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Honolulu • The owner of Hawaii’s largest newspaper bought two daily publications on Hawaii’s Big Island and several newspapers in Washington state. Oahu Publications, which owns the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, said Wednesday it is buying West Hawaii Today and the Hawaii Tribune-Herald from Las Vegas-based Stephens Media. Oahu Publications, a subsidiary of Black Press, also owns The Garden Island newspaper on Kauai. The purchase of The Daily World of Aberdeen, Wash. and three weeklies by another Bl... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58478900@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:23:01 MDT Reno organizing a festival to celebrate blue jeans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58478894-79/reno-blue-festival-jeans.html.csp Reno • Nevada tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city as the birthplace of what became modern blue jeans. Reno tailor Jacob Davis created riveted denim jeans in 1871 in a downtown shop. Two years later, he and Levi Strauss patented the pants with the rivets to the corners and pockets that made them the sturdy favorites of miners, loggers and cowboys who helped tame the West. Tourism officials on Wednesday announced the “Blue Genes J... Reno • Nevada tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city as the birthplace of what became modern blue jeans. Reno tailor Jacob Davis created riveted denim jeans in 1871 in a downtown shop. Two years later, he and Levi Strauss patented the pants with the rivets to the corners and pockets that made them the sturdy favorites of miners, loggers and cowboys who helped tame the West. Tourism officials on Wednesday announced the “Blue Genes J... 58478894@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:14:01 MDT Canyons Resort unveils its new golf course http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477044-78/course-golf-resort-bates.html.csp A key piece in Canyon Resort’s evolution into a four-season recreation destination came to fruition Wednesday with the dedication of an 18-hole golf course. A ceremonial ribbon cutting and a shotgun-style tournament marked the debut of Canyons Golf, the 6,246-yard par 70 course that winds along the foothills on the approach to the resort village. “This is a special day in the history of Canyons Resort,” said Mike Goar, its vice president and general manager. “The resort already has an extensive ... A key piece in Canyon Resort’s evolution into a four-season recreation destination came to fruition Wednesday with the dedication of an 18-hole golf course. A ceremonial ribbon cutting and a shotgun-style tournament marked the debut of Canyons Golf, the 6,246-yard par 70 course that winds along the foothills on the approach to the resort village. “This is a special day in the history of Canyons Resort,” said Mike Goar, its vice president and general manager. “The resort already has an extensive ... 58477044@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:12:01 MDT Judge: City must pay creditors and pension fund http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58478876-79/pension-stockton-judge-bankruptcy.html.csp Sacramento • A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. bankruptcy law allows Stockton, Calif. to treat public pension fund obligations like other debts, meaning the city could trim its pension obligations. Stockton argued that it must make its pension contributions for public employees before its creditors are paid the entire amount they are owned. The case is being closely watched because it could help clarify who gets paid first by financially strapped cities around the nation — retirement fun... Sacramento • A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. bankruptcy law allows Stockton, Calif. to treat public pension fund obligations like other debts, meaning the city could trim its pension obligations. Stockton argued that it must make its pension contributions for public employees before its creditors are paid the entire amount they are owned. The case is being closely watched because it could help clarify who gets paid first by financially strapped cities around the nation — retirement fun... 58478876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:10:02 MDT A decade after embracing wind, states reconsidering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477979-79/wind-industry-oklahoma-state.html.csp Calumet, Okla. • A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects. To ensure the opportunity didn’t slip away, lawmakers promised little or no regulation and generous tax breaks. But now that wind turbines stand tall across many parts of the nation’s windy heartland, some leaders in O... Calumet, Okla. • A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects. To ensure the opportunity didn’t slip away, lawmakers promised little or no regulation and generous tax breaks. But now that wind turbines stand tall across many parts of the nation’s windy heartland, some leaders in O... 58477979@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:03:01 MDT Weber County Commissioner rips UTA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58478809-68/agency-ogden-county-standard.html.csp OGDEN, Utah • Weber County Commissioners rejected a request from the Utah Transit Authority for funds to study an extension of a commuter rail line, with the chairman blasting the agency for being a mess. The Standard-Examiner in Ogden reports that chairman Kerry Gibson said the agency already has funding sources and called it a hungry, hungry beast. The agency had requested $2 million from Weber County to assess extending the FrontRunner commuter rail further into Ogden. Transit Authority spoke... OGDEN, Utah • Weber County Commissioners rejected a request from the Utah Transit Authority for funds to study an extension of a commuter rail line, with the chairman blasting the agency for being a mess. The Standard-Examiner in Ogden reports that chairman Kerry Gibson said the agency already has funding sources and called it a hungry, hungry beast. The agency had requested $2 million from Weber County to assess extending the FrontRunner commuter rail further into Ogden. Transit Authority spoke... 58478809@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:39:16 MDT Here are 10 fresh ways to use butternut squash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416149-223/squash-cup-tender-butternut.html.csp Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time for some fresh ideas. But before we get cooking, let’s talk prep. Butternut’s thick skin and rock-hard flesh can make the peeling, seeding and chopping part of the meal a challenge. No wonder those bags of prepped squash chunks at the grocer are so popular. But they also are pricy, so let’s talk tips for making the work a little easier. Start by s... Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time for some fresh ideas. But before we get cooking, let’s talk prep. Butternut’s thick skin and rock-hard flesh can make the peeling, seeding and chopping part of the meal a challenge. No wonder those bags of prepped squash chunks at the grocer are so popular. But they also are pricy, so let’s talk tips for making the work a little easier. Start by s... 58416149@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:38:44 MDT Fall recipe: Bean there, done that? Learn to love dried beans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416155-223/beans-dried-cook-add.html.csp I didn’t appreciate the numerous lovable qualities of dried beans until my college years, when I was living on my own in a house with several other women, all of us strapped for cash. As soon as we discovered that beans are a tasty, economical and nutrient-rich alternative to animal-based protein, they began turning up at the center of our plates with real regularity. Of course, it’s a lot more convenient to buy canned beans. Trouble is, they tend to be slightly overcooked, which makes them mush... I didn’t appreciate the numerous lovable qualities of dried beans until my college years, when I was living on my own in a house with several other women, all of us strapped for cash. As soon as we discovered that beans are a tasty, economical and nutrient-rich alternative to animal-based protein, they began turning up at the center of our plates with real regularity. Of course, it’s a lot more convenient to buy canned beans. Trouble is, they tend to be slightly overcooked, which makes them mush... 58416155@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:38:44 MDT Review: Too many hazy sentiments bog down Tim McGraw on new LP http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58443034-223/mcgraw-hazy-sentiments-songs.html.csp Twenty years after his breakthrough hit, “Indian Outlaw,” Tim McGraw still pushes at country music’s boundaries. His new album, “Sundown Heaven Town,” incorporates contemporary Nashville flourishes while holding onto McGraw’s signature sound — a moody, atmospheric tone developed over the years with producer Byron Gallimore. The album hits several creative peaks, but bogs down with too many forgettable, midtempo tunes. At age 47, McGraw hits home with reflective songs about love and modern life —... Twenty years after his breakthrough hit, “Indian Outlaw,” Tim McGraw still pushes at country music’s boundaries. His new album, “Sundown Heaven Town,” incorporates contemporary Nashville flourishes while holding onto McGraw’s signature sound — a moody, atmospheric tone developed over the years with producer Byron Gallimore. The album hits several creative peaks, but bogs down with too many forgettable, midtempo tunes. At age 47, McGraw hits home with reflective songs about love and modern life —... 58443034@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:38:44 MDT Tim McGraw, Faith Hill score another hit together http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58443039-223/mcgraw-songs-hill-song.html.csp Tim McGraw has a reputation for picking the right songs over the course of his 20-year career, although he says he had some help on his latest hit. His nostalgic country single “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” was clearly a winner after he saw the reaction that his wife and fellow country singer, Faith Hill, had after playing a demo of the song. “And when it got to the end, where it said, ‘Me and you back at Mama’s,’ she started crying,” McGraw said. “I said, ‘I’m going to record it and you’re going t... Tim McGraw has a reputation for picking the right songs over the course of his 20-year career, although he says he had some help on his latest hit. His nostalgic country single “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” was clearly a winner after he saw the reaction that his wife and fellow country singer, Faith Hill, had after playing a demo of the song. “And when it got to the end, where it said, ‘Me and you back at Mama’s,’ she started crying,” McGraw said. “I said, ‘I’m going to record it and you’re going t... 58443039@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:38:44 MDT Book review: Author delivers ‘Star Wars’ tour de force http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58470137-223/star-wars-taylor-franchise.html.csp Chris Taylor, deputy editor of the social media website Mashable, lets his geekdom shine with “How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise.” Taylor tries to accomplish several things: He examines how the “Star Wars” franchise successfully invaded popular culture, and he uses examples of how the films have influenced people’s lives. One example is the story of Albin Johnson. He was told he wouldn’t walk again after a car accident. He beca... Chris Taylor, deputy editor of the social media website Mashable, lets his geekdom shine with “How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise.” Taylor tries to accomplish several things: He examines how the “Star Wars” franchise successfully invaded popular culture, and he uses examples of how the films have influenced people’s lives. One example is the story of Albin Johnson. He was told he wouldn’t walk again after a car accident. He beca... 58470137@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:38:44 MDT GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58476581-223/percent-characters-gay-glaad.html.csp Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a new study by the advocacy group GLAAD. Networks are promoting the understanding of gay lives with some of the most inclusive programs yet, but should “strive to include significant transgender content,” said Sarah Kate Ellis, president and CEO of GLAAD, which advocates for the inclusion of LGBT characters and stories in media, in a ... Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a new study by the advocacy group GLAAD. Networks are promoting the understanding of gay lives with some of the most inclusive programs yet, but should “strive to include significant transgender content,” said Sarah Kate Ellis, president and CEO of GLAAD, which advocates for the inclusion of LGBT characters and stories in media, in a ... 