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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Will: The adolescent president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57853952-82/obama-aca-president-washington.html.csp Washington • Recently, Barack Obama — a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment — spoke at the University of Michigan. He came to that very friendly venue — in 2012, he received 67 percent of the vote in Ann Arbor’s county — after visiting a local sandwich shop, where a muse must have whispered in the presidential ear. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., had recently released his budget, so Obama expressed his di... Washington • Recently, Barack Obama — a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment — spoke at the University of Michigan. He came to that very friendly venue — in 2012, he received 67 percent of the vote in Ann Arbor’s county — after visiting a local sandwich shop, where a muse must have whispered in the presidential ear. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., had recently released his budget, so Obama expressed his di... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57853952@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Give your daughter the tools and let her work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818857-223/friend-daughter-carolyn-girl.html.csp Dear Carolyn • My daughter is in seventh grade. Her best friend brags a lot about her grades (“I got an A” ... said with a sing-songy voice). Same best friend has issues with perfectionism. Crumbles if she gets less than an A. My daughter is an all-A-and-one-B type of student so far, which is fine with us. We’re proud of her, yet we’re trying to teach the ethic that if you’ve done your best, then we’re happy and you should be happy too, since there is likely to be a really tough class someday wh... Dear Carolyn • My daughter is in seventh grade. Her best friend brags a lot about her grades (“I got an A” ... said with a sing-songy voice). Same best friend has issues with perfectionism. Crumbles if she gets less than an A. My daughter is an all-A-and-one-B type of student so far, which is fine with us. We’re proud of her, yet we’re trying to teach the ethic that if you’ve done your best, then we’re happy and you should be happy too, since there is likely to be a really tough class someday wh... 57818857@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Utah's political parties to prune candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850201-78/convention-delegates-democratic-democrats.html.csp Delegates to the Republican and Democratic state conventions Saturday will work to narrow the field of candidates in all four of Utah’s U.S. House districts and will also select a new chairman of the Utah Democratic Party. They will vote on potential nominees in a dozen multicounty seats in the Legislature. And because some of those races have only Republican candidates, delegates to the GOP convention could determine some final winners. The state Republican convention is Saturday at 10 a.m. at ... Delegates to the Republican and Democratic state conventions Saturday will work to narrow the field of candidates in all four of Utah’s U.S. House districts and will also select a new chairman of the Utah Democratic Party. They will vote on potential nominees in a dozen multicounty seats in the Legislature. And because some of those races have only Republican candidates, delegates to the GOP convention could determine some final winners. The state Republican convention is Saturday at 10 a.m. at ... 57850201@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:23:24 MDT NBA playoffs: Aldridge's 43 carry Blazers past Rockets 112-105 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57858335-77/points-houston-aldridge-portland.html.csp Houston • LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Aldridge has made the most of the return to his home state and put the Trail Blazers in control heading home for Game 3 in Portland. Aldridge became the first player with consecutive 40-point games in the playoffs since LeBron James did it in May of 2009 ... Houston • LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Aldridge has made the most of the return to his home state and put the Trail Blazers in control heading home for Game 3 in Portland. Aldridge became the first player with consecutive 40-point games in the playoffs since LeBron James did it in May of 2009 ... 57858335@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:08:02 MDT Scott D. Pierce: Comedy Central let John Oliver get away http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57846045-223/oliver-central-comedy-daily.html.csp Do you think maybe the folks at Comedy Central regret that they didn’t get John Oliver under contract this past summer? Oliver, a longtime contributor to “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” hosted that show for eight weeks while Stewart was off directing a movie. The reception to his performance, among critics and fans, was hugely positive. And that’s an understatement. Oliver received all sorts of rave reviews. Which is a huge accomplishment when you’re replacing (albeit temporarily) a TV/pop-... Do you think maybe the folks at Comedy Central regret that they didn’t get John Oliver under contract this past summer? Oliver, a longtime contributor to “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” hosted that show for eight weeks while Stewart was off directing a movie. The reception to his performance, among critics and fans, was hugely positive. And that’s an understatement. Oliver received all sorts of rave reviews. Which is a huge accomplishment when you’re replacing (albeit temporarily) a TV/pop-... 57846045@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:54:13 MDT Comic Con crowds help UTA set ridership record http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57856975-90/bond-bonds-convention-debt.html.csp The Utah Transit Authority received two bits of good news Wednesday — the Comic Con’s FanX convention last weekend helped it set a new three-day ridership record, and its somewhat worrisome credit rating has been upgraded. “In three days — Thursday, Friday, Saturday — we had a quarter million trips on TRAX and FrontRunner. That’s a record,” UTA General Manager Michael Allegra told the UTA board. FanX operated those three days, which organizers said was attended by more than 100,000 people and s... The Utah Transit Authority received two bits of good news Wednesday — the Comic Con’s FanX convention last weekend helped it set a new three-day ridership record, and its somewhat worrisome credit rating has been upgraded. “In three days — Thursday, Friday, Saturday — we had a quarter million trips on TRAX and FrontRunner. That’s a record,” UTA General Manager Michael Allegra told the UTA board. FanX operated those three days, which organizers said was attended by more than 100,000 people and s... 57856975@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:46:58 MDT NHL: Columbus beats Pittsburgh in OT for first home playoff victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57858277-77/series-columbus-2-2-game.html.csp Columbus, Ohio • Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno’s wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets overcame a 3-0 deficit for their first home playoff victory in the franchise’s 13 seasons, sending the series back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Saturday night tied 2-2. Craig Adams, Chris Kunitz, James Neal sco... Columbus, Ohio • Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno’s wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets overcame a 3-0 deficit for their first home playoff victory in the franchise’s 13 seasons, sending the series back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Saturday night tied 2-2. Craig Adams, Chris Kunitz, James Neal sco... 57858277@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:45:02 MDT DNA check clears Lippert of children’s parentage, but now mom doesn’t know who son’s father was http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57856886-78/lippert-son-mcaffee-donor.html.csp Diane McAffee wanted her children to be biologically related, so a few years after conceiving with the help of the University of Utah’s fertility services, she returned to request the same donor. For 17 years afterward, all involved believed her daughter and son were full siblings. That has changed after McAffee had her children tested as part of an investigation into former clinic employee Thomas Ray Lippert. Her daughter is 99.9985 percent likely to be the offspring of the selected donor. Her... Diane McAffee wanted her children to be biologically related, so a few years after conceiving with the help of the University of Utah’s fertility services, she returned to request the same donor. For 17 years afterward, all involved believed her daughter and son were full siblings. That has changed after McAffee had her children tested as part of an investigation into former clinic employee Thomas Ray Lippert. Her daughter is 99.9985 percent likely to be the offspring of the selected donor. Her... 57856886@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:42:07 MDT Kragthorpe: Salt Lake Bees’ Brandon Lyon is both home and away http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854082-77/lyon-bees-lake-salt.html.csp Brandon Lyon signed a minor-league contract with the Los Angeles Angels in February as an invitation to spring training, not a ticket home to the Salt Lake Valley. In early April, when the Angels made him one of their last cuts and assigned him to the Salt Lake Bees, the former Taylorsville High School star faced a dilemma about whether to keep pursuing pro baseball at age 33. The fact that he would be pitching in Salt Lake City definitely played into his decision. And he came here, anyway. Lyo... Brandon Lyon signed a minor-league contract with the Los Angeles Angels in February as an invitation to spring training, not a ticket home to the Salt Lake Valley. In early April, when the Angels made him one of their last cuts and assigned him to the Salt Lake Bees, the former Taylorsville High School star faced a dilemma about whether to keep pursuing pro baseball at age 33. The fact that he would be pitching in Salt Lake City definitely played into his decision. And he came here, anyway. Lyo... 57854082@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:37:53 MDT Prep baseball: Cyprus rides ace Loutensock to 4-0 win over Kearns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57858185-190/cyprus-loutensock-kearns-win.html.csp Magna • It had been 17 days since Cyprus’ ace Parker Loutensock last took the mound. On Wednesday, his return for the Pirates could not have come at a better time as they defeated the Kearns Cougars 4-0. The hard-throwing righty was strong from start to finish as he was popping the catcher’s glove through the seventh inning, but for a long stretch of the game, Kearns’ Nate Seltsam was right there with him. “They’re a good team and [Seltsam] has been beating pretty much everyone in our league, so... Magna • It had been 17 days since Cyprus’ ace Parker Loutensock last took the mound. On Wednesday, his return for the Pirates could not have come at a better time as they defeated the Kearns Cougars 4-0. The hard-throwing righty was strong from start to finish as he was popping the catcher’s glove through the seventh inning, but for a long stretch of the game, Kearns’ Nate Seltsam was right there with him. “They’re a good team and [Seltsam] has been beating pretty much everyone in our league, so... 57858185@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:37:02 MDT NBA playoffs: Monta Ellis leads Mavericks to big win at Spurs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57858011-77/0-0-antonio-dallas-san.html.csp San Antonio • Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece. Shawn Marion scored 20 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 16, Devin Harris had 18 and Jose Calderon 12 for Dallas, which never trailed after the opening minutes of the second quarter. Manu Ginobili had 27 points, Tony Parker added 12 and Tim Duncan 11 for the Spurs. Dallas didn... San Antonio • Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece. Shawn Marion scored 20 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 16, Devin Harris had 18 and Jose Calderon 12 for Dallas, which never trailed after the opening minutes of the second quarter. Manu Ginobili had 27 points, Tony Parker added 12 and Tim Duncan 11 for the Spurs. Dallas didn... 57858011@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:31:02 MDT NBA playoffs: Lebron, Heat survive to beat Bobcats for 2-0 series lead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57858106-77/miami-charlotte-heat-bobcats.html.csp Miami • LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward. It was fitting. Miami took Charlotte’s best shot, and survived. James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Heat wasted two big leads before hanging on to beat the Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Dwyane Wade scored 15 points... Miami • LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward. It was fitting. Miami took Charlotte’s best shot, and survived. James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Heat wasted two big leads before hanging on to beat the Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Dwyane Wade scored 15 points... 