelgrove noted that the ordinance prohibit... Unless there’s an emergency, the Salt Lake County Council wants all votes on proposed sales and use tax increases to take place in a general election year. “We just want as many voters as possible engaged in the process of raising taxes or not raising taxes,” said Democratic Council Sam Granato, who teamed with Republican Councilman Richard Snelgrove to sponsor an ordinance to maximize public participation in tax matters directly impacting pocketbooks. Snelgrove noted that the ordinance prohibit... 58339418@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:44:33 MDT AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war’s end in Gaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343274-68/hamas-israel-gaza-palestinian.html.csp Tel Aviv, Israel • The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza. In a sense, Israel got what it wanted: Hamas stopped firing rockets in exchange for mostly vague promises and future talks. But the cost to Israel was huge: Beyond the 70 people killed — all but six of them soldiers — the economy has been set... Tel Aviv, Israel • The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza. In a sense, Israel got what it wanted: Hamas stopped firing rockets in exchange for mostly vague promises and future talks. But the cost to Israel was huge: Beyond the 70 people killed — all but six of them soldiers — the economy has been set... 58343274@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:41:59 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes need to make offensive impression in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342283-77/utes-utah-whittingham-season.html.csp The biggest question about Utah’s football season opener vs. Idaho State is what fraction of the Utes’ total this win will represent, three months from now. One-fifth? One-sixth? ESPN’s Football Power Index projects 5.3 victories for the Utes in the 12-game schedule, while ranking them No. 37. To me, the “point-three” is just as important as the “five.” There’s room for subjectivity, in other words, and it starts Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Artistic impression is important in judging... The biggest question about Utah’s football season opener vs. Idaho State is what fraction of the Utes’ total this win will represent, three months from now. One-fifth? One-sixth? ESPN’s Football Power Index projects 5.3 victories for the Utes in the 12-game schedule, while ranking them No. 37. To me, the “point-three” is just as important as the “five.” There’s room for subjectivity, in other words, and it starts Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Artistic impression is important in judging... 58342283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:29:49 MDT Weber State opens Jay Hill era against No. 19 Arizona State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343354-77/state-hill-weber-arizona.html.csp Tempe, Ariz. • Weber State hopes its second game against a Pac-12 opponent goes better than the first. Last year, the Wildcats visited Utah and were mauled, 70-7. The loss seemed to put them on their heels for the rest of the season. They finished 2-10 and lacked competitiveness on the road, where they lost seven games by a combined 358-68. This year, Weber State hopes its opener at Arizona State provides a springboard to better things, even though beating the 19th-ranked Sun Devils would be a m... Tempe, Ariz. • Weber State hopes its second game against a Pac-12 opponent goes better than the first. Last year, the Wildcats visited Utah and were mauled, 70-7. The loss seemed to put them on their heels for the rest of the season. They finished 2-10 and lacked competitiveness on the road, where they lost seven games by a combined 358-68. This year, Weber State hopes its opener at Arizona State provides a springboard to better things, even though beating the 19th-ranked Sun Devils would be a m... 58343354@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:29:49 MDT Luxury fashion takes on wearable fitness technology http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339917-223/fashion-technology-designers-lauren.html.csp Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage. “We actually think the fashion industry should be in the driver’s seat,” Ayse Ildeniz, vice president of business development and strategy for Intel’s new devices group, said at a January event in Las Vegas. Designers are listening. Luxury brand Ralph Lauren plans to u... Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage. “We actually think the fashion industry should be in the driver’s seat,” Ayse Ildeniz, vice president of business development and strategy for Intel’s new devices group, said at a January event in Las Vegas. Designers are listening. Luxury brand Ralph Lauren plans to u... 58339917@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:23:02 MDT Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp Salt Lake City’s Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon. Incumbent Sean Reyes missed the debate because he was out of town, his aides said. Club officials say they extended the invitation in June to the Republican nominee and his Democratic rival, Charles Stormont. Hatch, who also is the events coordinator for Rotary International’... Salt Lake City’s Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon. Incumbent Sean Reyes missed the debate because he was out of town, his aides said. Club officials say they extended the invitation in June to the Republican nominee and his Democratic rival, Charles Stormont. Hatch, who also is the events coordinator for Rotary International’... 58339625@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:17:25 MDT DABC grants winery license in polygamous community in southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339267-223/utah-hildale-license-wine.html.csp The tiny polygamous community of Hildale one day could become a Utah wine destination. The state liquor commission unanimously granted a wine-manufacturing license Tuesday to Vintage Reserve Estates in Hildale, which straddles the Utah and Arizona border and is best known as the headquarters for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Many adults in the FLDS community practice plural marriage and — unlike members of Utah’s predominant Mormon faith — are known to drink alc... The tiny polygamous community of Hildale one day could become a Utah wine destination. The state liquor commission unanimously granted a wine-manufacturing license Tuesday to Vintage Reserve Estates in Hildale, which straddles the Utah and Arizona border and is best known as the headquarters for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Many adults in the FLDS community practice plural marriage and — unlike members of Utah’s predominant Mormon faith — are known to drink alc... 58339267@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:43:27 MDT Trailblazing lawyer joins fight against Utah same-sex marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339985-90/court-utah-case-marriage.html.csp No one knows whether the U.S. Supreme Court will take on Utah’s same-sex marriage case. But if it does, the Salt Lake City lawyers defending three same-sex Utah couples seeking to topple the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions will be standing side-by-side with the woman who led Massachusetts to become the first state in the country to legalize same-sex marriages. Mary Bonauto, made famous by her successful litigation of the historic Massachusetts case in 2003, agreed this week to join the Kit... No one knows whether the U.S. Supreme Court will take on Utah’s same-sex marriage case. But if it does, the Salt Lake City lawyers defending three same-sex Utah couples seeking to topple the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions will be standing side-by-side with the woman who led Massachusetts to become the first state in the country to legalize same-sex marriages. Mary Bonauto, made famous by her successful litigation of the historic Massachusetts case in 2003, agreed this week to join the Kit... 58339985@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:37:36 MDT 2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343303-68/driver-chicago-lawsuit-taxi.html.csp