58476581@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:38:44 MDT Chris Brown ready to stop getting in his own way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442769-223/brown-jail-mistakes-released.html.csp Chris Brown celebrated his 25th birthday in jail last May by making his own “spread cake”: chocolate, peanut butter, bread and milk. “Mix it up in a little cereal bowl and let it sit for a little while. It comes out and you’ve got a nice little cake,” Brown said, laughing. “A couple of the homies taught me how to do it.” Accustomed to the high life since he became an R&B star at 16, Brown was brought low by his three months in lockup. He emerged last June determined not to slide back into his ol... Chris Brown celebrated his 25th birthday in jail last May by making his own “spread cake”: chocolate, peanut butter, bread and milk. “Mix it up in a little cereal bowl and let it sit for a little while. It comes out and you’ve got a nice little cake,” Brown said, laughing. “A couple of the homies taught me how to do it.” Accustomed to the high life since he became an R&B star at 16, Brown was brought low by his three months in lockup. He emerged last June determined not to slide back into his ol... 58442769@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT Lady Gaga: ‘It’s a very happy time in my life’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442846-223/think-music-lot-artpop.html.csp After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up. “I’ve very centered now. I meditate a lot. I’m happy. I am more sober than I’ve ever been,” the singer said in a recent interview. “It’s a very happy time in my life.” Last year, Gaga parted ways with longtime manager Troy Carter, who helped the pop star achieve multiplatinum status, dominate the pop charts and win multiple Grammy Awards. She said she was overworked and that greed led to their spl... After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up. “I’ve very centered now. I meditate a lot. I’m happy. I am more sober than I’ve ever been,” the singer said in a recent interview. “It’s a very happy time in my life.” Last year, Gaga parted ways with longtime manager Troy Carter, who helped the pop star achieve multiplatinum status, dominate the pop charts and win multiple Grammy Awards. She said she was overworked and that greed led to their spl... 58442846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442903-223/women-singing-think-album.html.csp Barbra Streisand’s new album of duets only includes male singing partners, but it wasn’t a conscious effort to exclude females. “Everyone we asked was … busy,” Streisand said. The performer almost scored one major diva: Beyoncé. “She had her people try to do a track of one of the songs from my movie ‘A Star Is Born,’ and it just, we didn’t have the time to finish it, to get it right,” she said. “We had to release the album. Maybe someday we’ll do a duet because she’s so great.” “Partners,” relea... Barbra Streisand’s new album of duets only includes male singing partners, but it wasn’t a conscious effort to exclude females. “Everyone we asked was … busy,” Streisand said. The performer almost scored one major diva: Beyoncé. “She had her people try to do a track of one of the songs from my movie ‘A Star Is Born,’ and it just, we didn’t have the time to finish it, to get it right,” she said. “We had to release the album. Maybe someday we’ll do a duet because she’s so great.” “Partners,” relea... 58442903@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT Vincent Piazza reflects on his time on HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58455695-223/steve-boardwalk-piazza-lighter.html.csp Vincent Piazza is pondering his next move. His critically acclaimed series “Boardwalk Empire,” created by Terence Winter and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, is in its fifth and final season on HBO (Sundays, 10 p.m.). Piazza plays Charles “Lucky” Luciano, a leading Mafia figure in the United States. “It’s like my dream ended here. Now I need to redream something else,” he said. One possibility is writing. “I love writing. I love telling stories, and I’m going to try and give a crack at tha... Vincent Piazza is pondering his next move. His critically acclaimed series “Boardwalk Empire,” created by Terence Winter and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, is in its fifth and final season on HBO (Sundays, 10 p.m.). Piazza plays Charles “Lucky” Luciano, a leading Mafia figure in the United States. “It’s like my dream ended here. Now I need to redream something else,” he said. One possibility is writing. “I love writing. I love telling stories, and I’m going to try and give a crack at tha... 58455695@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT Q&A: Jackie Evancho on new album, school and Lady Gaga http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58458673-223/really-evancho-singing-voice.html.csp America literally said Jackie Evancho had talent. But the 14-year-old classical crossover singer, who achieved platinum success at the tender age of 10, remained unconvinced. “To be honest, I still don’t completely believe I sound as good as everyone says I do,” said Evancho, who placed second on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010. “I never thought that I was good when I was little and until this day, I still can’t stand listening to myself ’cause I don’t feel like I’m really good.” Despite her opin... America literally said Jackie Evancho had talent. But the 14-year-old classical crossover singer, who achieved platinum success at the tender age of 10, remained unconvinced. “To be honest, I still don’t completely believe I sound as good as everyone says I do,” said Evancho, who placed second on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010. “I never thought that I was good when I was little and until this day, I still can’t stand listening to myself ’cause I don’t feel like I’m really good.” Despite her opin... 58458673@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT Beer flows from Brew Pub taps as eatery gets club license http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472951-78/wasatch-license-club-brew.html.csp The new Wasatch Brew Pub in Salt Lake City’s Sugar House neighborhood may have opened Sept. 19, but its elegant stainless-steel taps have only served conversation — not beer. “We cannot actually use the taps to pour beer until we get a dining club license,” marketing director Judy Cullen said last week. Wasatch finally got that coveted club license from the state liquor commission on Tuesday. It was one of two club licenses available in September. (Red Rock Junction in Park City received the oth... The new Wasatch Brew Pub in Salt Lake City’s Sugar House neighborhood may have opened Sept. 19, but its elegant stainless-steel taps have only served conversation — not beer. “We cannot actually use the taps to pour beer until we get a dining club license,” marketing director Judy Cullen said last week. Wasatch finally got that coveted club license from the state liquor commission on Tuesday. It was one of two club licenses available in September. (Red Rock Junction in Park City received the oth... 58472951@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT Utah Lit for October: ‘When the Emperor Was Divine’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58473765-223/otsuka-utah-novel-october.html.csp In our recent past, Utah schoolchildren didn’t learn about the tragic history of the Topaz War Relocation Center, the dusty internment camp in the West Desert that housed American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. Julie Otsuka was inspired to write her 2002 novel, “When the Emperor Was Divine,” by her mother’s time in the Utah camps. The novel will be the focus of the Tribune’s October Utah Lit book club conversation Oct. 23 at sltrib.com. Otsuka’s mother was interned at age 10, ... In our recent past, Utah schoolchildren didn’t learn about the tragic history of the Topaz War Relocation Center, the dusty internment camp in the West Desert that housed American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. Julie Otsuka was inspired to write her 2002 novel, “When the Emperor Was Divine,” by her mother’s time in the Utah camps. The novel will be the focus of the Tribune’s October Utah Lit book club conversation Oct. 23 at sltrib.com. Otsuka’s mother was interned at age 10, ... 58473765@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT On his 2nd try, Utah teen makes it on ‘The Voice’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58478366-223/linford-really-voice-season.html.csp When Tanner Linford auditioned for “The Voice” last season, none of the judges turned around to claim him for their team. But the 17-year-old Kaysville singer tried, tried again, and this season he got a judge to turn that chair around. Just barely. Linford was singing the last note of “When You Say Nothing at All” in an episode this week when Blake Shelton punched the button, signaling he’d chosen the Utah teen to join his team on the hit NBC singing competition. And Linford’s look of relief wa... When Tanner Linford auditioned for “The Voice” last season, none of the judges turned around to claim him for their team. But the 17-year-old Kaysville singer tried, tried again, and this season he got a judge to turn that chair around. Just barely. Linford was singing the last note of “When You Say Nothing at All” in an episode this week when Blake Shelton punched the button, signaling he’d chosen the Utah teen to join his team on the hit NBC singing competition. And Linford’s look of relief wa... 58478366@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:37:09 MDT Iced coffee from a keg off to fast start in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442897-223/coffee-nitro-lake-salt.html.csp At first glance, the new coffee shop beverage looks like a beer — it’s chilled in a keg, served on draft and boasts a foamy, light-colored head. What’s really inside the ale-like glass, though, is a cold-brewed “nitro” coffee. Nitro refers to the nitrogen that is infused into the liquid, giving it beer-like qualities. “It’s so cool to serve iced coffee like this,” said Cody Kirkland, the manager of The Rose Establishment, a Salt Lake City coffee shop that has jumped on the coffee-in-a-keg trend... At first glance, the new coffee shop beverage looks like a beer — it’s chilled in a keg, served on draft and boasts a foamy, light-colored head. What’s really inside the ale-like glass, though, is a cold-brewed “nitro” coffee. Nitro refers to the nitrogen that is infused into the liquid, giving it beer-like qualities. “It’s so cool to serve iced coffee like this,” said Cody Kirkland, the manager of The Rose Establishment, a Salt Lake City coffee shop that has jumped on the coffee-in-a-keg trend... 58442897@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:36:59 MDT Utah guv’s clean air advisers recommend cleaner-running cars, gas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477180-78/clean-percent-emissions-team.html.csp Drastically cutting the emissions that ruin the Wasatch Front’s wintertime air quality should be a pain-free cinch, but only after Utahns start driving cleaner-burning automobiles using reduced-sulfur gasoline. Cutting the miles driven by 10 percent also would help cut pollution by up to 8 percent. Those are the leading “consensus” recommendations released Wednesday by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s Clean Air Action Team, empaneled a year ago to explore ways to confront the state’s air quality crisis... Drastically cutting the emissions that ruin the Wasatch Front’s wintertime air quality should be a pain-free cinch, but only after Utahns start driving cleaner-burning automobiles using reduced-sulfur gasoline. Cutting the miles driven by 10 percent also would help cut pollution by up to 8 percent. Those are the leading “consensus” recommendations released Wednesday by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s Clean Air Action Team, empaneled a year ago to explore ways to confront the state’s air quality crisis... 58477180@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:32:25 MDT Watch the live stream: Utah attorney general debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58478496-90/utah-general-attorney-debate.html.csp The Utah attorney general’s office has generated more than its share of front-page headlines in the past 22 months and more will come tonight when Republican incumbent Sean Reyes takes on Democratic challenger Charles Stormont in a live televised debate. Sponsored by the Utah Debate Commission, the face-to-face encounter from Brigham Young University is being live-streamed here now. Reyes took over the scandal-battered office in December after John Swallow stepped down amid a mushrooming scandal... The Utah attorney general’s office has generated more than its share of front-page headlines in the past 22 months and more will come tonight when Republican incumbent Sean Reyes takes on Democratic challenger Charles Stormont in a live televised debate. Sponsored by the Utah Debate Commission, the face-to-face encounter from Brigham Young University is being live-streamed here now. Reyes took over the scandal-battered office in December after John Swallow stepped down amid a mushrooming scandal... 58478496@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:28:10 MDT NFL notes • Suspended Blackmon checks himself into rehab http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58478686-77/blackmon-suspended-season-arians.html.csp Jacksonville, Fla. • Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has checked into a voluntary treatment program and seems to be doing well. Coach Gus Bradley told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former Oklahoma State star and 2012 first-round NFL draft pick “is doing very well and he’s learning a lot.” Bradley says he is getting updates from Blackmon’s agent. Bradley adds that Blackmon is “healing and taking time for himself. The great thing is he has chosen this for ... Jacksonville, Fla. • Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has checked into a voluntary treatment program and seems to be doing well. Coach Gus Bradley told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former Oklahoma State star and 2012 first-round NFL draft pick “is doing very well and he’s learning a lot.” Bradley says he is getting updates from Blackmon’s agent. Bradley adds that Blackmon is “healing and taking time for himself. The great thing is he has chosen this for ... 58478686@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:02:02 MDT Coming soon to a theater near you: ‘Meet the Mormons’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58434187-78/mormons-treu-meet-documentary.html.csp On Oct. 10, in about 200 theaters around the country — including many in Utah — a documentary about Mormons will be screening next door to “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” According to Blair Treu, the director of “Meet the Mormons” — a documentary produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as an introduction of the faith to nonmembers — that wasn’t always the plan. “I was part of a small group of producers who were asked to come up with an idea for ... On Oct. 10, in about 200 theaters around the country — including many in Utah — a documentary about Mormons will be screening next door to “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” According to Blair Treu, the director of “Meet the Mormons” — a documentary produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as an introduction of the faith to nonmembers — that wasn’t always the plan. “I was part of a small group of producers who were asked to come up with an idea for ... 