All - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Washington Post: The teenage biological clock http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338859-82/sleep-health-schools-adolescents.html.csp Despite the harmful effects of sleep loss on adolescents, many school districts maintain cock-crow start times for high school students. Reasons for the status quo run the gamut from “it’s always been this way” to “it’s too hard to change.” But a national organization of doctors who treat children is weighing in on what it calls a public health issue. We can only hope its definitive call for more sensible schedules will spur school officials to stop making excuses. In a statement Monday that coi... Despite the harmful effects of sleep loss on adolescents, many school districts maintain cock-crow start times for high school students. Reasons for the status quo run the gamut from “it’s always been this way” to “it’s too hard to change.” But a national organization of doctors who treat children is weighing in on what it calls a public health issue. We can only hope its definitive call for more sensible schedules will spur school officials to stop making excuses. In a statement Monday that coi... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58338859@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Food briefs: Salt Lake has worst tippers, survey says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58310445-223/lake-salt-caputo-cheese.html.csp Salt Lake has worst tippers, survey says The results from Food & Wine magazine’s “America’s Favorite Food Cities” poll are in, and diners have determined that Salt Lake City has the fewest pompous foodies but also has the worst tippers. For the survey, Food & Wine invited the public to vote in 25 categories from the city with the best food truck scene (Los Angeles) to the town with the best coffee (Seattle). The results are revealed in the magazine’s September issue, now on newsstands. New York... Salt Lake has worst tippers, survey says The results from Food & Wine magazine’s “America’s Favorite Food Cities” poll are in, and diners have determined that Salt Lake City has the fewest pompous foodies but also has the worst tippers. For the survey, Food & Wine invited the public to vote in 25 categories from the city with the best food truck scene (Los Angeles) to the town with the best coffee (Seattle). The results are revealed in the magazine’s September issue, now on newsstands. New York... 58310445@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT Forget priesthood — some Mormon feminists seek a middle way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326218-78/women-church-mormon-lds.html.csp Neylan McBaine doesn’t see herself as a feminist crusader. When McBaine, a lifelong Latter-day Saint reared in New York City, accepted an invitation to speak about women’s issues at a Fair Mormon apologists’ meeting two summers ago, she simply wanted to communicate to an orthodox audience that the pain of some women within the Utah-based religion was real — and potent. But that speech — which outlined ways LDS women feel marginalized, offered statistics on female members who are leaving the fai... Neylan McBaine doesn’t see herself as a feminist crusader. When McBaine, a lifelong Latter-day Saint reared in New York City, accepted an invitation to speak about women’s issues at a Fair Mormon apologists’ meeting two summers ago, she simply wanted to communicate to an orthodox audience that the pain of some women within the Utah-based religion was real — and potent. But that speech — which outlined ways LDS women feel marginalized, offered statistics on female members who are leaving the fai... 58326218@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:26:15 MDT Anne Frank’s stepsister recalls her own Holocaust nightmare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58340243-80/schloss-anne-frank-family.html.csp Park City • Eva Schloss is not as well-known as her famous stepsister, Anne Frank, but her experience in the Holocaust was no less harrowing. As a young girl, Schloss faced anti-Semitic discrimination — first in Vienna, then in Amsterdam, where her family fled. She, her parents and her brother hid for two years in seven Dutch safe houses. They eventually were betrayed by a double-agent nurse. The 85-year-old survivor recounted her experiences Tuesday night at a special fundraiser organized by R... Park City • Eva Schloss is not as well-known as her famous stepsister, Anne Frank, but her experience in the Holocaust was no less harrowing. As a young girl, Schloss faced anti-Semitic discrimination — first in Vienna, then in Amsterdam, where her family fled. She, her parents and her brother hid for two years in seven Dutch safe houses. They eventually were betrayed by a double-agent nurse. The 85-year-old survivor recounted her experiences Tuesday night at a special fundraiser organized by R... 58340243@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:26:15 MDT Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp Salt Lake City’s Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon. Incumbent Sean Reyes missed the debate because he was out of town, his aides said. Club officials say they extended the invitation in June to the Republican nominee and his Democratic rival, Charles Stormont. Hatch, who also is the events coordinator for Rotary International’... Salt Lake City’s Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon. Incumbent Sean Reyes missed the debate because he was out of town, his aides said. Club officials say they extended the invitation in June to the Republican nominee and his Democratic rival, Charles Stormont. Hatch, who also is the events coordinator for Rotary International’... 58339625@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:07:02 MDT PCL baseball: Green leads Salt Lake to 11-2 win over New Orleans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58341246-77/green-lake-salt-11-2.html.csp Grant Green went 4-for-5 including a two-run homer, leading the Bees to a cruise-control 11-2 victory over New Orleans on Tuesday night at Smith’s Ballpark. Brennan Boesch also went 4-for-5 with two doubles as Salt Lake tied a season-high with 18 hits against three Zephyr pitchers. Down from the parent Los Angeles Angels on an injury rehab assignment, Green is now 8-for-17 in Salt Lake. His homer in the first inning gave the Bees a quick 2-0 lead and helped them snap a three-game losing streak. ... Grant Green went 4-for-5 including a two-run homer, leading the Bees to a cruise-control 11-2 victory over New Orleans on Tuesday night at Smith’s Ballpark. Brennan Boesch also went 4-for-5 with two doubles as Salt Lake tied a season-high with 18 hits against three Zephyr pitchers. Down from the parent Los Angeles Angels on an injury rehab assignment, Green is now 8-for-17 in Salt Lake. His homer in the first inning gave the Bees a quick 2-0 lead and helped them snap a three-game losing streak. ... 58341246@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:26:02 MDT Monson: Utah football coaches are coaching for their jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58336511-89/utah-whittingham-coach-football.html.csp On the brink of a new season, times are uncertain for Utah football. For the guys who run Utah football. Anybody who thinks Kyle Whittingham isn’t under extreme pressure to make headway in the Pac-12 — right now — by delivering a winning record, anybody who thinks urgency isn’t throttling toward redline levels up on the hill, hasn’t sneaked a peek at the terms of his staff’s contracts. Like the sharp edge of a switchblade, they are short and unforgiving. Even specific assistant coaches and coor... On the brink of a new season, times are uncertain for Utah football. For the guys who run Utah football. Anybody who thinks Kyle Whittingham isn’t under extreme pressure to make headway in the Pac-12 — right now — by delivering a winning record, anybody who thinks urgency isn’t throttling toward redline levels up on the hill, hasn’t sneaked a peek at the terms of his staff’s contracts. Like the sharp edge of a switchblade, they are short and unforgiving. Even specific assistant coaches and coor... 58336511@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:22:43 MDT BYU football: Cougars, UConn kindred spirits in new landscape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58339172-88/byu-uconn-football-conference.html.csp Provo • At first glance, Brigham Young University and its opponent in Friday’s college football season opener, the University of Connecticut, don’t have much in common. The ESPN-televised encounter is the first meeting between the schools; BYU is an independent, while UConn belongs to the American Athletic Conference. Known primarily in the college sports world as a basketball school, UConn is a public research institution, owned by the state of Connecticut, while BYU is a private school owned a... Provo • At first glance, Brigham Young University and its opponent in Friday’s college football season opener, the University of Connecticut, don’t have much in common. The ESPN-televised encounter is the first meeting between the schools; BYU is an independent, while UConn belongs to the American Athletic Conference. Known primarily in the college sports world as a basketball school, UConn is a public research institution, owned by the state of Connecticut, while BYU is a private school owned a... 58339172@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:22:43 MDT Utah Jazz sign Brock Motum, Toure Murry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58339531-87/jazz-motum-murry-guard.html.csp Add two more names to the Utah Jazz roster. The team on Tuesday announced the signing of Australian forward Brock Motum and, according to league sources, the team has also reached a deal with free agent guard Touré Murry. Murry and the Jazz have been in talks throughout the summer. The second-year guard out of Wichita State spent last season with the New York Knicks, appearing in 51 games in all. Motum spent last season in Europe, averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 rebounds for the Italian club Grana... Add two more names to the Utah Jazz roster. The team on Tuesday announced the signing of Australian forward Brock Motum and, according to league sources, the team has also reached a deal with free agent guard Touré Murry. Murry and the Jazz have been in talks throughout the summer. The second-year guard out of Wichita State spent last season with the New York Knicks, appearing in 51 games in all. Motum spent last season in Europe, averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 rebounds for the Italian club Grana... 58339531@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:22:43 MDT Salt Lake Bees’ season a bust? Not for contending L.A. Angels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58339578-77/bees-lake-salt-season.html.csp You can’t always judge the quality of a Triple-A baseball season by a quick check of the league standings. Good thing for the Salt Lake Bees. With one week left in the 2014 season, including Wednesday night’s home finale against New Orleans, the Bees are certain to finish with one of the three worst records in the franchise’s 20-year history. It’s a stark contrast for a team that finished over .500 in eight of the previous nine seasons and played for the Pacific Coast League championship last ye... You can’t always judge the quality of a Triple-A baseball season by a quick check of the league standings. Good thing for the Salt Lake Bees. With one week left in the 2014 season, including Wednesday night’s home finale against New Orleans, the Bees are certain to finish with one of the three worst records in the franchise’s 20-year history. It’s a stark contrast for a team that finished over .500 in eight of the previous nine seasons and played for the Pacific Coast League championship last ye... 58339578@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:22:43 MDT Utah football: Travis Wilson eager to go live Thursday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58339904-89/utah-wilson-state-football.html.csp He hasn’t played a game since Nov. 9, and he’s only gone through one full-contact practice in that time. Travis Wilson knows there are some skeptics out there who question if he’s truly ready to re-start his football career when the Utes open the season Thursday against Idaho State. For the junior quarterback, that switch has already flipped on. “It’s really when I got to play in that scrimmage and I was live again, it was definitely good to just get in that mindset of ‘Yeah, I get to play foot... He hasn’t played a game since Nov. 9, and he’s only gone through one full-contact practice in that time. Travis Wilson knows there are some skeptics out there who question if he’s truly ready to re-start his football career when the Utes open the season Thursday against Idaho State. For the junior quarterback, that switch has already flipped on. “It’s really when I got to play in that scrimmage and I was live again, it was definitely good to just get in that mindset of ‘Yeah, I get to play foot... 58339904@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:22:43 MDT New NBA rules clear way for safer baseline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58340302-77/area-thorn-baseline-basket.html.csp The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety. The new regulations, calling for an extra foot of open space on both sides of the basket stanchion, were sent to teams Tuesday by league president of operations Rod Thorn and executive vice president of team marketing and business operations Amy Brooks in a memo that was obtained by The Associated Press. Thorn says clearing the conge... The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety. The new regulations, calling for an extra foot of open space on both sides of the basket stanchion, were sent to teams Tuesday by league president of operations Rod Thorn and executive vice president of team marketing and business operations Amy Brooks in a memo that was obtained by The Associated Press. Thorn says clearing the conge... 