Chicago • Two Chicago men sued a taxi company this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss. Matthew McCrea and Steven White filed the lawsuit against Sun Taxi. They claim the driver violated the Illinois Human Rights Act and are seeking an undisclosed amount in damages. The lawsuit contends McCrea gave White, his boyfriend, a one-second-long kiss during a ride from the airport, the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1C2r0BR ) reported. The men sai... Chicago • Two Chicago men sued a taxi company this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss. Matthew McCrea and Steven White filed the lawsuit against Sun Taxi. They claim the driver violated the Illinois Human Rights Act and are seeking an undisclosed amount in damages. The lawsuit contends McCrea gave White, his boyfriend, a one-second-long kiss during a ride from the airport, the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1C2r0BR ) reported. The men sai... 58343303@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:29:02 MDT Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58343299-223/prize-humor-leno-fallon.html.csp Washington • Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his “Tonight Show” predecessor Jay Leno with the nation’s top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington. The performing arts center announced Wednesday that Fallon will join Chelsea Handler, Jerry Seinfeld, Wanda Sykes, Betty White, Kevin Eubanks and others in honoring Leno with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Leno will receive the prize during a performance by his fellow comedians on Oct. 19 in Washington. T... Washington • Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his “Tonight Show” predecessor Jay Leno with the nation’s top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington. The performing arts center announced Wednesday that Fallon will join Chelsea Handler, Jerry Seinfeld, Wanda Sykes, Betty White, Kevin Eubanks and others in honoring Leno with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Leno will receive the prize during a performance by his fellow comedians on Oct. 19 in Washington. T... 58343299@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:28:02 MDT US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343296-68/iranian-boat-coast-guard.html.csp Dubai, United Arab Emirates • The U.S. Navy says a Coast Guard vessel has fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, and that no Americans were wounded in the encounter. U.S. 5th Fleet spokesman Cmdr. Kevin Stephens said Wednesday the crew on a small boat dispatched from the U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat Monomoy fired a single shot when it saw crew on the Iranian dhow preparing to fire a .50-caliber machine gun. Stephens says the incident happened in international waters at aro... Dubai, United Arab Emirates • The U.S. Navy says a Coast Guard vessel has fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, and that no Americans were wounded in the encounter. U.S. 5th Fleet spokesman Cmdr. Kevin Stephens said Wednesday the crew on a small boat dispatched from the U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat Monomoy fired a single shot when it saw crew on the Iranian dhow preparing to fire a .50-caliber machine gun. Stephens says the incident happened in international waters at aro... 58343296@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:27:02 MDT Fla. Supreme Court asked to rule on gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343292-68/marriage-ban-court-florida.html.csp Tallahassee, Fla. • Florida’s highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state’s ban on gay marriage is constitutional. A majority of judges with the state’s 2nd District of Appeal on Wednesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to settle the question due to “great public importance.” The ruling is connected to a divorce case involving a same-sex couple who had been married in Massachusetts. Their petition to dissolve their marriage was rejected by a Florida judge who noted that state law ... Tallahassee, Fla. • Florida’s highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state’s ban on gay marriage is constitutional. A majority of judges with the state’s 2nd District of Appeal on Wednesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to settle the question due to “great public importance.” The ruling is connected to a divorce case involving a same-sex couple who had been married in Massachusetts. Their petition to dissolve their marriage was rejected by a Florida judge who noted that state law ... 58343292@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:02 MDT Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343280-68/police-bodies-river-bound.html.csp Philadelphia • The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river Wednesday after a third bound man, wet and also covered with stab wounds, was found wandering along a road in the dark, police said. The surviving victim said he had been abducted, thrown in a van and robbed by four or five people before being thrown in the river, but managed to get free, police said. The 20-year-old man, who was not immediately identif... Philadelphia • The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river Wednesday after a third bound man, wet and also covered with stab wounds, was found wandering along a road in the dark, police said. The surviving victim said he had been abducted, thrown in a van and robbed by four or five people before being thrown in the river, but managed to get free, police said. The 20-year-old man, who was not immediately identif... 58343280@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:23:02 MDT Utah’s famous Canyonlands rock art unexpectedly recent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58323218-78/canyon-art-style-barrier.html.csp A study by Utah State University scientists could shed new light on the ancient culture or cultures that created the haunting rock art known as the Barrier Canyon Style. These paintings are known for their tapered life-size anthropomorphic figures, suspended on canyon walls around the Colorado Plateau like spirits and limbless space aliens holding court. A revered section of the Great Gallery, the grandest expression of the style, was painted between 900 and 2,000 years ago in what is now Canyo... A study by Utah State University scientists could shed new light on the ancient culture or cultures that created the haunting rock art known as the Barrier Canyon Style. These paintings are known for their tapered life-size anthropomorphic figures, suspended on canyon walls around the Colorado Plateau like spirits and limbless space aliens holding court. A revered section of the Great Gallery, the grandest expression of the style, was painted between 900 and 2,000 years ago in what is now Canyo... 58323218@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:22:57 MDT Cam Newton says he’ll be ready to play in Week 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343271-77/newton-says-cam-ready.html.csp Charlotte, N.C. • Cam Newton says he feels great and “there’s no doubt” in his mind he’ll be ready to play in the Panthers season opener Sept. 7 against Tampa Bay. Carolina’s fourth-year quarterback is recovering from a hairline fracture to multiple ribs and says he’s improving with each day. Newton says, “I’m moving forward and trying to stay optimistic about this process.” Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he certain Newton will play in Week 1. Newton will travel with the team to Pittsburgh but w... Charlotte, N.C. • Cam Newton says he feels great and “there’s no doubt” in his mind he’ll be ready to play in the Panthers season opener Sept. 7 against Tampa Bay. Carolina’s fourth-year quarterback is recovering from a hairline fracture to multiple ribs and says he’s improving with each day. Newton says, “I’m moving forward and trying to stay optimistic about this process.” Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he certain Newton will play in Week 1. Newton will travel with the team to Pittsburgh but w... 58343271@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:21:02 MDT Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343265-77/chiefs-offensive-mcglynn-veteran.html.csp Kansas City, Mo. • The Chiefs have signed veteran guard Mike McGlynn to help stabilize their shaky offensive line while waiving reserve offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk. McGlynn, who was released by Washington on Tuesday, played for Chiefs coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles from 2008-10. He spent one year with the Cincinnati Bengals and the past two seasons with the Indianapolis colts. The former fourth-round draft pick has started 48 of the 57 games he’s played in the NFL. The Chiefs ... Kansas City, Mo. • The Chiefs have signed veteran guard Mike McGlynn to help stabilize their shaky offensive line while waiving reserve offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk. McGlynn, who was released by Washington on Tuesday, played for Chiefs coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles from 2008-10. He spent one year with the Cincinnati Bengals and the past two seasons with the Indianapolis colts. The former fourth-round draft pick has started 48 of the 57 games he’s played in the NFL. The Chiefs ... 58343265@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:20:02 MDT Battle for key southeast coast heats up in Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343255-68/ukraine-russia-russian-rebels.html.csp Mariupol, Ukraine • The battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heated up Wednesday as a local mayor reported that pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeast Ukraine after three days of heavy shelling. Novoazovsk, a resort town of 40,000 on the Sea of Azov, lies in a strategically significant location — on the road linking Russia to the Ukrainian port of Mariupol and onto Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula Russia annexed. Wednesday’s incursion, reported by the town’s mayor, was the f... Mariupol, Ukraine • The battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heated up Wednesday as a local mayor reported that pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeast Ukraine after three days of heavy shelling. Novoazovsk, a resort town of 40,000 on the Sea of Azov, lies in a strategically significant location — on the road linking Russia to the Ukrainian port of Mariupol and onto Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula Russia annexed. Wednesday’s incursion, reported by the town’s mayor, was the f... 58343255@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:17:02 MDT Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343248-68/george-chicago-cancer-cardinal.html.csp Chicago • The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis. Spokeswoman Colleen Dolan says the archbishop of Chicago had hoped to make that trip in mid-October but will not be able to because of medical treatment. She says the trip may be rescheduled. The 77-year-old George is undergoing treatment for a recurrence of cancer near his right kidney. Last week, the archdiocese announced he was participating in a clinical trial of an... Chicago • The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis. Spokeswoman Colleen Dolan says the archbishop of Chicago had hoped to make that trip in mid-October but will not be able to because of medical treatment. She says the trip may be rescheduled. The 77-year-old George is undergoing treatment for a recurrence of cancer near his right kidney. Last week, the archdiocese announced he was participating in a clinical trial of an... 58343248@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:15:02 MDT 2 California preps added to Derby, Oaks qualifiers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343244-77/derby-race-run-alamitos.html.csp Louisville, Ky. • The series that decides which 20 horses qualify to run in the Kentucky Derby is adding a new qualifier. Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be run on Dec. 20 will award qualifying points. The 1 1/16-mile race was run under different names at the now-closed Betfair Hollywood Park in California from 1981-2013. It produced six Kentucky Derby winners. The Grade 1 race will be contested for the first time at Los Alamitos Race Course this wi... Louisville, Ky. • The series that decides which 20 horses qualify to run in the Kentucky Derby is adding a new qualifier. Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be run on Dec. 20 will award qualifying points. The 1 1/16-mile race was run under different names at the now-closed Betfair Hollywood Park in California from 1981-2013. It produced six Kentucky Derby winners. The Grade 1 race will be contested for the first time at Los Alamitos Race Course this wi... 58343244@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:14:02 MDT Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343238-77/nfl-violence-domestic-rice.html.csp Nashville, Tenn. • Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season. Critics of the NFL’s arbitrary policy toward domestic violence point to the contrast between the punishments and say it’s time for the league to crack down on players who hurt women. Three members of Congress wrote NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to reconsider Rice’s suspensi... Nashville, Tenn. • Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season. Critics of the NFL’s arbitrary policy toward domestic violence point to the contrast between the punishments and say it’s time for the league to crack down on players who hurt women. Three members of Congress wrote NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to reconsider Rice’s suspensi... 58343238@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:13:02 MDT AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343236-68/runway-airport-debris-http.html.csp Atlanta • Nearly 100 workers at the world’s busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off. On Wednesday, the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was closed for about 30 minutes so employees could look for debris. According to the airport website, the fifth runway opened in 2006 and averages more than 100,000 landings and takeoffs per year. Among the junk collected: pebbles, washers, ball bearings an... Atlanta • Nearly 100 workers at the world’s busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off. On Wednesday, the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was closed for about 30 minutes so employees could look for debris. According to the airport website, the fifth runway opened in 2006 and averages more than 100,000 landings and takeoffs per year. Among the junk collected: pebbles, washers, ball bearings an... 58343236@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:11:02 MDT Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for 2014 season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343231-77/gordon-browns-season-league.html.csp Cleveland • Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon’s suspension is effective immediately and he will miss the entire 2014 season. He will have to apply for reinstatement following the season. Gordon had appealed his yearlong suspension and met with a league arbitrator in New York on Aug. 4. Arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the suspension. The Browns have been waiting four months for a resolution on ... Cleveland • Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon’s suspension is effective immediately and he will miss the entire 2014 season. He will have to apply for reinstatement following the season. Gordon had appealed his yearlong suspension and met with a league arbitrator in New York on Aug. 4. Arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the suspension. The Browns have been waiting four months for a resolution on ... 