58434187@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:53:43 MDT Mother, son charged in Millcreek drive-by shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58478472-78/son-charged-charges-according.html.csp A teenager and his mother have been charged in connection to a drive-by shooting. The 17-year-old son was charged as an adult Tuesday in 3rd District Court with 10 felonies, including multiple counts of felony discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault. His mother was charged Friday with 10 felonies and three misdemeanors, according to court documents. On Sept. 22, the woman allegedly drove her son to a 7-Eleven near 3900 S. 500 East after a fight at school, according to the charges. The thre... A teenager and his mother have been charged in connection to a drive-by shooting. The 17-year-old son was charged as an adult Tuesday in 3rd District Court with 10 felonies, including multiple counts of felony discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault. His mother was charged Friday with 10 felonies and three misdemeanors, according to court documents. On Sept. 22, the woman allegedly drove her son to a 7-Eleven near 3900 S. 500 East after a fight at school, according to the charges. The thre... 58478472@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:41:01 MDT Huntsman Corp. buys Rockwood Holdings for $1 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58476667-79/huntsman-rockwood-billion-corp.html.csp Huntsman Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired the performance additive and titanium dioxide businesses of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. for $1 billion in cash. Company President and CEO Peter Huntsman said the majority of corporate earnings over the past year have come from its titanium dioxide business and that the addition of Rockwood’s operations will help it achieve its goal of reaching $2 billion in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in the next few years. He said the ... Huntsman Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired the performance additive and titanium dioxide businesses of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. for $1 billion in cash. Company President and CEO Peter Huntsman said the majority of corporate earnings over the past year have come from its titanium dioxide business and that the addition of Rockwood’s operations will help it achieve its goal of reaching $2 billion in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in the next few years. He said the ... 58476667@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:36:02 MDT Dale Murphy to speak at Bank of Utah events http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477757-79/murphy-utah-bank-dale.html.csp Former Major League Baseball player Dale Murphy, a Utah favorite because of his Mormon background, will be the feature speaker at Bank of Utah’s annual Fall Author events on Tuesday and Wednesday. Murphy, who wrote the book “Murph” and founded the “I Won’t Cheat Foundation,” will speak Tuesday from 8-9 a.m. at Eccles Conference Center in Ogden and from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Riverwoods Conference Center in Logan. On Wednesday, he will be at Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City from 8-9 a.m. The eve... Former Major League Baseball player Dale Murphy, a Utah favorite because of his Mormon background, will be the feature speaker at Bank of Utah’s annual Fall Author events on Tuesday and Wednesday. Murphy, who wrote the book “Murph” and founded the “I Won’t Cheat Foundation,” will speak Tuesday from 8-9 a.m. at Eccles Conference Center in Ogden and from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Riverwoods Conference Center in Logan. On Wednesday, he will be at Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City from 8-9 a.m. The eve... 58477757@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:36:02 MDT Utah Lit for September: ‘The Human Age’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58375198-223/book-lake-salt-ackerman.html.csp For September, the Tribune’s Utah Lit online book club will focus on Diane Ackerman’s “The Human Age.” The poet and naturalist focuses on the paradoxical effects of humans on the Earth, and along with the damage, she reports on the reasons for hope. In the book, Ackerman labels humans as “nomads with restless minds” and “powerful agents of planetary change.” Her research-based meditations span the world, from considerations of space to sprawling cities to the hope of climate farming or the built... For September, the Tribune’s Utah Lit online book club will focus on Diane Ackerman’s “The Human Age.” The poet and naturalist focuses on the paradoxical effects of humans on the Earth, and along with the damage, she reports on the reasons for hope. In the book, Ackerman labels humans as “nomads with restless minds” and “powerful agents of planetary change.” Her research-based meditations span the world, from considerations of space to sprawling cities to the hope of climate farming or the built... 58375198@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Letter: Article overreached on ‘subtle’ LDS changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58472805-82/lds-church-subtle-article.html.csp It took me 24 hours to process what I read in Sunday’s Tribune in the article written by Peggy Fletcher Stack regarding “LDS feminists may find hint of change in subtle wording.” I was very uncomfortable about her reading secret messages into a talk given by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf at the LDS General Women’s Meeting. She believes subtle wording was used in his addressing his audience “that may indicate” a difference in attitude of church leaders regarding the value and status of LDS sisters. ... It took me 24 hours to process what I read in Sunday’s Tribune in the article written by Peggy Fletcher Stack regarding “LDS feminists may find hint of change in subtle wording.” I was very uncomfortable about her reading secret messages into a talk given by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf at the LDS General Women’s Meeting. She believes subtle wording was used in his addressing his audience “that may indicate” a difference in attitude of church leaders regarding the value and status of LDS sisters. ... 58472805@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Letter: Weather metaphor was uncalled for http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58474418-82/weather-article-attitude-com.html.csp I have never thought of the editorial board of The Salt Lake Tribune as old white men sitting around discussing menopausal behavior with a “wink, wink, nudge, nudge” attitude. However, your headline and subsequent article of Sept. 30 regarding “Ma Nature being meteorologically menopausal , basking Utahns in sunshine and heat one day and cold, wet and even snowy weather the next” would suggest that perhaps an attitude adjustment is needed. You have insulted at least half of your readers with tha... I have never thought of the editorial board of The Salt Lake Tribune as old white men sitting around discussing menopausal behavior with a “wink, wink, nudge, nudge” attitude. However, your headline and subsequent article of Sept. 30 regarding “Ma Nature being meteorologically menopausal , basking Utahns in sunshine and heat one day and cold, wet and even snowy weather the next” would suggest that perhaps an attitude adjustment is needed. You have insulted at least half of your readers with tha... 58474418@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Letter: Follow the example of the Roosevelts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58474448-82/president-republican-roosevelts-democrat.html.csp The excellent Ken Burns series on the Roosevelts reminded me again as to why I’m a Democrat. Though Teddy ran twice, once for vice president and for president in 1904 as a Republican, the series presented a Republican who was nothing like any other Republican President since Lincoln. He was despised by J.P. Morgan. and when McKinley died, Republican leader Mark Hanna was quoted as saying: “I told you he shouldn’t have been nominated vice president, and now that cowboy is in the White House.” I... The excellent Ken Burns series on the Roosevelts reminded me again as to why I’m a Democrat. Though Teddy ran twice, once for vice president and for president in 1904 as a Republican, the series presented a Republican who was nothing like any other Republican President since Lincoln. He was despised by J.P. Morgan. and when McKinley died, Republican leader Mark Hanna was quoted as saying: “I told you he shouldn’t have been nominated vice president, and now that cowboy is in the White House.” I... 58474448@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Op-ed: ‘One Wasatch’ ski connection favors resorts over the rest of us http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58477121-82/wasatch-ski-resorts-utah.html.csp Last week Ski Utah reminded the greater Wasatch Mountains community that they are serious about the local ski resorts expanding their existing boundaries with their audacious “One Wasatch” program to link all seven resorts by adding chairlifts. The One Wasatch is actually the infamous Ski Link resurrected on steroids! Ski Utah’s goal is to lure vacationing skiers away from Colorado by creating an interconnected system of chairlifts that will create a marketing image of Utah as a European-style... Last week Ski Utah reminded the greater Wasatch Mountains community that they are serious about the local ski resorts expanding their existing boundaries with their audacious “One Wasatch” program to link all seven resorts by adding chairlifts. The One Wasatch is actually the infamous Ski Link resurrected on steroids! Ski Utah’s goal is to lure vacationing skiers away from Colorado by creating an interconnected system of chairlifts that will create a marketing image of Utah as a European-style... 58477121@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Letter: Consumers create jobs, not ‘job creators’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58477240-82/creators-job-business-benefits.html.csp Regarding Mike Smith’s letter (“Show job creators some respect,” Sept. 2), we “liberals” do not disrespect all business owners. We disrespect the 40-year-old business model that has resulted in the decimation of our middle class. Your “job creators” model is forcing ever increasing productivity, requiring more and more employee contributions to health coverage and other benefits through threats of outsourcing/layoffs and through the hiring of increasing numbers of part timers or contractors. We ... Regarding Mike Smith’s letter (“Show job creators some respect,” Sept. 2), we “liberals” do not disrespect all business owners. We disrespect the 40-year-old business model that has resulted in the decimation of our middle class. Your “job creators” model is forcing ever increasing productivity, requiring more and more employee contributions to health coverage and other benefits through threats of outsourcing/layoffs and through the hiring of increasing numbers of part timers or contractors. We ... 58477240@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Letter: God loves his gay children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58477287-82/god-love-gay-loves.html.csp Recall jogging at West High School, preparing to enlist in the Army and go to Vietnam, and told my friend, if I die in Vietnam, my only regret would be I never had children. By the grace of God, I returned home and married and had children. I thank God for my children. Have always loved them and I am very proud of them. Some of my children are gay, but I love them, just as I am sure God does too! I believe they the right to marry who they love. I also believe God is about love, and He lov... Recall jogging at West High School, preparing to enlist in the Army and go to Vietnam, and told my friend, if I die in Vietnam, my only regret would be I never had children. By the grace of God, I returned home and married and had children. I thank God for my children. Have always loved them and I am very proud of them. Some of my children are gay, but I love them, just as I am sure God does too! I believe they the right to marry who they love. I also believe God is about love, and He lov... 58477287@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Letter: Chaffetz should look in the mirror http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58477298-82/chaffetz-service-concerned-confidence.html.csp This morning in the Tribune, Jason Chaffetz is quoted as saying “he is very concerned about the leadership of the Secret Service” and “action needs to be taken” to restore confidence in the presidential protection service. I wonder if Mr. Chaffetz realizes the same could be said of Congress. Many of his colleagues are off campaigning for re-election. They are more concerned with being re-elected than they are about doing their job, which is running the country and not dreaming up ways to shut it... This morning in the Tribune, Jason Chaffetz is quoted as saying “he is very concerned about the leadership of the Secret Service” and “action needs to be taken” to restore confidence in the presidential protection service. I wonder if Mr. Chaffetz realizes the same could be said of Congress. Many of his colleagues are off campaigning for re-election. They are more concerned with being re-elected than they are about doing their job, which is running the country and not dreaming up ways to shut it... 58477298@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Editorial: Utahns have no excuse not to register and vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58478196-82/utah-vote-voting-election.html.csp You may have noticed that this space in recent days has been devoted to the upcoming election. There will be more and more of that in the Tribune and other news sources in the coming weeks, perhaps, if you think only of TV ads, to the point that it might be categorized as aversion therapy. Utah voters, come Nov. 4, will be asked to select the occupants of various offices, from all four members of our delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives to the Utah’s attorney general and a slate of c... You may have noticed that this space in recent days has been devoted to the upcoming election. There will be more and more of that in the Tribune and other news sources in the coming weeks, perhaps, if you think only of TV ads, to the point that it might be categorized as aversion therapy. Utah voters, come Nov. 4, will be asked to select the occupants of various offices, from all four members of our delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives to the Utah’s attorney general and a slate of c... 58478196@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:35:02 MDT Just one bird reported killed in Utah’s first crow hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58478399-78/hunt-utah-crow-wildlife.html.csp The first month of Utah’s new American crow hunt seems to have been quiet. “I’ve only heard of one [killed],” said Blair Stringham, migratory game bird coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The bird was shot for depredation in a Roosevelt apple orchard. It is possible more crows were killed because hunters are not required to report successful outings. The birds are not likely to generate much post-hunt bragging. Stringham said he had heard of at least two groups that went on... The first month of Utah’s new American crow hunt seems to have been quiet. “I’ve only heard of one [killed],” said Blair Stringham, migratory game bird coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The bird was shot for depredation in a Roosevelt apple orchard. It is possible more crows were killed because hunters are not required to report successful outings. The birds are not likely to generate much post-hunt bragging. Stringham said he had heard of at least two groups that went on... 58478399@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:26:38 MDT Utah sheriff’s deputy accused of punching wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477043-78/stubblefield-police-statement-county.html.csp A Grand County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his wife claims he punched her in the face in self defense, according to police. Austin Stubblefield was arrested Sept. 20 by Moab police officers investigating a domestic violence allegation and booked into San Juan County Jail. He was released about an hour later on a $5,000 bond. Police allege Stubblefield, 35, committed domestic violence aggravated assault, a third-degree felony. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office had jurisdiction over the... A Grand County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his wife claims he punched her in the face in self defense, according to police. Austin Stubblefield was arrested Sept. 20 by Moab police officers investigating a domestic violence allegation and booked into San Juan County Jail. He was released about an hour later on a $5,000 bond. Police allege Stubblefield, 35, committed domestic violence aggravated assault, a third-degree felony. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office had jurisdiction over the... 58477043@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:16:00 MDT Charges dropped against Utah firefighter in prescriptions case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58478213-78/jones-ayers-doctor-prescriptions.html.csp Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against a Unified Fire Authority assistant chief who was accused of going from doctor to doctor to obtain prescription drugs. Marlon Don Jones was charged last year with 14 counts of so-called doctor shopping, after a widespread UFA investigation into missing morphine led detectives to check state prescription records of fire employees who had been prescribed opiate drugs. On Tuesday prosecutors dismissed the case, which a judge said in May didn’t seem... Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against a Unified Fire Authority assistant chief who was accused of going from doctor to doctor to obtain prescription drugs. Marlon Don Jones was charged last year with 14 counts of so-called doctor shopping, after a widespread UFA investigation into missing morphine led detectives to check state prescription records of fire employees who had been prescribed opiate drugs. On Tuesday prosecutors dismissed the case, which a judge said in May didn’t seem... 58478213@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:05:05 MDT Editorial: Utah’s 1st District should send McAleer to Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58472824-82/congress-utah-mcaleer-district.html.csp Utah may be a political outlier in many ways. But, on one key point, Beehive State voters agree with their fellow citizens around the nation. We think Congress is doing an awful job. A new poll from UtahPolicy.com shows that 81 percent of Utahns polled rated the job performance of the legislative branch as either somewhat or highly unfavorable. Nationally, 14 percent of voters approve of the job Congress is doing. Voters in Utah’s 1st Congressional District can do something about that in this e... Utah may be a political outlier in many ways. But, on one key point, Beehive State voters agree with their fellow citizens around the nation. We think Congress is doing an awful job. A new poll from UtahPolicy.com shows that 81 percent of Utahns polled rated the job performance of the legislative branch as either somewhat or highly unfavorable. Nationally, 14 percent of voters approve of the job Congress is doing. Voters in Utah’s 1st Congressional District can do something about that in this e... 58472824@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:49:24 MDT Utah Jazz: Burke looks to build upon rookie season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58477852-87/burke-rookie-season-jazz.html.csp Trey Burke looked calm and unaffected by the crush of people surrounding him. He confidently chewed on a piece of gum, looked straight ahead and answered each question with the patience of an NBA veteran. He looked like a guy ready for an expanded role with the Jazz. No longer is Burke the wide-eyed rookie point guard, feeling his way through the league. Instead, Burke is coach Quin Snyder’s floor general, and one of the players looked upon to lead the way. If the Jazz are going to surprise this... Trey Burke looked calm and unaffected by the crush of people surrounding him. He confidently chewed on a piece of gum, looked straight ahead and answered each question with the patience of an NBA veteran. He looked like a guy ready for an expanded role with the Jazz. No longer is Burke the wide-eyed rookie point guard, feeling his way through the league. Instead, Burke is coach Quin Snyder’s floor general, and one of the players looked upon to lead the way. If the Jazz are going to surprise this... 58477852@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:48:35 MDT Secret Service chief resigns after Chaffetz-led call for resignation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58477136-90/pierson-service-secret-agency.html.csp Washington • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday after a series of security lapses surfaced and members of Congress – including Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah — openly questioned her leadership. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said President Barack Obama spoke with Pierson Wednesday afternoon and concluded “a new direction is necessary.” Pierson had been with the agency for 30 years, and led it for more than a year, but came under intense scrutiny after a former Iraqi... Washington • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday after a series of security lapses surfaced and members of Congress – including Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah — openly questioned her leadership. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said President Barack Obama spoke with Pierson Wednesday afternoon and concluded “a new direction is necessary.” Pierson had been with the agency for 30 years, and led it for more than a year, but came under intense scrutiny after a former Iraqi... 58477136@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:39:23 MDT Remembering Mormonism’s music man, Alexander Schreiner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58442032-80/schreiner-tabernacle-organ-organist.html.csp Alexander Schreiner had no time for mediocrity. “In the first place one should avoid making a mistake, ever!” Schreiner, who played the Mormon Tabernacle organ for more than half a century, wrote. “When you start to learn something new, play it so slowly that the notes, the time and the rhythm are all played perfectly. Then gradually start to play faster, but it must always be played correctly.” That practice philosophy is “such a hard concept” for many musicians to accept, said organ historian... Alexander Schreiner had no time for mediocrity. “In the first place one should avoid making a mistake, ever!” Schreiner, who played the Mormon Tabernacle organ for more than half a century, wrote. “When you start to learn something new, play it so slowly that the notes, the time and the rhythm are all played perfectly. Then gradually start to play faster, but it must always be played correctly.” That practice philosophy is “such a hard concept” for many musicians to accept, said organ historian... 58442032@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:36:59 MDT Recreation: Outerbike is the in place to be http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58474311-117/outerbike-event-moab-trail.html.csp Unconventionalists have Burning Man, music fans have Coachella … and mountain bikers? Well, they’ve got Outerbike. It is that time of year again when mountain bikers, or at least the lucky ones, head to Moab for three days of rad riding on all the best bikes 2014 and 2015 have to offer. In between taking turns on the Bar M trails, bikers can take in clinics with pros, bike parties, beer gardens and movie and music events. What could be better? Not much, is the general belief, which is why the ... Unconventionalists have Burning Man, music fans have Coachella … and mountain bikers? Well, they’ve got Outerbike. It is that time of year again when mountain bikers, or at least the lucky ones, head to Moab for three days of rad riding on all the best bikes 2014 and 2015 have to offer. In between taking turns on the Bar M trails, bikers can take in clinics with pros, bike parties, beer gardens and movie and music events. What could be better? Not much, is the general belief, which is why the ... 58474311@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:29:01 MDT USU football: Aggies’ defense ready to dig deep against Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58477666-77/aggies-hill-yards-defense.html.csp Logan • As a competitor, Utah State linebacker Zach Vigil says he has a lot of respect for BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and the way he plays, believing the quarterback should be one of the stronger Heisman candidates. “He’s really smart and he can throw the ball,” he said. “I think he’s underrated. He’s pretty accurate with the football and he makes some really good long throws.” While Vigil has admired Hill in his film sessions this week, he has no intention of giving any highlight clips to the ... Logan • As a competitor, Utah State linebacker Zach Vigil says he has a lot of respect for BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and the way he plays, believing the quarterback should be one of the stronger Heisman candidates. “He’s really smart and he can throw the ball,” he said. “I think he’s underrated. He’s pretty accurate with the football and he makes some really good long throws.” While Vigil has admired Hill in his film sessions this week, he has no intention of giving any highlight clips to the ... 58477666@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:24:02 MDT Utah Jazz: Jeremy Evans hopes to take another step forward http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58478122-87/evans-coach-hayward-jazz.html.csp Jazz forward Jeremy Evans established himself as a legitimate NBA player under former head coaches Jerry Sloan and Tyrone Corbin. Can he take the next step for Utah’s new regime? Evans, of course, is a former second-round draft pick from Western Kentucky. He averaged career-highs in points (6.1), rebounds (4.7) and minutes (18.3) last season. Evans hopes to continue his progress under coach Quin Snyder, who likes what he’s seen during the opening two days of training camp. “One of the things he ... Jazz forward Jeremy Evans established himself as a legitimate NBA player under former head coaches Jerry Sloan and Tyrone Corbin. Can he take the next step for Utah’s new regime? Evans, of course, is a former second-round draft pick from Western Kentucky. He averaged career-highs in points (6.1), rebounds (4.7) and minutes (18.3) last season. Evans hopes to continue his progress under coach Quin Snyder, who likes what he’s seen during the opening two days of training camp. “One of the things he ... 58478122@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:19:02 MDT Vermont’s Bag Balm ointment goes corporate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477796-79/balm-bag-company-ointment.html.csp Lyndonville, Vt. • Vermont’s locally produced, quirkily used Bag Balm ointment long ago moved beyond the bovine, but now it’s going corporate. The 115-year-old family business was sold last week to a group of investors who are promising to expand the brand, but not change the formula of the gooey, yellow-green ointment. Bag Balm began as a staple for dairy farmers treating the inflamed udders of cows, but over the generations, the salve sold in its signature square green tins has been used for e... Lyndonville, Vt. • Vermont’s locally produced, quirkily used Bag Balm ointment long ago moved beyond the bovine, but now it’s going corporate. The 115-year-old family business was sold last week to a group of investors who are promising to expand the brand, but not change the formula of the gooey, yellow-green ointment. Bag Balm began as a staple for dairy farmers treating the inflamed udders of cows, but over the generations, the salve sold in its signature square green tins has been used for e... 58477796@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:12:09 MDT Kragthorpe: Jim McMahon is No. 1 among BYU quarterbacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58475337-88/mcmahon-byu-hall-quarterbacks.html.csp Jordan Leslie is wearing it well this season, and the number worked nicely for Austin Collie and Daniel Sorensen in recent years. Yet there’s really only one No. 9 in BYU football history. The school will retire Jim McMahon’s number during Friday night’s game with Utah State, following Thursday’s induction into the BYU Hall of Fame. Actually, McMahon is No. 1. He’s the best who ever played his position at his school, and that’s saying something when the subject is BYU quarterbacks. My top five:... Jordan Leslie is wearing it well this season, and the number worked nicely for Austin Collie and Daniel Sorensen in recent years. Yet there’s really only one No. 9 in BYU football history. The school will retire Jim McMahon’s number during Friday night’s game with Utah State, following Thursday’s induction into the BYU Hall of Fame. Actually, McMahon is No. 1. He’s the best who ever played his position at his school, and that’s saying something when the subject is BYU quarterbacks. My top five:... 58475337@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:56:10 MDT BYU football: Cougars hope Kaufusi’s return will bolster pass rush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58477175-88/byu-pass-rush-kaufusi.html.csp Provo • Of all the crazy numbers that came out of BYU’s 41-33 win over Virginia on Sept. 20, perhaps the most troubling to the Cougar defense was the lowest one. Zero. That’s how many sacks BYU’s defense got, despite seeing Virginia quarterbacks drop back to pass no fewer than 58 times. Given plenty of time to throw the ball, Greyson Lambert and Matt Johns combined to complete 35 passes for 327 yards with just one interception. It’s a deficiency defensive coordinator Nick Howell hopes to fix as ... Provo • Of all the crazy numbers that came out of BYU’s 41-33 win over Virginia on Sept. 20, perhaps the most troubling to the Cougar defense was the lowest one. Zero. That’s how many sacks BYU’s defense got, despite seeing Virginia quarterbacks drop back to pass no fewer than 58 times. Given plenty of time to throw the ball, Greyson Lambert and Matt Johns combined to complete 35 passes for 327 yards with just one interception. It’s a deficiency defensive coordinator Nick Howell hopes to fix as ... 