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KABUL, Afghanistan • Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists. Another American, a female medical worker, was wounded in the attack at Cure International Hospital of Kabul, run by a U.S.-based Christian charity, and the gunman also was wounded, officials said. The hospital staff performed surg... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57860238@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:24:40 MDT Sports on TV/radio, Friday, April 25 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57862611-77/espn-nascar-400-cup.html.csp Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Toyota Owners 400 practice, 8 a.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” Toyota Owners 400 final practice, 11 a.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, ToyotaCare 250 pole qualifying, 1 p.m., ESPN2 • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Toyota Owners 400 pole qualifying, 3 p.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, ToyotaCare 250, ESPN2, 5 p.m. Golf • European PGA Tour, China Open (tape), 7:30 a.m., TGC • PGA Tour, Zurich Classic, 1 p.m., TGC • LPGA, Swinging... Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Toyota Owners 400 practice, 8 a.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” Toyota Owners 400 final practice, 11 a.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, ToyotaCare 250 pole qualifying, 1 p.m., ESPN2 • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Toyota Owners 400 pole qualifying, 3 p.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, ToyotaCare 250, ESPN2, 5 p.m. Golf • European PGA Tour, China Open (tape), 7:30 a.m., TGC • PGA Tour, Zurich Classic, 1 p.m., TGC • LPGA, Swinging... 57862611@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:12:02 MDT Turkey truck crash into Utah reservoir sparks fears of contamination http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57860337-78/reservoir-truck-turkeys-crash.html.csp A semitrailer truck hauling hundreds of live turkeys crashed early Thursday into Deer Creek Reservoir, injuring the driver and spilling turkeys into the water. The crash raised fears of water contamination downstream, and at least one district closed off its water supply from the reservoir. The Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy had closed the reservoir’s feed to the Salt Lake Aqueduct as a precaution on Thursday. Administrators from the Metropolitan district and the Jordan Valle... A semitrailer truck hauling hundreds of live turkeys crashed early Thursday into Deer Creek Reservoir, injuring the driver and spilling turkeys into the water. The crash raised fears of water contamination downstream, and at least one district closed off its water supply from the reservoir. The Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy had closed the reservoir’s feed to the Salt Lake Aqueduct as a precaution on Thursday. Administrators from the Metropolitan district and the Jordan Valle... 57860337@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:50:38 MDT Utah basketball: Krystkowiak signs five-year deal to stay with Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57862172-200/krystkowiak-utah-deal-stay.html.csp It’s been in the works for weeks and maybe even months, but on Thursday, it became official: The Utah men’s basketball program has signed coach Larry Krystkowiak to a five-year deal worth $7 million total. The Tribune first reported Krystkowiak had agreed to a deal in principle on April 3, and the two sides were merely working out minor details before he signed a contract. Since 2011-12 when the team won six games, Utah dramatically improved in each of Krystkowiak’s last two seasons of his three... It’s been in the works for weeks and maybe even months, but on Thursday, it became official: The Utah men’s basketball program has signed coach Larry Krystkowiak to a five-year deal worth $7 million total. The Tribune first reported Krystkowiak had agreed to a deal in principle on April 3, and the two sides were merely working out minor details before he signed a contract. Since 2011-12 when the team won six games, Utah dramatically improved in each of Krystkowiak’s last two seasons of his three... 57862172@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:49:55 MDT Utah leaders hope to avoid eruption over public-lands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57862078-90/approach-bishop-blm-bundy.html.csp Washington • The level of vitriol aimed at the federal government from residents of eastern Utah surprised even Rep. Rob Bishop, a Republican who is one of the stronger critics of Washington’s dominance of the West’s vast, arid lands. During a listening tour last year, Bishop and Rep. Jason Chaffetz met with residents whose families had grazed cattle or otherwise used public lands for generations, and their anger was close to erupting. “I clearly understand the outrage people have and why,” Bis... Washington • The level of vitriol aimed at the federal government from residents of eastern Utah surprised even Rep. Rob Bishop, a Republican who is one of the stronger critics of Washington’s dominance of the West’s vast, arid lands. During a listening tour last year, Bishop and Rep. Jason Chaffetz met with residents whose families had grazed cattle or otherwise used public lands for generations, and their anger was close to erupting. “I clearly understand the outrage people have and why,” Bis... 57862078@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:48:59 MDT Utah police investigating bomb threat at Target stores http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57862519-78/police-bomb-target-store.html.csp Police on Thursday afternoon are investigating bomb threats at Target stores in Orem and Centerville. Orem police tweeted at 4:08 p.m. that there was a bomb threat at the Target store at 608 W. Main Street. And Orem police dispatcher said the store had been evacuated. Centerville police tweeted at 4:33 p.m. that they, too, were investigating a bomb threat at the Target at 200 N. Main Street. That store, too, has been evacuated. The Tribune will update this story as more information becomes avail... Police on Thursday afternoon are investigating bomb threats at Target stores in Orem and Centerville. Orem police tweeted at 4:08 p.m. that there was a bomb threat at the Target store at 608 W. Main Street. And Orem police dispatcher said the store had been evacuated. Centerville police tweeted at 4:33 p.m. that they, too, were investigating a bomb threat at the Target at 200 N. Main Street. That store, too, has been evacuated. The Tribune will update this story as more information becomes avail... 57862519@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:48:59 MDT How coaching the Utah Jazz compares to other NBA openings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57861479-87/cities-com-http-100.html.csp There are three openings for coaches in the NBA, so there is some competition to draw the best option available. The Utah Jazz, who decided Monday against bringing back Tyrone Corbin, are one of the three teams. Their competition comes from the New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves. Each of the three franchises has positives it can stress when trying to land the right person. In an attempt to lay out some of the differences between the franchises, here are four areas that likely will be imp... There are three openings for coaches in the NBA, so there is some competition to draw the best option available. The Utah Jazz, who decided Monday against bringing back Tyrone Corbin, are one of the three teams. Their competition comes from the New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves. Each of the three franchises has positives it can stress when trying to land the right person. In an attempt to lay out some of the differences between the franchises, here are four areas that likely will be imp... 57861479@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:46:13 MDT NCAA proposal could swing more control to power conferences http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57862556-89/ncaa-athletes-conferences-power.html.csp On Thursday, the NCAA moved one step closer to granting its five most prominent Division I conferences the power to rule themselves on some of the most pressing issues facing the governing body of college sports. After meeting in Indianapolis, the NCAA’s Board of Directors announced they have endorsed the restructuring process for Division I that allows schools from the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC and Pac-12 to have a weighted autonomy over specific interests, which includes such hot-button issues... On Thursday, the NCAA moved one step closer to granting its five most prominent Division I conferences the power to rule themselves on some of the most pressing issues facing the governing body of college sports. After meeting in Indianapolis, the NCAA’s Board of Directors announced they have endorsed the restructuring process for Division I that allows schools from the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC and Pac-12 to have a weighted autonomy over specific interests, which includes such hot-button issues... 57862556@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:46:13 MDT College’s ‘Music in Our Parks’ program on road to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57862406-223/music-national-parks-concerts.html.csp An ensemble of university students from Michigan is taking the ultimate road trip this spring. Visitors to the national parks of the Southwest will thank their ears for running into them. The Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble will travel more than 4,000 miles in 10 days visiting parks in Utah, Colorado and Arizona to play 14 free shows. Music during the performances was composed by commissioned artists as part of the program’s “Music in Our Parks” project and is based on the lands... An ensemble of university students from Michigan is taking the ultimate road trip this spring. Visitors to the national parks of the Southwest will thank their ears for running into them. The Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble will travel more than 4,000 miles in 10 days visiting parks in Utah, Colorado and Arizona to play 14 free shows. Music during the performances was composed by commissioned artists as part of the program’s “Music in Our Parks” project and is based on the lands... 