All - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Why Dem Robles seeks GOP allies — ‘it gets things done’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58517216-90/robles-says-utah-mero.html.csp When Democratic state Sen. Luz Robles is asked how she would end Washington gridlock if elected to Congress, she points to how she waged the biggest battle of her legislative career: leading opposition to a tough immigration-enforcement bill in 2011. A GOP-friendlier compromise package passed instead. That came after Robles reached across party lines to form alliances with key conservatives to craft alternatives. She even became friends with her main adversary, who now credits her for drasticall... When Democratic state Sen. Luz Robles is asked how she would end Washington gridlock if elected to Congress, she points to how she waged the biggest battle of her legislative career: leading opposition to a tough immigration-enforcement bill in 2011. A GOP-friendlier compromise package passed instead. That came after Robles reached across party lines to form alliances with key conservatives to craft alternatives. She even became friends with her main adversary, who now credits her for drasticall... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58517216@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:01:01 MDT Are your property taxes going up? Some Utahns have it worse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58520886-90/taxes-tax-property-210000.html.csp Final property tax notices now arriving naturally make many people sad. But some have more reason than others to be down. Their taxes are going up — in some cases, way up. Take, for instance: • Castle Valley residents. The town of 330 residents in Grand County raised taxes by $112 on a $210,000 home, up 86 percent. That is the highest tax hike by dollar amount of any of Utah’s 600 local governments and districts. • Folks in the Upper Sevier River Water Conservancy District. It raised its prope... Final property tax notices now arriving naturally make many people sad. But some have more reason than others to be down. Their taxes are going up — in some cases, way up. Take, for instance: • Castle Valley residents. The town of 330 residents in Grand County raised taxes by $112 on a $210,000 home, up 86 percent. That is the highest tax hike by dollar amount of any of Utah’s 600 local governments and districts. • Folks in the Upper Sevier River Water Conservancy District. It raised its prope... 58520886@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:01:01 MDT Rolly: Wanted: a nifty, nimble ad writer who can juggle, dance and have fun http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58524083-90/com-customers-firm-360.html.csp Fusion 360, a Utah advertising firm, recently posted an ad to fill a managing editor position. It’s “an extremely fast-paced and far-reaching position,” said the ad. “This talented individual must be able to write, edit, post and proofread quickly and accurately. They will have a journalistic mind and will work together with our digital PR and social media team to monitor and strategically join online conversations.” This firm also seems to be looking for a rare skill set. Besides the usual edu... Fusion 360, a Utah advertising firm, recently posted an ad to fill a managing editor position. It’s “an extremely fast-paced and far-reaching position,” said the ad. “This talented individual must be able to write, edit, post and proofread quickly and accurately. They will have a journalistic mind and will work together with our digital PR and social media team to monitor and strategically join online conversations.” This firm also seems to be looking for a rare skill set. Besides the usual edu... 58524083@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:01:01 MDT NBA notes: Celtics top Nets in 44-minute game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58539098-77/game-minute-minutes-celtics.html.csp New York • Jared Sullinger took a glance at the game clock and thought something must be wrong. With fewer than six minutes left in the first quarter, he was still in the game. There was a good reason he hadn’t been subbed out yet, though. In an experimental 44-minute preseason game, Sullinger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 95-90 on Sunday. “I’m so used to seeing 12 [minutes] and I looked up and I saw 5-something on the clock. I’m like, man, norma... New York • Jared Sullinger took a glance at the game clock and thought something must be wrong. With fewer than six minutes left in the first quarter, he was still in the game. There was a good reason he hadn’t been subbed out yet, though. In an experimental 44-minute preseason game, Sullinger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 95-90 on Sunday. “I’m so used to seeing 12 [minutes] and I looked up and I saw 5-something on the clock. I’m like, man, norma... 58539098@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:20:02 MDT Jazz Notes: Lakers’ Nash a model for Jazz’s Burke http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58539026-87/burke-nash-jazz-court.html.csp Los Angeles • Neither Steve Nash nor Trey Burke suited up Sunday night at Staples Center. For the 40-year-old Nash, injuries have kept him off the court with frequency the last two years. For the youngster Burke, it was simply a deserved rest in the preseason. The two point guards are at opposite ends of their careers. But Jazz coach Quin Snyder said this week, he’d like to see his young floor general look to Nash for inspiration. “He changed the game in a lot of ways,” Snyder said. “… Frankly, ... Los Angeles • Neither Steve Nash nor Trey Burke suited up Sunday night at Staples Center. For the 40-year-old Nash, injuries have kept him off the court with frequency the last two years. For the youngster Burke, it was simply a deserved rest in the preseason. The two point guards are at opposite ends of their careers. But Jazz coach Quin Snyder said this week, he’d like to see his young floor general look to Nash for inspiration. “He changed the game in a lot of ways,” Snyder said. “… Frankly, ... 58539026@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:17:01 MDT Galaxy’s blown lead spoils Donovan’s party http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58539059-77/donovan-galaxy-angeles-los.html.csp Carson, Calif. • Although Landon Donovan was grateful for an evening of tributes to his soccer career, his excitement was dampened when the LA Galaxy blew a two-goal lead and the chance to take control of the MLS regular-season race. So after his celebratory match ended in a draw, Donovan addressed the sellout crowd with a promise. “I love you guys, and we’re still going to win the Cup,” Donovan said. Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored three minutes apart in the second half, rallying the Seat... Carson, Calif. • Although Landon Donovan was grateful for an evening of tributes to his soccer career, his excitement was dampened when the LA Galaxy blew a two-goal lead and the chance to take control of the MLS regular-season race. So after his celebratory match ended in a draw, Donovan addressed the sellout crowd with a promise. “I love you guys, and we’re still going to win the Cup,” Donovan said. Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored three minutes apart in the second half, rallying the Seat... 58539059@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:17:01 MDT Utah Jazz: Lakers beat Jazz as fringe players fight for roster spots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58537503-87/0-0-jazz-1-2-jones.html.csp Los Angeles • When the Utah Jazz squandered their 22-point first-half lead Sunday night, it likely cost Jack Cooley a coveted chance to get into the game. The Jazz’s 98-91 preseason loss to the Los Angeles Lakers hardly matters to most. But for Cooley and the others who are simply trying to win a spot on the Jazz roster, every minute of playing time is precious. “Really I just want to come in here and give it my all,” Cooley, a 23-year-old forward from Notre Dame, says. “My usual mentality in li... Los Angeles • When the Utah Jazz squandered their 22-point first-half lead Sunday night, it likely cost Jack Cooley a coveted chance to get into the game. The Jazz’s 98-91 preseason loss to the Los Angeles Lakers hardly matters to most. But for Cooley and the others who are simply trying to win a spot on the Jazz roster, every minute of playing time is precious. “Really I just want to come in here and give it my all,” Cooley, a 23-year-old forward from Notre Dame, says. “My usual mentality in li... 58537503@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:47:01 MDT NHL: Quick, Kings top Wild for fourth straight win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58539281-77/angeles-los-kings-quick.html.csp Los Angeles • Jonathan Quick made 40 saves and Tyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings’ fourth straight victory, 2-1 over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. Toffoli scored an early power-play goal and Tanner Pearson added a third-period goal for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who stayed perfect on their six-game homestand with another dominant game from Quick. The Kings also got two more goals from That 70s Line — the jersey-number-inspired nickname for Jeff Carter’s com... Los Angeles • Jonathan Quick made 40 saves and Tyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings’ fourth straight victory, 2-1 over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. Toffoli scored an early power-play goal and Tanner Pearson added a third-period goal for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who stayed perfect on their six-game homestand with another dominant game from Quick. The Kings also got two more goals from That 70s Line — the jersey-number-inspired nickname for Jeff Carter’s com... 58539281@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:05:02 MDT Will Utah end chronic homelessness in 2015? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58501056-78/housing-hardy-homeless-utah.html.csp When Joseph Hardy and his three siblings were young, his mother took them from his polygamist father and bolted. They spent the next decade on the run — camping in the summers, crashing with friends when they could, and grabbing an inexpensive rental when the money held out. &lt;freeform&gt; “I feel like I grew up in the back seat of a car,” Hardy says today. At age 15, he began using methamphetamine to dull his grief and anxiety. Drug use and depression have ravaged his health, and he’s spent... When Joseph Hardy and his three siblings were young, his mother took them from his polygamist father and bolted. They spent the next decade on the run — camping in the summers, crashing with friends when they could, and grabbing an inexpensive rental when the money held out. &lt;freeform&gt; “I feel like I grew up in the back seat of a car,” Hardy says today. At age 15, he began using methamphetamine to dull his grief and anxiety. Drug use and depression have ravaged his health, and he’s spent... 