57858106@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:07:02 MDT Russia says it’s ready to retaliate in Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857771-68/russian-ukrainian-rybak-ukraine.html.csp Horlivka, Ukraine • Russia warned Wednesday that it was prepared to retaliate against any attack on its citizens or interests in Ukraine, as the Kiev government resumed military operations against pro-Russian militants in the eastern part of the country. The escalation came as U.S. paratroopers landed in Poland to begin training exercises intended as a sign of support for American allies in the region. “If we are attacked, we would certainly respond,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said... Horlivka, Ukraine • Russia warned Wednesday that it was prepared to retaliate against any attack on its citizens or interests in Ukraine, as the Kiev government resumed military operations against pro-Russian militants in the eastern part of the country. The escalation came as U.S. paratroopers landed in Poland to begin training exercises intended as a sign of support for American allies in the region. “If we are attacked, we would certainly respond,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said... 57857771@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:54:01 MDT University of Utah says sorry for sperm mix-up; family not happy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57856879-78/lippert-font-lab-university.html.csp The University of Utah has determined that ex-convict Thomas Ray Lippert was hired to work at its fertility clinic without a background check, that he was a frequent sperm donor, and that a Texas family deserves an apology for a mix-up involving Lippert’s sperm in 1991. What the U. doesn’t say — for certain, at least — is that the switch was deliberate. John and Pamela Branum believe Lippert purposely substituted his own sperm for John’s to impregnate his wife, Pamela, with their daughter, Anni... The University of Utah has determined that ex-convict Thomas Ray Lippert was hired to work at its fertility clinic without a background check, that he was a frequent sperm donor, and that a Texas family deserves an apology for a mix-up involving Lippert’s sperm in 1991. What the U. doesn’t say — for certain, at least — is that the switch was deliberate. John and Pamela Branum believe Lippert purposely substituted his own sperm for John’s to impregnate his wife, Pamela, with their daughter, Anni... 57856879@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:48:02 MDT Western lands takeover: Former BLM chief, state lawmaker clash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57855791-90/blm-debate-federal-former.html.csp A conservative state lawmaker and a liberal former director of the Bureau of Land Management argued the merits of a debate that’s sweeping the West — whether states should take control of federal lands and would they manage them better. Their exchange, which included a few pointed barbs, during Wednesday’s Trib Talk may just be round one. Former BLM Director Pat Shea challenged state Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, to a formal debate at the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics, and... A conservative state lawmaker and a liberal former director of the Bureau of Land Management argued the merits of a debate that’s sweeping the West — whether states should take control of federal lands and would they manage them better. Their exchange, which included a few pointed barbs, during Wednesday’s Trib Talk may just be round one. Former BLM Director Pat Shea challenged state Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, to a formal debate at the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics, and... 57855791@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:47:05 MDT Photos of the Day - April 23, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857267-68/world-associatedpress-news-ap.html.csp A collection of some of the day's best photos, from around the world. A collection of some of the day's best photos, from around the world. 57857267@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:29:40 MDT Reward offered for information on Provo arsonist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57855214-78/fire-fires-abandoned-firefighters.html.csp After another three suspected arson fires were started in Provo city on Tuesday, a $5,000 reward is being offered to anyone who has a tip that could lead investigators to whomever has started the fires over the last few weeks. Mayor John Curtis asked Provo residents on Wednesday for their help in identifying the arsonist who has started at least six fires since March 24. “I need the eyes and ears of our 115,000 residents to assist in our boots-on-the-ground operation,” Curtis wrote on his blog.... After another three suspected arson fires were started in Provo city on Tuesday, a $5,000 reward is being offered to anyone who has a tip that could lead investigators to whomever has started the fires over the last few weeks. Mayor John Curtis asked Provo residents on Wednesday for their help in identifying the arsonist who has started at least six fires since March 24. “I need the eyes and ears of our 115,000 residents to assist in our boots-on-the-ground operation,” Curtis wrote on his blog.... 57855214@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:25:35 MDT Obama rule cuts coal dust in mines by 25% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857668-68/coal-dust-industry-levels.html.csp The Obama administration ordered a 25 percent cut in the levels of coal dust in U.S. mines to reduce deadly black lung disease, a move that drew criticism from the mining industry. The rule issued Wednesday, which is effective Aug. 1, will lower the allowable level of dust in mines and require more frequent air testing, costing operators less than 1 percent of industry revenue, the Labor Department said. The industry said the standards cannot be met with existing technologies. Black lung diseas... The Obama administration ordered a 25 percent cut in the levels of coal dust in U.S. mines to reduce deadly black lung disease, a move that drew criticism from the mining industry. The rule issued Wednesday, which is effective Aug. 1, will lower the allowable level of dust in mines and require more frequent air testing, costing operators less than 1 percent of industry revenue, the Labor Department said. The industry said the standards cannot be met with existing technologies. Black lung diseas... 57857668@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:23:02 MDT Oklahoma court ruling lifts stay of execution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857555-68/court-inmates-oklahoma-death.html.csp Oklahoma City • The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them. In rejecting the inmates’ claims, the court also lifted a stay of execution that it had granted earlier in the week in a case that placed Oklahoma’s two highest courts at odds and prompted calls for impeaching justices on the Supreme Court. Wednesday’s decision paves the way for death row inmates Clayton Lockett and Charles W... Oklahoma City • The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them. In rejecting the inmates’ claims, the court also lifted a stay of execution that it had granted earlier in the week in a case that placed Oklahoma’s two highest courts at odds and prompted calls for impeaching justices on the Supreme Court. Wednesday’s decision paves the way for death row inmates Clayton Lockett and Charles W... 57857555@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:22:36 MDT Hike of the week: Taylor Creek, Middle Fork http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57832826-200/trail-creek-north-cabin.html.csp Taylor Creek offers a leisurely hike over rolling hills through a lush, wooded section of the Kolob Canyons area of Zion National Park, ending with a tremendous red rock alcove. Much of the trail is shaded and cool, and it’s far less busy than hikes in Zion Canyon, making it a nice respite on a hot day during high tourism season. Directions • From the trailhead, go north to a flight of stairs winding down to the level of the creek, about 0.1 mile. The trail bends northeast here and then ea... Taylor Creek offers a leisurely hike over rolling hills through a lush, wooded section of the Kolob Canyons area of Zion National Park, ending with a tremendous red rock alcove. Much of the trail is shaded and cool, and it’s far less busy than hikes in Zion Canyon, making it a nice respite on a hot day during high tourism season. Directions • From the trailhead, go north to a flight of stairs winding down to the level of the creek, about 0.1 mile. The trail bends northeast here and then ea... 57832826@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:19:57 MDT ‘Bachelorette’ contestant dies in Utah paragliding accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57856009-200/hill-eric-brian-com.html.csp A contestant on the upcoming season of “The Bachelorette” died Wednesday from injuries he suffered in a Utah paragliding accident. Eric Jonathan Hill, 31, crashed Sunday in Draper at the popular paragliding spot at Point of the Mountain, his family confirmed Wednesday. One of Hill’s brothers, Brian Hill, said doctors at University Hospital removed him from life support Tuesday night. Eric Hill died early Wednesday. Brian Hill said his brother’s chute deployed, then collapsed. “When he pulled ... A contestant on the upcoming season of “The Bachelorette” died Wednesday from injuries he suffered in a Utah paragliding accident. Eric Jonathan Hill, 31, crashed Sunday in Draper at the popular paragliding spot at Point of the Mountain, his family confirmed Wednesday. One of Hill’s brothers, Brian Hill, said doctors at University Hospital removed him from life support Tuesday night. Eric Hill died early Wednesday. Brian Hill said his brother’s chute deployed, then collapsed. “When he pulled ... 57856009@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:18:43 MDT Brigham Young University to graduate 5,800 students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822383-78/university-5800-brigham-byu.html.csp 4 p.m. Thursday • Brigham Young University will hold its main ceremony at the Marriott Center, 500 E. University Parkway in Provo. The commencement speaker will be Elder Craig A. Cardon of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The student speaker is Megan Hirschi, a native of Milton, Ga., and an honors graduate who majored in biochemistry and minored in music. Individual colleges will hold ceremonies Friday. Most popular majors 1. Business Man... 4 p.m. Thursday • Brigham Young University will hold its main ceremony at the Marriott Center, 500 E. University Parkway in Provo. The commencement speaker will be Elder Craig A. Cardon of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The student speaker is Megan Hirschi, a native of Milton, Ga., and an honors graduate who majored in biochemistry and minored in music. Individual colleges will hold ceremonies Friday. Most popular majors 1. Business Man... 57822383@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:11:01 MDT NYPD social-media campaign backfires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857043-68/media-social-police-twitter.html.csp New York • To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled. The nation’s largest police force learned the hard way that there are legions online devoted to short-circuiting even the best-intentioned public relations campaign — in this case, the NYPD’s Twitter invitation to people to post feel-good photos of themselves posing with New York’s Finest. What (hash)myNYPD got instead was a montage of hundreds of news images of baton-wielding cops arresting protesters, pull... New York • To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled. The nation’s largest police force learned the hard way that there are legions online devoted to short-circuiting even the best-intentioned public relations campaign — in this case, the NYPD’s Twitter invitation to people to post feel-good photos of themselves posing with New York’s Finest. What (hash)myNYPD got instead was a montage of hundreds of news images of baton-wielding cops arresting protesters, pull... 57857043@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:02:02 MDT State colleges: Utah men’s tennis beats Arizona 4-0 in Pac-12 tourney opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57857123-77/usu-utah-state-tennis.html.csp The Utah men’s tennis team opened the Pac-12 Championships with a 4-0 win over Arizona on Wednesday in Ojai, Calif. The Utes took the doubles point thanks to wins by the teams of Ben Tasevac and Devin Lane, and Slim Hamza and Cedric Willems. In singles, the U. got wins from Tasevac, Matt Cowley and Hamza to seal the victory. Utah advances to play No. 19 Cal on Thursday at noon. Pacific 4, BYU 2 • Jacob Sullivan and Aidan Carrazedo won in singles, but it wasn’t enough as Pacific bounced the Coug... The Utah men’s tennis team opened the Pac-12 Championships with a 4-0 win over Arizona on Wednesday in Ojai, Calif. The Utes took the doubles point thanks to wins by the teams of Ben Tasevac and Devin Lane, and Slim Hamza and Cedric Willems. In singles, the U. got wins from Tasevac, Matt Cowley and Hamza to seal the victory. Utah advances to play No. 19 Cal on Thursday at noon. Pacific 4, BYU 2 • Jacob Sullivan and Aidan Carrazedo won in singles, but it wasn’t enough as Pacific bounced the Coug... 57857123@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:28:02 MDT Initiative seeks to legalize pot in Nevada http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857253-68/marijuana-medical-pot-state.html.csp Carson City, Nev. • A pro-marijuana group hoping to ride a wave of mounting acceptance for cannabis filed an initiative petition Wednesday seeking to legalize recreational pot use in Nevada. The measure backed by a group called Campaign to Regulate Marijuana would allow adults 21 and older to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana. It also sets up a regulatory structure for cultivation and dispensaries similar to what’s being implemented for medical marijuana in the state. Only two states — Colorad... Carson City, Nev. • A pro-marijuana group hoping to ride a wave of mounting acceptance for cannabis filed an initiative petition Wednesday seeking to legalize recreational pot use in Nevada. The measure backed by a group called Campaign to Regulate Marijuana would allow adults 21 and older to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana. It also sets up a regulatory structure for cultivation and dispensaries similar to what’s being implemented for medical marijuana in the state. Only two states — Colorad... 