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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Search resumes for boater lost at Flaming Gorge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58363596-78/search-county-boat-daggett.html.csp Dive teams resumed their search Tuesday for a 69-year-old fisherman whose boat capsized on on Flaming Gorge Reservoir over the Labor Day weekend. Daggett County sheriff’s spokeswoman Susie Potter said the sportsmen was in a small boat with an electric motor, traveling between Antelope Flats and the Lucerne Marina when windblown waves overturned the craft about 4 p.m. Monday. A 62-year-old woman also on the boat was able to stay afloat and reported the incident. Search and rescue workers from Dag... Dive teams resumed their search Tuesday for a 69-year-old fisherman whose boat capsized on on Flaming Gorge Reservoir over the Labor Day weekend. Daggett County sheriff’s spokeswoman Susie Potter said the sportsmen was in a small boat with an electric motor, traveling between Antelope Flats and the Lucerne Marina when windblown waves overturned the craft about 4 p.m. Monday. A 62-year-old woman also on the boat was able to stay afloat and reported the incident. Search and rescue workers from Dag... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58363596@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:54:01 MDT Salt Lake County to replace fountains near Salt Palace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58352545-90/abravanel-art-center-convention.html.csp No longer functional and too expensive to repair, two fountains on the east side of the Salt Palace Convention Center soon will be replaced. The long, narrow fountain in front of Abravanel Hall will disappear this fall when Salt Lake County, which operates downtown convention and cultural facilities, begins reshaping symphony hall’s outer plaza into an urban park. A block to the south, a fountain at the 100 South and West Temple entrance to the Salt Palace will give way to a still-to-be-selected... No longer functional and too expensive to repair, two fountains on the east side of the Salt Palace Convention Center soon will be replaced. The long, narrow fountain in front of Abravanel Hall will disappear this fall when Salt Lake County, which operates downtown convention and cultural facilities, begins reshaping symphony hall’s outer plaza into an urban park. A block to the south, a fountain at the 100 South and West Temple entrance to the Salt Palace will give way to a still-to-be-selected... 58352545@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:04 MDT Utah mom gives Hawkeye a helping, signing hand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58352547-80/hawkeye-coleman-signing-issue.html.csp Marvel’s archer superhero Hawkeye, who recently lost his hearing, got a helping hand from an empathetic Utah mother, whose own daughter is deaf, too. Hawkeye, whose real name is Clint Barton, damaged his hearing years ago in a fight and wore hearing aids for a while. That eventually was written out of the comics — which the current writer of the Hawkeye series, Matt Fraction, felt was a shame. The deafened Hawkeye had been an inspiration for children such as 4-year-old Anthony Smith, who didn’t... Marvel’s archer superhero Hawkeye, who recently lost his hearing, got a helping hand from an empathetic Utah mother, whose own daughter is deaf, too. Hawkeye, whose real name is Clint Barton, damaged his hearing years ago in a fight and wore hearing aids for a while. That eventually was written out of the comics — which the current writer of the Hawkeye series, Matt Fraction, felt was a shame. The deafened Hawkeye had been an inspiration for children such as 4-year-old Anthony Smith, who didn’t... 58352547@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:04 MDT Kirby: The tracks of misadventure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352802-78/marks-hallie-stabbed-asking.html.csp I was stabbed by a woman last week. Her name is Marta Litchiz. Sounds foreign and exotic, doesn’t it? Like we were in a Budapest nightclub working an espionage deal that suddenly went bad. I wasn’t. I was at Rose Canyon Clinic getting my blood drawn for some medical tests. Marta (who looks a little mysterious anyway) was the one taking it out of me. When the jab came, Marta chided me for my unmanly flinching. We debated the matter. I watched the needle go in. I don’t remember flinching. I’m not... I was stabbed by a woman last week. Her name is Marta Litchiz. Sounds foreign and exotic, doesn’t it? Like we were in a Budapest nightclub working an espionage deal that suddenly went bad. I wasn’t. I was at Rose Canyon Clinic getting my blood drawn for some medical tests. Marta (who looks a little mysterious anyway) was the one taking it out of me. When the jab came, Marta chided me for my unmanly flinching. We debated the matter. I watched the needle go in. I don’t remember flinching. I’m not... 58352802@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:04 MDT Former special ed student now leads Utah school district http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp Eureka • As a boy, Kodey Hughes didn’t think much about his future because it didn’t seem very promising. He grew up the son of a single father in tiny Mammoth in western Utah. He had a learning disability that made reading difficult. Hughes didn’t read his first full book until seventh grade. “I wasn’t the kid in the class that was supposed to go to college,” Hughes said. But he did go to college, and much further. The former special-education student now leads the 250-student Tintic School Dis... Eureka • As a boy, Kodey Hughes didn’t think much about his future because it didn’t seem very promising. He grew up the son of a single father in tiny Mammoth in western Utah. He had a learning disability that made reading difficult. Hughes didn’t read his first full book until seventh grade. “I wasn’t the kid in the class that was supposed to go to college,” Hughes said. But he did go to college, and much further. The former special-education student now leads the 250-student Tintic School Dis... 58339659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Utah man convicted of murder, but motive still unknown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58344280-78/saenz-olsen-thomas-police.html.csp There were only two people standing in the grassy field near Fort Duchesne on April 11 of last year. Elvis Zachary Olsen, who died there after being shot three times. And Jesse Anthony Saenz, the 24-year-old man who was convicted by a jury last month of murdering the man. But even after a police investigation and a weeklong display of evidence at Saenz’s trial, Uintah County Attorney Mark Thomas said Wednesday there is still one question left unanswered: Why did Saenz do it? “Any motive that we... There were only two people standing in the grassy field near Fort Duchesne on April 11 of last year. Elvis Zachary Olsen, who died there after being shot three times. And Jesse Anthony Saenz, the 24-year-old man who was convicted by a jury last month of murdering the man. But even after a police investigation and a weeklong display of evidence at Saenz’s trial, Uintah County Attorney Mark Thomas said Wednesday there is still one question left unanswered: Why did Saenz do it? “Any motive that we... 58344280@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Utah colleges to talk campus sex assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352515-78/utah-college-assault-sexual.html.csp As college students return to classes, Utah higher education officials and others are joining a national chorus for more attention to campus sexual assault. “We need to open our eyes to the fact that we’re failing our students,” said Melissa Flores, the advising attorney to Westminster College. “Every student should feel safe at school.” That’s the idea behind a federal update to rules for colleges and universities investigating and reporting sexual assault. And it’s the topic of a two-day even... As college students return to classes, Utah higher education officials and others are joining a national chorus for more attention to campus sexual assault. “We need to open our eyes to the fact that we’re failing our students,” said Melissa Flores, the advising attorney to Westminster College. “Every student should feel safe at school.” That’s the idea behind a federal update to rules for colleges and universities investigating and reporting sexual assault. And it’s the topic of a two-day even... 58352515@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT BYU football: Texas QB Ash out for game vs. BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58362224-88/byu-texas-strong-game.html.csp Provo • Be careful what you wish for. That was BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall’s general response Monday evening about news that broke earlier that day that Texas would be without starting quarterback David Ash when the Longhorns play host to the Cougars on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Ash took a hit in the first half of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. Coach Charlie Strong an... Provo • Be careful what you wish for. That was BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall’s general response Monday evening about news that broke earlier that day that Texas would be without starting quarterback David Ash when the Longhorns play host to the Cougars on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Ash took a hit in the first half of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. Coach Charlie Strong an... 58362224@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:14:02 MDT Washington makes change at QB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362720-77/washington-quarterback-win-baylor.html.csp After a lackluster offensive showing in its opener, No. 25 Washington will have a different quarterback for coach Chris Petersen’s home debut. Cyler Miles gets the start against Eastern Washington, Petersen announced on Monday. The sophomore replaces Jeff Lindquist, who struggled to move the offense for most of Washington’s 17-16 win at Hawaii. Miles was suspended for spring camp and the season’s first game for his involvement in two assaults the night of the Super Bowl in February. He wasn’t c... After a lackluster offensive showing in its opener, No. 25 Washington will have a different quarterback for coach Chris Petersen’s home debut. Cyler Miles gets the start against Eastern Washington, Petersen announced on Monday. The sophomore replaces Jeff Lindquist, who struggled to move the offense for most of Washington’s 17-16 win at Hawaii. Miles was suspended for spring camp and the season’s first game for his involvement in two assaults the night of the Super Bowl in February. He wasn’t c... 58362720@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:14:02 MDT Crews search for missing angler at Flaming Gorge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58362769-78/angler-boat-crews-flaming.html.csp Crews were searching for an angler whose boat capsized Monday afternoon at Flaming Gorge. Two people were in a small boat with an electric motor about 4 p.m. when the boat capsized, Daggett County sheriff’s deputies reported. A 62-year old woman was rescued but a 69-year-old man was missing as of Monday night. Their names were not released. A dive team was searching the area where the couple was traveling, from Antelope Flats to the Lucerne Marina. Crews were searching for an angler whose boat capsized Monday afternoon at Flaming Gorge. Two people were in a small boat with an electric motor about 4 p.m. when the boat capsized, Daggett County sheriff’s deputies reported. A 62-year old woman was rescued but a 69-year-old man was missing as of Monday night. Their names were not released. A dive team was searching the area where the couple was traveling, from Antelope Flats to the Lucerne Marina. 