57862406@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:46:02 MDT Utah’s 1st female college president to speak at Weber State graduation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822497-78/state-weber-college-president.html.csp 9 a.m. Friday • Weber State University will hold 2014 graduation ceremonies at the Dee Event Center, 4400 Harrison Blvd., in Ogden. Speaking to the more than 4,900 graduates will be Ann Millner, who was the first female college president in the state when she led Weber State from 2002 to 2012. She’s now running for the Utah Legislature in the seat vacated by Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogden. The student speaker is accounting graduate Abelardo Saucedo. Millner, Hank Hemingway and Van Summerill will re... 9 a.m. Friday • Weber State University will hold 2014 graduation ceremonies at the Dee Event Center, 4400 Harrison Blvd., in Ogden. Speaking to the more than 4,900 graduates will be Ann Millner, who was the first female college president in the state when she led Weber State from 2002 to 2012. She’s now running for the Utah Legislature in the seat vacated by Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogden. The student speaker is accounting graduate Abelardo Saucedo. Millner, Hank Hemingway and Van Summerill will re... 57822497@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:32:01 MDT Family: U. of Utah’s sperm swap probe was ‘biased ... incomplete’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57860943-78/lippert-font-university-committee.html.csp A Texas family at the center of the University of Utah’s investigation of a deceased fertility clinic worker said Thursday that the report is tainted by the U.’s involvement and reiterated a desire to have other former clients notified. John and Pamela Branum prompted the U.’s investigation after a take-home DNA test revealed that their 21-year-old daughter, Annie, was the biological offspring of Thomas Ray Lippert, a former convict who worked at the U.’s Millcreek Community Laboratory. Whether... A Texas family at the center of the University of Utah’s investigation of a deceased fertility clinic worker said Thursday that the report is tainted by the U.’s involvement and reiterated a desire to have other former clients notified. John and Pamela Branum prompted the U.’s investigation after a take-home DNA test revealed that their 21-year-old daughter, Annie, was the biological offspring of Thomas Ray Lippert, a former convict who worked at the U.’s Millcreek Community Laboratory. Whether... 57860943@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:55:54 MDT Study: Same-sex weddings could bring $15.5 million to Utah economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57861426-90/utah-marriage-million-sex.html.csp Legalizing same-sex marriage could generate some $15.5 million in wedding spending — and more than $1 million in sales tax revenue — for Utah’s economy in the first three years, a new study finds. The analysis by the Los Angeles-based Williams Institute is based on average nuptial and tourism costs, as well as studies from states that have legalized gay marriage. Researchers assumed that about half of the approximately 3,900 gay couples counted in the 2010 census would wed in the first three ye... Legalizing same-sex marriage could generate some $15.5 million in wedding spending — and more than $1 million in sales tax revenue — for Utah’s economy in the first three years, a new study finds. The analysis by the Los Angeles-based Williams Institute is based on average nuptial and tourism costs, as well as studies from states that have legalized gay marriage. Researchers assumed that about half of the approximately 3,900 gay couples counted in the 2010 census would wed in the first three ye... 57861426@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:55:54 MDT Utah pilots take to skies with the new F-35 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57862384-90/amp-force-base-hill.html.csp Pilots from Utah’s Hill Air Force Base trained alongside the U.S. military’s new F-35 fighter jet for the first time Thursday. The pilots didn’t fly the F-35 but did participate in a training mission aboard F-16s, according to an Air Force press release. The exercise was at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Hill Air Force Base is to receive a squadron of 72 F-35s next year. The jets will be flown by 388th and 419th fighter wings. Those wings flew the F-16s in Thursday’s exercise. While the F-3... Pilots from Utah’s Hill Air Force Base trained alongside the U.S. military’s new F-35 fighter jet for the first time Thursday. The pilots didn’t fly the F-35 but did participate in a training mission aboard F-16s, according to an Air Force press release. The exercise was at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Hill Air Force Base is to receive a squadron of 72 F-35s next year. The jets will be flown by 388th and 419th fighter wings. Those wings flew the F-16s in Thursday’s exercise. While the F-3... 57862384@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:55:54 MDT 2 new heli pads built at Little Sahara to help with injuries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57860374-78/pads-injuries-reid-sahara.html.csp Citing frequent ATV crashes and associated injuries, federal crews have installed two helicopter landing pads at the Little Sahara Recreation Area. One of the 2,500-square-foot helipads was built near the visitors center; the other is 3 miles northeast of Sand Mountain, “where most of the accidents occur,” according to a BLM press statement. The pads were created to improve flight safety by lessening the dust blown during landings and take-offs, BLM spokeswoman Lisa Reid wrote. Dust previously c... Citing frequent ATV crashes and associated injuries, federal crews have installed two helicopter landing pads at the Little Sahara Recreation Area. One of the 2,500-square-foot helipads was built near the visitors center; the other is 3 miles northeast of Sand Mountain, “where most of the accidents occur,” according to a BLM press statement. The pads were created to improve flight safety by lessening the dust blown during landings and take-offs, BLM spokeswoman Lisa Reid wrote. Dust previously c... 57860374@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:55:07 MDT Movie review: Action too incoherent in ‘Brick Mansions’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57860619-223/brick-mansions-action-movie.html.csp Paul Walker deserves a better posthumous tribute than “Brick Mansions,” a whackadoodle action flick from the mind of Luc Besson. Walker plays Damien Collier, an undercover Detroit cop who’s after the nasty drug lord Tremaine (RZA), who lives in the walled-off tenement Brick Mansions. Tremaine’s crew has stolen a neutron bomb that’s set to go off in 12 hours, and to find it and disarm it, Collier reluctantly teams up with Lino Dupree (David Belle), a street thief who lives in Brick Mansions and... Paul Walker deserves a better posthumous tribute than “Brick Mansions,” a whackadoodle action flick from the mind of Luc Besson. Walker plays Damien Collier, an undercover Detroit cop who’s after the nasty drug lord Tremaine (RZA), who lives in the walled-off tenement Brick Mansions. Tremaine’s crew has stolen a neutron bomb that’s set to go off in 12 hours, and to find it and disarm it, Collier reluctantly teams up with Lino Dupree (David Belle), a street thief who lives in Brick Mansions and... 57860619@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:54:55 MDT Bagley Cartoon: Cliven Bundy Fan Club http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57862426-200/bagley-cartoon-facebook-fan.html.csp This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Friday, April 25, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. This Pat Bagley editorial cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Friday, April 25, 2014. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. 57862426@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:33:35 MDT Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57861460-68/russia-ukraine-russian-troops.html.csp Slovyansk, Ukraine • Russia began new military exercises near its border with Ukraine, the defense minister announced Thursday, after Ukrainian forces launched an operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country’s tumultuous east. The Ukrainian move, which killed at least two people, brought new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who denounced it as a “punitive operation.” “If the Kiev government is using the army against its own people this is clearl... Slovyansk, Ukraine • Russia began new military exercises near its border with Ukraine, the defense minister announced Thursday, after Ukrainian forces launched an operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country’s tumultuous east. The Ukrainian move, which killed at least two people, brought new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who denounced it as a “punitive operation.” “If the Kiev government is using the army against its own people this is clearl... 57861460@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:27:41 MDT Sego Canyon road: Path to prosperity or harm? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57860281-78/county-grand-lands-alternatives.html.csp Moab • A narrow chasm that exits Utah’s Book Cliffs just outside Thompson Springs, Sego Canyon harbors one of the finest locations to view Colorado Plateau cultural treasures that date across millennia. Examples of rock art representing various ancient cultures are carved and painted into the stone right next to one another. And someday a paved highway will run through it, a future shortcut to move oil and equipment between the Uinta Basin and Interstate 70. That’s the vision of all three alter... Moab • A narrow chasm that exits Utah’s Book Cliffs just outside Thompson Springs, Sego Canyon harbors one of the finest locations to view Colorado Plateau cultural treasures that date across millennia. Examples of rock art representing various ancient cultures are carved and painted into the stone right next to one another. And someday a paved highway will run through it, a future shortcut to move oil and equipment between the Uinta Basin and Interstate 70. That’s the vision of all three alter... 