57857253@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:02:49 MDT Job hearing reset for West Valley City cop who shot Danielle Willard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850861-78/cowley-jarvis-hearing-valley.html.csp West Valley City • The hearing to determine whether the police officer who shot and killed Danielle Willard can have his job back was postponed again Wednesday, and the fired officer’s attorneys were admonished for showing a “lack of respect” to the panel weighing the matter. West Valley City’s Civil Service Commissioner Bill Leach said the three-member panel nearly dismissed Shaun Cowley’s appeal, but instead decided to reschedule the hearing. All sides have until May 8 to review the evidence.... West Valley City • The hearing to determine whether the police officer who shot and killed Danielle Willard can have his job back was postponed again Wednesday, and the fired officer’s attorneys were admonished for showing a “lack of respect” to the panel weighing the matter. West Valley City’s Civil Service Commissioner Bill Leach said the three-member panel nearly dismissed Shaun Cowley’s appeal, but instead decided to reschedule the hearing. All sides have until May 8 to review the evidence.... 57850861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:00:46 MDT Prep boys’ soccer: Riverton has Lehi’s number again in 3-0 victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57857385-190/riverton-lehi-pioneers-really.html.csp From his position in front of the Riverton goal, Silverwolves keeper Parker Seegmiller had as good of a vantage point as any for his team’s game against Lehi on Wednesday. Especially since the ball came his direction in only isolated cases. But Seegmiller, along with everybody else, could only surmise as to why his squad gets the upper hand on the otherwise undefeated Pioneers every time Riverton faces Lehi. The matchup advantage for the Silverwolves was confirmed as Riverton beat the Pioneers 3... From his position in front of the Riverton goal, Silverwolves keeper Parker Seegmiller had as good of a vantage point as any for his team’s game against Lehi on Wednesday. Especially since the ball came his direction in only isolated cases. But Seegmiller, along with everybody else, could only surmise as to why his squad gets the upper hand on the otherwise undefeated Pioneers every time Riverton faces Lehi. The matchup advantage for the Silverwolves was confirmed as Riverton beat the Pioneers 3... 57857385@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:48:01 MDT Army approves ‘humanist’ as religious preference http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57855952-80/military-humanist-religious-bradley.html.csp Washington • More than two years after first making his request, Army Maj. Ray Bradley can now be known as exactly what he is: a humanist in the U.S. military. “I’m able to self-identity the belief system that governs my life, and I’ve never been able to do that before,” said Bradley, who is stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina and works on supporting readiness of the Army Reserve’s medical staff. Lt. Col. Sunset R. Belinsky, an Army spokeswoman, said Tuesday that the “preference code for h... Washington • More than two years after first making his request, Army Maj. Ray Bradley can now be known as exactly what he is: a humanist in the U.S. military. “I’m able to self-identity the belief system that governs my life, and I’ve never been able to do that before,” said Bradley, who is stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina and works on supporting readiness of the Army Reserve’s medical staff. Lt. Col. Sunset R. Belinsky, an Army spokeswoman, said Tuesday that the “preference code for h... 57855952@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:44:11 MDT Commentary: ‘Under God’? ‘Under law’? Compromise on pledge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57855955-80/pledge-god-jefferson-government.html.csp Yet another Pledge of Allegiance lawsuit has been filed, this time with New Jersey humanists challenging the requirement that each school day begin with recitation of the pledge describing the United States as one nation “under God.” This case joins previous cases that have wended their way through the courts, costing school districts and states millions of taxpayer dollars and contributing to bitter disputes across the country. To date, the Supreme Court has studiously avoided ruling on such ca... Yet another Pledge of Allegiance lawsuit has been filed, this time with New Jersey humanists challenging the requirement that each school day begin with recitation of the pledge describing the United States as one nation “under God.” This case joins previous cases that have wended their way through the courts, costing school districts and states millions of taxpayer dollars and contributing to bitter disputes across the country. To date, the Supreme Court has studiously avoided ruling on such ca... 57855955@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:44:11 MDT Sports briefs: Seahawks to host Packers in NFL opener Thursday, Sept. 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57852508-77/sunday-games-phelps-seahawks.html.csp NFL • The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will kick off the regular season Thursday, Sept. 4, hosting Green Bay, the first of four opening-weekend prime-time games. Sunday features a matchup of AFC champ Denver and Peyton Manning hosting his former team, Indianapolis; and a Monday doubleheader with the New York Giants at Detroit, followed by San Diego at Arizona. For those looking for a rematch of Seattle’s 43-8 rout of Denver in the Super Bowl, it’s Sept. 21 at Seattle. For the first time,... NFL • The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will kick off the regular season Thursday, Sept. 4, hosting Green Bay, the first of four opening-weekend prime-time games. Sunday features a matchup of AFC champ Denver and Peyton Manning hosting his former team, Indianapolis; and a Monday doubleheader with the New York Giants at Detroit, followed by San Diego at Arizona. For those looking for a rematch of Seattle’s 43-8 rout of Denver in the Super Bowl, it’s Sept. 21 at Seattle. For the first time,... 57852508@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:35:02 MDT Number of Utahns with degrees inches up, but too slowly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57851386-78/utah-percent-college-degrees.html.csp The number of Utahns with a college degree is growing, but not fast enough, a report released this week found. The portion of working-age adults with an associate or bachelor’s degree inched up 1.1 percentage points, to 40.4 percent, between 2011 and 2012, according to an analysis of U.S. Census numbers by the Lumina Foundation. “We still have a lot of work to do,” said Utah Commissioner of Higher Education Dave Buhler. “While the statistics are improving, we’re not getting there fast enough.” ... The number of Utahns with a college degree is growing, but not fast enough, a report released this week found. The portion of working-age adults with an associate or bachelor’s degree inched up 1.1 percentage points, to 40.4 percent, between 2011 and 2012, according to an analysis of U.S. Census numbers by the Lumina Foundation. “We still have a lot of work to do,” said Utah Commissioner of Higher Education Dave Buhler. “While the statistics are improving, we’re not getting there fast enough.” ... 57851386@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:22:58 MDT Syrian groups accuse president of chlorine gas attacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857081-68/chlorine-chemical-government-syria.html.csp Beirut • Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side. Syria flatly denied the allegations, and they have yet to be confirmed by any foreign country or international organization. But if true, they highlight the limitations of the global e... Beirut • Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side. Syria flatly denied the allegations, and they have yet to be confirmed by any foreign country or international organization. But if true, they highlight the limitations of the global e... 57857081@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:21:02 MDT Best Week 1 games, thoughts on the NFL schedule release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57857099-200/broncos-games-chiefs-game.html.csp The 2014 NFL schedule was released officially Wednesday night with several juicy matchups on tap for Week 1 and beyond. Check out some initial observations for the Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs here, as well as general thoughts on the season’s opening week: Best Week 1 games: 1. Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Sunday Night Football) Sunday night has been reserved for the best games the last few seasons and the Week 1 matchup won’t disappoint. After the s... The 2014 NFL schedule was released officially Wednesday night with several juicy matchups on tap for Week 1 and beyond. Check out some initial observations for the Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs here, as well as general thoughts on the season’s opening week: Best Week 1 games: 1. Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Sunday Night Football) Sunday night has been reserved for the best games the last few seasons and the Week 1 matchup won’t disappoint. After the s... 57857099@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:18:54 MDT Utah gymnastics: Disappointment still fresh, Utes look to future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57845703-89/utes-utah-beam-gymnastics.html.csp Even through the fresh sting of a disappointing and shocking loss, Utah’s gymnastics team seemed determined to focus on the positives of their 2014 campaign. The Utes, who finished the regular season ranked fifth, had one of their better seasons in recent memory, claiming the school’s first Pac-12 title, winning another region title and boasting a school record nine All-Americans. “We have a lot of good memories,” junior Georgia Dabritz said. “We can’t let one outcome affect how we feel about th... Even through the fresh sting of a disappointing and shocking loss, Utah’s gymnastics team seemed determined to focus on the positives of their 2014 campaign. The Utes, who finished the regular season ranked fifth, had one of their better seasons in recent memory, claiming the school’s first Pac-12 title, winning another region title and boasting a school record nine All-Americans. “We have a lot of good memories,” junior Georgia Dabritz said. “We can’t let one outcome affect how we feel about th... 57845703@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:18:00 MDT Playground fire damages Spanish Fork elementary school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57857160-78/fire-hiskey-playground-elementary.html.csp Children apparently were involved in a playground fire that caused at least $30,000 in damage Tuesday night at a Spanish Fork elementary school. The fire broke out about 6 p.m. at Park Elementary School, 90 N. 600 East, in a playground structure, said Nebo School District spokeswoman Lana Hiskey. High winds caused the flames to spread, damaging another nearby playground structure and burning an exterior wall of the school and a small part of the roof, Hiskey said. A security camera also was dam... Children apparently were involved in a playground fire that caused at least $30,000 in damage Tuesday night at a Spanish Fork elementary school. The fire broke out about 6 p.m. at Park Elementary School, 90 N. 600 East, in a playground structure, said Nebo School District spokeswoman Lana Hiskey. High winds caused the flames to spread, damaging another nearby playground structure and burning an exterior wall of the school and a small part of the roof, Hiskey said. A security camera also was dam... 57857160@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:03:40 MDT NBA notes: Suns’ Dragic honored as Most Improved Player http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57857098-77/dragic-jackson-nba-player.html.csp Goran Dragic, whose breakout season helped the Phoenix Suns make a remarkable transformation, has been named the NBA’s most improved player. The 6-foot-3 Slovenian, who turns 28 in two weeks, flourished under first-year coach Jeff Hornacek’s double-point guard system, teaming with Eric Bledsoe to form a dynamic backcourt. Dragic averaged 20.5 points and 5.9 assists per game, and was the only NBA player to shoot better than 50 percent from the field (50.5) and 40 percent from 3-point range (40.8)... Goran Dragic, whose breakout season helped the Phoenix Suns make a remarkable transformation, has been named the NBA’s most improved player. The 6-foot-3 Slovenian, who turns 28 in two weeks, flourished under first-year coach Jeff Hornacek’s double-point guard system, teaming with Eric Bledsoe to form a dynamic backcourt. Dragic averaged 20.5 points and 5.9 assists per game, and was the only NBA player to shoot better than 50 percent from the field (50.5) and 40 percent from 3-point range (40.8)... 