58340302@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:20:01 MDT Consumers want Utah liquor stores to offer better hours http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58338924-223/stores-liquor-store-petilos.html.csp Expanded hours and more craft beer — those are two improvements consumers want to see at state-owned liquor stores in Utah, according to preliminary results of a survey underway by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC). About half the 45 liquor stores in Utah are open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Larger stores that can handle more inventory stay open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. All stores are closed on Sundays and holidays. “Opening later is something the department ... Expanded hours and more craft beer — those are two improvements consumers want to see at state-owned liquor stores in Utah, according to preliminary results of a survey underway by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC). About half the 45 liquor stores in Utah are open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Larger stores that can handle more inventory stay open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. All stores are closed on Sundays and holidays. “Opening later is something the department ... 58338924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:16:48 MDT Sandy dumps city gun laws http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58341061-78/gun-sandy-law-laws.html.csp Sandy City has repealed its laws restricting carrying guns in public places. Council members Tuesday night unanimously approved the ordinance changes, so that it no longer will be a violation of city code to pack a gun in a park, on a trail, golf course or in any other city recreational facility. The amendments are being adopted now at the demand of a national gun-rights organization, the Second Amendment Foundation, which recently put Sandy on notice that its gun laws are illegal because they g... Sandy City has repealed its laws restricting carrying guns in public places. Council members Tuesday night unanimously approved the ordinance changes, so that it no longer will be a violation of city code to pack a gun in a park, on a trail, golf course or in any other city recreational facility. The amendments are being adopted now at the demand of a national gun-rights organization, the Second Amendment Foundation, which recently put Sandy on notice that its gun laws are illegal because they g... 58341061@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:15:08 MDT Utah gets extra month to file same-sex recognition appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338961-78/utah-court-state-sex.html.csp Utah has an extra month to file its appeal of a federal judge’s order that the state extend spousal benefits to same-sex couples who wed in Utah during a short window in which such unions were legal. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday granted the state’s request for more time after setting an initial deadline of Sept. 22. The state now has until Oct. 22 to file its case with the federal appeals court, according to an order filed by Judges Neil M. Gorsuch and Robert E. Bacharach... Utah has an extra month to file its appeal of a federal judge’s order that the state extend spousal benefits to same-sex couples who wed in Utah during a short window in which such unions were legal. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday granted the state’s request for more time after setting an initial deadline of Sept. 22. The state now has until Oct. 22 to file its case with the federal appeals court, according to an order filed by Judges Neil M. Gorsuch and Robert E. Bacharach... 58338961@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:14:57 MDT Kearns newborn found in trash can, mother detained http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338567-78/baby-hansen-tuesday-newborn.html.csp A Kearns woman allegedly put her newborn daughter in her neighbor’s trash can Tuesday morning “in hopes it would die and solve her problems,” Unified Police say. The child, believed to have been born Sunday to 24-year-old Alicia Marie Englert, was uncovered when neighbors heard the infant crying about 7 a.m. Tuesday from a garbage bin near 5300 South 5200 West. “They thought they heard a kitten crying,” said UPD Sgt. Ken Hansen said, “but when they checked, they ended up retrieving the baby.” T... A Kearns woman allegedly put her newborn daughter in her neighbor’s trash can Tuesday morning “in hopes it would die and solve her problems,” Unified Police say. The child, believed to have been born Sunday to 24-year-old Alicia Marie Englert, was uncovered when neighbors heard the infant crying about 7 a.m. Tuesday from a garbage bin near 5300 South 5200 West. “They thought they heard a kitten crying,” said UPD Sgt. Ken Hansen said, “but when they checked, they ended up retrieving the baby.” T... 58338567@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:13:30 MDT Audit: Utah fund padded numbers, downplayed costs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339963-90/auditors-capital-costs-fund.html.csp Utah’s Fund of Funds — a quasi-public entity that has invested more than $100 million in business startups — has overstated the returns on its investments, downplayed the costs of doing business and is lacking in transparency, according to an audit of the agency. “The primary concern here is that the lack of metrics ultimately results in the UFOF’s inability to show relevance in the market,” according to a report by the Utah legislative auditor’s office. Managers of the Fund of Funds agreed the... Utah’s Fund of Funds — a quasi-public entity that has invested more than $100 million in business startups — has overstated the returns on its investments, downplayed the costs of doing business and is lacking in transparency, according to an audit of the agency. “The primary concern here is that the lack of metrics ultimately results in the UFOF’s inability to show relevance in the market,” according to a report by the Utah legislative auditor’s office. Managers of the Fund of Funds agreed the... 58339963@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:13:11 MDT Audit blasts UTA, says it gave millions in sweetheart deals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58338545-90/audit-auditors-board-compensation.html.csp The Utah Transit Authority “prepaid” a developer $10 million to construct a parking garage — which it turns out he never built — just after he made a multimillion-dollar deal benefiting a UTA board member. The agency never got all the money back from that advance. The troublesome incident is one of many described in a blistering, yearlong legislative audit into UTA operations that was released Tuesday. It complains about other sweetheart deals, extravagant pay and bonuses, failure to plan wel... The Utah Transit Authority “prepaid” a developer $10 million to construct a parking garage — which it turns out he never built — just after he made a multimillion-dollar deal benefiting a UTA board member. The agency never got all the money back from that advance. The troublesome incident is one of many described in a blistering, yearlong legislative audit into UTA operations that was released Tuesday. It complains about other sweetheart deals, extravagant pay and bonuses, failure to plan wel... 58338545@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:12:58 MDT MLB denies Tampa Bay’s weekend protest in Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58341153-77/replay-protest-maddon-manager.html.csp Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in Toronto. Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre made the ruling, which stemmed from a play disputed by Rays manager Joe Maddon in Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays in 10 innings. Wil Myers was called safe at first base on a pickoff throw by Toronto pitcher Mark Buehrle. After Buehrle returned to the rubber, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons came out to challenge the call. Myers was c... Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in Toronto. Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre made the ruling, which stemmed from a play disputed by Rays manager Joe Maddon in Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays in 10 innings. Wil Myers was called safe at first base on a pickoff throw by Toronto pitcher Mark Buehrle. After Buehrle returned to the rubber, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons came out to challenge the call. Myers was c... 58341153@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:51:01 MDT Trailblazing lawyer joins fight against Utah same-sex marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339985-90/court-utah-case-marriage.html.csp No one knows whether the U.S. Supreme Court will take on Utah’s same-sex marriage case. But if it does, the Salt Lake City lawyers defending three same-sex Utah couples seeking to topple the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions will be standing side-by-side with the woman who led Massachusetts to become the first state in the country to legalize same-sex marriages. Mary Bonauto, made famous by her successful litigation of the historic Massachusetts case in 2003, agreed this week to join the Kit... No one knows whether the U.S. Supreme Court will take on Utah’s same-sex marriage case. But if it does, the Salt Lake City lawyers defending three same-sex Utah couples seeking to topple the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions will be standing side-by-side with the woman who led Massachusetts to become the first state in the country to legalize same-sex marriages. Mary Bonauto, made famous by her successful litigation of the historic Massachusetts case in 2003, agreed this week to join the Kit... 58339985@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:47:41 MDT Salt Lake City man sent to prison on fraud charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340299-78/prison-johnson-conviction-fraud.html.csp A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Jamis Johnson to five months in prison on his conviction of 27 fraud-related charges after crediting him with the nearly four years he’s spent in state prison on a separate conviction. U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups said the Salt Lake City man, convicted by a federal court jury in 2011 after a nine-day trial, has been incarcerated in the Utah State Prison for 43 months for violation of parole from the earlier conviction. He was given credit for that time ... A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Jamis Johnson to five months in prison on his conviction of 27 fraud-related charges after crediting him with the nearly four years he’s spent in state prison on a separate conviction. U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups said the Salt Lake City man, convicted by a federal court jury in 2011 after a nine-day trial, has been incarcerated in the Utah State Prison for 43 months for violation of parole from the earlier conviction. He was given credit for that time ... 58340299@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:36:24 MDT Sales tax votes? Only in a general election year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339418-78/council-tax-snelgrove-election.html.csp Unless there’s an emergency, the Salt Lake County Council wants all votes on proposed sales and use tax increases to take place in a general election year. “We just want as many voters as possible engaged in the process of raising taxes or not raising taxes,” said Democratic Council Sam Granato, who teamed with Republican Councilman Richard Snelgrove to sponsor an ordinance to maximize public participation in tax matters directly impacting pocketbooks. Snelgrove noted that the ordinance prohibit... Unless there’s an emergency, the Salt Lake County Council wants all votes on proposed sales and use tax increases to take place in a general election year. “We just want as many voters as possible engaged in the process of raising taxes or not raising taxes,” said Democratic Council Sam Granato, who teamed with Republican Councilman Richard Snelgrove to sponsor an ordinance to maximize public participation in tax matters directly impacting pocketbooks. Snelgrove noted that the ordinance prohibit... 58339418@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:36:13 MDT Islamic State holding American woman hostage in Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58340245-68/syria-state-group-american.html.csp Washington • The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped by the militant group. The Islamic State group recently threatened to kill American hostages to avenge the crushing airstrikes in Iraq against militants advancing on Mount Sinjar and the Kurdish capital of Irbil. The 26-year-old woman was captured last y... Washington • The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped by the militant group. The Islamic State group recently threatened to kill American hostages to avenge the crushing airstrikes in Iraq against militants advancing on Mount Sinjar and the Kurdish capital of Irbil. The 26-year-old woman was captured last y... 58340245@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:04:02 MDT What to serve with your Labor Day burgers and dogs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301713-223/salad-shrimp-squash-calories.html.csp Burgers. Dogs. Steaks. Maybe some sausages. We know you’ve got the grilling part of your Labor Day cookout covered. So rather than mess with that, we’ll offer up some delicious sides that will complement whatever else you have on the menu. Start with the salad. In place of the classic potato salad, we created a squash and apple lookalike. The inspiration for this was the Waldorf salad, which dresses a mix of chopped apples, celery and walnuts with a mayonnaise dressing. We kept all of that, but ... Burgers. Dogs. Steaks. Maybe some sausages. We know you’ve got the grilling part of your Labor Day cookout covered. So rather than mess with that, we’ll offer up some delicious sides that will complement whatever else you have on the menu. Start with the salad. In place of the classic potato salad, we created a squash and apple lookalike. The inspiration for this was the Waldorf salad, which dresses a mix of chopped apples, celery and walnuts with a mayonnaise dressing. We kept all of that, but ... 