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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Special screenings: ‘Frozen,’ ‘Hedwig,’ and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339875-223/film-tickets-frozen-lake.html.csp Gangrene Film Festival The 15th annual Gangrene Short Comedy Film Festival, a family-friendly outdoor evening of film and laughter. Musician Juan Garcia Esquivel will kick off the show. For program details, go to www.facebook.com/GangreneFilmFestival. When • Friday; general-audience show starts at 7 p.m.; late session starts at 10 p.m. Where • Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater, 405 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Tickets • $10; $15 for both sessions; $35 per family one session; $50 per family b... Gangrene Film Festival The 15th annual Gangrene Short Comedy Film Festival, a family-friendly outdoor evening of film and laughter. Musician Juan Garcia Esquivel will kick off the show. For program details, go to www.facebook.com/GangreneFilmFestival. When • Friday; general-audience show starts at 7 p.m.; late session starts at 10 p.m. Where • Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater, 405 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Tickets • $10; $15 for both sessions; $35 per family one session; $50 per family b... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58339875@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Tony Soprano lives — and that’s the perfect punishment for him http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58347413-80/tony-soprano-punishment-chase.html.csp I have never particularly cared about whether mobster Tony Soprano (the late, tremendously lamented James Gandolfini) dies in the final episode of the seminal HBO series “The Sopranos,” which ended in 2007 with a fade to black that left a lot of viewers wondering if their television service had cut out. The conduct of Tony’s life, the moral decisions the people in his life made in relation to him and the 86 episodes of television that preceded that moment seem far more momentous. But the debate ... I have never particularly cared about whether mobster Tony Soprano (the late, tremendously lamented James Gandolfini) dies in the final episode of the seminal HBO series “The Sopranos,” which ended in 2007 with a fade to black that left a lot of viewers wondering if their television service had cut out. The conduct of Tony’s life, the moral decisions the people in his life made in relation to him and the 86 episodes of television that preceded that moment seem far more momentous. But the debate ... 58347413@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Scott D. Pierce: NBC’s Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347880-223/hall-utah-beautiful-grylls.html.csp Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah — despite the trying circumstances of her only visit there. The co-host of the third hour of “The Today Show” and anchor of MSNBC’s “NewsNation,” Hall spent 48 hours learning to be a survivalist an hour outside Kanab for Monday’s episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). “I’m from the great state of Texas,” Hall said, “and when you’re a Texas child, you believe there’s nothing as beautiful as the flat landscape of Texas.” B... Tamron Hall has fallen in love with southern Utah — despite the trying circumstances of her only visit there. The co-host of the third hour of “The Today Show” and anchor of MSNBC’s “NewsNation,” Hall spent 48 hours learning to be a survivalist an hour outside Kanab for Monday’s episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). “I’m from the great state of Texas,” Hall said, “and when you’re a Texas child, you believe there’s nothing as beautiful as the flat landscape of Texas.” B... 58347880@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Here are 8 cheap comic book gems you might find at Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58329437-223/comic-comics-book-salt.html.csp When you’re surrounded by all the big-ticket items like celebrity autographs and replica light sabers, a convention like Salt Lake Comic Con can feel like a place where your wallet goes to shrivel up and die. But fear not — there are hidden treasures on the convention floor that cost you almost nothing. They’re called “quarter bins” — boxes of discounted comic books that are typically a little older or less well known. With issues typically ranging from 25 cents to a dollar, the bins are a grea... When you’re surrounded by all the big-ticket items like celebrity autographs and replica light sabers, a convention like Salt Lake Comic Con can feel like a place where your wallet goes to shrivel up and die. But fear not — there are hidden treasures on the convention floor that cost you almost nothing. They’re called “quarter bins” — boxes of discounted comic books that are typically a little older or less well known. With issues typically ranging from 25 cents to a dollar, the bins are a grea... 58329437@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT Sean P. Means: Real or Real — The ups and downs of video-game sports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58335478-223/game-real-rsl-games.html.csp Here’s a scoop you won’t read anywhere else: The coach of Real Salt Lake is about to get fired. No, not Jeff Cassar, the coach of the real Real Salt Lake team. Cassar’s job is secure — or as secure as any coaching job in professional sports — because RSL is right now near the top of the table in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer. I’m talking about Sean Means, the hapless manager of the Real Salt Lake team on my FIFA 13 video game. That guy’s in big trouble, because his version of RS... Here’s a scoop you won’t read anywhere else: The coach of Real Salt Lake is about to get fired. No, not Jeff Cassar, the coach of the real Real Salt Lake team. Cassar’s job is secure — or as secure as any coaching job in professional sports — because RSL is right now near the top of the table in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer. I’m talking about Sean Means, the hapless manager of the Real Salt Lake team on my FIFA 13 video game. That guy’s in big trouble, because his version of RS... 58335478@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT TV preview: Harry Houdini is brought to life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339264-223/watch-houdini-monday-nbc.html.csp Almost 88 years after his death, Harry Houdini remains a name familiar to millions — and known as the greatest escape artist of all time. The two-part TV movie “Houdini” casts Oscar-winner Adrien Brody as the man who became a legend. Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest in 1874, he became an American success story — and the subject of a tragic tale. It’s good TV. Watch • 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, History This Weekend — College football BYU at Connecticut. Watch • 5 p.m. Friday, ESPN Doctor W... Almost 88 years after his death, Harry Houdini remains a name familiar to millions — and known as the greatest escape artist of all time. The two-part TV movie “Houdini” casts Oscar-winner Adrien Brody as the man who became a legend. Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest in 1874, he became an American success story — and the subject of a tragic tale. It’s good TV. Watch • 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, History This Weekend — College football BYU at Connecticut. Watch • 5 p.m. Friday, ESPN Doctor W... 58339264@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT Dish of the Week: Pork belly lettuce wraps from Rye http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58298260-223/pork-rye-belly-dish.html.csp $11 • Good pork belly has the perfect ratio between fat and meat, and this dish gets the math right at Rye. Encased in soft butter lettuce, the pork melts slowly in your mouth, prolonged by the crunch of daikon, shredded carrot and chile pickles. Rye • 239 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City; 801-364-4655; ryeslc.com. Breakfast/brunch: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner: Monday-Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight; Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ann... $11 • Good pork belly has the perfect ratio between fat and meat, and this dish gets the math right at Rye. Encased in soft butter lettuce, the pork melts slowly in your mouth, prolonged by the crunch of daikon, shredded carrot and chile pickles. Rye • 239 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City; 801-364-4655; ryeslc.com. Breakfast/brunch: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner: Monday-Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight; Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ann... 58298260@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Utah football: Utes secondary struggles early against ISU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58350078-89/arias-early-isu-secondary.html.csp Early in the first quarter, a false sense of security had already set in. Utah’s defense seemed well on its way to cruising against Idaho State’s experienced attack. A catch here, a run there — well, things changed. A 10-play, 75-yard touchdown drive dinged some of that confidence. And the secondary in particular had a lot to answer for. While coach Kyle Whittingham said he was most upset about giving up big runs in unmanned gaps, but the Bengals’ Justin Arias picked the Utes apart for a time, c... Early in the first quarter, a false sense of security had already set in. Utah’s defense seemed well on its way to cruising against Idaho State’s experienced attack. A catch here, a run there — well, things changed. A 10-play, 75-yard touchdown drive dinged some of that confidence. And the secondary in particular had a lot to answer for. While coach Kyle Whittingham said he was most upset about giving up big runs in unmanned gaps, but the Bengals’ Justin Arias picked the Utes apart for a time, c... 58350078@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:31:02 MDT Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State 56-14 in season opener (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348181-89/utah-yards-clay-seconds.html.csp An FBS team handing an FCS team its 45th consecutive loss may not rank among college football’s storied triumphs, but the biggest winners Thursday night were the Utes who returned to the field after an extended absence and played a key role in the 56-14 blowout. Junior quarterback Travis Wilson, after an intracranial artery condition made him off-limits for contact since November, passed for 265 yards and one touchdown and showed characteristic fearlessness in catapulting an Idaho State defender... An FBS team handing an FCS team its 45th consecutive loss may not rank among college football’s storied triumphs, but the biggest winners Thursday night were the Utes who returned to the field after an extended absence and played a key role in the 56-14 blowout. Junior quarterback Travis Wilson, after an intracranial artery condition made him off-limits for contact since November, passed for 265 yards and one touchdown and showed characteristic fearlessness in catapulting an Idaho State defender... 58348181@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:59:50 MDT Prep football: No. 1 Bingham rolls to win over Herriman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58348617-190/bingham-herriman-mustangs-yard.html.csp South Jordan • When Bingham and Herriman got together for a Thursday night football tussle, it was pretty clear that both squads preferred a smash-mouth, physical approach to the game. And the Miners and Mustangs got just what they wanted in the first half. At the start of the second though, one Herriman turnover quickly led to a Bingham score. The Mustangs responded by taking to the air game, and then came turnover number two. And that, in what had been previously marked by hard-earned yardage ... South Jordan • When Bingham and Herriman got together for a Thursday night football tussle, it was pretty clear that both squads preferred a smash-mouth, physical approach to the game. And the Miners and Mustangs got just what they wanted in the first half. At the start of the second though, one Herriman turnover quickly led to a Bingham score. The Mustangs responded by taking to the air game, and then came turnover number two. And that, in what had been previously marked by hard-earned yardage ... 