58362769@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:55:02 MDT Dinosaur discovered 155 years ago in Utah to be excavated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58362190-78/foster-bones-dinosaur-discovered.html.csp Paleontologists are excavating the first dinosaur ever discovered in Utah, 155 years after a geologist discovered the skeleton of the mammoth plant-eater during an Army engineering survey of the West. When geologist J.S. Newberry found the bones of the Dystrophaeus on the confluence of the Colorado and Green rivers in 1859, he could dig out only a few and told others later that there were more to be removed. But the site’s location was lost for decades, and the work hasn’t continued until now. ... Paleontologists are excavating the first dinosaur ever discovered in Utah, 155 years after a geologist discovered the skeleton of the mammoth plant-eater during an Army engineering survey of the West. When geologist J.S. Newberry found the bones of the Dystrophaeus on the confluence of the Colorado and Green rivers in 1859, he could dig out only a few and told others later that there were more to be removed. But the site’s location was lost for decades, and the work hasn’t continued until now. ... 58362190@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:29:02 MDT Draper honors police Sgt. Derek Johnson on anniversary of his slaying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358501-78/johnson-draper-police-derek.html.csp Shante Johnson was in seventh grade when she began leaving notes from a secret admirer in the locker of her husband-to-be. “Derek and I are soulmates,” she said tearfully Monday night, one year after Draper Sgt. Derek Johnson was gunned down at the end of a graveyard shift. “I don’t think many 12-year-olds make it to the altar of eternity and stay that way.” After a year of somber, heartbreaking services, Monday’s memorial brought both laughter and tears to the 200 friends, relatives, colleagu... Shante Johnson was in seventh grade when she began leaving notes from a secret admirer in the locker of her husband-to-be. “Derek and I are soulmates,” she said tearfully Monday night, one year after Draper Sgt. Derek Johnson was gunned down at the end of a graveyard shift. “I don’t think many 12-year-olds make it to the altar of eternity and stay that way.” After a year of somber, heartbreaking services, Monday’s memorial brought both laughter and tears to the 200 friends, relatives, colleagu... 58358501@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:26:02 MDT Five myths about the California drought http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362412-68/california-drought-crops-state.html.csp California is experiencing its third-worst drought in 106 years, resulting in idled cropland and soaring water prices. Since the state produces almost 70 percent of the nation’s top 25 fruit, nut and vegetable crops, California’s pain could soon hit the rest of the country through higher food prices. Will conservation and new water-saving technologies be enough to weather this dry period? Let’s consider five myths about the California drought. 1. California knows how to manage droughts. Califor... California is experiencing its third-worst drought in 106 years, resulting in idled cropland and soaring water prices. Since the state produces almost 70 percent of the nation’s top 25 fruit, nut and vegetable crops, California’s pain could soon hit the rest of the country through higher food prices. Will conservation and new water-saving technologies be enough to weather this dry period? Let’s consider five myths about the California drought. 1. California knows how to manage droughts. Califor... 58362412@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:56:02 MDT Russia calls for cease-fire, but Ukraine vows to fight on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362520-68/ukraine-russia-russian-monday.html.csp Moscow • Russian officials pressed Ukraine on Monday to declare a cease-fire with separatists, but Ukrainians say they are locked in a war not just against the rebels but also against Russia - on behalf of Europe. “A great war has come, the likes of which Europe has not seen since the Second World War,” Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said on his Facebook page Monday, adding that the fight must go on to “show that Ukrainians are not going to give up.” Lost territory, trapped soldiers... Moscow • Russian officials pressed Ukraine on Monday to declare a cease-fire with separatists, but Ukrainians say they are locked in a war not just against the rebels but also against Russia - on behalf of Europe. “A great war has come, the likes of which Europe has not seen since the Second World War,” Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said on his Facebook page Monday, adding that the fight must go on to “show that Ukrainians are not going to give up.” Lost territory, trapped soldiers... 58362520@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:55:02 MDT 4 Phillies combine for no-hitter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362302-77/story.csp Philles 7, Braves 0 Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Revere cf 3 0 2 5 0 0 .310 Rollins ss 5 0 3 1 0 0 .249 Utley 2b 2 0 0 0 2 1 .277 d-Galvis ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .083 Howard 1b 4 0 0 1 1 2 .225 Papelbon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Byrd rf 5 0 0 0 0 3 .268 D.Brown lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 .234 Ruiz c 3 1 0 0 0 0 .260 Asche 3b 2 3 1 0 2 0 .249 Hamels p 1 1 1 0 0 0 .173 a-G.Szmre ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .306 Diekman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Giles p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- c-Ruf ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .259 Totals 30 7 7 7 7 8 Atlanta AB R H ... Philles 7, Braves 0 Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Revere cf 3 0 2 5 0 0 .310 Rollins ss 5 0 3 1 0 0 .249 Utley 2b 2 0 0 0 2 1 .277 d-Galvis ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .083 Howard 1b 4 0 0 1 1 2 .225 Papelbon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Byrd rf 5 0 0 0 0 3 .268 D.Brown lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 .234 Ruiz c 3 1 0 0 0 0 .260 Asche 3b 2 3 1 0 2 0 .249 Hamels p 1 1 1 0 0 0 .173 a-G.Szmre ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .306 Diekman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Giles p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- c-Ruf ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .259 Totals 30 7 7 7 7 8 Atlanta AB R H ... 58362302@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:30:02 MDT China faces defiance in Hong Kong over limits on election http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362294-68/hong-kong-beijing-democracy.html.csp HONG KONG • China’s Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong’s leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different. Beijing is blaming radicals and foreigners and showing off its military might, all things unlikely to go down well in the freewheeling capitalist bastion where a sizeable middle class accustomed to freedom of speech and the rule of law plans to push back with... HONG KONG • China’s Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong’s leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different. Beijing is blaming radicals and foreigners and showing off its military might, all things unlikely to go down well in the freewheeling capitalist bastion where a sizeable middle class accustomed to freedom of speech and the rule of law plans to push back with... 58362294@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:59:01 MDT FBI, Apple investigate photo leaks of nude celebrities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362397-68/images-photos-online-lawrence.html.csp Los Angeles • The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. The agency did not say what actions it was taking to investigate who was responsible for posting naked photos of Lawrence and other stars. Apple said Monday it was looking into whether its online photo-sharing service had been hacked to obtain the intimate images. Lawrence,... Los Angeles • The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. The agency did not say what actions it was taking to investigate who was responsible for posting naked photos of Lawrence and other stars. Apple said Monday it was looking into whether its online photo-sharing service had been hacked to obtain the intimate images. Lawrence,... 