58301713@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:40:02 MDT Gardening: Tips for using your harvest for fruit or green smoothies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301762-223/smoothies-chase-fruit-garden.html.csp Smoothies are a nutritious way to stir things up in the kitchen, especially if the ingredients come from your garden. Few drinks are as refreshing as fresh or frozen fruits and syrups mixed with milk and yogurt. Many people also add greens. “Follow the harvest and work with whatever is ripening,” said Nan Chase, who with DeNeice Guest wrote the new “Drink the Harvest” (Storey Publishing). “We get into canning. The starting point is with the juices.” Smoothies are easy to make. All that’s require... Smoothies are a nutritious way to stir things up in the kitchen, especially if the ingredients come from your garden. Few drinks are as refreshing as fresh or frozen fruits and syrups mixed with milk and yogurt. Many people also add greens. “Follow the harvest and work with whatever is ripening,” said Nan Chase, who with DeNeice Guest wrote the new “Drink the Harvest” (Storey Publishing). “We get into canning. The starting point is with the juices.” Smoothies are easy to make. All that’s require... 58301762@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:40:02 MDT Healthy recipe: Turning your zucchini abundance into no-fry fries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326581-223/zucchini-sticks-cheese-flour.html.csp Those darn zucchini! There’s an army of them occupying your garden right now and each one is as big as a blimp. What if I told you there’s a way to transform the whole lot of them into a delicious dish resembling french fries, but without all the calories? The secret involves cutting your zucchini into fry-like sticks, then cooking them in a way that delivers that signature crunch, but without the deep-frying. To start, you toast up some panko breadcrumbs in a dry skillet, which ensures that t... Those darn zucchini! There’s an army of them occupying your garden right now and each one is as big as a blimp. What if I told you there’s a way to transform the whole lot of them into a delicious dish resembling french fries, but without all the calories? The secret involves cutting your zucchini into fry-like sticks, then cooking them in a way that delivers that signature crunch, but without the deep-frying. To start, you toast up some panko breadcrumbs in a dry skillet, which ensures that t... 58326581@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:40:02 MDT Recipe: Is it worth it to chop your own burgers? You bet! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326583-223/beef-burgers-burger-chop.html.csp I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I’m not really even going to tell you very much about how to cook your burger. But I am going to tell you how to make the best burger. Ever. And you start by avoiding the ground beef at the grocer at all costs. So let’s start there. Ground beef tends to be overworked during processing. And overworked beef is tough beef. Instead, you want to grab yourself sirloin steak tips, which... I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I’m not really even going to tell you very much about how to cook your burger. But I am going to tell you how to make the best burger. Ever. And you start by avoiding the ground beef at the grocer at all costs. So let’s start there. Ground beef tends to be overworked during processing. And overworked beef is tough beef. Instead, you want to grab yourself sirloin steak tips, which... 58326583@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:40:02 MDT Grupo Mexico goes from first to worst on mine spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58340383-79/mexico-grupo-aug-company.html.csp Mexico City • Spilling chemicals into two rivers near the U.S. border is making Grupo Mexico the country’s worst performing major stock. The shares have lost 5.3 percent, the most among 35 companies on the benchmark IPC index, since an Aug. 6 copper sulfate solution spill at its Buenavista del Cobre mining operation that the company says contains the world’s largest copper reserves. In the preceding month, it led gains among the index’s materials stock to a 16-month high. Mexican congressional c... Mexico City • Spilling chemicals into two rivers near the U.S. border is making Grupo Mexico the country’s worst performing major stock. The shares have lost 5.3 percent, the most among 35 companies on the benchmark IPC index, since an Aug. 6 copper sulfate solution spill at its Buenavista del Cobre mining operation that the company says contains the world’s largest copper reserves. In the preceding month, it led gains among the index’s materials stock to a 16-month high. Mexican congressional c... 58340383@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:37:02 MDT Publisher Henry Holt acquires Williams biography http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58340372-79/williams-biography-henry-holt.html.csp New York • A New York Times cultural reporter who has written extensively about Robin Williams is working on a book about the late actor-comedian. Henry Holt and Co. announced Tuesday it had acquired a planned biography by the Times’ Dave Itzkoff. The book is currently untitled. No publication date has been set. Williams was the manic superstar of the sitcom “Mork and Mindy” and later won an Oscar for his work in “Good Will Hunting.” He committed suicide at age 63. His body was found in his Nort... New York • A New York Times cultural reporter who has written extensively about Robin Williams is working on a book about the late actor-comedian. Henry Holt and Co. announced Tuesday it had acquired a planned biography by the Times’ Dave Itzkoff. The book is currently untitled. No publication date has been set. Williams was the manic superstar of the sitcom “Mork and Mindy” and later won an Oscar for his work in “Good Will Hunting.” He committed suicide at age 63. His body was found in his Nort... 58340372@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:37:01 MDT School’s in — drive safely http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58338917-90/urged-drive-fairclough-mph.html.csp Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox joined other officials at Terra Linda Elementary in West Jordan on Tuesday to remind drivers to be extra careful now that school is back in session statewide. Rolayne Fairclough, spokeswoman for the AAA travel services company, urged motorists to slow down near schools. She said a pedestrian struck by a vehicle traveling 25 mph is two-thirds less likely to be killed compared to one struck by a car traveling just 10 mph faster. She urged eliminating distractions while driving... Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox joined other officials at Terra Linda Elementary in West Jordan on Tuesday to remind drivers to be extra careful now that school is back in session statewide. Rolayne Fairclough, spokeswoman for the AAA travel services company, urged motorists to slow down near schools. She said a pedestrian struck by a vehicle traveling 25 mph is two-thirds less likely to be killed compared to one struck by a car traveling just 10 mph faster. She urged eliminating distractions while driving... 58338917@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:30:01 MDT Board ousts Paul Mero as Sutherland Institute president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339799-90/2000-board-discrimination-family.html.csp The board of the Sutherland Institute, the state’s most prominent conservative think tank, has asked its longtime president, Paul Mero, to resign after long-simmering disputes apparently reached a head. Mero, who ran the institute since 2000, said the disagreements were over “organizational matters” and executing the plans the group had made. “There is no disagreement over philosophy or direction or the projects we’ve been working on,” Mero said in an interview. “It’s just a matter of differenc... The board of the Sutherland Institute, the state’s most prominent conservative think tank, has asked its longtime president, Paul Mero, to resign after long-simmering disputes apparently reached a head. Mero, who ran the institute since 2000, said the disagreements were over “organizational matters” and executing the plans the group had made. “There is no disagreement over philosophy or direction or the projects we’ve been working on,” Mero said in an interview. “It’s just a matter of differenc... 58339799@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:17:12 MDT Salt Lake City drivers now officially worse than average http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339148-90/accident-allstate-average-drivers.html.csp It may not be news to motorists who battle traffic every day, but Salt Lake City drivers are now officially worse than average. That’s according to the annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report released Tuesday. Last year, Salt Lake City drivers matched the national average of a typical driver having an accident once about every 10 years. But the new report says Salt Lakers now average an accident every 9.7 years — or 3.4 percent more frequently than average. Salt Lake City still ranks No. 6... It may not be news to motorists who battle traffic every day, but Salt Lake City drivers are now officially worse than average. That’s according to the annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report released Tuesday. Last year, Salt Lake City drivers matched the national average of a typical driver having an accident once about every 10 years. But the new report says Salt Lakers now average an accident every 9.7 years — or 3.4 percent more frequently than average. Salt Lake City still ranks No. 6... 58339148@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:16:58 MDT Utah suspends Weber County dairy’s license over foodborne illness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339040-78/milk-dairy-department-raw.html.csp A big outbreak of foodborne illness in northern Utah has been traced to a Weber County dairy that sells raw milk. Forty-five of the 79 cases of campylobacter — campy for short — infection have been traced to the raw, unpasteurized milk, and health officials continue to investigate the rest. The bacterial infection causes diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food suspended the license of Ropelato Dairy, west of Ogden, to sell raw... A big outbreak of foodborne illness in northern Utah has been traced to a Weber County dairy that sells raw milk. Forty-five of the 79 cases of campylobacter — campy for short — infection have been traced to the raw, unpasteurized milk, and health officials continue to investigate the rest. The bacterial infection causes diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food suspended the license of Ropelato Dairy, west of Ogden, to sell raw... 58339040@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:16:49 MDT DABC grants winery license in polygamous community in southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339267-223/utah-wine-hildale-license.html.csp The tiny polygamous community of Hildale one day could become a Utah wine destination. The state liquor commission unanimously granted a wine-manufacturing license Tuesday to Vintage Reserve Estates in Hildale, which straddles the Utah and Arizona border and is best known as the headquarters for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Many adults in the FLDS community practice plural marriage and — unlike members of Utah’s predominant Mormon faith — are known to drink alc... The tiny polygamous community of Hildale one day could become a Utah wine destination. The state liquor commission unanimously granted a wine-manufacturing license Tuesday to Vintage Reserve Estates in Hildale, which straddles the Utah and Arizona border and is best known as the headquarters for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Many adults in the FLDS community practice plural marriage and — unlike members of Utah’s predominant Mormon faith — are known to drink alc... 58339267@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:16:40 MDT NFL notes: Seahawks penalized for too much hitting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58340329-77/seattle-minicamp-oto-field.html.csp The Seattle Seahawks will forfeit two days of on-field minicamp practices next offseason after being penalized by the league for excessive physical contact during their 2014 minicamp. The league confirmed the penalties on Tuesday. ESPN.com first reported the violation and that Seattle would be fined $300,000 for the infractions. Seattle will be docked the first two days of its 2015 mandatory minicamp and will be permitted one 21/2-hour practice on the final day. Seattle’s players will be paid fo... The Seattle Seahawks will forfeit two days of on-field minicamp practices next offseason after being penalized by the league for excessive physical contact during their 2014 minicamp. The league confirmed the penalties on Tuesday. ESPN.com first reported the violation and that Seattle would be fined $300,000 for the infractions. Seattle will be docked the first two days of its 2015 mandatory minicamp and will be permitted one 21/2-hour practice on the final day. Seattle’s players will be paid fo... 58340329@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:29:02 MDT GM likely to build SUVs, add jobs in Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58340360-79/suvs-cadillac-gmc-hill.html.csp Detroit • General Motors and government officials are expected to announce new vehicles and jobs Wednesday at a sprawling factory complex in Spring Hill, Tennessee. An announcement is scheduled for Wednesday morning at the plant, which is likely to get new Cadillac and GMC crossover SUVs in addition to its current product, the Chevrolet Equinox. Neither GM nor Gov. Bill Haslam’s office would comment ahead of the announcement, but the state said in a July 11 news release that a nearby company was... Detroit • General Motors and government officials are expected to announce new vehicles and jobs Wednesday at a sprawling factory complex in Spring Hill, Tennessee. An announcement is scheduled for Wednesday morning at the plant, which is likely to get new Cadillac and GMC crossover SUVs in addition to its current product, the Chevrolet Equinox. Neither GM nor Gov. Bill Haslam’s office would comment ahead of the announcement, but the state said in a July 11 news release that a nearby company was... 58340360@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:15:02 MDT Judges blast gay-marriage bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58340149-68/marriage-gay-bans-court.html.csp Chicago • Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay-marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, and one Republican appointee compared them to laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. As the legal skirmish in the United States over same-sex marriage shifted to the three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, more than 200 people lined up hours before to ensure they got a seat at the much-anticipated hearing. Richard Posner, who... Chicago • Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay-marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, and one Republican appointee compared them to laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. As the legal skirmish in the United States over same-sex marriage shifted to the three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, more than 200 people lined up hours before to ensure they got a seat at the much-anticipated hearing. Richard Posner, who... 58340149@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:02:01 MDT Ukraine, Russia in talks at summit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58340134-68/ukraine-putin-russia-poroshenko.html.csp Minsk, Belarus • Ukraine’s president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. Following meetings between Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that included a one-on-one session that stretched into the night, there was no indication of a quick end to the fighting that has engulfed eastern Ukraine. “This is not our business,” Putin said ... Minsk, Belarus • Ukraine’s president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. Following meetings between Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that included a one-on-one session that stretched into the night, there was no indication of a quick end to the fighting that has engulfed eastern Ukraine. “This is not our business,” Putin said ... 