58348617@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:53:02 MDT BYU football: Though short-handed, Cougars favored heavily in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58347615-88/byu-season-cougars-opener.html.csp East Hartford, Conn. • The situations are strikingly similar, almost as if Friday’s season opener was purposefully set up for the BYU Cougars to get some redemption after last year’s debacle threw a damper on the season from which they never quite recovered. After losing 19-16 at Virginia in 2013, the Cougars are back on the East Coast, some 2,000 miles away from home, and will take on upset-minded Connecticut at 5 p.m. MDT at Rentschler Field. ESPN will televise the first-ever meeting between t... East Hartford, Conn. • The situations are strikingly similar, almost as if Friday’s season opener was purposefully set up for the BYU Cougars to get some redemption after last year’s debacle threw a damper on the season from which they never quite recovered. After losing 19-16 at Virginia in 2013, the Cougars are back on the East Coast, some 2,000 miles away from home, and will take on upset-minded Connecticut at 5 p.m. MDT at Rentschler Field. ESPN will televise the first-ever meeting between t... 58347615@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:47:01 MDT Monson: Not much excitement in Utes’ opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349194-89/utah-utes-football-bengals.html.csp OK, then, the gimme is out of the way. The only gimme. Chances are that Thursday night’s top-popping result — a 56-14 curb-stomp of Idaho State — will be the Utes’ only six-touchdown win of the season. And that lopsided showing probably made everyone at Rice-Eccles Stadium, outside of Utah’s coaches, glad the rest of the Ute games will be a whole lot more arduous, gut-wrenching — and entertaining. Kyle Whittingham said it straight with these words afterward: “Not sure how much more we know abou... OK, then, the gimme is out of the way. The only gimme. Chances are that Thursday night’s top-popping result — a 56-14 curb-stomp of Idaho State — will be the Utes’ only six-touchdown win of the season. And that lopsided showing probably made everyone at Rice-Eccles Stadium, outside of Utah’s coaches, glad the rest of the Ute games will be a whole lot more arduous, gut-wrenching — and entertaining. Kyle Whittingham said it straight with these words afterward: “Not sure how much more we know abou... 58349194@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:47:01 MDT Utah plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347561-78/court-utah-couples-marriage.html.csp For the three gay couples who on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up Utah’s same-sex marriage appeal, it’s no longer just about Utah. Having won at the district court, and then the federal appeals court, the three plaintiff couples in Utah’s historic Kitchen v. Herbert lawsuit are ready to go to the nation’s high court and put it all on the line. Win here, and the couples would legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country; lose and, Utah has said, the state would revert back ... For the three gay couples who on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up Utah’s same-sex marriage appeal, it’s no longer just about Utah. Having won at the district court, and then the federal appeals court, the three plaintiff couples in Utah’s historic Kitchen v. Herbert lawsuit are ready to go to the nation’s high court and put it all on the line. Win here, and the couples would legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country; lose and, Utah has said, the state would revert back ... 58347561@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:44:34 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert says UTA has fixed most problems in audit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347899-90/agency-audit-audits-board.html.csp Most of the problems uncovered in a scathing audit of the Utah Transit Authority this week have been rectified, according to Gov. Gary Herbert, who said he has confidence with the direction the agency is headed. “With a cursory view, it appears a lot of these issues are old issues going back to 2009 and maybe even before that,” Herbert said during his monthly KUED news conference. “I believe the new leadership that is there has taken steps to correct those problems.” But state Sen. Todd Weiler ... Most of the problems uncovered in a scathing audit of the Utah Transit Authority this week have been rectified, according to Gov. Gary Herbert, who said he has confidence with the direction the agency is headed. “With a cursory view, it appears a lot of these issues are old issues going back to 2009 and maybe even before that,” Herbert said during his monthly KUED news conference. “I believe the new leadership that is there has taken steps to correct those problems.” But state Sen. Todd Weiler ... 58347899@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:44:34 MDT Real Salt Lake: GM Garth Lagerwey’s contract situation tabled until after season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344245-77/lagerwey-rsl-contract-garth.html.csp Sandy • The remaining days on Garth Lagerwey’s four-year contract extension — penned in September 2010 — are rapidly dissolving. The main architect of Real Salt Lake’s transformation and builder of the club’s sustained success will reach the end of the 2014 campaign without much of an idea of what 2015 will hold. In his eighth season as general manager of the club, Lagerwey, along with team owner Dell Loy Hansen, decided to table contract talks until soon after the final whistle of RSL’s 2014 is... Sandy • The remaining days on Garth Lagerwey’s four-year contract extension — penned in September 2010 — are rapidly dissolving. The main architect of Real Salt Lake’s transformation and builder of the club’s sustained success will reach the end of the 2014 campaign without much of an idea of what 2015 will hold. In his eighth season as general manager of the club, Lagerwey, along with team owner Dell Loy Hansen, decided to table contract talks until soon after the final whistle of RSL’s 2014 is... 58344245@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:42:15 MDT Utah football: Kaelin Clay, Utes special teams star in win (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349208-89/clay-special-teams-field.html.csp As fast as Kaelin Clay ran on his punt and kick returns for touchdowns, it was almost surprising he wasn’t still catching his breath after the game Thursday night. Scoring twice on returns in Utah’s 56-14 romp against Idaho State, Clay said he wasn’t bristling from not starting on offense. “I pride myself in special teams,” he said. “It’s a unit that kind of goes unnoticed. I pride myself in that.” For a phase that goes “unnoticed,” special teams made a lot of headlines in the victory. And Clay’... As fast as Kaelin Clay ran on his punt and kick returns for touchdowns, it was almost surprising he wasn’t still catching his breath after the game Thursday night. Scoring twice on returns in Utah’s 56-14 romp against Idaho State, Clay said he wasn’t bristling from not starting on offense. “I pride myself in special teams,” he said. “It’s a unit that kind of goes unnoticed. I pride myself in that.” For a phase that goes “unnoticed,” special teams made a lot of headlines in the victory. And Clay’... 58349208@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:41:45 MDT Tennis: Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win U.S. Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349164-77/round-open-williams-ranked.html.csp NEW YORK • Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open. And, yes, even a 17-time major champion such as Williams can lose in the early going at the sport’s biggest tournaments, as she has repeatedly in 2014. Quickly putting behind a poor-serving start, and showing absolutely no other signs of the type of up-and-down play that has plagued her at Grand Slams thi... NEW YORK • Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open. And, yes, even a 17-time major champion such as Williams can lose in the early going at the sport’s biggest tournaments, as she has repeatedly in 2014. Quickly putting behind a poor-serving start, and showing absolutely no other signs of the type of up-and-down play that has plagued her at Grand Slams thi... 58349164@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:29:01 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes’ Travis Wilson shows courage in return to field (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349920-89/wilson-yards-game-return.html.csp Utah quarterback Travis Wilson sprinted to his left, dived through the air and extended the football beyond the goal line. In that moment Thursday night, late in the first quarter of Utah’s 56-14 victory over Idaho State at Rice-Eccles Stadium, any remaining issues regarding Wilson’s will to play football were answered. Those questions about how Wilson might approach his return to the field seem silly now, don’t they? He’s the same, competitive QB as ever — maybe even more so, after his career ... Utah quarterback Travis Wilson sprinted to his left, dived through the air and extended the football beyond the goal line. In that moment Thursday night, late in the first quarter of Utah’s 56-14 victory over Idaho State at Rice-Eccles Stadium, any remaining issues regarding Wilson’s will to play football were answered. Those questions about how Wilson might approach his return to the field seem silly now, don’t they? He’s the same, competitive QB as ever — maybe even more so, after his career ... 58349920@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:25:02 MDT Victim recounts attack in hearing for suspect in BYU gropings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58345668-78/fletcher-allan-team-footage.html.csp Provo • A victim of the alleged “BYU Groper” said having her breast grabbed by a passing jogger “was kind of like being punched in the face, only it’s worse because it’s not your face.” But attorneys for Nathan Fletcher argued in his preliminary hearing Thursday that prosecutors have the wrong man. “This case is about identification,” said attorney John Allan. “… They have the wrong guy.” Brigham Young University police Detective David Styer said members of the school’s track team identified Fl... Provo • A victim of the alleged “BYU Groper” said having her breast grabbed by a passing jogger “was kind of like being punched in the face, only it’s worse because it’s not your face.” But attorneys for Nathan Fletcher argued in his preliminary hearing Thursday that prosecutors have the wrong man. “This case is about identification,” said attorney John Allan. “… They have the wrong guy.” Brigham Young University police Detective David Styer said members of the school’s track team identified Fl... 58345668@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:16:54 MDT Detectives crack 1991 Utah murder mystery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347356-78/sansing-according-johnson-detectives.html.csp Unified Police believe they’ve solved a Holladay woman’s 23-year-old cold case, thanks to DNA and Legos. DNA testing, fingerprints on Legos found at the crime scene and a recent admission from the suspect’s wife led police to pin the 1991 murder of Lucille Johnson on John Sansing. The 47-year-old man is currently on death row in an Arizona prison for an unrelated homicide. Sansing was charged Thursday in 3rd District Court with aggravated murder. Prosecutors also filed a warrant to bring John ... Unified Police believe they’ve solved a Holladay woman’s 23-year-old cold case, thanks to DNA and Legos. DNA testing, fingerprints on Legos found at the crime scene and a recent admission from the suspect’s wife led police to pin the 1991 murder of Lucille Johnson on John Sansing. The 47-year-old man is currently on death row in an Arizona prison for an unrelated homicide. Sansing was charged Thursday in 3rd District Court with aggravated murder. Prosecutors also filed a warrant to bring John ... 58347356@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:16:22 MDT Paul Rolly: Salt Lake City detective saves 88-year-old from being hit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347437-90/lake-salt-guards-com.html.csp With all the news lately about police-involved shootings and protests against alleged excessive force, there is another side to the public safety issue that perhaps does not get enough attention. Taylorsville resident Richard Prime sent a letter to Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank that he copied to me and that deserves some publicity. Prime and his family were leaving Smith’s Ballpark after a baseball game between the Salt Lake Bees and the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday night, when th... With all the news lately about police-involved shootings and protests against alleged excessive force, there is another side to the public safety issue that perhaps does not get enough attention. Taylorsville resident Richard Prime sent a letter to Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank that he copied to me and that deserves some publicity. Prime and his family were leaving Smith’s Ballpark after a baseball game between the Salt Lake Bees and the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday night, when th... 58347437@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:13:02 MDT Three charged in Magna stabbing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58349545-78/anderson-crowther-police-allegedly.html.csp Three men who allegedly left two victims bleeding from stab wounds after a fight in Magna last week were charged Thursday in 3rd District Court. Defendants Derek Andrews, 23, Jeremy Crowther, 33, and Cody Johnson, 26, were all charged with 2nd-degree felony aggravated assault and 3rd-degree felony use of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person. A 16-year-old female is also suspected in the attack but has not been identified because she is a minor. The fight allegedly erupted the night of Aug. ... Three men who allegedly left two victims bleeding from stab wounds after a fight in Magna last week were charged Thursday in 3rd District Court. Defendants Derek Andrews, 23, Jeremy Crowther, 33, and Cody Johnson, 26, were all charged with 2nd-degree felony aggravated assault and 3rd-degree felony use of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person. A 16-year-old female is also suspected in the attack but has not been identified because she is a minor. The fight allegedly erupted the night of Aug. ... 58349545@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:54:02 MDT Top 25 football: Hill breaks Manziel’s record in No. 21 A&M’s rout of No. 9 South Carolina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349587-77/hill-game-yards-aggies.html.csp Columbia, S.C. • Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job. Hill broke Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks’ 18-game home win streak. Hill looked poised and confident in his first start, leading the Aggies (1-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) to the most total and passing yards against Sout... Columbia, S.C. • Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job. Hill broke Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks’ 18-game home win streak. Hill looked poised and confident in his first start, leading the Aggies (1-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) to the most total and passing yards against Sout... 58349587@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:42:02 MDT Goodell admits he didn’t get Rice domestic violence penalty right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348805-77/nfl-domestic-violence-players.html.csp New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who was charged with assault after being... New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who was charged with assault after being... 