57860281@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:17:53 MDT FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57860082-78/cigarettes-products-fda-health.html.csp Washington • The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels. While the proposal being issued Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration won’t immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry. The agency said the proposal sets a foundation for regulating the products but the rules don’t immediately ban the wide array of flavo... Washington • The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels. While the proposal being issued Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration won’t immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry. The agency said the proposal sets a foundation for regulating the products but the rules don’t immediately ban the wide array of flavo... 57860082@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Six Utahns are semifinalists for Presidential Scholars program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57861068-78/chosen-presidential-scholars-lake.html.csp Six graduating Utah students have been chosen as semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. • Park City High School: Zachary R. Laufer of Park City. • Judge Memorial High School: Allyson I. Dugan of Salt Lake City. • West High School: Sarah R. Silcox of Salt Lake City and Mirae L. Parker of Tooele. • Skyline High School: Rajdeep Trilokekar of Salt Lake City. • The Waterford School: Maxwell Xiong of Sandy. Students chosen as presidential scholars receive an expense-paid trip to W... Six graduating Utah students have been chosen as semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. • Park City High School: Zachary R. Laufer of Park City. • Judge Memorial High School: Allyson I. Dugan of Salt Lake City. • West High School: Sarah R. Silcox of Salt Lake City and Mirae L. Parker of Tooele. • Skyline High School: Rajdeep Trilokekar of Salt Lake City. • The Waterford School: Maxwell Xiong of Sandy. Students chosen as presidential scholars receive an expense-paid trip to W... 57861068@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Utah governor: Cliven Bundy is not ‘the face for public lands issues’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57861076-90/americans-attention-bundy-federal.html.csp Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday that national attention on the armed brinkmanship by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy with federal land managers could make Utah’s fight to take control of federal public lands tougher. “Cliven Bundy should not be the face for public lands issues in Utah,” Herbert said at the governor’s monthly news conference at KUED-TV. “Anytime you’ve got Americans lined up on one side and other Americans on the other side with guns pointed at each other, you’ve got a problem.” Herb... Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday that national attention on the armed brinkmanship by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy with federal land managers could make Utah’s fight to take control of federal public lands tougher. “Cliven Bundy should not be the face for public lands issues in Utah,” Herbert said at the governor’s monthly news conference at KUED-TV. “Anytime you’ve got Americans lined up on one side and other Americans on the other side with guns pointed at each other, you’ve got a problem.” Herb... 57861076@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Utah’s Bishop calls Bundy’s race comments ‘degrading’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57861171-90/bishop-bundy-comments-degrading.html.csp Washington • Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, joined a chorus of Republicans on Thursday denouncing remarks by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy about race that could hurt efforts by the new folk hero and anti-government icon to rally supporters to his cause. In a The New York Times story published Thursday, Bundy, whose standoff with Bureau of Land Management officials sparked a tea party-like rage against Washington, questioned whether blacks — “the Negro,” Bundy said — were better off under slavery. Bundy ... Washington • Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, joined a chorus of Republicans on Thursday denouncing remarks by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy about race that could hurt efforts by the new folk hero and anti-government icon to rally supporters to his cause. In a The New York Times story published Thursday, Bundy, whose standoff with Bureau of Land Management officials sparked a tea party-like rage against Washington, questioned whether blacks — “the Negro,” Bundy said — were better off under slavery. Bundy ... 57861171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57861192-68/israel-palestinian-peace-palestinians.html.csp Jerusalem • Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S.-brokered process to the brink of collapse Thursday, protesting a reconciliation agreement between the Western-backed Palestinian Authority and the militant group Hamas, the Jewish state’s sworn enemy. Israel’s Security Cabinet made the decision during a marathon emergency meeting convened to discuss the new Palestinian deal. The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah announced the reconciliation plan Wednesday, meant to en... Jerusalem • Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S.-brokered process to the brink of collapse Thursday, protesting a reconciliation agreement between the Western-backed Palestinian Authority and the militant group Hamas, the Jewish state’s sworn enemy. Israel’s Security Cabinet made the decision during a marathon emergency meeting convened to discuss the new Palestinian deal. The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah announced the reconciliation plan Wednesday, meant to en... 57861192@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Herbert’s chief of staff steps down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57861297-90/herbert-miller-utah-staff.html.csp Derek Miller is departing as chief of staff to Gov. Gary Herbert to become the new president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah, an organization that seeks to boost foreign business with the state. “The governor has a vision that the state of Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business destination,” Miller said. “I am grateful today for this opportunity to continue to advance the governor’s vision and expand even further our horizons.”... Derek Miller is departing as chief of staff to Gov. Gary Herbert to become the new president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah, an organization that seeks to boost foreign business with the state. “The governor has a vision that the state of Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business destination,” Miller said. “I am grateful today for this opportunity to continue to advance the governor’s vision and expand even further our horizons.”... 57861297@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Herbert says helping Mexican economy may cure immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57861365-90/companies-economy-herbert-immigration.html.csp While Gov. Gary Herbert repeated a call for federal immigration reform Thursday, he said a trade mission that he led to Mexico this month may help provide the best way to halt illegal immigration by improving that country’s economy. “The best thing we could do, and the best thing that Mexico could do, for immigration reform would be to improve their economy,” Herbert said during his monthly news conference on KUED-TV. “We don’t have a problem with Canada, the people to the north. They’ve got a g... While Gov. Gary Herbert repeated a call for federal immigration reform Thursday, he said a trade mission that he led to Mexico this month may help provide the best way to halt illegal immigration by improving that country’s economy. “The best thing we could do, and the best thing that Mexico could do, for immigration reform would be to improve their economy,” Herbert said during his monthly news conference on KUED-TV. “We don’t have a problem with Canada, the people to the north. They’ve got a g... 57861365@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT 1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57861368-68/garment-collapse-factory-plaza.html.csp Savar, Bangladesh • One year after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in a pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal, Bangladeshi seamstress Shefali says she would rather starve to death than return to factory work. Like many survivors of the worst disaster the garment industry has ever seen, 18-year-old Shefali, who goes by one name, says she suffers from depression and has flashbacks of the catastrophe that killed more than 1,100 people. She was injured in the collapse that happened a yea... Savar, Bangladesh • One year after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in a pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal, Bangladeshi seamstress Shefali says she would rather starve to death than return to factory work. Like many survivors of the worst disaster the garment industry has ever seen, 18-year-old Shefali, who goes by one name, says she suffers from depression and has flashbacks of the catastrophe that killed more than 1,100 people. She was injured in the collapse that happened a yea... 57861368@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Justin Fawson appointed to state House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57861510-90/fawson-ogden-justin-north.html.csp Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Justin Fawson to replace state Rep. Ryan Wilcox, R-Ogden, who recently resigned. The appointment comes at the recommendation of GOP convention delegates in his House District 7. However, Fawson still faces a primary election on June 24 against computer consultant Dan Deuel in the race to hold the seat for the next full term. Fawson won 53 percent of delegate votes at the Weber County GOP convention, to 47 percent for Deuel. “It is my pleasure to appoint Justin to ... Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Justin Fawson to replace state Rep. Ryan Wilcox, R-Ogden, who recently resigned. The appointment comes at the recommendation of GOP convention delegates in his House District 7. However, Fawson still faces a primary election on June 24 against computer consultant Dan Deuel in the race to hold the seat for the next full term. Fawson won 53 percent of delegate votes at the Weber County GOP convention, to 47 percent for Deuel. “It is my pleasure to appoint Justin to ... 