58343231@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:08:02 MDT Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343225-77/team-parade-philadelphia-series.html.csp Philadelphia • A youth baseball team whose star pitcher appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated is getting the champion’s treatment as the city hosts a parade honoring the team’s appearance in the Little League World Series. The team is to travel about four miles by float from the downtown business district to a park in south Philadelphia during Wednesday’s parade. Along the parade route, there will be musical performances. The two-hour parade will be followed by a rally at the park. The Phi... Philadelphia • A youth baseball team whose star pitcher appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated is getting the champion’s treatment as the city hosts a parade honoring the team’s appearance in the Little League World Series. The team is to travel about four miles by float from the downtown business district to a park in south Philadelphia during Wednesday’s parade. Along the parade route, there will be musical performances. The two-hour parade will be followed by a rally at the park. The Phi... 58343225@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:06:02 MDT Boxer Jermain Taylor accused of shooting cousin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343211-77/taylor-cousin-minden-shooting.html.csp Maumelle, Ark. • Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and assault in a shooting that wounded Taylor’s cousin at the boxer’s suburban Little Rock home, authorities said. “Mr. Taylor was arrested for domestic battery, first-degree, and aggravated assault,” Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Carl Minden said Tuesday. “It was his cousin and another individual that came over to his house, an altercation ensued, he (Taylor) grabbed a we... Maumelle, Ark. • Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and assault in a shooting that wounded Taylor’s cousin at the boxer’s suburban Little Rock home, authorities said. “Mr. Taylor was arrested for domestic battery, first-degree, and aggravated assault,” Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Carl Minden said Tuesday. “It was his cousin and another individual that came over to his house, an altercation ensued, he (Taylor) grabbed a we... 58343211@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:05:01 MDT Champions League draw wide open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343208-77/champions-league-pot-draw.html.csp Monaco • Real Madrid’s Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years. Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea — the past four winners — are among the eight top-seeded clubs in the 32-team draw. However, lower-ranked seeding pots loaded with big spenders returning to the Champions League after years away promise to deliver trickier than usual groups. Five-time winner Liverpool will make its first appearance since 2009 in Pot 3, decided by rankings... Monaco • Real Madrid’s Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years. Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea — the past four winners — are among the eight top-seeded clubs in the 32-team draw. However, lower-ranked seeding pots loaded with big spenders returning to the Champions League after years away promise to deliver trickier than usual groups. Five-time winner Liverpool will make its first appearance since 2009 in Pot 3, decided by rankings... 58343208@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:04:01 MDT Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343203-77/injury-season-knee-key.html.csp Braxton Miller’s season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country’s most dynamic quarterbacks. While Miller’s injury has drawn the most attention this preseason, the Buckeyes aren’t the only ones trying to replace a key player who went down with an injury. These teams have also been stung by the injury bug in a big way. No. 6 AUBURN. The defending Southeastern Conference champions lost two key linemen... Braxton Miller’s season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country’s most dynamic quarterbacks. While Miller’s injury has drawn the most attention this preseason, the Buckeyes aren’t the only ones trying to replace a key player who went down with an injury. These teams have also been stung by the injury bug in a big way. No. 6 AUBURN. The defending Southeastern Conference champions lost two key linemen... 58343203@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:02:02 MDT AP Source: IndyCar sets April 12 New Orleans date http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343194-77/indycar-orleans-race-series.html.csp New Orleans • The IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season’s inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, a person close to the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on this week condition of anonymity because the race date has not been publicly announced. Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and IndyCar president Mark Miles were scheduled to take part in press conference Wednesday afternoon at NOLA Motorsports Park, which will host the race. The IndyCar ser... New Orleans • The IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season’s inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, a person close to the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on this week condition of anonymity because the race date has not been publicly announced. Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and IndyCar president Mark Miles were scheduled to take part in press conference Wednesday afternoon at NOLA Motorsports Park, which will host the race. The IndyCar ser... 58343194@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:01:01 MDT Cops: 3rd Brown player cited in sex assault probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343193-77/players-brown-player-providence.html.csp Providence, R.I. • Two Brown University football players who were investigated in an alleged sexual assault case referred to a third player being involved, according to law enforcement documents. Search warrant affidavits for the emails and cellphone records of the players, filed in Rhode Island state court Tuesday, disclosed the alleged involvement of a third player for the first time, The Providence Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1gE23RO ). A Providence County grand jury declined to indict th... Providence, R.I. • Two Brown University football players who were investigated in an alleged sexual assault case referred to a third player being involved, according to law enforcement documents. Search warrant affidavits for the emails and cellphone records of the players, filed in Rhode Island state court Tuesday, disclosed the alleged involvement of a third player for the first time, The Providence Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1gE23RO ). A Providence County grand jury declined to indict th... 58343193@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:00:02 MDT Crystal Palace hires Warnock for 2nd spell as manager http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343192-77/palace-warnock-club-manager.html.csp Four years after leaving Crystal Palace with the club in financial disarray, Neil Warnock returned for a second spell as manager of the Premier League team. The 65-year-old Warnock, who is one of the most outspoken, colorful characters in the English game, joined Palace on a two-year deal Wednesday to resume a coaching career that began in 1980 and has included 13 different clubs. He has been out of work since leaving Leeds in April 2013. In his two previous managerial stints in the Premier Leag... Four years after leaving Crystal Palace with the club in financial disarray, Neil Warnock returned for a second spell as manager of the Premier League team. The 65-year-old Warnock, who is one of the most outspoken, colorful characters in the English game, joined Palace on a two-year deal Wednesday to resume a coaching career that began in 1980 and has included 13 different clubs. He has been out of work since leaving Leeds in April 2013. In his two previous managerial stints in the Premier Leag... 58343192@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:59:01 MDT Offerman appeals judgment in bat attack case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343189-77/offerman-bat-catcher-appealing.html.csp Bridgeport, Conn. • Former major league baseball player Jose Offerman is appealing a federal court order that he pay $940,000 to a catcher injured during a minor league brawl in 2007. A jury last month awarded the money to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who says he suffered career-ending injuries when Offerman hit him in the head with a bat. Photos show a bat-wielding Offerman charging