58340134@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:01:02 MDT N.Y. judge dismisses suit over ‘Deep Throat’ movie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58340300-79/deep-throat-lovelace-judge.html.csp New York • A Manhattan judge has found a lot of differences between the porn classic “Deep Throat” and last year’s Hollywood-produced biography of the world’s first major porn star. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa tossed out a lawsuit brought by Arrow Productions Limited against the Weinstein Co. and other defendants in a written decision that was publicly released Tuesday. The judge said he decided after reviewing both films that the makers of the Hollywood film did not copy the core of “Deep... New York • A Manhattan judge has found a lot of differences between the porn classic “Deep Throat” and last year’s Hollywood-produced biography of the world’s first major porn star. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa tossed out a lawsuit brought by Arrow Productions Limited against the Weinstein Co. and other defendants in a written decision that was publicly released Tuesday. The judge said he decided after reviewing both films that the makers of the Hollywood film did not copy the core of “Deep... 58340300@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:02 MDT Bagley Cartoon: Corporations are Royalty, My Friend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58340211-82/bagley-cartoon-facebook-lake.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 58340211@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:31:06 MDT 3-year-old falls from second-story window in South Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340148-78/south-jordan-available-window.html.csp A 3-year-old fell from a second-story window in South Jordan on Tuesday afternoon and a medical helicopter is taking the child to a hospital, dispatchers say. The fall occurred about 4:15 p.m. near 1200 West and South Jordan Parkway (10400 South). No other details were immediately available. The Tribune will update this story as more information becomes available. A 3-year-old fell from a second-story window in South Jordan on Tuesday afternoon and a medical helicopter is taking the child to a hospital, dispatchers say. The fall occurred about 4:15 p.m. near 1200 West and South Jordan Parkway (10400 South). No other details were immediately available. The Tribune will update this story as more information becomes available. 58340148@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:06:18 MDT Police seek help in finding missing Salt Lake City man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340019-78/police-snow-lake-salt.html.csp Salt Lake City police are seeking the public’s help to find an elderly man who has not returned to his residential care facility. Kay Snow, 74, was last seen at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, August 23, when he checked himself out of Green Gables, 1001 N. Featherstone Dr. (1781 West), to go to the movies. The facility does not require Snow to check-in regularly; however, he receives daily medication for physical and mental health conditions there. The police department asks anyone with information about S... Salt Lake City police are seeking the public’s help to find an elderly man who has not returned to his residential care facility. Kay Snow, 74, was last seen at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, August 23, when he checked himself out of Green Gables, 1001 N. Featherstone Dr. (1781 West), to go to the movies. The facility does not require Snow to check-in regularly; however, he receives daily medication for physical and mental health conditions there. The police department asks anyone with information about S... 58340019@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:46:53 MDT State invests in futuristic feature film, four others http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338908-79/film-crew-feature-million.html.csp State economic development officials have high hopes for “The Janus Project.” Producers of the fantasy feature film expect to spend almost $10.3 million in Utah through 48 days of work on the movie about an imposing supernatural character named Janus whose presence forces others to make choices. The production will have a cast of 50, include another 4,000 extras (earning $101.50 a day) and will employ 128 crew members pulling down $350 daily. To help Nebulae Entertainment and producer/director N... State economic development officials have high hopes for “The Janus Project.” Producers of the fantasy feature film expect to spend almost $10.3 million in Utah through 48 days of work on the movie about an imposing supernatural character named Janus whose presence forces others to make choices. The production will have a cast of 50, include another 4,000 extras (earning $101.50 a day) and will employ 128 crew members pulling down $350 daily. To help Nebulae Entertainment and producer/director N... 58338908@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:38:02 MDT Letter: Mike Lee should do his own job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326673-82/lee-congress-federal-sen.html.csp I was deeply disappointed in Utah Sen. Mike Lee’s newest idea – to have Congress become more involved in federal agencies (“Utah Senator Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules,” August 22, 2014). Sen. Lee has been a highly visible, vocal and extremely partisan member of a Congress that has been unable to pass a budget, to effectively deal with ongoing humanitarian crises (such as immigration), to approve many qualified candidates lawfully appointed by President Obama, and to m... I was deeply disappointed in Utah Sen. Mike Lee’s newest idea – to have Congress become more involved in federal agencies (“Utah Senator Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules,” August 22, 2014). Sen. Lee has been a highly visible, vocal and extremely partisan member of a Congress that has been unable to pass a budget, to effectively deal with ongoing humanitarian crises (such as immigration), to approve many qualified candidates lawfully appointed by President Obama, and to m... 58326673@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Letter: Does religion do more harm than good http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326693-82/killing-religion-harm-iraq.html.csp Despite having served an LDS mission in New Zealand in my youth, I have spent a lifetime wondering if, on balance, religion does more harm than good. Poor Galileo, forced under pain of death by the church to deny his findings that the earth moves around the sun. The Inquisition. The Crusades. I watched Catholics and Protestants killing each other in Northern Ireland. Jews and Arabs killing each other in Palestine. Sikhs and Hindus killing each other in India. Sunnis and Shiites killing each othe... Despite having served an LDS mission in New Zealand in my youth, I have spent a lifetime wondering if, on balance, religion does more harm than good. Poor Galileo, forced under pain of death by the church to deny his findings that the earth moves around the sun. The Inquisition. The Crusades. I watched Catholics and Protestants killing each other in Northern Ireland. Jews and Arabs killing each other in Palestine. Sikhs and Hindus killing each other in India. Sunnis and Shiites killing each othe... 58326693@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Letter: Lockhart stars in Utah’s education soap opera http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58333894-82/utah-education-lockhart-becky.html.csp Hmmm. Deputy Superintendent of Education Hales quickly and quietly resigned from her position this month. Superintendent of Education Menlove left shortly after in an equally strange way. The details are murky, hidden in secrecy. A man without any public education experience was hurried in by barely half the Utah Education Board to take Menlove’s place temporarily. Interesting that this man’s wife is suing the Utah Charter School Board because she was fired from a position as director of a... Hmmm. Deputy Superintendent of Education Hales quickly and quietly resigned from her position this month. Superintendent of Education Menlove left shortly after in an equally strange way. The details are murky, hidden in secrecy. A man without any public education experience was hurried in by barely half the Utah Education Board to take Menlove’s place temporarily. Interesting that this man’s wife is suing the Utah Charter School Board because she was fired from a position as director of a... 58333894@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Letter: Cyclists need to follow rules of road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338287-82/cyclists-absorbed-lake-salt.html.csp Tom Boyce’s letter (“Treat all cyclists as self-absorbed children,” Aug. 24) will doubtless infuriate the cycling community, but it makes a serious point: cyclists in Salt Lake need to understand that they are using a vehicle on the public road, and this brings obligations. I grew up a cyclist; in Europe during and after WWII there wasn’t any choice! I cycled to school, to my first job, and throughout my college years (to keep the medieval city functional my university, Oxford, sensibly preve... Tom Boyce’s letter (“Treat all cyclists as self-absorbed children,” Aug. 24) will doubtless infuriate the cycling community, but it makes a serious point: cyclists in Salt Lake need to understand that they are using a vehicle on the public road, and this brings obligations. I grew up a cyclist; in Europe during and after WWII there wasn’t any choice! I cycled to school, to my first job, and throughout my college years (to keep the medieval city functional my university, Oxford, sensibly preve... 58338287@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Letter: Utah Division of Air Quality bows to industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338321-82/industry-utah-issue-toxic.html.csp The Utah DAQ has it backwards. When Bryce Bird stated in a Salt Lake Tribune article (“Utah Grapples with Toxic Water…” Aug. 24), “Until we asked questions and started pressing the issue with Danish Flats, maybe they didn’t know the full extent of their emissions.” He apologized for their ignorance of toxic issues. “Maybe they didn’t know”? The responsibility of industry is always to know before any activity. But the Herbert administration is historically industry friendly at the expense of the ... The Utah DAQ has it backwards. When Bryce Bird stated in a Salt Lake Tribune article (“Utah Grapples with Toxic Water…” Aug. 24), “Until we asked questions and started pressing the issue with Danish Flats, maybe they didn’t know the full extent of their emissions.” He apologized for their ignorance of toxic issues. “Maybe they didn’t know”? The responsibility of industry is always to know before any activity. But the Herbert administration is historically industry friendly at the expense of the ... 58338321@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Editorial: Anti-Common Core mood based on ignorance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339331-82/common-core-standards-recent.html.csp “I don’t know what they have to say It makes no difference anyway Whatever it is, I’m against it! No matter what it is Or who commenced it I’m against it!” — Groucho Marx The fear that the Common Core academic standards are a plot to surreptitiously indoctrinate the innocent schoolchildren of America into becoming gay socialists should be fatally undermined by recent reports that most Utahns don’t even know what the Common Core is. If Bill Gates and other backers of the educational standard... “I don’t know what they have to say It makes no difference anyway Whatever it is, I’m against it! No matter what it is Or who commenced it I’m against it!” — Groucho Marx The fear that the Common Core academic standards are a plot to surreptitiously indoctrinate the innocent schoolchildren of America into becoming gay socialists should be fatally undermined by recent reports that most Utahns don’t even know what the Common Core is. If Bill Gates and other backers of the educational standard... 58339331@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Letter: Lockhart not qualified for this http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339928-82/lockhart-qualified-cared-professional.html.csp I’m beginning my 29th year as a public school teacher. I have BAs in English and French, and an MA in Linguistics. My children and I have been cared for by professional nurses over the years, just as RN Becky Lockhart and her children have been cared for by professional educators. Following Ms. Lockhart’s logic, I’m as qualified to be a nurse as she is to be state superintendent of Education.. Mary E. Peterson Salt Lake City I’m beginning my 29th year as a public school teacher. I have BAs in English and French, and an MA in Linguistics. My children and I have been cared for by professional nurses over the years, just as RN Becky Lockhart and her children have been cared for by professional educators. Following Ms. Lockhart’s logic, I’m as qualified to be a nurse as she is to be state superintendent of Education.. Mary E. Peterson Salt Lake City 58339928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:37:02 MDT Pierce: Pac-12 vs. DirecTV feud still has no winner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58336795-77/directv-pac-network-sec.html.csp In Week 1 of the 2014 college football season, it will be easier to find the Utah State game on TV than it will be to find the Utah game. Who would’ve thought that would ever happen? That’s because USU is playing Tennesee (Sunday. 