57861510@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT ‘Recovered’ Banksy works on display ahead of sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57861511-68/banksy-sale-works-london.html.csp London • Elusive street artist Banksy says he has nothing to do with an auction of several of his works taken from walls and valued at up to 1 million pounds ($1.68 million). A statement on Banksy’s website Thursday said the “Stealing Banksy?” sale “has been organized without the involvement or consent of the artist.” Banksy spokeswoman Jo Brooks confirmed the message was genuine. Banksy, who has never disclosed his full identity, began his career spray-painting buildings in Bristol, England and... London • Elusive street artist Banksy says he has nothing to do with an auction of several of his works taken from walls and valued at up to 1 million pounds ($1.68 million). A statement on Banksy’s website Thursday said the “Stealing Banksy?” sale “has been organized without the involvement or consent of the artist.” Banksy spokeswoman Jo Brooks confirmed the message was genuine. Banksy, who has never disclosed his full identity, began his career spray-painting buildings in Bristol, England and... 57861511@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Mexican vigilantes search caves for cartel leader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57861755-68/cartel-vigilantes-arteaga-beltran.html.csp Mexico City • Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a “self-defense” group leader in western Mexico said Thursday. Vigilante leader Estanislao Beltran said there are signs the cartel had used the caves near the town of Arteaga in Michoacan state. “I think they used it as a hideout,” said Beltran, who had descended about 100 meters (yards) into the caves. “We found evidence.” Three days ago, vigilantes accompan... Mexico City • Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a “self-defense” group leader in western Mexico said Thursday. Vigilante leader Estanislao Beltran said there are signs the cartel had used the caves near the town of Arteaga in Michoacan state. “I think they used it as a hideout,” said Beltran, who had descended about 100 meters (yards) into the caves. “We found evidence.” Three days ago, vigilantes accompan... 57861755@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Police: Kids started fire that damaged Utah school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57862043-78/playground-damaged-police-fork.html.csp An 8-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother were responsible for a Tuesday fire that caused $30,000 damage at Spanish Fork’s Park Elementary School. Surveillance footage shows the children were playing with a lighter and some paper about 6:30 p.m. on the playground at the school, 90 N. 600 East, before they apparently left the paper smoldering on some playground wood chips, said Spanish Fork Police Lt. Matt Johnson. After they left, high winds picked up the flames, which spread throughout th... An 8-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother were responsible for a Tuesday fire that caused $30,000 damage at Spanish Fork’s Park Elementary School. Surveillance footage shows the children were playing with a lighter and some paper about 6:30 p.m. on the playground at the school, 90 N. 600 East, before they apparently left the paper smoldering on some playground wood chips, said Spanish Fork Police Lt. Matt Johnson. After they left, high winds picked up the flames, which spread throughout th... 57862043@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:12 MDT Sean P. Means: Can a ‘Bible movie’ satisfy film lovers and religious viewers? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57856254-223/movie-bible-jesus-noah.html.csp One family tradition of my youth was the ritual viewing of “The Ten Commandments.” We would tune in every year, around Easter, for ABC’s annual broadcast of Cecil B. de Mille’s classic 1956 biblical epic. If nothing else, it was an excuse to stay up well past bedtime to watch TV. The movie, if you’ve never seen it, is an extravagant telling of the book of Exodus. It starts with the baby Moses being plucked from the Nile, raised as a prince of Egypt and into the strapping form of Charlton Heston... One family tradition of my youth was the ritual viewing of “The Ten Commandments.” We would tune in every year, around Easter, for ABC’s annual broadcast of Cecil B. de Mille’s classic 1956 biblical epic. If nothing else, it was an excuse to stay up well past bedtime to watch TV. The movie, if you’ve never seen it, is an extravagant telling of the book of Exodus. It starts with the baby Moses being plucked from the Nile, raised as a prince of Egypt and into the strapping form of Charlton Heston... 57856254@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:41:46 MDT Kirby: What to expect when you go to church with a Mormon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57860199-80/church-mormon-mormons-family.html.csp Several weeks ago, my wife and I had dinner with a Unitarian bunch. I think that’s how you refer to Unitarians collectively — a bunch as opposed to a ward, parish, flock, congregation, etc. Anyway, they outnumbered us. Most of the dinner discussion centered around an issue that is required by law to be discussed in Utah whenever more than one person gathers together — the LDS Church. It was the usual stuff: What was the church up to currently? What had we done in the past, and what could we reas... Several weeks ago, my wife and I had dinner with a Unitarian bunch. I think that’s how you refer to Unitarians collectively — a bunch as opposed to a ward, parish, flock, congregation, etc. Anyway, they outnumbered us. Most of the dinner discussion centered around an issue that is required by law to be discussed in Utah whenever more than one person gathers together — the LDS Church. It was the usual stuff: What was the church up to currently? What had we done in the past, and what could we reas... 57860199@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:41:46 MDT Bible survey: Many Americans scramble their Scripture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57860360-80/bible-percent-survey-christians.html.csp The Bible encourages the “repression of women,” and it’s silent on such fraught topics as war or slavery. As least, that’s what about one in five U.S. adults believe. But they’re wrong. The American Bible Society’s annual “State of the Bible” survey reveals “the people of the book are not people of this book,” said Geof Morin, chief communication officer for the society. “We know 88 percent of people say they have a Bible,” Morin said. “They think: ‘I have a Bible. I have had one for a long time... The Bible encourages the “repression of women,” and it’s silent on such fraught topics as war or slavery. As least, that’s what about one in five U.S. adults believe. But they’re wrong. The American Bible Society’s annual “State of the Bible” survey reveals “the people of the book are not people of this book,” said Geof Morin, chief communication officer for the society. “We know 88 percent of people say they have a Bible,” Morin said. “They think: ‘I have a Bible. I have had one for a long time... 57860360@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:41:46 MDT Movie review: Nicolas Cage shows what he’s worth in powerful ‘Joe’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57852738-223/joe-cage-gary-config.html.csp With “Joe,” a small movie with big emotions, Nicolas Cage may find that what’s good for Matthew McConaughey is also good for him. Director-writer David Gordon Green’s quietly intense character study — adapted from a Larry Brown novel — is a movie that reminds us that Cage, who won an Oscar for “Leaving Las Vegas” back in 1995, can still be a great actor when he wants to be. Cage plays Joe, an ex-convict who works his days running a tree-clearing crew in rural Texas. He spends his nights either v... With “Joe,” a small movie with big emotions, Nicolas Cage may find that what’s good for Matthew McConaughey is also good for him. Director-writer David Gordon Green’s quietly intense character study — adapted from a Larry Brown novel — is a movie that reminds us that Cage, who won an Oscar for “Leaving Las Vegas” back in 1995, can still be a great actor when he wants to be. Cage plays Joe, an ex-convict who works his days running a tree-clearing crew in rural Texas. He spends his nights either v... 57852738@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:09:25 MDT Monson: Utes fighting over a fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57860376-89/song-utah-fight-fighting.html.csp Utah’s fight song, “Utah Man,” has quite literally become a … fight song. It’s a song that students, administrators, faculty, alumni and fans of the university are fighting over. If accusations and arguments were fists, we’d have a full-on brawl raging here. It’s like one of those old western cartoons in which Quick Draw McGraw or Deputy Dawg starts throwing hooks and haymakers and soon there’s a huge dust cloud moving around with boots and hats and bandanas and knuckles and noses and stars pee... Utah’s fight song, “Utah Man,” has quite literally become a … fight song. It’s a song that students, administrators, faculty, alumni and fans of the university are fighting over. If accusations and arguments were fists, we’d have a full-on brawl raging here. It’s like one of those old western cartoons in which Quick Draw McGraw or Deputy Dawg starts throwing hooks and haymakers and soon there’s a huge dust cloud moving around with boots and hats and bandanas and knuckles and noses and stars pee... 57860376@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:05:10 MDT MLB: Yankees’ Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57861392-77/pineda-pine-tar-ball.html.csp Boston • New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar to help him grip the ball. Pineda says he won’t appeal the penalty issued Thursday by the commissioner’s office. The ban will cost him two starts. The commissioner’s office announced the penalty. The ban was to start for Thursday night’s game in Boston. Pineda was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday night’s 5-1 loss at Fenway Park after umpires found the pine tar on his ... Boston • New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar to help him grip the ball. Pineda says he won’t appeal the penalty issued Thursday by the commissioner’s office. The ban will cost him two starts. The commissioner’s office announced the penalty. The ban was to start for Thursday night’s game in Boston. Pineda was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday night’s 5-1 loss at Fenway Park after umpires found the pine tar on his ... 