the mound after being hit by a pitch. But he denies swinging it at anybody. Offerman’s l... Bridgeport, Conn. • Former major league baseball player Jose Offerman is appealing a federal court order that he pay $940,000 to a catcher injured during a minor league brawl in 2007. A jury last month awarded the money to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who says he suffered career-ending injuries when Offerman hit him in the head with a bat. Photos show a bat-wielding Offerman charging the mound after being hit by a pitch. But he denies swinging it at anybody. Offerman’s l... 58343189@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:58:02 MDT Mali seeks venue outside Algeria for African Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343186-77/algeria-african-cup-mali.html.csp Bamako, Mali • Mali is seeking to move its African Cup of Nations qualifier out of Algeria over fears of violence after a player was killed in a stadium last week, the spokesman for the country’s football federation said Wednesday. Manfa Keita said the body asked the African Football Confederation to move the Sept. 9 qualifier to a neutral destination after Algerian fans threw stones at a losing team last week, killing a Cameroonian player. “Algeria had a remarkable performance at the last World... Bamako, Mali • Mali is seeking to move its African Cup of Nations qualifier out of Algeria over fears of violence after a player was killed in a stadium last week, the spokesman for the country’s football federation said Wednesday. Manfa Keita said the body asked the African Football Confederation to move the Sept. 9 qualifier to a neutral destination after Algerian fans threw stones at a losing team last week, killing a Cameroonian player. “Algeria had a remarkable performance at the last World... 58343186@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:57:02 MDT College football begins with low-key opening game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343182-77/game-college-games-state.html.csp Atlanta • Welcome back, college football! The major-college season begins Wednesday night with a game that won’t have any impact on the national championship race: Georgia State, starting its first year as a full-fledged FBS member, takes on Division I newcomer Abilene Christian at the Georgia Dome. It will be the first of three games in four days at the stadium in downtown Atlanta, the others having a bit more curb appeal. No. 18 Mississippi faces Boise State on Thursday night, then No. 2 Alaba... Atlanta • Welcome back, college football! The major-college season begins Wednesday night with a game that won’t have any impact on the national championship race: Georgia State, starting its first year as a full-fledged FBS member, takes on Division I newcomer Abilene Christian at the Georgia Dome. It will be the first of three games in four days at the stadium in downtown Atlanta, the others having a bit more curb appeal. No. 18 Mississippi faces Boise State on Thursday night, then No. 2 Alaba... 58343182@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:56:02 MDT Leonard finds a charity to come first before golf http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343176-77/leonard-week-camp-alpert.html.csp Paramus, N.J. • Justin Leonard ordinarily would have played the final week of the PGA Tour’s regular season, and this is one time he probably should have gone. He likes the Wyndham Championship and typically plays well, having never missed the cut. And at No. 108 in the FedEx Cup, it would have been his last chance to improve his standing heading into the playoffs, where it’s all about moving up the list and advancing to the next week. But then he got an offer he couldn’t refuse. His wife and fo... Paramus, N.J. • Justin Leonard ordinarily would have played the final week of the PGA Tour’s regular season, and this is one time he probably should have gone. He likes the Wyndham Championship and typically plays well, having never missed the cut. And at No. 108 in the FedEx Cup, it would have been his last chance to improve his standing heading into the playoffs, where it’s all about moving up the list and advancing to the next week. But then he got an offer he couldn’t refuse. His wife and fo... 58343176@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:54:02 MDT Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343172-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the team’s new owner last week, he has locked in Rivers through the 2019 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster af... Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the team’s new owner last week, he has locked in Rivers through the 2019 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster af... 58343172@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:53:02 MDT John Degenkolb of Germany wins 5th Vuelta stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343169-77/vuelta-degenkolb-stage-john.html.csp Ronda, Spain • German rider John Degenkolb timed his final sprint perfectly to win a sunny fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday. The 25-year-old Team Giant-Shimano rider broke free from the pack with 600 meters to go and crossed the line in 4 hours, 41 minutes, 47 seconds, just ahead of Nacer Bouhanni and Moreno Hofland who were on the same time. It was the second successive Vuelta stage win for Degenkolb, and seventh of his career. Michael Matthews of Australia retained the leader’s r... Ronda, Spain • German rider John Degenkolb timed his final sprint perfectly to win a sunny fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday. The 25-year-old Team Giant-Shimano rider broke free from the pack with 600 meters to go and crossed the line in 4 hours, 41 minutes, 47 seconds, just ahead of Nacer Bouhanni and Moreno Hofland who were on the same time. It was the second successive Vuelta stage win for Degenkolb, and seventh of his career. Michael Matthews of Australia retained the leader’s r... 58343169@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:52:02 MDT U.S. Open results http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343164-77/6-3-def-round-6-0.html.csp Wednesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $38.3 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Second Round Alize Cornet (22), France, def. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-3. Peng Shuai, China, def. Agnieszka Radwanska (4), Poland, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Men First Round Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski, Poland, def. Andre Begemann, Germany, and Julian Knowle, Austria, 6-3, 6-4. Women First Round Cara Black, Zimbabwe, and Sania Mirza (3), Indi... Wednesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $38.3 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Second Round Alize Cornet (22), France, def. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-3. Peng Shuai, China, def. Agnieszka Radwanska (4), Poland, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Men First Round Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski, Poland, def. Andre Begemann, Germany, and Julian Knowle, Austria, 6-3, 6-4. Women First Round Cara Black, Zimbabwe, and Sania Mirza (3), Indi... 58343164@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:50:02 MDT Recipe: Is it worth it to chop your own burgers? You bet! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326583-223/beef-burgers-burger-chop.html.csp I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I’m not really even going to tell you very much about how to cook your burger. But I am going to tell you how to make the best burger. Ever. And you start by avoiding the ground beef at the grocer at all costs. So let’s start there. Ground beef tends to be overworked during processing. And overworked beef is tough beef. Instead, you want to grab yourself sirloin steak tips, which... I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I’m not really even going to tell you very much about how to cook your burger. But I am going to tell you how to make the best burger. Ever. And you start by avoiding the ground beef at the grocer at all costs. So let’s start there. Ground beef tends to be overworked during processing. And overworked beef is tough beef. Instead, you want to grab yourself sirloin steak tips, which... 