58501056@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:31:01 MDT Waterless subdivision in Saratoga Springs spurs criminal charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58506274-78/wolper-bowen-lots-building.html.csp In the frenetic market of the mid-2000s, new subdivisions in the Utah County town of Saratoga Springs were popping up like mushrooms after a rain. But now it’s the more sober days of 2014, and Kimberly Bowen, once a successful real estate agent, is facing criminal charges that largely boil down to one thing — a lack of water. Bowen is accused of fraud for neglecting to tell buyers of lots in a Saratoga Springs development called Fox Hollow that there was no water available, and that the city wa... In the frenetic market of the mid-2000s, new subdivisions in the Utah County town of Saratoga Springs were popping up like mushrooms after a rain. But now it’s the more sober days of 2014, and Kimberly Bowen, once a successful real estate agent, is facing criminal charges that largely boil down to one thing — a lack of water. Bowen is accused of fraud for neglecting to tell buyers of lots in a Saratoga Springs development called Fox Hollow that there was no water available, and that the city wa... 58506274@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:30:48 MDT Homeless in Salt Lake City: ‘I like living outside’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58526393-78/schwarz-utah-homeless-lake.html.csp Eugene Schwarz would rather sleep outside. The 50-year-old veteran camps in the foothills south of Salt Lake City, where mice nibble on his Latin dictionary and Agatha Christie novels. A few other pests come by: Boys from the neighborhood over the ridge occasionally steal the paints for his model bomber airplane. And hikers pass through every now and then. But Schwarz, a New York native with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, has stayed in his spot for more than a decade. Read more: No ‘sigh’... Eugene Schwarz would rather sleep outside. The 50-year-old veteran camps in the foothills south of Salt Lake City, where mice nibble on his Latin dictionary and Agatha Christie novels. A few other pests come by: Boys from the neighborhood over the ridge occasionally steal the paints for his model bomber airplane. And hikers pass through every now and then. But Schwarz, a New York native with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, has stayed in his spot for more than a decade. Read more: No ‘sigh’... 58526393@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:30:48 MDT PGA: Martin wins first PGA event in Vegas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538745-77/martin--11-273-68014.html.csp Las Vegas • Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open. Martin played his final four holes at the TPC Summerlin in 4-under par, though no shot was more important than the eagle. Kevin Streelman ran off five birdies in a six-hole stretch to overtake Martin for the lead, and Streelman hit a wedge into 5 feet on the 18th hole. Martin, who led by as m... Las Vegas • Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open. Martin played his final four holes at the TPC Summerlin in 4-under par, though no shot was more important than the eagle. Kevin Streelman ran off five birdies in a six-hole stretch to overtake Martin for the lead, and Streelman hit a wedge into 5 feet on the 18th hole. Martin, who led by as m... 58538745@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:27:01 MDT Arne Duncan: A test for the tests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58539060-82/students-schools-states-tests.html.csp As a parent, I want to know how my children are progressing in school each year. The more I know, the more I can help them build upon their strengths and interests and work on their weaknesses. The more I know, the better I can reinforce at home each night the hard work of their teachers during the school day. The standardized tests my kids take are one gauge on the dashboard, but parents and educators know that tests are not the only indicator. Last week, state education chiefs and district sup... As a parent, I want to know how my children are progressing in school each year. The more I know, the more I can help them build upon their strengths and interests and work on their weaknesses. The more I know, the better I can reinforce at home each night the hard work of their teachers during the school day. The standardized tests my kids take are one gauge on the dashboard, but parents and educators know that tests are not the only indicator. Last week, state education chiefs and district sup... 58539060@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:13:01 MDT Dionne: The blue-collar imperative for Democrats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58539049-82/democrats-clinton-working-class.html.csp WASHINGTON -- In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, her businessman foe, for his work shipping American jobs overseas. One ad includes a quotation from Perdue about his outsourcing past: “Defend it? I’m proud of it.” The tagline: “David Perdue, he’s not for you.” Meanwhile in Kentucky, Alison Lundergan Grimes, trailing in the polls against Sena... WASHINGTON -- In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, her businessman foe, for his work shipping American jobs overseas. One ad includes a quotation from Perdue about his outsourcing past: “Defend it? I’m proud of it.” The tagline: “David Perdue, he’s not for you.” Meanwhile in Kentucky, Alison Lundergan Grimes, trailing in the polls against Sena... 58539049@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:06:01 MDT Meet the Utah Symphony’s new musicians http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58434074-223/symphony-utah-principal-orchestra.html.csp The Utah Symphony has hired four new string players, including a principal cellist, Rainer Eudeikis. Here’s a brief introduction. Rainer Eudeikis Principal cello Age • 24 Hometown • Born in Amarillo, Texas; lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area until high school, then moved to Denver Education and professional experience • Studied at the University of Michigan, Indiana University and Curtis Institute; appointed to replace longtime principal cellist Ryan Selberg, who died last year, while still... The Utah Symphony has hired four new string players, including a principal cellist, Rainer Eudeikis. Here’s a brief introduction. Rainer Eudeikis Principal cello Age • 24 Hometown • Born in Amarillo, Texas; lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area until high school, then moved to Denver Education and professional experience • Studied at the University of Michigan, Indiana University and Curtis Institute; appointed to replace longtime principal cellist Ryan Selberg, who died last year, while still... 58434074@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:30:39 MDT Utah volleyball: Utes take No. 1 Stanford to four sets in loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58538940-89/stanford-kills-utes-utah.html.csp Stanford took the floor with four preseason All-Pac-12 first teamers, 26 straight regular season wins and the nation’s No. 1 ranking. That didn’t change Sunday afternoon at the Huntsman Center. Well, except that they now have 27 straight regular season wins. But the Utes — smaller, less experienced and just 2-6 in the Pac-12 — made the Cardinal sweat. Senior middle blocker Bailey Bateman had nine kills on just 17 attempts, freshman hitter Adora Anae registered 12 kills, and senior Chelsea Schofi... Stanford took the floor with four preseason All-Pac-12 first teamers, 26 straight regular season wins and the nation’s No. 1 ranking. That didn’t change Sunday afternoon at the Huntsman Center. Well, except that they now have 27 straight regular season wins. But the Utes — smaller, less experienced and just 2-6 in the Pac-12 — made the Cardinal sweat. Senior middle blocker Bailey Bateman had nine kills on just 17 attempts, freshman hitter Adora Anae registered 12 kills, and senior Chelsea Schofi... 58538940@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:28:02 MDT NFL: Cowboys 31, Giants 21 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538984-77/yard-touchdown-game-giants.html.csp Arlington, Texas • DeMarco Murray moved ahead of Jim Brown in the NFL record book. Tony Romo moved the Dallas Cowboys up and down the field for their sixth straight win. Murray broke Brown’s 56-year-old mark with his seventh straight 100-yard rushing game to start a season, Romo threw three touchdown passes and the Cowboys beat the New York Giants 31-21 Sunday. Romo had a fourth scoring pass overturned on replay. Instead, Murray wound up with his seventh rushing touchdown of the season on a 1-ya... Arlington, Texas • DeMarco Murray moved ahead of Jim Brown in the NFL record book. Tony Romo moved the Dallas Cowboys up and down the field for their sixth straight win. Murray broke Brown’s 56-year-old mark with his seventh straight 100-yard rushing game to start a season, Romo threw three touchdown passes and the Cowboys beat the New York Giants 31-21 Sunday. Romo had a fourth scoring pass overturned on replay. Instead, Murray wound up with his seventh rushing touchdown of the season on a 1-ya... 58538984@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:22:02 MDT After remains found, police interview residents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538832-68/graham-remains-police-virginia.html.csp Charlottesville, Va. • After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence. Forensic tests were needed to confirm whether the remains match the 18-year-old Graham. They were discovered by a deputy Saturday in a heavily wooded area of Albemarle County that is home to horse farms about 12 miles from campus. Graham disappe... Charlottesville, Va. • After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence. Forensic tests were needed to confirm whether the remains match the 18-year-old Graham. They were discovered by a deputy Saturday in a heavily wooded area of Albemarle County that is home to horse farms about 12 miles from campus. Graham disappe... 58538832@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:14:02 MDT Turkey opposes U.S. supplying arms to Kurds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538845-68/turkey-kobani-fighters-kurdish.html.csp Suruc, Turkey • Turkey wouldn’t agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying Sunday, as the extremist group fired more mortar rounds near the Syrian-Turkish border. Turkey views the main Syrian Kurdish group, the PYD — and its military wing which is fighting IS militants — as an extension of the PKK, which has waged a 30-year insurgency in Turkey and is designated a terror group by the U.S. ... Suruc, Turkey • Turkey wouldn’t agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying Sunday, as the extremist group fired more mortar rounds near the Syrian-Turkish border. Turkey views the main Syrian Kurdish group, the PYD — and its military wing which is fighting IS militants — as an extension of the PKK, which has waged a 30-year insurgency in Turkey and is designated a terror group by the U.S. ... 58538845@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:14:02 MDT Ski champ Svindal injured while playing soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538258-77/svindal-season-downhill-norwegian.html.csp Vienna • Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer. The Norwegian ski federation said that Svindal sustained the injury in Austria on Saturday — eight days before the men’s World Cup season starts with a giant slalom on the Rettenbach glacier in Soelden, Austria. The season also includes the world championships in Vail and Beaver Creek in February, where Svindal was set to defend his downhill... Vienna • Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer. The Norwegian ski federation said that Svindal sustained the injury in Austria on Saturday — eight days before the men’s World Cup season starts with a giant slalom on the Rettenbach glacier in Soelden, Austria. The season also includes the world championships in Vail and Beaver Creek in February, where Svindal was set to defend his downhill... 58538258@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Dolphins 27, Bears 14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538454-77/bears-yard-dolphins-tannehill.html.csp Chicago • Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins looked more at home at Soldier Field than Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears. Tannehill threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns in an efficient performance, leading the Dolphins to a 27-14 victory over the Bears on Sunday. Tannehill connected on his first 14 passes and was 25 of 32 overall, helping Miami bounce back from a brutal 27-24 loss to Green Bay. It looked as if the Dolphins were on their way to a big win over the Packers before Aaron Rodgers... Chicago • Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins looked more at home at Soldier Field than Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears. Tannehill threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns in an efficient performance, leading the Dolphins to a 27-14 victory over the Bears on Sunday. Tannehill connected on his first 14 passes and was 25 of 32 overall, helping Miami bounce back from a brutal 27-24 loss to Green Bay. It looked as if the Dolphins were on their way to a big win over the Packers before Aaron Rodgers... 