58477175@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:56:10 MDT Utah football: California connections run deep on Utes’ roster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58477646-89/california-utah-ucla-utes.html.csp If he was allowed to wander outside of the Rose Bowl and into the maze of UCLA tailgaters, Kaelin Clay would eventually find a welcoming crowd. The senior receiver and returner is expecting at least 50 family members and friends to attend Utah’s game Saturday against No. 8 UCLA. He said he’s excited for his little sister to watch the game. There’s also his cousin, Randall Goforth, who will be across the field on UCLA’s sideline. He’s out with a shoulder injury, “but you know, he’s still talking ... If he was allowed to wander outside of the Rose Bowl and into the maze of UCLA tailgaters, Kaelin Clay would eventually find a welcoming crowd. The senior receiver and returner is expecting at least 50 family members and friends to attend Utah’s game Saturday against No. 8 UCLA. He said he’s excited for his little sister to watch the game. There’s also his cousin, Randall Goforth, who will be across the field on UCLA’s sideline. He’s out with a shoulder injury, “but you know, he’s still talking ... 58477646@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:56:10 MDT Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58477271-77/oslo-ioc-games-olympics.html.csp Oslo, Norway • The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidates. Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly. Oslo’s exit leaves Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only two contenders. Oslo is the fourth city to pull out of a race that has been thrown into turmoil in the wake of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, where the ... Oslo, Norway • The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidates. Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly. Oslo’s exit leaves Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only two contenders. Oslo is the fourth city to pull out of a race that has been thrown into turmoil in the wake of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, where the ... 58477271@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:54:09 MDT Bobcat spotted near Oakridge Elementary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58478063-78/bobcat-division-elementary-oakridge.html.csp Oakridge Elementary School in Millcreek was taking precautions Wednesday after a bobcat was spotted nearby early in the morning. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources was alerted that a school janitor saw the bobcat run across the parking lot about 7 a.m. A division employee investigated and did not find the animal on the grounds, according to Scott Root, a DWR outreach manager. No more sightings were reported but the school, at 4325 S. Jupiter Drive (3735 East), is taking precautions, said ... Oakridge Elementary School in Millcreek was taking precautions Wednesday after a bobcat was spotted nearby early in the morning. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources was alerted that a school janitor saw the bobcat run across the parking lot about 7 a.m. A division employee investigated and did not find the animal on the grounds, according to Scott Root, a DWR outreach manager. No more sightings were reported but the school, at 4325 S. Jupiter Drive (3735 East), is taking precautions, said ... 58478063@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:46:46 MDT Mormons’ FamilySearch reaches deal to put a billion obits online http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477391-79/familysearch-obituaries-online-billion.html.csp More than a billion records from historical obituaries will be available online in the future, but it’s going to take a lot of volunteer help to make them searchable. FamilySearch International, a nonprofit organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and GenealogyBank.com, which has acquired a collections of newspapers and historical documents for family history research, announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to make it possible to search for ancestors... More than a billion records from historical obituaries will be available online in the future, but it’s going to take a lot of volunteer help to make them searchable. FamilySearch International, a nonprofit organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and GenealogyBank.com, which has acquired a collections of newspapers and historical documents for family history research, announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to make it possible to search for ancestors... 58477391@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:46:39 MDT Suicide ruled out in trial for Utah man accused of killing wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477119-78/truman-heidy-conrad-wife.html.csp Provo • After Conrad Mark Truman’s wife was fatally shot at their Orem home, Truman told conflicting stories about her death and even threatened the life of a responding police officer. But defense attorney Ron Yengich told a jury on Wednesday during opening statements in Truman’s murder trial that the man’s remarks and odd behavior are not evidence of guilt. “All of these statements that were made, they are fairly stupid, at least,” Yengich said. “But they are under the influence of alcohol.” T... Provo • After Conrad Mark Truman’s wife was fatally shot at their Orem home, Truman told conflicting stories about her death and even threatened the life of a responding police officer. But defense attorney Ron Yengich told a jury on Wednesday during opening statements in Truman’s murder trial that the man’s remarks and odd behavior are not evidence of guilt. “All of these statements that were made, they are fairly stupid, at least,” Yengich said. “But they are under the influence of alcohol.” T... 58477119@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:44:34 MDT 18-year-old victim’s family pleads for break in Salt Lake City homicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58476795-78/information-jarquin-lake-salt.html.csp Gustavo Jarquin wanted to become a psychologist and help people. But about two weeks ago, someone shot and killed the 18-year-old man on Salt Lake City’s west side. In the absence of any suspects, police and his family are asking anyone with information, to come forward and help solve Jarquin’s murder. “I’m not asking for revenge,” the victim’s father, Jose Jarquin, said through a translator at a press conference Wednesday. “I’m asking for justice.” On Sept. 18, a pedestrian walking to the Acapu... Gustavo Jarquin wanted to become a psychologist and help people. But about two weeks ago, someone shot and killed the 18-year-old man on Salt Lake City’s west side. In the absence of any suspects, police and his family are asking anyone with information, to come forward and help solve Jarquin’s murder. “I’m not asking for revenge,” the victim’s father, Jose Jarquin, said through a translator at a press conference Wednesday. “I’m asking for justice.” On Sept. 18, a pedestrian walking to the Acapu... 58476795@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:44:00 MDT BYU: Utah dinosaur had giant schnoz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58476651-78/nose-byu-utah-huge.html.csp A dinosaur with a huge nose roamed Utah 75 million years ago, researchers at Brigham Young University say. The Rhinorex condrupus, or “nose king,” had a duck bill, according to scientists from BYU and North Carolina State University. At least they think it did: Paleontologists can’t tell for sure what the beast’s nose looked like, but they know it had huge nasal openings, said Rodney Scheetz, curator of BYU’s Museum of Paleontology. They also believe it ate only plants, lived in swamps and wei... A dinosaur with a huge nose roamed Utah 75 million years ago, researchers at Brigham Young University say. The Rhinorex condrupus, or “nose king,” had a duck bill, according to scientists from BYU and North Carolina State University. At least they think it did: Paleontologists can’t tell for sure what the beast’s nose looked like, but they know it had huge nasal openings, said Rodney Scheetz, curator of BYU’s Museum of Paleontology. They also believe it ate only plants, lived in swamps and wei... 58476651@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:28:37 MDT Polygamous man sentenced to jail time in child abuse case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477047-78/child-abuse-idaho-jail.html.csp Pocatello, Idaho • A polygamous man who oversaw a southeast Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for child abuse. Forty-nine-year-old Nathan C. Jessop received the sentence Tuesday in Pocatello after previously pleading guilty to three counts of misdemeanor injury to a child. KPVI-TV reports that another 360 days in jail were suspended. The charges stemmed from Jessop locking a teenage boy in a furnace room for two days... Pocatello, Idaho • A polygamous man who oversaw a southeast Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for child abuse. Forty-nine-year-old Nathan C. Jessop received the sentence Tuesday in Pocatello after previously pleading guilty to three counts of misdemeanor injury to a child. KPVI-TV reports that another 360 days in jail were suspended. The charges stemmed from Jessop locking a teenage boy in a furnace room for two days... 58477047@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:26:33 MDT Uinta Basin cooks up bad winter air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477367-78/ozone-basin-emissions-according.html.csp A new study led by federal scientists is shedding light on the complex photochemical reactions that often push wintertime ozone concentrations in the Uinta Basin over the federal limit. Data gathered over the past three years shows colder, snowier conditions lead to more ozone formation, according to a paper published Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA. The basin does not have a lot of people and cars, but it is awash in volatile organic compound (VOC) em... A new study led by federal scientists is shedding light on the complex photochemical reactions that often push wintertime ozone concentrations in the Uinta Basin over the federal limit. Data gathered over the past three years shows colder, snowier conditions lead to more ozone formation, according to a paper published Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA. The basin does not have a lot of people and cars, but it is awash in volatile organic compound (VOC) em... 58477367@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:15:01 MDT Emergency manager testifies in Detroit bankruptcy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477960-79/orr-detroit-bankruptcy-billion.html.csp Detroit • Emergency manager Kevyn Orr testified in bankruptcy court Wednesday that when he took over Detroit’s finances, he found a city with poor services for residents, next to no cash flow and significant neighborhood blight. Orr, who was hired by the state in March 2013 to fix Detroit’s finances and who took the city into the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, was called to the stand and questioned by city lawyers in federal court in Detroit. Judge Steven Rhodes is to decide wheth... Detroit • Emergency manager Kevyn Orr testified in bankruptcy court Wednesday that when he took over Detroit’s finances, he found a city with poor services for residents, next to no cash flow and significant neighborhood blight. Orr, who was hired by the state in March 2013 to fix Detroit’s finances and who took the city into the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, was called to the stand and questioned by city lawyers in federal court in Detroit. Judge Steven Rhodes is to decide wheth... 58477960@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:13:01 MDT Amazon is closing distribution plant in Kansas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477919-79/amazon-distribution-kansas-centers.html.csp Wichita • Amazon.com plans to close a distribution center in southeast Kansas in February, a move that will affect hundreds of workers in this rural area, the online retailer said Wednesday. The Seattle-based company said it regularly evaluates its network to ensure the business is placing fulfillment centers as close to customers as possible. “This is not a decision we made lightly and we are committed to supporting our employees through this transition,” Amazon spokeswoman Ashley Robinson said... Wichita • Amazon.com plans to close a distribution center in southeast Kansas in February, a move that will affect hundreds of workers in this rural area, the online retailer said Wednesday. The Seattle-based company said it regularly evaluates its network to ensure the business is placing fulfillment centers as close to customers as possible. “This is not a decision we made lightly and we are committed to supporting our employees through this transition,” Amazon spokeswoman Ashley Robinson said... 58477919@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:06:01 MDT Greece’s government to call for confidence vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477928-79/government-vote-greece-bailout.html.csp Athens • Greece’s troubled coalition government said Wednesday it would call a vote of confidence in parliament next week, hours after the country’s leftwing opposition demanded early elections citing ongoing austerity measures. Government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi the government would request the vote Monday, at the end of parliament’s summer recess, but gave no further details. The vote is likely to be held late Wednesday. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ conservative-led coalition could be f... Athens • Greece’s troubled coalition government said Wednesday it would call a vote of confidence in parliament next week, hours after the country’s leftwing opposition demanded early elections citing ongoing austerity measures. Government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi the government would request the vote Monday, at the end of parliament’s summer recess, but gave no further details. The vote is likely to be held late Wednesday. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ conservative-led coalition could be f... 58477928@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:06:01 MDT Two Utah schools get blue ribbon award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477863-78/schools-students-education-blue.html.csp Two Utah schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. Orem’s Lakeridge Jr. High School and Hyrum’s Lincoln Elementary School were among the 337 schools across the nation chosen for the award, which recognizes academic excellence and successful efforts to close student achievement gaps. “These great schools are fulfilling the promise of American education — that all students, no matter their name or ZIP code, can flourish when... Two Utah schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. Orem’s Lakeridge Jr. High School and Hyrum’s Lincoln Elementary School were among the 337 schools across the nation chosen for the award, which recognizes academic excellence and successful efforts to close student achievement gaps. “These great schools are fulfilling the promise of American education — that all students, no matter their name or ZIP code, can flourish when... 58477863@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:01:02 MDT Obama: New leadership was needed at Secret Service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58477902-68/obama-service-says-secret.html.csp Washington • The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service for Director Julia Pierson to resign. Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday amid intense scrutiny over security lapses at the White House. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama concluded that new leadership of the agency was required. He says Obama called Pierson on Wednesday to thank her for her service to the Secret Service and to the U.S. Earnest says Obama has full ... Washington • The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service for Director Julia Pierson to resign. Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday amid intense scrutiny over security lapses at the White House. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama concluded that new leadership of the agency was required. He says Obama called Pierson on Wednesday to thank her for her service to the Secret Service and to the U.S. Earnest says Obama has full ... 58477902@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:52:01 MDT DA says Dillon Taylor officer-involved killing was justified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472404-78/taylor-cruz-hands-gill.html.csp Dillon Taylor was not armed when a Salt Lake City police officer shot him to death outside a convenience store. But in that moment on Aug. 11, Officer Bron Cruz had good reason to think Taylor was pulling a gun out of his pants, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill ruled on Tuesday. Taylor, 20, and the two men he was with matched the descriptions of a 911 caller who said three men had “flashed” a gun. And Cruz saw them “making a scene” on their way to the 7-Eleven near 2100 S. State Stree... Dillon Taylor was not armed when a Salt Lake City police officer shot him to death outside a convenience store. But in that moment on Aug. 11, Officer Bron Cruz had good reason to think Taylor was pulling a gun out of his pants, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill ruled on Tuesday. Taylor, 20, and the two men he was with matched the descriptions of a 911 caller who said three men had “flashed” a gun. And Cruz saw them “making a scene” on their way to the 7-Eleven near 2100 S. State Stree... 58472404@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:27:05 MDT Restaurant review: Utah duo takes chance on Korean standbys with contemporary spin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58469183-223/korean-fried-menu-burger.html.csp It’s not often that Utah is on the cutting edge of any particular trend or movement. This is especially true in the culinary world. No sooner than gourmet food trucks started to roll out across the Wasatch Front, their trendy progenitors on the streets of LA were contemplating the transition back to bricks and mortar. That soup made from fresh dove tears that they’re enjoying in NYC tonight? Don’t expect to see that here until 2018. That’s not to say we don’t have brave souls willing to take a c... It’s not often that Utah is on the cutting edge of any particular trend or movement. This is especially true in the culinary world. No sooner than gourmet food trucks started to roll out across the Wasatch Front, their trendy progenitors on the streets of LA were contemplating the transition back to bricks and mortar. That soup made from fresh dove tears that they’re enjoying in NYC tonight? Don’t expect to see that here until 2018. That’s not to say we don’t have brave souls willing to take a c... 58469183@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:17:58 MDT Small businesses scramble to keep top staffers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477692-79/says-employees-staffers-owners.html.csp New York • People are quitting their jobs at a faster clip and that’s pushing small business owners to work harder to hold onto top talent. Dance studio owner Andrea Bisconti has experienced the challenge firsthand. When Kellie Love, an instructor there, said she was planning to leave to start a business of her own, Bisconti decided to act. Love inspires students to keep coming back for more lessons and brings in more than a quarter of the studio’s revenue, says Bisconti, owner of a Fred Astaire... New York • People are quitting their jobs at a faster clip and that’s pushing small business owners to work harder to hold onto top talent. Dance studio owner Andrea Bisconti has experienced the challenge firsthand. When Kellie Love, an instructor there, said she was planning to leave to start a business of her own, Bisconti decided to act. Love inspires students to keep coming back for more lessons and brings in more than a quarter of the studio’s revenue, says Bisconti, owner of a Fred Astaire... 58477692@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:01:02 MDT 2 bogus Mormon missionaries convicted in robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477670-78/las-missionaries-vegas-austin.html.csp Las Vegas • A Nevada jury has found two men who were accused of posing as Mormon missionaries guilty of kidnapping and armed robbery in a case that could get them life in prison for a violent Las Vegas home break-in. Abraham Austin Jr. and Robert Estall II also were found guilty Tuesday of conspiracy, armed burglary and battery in the June 2013 home-invasion and beating of Terence Delucia. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Delucia testified about an ounce of marijuana and $3,000 was stol... Las Vegas • A Nevada jury has found two men who were accused of posing as Mormon missionaries guilty of kidnapping and armed robbery in a case that could get them life in prison for a violent Las Vegas home break-in. Abraham Austin Jr. and Robert Estall II also were found guilty Tuesday of conspiracy, armed burglary and battery in the June 2013 home-invasion and beating of Terence Delucia. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Delucia testified about an ounce of marijuana and $3,000 was stol... 58477670@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:57:02 MDT Police investigate potential “terroristic” threat at Snow College http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477046-78/college-snow-police-officers.html.csp There’s no danger at Snow College after an anonymous former student threatened the school on Facebook, state officials said. Police believe the out-of-state male author of the post did not plan to hurt anyone, said Derek Walk, a campus police officer. “He didn’t intend to act on this as far as we can tell,” Walk said Wednesday. “I think he was trying to ruffle some feathers.” The post went up on the “Snow College Confessions” Facebook page Sept. 19 at about 10:45 p.m., about a week before the... There’s no danger at Snow College after an anonymous former student threatened the school on Facebook, state officials said. Police believe the out-of-state male author of the post did not plan to hurt anyone, said Derek Walk, a campus police officer. “He didn’t intend to act on this as far as we can tell,” Walk said Wednesday. “I think he was trying to ruffle some feathers.” The post went up on the “Snow College Confessions” Facebook page Sept. 19 at about 10:45 p.m., about a week before the... 58477046@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:52:01 MDT Drugmaker submits harder-to-abuse Zohydro http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477637-79/zohydro-drug-abuse-harder.html.csp Washington • The maker of the much-debated painkiller Zohydro is seeking approval of a harder-to-abuse version of the drug which, if approved, could replace the currently marketed version of the pill by next spring. San Diego-based Zogenix said Wednesday it submitted a Food and Drug Administration application for a new formulation of Zohydro that is designed to be more difficult to snort or inject — two common methods for abusing painkillers. Zogenix expects approval in the first quarter of 2015... Washington • The maker of the much-debated painkiller Zohydro is seeking approval of a harder-to-abuse version of the drug which, if approved, could replace the currently marketed version of the pill by next spring. San Diego-based Zogenix said Wednesday it submitted a Food and Drug Administration application for a new formulation of Zohydro that is designed to be more difficult to snort or inject — two common methods for abusing painkillers. Zogenix expects approval in the first quarter of 2015... 58477637@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:47:01 MDT Salt Lake cops nab fugitive while investigating animal cruelty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58476867-78/animal-lake-salt-suspect.html.csp Salt Lake City police say officers investigating a report of animal cruelty ended up arresting a combative suspect wanted on multiple active warrants. SLCPD Detective Veronica Montoya said the 30-year-old man was seen by a resident allegedly first throwing his small-breed dog and then lifting the animal by the neck with its leash in the 400 S. 400 East area, about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday. Officers arrived, found the suspect and dog on the street, and approached them. Instead of answering their questio... Salt Lake City police say officers investigating a report of animal cruelty ended up arresting a combative suspect wanted on multiple active warrants. SLCPD Detective Veronica Montoya said the 30-year-old man was seen by a resident allegedly first throwing his small-breed dog and then lifting the animal by the neck with its leash in the 400 S. 400 East area, about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday. Officers arrived, found the suspect and dog on the street, and approached them. Instead of answering their questio... 58476867@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:15:30 MDT Books: Lena Dunham sticks to candid style with new memoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58473821-223/book-think-dunham-fear.html.csp In the pilot episode of “Girls,” Lena Dunham’s character, Hannah, tells her parents that she believes she’s meant to share her writing talent with others. “I think I may be the voice of my generation,” her character said with a pause, “or at least the voice of a generation.” Dunham is now providing a voice for other millennials on the HBO comedy series that follows a group of women in their mid-20s, on her Twitter account and in her new book, “Not That Kind of Girl” (Random House). She’s embarki... In the pilot episode of “Girls,” Lena Dunham’s character, Hannah, tells her parents that she believes she’s meant to share her writing talent with others. “I think I may be the voice of my generation,” her character said with a pause, “or at least the voice of a generation.” Dunham is now providing a voice for other millennials on the HBO comedy series that follows a group of women in their mid-20s, on her Twitter account and in her new book, “Not That Kind of Girl” (Random House). She’s embarki... 58473821@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:14:06 MDT Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58477027-68/hong-kong-government-beijing.html.csp Hong Kong • Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of the day Thursday. The Chinese government, meanwhile, appeared to be losing patience. An editorial solemnly read Wednesday on state TV said all Hong Kong residents should support authorities in their efforts to “deploy police enforcement decisively” and “restore the social order in Hong K... Hong Kong • Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of the day Thursday. The Chinese government, meanwhile, appeared to be losing patience. An editorial solemnly read Wednesday on state TV said all Hong Kong residents should support authorities in their efforts to “deploy police enforcement decisively” and “restore the social order in Hong K... 58477027@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:13:28 MDT Utah man fined for defrauding Japanese customers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477049-78/beatty-commission-trading-capital.html.csp Federal regulators have fined a Roy man and his Ogden company $1 million and ordered him to repay customers $641,000 for defrauding Japanese citizens in a foreign exchange contracts trading operation that investigators said had characteristics of a Ponzi scheme. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission imposed the penalties on Scott A. Beatty of Roy and his Peak Capital Management Group Inc. Beatty committed fraud, lied to the commission and was not registered to trade, the commission said in an... Federal regulators have fined a Roy man and his Ogden company $1 million and ordered him to repay customers $641,000 for defrauding Japanese citizens in a foreign exchange contracts trading operation that investigators said had characteristics of a Ponzi scheme. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission imposed the penalties on Scott A. Beatty of Roy and his Peak Capital Management Group Inc. Beatty committed fraud, lied to the commission and was not registered to trade, the commission said in an... 58477049@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:00:00 MDT TribSports podcast: Lamenting Utah’s loss to Washington St. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58476585-77/podcast-download-tribsports-itunes.html.csp The University of Utah football team suffered its first loss of the season, and it came in heartbreaking fashion. The TribSports Radio team talks about the Utes’ loss to Washington State and how they will respond. The team also talks about Real Salt Lake, the pitfalls of being a beat reporter and the musical group each would like to cover. Download the podcast here. The TribSports Radio podcast is recorded each week and available on iTunes for download. The University of Utah football team suffered its first loss of the season, and it came in heartbreaking fashion. The TribSports Radio team talks about the Utes’ loss to Washington State and how they will respond. The team also talks about Real Salt Lake, the pitfalls of being a beat reporter and the musical group each would like to cover. Download the podcast here. The TribSports Radio podcast is recorded each week and available on iTunes for download. 58476585@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:59:16 MDT Intermountain states seek to keep hope alive for high-speed rail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58474206-90/rail-speed-intermountain-california.html.csp California, Texas, Florida and the Northeast are talking about new or expanded high-speed rail lines, which travel maybe 150 to 200 mph. But the Intermountain states are usually left out of the discussion, and without much hope for federal funding. So Intermountain transit officials gathered Tuesday at the University of Utah to discuss how to keep the possibility alive in their area. One message was that if high-speed rail is ever to connect Salt Lake City with Las Vegas, Reno, Phoenix and Denve... California, Texas, Florida and the Northeast are talking about new or expanded high-speed rail lines, which travel maybe 150 to 200 mph. But the Intermountain states are usually left out of the discussion, and without much hope for federal funding. So Intermountain transit officials gathered Tuesday at the University of Utah to discuss how to keep the possibility alive in their area. One message was that if high-speed rail is ever to connect Salt Lake City with Las Vegas, Reno, Phoenix and Denve... 58474206@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:41:58 MDT U.S. stocks drop sharply; airlines sink http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58476966-79/percent-ebola-stocks-fell.html.csp New York • The stock market sank Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling 250 points, on disappointing economic news and a slide in airlines stocks over Ebola fears. Investors moved money into traditional havens in times of uncertainty: bonds, gold and stocks that pay large dividends, such as utilities. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 250 points, or 1.5 percent, to 16,792 as of 3:25 p.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 28 points, or 1.4 per... New York • The stock market sank Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling 250 points, on disappointing economic news and a slide in airlines stocks over Ebola fears. Investors moved money into traditional havens in times of uncertainty: bonds, gold and stocks that pay large dividends, such as utilities. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 250 points, or 1.5 percent, to 16,792 as of 3:25 p.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 28 points, or 1.4 per... 58476966@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:36:30 MDT Utahns drive enough combined to go to moon 111 times a year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58472803-90/2012-airport-among-data.html.csp How much do Utahns drive? Residents of the state combined to drive an estimated 26.53 million miles in 2012 — enough to cover the distance to the moon 111 times. Still, Utah ranked only No. 34 among the states for vehicle miles traveled per capita that year. That’s according to data in the latest edition of “State Transportation Statistics” for 2014, released annually by the U.S. Department of Transportation. It has scores of charts that give a snapshot of transportation in the states. Followin... How much do Utahns drive? Residents of the state combined to drive an estimated 26.53 million miles in 2012 — enough to cover the distance to the moon 111 times. Still, Utah ranked only No. 34 among the states for vehicle miles traveled per capita that year. That’s according to data in the latest edition of “State Transportation Statistics” for 2014, released annually by the U.S. Department of Transportation. It has scores of charts that give a snapshot of transportation in the states. Followin... 58472803@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:34:48 MDT Draper City creates new Traverse Ridge board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58474554-78/board-budget-council-district.html.csp Draper • The City Council on Tuesday night moved to distance itself from direct oversight of a special-service district whose residents have been agitating over what they believe are too-high taxes. By a unanimous vote, the council voted to authorize creation of a new administrative board for the Traverse Ridge Special Service District. Councilman Bill Colbert, a resident of the district, amended the proposed ordinance to require Mayor Troy Walker to appoint five residents to the new board, ins... Draper • The City Council on Tuesday night moved to distance itself from direct oversight of a special-service district whose residents have been agitating over what they believe are too-high taxes. By a unanimous vote, the council voted to authorize creation of a new administrative board for the Traverse Ridge Special Service District. Councilman Bill Colbert, a resident of the district, amended the proposed ordinance to require Mayor Troy Walker to appoint five residents to the new board, ins... 58474554@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:08 MDT Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58477266-68/carter-president-birthday-rosalynn.html.csp Atlanta • Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out three candles representing the past, present and future and thanking family and friends for their support and love. “It’s been a good first 90 years,” the 39th president joked before telling the crowd gathered in a chapel on The Carter Center grounds that he is looking forward to much more work. Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, founded the international health and human rights organization after ... Atlanta • Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out three candles representing the past, present and future and thanking family and friends for their support and love. “It’s been a good first 90 years,” the 39th president joked before telling the crowd gathered in a chapel on The Carter Center grounds that he is looking forward to much more work. Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, founded the international health and human rights organization after ... 58477266@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:16:02 MDT Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58477262-68/monroe-newtown-hook-sandy.html.csp Monroe, Conn. • A bomb threat called into Sandy Hook Elementary School on Wednesday led authorities to order students, including many who lived through the 2012 massacre, out of the building. Police checked the school building and grounds after the threat was received at 9:30 a.m. and did not find evidence of danger, according to Monroe Police Lt. Brian McCauley. He said the evacuation was ordered as a precaution and the investigation is continuing. “All students and staff are safe,” Newtown Fir... Monroe, Conn. • A bomb threat called into Sandy Hook Elementary School on Wednesday led authorities to order students, including many who lived through the 2012 massacre, out of the building. Police checked the school building and grounds after the threat was received at 9:30 a.m. and did not find evidence of danger, according to Monroe Police Lt. Brian McCauley. He said the evacuation was ordered as a precaution and the investigation is continuing. “All students and staff are safe,” Newtown Fir... 58477262@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:14:02 MDT NFL: Quarterback dilemma for Vikings vs Packers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58477256-77/plus-packers-vikings-bridgewater.html.csp You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma. Their veteran starter, Matt Cassel, is gone for the season with a broken left foot. First-round draft pick Teddy Bridgewater took over in his first pro start last Sunday and performed extremely well in a 41-28 win over Atlanta. But Bridgewater sprained his left ankle and had to leave late in that game. That could leave Christian Ponder, the former starter and a 2011 first-rounder, as the starter Thursday night when the V... You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma. Their veteran starter, Matt Cassel, is gone for the season with a broken left foot. First-round draft pick Teddy Bridgewater took over in his first pro start last Sunday and performed extremely well in a 41-28 win over Atlanta. But Bridgewater sprained his left ankle and had to leave late in that game. That could leave Christian Ponder, the former starter and a 2011 first-rounder, as the starter Thursday night when the V... 58477256@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:13:02 MDT Ex-con robs ATM customer, gets trip back to prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58476759-78/suspect-degree-felony-prison.html.csp Salt Lake City police say he grabbed an ATM customer’s cash withdrawal, and now, the 33-year-old ex-con will be deposited back in prison. The suspect, an Iranian national on parole from a 2003 first-degree felony aggravated sexual assault conviction, allegedly approached a man getting cash from the machine at 455 E. 500 South about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the suspect demanded the money, got it and then ran away as the victim shouted for help. Responding officers soon located the suspect and ... Salt Lake City police say he grabbed an ATM customer’s cash withdrawal, and now, the 33-year-old ex-con will be deposited back in prison. The suspect, an Iranian national on parole from a 2003 first-degree felony aggravated sexual assault conviction, allegedly approached a man getting cash from the machine at 455 E. 500 South about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the suspect demanded the money, got it and then ran away as the victim shouted for help. Responding officers soon located the suspect and ... 58476759@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:12:30 MDT Provo police ask for help in auto-pedestrian crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58476919-78/police-provo-vehicle-bullock.html.csp Provo police are asking for the public’s help finding the driver who hit a skateboarder and drove off. The skateboarder, Tyler Bullock, was in critical condition Wednesday. He was riding near 2000 N. 550 West on Tuesday evening when a vehicle hit him about 7:30 p.m., according to a Provo police news release. “Witnesses saw the vehicle that struck [Bullock] stop momentarily then drive away,” the release reads. Bullock, of Provo, was taken to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, where he is being ... Provo police are asking for the public’s help finding the driver who hit a skateboarder and drove off. The skateboarder, Tyler Bullock, was in critical condition Wednesday. He was riding near 2000 N. 550 West on Tuesday evening when a vehicle hit him about 7:30 p.m., according to a Provo police news release. “Witnesses saw the vehicle that struck [Bullock] stop momentarily then drive away,” the release reads. Bullock, of Provo, was taken to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, where he is being ... 58476919@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:12:30 MDT Wal-Mart’s mobile checking account nixes fees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477232-79/customers-fees-account-overdraft.html.csp Wal-Mart is the latest company to get rid of fees that traditional banks charge customers who don’t have enough money in their accounts to cover purchases. The world’s largest retailer said Wednesday that it teamed up with Green Dot Corp., a company known for its reloadable prepaid cards, to bring mobile checking accounts to its shoppers. The accounts won’t charge overdraft and bounced-check fees. It’s the latest attempt to offer banking services that cater to cash-strapped Americans who are sti... Wal-Mart is the latest company to get rid of fees that traditional banks charge customers who don’t have enough money in their accounts to cover purchases. The world’s largest retailer said Wednesday that it teamed up with Green Dot Corp., a company known for its reloadable prepaid cards, to bring mobile checking accounts to its shoppers. The accounts won’t charge overdraft and bounced-check fees. It’s the latest attempt to offer banking services that cater to cash-strapped Americans who are sti... 58477232@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:11:01 MDT National park closures gave Utah parks a lift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58473540-78/parks-national-state-utah.html.csp Utah’s state parks may still be experiencing a windfall from the closure of the national parks one year ago. When the federal government closed down Oct. 1, 2013, shuttering everything from Zion National Park to passport processing centers, tour bus operators got creative and sent crowds of stranded tourists to places like Kodachrome Basin and Dead Horse Point state parks. It was an opportunity for the little brother and sister parks to show off while the national parks, monuments and recreatio... Utah’s state parks may still be experiencing a windfall from the closure of the national parks one year ago. When the federal government closed down Oct. 1, 2013, shuttering everything from Zion National Park to passport processing centers, tour bus operators got creative and sent crowds of stranded tourists to places like Kodachrome Basin and Dead Horse Point state parks. It was an opportunity for the little brother and sister parks to show off while the national parks, monuments and recreatio... 