58326583@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:44:06 MDT UPD: Last of 4 suspects in Magna stabbings arrested http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342733-78/arrested-stabbings-victims-crowd.html.csp Unified Police on Wednesday arrested the last of four suspects in the Aug. 22 stabbings of two men in Magna. UPD confirmed that Cody Johnson, 26, was taken into custody about 8 a.m. at a Kearns residence by police officers and Adult Probation and Parole agents acting on an anonymous tip. Johnson was arrested without incident and booked into the Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of two second-degree felony counts of aggravated assault. Three codefendants had been arrested earlier in the case: Je... Unified Police on Wednesday arrested the last of four suspects in the Aug. 22 stabbings of two men in Magna. UPD confirmed that Cody Johnson, 26, was taken into custody about 8 a.m. at a Kearns residence by police officers and Adult Probation and Parole agents acting on an anonymous tip. Johnson was arrested without incident and booked into the Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of two second-degree felony counts of aggravated assault. Three codefendants had been arrested earlier in the case: Je... 58342733@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:30:04 MDT Sponsored: Kairos Academy - Changing lives two at a time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sponsored/58343054-232/kairos-teen-amela-academy.html.csp My circumstances do not define me! I am compelled to achieve! And I will ensure that my past choices do not hamper my future, because, I dare to dream! It’s the mantra of Amela Skender, a young lady society considers a “statistic” because at 16 became a teen mom. “Everybody tells you you can’t graduate after you have a baby,” she said. “But I will never give up, especially now, because I’m not just trying for myself. I also need to succeed for my son, to give him a bright future.” For eve... My circumstances do not define me! I am compelled to achieve! And I will ensure that my past choices do not hamper my future, because, I dare to dream! It’s the mantra of Amela Skender, a young lady society considers a “statistic” because at 16 became a teen mom. “Everybody tells you you can’t graduate after you have a baby,” she said. “But I will never give up, especially now, because I’m not just trying for myself. I also need to succeed for my son, to give him a bright future.” For eve... 58343054@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:19:02 MDT Pitts: Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343062-82/brown-colvin-parks-angel.html.csp You’ve probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Colvin, you see, did what Parks did, nine months before Parks did it. In March of 1955, the African-American high school girl refused to surrender her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus. Local civil rights leaders had been seeking a test case around which to b... You’ve probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Colvin, you see, did what Parks did, nine months before Parks did it. In March of 1955, the African-American high school girl refused to surrender her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus. Local civil rights leaders had been seeking a test case around which to b... 58343062@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:17:01 MDT Schuck: The benefits of attack adds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343042-82/ads-negative-attack-voters.html.csp By Peter H. Schuck Special To The Washington Post Negative campaign ads appear to be on the rise with the approach of this fall’s congressional elections and the 2016 presidential campaign. Hardly anyone has a good word to say about them. The standard critique — that they demean our democracy, deceive voters and cause disgusted voters to stay home on Election Day — has the ring of truth. But this exaggerates the negative about negative ads while obscuring their benefits. Listening to the criti... By Peter H. Schuck Special To The Washington Post Negative campaign ads appear to be on the rise with the approach of this fall’s congressional elections and the 2016 presidential campaign. Hardly anyone has a good word to say about them. The standard critique — that they demean our democracy, deceive voters and cause disgusted voters to stay home on Election Day — has the ring of truth. But this exaggerates the negative about negative ads while obscuring their benefits. Listening to the criti... 58343042@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:12:01 MDT McArdle: No one wins in fight for legroom at 40,000 feet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343026-82/seat-legroom-recline-reclining.html.csp By Megan McArdle Bloomberg View Washington • As I have mentioned before , I’m 6-foot-2 and all leg, so I’m very sympathetic to folks who complain about legroom. However, like many tall people, I also have a bad back, so I’m very sympathetic to folks who want to recline their seats. Heck, I’m even sympathetic to the airlines that are cramming people into planes with the wild abandon of college freshmen filling their trunks for summer break. But it’s hard to sympathize with anyone in this story:... By Megan McArdle Bloomberg View Washington • As I have mentioned before , I’m 6-foot-2 and all leg, so I’m very sympathetic to folks who complain about legroom. However, like many tall people, I also have a bad back, so I’m very sympathetic to folks who want to recline their seats. Heck, I’m even sympathetic to the airlines that are cramming people into planes with the wild abandon of college freshmen filling their trunks for summer break. But it’s hard to sympathize with anyone in this story:... 58343026@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:07:02 MDT Sandy dumps city gun laws http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58341061-78/gun-sandy-law-laws.html.csp Sandy City has repealed its laws restricting carrying guns in public places. Council members Tuesday night unanimously approved the ordinance changes, so that it no longer will be a violation of city code to pack a gun in a park, on a trail, golf course or in any other city recreational facility. The amendments are being adopted now at the demand of a national gun-rights organization, the Second Amendment Foundation, which recently put Sandy on notice that its gun laws are illegal because they g... Sandy City has repealed its laws restricting carrying guns in public places. Council members Tuesday night unanimously approved the ordinance changes, so that it no longer will be a violation of city code to pack a gun in a park, on a trail, golf course or in any other city recreational facility. The amendments are being adopted now at the demand of a national gun-rights organization, the Second Amendment Foundation, which recently put Sandy on notice that its gun laws are illegal because they g... 58341061@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:56:59 MDT One dead, two hurt in St. George crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342928-78/dead-george-pickup-truck.html.csp One person was dead and two others injured after an out-of-control cement truck smashed into a pickup Wednesday morning in St. George. St. George police said the 6:20 a.m. accident occurred when the westbound truck failed to negotiate a curve on Red Hills Parkway near 1300 East, drifting into the ongoing, eastbound lane and hitting the pickup. One person in the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second occupant, along with the cement truck’s driver, sustained minor injuries. The ... One person was dead and two others injured after an out-of-control cement truck smashed into a pickup Wednesday morning in St. George. St. George police said the 6:20 a.m. accident occurred when the westbound truck failed to negotiate a curve on Red Hills Parkway near 1300 East, drifting into the ongoing, eastbound lane and hitting the pickup. One person in the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second occupant, along with the cement truck’s driver, sustained minor injuries. The ... 