57857098@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:17:01 MDT Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57854770-68/reid-republicans-senate-koch.html.csp Washington • To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it’s the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian. For months, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been pushing an unrelenting string of criticism against Charles and David Koch, the wealthy industrialists who have backed some of the nation’s most effective conservative groups. Now, Republican candidates are adjusting their plans and linking Democratic Senate candidates to Reid, painting the 74-year-old le... Washington • To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it’s the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian. For months, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been pushing an unrelenting string of criticism against Charles and David Koch, the wealthy industrialists who have backed some of the nation’s most effective conservative groups. Now, Republican candidates are adjusting their plans and linking Democratic Senate candidates to Reid, painting the 74-year-old le... 57854770@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:53:59 MDT Recipes: Eggs break out, crack the haute cuisine scene http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57775649-223/eggs-egg-oil-add.html.csp Don’t tell James Beard Award-winning food writer Michael Ruhlman that eggs are trending. True, he’s got a new book out this spring, “Egg,” that’s all about the sunny little kitchen staples. And he’s certainly aware that more people are catching on to the fact that the egg is “just this really fabulous, versatile ingredient.” But the problem with eggs being trendy is that it implies they could — or maybe even did — fall out of fashion, which is not something he’ll entertain. The egg, after all, c... Don’t tell James Beard Award-winning food writer Michael Ruhlman that eggs are trending. True, he’s got a new book out this spring, “Egg,” that’s all about the sunny little kitchen staples. And he’s certainly aware that more people are catching on to the fact that the egg is “just this really fabulous, versatile ingredient.” But the problem with eggs being trendy is that it implies they could — or maybe even did — fall out of fashion, which is not something he’ll entertain. The egg, after all, c... 57775649@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:52:35 MDT Salt Lake City trims planned impact fees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57855223-90/commercial-development-fee-fees.html.csp The Salt Lake City Council adjusted its impact fees Tuesday, resulting in lower fees than it had originally planned for housing as well as commercial and retail development by excusing those uses from the city’s road fee. But industrial development in the city’s west-side industrial area will continue to be assessed a road fee of $2.26 per square foot. Rather than raising its residential parks fee to $3,999, the council upped it to $2,875. But in 24 months, it will raise the residential parks-i... The Salt Lake City Council adjusted its impact fees Tuesday, resulting in lower fees than it had originally planned for housing as well as commercial and retail development by excusing those uses from the city’s road fee. But industrial development in the city’s west-side industrial area will continue to be assessed a road fee of $2.26 per square foot. Rather than raising its residential parks fee to $3,999, the council upped it to $2,875. But in 24 months, it will raise the residential parks-i... 57855223@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:48:56 MDT Health Department closes West Valley Sports Bar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57855546-223/department-health-stored-valley.html.csp The Salt Lake County Health Department closed Bout Time Pub in West Valley City on Thursday, April 17, after health inspectors discovered 43 food service violations. According to a report on the department website, the establishment at 3318 S. Decker Lake Road, was “suspended from performing food service” until the violations have been corrected and the business has been reinspected by health officials. Among the worst violations: — Raw chicken stored above ready to eat foods in the reach-in ref... The Salt Lake County Health Department closed Bout Time Pub in West Valley City on Thursday, April 17, after health inspectors discovered 43 food service violations. According to a report on the department website, the establishment at 3318 S. Decker Lake Road, was “suspended from performing food service” until the violations have been corrected and the business has been reinspected by health officials. Among the worst violations: — Raw chicken stored above ready to eat foods in the reach-in ref... 57855546@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:45:25 MDT Tentative deal reached in TSA breast-milk lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57856976-68/milk-breast-armato-tsa.html.csp Phoenix • A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed said Wednesday she has reached a tentative settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey Armato, who filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, said TSA officials have tentatively offered her $75,000, along with promises to retrain agents and clarify its guidelines on screening breast milk. The reassurances about training and rules we... Phoenix • A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed said Wednesday she has reached a tentative settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey Armato, who filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, said TSA officials have tentatively offered her $75,000, along with promises to retrain agents and clarify its guidelines on screening breast milk. The reassurances about training and rules we... 57856976@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:27:01 MDT Recipe: Walk away from this pulled pork to make it better http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57808059-223/pork-pot-oven-pulled.html.csp Here was the problem: I needed dinner ready by 7:15 p.m. But I was going to be out of the house for the two hours before that. Further complicating things, I had a pork tenderloin that I wanted to turn into pulled pork. But my typical stovetop method of braising it until it falls apart wouldn’t work if I wasn’t there to keep an eye on the pot. And I hadn’t planned far enough ahead (welcome to my world...) to have time to use the slow cooker. The solution? Braising the pork in the oven. It’s fas... Here was the problem: I needed dinner ready by 7:15 p.m. But I was going to be out of the house for the two hours before that. Further complicating things, I had a pork tenderloin that I wanted to turn into pulled pork. But my typical stovetop method of braising it until it falls apart wouldn’t work if I wasn’t there to keep an eye on the pot. And I hadn’t planned far enough ahead (welcome to my world...) to have time to use the slow cooker. The solution? Braising the pork in the oven. It’s fas... 57808059@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Recipe: A light and airy fruit pudding from America’s past http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57808073-223/pudding-snow-strawberries-sugar.html.csp Snow pudding is a great old American recipe that dates back to pioneer days, back when resourceful home cooks hankering for a treat had to rely on whatever they had — things like gelatin, lemons, sugar and eggs. In fact, the very first edition of Fanny Farmer’s “Boston Cooking School Cookbook” back in 1896 featured a recipe for snow pudding. My paternal grandmother, Ruth, a graduate of the Boston Cooking School, used to make it for me all the time when I was a kid. As my preference then was for... Snow pudding is a great old American recipe that dates back to pioneer days, back when resourceful home cooks hankering for a treat had to rely on whatever they had — things like gelatin, lemons, sugar and eggs. In fact, the very first edition of Fanny Farmer’s “Boston Cooking School Cookbook” back in 1896 featured a recipe for snow pudding. My paternal grandmother, Ruth, a graduate of the Boston Cooking School, used to make it for me all the time when I was a kid. As my preference then was for... 57808073@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Disney Channel’s ‘Jessie’ breaks romantic ground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828961-223/jessie-disney-channel-character.html.csp Los Angeles • The title character of “Jessie” heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar. In a four-episode arc that will conclude the season this fall, 22-year-old Jessie Prescott dives into a whirlwind romance and accepts her boyfriend’s proposal of marriage. It’s the first time a lead character on the children’s TV channel has become engaged, said Adam Bonnett, Disney Channel executive vice president of original programming. “Jessie is an adult, and we f... Los Angeles • The title character of “Jessie” heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar. In a four-episode arc that will conclude the season this fall, 22-year-old Jessie Prescott dives into a whirlwind romance and accepts her boyfriend’s proposal of marriage. It’s the first time a lead character on the children’s TV channel has become engaged, said Adam Bonnett, Disney Channel executive vice president of original programming. “Jessie is an adult, and we f... 57828961@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Contenders for the New Musical Tony are anyone’s guess http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828964-223/musical-tony-broadway-reviews.html.csp Practice usually makes perfect, but not for this season’s new Broadway musicals. Eleven of the 12 new shows had tryout runs in an effort to get them right, only to find a tepid reception from critics and audiences when they finally opened on Broadway. The 12 shows are such a mixed bag that this year’s race for the top prize, the Tony Award for best musical, is wide open for the first time in recent memory. In question is not just that award, but also (and this is truly rare) the four or five nom... Practice usually makes perfect, but not for this season’s new Broadway musicals. Eleven of the 12 new shows had tryout runs in an effort to get them right, only to find a tepid reception from critics and audiences when they finally opened on Broadway. The 12 shows are such a mixed bag that this year’s race for the top prize, the Tony Award for best musical, is wide open for the first time in recent memory. In question is not just that award, but also (and this is truly rare) the four or five nom... 57828964@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Country Music Museum grows to match genre http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828968-223/museum-hall-music-space.html.csp Nashville, Tenn. • The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits. The museum on Tuesday unveiled the final part of the expansion, two new exhibit galleries and a behind-the-scenes gallery of ongoing archival projects, which will likely draw more fans of contemporary country music. “We’ve been lucky at collecting, but the archives... Nashville, Tenn. • The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits. The museum on Tuesday unveiled the final part of the expansion, two new exhibit galleries and a behind-the-scenes gallery of ongoing archival projects, which will likely draw more fans of contemporary country music. “We’ve been lucky at collecting, but the archives... 57828968@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Food briefs: Utah food and booze makers get national recognition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57836479-223/beer-utah-underground-competition.html.csp Utah beer brewers, spirit makers and restaurants have earned national recognition recently. Including: Red Rock’s Dandelion Beer wins gold • Salt Lake City’s Red Rock Brewing Co., and its experimental Belgian-style ale called Paardebloem, received a gold medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup competition recently in Denver. Red Rock’s first-place medal was one of three that Utah brewers brought home from the biennial competition, considered the Olympics of the beer-brewing world. “For a brewer, a Wo... Utah beer brewers, spirit makers and restaurants have earned national recognition recently. Including: Red Rock’s Dandelion Beer wins gold • Salt Lake City’s Red Rock Brewing Co., and its experimental Belgian-style ale called Paardebloem, received a gold medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup competition recently in Denver. Red Rock’s first-place medal was one of three that Utah brewers brought home from the biennial competition, considered the Olympics of the beer-brewing world. “For a brewer, a Wo... 57836479@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Recipe: A springtime take on the classic crabcake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57845440-223/peas-shrimp-cakes-crab.html.csp As the weather gets warmer, I cook lighter. And in The Husband’s taxonomy of food, crabcakes are relatively light. So I thought I’d employ of couple of seasonal stars — peas and radishes — to put a spring spin on them. I blithely went shopping for fresh crabmeat at my local market, but found to my horror that it’s almost unaffordably pricey — and that pasteurized refrigerated crabmeat isn’t much cheaper. In search of an ingredient with which to stretch the crab (I thought of it as Crab Helper), ... As the weather gets warmer, I cook lighter. And in The Husband’s taxonomy of food, crabcakes are relatively light. So I thought I’d employ of couple of seasonal stars — peas and radishes — to put a spring spin on them. I blithely went shopping for fresh crabmeat at my local market, but found to my horror that it’s almost unaffordably pricey — and that pasteurized refrigerated crabmeat isn’t much cheaper. In search of an ingredient with which to stretch the crab (I thought of it as Crab Helper), ... 57845440@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Dieters move past calories, food makers follow http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57845602-223/calories-calorie-foods-weight.html.csp Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients. That is chipping away at the popularity of products like Diet Coke, Lean Cuisine and Special K, which became weight-watching staples primarily by stripping calories from people’s favorite foods. Part of the problem: “Low-calorie” foods make people feel deprived. Now, people want to... Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients. That is chipping away at the popularity of products like Diet Coke, Lean Cuisine and Special K, which became weight-watching staples primarily by stripping calories from people’s favorite foods. Part of the problem: “Low-calorie” foods make people feel deprived. Now, people want to... 57845602@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Theater review: ‘War Horse’ puppetry is phenomenal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57845985-223/horse-war-south-200.html.csp “War Horse” just might be the greatest puppet show you’ll ever see. It is not populated by your average puppets. Nothing even resembling a Muppet. The life-size horses created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company are nothing short of astonishing. It really is possible to forget — if only for a moment — that you can see the puppeteers operating the animals. You forget the humans when the horses flick their ears. When they snort and whinny. When they appear, yes, lifelike. There are a few o... “War Horse” just might be the greatest puppet show you’ll ever see. It is not populated by your average puppets. Nothing even resembling a Muppet. The life-size horses created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company are nothing short of astonishing. It really is possible to forget — if only for a moment — that you can see the puppeteers operating the animals. You forget the humans when the horses flick their ears. When they snort and whinny. When they appear, yes, lifelike. There are a few o... 57845985@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57854751-223/amazon-hbo-streaming-prime.html.csp Seattle • Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like “The Sopranos” and “The Wire.” The online retailer has faced mounting pressure to boost its bottom line after a spate of furious growth. As more Americans shop online, Amazon has spent heavily to expand its business into new areas — from movie streaming to e-readers and groceries — often at the expense of pro... Seattle • Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like “The Sopranos” and “The Wire.” The online retailer has faced mounting pressure to boost its bottom line after a spate of furious growth. As more Americans shop online, Amazon has spent heavily to expand its business into new areas — from movie streaming to e-readers and groceries — often at the expense of pro... 57854751@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:53 MDT West Valley City police help evacuate two families from burning home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854408-78/fire-robinson-attic-evacuate.html.csp West Valley City police officers helped evacuate 10 people from a burning home in Kearns early Wednesday. Unified Fire Capt. Zack Robinson said officers were in the area near 4800 South and 4400 West at around 4:15 a.m. on a separate matter when they smelled smoke. They found a home with an attic on fire, and called firefighters before rushing inside to help evacuate the two families who lived there. When fire crews arrived, it took them less than 15 minutes to put out the fire, Robinson said. ... West Valley City police officers helped evacuate 10 people from a burning home in Kearns early Wednesday. Unified Fire Capt. Zack Robinson said officers were in the area near 4800 South and 4400 West at around 4:15 a.m. on a separate matter when they smelled smoke. They found a home with an attic on fire, and called firefighters before rushing inside to help evacuate the two families who lived there. When fire crews arrived, it took them less than 15 minutes to put out the fire, Robinson said. ... 57854408@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Teen in critical condition after his car crashes into SLC home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854650-78/condition-critical-road-lake.html.csp A teenager was in critical condition Wednesday after his vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a home in Salt Lake City Tuesday. Salt Lake City police report that they were called to a home at 532 N. Redwood Road at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday after the boy’s car somehow went off the road and crashed through the house into the living room. No one inside the home was injured, but the driver was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The cause of the accident is still under inv... A teenager was in critical condition Wednesday after his vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a home in Salt Lake City Tuesday. Salt Lake City police report that they were called to a home at 532 N. Redwood Road at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday after the boy’s car somehow went off the road and crashed through the house into the living room. No one inside the home was injured, but the driver was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The cause of the accident is still under inv... 57854650@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Sri Lanka deporting tourist for having a Buddha tattoo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57854711-68/sri-lanka-buddha-coleman.html.csp Colombo, Sri Lanka • Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm, an official said Wednesday. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said Naomi Coleman was detained at Colombo’s airport after she arrived from India on Monday when authorities spotted the tattoo of Buddha seated on a lotus flower. She was sent before a magistrate who ordered her deportation. Rohana said that Coleman has been handed over to immigration authorities, who are taking st... Colombo, Sri Lanka • Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm, an official said Wednesday. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said Naomi Coleman was detained at Colombo’s airport after she arrived from India on Monday when authorities spotted the tattoo of Buddha seated on a lotus flower. She was sent before a magistrate who ordered her deportation. Rohana said that Coleman has been handed over to immigration authorities, who are taking st... 57854711@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Life is good for performing pooches after $1 million TV prize http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57854791-68/dogs-olate-dog-film.html.csp Los Angeles • A million dollars will change you. Since a father and son took their 10 flipping, twirling dogs from the center ring of a circus to the stage of a reality show, where they won TV competition “America’s Got Talent,” people pack their performances at large venues and they have been tapped to star in short films bankrolled by Ellen DeGeneres’ pet food company, one of which is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival. Richard Olate, 56, son Nicholas, 21, and 10 poodle-mix dogs — most ... Los Angeles • A million dollars will change you. Since a father and son took their 10 flipping, twirling dogs from the center ring of a circus to the stage of a reality show, where they won TV competition “America’s Got Talent,” people pack their performances at large venues and they have been tapped to star in short films bankrolled by Ellen DeGeneres’ pet food company, one of which is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival. Richard Olate, 56, son Nicholas, 21, and 10 poodle-mix dogs — most ... 57854791@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Prior to fatal courtroom shooting, Utah defendant promised to behave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854825-78/angilau-trial-tcg-gang.html.csp Less than an hour before he suddenly charged at a witness during a federal racketeering trial and was shot and fatally wounded by a U.S. marshal, Siale Angilau had a casual conversation with the judge in which he promised to be on his “best behavior.” The conversation began with Angilau’s attorney raising a “grievance” about housing conditions at the Weber County jail, where his client was being held. “He wasn’t even able to take a shower, judge,” defense attorney Michael Langford said in cour... Less than an hour before he suddenly charged at a witness during a federal racketeering trial and was shot and fatally wounded by a U.S. marshal, Siale Angilau had a casual conversation with the judge in which he promised to be on his “best behavior.” The conversation began with Angilau’s attorney raising a “grievance” about housing conditions at the Weber County jail, where his client was being held. “He wasn’t even able to take a shower, judge,” defense attorney Michael Langford said in cour... 57854825@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Justice Dept. considering clemency after 10 years for federal inmates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57854846-68/clemency-inmates-sentences-department.html.csp Washington • The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars, according to a person familiar with the matter. The initiative is part of a broader Obama administration effort to trim the nation’s prison population and ease sentencing disparities arising from drug possession crimes. The goal of the new criteria, which were to be... Washington • The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars, according to a person familiar with the matter. The initiative is part of a broader Obama administration effort to trim the nation’s prison population and ease sentencing disparities arising from drug possession crimes. The goal of the new criteria, which were to be... 57854846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57855016-68/sherpas-everest-mountain-climbers.html.csp Katmandu, Nepal • Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest’s base camp Wednesday, after the avalanche deaths of 16 of their colleagues exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits. With the entire climbing season increasingly thrown into doubt, the government quickly announced that top tourism officials would fly to base camp Thursday to negotiate with the Sherpas and encourage them to return to work. But while Nepal’s govern... Katmandu, Nepal • Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest’s base camp Wednesday, after the avalanche deaths of 16 of their colleagues exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits. With the entire climbing season increasingly thrown into doubt, the government quickly announced that top tourism officials would fly to base camp Thursday to negotiate with the Sherpas and encourage them to return to work. But while Nepal’s govern... 57855016@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Supreme Court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57855043-78/restitution-child-court-law.html.csp Washington • The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices called on Congress to change the law to benefit victims. The case was argued before the high court in January by University of Utah law professor Paul Cassell, who is working w... Washington • The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices called on Congress to change the law to benefit victims. The case was argued before the high court in January by University of Utah law professor Paul Cassell, who is working w... 57855043@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT U. of Utah nurse resigns over offensive online comment about Tongans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57855398-78/shrum-comment-angilau-hospital.html.csp A University of Utah Health Care cardiac nurse who posted an offensive online comment about Tongans has resigned. Todd Shrum, who had worked at the hospital since May 2009, was reacting to the fatal shooting Monday at the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City of an alleged Tongan Crip Gang member, 25-year-old Siale Angilau, according to KUTV Channel 2. The station says the comment, left on its Facebook page, stated: “Tongan Trash — Kill Them All.” Shrum also has posted disparaging comments in th... A University of Utah Health Care cardiac nurse who posted an offensive online comment about Tongans has resigned. Todd Shrum, who had worked at the hospital since May 2009, was reacting to the fatal shooting Monday at the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City of an alleged Tongan Crip Gang member, 25-year-old Siale Angilau, according to KUTV Channel 2. The station says the comment, left on its Facebook page, stated: “Tongan Trash — Kill Them All.” Shrum also has posted disparaging comments in th... 57855398@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Price eighth-grader in custody after bringing unloaded gun to school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57855751-78/police-student-gun-price.html.csp An eighth-grader at Mont Harmon Junior High School in Price was arrested Wednesday after reportedly bringing a gun to school. The student showed the gun to a fellow student at about 11:30 a.m., then hid the weapon on the school grounds, according to a news release from the Price City police department. The student who had seen the gun reported the incident to school officials at 11:45 a.m. School officials immediately put the school on lockdown and contacted police . Officers from Price City po... An eighth-grader at Mont Harmon Junior High School in Price was arrested Wednesday after reportedly bringing a gun to school. The student showed the gun to a fellow student at about 11:30 a.m., then hid the weapon on the school grounds, according to a news release from the Price City police department. The student who had seen the gun reported the incident to school officials at 11:45 a.m. School officials immediately put the school on lockdown and contacted police . Officers from Price City po... 57855751@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Thermo King opens new West Valley City facility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57856220-78/king-thermo-service-truck.html.csp Thermo King Intermountain has completed a new 44,000-square-foot West Valley City facility, which doubles its service space and is expected to lead to the addition of 10 to 15 new jobs this year. A ribbon-cutting at the facility, 5370 W. 2424 South, is slated for noon Thursday. Rita’s Italian Ice will be there to show off its new truck, which was designed and built by Thermo King. The business — which services and sells parts for temperature control systems for truck bodies, trailers, buses, shi... Thermo King Intermountain has completed a new 44,000-square-foot West Valley City facility, which doubles its service space and is expected to lead to the addition of 10 to 15 new jobs this year. A ribbon-cutting at the facility, 5370 W. 2424 South, is slated for noon Thursday. Rita’s Italian Ice will be there to show off its new truck, which was designed and built by Thermo King. The business — which services and sells parts for temperature control systems for truck bodies, trailers, buses, shi... 57856220@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57856833-78/gas-opal-plant-williams.html.csp OPAL, Wyo. • A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries. The gas has been shut off, but people who were in Opal, about 100 miles northeast of Salt Lake City, went to an area about 3 miles outside of town as a precaution, said Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik. The town has about 95 residents. “They were downwind from the plant,” said Lincoln Co... OPAL, Wyo. • A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries. The gas has been shut off, but people who were in Opal, about 100 miles northeast of Salt Lake City, went to an area about 3 miles outside of town as a precaution, said Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik. The town has about 95 residents. “They were downwind from the plant,” said Lincoln Co... 57856833@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:48:44 MDT Bagley Cartoon: Politics and the Keystone Pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57856785-200/bagley-cartoon-facebook-lake.