58538454@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Packers 38, Panthers 17 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538505-77/carolina-packers-rodgers-yards.html.csp Green Bay, Wis. • Aaron Rodgers threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns, Randall Cobb torched the Carolina secondary for 121 yards receiving and the Green Bay Packers routed the Carolina Panthers 38-17 on Sunday. Sure-tackling Green Bay (5-2) limited quarterback Cam Newton in the first half. The Packers scored touchdowns on their first three series and led 28-3 at halftime, eliminating the threat of the Panthers’ running game. Newton, who had a career-high 17 carries last week, had 41 yards rus... Green Bay, Wis. • Aaron Rodgers threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns, Randall Cobb torched the Carolina secondary for 121 yards receiving and the Green Bay Packers routed the Carolina Panthers 38-17 on Sunday. Sure-tackling Green Bay (5-2) limited quarterback Cam Newton in the first half. The Packers scored touchdowns on their first three series and led 28-3 at halftime, eliminating the threat of the Panthers’ running game. Newton, who had a career-high 17 carries last week, had 41 yards rus... 58538505@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Ravens 29, Falcons 7 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538524-77/baltimore-yard-falcons-ravens.html.csp Baltimore • The Baltimore Ravens showed they can still win games with their defense. Elvis Dumervil and Pernell McPhee each had two sacks, and Baltimore harassed Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in a 29-7 victory Sunday. One week after scoring 48 points in a victory at Tampa Bay, the Ravens (5-2) built a 17-0 halftime lead in their second straight blowout. The Falcons (2-5) averted their first shutout loss since December 2004 when Ryan connected with Roddy White for a 4-yard touchdown with ... Baltimore • The Baltimore Ravens showed they can still win games with their defense. Elvis Dumervil and Pernell McPhee each had two sacks, and Baltimore harassed Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in a 29-7 victory Sunday. One week after scoring 48 points in a victory at Tampa Bay, the Ravens (5-2) built a 17-0 halftime lead in their second straight blowout. The Falcons (2-5) averted their first shutout loss since December 2004 when Ryan connected with Roddy White for a 4-yard touchdown with ... 58538524@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Colts 27, Bengals 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538531-77/yards-yard-colts-bengals.html.csp Indianapolis • Indianapolis’ defense is sending a powerful message. It, too, can beat the best. On a Sunday that Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and Ahmad Bradshaw ran for another score, the Colts’ relied on a suffocating effort to stymie Cincinnati 27-0. The Colts (5-2) capped their first shutout since Dec. 28, 2008 with a goal-line stand midway through the fourth quarter and allowed just 135 total yards, forcing the Bengals (3-2-1) into a franchise-tying record 11 punts. Cincinnati hadn... Indianapolis • Indianapolis’ defense is sending a powerful message. It, too, can beat the best. On a Sunday that Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and Ahmad Bradshaw ran for another score, the Colts’ relied on a suffocating effort to stymie Cincinnati 27-0. The Colts (5-2) capped their first shutout since Dec. 28, 2008 with a goal-line stand midway through the fourth quarter and allowed just 135 total yards, forcing the Bengals (3-2-1) into a franchise-tying record 11 punts. Cincinnati hadn... 58538531@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Jaguars 24, Browns 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538538-77/browns-jacksonville-jaguars-yard.html.csp Jacksonville, Fla. • The Jacksonville Jaguars are winless no more. Denard Robinson ran for a career-high 127 yards and a touchdown, Jacksonville’s defense came up big in the red zone, and the Jaguars snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 24-6 victory against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Jacksonville (1-6) won for the first time since beating Houston on Dec. 15, 2013. Blake Bortles connected with fellow rookie Allen Robinson for a 31-yard score and the game’s first touchdown. It was really ... Jacksonville, Fla. • The Jacksonville Jaguars are winless no more. Denard Robinson ran for a career-high 127 yards and a touchdown, Jacksonville’s defense came up big in the red zone, and the Jaguars snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 24-6 victory against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Jacksonville (1-6) won for the first time since beating Houston on Dec. 15, 2013. Blake Bortles connected with fellow rookie Allen Robinson for a 31-yard score and the game’s first touchdown. It was really ... 58538538@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Lions 24, Saints 23 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538573-77/detroit-lions-yard-saints.html.csp Detroit • Matthew Stafford and Detroit stunned New Orleans with a late rally — one that wouldn’t have been possible without another big stand by the Lions’ defense. Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, lifting the Lions over the Saints 24-23 on Sunday. Glover Quin lifted Detroit with a crucial interception that set up the winning score. The Saints (2-4) were in control late in the fourth quarter when Stafford found Golde... Detroit • Matthew Stafford and Detroit stunned New Orleans with a late rally — one that wouldn’t have been possible without another big stand by the Lions’ defense. Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, lifting the Lions over the Saints 24-23 on Sunday. Glover Quin lifted Detroit with a crucial interception that set up the winning score. The Saints (2-4) were in control late in the fourth quarter when Stafford found Golde... 58538573@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Rams 28, Seahawks 26 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538577-77/rams-seahawks-louis-yards.html.csp St. Louis • The St. Louis Rams weren’t afraid to take chances, especially at the end Sunday. Punter Johnny Hekker’s pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions. Stedman Bailey had a 90-yard touchdown on a trick return that fooled the Seahawks into thinking another player was going to catch the punt, and Benny Cunningham’s 75-yard kickoff return set up an early touchdown for the Rams ... St. Louis • The St. Louis Rams weren’t afraid to take chances, especially at the end Sunday. Punter Johnny Hekker’s pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions. Stedman Bailey had a 90-yard touchdown on a trick return that fooled the Seahawks into thinking another player was going to catch the punt, and Benny Cunningham’s 75-yard kickoff return set up an early touchdown for the Rams ... 58538577@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Washington 19, Titans 17 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538603-77/washington-game-pass-yards.html.csp Landover, Md. • After Kirk Cousins was benched at halftime, Colt McCoy’s first pass was a career-long 70-yarder that gave Washington their first lead of the game. McCoy hadn’t thrown a pass in an NFL game in nearly a year, and he hadn’t played a significant role in a victory in nearly three years, so why stop there? His first six attempts found their targets, and he led a fourth-quarter drive that produced a field goal on the last play of the game Sunday and Washington topped the Tennessee Titan... Landover, Md. • After Kirk Cousins was benched at halftime, Colt McCoy’s first pass was a career-long 70-yarder that gave Washington their first lead of the game. McCoy hadn’t thrown a pass in an NFL game in nearly a year, and he hadn’t played a significant role in a victory in nearly three years, so why stop there? His first six attempts found their targets, and he led a fourth-quarter drive that produced a field goal on the last play of the game Sunday and Washington topped the Tennessee Titan... 58538603@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Bills 17, Vikings 16 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538625-77/yard-bills-orton-vikings.html.csp Orchard Park, N.Y. • Kyle Orton beat the clock again. Orton completed a 2-yard pass to Sammy Watkins in the left front-corner of the end zone with 1 second remaining in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 17-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The touchdown capped a 15-play, 80-yard drive that Orton extended by converting a fourth-and-20 with a 24-yard pass to tight end Scott Chandler over the middle. Three plays later, Orton hit Watkins on a crossing pattern for an 18-yard gain on third-and... Orchard Park, N.Y. • Kyle Orton beat the clock again. Orton completed a 2-yard pass to Sammy Watkins in the left front-corner of the end zone with 1 second remaining in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 17-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The touchdown capped a 15-play, 80-yard drive that Orton extended by converting a fourth-and-20 with a 24-yard pass to tight end Scott Chandler over the middle. Three plays later, Orton hit Watkins on a crossing pattern for an 18-yard gain on third-and... 58538625@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT NFL: Cardinals 24, Raiders 13 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538908-77/raiders-palmer-yard-oakland.html.csp Oakland, Calif. • Carson Palmer made a triumphant return to Oakland. Palmer threw two touchdown passes in his first game against the Raiders since being dealt away following the 2012 season and the Arizona Cardinals sent Oakland to its 12th straight loss with a 24-13 victory Sunday. Stepfan Taylor caught one touchdown and ran for another and Andre Ellington gained 160 yards from scrimmage for the Cardinals (5-1), who are off to their best start since 1976. Darren McFadden ran for a touchdown for... Oakland, Calif. • Carson Palmer made a triumphant return to Oakland. Palmer threw two touchdown passes in his first game against the Raiders since being dealt away following the 2012 season and the Arizona Cardinals sent Oakland to its 12th straight loss with a 24-13 victory Sunday. Stepfan Taylor caught one touchdown and ran for another and Andre Ellington gained 160 yards from scrimmage for the Cardinals (5-1), who are off to their best start since 1976. Darren McFadden ran for a touchdown for... 58538908@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:42:52 MDT Driver flown to hospital after crash in western Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58538754-78/according-flown-hospital-woman.html.csp A Weber County woman was flown to a hospital after a rollover crash Sunday in western Tooele County. The 33-year-old woman was driving eastbound on Interstate 80 when her vehicle veered to the right, then overcorrected to the left, at 12:16 p.m. Her four-door Saturn hit a dirt embankment and rolled onto its side near mile marker 19, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Other drivers rolled the Saturn back onto its wheels while the emergency responders were still on their way, according to UHP.... A Weber County woman was flown to a hospital after a rollover crash Sunday in western Tooele County. The 33-year-old woman was driving eastbound on Interstate 80 when her vehicle veered to the