58348805@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:16:02 MDT ‘Utah Fan’ not a fan favorite in debut of new fight song lyrics (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349583-89/utah-fan-fight-song.html.csp As “Utah Man” echoed around Rice Eccles Stadium, it was clear that old habits and traditions die hard. Despite a more politically correct push in the offseason, altering lyrics from “Utah Man” to “Utah Fan,” among other changes, fans largely stuck to the version written in 1904. Standing next to the Utah student section, students clad in both white and red belted out “man” following the team’s opening touchdown of the night, just as they’d always done. Deanna Collins, an English teaching majo... As “Utah Man” echoed around Rice Eccles Stadium, it was clear that old habits and traditions die hard. Despite a more politically correct push in the offseason, altering lyrics from “Utah Man” to “Utah Fan,” among other changes, fans largely stuck to the version written in 1904. Standing next to the Utah student section, students clad in both white and red belted out “man” following the team’s opening touchdown of the night, just as they’d always done. Deanna Collins, an English teaching majo... 58349583@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:10:08 MDT Golf: South Korean leads Portland Classic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349122-77/won-portland-classic-kim.html.csp Portland, Ore. • I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic. The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round with five straight pars. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010. Amelia Lewis and Jennifer Song were a shot back in ideal conditions at Columbia Edgewater. Anna Nordqvist, a two-time winner this year, was another stroke back at... Portland, Ore. • I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic. The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round with five straight pars. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010. Amelia Lewis and Jennifer Song were a shot back in ideal conditions at Columbia Edgewater. Anna Nordqvist, a two-time winner this year, was another stroke back at... 58349122@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:08:01 MDT Survey: Americans’ pessimism on economy has grown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58349552-68/percent-recession-americans-index.html.csp Washington • Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health. Seventy-one percent of Americans say they think the recession exerted a permanent drag on the economy, according to a survey being released Thursday by Rutgers University. By contrast, in November 2009, five months after the recession officially ended, the Rutgers researchers found that only 4... Washington • Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health. Seventy-one percent of Americans say they think the recession exerted a permanent drag on the economy, according to a survey being released Thursday by Rutgers University. By contrast, in November 2009, five months after the recession officially ended, the Rutgers researchers found that only 4... 58349552@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:46:02 MDT Friday’s TV/radio sports programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349024-77/round-tgc-espn-tour.html.csp Television Auto Racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Oral-B USA 500, 12:30 p.m., FS1 •NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Great Clips 300, 2:00 p.m., FS1; final practice, 3:30 p.m., FS1 •NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Oral-B USA 500, 5:00 p.m., FS1 •IndyCar, qualifying for MAVTV 500, 5 p.m., NBCSN College Football • BYU at UConn, 5 p.m., ESPN • UTSA at Houston, 7 p.m., ESPNU • Colorado St. vs. Colorado, at Denver, 7 p.m., FS1 • UNLV at Arizona, 8:30 p.m., ESPN Golf • Europe... Television Auto Racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Oral-B USA 500, 12:30 p.m., FS1 •NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Great Clips 300, 2:00 p.m., FS1; final practice, 3:30 p.m., FS1 •NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Oral-B USA 500, 5:00 p.m., FS1 •IndyCar, qualifying for MAVTV 500, 5 p.m., NBCSN College Football • BYU at UConn, 5 p.m., ESPN • UTSA at Houston, 7 p.m., ESPNU • Colorado St. vs. Colorado, at Denver, 7 p.m., FS1 • UNLV at Arizona, 8:30 p.m., ESPN Golf • Europe... 58349024@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:15:02 MDT I-80 crash closes westbound lanes in Summit County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348935-78/lanes-royce-semi-crash.html.csp A crash on Interstate 80 near milepost 175 briefly closed two westbound lanes Thursday afternoon, but all lanes were cleared by 6 p.m. A sport utility vehicle and a semi-trailer collided and rolled over about 10 miles northeast of I-80’s junction with Interstate 84, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce. Some fuel from the semi spilled into the road, but no one claimed any injuries, Royce said. “There might be some closures while they upright the semi, but it doesn’t look like any major delay... A crash on Interstate 80 near milepost 175 briefly closed two westbound lanes Thursday afternoon, but all lanes were cleared by 6 p.m. A sport utility vehicle and a semi-trailer collided and rolled over about 10 miles northeast of I-80’s junction with Interstate 84, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce. Some fuel from the semi spilled into the road, but no one claimed any injuries, Royce said. “There might be some closures while they upright the semi, but it doesn’t look like any major delay... 58348935@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:34:02 MDT Bagley Cartoon: My Little Uzi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58349025-82/bagley-cartoon-facebook-lake.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Friday, Aug. 29, 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 Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 58349025@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:20:02 MDT Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State, 56-14 in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348813-89/utah-idaho-state-yards.html.csp The Utes got what everyone expected — a win. A big, honking 56-14 win. But Utah’s opener was not without a dash of tension. Fans hoping for a demolition from start to finish were disappointed as Idaho State drove into Utah territory aiming to tie up the 7-point game. But soon after Eric Rowe blocked the Bengals’ 30-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter, the wrecking ball was unleashed. Kaelin Clay electrified Rice-Eccles fifth-biggest crowd with both punt and kickoff returns for a touchd... The Utes got what everyone expected — a win. A big, honking 56-14 win. But Utah’s opener was not without a dash of tension. Fans hoping for a demolition from start to finish were disappointed as Idaho State drove into Utah territory aiming to tie up the 7-point game. But soon after Eric Rowe blocked the Bengals’ 30-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter, the wrecking ball was unleashed. Kaelin Clay electrified Rice-Eccles fifth-biggest crowd with both punt and kickoff returns for a touchd... 58348813@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:11:05 MDT Krauthammer: Lower corporate tax rates. Now. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348970-82/tax-corporate-inversion-obama.html.csp WASHINGTON • The Obama administration is highly exercised about “inversion,” the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad. Not fair, says Barack Obama. It’s taking advantage of an “unpatriotic tax loophole” that hardworking American families have to make up for by the sweat of their brow. His treasury secretary calls such behavior a violation of “economic patriotism.” Nice touc... WASHINGTON • The Obama administration is highly exercised about “inversion,” the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad. Not fair, says Barack Obama. It’s taking advantage of an “unpatriotic tax loophole” that hardworking American families have to make up for by the sweat of their brow. His treasury secretary calls such behavior a violation of “economic patriotism.” Nice touc... 58348970@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:48:01 MDT Robinson: Have we gone to war again? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348958-82/state-islamic-group-military.html.csp WASHINGTON • I’d like to know whether the United States is at war with the Islamic State. I’d like to know why — or why not. I’d like to know whether the goal of U.S. policy is to contain the jihadist militia or destroy it. President Obama? Members of Congress? Please pay attention. I’m talking to you. The barbarians who decapitated journalist James Foley — and who commit atrocities on a daily basis — control territory in both Iraq and Syria. I’d like to know why it makes sense to co... WASHINGTON • I’d like to know whether the United States is at war with the Islamic State. I’d like to know why — or why not. I’d like to know whether the goal of U.S. policy is to contain the jihadist militia or destroy it. President Obama? Members of Congress? Please pay attention. I’m talking to you. The barbarians who decapitated journalist James Foley — and who commit atrocities on a daily basis — control territory in both Iraq and Syria. I’d like to know why it makes sense to co... 58348958@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:45:02 MDT Official: Bidders compete for Uruguay pot business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348812-79/uruguay-official-pot-legalization.html.csp Montevideo, Uruguay • Uruguay’s new market for legalized marijuana has attracted more than 20 companies bidding for the right to supply pot to the country’s pharmacies, a government official said Thursday. An official from President Jose Mujica’s office says cannabis regulators will review and pick the best businesses from the competitors that passed initial scrutiny. It’s not clear how many may eventually be granted licenses in the South American country. The government official did not specify... Montevideo, Uruguay • Uruguay’s new market for legalized marijuana has attracted more than 20 companies bidding for the right to supply pot to the country’s pharmacies, a government official said Thursday. An official from President Jose Mujica’s office says cannabis regulators will review and pick the best businesses from the competitors that passed initial scrutiny. It’s not clear how many may eventually be granted licenses in the South American country. The government official did not specify... 58348812@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:35:01 MDT IBM’s Watson goes from Jeopardy! to J&J scientist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348926-79/watson-ibm-data-jeopardy.html.csp New York • IBM wants you to know that its Watson technology can do more than win “Jeopardy!”: It can now help accelerate scientific research and discoveries. IBM, in a peer-reviewed paper with Baylor College of Medicine, used the Watson Discovery Advisor technology to map connections within troves of scientific research. The ability to point scientists toward new hypotheses and patterns in data is also being used by Johnson & Johnson to help develop medicines and find additional uses for existin... New York • IBM wants you to know that its Watson technology can do more than win “Jeopardy!”: It can now help accelerate scientific research and discoveries. IBM, in a peer-reviewed paper with Baylor College of Medicine, used the Watson Discovery Advisor technology to map connections within troves of scientific research. The ability to point scientists toward new hypotheses and patterns in data is also being used by Johnson & Johnson to help develop medicines and find additional uses for existin... 58348926@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:34:01 MDT Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348814-79/fracking-california-oil-gas.html.csp San Francisco • The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday. The move will end a halt that has stood since a federal judge ruled in 2013 that the federal agency failed to follow environmental law in allowing an oil extraction method known as fracking on public land in Monterey County. The study... San Francisco • The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday. The move will end a halt that has stood since a federal judge ruled in 2013 that the federal agency failed to follow environmental law in allowing an oil extraction method known as fracking on public land in Monterey County. The study... 58348814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:32:01 MDT Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate at 4.1 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348918-79/percent-mortgage-average-rate.html.csp Washington • The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate remained at a 52-week low of 4.10 this week. Mortgage company Freddie Mac also said Thursday that the average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, rose to 3.25 percent from 3.23 percent. At its 52-week low of 4.10 percent, the rate on a 30-year mortgage is down from 4.53 percent at the start of the year. Rates have fallen even though the Federal Reserve has been trimming its monthly bond purchases, which are ... Washington • The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate remained at a 52-week low of 4.10 this week. Mortgage company Freddie Mac also said Thursday that the average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, rose to 3.25 percent from 3.23 percent. At its 52-week low of 4.10 percent, the rate on a 30-year mortgage is down from 4.53 percent at the start of the year. Rates have fallen even though the Federal Reserve has been trimming its monthly bond purchases, which are ... 