58473540@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:06:42 MDT Interview: Country legend Merle Haggard: Still on the road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58404225-223/haggard-merle-music-road.html.csp Nashville, Tenn. • Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists. “Well, it’s glorious but it’s also tough because all the pressure is on you,” Haggard said after recently playing two sold-out nights at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. “You’ve got all those people out there that call you a legend and an icon and all that stuff. You kinda gotta prove it.” But judging from the cheering and ovat... Nashville, Tenn. • Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists. “Well, it’s glorious but it’s also tough because all the pressure is on you,” Haggard said after recently playing two sold-out nights at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. “You’ve got all those people out there that call you a legend and an icon and all that stuff. You kinda gotta prove it.” But judging from the cheering and ovat... 58404225@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Fall recipe: All the flavors of fall in one twice-baked package http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416148-223/sausage-sweet-baked-cheese.html.csp Apples and sausage and sweet potatoes, all baked up together. Does it get more wonderfully autumnal? It really is that simple. We decided to take all the best flavors of fall and combine them into one awesomely twice-baked package. Add a bit of cheese to tie it all together and you have a fantastic dinner that takes just 20 minutes hands-on time. Even better, they are easily prepped in advance. Follow the recipe up to the baking stage, then cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up ... Apples and sausage and sweet potatoes, all baked up together. Does it get more wonderfully autumnal? It really is that simple. We decided to take all the best flavors of fall and combine them into one awesomely twice-baked package. Add a bit of cheese to tie it all together and you have a fantastic dinner that takes just 20 minutes hands-on time. Even better, they are easily prepped in advance. Follow the recipe up to the baking stage, then cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up ... 58416148@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Review: Sergio Mendes spreads joy of Brazil’s music http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58443027-223/mendes-bossa-music-sergio.html.csp Sergio Mendes continues his mission of spreading the joy of Brazilian music to a global audience on new album “Magic.” That mission began nearly 50 years ago when he helped merge bossa nova with jazz and enjoyed commercial success with Brasil ‘66’s bossa nova-flavored arrangements of pop tunes. Now, at 73, Mendes doesn’t indulge in nostalgia, instead offering mostly new songs that he wrote or co-wrote, blending contemporary styles with Brazilian rhythms in sometimes unexpected collaborations wit... Sergio Mendes continues his mission of spreading the joy of Brazilian music to a global audience on new album “Magic.” That mission began nearly 50 years ago when he helped merge bossa nova with jazz and enjoyed commercial success with Brasil ‘66’s bossa nova-flavored arrangements of pop tunes. Now, at 73, Mendes doesn’t indulge in nostalgia, instead offering mostly new songs that he wrote or co-wrote, blending contemporary styles with Brazilian rhythms in sometimes unexpected collaborations wit... 58443027@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Recipe: A chicken satay with bold flavors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58459439-223/chicken-sauce-cup-vinegar.html.csp This easy, weeknight-friendly chicken dinner is a bit of a cultural mash-up. Deliciously so. I started by bathing hard-to-overcook chicken thighs in a robust satay-style sauce. The sauce delivers a sweet-tangy-savory-spicy blend of flavors thanks to ample amounts of brown sugar, cider vinegar, fish sauce and garlic chili paste. And tying it all together? Finely ground peanuts, which lend both a richness and a hearty texture to the sauce. As a balance to all those big flavors, the cooked chicken ... This easy, weeknight-friendly chicken dinner is a bit of a cultural mash-up. Deliciously so. I started by bathing hard-to-overcook chicken thighs in a robust satay-style sauce. The sauce delivers a sweet-tangy-savory-spicy blend of flavors thanks to ample amounts of brown sugar, cider vinegar, fish sauce and garlic chili paste. And tying it all together? Finely ground peanuts, which lend both a richness and a hearty texture to the sauce. As a balance to all those big flavors, the cooked chicken ... 58459439@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Recipe: Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58459458-223/brussels-sprouts-salad-cup.html.csp Eating a salad a day is one of my strategies for making sure I get at least one serious daily dose of raw veggies. And if you love salads as much as I do, listen up, because I’m about to change your salad-building world. Ditch the usual greens and get your hands on Brussels sprouts! Fact is, for a long time none of us knew what to do with Brussels sprouts except boil them. Yuck! Thankfully, they’ve become trendy and now everyone knows how delicious they are roasted, sauteed, broiled and even gri... Eating a salad a day is one of my strategies for making sure I get at least one serious daily dose of raw veggies. And if you love salads as much as I do, listen up, because I’m about to change your salad-building world. Ditch the usual greens and get your hands on Brussels sprouts! Fact is, for a long time none of us knew what to do with Brussels sprouts except boil them. Yuck! Thankfully, they’ve become trendy and now everyone knows how delicious they are roasted, sauteed, broiled and even gri... 58459458@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Gardening: Go wild and plant species tulips for early color http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58459580-223/tulips-species-tulipa-early.html.csp Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we landscape using tulips. True, the familiar, large, goblet-shaped blooms make a colorful springtime splash grouped in beds and pots. But those hybrids are softies compared to their wild ancestors — species tulips growing in unforgiving sites from Algeria to China. They thrive in problem areas. Tulips are not native to Holland, but growers there over the past 400 years have built an industry around developing hybrids for the commercial trade. Their classic tul... Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we landscape using tulips. True, the familiar, large, goblet-shaped blooms make a colorful springtime splash grouped in beds and pots. But those hybrids are softies compared to their wild ancestors — species tulips growing in unforgiving sites from Algeria to China. They thrive in problem areas. Tulips are not native to Holland, but growers there over the past 400 years have built an industry around developing hybrids for the commercial trade. Their classic tul... 58459580@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Thanksgiving Point corn maze pays tribute to ‘Wizard of Oz’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58468507-223/maze-corn-cornbelly-thanksgiving.html.csp Brothers Wesley, Daniel, and Marcus Haston take a walk with “Dorothy” through the state’s original corn maze. Cornbelly’s at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi offered a sneak peek Tuesday of its annual corn maze, which this year pays tribute to the movie classic “The Wizard of Oz,” celebrating its 75th anniversary. Brett Herbst, maze creator, said Utahns were asked to choose the design for this year’s maze and overwhelmingly chose “The Wizard of Oz” from the options. Visitors will be able to start sea... Brothers Wesley, Daniel, and Marcus Haston take a walk with “Dorothy” through the state’s original corn maze. Cornbelly’s at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi offered a sneak peek Tuesday of its annual corn maze, which this year pays tribute to the movie classic “The Wizard of Oz,” celebrating its 75th anniversary. Brett Herbst, maze creator, said Utahns were asked to choose the design for this year’s maze and overwhelmingly chose “The Wizard of Oz” from the options. Visitors will be able to start sea... 58468507@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Review: Blake Shelton the adult shines on new album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58470110-223/shelton-blake-adult-boyish.html.csp Blake Shelton’s public persona — a mix of smart-aleck whimsy and thoughtful sensitivity — has made him country music’s most ubiquitous male star. A full-grown man with a boyish cheekiness, his easy likability has made him a consummate award-show host, a high-profile judge on “The Voice” and a constant presence in ads across print, the web and TV. He recently brought his Ten Times Crazier Tour to Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. His recent albums draw on both sides of this personality — bu... Blake Shelton’s public persona — a mix of smart-aleck whimsy and thoughtful sensitivity — has made him country music’s most ubiquitous male star. A full-grown man with a boyish cheekiness, his easy likability has made him a consummate award-show host, a high-profile judge on “The Voice” and a constant presence in ads across print, the web and TV. He recently brought his Ten Times Crazier Tour to Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. His recent albums draw on both sides of this personality — bu... 58470110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Fall TV: Viola Davis learns underbelly of law on new show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472980-223/davis-attorney-law-liking.html.csp Playing an attorney on TV has shown Viola Davis there’s a slim — and slippery — divide between guilt and innocence. The 49-year-old actress stars as a defense attorney and law professor on the new ABC show “How to Get Away With Murder,” which premiered last Thursday to an impressive 14 million viewers. Davis’ character, Annalise Keating, comes off in the first episode as sharp, intimidating and not all the way righteous. Davis said the role taught her “just how fine the line is between guilt and... Playing an attorney on TV has shown Viola Davis there’s a slim — and slippery — divide between guilt and innocence. The 49-year-old actress stars as a defense attorney and law professor on the new ABC show “How to Get Away With Murder,” which premiered last Thursday to an impressive 14 million viewers. Davis’ character, Annalise Keating, comes off in the first episode as sharp, intimidating and not all the way righteous. Davis said the role taught her “just how fine the line is between guilt and... 58472980@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Ed Sullivan statue stolen from TV academy plaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58473837-223/statue-sullivan-academy-plaza.html.csp Los Angeles • Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The statue was taken Sunday from atop a pedestal in the academy’s Hall of Fame Plaza in North Hollywood. A police statement describes the statue as standing 18 inches tall and weighing about 20 pounds. The Police Department’s North Hollywood area burglary detectives have asked the public for any information that would lead to a... Los Angeles • Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The statue was taken Sunday from atop a pedestal in the academy’s Hall of Fame Plaza in North Hollywood. A police statement describes the statue as standing 18 inches tall and weighing about 20 pounds. The Police Department’s North Hollywood area burglary detectives have asked the public for any information that would lead to a... 58473837@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:41 MDT Parker: Whose ‘war on women’? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58477050-82/women-war-comstock-abortion.html.csp WASHINGTON • It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a “war on women.” Let’s be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing — abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has been restricted in several states owing to Republican efforts, it is not true that women as a whole care only or mostly about abortion. I promise, this isn’t another abortion column, not that the horrific number of abortions performed each year shouldn’t m... WASHINGTON • It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a “war on women.” Let’s be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing — abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has been restricted in several states owing to Republican efforts, it is not true that women as a whole care only or mostly about abortion. I promise, this isn’t another abortion column, not that the horrific number of abortions performed each year shouldn’t m... 58477050@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:39:01 MDT Why the bond market is more fragile than you think http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58476985-79/bonds-bond-investors-market.html.csp New York • A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds. Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped send prices soaring. As fund managers and regulators fret about an inevitable sell-off, the bigger fear is that when people go to unload, there won’t be anyone to buy. Too many funds own the same bonds, making them difficult to sell in a sudden downturn. On top of that, the banks that used to bring bond buyers and sellers toget... New York • A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds. Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped send prices soaring. As fund managers and regulators fret about an inevitable sell-off, the bigger fear is that when people go to unload, there won’t be anyone to buy. Too many funds own the same bonds, making them difficult to sell in a sudden downturn. On top of that, the banks that used to bring bond buyers and sellers toget... 58476985@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:25:02 MDT U.S. firms add jobs at a healthy clip in September http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477037-79/jobs-government-added-adp.html.csp Washington • U.S. businesses continued hiring at a solid pace in September, according to a private survey. The result marks the sixth straight month of solid gains. Payroll processer ADP says private employers added 213,000 jobs last month, up slightly from 202,000 in August. Job gains above 200,000 are usually enough to lower the unemployment rate. The figures suggest the government’s jobs report on Friday could show a rebound in hiring. The government said employers added only 142,000 jobs in ... Washington • U.S. businesses continued hiring at a solid pace in September, according to a private survey. The result marks the sixth straight month of solid gains. Payroll processer ADP says private employers added 213,000 jobs last month, up slightly from 202,000 in August. Job gains above 200,000 are usually enough to lower the unemployment rate. The figures suggest the government’s jobs report on Friday could show a rebound in hiring. The government said employers added only 142,000 jobs in ... 58477037@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:24:02 MDT