right, then overcorrected to the left, at 12:16 p.m. Her four-door Saturn hit a dirt embankment and rolled onto its side near mile marker 19, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Other drivers rolled the Saturn back onto its wheels while the emergency responders were still on their way, according to UHP.... 58538754@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:38:42 MDT Behind the scenes, Steve Mohlman is one of The Tribune’s best http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58510188-77/steve-tribune-headlines-mohlman.html.csp There are two ways to put together a newspaper. The first is how you probably imagine it: Edit the stories. Arrange the stories and the photos on the page. Write the headlines. Send to the press. The second, better way to put together a newspaper goes like this: Agonize over the stories. Agonize over the arrangement, the photos, the headlines, and only when your eyes are bleary and you have no time left for agony, send to the press. This choice falls to copy editors — the men and women who tran... There are two ways to put together a newspaper. The first is how you probably imagine it: Edit the stories. Arrange the stories and the photos on the page. Write the headlines. Send to the press. The second, better way to put together a newspaper goes like this: Agonize over the stories. Agonize over the arrangement, the photos, the headlines, and only when your eyes are bleary and you have no time left for agony, send to the press. This choice falls to copy editors — the men and women who tran... 58510188@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:38:16 MDT NFL: Chiefs 23, Chargers 20 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538904-77/chiefs-san-yard-diego.html.csp San Diego • Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs have made the AFC West a three-team race. Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers’ five-game winning streak. The Chiefs moved into field goal range thanks to Smith, who completed three straight passes on the drive for 53 yards, including a 29-yarder to Dwayne Bowe. Smith was playing on the same field where he led Helix High to consecutive San Diego ... San Diego • Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs have made the AFC West a three-team race. Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers’ five-game winning streak. The Chiefs moved into field goal range thanks to Smith, who completed three straight passes on the drive for 53 yards, including a 29-yarder to Dwayne Bowe. Smith was playing on the same field where he led Helix High to consecutive San Diego ... 58538904@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:38:16 MDT S. Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538757-68/north-korea-korean-south.html.csp Seoul, South Korea • Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said. There were no reports of injuries or property damage, but the 10 minutes of shooting highlighted rising tensions between the divided countries. The Koreas’ first exchange of gunfire came after North Korea opened fire at balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets that were floating across the border from the S... Seoul, South Korea • Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said. There were no reports of injuries or property damage, but the 10 minutes of shooting highlighted rising tensions between the divided countries. The Koreas’ first exchange of gunfire came after North Korea opened fire at balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets that were floating across the border from the S... 58538757@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:21:35 MDT No ‘sigh of relief’ yet for Utah’s homeless http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58526395-78/family-martinez-homeless-housing.html.csp Sometimes, becoming homeless stems from a series of unfortunate events. One is survivable; three is catastrophic. After falling sick, straying from family members who they felt manipulated them and losing jobs because their rides to work bailed, Tony and Cynthia Martinez showed up at Salt Lake City’s homeless shelter with their sons, now 4 and 10. The family moved from Modesto, Calif., a few years ago and briefly stayed with relatives in southern Utah. “Ever since then, we’ve kind of been in a... Sometimes, becoming homeless stems from a series of unfortunate events. One is survivable; three is catastrophic. After falling sick, straying from family members who they felt manipulated them and losing jobs because their rides to work bailed, Tony and Cynthia Martinez showed up at Salt Lake City’s homeless shelter with their sons, now 4 and 10. The family moved from Modesto, Calif., a few years ago and briefly stayed with relatives in southern Utah. “Ever since then, we’ve kind of been in a... 58526395@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:58:03 MDT New Utah report cards: Too complex to hand to parents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58520256-78/report-sage-state-students.html.csp No one likes getting a report card. And it seems this year, state education leaders are nervous about sending them out. Next week, Utahns will get a first look at how their kids’ schools and school districts performed on the state’s new SAGE computer-adaptive testing system. But parents will have to wait days, and maybe weeks, to see how their own children performed. State education managers worry the reports — double-sided documents awash with information — are too overwhelming to send home wi... No one likes getting a report card. And it seems this year, state education leaders are nervous about sending them out. Next week, Utahns will get a first look at how their kids’ schools and school districts performed on the state’s new SAGE computer-adaptive testing system. But parents will have to wait days, and maybe weeks, to see how their own children performed. State education managers worry the reports — double-sided documents awash with information — are too overwhelming to send home wi... 58520256@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:00:14 MDT Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta sets sail at Sugar House Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58525250-78/pumpkin-regatta-boats-pumpkins.html.csp The fourth annual Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta set sail Saturday at the Sugar House Park pond. Seaworthy crafts fashioned from “mostly pumpkins” competed in various divisions. Some boats were whole pumpkins, such as Bryan Bennett’s, right. Some boats weighed up to hundreds of pounds. Mountain Valley Seed Co. and the Giant Pumpkin Growers Association of Utah sponsor the event. More information on the regatta is available at www.utahpumpkingrowers.com. The fourth annual Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta set sail Saturday at the Sugar House Park pond. Seaworthy crafts fashioned from “mostly pumpkins” competed in various divisions. Some boats were whole pumpkins, such as Bryan Bennett’s, right. Some boats weighed up to hundreds of pounds. Mountain Valley Seed Co. and the Giant Pumpkin Growers Association of Utah sponsor the event. More information on the regatta is available at www.utahpumpkingrowers.com. 58525250@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:47:03 MDT A Look Back at historic photographs of Salt Lake City’s Main Street http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58529705-78/features-friday-historic-historical.html.csp Each Friday, the Salt Lake Tribune presents historical images in a special series called “A Look Back.” This week’s installment features a selection of historic photos from Salt Lake City’s Main Street. Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here is a sampling: Circus scenes from years past This Is the Place Monument Fourth of July celebrations Early outdoor recreation in Utah Boating around Utah Utah’s Historic Interiors D-Day 1970s Women’s Fashion Salt L... Each Friday, the Salt Lake Tribune presents historical images in a special series called “A Look Back.” This week’s installment features a selection of historic photos from Salt Lake City’s Main Street. Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here is a sampling: Circus scenes from years past This Is the Place Monument Fourth of July celebrations Early outdoor recreation in Utah Boating around Utah Utah’s Historic Interiors D-Day 1970s Women’s Fashion Salt L... 58529705@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:47:03 MDT The undead chase humans at the Utah State Fairpark for a good cause http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58530368-78/undead-dead-humans-runners.html.csp The Utah State Fairpark played host Saturday to a fun run 5K in which undead runners chased human runners, all for a good cause. The Dawn of the Living Dead 5K let runners choose whether they were human or undead. The humans got a two-minute head start before the undead could start chasing them. (Under race rules, the undead were prohibited from eating the humans or otherwise touching them.) Two other runs later in the day were dubbed Day of the Running Dead and Night of the Running Dead. Some o... The Utah State Fairpark played host Saturday to a fun run 5K in which undead runners chased human runners, all for a good cause. The Dawn of the Living Dead 5K let runners choose whether they were human or undead. The humans got a two-minute head start before the undead could start chasing them. (Under race rules, the undead were prohibited from eating the humans or otherwise touching them.) Two other runs later in the day were dubbed Day of the Running Dead and Night of the Running Dead. Some o... 58530368@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:47:03 MDT Three arrested in burglary of Mormon church building http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58538209-78/duchesne-arrested-church-according.html.csp Two men and a teenager were arrested for allegedly burglarizing a Mormon church last week. In Wednesday’s early morning hours, someone broke into a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building in Duchesne city and stole both property and cash, according to the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives spoke to one of the men, who implicated the other man and a 17-year-old boy, all of whom are locals. The two men told officers where to find the stolen items and money, which were later... Two men and a teenager were arrested for allegedly burglarizing a Mormon church last week. In Wednesday’s early morning hours, someone broke into a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building in Duchesne city and stole both property and cash, according to the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives spoke to one of the men, who implicated the other man and a 17-year-old boy, all of whom are locals. The two men told officers where to find the stolen items and money, which were later... 58538209@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:42:50 MDT BYU football: Plenty of blame to go around for Cougars’ collapse (with video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538354-77/byu-cougars-football-game.html.csp Provo • In the space of about a month, the BYU football team has gone from the best of times to close to the worst of times in the Bronco Mendenhall coaching era. The collapse has been sudden, unexpected and spectacular in its scope. The Cougars have lost three straight games to non-power five opponents, including back-to-back home games for the first time in 10 years, games they were favored to win by 21 and 12 points. Once 4-0 and ranked 18th in the country, they were embarrassed by an instate... Provo • In the space of about a month, the BYU football team has gone from the best of times to close to the worst of times in the Bronco Mendenhall coaching era. The collapse has been sudden, unexpected and spectacular in its scope. The Cougars have lost three straight games to non-power five opponents, including back-to-back home games for the first time in 10 years, games they were favored to win by 21 and 12 points. Once 4-0 and ranked 18th in the country, they were embarrassed by an instate... 