5 p.m.) on the new SEC Network. Which is in 90 million homes. The Utah-Idaho State game (Thursday, 5:30 p.m.) is on the Pac-12 Network, which is available in at least a third fewer homes (We don’t have any firm distribution numbers). A big chunk of that difference com... In Week 1 of the 2014 college football season, it will be easier to find the Utah State game on TV than it will be to find the Utah game. Who would’ve thought that would ever happen? That’s because USU is playing Tennesee (Sunday. 5 p.m.) on the new SEC Network. Which is in 90 million homes. The Utah-Idaho State game (Thursday, 5:30 p.m.) is on the Pac-12 Network, which is available in at least a third fewer homes (We don’t have any firm distribution numbers). A big chunk of that difference com... 58336795@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:34:33 MDT Prep volleyball: Pleasant Grove has a three-peat in its sights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58338429-190/state-teams-coach-class.html.csp As far as conundrums go, Allyce Jones’ problem is one to be envied. Only 26 years old, Jones is on the fast track to a volleyball coaching career that may include stints at the college level. But, on the other hand, her early success comes where she grew up — and where the temptation to stay would naturally be extremely high. Right now, it’s Pleasant Grove High School that continues its tradition of winning and will keep its young head coach for an undetermined length of time. “That’s always bee... As far as conundrums go, Allyce Jones’ problem is one to be envied. Only 26 years old, Jones is on the fast track to a volleyball coaching career that may include stints at the college level. But, on the other hand, her early success comes where she grew up — and where the temptation to stay would naturally be extremely high. Right now, it’s Pleasant Grove High School that continues its tradition of winning and will keep its young head coach for an undetermined length of time. “That’s always bee... 58338429@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:15:11 MDT Restaurant review: Rye rocks in space next to Urban Lounge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58298211-223/rye-urban-diner-service.html.csp A lot of people who visit Salt Lake City for the first time don’t know where to get drinks and dinner. Some don’t even know if you can drink in Utah’s capital city. So let’s give props to the owners of Rye for clearing up the confusion, at least for musicians who visit Salt Lake to play at Urban Lounge. The owners of Rye — Chris Wright, Lance Saunders and Will Sartain — also own the adjacent Urban Lounge and thought a diner was a natural extension, not only for their musical acts but for those... A lot of people who visit Salt Lake City for the first time don’t know where to get drinks and dinner. Some don’t even know if you can drink in Utah’s capital city. So let’s give props to the owners of Rye for clearing up the confusion, at least for musicians who visit Salt Lake to play at Urban Lounge. The owners of Rye — Chris Wright, Lance Saunders and Will Sartain — also own the adjacent Urban Lounge and thought a diner was a natural extension, not only for their musical acts but for those... 58298211@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:12:20 MDT 5 pregame pubs that help you party before U. of Utah football games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58310256-223/game-com-lake-salt.html.csp You may love University of Utah football, but that doesn’t mean you enjoy driving to the stadium or finding parking. Several Salt Lake City bars and pubs have a game-winning plan to help fans avoid those annoying traffic hassles. For $10-$20, depending on the business, guests can fill up at a pregame buffet and then hop in a van or luxury bus, or catch a nearby TRAX train, for a convenient ride to Rice-Eccles Stadium. After the game, hop back on the vehicle or train for a return trip. No waiting... You may love University of Utah football, but that doesn’t mean you enjoy driving to the stadium or finding parking. Several Salt Lake City bars and pubs have a game-winning plan to help fans avoid those annoying traffic hassles. For $10-$20, depending on the business, guests can fill up at a pregame buffet and then hop in a van or luxury bus, or catch a nearby TRAX train, for a convenient ride to Rice-Eccles Stadium. After the game, hop back on the vehicle or train for a return trip. No waiting... 58310256@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:12:20 MDT ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ claim Emmys — again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58336632-223/won-emmy-actor-actress.html.csp The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards looked an awful lot like a repeat — or, at least there were an awful lot of repeat winners. “Modern Family” won its fifth consecutive Emmy (tying “Frasier”) as best comedy series, and “Breaking Bad” won its second consecutive Emmy as best drama to cap off a night in which it quickly became clear that the best way to win an Emmy was to have already won one. Or more than one. “ ‘Modern Family’ has been a big, beautiful dream for the last five years,” said exec... The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards looked an awful lot like a repeat — or, at least there were an awful lot of repeat winners. “Modern Family” won its fifth consecutive Emmy (tying “Frasier”) as best comedy series, and “Breaking Bad” won its second consecutive Emmy as best drama to cap off a night in which it quickly became clear that the best way to win an Emmy was to have already won one. Or more than one. “ ‘Modern Family’ has been a big, beautiful dream for the last five years,” said exec... 58336632@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:12:20 MDT Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where Utah and other states stand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58339991-68/state-court-appeals-ban.html.csp State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages. The remaining state bans all face legal challenges, and the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago heard arguments Tuesday on cases from Indiana and Wisconsin. Gay couples can marry in 19 states and the District of Columbia. A look at where cases pending in other states stand: ——— — ARKANSAS: A state judg... State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages. The remaining state bans all face legal challenges, and the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago heard arguments Tuesday on cases from Indiana and Wisconsin. Gay couples can marry in 19 states and the District of Columbia. A look at where cases pending in other states stand: ——— — ARKANSAS: A state judg... 58339991@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:09:01 MDT Officials: Girl accidentally kills gun instructor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58339972-68/girl-shooting-range-accidentally.html.csp Dolan Springs, Ariz. • A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, died Monday shortly after being airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Mohave County sheriff’s officials said. Vacca was standing next to the girl at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills when she pulled the trigger and the recoil sent the gun over her head, inve... Dolan Springs, Ariz. • A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, died Monday shortly after being airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Mohave County sheriff’s officials said. Vacca was standing next to the girl at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills when she pulled the trigger and the recoil sent the gun over her head, inve... 58339972@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:05:02 MDT Op-ed: Taxation without fair explanation and comparisons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309714-82/property-assessor-comparisons-taxes.html.csp On July 15, the following news headline appeared in The Tribune: “Utah property taxes bring in $100 million less than owed.” This came from State Auditor John Dougall, whose campaign claim was “frugal Dougall.” I saw the headline as a warning that property taxes may be higher when the assessments arrived in August, but I was not prepared for the type of increases that are being assessed. My property value increased by 32 percent and my property taxes jumped more than $500. As I began my search f... On July 15, the following news headline appeared in The Tribune: “Utah property taxes bring in $100 million less than owed.” This came from State Auditor John Dougall, whose campaign claim was “frugal Dougall.” I saw the headline as a warning that property taxes may be higher when the assessments arrived in August, but I was not prepared for the type of increases that are being assessed. My property value increased by 32 percent and my property taxes jumped more than $500. As I began my search f... 58309714@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:50:02 MDT Ogden man ordered to trial in storage shed murder case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338506-78/mills-boehme-police-mackley.html.csp Ogden • Shawn Gerrald Boehme and Elgie Ray Mills Jr. entered an Ogden storage shed together on May 28, according to video surveillance footage. But only one man left. “Elgie Mills is never seen leaving the shop alive,” Deputy Weber County Attorney Teral Tree said Tuesday afternoon during a preliminary hearing in 2nd District Court. Police, called the next day, found Mills, 43, shot to death. Arrested a week later in Layton, Boehme, 45, allegedly admitted to police that he fired a gun three time... Ogden • Shawn Gerrald Boehme and Elgie Ray Mills Jr. entered an Ogden storage shed together on May 28, according to video surveillance footage. But only one man left. “Elgie Mills is never seen leaving the shop alive,” Deputy Weber County Attorney Teral Tree said Tuesday afternoon during a preliminary hearing in 2nd District Court. Police, called the next day, found Mills, 43, shot to death. Arrested a week later in Layton, Boehme, 45, allegedly admitted to police that he fired a gun three time... 58338506@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:47:40 MDT Former Utah bus driver accused of molesting girls is free on bail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339183-78/carrell-bus-bail-girls.html.csp A 61-year-old former school bus driver charged with molesting two 5-year-old Sandy girls has bailed out of jail, but is on home confinement and must wear an ankle monitor. John Martin Carrell, who drove a bus for the Canyons School District, is accused of touching the girls inappropriately while buckling and unbuckling their seat belts on his bus route to and from Sandy’s Altara Elementary School. Following a preliminary hearing last month, 3rd District Judge Bruce Lubeck on Aug. 11 ordered Carr... A 61-year-old former school bus driver charged with molesting two 5-year-old Sandy girls has bailed out of jail, but is on home confinement and must wear an ankle monitor. John Martin Carrell, who drove a bus for the Canyons School District, is accused of touching the girls inappropriately while buckling and unbuckling their seat belts on his bus route to and from Sandy’s Altara Elementary School. Following a preliminary hearing last month, 3rd District Judge Bruce Lubeck on Aug. 11 ordered Carr... 58339183@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:27:01 MDT Cracking down: Health agency urges banning e-cigs for minors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338485-79/health-cigarettes-public-tobacco.html.csp Geneva • Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday. In a bid to set public policy, the World Health Organization said the popular nicotine-vapor products, particularly the fruit, candy and alcohol-drink flavors, could serve as gateway addictions for children and adolescents. It recommended governments forbid or keep ... Geneva • Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday. In a bid to set public policy, the World Health Organization said the popular nicotine-vapor products, particularly the fruit, candy and alcohol-drink flavors, could serve as gateway addictions for children and adolescents. It recommended governments forbid or keep ... 58338485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:24:54 MDT Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338507-68/marriage-bans-court-gay.html.csp Chicago • Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. As the legal skirmish in the United States over same-sex marriage shifted to the three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, more than 200 people lined up hours before to ensure they got a seat at the much-anticipated hearing. While ... Chicago • Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites. As the legal skirmish in the United States over same-sex marriage shifted to the three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, more than 200 people lined up hours before to ensure they got a seat at the much-anticipated hearing. While ... 58338507@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:24:15 MDT Utah State volleyball: Aggies ready to star in new digs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338761-77/aggies-dubose-season-volleyball.html.csp Logan • Kicked back in a big comfy chair and enjoying the warmth of the morning sun beaming through a large window, Utah State volleyball coach Grayson DuBose joked that his head was getting as big as his new office in the recently opened $9.7 million Wayne Estes Center. Ah, but such plush surroundings come with more than a large construction price tag: there are expectations too, some as grand sounding as the building looks. Luckily for the Aggies, if there is any team that seems best prepared ... Logan • Kicked back in a big comfy chair and enjoying the warmth of the morning sun beaming through a large window, Utah State volleyball coach Grayson DuBose joked that his head was getting as big as his new office in the recently opened $9.7 million Wayne Estes Center. Ah, but such plush surroundings come with more than a large construction price tag: there are expectations too, some as grand sounding as the building looks. Luckily for the Aggies, if there is any team that seems best prepared ... 