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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Utah football: Michigan win could be big boost to Utes’ season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58433101-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp Ann Arbor, Mich. • Kyle Whittingham identifies the Big House with good memories. Brian Johnson throwing for over 300 yards. Paul Kruger and Koa Misi racking up sacks. Louie Sakoda drilling field goal after field goal. So yeah, there’s a bit of nostalgia for that 2008 meeting with Michigan, when the Utes were able to pull away with a 25-23 victory that jump-started their 13-0 seaon. But it’s time to make some new memories. “Our guys our excited,” Whittingham said. “They’re excited to go there and... Ann Arbor, Mich. • Kyle Whittingham identifies the Big House with good memories. Brian Johnson throwing for over 300 yards. Paul Kruger and Koa Misi racking up sacks. Louie Sakoda drilling field goal after field goal. So yeah, there’s a bit of nostalgia for that 2008 meeting with Michigan, when the Utes were able to pull away with a 25-23 victory that jump-started their 13-0 seaon. But it’s time to make some new memories. “Our guys our excited,” Whittingham said. “They’re excited to go there and... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58433101@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:15:14 MDT Utah State Football: Garretson confident as Aggies face road challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433327-77/aggies-garretson-state-utah.html.csp Jonesboro, Ark. • The Utah State Aggies might be down a quarterback, but they certainly aren’t down on their hopes for a win when they play at Arkansas State Saturday. Sophomore Darell Garretson, who will start in place of injured quarterback Chuckie Keeton, gives the Aggies just as good a chance of beating the Red Wolves as the guy the Aggies were pushing for the Heisman Trophy. If that thought sounds like a stretch, well, Garretson hopes to prove the doubters wrong. “Practice has gone well,” h... Jonesboro, Ark. • The Utah State Aggies might be down a quarterback, but they certainly aren’t down on their hopes for a win when they play at Arkansas State Saturday. Sophomore Darell Garretson, who will start in place of injured quarterback Chuckie Keeton, gives the Aggies just as good a chance of beating the Red Wolves as the guy the Aggies were pushing for the Heisman Trophy. If that thought sounds like a stretch, well, Garretson hopes to prove the doubters wrong. “Practice has gone well,” h... 58433327@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:15:14 MDT NFL: Goodell says ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433541-77/nfl-goodell-violence-domestic.html.csp New York • Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference Friday, his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence. More defiant than contrite as he was hammered with questions, Goodell said he has not considered resigning. “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said ... New York • Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference Friday, his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence. More defiant than contrite as he was hammered with questions, Goodell said he has not considered resigning. “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said ... 58433541@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:15:14 MDT Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424777-79/flu-doctor-retailers-shots.html.csp Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. CVS doled out more than 5 million, or double its total from a few years ago. And Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, offers flu shots at more than 4,200 of its U.S. stores that have pharmacies. The nation’s biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor’s office to protect them... Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. CVS doled out more than 5 million, or double its total from a few years ago. And Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, offers flu shots at more than 4,200 of its U.S. stores that have pharmacies. The nation’s biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor’s office to protect them... 58424777@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:05:02 MDT Women buying a car want what men want — usually http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424798-79/women-car-buyers-percent.html.csp Detroit • What do women want in a car? The same things men do — with subtle differences. Exterior styling and overall value are the most important things to new car buyers of both sexes, according to TrueCar.com, an auto buying site that regularly surveys buyers. Past experience with the brand and driving performance are next on the list. But while men usually give an edge to styling and driving performance, women tend to rank safety and fuel economy more highly than men do, TrueCar says. Those... Detroit • What do women want in a car? The same things men do — with subtle differences. Exterior styling and overall value are the most important things to new car buyers of both sexes, according to TrueCar.com, an auto buying site that regularly surveys buyers. Past experience with the brand and driving performance are next on the list. But while men usually give an edge to styling and driving performance, women tend to rank safety and fuel economy more highly than men do, TrueCar says. Those... 58424798@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:05:02 MDT Julie Jason: Can 401(k) withdrawal occur without penalty when leaving a company? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425213-79/penalty-early-irs-age.html.csp Marilyn, age 55, has been downsized. She wants to know: Can she take money out of her 401(k) when she leaves her job? And can she take money out of her IRA? Marilyn’s 401(k) plan allows her to take her money out when she leaves her company. As a result, she will be able to take a distribution from her plan. Will she be subject to the Internal Revenue Service 10 percent penalty for early withdrawal because she is under the age of 59 1/2? No. A special rule applies to 401(k) plans. The early-... Marilyn, age 55, has been downsized. She wants to know: Can she take money out of her 401(k) when she leaves her job? And can she take money out of her IRA? Marilyn’s 401(k) plan allows her to take her money out when she leaves her company. As a result, she will be able to take a distribution from her plan. Will she be subject to the Internal Revenue Service 10 percent penalty for early withdrawal because she is under the age of 59 1/2? No. A special rule applies to 401(k) plans. The early-... 58425213@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:05:02 MDT Utah Lit for September: ‘The Human Age’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430170-223/book-lake-salt-ackerman.html.csp For September, the Tribune’s Utah Lit online book club will focus on Diane Ackerman’s “The Human Age.” The poet and naturalist focuses on the paradoxical effects of humans on the Earth, and along with the damage, she reports on the reasons for hope. In the book, Ackerman labels humans as “nomads with restless minds” and “powerful agents of planetary change.” Her research-based meditations span the world, from considerations of space to sprawling cities to the hope of climate farming or the buil... For September, the Tribune’s Utah Lit online book club will focus on Diane Ackerman’s “The Human Age.” The poet and naturalist focuses on the paradoxical effects of humans on the Earth, and along with the damage, she reports on the reasons for hope. In the book, Ackerman labels humans as “nomads with restless minds” and “powerful agents of planetary change.” Her research-based meditations span the world, from considerations of space to sprawling cities to the hope of climate farming or the buil... 58430170@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:30:01 MDT Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-shooting-says-ask.html.csp An attorney for the family of a black man who was fatally shot by Saratoga Springs police says he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it occurred. Lawyer Randall Edwards said Friday at a news conference that it’s likely that 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was dressed as a Japanese anime character and role-playing when the shooting occurred. Edwards says that could explain why Hunt was carrying a sword. Hun... An attorney for the family of a black man who was fatally shot by Saratoga Springs police says he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it occurred. Lawyer Randall Edwards said Friday at a news conference that it’s likely that 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was dressed as a Japanese anime character and role-playing when the shooting occurred. Edwards says that could explain why Hunt was carrying a sword. Hun... 58433551@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:13:19 MDT BYU football: Virginia suddenly looms large for Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58432849-88/virginia-byu-game-upset.html.csp Provo • Shortly after knocking off the Houston Cougars 33-25 last week, BYU football players one by one talked about their eagerness to face Virginia this week and exact a measure of revenge upon the Cavaliers for last year’s season-opening loss in Charlottesville. By Monday, that tone had changed. All BYU coaches and players could talk about was how much Virginia has improved since a year ago, when it went 2-10. Talk of revenge had been replaced by talk of respect. Funny, what an upset over a T... Provo • Shortly after knocking off the Houston Cougars 33-25 last week, BYU football players one by one talked about their eagerness to face Virginia this week and exact a measure of revenge upon the Cavaliers for last year’s season-opening loss in Charlottesville. By Monday, that tone had changed. All BYU coaches and players could talk about was how much Virginia has improved since a year ago, when it went 2-10. Talk of revenge had been replaced by talk of respect. Funny, what an upset over a T... 58432849@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:11:08 MDT In ninja gear and claiming to be polygamists, women invade Utah home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433361-78/police-suspects-women-child.html.csp An alleged home invasion in Utah came with a bizarre twist: The suspects were dressed in ninja costumes and claimed to be sister wives, according to police. The two suspects attempted to pull off a robbery just before 4 a.m. Friday at a West Jordan home near 9300 South and 4800 West, police Sgt. Dan Roberts said. He said the women — who are 18 and 22 years old and came armed with knives and a stun gun — attacked two adults at the house. The homeowner brought one woman under control manually, Rob... An alleged home invasion in Utah came with a bizarre twist: The suspects were dressed in ninja costumes and claimed to be sister wives, according to police. The two suspects attempted to pull off a robbery just before 4 a.m. Friday at a West Jordan home near 9300 South and 4800 West, police Sgt. Dan Roberts said. He said the women — who are 18 and 22 years old and came armed with knives and a stun gun — attacked two adults at the house. The homeowner brought one woman under control manually, Rob... 58433361@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:48:12 MDT Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife’s murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428717-78/macneill-martin-michele-death.html.csp Provo • It has been 2,718 days since Alexis Somers has heard her mother’s voice, held her hand, smelled her perfume, or given her a hug. Seven years, five months and eight days after Michele MacNeill’s death, Somers stood before a judge and asked that the man convicted as her mother’s murderer — Somer’s own father, Martin MacNeill — spend the rest of his life in prison. “She was taken from us and robbed of her life,” Somers said. “We were all robbed of so much happiness and joy.” Fourth District... Provo • It has been 2,718 days since Alexis Somers has heard her mother’s voice, held her hand, smelled her perfume, or given her a hug. Seven years, five months and eight days after Michele MacNeill’s death, Somers stood before a judge and asked that the man convicted as her mother’s murderer — Somer’s own father, Martin MacNeill — spend the rest of his life in prison. “She was taken from us and robbed of her life,” Somers said. “We were all robbed of so much happiness and joy.” Fourth District... 58428717@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:10:56 MDT Utah rally: Same-sex marriage would hurt children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58428978-90/sex-marriage-utah-case.html.csp They were there for the children. Their own, others’, those who haven’t been born yet — even the children of gay couples. Supporters of man-woman marriage holding signs declaring “biology is not bigotry” and “two moms don’t equal a dad” cheered long and loud as conservative activist Mary Summerhays projected on a screen images of same-sex couples and their children. “This child has a mother,” she said, as an image of Matthew Baraza and Tony Milner filled the screen. In it, the two men were hold... They were there for the children. Their own, others’, those who haven’t been born yet — even the children of gay couples. Supporters of man-woman marriage holding signs declaring “biology is not bigotry” and “two moms don’t equal a dad” cheered long and loud as conservative activist Mary Summerhays projected on a screen images of same-sex couples and their children. “This child has a mother,” she said, as an image of Matthew Baraza and Tony Milner filled the screen. In it, the two men were hold... 58428978@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:10:56 MDT Bloomberg Op-ed: Scotland delivers a welcome lesson in democracy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433366-82/scotland-scots-britain-campaign.html.csp By Marc Champion Bloomberg News Scots discovered at 6:08 a.m. Friday that they won’t break up the United Kingdom to become an independent nation. In the Glasgow hotel where the much-maligned Better Together campaign gathered to watch the results, music began to pound, a union jack was unfurled and the party started — lasting just long enough for relieved and bleary-eyed campaigners to do a little dance. A “Yes” victory party would have been a lot more fun. Earlier in the night, I left the “The... By Marc Champion Bloomberg News Scots discovered at 6:08 a.m. Friday that they won’t break up the United Kingdom to become an independent nation. In the Glasgow hotel where the much-maligned Better Together campaign gathered to watch the results, music began to pound, a union jack was unfurled and the party started — lasting just long enough for relieved and bleary-eyed