58538354@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:32:17 MDT Utah football: No. 19 Utes have won ugly, but sit pretty in Pac-12 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538359-77/utah-game-utes-per.html.csp The mission from the beginning of the season has been simple: Get to a bowl game. Inside and outside the program, six was the magic number. Well, Utah is poised to cross that bar this Saturday, if it can get a win over a USC team that’s been one of the Utes’ banes for years. But who is thinking about six wins when the Utes are ranked No. 19 and one of four one-loss teams in the Pac-12? It’s true that Thursday’s 29-23 double-overtime victory over Oregon State was an exercise in survival, an ugly ... The mission from the beginning of the season has been simple: Get to a bowl game. Inside and outside the program, six was the magic number. Well, Utah is poised to cross that bar this Saturday, if it can get a win over a USC team that’s been one of the Utes’ banes for years. But who is thinking about six wins when the Utes are ranked No. 19 and one of four one-loss teams in the Pac-12? It’s true that Thursday’s 29-23 double-overtime victory over Oregon State was an exercise in survival, an ugly ... 58538359@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:32:09 MDT CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538633-68/health-ebola-sunday-workers.html.csp Washington • Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed. Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said those caring for an Ebola patient in Dallas were left vulnerable because some of their skin was exposed. The Centers for Disease Co... Washington • Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed. Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said those caring for an Ebola patient in Dallas were left vulnerable because some of their skin was exposed. The Centers for Disease Co... 58538633@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:32:02 MDT NFL: Manning focused on 49ers, not passing Favre http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536107-77/1-1-0-2-1-0-manning-1-2-0.html.csp Denver • Peyton Manning has Justin Smith and Aaron Lynch in his sights, not Brett Favre. Chances are the five-time MVP will break Favre’s NFL record for most career touchdown passes Sunday night, however, when the Denver Broncos (4-1) host the San Francisco 49ers (4-2). Manning has 506, two shy of Favre’s mark, and he’s averaged an NFL-best 2.89 TD throws per game since coming to Denver in 2012. Manning said he only wants to have more points than the 49ers do when it’s all over. “That’s what I’v... Denver • Peyton Manning has Justin Smith and Aaron Lynch in his sights, not Brett Favre. Chances are the five-time MVP will break Favre’s NFL record for most career touchdown passes Sunday night, however, when the Denver Broncos (4-1) host the San Francisco 49ers (4-2). Manning has 506, two shy of Favre’s mark, and he’s averaged an NFL-best 2.89 TD throws per game since coming to Denver in 2012. Manning said he only wants to have more points than the 49ers do when it’s all over. “That’s what I’v... 58536107@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:25:47 MDT BYU football: Cougars use RB platoon in place of injured Williams http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58537539-88/byu-yards-cougars-carter.html.csp Provo • BYU’s leading rusher, Jamaal Williams, did not play Saturday night against Nevada because of a sprained ankle. It showed. Without its usual ability to depend on Williams, BYU had to ride the arm of quarterback Christian Stewart. He threw for 408 yards and four touchdowns, but the Cougars failed to withstand the Wolf Pack’s second-half rally and lost, 42-35. While not 100 percent, BYU’s rushing offense was surprisingly effective at times. With Williams sidelined and backup Algernon Brown... Provo • BYU’s leading rusher, Jamaal Williams, did not play Saturday night against Nevada because of a sprained ankle. It showed. Without its usual ability to depend on Williams, BYU had to ride the arm of quarterback Christian Stewart. He threw for 408 yards and four touchdowns, but the Cougars failed to withstand the Wolf Pack’s second-half rally and lost, 42-35. While not 100 percent, BYU’s rushing offense was surprisingly effective at times. With Williams sidelined and backup Algernon Brown... 58537539@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:25:47 MDT Tennis: Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538215-77/murray-ferrer-finals-scot.html.csp Vienna • Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence Sunday by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals. The 11th-ranked Murray rallied to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in a dramatic finish. The Scot lost a 2-0 lead in the deciding set but won four straight games from 5-3 down, ending the match with his ninth ace. “It always feels good to win a tournament,” Murray said. “He deserved to win the first set, I de... Vienna • Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence Sunday by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals. The 11th-ranked Murray rallied to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in a dramatic finish. The Scot lost a 2-0 lead in the deciding set but won four straight games from 5-3 down, ending the match with his ninth ace. “It always feels good to win a tournament,” Murray said. “He deserved to win the first set, I de... 58538215@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:25:47 MDT BYU football: Coaches say Cougars most deserving of power conference admission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58537523-88/byu-percent-coaches-football.html.csp Provo • BYU deserves to be in a one of college football’s five power conferences more than any other school that currently is not in one, according to a survey of coaches conducted by ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. In the website’s weekly college football poll called #1QFor128, BYU got 24 percent of the votes, edging out No. 2 East Carolina (21 percent) and No. 3 Boise State (19 percent). BYU travels to Boise State on Friday (7 p.m., ESPN) to take on the Broncos. Cincinnati and Houston, the team BYU def... Provo • BYU deserves to be in a one of college football’s five power conferences more than any other school that currently is not in one, according to a survey of coaches conducted by ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. In the website’s weekly college football poll called #1QFor128, BYU got 24 percent of the votes, edging out No. 2 East Carolina (21 percent) and No. 3 Boise State (19 percent). BYU travels to Boise State on Friday (7 p.m., ESPN) to take on the Broncos. Cincinnati and Houston, the team BYU def... 58537523@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:23:13 MDT Weber State football: Montana State tops Wildcats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536628-77/state-montana-yards-weber.html.csp Bozeman, Mont. • Weber State made a good push again, but not good enough as Shawn Johnson ran for 153 yards and a touchdown to lead Montana State to a 23-13 win over the struggling Wildcats. Johnson scampered 63 yards for a score early in the third quarter to give the Bobcats (6-2, 4-0) a 14-3 lead. Gunnar Brekke added a short TD run early in the fourth, but the Wildcats (0-7, 0-3) answered with a field goal and touchdown to cut it 20-13. Weber State’s defense then got a stop, but muffed the pun... Bozeman, Mont. • Weber State made a good push again, but not good enough as Shawn Johnson ran for 153 yards and a touchdown to lead Montana State to a 23-13 win over the struggling Wildcats. Johnson scampered 63 yards for a score early in the third quarter to give the Bobcats (6-2, 4-0) a 14-3 lead. Gunnar Brekke added a short TD run early in the fourth, but the Wildcats (0-7, 0-3) answered with a field goal and touchdown to cut it 20-13. Weber State’s defense then got a stop, but muffed the pun... 58536628@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:11:55 MDT College footbll: Idaho State runs away from SUU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536634-77/kick-idaho-arias-idst.html.csp Pocatello, Idaho • Justin Arias threw for 465 yards with four touchdowns and Xavier Finney ran for 165 yard and three TDs to lead Idaho State to a 56-28 win over Southern Utah Saturday. Arias, the only Big Sky quarterback to throw for multiple touchdowns in every game, was 30-of-50 with no interceptions. Finney had a pair of 1-yard runs for touchdowns in the first half as the Bengals (4-3, 2-1 Big Sky) built a 35-21 advantage. Ammon Olsen tossed 2-yards to Mitch Jessop to get Southern Utah withi... Pocatello, Idaho • Justin Arias threw for 465 yards with four touchdowns and Xavier Finney ran for 165 yard and three TDs to lead Idaho State to a 56-28 win over Southern Utah Saturday. Arias, the only Big Sky quarterback to throw for multiple touchdowns in every game, was 30-of-50 with no interceptions. Finney had a pair of 1-yard runs for touchdowns in the first half as the Bengals (4-3, 2-1 Big Sky) built a 35-21 advantage. Ammon Olsen tossed 2-yards to Mitch Jessop to get Southern Utah withi... 58536634@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:06:13 MDT Pac-12 football: Oregon Ducks dominate Washingtion Huskies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536577-77/oregon-game-washington-california.html.csp Eugene, Ore. • Freshman Royce Freeman ran for 169 yards and four touchdowns and No. 9 Oregon extended its winning streak over Washington to 11 straight games with a 45-20 victory on Saturday night. Marcus Mariota threw for 336 yards and two touchdowns for the Ducks (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12), who won their second straight game as they distance themselves from a loss at home to Arizona on Oct. 2. Freeman’s four touchdowns were the most rushing touchdowns in a single game for a Duck since Kenjon Barner had... Eugene, Ore. • Freshman Royce Freeman ran for 169 yards and four touchdowns and No. 9 Oregon extended its winning streak over Washington to 11 straight games with a 45-20 victory on Saturday night. Marcus Mariota threw for 336 yards and two touchdowns for the Ducks (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12), who won their second straight game as they distance themselves from a loss at home to Arizona on Oct. 2. Freeman’s four touchdowns were the most rushing touchdowns in a single game for a Duck since Kenjon Barner had... 58536577@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:01:25 MDT Reported ‘Easy Rider’ chopper sells at auction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58538274-223/auction-chopper-says-sold.html.csp Calabasas, Calif. • A motorcycle reportedly featured in “Easy Rider” has been sold for what auctioneers say was $1.35 million. The Profiles in History auction house did not identify the buyer with Saturday night’s winning bid for the “Captain America” chopper. Spokeswoman Sabrina Propper says bidding was fierce for the Harley-Davidson that the house says was ridden in the 1969 movie. More than one version of the bike was built but according to the auction catalog, the one that sold was the only ... Calabasas, Calif. • A motorcycle reportedly featured in “Easy Rider” has been sold for what auctioneers say was $1.35 million. The Profiles in History auction house did not identify the buyer with Saturday night’s winning bid for the “Captain America” chopper. Spokeswoman Sabrina Propper says bidding was fierce for the Harley-Davidson that the house says was ridden in the 1969 movie. More than one version of the bike was built but according to the auction catalog, the one that sold was the only ... 