58348918@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:27:02 MDT Famous barbecue eatery dropping Oklahoma name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348909-79/kansas-oklahoma-joe-restaurant.html.csp Kansas City, Kan. • The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn’t had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said. The restaurant, which has three locations in the Kansas City area, will be known as Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, co-owner Jeff Stehney said. Oklahoma Joe’s has made several national lists of top barbeque restaurants and has drawn some famous diners.... Kansas City, Kan. • The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn’t had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said. The restaurant, which has three locations in the Kansas City area, will be known as Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, co-owner Jeff Stehney said. Oklahoma Joe’s has made several national lists of top barbeque restaurants and has drawn some famous diners.... 58348909@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:02 MDT Utah’s alternative to Medicaid expansion still stalled http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347872-78/utah-health-healthy-herbert.html.csp There’s a persistent snag preventing federal health officials from agreeing, in concept, to Gov. Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan: the work requirement. Herbert said Thursday during his monthly KUED news conference that he’s “cautiously optimistic” that he and the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services will resolve their differences over that final stumbling block when he’s in Washington next month. “If we can get it done by the end of September then we’ll be able to seal the deal,”... There’s a persistent snag preventing federal health officials from agreeing, in concept, to Gov. Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan: the work requirement. Herbert said Thursday during his monthly KUED news conference that he’s “cautiously optimistic” that he and the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services will resolve their differences over that final stumbling block when he’s in Washington next month. “If we can get it done by the end of September then we’ll be able to seal the deal,”... 58347872@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:22:07 MDT Google building fleet of package-delivering drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp San Francisco • Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday escalates Google’s technological arms race with rival Amazon.com, which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. Google Inc. has dubbed its effort “Project Wing.” Although Google expects it to take several m... San Francisco • Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday escalates Google’s technological arms race with rival Amazon.com, which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. Google Inc. has dubbed its effort “Project Wing.” Although Google expects it to take several m... 58348904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:01 MDT Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348888-79/eeoc-farms-agreements-hawaii.html.csp Honolulu • A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval. U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi is ordering the agency to hold the news conference by Friday. She said in her order issued last week that the EEOC didn’t follow rules when it filed the proposed agreements. The EEOC ... Honolulu • A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval. U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi is ordering the agency to hold the news conference by Friday. She said in her order issued last week that the EEOC didn’t follow rules when it filed the proposed agreements. The EEOC ... 58348888@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:16:01 MDT ‘Invincible’ artist Ryan Ottley talks cons and his long tenure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58304401-223/comic-artist-con-ottley.html.csp Before Ryan Ottley was the long-running artist of the superhero comic “Invincible,” he was downtown, painting Ben Franklin. “My first job in life was working at my step-grandparents’ shop in downtown [Salt Lake City] when I was a teen,” said Ottley, who now lives in Midvale. “They made lots of statues and things, and I was hired to paint Benjamin Franklin busts to be used as some kind of graduation award over at Franklin Covey. So if you have one of those on your shelves, I probably painted it.... Before Ryan Ottley was the long-running artist of the superhero comic “Invincible,” he was downtown, painting Ben Franklin. “My first job in life was working at my step-grandparents’ shop in downtown [Salt Lake City] when I was a teen,” said Ottley, who now lives in Midvale. “They made lots of statues and things, and I was hired to paint Benjamin Franklin busts to be used as some kind of graduation award over at Franklin Covey. So if you have one of those on your shelves, I probably painted it.... 58304401@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:12:52 MDT Fed Chair Yellen’s assets up 8 percent during 2013 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348879-79/yellen-assets-disclosure-akerlof.html.csp Washington • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s assets rose in value by at least 8 percent during 2013, raising their total to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million, according to her latest financial disclosure released Thursday. Yellen’s biggest asset is a trust fund she set up in 1992 with her husband, George Akerlof, a Nobel Prize-winning economist. The trust fund’s value is estimated at between $1 million and $5 million. Yellen’s assets have likely been driven up in value by a rebounding ... Washington • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s assets rose in value by at least 8 percent during 2013, raising their total to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million, according to her latest financial disclosure released Thursday. Yellen’s biggest asset is a trust fund she set up in 1992 with her husband, George Akerlof, a Nobel Prize-winning economist. The trust fund’s value is estimated at between $1 million and $5 million. Yellen’s assets have likely been driven up in value by a rebounding ... 58348879@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:11:02 MDT Movie review: ‘As Above’ so-so http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58343010-223/config-data-credibility-dowdle.html.csp “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here” is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick “As Above, So Below.” But the warning could easily apply to viewers checking out this rather hopeless mashup of “The Descent” and “(Rec),” not to mention a dozen other found-footage movies that have clogged the screens over the past five years. Hardly credible, even for a film claiming that the gates of hell lie a few hundred feet below Paris (if anyw... “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here” is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick “As Above, So Below.” But the warning could easily apply to viewers checking out this rather hopeless mashup of “The Descent” and “(Rec),” not to mention a dozen other found-footage movies that have clogged the screens over the past five years. Hardly credible, even for a film claiming that the gates of hell lie a few hundred feet below Paris (if anyw... 58343010@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:03 MDT Movie review: Faceless Fassbender gives oddball ‘Frank’ its edge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58334910-223/frank-config-data-fassbender.html.csp Veering from offbeat to just plain odd, the comedy-drama “Frank” is an engaging but sometimes unsettling tale of music and madness. Wannabe musician Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) is offered a spot in a band of avant-garde musicians — led by Frank (“X-Men’s” Michael Fassbender), a reclusive genius who wears a giant papier-mâché head at all times. Holed up for months in an Irish cabin, Frank drives his band to ridiculous extremes before recording their first album, as Jon and Frank’s longtime collaborat... Veering from offbeat to just plain odd, the comedy-drama “Frank” is an engaging but sometimes unsettling tale of music and madness. Wannabe musician Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) is offered a spot in a band of avant-garde musicians — led by Frank (“X-Men’s” Michael Fassbender), a reclusive genius who wears a giant papier-mâché head at all times. Holed up for months in an Irish cabin, Frank drives his band to ridiculous extremes before recording their first album, as Jon and Frank’s longtime collaborat... 58334910@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:59:02 MDT Movie review: ‘Life of Crime’ is tepid caper comedy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58334940-223/crime-config-data-mickey.html.csp It’s rather sad that the late Elmore Leonard, the author who created the source material for “Get Shorty” and “Jackie Brown,” isn’t around to take his name off the tepid caper comedy “Life of Crime.” In Detroit 1979, low-lifes Louis (John Hawkes) and Ordell (Yasiin Bey) make a plan: Kidnap Mickey Dawson (Jennifer Aniston), the country-club wife of rich but corrupt developer Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), and demand a $1 million ransom. The hitch is that Frank is planning to marry his girlfriend M... It’s rather sad that the late Elmore Leonard, the author who created the source material for “Get Shorty” and “Jackie Brown,” isn’t around to take his name off the tepid caper comedy “Life of Crime.” In Detroit 1979, low-lifes Louis (John Hawkes) and Ordell (Yasiin Bey) make a plan: Kidnap Mickey Dawson (Jennifer Aniston), the country-club wife of rich but corrupt developer Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), and demand a $1 million ransom. The hitch is that Frank is planning to marry his girlfriend M... 58334940@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:59:02 MDT Concert preview: Time Jumpers and Vince Gill will make a stop at Deer Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58343167-223/jumpers-gill-vince-taylor.html.csp The Park City Institute will wrap up its St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights summer concerts at Deer Valley on Aug. 30 with a big swing. Some of Nashville’s best studio musicians — accordionist and keyboardist Jeff Taylor, bassist Brad Albin, fiddlers Larry Franklin, Kenny Sears and Joe Spivey, steel guitarist Paul Franklin, acoustic guitarist “Ranger Doug” Green, electric guitarist Andy Reiss, drummer Billy Thomas, vocalist Dawn Sears and electric guitarist Vince Gill, collectively known as the ... The Park City Institute will wrap up its St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights summer concerts at Deer Valley on Aug. 30 with a big swing. Some of Nashville’s best studio musicians — accordionist and keyboardist Jeff Taylor, bassist Brad Albin, fiddlers Larry Franklin, Kenny Sears and Joe Spivey, steel guitarist Paul Franklin, acoustic guitarist “Ranger Doug” Green, electric guitarist Andy Reiss, drummer Billy Thomas, vocalist Dawn Sears and electric guitarist Vince Gill, collectively known as the ... 58343167@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:59:02 MDT Movie review: Pierce Brosnan’s back in cynical spy chase ‘November Man’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58334949-223/devereaux-brosnan-november-config.html.csp Pierce Brosnan shows he still knows the spy game in “The November Man,” but the former James Bond is a rough fit in this bloody and predictably cynical espionage thriller. Brosnan plays Peter Devereaux, a retired CIA assassin reactivated to get a Russian operative (Mediha Musliovic) out of Moscow alive. The mission ends in failure, with the operative — who turns out to be Devereaux’s former lover — killed by Devereaux’s onetime protégé, Mason (Luke Bracey). The plot then devolves into a cat-an... Pierce Brosnan shows he still knows the spy game in “The November Man,” but the former James Bond is a rough fit in this bloody and predictably cynical espionage thriller. Brosnan plays Peter Devereaux, a retired CIA assassin reactivated to get a Russian operative (Mediha Musliovic) out of Moscow alive. The mission ends in failure, with the operative — who turns out to be Devereaux’s former lover — killed by Devereaux’s onetime protégé, Mason (Luke Bracey). The plot then devolves into a cat-an... 58334949@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:56:23 MDT Park City Area Showcase of Homes celebrates 16 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58343318-223/homes-park-area-tour.html.csp For the past 16 years, the Park City Area Home Builders Association has hosted the Park City Area Showcase of Homes. The idea is to recognize the builders, the architects and the interior designers of these homes, said Geri Strand, executive officer of the Park City Area Home Builders Association. “Most of these are custom homes and some of them are for sale,” Strand told The Park Record about the tour, which continues over the Labor Day holiday weekend. “[The tour] is a collaboration with all o... For the past 16 years, the Park City Area Home Builders Association has hosted the Park City Area Showcase of Homes. The idea is to recognize the builders, the architects and the interior designers of these homes, said Geri Strand, executive officer of the Park City Area Home Builders Association. “Most of these are custom homes and some of