campaigners to do a little dance. A “Yes” victory party would have been a lot more fun. Earlier in the night, I left the “The... 58433366@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:08:01 MDT Exxon to wind down Russian drilling project http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433293-79/exxon-drilling-russia-russian.html.csp Irving, Texas • Exxon Mobil says it will stop drilling an exploratory well in Russia’s Kara Sea in compliance with U.S. sanctions against Russia over Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine. Exxon planned to drill the well between August and October. The latest round of sanctions called for the removal of U.S. workers on projects in the Russian Arctic by Sept. 26. Exxon says it has received a license from the U.S. Treasury Department to wind down operations, but it is unclear whether the license wil... Irving, Texas • Exxon Mobil says it will stop drilling an exploratory well in Russia’s Kara Sea in compliance with U.S. sanctions against Russia over Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine. Exxon planned to drill the well between August and October. The latest round of sanctions called for the removal of U.S. workers on projects in the Russian Arctic by Sept. 26. Exxon says it has received a license from the U.S. Treasury Department to wind down operations, but it is unclear whether the license wil... 58433293@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:55:02 MDT Microsoft cutting 2,100 workers across the country http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433308-79/microsoft-2100-ceo-workers.html.csp Seattle - Microsoft fired 2,100 workers Thursday, part of a plan announced in July to eliminate 18,000 jobs to streamline the workforce and integrate the acquisition of Nokia’s handset unit. The job reductions will take place across the company in various divisions, said Peter Wootton, a spokesman for Microsoft. In the Puget Sound, Wash. region, where Microsoft is based, 747 people are being cut. Nadella has been aggressive in making changes since he became CEO in February, replacing Steve Ballm... Seattle - Microsoft fired 2,100 workers Thursday, part of a plan announced in July to eliminate 18,000 jobs to streamline the workforce and integrate the acquisition of Nokia’s handset unit. The job reductions will take place across the company in various divisions, said Peter Wootton, a spokesman for Microsoft. In the Puget Sound, Wash. region, where Microsoft is based, 747 people are being cut. Nadella has been aggressive in making changes since he became CEO in February, replacing Steve Ballm... 58433308@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:55:02 MDT Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433282-79/business-managed-million-proposed.html.csp New York • The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the week of Sept. 22: • Citizens Financial Group Inc. — Providence, R.I., 140 million shares, priced $23 to $25, managed by Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan. Proposed NYSE symbol CFG. Business: U.S banking arm of RBS with 1,230 branches across the Northeast and Midwest. • Civitas Therapeutics Inc. — Chelsea, Mass., 5 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by J.P. Morgan, and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed ... New York • The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the week of Sept. 22: • Citizens Financial Group Inc. — Providence, R.I., 140 million shares, priced $23 to $25, managed by Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan. Proposed NYSE symbol CFG. Business: U.S banking arm of RBS with 1,230 branches across the Northeast and Midwest. • Civitas Therapeutics Inc. — Chelsea, Mass., 5 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by J.P. Morgan, and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed ... 58433282@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:47:01 MDT Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433262-79/pabst-beer-brewing-blue.html.csp New York • The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum. Oasis is buying Pabst with TSG, an investment firm known for its work with consumer products companies. TSG Consumer Partners will take a minority stake in Pabst. In addition to its namesake beer, Pabst Brewing Co. makes Colt 45, Old Milwaukee and Schlitz, in addition to regional brews such as Lone Star, Rainier and Old Style. Pabst was acquired in 2010 by C. Dean Metropoulos &... New York • The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum. Oasis is buying Pabst with TSG, an investment firm known for its work with consumer products companies. TSG Consumer Partners will take a minority stake in Pabst. In addition to its namesake beer, Pabst Brewing Co. makes Colt 45, Old Milwaukee and Schlitz, in addition to regional brews such as Lone Star, Rainier and Old Style. Pabst was acquired in 2010 by C. Dean Metropoulos &... 58433262@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:41:01 MDT FDA tweaks food safety rules due next year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433256-79/rules-farmers-safety-fda.html.csp Washington • The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The FDA’s new proposals would allow farmers to meet water quality standards more easily and to harvest crops sooner after using raw manure as fertilizer. The FDA offered the revised rules Friday, and the final rules are due next fall. The FDA has been haggling over how to write them since Congress passed a food ... Washington • The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The FDA’s new proposals would allow farmers to meet water quality standards more easily and to harvest crops sooner after using raw manure as fertilizer. The FDA offered the revised rules Friday, and the final rules are due next fall. The FDA has been haggling over how to write them since Congress passed a food ... 58433256@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:38:01 MDT Three found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433231-79/parnell-peanut-salmonella-lab.html.csp Albany, Ga. • A federal jury convicted three people Friday in connection with an outbreak of salmonella poisoning five years ago that sickened hundreds of people and was linked to a number of deaths. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was found guilty of conspiracy and other charges after a seven-week trial in Albany, Georgia. Parnell, his brother, Michael Parnell, and quality assurance manager Mary Wilkerson have been on trial since Aug. 1 on charges stemming from the 20... Albany, Ga. • A federal jury convicted three people Friday in connection with an outbreak of salmonella poisoning five years ago that sickened hundreds of people and was linked to a number of deaths. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was found guilty of conspiracy and other charges after a seven-week trial in Albany, Georgia. Parnell, his brother, Michael Parnell, and quality assurance manager Mary Wilkerson have been on trial since Aug. 1 on charges stemming from the 20... 58433231@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:35:01 MDT Attic wiring blamed for southeast Salt Lake house fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58432271-78/fire-lake-salt-asay.html.csp Faulty attic wiring is being blamed for an early Friday fire at a southeast Salt Lake City home. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said crews quickly located, contained and extinguished the smoldering blaze at 611 E. Bryan Ave. (1600 South). Asay said the fire, fired reported at 6:11 a.m., was declared out at 6:51 a.m. No injuries were reported. Damages were estimated at $10,000. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims Faulty attic wiring is being blamed for an early Friday fire at a southeast Salt Lake City home. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said crews quickly located, contained and extinguished the smoldering blaze at 611 E. Bryan Ave. (1600 South). Asay said the fire, fired reported at 6:11 a.m., was declared out at 6:51 a.m. No injuries were reported. Damages were estimated at $10,000. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims 58432271@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:19:52 MDT SLCPD: Last chance to claim that lost, seized property http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433135-78/items-slcpd-unit-bags.html.csp Salt Lake City police say they have a plethora of items found, seized or otherwise placed in their custody, and they are giving potential owners a last chance to claim them. The deadline is Sept. 29. After that, it will be too late; the items will be auctioned off, disposed of or destroyed, SLCPD says. Items currently in the department’s possession include: Backpacks, purses, bags, clothing, sleeping bags, luggage, bedding, various identity and financial transaction cards, birth certificates, le... Salt Lake City police say they have a plethora of items found, seized or otherwise placed in their custody, and they are giving potential owners a last chance to claim them. The deadline is Sept. 29. After that, it will be too late; the items will be auctioned off, disposed of or destroyed, SLCPD says. Items currently in the department’s possession include: Backpacks, purses, bags, clothing, sleeping bags, luggage, bedding, various identity and financial transaction cards, birth certificates, le... 58433135@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:19:52 MDT Salt Lake sheriff’s race tight on fundraising front http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58430613-90/campaign-county-democrat-fundraising.html.csp Of all the Salt Lake County races on the Nov. 4 ballot, none has generated more news coverage so far than the effort of Republican Jake Petersen, a Unified Police Department (UPD) lieutenant, to dislodge his boss, incumbent Democratic Sheriff Jim Winder. The two are going nose-to-nose in fundraising as well, according to financial disclosures filed this week. Less than $4,000 separates the campaign contribution totals of the two sheriff’s candidates, who are locked in a rancorous dispute over ... Of all the Salt Lake County races on the Nov. 4 ballot, none has generated more news coverage so far than the effort of Republican Jake Petersen, a Unified Police Department (UPD) lieutenant, to dislodge his boss, incumbent Democratic Sheriff Jim Winder. The two are going nose-to-nose in fundraising as well, according to financial disclosures filed this week. Less than $4,000 separates the campaign contribution totals of the two sheriff’s candidates, who are locked in a rancorous dispute over ... 58430613@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14:11 MDT Utah vets honored in visit to WWII Memorial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432762-90/memorial-war-veterans-served.html.csp Washington • Nearly 70 years and thousands of miles removed, Benny Benson of Murray sat beside a fountain at the World War II Memorial in Washington on Friday pondering the difference between the calm, inspiring monuments and the devastation he saw after America dropped an atomic bomb in Hiroshima. “I don’t want another war,” said Benson, 95, a former Air Force pilot who flew a B-17 bomber as part of the support team for the first atomic bombing. It was an honor, he said, to be among fellow WWII... Washington • Nearly 70 years and thousands of miles removed, Benny Benson of Murray sat beside a fountain at the World War II Memorial in Washington on Friday pondering the difference between the calm, inspiring monuments and the devastation he saw after America dropped an atomic bomb in Hiroshima. “I don’t want another war,” said Benson, 95, a former Air Force pilot who flew a B-17 bomber as part of the support team for the first atomic bombing. It was an honor, he said, to be among fellow WWII... 58432762@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:13:25 MDT Utah volleyball: Utes look to remain unbeaten http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58430581-89/byu-utah-hamson-launiere.html.csp Not only is Utah’s volleyball team 10-0, they’re 30-3 when you break it down by set. A victory in Provo on Friday would earn a school record for the most wins to start a season. They’d be undefeated entering Pac-12 play. Most importantly, they’d be proven. Taking three sets against No. 12 BYU is more impressive than 30 against the likes of Montana State, Georgia Tech, Lipscomb and even Utah State. Utah was also 10-0 last year when BYU came to town. But perfection proved fleeting as they lost 3-... Not only is Utah’s volleyball team 10-0, they’re 30-3 when you break it down by set. A victory in Provo on Friday would earn a school record for the most wins to start a season. They’d be undefeated entering Pac-12 play. Most importantly, they’d be proven. Taking three sets against No. 12 BYU is more impressive than 30 against the likes of Montana State, Georgia Tech, Lipscomb and even Utah State. Utah was also 10-0 last year when BYU came to town. But perfection proved fleeting as they lost 3-... 58430581@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:16:22 MDT Study: Utah roads good, but administrative costs high http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432936-90/utah-administrative-costs-condition.html.csp A new study says Utah’s highway conditions are among the nation’s best, but the state pays a whopping four times the national average for administration per mile. Utah ranked fifth-highest for administrative costs: $47,471 per mile in 2012, compared to a national average of $10,579. That is according to a study by the Reason Foundation, a California-based nonprofit group that promotes libertarian and free-market principles. “High administrative costs in some states could be siphoning away money ... A new study says Utah’s highway conditions are among the nation’s best, but the state pays a whopping four times the national average for administration per mile. Utah ranked fifth-highest for administrative costs: $47,471 per mile in 2012, compared to a national average of $10,579. That is according to a study by the Reason Foundation, a California-based nonprofit group that promotes libertarian and free-market principles. “High administrative costs in some states could be siphoning away money ... 