58338761@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:22:25 MDT Investigators: Shoddy care by VA didn’t cause Phoenix deaths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58339400-68/veterans-care-report-phoenix.html.csp WASHINGTON • Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix. Investigators uncovered large-scale improprieties in the way VA hospitals and clinics across the nation have been scheduling veterans for appointments, according to a report released Tuesday by the VA’s Office of Inspector General. The report said workers falsified waitlists while th... WASHINGTON • Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix. Investigators uncovered large-scale improprieties in the way VA hospitals and clinics across the nation have been scheduling veterans for appointments, according to a report released Tuesday by the VA’s Office of Inspector General. The report said workers falsified waitlists while th... 58339400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:41:19 MDT California firm is recalling Caesar salad kits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58339091-79/kits-salad-caesar-california.html.csp Corona, Calif. • A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam’s Club stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the Daily Chef salad kits were shipped to the warehouse chain for sale in its in-store cafes nationwide. The affected products by Corona’s APPA Fine Foods come in 11-ounce clear plastic containers with use-by dates thro... Corona, Calif. • A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam’s Club stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the Daily Chef salad kits were shipped to the warehouse chain for sale in its in-store cafes nationwide. The affected products by Corona’s APPA Fine Foods come in 11-ounce clear plastic containers with use-by dates thro... 58339091@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:34:02 MDT Utah forecast: Rainy days? Let the sun take a holiday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58337877-78/com-utah-weather-rainy.html.csp Utah’s midweek thunderstorms and rain make up a Jimi Hendrix-like forecast: “Rainy day, dream away. Ah, let the sun take a holiday.” The late rock guitar genius knew a lot about wet weather, and the Wasatch Front’s coming cycle of morning, afternoon and evening showers Wednesday would seem a lot like a typical day in his hometown Seattle. Northern Utah’s storms will be broken by intermittent sunshine as daytime high temperatures rise in the mid-70s, Wednesday’s forecast will echo the meteorologi... Utah’s midweek thunderstorms and rain make up a Jimi Hendrix-like forecast: “Rainy day, dream away. Ah, let the sun take a holiday.” The late rock guitar genius knew a lot about wet weather, and the Wasatch Front’s coming cycle of morning, afternoon and evening showers Wednesday would seem a lot like a typical day in his hometown Seattle. Northern Utah’s storms will be broken by intermittent sunshine as daytime high temperatures rise in the mid-70s, Wednesday’s forecast will echo the meteorologi... 58337877@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:28:37 MDT Salt Lake City man dies in Texas crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339293-78/bradley-longview-pickup-texas.html.csp A 71-year-old Salt Lake City man died after an oncoming pickup truck swerved into his path near the east Texas town of Longview. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Edward Bradley was eastbound on Interstate 20 just before 5 a.m. Sunday when the pickup, driven by a 19-year-old man, crossed the median and hit Bradley’s vehicle head-on, about 6 miles southwest of Longview. Bradley was pronounced dead about three hours later at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. The pickup’s driver wa... A 71-year-old Salt Lake City man died after an oncoming pickup truck swerved into his path near the east Texas town of Longview. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Edward Bradley was eastbound on Interstate 20 just before 5 a.m. Sunday when the pickup, driven by a 19-year-old man, crossed the median and hit Bradley’s vehicle head-on, about 6 miles southwest of Longview. Bradley was pronounced dead about three hours later at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. The pickup’s driver wa... 58339293@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:28:37 MDT NBC’s Emmycast logs robust 15.6 million viewership http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339249-223/million-15.6-nbc-awards.csp New York • NBC says the Emmys thrived despite a Monday airing in the dog days of August. Broadcast on a nontraditional night prior to Labor Day, the television awards show nonetheless logged 15.6 million viewers. It was the second biggest audience for an Emmy Awards broadcast in eight years, NBC said Tuesday. The viewership was exceeded only by last year’s airing by CBS, when it drew 17.8 million viewers on a Sunday in September, with an NFL game as lead-in. The 15.6-million audience makes this ... New York • NBC says the Emmys thrived despite a Monday airing in the dog days of August. Broadcast on a nontraditional night prior to Labor Day, the television awards show nonetheless logged 15.6 million viewers. It was the second biggest audience for an Emmy Awards broadcast in eight years, NBC said Tuesday. The viewership was exceeded only by last year’s airing by CBS, when it drew 17.8 million viewers on a Sunday in September, with an NFL game as lead-in. The 15.6-million audience makes this ... 58339249@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:00:02 MDT RC Willey owner Buffett to get 9 percent on Burger King investment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58339099-79/buffett-billion-berkshire-percent.html.csp Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is providing $3 billion of financing for Burger King’s planned takeover of Tim Hortons and will earn 9 percent annual interest on the investment. Berkshire is taking a preferred equity stake and won’t be involved in managing the restaurant business, according to a statement today from Burger King. Buffett has previously injected capital into financial firms like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America at times of crisis, and helped fund deals such as Mars’s purchase... Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is providing $3 billion of financing for Burger King’s planned takeover of Tim Hortons and will earn 9 percent annual interest on the investment. Berkshire is taking a preferred equity stake and won’t be involved in managing the restaurant business, according to a statement today from Burger King. Buffett has previously injected capital into financial firms like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America at times of crisis, and helped fund deals such as Mars’s purchase... 58339099@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:46:21 MDT Golf: Tiger Woods favored to return to Harmon as coach, oddsmakers say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58339166-77/woods-harmon-coach-foley.html.csp Tiger Woods will most likely return to Butch Harmon to help him break his six-year major tournament victory drought, according to oddsmakers. Woods fired Sean Foley Monday after failing to win one of golf’s four major tournaments during their four years together, and said he has no timetable for naming a replacement. Harmon, who worked with Woods from 1996-2003 and helped him win eight of his 14 majors, is listed as an even-money favorite to be rehired by Paddy Power Plc, Ireland’s biggest bookm... Tiger Woods will most likely return to Butch Harmon to help him break his six-year major tournament victory drought, according to oddsmakers. Woods fired Sean Foley Monday after failing to win one of golf’s four major tournaments during their four years together, and said he has no timetable for naming a replacement. Harmon, who worked with Woods from 1996-2003 and helped him win eight of his 14 majors, is listed as an even-money favorite to be rehired by Paddy Power Plc, Ireland’s biggest bookm... 58339166@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:39:02 MDT Best Buy quarterly profit tops estimates as costs cut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58339119-79/buy-estimates-fell-profit.html.csp New York • Best Buy, the world’s largest electronics chain, posted second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates, helped by lower costs. Revenue fell short in the period ended Aug. 2, hurt by weak demand for mobile phones. Same-store sales, a key measure of a retailer’s performance because new and closed stores are excluded, will decline by a “low single digit” rate in the third and fourth quarter, Richfield, Minnesota-based Best Buy said Tuesday in a statement. Chief Executive Hubert Jo... New York • Best Buy, the world’s largest electronics chain, posted second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates, helped by lower costs. Revenue fell short in the period ended Aug. 2, hurt by weak demand for mobile phones. Same-store sales, a key measure of a retailer’s performance because new and closed stores are excluded, will decline by a “low single digit” rate in the third and fourth quarter, Richfield, Minnesota-based Best Buy said Tuesday in a statement. Chief Executive Hubert Jo... 58339119@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:34:02 MDT Counihan named chief executive of HealthCare.gov http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58339076-79/counihan-health-federal-gov.html.csp Washington • The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds. Kevin Counihan leads Access Health CT, a health insurance marketplace seen as a national model. As CEO of the federal exchange, Counihan’s challenge will be far bigger. Connecticut enrolled about 80,000 people, while more than 5 million signed up in the 36 states served by the federal marketplace. Insurance exchanges ... Washington • The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds. Kevin Counihan leads Access Health CT, a health insurance marketplace seen as a national model. As CEO of the federal exchange, Counihan’s challenge will be far bigger. Connecticut enrolled about 80,000 people, while more than 5 million signed up in the 36 states served by the federal marketplace. Insurance exchanges ... 58339076@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:23:01 MDT University of Phoenix founder John Sperling dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58339045-79/sperling-university-phoenix-education.html.csp John G. Sperling was in his teens — illiterate and the survivor of a childhood filled with illness — when a shipmate in the Merchant Marine taught him to read. Enchanted by the likes of Fyodor Dostoyevsky and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sperling began a journey through higher education that ultimately led to his founding of the University of Phoenix, a for-profit institution. Sperling, 93, a billionaire, died Friday at a hospital near San Francisco, according to a statement from Apollo Education Group,... John G. Sperling was in his teens — illiterate and the survivor of a childhood filled with illness — when a shipmate in the Merchant Marine taught him to read. Enchanted by the likes of Fyodor Dostoyevsky and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sperling began a journey through higher education that ultimately led to his founding of the University of Phoenix, a for-profit institution. Sperling, 93, a billionaire, died Friday at a hospital near San Francisco, according to a statement from Apollo Education Group,... 58339045@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:19:02 MDT U.N. panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58339039-68/report-climate-says-warming.html.csp Washington • Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday sent governments a final draft of its synthesis report, which combines three earlier, gigantic documents by the Nobel Prize-winning group. There is little in the report that wasn’t in the other more-detailed versions, ... Washington • Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday sent governments a final draft of its synthesis report, which combines three earlier, gigantic documents by the Nobel Prize-winning group. There is little in the report that wasn’t in the other more-detailed versions, ... 