58362397@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:59:01 MDT For many black Mormons, racism is a bigger issue than sexism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361569-78/women-says-black-church.html.csp Black Mormon women may have powerful voices, but few are ready to join the white LDS feminist chorus, pushing for gender equity in the Utah-based faith. And their reasons are as varied as the women involved. To many, no conversation about equality is complete without confronting race and its role in Mormon history. After all, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prohibited men and boys of African descent from being ordained to the priesthood until 1978. It barred black women from tem... Black Mormon women may have powerful voices, but few are ready to join the white LDS feminist chorus, pushing for gender equity in the Utah-based faith. And their reasons are as varied as the women involved. To many, no conversation about equality is complete without confronting race and its role in Mormon history. After all, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prohibited men and boys of African descent from being ordained to the priesthood until 1978. It barred black women from tem... 58361569@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:48:45 MDT Kate Kelly: As sisters in Zion, inclusion of women is common goal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358482-82/women-church-lds-alike.html.csp In the Madrid, Spain, Missionary Training Center while preparing for my LDS mission, I was taught one way to reach out to people about the gospel was to build on common beliefs. I talked with thousands of people during that 18-month period, many of them with very, very different ideas than mine. However, I always managed to find common ground and see the good in each person’s perspective and struggle to reach their divine potential. It made more sense to come together on points of agreement and... In the Madrid, Spain, Missionary Training Center while preparing for my LDS mission, I was taught one way to reach out to people about the gospel was to build on common beliefs. I talked with thousands of people during that 18-month period, many of them with very, very different ideas than mine. However, I always managed to find common ground and see the good in each person’s perspective and struggle to reach their divine potential. It made more sense to come together on points of agreement and... 58358482@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:48:37 MDT Burning Man 2014 lighting up the Nevada desert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358516-78/2014-burning-desert-nevada.html.csp A soggy start failed to dampen the spirits of the tens of thousands attending Burning Man 2014 in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The week-long festival has dried out quite nicely after being rained out its first couple of days and is living up to its reputation as a venue for radical self-expression. A soggy start failed to dampen the spirits of the tens of thousands attending Burning Man 2014 in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The week-long festival has dried out quite nicely after being rained out its first couple of days and is living up to its reputation as a venue for radical self-expression. 58358516@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:33:38 MDT Iraqi leader praises fighters for breaking militants’ grip on town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361194-68/shiite-forces-iraqi-militants.html.csp Baghdad • Iraq’s outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into “a big grave” for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town. Nouri al-Maliki made the comments during an unannounced visit to the northern community of Amirli, where he was greeted with hugs. A day earlier, Iraqi forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke a two-month siege of ... Baghdad • Iraq’s outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into “a big grave” for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town. Nouri al-Maliki made the comments during an unannounced visit to the northern community of Amirli, where he was greeted with hugs. A day earlier, Iraqi forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke a two-month siege of ... 58361194@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:28:20 MDT College basketball: USU-Eastern guard Langston signs with Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362031-77/eastern-langston-usu-utah.html.csp Cedar City • Utah State-Eastern guard Travon Langston has signed to play at Southern Utah, coach Nick Robinson announced Monday. Langston started 20 games for USU-Eastern in Price last season. He averaged 7.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 52 percent from the field. He helped lead USU-Eastern to a 21-10 record. “Travon is an excellent addition to our basketball program,” said Robinson. “He can impact the game on both ends of the floor with his speed and athleticism. In addit... Cedar City • Utah State-Eastern guard Travon Langston has signed to play at Southern Utah, coach Nick Robinson announced Monday. Langston started 20 games for USU-Eastern in Price last season. He averaged 7.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 52 percent from the field. He helped lead USU-Eastern to a 21-10 record. “Travon is an excellent addition to our basketball program,” said Robinson. “He can impact the game on both ends of the floor with his speed and athleticism. In addit... 58362031@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:16:02 MDT Protesters in Pakistan force state TV station off the air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362105-68/sharif-protesters-minister-prime.html.csp Islamabad • Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif again vowed he would not step down under duress, even as protesters briefly took over the country’s state-run television broadcaster and battled security forces in the streets. But the pressure from three days of violent protests on Sharif ... Islamabad • Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif again vowed he would not step down under duress, even as protesters briefly took over the country’s state-run television broadcaster and battled security forces in the streets. But the pressure from three days of violent protests on Sharif ... 58362105@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:05:02 MDT Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for minimum-wage hike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362201-68/obama-economic-labor-public.html.csp Milwaukee • President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections. “America deserves a raise,” he told a union crowd in Milwaukee, vowing to keep a hard sell on Congress in much the way he once courted his wife. “I just wore her down,” he cracked. Timing his push to Labor Day, the traditional start o... Milwaukee • President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections. “America deserves a raise,” he told a union crowd in Milwaukee, vowing to keep a hard sell on Congress in much the way he once courted his wife. “I just wore her down,” he cracked. Timing his push to Labor Day, the traditional start o... 58362201@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:05:02 MDT Workers of Utah unite — for a day of food and fun http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361604-78/union-workers-labor-unions.html.csp Magna • Under a blue canopy at the annual Labor Day picnic, a debate was raging. Union workers here were attempting to resolve a fundamental difference of opinion between two men. No, they weren’t arguing about minimum wage, workers’ benefits, labor or Utah being a right-to-work state. They were hashing out the pros and cons of putting ketchup versus mustard on hot dogs. It was par for the course at Monday’s annual celebration, where laborers and Utah unions basked in the glow of a holiday mea... Magna • Under a blue canopy at the annual Labor Day picnic, a debate was raging. Union workers here were attempting to resolve a fundamental difference of opinion between two men. No, they weren’t arguing about minimum wage, workers’ benefits, labor or Utah being a right-to-work state. They were hashing out the pros and cons of putting ketchup versus mustard on hot dogs. It was par for the course at Monday’s annual celebration, where laborers and Utah unions basked in the glow of a holiday mea... 58361604@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:01:06 MDT Midvale shooting leaves man seriously wounded http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361002-78/police-hoyal-shooting-unified.html.csp Unified Police are asking for the public’s help with a shooting that left a man in serious condition. About 1:25 a.m. Monday, police received several calls about gunshots near an apartment complex at 350 E. 7200 South in Midvale. When officers arrived, they found a white Cadillac in a parking lot with its windows broken out, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. They also found blood in the lot and followed it back to one of the apartments, where they found an 18-year-old man with wounds in his... Unified Police are asking for the public’s help with a shooting that left a man in serious condition. About 1:25 a.m. Monday, police received several calls about gunshots near an apartment complex at 350 E. 7200 South in Midvale. When officers arrived, they found a white Cadillac in a parking lot with its windows broken out, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. They also found blood in the lot and followed it back to one of the apartments, where they found an 18-year-old man with wounds in his... 58361002@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:36:00 MDT New Greek Orthodox Mission Parish holds inaugural service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353369-78/parish-greek-orthodox-mission.html.csp The Greek Orthodox Mission Parish of Utah met in its inaugural worship service Sunday. The parish was voted into existence on Aug. 23 by more than 100 then-members of the Greater Salt Lake Parish — comprised of Prophet Elias church and Holy Trinity Cathedral — who were dissatisfied with the way a four-year dispute between the two congregations was settled. The mission parish met Sunday at The Woods on Ninth, a reception center at 6775 S. 900 East in Midvale. Father Jimi Foreso from St. Catherine... The Greek Orthodox Mission Parish of Utah met in its inaugural worship service Sunday. The parish was voted into existence on Aug. 23 by more than 100 then-members of the Greater Salt Lake Parish — comprised of Prophet Elias church and Holy Trinity Cathedral — who were dissatisfied with the way a four-year dispute between the two congregations was settled. The mission parish met Sunday at The Woods on Ninth, a reception center at 6775 S. 900 East in Midvale. Father Jimi Foreso from St. Catherine... 58353369@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:09:16 MDT Is Ordain Women an apostate group? Mormon leaders won’t say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353062-78/women-church-ordain-lds.html.csp Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly is an “apostate,” the LDS Church’s top spokesman declared in a recent radio interview. So does that make the organization she founded to push for women’s inclusion in the all-male Mormon priesthood an apostate group? It is no idle question. The Utah-based faith asks members seeking entrance to any Mormon temple to assert that they do not “support, affiliate with, or agree with any group or individual whose teachings or practices are contrary to or oppose those acc... Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly is an “apostate,” the LDS Church’s top spokesman declared in a recent radio interview. So does that make the organization she founded to push for women’s inclusion in the all-male Mormon priesthood an apostate group? It is no idle question. The Utah-based faith asks members seeking entrance to any Mormon temple to assert that they do not “support, affiliate with, or agree with any group or individual whose teachings or practices are contrary to or oppose those acc... 58353062@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:00:34 MDT Prosecutor: Idaho worried about money before releasing FLDS boys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351926-78/service-parents-health-welfare.html.csp The agency responsible for child protection in Idaho wanted to send eight boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home with their parents to save the state money, a prosecutor said last week. Ian Service, a deputy Bannock County prosecutor, said he wanted the boys to remain in foster care. The disagreement was so great, Service said, that the Idaho Attorney General’s Office petitioned to join the juvenile court case and represent the Idaho Department of Health... The agency responsible for child protection in Idaho wanted to send eight boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home with their parents to save the state money, a prosecutor said last week. Ian Service, a deputy Bannock County prosecutor, said he wanted the boys to remain in foster care. The disagreement was so great, Service said, that the Idaho Attorney General’s Office petitioned to join the juvenile court case and represent the Idaho Department of Health... 58351926@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:52:15 MDT Man reported missing near Rockport Reservoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361989-78/efren-release-seen-missing.html.csp If you’ve seen Halden Efren, who has been missing since Sunday, Summit County officials would like you to call them. Efren, 20, was “involved in a verbal confrontation” Sunday morning with a female companion while camping at Rockport State Park, according to a Summit County sheriff’s news release. He walked away from the camp and has not been seen since. “Friends believed Efren had walked away to cool off,” the release said, “but when Efren did not return, they reported him as missing.” A Summi... If you’ve seen Halden Efren, who has been missing since Sunday, Summit County officials would like you to call them. Efren, 20, was “involved in a verbal confrontation” Sunday morning with a female companion while camping at Rockport State Park, according to a Summit County sheriff’s news release. He walked away from the camp and has not been seen since. “Friends believed Efren had walked away to cool off,” the release said, “but when Efren did not return, they reported him as missing.” A Summi... 58361989@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:51:02 MDT Utah football notes: Travis Wilson helps first-grader in cancer fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58361294-89/whittingham-junior-yards-week.html.csp When Utah quarterback Travis Wilson torpedoed over an Idaho State defender for a touchdown last Thursday, as fearless as ever, he wasn’t even the most courageous guy on the field. That would be Rose Springs Elementary first-grader Matthew Burr, an honorary captain for the Utes due to Wilson’s involvement with the Jessie Rees Foundation, which helps kids fighting cancer “Never Ever Give Up.” Wilson said he learned about NEGU as a counselor at the Elite 11 camp for top prep quarterbacks in Beavert... When Utah quarterback Travis Wilson torpedoed over an Idaho State defender for a touchdown last Thursday, as fearless as ever, he wasn’t even the most courageous guy on the field. That would be Rose Springs Elementary first-grader Matthew Burr, an honorary captain for the Utes due to Wilson’s involvement with the Jessie Rees Foundation, which helps kids fighting cancer “Never Ever Give Up.” Wilson said he learned about NEGU as a counselor at the Elite 11 camp for top prep quarterbacks in Beavert... 58361294@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:50:23 MDT Clearfield woman dies in motorcycle crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361918-78/woman-crash-findlay-clearfield.html.csp A Clearfield woman died Monday in a motorcycle crash on Weber County’s northbound Trapper’s Loop Road. The 28-year-old woman apparently was catching up with a group of fellow motorcyclists at the time of the crash, said Weber County Sheriff’s Sgt. Lane Findlay. Some witnesses reported that she “was traveling at a very high rate of speed,” Findlay said. At 12:13 p.m., she wound up losing control of her Yamaha bullet bike on a corner and crashed near mile marker 8.7, Findlay said. Though she had ... A Clearfield woman died Monday in a motorcycle crash on Weber County’s northbound Trapper’s Loop Road. The 28-year-old woman apparently was catching up with a group of fellow motorcyclists at the time of the crash, said Weber County Sheriff’s Sgt. Lane Findlay. Some witnesses reported that she “was traveling at a very high rate of speed,” Findlay said. At 12:13 p.m., she wound up losing control of her Yamaha bullet bike on a corner and crashed near mile marker 8.7, Findlay said. Though she had ... 58361918@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:32:02 MDT Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361988-68/beach-property-asharoken-island.html.csp Asharoken, N.Y. • On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy. Either it accepts millions of dollars in federal aid to build a protective sand dune and for the first time in its nearly 90-year existence allows the public to use its beach or it rejects the aid and retains its privacy, potentially worsening an erosion problem that saw part of its main road washed out and power lines toppled during the October 2012 storm. But so... Asharoken, N.Y. • On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy. Either it accepts millions of dollars in federal aid to build a protective sand dune and for the first time in its nearly 90-year existence allows the public to use its beach or it rejects the aid and retains its privacy, potentially worsening an erosion problem that saw part of its main road washed out and power lines toppled during the October 2012 storm. But so... 58361988@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:29:07 MDT U.S. eating habits improve a bit — except among poor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361987-68/diet-fats-foods-gap.html.csp Chicago • Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. On an index of healthy eating where a perfect score is 110, U.S. adults averaged just 40 points in 1999-2000, climbing steadily to 47 points in 2009-10, the study found. Scores for low-income adults were lower than the average and barely budged during the years studied. They ... Chicago • Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. On an index of healthy eating where a perfect score is 110, U.S. adults averaged just 40 points in 1999-2000, climbing steadily to 47 points in 2009-10, the study found. Scores for low-income adults were lower than the average and barely budged during the years studied. They ... 58361987@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:28:01 MDT Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361986-68/workers-fast-protests-organizers.html.csp New York • McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry’s workers. Kendall Fells, an organizing director for Fast Food Forward, said in an interview that workers in a couple of dozen cities were trained to peacefully engage in civil disobedience ahead of this week’s planned protests. Fells declined to say what exactly is in st... New York • McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry’s workers. Kendall Fells, an organizing director for Fast Food Forward, said in an interview that workers in a couple of dozen cities were trained to peacefully engage in civil disobedience ahead of this week’s planned protests. Fells declined to say what exactly is in st... 58361986@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:27:01 MDT Utah football: Utes aim for cleaner game against Fresno State (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361800-77/state-utah-game-fresno.html.csp Maybe the scent of blood in the water was simply too strong. The Utah Utes’ defense had begun with two three-and-outs against Idaho State, pushing back the Bengals offense for sacks and negative yards. They looked invincible. And that was when the mistakes started. While a 56-14 scoreline leaves plenty of good feelings about a performance, Utah linebacker Jason Whittingham spent Monday afternoon’s rap session with the media talking about what the defense could’ve done better. It ranged from ov... Maybe the scent of blood in the water was simply too strong. The Utah Utes’ defense had begun with two three-and-outs against Idaho State, pushing back the Bengals offense for sacks and negative yards. They looked invincible. And that was when the mistakes started. While a 56-14 scoreline leaves plenty of good feelings about a performance, Utah linebacker Jason Whittingham spent Monday afternoon’s rap session with the media talking about what the defense could’ve done better. It ranged from ov... 58361800@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:26:29 MDT Photos: Celebrating 50 years of Utah wilderness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322161-78/wilderness-utah-places-feel.html.csp Bill Rau likes to visit a spot in Utah’s Book Cliffs. He doesn’t want you to know where it is, but he sure wants you to know how beautiful and wild it is. The place north of Interstate 70 is the subject of his black and white photograph “Storm’s Light,” which is among 50 images selected for a juried exhibit to open Wednesday at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The show, Utah Wilderness 50, commemorates the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Wilderness Act into law. ... Bill Rau likes to visit a spot in Utah’s Book Cliffs. He doesn’t want you to know where it is, but he sure wants you to know how beautiful and wild it is. The place north of Interstate 70 is the subject of his black and white photograph “Storm’s Light,” which is among 50 images selected for a juried exhibit to open Wednesday at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The show, Utah Wilderness 50, commemorates the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Wilderness Act into law. ... 