58432936@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:13:02 MDT Ex-Park City resident indicted in alleged sports drink fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430342-78/olshen-investors-company-fraud.html.csp A federal grand jury in Utah has returned a 38-count indictment against a former Park City resident who took in $7 million from 50 investors by allegedly misrepresenting the success of his sports drink business. Randy Elliott Olshen, 51, now a resident of Newport Beach, Calif., was charged with mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering, which carry possible prison sentences of up to 20 years and fines of up to $500,000. Olshen was a founder and president of Innovative Health Solutions, LLC th... A federal grand jury in Utah has returned a 38-count indictment against a former Park City resident who took in $7 million from 50 investors by allegedly misrepresenting the success of his sports drink business. Randy Elliott Olshen, 51, now a resident of Newport Beach, Calif., was charged with mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering, which carry possible prison sentences of up to 20 years and fines of up to $500,000. Olshen was a founder and president of Innovative Health Solutions, LLC th... 58430342@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:03:09 MDT Tech review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432869-79/iphones-phones-iphone-android.html.csp It’s easy to dismiss Apple’s new iPhones as merely catching up to Android. After all, phones running Google’s Android system long have had larger screens. In addition, many Android phones already have the wireless chips that iPhones are getting for making credit card payments without pulling out a card at retail stores. But the new iPhones are a big deal for one simple reason: Only Apple has the advantage of building both the hardware and the software, so iPhones are easier to use and more depen... It’s easy to dismiss Apple’s new iPhones as merely catching up to Android. After all, phones running Google’s Android system long have had larger screens. In addition, many Android phones already have the wireless chips that iPhones are getting for making credit card payments without pulling out a card at retail stores. But the new iPhones are a big deal for one simple reason: Only Apple has the advantage of building both the hardware and the software, so iPhones are easier to use and more depen... 58432869@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:47:13 MDT Weekend Express: Clean air, balloons, ribs and cowboys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58373778-223/admission-information-saturday-utah.html.csp Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. 2nd Annual Utah Clean Air Fair • The fair’s mission is to promote community engagement and education on clean air solutions for Utah with games and prizes, alternative energy companies, speakers, live music and more. Information, www.utcleanairfair.org/. When: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Salt Lake City Main Libra... Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. 2nd Annual Utah Clean Air Fair • The fair’s mission is to promote community engagement and education on clean air solutions for Utah with games and prizes, alternative energy companies, speakers, live music and more. Information, www.utcleanairfair.org/. When: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Salt Lake City Main Libra... 58373778@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:43:53 MDT Southern Utah football: T-Birds still seeking first win at Fresno http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58430593-77/fresno-utah-southern-state.html.csp Fresno • Looks can be deceiving, but that hasn’t been the case for Southern Utah. Before the start of the season, the Thunderbirds’ non-league schedule appeared as treacherous as any in the Big Sky Conference. It’s turned out that way. Southern Utah travels to Fresno State on Saturday night in search of its first victory, following losses to Nevada (28-19), No. 3-ranked Southeastern Louisiana (41-14) and 10th-ranked South Dakota State (26-6). Like SUU, Fresno State has also been the victim of a ... Fresno • Looks can be deceiving, but that hasn’t been the case for Southern Utah. Before the start of the season, the Thunderbirds’ non-league schedule appeared as treacherous as any in the Big Sky Conference. It’s turned out that way. Southern Utah travels to Fresno State on Saturday night in search of its first victory, following losses to Nevada (28-19), No. 3-ranked Southeastern Louisiana (41-14) and 10th-ranked South Dakota State (26-6). Like SUU, Fresno State has also been the victim of a ... 58430593@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:29:02 MDT Weber State football: ‘Cats hope to avoid mistakes vs. SFA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58430599-77/state-weber-austin-stephen.html.csp Nacogdoches, Texas • Weber State gets its final tune-up before the start of the Big Sky Conference season Saturday, when the Wildcats visit Stephen F. Austin. Weber is 0-3 under first-year coach Jay Hill, who watched his team self-destruct in last week’s 42-31 loss at Sacramento State. Because of the Big Sky’s unbalanced schedule, the game did not count in the league standings. “We were out-executed early in the game and made lots of mistakes ... that were really costly,” Hill said. “We have to ... Nacogdoches, Texas • Weber State gets its final tune-up before the start of the Big Sky Conference season Saturday, when the Wildcats visit Stephen F. Austin. Weber is 0-3 under first-year coach Jay Hill, who watched his team self-destruct in last week’s 42-31 loss at Sacramento State. Because of the Big Sky’s unbalanced schedule, the game did not count in the league standings. “We were out-executed early in the game and made lots of mistakes ... that were really costly,” Hill said. “We have to ... 58430599@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:26:02 MDT Analyis: Utah-Michigan Position Preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58416966-89/yards-game-michigan-utes.html.csp Utah-Michigan has lost some of its marquee luster as the Wolverines have struggled so far in 2014, but the Utes are still expecting a tough test this Saturday. Coming off blow out victories over Idaho State and Fresno State, the Utes have looked sharp in all three phases of the game, but haven’t been tested much. The team leads the nation in sacks and has one of the strongest special teams units in the nation, but Michigan can’t be taken lightly at home. The Wolverines rebounded with a 35-10 wi... Utah-Michigan has lost some of its marquee luster as the Wolverines have struggled so far in 2014, but the Utes are still expecting a tough test this Saturday. Coming off blow out victories over Idaho State and Fresno State, the Utes have looked sharp in all three phases of the game, but haven’t been tested much. The team leads the nation in sacks and has one of the strongest special teams units in the nation, but Michigan can’t be taken lightly at home. The Wolverines rebounded with a 35-10 wi... 58416966@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:16:18 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU, Utah should win; USU will miss Keeton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432436-77/utah-byu-state-game.html.csp What’s unusual about Saturday? It’s the only day between now and Nov. 1 when Utah, BYU and Utah State all are playing, thanks a combination of open dates and Thursday/Friday games. Even more rare is having BYU and Utah both play in the afternoon, kicking off at the same time. A closer look at the games: Utah at Michigan, 1:30 p.m. MDT Finally, we’ll start to get some more meaningful answers about Utah’s offensive improvement. Ute quarterback Travis Wilson and his receivers looked good agains... What’s unusual about Saturday? It’s the only day between now and Nov. 1 when Utah, BYU and Utah State all are playing, thanks a combination of open dates and Thursday/Friday games. Even more rare is having BYU and Utah both play in the afternoon, kicking off at the same time. A closer look at the games: Utah at Michigan, 1:30 p.m. MDT Finally, we’ll start to get some more meaningful answers about Utah’s offensive improvement. Ute quarterback Travis Wilson and his receivers looked good agains... 58432436@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:16:18 MDT NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432918-77/violence-domestic-nfl-hotline.html.csp New York • Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, the NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing the partnerships. The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resourc... New York • Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, the NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing the partnerships. The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resourc... 58432918@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:56:01 MDT Duke not looking past Tulane with Miami ahead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432912-77/tulane-duke-marley-game.html.csp Durham, N.C. • Duke insists it won’t get caught looking past Tulane. There won’t be any peeking ahead to next week’s game at Miami because coach David Cutcliffe says his Blue Devils have improved but aren’t yet good enough to overlook anyone. Duke (3-0) expects to have its full focus on the Green Wave (1-2) on Saturday in its final nonconference game before taking on the Hurricanes in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener. “Our players deserve some kudos for the hard work they’re put in,” Cutcl... Durham, N.C. • Duke insists it won’t get caught looking past Tulane. There won’t be any peeking ahead to next week’s game at Miami because coach David Cutcliffe says his Blue Devils have improved but aren’t yet good enough to overlook anyone. Duke (3-0) expects to have its full focus on the Green Wave (1-2) on Saturday in its final nonconference game before taking on the Hurricanes in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener. “Our players deserve some kudos for the hard work they’re put in,” Cutcl... 58432912@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:54:01 MDT Police visited 49er McDonald’s home before arrest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432908-77/police-jose-mcdonald-san.html.csp San Jose, Calif. • Police say they responded to an argument at 49ers lineman Ray McDonald’s home in San Jose three months before his arrest there on suspicion of domestic violence. According to a police report released Thursday, an engaged couple got into an argument at the home on May 25 during which the woman grabbed the man’s gun and held it at her side. Police do not identify the couple by name. McDonald is known to live at the address with his fiancee. The report says the woman did not make... San Jose, Calif. • Police say they responded to an argument at 49ers lineman Ray McDonald’s home in San Jose three months before his arrest there on suspicion of domestic violence. According to a police report released Thursday, an engaged couple got into an argument at the home on May 25 during which the woman grabbed the man’s gun and held it at her side. Police do not identify the couple by name. McDonald is known to live at the address with his fiancee. The report says the woman did not make... 58432908@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:52:01 MDT Stadiums selected for Euro 2020 matches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432903-77/due-open-stadium-arena.html.csp Geneva • UEFA’s executive committee on Friday selected the 13 cities that will stage matches at the European Championship in 2020 when matches are being spread across the continent for the first time. Here is a list of the stadiums (capacity in parentheses): ——— SEMIFINALS & FINAL London, England: Wembley (90,652) ——— QUARTERFINALS & 3 GROUP-STAGE GAMES Baku, Azerbaijan: Olympic Stadium (69,870). Due to open in 2015. Munich, Germany: Allianz Arena (70,067). Rome, Italy: Olympic Stadium (68,993).... Geneva • UEFA’s executive committee on Friday selected the 13 cities that will stage matches at the European Championship in 2020 when matches are being spread across the continent for the first time. Here is a list of the stadiums (capacity in parentheses): ——— SEMIFINALS & FINAL London, England: Wembley (90,652) ——— QUARTERFINALS & 3 GROUP-STAGE GAMES Baku, Azerbaijan: Olympic Stadium (69,870). Due to open in 2015. Munich, Germany: Allianz Arena (70,067). Rome, Italy: Olympic Stadium (68,993).... 58432903@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:51:01 MDT UK remains united after Scotland referendum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432618-68/scotland-campaign-independence-percent.html.csp Edinburgh, Scotland • The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. But No to a break-up doesn’t mean a return to the status quo. The referendum led to promises of further powers for each of the four nations in the United Kingdom — a pledge that will change the country forever. The vote’s results announced Friday prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of r... Edinburgh, Scotland • The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. But No to a break-up doesn’t mean a return to the status quo. The referendum led to promises of further powers for each of the four nations in the United Kingdom — a pledge that will change the country forever. The vote’s results announced Friday prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of r... 58432618@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:48:01 MDT Lawmaker: All Utah restaurants should have a ‘Zion Curtain’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424611-78/utah-restaurants-alcohol-valentine.html.csp As Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, leaves the Legislature to head the Utah State Tax Commission, he expressed one alcohol policy regret: not making all Utah restaurants have a Zion Curtain. “I made a mistake,” Valentine, the major force over the past decade in shaping Utah liquor laws, said Thursday. During the 2009 liquor law debates, “I should have bitten the bullet and given existing restaurants a certain amount of time to comply with the law.” Instead, he allowed existing restaurants to go wit... As Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, leaves the Legislature to head the Utah State Tax Commission, he expressed one alcohol policy regret: not making all Utah restaurants have a Zion Curtain. “I made a mistake,” Valentine, the major force over the past decade in shaping Utah liquor laws, said Thursday. During the 2009 liquor law debates, “I should have bitten the bullet and given existing restaurants a certain amount of time to comply with the law.” Instead, he allowed existing restaurants to go wit... 58424611@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:41:18 MDT Preliminary hearing scheduled for Utah teacher accused of sex with students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430029-78/teacher-hearing-altice-court.html.csp A former Davis High School English teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two teenage boys is expected to be in court Friday for a preliminary hearing. Brianne Altice, 35, is charged in Farmington’s 2nd District Court with four counts of first-degree felony rape and two counts of first-degree felony forcible sodomy. According to court documents, Altice is accused of having sexual intercourse with a then-16-year-old student on several occasions between January and September of 2013. ... A former Davis High School English teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two teenage boys is expected to be in court Friday for a preliminary hearing. Brianne Altice, 35, is charged in Farmington’s 2nd District Court with four counts of first-degree felony rape and two counts of first-degree felony forcible sodomy. According to court documents, Altice is accused of having sexual intercourse with a then-16-year-old student on several occasions between January and September of 2013. ... 