57861392@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:05:10 MDT Movie review: ‘Other Woman’ fumbles its comic potential http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57852641-223/mark-carly-config-data.html.csp There’s only one thing I can say to the scattershot, scatterbrained comedy “The Other Woman”: This isn’t working out, and I need to start seeing other movies. It starts with a whirlwind romance between hotshot lawyer Carly (Cameron Diaz) and financier Mark (Nicolaj Coster-Waldau), until we learn that Mark is actually married to Kate (Leslie Mann). Soon, Carly and Kate figure it out, too. Instead of hating each other, they bond as friends determined to get back at Mark — and when they find him w... There’s only one thing I can say to the scattershot, scatterbrained comedy “The Other Woman”: This isn’t working out, and I need to start seeing other movies. It starts with a whirlwind romance between hotshot lawyer Carly (Cameron Diaz) and financier Mark (Nicolaj Coster-Waldau), until we learn that Mark is actually married to Kate (Leslie Mann). Soon, Carly and Kate figure it out, too. Instead of hating each other, they bond as friends determined to get back at Mark — and when they find him w... 57852641@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:04:01 MDT Movie review: Colin Firth powers the drama in war story ‘Railway Man’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57852681-223/eric-railway-war-firth.html.csp Colin Firth’s finely calibrated performance illuminates “The Railway Man,” a fact-based story of love and forgiveness overcoming the pain of war. Firth plays Eric Lomax, whom we meet in 1980 as an eccentric expert on railway timetables — who falls in love with Patti (Nicole Kidman), a gentle nurse. The two are married, but soon Patti learns of Eric’s troubled past as a British Army signalman (played in flashback by “War Horse’s” Jeremy Irvine) in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Er... Colin Firth’s finely calibrated performance illuminates “The Railway Man,” a fact-based story of love and forgiveness overcoming the pain of war. Firth plays Eric Lomax, whom we meet in 1980 as an eccentric expert on railway timetables — who falls in love with Patti (Nicole Kidman), a gentle nurse. The two are married, but soon Patti learns of Eric’s troubled past as a British Army signalman (played in flashback by “War Horse’s” Jeremy Irvine) in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Er... 57852681@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:04:01 MDT Movie review: ‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ tells of the epic that never was http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57852736-223/jodorowsky-dune-movie-config.html.csp The delightful documentary “Jodorowsky’s Dune” is the most enjoyable behind-the-scenes look at moviemaking to come along in ages. It’s even better because it’s about a movie that never was. The Jodorowsky of the title is the Chilean-born surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky, most famous for two cult classics: the oddball Western “El Topo” (1970), considered the first “midnight movie,” and the even stranger spiritual journey “The Holy Mountain” (1973). After those films, French producer Mich... The delightful documentary “Jodorowsky’s Dune” is the most enjoyable behind-the-scenes look at moviemaking to come along in ages. It’s even better because it’s about a movie that never was. The Jodorowsky of the title is the Chilean-born surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky, most famous for two cult classics: the oddball Western “El Topo” (1970), considered the first “midnight movie,” and the even stranger spiritual journey “The Holy Mountain” (1973). After those films, French producer Mich... 57852736@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:03:01 MDT Letter: Demo convention in Utah? Really? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855177-82/convention-democratic-national-utah.html.csp It is unbelievable the Democratic National Committee would consider Salt Lake City for their national convention. I cannot imagine a more hostile environment in which to hold their convention than the State of Utah. In far too many areas of our fair state the Democrats are unable to find someone to run against the Republican candidate, what does that say about Utah’s acceptance of the Democratic Party? David G. Klemm Murray It is unbelievable the Democratic National Committee would consider Salt Lake City for their national convention. I cannot imagine a more hostile environment in which to hold their convention than the State of Utah. In far too many areas of our fair state the Democrats are unable to find someone to run against the Republican candidate, what does that say about Utah’s acceptance of the Democratic Party? David G. Klemm Murray 57855177@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:56:01 MDT Letter: We must fight the rising oligarchs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57860569-82/balances-oligarchs-checks-fight.html.csp Our forefathers worked hard to create a government that would be fair to all (at least that’s what the history books tell us). They created a three-part government of executive, legislative and judicial branches to provide checks and balances meant to keep any one group from obtaining too much power. Today the oligarchs are providing the checks and the legislature is the primary recipient of the balances. Seeing what has happened in the Supreme Court with regard to politics and the First Amend... Our forefathers worked hard to create a government that would be fair to all (at least that’s what the history books tell us). They created a three-part government of executive, legislative and judicial branches to provide checks and balances meant to keep any one group from obtaining too much power. Today the oligarchs are providing the checks and the legislature is the primary recipient of the balances. Seeing what has happened in the Supreme Court with regard to politics and the First Amend... 57860569@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:54:02 MDT Editorial: School elections shouldn’t be R vs D http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855588-82/boards-partisan-board-candidates.html.csp Partisan politics have done enough damage to American democracy. The last thing we need to do now is impose that increasingly tribal divisiveness — a system seemingly designed to make sure that no one listens to anyone else and nothing ever gets done — on Utah school boards. Yet some leaders in the Utah Republican Party, apparently unsatisfied with their control of just about everything else, are pushing a resolution to urge the state Legislature to shift local school district elections, as wel... Partisan politics have done enough damage to American democracy. The last thing we need to do now is impose that increasingly tribal divisiveness — a system seemingly designed to make sure that no one listens to anyone else and nothing ever gets done — on Utah school boards. Yet some leaders in the Utah Republican Party, apparently unsatisfied with their control of just about everything else, are pushing a resolution to urge the state Legislature to shift local school district elections, as wel... 57855588@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:54:01 MDT Letter: Denying climate change won’t make it go away http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57856340-82/climate-surgery-100-jones.html.csp Thank you, Kendra Houser, for your response to climate change denier Ronald Jones. I would respectfully offer this to Mr. Jones, and to all the other deniers, to seriously think about: It is a fact that 97 percent of expert climate scientists agree that climate change is indeed very real, and very likely caused by human behavior. That’s 97 out of 100 experts. Mr. Jones, if you went to see 100 cancer experts, and 97 of them told you that you do indeed have cancer, and that you require immediate s... Thank you, Kendra Houser, for your response to climate change denier Ronald Jones. I would respectfully offer this to Mr. Jones, and to all the other deniers, to seriously think about: It is a fact that 97 percent of expert climate scientists agree that climate change is indeed very real, and very likely caused by human behavior. That’s 97 out of 100 experts. Mr. Jones, if you went to see 100 cancer experts, and 97 of them told you that you do indeed have cancer, and that you require immediate s... 57856340@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:54:01 MDT Letter: Helping fight cancer? Call Huntsman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57856464-82/cancer-call-calls-charities.html.csp Your warning on telephone calls from charities (April 23) is good, but it does not go far enough. Hanging up on these callers, most of which pay no attention to “do not call” lists, is probably the best response. Alternatively, request a mailed solicitation to permit you to do a Better Business Bureau check to determine whether it is a legitimate organization. Many are not. For those wishing to make a donation for dealing with cancer, Utah is blessed with Salt Lake City’s Huntsman Cancer Ins... Your warning on telephone calls from charities (April 23) is good, but it does not go far enough. Hanging up on these callers, most of which pay no attention to “do not call” lists, is probably the best response. Alternatively, request a mailed solicitation to permit you to do a Better Business Bureau check to determine whether it is a legitimate organization. Many are not. For those wishing to make a donation for dealing with cancer, Utah is blessed with Salt Lake City’s Huntsman Cancer Ins... 57856464@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:54:01 MDT Letter: Utes pact still disrespects http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57856494-82/agreement-university-mascots-ute.html.csp A Tribune editorial endorsed the recent agreement between the University of Utah and the Ute Tribe allowing the university to continue the use of the Ute mascot, stating this was not about money but about respect for the tribe. I am not sure that is entirely true. The university had to reach this agreement to comply with the NCAA policy concerning Native American mascots. Two things are bothersome about this agreement. First, the university, as a state institution, should be doing what it prom... A Tribune editorial endorsed the recent agreement between the University of Utah and the Ute Tribe allowing the university to continue the use of the Ute mascot, stating this was not about money but about respect for the tribe. I am not sure that is entirely true. The university had to reach this agreement to comply with the NCAA policy concerning Native American mascots. Two things are bothersome about this agreement. First, the university, as a state institution, should be doing what it prom... 57856494@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:54:01 MDT Letter: What country does Bundy think he lives in? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57856553-82/government-states-anyone-arms.html.csp Let me start off by saying that I don’t know all the small details involved with this story, but from what I have read from both sides, is that plain and simple Cliven Bundy was breaking the law. I don’t agree with all the laws that are passed, but that is the way our system of government works. We abide by what has been made law until it can be changed through the system. We don’t take up arms and try to defend our beliefs with tyranny. Also when he states that he doesn’t recognize federal au... Let me start off by saying that I don’t know all the small details involved with this story, but from what I have read from both sides, is that plain and simple Cliven Bundy was breaking the law. I don’t agree with all the laws that are passed, but that is the way our system of government works. We abide by what has been made law until it can be changed through the system. We don’t take up arms and try to defend our beliefs with tyranny. Also when he states that he doesn’t recognize federal au... 57856553@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:54:01 MDT Letter: Enforce left-lane law in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57860479-82/lane-law-drivers-car.html.csp “When Utahns stay left” (April 23) is a subject that irritates many people. I feel that many drivers do it just to show that they can be in control of others. They may or may not realize that they are breaking the law when they stay in the left lane. The Utah code was annotated in 2007 and now requires that a car in the left lane shall move to the right when a car approaches from the rear with the intent to pass. The speed of the car in the left lane does not matter, it may be 20 or more mph ov... “When Utahns stay left” (April 23) is a subject that irritates many people. I feel that many drivers do it just to show that they can be in control of others. They may or may not realize that they are breaking the law when they stay in the left lane. The Utah code was annotated in 2007 and now requires that a car in the left lane shall move to the right when a car approaches from the rear with the intent to pass. The speed of the car in the left lane does not matter, it may be 20 or more mph ov... 57860479@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:54:01 MDT BYU student wins $40,000 for kolache machine invention http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57860339-223/utah-university-kolaches-entrepreneur.html.csp Derek Johnson, a student from Brigham Young University who invented a machine to produce kolaches pastries in mass, won the $40,000 grand prize in this year’s Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. Johnson, the CEO/founder of Cowboy Kolaches, said the money will help him launch his business. “I’ll be able to bring my machine out of the prototype stage and move into full production in early fall,” he said. “Many bakeries are waiting for kolaches — now we’ll be able to deliver.” Similar to a Danish, kolache... Derek Johnson, a student from Brigham Young University who invented a machine to produce kolaches pastries in mass, won the $40,000 grand prize in this year’s Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. Johnson, the CEO/founder of Cowboy Kolaches, said the money will help him launch his business. “I’ll be able to bring my machine out of the prototype stage and move into full production in early fall,” he said. “Many bakeries are waiting for kolaches — now we’ll be able to deliver.” Similar to a Danish, kolache... 57860339@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:44:49 MDT Colorado firm buys most of Utah’s Henry Walker Homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57861197-79/homes-henry-utah-walker.html.csp Henry Walker Homes, a major player in residential construction in Utah and Colorado, is selling a large chunk of its business to Colorado’s largest privately owned homebuilder, Denver-based Oakwood Homes. Oakwood Homes founder and CEO Pat Hamill announced the deal Thursday, casting its acquisition of Henry Walker Homes’ northern Utah assets for more than $75 million as a move toward expanding into Salt Lake City metropolitan markets. Henry Walker Homes, Hamill said, “is already established in Ut... Henry Walker Homes, a major player in residential construction in Utah and Colorado, is selling a large chunk of its business to Colorado’s largest privately owned homebuilder, Denver-based Oakwood Homes. Oakwood Homes founder and CEO Pat Hamill announced the deal Thursday, casting its acquisition of Henry Walker Homes’ northern Utah assets for more than $75 million as a move toward expanding into Salt Lake City metropolitan markets. Henry Walker Homes, Hamill said, “is already established in Ut... 57861197@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:26:02 MDT Special screenings: Sundance movies ‘Alive Inside’ and ‘The Lunchbox’ are back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57856868-223/park-tickets-lake-salt.html.csp ‘Luna Mesa’ The premiere screening of “Luna Mesa” by cult filmmaker Trent Harris. When a young beauty finds her much-older lover dead in their hotel room, Luna is led around the world, and beyond, as she searches for the cause of his death. Her journey will eventually connect her heart with the divine. Harris will also host a Q&A after the screening. RSVP Michelle Sulley at michelle.sulley@utahmoca.org. When •Friday, 6 p.m. Where • Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake... ‘Luna Mesa’ The premiere screening of “Luna Mesa” by cult filmmaker Trent Harris. When a young beauty finds her much-older lover dead in their hotel room, Luna is led around the world, and beyond, as she searches for the cause of his death. Her journey will eventually connect her heart with the divine. Harris will also host a Q&A after the screening. RSVP Michelle Sulley at michelle.sulley@utahmoca.org. When •Friday, 6 p.m. Where • Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake... 57856868@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:20:02 MDT Music review: Iggy Azalea’s debut shows promise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57846142-223/azalea-classic-iggy-deal.html.csp The blond ambitious rapper with a killer flow from the Australian outback has finally made it and she’s not afraid to rap about it. Iggy Azalea, 23, has been hustling to get to where she is since she first landed in Miami at 16, and the main theme of the 12-track “The New Classic” is her dream of becoming accomplished in hip-hop through hard work and unwillingness to be thwarted by bad deals, critics and industry pressures. That’s especially on tracks such as “Walk the Line,” “Don’t Need Y’all” ... The blond ambitious rapper with a killer flow from the Australian outback has finally made it and she’s not afraid to rap about it. Iggy Azalea, 23, has been hustling to get to where she is since she first landed in Miami at 16, and the main theme of the 12-track “The New Classic” is her dream of becoming accomplished in hip-hop through hard work and unwillingness to be thwarted by bad deals, critics and industry pressures. That’s especially on tracks such as “Walk the Line,” “Don’t Need Y’all” ... 57846142@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:14:02 MDT Academy helps Real Salt Lake’s young talent emerge quickly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57858304-77/team-rsl-academy-players.html.csp Sandy • Dell Loy Hansen volunteered to gas up the jet and fly to Dallas. Real Salt Lake’s owner decided to visit a group of kids, soccer players under his umbrella, who hope to one day make that jump — from youngsters identified with unique skill-sets to professionals walking from the locker room, through the double doors into the tunnel and onto the field at Rio Tinto Stadium. Along with general manager Garth Lagerwey and team president Bill Manning, the RSL front office trio spoke to the RSL y... Sandy • Dell Loy Hansen volunteered to gas up the jet and fly to Dallas. Real Salt Lake’s owner decided to visit a group of kids, soccer players under his umbrella, who hope to one day make that jump — from youngsters identified with unique skill-sets to professionals walking from the locker room, through the double doors into the tunnel and onto the field at Rio Tinto Stadium. Along with general manager Garth Lagerwey and team president Bill Manning, the RSL front office trio spoke to the RSL y... 57858304@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:50:08 MDT USU football: Aggies RB featured on TV show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860638-77/hall-running-aggies-break.html.csp No matter how hard he kicked, pushed and pulled, Utah State running back Rashad Hall couldn’t break free and make his way down the field. Finally exhausted, he returned to the locker room to come to grips with his failure as he tried to catch his breath. “I was worn out,” he said. “I just had to be in there and inhale and exhale deeply.” Before USU fans get worried that one of their up-and-coming running backs might be too wimpy to handle defenders in the Mountain West Conference, relax. If any... No matter how hard he kicked, pushed and pulled, Utah State running back Rashad Hall couldn’t break free and make his way down the field. Finally exhausted, he returned to the locker room to come to grips with his failure as he tried to catch his breath. “I was worn out,” he said. “I just had to be in there and inhale and exhale deeply.” Before USU fans get worried that one of their up-and-coming running backs might be too wimpy to handle defenders in the Mountain West Conference, relax. If any... 57860638@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:50:08 MDT Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy condemned for racist remarks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57861084-78/bundy-config-data-racist.html.csp Las Vegas • A Nevada rancher who has become a conservative folk hero for resisting the federal government’s attempts to round up his cattle faced sharp criticism Thursday for racist comments published in a New York Times article. Politicians from around the country who have rallied to Cliven Bundy’s defense in recent weeks denounced the comments and distanced themselves from the rancher. Bundy was quoted in a Times story referring to black people as “the Negro” and recalling a time when he drove... Las Vegas • A Nevada rancher who has become a conservative folk hero for resisting the federal government’s attempts to round up his cattle faced sharp criticism Thursday for racist comments published in a New York Times article. Politicians from around the country who have rallied to Cliven Bundy’s defense in recent weeks denounced the comments and distanced themselves from the rancher. Bundy was quoted in a Times story referring to black people as “the Negro” and recalling a time when he drove... 