them are for sale,” Strand told The Park Record about the tour, which continues over the Labor Day holiday weekend. “[The tour] is a collaboration with all o... 58343318@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:56:23 MDT Letter: Quit squandering taxes, Governor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347896-82/tax-governor-million-millions.html.csp Utah’s school budget in need of money, again. We spend the least on Utah school children, we are on the bottom of school funding in the U.S. and our leaders want to increase the property tax or the sales tax or some other tax to prop up school funding? As I see it, our governor and the rest of the lackeys who run our state can find millions to fight same-sex marriage, millions in tax relief so a builder can build a hotel for the services industry and conventioneers, tax relief of millions for t... Utah’s school budget in need of money, again. We spend the least on Utah school children, we are on the bottom of school funding in the U.S. and our leaders want to increase the property tax or the sales tax or some other tax to prop up school funding? As I see it, our governor and the rest of the lackeys who run our state can find millions to fight same-sex marriage, millions in tax relief so a builder can build a hotel for the services industry and conventioneers, tax relief of millions for t... 58347896@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:03 MDT Letter: Public lands grab is fringe politics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347916-82/utah-lands-fringe-dakota.html.csp Wake up, Utah. As the Republican Party moves ever farther to the right, it is becoming less representative of the true political feelings of the vast majority of Utahns. Most residents of Utah are much more centrist-leaning than the dogma of the fringe right. Why do we keep electing such radical representatives? Certainly one reason is because of the low voter turnout and the feeling that one vote really doesn’t matter. An example of one extreme view of our elected officials is this nonsense of... Wake up, Utah. As the Republican Party moves ever farther to the right, it is becoming less representative of the true political feelings of the vast majority of Utahns. Most residents of Utah are much more centrist-leaning than the dogma of the fringe right. Why do we keep electing such radical representatives? Certainly one reason is because of the low voter turnout and the feeling that one vote really doesn’t matter. An example of one extreme view of our elected officials is this nonsense of... 58347916@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:03 MDT Letter: No thinking at Sutherland tank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347639-82/hate-sutherland-tank-institute.html.csp Stop it! Stop calling the Sutherland Institute a “think tank” or a “leading conservative voice.” They are none of these. The Sutherland Institute is an organization of hate mongers. Paul Mero has just been the head bigot, nothing more. He is, however, responsible for getting the World Congress of Families to have their convention here in Salt Lake. The World Congress of Families in listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, who tracks the likes of the KKK, the Aryan Brotherhood a... Stop it! Stop calling the Sutherland Institute a “think tank” or a “leading conservative voice.” They are none of these. The Sutherland Institute is an organization of hate mongers. Paul Mero has just been the head bigot, nothing more. He is, however, responsible for getting the World Congress of Families to have their convention here in Salt Lake. The World Congress of Families in listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, who tracks the likes of the KKK, the Aryan Brotherhood a... 58347639@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:02 MDT Letter: Automatic rifles unnecessary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347825-82/automatic-guns-nor-unnecessary.html.csp Having been around guns my whole life, neither my family nor myself believe there is a need to either manufacture nor own an automatic rifle. Shirley Olsen Salt Lake City Having been around guns my whole life, neither my family nor myself believe there is a need to either manufacture nor own an automatic rifle. Shirley Olsen Salt Lake City 58347825@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:02 MDT Letter: Profits shouldn’t trump young lives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347831-82/inversions-profits-august-citizens.html.csp In his column (“In a stew over inversions,” August 17), George Will asserts that corporate inversions are merely a sensible business practice and attacking this practice as unpatriotic “is amusing.” Incredible! We don’t for a second hesitate to insist that is the patriotic duty of our young citizens to volunteer to possibly pay the ultimate price of being killed while serving in the U.S. military to protect our country. Yet many, especially conservatives, see no problem with U.S. corporations p... In his column (“In a stew over inversions,” August 17), George Will asserts that corporate inversions are merely a sensible business practice and attacking this practice as unpatriotic “is amusing.” Incredible! We don’t for a second hesitate to insist that is the patriotic duty of our young citizens to volunteer to possibly pay the ultimate price of being killed while serving in the U.S. military to protect our country. Yet many, especially conservatives, see no problem with U.S. corporations p... 58347831@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:02 MDT Letter: Climate change is a moral issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347858-82/climate-issue-church-future.html.csp Thinking about climate change is basically a moral issue. For those who are climate change deniers the issue is simple: climate change does not exist, or if it does it is not severe and does not affect them. There are narcissistic and self-serving elements to this attitude. The current generation of naysayers do not look to the future. They do not consider what the current course of climatologic recklessness will mean for their children and grandchildren. This selfish perspective is immoral. Fo... Thinking about climate change is basically a moral issue. For those who are climate change deniers the issue is simple: climate change does not exist, or if it does it is not severe and does not affect them. There are narcissistic and self-serving elements to this attitude. The current generation of naysayers do not look to the future. They do not consider what the current course of climatologic recklessness will mean for their children and grandchildren. This selfish perspective is immoral. Fo... 58347858@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:02 MDT Letter: Friendship Manor lives up to its name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347866-82/manor-friendship-racial-isis.html.csp Has Adeline Jouflas (“Racial incident like ISIS in Utah,” August 26) ever visited Friendship Manor? It’s a beautiful place. A rose garden, a fountain, water falls and a gazebo. With 180-plus senior citizens and many employees, we have run the gambit on all ethnic and religious groups. I have lived here over nine years and have never witnessed racial problems. There are always two sides to every story. Three of the Friendship Manor’s staff have been honored as employees of the year by Tamarack Ma... Has Adeline Jouflas (“Racial incident like ISIS in Utah,” August 26) ever visited Friendship Manor? It’s a beautiful place. A rose garden, a fountain, water falls and a gazebo. With 180-plus senior citizens and many employees, we have run the gambit on all ethnic and religious groups. I have lived here over nine years and have never witnessed racial problems. There are always two sides to every story. Three of the Friendship Manor’s staff have been honored as employees of the year by Tamarack Ma... 58347866@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:02 MDT Editorial: UTA still has work to do to gain public trust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348467-82/uta-audit-transit-hughes.html.csp Rep. Greg Hughes wears two hats as a public servant. He is the majority whip in the Utah Legislature, and he is also the chairman of the board of the Utah Transit Authority. That makes his comments Wednesday about UTA’s recent audit particularly interesting. On the Tribune’s TribTalk web interview, Rep. Hughes was asked if the fact that UTA has faced three legislative audits since 2008 is a sign of mismanagement at the agency. He said “there’s a political component” to audits and legislators c... Rep. Greg Hughes wears two hats as a public servant. He is the majority whip in the Utah Legislature, and he is also the chairman of the board of the Utah Transit Authority. That makes his comments Wednesday about UTA’s recent audit particularly interesting. On the Tribune’s TribTalk web interview, Rep. Hughes was asked if the fact that UTA has faced three legislative audits since 2008 is a sign of mismanagement at the agency. He said “there’s a political component” to audits and legislators c... 58348467@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:02 MDT Utahns increasingly optimistic about economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347662-79/bank-consumer-index-state.html.csp Utahns head into the Labor Day weekend more optimistic than they’ve been in some time about the stability of their jobs and the strength of the state’s economy. Released earlier this week, Zions Bank’s Consumer Attitude Index rose 2.0 points from July to August, boosting the gain over the past 12 months to 18.5 points. Utah’s consumer confidence index is now up to 106.9, far better than the national average (92.4), which went up 2.1 points since July. “Consumer confidence in current economic c... Utahns head into the Labor Day weekend more optimistic than they’ve been in some time about the stability of their jobs and the strength of the state’s economy. Released earlier this week, Zions Bank’s Consumer Attitude Index rose 2.0 points from July to August, boosting the gain over the past 12 months to 18.5 points. Utah’s consumer confidence index is now up to 106.9, far better than the national average (92.4), which went up 2.1 points since July. “Consumer confidence in current economic c... 58347662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:42:02 MDT Ogden man charged with murder in infant’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348734-78/barney-girl-police-victim.html.csp The 23-year-old live-in boyfriend of an Ogden woman has been charged in the death of a baby girl who was left in his care along with the mother’s two other young children. Adam Joseph Barney was arrested Monday night after officers found the 14-month-old child dead in a room at the Western Colony Inn, 234 24th St. Barney was charged Thursday with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, which carries the potential for the death penalty. At his initial appearance in 2nd District Court, Judge W.... The 23-year-old live-in boyfriend of an Ogden woman has been charged in the death of a baby girl who was left in his care along with the mother’s two other young children. Adam Joseph Barney was arrested Monday night after officers found the 14-month-old child dead in a room at the Western Colony Inn, 234 24th St. Barney was charged Thursday with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, which carries the potential for the death penalty. At his initial appearance in 2nd District Court, Judge W.... 58348734@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:40:31 MDT Utah cops: Have you seen this suspected peeping Tom? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348680-78/police-stalls-jordan-kohl.html.csp West Jordan police have asked the public for help identifying a man suspected of peeking under women’s dressing room stalls at Kohl’s. Police released surveillance images from the Kohl’s at 7292 S. Plaza Center Drive showing a bald man who allegedly watched as women tried on clothing in dressing room stalls. When a woman in one of the stalls confronted him, he allegedly zipped up his pants and fled in what police believe is a late ‘90s model white Ford F-150. The incident occurred on Aug. 21 aft... West Jordan police have asked the public for help identifying a man suspected of peeking under women’s dressing room stalls at Kohl’s. Police released surveillance images from the Kohl’s at 7292 S. Plaza Center Drive showing a bald man who allegedly watched as women tried on clothing in dressing room stalls. When a woman in one of the stalls confronted him, he allegedly zipped up his pants and fled in what police believe is a late ‘90s model white Ford F-150. The incident occurred on Aug. 21 aft... 58348680@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:38:27 MDT France rules out Assad as partner in terror fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348768-68/assad-fight-hollande-international.html.csp Paris • French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria’s leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants’ hands. In a wide-ranging speech Thursday to international ambassadors, Hollande said France would call an international conference to address the threat of Islamic State militants and said a broad alliance was needed. He said: “But I want to make sure things are clear: Bashar Assad ... Paris • French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria’s leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants’ hands. In a wide-ranging speech Thursday to international ambassadors, Hollande said France would call an international conference to address the threat of Islamic State militants and said a broad alliance was needed. He said: “But I want to make sure things are clear: Bashar Assad ... 