58339039@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:13:01 MDT High flying U.S. flag in ‘tip-top of tree’ will remain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58339024-68/flag-tree-kirchner-idaho.html.csp Coeur D’Alene, Idaho • A U.S. flag with a light shining on it that someone attached to the top of a large ponderosa pine tree on Fourth of July Pass will remain because it’s too dangerous to remove, the U.S. Forest Service says. “We have no idea how it got up there,” Idaho Panhandle National Forest spokesman Jay Kirchner told the Coeur d’Alene Press (http://bit.ly/1qeDQ9V) in a story on Tuesday. “It’s on the tip-top of the tree and I can’t imagine it would hold the weight of a person holding ont... Coeur D’Alene, Idaho • A U.S. flag with a light shining on it that someone attached to the top of a large ponderosa pine tree on Fourth of July Pass will remain because it’s too dangerous to remove, the U.S. Forest Service says. “We have no idea how it got up there,” Idaho Panhandle National Forest spokesman Jay Kirchner told the Coeur d’Alene Press (http://bit.ly/1qeDQ9V) in a story on Tuesday. “It’s on the tip-top of the tree and I can’t imagine it would hold the weight of a person holding ont... 58339024@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:09:01 MDT Poll: Utahns oppose Common Core but don’t know what it is http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335522-78/standards-core-poll-state.html.csp More Utahns oppose than support new Common Core academic standards — but many also don’t understand them, according to the results of a new UtahPolicy.com poll. The poll, conducted by Dan Jones and Associates this month, shows that 41 percent of 408 likely voters surveyed said they somewhat or strongly oppose the standards. That’s compared with 29 percent who said they support the standards, and the rest were either neutral or didn’t know. That same poll, however, also shows that 29 percent of... More Utahns oppose than support new Common Core academic standards — but many also don’t understand them, according to the results of a new UtahPolicy.com poll. The poll, conducted by Dan Jones and Associates this month, shows that 41 percent of 408 likely voters surveyed said they somewhat or strongly oppose the standards. That’s compared with 29 percent who said they support the standards, and the rest were either neutral or didn’t know. That same poll, however, also shows that 29 percent of... 58335522@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:58:41 MDT Editorial: Utah should never take a polluter’s word http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334706-82/state-utah-facility-trust.html.csp What’s bad is that the operators of an oil and gas wastewater facility in Grand County kept telling the state of Utah that it was producing no measurable amounts of air pollution. What’s much worse is that the state, specifically the Utah Division of Air Quality, took the operators’ word for it. What’s flat unforgivable is that, once it was determined that the folks in charge of the Danish Flats Environmental Services facility were not telling the truth, they received not only a wrist-slapping ... What’s bad is that the operators of an oil and gas wastewater facility in Grand County kept telling the state of Utah that it was producing no measurable amounts of air pollution. What’s much worse is that the state, specifically the Utah Division of Air Quality, took the operators’ word for it. What’s flat unforgivable is that, once it was determined that the folks in charge of the Danish Flats Environmental Services facility were not telling the truth, they received not only a wrist-slapping ... 58334706@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:56:12 MDT BYU Football: Depth chart is out for opener, but is Bronco keeping it real? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58335453-77/chart-depth-mendenhall-johnson.html.csp Provo • Well, BYU finally released its projected depth chart for Friday’s 2014 season opener at UConn, and pretty much everybody is just as confused, if not more so, than they were the last three weeks of preseason training camp. So the summer of mystery, suspense and intrigue brought about by rumors of player suspensions, players announcing their own suspensions and self-reported improper benefits violations to the NCAA continues in Provo. And judging by the way coach Bronco Mendenhall cryptica... Provo • Well, BYU finally released its projected depth chart for Friday’s 2014 season opener at UConn, and pretty much everybody is just as confused, if not more so, than they were the last three weeks of preseason training camp. So the summer of mystery, suspense and intrigue brought about by rumors of player suspensions, players announcing their own suspensions and self-reported improper benefits violations to the NCAA continues in Provo. And judging by the way coach Bronco Mendenhall cryptica... 58335453@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:52:42 MDT TribSports podcast: How strong should a college team’s schedule be? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58335819-77/podcast-download-itunes-team.html.csp The college football season is about to kick off, so the question arises: Is there value in playing a lesser opponent? The team of Aaron Falk, Ben Raskin and Kevin Winters Morriss discuss that question in light of the University of Utah opening at home against Idaho State. What are the advantages and disadvantages of power conference teams playing lesser opponents? The Tribune team also talks about the Utah Jazz. Download the podcast here. The TribSports Radio podcast is recorded each Monday and... The college football season is about to kick off, so the question arises: Is there value in playing a lesser opponent? The team of Aaron Falk, Ben Raskin and Kevin Winters Morriss discuss that question in light of the University of Utah opening at home against Idaho State. What are the advantages and disadvantages of power conference teams playing lesser opponents? The Tribune team also talks about the Utah Jazz. Download the podcast here. The TribSports Radio podcast is recorded each Monday and... 58335819@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:52:42 MDT Oh really? Study says social media users shy on opinions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338577-68/media-social-facebook-opinions.html.csp Washington • People on Facebook and Twitter say they are less likely to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. The study, done in conjunction with Rutgers University in New Jersey, challenges the view of social media as a vehicle for debate by suggesting that sites like Facebook and Twitter might actually encourage self-censorship. Researchers said they detect what they call the “spiral of silence” p... Washington • People on Facebook and Twitter say they are less likely to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. The study, done in conjunction with Rutgers University in New Jersey, challenges the view of social media as a vehicle for debate by suggesting that sites like Facebook and Twitter might actually encourage self-censorship. Researchers said they detect what they call the “spiral of silence” p... 58338577@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:37:16 MDT Just how big is Utah’s new record-breaking tomato? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58323177-223/tomato-thurber-record-tomatoes.html.csp Let’s hope Dale Thurber enjoys bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches. On Monday, the West Valley City farmer officially broke the state record, growing a tomato that weighed 3.75 pounds. The previous record — also held by Thurber — was 3.4 pounds. “It’s not as big as I was hoping, but it’s still a record” said Thurber, after taking the tomato to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food’s Weights and Measures office in Salt Lake City for an official weigh-in. When the tomato was on the vine — ... Let’s hope Dale Thurber enjoys bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches. On Monday, the West Valley City farmer officially broke the state record, growing a tomato that weighed 3.75 pounds. The previous record — also held by Thurber — was 3.4 pounds. “It’s not as big as I was hoping, but it’s still a record” said Thurber, after taking the tomato to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food’s Weights and Measures office in Salt Lake City for an official weigh-in. When the tomato was on the vine — ... 58323177@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:32:04 MDT Red carpet gallery: Fashion highs and lows at the Emmys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58338104-223/red-carpet-skirt-wilson.html.csp New York • The gowns came in all shapes at Monday’s Emmy Awards, dominated by reds, blues and whites. And then there was “House of Cards” actress Robin Wright, dazzling in a cream Ralph Lauren jumpsuit with a plunging tuxedo jacket front and virtually no back at all. “Of all the stars wearing head-to-toe white, Robin Wright stole the show,” said Eric Wilson, fashion news director for InStyle magazine. “It was the ultimate power look from the front with a sexy backless surprise.” Wilson, a fan of... New York • The gowns came in all shapes at Monday’s Emmy Awards, dominated by reds, blues and whites. And then there was “House of Cards” actress Robin Wright, dazzling in a cream Ralph Lauren jumpsuit with a plunging tuxedo jacket front and virtually no back at all. “Of all the stars wearing head-to-toe white, Robin Wright stole the show,” said Eric Wilson, fashion news director for InStyle magazine. “It was the ultimate power look from the front with a sexy backless surprise.” Wilson, a fan of... 58338104@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:32:04 MDT Recipe: An easy 2-step process to get more from eggplants, tomatoes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326603-223/tomatoes-eggplants-minutes-onions.html.csp Want to get the most out of your late summer tomatoes and eggplants? Try the simple two-step prep we use for these easy crostini. We start by salting and draining the eggplants and tomatoes. This removes excess water, which not only makes for a meatier texture, it also concentrates the flavors. After the draining, the vegetables are roasted, which caramelizes their natural sugars, further deepening the flavors. The result is incredibly rich and naturally sweet. The whole thing gets tied together... Want to get the most out of your late summer tomatoes and eggplants? Try the simple two-step prep we use for these easy crostini. We start by salting and draining the eggplants and tomatoes. This removes excess water, which not only makes for a meatier texture, it also concentrates the flavors. After the draining, the vegetables are roasted, which caramelizes their natural sugars, further deepening the flavors. The result is incredibly rich and naturally sweet. The whole thing gets tied together... 58326603@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:29:02 MDT Obama vows justice in murder of American journalist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338792-68/obama-veterans-president-care.html.csp Charlotte, N.C. • President Barack Obama says “America does not forget” and is vowing justice for the murder of an American journalist. The president said the country continues to grieve James Foley, killed last week by Islamic State militants. Obama called the killers “barbaric terrorists.” He signaled that a response may take some time. He said — quote — “Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick.” But he said America is patient and “justice will be done.” THIS IS A BR... Charlotte, N.C. • President Barack Obama says “America does not forget” and is vowing justice for the murder of an American journalist. The president said the country continues to grieve James Foley, killed last week by Islamic State militants. Obama called the killers “barbaric terrorists.” He signaled that a response may take some time. He said — quote — “Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick.” But he said America is patient and “justice will be done.” THIS IS A BR... 58338792@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:27:18 MDT Ponnuru: Lee vs Ryan on how to cut federal taxes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338883-82/tax-percent-rate-ryan.html.csp A few days ago, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin waded into a debate among his fellow Republicans about how they should think about tax policy. His words carry weight among Republicans: They almost universally respect his judgment on economic policy, and partly as a result have decided to make him chairman of the tax-writing committee of the House should they keep control of it in November’s elections. Some Republicans, notably Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, have argued that the party’s perennial focus on cu... A few days ago, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin waded into a debate among his fellow Republicans about how they should think about tax policy. His words carry weight among Republicans: They almost universally respect his judgment on economic policy, and partly as a result have decided to make him chairman of the tax-writing committee of the House should they keep control of it in November’s elections. Some Republicans, notably Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, have argued that the party’s perennial focus on cu... 58338883@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:26:02 MDT Are you a locavore? Utah food is the star during Eat Local Week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58323017-223/local-sept-market-utah.html.csp Eat Local Week, which takes place Sept. 6-13, is a chance for Utahns to be part of the locavore movement. They can sign up for the Eat Local Challenge (www.eatlocalweek.org) or participate in one of several events and activities about foods grown or produced close to home. For the challenge, hard-core locavores will try to eat only food produced within a 250-mile radius of where they live. If you’re not ready for that, there are other levels of participation. Sign up at eatlocalweek.org. Here a... Eat Local Week, which takes place Sept. 6-13, is a chance for Utahns to be part of the locavore movement. They can sign up for the Eat Local Challenge (www.eatlocalweek.org) or participate in one of several events and activities about foods grown or produced close to home. For the challenge, hard-core locavores will try to eat only food produced within a 250-mile radius of where they live. If you’re not ready for that, there are other levels of participation. Sign up at eatlocalweek.org. Here a... 58323017@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:25:43 MDT U.S. probes Ford Explorer police SUV brake hoses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338869-79/hoses-brake-ford-police.html.csp Detroit • U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe covers about 20,000 Explorers from the 2013 model year. Failure can cause increased stopping distances. An unidentified metropolitan police department complained to the agency that 13 brake hoses failed on 11 of its 45 Explorers. Small splits were found in an inspection of the hoses. The age... Detroit • U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe covers about 20,000 Explorers from the 2013 model year. Failure can cause increased stopping distances. An unidentified metropolitan police department complained to the agency that 13 brake hoses failed on 11 of its 45 Explorers. Small splits were found in an inspection of the hoses. The age... 58338869@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:23:01 MDT Lowry: Does Obama want to win in Iraq? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338870-82/isis-iraq-administration-war.html.csp ISIS is a force for evil that poses an imminent security threat to the United States, but please, let us get back to you on whether we are determined to defeat it. That is the posture of the Obama administration toward the terror group that proudly demonstrated its malevolence by beheading American journalist James Foley in a propaganda video. For the administration, ISIS isn’t merely a dire enemy, it is a dilemma. President Barack Obama must respond to a group that — with its resources, apocaly... ISIS is a force for evil that poses an imminent security threat to the United States, but please, let us get back to you on whether we are determined to defeat it. That is the posture of the Obama administration toward the terror group that proudly demonstrated its malevolence by beheading American journalist James Foley in a propaganda video. For the administration, ISIS isn’t merely a dire enemy, it is a dilemma. President Barack Obama must respond to a group that — with its resources, apocaly... 58338870@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:22:01 MDT U.S. closes Camry Hybrid brake investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338852-79/brake-camry-safety-agency.html.csp Detroit • An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began the probe in January after getting complaints of malfunctions that reduced power-assisted braking in 2007 and 2008 Camry hybrids. The probe covered about 100,000 cars. A review of nearly 1,600 complaints and warranty claims found that in most cases, the cars warned drivers and there wasn’t a complet... Detroit • An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began the probe in January after getting complaints of malfunctions that reduced power-assisted braking in 2007 and 2008 Camry hybrids. The probe covered about 100,000 cars. A review of nearly 1,600 complaints and warranty claims found that in most cases, the cars warned drivers and there wasn’t a complet... 58338852@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:21:01 MDT Remember Netscape browser? Dolly the sheep? Class of ‘18 doesn’t http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338853-68/became-browser-dolly-microsoft.html.csp Milwaukee • If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan. Leon’s choice of the same university her mother once attended is one of the milestones marked this year by the Beloit College Mindset List, a nonscientific compilation meant to remind teachers that college freshmen, born mostly in 1996, see the world in a much different way. They’ve grown up with Facebook, selfies and web-based TV. And to them... Milwaukee • If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan. Leon’s choice of the same university her mother once attended is one of the milestones marked this year by the Beloit College Mindset List, a nonscientific compilation meant to remind teachers that college freshmen, born mostly in 1996, see the world in a much different way. They’ve grown up with Facebook, selfies and web-based TV. And to them... 58338853@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:18:01 MDT Hewlett-Packard recalls 5 million AC power cords http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338841-79/power-cords-hewlett-packard.html.csp Washington • Hewlett-Packard Co. is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard. HP has received 29 reports of power cords overheating and melting or charring, resulting in two claims of minor burns and 13 claims of minor property damage. The Hewlett-Packard LS-15 AC power cords were distributed with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers, and with AC ... Washington • Hewlett-Packard Co. is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard. HP has received 29 reports of power cords overheating and melting or charring, resulting in two claims of minor burns and 13 claims of minor property damage. The Hewlett-Packard LS-15 AC power cords were distributed with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers, and with AC ... 58338841@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:17:01 MDT NBA: Love connection: Kevin Love to be welcomed by Cavs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338847-77/love-cavs-cleveland-james.html.csp Independence, Ohio • The Cavaliers are getting some Love. The team is set to introduce All-Star forward Kevin Love at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Love was acquired Saturday in a blockbuster, three-team trade that instantly turned Cleveland into an NBA title contender. Love spent his first six seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who received No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, last year’s top choice, from the Cavaliers. Love has never made the playoffs, but that s... Independence, Ohio • The Cavaliers are getting some Love. The team is set to introduce All-Star forward Kevin Love at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Love was acquired Saturday in a blockbuster, three-team trade that instantly turned Cleveland into an NBA title contender. Love spent his first six seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who received No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, last year’s top choice, from the Cavaliers. Love has never made the playoffs, but that s... 58338847@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:17:01 MDT Keating: Terrorists are not swarming into the U.S. from Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338843-82/terrorists-mexican-mexico-states.html.csp By Joshua Keating Slate WASHINGTON • The Mexican government is expressing some irritation with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who suggested last week that there’s a “very real possibility” that members of Islamic State or other terrorist groups are entering the United States illegally via Mexico. As Perry acknowledged in his own remarks — and as the Pentagon confirmed — there’s “no clear evidence” that this is happening. But as is generally the case when fears of “El-Qaida” periodically emerge, a lack o... By Joshua Keating Slate WASHINGTON • The Mexican government is expressing some irritation with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who suggested last week that there’s a “very real possibility” that members of Islamic State or other terrorist groups are entering the United States illegally via Mexico. As Perry acknowledged in his own remarks — and as the Pentagon confirmed — there’s “no clear evidence” that this is happening. But as is generally the case when fears of “El-Qaida” periodically emerge, a lack o... 58338843@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:16:01 MDT Crested Butte to become Bud Lite’s ‘Whatever’ town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338824-79/town-butte-crested-event.html.csp Denver • Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for “Whatever” — a secretive Bud Lite plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign. The company has agreed to pay the town $250,000 to fence off its main street and bring in more than 1,000 revelers to the town of 1,500 for the Sept. 5 - 7 event being promoted on social media, The Denver Post reported. Secrecy has been part of the “Are you up for Whatever?” campa... Denver • Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for “Whatever” — a secretive Bud Lite plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign. The company has agreed to pay the town $250,000 to fence off its main street and bring in more than 1,000 revelers to the town of 1,500 for the Sept. 5 - 7 event being promoted on social media, The Denver Post reported. Secrecy has been part of the “Are you up for Whatever?” campa... 58338824@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:13:02 MDT Commentary: A raw deal for one of the Rockies’ fiercest citizens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58314513-82/wolverines-species-scientists-service.html.csp Fierce, cunning and built for survival on unforgiving mountain landscapes, wolverines can rip apart frozen carcasses and have been known to chase away grizzlies. But wolverines are caught up in a fight even they may not walk away from. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week overruled the recommendations of its own scientists and withdrew a proposal to protect them under the Endangered Species Act. The decision stands to have tragic consequences for one of the rarest mammals in the lower 48... Fierce, cunning and built for survival on unforgiving mountain landscapes, wolverines can rip apart frozen carcasses and have been known to chase away grizzlies. But wolverines are caught up in a fight even they may not walk away from. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week overruled the recommendations of its own scientists and withdrew a proposal to protect them under the Endangered Species Act. The decision stands to have tragic consequences for one of the rarest mammals in the lower 48... 58314513@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:10:02 MDT Utah cafeteria worker who threw out kids’ lunches resigns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335879-78/district-kids-lunches-shirley.html.csp The cafeteria worker who earlier this year threw away dozens of kids’ lunches after their parents failed to pay for the food on time has resigned from Uintah Elementary School. Salt Lake City School District spokesman Jason Olsen confirmed on Monday that the worker, known as Miss Shirley, resigned last week. He said the district did not ask her to leave, and it was her decision. He did not respond to a question about whether it had to do with the lunch incident earlier this year. Attempts to rea... The cafeteria worker who earlier this year threw away dozens of kids’ lunches after their parents failed to pay for the food on time has resigned from Uintah Elementary School. Salt Lake City School District spokesman Jason Olsen confirmed on Monday that the worker, known as Miss Shirley, resigned last week. He said the district did not ask her to leave, and it was her decision. He did not respond to a question about whether it had to do with the lunch incident earlier this year. Attempts to rea... 58335879@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:08:11 MDT N.Y. financier is charged with insider trading http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338817-79/lucarelli-company-insider-trades.html.csp New York • The director of market intelligence at an investor relations firm was arrested on insider trading charges Tuesday and accused of using drafts of press releases to illegally earn nearly a million dollars. Michael Lucarelli, 51, was a director at Manhattan-based Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates Inc. when he made the illegal trades over the last year, prosecutors said as they announced 13 securities fraud charges. Lucarelli, wearing a tank top, slacks and sandals, was released on $500,000 ... New York • The director of market intelligence at an investor relations firm was arrested on insider trading charges Tuesday and accused of using drafts of press releases to illegally earn nearly a million dollars. Michael Lucarelli, 51, was a director at Manhattan-based Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates Inc. when he made the illegal trades over the last year, prosecutors said as they announced 13 securities fraud charges. Lucarelli, wearing a tank top, slacks and sandals, was released on $500,000 ... 58338817@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:08:01 MDT Washington Post: Congress must address climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338822-82/climate-congress-higher-states.html.csp Any good business executive knows that the world is full of risks, ignored at a company’s peril. Interest rates could spike. China could change its currency policy. Chaos in Iraq could push up gasoline prices. Smart firms account for these possibilities as best they can, adjusting business plans so that they aren’t caught flat-footed. The same can be said of wise societies. In late June, a bipartisan group of economic leaders argued that the United States must take this approach when facing the ... Any good business executive knows that the world is full of risks, ignored at a company’s peril. Interest rates could spike. China could change its currency policy. Chaos in Iraq could push up gasoline prices. Smart firms account for these possibilities as best they can, adjusting business plans so that they aren’t caught flat-footed. The same can be said of wise societies. In late June, a bipartisan group of economic leaders argued that the United States must take this approach when facing the ... 58338822@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:07:01 MDT Argentina says U.S.-based BNY Mellon not welcome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338793-79/argentina-mellon-bank-bny.html.csp Buenos Aires • Bank of New York Mellon, which has played a central role in the legal dispute that pushed Argentina into default last month, is no longer authorized to operate in the South American country, the government said Tuesday. Argentina has revoked the BNY Mellon’s permission to operate because of what Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said was the U.S.-based bank’s failure to comply with its duties as trustee of some of the country’s bonds. BNY Mellon has no retail operations in Argentina,... Buenos Aires • Bank of New York Mellon, which has played a central role in the legal dispute that pushed Argentina into default last month, is no longer authorized to operate in the South American country, the government said Tuesday. Argentina has revoked the BNY Mellon’s permission to operate because of what Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said was the U.S.-based bank’s failure to comply with its duties as trustee of some of the country’s bonds. BNY Mellon has no retail operations in Argentina,... 58338793@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:03:01 MDT American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338796-79/american-orbitz-travel-airlines.html.csp Fort Worth, Texas • American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights. Shares of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. fell nearly 5 percent on Tuesday. American said that it had already dropped its fares from Orbitz and that US Airways listings would be pulled on Monday. Corporate customers of the airlines will still be able to book travel through Orbitz, but individuals will hav... Fort Worth, Texas • American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights. Shares of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. fell nearly 5 percent on Tuesday. American said that it had already dropped its fares from Orbitz and that US Airways listings would be pulled on Monday. Corporate customers of the airlines will still be able to book travel through Orbitz, but individuals will hav... 58338796@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:00:02 MDT