57861084@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:45:16 MDT Plan-B Theatre’s new season focuses on women playwrights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57861201-223/rapier-says-directed-really.html.csp Plan-B Theatre, committed to creating socially conscious theater, announces its upcoming season, which features seven premieres, written by four female and two male playwrights. “To the general public, I don’t think that’s a big deal, but I want to talk about it as much as I can because people don’t understand how hard it is for female playwrights to get produced,” says Jerry Rapier, the company’s producing director. Season tickets are $88 and go on sale May 3 at “And the Banned Played On” (se... Plan-B Theatre, committed to creating socially conscious theater, announces its upcoming season, which features seven premieres, written by four female and two male playwrights. “To the general public, I don’t think that’s a big deal, but I want to talk about it as much as I can because people don’t understand how hard it is for female playwrights to get produced,” says Jerry Rapier, the company’s producing director. Season tickets are $88 and go on sale May 3 at “And the Banned Played On” (se... 57861201@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:29:02 MDT Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate up to 4.33% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57860271-79/mortgage-average-percent-rate.html.csp Washington • Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week as the spring homebuying season has gotten off to a slow start. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year loan rose to 4.33 percent from 4.27 percent last week. The average for the 15-year mortgage increased to 3.39 percent from 3.33 percent. Mortgage rates have risen almost a full percentage point since hitting record lows about a year ago. Warmer weather has yet to boost home-buying as it nor... Washington • Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week as the spring homebuying season has gotten off to a slow start. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year loan rose to 4.33 percent from 4.27 percent last week. The average for the 15-year mortgage increased to 3.39 percent from 3.33 percent. Mortgage rates have risen almost a full percentage point since hitting record lows about a year ago. Warmer weather has yet to boost home-buying as it nor... 57860271@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:12:02 MDT U.S. to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57861198-79/rules-internet-fcc-companies.html.csp Los Angeles • The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes. The agency also proposes to enhance government oversight of such deals to ensure that they don’t harm competition or limit free speech, according to a senior FCC official familiar with the matter. The official wasn’t authorized to speak pub... Los Angeles • The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes. The agency also proposes to enhance government oversight of such deals to ensure that they don’t harm competition or limit free speech, according to a senior FCC official familiar with the matter. The official wasn’t authorized to speak pub... 57861198@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:12:02 MDT Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57860700-68/waste-medical-covanta-marion.html.csp Portland, Ore. • An Oregon county commission has given final approval to an order to stop a company from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to prevent the burning of fetal material to generate power. While taking the action Thursday, commissioners said they were horrified and disgusted to learn that Covanta Marion was burning abortion waste to generate electricity. Commissioners Sam Brentano and Janet Carlson made the decision at an emergency hearing. Both strongly oppose abor... Portland, Ore. • An Oregon county commission has given final approval to an order to stop a company from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to prevent the burning of fetal material to generate power. While taking the action Thursday, commissioners said they were horrified and disgusted to learn that Covanta Marion was burning abortion waste to generate electricity. Commissioners Sam Brentano and Janet Carlson made the decision at an emergency hearing. Both strongly oppose abor... 57860700@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:05:29 MDT Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57861071-78/gas-plant-opal-explosion.html.csp Opal, Wyo. • Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural-gas processing plant forced the evacuation of their small southwestern Wyoming town. Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik said that the evacuation order was lifted shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday even though a fire was still burning at the plant. “At this time they don’t feel like there is really any credible threat of secondary explosions or anything like that,” Malik said. No injuri... Opal, Wyo. • Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural-gas processing plant forced the evacuation of their small southwestern Wyoming town. Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik said that the evacuation order was lifted shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday even though a fire was still burning at the plant. “At this time they don’t feel like there is really any credible threat of secondary explosions or anything like that,” Malik said. No injuri... 57861071@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:03:34 MDT Report card: Draper, West Jordan praised, Murray panned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57856654-78/lake-salt-store-wednesday.html.csp Cities in the Salt Lake Valley vary wildly on how friendly and cost effective they are for real-estate developers proposing new retail, office and industrial projects, says a new report card. Draper and West Jordan both ranked high for developer relations, according to the industry-commissioned study. The two rapidly growing cities earned A-minuses in a composite score for customer service, website access, ease of use, timeliness of approval and lack of red tape for new developments. Murray dr... Cities in the Salt Lake Valley vary wildly on how friendly and cost effective they are for real-estate developers proposing new retail, office and industrial projects, says a new report card. Draper and West Jordan both ranked high for developer relations, according to the industry-commissioned study. The two rapidly growing cities earned A-minuses in a composite score for customer service, website access, ease of use, timeliness of approval and lack of red tape for new developments. Murray dr... 57856654@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:59:53 MDT Out and about: Break of Reality, Ellie Goulding, Ingrid Michaelson and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57854081-223/tickets-lake-salt-band.html.csp Break of Reality Show of the week • Here comes another attempt to make the cello sound cool, and it might just work. Break of Reality is a four-person band, made up of three classically trained cellists — Patrick Laird, Adrian Daurov and Laura Metcalf — and a percussionist, Ivan Trevino. The four perform rock songs, ranging from covers of Metallica and Slayer to original songs. (The group’s new album, “Ten,” is all originals.) They also made a splash earlier this year with a cover of the “Ga... Break of Reality Show of the week • Here comes another attempt to make the cello sound cool, and it might just work. Break of Reality is a four-person band, made up of three classically trained cellists — Patrick Laird, Adrian Daurov and Laura Metcalf — and a percussionist, Ivan Trevino. The four perform rock songs, ranging from covers of Metallica and Slayer to original songs. (The group’s new album, “Ten,” is all originals.) They also made a splash earlier this year with a cover of the “Ga... 57854081@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:49:02 MDT Comic Con crowds help UTA set ridership record http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57856975-90/bond-bonds-convention-debt.html.csp The Utah Transit Authority received two bits of good news Wednesday — the Comic Con’s FanX convention last weekend helped it set a new three-day ridership record, and its somewhat worrisome credit rating has been upgraded. “In three days — Thursday, Friday, Saturday — we had a quarter million trips on TRAX and FrontRunner. That’s a record,” UTA General Manager Michael Allegra told the UTA board. FanX operated those three days, which organizers said was attended by more than 100,000 people and s... The Utah Transit Authority received two bits of good news Wednesday — the Comic Con’s FanX convention last weekend helped it set a new three-day ridership record, and its somewhat worrisome credit rating has been upgraded. “In three days — Thursday, Friday, Saturday — we had a quarter million trips on TRAX and FrontRunner. That’s a record,” UTA General Manager Michael Allegra told the UTA board. FanX operated those three days, which organizers said was attended by more than 100,000 people and s... 57856975@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:45:41 MDT Western lands takeover: Former BLM chief, state lawmaker clash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57855791-90/blm-debate-federal-former.html.csp