58348768@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:37:01 MDT Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348759-68/obama-military-president-state.html.csp Washington • President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying “we don’t have a strategy yet” for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East. The president spoke shortly before convening a meeting of his national security advisers on a range of Pentagon options for confronting the Islamic State group. However, officials said Obama was not expected to emerge from the meeting with a decision ... Washington • President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying “we don’t have a strategy yet” for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East. The president spoke shortly before convening a meeting of his national security advisers on a range of Pentagon options for confronting the Islamic State group. However, officials said Obama was not expected to emerge from the meeting with a decision ... 58348759@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:32:03 MDT Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348749-68/obama-immigration-action-act.html.csp Washington • With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a broad immigration overhaul after the midterm elections in November. He said that if lawmakers did not pass an overhaul, “I’m going to do what I can to make sure the system works better.” But for the first time... Washington • With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a broad immigration overhaul after the midterm elections in November. He said that if lawmakers did not pass an overhaul, “I’m going to do what I can to make sure the system works better.” But for the first time... 58348749@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:30:03 MDT U.S. warplanes bomb targets in northern Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348747-68/iraq-airstrikes-islamic-northern.html.csp Washington • U.S. fighter planes conducted five airstrikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Thursday, continuing a limited campaign aimed at helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces retake key territory and degrade the militants’ capability. U.S. Central Command said in a brief statement that the fighters destroyed a Humvee, a tank, four armed vehicles and a construction vehicle near the Mosul Dam on the Tigris River. They also damaged an Islamic State checkpoint. The attacks on Thursd... Washington • U.S. fighter planes conducted five airstrikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Thursday, continuing a limited campaign aimed at helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces retake key territory and degrade the militants’ capability. U.S. Central Command said in a brief statement that the fighters destroyed a Humvee, a tank, four armed vehicles and a construction vehicle near the Mosul Dam on the Tigris River. They also damaged an Islamic State checkpoint. The attacks on Thursd... 58348747@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:28:02 MDT Kurds: Our fight is against more than Islamic State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348742-68/kurdish-state-islamic-kurds.html.csp Gwer, Iraq • Kurdish fighters are struggling to hold on to recent gains against Islamic State militants in Iraq in the face of constant shelling and sniper fire. But Kurds say the jihadists have another weapon: local Arab sympathizers. The Kurds suspect ethnic Arabs have backed the militants in battles that have raged in Iraq’s north over the past month, including a stunning advance by the jihadists. The fighting has displaced thousands of families in a region long known as a flashpoint for Ara... Gwer, Iraq • Kurdish fighters are struggling to hold on to recent gains against Islamic State militants in Iraq in the face of constant shelling and sniper fire. But Kurds say the jihadists have another weapon: local Arab sympathizers. The Kurds suspect ethnic Arabs have backed the militants in battles that have raged in Iraq’s north over the past month, including a stunning advance by the jihadists. The fighting has displaced thousands of families in a region long known as a flashpoint for Ara... 58348742@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:26:02 MDT Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348724-68/hamas-gaza-israel-european.html.csp Jerusalem • European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure on Hamas militants to relinquish power. The European plan remains vague, and it is unclear whether Israel or the Palestinians will agree. But a European presence in Gaza could go a long way toward meeting two key demands: the Palestinians’ insistence on freer movement in and out of the territory, an... Jerusalem • European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure on Hamas militants to relinquish power. The European plan remains vague, and it is unclear whether Israel or the Palestinians will agree. But a European presence in Gaza could go a long way toward meeting two key demands: the Palestinians’ insistence on freer movement in and out of the territory, an... 58348724@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:20:02 MDT Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348717-68/medicaid-federal-coverage-pennsylvania.html.csp Harrisburg, Pa. • A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state’s plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law. Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration and the federal agency agreed to a plan that lets private insurers administer Medicaid-funded coverage that adheres to Medicaid’s existing rules. The plan vastl... Harrisburg, Pa. • A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state’s plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law. Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration and the federal agency agreed to a plan that lets private insurers administer Medicaid-funded coverage that adheres to Medicaid’s existing rules. The plan vastl... 58348717@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:18:01 MDT Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348712-68/bugs-bacteria-gilbert-health.html.csp Washington • Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you’ll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, countertops and floors in your new house, too. In fact, researchers who studied seven families in Illinois, Washington and California could easily match up who lived where using their microscopic roommates, almost like CSI for germs. Thursday’s study is p... Washington • Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you’ll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, countertops and floors in your new house, too. In fact, researchers who studied seven families in Illinois, Washington and California could easily match up who lived where using their microscopic roommates, almost like CSI for germs. Thursday’s study is p... 58348712@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:16:01 MDT Gallery: Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream speech http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347242-68/speech-dream-king-delivered.html.csp Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his most memorable speech 51 years ago. With the Lincoln Monument as a backdrop and a packed National Mall in front of him, King delivered his I Have A Dream speech in 1963. He said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their but by the content of their character.” &lt;freeform&gt; Here’s a full transcript of the speech or you can listen to it below. &lt;iframe src=”https://archiv... Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his most memorable speech 51 years ago. With the Lincoln Monument as a backdrop and a packed National Mall in front of him, King delivered his I Have A Dream speech in 1963. He said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their but by the content of their character.” &lt;freeform&gt; Here’s a full transcript of the speech or you can listen to it below. &lt;iframe src=”https://archiv... 58347242@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:11:31 MDT Riding giants: Big-wave surfers rejoicing in Southern California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347401-68/waves-beach-california-foot.html.csp Newport Beach, Calif. • A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern California as the coast felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast. The biggest surf was expected at south-facing beaches in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with wave sets topping 15 feet in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. A high surf advisory was in effect through Friday before calmer waters return. The we... Newport Beach, Calif. • A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern California as the coast felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast. The biggest surf was expected at south-facing beaches in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with wave sets topping 15 feet in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. A high surf advisory was in effect through Friday before calmer waters return. The we... 58347401@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:11:31 MDT 52 pounds later: Shaun the shaggy sheep finally shorn smooth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347482-68/shaun-sheep-shorn-pounds.html.csp Sydney • Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn’t the wooliest of them all. The sheep apparently had been hiding for years on a farm on the island state of Tasmania and had never been shorn. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday that Shaun lost 23.5 kilograms (52 pounds) of wool at his first haircut. Owners Peter and Netty Hazel had hoped Shaun would beat a record held by a now-deceased New Zealand sheep named Shrek. Shrek rose... Sydney • Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn’t the wooliest of them all. The sheep apparently had been hiding for years on a farm on the island state of Tasmania and had never been shorn. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday that Shaun lost 23.5 kilograms (52 pounds) of wool at his first haircut. Owners Peter and Netty Hazel had hoped Shaun would beat a record held by a now-deceased New Zealand sheep named Shrek. Shrek rose... 58347482@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:11:31 MDT Is nail polish that detects date-rape drugs actually a bad idea? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347436-78/rape-polish-nail-product.html.csp Four North Carolina State University students have created a nail polish that they say can indicate date-rape drugs by changing colors when dipped into a spiked drink. The four men — Tyler Confrey-Maloney, Stephen Gray, Ankesh Madan and Tasso Von Windheim — say the polish will detect date-rape drugs such as Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB. They entered it into the school’s Lulu eGames competition, sponsored by Lulu.com and NCSU’s Entrepreneurship Initiative that challenges students to develop solutions... Four North Carolina State University students have created a nail polish that they say can indicate date-rape drugs by changing colors when dipped into a spiked drink. The four men — Tyler Confrey-Maloney, Stephen Gray, Ankesh Madan and Tasso Von Windheim — say the polish will detect date-rape drugs such as Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB. They entered it into the school’s Lulu eGames competition, sponsored by Lulu.com and NCSU’s Entrepreneurship Initiative that challenges students to develop solutions... 58347436@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:06:59 MDT Idaho returns 6 boys to polygamous sect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348209-78/jessop-murray-parents-willis.html.csp Pocatello, Idaho • Six boys sent to repent with a follower of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were reunited with their parents earlier this month after Idaho dismissed their custody cases. State officials had removed the six boys and two others from the home of caretaker Nathan C. Jessop, who is expected to plead guilty to three misdemeanor counts of injury to a child. Five of the six boys who were returned to parents left state custody over the objections of an a... Pocatello, Idaho • Six boys sent to repent with a follower of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were reunited with their parents earlier this month after Idaho dismissed their custody cases. State officials had removed the six boys and two others from the home of caretaker Nathan C. Jessop, who is expected to plead guilty to three misdemeanor counts of injury to a child. Five of the six boys who were returned to parents left state custody over the objections of an a... 58348209@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:06:16 MDT Editorial: Utah should do more to rescue unwanted infants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343488-82/utah-child-infant-laws.html.csp No questions asked. Those are three words that can save a life. Life in its most precious and vulnerable state. Laws in all 50 states provide that a woman who has given birth to a child that she does not want or cannot care for can surrender that child to state custody at a specified place — usually a hospital — and walk away with no questions asked. Those statutes, known as Safe Havens laws, were enacted in a wave that began in Texas in 1999. They were a clear-eyed and humane reaction to what... No questions asked. Those are three words that can save a life. Life in its most precious and vulnerable state. Laws in all 50 states provide that a woman who has given birth to a child that she does not want or cannot care for can surrender that child to state custody at a specified place — usually a hospital — and walk away with no questions asked. Those statutes, known as Safe Havens laws, were enacted in a wave that began in Texas in 1999. They were a clear-eyed and humane reaction to what... 58343488@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:49:56 MDT Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347892-79/apple-iphone-company-event.html.csp San Francisco • Apple’s latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. The Sept. 9 launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago. That machine was hailed as a major breakthrough that helped bring personal computing to the masses... San Francisco • Apple’s latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. The Sept. 9 launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago. That machine was hailed as a major breakthrough that helped bring personal computing to the masses... 