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 57856785@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:37:52 MDT Letter: This parking ticket came back to haunt me http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57851271-82/parking-officer-ticket-warning.html.csp Here’s a warning for those of you who receive a “warning” from a Salt Lake City parking enforcement officer. Earlier this month, I was loading a large musical instrument into my truck at 10:30 at night when a parking officer wrote me up for parking for one minute in a no parking zone. After explaining the circumstances, the officer gave me a verbal warning and took back the ticket. Today, I received a “Parking Late Notice” in the mail for the citation that I had never received. The cost of the o... Here’s a warning for those of you who receive a “warning” from a Salt Lake City parking enforcement officer. Earlier this month, I was loading a large musical instrument into my truck at 10:30 at night when a parking officer wrote me up for parking for one minute in a no parking zone. After explaining the circumstances, the officer gave me a verbal warning and took back the ticket. Today, I received a “Parking Late Notice” in the mail for the citation that I had never received. The cost of the o... 57851271@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:02 MDT Letter: Rocky Mountain Power’s crazy talk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855045-82/power-crazy-customers-fee.html.csp Why does Rocky Mountain Power believe they can collect from customers that are not using their power source? If someone like Robert G. Nohavec (“Why penalize me?” April 21) has his own solar panels, at his own cost, which will reduce power outages and use the environment as a healthy resource, why should he have to pay RMP a levy fee of $4.25 a month? People who are trying to help the earth should be rewarded. Can anyone just levy a fee because they are losing money from people who aren’t cust... Why does Rocky Mountain Power believe they can collect from customers that are not using their power source? If someone like Robert G. Nohavec (“Why penalize me?” April 21) has his own solar panels, at his own cost, which will reduce power outages and use the environment as a healthy resource, why should he have to pay RMP a levy fee of $4.25 a month? People who are trying to help the earth should be rewarded. Can anyone just levy a fee because they are losing money from people who aren’t cust... 57855045@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:02 MDT Letter: Sen. Lee’s shutdown tune http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855080-82/shutdown-government-lee-tune.html.csp I wanted to thank Sen. Mike Lee for hosting a “town hall” at Copper Hills High School last week. He’s been trying to change his tune since his home state approval ratings nose-dived following the federal government shutdown last October. “Perhaps he really has changed,” I thought. Not a chance! The “Stop Agenda 21!!!” bumper stickers in the parking lot, I now see, were a sign. You see, “If you follow the logic of the shutdown, you come to only one conclusion: President Obama chose to shut down t... I wanted to thank Sen. Mike Lee for hosting a “town hall” at Copper Hills High School last week. He’s been trying to change his tune since his home state approval ratings nose-dived following the federal government shutdown last October. “Perhaps he really has changed,” I thought. Not a chance! The “Stop Agenda 21!!!” bumper stickers in the parking lot, I now see, were a sign. You see, “If you follow the logic of the shutdown, you come to only one conclusion: President Obama chose to shut down t... 57855080@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:02 MDT Letter: Court marshal should have shot to wound http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855146-82/service-wound-court-courthouse.html.csp One would expect government officials to lay down a one-sided line concerning the gun violence at the U.S. courthouse in Salt Lake City on April 21. But where are the human rights and legal rights gurus, the church, education, and social service agency spokespersons? Where are the political party leaders and the independent newspaper editors and columnists on this topic? It seems like not only in courthouses, but on the highways and in the city streets of America (see, for example, Albuquerqu... One would expect government officials to lay down a one-sided line concerning the gun violence at the U.S. courthouse in Salt Lake City on April 21. But where are the human rights and legal rights gurus, the church, education, and social service agency spokespersons? Where are the political party leaders and the independent newspaper editors and columnists on this topic? It seems like not only in courthouses, but on the highways and in the city streets of America (see, for example, Albuquerqu... 57855146@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:02 MDT Letter: Art students paint a bright future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855199-82/art-future-bright-students.html.csp Last night (April 22) I attended the Olympus High School art department’s studio art show, where the students hung examples of their creations for their invited guests and families to see and admire. These kids are talented. The show began with their art instructor explaining about their art and how the show was a culmination of a year’s work. I am not an art critic, however, I have 82 years of life experience and do worry about the future of our cities, state, country and world. Each night’... Last night (April 22) I attended the Olympus High School art department’s studio art show, where the students hung examples of their creations for their invited guests and families to see and admire. These kids are talented. The show began with their art instructor explaining about their art and how the show was a culmination of a year’s work. I am not an art critic, however, I have 82 years of life experience and do worry about the future of our cities, state, country and world. Each night’... 57855199@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:02 MDT Letter: Teachers need to show more care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57850782-82/teachers-care-students-believe.html.csp It seems like nowadays all us kids hear from our parents is “Back in my day … ” and “It was so much harder, and you have it easy.” Well, that might be true in some situations, but when it comes to school that is anything but true. As I have grown up, I have noticed that the care within teachers is less and less, resulting in the same for students. I understand that teachers have been doing this for years and think they know what they’re doing. Maybe they believe that if they do engage themselves... It seems like nowadays all us kids hear from our parents is “Back in my day … ” and “It was so much harder, and you have it easy.” Well, that might be true in some situations, but when it comes to school that is anything but true. As I have grown up, I have noticed that the care within teachers is less and less, resulting in the same for students. I understand that teachers have been doing this for years and think they know what they’re doing. Maybe they believe that if they do engage themselves... 57850782@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:01 MDT Editorial: Utah can’t keep sprawling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855215-82/utah-growth-sprawl-areas.html.csp If Utah is going to continue to lead the nation in baby-making, there is only one thing that will save us: smart growth. So it is both disappointing and challenging to see a new study showing that Utah has the second-fastest growth of urban sprawl in the nation. The NumbersUSA Education and Research Foundation cited U.S. Census and National Resource Conservation Service data to show that the amount of developed land covered by urban areas grew by 17.6 percent from 2002 to 2010. Only Nevada’s 1... If Utah is going to continue to lead the nation in baby-making, there is only one thing that will save us: smart growth. So it is both disappointing and challenging to see a new study showing that Utah has the second-fastest growth of urban sprawl in the nation. The NumbersUSA Education and Research Foundation cited U.S. Census and National Resource Conservation Service data to show that the amount of developed land covered by urban areas grew by 17.6 percent from 2002 to 2010. Only Nevada’s 1... 57855215@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:01 MDT BYU volleyball: Cougars host UC Santa Barbara in MPSF semifinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57856188-88/byu-cougars-mcgown-tournament.html.csp Provo • Because the NCAA Men’s Volleyball Division I-II Tournament has been expanded this year, there’s a good chance that BYU will make the six-team field after being ranked among the country’s best two teams for much of the regular season. But the No. 4-ranked Cougars (19-8) don’t want to leave anything to chance, coach Chris McGown said Tuesday. BYU can probably end all doubt with a win over No. 5 UC Santa Barbara (16-8) in a MPSF tournament semifinal match Thursday at Smith Fieldhouse. The m... Provo • Because the NCAA Men’s Volleyball Division I-II Tournament has been expanded this year, there’s a good chance that BYU will make the six-team field after being ranked among the country’s best two teams for much of the regular season. But the No. 4-ranked Cougars (19-8) don’t want to leave anything to chance, coach Chris McGown said Tuesday. BYU can probably end all doubt with a win over No. 5 UC Santa Barbara (16-8) in a MPSF tournament semifinal match Thursday at Smith Fieldhouse. The m... 57856188@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:15:01 MDT Council keeps Jordan River Par 3 open for the season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57849565-90/council-course-courses-fees.html.csp The Jordan River Par 3 Golf Course in Rose Park gets one last Mulligan. It will remain open through November but then will close permanently. That was the outcome of an unofficial straw poll by the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday evening in a split 4-3 vote. Council members Lisa Adams, James Rogers, Luke Garrott and Charley Luke voted to keep the course open through the playing season. The vote went against the advice of public utilities director Rick Graham, who told the council that closing... The Jordan River Par 3 Golf Course in Rose Park gets one last Mulligan. It will remain open through November but then will close permanently. That was the outcome of an unofficial straw poll by the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday evening in a split 4-3 vote. Council members Lisa Adams, James Rogers, Luke Garrott and Charley Luke voted to keep the course open through the playing season. The vote went against the advice of public utilities director Rick Graham, who told the council that closing... 