58538274@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:52:19 MDT Utah State football: Eight players produce sacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58537339-88/eight-csu-grayson-rams.html.csp Fort Collins, Colorado • Utah State’s defensive players will lament how they let Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson escape three times, running for first downs in the Rams’ 16-13 victory Saturday night at Hughes Stadium. If they had lost, the Rams would have focused on the eight times the Aggies sacked Grayson, for 62 yards in losses. “I think they took it to us, there’s no doubt about it,” said CSU coach Jim McElwain. “We knew we were going to have some matchups issues — not to that ext... Fort Collins, Colorado • Utah State’s defensive players will lament how they let Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson escape three times, running for first downs in the Rams’ 16-13 victory Saturday night at Hughes Stadium. If they had lost, the Rams would have focused on the eight times the Aggies sacked Grayson, for 62 yards in losses. “I think they took it to us, there’s no doubt about it,” said CSU coach Jim McElwain. “We knew we were going to have some matchups issues — not to that ext... 58537339@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:50:47 MDT Low expectations as China considers legal reforms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538266-68/party-legal-law-rule.html.csp Beijing • The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China’s ruling Communist Party’s Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in accordance with law. That has fed hopes that the party might move to respect the letter and spirit of the constitution, but some legal experts and political analysts say the country’s leaders are intent on expanding power, not limiting it. There may be some efforts at the four-day plenum to discourage rampant corrup... Beijing • The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China’s ruling Communist Party’s Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in accordance with law. That has fed hopes that the party might move to respect the letter and spirit of the constitution, but some legal experts and political analysts say the country’s leaders are intent on expanding power, not limiting it. There may be some efforts at the four-day plenum to discourage rampant corrup... 58538266@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:50:46 MDT NHL: Zetterberg lifts Red Wings over Maple Leafs late in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536960-77/detroit-overtime-islanders-loss.html.csp Detroit • Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams’ home-and-home series. Detroit’s Jonas Gustavson made 30 saves for his sixth career shutout while Bernier stopped 31 in his third loss of the season. Tomas Tatar almost ended the game 80 seconds into overtime but his shot past a distracted Bernier hit the post and zipped off. Hoffman leads win Ottawa • Mike H... Detroit • Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams’ home-and-home series. Detroit’s Jonas Gustavson made 30 saves for his sixth career shutout while Bernier stopped 31 in his third loss of the season. Tomas Tatar almost ended the game 80 seconds into overtime but his shot past a distracted Bernier hit the post and zipped off. Hoffman leads win Ottawa • Mike H... 58536960@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:39:23 MDT Mavericks rally to defeat Pacers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536453-77/pacers-points-dallas-mavericks.html.csp NBA: Mavericks rally to defeat Pacers NBA: Mavericks rally to defeat Pacers 58536453@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:28:13 MDT MLS: FC Dallas vaults over RSL into 3rd http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536538-77/dallas-united-chicago-colorado.html.csp Blas Perez scored his team-leading 11th goal of the season to help FC Dallas beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday. Dallas moved past Real Salt Lake into third place in the Western Conference with its first road victory since Aug. 16 at San Jose. Real Salt Lake tied Portland 0-0 on Friday night. Perez scored a penalty kick goal in the 56th minute after Colorado’s Chris Klute was called for a handball inside the penalty area. In the 89th minute, Perez narrowly missed a bending attempt. Unit... Blas Perez scored his team-leading 11th goal of the season to help FC Dallas beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday. Dallas moved past Real Salt Lake into third place in the Western Conference with its first road victory since Aug. 16 at San Jose. Real Salt Lake tied Portland 0-0 on Friday night. Perez scored a penalty kick goal in the 56th minute after Colorado’s Chris Klute was called for a handball inside the penalty area. In the 89th minute, Perez narrowly missed a bending attempt. Unit... 58536538@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:17:39 MDT Veteran facing newcomer for Horiuchi’s at-large seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58516676-90/wilson-bruner-county-lake.html.csp A familiar name — Wilson — is carrying Salt Lake County Democrats’ hopes of retaining the at-large County Council seat held by Randy Horiuchi since the position came into being in 2001. County Republicans, who hold a narrow 5-4 edge on the council, are trying to wrest the six-year slot away with a political newcomer who adheres to traditional GOP values of limited government best served by staying out of people’s lives. Micah Bruner, a 36-year-old attorney from West Valley City, will be the GOP’... A familiar name — Wilson — is carrying Salt Lake County Democrats’ hopes of retaining the at-large County Council seat held by Randy Horiuchi since the position came into being in 2001. County Republicans, who hold a narrow 5-4 edge on the council, are trying to wrest the six-year slot away with a political newcomer who adheres to traditional GOP values of limited government best served by staying out of people’s lives. Micah Bruner, a 36-year-old attorney from West Valley City, will be the GOP’... 58516676@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:14:58 MDT Utah football: Utes rise to No. 19 in AP, coaches polls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538292-77/poll-utah-utes-arizona.html.csp A modest rise, but a rise nonetheless. Following the best Pac-12 start since the Utes joined the conference, Utah is now ranked at 19th in both the AP Top 25 Poll and the Amway Coaches Poll. The Utes rose one spot in the AP Poll and four spots in the Coaches Poll. Utah looked sluggish in the first few quarters against Oregon State on Thursday, but a dominant performance by Devontae Booker set the Utes up for an exciting 29-23 victory in double overtime. The Utes are 2-1 in Pac-12 play this sea... A modest rise, but a rise nonetheless. Following the best Pac-12 start since the Utes joined the conference, Utah is now ranked at 19th in both the AP Top 25 Poll and the Amway Coaches Poll. The Utes rose one spot in the AP Poll and four spots in the Coaches Poll. Utah looked sluggish in the first few quarters against Oregon State on Thursday, but a dominant performance by Devontae Booker set the Utes up for an exciting 29-23 victory in double overtime. The Utes are 2-1 in Pac-12 play this sea... 58538292@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:41:51 MDT Utah inmate dies after he is found hanging in his cell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58538154-78/davies-utah-cell-hanging.html.csp An inmate at the Utah State Prison in Draper died Sunday, a day after he was found hanging in his cell. A news release said Allen Earl Davies, 67, was found about 2 a.m. Saturday hanging in his cell, which he occupied alone. Officers and medical staff immediately gave Davies CPR and re-established his pulse. He was transported to a hospital where he died at 2:17 a.m. Sunday. His body was turned over to the Utah state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy. The Unified Police Department is in... An inmate at the Utah State Prison in Draper died Sunday, a day after he was found hanging in his cell. A news release said Allen Earl Davies, 67, was found about 2 a.m. Saturday hanging in his cell, which he occupied alone. Officers and medical staff immediately gave Davies CPR and re-established his pulse. He was transported to a hospital where he died at 2:17 a.m. Sunday. His body was turned over to the Utah state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy. The Unified Police Department is in... 58538154@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:09:32 MDT BYU football: Cougars blow lead in 42-35 loss to Nevada (with video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536236-77/byu-nevada-game-cougars.html.csp Provo • Another game, another two-touchdown lead blown in the second half. But this one was even more disappointing for the BYU Cougars than last week, because it came at home in front of 56,355 fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium, and in a game in which they seemingly had control. Visiting Nevada held the Cougars to one touchdown in the second half and took a 42-35 win, handing BYU its third straight loss in a game eerily similar to last Thursday’s 31-24 overtime loss at Central Florida. “Nevada did... Provo • Another game, another two-touchdown lead blown in the second half. But this one was even more disappointing for the BYU Cougars than last week, because it came at home in front of 56,355 fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium, and in a game in which they seemingly had control. Visiting Nevada held the Cougars to one touchdown in the second half and took a 42-35 win, handing BYU its third straight loss in a game eerily similar to last Thursday’s 31-24 overtime loss at Central Florida. “Nevada did... 58536236@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:14:32 MDT ‘Fury’ blasts ‘Gone Girl’ from top of box office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58538276-223/million-international-owned-box.html.csp Los Angeles • The bloody World War II drama “Fury” blew past “Gone Girl” at theaters this weekend. “Gone Girl” was tops at the box office for two weeks before Brad Pitt and his rag-tag group of tank mates in “Fury” blasted the film to second place. Sony’s “Fury” captured $23.5 million in ticket sales during its opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Fox’s “Gone Girl” followed with $17.8 million. The week’s top two films are R-rated adult dramas, followed by two PG family films. “... Los Angeles • The bloody World War II drama “Fury” blew past “Gone Girl” at theaters this weekend. “Gone Girl” was tops at the box office for two weeks before Brad Pitt and his rag-tag group of tank mates in “Fury” blasted the film to second place. Sony’s “Fury” captured $23.5 million in ticket sales during its opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Fox’s “Gone Girl” followed with $17.8 million. The week’s top two films are R-rated adult dramas, followed by two PG family films. “... 58538276@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:40:02 MDT USU football: Aggies need run game now more than ever http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538107-77/aggies-game-run-state.html.csp Even though the Utah State Aggies managed just 38 yards on the ground in the last three quarters of their 16-13 loss at Colorado State, USU coach Matt Wells thought the run game was sufficient, pointing to the 5.3 average per rush the Aggies maintained as evidence. In the blur of the game, he probably hadn’t had time to digest that much of the yardage came on three plays, a 59-yard touchdown run by Joe Hill and runs of 22 and 15 yards, by LaJuan Hunt and Craig Harrison, respectively. Or, maybe i... Even though the Utah State Aggies managed just 38 yards on the ground in the last three quarters of their 16-13 loss at Colorado State, USU coach Matt Wells thought the run game was sufficient, pointing to the 5.3 average per rush the Aggies maintained as evidence. In the blur of the game, he probably hadn’t had time to digest that much of the yardage came on three plays, a 59-yard touchdown run by Joe Hill and runs of 22 and 15 yards, by LaJuan Hunt and Craig Harrison, respectively. Or, maybe i... 58538107@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:38:11 MDT Storm passes dangerously close to Hawaiian island http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538275-68/island-hurricane-storm-honolulu.html.csp Honolulu • Hawaii residents watched, waited and hoped for the best as a hurricane lost force but churned dangerously close early Sunday, threatening to batter several islands with wind and rain. Hurricane Ana has been spinning on a parallel path southwest of the island chain for several days, and officials have opened emergency shelters and cancelled flights in precautions that come against the backdrop of a threat that hasn’t materialized. As Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell warned those on Oahu no... Honolulu • Hawaii residents watched, waited and hoped for the best as a hurricane lost force but churned dangerously close early Sunday, threatening to batter several islands with wind and rain. Hurricane Ana has been spinning on a parallel path southwest of the island chain for several days, and officials have opened emergency shelters and cancelled flights in precautions that come against the backdrop of a threat that hasn’t materialized. As Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell warned those on Oahu no... 58538275@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:38:01 MDT Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod’s end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538272-68/paul-church-pope-vatican.html.csp Vatican City • Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented. Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI was on hand for the Mass, which took place just hours after Catholic bishops approved a document charting a more pastoral approach to ministering to Catholic families. They failed to reach consensus on the two most divisive issues... Vatican City • Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented. Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI was on hand for the Mass, which took place just hours after Catholic bishops approved a document charting a more pastoral approach to ministering to Catholic families. They failed to reach consensus on the two most divisive issues... 58538272@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:34:01 MDT Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538267-68/ebola-obama-president-response.html.csp Washington • President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside — Ebola. The past week’s jarring Ebola developments have put a spotlight on the president’s management skills just as he was earning praise for acting militarily against Islamic militants. In recent months, Obama caught criticism for going golfing immediately after speaking about the be... Washington • President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside — Ebola. The past week’s jarring Ebola developments have put a spotlight on the president’s management skills just as he was earning praise for acting militarily against Islamic militants. In recent months, Obama caught criticism for going golfing immediately after speaking about the be... 58538267@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:32:01 MDT Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538265-68/cruise-ebola-ship-passengers.html.csp Galveston, Texas • A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare. A lab supervisor who handled a specimen from a Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas showed no symptoms during the cruise but self-quarantined out of caution. Carnival Cruise Lines said it was informed by health authorities Sunday morning th... Galveston, Texas • A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare. A lab supervisor who handled a specimen from a Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas showed no symptoms during the cruise but self-quarantined out of caution. Carnival Cruise Lines said it was informed by health authorities Sunday morning th... 58538265@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:30:01 MDT Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538261-68/route-nepal-trails-trekking.html.csp Katmandu, Nepal • Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week’s snowstorms that killed at least 38 people, had to save new hikers who set out after the blizzards on the same deadly trails. The dead from the blizzards and avalanches that hit the upper section of the Annapurna trekking circuit in northern Nepal included foreign trekkers, local guides and villagers. Most of the hundreds of trekkers who had been stuck in... Katmandu, Nepal • Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week’s snowstorms that killed at least 38 people, had to save new hikers who set out after the blizzards on the same deadly trails. The dead from the blizzards and avalanches that hit the upper section of the Annapurna trekking circuit in northern Nepal included foreign trekkers, local guides and villagers. Most of the hundreds of trekkers who had been stuck in... 58538261@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:23:02 MDT Comedians to honor Jay Leno with humor prize in D.C. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58538260-223/leno-humor-jay-prize.html.csp Washington • The joke is on Jay Leno this weekend as comedians salute the former “Tonight Show” host who will receive the nation’s top humor prize. Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld and Wanda Sykes will celebrate and poke fun of Leno on Sunday night as he receives the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Garth Brooks, Kevin Eubanks and Chelsea Handler also will pay tribute. The show will be broadcast nationally Nov. 23 on PBS. The award honors people who have had a... Washington • The joke is on Jay Leno this weekend as comedians salute the former “Tonight Show” host who will receive the nation’s top humor prize. Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld and Wanda Sykes will celebrate and poke fun of Leno on Sunday night as he receives the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Garth Brooks, Kevin Eubanks and Chelsea Handler also will pay tribute. The show will be broadcast nationally Nov. 23 on PBS. The award honors people who have had a... 58538260@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:21:02 MDT Mayhem erupts near pumpkin fest in New Hampshire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538255-68/keene-students-police-sunday.html.csp Keene, N.H. • Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend Sunday after violent parties near the city’s annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries. The parties around the school coincided with the annual Keene Pumpkin Festival, where the community tries to set a world record of the largest number of carved and lighted jack-o-lanterns in one place. The violence prompted police in riot gear to use tear gas as they tried to control ... Keene, N.H. • Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend Sunday after violent parties near the city’s annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries. The parties around the school coincided with the annual Keene Pumpkin Festival, where the community tries to set a world record of the largest number of carved and lighted jack-o-lanterns in one place. The violence prompted police in riot gear to use tear gas as they tried to control ... 58538255@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:19:02 MDT Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58538251-79/rates-percent-mortgage-rate.html.csp A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my mortgage? Across the country, homeowners and would-be homeowners eager for a bargain rate fired off inquiries to lenders. The opportunity emerged from the tumult that seized financial markets and sent stock prices and bond yields tumbling. Rates on long-term mortgages tend to track the 10-year Treasury yield, which fell below 2 percent for the first time since May 2013. Accordin... A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my mortgage? Across the country, homeowners and would-be homeowners eager for a bargain rate fired off inquiries to lenders. The opportunity emerged from the tumult that seized financial markets and sent stock prices and bond yields tumbling. Rates on long-term mortgages tend to track the 10-year Treasury yield, which fell below 2 percent for the first time since May 2013. Accordin... 58538251@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:17:30 MDT Protesters demand answers in police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58534118-78/hunt-police-shot-family.html.csp Saratoga Springs • Demonstrators demanded answers Saturday in the police shooting death of Darrien Hunt and called for citizen review boards in Utah and throughout the nation. About 60 protesters, including members of Hunt’s family, rallied along Commerce Boulevard, then marched about a half block to the Saratoga Springs Police Department, chanting “Hey, ho, police brutality’s got to go” and “Shot in the back for being black.” Many of the demonstrators came from outside the city and had never m... Saratoga Springs • Demonstrators demanded answers Saturday in the police shooting death of Darrien Hunt and called for citizen review boards in Utah and throughout the nation. About 60 protesters, including members of Hunt’s family, rallied along Commerce Boulevard, then marched about a half block to the Saratoga Springs Police Department, chanting “Hey, ho, police brutality’s got to go” and “Shot in the back for being black.” Many of the demonstrators came from outside the city and had never m... 58534118@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:12:28 MDT Mia’s gotta Love it: Forecasters predict a GOP sweep in Utah’s House races http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58533381-90/love-com-utah-gop.html.csp Washington • If you trust political forecasters, you can already tell Mia Love congratulations. And Reps. Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz and Chris Stewart deserve a pat on their backs for claiming re-election to the House. Several prognosticators suggest a high probability of a GOP sweep in Utah’s House races with Love defeating Democrat Doug Owens and the rest of the delegation keeping their titles in landslides. The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage offers a 99 percent likelihood that all of Utah’s f... Washington • If you trust political forecasters, you can already tell Mia Love congratulations. And Reps. Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz and Chris Stewart deserve a pat on their backs for claiming re-election to the House. Several prognosticators suggest a high probability of a GOP sweep in Utah’s House races with Love defeating Democrat Doug Owens and the rest of the delegation keeping their titles in landslides. The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage offers a 99 percent likelihood that all of Utah’s f... 58533381@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:09:23 MDT On the road to find the world’s funniest person http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538229-68/comedy-funniest-masada-laugh.html.csp Los Angeles • It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other. The onetime stand-up comic is, after all, the owner of the venerable Hollywood nightclub The Laugh Factory, so the idea wasn’t unfamiliar. Still, it’s one thing to get a liquored-up audience laughing at lines like, “Take my mother-in-law — please.” It’s another to bring pe... Los Angeles • It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other. The onetime stand-up comic is, after all, the owner of the venerable Hollywood nightclub The Laugh Factory, so the idea wasn’t unfamiliar. Still, it’s one thing to get a liquored-up audience laughing at lines like, “Take my mother-in-law — please.” It’s another to bring pe... 58538229@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:58:02 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58508635-223/book-utah-brett-camano.html.csp This week • Send your guess, along with name and address, to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Guesses must be submitted by noon Oct. 24. Include “Where” in the email subject line. Last week • Donna Geer of Camano Island, Washington had her name drawn from the entries that correctly identified the Red Canyon Visitors Center at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. Camano wins the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. This week • Send your guess, along with name and address, to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Guesses must be submitted by noon Oct. 24. Include “Where” in the email subject line. Last week • Donna Geer of Camano Island, Washington had her name drawn from the entries that correctly identified the Red Canyon Visitors Center at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. Camano wins the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. 58508635@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:12:35 MDT Editor column: Knowing but not reporting is a nightmare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58532594-78/practice-news-baird-media.html.csp One of the most uncomfortable positions for a reporter is to know something and not be able to report it. Journalists have an unspoken contract with their audiences: We will tell you what we know as soon as we can, as soon as we have verified and vetted the information, as soon as we can tell the story and be fair to the people involved. Sometimes sources force our hand. For example, they give us information with the caveat that it is embargoed for release at a certain time. They try to level ... One of the most uncomfortable positions for a reporter is to know something and not be able to report it. Journalists have an unspoken contract with their audiences: We will tell you what we know as soon as we can, as soon as we have verified and vetted the information, as soon as we can tell the story and be fair to the people involved. Sometimes sources force our hand. For example, they give us information with the caveat that it is embargoed for release at a certain time. They try to level ... 58532594@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:30:06 MDT Kirby: In sickness and in filth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58533952-78/kirby-ada-granddaughter-dead.html.csp My wife may have tried to kill me yesterday. I can’t prove it yet. The lab work is still being processed. We should know for certain within a week. Sooner if I die before then. The possible attempt on my life happened when she handed me a sick baby, in this particular case, my 7-month-old granddaughter Ada Grace, one of the nine treasures of my heart. Ada has a low grade fever, which is not at all uncommon in babies who have recently been inoculated. But these days you simply can’t be too caref... My wife may have tried to kill me yesterday. I can’t prove it yet. The lab work is still being processed. We should know for certain within a week. Sooner if I die before then. The possible attempt on my life happened when she handed me a sick baby, in this particular case, my 7-month-old granddaughter Ada Grace, one of the nine treasures of my heart. Ada has a low grade fever, which is not at all uncommon in babies who have recently been inoculated. But these days you simply can’t be too caref... 58533952@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:29:02 MDT Utah forecast: Sunny skies, warm days, clean air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58538108-78/lake-salt-sunny-utah.html.csp Salt Lake City resident Maxwell Richey explores pumpkins at Wheeler Historic Farm in Murray on Sunday. Utah has a sunny and moderately warm day ahead, with clean air to boot. Salt Lake City can expect a high of 76 degrees Monday, according to the National Weather Service. St. George, meanwhile, will see sunny skies and highs of 84 Monday. Air quality statewide is expected to remain healthy into Monday, according to the Utah Division of Air Quality. Salt Lake City resident Maxwell Richey explores pumpkins at Wheeler Historic Farm in Murray on Sunday. Utah has a sunny and moderately warm day ahead, with clean air to boot. Salt Lake City can expect a high of 76 degrees Monday, according to the National Weather Service. St. George, meanwhile, will see sunny skies and highs of 84 Monday. Air quality statewide is expected to remain healthy into Monday, according to the Utah Division of Air Quality. 58538108@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:37 MDT Golf: Martin leads by two at Shriners Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536148-77/205--11-202-lead.html.csp Ben Martin birdied five straight holes on the back nine Saturday and finished with a 9-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. Winless in 55 career starts on the PGA Tour, the 27-year-old former Clemson player matched his best score on the tour — set last year in the Zurich Classic — to get to 17-under 196 at TPC Summerlin. Martin had four birdies and a bogey on the front nine, birdied No. 10 and took the lead with his birdie run on Nos. 13-17... Ben Martin birdied five straight holes on the back nine Saturday and finished with a 9-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. Winless in 55 career starts on the PGA Tour, the 27-year-old former Clemson player matched his best score on the tour — set last year in the Zurich Classic — to get to 17-under 196 at TPC Summerlin. Martin had four birdies and a bogey on the front nine, birdied No. 10 and took the lead with his birdie run on Nos. 13-17... 58536148@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:49:44 MDT USU football: Aggies lose on late field goal at Colorado State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536473-77/aggies-state-field-game.html.csp Fort Collins, Colo • Gut wrenching, heart-breaking, disappointing — any negative reaction you can think of was used by the Aggies to describe their 16-13 loss to Colorado State on Saturday. The Aggies (4-3, 1-1) could have controlled their own destiny in the Mountain division with a win. Instead, they left Hughes Stadium with a painful loss and an unsure offense after quarterback Darell Garretson exited the game early in the third quarter. Garretson, the sophomore who ignited the Aggies to wins... Fort Collins, Colo • Gut wrenching, heart-breaking, disappointing — any negative reaction you can think of was used by the Aggies to describe their 16-13 loss to Colorado State on Saturday. The Aggies (4-3, 1-1) could have controlled their own destiny in the Mountain division with a win. Instead, they left Hughes Stadium with a painful loss and an unsure offense after quarterback Darell Garretson exited the game early in the third quarter. Garretson, the sophomore who ignited the Aggies to wins... 58536473@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:49:44 MDT Kragthorpe Utah State’s defense lets down in the end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536543-77/usu-field-yards-defense.html.csp Fort Collins, Colo. The start was discouraging. The ending was dreadful. In between, Utah State’s defense almost delivered a performance worthy of a conference champion. Nobody could have asked much more of that group Saturday night. Well, except for not making a routine stop when the other team was simply playing for overtime. The final drive of Colorado State’s 16-13 victory at Hughes Stadium will keep the USU defense from blaming the offense for this outcome, if that’s any consolation. “The... Fort Collins, Colo. The start was discouraging. The ending was dreadful. In between, Utah State’s defense almost delivered a performance worthy of a conference champion. Nobody could have asked much more of that group Saturday night. Well, except for not making a routine stop when the other team was simply playing for overtime. The final drive of Colorado State’s 16-13 victory at Hughes Stadium will keep the USU defense from blaming the offense for this outcome, if that’s any consolation. “The... 58536543@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:49:44 MDT USU Football: Aggies dealing with another QB injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58536565-77/aggies-state-garretson-yards.html.csp Utah State’s quarterback situation has gone from great, to good, to dire with Darell Garretson leaving Saturday’s game with a wrist injury during the Aggies’ first drive of the third quarter in their 16-13 loss at CSU Saturday. Garretson, who was 14-of-19 for 132 yards with an interception, was replaced by Craig Harrison, whose only action this season came in the Aggies’ 40-20 win over Idaho State on Sept. 6. The senior finished 5-of-12 for 28 yards as he failed to ignite an already struggling... Utah State’s quarterback situation has gone from great, to good, to dire with Darell Garretson leaving Saturday’s game with a wrist injury during the Aggies’ first drive of the third quarter in their 16-13 loss at CSU Saturday. Garretson, who was 14-of-19 for 132 yards with an interception, was replaced by Craig Harrison, whose only action this season came in the Aggies’ 40-20 win over Idaho State on Sept. 6. The senior finished 5-of-12 for 28 yards as he failed to ignite an already struggling... 58536565@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:49:44 MDT Utah Jazz: For Enes Kanter, the time is now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58533725-87/kanter-season-jazz-forward.html.csp No excuses. If there’s a theme for Jazz forward Enes Kanter heading into the regular season, that’s it. This is shaping up as Kanter’s make-or-break year in Utah, and he knows it. It’s his chance to prove to coach Quin Snyder, general manager Dennis Lindsey and the rest of the Utah Jazz brass that he’s capable of being a key piece of the franchise and a part of the future. It won’t be easy. Kanter also knows this. He’s the one guy in the starting lineup who has to make a significant skill adjust... No excuses. If there’s a theme for Jazz forward Enes Kanter heading into the regular season, that’s it. This is shaping up as Kanter’s make-or-break year in Utah, and he knows it. It’s his chance to prove to coach Quin Snyder, general manager Dennis Lindsey and the rest of the Utah Jazz brass that he’s capable of being a key piece of the franchise and a part of the future. It won’t be easy. Kanter also knows this. He’s the one guy in the starting lineup who has to make a significant skill adjust... 58533725@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:16:54 MDT Wilson or Thompson? Utah’s starting QB up in the air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58535564-89/thompson-wilson-utah-game.html.csp Time and again — most recently outside the visitors’ locker room after nipping Oregon State in Corvallis late Thursday — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has said he doesn’t favor a two-quarterback system. So what, then, are we supposed to call this? Against UCLA, Travis Wilson started, stalled and stepped aside for Kendal Thompson. Against Oregon State, the roles were reversed, with Wilson retaking the reins at halftime. And when it was over, and the 5-1 Utes had captured their second consecutive Pa... Time and again — most recently outside the visitors’ locker room after nipping Oregon State in Corvallis late Thursday — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has said he doesn’t favor a two-quarterback system. So what, then, are we supposed to call this? Against UCLA, Travis Wilson started, stalled and stepped aside for Kendal Thompson. Against Oregon State, the roles were reversed, with Wilson retaking the reins at halftime. And when it was over, and the 5-1 Utes had captured their second consecutive Pa... 58535564@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:16:54 MDT