58430029@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:35:13 MDT A Look Back: Harvest time in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430321-78/amet-available-com-harvest.html.csp Each Friday, the Salt Lake Tribune presents historical images in a special series called "A Look Back." This week’s installment features photos of the harvest and harvest festivals around Utah. Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Each Friday, the Salt Lake Tribune presents historical images in a special series called "A Look Back." This week’s installment features photos of the harvest and harvest festivals around Utah. Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. 58430321@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:35:13 MDT Gauge of U.S. economy up 0.2 percent in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432805-79/percent-economy-august-index.html.csp Washington • A gauge designed to predict the economy’s future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. The Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading indicators rose 0.2 percent in August, the seventh straight increase. But that was much slower than the revised 1.1 percent gain in July. “The leading indicators point to an economy that is gaining traction, but most likely won’t repeat its stellar second quarter performance in the second half,” said Conference Boar... Washington • A gauge designed to predict the economy’s future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. The Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading indicators rose 0.2 percent in August, the seventh straight increase. But that was much slower than the revised 1.1 percent gain in July. “The leading indicators point to an economy that is gaining traction, but most likely won’t repeat its stellar second quarter performance in the second half,” said Conference Boar... 58432805@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:23:02 MDT Alibaba shares surge in stock exchange debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432838-79/stock-alibaba-company-debut.html.csp New York • Alibaba’s stock is rising 36 percent in the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse’s debut as a publicly traded company. The stock opened at $92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday morning. At that price the company would be worth $228.5 billion. CEO Jack Ma stood on the NYSE trading floor Friday as eight Alibaba customers, including an American cherry farmer and a Chinese Olympian, rang the opening bell from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Thursday, Alibaba and the invest... New York • Alibaba’s stock is rising 36 percent in the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse’s debut as a publicly traded company. The stock opened at $92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday morning. At that price the company would be worth $228.5 billion. CEO Jack Ma stood on the NYSE trading floor Friday as eight Alibaba customers, including an American cherry farmer and a Chinese Olympian, rang the opening bell from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Thursday, Alibaba and the invest... 58432838@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:23:02 MDT Orders for Samsung Note 4 phone begin Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432735-79/note-samsung-screen-iphone.html.csp New York • Samsung says U.S. wireless carriers will start taking orders for its large-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone on the same day larger iPhones go on sale. The Note 4 will be available on Oct. 17. Orders will be taken beginning Friday. It has a screen measuring 5.7 inches diagonally, slightly larger than the 5.5 inches on Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus. The regular iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch screen. Unlike the iPhone, Samsung’s Note phones come with a stylus for note taking. The Note runs Google’s ... New York • Samsung says U.S. wireless carriers will start taking orders for its large-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone on the same day larger iPhones go on sale. The Note 4 will be available on Oct. 17. Orders will be taken beginning Friday. It has a screen measuring 5.7 inches diagonally, slightly larger than the 5.5 inches on Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus. The regular iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch screen. Unlike the iPhone, Samsung’s Note phones come with a stylus for note taking. The Note runs Google’s ... 58432735@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:13:02 MDT Facebook CEO wants more students to explore technology http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432795-79/facebook-zuckerberg-students-ceo.html.csp Redwood City, Calif. • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company. Zuckerberg told students Thursday at Redwood City’s Sequoia High School that understanding technology and computers “is going to be really critical to having a lot of options and doing what you want.” The Facebook founder said the jobs of the future will be very different from today’s jobs — and young people ... Redwood City, Calif. • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company. Zuckerberg told students Thursday at Redwood City’s Sequoia High School that understanding technology and computers “is going to be really critical to having a lot of options and doing what you want.” The Facebook founder said the jobs of the future will be very different from today’s jobs — and young people ... 58432795@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:10:02 MDT Analysis: BYU-Virginia position preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58417330-88/virginia-yards-byu-houston.html.csp All of a sudden, this is looking like a tough one. BYU crushed Texas and a week later, was tested up and down the field by Houston before clinching a 33-25 victory. Then comes Virginia, fresh off a confidence boosting 23-21 victory against 21st ranked Louisville. In one swift motion, Virginia had ended an 11-game losing streak against FBS opponents, a 10-game losing streak against ACC foes and looked to be contender with a tough defense. Still, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill has looked fantastic an... All of a sudden, this is looking like a tough one. BYU crushed Texas and a week later, was tested up and down the field by Houston before clinching a 33-25 victory. Then comes Virginia, fresh off a confidence boosting 23-21 victory against 21st ranked Louisville. In one swift motion, Virginia had ended an 11-game losing streak against FBS opponents, a 10-game losing streak against ACC foes and looked to be contender with a tough defense. Still, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill has looked fantastic an... 58417330@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:05:21 MDT Monson: It’s a rough time for anybody who loves sports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58424293-77/sports-athletes-monson-games.html.csp “I always turn to the sports section first. The sports section records people’s accomplishments; the front page, nothing but man’s failures.” It was former Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren who spoke those words in 1968. Were he alive today, he couldn’t speak them now. Whatever line used to separate sports from news, accomplishments from failures, has been crossed over enough to erase it. There is no line, not anymore. The other day, I read through the listings on The Salt Lake Tribune’s on... “I always turn to the sports section first. The sports section records people’s accomplishments; the front page, nothing but man’s failures.” It was former Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren who spoke those words in 1968. Were he alive today, he couldn’t speak them now. Whatever line used to separate sports from news, accomplishments from failures, has been crossed over enough to erase it. There is no line, not anymore. The other day, I read through the listings on The Salt Lake Tribune’s on... 58424293@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:05:21 MDT Nepal clears Indian firm to build hydro power plant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432729-79/nepal-power-plant-hydro.html.csp Katmandu, Nepal • Nepal’s government has endorsed plans for Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation’s largest hydro power plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment, officials said Friday. The $1.15 billion Upper Karnali Hydro power plant would be the biggest private foreign investment in Nepal, putting India ahead of northern neighbor China which has long shown interest in developing Nepal’s power industry. Govinda Pokhrel of Nepal’s natio... Katmandu, Nepal • Nepal’s government has endorsed plans for Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation’s largest hydro power plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment, officials said Friday. The $1.15 billion Upper Karnali Hydro power plant would be the biggest private foreign investment in Nepal, putting India ahead of northern neighbor China which has long shown interest in developing Nepal’s power industry. Govinda Pokhrel of Nepal’s natio... 58432729@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:02:02 MDT Utah August job numbers up over last year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432685-79/percent-employment-jobs-utah.html.csp Even if the jobless rate stayed the same, Utah’s employment report for August showed that it was another good month. The state’s economy supported 45,900 more jobs last month than it did in August 2013, a 3.5 percent gain. All 10 private sector groups added positions, raising Utah’s overall total to 1,332,900, the Utah Department of Workforce Services reported Friday. And while the unemployment rate remained 3.6 percent, with about 51,100 Utahns out-of-work but actively seeking jobs, the state’s... Even if the jobless rate stayed the same, Utah’s employment report for August showed that it was another good month. The state’s economy supported 45,900 more jobs last month than it did in August 2013, a 3.5 percent gain. All 10 private sector groups added positions, raising Utah’s overall total to 1,332,900, the Utah Department of Workforce Services reported Friday. And while the unemployment rate remained 3.6 percent, with about 51,100 Utahns out-of-work but actively seeking jobs, the state’s... 58432685@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:00:13 MDT Power outage hits 3,000 in west Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58432191-78/power-west-lake-salt.html.csp Rocky Mountain Power crews moved quickly early Friday morning to restore power to an estimated 3,000 west Salt Lake City customers. Thunderstorms and lightning moved through the 84116 zip code in the predawn hours, and soon thereafter sections of the Rose Park and neighboring districts went dark due to several separate, but closely located outages. By 7:30 a.m., crews had restored power to all but some 800 customers. Byt 10:30 a.m. repair crews reportedly had services fully restored. Rocky Moun... Rocky Mountain Power crews moved quickly early Friday morning to restore power to an estimated 3,000 west Salt Lake City customers. Thunderstorms and lightning moved through the 84116 zip code in the predawn hours, and soon thereafter sections of the Rose Park and neighboring districts went dark due to several separate, but closely located outages. By 7:30 a.m., crews had restored power to all but some 800 customers. Byt 10:30 a.m. repair crews reportedly had services fully restored. Rocky Moun... 58432191@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:49:16 MDT Utah forecast: A crackling, wet weekend fanfare for coming fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58432075-78/com-http-utah-weather.html.csp If you listen closely, you will hear Utah’s autumnal fanfare. OK, even if you don’t, it will be hard to miss the booming thunder and cracks of lightning. That high-decibel light show punctuated rain showers and cooler temperatures throughout the region. Would it jolt the brain of Jim Morrison “squirmin’ like a toad?” Riders on the Storm, indeed. Well, as the Doors’ tragic vocalist might observe, “into this world (and weekend) we’re thrown”: Friday brought intermittent thunderstorms and rain show... If you listen closely, you will hear Utah’s autumnal fanfare. OK, even if you don’t, it will be hard to miss the booming thunder and cracks of lightning. That high-decibel light show punctuated rain showers and cooler temperatures throughout the region. Would it jolt the brain of Jim Morrison “squirmin’ like a toad?” Riders on the Storm, indeed. Well, as the Doors’ tragic vocalist might observe, “into this world (and weekend) we’re thrown”: Friday brought intermittent thunderstorms and rain show... 58432075@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:44:36 MDT Audit finds no problems with Idaho Treasurer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432691-68/audit-idaho-treasurer-crane.html.csp Boise, Idaho • Auditors for the Idaho Legislature say they have found no problems with accounting or administrative procedures at the state treasurer’s office. The audit, released Thursday, didn’t find anything significant conditions or weaknesses in the general management and accounting controls of the office. Treasurer Ron Crane says he’s extremely pleased with the report, and says it shows that all prior concerns have been resolved to the Legislative Auditor’s full satisfaction. However, this... Boise, Idaho • Auditors for the Idaho Legislature say they have found no problems with accounting or administrative procedures at the state treasurer’s office. The audit, released Thursday, didn’t find anything significant conditions or weaknesses in the general management and accounting controls of the office. Treasurer Ron Crane says he’s extremely pleased with the report, and says it shows that all prior concerns have been resolved to the Legislative Auditor’s full satisfaction. However, this... 58432691@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:39:02 MDT Arizona police: Airport lockdown followed drug shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432687-68/drug-airport-lockdown-police.html.csp Tempe, Ariz. • Police in Arizona say an attempted drug transaction was behind a shooting that led to a three-hour