58347892@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:48:05 MDT Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347314-68/ukraine-russia-russian-troops.html.csp Novoazovsk, Ukraine • Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had “outright lied” about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict. Russia dismissed the allegations, describing the fighters there as “Russian volunteers.” The Kremlin has repeatedly denied arming and supporting the separatists who have been fighting Ukrainian troops for four months in the gravest crisis between Russia and the West since the... Novoazovsk, Ukraine • Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had “outright lied” about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict. Russia dismissed the allegations, describing the fighters there as “Russian volunteers.” The Kremlin has repeatedly denied arming and supporting the separatists who have been fighting Ukrainian troops for four months in the gravest crisis between Russia and the West since the... 58347314@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:47:04 MDT NFL: After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348459-77/domestic-violence-nfl-rice.html.csp New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who allegedly hit the woman wh... New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who allegedly hit the woman wh... 58348459@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:13:01 MDT 5 things to know as University of Utah tries new fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58344569-78/song-utah-sltrib-university.html.csp So which University of Utah fight song would President David Pershing side with at tonight’s football season opener — traditional Utah Man or the tweaked Utah fan version? Neither. Citing his “awful” singing voice, Pershing will stick to the piano, U. spokeswoman Maria O’Mara said in a Thursday email. After much-debated updates, the U. will put the new anthem in play tonight against the Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Here are five things to know about the new song: 1. What’s diff... So which University of Utah fight song would President David Pershing side with at tonight’s football season opener — traditional Utah Man or the tweaked Utah fan version? Neither. Citing his “awful” singing voice, Pershing will stick to the piano, U. spokeswoman Maria O’Mara said in a Thursday email. After much-debated updates, the U. will put the new anthem in play tonight against the Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Here are five things to know about the new song: 1. What’s diff... 58344569@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:30:01 MDT Idaho seizes boys from Utah polygamous sect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317321-78/jessop-flds-pocatello-report.html.csp Pocatello, Idaho • If the boy didn’t wake at 6 a.m., he wouldn’t be allowed to eat breakfast. When a sheriff’s detective asked what was usually served in the mornings, the boy didn’t know. He hadn’t been up that early in a while. The breakfast policy was just one of the rules the boy — apparently in his early teens — had to follow after running afoul of leaders of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Last month, police and child welfare agents removed th... Pocatello, Idaho • If the boy didn’t wake at 6 a.m., he wouldn’t be allowed to eat breakfast. When a sheriff’s detective asked what was usually served in the mornings, the boy didn’t know. He hadn’t been up that early in a while. The breakfast policy was just one of the rules the boy — apparently in his early teens — had to follow after running afoul of leaders of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Last month, police and child welfare agents removed th... 58317321@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:23:55 MDT ‘Capitol 13’ group vows to fight disruption charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347059-78/utah-capitol-bill-arm.html.csp The last time this group stood arm in arm at the Capitol, demanding to be heard, they were hauled away in handcuffs. Thirteen protesters, who were charged Wednesday with disturbing a legislative meeting as they rallied to support a bill outlawing discrimination against gay people six months ago, gathered together once more to announce their intent to fight the charges against them and make their voices heard — even if it’s in a court of law, rather than the Utah Legislature. “We were shut out o... The last time this group stood arm in arm at the Capitol, demanding to be heard, they were hauled away in handcuffs. Thirteen protesters, who were charged Wednesday with disturbing a legislative meeting as they rallied to support a bill outlawing discrimination against gay people six months ago, gathered together once more to announce their intent to fight the charges against them and make their voices heard — even if it’s in a court of law, rather than the Utah Legislature. “We were shut out o... 58347059@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:23:55 MDT Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347487-223/pitt-jolie-couple-wed.html.csp New York • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends at Provence’s Chateau Miraval. In advance of the nondenominational civil ceremony, Pitt and Jolie obtained a marriage license from a local California judge. The judge also conducted the ceremony in France. The couple’s children took part in the wedding. Jolie walked the aisle with ... New York • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends at Provence’s Chateau Miraval. In advance of the nondenominational civil ceremony, Pitt and Jolie obtained a marriage license from a local California judge. The judge also conducted the ceremony in France. The couple’s children took part in the wedding. Jolie walked the aisle with ... 58347487@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:23:55 MDT Utah prison inmates run 5K race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347432-78/inmates-prison-race-program.html.csp Draper • About 40 male inmates in the Con-Quest substance abuse program participated Thursday in the first 5K race at the Utah State Prison. They ran 16 laps around the fenced jogging track made muddy from recent rain. The 5K was a first for most of the inmates, who have been training in anticipation of the race as part of the prison’s Addict II Athlete program. Draper • About 40 male inmates in the Con-Quest substance abuse program participated Thursday in the first 5K race at the Utah State Prison. They ran 16 laps around the fenced jogging track made muddy from recent rain. The 5K was a first for most of the inmates, who have been training in anticipation of the race as part of the prison’s Addict II Athlete program. 58347432@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:17:01 MDT Prep football: UHSAA rejects tournament success as realignment factor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58347629-190/uhsaa-schools-classification-football.html.csp Midvale • The Board of Trustees of the Utah High School Activities Association rejected a controversial proposal that would have used state tournament success as a factor in determining the classification of prep football teams when it met Thursday. The proposal was designed as a potential way to help mitigate socioeconomic factors that may be contributing to the lack of football success by some of the state’s schools. It could have also resulted in moving successful programs such as Timpview an... Midvale • The Board of Trustees of the Utah High School Activities Association rejected a controversial proposal that would have used state tournament success as a factor in determining the classification of prep football teams when it met Thursday. The proposal was designed as a potential way to help mitigate socioeconomic factors that may be contributing to the lack of football success by some of the state’s schools. It could have also resulted in moving successful programs such as Timpview an... 58347629@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:59:09 MDT Herbert supports appeal of ruling against Utah’s bigamy law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347714-90/appeal-attorney-bigamy-browns.html.csp Gov. Gary Herbert said he is inclined to seek an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling striking down part of Utah’s bigamy law, saying the state has an obligation to defend the laws of the state. “I think when laws are on the books they should be appealed until there is no appeal left,” Herbert said Thursday following his monthly KUED news conference. “I expect that we’ll be reviewing that and I expect that the attorney general will talk to me about what his thoughts are with the recent ruling.” U.... Gov. Gary Herbert said he is inclined to seek an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling striking down part of Utah’s bigamy law, saying the state has an obligation to defend the laws of the state. “I think when laws are on the books they should be appealed until there is no appeal left,” Herbert said Thursday following his monthly KUED news conference. “I expect that we’ll be reviewing that and I expect that the attorney general will talk to me about what his thoughts are with the recent ruling.” U.... 58347714@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:30:19 MDT Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo wins best player in Europe award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58347703-77/award-player-ronaldo-cristiano.html.csp Monaco • Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA’s award as the best player in Europe last season after scoring a record 17 goals in the Champions League. The Real Madrid and Portgual forward beat Bayern Munich pair Manuel Neuer of Germany and the Netherlands’ Arjen Robben. The voting was by journalists from UEFA’s 54 member countries at the Champions League groups draw event. Ronaldo also ensured Portugal qualified for the World Cup by scoring a memorable hat trick in a playoff win against Sweden. Lione... Monaco • Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA’s award as the best player in Europe last season after scoring a record 17 goals in the Champions League. The Real Madrid and Portgual forward beat Bayern Munich pair Manuel Neuer of Germany and the Netherlands’ Arjen Robben. The voting was by journalists from UEFA’s 54 member countries at the Champions League groups draw event. Ronaldo also ensured Portugal qualified for the World Cup by scoring a memorable hat trick in a playoff win against Sweden. Lione... 58347703@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:07:02 MDT Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347702-223/rivers-joan-hospital-york.html.csp New York • Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor’s office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said. The 81-year-old comedian’s condition wasn’t immediately known. “This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to. Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support,” said Sid Dinsay, a spokesman for Mount Sinai Hospital. “We will provid... New York • Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor’s office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said. The 81-year-old comedian’s condition wasn’t immediately known. “This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to. Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support,” said Sid Dinsay, a spokesman for Mount Sinai Hospital. “We will provid... 58347702@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:06:02 MDT Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347605-79/women-construction-industry-job.html.csp New York • Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she’s back in the classroom — in safety glasses and a T-shirt — learning how to be a carpenter. “I believe it’s going to pay off,” she said amid instruction in sawing techniques. If Moreno’s six-week training program in New York City leads to a full-time job, she’ll have bucked long odds. On this Labor Day weekend, ponder the latest federal data: A... New York • Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she’s back in the classroom — in safety glasses and a T-shirt — learning how to be a carpenter. “I believe it’s going to pay off,” she said amid instruction in sawing techniques. If Moreno’s six-week training program in New York City leads to a full-time job, she’ll have bucked long odds. On this Labor Day weekend, ponder the latest federal data: A... 58347605@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:57:01 MDT EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347612-79/women-european-jobs-juncker.html.csp Brussels • Don’t be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics. EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next half decade, and after years of paying lip service to increasing equality between the sexes, the problem of inequality is still plain for all to see at these meetings — where are the women? “If you look at the family picture of these European ... Brussels • Don’t be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics. EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next half decade, and after years of paying lip service to increasing equality between the sexes, the problem of inequality is still plain for all to see at these meetings — where are the women? “If you look at the family picture of these European ... 