58322161@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:14:50 MDT Salt Lake City Council poised to seek more streetcar funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58352295-90/2100-construction-drive-funding.html.csp Salt Lake City hopes a $3 million investment will get it almost $14 million to stretch the Sugar House Streetcar line to the intersection at Highland Drive and 2100 South. Tuesday, at its afternoon work session, the City Council will consider funding the $3 million match needed for a federal Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant of $10.6 million. The council is scheduled to vote on the matter a few hours later at its 7 p.m. formal meeting. The so-called S Line now... Salt Lake City hopes a $3 million investment will get it almost $14 million to stretch the Sugar House Streetcar line to the intersection at Highland Drive and 2100 South. Tuesday, at its afternoon work session, the City Council will consider funding the $3 million match needed for a federal Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant of $10.6 million. The council is scheduled to vote on the matter a few hours later at its 7 p.m. formal meeting. The so-called S Line now... 58352295@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:14:40 MDT Photo gallery: Sheepdog competition wraps up in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348518-78/hollow-sheepdog-dog-lake.html.csp The popular Soldier Hollow Classic sheepdog competition wrapped up Monday in the Heber Valley. The four-day event draws local, domestic and international dog and handler teams. Other events included splash dog and agility demonstrations. For more information on the Soldier Hollow Classic, go to www.soldierhollowclassic.com/home.htm. The popular Soldier Hollow Classic sheepdog competition wrapped up Monday in the Heber Valley. The four-day event draws local, domestic and international dog and handler teams. Other events included splash dog and agility demonstrations. For more information on the Soldier Hollow Classic, go to www.soldierhollowclassic.com/home.htm. 58348518@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:14:09 MDT BYU football: Texas QB Ash won’t play vs. Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361104-77/byu-strong-texas-ash.html.csp Provo • Whatever preparation BYU football coaches did over the weekend to get the defense ready to face Texas quarterback David Ash is now out the window. Texas coach Charlie Strong announced in his Monday morning news conference that Ash took a hit in the first quarter of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday night and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. He will not play on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) against BYU, Strong said. Coincidentally, Ash suff... Provo • Whatever preparation BYU football coaches did over the weekend to get the defense ready to face Texas quarterback David Ash is now out the window. Texas coach Charlie Strong announced in his Monday morning news conference that Ash took a hit in the first quarter of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday night and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. He will not play on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) against BYU, Strong said. Coincidentally, Ash suff... 58361104@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:03 MDT Women’s soccer: BYU falls 2-1 to Baylor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361868-77/byu-baylor-2-1-cougars.html.csp Provo • BYU’s nationally ranked women’s soccer team will not go undefeated this season. The No. 21-ranked Cougars were surprised 2-1 by unranked Baylor on Monday afternoon in front of more than 4,500 fans at South Field. BYU falls to 1-1-2 with a loss that snapped its seven-match home undefeated streak just three days after knocking off Tennessee 1-0 on the road. The Bears (4-2) fell 2-1 at Utah Valley on Friday, but made the most of their limited opportunities against the Cougars. Baylor took a... Provo • BYU’s nationally ranked women’s soccer team will not go undefeated this season. The No. 21-ranked Cougars were surprised 2-1 by unranked Baylor on Monday afternoon in front of more than 4,500 fans at South Field. BYU falls to 1-1-2 with a loss that snapped its seven-match home undefeated streak just three days after knocking off Tennessee 1-0 on the road. The Bears (4-2) fell 2-1 at Utah Valley on Friday, but made the most of their limited opportunities against the Cougars. Baylor took a... 58361868@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:48:02 MDT Americans detained in North Korea call for US help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361182-68/north-korea-miller-fowle.html.csp Pyongyang, North Korea • North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom. Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller said they expect to face trial within a month. But they said they do not know what punishment they could face or what the specific charges against them are. Kenneth Bae, who alr... Pyongyang, North Korea • North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom. Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller said they expect to face trial within a month. But they said they do not know what punishment they could face or what the specific charges against them are. Kenneth Bae, who alr... 58361182@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:45:29 MDT USU football: Aggies won’t dwell on loss to Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58360866-77/aggies-state-utah-game.html.csp Knoxville, Tenn. • Utah State’s embarrassing 38-7 loss at the hands of the Tennessee Vols was the kind of demoralizing defeat teams never want to relive. The Aggies certainly have no plans to revisit the nightmare that took place in Neyland Stadium Sunday. To them, their season-opening loss to the Vols is over and done with and it’s time to move on to Idaho State. Utah State offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey said the Aggies had to have a short memory and show the resilience they showed last year.... Knoxville, Tenn. • Utah State’s embarrassing 38-7 loss at the hands of the Tennessee Vols was the kind of demoralizing defeat teams never want to relive. The Aggies certainly have no plans to revisit the nightmare that took place in Neyland Stadium Sunday. To them, their season-opening loss to the Vols is over and done with and it’s time to move on to Idaho State. Utah State offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey said the Aggies had to have a short memory and show the resilience they showed last year.... 58360866@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:45:12 MDT Kragthorpe: Utah’s Clay, BYU’s Hill make weekend memorable http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361236-77/utah-state-byu-hill.html.csp According to the script, my series of games would become more intriguing and competitive as the college football weekend progressed. Tennessee ruined that theory, with help from Utah State. Even so, witnessing all three of the state’s FBS teams in three venues in season openers — with the added bonus of catching Gary Andersen’s Wisconsin team — was instructive. Here’s what I learned from flying 6,562 miles and joining 250,000-plus fans in four stadiums across three time zones: Utah 56Idaho St... According to the script, my series of games would become more intriguing and competitive as the college football weekend progressed. Tennessee ruined that theory, with help from Utah State. Even so, witnessing all three of the state’s FBS teams in three venues in season openers — with the added bonus of catching Gary Andersen’s Wisconsin team — was instructive. Here’s what I learned from flying 6,562 miles and joining 250,000-plus fans in four stadiums across three time zones: Utah 56Idaho St... 58361236@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:34:11 MDT Editorial: Utah should not pursue ‘Sister Wives’ case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58359013-82/state-utah-ruling-browns.html.csp Polygamy has a lot of baggage attached to it. Too often, those who practice it, usually under the guise of some religious belief, are actually engaging in heinous forms of child abuse or patriarchal domination. It has been associated with the taking of child brides and the expulsion of young men from their homes and families. The polygamous family of Kody Brown and his four wives has been accused of none of those things. No fraud. No deception. Not even trying to get more than one state marriag... Polygamy has a lot of baggage attached to it. Too often, those who practice it, usually under the guise of some religious belief, are actually engaging in heinous forms of child abuse or patriarchal domination. It has been associated with the taking of child brides and the expulsion of young men from their homes and families. The polygamous family of Kody Brown and his four wives has been accused of none of those things. No fraud. No deception. Not even trying to get more than one state marriag... 58359013@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:28:01 MDT Dionne: A Market Basket of dignity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358965-82/arthur-workers-basket-market.html.csp WASHINGTON • Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO? This is the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket, the New England grocery chain. Most of its 25,000 non-unionized workers walked out to get their deposed CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, reinstated as the c... WASHINGTON • Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO? This is the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket, the New England grocery chain. Most of its 25,000 non-unionized workers walked out to get their deposed CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, reinstated as the c... 58358965@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:23:02 MDT Washington Post: Jindal puts politics ahead of students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358955-82/jindal-common-core-standards.html.csp Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s efforts to withdraw his state from the Common Core State Standards were successfully rebuffed by members of his own administration. His attempted end-run to the courts was smacked down by a state judge who said the Republican governor’s actions harmed parents, teachers and students. That should have been the end of the matter, particularly with school starting, but sadly Jindal seems more intent on burnishing his conservative credentials for a presidential run than ... Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s efforts to withdraw his state from the Common Core State Standards were successfully rebuffed by members of his own administration. His attempted end-run to the courts was smacked down by a state judge who said the Republican governor’s actions harmed parents, teachers and students. That should have been the end of the matter, particularly with school starting, but sadly Jindal seems more intent on burnishing his conservative credentials for a presidential run than ... 