58342928@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:41:02 MDT Three ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342803-79/insurers-patients-insurance-coverage.html.csp BC-US--Insurers-Sick Patients,1223 Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there’s still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling. Insurance companies can exclude some well-known cancer hospitals or certain individual specialists who treat pricey conditions from the list of providers they cover under a plan. They can dissuade HIV patients from signing up for coverage by requiring... BC-US--Insurers-Sick Patients,1223 Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there’s still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling. Insurance companies can exclude some well-known cancer hospitals or certain individual specialists who treat pricey conditions from the list of providers they cover under a plan. They can dissuade HIV patients from signing up for coverage by requiring... 58342803@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:04:02 MDT Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342840-79/cable-warner-service-largely.html.csp New York • Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. The company said it is still investigating the cause of the problem, which occurred with its Internet backbone — the paths that local or regional networks connect to in order to carry data long distances. The problem affected all of Time Warner Cable’s markets and started at 4:30 a.m. Eastern, sparking widespread co... New York • Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. The company said it is still investigating the cause of the problem, which occurred with its Internet backbone — the paths that local or regional networks connect to in order to carry data long distances. The problem affected all of Time Warner Cable’s markets and started at 4:30 a.m. Eastern, sparking widespread co... 58342840@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:03:02 MDT Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342819-79/women-business-products-businesses.html.csp New York • Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts. The Washington state Democrat sees lending to small businesses as key to job creation because loans give companies the means to expand. But women owners in particular strugg... New York • Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts. The Washington state Democrat sees lending to small businesses as key to job creation because loans give companies the means to expand. But women owners in particular strugg... 58342819@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:00:03 MDT IMF chief Lagarde is under investigation in France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342812-79/lagarde-chief-france-french.html.csp Paris • Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. In a statement Wednesday after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she would return to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was “without basis.” She is the third IMF managing director in a decade to face legal troubles. She and her f... Paris • Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. In a statement Wednesday after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she would return to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was “without basis.” She is the third IMF managing director in a decade to face legal troubles. She and her f... 58342812@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:57:01 MDT Alarm rises as Nicaragua starts canal route survey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342806-79/canal-nicaragua-owners-property.html.csp Managua, Nicaragua • Teams of assessors accompanied by soldiers and police have begun surveying properties along the route of Nicaragua’s planned interoceanic canal, taking quick steps toward the start of a vast project the country has dreamed of for more than a century. But the process is alarming many residents, who say they fear they’ll lose their homes and receive unfair compensation. Teams from the China-based HKND Group this month began interviewing property owners in the Brito River regio... Managua, Nicaragua • Teams of assessors accompanied by soldiers and police have begun surveying properties along the route of Nicaragua’s planned interoceanic canal, taking quick steps toward the start of a vast project the country has dreamed of for more than a century. But the process is alarming many residents, who say they fear they’ll lose their homes and receive unfair compensation. Teams from the China-based HKND Group this month began interviewing property owners in the Brito River regio... 58342806@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:54:02 MDT U.S. economy forecast to grow 1.5 percent in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342782-79/percent-economy-grow-deficit.html.csp Washington • The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year. The new assessment was considerably more pessimistic than the Obama administration’s, which predicted last month that the economy would expand by 2.6 percent this year even though it contracted by an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the first quarter. The economy did grow by 0.9 percent during the ... Washington • The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year. The new assessment was considerably more pessimistic than the Obama administration’s, which predicted last month that the economy would expand by 2.6 percent this year even though it contracted by an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the first quarter. The economy did grow by 0.9 percent during the ... 58342782@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:48:02 MDT UPD: Herriman toddler fine after tumble from window http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342524-78/window-girl-fell-fine.html.csp Unified Police say a 3-year-old girl who took a tumble from a second-story window of her Herriman home is going to be fine. UPD Detective Jared Richardson said Wednesday that the toddler was in good condition and had been released from the hospital. He said the girl fell out of the window Tuesday night and landed on the concrete driveway, but then got up, crying, and walked into her house to tell her mother. Apparently, the child popped out the window’s screen, then fell. The mother took the gir... Unified Police say a 3-year-old girl who took a tumble from a second-story window of her Herriman home is going to be fine. UPD Detective Jared Richardson said Wednesday that the toddler was in good condition and had been released from the hospital. He said the girl fell out of the window Tuesday night and landed on the concrete driveway, but then got up, crying, and walked into her house to tell her mother. Apparently, the child popped out the window’s screen, then fell. The mother took the gir... 58342524@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:53 MDT W. Jordan firefighters rush to 2-alarm office building blaze http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342591-78/jordan-west-fire-firefighters.html.csp Firefighters rushed to the scene of a 2-alarm blaze Wednesday morning at office building complex in West Jordan. Public safety dispatchers said the fire was first reported at 7:37 a.m. at 4628 W. Skyhawk Drive (6600 South). By 8:30 a.m., the flames were reported out. In addition to West Jordan firefighters, crews from West Valley City and Unified Fire Authority also responded. No injuries were initially reported. Damages were estimated at $250,000. A light assembly, located in a recently remodel... Firefighters rushed to the scene of a 2-alarm blaze Wednesday morning at office building complex in West Jordan. Public safety dispatchers said the fire was first reported at 7:37 a.m. at 4628 W. Skyhawk Drive (6600 South). By 8:30 a.m., the flames were reported out. In addition to West Jordan firefighters, crews from West Valley City and Unified Fire Authority also responded. No injuries were initially reported. Damages were estimated at $250,000. A light assembly, located in a recently remodel... 