lockdown of the busiest terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Tempe police say the attempted drug transaction and shooting took place at a Tempe gas station Thursday afternoon. Three suspects were pursued to the airport in nearby Phoenix where two were quickly apprehended. A third suspect remained at large as hundreds of officers searched Terminal 4. He ultimately was... Tempe, Ariz. • Police in Arizona say an attempted drug transaction was behind a shooting that led to a three-hour lockdown of the busiest terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Tempe police say the attempted drug transaction and shooting took place at a Tempe gas station Thursday afternoon. Three suspects were pursued to the airport in nearby Phoenix where two were quickly apprehended. A third suspect remained at large as hundreds of officers searched Terminal 4. He ultimately was... 58432687@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:36:02 MDT Wisconsin governor fires consultant for copying jobs plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432675-68/burke-plan-jobs-wisconsin.html.csp Madison, Wis. • Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she had severed ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats. Burke has built her campaign around her jobs plan, which she is offering as an alternative to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s approach. One of her key arguments is Walker doesn’t deserve re-election because he has failed to live up to his promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs an... Madison, Wis. • Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she had severed ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats. Burke has built her campaign around her jobs plan, which she is offering as an alternative to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s approach. One of her key arguments is Walker doesn’t deserve re-election because he has failed to live up to his promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs an... 58432675@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:34:01 MDT Eastern Idaho judge won’t reduce murder sentence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432655-68/idaho-arroyo-judge-murder.html.csp Idaho Falls, Idaho • An eastern Idaho judge says he won’t reduce a life sentence for a man convicted in the murder of Kristy Aschliman. The Post Register (http://bit.ly/1yjt0Xg ) reports that 7th District Judge Jon Shindurling turned down the request from Adan Arroyo on Wednesday. Arroyo currently isn’t eligible for parole until he serves at least 25 years in prison. He asked the judge to reduce that minimum term to 15 years. Arroyo originally faced the death penalty for the January 2013 murder.... Idaho Falls, Idaho • An eastern Idaho judge says he won’t reduce a life sentence for a man convicted in the murder of Kristy Aschliman. The Post Register (http://bit.ly/1yjt0Xg ) reports that 7th District Judge Jon Shindurling turned down the request from Adan Arroyo on Wednesday. Arroyo currently isn’t eligible for parole until he serves at least 25 years in prison. He asked the judge to reduce that minimum term to 15 years. Arroyo originally faced the death penalty for the January 2013 murder.... 58432655@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:32:01 MDT Suspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432652-68/charges-bombings-lesser-1998.html.csp New York • A suspect in the 1998 bombings at U.S. embassies in Africa has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in federal court in New York. Adel Abdul Bary was charged in the bombings that killed 224 people in Kenya and Tanzania. The 54-year-old pleaded guilty Friday to lesser charges of making threats against Americans, but Judge Lewis Kaplan said he wanted to hear further arguments before the more serious charges could be dropped. Bary faced a sentence of life in prison under the original indictm... New York • A suspect in the 1998 bombings at U.S. embassies in Africa has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in federal court in New York. Adel Abdul Bary was charged in the bombings that killed 224 people in Kenya and Tanzania. The 54-year-old pleaded guilty Friday to lesser charges of making threats against Americans, but Judge Lewis Kaplan said he wanted to hear further arguments before the more serious charges could be dropped. Bary faced a sentence of life in prison under the original indictm... 58432652@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:31:01 MDT China fines drug company $492M, jails managers for bribery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432635-79/492-court-doctors-drug.html.csp Beijing • A court fined British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million and sentenced its British former country manager and others to prison on Friday for bribing doctors and hospitals to use its products, a state news agency reported. The fine was the biggest ever imposed by a Chinese court, the Xinhua News Agency said. The case, which was first publicized in mid-2013, highlighted the widespread use of payments to doctors and hospitals by sellers of drugs and medical equipment in a poorly fund... Beijing • A court fined British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million and sentenced its British former country manager and others to prison on Friday for bribing doctors and hospitals to use its products, a state news agency reported. The fine was the biggest ever imposed by a Chinese court, the Xinhua News Agency said. The case, which was first publicized in mid-2013, highlighted the widespread use of payments to doctors and hospitals by sellers of drugs and medical equipment in a poorly fund... 58432635@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432636-68/oklahoma-lawsuit-judge-monument.html.csp Oklahoma City • An Oklahoma County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol. District Judge Thomas Prince granted Friday the motion filed by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission. The lawsuit alleged the monument violates the state constitution’s ban against using public property to support “any sect, church, denomination or system of religion.” Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, which filed th... Oklahoma City • An Oklahoma County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol. District Judge Thomas Prince granted Friday the motion filed by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission. The lawsuit alleged the monument violates the state constitution’s ban against using public property to support “any sect, church, denomination or system of religion.” Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, which filed th... 58432636@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Cornet cruises into Guangzhou Open final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432628-68/cornet-final-guangzhou-open.html.csp Guangzhou, China • Alize Cornet of France will play for her second title of the year in the Guangzhou Open final after beating Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 7-6 (5) on Friday. The second-seeded Cornet, the only seed of eight to get out of the first round, fought her way back from 4-1 down in the second set to beat Bacsinszky in just over two hours. Monica Niculescu of Romania reached her fourth career final when she ended Chinese wild card Wang Yafan’s superb run in the tournament, 6-0, 6... Guangzhou, China • Alize Cornet of France will play for her second title of the year in the Guangzhou Open final after beating Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 7-6 (5) on Friday. The second-seeded Cornet, the only seed of eight to get out of the first round, fought her way back from 4-1 down in the second set to beat Bacsinszky in just over two hours. Monica Niculescu of Romania reached her fourth career final when she ended Chinese wild card Wang Yafan’s superb run in the tournament, 6-0, 6... 58432628@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:23:02 MDT Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432624-79/scotland-percent-bank-pound.html.csp London • Scotland’s decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom shored up British stocks on Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally. With all 32 Scottish councils having declared, the No campaign won 55.3 percent of the votes cast in Thursday’s referendum against 44.7 percent who backed independence. The 10-point or so victory margin was wider than expected — most opinion polls were predicting a narrower 4-point victory for proponents of t... London • Scotland’s decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom shored up British stocks on Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally. With all 32 Scottish councils having declared, the No campaign won 55.3 percent of the votes cast in Thursday’s referendum against 44.7 percent who backed independence. The 10-point or so victory margin was wider than expected — most opinion polls were predicting a narrower 4-point victory for proponents of t... 58432624@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:23:01 MDT ‘Gotham’ actor’s Penguin inspired by DC Comics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58432627-223/penguin-says-taylor-comics.html.csp New York • Robin Lord Taylor remembers seeing the “Batman” film starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson on its opening night in 1989. But the film Penguin isn’t the one he’s channeling in the Batman prequel “Gotham” that premieres Monday on Fox (8 p.m. EDT). Instead, he says, the comic version of Oswald Cobblepot — yes, that’s The Penguin’s real name — inspired his performance. “I’m definitely influenced by Danny DeVito’s performance and even Burgess Meredith’s performance (in the 1960s “Batm... New York • Robin Lord Taylor remembers seeing the “Batman” film starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson on its opening night in 1989. But the film Penguin isn’t the one he’s channeling in the Batman prequel “Gotham” that premieres Monday on Fox (8 p.m. EDT). Instead, he says, the comic version of Oswald Cobblepot — yes, that’s The Penguin’s real name — inspired his performance. “I’m definitely influenced by Danny DeVito’s performance and even Burgess Meredith’s performance (in the 1960s “Batm... 58432627@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:22:02 MDT Spain’s Telefonica buys Brazilian operator GVT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432619-79/telefonica-gvt-brazilian-deal.html.csp Madrid • Spanish telecoms company Telefonica says it has reached a deal to buy Brazilian operator GVT from French media conglomerate Vivendi. Telefonica says it will pay $6 billion in cash as well as 12 percent of the shares in its Brazilian unit, Telefonica Brasil, into which GVT will be integrated. It says the deal will create the biggest operator of mobile and broadband networks in Brazil, Latin America’s largest market. Telefonica expects to make savings worth 4.7 billion euros from the inte... Madrid • Spanish telecoms company Telefonica says it has reached a deal to buy Brazilian operator GVT from French media conglomerate Vivendi. Telefonica says it will pay $6 billion in cash as well as 12 percent of the shares in its Brazilian unit, Telefonica Brasil, into which GVT will be integrated. It says the deal will create the biggest operator of mobile and broadband networks in Brazil, Latin America’s largest market. Telefonica expects to make savings worth 4.7 billion euros from the inte... 58432619@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:19:01 MDT R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. names new president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432601-79/reynolds-crew-inc-president.html.csp Winston-Salem, N.C. • Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is tapping the head of PepsiCo North America’s nutrition division as its new president and chief commercial officer. The nation’s second-biggest cigarette company said Friday that Debra Crew will replace Andrew Gilchrist on Oct. 1, when he will become executive vice president of parent company Reynolds American Inc. Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron says Crew’s experience working for some of America’s best-know... Winston-Salem, N.C. • Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is tapping the head of PepsiCo North America’s nutrition division as its new president and chief commercial officer. The nation’s second-biggest cigarette company said Friday that Debra Crew will replace Andrew Gilchrist on Oct. 1, when he will become executive vice president of parent company Reynolds American Inc. Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron says Crew’s experience working for some of America’s best-know... 58432601@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:16:01 MDT The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432562-79/black-burger-kuro-taste.html.csp Tokyo • The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year’s edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black. The fast-food chain added black cheese and darkened the other ingredients in the special burger duo added to menus Friday. Marketing Manager Kana Ienega said Burger King Japan wants people to try the burger and find it tasty even though it may look unappetizing at first. ——— WH... Tokyo • The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year’s edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black. The fast-food chain added black cheese and darkened the other ingredients in the special burger duo added to menus Friday. Marketing Manager Kana Ienega said Burger King Japan wants people to try the burger and find it tasty even though it may look unappetizing at first. ——— WH... 58432562@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:12:02 MDT Russian investigators deny billionaire’s release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432585-79/arrest-russian-yevtushenkov-billionaire.html.csp Moscow • A Russian billionaire’s company has claimed he has been freed from house arrest, but its statement was immediately rejected by the nation’s top criminal investigation agency. Russia’s Investigative Committee said Friday that Vladimir Yevtushenkov has remained under house arrest, dismissing the claim of his release issued by his Sistema holding company. Tuesday’s arrest by the nation’s top criminal investigation agency of 65-year old Yevtushenkov on money laundering charges has sent shoc... Moscow • A Russian billionaire’s company has claimed he has been freed from house arrest, but its statement was immediately rejected by the nation’s top criminal investigation agency. Russia’s Investigative Committee said Friday that Vladimir Yevtushenkov has remained under house arrest, dismissing the claim of his release issued by his Sistema holding company. Tuesday’s arrest by the nation’s top criminal investigation agency of 65-year old Yevtushenkov on money laundering charges has sent shoc... 58432585@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:12:02 MDT Three rescued from vehicle that went into Jordan River http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430819-78/jordan-river-lake-salt.html.csp Three teens were injured Thursday night when their SUV went off the road and into the Jordan River, authorities said. A group of bystanders jumped into the water, turned the vehicle upright and pulled two of the occupants out, Salt Lake City Fire Department Division Chief Robert McMicken said. He said firefighters, who arrived two minutes after being dispatched at 6:41 p.m. to 800 S. Jordan River Parkway, removed the third occupant from the vehicle. The three 16- and 17-year-old males were taken... Three teens were injured Thursday night when their SUV went off the road and into the Jordan River, authorities said. A group of bystanders jumped into the water, turned the vehicle upright and pulled two of the occupants out, Salt Lake City Fire Department Division Chief Robert McMicken said. He said firefighters, who arrived two minutes after being dispatched at 6:41 p.m. to 800 S. Jordan River Parkway, removed the third occupant from the vehicle. The three 16- and 17-year-old males were taken... 58430819@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:32 MDT Pound, stocks rise as Scotland votes to stay in UK http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432491-79/percent-scotland-markets-stocks.html.csp Hong Kong • The British pound jumped and world stocks rose Friday as Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom, avoiding a messy breakup that could have roiled financial markets. Japanese shares surged to their highest since 2007 as the yen extended losses against the dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 advanced 0.7 percent to 6,868.63 and France’s CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 4,485.88. Germany’s DAX added 0.8 percent to 9,881.94. U.S stocks were set to open higher, with Dow futures ... Hong Kong • The British pound jumped and world stocks rose Friday as Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom, avoiding a messy breakup that could have roiled financial markets. Japanese shares surged to their highest since 2007 as the yen extended losses against the dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 advanced 0.7 percent to 6,868.63 and France’s CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 4,485.88. Germany’s DAX added 0.8 percent to 9,881.94. U.S stocks were set to open higher, with Dow futures ... 58432491@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:46:01 MDT U.S. stocks slightly higher in mid-day trading Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432467-79/percent-alibaba-debut-friday.html.csp New York • U.S. stocks are slightly higher at midday after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut in the market. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,293 as of 12:03 p.m. Friday, above its all-time closing high from the day before. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged up less than one point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,012, above its own record from the previous day. The Nasdaq fell nine points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,583. Alibaba surged as it began trading... New York • U.S. stocks are slightly higher at midday after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut in the market. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,293 as of 12:03 p.m. Friday, above its all-time closing high from the day before. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged up less than one point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,012, above its own record from the previous day. The Nasdaq fell nine points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,583. Alibaba surged as it began trading... 58432467@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:43:02 MDT Darrien Hunt : A life cut short mourned by family, friends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425294-78/hunt-darrien-family-scivally.html.csp Saratoga Springs • Darrien Hunt wanted to heal the world. That was just one of the ways that Hunt, who Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed last week, was remembered Thursday morning at his funeral, held at a church only about 1 1/2 miles from the shopping center where he died. Before all that, he was a man who took after Jesus Christ, his friend Duane Domino said, standing before a congregation of more than 100 friends, family and supporters. “He was kind and he was gentle and lovi... Saratoga Springs • Darrien Hunt wanted to heal the world. That was just one of the ways that Hunt, who Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed last week, was remembered Thursday morning at his funeral, held at a church only about 1 1/2 miles from the shopping center where he died. Before all that, he was a man who took after Jesus Christ, his friend Duane Domino said, standing before a congregation of more than 100 friends, family and supporters. “He was kind and he was gentle and lovi... 58425294@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:39:23 MDT Dish of the Week: Zao Asian Cafe’s banh mi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416279-223/zao-6.95-asian-cafe.csp $6.95-$8.95 • At Zao Asian Cafe, a toasted French baguette is filled with your choice of chicken ($6.95) chicken and pork meatballs ($7.50), steak ($8.95) or organic tofu ($6.95) then crammed full of vibrant flavors including pickled carrot and daikon, ginger scallion, chile-lime aioli, house hoisin, cucumber and cilantro. While it’s not the creation you will find at authentic Vietnamese restaurants, it’s not a half-bad homage under the guise of Zao’s hyper-fast quick-service restaurant concept;... $6.95-$8.95 • At Zao Asian Cafe, a toasted French baguette is filled with your choice of chicken ($6.95) chicken and pork meatballs ($7.50), steak ($8.95) or organic tofu ($6.95) then crammed full of vibrant flavors including pickled carrot and daikon, ginger scallion, chile-lime aioli, house hoisin, cucumber and cilantro. While it’s not the creation you will find at authentic Vietnamese restaurants, it’s not a half-bad homage under the guise of Zao’s hyper-fast quick-service restaurant concept;... 58416279@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Movie review: ‘Rigby’ examines a fading marriage from both sides http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416504-223/eleanor-conor-marriage-rigby.html.csp Sometimes thoughtful and compelling, sometimes talky and overinflated, “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” is a dark, emotionally wrought drama of a marriage hitting the skids. It begins with Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) and Conor (James McAvoy), young and deliriously in love. This is prologue, since we next see Eleanor jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge. She survives and moves back in with her parents (William Hurt, Isabelle Huppert), unwilling to speak of a tragedy that led to the attempted suici... Sometimes thoughtful and compelling, sometimes talky and overinflated, “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” is a dark, emotionally wrought drama of a marriage hitting the skids. It begins with Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) and Conor (James McAvoy), young and deliriously in love. This is prologue, since we next see Eleanor jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge. She survives and moves back in with her parents (William Hurt, Isabelle Huppert), unwilling to speak of a tragedy that led to the attempted suici... 58416504@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Movie review: Playwright’s hamfisted approach dooms ‘My Old Lady’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416526-223/jim-mathilde-lady-config.html.csp The veteran playwright Israel Horovitz, now 75, makes his feature-film directorial debut adapting his play “My Old Lady,” a three-character drama that makes an ungainly leap from stage to screen. Jim Gold (Kevin Kline) arrives in Paris to claim the apartment his estranged father left in his will, only to find it’s occupied by a 92-year-old English woman, Mathilde (Maggie Smith) — a “viager,” under a French real-estate law that requires Jim to let Mathilde live there and pay her 2,400 euros a mo... The veteran playwright Israel Horovitz, now 75, makes his feature-film directorial debut adapting his play “My Old Lady,” a three-character drama that makes an ungainly leap from stage to screen. Jim Gold (Kevin Kline) arrives in Paris to claim the apartment his estranged father left in his will, only to find it’s occupied by a 92-year-old English woman, Mathilde (Maggie Smith) — a “viager,” under a French real-estate law that requires Jim to let Mathilde live there and pay her 2,400 euros a mo... 58416526@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Concert preview: Dropkick Murphys shipping up to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58420760-223/band-com-www-rock.html.csp Playing “Celtic punk” and naming your band after an osteopathic doctor who eschewed his medical practice to become a professional wrestler before going on to operate an alcoholic rehabilitation sanitorium are hardly conventional paths to mainstream success. And yet, somehow, the Dropkick Murphys continue to attract more than just a passing following — a feat they hope to accomplish yet again at Monday’s concert at The Complex in downtown Salt Lake City. Perhaps they’re successful on account of ... Playing “Celtic punk” and naming your band after an osteopathic doctor who eschewed his medical practice to become a professional wrestler before going on to operate an alcoholic rehabilitation sanitorium are hardly conventional paths to mainstream success. And yet, somehow, the Dropkick Murphys continue to attract more than just a passing following — a feat they hope to accomplish yet again at Monday’s concert at The Complex in downtown Salt Lake City. Perhaps they’re successful on account of ... 58420760@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Movie review: Bizarre horror tale ‘Tusk’ too talky to be scary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421203-223/wallace-tusk-config-data.html.csp Maybe Kevin Smith’s weird dip into horror, “Tusk,” was funnier in the first telling on his Smodcast podcast — but certainly the movie is just as talky as two guys on microphones. The story begins with podcaster Wallace Bryton (Justin Long) leaving behind his girlfriend, Ally (Genesis Rodriguez), to interview an unfortunate viral-video star in Winnipeg. When that story doesn’t pan out, Wallace is drawn to an old man, Howard Howe (Michael Parks), who tells tales of his seafaring days, including a ... Maybe Kevin Smith’s weird dip into horror, “Tusk,” was funnier in the first telling on his Smodcast podcast — but certainly the movie is just as talky as two guys on microphones. The story begins with podcaster Wallace Bryton (Justin Long) leaving behind his girlfriend, Ally (Genesis Rodriguez), to interview an unfortunate viral-video star in Winnipeg. When that story doesn’t pan out, Wallace is drawn to an old man, Howard Howe (Michael Parks), who tells tales of his seafaring days, including a ... 58421203@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Movie review: Family feuds play out in sometimes-funny ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421405-223/family-leave-config-data.html.csp There are laughs and tears aplenty in the dysfunctional family dramedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” a smartly mounted adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s best-selling novel. The story starts with New York radio producer Judd Altman (Jason Bateman) and two bits of bad news. First, he learns his wife, Quinn (Abigail Spencer), has been having a yearlong affair with his shock-jock boss, Wade (Dax Shepard). Then, as he’s getting good and depressed, his sister, Wendy (Tina Fey), calls with the news that ... There are laughs and tears aplenty in the dysfunctional family dramedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” a smartly mounted adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s best-selling novel. The story starts with New York radio producer Judd Altman (Jason Bateman) and two bits of bad news. First, he learns his wife, Quinn (Abigail Spencer), has been having a yearlong affair with his shock-jock boss, Wade (Dax Shepard). Then, as he’s getting good and depressed, his sister, Wendy (Tina Fey), calls with the news that ... 58421405@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Movie review: ‘Maze Runner’ sends viewers going in circles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421408-223/maze-runner-thomas-config.html.csp Watching “The Maze Runner,” the movie adaptation of Utah author James Dashner’s dystopian young-adult novel, will make audiences feel like rats in a maze: sometimes energized, often disoriented and ultimately frustrated that the cheese at the end is so small. Appropriately, the audience is thrown into the story the same way its teen protagonist (Dylan O’Brien) is: confused and clueless as to what’s happening. He wakes up in an elevator rising toward a large grassy area, with no memory of who he ... Watching “The Maze Runner,” the movie adaptation of Utah author James Dashner’s dystopian young-adult novel, will make audiences feel like rats in a maze: sometimes energized, often disoriented and ultimately frustrated that the cheese at the end is so small. Appropriately, the audience is thrown into the story the same way its teen protagonist (Dylan O’Brien) is: confused and clueless as to what’s happening. He wakes up in an elevator rising toward a large grassy area, with no memory of who he ... 