58347612@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:57:01 MDT Mercury News: A later start for high school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347611-82/start-students-later-nearly.html.csp Anyone with teenagers knows how hard it is to get them up by 6 or 7 a.m. for school. Imagine how hard it is for teachers to educate them before 8 a.m., when nearly half of California high schools start the day. The American Academy of Pediatricians declared last week that chronic sleep deprivation is a public health issue and called on middle and high schools to push back their start times to 8:30 or later. It’s an idea many parents have supported for years, and it’s time to take it seriously. O... Anyone with teenagers knows how hard it is to get them up by 6 or 7 a.m. for school. Imagine how hard it is for teachers to educate them before 8 a.m., when nearly half of California high schools start the day. The American Academy of Pediatricians declared last week that chronic sleep deprivation is a public health issue and called on middle and high schools to push back their start times to 8:30 or later. It’s an idea many parents have supported for years, and it’s time to take it seriously. O... 58347611@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:35:02 MDT Teens turning away from Abercrombie & Fitch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347569-79/abercrombie-cents-teens-percent.html.csp New Albany, Ohio • The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell Thursday after the retailer reported weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere. The company is trying to stock trendier clothing — and it turns out that means stripping off the once-prized Abercrombie logo. It is a major change for the retailer, whose sweatshirts and T-shirts emblazoned with its name long held major cachet with teenagers. Now, individuality is the name of the ... New Albany, Ohio • The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell Thursday after the retailer reported weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere. The company is trying to stock trendier clothing — and it turns out that means stripping off the once-prized Abercrombie logo. It is a major change for the retailer, whose sweatshirts and T-shirts emblazoned with its name long held major cachet with teenagers. Now, individuality is the name of the ... 58347569@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:33:02 MDT NFL fantasy plays: Back to draft board — who’s first? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58347610-77/fantasy-draft-players-leagues.html.csp The tail end of the NFL preseason signals something much more festive for tens of millions of fantasy football players around the world: the nearing of draft day. It’s the main event — why you pore over niche websites, check trusted experts on Twitter and dissect projections on spreadsheets — everything goes toward proving you’re the best at picking which players will have the best performances, delivering you a fantasy title in Week 16 or 17 of the regular season. So who would you take at No. 1... The tail end of the NFL preseason signals something much more festive for tens of millions of fantasy football players around the world: the nearing of draft day. It’s the main event — why you pore over niche websites, check trusted experts on Twitter and dissect projections on spreadsheets — everything goes toward proving you’re the best at picking which players will have the best performances, delivering you a fantasy title in Week 16 or 17 of the regular season. So who would you take at No. 1... 58347610@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:33:02 MDT Broadway season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347604-223/broadway-musical-jackman-season.html.csp New York • The coming Broadway season has something for everyone — a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals. Here’s a look at some highlights of the 2014-15 season: STARS, STARS, STARS You want A-listers? Broadway listened. Bradley Cooper, Michael Cera, Hugh Jackman, Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Glenn Close, Gretchen Mol, Kristin Chenoweth, Helen Mirre... New York • The coming Broadway season has something for everyone — a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals. Here’s a look at some highlights of the 2014-15 season: STARS, STARS, STARS You want A-listers? Broadway listened. Bradley Cooper, Michael Cera, Hugh Jackman, Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Glenn Close, Gretchen Mol, Kristin Chenoweth, Helen Mirre... 58347604@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:29:02 MDT Search efforts resume for missing F-15 fighter jet pilot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347601-68/pilot-jet-force-search.html.csp Deerfield, Va. • Ground teams resumed searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman. The ground search had been suspended the night before at midnight, spokeswoman Corinne Geller said. Search teams have been looking for the missing pilot since shortly after the jet crashed around 9 a.m. Wednesday. More than 100 local, state, and federal officials as well as v... Deerfield, Va. • Ground teams resumed searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman. The ground search had been suspended the night before at midnight, spokeswoman Corinne Geller said. Search teams have been looking for the missing pilot since shortly after the jet crashed around 9 a.m. Wednesday. More than 100 local, state, and federal officials as well as v... 58347601@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:28:02 MDT Washington Post: An uncomplicated answer to climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347597-82/carbon-climate-market-emissions.html.csp A prominent member of Congress has proposed a comprehensive national climate-change plan. It’s only 28 pages long, it’s market-based, and it would put money into the pockets of most Americans. This is not the first time that Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a House Democratic leader from Maryland, has made the point that the best climate-change policy is not complicated. He introduced a similar plan in 2009. The underlying logic is older still: Since the beginning of the climate debate, mainstream economi... A prominent member of Congress has proposed a comprehensive national climate-change plan. It’s only 28 pages long, it’s market-based, and it would put money into the pockets of most Americans. This is not the first time that Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a House Democratic leader from Maryland, has made the point that the best climate-change policy is not complicated. He introduced a similar plan in 2009. The underlying logic is older still: Since the beginning of the climate debate, mainstream economi... 58347597@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:27:01 MDT Brazil Olympics, Paralympics look for volunteers in Rio http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58347591-77/rio-volunteers-fontes-olympics.html.csp Rio de Janeiro • The Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics want diversity in the ranks as they begin the search for 70,000 volunteers. Organizers are looking for 45,000 volunteers for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics. Rio volunteer manager Flavia Fontes said she expected 300,000 people to apply. “We are recruiting from minority communities definitely, and they are seeing it as a great opportunity of feel part of something very important,” Fontes told The Associated Press. “We are a ... Rio de Janeiro • The Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics want diversity in the ranks as they begin the search for 70,000 volunteers. Organizers are looking for 45,000 volunteers for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics. Rio volunteer manager Flavia Fontes said she expected 300,000 people to apply. “We are recruiting from minority communities definitely, and they are seeing it as a great opportunity of feel part of something very important,” Fontes told The Associated Press. “We are a ... 58347591@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:24:01 MDT Contracts to buy U.S. homes rise in hopeful sign http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347042-79/percent-sales-contracts-homes.html.csp Washington • More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 3.3 percent to 105.9 last month. Still, the index remains 2.1 percent below its level a year ago. The pressures that caused home sales to stall last year have started to ease. The av... Washington • More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 3.3 percent to 105.9 last month. Still, the index remains 2.1 percent below its level a year ago. The pressures that caused home sales to stall last year have started to ease. The av... 58347042@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:18:30 MDT Book review: Author’s ode to crosswords is right on the mark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58335985-223/crossword-connor-crosswords-puzzles.html.csp If you love solving crosswords, you know how it feels to be in the fraternity. There’s the rush of matching wits with a mysterious puzzle-maker, the thrill of nailing an elusive answer and the satisfaction of filling in the final square. There’s a charm in playing the game, a charm that can be hard to describe. But Alan Connor, a British quizmaster who writes a column on crosswords for the Guardian newspaper, is more than up to the challenge. Connor is the author of “The Crossword Century: 100 Y... If you love solving crosswords, you know how it feels to be in the fraternity. There’s the rush of matching wits with a mysterious puzzle-maker, the thrill of nailing an elusive answer and the satisfaction of filling in the final square. There’s a charm in playing the game, a charm that can be hard to describe. But Alan Connor, a British quizmaster who writes a column on crosswords for the Guardian newspaper, is more than up to the challenge. Connor is the author of “The Crossword Century: 100 Y... 58335985@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:10:01 MDT Malaysia Airlines posts quarterly loss amid delisting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347528-79/airlines-malaysia-carrier-airline.html.csp Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Malaysian Airline System, which lost a plane to a missile in Ukraine while another remains missing for months, reported a sixth quarter of losses as its majority owner considers a restructuring plan. Net loss widened to $97 million in the three months ended June, the carrier controlled by sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd. said in a statement Thursday. Revenue fell to $1.1 billion. The company said the full financial impact from the two air disasters will be fe... Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Malaysian Airline System, which lost a plane to a missile in Ukraine while another remains missing for months, reported a sixth quarter of losses as its majority owner considers a restructuring plan. Net loss widened to $97 million in the three months ended June, the carrier controlled by sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd. said in a statement Thursday. Revenue fell to $1.1 billion. The company said the full financial impact from the two air disasters will be fe... 58347528@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:08:01 MDT Utah volleyball: No love from Pac-12 coaches, but Ute coach likes her depth, experience http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58345527-89/pac-utah-launiere-coaches.html.csp Nobody plays to win the preseason coaches poll. Utah volleyball head coach Beth Launiere admits that she thinks her team’s Pac-12 ranking — 10th — belies the strides her program has made. But, she said after acknowledging that it may sound like typical “coach speak,” the ranking isn’t what’s important. “You just go out and try to get it done.” The Utes have steadily improved since changing leagues in 2011, from 11-20 to 14-19 to 21-13. Last season, they finished seventh in the Pac-12 and won an ... Nobody plays to win the preseason coaches poll. Utah volleyball head coach Beth Launiere admits that she thinks her team’s Pac-12 ranking — 10th — belies the strides her program has made. But, she said after acknowledging that it may sound like typical “coach speak,” the ranking isn’t what’s important. “You just go out and try to get it done.” The Utes have steadily improved since changing leagues in 2011, from 11-20 to 14-19 to 21-13. Last season, they finished seventh in the Pac-12 and won an ... 58345527@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:06:17 MDT BYU football: UConn anxious to begin Bob Diaco era http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58347298-88/says-diaco-byu-season.html.csp Storrs, Conn. • Bob Diaco says he is not nervous as he begins his first season as a collegiate head coach, just excited to see where his UConn team is fewer than nine months after he was hired to turn around the Husky program. Perennial power BYU is looking to provide more than a measuring stick for the former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Friday when the Cougars and their Heisman candidate, quarterback Taysom Hill, visit East Hartford in a nationally televised game. “I’m excited to see what ... Storrs, Conn. • Bob Diaco says he is not nervous as he begins his first season as a collegiate head coach, just excited to see where his UConn team is fewer than nine months after he was hired to turn around the Husky program. Perennial power BYU is looking to provide more than a measuring stick for the former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Friday when the Cougars and their Heisman candidate, quarterback Taysom Hill, visit East Hartford in a nationally televised game. “I’m excited to see what ... 58347298@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:06:17 MDT