57849565@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:04:43 MDT Recreation: Fill up your summer outdoor calendar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57851457-117/race-june-summer-bike.html.csp We know how it works: You spend all winter planning and prepping for summer, knowing you want to participate in your favorite race or run, only to have the days whirl back and before you know it, the race is already here or you’ve let the signup date slip and you can no longer get an entry. Or, perhaps you have a big case of performance anxiety. Or you have too many events on your wish list. That is why we are here to help with an annual summer guide of the rides, races and events you know abou... We know how it works: You spend all winter planning and prepping for summer, knowing you want to participate in your favorite race or run, only to have the days whirl back and before you know it, the race is already here or you’ve let the signup date slip and you can no longer get an entry. Or, perhaps you have a big case of performance anxiety. Or you have too many events on your wish list. That is why we are here to help with an annual summer guide of the rides, races and events you know abou... 57851457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:04:43 MDT UN says it sheltered thousands from Sudan killings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57856262-200/sudan-south-wednesday-bentiu.html.csp Nairobi, Kenya • The United Nations mission in South Sudan accused the government Wednesday of spreading false claims that the U.N. camp near the scene of a massacre refused to shelter victims. In statement, the United Nations said South Sudan Minister of Information Michael Lueth was wrong to tell a news conference earlier Wednesday that residents seeking protection were barred from entering a U.N. base in the contested city of Bentiu. Many instead ended up in houses of worship, where hundreds ... Nairobi, Kenya • The United Nations mission in South Sudan accused the government Wednesday of spreading false claims that the U.N. camp near the scene of a massacre refused to shelter victims. In statement, the United Nations said South Sudan Minister of Information Michael Lueth was wrong to tell a news conference earlier Wednesday that residents seeking protection were barred from entering a U.N. base in the contested city of Bentiu. Many instead ended up in houses of worship, where hundreds ... 57856262@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:05:22 MDT Pac-12 football: All eyes on Sarkisian, Petersen as spring wraps up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57855861-89/spring-game-quarterback-pac.html.csp While spring is traditionally a time when football fans clamor for signs of progress, it’s been slow and steady up in Seattle. New coach Chris Petersen has a lot of eyes on his Washington program as he embarks on his first season as a coach at the major conference level. With a laundry list of achievements at Boise State in his wake, the bar has been set high. That hasn’t made him speed things up, he said after the Huskies’ spring game. “We’ve got to tighten up the details on everything we do,” ... While spring is traditionally a time when football fans clamor for signs of progress, it’s been slow and steady up in Seattle. New coach Chris Petersen has a lot of eyes on his Washington program as he embarks on his first season as a coach at the major conference level. With a laundry list of achievements at Boise State in his wake, the bar has been set high. That hasn’t made him speed things up, he said after the Huskies’ spring game. “We’ve got to tighten up the details on everything we do,” ... 57855861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:02:41 MDT Former Becker aide appointed to Planning Commission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57852499-78/becker-commission-council-former.html.csp With little fanfare, the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday night voted 6-1 to approve Mayor Ralph Becker’s appointment of his former campaign manager, Matt Lyon, to the city’s Planning Commission. The lone dissenting vote was Councilman Luke Garrott, who in a council work session earlier this month, challenged Lyon’s appointment based on his close ties with Becker. Matt Lyon presently is the executive director of the Utah Democratic Party. He also worked in the mayor’s office before taking the ... With little fanfare, the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday night voted 6-1 to approve Mayor Ralph Becker’s appointment of his former campaign manager, Matt Lyon, to the city’s Planning Commission. The lone dissenting vote was Councilman Luke Garrott, who in a council work session earlier this month, challenged Lyon’s appointment based on his close ties with Becker. Matt Lyon presently is the executive director of the Utah Democratic Party. He also worked in the mayor’s office before taking the ... 57852499@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:42:28 MDT So. Jordan exploring development options for Mulligans golf course http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57851043-90/alvord-april-area-development.html.csp At its April 15 meeting, the South Jordan City Council told residents no decisions had been made on whether to develop the city owned Mulligans Golf and Games facility adjacent to the Jordan River. The following day resident Stephen Kaufman took photos of a crew drilling soil samples on the property. Questions about the future of the golf course and possible commercial development of the 67-acre property stem from a consultant’s report commissioned by the city, which favored development into a ... At its April 15 meeting, the South Jordan City Council told residents no decisions had been made on whether to develop the city owned Mulligans Golf and Games facility adjacent to the Jordan River. The following day resident Stephen Kaufman took photos of a crew drilling soil samples on the property. Questions about the future of the golf course and possible commercial development of the 67-acre property stem from a consultant’s report commissioned by the city, which favored development into a ... 57851043@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:28:33 MDT Penn St. fans plan new statue of Joe Paterno http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57855834-200/statue-paterno-state-coach.html.csp State College, Pa. • With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university. A State College, Pa., restaurant owner says he’s interested in having the new statue put in front of his establishment. Penn State spokeswoman Lisa Powers says the school isn’t involved in the plan. In 2012, the school removed a Paterno statue outside its football stadium. That happened after a university-commissioned report ... State College, Pa. • With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university. A State College, Pa., restaurant owner says he’s interested in having the new statue put in front of his establishment. Penn State spokeswoman Lisa Powers says the school isn’t involved in the plan. In 2012, the school removed a Paterno statue outside its football stadium. That happened after a university-commissioned report ... 57855834@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:54:42 MDT Five reasons a coach would choose the Utah Jazz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57854819-87/jazz-sltrib-coach-com.html.csp There only are 30 of these jobs in the world, so that’s a draw. But when the Utah Jazz try to sell themselves to a potential coaching candidate, chances are they’ll try a different pitch. The Jazz are searching for a new coach after they decided against bringing back Tyrone Corbin on Monday. Jazz beat reporter Aaron Falk offered his traits/skills the franchise will be looking for in its next coach. But how can the Jazz sell a potential coach on Salt Lake City? Falk offers his top five reasons wh... There only are 30 of these jobs in the world, so that’s a draw. But when the Utah Jazz try to sell themselves to a potential coaching candidate, chances are they’ll try a different pitch. The Jazz are searching for a new coach after they decided against bringing back Tyrone Corbin on Monday. Jazz beat reporter Aaron Falk offered his traits/skills the franchise will be looking for in its next coach. But how can the Jazz sell a potential coach on Salt Lake City? Falk offers his top five reasons wh... 57854819@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:07:36 MDT Gallery: Baseball's legends at Wrigley Field through the years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854644-77/baseball-field-wrigley-gallery.html.csp Wednesday marks the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field's inaugural game. In an effort to mark help mark the occasion, we've put together a gallery of Wrigley Field through the years that includes some of baseball's legends playing in the Friendly Confines. There's Babe and Aaron, Jackie Robinson and Sandy Koufax. There's even a few non-baseball events that happened in the park. Wednesday marks the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field's inaugural game. In an effort to mark help mark the occasion, we've put together a gallery of Wrigley Field through the years that includes some of baseball's legends playing in the Friendly Confines. There's Babe and Aaron, Jackie Robinson and Sandy Koufax. There's even a few non-baseball events that happened in the park. 57854644@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT NBA: Bobcats’ Al Jefferson still in walking boot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854666-77/jefferson-bobcats-boot-says.html.csp Miami • Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series. Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says the team was planning to have Jefferson participate in at least some of Wednesday morning’s shootaround, but not in anything involving contact. Jefferson was diagnosed with a plantar fascia strain in his left foot Sunday, when the Bobcats lost the series opener. Jeffe... Miami • Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series. Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says the team was planning to have Jefferson participate in at least some of Wednesday morning’s shootaround, but not in anything involving contact. Jefferson was diagnosed with a plantar fascia strain in his left foot Sunday, when the Bobcats lost the series opener. Jeffe... 57854666@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT Liverpool, Sterling top this week’s AP soccer poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854823-77/sterling-league-liverpool-week.html.csp Liverpool tops The Associated Press global soccer poll this week for the fifth time this season and for the second consecutive week after its 3-2 win over Norwich kept it atop the English Premier League. Raheem Sterling made it a double for Liverpool in the poll as his two goals in the victory earned him leading player honors. “Sterling may just have won the league for Liverpool. Brendan Rodgers says the 19-year-old is the best young player in Europe right now and it is hard to argue with that a... Liverpool tops The Associated Press global soccer poll this week for the fifth time this season and for the second consecutive week after its 3-2 win over Norwich kept it atop the English Premier League. Raheem Sterling made it a double for Liverpool in the poll as his two goals in the victory earned him leading player honors. “Sterling may just have won the league for Liverpool. Brendan Rodgers says the 19-year-old is the best young player in Europe right now and it is hard to argue with that a... 57854823@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT After bowl debacle, special teams emphasized in BYU camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57854847-88/byu-special-cougars-kickoff.html.csp Provo • There’s a strong possibility that BYU’s starting placekicker this fall will be a 5-foot-10, 170-pound sophomore returned missionary from Alta High School whose teammates and friends call “Moose.” BYU coaches released their post-spring depth chart on Friday, and Vance “Moose” Bingham is listed as the starting kicker. He apparently edged out senior Trevor Samson, a transfer from Fresno (Calif.) City College who joined the program prior to the 2013 season, after a lengthy battle that wasn’t... Provo • There’s a strong possibility that BYU’s starting placekicker this fall will be a 5-foot-10, 170-pound sophomore returned missionary from Alta High School whose teammates and friends call “Moose.” BYU coaches released their post-spring depth chart on Friday, and Vance “Moose” Bingham is listed as the starting kicker. He apparently edged out senior Trevor Samson, a transfer from Fresno (Calif.) City College who joined the program prior to the 2013 season, after a lengthy battle that wasn’t... 57854847@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT NFL: Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854964-77/assault-cardinals-probation-washington.html.csp Phoenix • A judge in Phoenix has sentenced Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter. The 27-year-old pleaded guilty nearly a month ago in Maricopa County Superior Court to aggravated assault arising out of a May 1 argument with the woman. Authorities say Washington choked the woman and caused a fall that broke her right collarbone. A court spokesman says Washington was sentenced Wednesday ... Phoenix • A judge in Phoenix has sentenced Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter. The 27-year-old pleaded guilty nearly a month ago in Maricopa County Superior Court to aggravated assault arising out of a May 1 argument with the woman. Authorities say Washington choked the woman and caused a fall that broke her right collarbone. A court spokesman says Washington was sentenced Wednesday ... 57854964@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT Tennis: Ferrer ousted, Nadal wins at Barcelona Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854968-77/ferrer-nadal-gabashvili-barcelona.html.csp Barcelona, Spain • Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year and defending champion Rafael Nadal labored to victory on Wednesday. Ferrer was unable to find his rhythm in losing 6-4, 6-2 to Teymuraz Gabashvili in his opening match while Nadal struggled past fellow Spanish player Albert Ramos 7-6 (2), 6-4. Nadal eventually overcame his 103rd-ranked opponent to reach the third round, rebounding from a surprise loss to Ferrer in ... Barcelona, Spain • Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year and defending champion Rafael Nadal labored to victory on Wednesday. Ferrer was unable to find his rhythm in losing 6-4, 6-2 to Teymuraz Gabashvili in his opening match while Nadal struggled past fellow Spanish player Albert Ramos 7-6 (2), 6-4. Nadal eventually overcame his 103rd-ranked opponent to reach the third round, rebounding from a surprise loss to Ferrer in ... 57854968@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT MLB: Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854991-77/wilson-scoreboard-wrigley-job.html.csp Chicago • Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball’s most revered shrines. For 23 years, Wilson has been a scoreboard operator at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. Running the tall, green manual scoreboard is one of the most unique jobs in baseball — or anywhere — and it’s a symphony of the senses. Each run and every inning, there is a flurry of activity and cacophony of noise inside as scoreboard operators yank me... Chicago • Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball’s most revered shrines. For 23 years, Wilson has been a scoreboard operator at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. Running the tall, green manual scoreboard is one of the most unique jobs in baseball — or anywhere — and it’s a symphony of the senses. Each run and every inning, there is a flurry of activity and cacophony of noise inside as scoreboard operators yank me... 57854991@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57854995-77/wrigley-field-game-veeck.html.csp Chicago • Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and been the scene of some of baseball’s most indelible moments. Some stars who graced its friendly confines offer their memories: ——— Mike Ditka has a question. “Can you name another championship that was won there?” he asked. Well, an iconic Chicago franchise won... Chicago • Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and been the scene of some of baseball’s most indelible moments. Some stars who graced its friendly confines offer their memories: ——— Mike Ditka has a question. “Can you name another championship that was won there?” he asked. Well, an iconic Chicago franchise won... 57854995@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT MLB: NL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57855019-77/innings-run-allowed-hit.html.csp ANGELS 7, NATIONALS 2 WASHINGTON • Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night. The first baseman connected twice off Taylor Jordan (0-3) — a three-run homer in the first inning and two-run drive in the fifth — to become the 26th player in major league history to reach the milestone. Pujols is the first player to collect Nos. 499 and 500 in the ... ANGELS 7, NATIONALS 2 WASHINGTON • Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night. The first baseman connected twice off Taylor Jordan (0-3) — a three-run homer in the first inning and two-run drive in the fifth — to become the 26th player in major league history to reach the milestone. Pujols is the first player to collect Nos. 499 and 500 in the ... 57855019@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT MLB: AL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57855050-77/runs-run-hits-homer.html.csp YANKEES 9, RED SOX 3 BOSTON • Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 Tuesday night. Ellsbury received a mixed reception in his first game at Fenway since leaving the Red Sox to sign a $153 million, seven-year contract with the Yankees. Tanaka (3-0) allowed two runs on seven hits in 7 1-3 innings with seven strikeouts and no walks. His 35 strikeouts in h... YANKEES 9, RED SOX 3 BOSTON • Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 Tuesday night. Ellsbury received a mixed reception in his first game at Fenway since leaving the Red Sox to sign a $153 million, seven-year contract with the Yankees. Tanaka (3-0) allowed two runs on seven hits in 7 1-3 innings with seven strikeouts and no walks. His 35 strikeouts in h... 57855050@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT NHL playoff capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57855078-77/game-goal-period-series.html.csp CANADIENS 4, LIGHTNING 3 MONTREAL • Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay. The first team to advance this year, the Canadiens also got goals from Daniel Briere, Brendan Gallagher and Lars Eller. Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist for Tampa Bay. Victor Hedman pulled the Lightning within one goal three minutes into the third... CANADIENS 4, LIGHTNING 3 MONTREAL • Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay. The first team to advance this year, the Canadiens also got goals from Daniel Briere, Brendan Gallagher and Lars Eller. Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist for Tampa Bay. Victor Hedman pulled the Lightning within one goal three minutes into the third... 57855078@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT NBA playoff capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57855102-77/points-game-scored-playoff.html.csp WIZARDS 101, BULLS 99 CHICAGO • Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Washington rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter after blowing a 17-point first-quarter lead. Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the... WIZARDS 101, BULLS 99 CHICAGO • Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Washington rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter after blowing a 17-point first-quarter lead. Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the... 57855102@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:02:29 MDT Utah forecast: Calm Wednesday but thousands still without power after windstorm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854113-78/power-wednesday-weather-customers.html.csp Thousands of Utah residents are still without power Wednesday morning, mostly in Summit and Salt Lake counties, in the wake of Tuesday’s windstorm. Rocky Mountain Power officials report that as of 9:30 a.m., more than 12,000 customers are without power as a result of Tuesday’s windy weather. Because of damage to two transmission lines that provide power to Summit County, Rocky Mountain Power has initiated rotating power outages that are affected 3,500 customers in the county. These are expected... Thousands of Utah residents are still without power Wednesday morning, mostly in Summit and Salt Lake counties, in the wake of Tuesday’s windstorm. Rocky Mountain Power officials report that as of 9:30 a.m., more than 12,000 customers are without power as a result of Tuesday’s windy weather. Because of damage to two transmission lines that provide power to Summit County, Rocky Mountain Power has initiated rotating power outages that are affected 3,500 customers in the county. These are expected... 57854113@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:01:36 MDT Debris buildup causes canal to overflow in West Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854296-78/debris-paxton-west-canal.html.csp Water overflowing from a canal in West Jordan came dangerously close to flooding homes on Wednesday morning, but officials say sandbags and debris removal helped minimize damage. West Jordan Battalion Chief Duane Paxton said Wednesday that crews were called to a home at 9300 S. Betty Drive, near 4000 West, just before 5 a.m. after a homeowner was awakened by a newspaper deliverer who told her water was flooding her yard. Paxton said a nearby canal had overflowed because of debris buildup, and be... Water overflowing from a canal in West Jordan came dangerously close to flooding homes on Wednesday morning, but officials say sandbags and debris removal helped minimize damage. West Jordan Battalion Chief Duane Paxton said Wednesday that crews were called to a home at 9300 S. Betty Drive, near 4000 West, just before 5 a.m. after a homeowner was awakened by a newspaper deliverer who told her water was flooding her yard. Paxton said a nearby canal had overflowed because of debris buildup, and be... 57854296@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:01:36 MDT Hot tickets: A world premiere at NOVA, ‘War Horse’ at the Capitol Theatre, David Kranes at SLAC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57841951-223/lake-salt-saturday-april.html.csp DANCE ‘Accelerate’ • Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company; Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, 7:30 p.m.; Jeanné Wagner Theatre at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; $35; visit bit.ly/1gDkfhy MUSIC Utah Symphony • With conductor Andrey Boreyko; Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, 8 p.m.; Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City; $18-$55; visit arttix.org Salt Lake Symphony and Utah Voices • With conductor Anton Armstrong; Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.;... DANCE ‘Accelerate’ • Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company; Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, 7:30 p.m.; Jeanné Wagner Theatre at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; $35; visit bit.ly/1gDkfhy MUSIC Utah Symphony • With conductor Andrey Boreyko; Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, 8 p.m.; Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City; $18-$55; visit arttix.org Salt Lake Symphony and Utah Voices • With conductor Anton Armstrong; Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.;... 57841951@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:53:02 MDT Shurtleff responds to report critical of his conduct in Jenson case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57851056-78/jenson-shurtleff-report-attorney.html.csp Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff’s handling of the case against convicted fraudster Marc Jenson “defies explanation,” according to a new report by a former federal judge and retired prosecutor. But the misconduct was limited to Shurtleff and his successor, former Utah Attorney General John Swallow, the $140,000 report states, and shouldn’t invalidate Jenson’s conviction for securities violations or new charges he faces for allegedly defrauding investors in a southern Utah ski and golf reso... Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff’s handling of the case against convicted fraudster Marc Jenson “defies explanation,” according to a new report by a former federal judge and retired prosecutor. But the misconduct was limited to Shurtleff and his successor, former Utah Attorney General John Swallow, the $140,000 report states, and shouldn’t invalidate Jenson’s conviction for securities violations or new charges he faces for allegedly defrauding investors in a southern Utah ski and golf reso... 57851056@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:20:22 MDT Student leaders tell University of Utah president to change ‘Utah Man’ fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57852229-78/song-utah-university-student.html.csp University of Utah student leaders voted Tuesday to “strongly encourage” the institution to change the words of the school fight song. The joint resolution goes to University President David Pershing, who will decide what to do next with “Utah Man.” “I don’t want to get rid of tradition, I love tradition, I just want a more inclusive tradition,” said student body president Sam Ortiz, who sponsored the measure. “I’m incredibly happy that our student leaders stepped up and made a difficult decis... University of Utah student leaders voted Tuesday to “strongly encourage” the institution to change the words of the school fight song. The joint resolution goes to University President David Pershing, who will decide what to do next with “Utah Man.” “I don’t want to get rid of tradition, I love tradition, I just want a more inclusive tradition,” said student body president Sam Ortiz, who sponsored the measure. “I’m incredibly happy that our student leaders stepped up and made a difficult decis... 57852229@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:13:32 MDT Editorial: University pact good for Utes and Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57850295-82/ute-tribe-university-utah.html.csp There’s really only one — sometimes awkward — way to be sure that your language and behavior haven’t offended someone who you hope is a friend of yours. You ask. And you respect the answer you get. That’s what the University of Utah has rightly done in regard to the question of whether it is proper for it to continue to use the Ute nickname, and the circle and feather logo, to represent its sports teams. The new agreement university President David Pershing struck with the Ute Indian Tribe las... There’s really only one — sometimes awkward — way to be sure that your language and behavior haven’t offended someone who you hope is a friend of yours. You ask. And you respect the answer you get. That’s what the University of Utah has rightly done in regard to the question of whether it is proper for it to continue to use the Ute nickname, and the circle and feather logo, to represent its sports teams. The new agreement university President David Pershing struck with the Ute Indian Tribe las... 57850295@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:44:30 MDT TV preview: ‘Supernatural’ attempts to launch a spinoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57845333-223/watch-sunday-weapons-abc.html.csp The upcoming installment of “Supernatural” is more than just the 192nd episode of that series. It’s the pilot for a spinoff, tentatively titled “Bloodlines.” Our heroes, Sam (Jared Padaleck) and Dean (Jensen Ackles), travel to Chicago, where they discover that various Mafia-esque monster families (shape-shifters, werewolves) are running the city. Watch • 8 p.m. Tuesday, CW/Ch. 30 This Weekend — Whose Line Is It Anyway? Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”) is the guest star. Watch • 7 p.m. Frida... The upcoming installment of “Supernatural” is more than just the 192nd episode of that series. It’s the pilot for a spinoff, tentatively titled “Bloodlines.” Our heroes, Sam (Jared Padaleck) and Dean (Jensen Ackles), travel to Chicago, where they discover that various Mafia-esque monster families (shape-shifters, werewolves) are running the city. Watch • 8 p.m. Tuesday, CW/Ch. 30 This Weekend — Whose Line Is It Anyway? Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”) is the guest star. Watch • 7 p.m. Frida... 57845333@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:36:09 MDT