58421408@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Salt Lake Gallery Stroll takes a turn toward the fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58421600-80/gallery-lake-salt-artist.html.csp The leaves are turning color, and the colors are out in force at this month’s Salt Lake Gallery Stroll Friday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at participating galleries across Salt Lake City. Here are some highlights: ‘Forest’ and ‘Sand’ • CUAC, 175 E. 200 South, will debut two exhibits. Ogden artist Jason Manley’s “Paved Forest” features sculptures with a loose theme of mass-production and manufacturing with objects from nature. Colorado artist Tyler Beard’s “Amid Sand and Sun” uses photography a... The leaves are turning color, and the colors are out in force at this month’s Salt Lake Gallery Stroll Friday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at participating galleries across Salt Lake City. Here are some highlights: ‘Forest’ and ‘Sand’ • CUAC, 175 E. 200 South, will debut two exhibits. Ogden artist Jason Manley’s “Paved Forest” features sculptures with a loose theme of mass-production and manufacturing with objects from nature. Colorado artist Tyler Beard’s “Amid Sand and Sun” uses photography a... 58421600@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Sean P. Means: Turned off by the NFL? Time to turn it off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425153-223/nfl-league-case-com.html.csp Did you hear the one about the million-dollar flipping of the bird? It happened during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI back in 2012, when the Sri Lankan rapper M.I.A. — appearing onstage with the headliner, Madonna — extended a middle finger and mouthed the S-word. Word got out last year that the National Football League demanded, via arbitration, a $1.5 million claim against M.I.A. (real name Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam) for breach of contract and “flagrant disregard for the values that ... Did you hear the one about the million-dollar flipping of the bird? It happened during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI back in 2012, when the Sri Lankan rapper M.I.A. — appearing onstage with the headliner, Madonna — extended a middle finger and mouthed the S-word. Word got out last year that the National Football League demanded, via arbitration, a $1.5 million claim against M.I.A. (real name Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam) for breach of contract and “flagrant disregard for the values that ... 58425153@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT TV preview: It’s ‘Murder,’ but have fun with it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425301-223/watch-abc-sunday-cbs.html.csp ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” comes to us from the producers of “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” — which is a good thing. This new series, about a tough defense attorney/law professor (Viola Davis, right) who, along with her students, gets caught up in a murder case is outrageous, but that’s more than half the fun. Watch • 9 p.m. Thursday, ABC/Ch. 4 This Weekend — MLS Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake Watch • 8 p.m. Friday, NBCSN College football Utah at Michigan; Virginia at BYU ... ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” comes to us from the producers of “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” — which is a good thing. This new series, about a tough defense attorney/law professor (Viola Davis, right) who, along with her students, gets caught up in a murder case is outrageous, but that’s more than half the fun. Watch • 9 p.m. Thursday, ABC/Ch. 4 This Weekend — MLS Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake Watch • 8 p.m. Friday, NBCSN College football Utah at Michigan; Virginia at BYU ... 58425301@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Special screenings: ‘ParaNorman,’ rap documentary, and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425471-223/tickets-free-park-documentary.html.csp ‘ParaNorman’ The animated comedy “ParaNorman,” about an 11-year-old who can speak to the dead — and must confront zombies and a witch’s curse to save his town. Presented by the Utah Film Center. When • Friday, 4 p.m. Where •King Koal Theatre, 1171 E. Main, Price. Tickets • Free. Also • Saturday, 11 a.m.; Viridian Event Center, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan; free. Also • Saturday, 3 p.m.; The Prospector, 2175 Sidewinder Drive, Park City; free. ‘Black Cyclone’ The 1925 silent Western ... ‘ParaNorman’ The animated comedy “ParaNorman,” about an 11-year-old who can speak to the dead — and must confront zombies and a witch’s curse to save his town. Presented by the Utah Film Center. When • Friday, 4 p.m. Where •King Koal Theatre, 1171 E. Main, Price. Tickets • Free. Also • Saturday, 11 a.m.; Viridian Event Center, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan; free. Also • Saturday, 3 p.m.; The Prospector, 2175 Sidewinder Drive, Park City; free. ‘Black Cyclone’ The 1925 silent Western ... 58425471@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT At 40, Mel Brooks’ ‘Frankenstein’ proves forever young http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425595-223/brooks-config-data-frankenstein.html.csp BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. • “Young Frankenstein” is pushing 40, but is by no means over the hill. The film’s writer-director Mel Brooks and actresses Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr gathered at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday night for a 40th-anniversary screening of their comedy classic. As they posed for photos, Brooks and Leachman flanked Garr, who was in a wheelchair. Garr has long battled multiple sclerosis and also suffered a brain aneurysm in 2006. And while she didn’... BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. • “Young Frankenstein” is pushing 40, but is by no means over the hill. The film’s writer-director Mel Brooks and actresses Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr gathered at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday night for a 40th-anniversary screening of their comedy classic. As they posed for photos, Brooks and Leachman flanked Garr, who was in a wheelchair. Garr has long battled multiple sclerosis and also suffered a brain aneurysm in 2006. And while she didn’... 58425595@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Paul Oakenfold looking forward to his Park City return http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425648-223/oakenfold-music-park-electronic.html.csp Three-time Grammy Award-nominated trance-music DJ Paul Oakenfold is considered one of the pioneers instrumental in bringing electronic dance music into the mainstream. Throughout his 20-year career, the British-born producer has worked with everyone from Madonna to Snoop Dogg, the Cure, Cher and Pharrell Williams. In 2009, he performed in Park City as the opening act for U2 at the now-defunct Harry O’s, during the Sundance Film Festival. Although Harry O’s is gone, the venue has been rechristen... Three-time Grammy Award-nominated trance-music DJ Paul Oakenfold is considered one of the pioneers instrumental in bringing electronic dance music into the mainstream. Throughout his 20-year career, the British-born producer has worked with everyone from Madonna to Snoop Dogg, the Cure, Cher and Pharrell Williams. In 2009, he performed in Park City as the opening act for U2 at the now-defunct Harry O’s, during the Sundance Film Festival. Although Harry O’s is gone, the venue has been rechristen... 58425648@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Movie review: Liam Neeson in action again in ‘Tombstones’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429082-223/config-data-scudder-tombstones.html.csp It’s not for nothing that the names of Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe are reverentially referenced in writer-director Scott Frank’s adaptation of the 10th novel in Lawrence Block’s long-running, best-selling series featuring unlicensed private eye Matthew Scudder. Distinctly and proudly old-fashioned in its retro, film noir vibe, “A Walk Among the Tombstones” is notable for its dark atmospherics and strong performance by Liam Neeson in the latest example of his unlikely late-career transformation ... It’s not for nothing that the names of Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe are reverentially referenced in writer-director Scott Frank’s adaptation of the 10th novel in Lawrence Block’s long-running, best-selling series featuring unlicensed private eye Matthew Scudder. Distinctly and proudly old-fashioned in its retro, film noir vibe, “A Walk Among the Tombstones” is notable for its dark atmospherics and strong performance by Liam Neeson in the latest example of his unlikely late-career transformation ... 58429082@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Book reviews: Women in politics: Gillibrand and Davis memoirs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430050-223/gillibrand-davis-clinton-working.html.csp Two prominent women in politics, New Yorker Kirsten Gillibrand, who replaced Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, and Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who shot to fame in pink sneakers with an abortion-rights filibuster, are out this month with memoirs. “Forgetting to Be Afraid” chronicles Davis’ hardscrabble journey from teen mom in a trailer park to Harvard Law School. Gillibrand’s “Off the Sidelines” is a “Lean In”-style exhortation about women in a man’s world. Both books made head... Two prominent women in politics, New Yorker Kirsten Gillibrand, who replaced Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, and Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who shot to fame in pink sneakers with an abortion-rights filibuster, are out this month with memoirs. “Forgetting to Be Afraid” chronicles Davis’ hardscrabble journey from teen mom in a trailer park to Harvard Law School. Gillibrand’s “Off the Sidelines” is a “Lean In”-style exhortation about women in a man’s world. Both books made head... 58430050@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:15 MDT Out and about: K.Flay, Elton John, Macy Gray and much more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421537-223/tickets-lake-salt-band.html.csp K.Flay • Press “play” on K.Flay’s new album “Life as a Dog,” and you might think you’re listening to a sensitive indie-punk singer in the mold of Lisa Loeb or Karen O. But let it roll a few tracks, and the rapper (born Kristine Flaherty) reels you in with sharp rhymes and hypnotic rhythms. The songs on “Life as a Dog” — which she bankrolled with a Pledge Music fundraiser after she escaped her record label — were written while K.Flay was touring, opening for acts such as Passion Pit, Icona Pop an... K.Flay • Press “play” on K.Flay’s new album “Life as a Dog,” and you might think you’re listening to a sensitive indie-punk singer in the mold of Lisa Loeb or Karen O. But let it roll a few tracks, and the rapper (born Kristine Flaherty) reels you in with sharp rhymes and hypnotic rhythms. The songs on “Life as a Dog” — which she bankrolled with a Pledge Music fundraiser after she escaped her record label — were written while K.Flay was touring, opening for acts such as Passion Pit, Icona Pop an... 58421537@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:37:26 MDT Fall TV preview: The best and worst of fall TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58388932-223/264-com-date-executive.html.csp If you’re looking for a bunch of big shows that will blow you away, you’re going to be disappointed in the fall 2014 television season. Which is not to say that ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW are letting viewers down.&lt;freeform&gt; Sure, there are some bad shows coming our way, but there are also some gems worth checking out. Here’s the best and worst of what this fall has to offer: BEST SHOW ABOUT A PREGNANT VIRGIN “Jane the Virgin” (Mondays, 7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) • Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is a ... If you’re looking for a bunch of big shows that will blow you away, you’re going to be disappointed in the fall 2014 television season. Which is not to say that ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW are letting viewers down.&lt;freeform&gt; Sure, there are some bad shows coming our way, but there are also some gems worth checking out. Here’s the best and worst of what this fall has to offer: BEST SHOW ABOUT A PREGNANT VIRGIN “Jane the Virgin” (Mondays, 7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) • Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is a ... 58388932@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:31:43 MDT Salt Lake City police say man found Thursday was shot to death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428521-78/amp-lake-salt-montoya.html.csp A man found dead Thursday morning near a Salt Lake City market had been shot to death, police said. The body of Gustavo Jarquin, 18, was found by a pedestrian who was walking to the Acapulco market, near Indiana Avenue (900 South) and Pueblo Street (140 West) about 7:30 a.m. Jarquin’s body was lying face down in the parking strip between the sidewalk and street at the northwest corner of the intersection, said Salt Lake City police Detective Veronica Montoya. The person called 911 and medics co... A man found dead Thursday morning near a Salt Lake City market had been shot to death, police said. The body of Gustavo Jarquin, 18, was found by a pedestrian who was walking to the Acapulco market, near Indiana Avenue (900 South) and Pueblo Street (140 West) about 7:30 a.m. Jarquin’s body was lying face down in the parking strip between the sidewalk and street at the northwest corner of the intersection, said Salt Lake City police Detective Veronica Montoya. The person called 911 and medics co... 58428521@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:30:54 MDT South Dakota man arrested after drug-related I-80 chase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58427970-78/suspect-chase-drug-scene.html.csp A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was grazed but unhurt when a drug suspect decided to speed away from a traffic stop on Interstate 80 early Thursday morning. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said a 1998 Buick LeSabre with South Dakota plates was stopped on eastbound I-80 near State Street in Salt Lake City at 2:13 a.m. Troopers summoned a narcotics dog to the scene. Before the K-9 unit could arrive, though, a male passenger — who turned out to be innocent hitchhiker — exited the car and the driver sped from the... A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was grazed but unhurt when a drug suspect decided to speed away from a traffic stop on Interstate 80 early Thursday morning. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said a 1998 Buick LeSabre with South Dakota plates was stopped on eastbound I-80 near State Street in Salt Lake City at 2:13 a.m. Troopers summoned a narcotics dog to the scene. Before the K-9 unit could arrive, though, a male passenger — who turned out to be innocent hitchhiker — exited the car and the driver sped from the... 58427970@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:29:19 MDT Seventh suspect nabbed in Utah County kidnapping case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428577-78/suspect-county-utah-arrested.html.csp A seventh suspect is in custody and one remains at large in the alleged gang-related kidnapping of a teenage girl and stabbing of her purported abductor last weekend in Utah County. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the latest suspect, a 20-year-old Heber City man, was arrested by officers from multiple law enforcement agencies Wednesday night in Payson. Cannon said Payson police, acting on a tip, confirmed the suspect was at a home in the southern Utah County town. However, when of... A seventh suspect is in custody and one remains at large in the alleged gang-related kidnapping of a teenage girl and stabbing of her purported abductor last weekend in Utah County. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the latest suspect, a 20-year-old Heber City man, was arrested by officers from multiple law enforcement agencies Wednesday night in Payson. Cannon said Payson police, acting on a tip, confirmed the suspect was at a home in the southern Utah County town. However, when of... 58428577@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:50:07 MDT Washington Post Op-ed: Kissinger is not telling the truth about his past. Again. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58432142-82/kissinger-cambodia-american-drone.html.csp Henry Kissinger is back. With this new book, “World Order,” he attempts to explain the chaotic state of the world through the lens of history. But in the interviews he is giving to promote his book, he rewrites history and obfuscates facts - about U.S. war policy and his own bloody legacy - to make himself look good. He has done this before. Here are some of Kissinger’s biggest distortions. (1) On NPR’s Weekend Edition, Kissinger told host Scott Simon that the ISIS problem could be fixed by thwa... Henry Kissinger is back. With this new book, “World Order,” he attempts to explain the chaotic state of the world through the lens of history. But in the interviews he is giving to promote his book, he rewrites history and obfuscates facts - about U.S. war policy and his own bloody legacy - to make himself look good. He has done this before. Here are some of Kissinger’s biggest distortions. (1) On NPR’s Weekend Edition, Kissinger told host Scott Simon that the ISIS problem could be fixed by thwa... 58432142@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:38:01 MDT Bloomberg View: Runaway farm bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58432135-82/bill-billion-cost-farm.html.csp When does a $23 billion spending cut result in no savings at all? When it’s part of the U.S. farm bill. Just a few weeks ago, the newest bill — a grab bag of subsidies for farmers and federal nutrition programs — went into effect. It was meant to save money by swapping $5 billion in annual direct payments to farmers with a new kind of crop insurance. But this insurance subsidy is turning out to be even more bloated and wasteful than the old cash giveaways. The new crop-insurance program, known a... When does a $23 billion spending cut result in no savings at all? When it’s part of the U.S. farm bill. Just a few weeks ago, the newest bill — a grab bag of subsidies for farmers and federal nutrition programs — went into effect. It was meant to save money by swapping $5 billion in annual direct payments to farmers with a new kind of crop insurance. But this insurance subsidy is turning out to be even more bloated and wasteful than the old cash giveaways. The new crop-insurance program, known a... 58432135@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:34:02 MDT Bloomberg Op-ed: Pot smokers following the gay marriage trail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58432002-82/marijuana-marriage-sex-states.html.csp This is the year of the Seinfeld midterms, we are told — an election about nothing in particular, lacking dominant themes. Yet the election also highlights how we are becoming a Seinfeld society. When it comes to two cultural issues that were once taboo, gay relationships and marijuana use, Americans are increasingly saying: “Not that there’s anything wrong with that.” In November, voters in Alaska and Oregon will decide whether to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana, as voters in Colora... This is the year of the Seinfeld midterms, we are told — an election about nothing in particular, lacking dominant themes. Yet the election also highlights how we are becoming a Seinfeld society. When it comes to two cultural issues that were once taboo, gay relationships and marijuana use, Americans are increasingly saying: “Not that there’s anything wrong with that.” In November, voters in Alaska and Oregon will decide whether to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana, as voters in Colora... 58432002@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:02:01 MDT Lowry: Covering the NFL, the media has lost its mind http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58431968-82/nfl-rice-domestic-violence.html.csp During the past few weeks, two sets of initials have dominated the news — ISIL and NFL — and the casual listener would be hard-pressed to decide which is more odious. It’s a wonder that President Barack Obama hasn’t pledged to bring NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to justice. Such is the weight the press has put on the NFL’s punishment of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for punching his then-fiancee that Denis McDonough, the president’s chief of staff, had to weigh in on “Meet the Press”: ... During the past few weeks, two sets of initials have dominated the news — ISIL and NFL — and the casual listener would be hard-pressed to decide which is more odious. It’s a wonder that President Barack Obama hasn’t pledged to bring NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to justice. Such is the weight the press has put on the NFL’s punishment of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for punching his then-fiancee that Denis McDonough, the president’s chief of staff, had to weigh in on “Meet the Press”: ... 58431968@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:56:01 MDT Krauthammer: The jihadi logic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429428-82/state-islamic-obama-iraq.html.csp WASHINGTON • What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two Americans (and subsequently a Briton) — sure to inflame public opinion? There are two possible explanations. One is that these terrorists are more depraved and less savvy than we think. They so glory in blood that they could not resist making an international spectacle of their savagery and did not quite fatho... WASHINGTON • What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two Americans (and subsequently a Briton) — sure to inflame public opinion? There are two possible explanations. One is that these terrorists are more depraved and less savvy than we think. They so glory in blood that they could not resist making an international spectacle of their savagery and did not quite fatho... 58429428@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Robinson: Obama may have to send troops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429471-82/obama-islamic-president-state.html.csp WASHINGTON • President Obama is adamant that the war against the Islamic State will not escalate to the use of U.S. ground troops. But the more I see and hear of his strategy, the more I fear that “mission creep” — even if the president resists it — is baked in from the start. Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was jarringly candid Tuesday when he told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the administration’s plan of marshaling an international coalition, with U.... WASHINGTON • President Obama is adamant that the war against the Islamic State will not escalate to the use of U.S. ground troops. But the more I see and hear of his strategy, the more I fear that “mission creep” — even if the president resists it — is baked in from the start. Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was jarringly candid Tuesday when he told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the administration’s plan of marshaling an international coalition, with U.... 58429471@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Octavia Spencer happy with new ensemble TV role http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58424435-80/spencer-octavia-band-ensemble.html.csp New York • As the offers poured in for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer to join the many other film actors who have recently transitioned to television, she was clear on what she wanted. For one, she didn’t want to do a sitcom. She had a recurring role on the first season of CBS’ “Mom,” playing an addict with a looming prison sentence for embezzlement who befriends Allison Janney and Anna Farris’ characters in Alcoholics Anonymous. Spencer got laughs, but believes regularly performing in front of an... New York • As the offers poured in for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer to join the many other film actors who have recently transitioned to television, she was clear on what she wanted. For one, she didn’t want to do a sitcom. She had a recurring role on the first season of CBS’ “Mom,” playing an addict with a looming prison sentence for embezzlement who befriends Allison Janney and Anna Farris’ characters in Alcoholics Anonymous. Spencer got laughs, but believes regularly performing in front of an... 58424435@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Real Salt Lake: Bustling 2014 continues for Beckerman and Rimando http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58429954-77/rsl-rimando-beckerman-colorado.html.csp Sandy • Thirty-six days. That is precisely the amount of time Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando had away from soccer last offseason, if you can even call it that. From the end of their 2013 Major League Soccer season, which ended on the frozen turf at Sporting Park in MLS Cup on Dec. 7, to being called into Jurgen Klinsmann’s U.S. men’s national team camp on Jan. 12 for a dry run at this summer’s World Cup, two pillars of Real Salt Lake haven’t had much time to kick back this year — if any. Follow... Sandy • Thirty-six days. That is precisely the amount of time Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando had away from soccer last offseason, if you can even call it that. From the end of their 2013 Major League Soccer season, which ended on the frozen turf at Sporting Park in MLS Cup on Dec. 7, to being called into Jurgen Klinsmann’s U.S. men’s national team camp on Jan. 12 for a dry run at this summer’s World Cup, two pillars of Real Salt Lake haven’t had much time to kick back this year — if any. Follow... 58429954@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:11:14 MDT Women’s soccer: U.S. beats Mexico; Hope Solo earns 73rd career shutout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58431264-77/wambach-mexico-team-women.html.csp Rochester, N.Y. • Hope Solo extended her shutout record to 73, and Amy Rodriguez, Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe scored to help the U.S. women’s soccer team beat Mexico 4-0 in an exhibition game Thursday night in chilly conditions. Hometown hero Abby Wambach played the second half in the Americans’ final exhibition game before World Cup qualifying. The crowd started chanting “We Want Abby! We Want Abby!” in the 30th minute, and the Rochester native took the field after halftime. The... Rochester, N.Y. • Hope Solo extended her shutout record to 73, and Amy Rodriguez, Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe scored to help the U.S. women’s soccer team beat Mexico 4-0 in an exhibition game Thursday night in chilly conditions. Hometown hero Abby Wambach played the second half in the Americans’ final exhibition game before World Cup qualifying. The crowd started chanting “We Want Abby! We Want Abby!” in the 30th minute, and the Rochester native took the field after halftime. The... 58431264@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:02 MDT Golf: Stacy Lewis tied for lead at Yokohama Tire Classic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58430397-77/lewis-hur-bogey-free.html.csp Prattville, Ala. • Top-ranked Stacy Lewis birdied the last three holes and five of the final six Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the lead with Mi Jung Hur in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Lewis, the 2012 winner in the event that was dropped from the schedule last year after losing its title sponsor, had a bogey-free round on The Senator course. She has a tour-high three victories this season. “I grew up playing on Bermuda grass, which I think that helps a lot, you know, just reading ... Prattville, Ala. • Top-ranked Stacy Lewis birdied the last three holes and five of the final six Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the lead with Mi Jung Hur in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Lewis, the 2012 winner in the event that was dropped from the schedule last year after losing its title sponsor, had a bogey-free round on The Senator course. She has a tour-high three victories this season. “I grew up playing on Bermuda grass, which I think that helps a lot, you know, just reading ... 58430397@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:08:02 MDT Results suggest Scots reject independence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58430784-68/independence-scotland-yes-edinburgh.html.csp Edinburgh, Scotland • From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country’s 307-year union with England. After the polls closed late Thursday, many Scots settled in to stay up all night in homes and bars, awaiting the result that could change their lives, shake financial markets worldwide an... Edinburgh, Scotland • From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country’s 307-year union with England. After the polls closed late Thursday, many Scots settled in to stay up all night in homes and bars, awaiting the result that could change their lives, shake financial markets worldwide an... 58430784@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:57:02 MDT Time’s up for state school board ballots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58425764-90/ballot-wright-process-candidates.html.csp With at least one candidate still arguing more people should be added to the ballot for state school board seats, the clock appears to have run out. U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups ruled two weeks ago that the state’s candidate selection process was unconstitutional, and last week he ordered the names of previously-rejected candidates Pat Rusk and Breck England be placed on the ballot. On Wednesday, Waddoups added Utah County candidate Joel D. Wright, who had petitioned the court. ... With at least one candidate still arguing more people should be added to the ballot for state school board seats, the clock appears to have run out. U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups ruled two weeks ago that the state’s candidate selection process was unconstitutional, and last week he ordered the names of previously-rejected candidates Pat Rusk and Breck England be placed on the ballot. On Wednesday, Waddoups added Utah County candidate Joel D. Wright, who had petitioned the court. ... 58425764@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:50:36 MDT