58358955@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:23:01 MDT Letter: No class at Woods Cross football game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358748-82/cross-woods-class-game.html.csp We attended the Woods Cross-Judge football game at Woods Cross High School. One of the Judge players was seriously injured during a play and could not be moved off the field. First of all, it took more than 10 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the school, leaving us to wonder what would happen if it were a life-threatening injury or if a spectator suffered a heart attack. In addition, to fill up the silence (or whatever the motivation) while we waited, the sound booth began blasting “Footlo... We attended the Woods Cross-Judge football game at Woods Cross High School. One of the Judge players was seriously injured during a play and could not be moved off the field. First of all, it took more than 10 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the school, leaving us to wonder what would happen if it were a life-threatening injury or if a spectator suffered a heart attack. In addition, to fill up the silence (or whatever the motivation) while we waited, the sound booth began blasting “Footlo... 58358748@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:22:02 MDT Letter: Bizarre parking on 300 South http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358750-82/parking-300-bizarre-lunch.html.csp Recently I met some friends for lunch at Su Casa on 300 South between 500 East and 600 East in Salt Lake City. What a mess. The city had re-striped the parking in a totally bizarre manner on this section of the street. All four of us, arriving separately, couldn’t understand how we were to park and separately ended up parking on another block. The re-striping was not just angle or horizontal lines, but all kinds of confusing stripes going in opposite directions. During our enjoyable lunch at th... Recently I met some friends for lunch at Su Casa on 300 South between 500 East and 600 East in Salt Lake City. What a mess. The city had re-striped the parking in a totally bizarre manner on this section of the street. All four of us, arriving separately, couldn’t understand how we were to park and separately ended up parking on another block. The re-striping was not just angle or horizontal lines, but all kinds of confusing stripes going in opposite directions. During our enjoyable lunch at th... 58358750@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:21:02 MDT Letter: Sen. Hatch’s commentary a waste of space http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358880-82/america-piece-space-waste.html.csp To Sen. Orrin Hatch, re the United Nations takeover of America in your op-ed piece of August 30: It was a waste of space. After oozing between Utah and Washington for lo these many years, surely you must recognize that America is in no danger from the U.N. We hate it, we don’t like paying our dues, and we view the U.N. with a kind of infantile paranoia. American exceptionalism excludes most everything to do with the U.N. as well as international law. America is a king-baby country, kept that way... To Sen. Orrin Hatch, re the United Nations takeover of America in your op-ed piece of August 30: It was a waste of space. After oozing between Utah and Washington for lo these many years, surely you must recognize that America is in no danger from the U.N. We hate it, we don’t like paying our dues, and we view the U.N. with a kind of infantile paranoia. American exceptionalism excludes most everything to do with the U.N. as well as international law. America is a king-baby country, kept that way... 58358880@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:21:02 MDT Letter: If you want to know if I’m LDS, just ask http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358925-82/church-lds-missionaries-ask.html.csp A few weeks ago, I was approached by two nicely dressed, polite missionaries who stopped by my condo to visit. I invited them in and, after a few minutes of cordial chitchat, I was asked, “Are you a member of the church?” My answer is always, “Yes.” I do belong to a church, specifically the Roman Catholic Church. I know what they really want to know is if I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I cannot imagine why missionaries do not just ask that specific question. This is... A few weeks ago, I was approached by two nicely dressed, polite missionaries who stopped by my condo to visit. I invited them in and, after a few minutes of cordial chitchat, I was asked, “Are you a member of the church?” My answer is always, “Yes.” I do belong to a church, specifically the Roman Catholic Church. I know what they really want to know is if I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I cannot imagine why missionaries do not just ask that specific question. This is... 58358925@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:21:02 MDT Letter: Herbert lives on the ‘really’ edge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358747-82/really-edge-illegal-herbert.html.csp Our adorable governor, Gary Herbert, lives life on the edge, or should I say the “really” edge. He won’t suspend his doomed defense of the state ban on same-sex marriage because he doesn’t think that the state constitution is “really” illegal — as opposed to just illegal. Also, I now read that he is contributing indirectly to the deaths of Utah citizens by denying critical health care to the poor because he isn’t convinced that requiring a job requirement for Medicaid support is “really” illega... Our adorable governor, Gary Herbert, lives life on the edge, or should I say the “really” edge. He won’t suspend his doomed defense of the state ban on same-sex marriage because he doesn’t think that the state constitution is “really” illegal — as opposed to just illegal. Also, I now read that he is contributing indirectly to the deaths of Utah citizens by denying critical health care to the poor because he isn’t convinced that requiring a job requirement for Medicaid support is “really” illega... 58358747@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:20:03 MDT Letter: Hypocritical lawmakers have health insurance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352822-82/utah-health-testimony-care.html.csp While driving home recently, I listened to a report describing the recent testimony before members of the Utah Legislature concerning the possible expansion of Medicaid to help cover uninsured Utahans. I listened to the emotional testimony Charlotte Lawrence of Orem, a single mother, describing her situation. She is currently undergoing cancer treatment, while working two full-time jobs. She earns a total of $29,000 per year and cannot afford the $300 per month for private insurance. A truly to... While driving home recently, I listened to a report describing the recent testimony before members of the Utah Legislature concerning the possible expansion of Medicaid to help cover uninsured Utahans. I listened to the emotional testimony Charlotte Lawrence of Orem, a single mother, describing her situation. She is currently undergoing cancer treatment, while working two full-time jobs. She earns a total of $29,000 per year and cannot afford the $300 per month for private insurance. A truly to... 58352822@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:20:02 MDT Here are 9 expert cosplay tips to dress up Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326550-223/costume-comic-con-mcgrew.html.csp At Salt Lake Comic Con, you’ll see Han Solo in carbonite, the TARDIS from “Doctor Who,” Lou Ferrigno, Stan Lee and authentic statues from “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings.” But mostly, you’ll see regular folks dressed up as their favorite characters during the second annual event running Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 4-6. (Visit saltlakecomiccon.com for details.) It’s a tradition called cosplay, and Brooke Wilkins describes it as Halloween for the rest of the year. She can usually be fou... At Salt Lake Comic Con, you’ll see Han Solo in carbonite, the TARDIS from “Doctor Who,” Lou Ferrigno, Stan Lee and authentic statues from “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings.” But mostly, you’ll see regular folks dressed up as their favorite characters during the second annual event running Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 4-6. (Visit saltlakecomiccon.com for details.) It’s a tradition called cosplay, and Brooke Wilkins describes it as Halloween for the rest of the year. She can usually be fou... 58326550@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:37:09 MDT Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361164-68/marijuana-drivers-states-pot.html.csp Washington • As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question. Studies of marijuana’s effects show that the drug can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking, all of which are critical driving skills. But unlike with alcohol, drivers high on pot tend to be aware that they are impaired and try to compens... Washington • As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question. Studies of marijuana’s effects show that the drug can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking, all of which are critical driving skills. But unlike with alcohol, drivers high on pot tend to be aware that they are impaired and try to compens... 58361164@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:11:48 MDT Two hikers rescued from Mount Timpanogos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361211-78/release-according-medical-mountain.html.csp Crews rescued two hikers Monday from Mount Timpanogos. About 4 a.m., Utah County deputies responded to the report of a 26-year-old woman who was experiencing a medical issue while hiking the mountain, according to a Utah County Sheriff’s Office news release. She had begun her hike at 1 a.m. from the Aspen Grove trailhead when she started experiencing problems from a pre-existing medical condition about 2.8 miles in, the release adds. A search-and-rescue team and the North Fork Fire Department a... Crews rescued two hikers Monday from Mount Timpanogos. About 4 a.m., Utah County deputies responded to the report of a 26-year-old woman who was experiencing a medical issue while hiking the mountain, according to a Utah County Sheriff’s Office news release. She had begun her hike at 1 a.m. from the Aspen Grove trailhead when she started experiencing problems from a pre-existing medical condition about 2.8 miles in, the release adds. A search-and-rescue team and the North Fork Fire Department a... 58361211@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:05:06 MDT Paul Rolly: Opposing UTA can be politically risky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58351892-90/sltrib-uta-com-http.html.csp What do Forrest Cuch, Kevin Jones, Ronald Rood, Derinna Kopp and Doug Clark have in common? They were fired from their state jobs after they expressed concerns about the Utah Transit Authority’s proposed FrontRunner station in Draper. Cuch, the longtime director of the Division of Indian Affairs, was fired in 2011 by Gov. Gary Herbert for alleged insubordination. But Cuch claimed it was over his objection to the proposed station site because it encroached on ancient American Indian ruins. Herbe... What do Forrest Cuch, Kevin Jones, Ronald Rood, Derinna Kopp and Doug Clark have in common? They were fired from their state jobs after they expressed concerns about the Utah Transit Authority’s proposed FrontRunner station in Draper. Cuch, the longtime director of the Division of Indian Affairs, was fired in 2011 by Gov. Gary Herbert for alleged insubordination. But Cuch claimed it was over his objection to the proposed station site because it encroached on ancient American Indian ruins. Herbe... 58351892@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:03:46 MDT The vibe is back in downtown Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334365-78/downtown-lake-salt-utah.html.csp They are young, diverse, mobile, socially aware and part of a long-sought transformation in Utah’s urban core. Twenty-somethings are driving a residential boom in the heart of Salt Lake City, with thousands of new apartments, condominiums and town homes being built to cater to the living needs of these so-called millennials. Utah’s younger demographics, its sturdy job market and a blossoming tech sector have combined with a light-rail system and premier outdoor and cultural attractions to lure a... They are young, diverse, mobile, socially aware and part of a long-sought transformation in Utah’s urban core. Twenty-somethings are driving a residential boom in the heart of Salt Lake City, with thousands of new apartments, condominiums and town homes being built to cater to the living needs of these so-called millennials. Utah’s younger demographics, its sturdy job market and a blossoming tech sector have combined with a light-rail system and premier outdoor and cultural attractions to lure a... 58334365@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:57:22 MDT Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361199-68/troops-group-syria-syrian.html.csp Beirut • Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said. The fighting was focused around the town of Hamidiyeh in Quneitra province near the disputed frontier with Israel, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Observatory said there were casualties on both sides but did not have exact figures. Syria’s state news agency said the military killed “man... Beirut • Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said. The fighting was focused around the town of Hamidiyeh in Quneitra province near the disputed frontier with Israel, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Observatory said there were casualties on both sides but did not have exact figures. Syria’s state news agency said the military killed “man... 58361199@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:52:34 MDT NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361195-68/nato-alliance-force-rasmussen.html.csp Brussels • NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance’s secretary general said Monday. “The Readiness Action Plan will ensure that we have the right forces and the right equipment in the right place, at the right time,” Anders Fogh Rasmussen said. “Not because NATO wants to attack anyone. But becau... Brussels • NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance’s secretary general said Monday. “The Readiness Action Plan will ensure that we have the right forces and the right equipment in the right place, at the right time,” Anders Fogh Rasmussen said. “Not because NATO wants to attack anyone. But becau... 58361195@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:34:02 MDT Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361196-68/ukraine-russia-russian-ukrainian.html.csp Moscow • Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. The insurgents’ platform, released at the start of Monday’s negotiations in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, represented a significant change in their vision for the future of Ukraine’s eastern, mainly Russian-speaking region. It remains unclear, however, wheth... Moscow • Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. The insurgents’ platform, released at the start of Monday’s negotiations in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, represented a significant change in their vision for the future of Ukraine’s eastern, mainly Russian-speaking region. It remains unclear, however, wheth... 58361196@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:34:02 MDT Military action leaves Lesotho in power vacuum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361187-68/lesotho-minister-africa-south.html.csp Maseru, Lesotho • Police were off the streets and out of uniform in Lesotho’s capital on Monday, as the mountainous kingdom experienced a power vacuum after the military’s actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee. King Letsie III is appointing a Cabinet minister to run the country as both the prime minister and deputy prime minister are in neighboring South Africa, Foreign Affairs Minister Mohlabi Kenneth Tsekoa said Monday. It was not immediately clear who was named to run the... Maseru, Lesotho • Police were off the streets and out of uniform in Lesotho’s capital on Monday, as the mountainous kingdom experienced a power vacuum after the military’s actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee. King Letsie III is appointing a Cabinet minister to run the country as both the prime minister and deputy prime minister are in neighboring South Africa, Foreign Affairs Minister Mohlabi Kenneth Tsekoa said Monday. It was not immediately clear who was named to run the... 58361187@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:31:02 MDT UN backs inquiry of IS group’s alleged crimes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361183-68/iraq-group-human-rights.html.csp Geneva • The U.N.’s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq. Diplomats agreed by unanimous consent to approve a nearly $1.2 million U.N. fact-finding mission at a daylong special session of the 47-nation Human Rights Council about Iraq and the extremist group. Iraq’s request for the U.N. to invest... Geneva • The U.N.’s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq. Diplomats agreed by unanimous consent to approve a nearly $1.2 million U.N. fact-finding mission at a daylong special session of the 47-nation Human Rights Council about Iraq and the extremist group. Iraq’s request for the U.N. to invest... 58361183@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:30:02 MDT Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers’ luggage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361181-68/goods-cuban-government-bring.html.csp Havana • Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and toiletries, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday carried loads of hard-to-obtain consumer goods but complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting. Passengers on the day’s first flights from Miami grumbled about higher duty fees and limits on the amount of products they could bring to Cuban relatives frustrated with the high prices and scarcity of quality products. At Havana’s interna... Havana • Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and toiletries, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday carried loads of hard-to-obtain consumer goods but complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting. Passengers on the day’s first flights from Miami grumbled about higher duty fees and limits on the amount of products they could bring to Cuban relatives frustrated with the high prices and scarcity of quality products. At Havana’s interna... 58361181@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:29:01 MDT UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361178-68/britain-cameron-terror-fight.html.csp London • Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to block such suspected British jihadi fighters from re-entering the U.K. The power to monitor such suspects who are already in Britain would also be strengthened. The plans to widen Britain’s anti-terror laws, which are l... London • Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to block such suspected British jihadi fighters from re-entering the U.K. The power to monitor such suspects who are already in Britain would also be strengthened. The plans to widen Britain’s anti-terror laws, which are l... 58361178@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:28:01 MDT Man pleads guilty to embezzling $700K from UT firm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361175-68/esplin-http-attorney-burns.html.csp Cedar City, Utah • A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft charges for embezzling nearly $700,000 from his employer. Under a plea deal with the Iron County Attorney’s Office, 39-year-old Nathan Esplin will receive a one-year jail sentence and 36 months of probation. His attorney, Jack Burns, told The Spectrum of St. George (http://bit.ly/1qSX7zc ) Esplin also has already lived up to an agreement to repay $500,000 to Leavitt Group Enterprises. Esplin signed a promissory... Cedar City, Utah • A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft charges for embezzling nearly $700,000 from his employer. Under a plea deal with the Iron County Attorney’s Office, 39-year-old Nathan Esplin will receive a one-year jail sentence and 36 months of probation. His attorney, Jack Burns, told The Spectrum of St. George (http://bit.ly/1qSX7zc ) Esplin also has already lived up to an agreement to repay $500,000 to Leavitt Group Enterprises. Esplin signed a promissory... 58361175@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:27:01 MDT Boy, 14, in custody after stealing, crashing car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361173-68/car-police-copperton-crash.html.csp Copperton, Utah • A 14-year-old boy is being held in a juvenile detention facility after police say he and two boys stole a family car before getting into a rollover crash in southwest Salt Lake County. Unified Police officer Ken Hansen says the 14-year-old and two other boys, age 11 and 12, were treated at a hospital after the Sunday crash in the Copperton area. After being treated, the 14-year-old was taken to the detention center while the younger boys were released to their parents. Details ... Copperton, Utah • A 14-year-old boy is being held in a juvenile detention facility after police say he and two boys stole a family car before getting into a rollover crash in southwest Salt Lake County. Unified Police officer Ken Hansen says the 14-year-old and two other boys, age 11 and 12, were treated at a hospital after the Sunday crash in the Copperton area. After being treated, the 14-year-old was taken to the detention center while the younger boys were released to their parents. Details ... 58361173@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:26:02 MDT Obama promoting economic gains as elections near http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361165-68/obama-economic-rate-democrats.html.csp Washington • Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections. Despite turmoil in the Middle East and along the Ukraine-Russia border, the top issue with Americans remains the economy. And while consumer confidence appears to be improving, the public remains anxious over the recovery’s reach a... Washington • Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections. Despite turmoil in the Middle East and along the Ukraine-Russia border, the top issue with Americans remains the economy. And while consumer confidence appears to be improving, the public remains anxious over the recovery’s reach a... 58361165@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:20:03 MDT Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361167-68/democrats-obama-gop-republicans.html.csp Washington • A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4. With less than 10 weeks to the elections, Republicans and Democrats who assess this fall’s midterm contests say the power of incumbency — the decennial process of reconfiguring congressional maps and hefty fundraisi... Washington • A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4. With less than 10 weeks to the elections, Republicans and Democrats who assess this fall’s midterm contests say the power of incumbency — the decennial process of reconfiguring congressional maps and hefty fundraisi... 58361167@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:20:03 MDT 2016ers jockey even before congressional elections http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361159-68/clinton-iowa-hampshire-presidential.html.csp Portsmouth, N.H. • One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire. Their cross-country touring will intensify this fall under the gaze of voters who will pick their part... Portsmouth, N.H. • One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire. Their cross-country touring will intensify this fall under the gaze of voters who will pick their part... 58361159@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:18:02 MDT For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361157-68/cards-baseball-collection-thibodeau.html.csp Biddeford, Maine • A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball’s earliest greats. Now, the trove of more than 1,400 tobacco cards featuring a slew of Hall of Famers like Cy Young and Ty Cobb — the legacy of a teenage smoker whose family hung onto a collection that dates to 1909 — is going up for auction. The cards will be sold by a Maine auction house that is becoming known for selling rare memorabilia... Biddeford, Maine • A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball’s earliest greats. Now, the trove of more than 1,400 tobacco cards featuring a slew of Hall of Famers like Cy Young and Ty Cobb — the legacy of a teenage smoker whose family hung onto a collection that dates to 1909 — is going up for auction. The cards will be sold by a Maine auction house that is becoming known for selling rare memorabilia... 58361157@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:17:02 MDT Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361155-68/fish-climate-pupfish-temperature.html.csp Reno, Nev. • For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada’s desert. But a new study says climate change and warming waters — and its lack of mobility — are threatening its existence and decreasing its numbers. Scientists studying climate change anticipate that as Earth continues to warm, fish and wildlife will migrate away from the equator or seek higher ground for a cooler habitat. “The catch phrase is ‘Migrate, Adapt or Die,’” said Mark Hausner, a... Reno, Nev. • For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada’s desert. But a new study says climate change and warming waters — and its lack of mobility — are threatening its existence and decreasing its numbers. Scientists studying climate change anticipate that as Earth continues to warm, fish and wildlife will migrate away from the equator or seek higher ground for a cooler habitat. “The catch phrase is ‘Migrate, Adapt or Die,’” said Mark Hausner, a... 58361155@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:16:02 MDT No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361153-68/brown-wilson-jones-officer.html.csp St. Louis • Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception. Stephens was wearing a T-shirt printed with a police shield bearing the phrase “OFFICER DARREN WILSON I STAND BY YOU,” as part of a rally supporting the white policeman who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed. Jones was across the street, holding up a sign that said, in blood-red letters: “Darren Wilson is a Murderer.” There was no overl... St. Louis • Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception. Stephens was wearing a T-shirt printed with a police shield bearing the phrase “OFFICER DARREN WILSON I STAND BY YOU,” as part of a rally supporting the white policeman who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed. Jones was across the street, holding up a sign that said, in blood-red letters: “Darren Wilson is a Murderer.” There was no overl... 58361153@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:15:02 MDT Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361150-68/lawrence-nude-images-online.html.csp Los Angeles • A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the Oscar winning actress began appearing online on Sunday and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online. The source of the leak wasn’t immediately known. Lawrence’s publicist Liz Mahoney calls the posts “a flagrant violation of privacy.” She says Lawrence, the star of “The ... Los Angeles • A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the Oscar winning actress began appearing online on Sunday and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online. The source of the leak wasn’t immediately known. Lawrence’s publicist Liz Mahoney calls the posts “a flagrant violation of privacy.” She says Lawrence, the star of “The ... 58361150@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:14:02 MDT Utah forecast: Warming continues, so does the smoke http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58360966-78/utah-weather-lake-salt.html.csp It’s a warm and sunny — if a little smoky — Labor Day. Smoke from Northern California and Oregon wildfires continues to blow into northern Utah, keeping the air quality no better than “moderate” in Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, Davis, Weber and Cache counties, according to the Utah Division of Air Quality. Among them, only Cache County improves to “healthy” Tuesday. “If smoke becomes thick, persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce physical exertion and outdoor activity,” the ... It’s a warm and sunny — if a little smoky — Labor Day. Smoke from Northern California and Oregon wildfires continues to blow into northern Utah, keeping the air quality no better than “moderate” in Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, Davis, Weber and Cache counties, according to the Utah Division of Air Quality. Among them, only Cache County improves to “healthy” Tuesday. “If smoke becomes thick, persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce physical exertion and outdoor activity,” the ... 58360966@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:01:29 MDT Police plan for Taylorsville DUI checkpoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361008-78/checkpoint-police-sept-drivers.html.csp Unified Police will be looking out for drunken drivers in Taylorsville later this month. The police plan to conduct a checkpoint to look for motorists driving under the influence the night of Sept. 19 at 4965 S. Redwood Road (1700 West), said Lt. Justin Hoyal. The checkpoint will last from 9:30 p.m. Sept. 19 to 2:30 a.m. Sept. 20, Hoyal said. “We are committed to making our roads safer” he added, and hope to do so by taking drunken drivers off the road. mmcfall@sltrib.com Twitter: @mikeypanda Unified Police will be looking out for drunken drivers in Taylorsville later this month. The police plan to conduct a checkpoint to look for motorists driving under the influence the night of Sept. 19 at 4965 S. Redwood Road (1700 West), said Lt. Justin Hoyal. The checkpoint will last from 9:30 p.m. Sept. 19 to 2:30 a.m. Sept. 20, Hoyal said. “We are committed to making our roads safer” he added, and hope to do so by taking drunken drivers off the road. mmcfall@sltrib.com Twitter: @mikeypanda 58361008@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:01:29 MDT Utah Football: Vegas thinks Fresno State may be match for Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359131-77/state-utah-fresno-usc.html.csp Few would argue, given the available evidence, that Utah is better than No. 15 USC, but is USC really 31 points better than Utah? Vegas says so. Days after the Trojans pummeled Fresno State 52-13 at the Coliseum, Utah is favored by a mere 7.5 points at Rice-Eccles this Saturday (Edit: That line had jumped to -10 by Monday morning). This, on the heels of the Bulldogs being outgained 701 to 317 yards. Vegas either believes USC is very good, Utah is not-so good, or degrees of both. Fresno State is ... Few would argue, given the available evidence, that Utah is better than No. 15 USC, but is USC really 31 points better than Utah? Vegas says so. Days after the Trojans pummeled Fresno State 52-13 at the Coliseum, Utah is favored by a mere 7.5 points at Rice-Eccles this Saturday (Edit: That line had jumped to -10 by Monday morning). This, on the heels of the Bulldogs being outgained 701 to 317 yards. Vegas either believes USC is very good, Utah is not-so good, or degrees of both. Fresno State is ... 58359131@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:57:43 MDT Salt Lake City in no rush to scrap its gun laws http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58348435-90/gun-lake-salt-becker.html.csp Mayor Ralph Becker is no Michael Bloomberg when it comes to gun control. Becker, mayor of Salt Lake City and soon to be president of the National League of Cities, has no intention of leading a crusade against what he sees as too-lax firearms laws. The Democrat supports what he considers common-sense gun control and, in the days after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., he signed onto the U.S. Conference of Mayors letter advocating a ban on assault weapons and h... Mayor Ralph Becker is no Michael Bloomberg when it comes to gun control. Becker, mayor of Salt Lake City and soon to be president of the National League of Cities, has no intention of leading a crusade against what he sees as too-lax firearms laws. The Democrat supports what he considers common-sense gun control and, in the days after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., he signed onto the U.S. Conference of Mayors letter advocating a ban on assault weapons and h... 58348435@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:24:56 MDT