58342591@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:53 MDT Stocks drift higher as S&P hits another record http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342765-79/higher-percent-record-rose.html.csp Stocks are drifting mostly higher as a main U.S. index sets a record for a third day in a row. The Standard & Poor’s 500 eked out a gain of one-tenth of a point, enough to set another all-time high. The index closed at 2,000.12 points, a day after its first close above 2,000. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,122. The Nasdaq composite edged down a point to 4,569. Trading was quiet ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend in the U.S. with many investors away on ... Stocks are drifting mostly higher as a main U.S. index sets a record for a third day in a row. The Standard & Poor’s 500 eked out a gain of one-tenth of a point, enough to set another all-time high. The index closed at 2,000.12 points, a day after its first close above 2,000. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,122. The Nasdaq composite edged down a point to 4,569. Trading was quiet ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend in the U.S. with many investors away on ... 58342765@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:02 MDT Monson: Utah football coaches are coaching for their jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58336511-89/utah-whittingham-coach-football.html.csp On the brink of a new season, times are uncertain for Utah football. For the guys who run Utah football. Anybody who thinks Kyle Whittingham isn’t under extreme pressure to make headway in the Pac-12 — right now — by delivering a winning record, anybody who thinks urgency isn’t throttling toward redline levels up on the hill, hasn’t sneaked a peek at the terms of his staff’s contracts. Like the sharp edge of a switchblade, they are short and unforgiving. Even specific assistant coaches and coor... On the brink of a new season, times are uncertain for Utah football. For the guys who run Utah football. Anybody who thinks Kyle Whittingham isn’t under extreme pressure to make headway in the Pac-12 — right now — by delivering a winning record, anybody who thinks urgency isn’t throttling toward redline levels up on the hill, hasn’t sneaked a peek at the terms of his staff’s contracts. Like the sharp edge of a switchblade, they are short and unforgiving. Even specific assistant coaches and coor... 58336511@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:40:17 MDT Utah forecast: Think the ‘Great Pumpkin,’ wearing shorts and sandals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342337-78/utah-com-forecast-weather.html.csp Autumn-like weather in August? Northern Utahns might as well keep an eye out for the Great Pumpkin, albeit clad in shorts and sandals if it’s headed south. After a wet Wednesday forecast for valley rain and, at the highest peaks along the Wasatch Front and Uintas, traces of snow, Thursday was expected to herald a drier, warmer trend stretching into the weekend. Still, a hint of approaching fall was in the air: Thursday’s daytime highs in northern Utah were to be in the upper-70s to low-80s with ... Autumn-like weather in August? Northern Utahns might as well keep an eye out for the Great Pumpkin, albeit clad in shorts and sandals if it’s headed south. After a wet Wednesday forecast for valley rain and, at the highest peaks along the Wasatch Front and Uintas, traces of snow, Thursday was expected to herald a drier, warmer trend stretching into the weekend. Still, a hint of approaching fall was in the air: Thursday’s daytime highs in northern Utah were to be in the upper-70s to low-80s with ... 58342337@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:35:02 MDT Kearns woman booked on attempted murder for trashing newborn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338567-78/baby-hansen-newborn-care.html.csp A Kearns woman who allegedly put her newborn daughter in her neighbor’s trash can “in hopes it would die and solve her problems,” has been booked into jail on suspicion of second-degree felony attempted homicide, Unified Police say. The child, believed to have been born Monday to 23-year-old Alicia Marie Englert, was uncovered when neighbors heard the infant crying about 7 a.m. Tuesday from a garbage bin near 5300 South 5200 West. “They thought they heard a kitten crying,” said UPD Sgt. Ken Hans... A Kearns woman who allegedly put her newborn daughter in her neighbor’s trash can “in hopes it would die and solve her problems,” has been booked into jail on suspicion of second-degree felony attempted homicide, Unified Police say. The child, believed to have been born Monday to 23-year-old Alicia Marie Englert, was uncovered when neighbors heard the infant crying about 7 a.m. Tuesday from a garbage bin near 5300 South 5200 West. “They thought they heard a kitten crying,” said UPD Sgt. Ken Hans... 58338567@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:29:08 MDT Navajo president fails to make it through primary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58342489-68/navajo-tribal-tribe-president.html.csp Flagstaff, Ariz. • Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary election. Navajo voters chose to send former President Joe Shirley Jr. and one-time Arizona Rep. Chris Deschene to the November general election. They were among 17 candidates vying for the top elected post on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. Rounding out the top five were Navajo lawmaker Russell Begaye; Donald Benally, the third-pla... Flagstaff, Ariz. • Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary election. Navajo voters chose to send former President Joe Shirley Jr. and one-time Arizona Rep. Chris Deschene to the November general election. They were among 17 candidates vying for the top elected post on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. Rounding out the top five were Navajo lawmaker Russell Begaye; Donald Benally, the third-pla... 58342489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:18:02 MDT Washington Post: The teenage biological clock http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338859-82/sleep-health-schools-adolescents.html.csp Despite the harmful effects of sleep loss on adolescents, many school districts maintain cock-crow start times for high school students. Reasons for the status quo run the gamut from “it’s always been this way” to “it’s too hard to change.” But a national organization of doctors who treat children is weighing in on what it calls a public health issue. We can only hope its definitive call for more sensible schedules will spur school officials to stop making excuses. In a statement Monday that coi... Despite the harmful effects of sleep loss on adolescents, many school districts maintain cock-crow start times for high school students. Reasons for the status quo run the gamut from “it’s always been this way” to “it’s too hard to change.” But a national organization of doctors who treat children is weighing in on what it calls a public health issue. We can only hope its definitive call for more sensible schedules will spur school officials to stop making excuses. In a statement Monday that coi... 58338859@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Food briefs: Salt Lake has worst tippers, survey says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58310445-223/lake-salt-caputo-cheese.html.csp Salt Lake has worst tippers, survey says The results from Food & Wine magazine’s “America’s Favorite Food Cities” poll are in, and diners have determined that Salt Lake City has the fewest pompous foodies but also has the worst tippers. For the survey, Food & Wine invited the public to vote in 25 categories from the city with the best food truck scene (Los Angeles) to the town with the best coffee (Seattle). The results are revealed in the magazine’s September issue, now on newsstands. New York... Salt Lake has worst tippers, survey says The results from Food & Wine magazine’s “America’s Favorite Food Cities” poll are in, and diners have determined that Salt Lake City has the fewest pompous foodies but also has the worst tippers. For the survey, Food & Wine invited the public to vote in 25 categories from the city with the best food truck scene (Los Angeles) to the town with the best coffee (Seattle). The results are revealed in the magazine’s September issue, now on newsstands. New York... 58310445@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT