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Earlier in her career, she was one of five instructors selected to launch the Culinary Ins... Noted chef to teach at culinary school Mary Cech, considered one of the top pastry chefs in the country, recently joined the faculty at the Park City Culinary Institute, 7720 Royal St. A native of Ohio, Ceche had previously worked for Talisker creating gourmet chocolates and high-end desserts for the company’s two Park City properties: Talisker on Main and Powder (formerly Spruce) at the Waldorf Astoria. Earlier in her career, she was one of five instructors selected to launch the Culinary Ins... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58395140@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Review: Pioneer Theatre’s ‘Spelling Bee’ explores the funny side of adolescent angst http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416062-223/bee-spelling-performances-sept.html.csp Few things in life are as intense as adolescent angst, when even minor matters assume life-and-death importance. Teenagers’ emotions — and often their bodies — are doing things they can’t comprehend, and they are frantically trying to define individual identities while living up to adult expectations. As Rona Lisa Peretti (Mary Fanning Driggs), the moderator in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” says, “It’s a hard age for boys … and girls.” Pioneer Theatre Company just opened a freewh... Few things in life are as intense as adolescent angst, when even minor matters assume life-and-death importance. Teenagers’ emotions — and often their bodies — are doing things they can’t comprehend, and they are frantically trying to define individual identities while living up to adult expectations. As Rona Lisa Peretti (Mary Fanning Driggs), the moderator in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” says, “It’s a hard age for boys … and girls.” Pioneer Theatre Company just opened a freewh... 58416062@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Utah teacher accused of sex abuse resolves criminal case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420262-78/supp-student-plea-agreement.html.csp A former Clearfield High School teacher accused of forcing a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old student has resolved her criminal case. Gaile Kristine Supp, 25, entered an Alford plea last week to one count of third-degree sexual battery. With an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but concedes enough evidence exists to likely secure a conviction at trial. A four-day trial had been set to begin Monday for Supp, who was originally charged in 2nd District Court with first-degree felon... A former Clearfield High School teacher accused of forcing a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old student has resolved her criminal case. Gaile Kristine Supp, 25, entered an Alford plea last week to one count of third-degree sexual battery. With an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but concedes enough evidence exists to likely secure a conviction at trial. A four-day trial had been set to begin Monday for Supp, who was originally charged in 2nd District Court with first-degree felon... 58420262@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Another rejected candidate wants on Utah state school ballot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421790-78/ballot-candidates-rejected-election.html.csp A third rejected candidate for the Utah State Board of Education asked a federal judge on Tuesday to order that his name be placed on the November election ballot. Joel D. Wright, a Utah County resident and an attorney, is asking U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups to order his name on the ballot just as Waddoups did last week for two other applicants. They had sued when their names were rejected by the committee that screens candidates or by Gov. Gary Herbert, who makes the final decision on who... A third rejected candidate for the Utah State Board of Education asked a federal judge on Tuesday to order that his name be placed on the November election ballot. Joel D. Wright, a Utah County resident and an attorney, is asking U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups to order his name on the ballot just as Waddoups did last week for two other applicants. They had sued when their names were rejected by the committee that screens candidates or by Gov. Gary Herbert, who makes the final decision on who... 58421790@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Seattle tops Philadelphia for U.S. Open Cup title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421699-77/minute-seattle-cibulkova-earthquake.html.csp SOCCER • Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins led the Seattle Sounders to their fourth U.S. Open Cup title Tuesday night, scoring in overtime in a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union in Chester, Pa. Dempsey, the U.S. national team captain, scored in the 101st minute on left-footed blast off Martins’ feed. Martins scored on a breakaway in the 114th minute. Seattle also won three straight titles from 2009 to 2011. The Sounders earned one the United States’ four spots in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Cha... SOCCER • Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins led the Seattle Sounders to their fourth U.S. Open Cup title Tuesday night, scoring in overtime in a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union in Chester, Pa. Dempsey, the U.S. national team captain, scored in the 101st minute on left-footed blast off Martins’ feed. Martins scored on a breakaway in the 114th minute. Seattle also won three straight titles from 2009 to 2011. The Sounders earned one the United States’ four spots in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Cha... 58421699@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:19:01 MDT Auto racing: Grand jury will weigh Tony Stewart case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422407-77/stewart-case-grand-jury.html.csp A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff’s investigators. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case, but instead announced his deci... A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff’s investigators. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case, but instead announced his deci... 58422407@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:18:01 MDT UTA to cut top bonuses from $30,000 to $7,500 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421047-90/30000-7500-allegra-audit.html.csp The Utah Transit Authority has decided to slash the top bonuses it will give to executives from the current $30,000 each per year to $7,500. The change comes after a brutal legislative audit last month attacked high bonuses and pay for UTA executives, among other problems. While agency officials testified then that they were changing the system to reduce bonuses, they gave few details. They still are providing few specifics, and denied a Salt Lake Tribune open-records law request for documents d... The Utah Transit Authority has decided to slash the top bonuses it will give to executives from the current $30,000 each per year to $7,500. The change comes after a brutal legislative audit last month attacked high bonuses and pay for UTA executives, among other problems. While agency officials testified then that they were changing the system to reduce bonuses, they gave few details. They still are providing few specifics, and denied a Salt Lake Tribune open-records law request for documents d... 58421047@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:41:44 MDT Utah ends budget year with $166M surplus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421811-90/166-budget-education-ends.html.csp Utah leaders got good news Tuesday — the state finished the 2014 budget year with a tidy $166 million surplus and will have a sizable chunk of that available to spend when they meet next year. After some required earmarks — money that is statutorily required to go to the Rainy Day Funds and the Disaster Recovery Fund, among others — $112 million is left, all but $7 million from higher-than-projected income tax collections that are constitutionally earmarked to be spent on public and higher educ... Utah leaders got good news Tuesday — the state finished the 2014 budget year with a tidy $166 million surplus and will have a sizable chunk of that available to spend when they meet next year. After some required earmarks — money that is statutorily required to go to the Rainy Day Funds and the Disaster Recovery Fund, among others — $112 million is left, all but $7 million from higher-than-projected income tax collections that are constitutionally earmarked to be spent on public and higher educ... 58421811@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:41:34 MDT WVC mother charged for allegedly stabbing children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422593-78/charged-stabbed-charges-galvis.html.csp A West Valley City mother has been charged with attempted murder on allegations she stabbed her two children. In charges filed Tuesday, police wrote that they arrived at the home of Mary Galvis, 47, on Saturday morning to find her 12-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son bleeding from multiple stab wounds. Galvis’ husband was holding her down on the floor, yelling: “She stabbed my children. She was going to kill them herself,” police wrote. The 10-year-old, identified in charges as C.P.J., had... A West Valley City mother has been charged with attempted murder on allegations she stabbed her two children. In charges filed Tuesday, police wrote that they arrived at the home of Mary Galvis, 47, on Saturday morning to find her 12-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son bleeding from multiple stab wounds. Galvis’ husband was holding her down on the floor, yelling: “She stabbed my children. She was going to kill them herself,” police wrote. The 10-year-old, identified in charges as C.P.J., had... 58422593@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:41:22 MDT Jordan district eyes shortfall as equalization program expires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422384-78/jordan-district-tax-equalization.html.csp After a school funding equalization program in Salt Lake County expires in 2016, residents of Jordan School District could be asked to pay an annual tax increase of roughly $35 for every $100,000 of property value, Jon Larsen, the district’s interim business administrator, said Tuesday. But school officials argue the change in taxes would not be a true increase but instead would return the tax rate to where it was intended to be since 2009. “Jordan did not get a financial benefit from this ... After a school funding equalization program in Salt Lake County expires in 2016, residents of Jordan School District could be asked to pay an annual tax increase of roughly $35 for every $100,000 of property value, Jon Larsen, the district’s interim business administrator, said Tuesday. But school officials argue the change in taxes would not be a true increase but instead would return the tax rate to where it was intended to be since 2009. “Jordan did not get a financial benefit from this ... 58422384@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:20:09 MDT Candidates debate in race for Salt Lake County Council seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421534-90/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp There were more agreements than disagreements Tuesday night in a debate pitting candidates running for the Salt Lake County Council seat to be vacated by longtime Democratic Councilman Randy Horiuchi. But one clear distinction between Democrat Jenny Wilson and Republican Micah Bruner were that the former stressed her government experience and ties with established leaders while the later took pride in being a first-time candidate with a “fresh approach.” Wilson, who served on the county council ... There were more agreements than disagreements Tuesday night in a debate pitting candidates running for the Salt Lake County Council seat to be vacated by longtime Democratic Councilman Randy Horiuchi. But one clear distinction between Democrat Jenny Wilson and Republican Micah Bruner were that the former stressed her government experience and ties with established leaders while the later took pride in being a first-time candidate with a “fresh approach.” Wilson, who served on the county council ... 58421534@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:59:02 MDT Utah football notes: Gionni Paul healthy, stepping up for Utes (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422220-77/utah-utes-game-paul.html.csp As Gionni Paul said himself, “One soldier goes down, the next one comes up.” Luckily for the Utes, they have a pretty decent linebacker coming in as reinforcement. Paul, a junior transfer from Miami, is in his second week of practice with the Utah defense, taking over as starting MAC linebacker. Healthy for the first time since April, the 5-foot-10, 227-pound bruiser has been generating positive reviews from coaches. Just in time, too: The Utes will be playing without junior Jason Whittingham, ... As Gionni Paul said himself, “One soldier goes down, the next one comes up.” Luckily for the Utes, they have a pretty decent linebacker coming in as reinforcement. Paul, a junior transfer from Miami, is in his second week of practice with the Utah defense, taking over as starting MAC linebacker. Healthy for the first time since April, the 5-foot-10, 227-pound bruiser has been generating positive reviews from coaches. Just in time, too: The Utes will be playing without junior Jason Whittingham, ... 58422220@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:33:02 MDT Statue of Marriner S. Eccles unveiled at Utah Capitol http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416531-78/eccles-marriner-federal-reserve.html.csp A statue of Marriner S. Eccles debuted at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday, honoring the financial leadership of the native Utahn who once guided the Federal Reserve. Eccles is widely credited for ensuring the central bank remained independent from political whims and private interests, and for his policies that helped the country turn the corner from the Depression to prosperity. The Utah Legislature resolved in 2001 to place a statue of Eccles in the capitol building, and Tuesday’s ceremony ma... A statue of Marriner S. Eccles debuted at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday, honoring the financial leadership of the native Utahn who once guided the Federal Reserve. Eccles is widely credited for ensuring the central bank remained independent from political whims and private interests, and for his policies that helped the country turn the corner from the Depression to prosperity. The Utah Legislature resolved in 2001 to place a statue of Eccles in the capitol building, and Tuesday’s ceremony ma... 58416531@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:03:02 MDT Real Salt Lake: Age isn’t slowing down Javier Morales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421736-77/morales-rsl-argentina-age.html.csp Sandy • The backyard was small, but for the young Javier Morales it was big enough. There, in the Lomas de Zamora area of Buenos Aires, the Real Salt Lake midfielder would stand over the ball, size up the lines painted on the opposite wall that formed the dimensions of a goal, then line up shot after shot, dreaming the dream of soccer-crazed youngsters all over Argentina. “It was small,” Morales grinned, “but that works.” Javier Morales has never needed a lot of room to work in, which is a big p... Sandy • The backyard was small, but for the young Javier Morales it was big enough. There, in the Lomas de Zamora area of Buenos Aires, the Real Salt Lake midfielder would stand over the ball, size up the lines painted on the opposite wall that formed the dimensions of a goal, then line up shot after shot, dreaming the dream of soccer-crazed youngsters all over Argentina. “It was small,” Morales grinned, “but that works.” Javier Morales has never needed a lot of room to work in, which is a big p... 58421736@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:42:22 MDT ZAP tax earns plaudits at Salt Lake County hearing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421894-90/zap-county-tax-lake.html.csp Steve Van Maren had only one question about Salt Lake County’s plan to hold a vote in November on extending the tax to support the zoo, arts and parks (ZAP) program. “Can we double it?” joked Van Maren, of Sandy — the only citizen who regularly attends Salt Lake County Council meetings — at a public hearing the council held Tuesday on the proposed 10-year extension of the ZAP tax. His unofficial motion was seconded by Juan Arce-Larreta, chairman of the Parley’s Rails, Trails and Tunnels Coaliti... Steve Van Maren had only one question about Salt Lake County’s plan to hold a vote in November on extending the tax to support the zoo, arts and parks (ZAP) program. “Can we double it?” joked Van Maren, of Sandy — the only citizen who regularly attends Salt Lake County Council meetings — at a public hearing the council held Tuesday on the proposed 10-year extension of the ZAP tax. His unofficial motion was seconded by Juan Arce-Larreta, chairman of the Parley’s Rails, Trails and Tunnels Coaliti... 58421894@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:41:57 MDT Myton police chief charged with stalking women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422110-78/butterfield-chief-cooper-myton.html.csp Myton’s new police chief has been charged with stalking three women. Thomas Wade Butterfield was charged Tuesday in Duchesne County with three counts of stalking, one count of unlawful detention and one count of criminal trespass, all misdemeanors. Butterfield, 44, this year became the first chief of Myton’s newly formed police department. “People are innocent until proven guilty,” said Myton Mayor Kathleen Cooper. “At this point, we stand behind our chief, and we’ll defend him until we find out... Myton’s new police chief has been charged with stalking three women. Thomas Wade Butterfield was charged Tuesday in Duchesne County with three counts of stalking, one count of unlawful detention and one count of criminal trespass, all misdemeanors. Butterfield, 44, this year became the first chief of Myton’s newly formed police department. “People are innocent until proven guilty,” said Myton Mayor Kathleen Cooper. “At this point, we stand behind our chief, and we’ll defend him until we find out... 58422110@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:37:02 MDT Recipe: A rich, creamy noodle kugel with apples and honey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58379503-223/honey-apples-kugel-cream.html.csp Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for Rosh Hashana, which this year begins the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 24. The tart apples lend a gentle sweetness and bright flavor complemented by raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg. Feel like mixing it up a bit? Additional fruits and some toasted nuts would fit right with the rest of the recipe. Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for Rosh Hashana, which this year begins the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 24. The tart apples lend a gentle sweetness and bright flavor complemented by raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg. Feel like mixing it up a bit? Additional fruits and some toasted nuts would fit right with the rest of the recipe. 58379503@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:36:02 MDT Recipe: Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds smoothie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407787-223/chia-seeds-cup-healthy.html.csp Pity the chia seed. For so long this nutritional powerhouse was relegated to late-night television commercials hawking sprouting cat-shaped clay planters. That is, until recently. Americans have suddenly realized chia seeds have a lot to offer a healthy diet. A tiny tablespoon of chia seeds crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and omega fatty acids. That’s a lot to offer in a little seed. But the real reason I love chia so much? It fills me up, and ... Pity the chia seed. For so long this nutritional powerhouse was relegated to late-night television commercials hawking sprouting cat-shaped clay planters. That is, until recently. Americans have suddenly realized chia seeds have a lot to offer a healthy diet. A tiny tablespoon of chia seeds crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and omega fatty acids. That’s a lot to offer in a little seed. But the real reason I love chia so much? It fills me up, and ... 58407787@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:36:02 MDT Recipe: Butter and black pepper, a steak’s best friends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407811-223/steaks-pepper-steak-butter.html.csp A steak and potato dinner is an American cliche, but a delicious one. And in my mind, that gives us leave to play with — and enjoy — it without feeling guilty. For my weeknight-friendly steak and taters, it was important to me that it be a one-pan wonder. Nobody wants tons of cleaning up on a weeknight. It also had to be fast and flavorful, which is why I opted for bison steaks. This widely available alternative to beef is naturally lean and deeply flavorful. That leanness means you need to cook... A steak and potato dinner is an American cliche, but a delicious one. And in my mind, that gives us leave to play with — and enjoy — it without feeling guilty. For my weeknight-friendly steak and taters, it was important to me that it be a one-pan wonder. Nobody wants tons of cleaning up on a weeknight. It also had to be fast and flavorful, which is why I opted for bison steaks. This widely available alternative to beef is naturally lean and deeply flavorful. That leanness means you need to cook... 58407811@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:36:02 MDT Recipe: A late summer Southern classic — tomato pie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407841-223/pie-tomatoes-tomato-cheese.html.csp Tomato Pie is a classic Southern dish made in late summer when the tomato plants are heavy with ripe fruit, but everyone has had their fill of tomato sandwiches and salads. It is essentially a pie shell filled with fresh sliced tomatoes and sweet onions, topped with mixture of shredded cheese and served with a sprinkle of fresh basil. It’s not fancy and generally is not served in restaurants, but you can find it at potluck suppers, farmers markets, roadside stands and most every rural kitchen. M... Tomato Pie is a classic Southern dish made in late summer when the tomato plants are heavy with ripe fruit, but everyone has had their fill of tomato sandwiches and salads. It is essentially a pie shell filled with fresh sliced tomatoes and sweet onions, topped with mixture of shredded cheese and served with a sprinkle of fresh basil. It’s not fancy and generally is not served in restaurants, but you can find it at potluck suppers, farmers markets, roadside stands and most every rural kitchen. M... 58407841@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:36:02 MDT Gardening: Kindness to wildlife can pay off in the garden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416071-223/wildlife-garden-hartung-deer.html.csp Competition and conflict have existed between people and animals since the first gardeners began sowing seeds on the ground. The critters just as quickly carried them away. But coexisting with wildlife in farm fields or gardens can be a winning proposition if you’re willing to alter your habitat. Even nuisance animals can become plant partners with a little planning. “You can steer your way around a lot of the usual wildlife-property owner confrontations,” said Robert Pierce, an extension fisher... Competition and conflict have existed between people and animals since the first gardeners began sowing seeds on the ground. The critters just as quickly carried them away. But coexisting with wildlife in farm fields or gardens can be a winning proposition if you’re willing to alter your habitat. Even nuisance animals can become plant partners with a little planning. “You can steer your way around a lot of the usual wildlife-property owner confrontations,” said Robert Pierce, an extension fisher... 58416071@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:36:02 MDT Council scrutinizes police investigations of rapes, shootings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422207-78/police-council-kits-lake.html.csp The Salt Lake City Police Department was conspicuous by its absence Tuesday evening as the City Council began chewing over in earnest its concerns with rape investigations and officer-involved shootings. Among other things, the council sought more transparency from the police department. “We need the chief [Chris Burbank] to be less tone deaf on this,” said Councilman Luke Garrott. Police Chief Chris Burbank was out of town and none of his top policy subordinates were available, according to Dav... The Salt Lake City Police Department was conspicuous by its absence Tuesday evening as the City Council began chewing over in earnest its concerns with rape investigations and officer-involved shootings. Among other things, the council sought more transparency from the police department. “We need the chief [Chris Burbank] to be less tone deaf on this,” said Councilman Luke Garrott. Police Chief Chris Burbank was out of town and none of his top policy subordinates were available, according to Dav... 58422207@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:34:25 MDT Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421934-68/news-percent-media-hispanics.html.csp Washington • A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don’t fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows. Three-fourths of African-American news consumers and two-thirds of Hispanics have doubts about what mainstream media report about their communities, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Media Insight Project. And... Washington • A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don’t fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows. Three-fourths of African-American news consumers and two-thirds of Hispanics have doubts about what mainstream media report about their communities, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Media Insight Project. And... 58421934@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:29:02 MDT Congress claims safety agency botched GM recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421924-68/nhtsa-agency-cars-safety.html.csp Washington • Both houses of Congress scolded the nation’s highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee the safety of increasingly complex vehicles. David Friedman, acting chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, repeatedly defended his agency during a Senate hearing as lawmakers accused him of failing to take responsibility for missing multiple clues that could have saved ... Washington • Both houses of Congress scolded the nation’s highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee the safety of increasingly complex vehicles. David Friedman, acting chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, repeatedly defended his agency during a Senate hearing as lawmakers accused him of failing to take responsibility for missing multiple clues that could have saved ... 58421924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:28:02 MDT Minnesota’s Gov. says Peterson should have remained on suspension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421713-77/peterson-minnesota-nfl-child.html.csp St. Paul, Minn. • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Petersen has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser. The governor said in a statement to The Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty. But Dayton also called P... St. Paul, Minn. • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Petersen has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser. The governor said in a statement to The Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty. But Dayton also called P... 58421713@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:04:02 MDT Twitter outpaces Facebook with focus on mobile ads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422077-79/mobile-twitter-ads-company.html.csp San Francisco • Twitter, the microblogging service that plans an initial public offering, is outpacing its bigger competitors Facebook and Google in a crucial growth area: mobile advertising. Ads on smartphones and tablets will make up more than half of Twitter’s ad revenue this year, according to EMarketer Inc. That puts it ahead of Facebook, which generated 41 percent of its ad revenue from mobile promotions in the latest quarter. Google, the largest search engine, is estimated to get slightly... San Francisco • Twitter, the microblogging service that plans an initial public offering, is outpacing its bigger competitors Facebook and Google in a crucial growth area: mobile advertising. Ads on smartphones and tablets will make up more than half of Twitter’s ad revenue this year, according to EMarketer Inc. That puts it ahead of Facebook, which generated 41 percent of its ad revenue from mobile promotions in the latest quarter. Google, the largest search engine, is estimated to get slightly... 58422077@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:01:02 MDT Chevron’s search for plant-based fuels founders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422062-79/chevron-watson-based-company.html.csp Chevron’s attempts to turn plants into alternative fuels for profitable, large-scale production have failed. The second-largest U.S. oil company by market value spent “significant sums” and assigned some of its best scientists to evaluate more than 100 kinds of feedstock and 50 techniques for converting them into fuels without success, Chevron Chairman and Chief Executive John Watson said Tuesday during an address to the Economic Club of Minnesota. “The smartest minds in my company and others ha... Chevron’s attempts to turn plants into alternative fuels for profitable, large-scale production have failed. The second-largest U.S. oil company by market value spent “significant sums” and assigned some of its best scientists to evaluate more than 100 kinds of feedstock and 50 techniques for converting them into fuels without success, Chevron Chairman and Chief Executive John Watson said Tuesday during an address to the Economic Club of Minnesota. “The smartest minds in my company and others ha... 58422062@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:58:02 MDT Virginia sues 13 banks for $1.15B alleging fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422033-79/state-retirement-system-virginia.html.csp Washington • Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are among 13 banks whose units were sued for $1.15 billion by the state of Virginia, over claims they misled its retirement system about the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities. The suit in state court in Richmond is the largest financial fraud case ever brought by the commonwealth, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement on Tuesday. The sealed complaint was filed in January under the whistle-blower provisions... Washington • Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are among 13 banks whose units were sued for $1.15 billion by the state of Virginia, over claims they misled its retirement system about the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities. The suit in state court in Richmond is the largest financial fraud case ever brought by the commonwealth, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement on Tuesday. The sealed complaint was filed in January under the whistle-blower provisions... 58422033@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:55:02 MDT Utahn killed by bear was working alone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421525-78/stewart-bear-bears-rust.html.csp A Utah man likely killed by a bear in Wyoming was a seasonal employee working a new site alone for an Idaho business. While full details of Adam Thomas Stewart’s death have still not been revealed, his boss said the 31-year-old from Virgin, Utah, was an experienced backcountry visitor. “Adam was a very bright individual and talented in many ways,” said Steve Rust, owner of Boise-based Nature’s Capital. Rust reported Stewart missing Sept. 7. “We very saddened by this event,” he said. “Adam was ... A Utah man likely killed by a bear in Wyoming was a seasonal employee working a new site alone for an Idaho business. While full details of Adam Thomas Stewart’s death have still not been revealed, his boss said the 31-year-old from Virgin, Utah, was an experienced backcountry visitor. “Adam was a very bright individual and talented in many ways,” said Steve Rust, owner of Boise-based Nature’s Capital. Rust reported Stewart missing Sept. 7. “We very saddened by this event,” he said. “Adam was ... 58421525@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:50:01 MDT Arizona GOP official resigns over Medicaid remarks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421992-68/pearce-comments-party-republican.html.csp PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce, the chief sponsor of Arizona’s hard-line law against illegal immigration, has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party after he was criticized for remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization of people on Medicaid. The party late Sunday night announced Pearce’s resignation as first vice chairman — the state party’s second top leadership post — after some Republican candidates denounced the comments th... PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce, the chief sponsor of Arizona’s hard-line law against illegal immigration, has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party after he was criticized for remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization of people on Medicaid. The party late Sunday night announced Pearce’s resignation as first vice chairman — the state party’s second top leadership post — after some Republican candidates denounced the comments th... 58421992@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:37:01 MDT Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421764-68/ukraine-european-ukrainian-europe.html.csp Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country’s rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists. The actions by lawmakers began to flesh out the emerging picture of a new Ukraine, where a determined pivot toward Europe has come at great cost: concessions to Russia and a war with rebels that killed more than 3,000 people and pushed the West’s relations with Moscow to ... Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country’s rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists. The actions by lawmakers began to flesh out the emerging picture of a new Ukraine, where a determined pivot toward Europe has come at great cost: concessions to Russia and a war with rebels that killed more than 3,000 people and pushed the West’s relations with Moscow to ... 58421764@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:48:02 MDT Monson: Utah has new reasons for big hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58420765-89/utah-state-monson-reasons.html.csp “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill OK, that’s a little too profound for a column on Utah football. Winny wasn’t a college coach, but … he could have been. There’s both room and reasons for his kind of optimism around here now, as it pertains to the Utes. They seem better, look better, than what we had imagined or expected a few short weeks ago. And, just as important, their circumstances are, too. Th... “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill OK, that’s a little too profound for a column on Utah football. Winny wasn’t a college coach, but … he could have been. There’s both room and reasons for his kind of optimism around here now, as it pertains to the Utes. They seem better, look better, than what we had imagined or expected a few short weeks ago. And, just as important, their circumstances are, too. Th... 58420765@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:41:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Newest Jazzman Booker making inroads in SLC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58417493-87/booker-jazz-cereal-trevor.html.csp Cinnamon Toast Crunch. That’s Trevor Booker’s favorite cereal. Like many NBA players — or people in general — Booker developed eating habits growing up, a taste for something unique. For the new Utah Jazz power forward, it was cereal of all kinds, around 20 bowls a week. With that in mind, as a way of introducing himself to the community, what better way to do so than holding a cereal drive called “Booker’s breakfast assist”? That’s exactly what he did this past Saturday. “It’s something that I’... Cinnamon Toast Crunch. That’s Trevor Booker’s favorite cereal. Like many NBA players — or people in general — Booker developed eating habits growing up, a taste for something unique. For the new Utah Jazz power forward, it was cereal of all kinds, around 20 bowls a week. With that in mind, as a way of introducing himself to the community, what better way to do so than holding a cereal drive called “Booker’s breakfast assist”? That’s exactly what he did this past Saturday. “It’s something that I’... 58417493@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:40:05 MDT Kragthorpe: Pac-12 South’s elite teams showing weaknesses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58421093-89/usc-south-teams-ucla.html.csp USC lost to Boston College, with the Trojans’ defense being exploited. UCLA needed a series of clutch plays to overcome Texas. Arizona State allowed a bunch of yards to Colorado. The top half of the Pac-12 South appears vulnerable, even if those three teams are ranked No. 17 or higher in the AP Top 25. Much more evidence about Utah is needed for anyone to make a case that the Utes can contend in the South, but it is fair to say those divisional opponents look less intimidating than they did befo... USC lost to Boston College, with the Trojans’ defense being exploited. UCLA needed a series of clutch plays to overcome Texas. Arizona State allowed a bunch of yards to Colorado. The top half of the Pac-12 South appears vulnerable, even if those three teams are ranked No. 17 or higher in the AP Top 25. Much more evidence about Utah is needed for anyone to make a case that the Utes can contend in the South, but it is fair to say those divisional opponents look less intimidating than they did befo... 58421093@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:40:05 MDT BYU football: No. 21 Cougars basking in national attention http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58421360-88/college-byu-football-cougars.html.csp Provo • Play on national television for three straight weeks, humiliate Texas 41-7 in Week Two, feature an exciting, play-making quarterback who is a fringe Heisman Trophy candidate, stay undefeated and crack the national rankings. That’s what the BYU Cougars did the first quarter of the college football season, and naturally national attention has followed for the independent going against the grain in the college football world. Coach Bronco Mendenhall has appeared on a handful of national col... Provo • Play on national television for three straight weeks, humiliate Texas 41-7 in Week Two, feature an exciting, play-making quarterback who is a fringe Heisman Trophy candidate, stay undefeated and crack the national rankings. That’s what the BYU Cougars did the first quarter of the college football season, and naturally national attention has followed for the independent going against the grain in the college football world. Coach Bronco Mendenhall has appeared on a handful of national col... 58421360@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:40:05 MDT Corinthian Colleges sued for predatory lending http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421832-79/corinthian-company-education-federal.html.csp Washington • Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a “predatory lending scheme.” The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education company’s private student loans. Corinthian misled students about their job prospects, in some cases paying employers to offer temporary jobs to graduates, the agency said Tuesday. Corinthian charged as much as $75,000 for a bachelor’s degree and pushed students... Washington • Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a “predatory lending scheme.” The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education company’s private student loans. Corinthian misled students about their job prospects, in some cases paying employers to offer temporary jobs to graduates, the agency said Tuesday. Corinthian charged as much as $75,000 for a bachelor’s degree and pushed students... 58421832@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:11:02 MDT Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities dip http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421831-79/foreign-holdings-treasury-trillion.html.csp Washington • Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings in July after hitting a record level in June. The two biggest purchasers, China and Japan, both cut back. The Treasury Department said Tuesday in its monthly report that foreign holdings dipped 0.3 percent in July to $6.0 trillion, down from a record $6.01 trillion in June. China, the top foreign buyer of U.S. Treasury debt, reduced its holdings by 0.3 percent to $1.26 trillion. Japan, the No. 2 buyer, trimmed its hol... Washington • Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings in July after hitting a record level in June. The two biggest purchasers, China and Japan, both cut back. The Treasury Department said Tuesday in its monthly report that foreign holdings dipped 0.3 percent in July to $6.0 trillion, down from a record $6.01 trillion in June. China, the top foreign buyer of U.S. Treasury debt, reduced its holdings by 0.3 percent to $1.26 trillion. Japan, the No. 2 buyer, trimmed its hol... 58421831@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:05:02 MDT Survey finds skepticism about benefits of trade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421830-79/trade-percent-jobs-countries.html.csp Washington • Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren’t sold on the benefits of trade. They doubt global economic ties create jobs or raise wages, an international survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows. But people China and other low- and middle-income countries are far more convinced that trade delivers jobs and higher wages, Pew said Tuesday in releasing the results of its survey of 48,643 people in 44 countries. The center found that 50 percent of Americans say trade destroys j... Washington • Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren’t sold on the benefits of trade. They doubt global economic ties create jobs or raise wages, an international survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows. But people China and other low- and middle-income countries are far more convinced that trade delivers jobs and higher wages, Pew said Tuesday in releasing the results of its survey of 48,643 people in 44 countries. The center found that 50 percent of Americans say trade destroys j... 58421830@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:02:02 MDT American Airlines service agents go with union http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421828-79/agents-union-airlines-american.html.csp Dallas • Customer-service agents at American Airlines are voting overwhelmingly to join a union and reverse a “no” vote in 2013. Federal labor officials announced the results Tuesday in voting that covered about 14,000 employees at airports and reservations centers and home-based agents. About 86 percent of those voting are favoring representation by the Communications Workers of America and the Teamsters. The CWA lost a previous election in January 2013 by about 150 votes. CWA President Larry C... Dallas • Customer-service agents at American Airlines are voting overwhelmingly to join a union and reverse a “no” vote in 2013. Federal labor officials announced the results Tuesday in voting that covered about 14,000 employees at airports and reservations centers and home-based agents. About 86 percent of those voting are favoring representation by the Communications Workers of America and the Teamsters. The CWA lost a previous election in January 2013 by about 150 votes. CWA President Larry C... 58421828@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:56:02 MDT FedEx to raise ground, express delivery rates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421817-79/fedex-rates-delivery-express.html.csp Memphis • FedEx says it will raise U.S. rates for express, ground and home-delivery shipments by an average of 4.9 percent in January. The company said Tuesday that rates also will change for FedEx SmartPost, which uses the U.S. Postal Service for final delivery, although it didn’t say how much. The Memphis-based company says the express increase will apply to deliveries in, to or from the U.S. FedEx Freight will also boost prices an average of 4.9 percent within North America. Also starting Jan... Memphis • FedEx says it will raise U.S. rates for express, ground and home-delivery shipments by an average of 4.9 percent in January. The company said Tuesday that rates also will change for FedEx SmartPost, which uses the U.S. Postal Service for final delivery, although it didn’t say how much. The Memphis-based company says the express increase will apply to deliveries in, to or from the U.S. FedEx Freight will also boost prices an average of 4.9 percent within North America. Also starting Jan... 58421817@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:52:01 MDT Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice disapproval of NFL http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421810-77/nfl-league-anheuser-busch.html.csp Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League’s recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to recent incidents that are sparking outcry from fans, including an investigation into how long the NFL knew about a video that shows Baltimore Raven Ray Rice beating his then-fiancee; as well as the Minnesota Vikings’ decision... Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League’s recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to recent incidents that are sparking outcry from fans, including an investigation into how long the NFL knew about a video that shows Baltimore Raven Ray Rice beating his then-fiancee; as well as the Minnesota Vikings’ decision... 58421810@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:48:01 MDT Utah Sen. Mike Lee to lead conservative Senate caucus next year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421256-90/conservative-lee-caucus-mike.html.csp Washington • Sen. Mike Lee will serve as chairman of a caucus of conservative senators in the next Congress, taking the lead in promoting conservative causes and proposed solutions. Lee, R-Utah, will take over in January from Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Penn., who has led the Senate Steering Committee since 2012. A majority of Republican senators reportedly belong to the caucus, though the group doesn’t make its membership public. “Mike Lee is a knowledgeable and principled movement conservative,” Too... Washington • Sen. Mike Lee will serve as chairman of a caucus of conservative senators in the next Congress, taking the lead in promoting conservative causes and proposed solutions. Lee, R-Utah, will take over in January from Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Penn., who has led the Senate Steering Committee since 2012. A majority of Republican senators reportedly belong to the caucus, though the group doesn’t make its membership public. “Mike Lee is a knowledgeable and principled movement conservative,” Too... 58421256@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:43:35 MDT House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421762-79/nhtsa-report-agency-didn.html.csp The agency responsible for safety on the nation’s roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks the expertise to oversee increasingly complex vehicles, congressional Republicans charged in a report Tuesday. The report by a House committee’s GOP majority raised serious questions about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ability to keep the public safe, and came as the Senate convened a hearing on the safety agency’s shortcomings. Safety reg... The agency responsible for safety on the nation’s roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks the expertise to oversee increasingly complex vehicles, congressional Republicans charged in a report Tuesday. The report by a House committee’s GOP majority raised serious questions about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ability to keep the public safe, and came as the Senate convened a hearing on the safety agency’s shortcomings. Safety reg... 58421762@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:41:02 MDT Five findings in Congress’s report on safety agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421748-79/agency-safety-bags-investigators.html.csp Detroit • Republicans on the House Commerce Committee released a report Tuesday critical of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government’s top auto safety agency, and its handling of General Motors’ delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches. NHTSA was also the subject of a Senate subcommittee hearing later Tuesday. Here are the top five findings from the House report: — SEVEN-YEAR GAP: As early as 2007, NHTSA had information from multiple sources s... Detroit • Republicans on the House Commerce Committee released a report Tuesday critical of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government’s top auto safety agency, and its handling of General Motors’ delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches. NHTSA was also the subject of a Senate subcommittee hearing later Tuesday. Here are the top five findings from the House report: — SEVEN-YEAR GAP: As early as 2007, NHTSA had information from multiple sources s... 58421748@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:30:02 MDT Congress passes Hatch, Matheson bill to help EMS providers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421312-90/ems-matheson-program-emergency.html.csp Washington • Congress has voted to reauthorize a program to help emergency responders with the unique needs of children and adolescents, a move pushed by Utah’s Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. Jim Matheson. The House on Tuesday voted 410-4 to continue the 30-year-old grant program for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories that helps emergency medical services (EMS) crews stock limited doses of medicine and smaller equipment to help younger patients. The Senate approved the legis... Washington • Congress has voted to reauthorize a program to help emergency responders with the unique needs of children and adolescents, a move pushed by Utah’s Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. Jim Matheson. The House on Tuesday voted 410-4 to continue the 30-year-old grant program for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories that helps emergency medical services (EMS) crews stock limited doses of medicine and smaller equipment to help younger patients. The Senate approved the legis... 58421312@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:04:40 MDT Utah attorney, sons accused of drug crimes are on path to trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420495-78/robinson-drug-possession-degree.html.csp A former attorney for Salt Lake City government and his two sons were ordered to stand trial Tuesday on charges accusing them of running a drug operation out of their Sugar House home. James Wesley Robinson and his two adult sons — 21-year-old Alexander Jordan Robinson and 18-year-old Zachary Ryan Robinson — appeared in court Tuesday just long enough to decline a preliminary hearing where prosecutors would have been required to show there was enough evidence to proceed to trial. Often, defenda... A former attorney for Salt Lake City government and his two sons were ordered to stand trial Tuesday on charges accusing them of running a drug operation out of their Sugar House home. James Wesley Robinson and his two adult sons — 21-year-old Alexander Jordan Robinson and 18-year-old Zachary Ryan Robinson — appeared in court Tuesday just long enough to decline a preliminary hearing where prosecutors would have been required to show there was enough evidence to proceed to trial. Often, defenda... 58420495@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:59:35 MDT Ice-cold, high-point beer a new niche for Utah brewery stores http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58389018-223/beer-brewing-com-brewery.html.csp What can customers get at the new Red Rock Brewing’s Beer Store that’s not available at a state-run liquor facility? Cold beer! “The beer literally goes from the cold room in the production facility to the beer store fridge 10 feet away,” said Red Rock Brewing’s marketing director, Michael Druce. “It never even gets close to heat.” The Red Rock Beer Store opened about two months ago at 443 N. 400 West in Salt Lake City, inside the facility where all of the high-point beers — more than 4 percent ... What can customers get at the new Red Rock Brewing’s Beer Store that’s not available at a state-run liquor facility? Cold beer! “The beer literally goes from the cold room in the production facility to the beer store fridge 10 feet away,” said Red Rock Brewing’s marketing director, Michael Druce. “It never even gets close to heat.” The Red Rock Beer Store opened about two months ago at 443 N. 400 West in Salt Lake City, inside the facility where all of the high-point beers — more than 4 percent ... 58389018@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:59:28 MDT Letter: Time to put a camera on every officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420354-82/camera-death-officers-person.html.csp We need to mandate, as a state, that all police officers be required to wear a camera of some sort so that these questions of their response to situations they deem a threat that result in the death of a person can be answered with the truth. There has to be some way to establish accountability when a person is shot to death rather than just the word of the people involved. David G. Payne Salt Lake City We need to mandate, as a state, that all police officers be required to wear a camera of some sort so that these questions of their response to situations they deem a threat that result in the death of a person can be answered with the truth. There has to be some way to establish accountability when a person is shot to death rather than just the word of the people involved. David G. Payne Salt Lake City 58420354@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Letter: What’s with the UHP cops on Highway 201? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420373-82/highway-201-cops-uhp.html.csp Some of us are wondering how long the two UHP cops are gonna sit on Highway 201 between I-80 and Highway 102 with their lights on at taxpayers’ expense. It’s been going on for weeks. You can roll past them doing 70 plus, and they won’t do anything. So what’s the use, when they won’t even bring in any revenue. Just wondering. Lynn Mott West Valley City Some of us are wondering how long the two UHP cops are gonna sit on Highway 201 between I-80 and Highway 102 with their lights on at taxpayers’ expense. It’s been going on for weeks. You can roll past them doing 70 plus, and they won’t do anything. So what’s the use, when they won’t even bring in any revenue. Just wondering. Lynn Mott West Valley City 58420373@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Letter: How can campers leave so much trash? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420428-82/bottles-trash-campers-plastic.html.csp Sunday, I took a drive out to the mountains west of Utah Lake. With fall coming, I wanted to hike, see the flowering sagebrush and sunflowers and take in the beauty of nature. As I was hiking, I came to three camping grounds. They were littered with broken bottles, whole bottles, beer cans, liquor bottles, trash and plastic water bottles, plus garbage. I was in one campground where the people had set up a little shooting target. I looked at it a little closer, and there were tiny plastic dolls w... Sunday, I took a drive out to the mountains west of Utah Lake. With fall coming, I wanted to hike, see the flowering sagebrush and sunflowers and take in the beauty of nature. As I was hiking, I came to three camping grounds. They were littered with broken bottles, whole bottles, beer cans, liquor bottles, trash and plastic water bottles, plus garbage. I was in one campground where the people had set up a little shooting target. I looked at it a little closer, and there were tiny plastic dolls w... 58420428@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Letter: Tea partiers are nauseating me http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420447-82/tea-state-partiers-admire.html.csp Utah is a Pretty Great State for angry white male tea partiers and policemen who admire the SS. A white guy can open carry his AK-47 in JC Penney, but a black teenager with a replica sword is swarmed by police and gunned down. I guess that is normal for a state where Romneycare = Good but Obamacare = Bad. A state where the San Juan County commissioner leads illegal ATV rides across closed BLM land and our Sen. Lee celebrates Cliven Bundy’s armed rebellion because he doesn’t want to pay his gra... Utah is a Pretty Great State for angry white male tea partiers and policemen who admire the SS. A white guy can open carry his AK-47 in JC Penney, but a black teenager with a replica sword is swarmed by police and gunned down. I guess that is normal for a state where Romneycare = Good but Obamacare = Bad. A state where the San Juan County commissioner leads illegal ATV rides across closed BLM land and our Sen. Lee celebrates Cliven Bundy’s armed rebellion because he doesn’t want to pay his gra... 58420447@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Letter: Accidental DNews explains a lot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420588-82/conservative-obama-congressmen-debate.html.csp On Sunday morning, we received our Tribune but had the Opinion section from the Deseret News. After my initial frustration, I better understand the narrow, conservative thinking of my adopted state. Here is my tally of the content: Two national conservative columnists on the Scotland vote and Obama’s wrong strategy for ISIS, a DNews editorial defending faith-based student groups on college campuses, a column on the perils of credit card use, a citizen commenting on Ogden’s positive growth in the... On Sunday morning, we received our Tribune but had the Opinion section from the Deseret News. After my initial frustration, I better understand the narrow, conservative thinking of my adopted state. Here is my tally of the content: Two national conservative columnists on the Scotland vote and Obama’s wrong strategy for ISIS, a DNews editorial defending faith-based student groups on college campuses, a column on the perils of credit card use, a citizen commenting on Ogden’s positive growth in the... 58420588@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Letter: Don’t expand resorts’ footprint with One Wasatch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420634-82/ski-wasatch-backcountry-resorts.html.csp After attending the University of Utah, I became addicted to the incredible lifestyle you can create here in the Central Wasatch Mountains. There is no other place in the world that has an excellent economic growth engine with such easy access to the great outdoors. Over the last 40 years I have watched as ski resorts and associated development expanded their boundaries and took away pristine backcountry terrain. My various crews of ski buddies have certainly enjoyed the access to new terrain... After attending the University of Utah, I became addicted to the incredible lifestyle you can create here in the Central Wasatch Mountains. There is no other place in the world that has an excellent economic growth engine with such easy access to the great outdoors. Over the last 40 years I have watched as ski resorts and associated development expanded their boundaries and took away pristine backcountry terrain. My various crews of ski buddies have certainly enjoyed the access to new terrain... 58420634@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Letter: Senate is Congress’ chokepoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420665-82/senate-bills-nothing-congress.html.csp Earl Rucker (“Do-nothing Congress still gets elected,” Sept. 10) is right. However, a finger pointed in the right direction is helpful when fully armed with plenty of information. The House has passed a bevy of bills that are sitting on Harry Reid’s desk in the Senate. In all, 356 bills made it through the House and are languishing in the Senate. And 98 percent of those bills were passed with bipartisan support. Two hundred of those bills were passed in the House with unanimous support from th... Earl Rucker (“Do-nothing Congress still gets elected,” Sept. 10) is right. However, a finger pointed in the right direction is helpful when fully armed with plenty of information. The House has passed a bevy of bills that are sitting on Harry Reid’s desk in the Senate. In all, 356 bills made it through the House and are languishing in the Senate. And 98 percent of those bills were passed with bipartisan support. Two hundred of those bills were passed in the House with unanimous support from th... 58420665@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Editorial: Smaller Utah classes would pay more than they cost http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58421262-82/utah-class-classes-early.html.csp It is obvious that reducing class sizes will improve educational outcomes, but it’s also obvious that moving that needle is a mighty expensive proposition in a state that is long on children and short on taxpayers. The Tribune recently reached out to Utah teachers to tell us how big their classes are, and some of their answers were staggering. Classes over 40 and 50 students are not uncommon. But Utah’s demographics are relentless, and as a result we have gone decades spending less on each st... It is obvious that reducing class sizes will improve educational outcomes, but it’s also obvious that moving that needle is a mighty expensive proposition in a state that is long on children and short on taxpayers. The Tribune recently reached out to Utah teachers to tell us how big their classes are, and some of their answers were staggering. Classes over 40 and 50 students are not uncommon. But Utah’s demographics are relentless, and as a result we have gone decades spending less on each st... 58421262@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:02 MDT Morgan County owners envision resort on sage grouse turf http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407399-78/grouse-sage-county-property.html.csp Morgan County officials are weighing a request to rezone an undeveloped piece of the Wasatch Back to allow a resort on critical sage grouse lek, or habitat. The development proposal could damage the state’s most popular lek, where birders flock every April to observe the grouse’s peculiar mating ritual. Property owners’ plans for their 2,800 acres of land have sparked an outcry from conservationists as well as locals who fear high-density development would degrade the rural character and quiet o... Morgan County officials are weighing a request to rezone an undeveloped piece of the Wasatch Back to allow a resort on critical sage grouse lek, or habitat. The development proposal could damage the state’s most popular lek, where birders flock every April to observe the grouse’s peculiar mating ritual. Property owners’ plans for their 2,800 acres of land have sparked an outcry from conservationists as well as locals who fear high-density development would degrade the rural character and quiet o... 58407399@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:47:17 MDT BLM energy leases panned in Utah’s Uinta Basin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416172-78/blm-parcels-suwa-leasing.html.csp Once again, opposing camps in Utah’s energy-development debate say the Bureau of Land Management got a proposed lease sale wrong. Wilderness advocates contend at least 27 federal parcels of the 69 authorized for agency’s Nov. 18 sale should not be leased because they encroach on scenic lands that are vital to both wildlife conservation and recreation. The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) also argues rampant oil and gas drilling is degrading air quality in the Uinta Basin. Meanwhile, Uin... Once again, opposing camps in Utah’s energy-development debate say the Bureau of Land Management got a proposed lease sale wrong. Wilderness advocates contend at least 27 federal parcels of the 69 authorized for agency’s Nov. 18 sale should not be leased because they encroach on scenic lands that are vital to both wildlife conservation and recreation. The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) also argues rampant oil and gas drilling is degrading air quality in the Uinta Basin. Meanwhile, Uin... 58416172@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:34:45 MDT Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp There are any number of cool ski towns, but Salt Lake is now laying claim to be the only legitimate Ski City. “Ski City USA” is the new moniker that Visit Salt Lake and the four ski resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons will be pitching in marketing campaigns to attract destination skiers. “Once you’ve stayed in Ski City, you’ll never stay in a ski town” is the tagline for the $1.8 million campaign, which emphasizes the proximity of four world-class ski areas (Solitude, Brighton, Snowbird and Alta)... There are any number of cool ski towns, but Salt Lake is now laying claim to be the only legitimate Ski City. “Ski City USA” is the new moniker that Visit Salt Lake and the four ski resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons will be pitching in marketing campaigns to attract destination skiers. “Once you’ve stayed in Ski City, you’ll never stay in a ski town” is the tagline for the $1.8 million campaign, which emphasizes the proximity of four world-class ski areas (Solitude, Brighton, Snowbird and Alta)... 58420654@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:34:36 MDT Pac-12 notes: Mora impressed with Neuheisel sticking with Bruins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58421446-89/mora-ucla-neuheisel-pac.html.csp Starting a new coaching regime at a football program is never easy. But when you’re replacing a player’s dad? Just plain tricky. But even though UCLA’s Jim Mora couldn’t be the same kind of coach to Jerry Neuheisel as his father, Rick, he knew he had to be patient. If anyone could understand dealing with a coaching dad being fired, it was Mora, who went through the experience when he was on his father’s staff with the New Orleans Saints. “I know what that’s like,” Mora said. “[Jerry] has been ab... Starting a new coaching regime at a football program is never easy. But when you’re replacing a player’s dad? Just plain tricky. But even though UCLA’s Jim Mora couldn’t be the same kind of coach to Jerry Neuheisel as his father, Rick, he knew he had to be patient. If anyone could understand dealing with a coaching dad being fired, it was Mora, who went through the experience when he was on his father’s staff with the New Orleans Saints. “I know what that’s like,” Mora said. “[Jerry] has been ab... 58421446@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:10:03 MDT Top general: If Obama’s strategy fails, ground troops are possible http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420403-68/obama-dempsey-ground-forces.html.csp Washington • American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails, the nation’s top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama’s plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels. A White House spokesman said quickly the president “will not” send ground forces into combat, but Gen. Martin Dempsey said Obama had personally told him to come back on a “case by case basi... Washington • American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails, the nation’s top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama’s plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels. A White House spokesman said quickly the president “will not” send ground forces into combat, but Gen. Martin Dempsey said Obama had personally told him to come back on a “case by case basi... 58420403@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:33:52 MDT Restaurant review: Not your typical fast food at Zao Asian Cafe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58389377-223/zao-asian-cafe-choice.html.csp I’m happy to admit I love everything about the fancy-pants dinner experience: a dizzying array of cutlery that demands an understanding of the critical nuances between the demitasse and dessert spoon; starched white tablecloths that glare admonishingly well in advance of the inevitable accidental spill; an army of waiters elegantly gliding about the room, wielding dangerously French-named items like amuse-bouche and petit four. I’m a sucker, I can’t help myself. Sadly, my surname isn’t Rothschil... I’m happy to admit I love everything about the fancy-pants dinner experience: a dizzying array of cutlery that demands an understanding of the critical nuances between the demitasse and dessert spoon; starched white tablecloths that glare admonishingly well in advance of the inevitable accidental spill; an army of waiters elegantly gliding about the room, wielding dangerously French-named items like amuse-bouche and petit four. I’m a sucker, I can’t help myself. Sadly, my surname isn’t Rothschil... 58389377@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:20:48 MDT Ex-LDS presiding bishop is favorite to head UTA board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417206-90/become-bishop-board-burton.html.csp Former LDS Presiding Bishop H. David Burton was nominated Monday to become the new chairman of the Utah Transit Authority and is expected to take over next week as top shepherd of that sometimes tempest-tossed agency. The UTA Board’s executive committee nominated Burton, and the full board is scheduled to vote Sept. 24. The board almost always follows the executive committee’s recommendations on elections. In fact, the only time in memory that it did not was when it selected Burton as the board’... Former LDS Presiding Bishop H. David Burton was nominated Monday to become the new chairman of the Utah Transit Authority and is expected to take over next week as top shepherd of that sometimes tempest-tossed agency. The UTA Board’s executive committee nominated Burton, and the full board is scheduled to vote Sept. 24. The board almost always follows the executive committee’s recommendations on elections. In fact, the only time in memory that it did not was when it selected Burton as the board’... 58417206@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:12:19 MDT Box Elder County official in counseling after DUI http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421060-78/tingey-arrest-police-guilty.html.csp Brigham City • A Box Elder County commissioner who pleaded guilty to drunk driving last month said this week that he was going through a difficult time and made poor choices. Commissioner Ryan Tingey, 47, said that he’s somewhat relieved the news of his April arrest is now public after spending months waiting for media to report it. “It’s been like waiting for the other shoe to drop,” Tingey told The Standard-Examiner on Monday. Tingey was arrested in April after running a red light in Riverdal... Brigham City • A Box Elder County commissioner who pleaded guilty to drunk driving last month said this week that he was going through a difficult time and made poor choices. Commissioner Ryan Tingey, 47, said that he’s somewhat relieved the news of his April arrest is now public after spending months waiting for media to report it. “It’s been like waiting for the other shoe to drop,” Tingey told The Standard-Examiner on Monday. Tingey was arrested in April after running a red light in Riverdal... 58421060@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:02:08 MDT Appeals court: Hateful poem sent to professor a form of free speech http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417752-78/court-heineman-email-poem.html.csp Aaron Michael Heineman wrote a University of Utah professor a poem filled with threats and hate. On Monday, a federal appeals court found that he was well within his rights to do so, and that merely threatening to kill someone isn’t necessarily a crime. “The district court found that [Heineman] knowingly sent an email that caused the recipient to reasonably fear bodily harm,” the court wrote. “[Heineman] argues that his conviction violated the First Amendment because the court did not also find... Aaron Michael Heineman wrote a University of Utah professor a poem filled with threats and hate. On Monday, a federal appeals court found that he was well within his rights to do so, and that merely threatening to kill someone isn’t necessarily a crime. “The district court found that [Heineman] knowingly sent an email that caused the recipient to reasonably fear bodily harm,” the court wrote. “[Heineman] argues that his conviction violated the First Amendment because the court did not also find... 58417752@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:38:48 MDT NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional ‘sugar tax’ on soda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420741-79/mart-wal-sugar-tax.html.csp Albany, N.Y. • New York’s attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent “sugar tax” on soda. The attorney general’s office says the retailer launched a national sale in June advertising Coca-Cola 12-packs for $3, but consumers at 117 Wal-Mart stores in New York were routinely charged $3.50. Investigators say some consumers who complained were falsely told the state has a “sugar tax.” They say the markup of more t... Albany, N.Y. • New York’s attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent “sugar tax” on soda. The attorney general’s office says the retailer launched a national sale in June advertising Coca-Cola 12-packs for $3, but consumers at 117 Wal-Mart stores in New York were routinely charged $3.50. Investigators say some consumers who complained were falsely told the state has a “sugar tax.” They say the markup of more t... 58420741@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:38:48 MDT Bagley Cartoon: World’s Most Famous Breakup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420799-82/bagley-cartoon-breakup-facebook.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 58420799@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:30:02 MDT Photos: Salt Lake City students get lesson on farm life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393937-78/farm-lake-salt-students.html.csp More than 50 fourth-grade students from Backman Elementary School in Salt Lake City picked pumpkins, above, rode on a wagon, learned about farm animals and ventured into a corn maze Tuesday on a field trip to Black Island Farm in Syracuse., The smell of freshly picked corn, right, garnered interest from one of the fourth graders. The purpose of the field trip was to learn where food comes from. Tuesday’s exposure to farm life was a first for many of the elementary school students. More than 50 fourth-grade students from Backman Elementary School in Salt Lake City picked pumpkins, above, rode on a wagon, learned about farm animals and ventured into a corn maze Tuesday on a field trip to Black Island Farm in Syracuse., The smell of freshly picked corn, right, garnered interest from one of the fourth graders. The purpose of the field trip was to learn where food comes from. Tuesday’s exposure to farm life was a first for many of the elementary school students. 58393937@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:28:52 MDT Utah State football: A.D. says 13-game schedule too much for players http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420994-77/state-game-aggies-utah.html.csp Logan • Call Saturday’s game at Arkansas State a bit of a bonus game for the Utah State Aggies. In the future, if Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes has his way, such a game won’t happen. This season’s schedule was one of the most difficult for Barnes to put together because the Aggies had two major changes. Their game with Boise State, originally scheduled as a non-conference game, became a league game during conference realignment, and Utah bought its way out of a game against the Aggie... Logan • Call Saturday’s game at Arkansas State a bit of a bonus game for the Utah State Aggies. In the future, if Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes has his way, such a game won’t happen. This season’s schedule was one of the most difficult for Barnes to put together because the Aggies had two major changes. Their game with Boise State, originally scheduled as a non-conference game, became a league game during conference realignment, and Utah bought its way out of a game against the Aggie... 58420994@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:21:03 MDT Golf: Holes-in-one http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421061-77/yards-dale-forest-iron.html.csp Forest Dale • Elaine Hillas. No. 6, 86 yards, 9-iron. With Susan Curtis and Carolin Cady. Forest Dale • Darla McIver. No. 6, 86 yards, wedge. With Dennis McIver. Oakridge • Bill Curnow. No. 15, 184 yards, 5-iron. With Steve Taylor, Alfred Krahenbuhl, Lasse Bang. Forest Dale • Elaine Hillas. No. 6, 86 yards, 9-iron. With Susan Curtis and Carolin Cady. Forest Dale • Darla McIver. No. 6, 86 yards, wedge. With Dennis McIver. Oakridge • Bill Curnow. No. 15, 184 yards, 5-iron. With Steve Taylor, Alfred Krahenbuhl, Lasse Bang. 58421061@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:11:02 MDT Scott D. Pierce: Barkley paints with broad brush in defending Peterson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420283-77/barkley-abuse-child-defense.html.csp In the midst of all the television talk about domestic violence and the NFL over the weekend, with players and even sportscasters suspended for what they’ve done and said, the most appalling comments came on CBS’ “NFL Today” when guest Charles Barkley defended child abuse. That’s harsh, but that’s what happened. Barkley defended Adrian Peterson abusing his child. If you’ve seen the pictures of what Peterson did to his 4-year-old son, beating him with a branch, there’s no gray area. There is no ... In the midst of all the television talk about domestic violence and the NFL over the weekend, with players and even sportscasters suspended for what they’ve done and said, the most appalling comments came on CBS’ “NFL Today” when guest Charles Barkley defended child abuse. That’s harsh, but that’s what happened. Barkley defended Adrian Peterson abusing his child. If you’ve seen the pictures of what Peterson did to his 4-year-old son, beating him with a branch, there’s no gray area. There is no ... 58420283@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:19:07 MDT UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420757-79/ups-seasonal-workers-company.html.csp Atlanta • UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers. Last year, UPS underestimated the surge in deliveries during the holiday shipping season, which peaked several days later than the company had expected as shopping jumped at ... Atlanta • UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers. Last year, UPS underestimated the surge in deliveries during the holiday shipping season, which peaked several days later than the company had expected as shopping jumped at ... 58420757@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:19:02 MDT Clear Channel renaming itself iHeartMedia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420814-79/channel-clear-radio-company.html.csp New York • Clear Channel, the largest radio station operator in the U.S., says it has renamed itself iHeartMedia to reflect its transformation into a multi-platform media company that includes iHeartRadio, its digital radio service. The new company, which is privately held, owns 859 radio stations in more than 150 markets. IHeartRadio, meanwhile, has more than 90 million monthly unique visitors. It also owns part of Clear Channel Outdoor, an outdoor advertising company, and runs live music event... New York • Clear Channel, the largest radio station operator in the U.S., says it has renamed itself iHeartMedia to reflect its transformation into a multi-platform media company that includes iHeartRadio, its digital radio service. The new company, which is privately held, owns 859 radio stations in more than 150 markets. IHeartRadio, meanwhile, has more than 90 million monthly unique visitors. It also owns part of Clear Channel Outdoor, an outdoor advertising company, and runs live music event... 58420814@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:19:02 MDT Appeal likely to slow case against man accused of killing Utah deputy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420709-78/roman-court-federal-fox.html.csp A likely appeal is expected to slow the prosecution of federal charges against the man who was acquitted in state court of the murder of Millard County Sheriff’s deputy Josie Greathouse Fox. Attorneys for Roberto Miramontes Roman have argued that the federal charges are based on the same crimes for which he was tried in state court and amount to violation of constitutional protections against double jeopardy. A 4th District Court jury acquitted Roman in August of 2012 of an aggravated murder ch... A likely appeal is expected to slow the prosecution of federal charges against the man who was acquitted in state court of the murder of Millard County Sheriff’s deputy Josie Greathouse Fox. Attorneys for Roberto Miramontes Roman have argued that the federal charges are based on the same crimes for which he was tried in state court and amount to violation of constitutional protections against double jeopardy. A 4th District Court jury acquitted Roman in August of 2012 of an aggravated murder ch... 58420709@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:11:02 MDT West Valley City cops seek suspects in Wal-Mart slashing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420261-78/suspects-valley-victim-west.html.csp West Valley City police are looking for suspects in an attempted parking lot robbery that left a 52-year-old man with a slashed face. WVCPD spokeswoman Roxeanne Vainuku said police were called late Tuesday night by staff at Pioneer Valley Hospital after the man showed up in their emergency room. Investigating officers learned that the victim, who suffered a knife wound to his left jaw, had just finished shopping at the Wal-Mart store, 3180 S. 5600 West, and had gotten into his car when two men ... West Valley City police are looking for suspects in an attempted parking lot robbery that left a 52-year-old man with a slashed face. WVCPD spokeswoman Roxeanne Vainuku said police were called late Tuesday night by staff at Pioneer Valley Hospital after the man showed up in their emergency room. Investigating officers learned that the victim, who suffered a knife wound to his left jaw, had just finished shopping at the Wal-Mart store, 3180 S. 5600 West, and had gotten into his car when two men ... 58420261@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:48:02 MDT Salt Lake City man killed in crash in Hawaii http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420319-78/amp-hawaii-kohala-north.html.csp Police in Hawaii have identified a man killed in a single-vehicle crash last week as Christopher A. Sprecher, 60, of Salt Lake City. The Hawaii Police Department said Sprecher was driving an SUV on a road in the Kohala Ranch gated subdivision in North Kohala on Sept. 10 when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off the right shoulder and hit a tree. Sprecher was taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to police. pmanson@... Police in Hawaii have identified a man killed in a single-vehicle crash last week as Christopher A. Sprecher, 60, of Salt Lake City. The Hawaii Police Department said Sprecher was driving an SUV on a road in the Kohala Ranch gated subdivision in North Kohala on Sept. 10 when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off the right shoulder and hit a tree. Sprecher was taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to police. pmanson@... 58420319@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:37:20 MDT Obama to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420406-68/obama-ebola-disease-liberia.html.csp Washington • President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control. The question was whether the aid would be enough and was coming in time. An ominous World Health Organization forecast said that with so many people now spreading the virus, the number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks. “If... Washington • President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control. The question was whether the aid would be enough and was coming in time. An ominous World Health Organization forecast said that with so many people now spreading the virus, the number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks. “If... 58420406@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:29:06 MDT U.S. senator to ask Congress to suspend coal sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420635-79/coal-sales-markey-government.html.csp Billings, Mont. • A U.S. senator said Tuesday he will ask fellow lawmakers to halt coal sales on federal lands in the West after a senior Obama administration official declined to suspend the troubled government program. Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey said the Interior Department moved too slowly on promised reforms since the Democrat raised concerns earlier this year that “bargain-basement” lease sales to a handful of mining companies might have cost taxpayers $200 million or more. Investigators ... Billings, Mont. • A U.S. senator said Tuesday he will ask fellow lawmakers to halt coal sales on federal lands in the West after a senior Obama administration official declined to suspend the troubled government program. Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey said the Interior Department moved too slowly on promised reforms since the Democrat raised concerns earlier this year that “bargain-basement” lease sales to a handful of mining companies might have cost taxpayers $200 million or more. Investigators ... 58420635@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:26:01 MDT Paul Rolly: Getting Utah’s homeless kids to school is a tough job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58419784-90/education-rock-shelter-kids.html.csp While Utah politicians wring their hands about Common Core and other education initiatives they didn’t think up themselves, and while legislators continue to micromanage education for their own special interests, heroic efforts by educators go unnoticed. Those who scream that Common Core is a federal socialist plot seem to be the last to worry about homeless children getting an education. After all, they often are the same folks who want to deport little kids whose only home has been in the U.S... While Utah politicians wring their hands about Common Core and other education initiatives they didn’t think up themselves, and while legislators continue to micromanage education for their own special interests, heroic efforts by educators go unnoticed. Those who scream that Common Core is a federal socialist plot seem to be the last to worry about homeless children getting an education. After all, they often are the same folks who want to deport little kids whose only home has been in the U.S... 58419784@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:18:02 MDT Salt Lake Acting Company serves a fresh plate of Hollywood dish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58389369-223/mengers-company-says-season.html.csp Camille G. Van Wagoner was thinking about retiring. Maybe it was time. She had racked up an impressive résumé of comedic and musical-theater roles on a variety of Utah stages, but approaching the milestone of her 50th birthday, she was tired of facing the lack of opportunities for female actors of a certain age. That was before Van Wagoner fell in love with self-made superagent Sue Mengers, who represented Hollywood’s most prominent actors and directors in the late 1960s and 1970s. “She change... Camille G. Van Wagoner was thinking about retiring. Maybe it was time. She had racked up an impressive résumé of comedic and musical-theater roles on a variety of Utah stages, but approaching the milestone of her 50th birthday, she was tired of facing the lack of opportunities for female actors of a certain age. That was before Van Wagoner fell in love with self-made superagent Sue Mengers, who represented Hollywood’s most prominent actors and directors in the late 1960s and 1970s. “She change... 58389369@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:15:20 MDT Editorial: Utah should consider easing sentences on sex offenders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58416635-82/sex-offenders-prison-utah.html.csp In our guts, we have a picture of a sex offender. A sleazy old man who is interested in little else but prowling the streets, schoolyards and shopping malls in an insatiable search for yet another victim. In our brains, not so much. As state and local officials in Utah examine ways to bend the curve on the ever larger number of people who are in, or may be headed to, prison, they have expressed a reluctance to really address one of the primary drivers of our state’s growing inmate population. T... In our guts, we have a picture of a sex offender. A sleazy old man who is interested in little else but prowling the streets, schoolyards and shopping malls in an insatiable search for yet another victim. In our brains, not so much. As state and local officials in Utah examine ways to bend the curve on the ever larger number of people who are in, or may be headed to, prison, they have expressed a reluctance to really address one of the primary drivers of our state’s growing inmate population. T... 58416635@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:15:20 MDT Evidence disputed in Saratoga Springs shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417540-78/police-hunt-shooting-family.html.csp While national attention is now focusing on whether two Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed a young black man because of his race, the various sides sparred Monday over which version of what happened is supported by emerging evidence. Randall Edwards, attorney for the family of Darrien Hunt, said more witnesses came forward to support the family’s version that the 22-year-old was trying to flee police Wednesday when he was shot in the back. He said no witnesses — nor independent aut... While national attention is now focusing on whether two Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed a young black man because of his race, the various sides sparred Monday over which version of what happened is supported by emerging evidence. Randall Edwards, attorney for the family of Darrien Hunt, said more witnesses came forward to support the family’s version that the 22-year-old was trying to flee police Wednesday when he was shot in the back. He said no witnesses — nor independent aut... 58417540@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:15:20 MDT Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420404-68/poverty-percent-rate-2013.html.csp Washington • The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation’s economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections. The Census Bureau, in its annual look at poverty in the United States, said that the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. The decrease in the poverty rate was attributed to the growth in year-round employment by 2.8 million jobs in the Unite... Washington • The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation’s economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections. The Census Bureau, in its annual look at poverty in the United States, said that the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. The decrease in the poverty rate was attributed to the growth in year-round employment by 2.8 million jobs in the Unite... 58420404@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:18:02 MDT Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420395-68/chicago-companies-health-cities.html.csp Washington • Some of the nation’s largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry for a wave of addiction and overdoses that have ravaged their communities and busted local budgets. The heightened rhetoric comes as Chicago tries to recover millions in health care costs from opioid drugmakers, alleging that companies deliberately misled the public about the risks of their drugs. It’s a legal strategy that could be attractive to other cash-strappe... Washington • Some of the nation’s largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry for a wave of addiction and overdoses that have ravaged their communities and busted local budgets. The heightened rhetoric comes as Chicago tries to recover millions in health care costs from opioid drugmakers, alleging that companies deliberately misled the public about the risks of their drugs. It’s a legal strategy that could be attractive to other cash-strappe... 58420395@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:17:02 MDT World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420389-68/gaza-bank-palestinian-israel.html.csp Ramallah, West Bank • The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday. The bank issued the report ahead of a meeting next week of donor nations to the Palestinians on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. The bleak forecast is a “wake-up call to everyone” that the status quo, particularly in Gaz... Ramallah, West Bank • The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday. The bank issued the report ahead of a meeting next week of donor nations to the Palestinians on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. The bleak forecast is a “wake-up call to everyone” that the status quo, particularly in Gaz... 58420389@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:16:02 MDT Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420386-68/fire-town-homes-weed.html.csp Weed, Calif. • Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills. Ten minutes later, a wildfire driven by fierce winds raced through their neighborhood, missing them by three houses and torching a roof across the street. Officials said the fast-moving fire caught residents in the small town of Weed near the Oregon border off guard and damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church in this tiny t... Weed, Calif. • Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills. Ten minutes later, a wildfire driven by fierce winds raced through their neighborhood, missing them by three houses and torching a roof across the street. Officials said the fast-moving fire caught residents in the small town of Weed near the Oregon border off guard and damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church in this tiny t... 58420386@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:15:01 MDT US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420380-68/tobacco-growers-percent-danville.html.csp Danville, Va. • Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks, totaling about $916.5 million, go out in October to about 425,000 tobacco farmers and landowners. They’re the last holdovers from a price-support and quota system that had guaranteed minimum prices for most of the 20th century, sustaining a way of life that began 400 years ago in Virginia, when the leaf became the chief cash crop of the J... Danville, Va. • Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks, totaling about $916.5 million, go out in October to about 425,000 tobacco farmers and landowners. They’re the last holdovers from a price-support and quota system that had guaranteed minimum prices for most of the 20th century, sustaining a way of life that began 400 years ago in Virginia, when the leaf became the chief cash crop of the J... 58420380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:14:02 MDT Self-driving cars now need a permit in California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420372-68/vehicles-driving-california-cars.html.csp Los Angeles • Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighborhoods — with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision. These may be the cars of the future, but for now they repr... Los Angeles • Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighborhoods — with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision. These may be the cars of the future, but for now they repr... 58420372@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:11:03 MDT Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420370-68/taylor-court-kobach-ballot.html.csp Topeka, Kan. • Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday of a Republican official’s decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a legal dispute that could affect the national fight for control of the Senate. The court focused on whether a formal letter from Democrat Chad Taylor to withdraw from the race was enough to require Secretary of State Kris Kobach to remove Taylor’s name from the Nov. 4 ballot. Som... Topeka, Kan. • Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday of a Republican official’s decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a legal dispute that could affect the national fight for control of the Senate. The court focused on whether a formal letter from Democrat Chad Taylor to withdraw from the race was enough to require Secretary of State Kris Kobach to remove Taylor’s name from the Nov. 4 ballot. Som... 58420370@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:10:02 MDT Hunt on for survivalist in trooper’s killing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420366-68/frein-police-enforcement-law.html.csp Blooming Grove, Pa. • Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta against police. Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis, is “extremely dangerous” and residents in the area should be alert and cautious, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said at a news conference in which he revealed the suspect’s name. “He has made statemen... Blooming Grove, Pa. • Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta against police. Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis, is “extremely dangerous” and residents in the area should be alert and cautious, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said at a news conference in which he revealed the suspect’s name. “He has made statemen... 58420366@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:09:02 MDT Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420365-68/confinement-moved-teenager-agency.html.csp Hartford, Conn. • A troubled transgender girl whose imprisonment in Connecticut without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates escaped from custody Tuesday, state officials said. The teenager has been moved several times since a judge in April ordered her to be imprisoned at the request of the Department of Children and Families, who said she was too violent to remain in their custody. The teenager, most recently held at a facility for delinquent boys, escaped while attending her ... Hartford, Conn. • A troubled transgender girl whose imprisonment in Connecticut without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates escaped from custody Tuesday, state officials said. The teenager has been moved several times since a judge in April ordered her to be imprisoned at the request of the Department of Children and Families, who said she was too violent to remain in their custody. The teenager, most recently held at a facility for delinquent boys, escaped while attending her ... 58420365@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:08:02 MDT Police resume search for missing Virginia student http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420356-68/police-graham-area-search.html.csp Charolettesville, Va. • Police prepared Tuesday to adjust their search area for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years. Charlottesville police Capt. Gary Pleasants said authorities received a new report of a possible sighting the night 18-year-old Hannah Elizabeth Graham disappeared. He said the tip prompted officials to move the search area farther east, though he could not provide details about the possible sig... Charolettesville, Va. • Police prepared Tuesday to adjust their search area for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years. Charlottesville police Capt. Gary Pleasants said authorities received a new report of a possible sighting the night 18-year-old Hannah Elizabeth Graham disappeared. He said the tip prompted officials to move the search area farther east, though he could not provide details about the possible sig... 58420356@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:07:01 MDT Utah football: Utes want to play villian in road trip to Michigan (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58417089-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp Going into an enemy stadium sets off a special kind of chill. The thrill Brian Blechen gets from being in a stadium packed with fans rooting against him is why he says being the road team isn’t nerve-wracking — it’s fun. “Just knowing as much as we want to protect our house, they want to do the same,” he said. “It’s fun to see all their colors up in the stands and come away with the victory. Just that challenge is exciting to me.” Blechen smiled: “I like coming in and being the bad guy.” The Ute... Going into an enemy stadium sets off a special kind of chill. The thrill Brian Blechen gets from being in a stadium packed with fans rooting against him is why he says being the road team isn’t nerve-wracking — it’s fun. “Just knowing as much as we want to protect our house, they want to do the same,” he said. “It’s fun to see all their colors up in the stands and come away with the victory. Just that challenge is exciting to me.” Blechen smiled: “I like coming in and being the bad guy.” The Ute... 58417089@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:05:10 MDT Milbank: DC’s ‘gotcha game for greenbacks’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420317-82/washington-cameras-ticket-tickets.html.csp “You are guilty until you have proven yourself innocent. ... That has worked well for us.” — A “senior” District of Columbia official, explaining to an investigator how tickets are issued in the nation’s capital. WASHINGTON • There is a startling abuse of power in Washington — an appalling overreach by the government — and it has nothing to do with the feds. A report issued last week by D.C.’s inspector general confirmed what many who live and work in Washington have known for a ... “You are guilty until you have proven yourself innocent. ... That has worked well for us.” — A “senior” District of Columbia official, explaining to an investigator how tickets are issued in the nation’s capital. WASHINGTON • There is a startling abuse of power in Washington — an appalling overreach by the government — and it has nothing to do with the feds. A report issued last week by D.C.’s inspector general confirmed what many who live and work in Washington have known for a ... 58420317@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:59:01 MDT Salt Lake City Council to weigh mandatory rape-kit testing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58415791-90/assault-burbank-code-council.html.csp The Salt Lake City Council is preparing to mandate that the administration of Mayor Ralph Becker and his police department change the way they handle sex-assault investigations by testing the forensic evidence from every reported case. The unusual move is the next phase of a continuing and heated discussion that began last spring. During a tense April 15 work session, Councilman Kyle LaMalfa asked police Chief Chris Burbank why his department had not analyzed 788 of 1,001 Code R kits — or rape ... The Salt Lake City Council is preparing to mandate that the administration of Mayor Ralph Becker and his police department change the way they handle sex-assault investigations by testing the forensic evidence from every reported case. The unusual move is the next phase of a continuing and heated discussion that began last spring. During a tense April 15 work session, Councilman Kyle LaMalfa asked police Chief Chris Burbank why his department had not analyzed 788 of 1,001 Code R kits — or rape ... 58415791@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:58:39 MDT County council candidates to debate Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416332-90/candidates-council-county-debate.html.csp Salt Lake County Council candidates Micah Bruner and Jenny Wilson will square off from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in a debate at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, in Salt Lake City. Democrat Wilson and Republican Bruner are vying for the six-year, at-large council seat being vacated by longtime county official Randy Horiuchi. This is the first of three political debates organized by the Alliance for a Better Utah, the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society and community radio station KCPW. Other ... Salt Lake County Council candidates Micah Bruner and Jenny Wilson will square off from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in a debate at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, in Salt Lake City. Democrat Wilson and Republican Bruner are vying for the six-year, at-large council seat being vacated by longtime county official Randy Horiuchi. This is the first of three political debates organized by the Alliance for a Better Utah, the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society and community radio station KCPW. Other ... 58416332@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:58:39 MDT Rampell: Many life milestones are out of millennials’ reach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420307-82/millennials-adults-marry-milestones.html.csp WASHINGTON • We want to move out. We want to own our home. We want to marry. We want to work. The problem is, many of us can’t. America’s young adults have gotten a lot of flak for missing many of the milestones that earlier generations checked off with ease. We aren’t getting even entry-level jobs, which could enable us to pay our own bills. Not only are we not buying houses, many of us aren’t renting, either: About a third of millennials still live with their parents, earning us... WASHINGTON • We want to move out. We want to own our home. We want to marry. We want to work. The problem is, many of us can’t. America’s young adults have gotten a lot of flak for missing many of the milestones that earlier generations checked off with ease. We aren’t getting even entry-level jobs, which could enable us to pay our own bills. Not only are we not buying houses, many of us aren’t renting, either: About a third of millennials still live with their parents, earning us... 58420307@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:57:01 MDT Program that accepted Ray Rice rare in domestic cases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420304-77/rice-cases-domestic-program.html.csp Trenton, N.J. • The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means he got special treatment depends who you ask. Only 70 of the more than 15,000 domestic violence assault cases adjudicated from 2010 to 2013 in New Jersey’s Superior Court were admitted into the pretrial intervention program, according to records obtained by The Associated P... Trenton, N.J. • The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means he got special treatment depends who you ask. Only 70 of the more than 15,000 domestic violence assault cases adjudicated from 2010 to 2013 in New Jersey’s Superior Court were admitted into the pretrial intervention program, according to records obtained by The Associated P... 58420304@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:56:01 MDT Review: Slash’s ‘World on Fire’ at its best as a slow burn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399382-223/album-slash-fire-moments.html.csp A man renowned for being a member of one of the most hedonistic sleaze-rock bands in history — and for performing in a top hat — might seem an unlikely candidate to showcase new work with nuance and restraint. Of course, that hardly means that Slash’s “World on Fire” — the third “solo” album by the former Guns N’ Roses guitarist and the second to feature vocalist Myles Kennedy and backing band The Conspirators — is devoid of bombast or incendiary moments. In fact, the opening riff of the opening... A man renowned for being a member of one of the most hedonistic sleaze-rock bands in history — and for performing in a top hat — might seem an unlikely candidate to showcase new work with nuance and restraint. Of course, that hardly means that Slash’s “World on Fire” — the third “solo” album by the former Guns N’ Roses guitarist and the second to feature vocalist Myles Kennedy and backing band The Conspirators — is devoid of bombast or incendiary moments. In fact, the opening riff of the opening... 58399382@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:55:11 MDT