A conservative state lawmaker and a liberal former director of the Bureau of Land Management argued the merits of a debate that’s sweeping the West — whether states should take control of federal lands and would they manage them better. Their exchange, which included a few pointed barbs, during Wednesday’s Trib Talk may just be round one. Former BLM Director Pat Shea challenged state Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, to a formal debate at the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics, and... A conservative state lawmaker and a liberal former director of the Bureau of Land Management argued the merits of a debate that’s sweeping the West — whether states should take control of federal lands and would they manage them better. Their exchange, which included a few pointed barbs, during Wednesday’s Trib Talk may just be round one. Former BLM Director Pat Shea challenged state Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, to a formal debate at the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics, and... 57855791@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:45:28 MDT Best Week 1 games, thoughts on the NFL schedule release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57857099-200/broncos-games-chiefs-game.html.csp The 2014 NFL schedule was released officially Wednesday night with several juicy matchups on tap for Week 1 and beyond. Check out some initial observations for the Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs here, as well as general thoughts on the season’s opening week: Best Week 1 games: 1. Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Sunday Night Football) Sunday night has been reserved for the best games the last few seasons and the Week 1 matchup won’t disappoint. After the s... The 2014 NFL schedule was released officially Wednesday night with several juicy matchups on tap for Week 1 and beyond. Check out some initial observations for the Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs here, as well as general thoughts on the season’s opening week: Best Week 1 games: 1. Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Sunday Night Football) Sunday night has been reserved for the best games the last few seasons and the Week 1 matchup won’t disappoint. After the s... 57857099@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:35:46 MDT Summer movie preview: 79 films to get you through August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57845530-223/comedy-drama-embed-height.html.csp It’s summer time, and Hollywood knows what you want — the same thing it gave you last summer. That includes big-budget superhero spectaculars, robots and monsters, dragons and apes, and action aplenty. There also will be some comedy, a bit of romance and something for the kids. &lt;freeform&gt; Among the familiar names this summer are your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, the Tokyo-stomping Godzilla, the evil queen Maleficent, claw-fisted Wolverine, a muscular Hercules, the truck-turned-hero Op... It’s summer time, and Hollywood knows what you want — the same thing it gave you last summer. That includes big-budget superhero spectaculars, robots and monsters, dragons and apes, and action aplenty. There also will be some comedy, a bit of romance and something for the kids. &lt;freeform&gt; Among the familiar names this summer are your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, the Tokyo-stomping Godzilla, the evil queen Maleficent, claw-fisted Wolverine, a muscular Hercules, the truck-turned-hero Op... 57845530@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:30:54 MDT Theater review: ‘War Horse’ puppetry is phenomenal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57845985-223/horse-war-south-200.html.csp “War Horse” just might be the greatest puppet show you’ll ever see. It is not populated by your average puppets. Nothing even resembling a Muppet. The life-size horses created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company are nothing short of astonishing. It really is possible to forget — if only for a moment — that you can see the puppeteers operating the animals. You forget the humans when the horses flick their ears. When they snort and whinny. When they appear, yes, lifelike. There are a few o... “War Horse” just might be the greatest puppet show you’ll ever see. It is not populated by your average puppets. Nothing even resembling a Muppet. The life-size horses created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company are nothing short of astonishing. It really is possible to forget — if only for a moment — that you can see the puppeteers operating the animals. You forget the humans when the horses flick their ears. When they snort and whinny. When they appear, yes, lifelike. There are a few o... 57845985@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:30:54 MDT Photos of the Day - April 23, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857267-68/world-associatedpress-news-ap.html.csp A collection of some of the day's best photos, from around the world. A collection of some of the day's best photos, from around the world. 57857267@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:30:54 MDT Summer movie preview; Director aims to amaze again in ‘Spider-Man’ sequel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57855046-223/spider-webb-peter-movie.html.csp In the middle of his international publicity tour, filmmaker Marc Webb is realizing how important Spider-Man is around the world. “It’s mind-boggling. It’s bizarre for me,” Webb said in a recent phone interview from Rome. “It reminds you how big Spider-Man is. The level of enthusiasm totally transcends borders.” Marvel Comics’ friendly neighborhood wall-crawler is back in action in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” It opens nationwide next week, on May 2 — in what has become, by tradition, the opening... In the middle of his international publicity tour, filmmaker Marc Webb is realizing how important Spider-Man is around the world. “It’s mind-boggling. It’s bizarre for me,” Webb said in a recent phone interview from Rome. “It reminds you how big Spider-Man is. The level of enthusiasm totally transcends borders.” Marvel Comics’ friendly neighborhood wall-crawler is back in action in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” It opens nationwide next week, on May 2 — in what has become, by tradition, the opening... 57855046@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:30:21 MDT Editorial: Utah can’t keep sprawling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855215-82/utah-growth-sprawl-areas.html.csp If Utah is going to continue to lead the nation in baby-making, there is only one thing that will save us: smart growth. So it is both disappointing and challenging to see a new study showing that Utah has the second-fastest growth of urban sprawl in the nation. The NumbersUSA Education and Research Foundation cited U.S. Census and National Resource Conservation Service data to show that the amount of developed land covered by urban areas grew by 17.6 percent from 2002 to 2010. Only Nevada’s 1... If Utah is going to continue to lead the nation in baby-making, there is only one thing that will save us: smart growth. So it is both disappointing and challenging to see a new study showing that Utah has the second-fastest growth of urban sprawl in the nation. The NumbersUSA Education and Research Foundation cited U.S. Census and National Resource Conservation Service data to show that the amount of developed land covered by urban areas grew by 17.6 percent from 2002 to 2010. Only Nevada’s 1... 57855215@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:19:54 MDT Turkish ‘street food with a twist’ takes a spin in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57807291-223/doner-hill-kebab-kebabs.html.csp Josh Hill has come to expect a quizzical look or blank stare when he tells people that the Salt Lake City restaurant he co-owns specializes in doner kebabs. Huh! What? “About 70 percent of the people have never heard of a doner kebab,” said Hill, who opened Spitz in October 2013 with partners Tanner Slizeski and Bryce Rademan. It was during study-abroad trips to Spain and the Netherlands that the three Utah natives and friends became fans of the wrap/sandwich that originated in Turkey and is a c... Josh Hill has come to expect a quizzical look or blank stare when he tells people that the Salt Lake City restaurant he co-owns specializes in doner kebabs. Huh! What? “About 70 percent of the people have never heard of a doner kebab,” said Hill, who opened Spitz in October 2013 with partners Tanner Slizeski and Bryce Rademan. It was during study-abroad trips to Spain and the Netherlands that the three Utah natives and friends became fans of the wrap/sandwich that originated in Turkey and is a c... 57807291@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:17:14 MDT Prep boys’ soccer: Riverton has Lehi’s number again in 3-0 victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57857385-190/riverton-lehi-pioneers-really.html.csp Riverton • From his position in front of the Riverton goal, Silverwolves keeper Parker Seegmiller had as good of a vantage point as any for his team’s game against Lehi on Wednesday. Especially since the ball came his direction in only isolated cases. But Seegmiller, along with everybody else, could only surmise as to why his squad gets the upper hand on the otherwise undefeated Pioneers every time Riverton faces Lehi. The matchup advantage for the Silverwolves was confirmed as Riverton beat the... Riverton • From his position in front of the Riverton goal, Silverwolves keeper Parker Seegmiller had as good of a vantage point as any for his team’s game against Lehi on Wednesday. Especially since the ball came his direction in only isolated cases. But Seegmiller, along with everybody else, could only surmise as to why his squad gets the upper hand on the otherwise undefeated Pioneers every time Riverton faces Lehi. The matchup advantage for the Silverwolves was confirmed as Riverton beat the... 57857385@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:04:34 MDT Prep baseball: Cyprus rides ace Loutensock to 4-0 win over Kearns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57858185-190/cyprus-loutensock-kearns-win.html.csp Magna • It had been 17 days since Cyprus’ ace Parker Loutensock last took the mound. On Wednesday, his return for the Pirates could not have come at a better time as they defeated the Kearns Cougars 4-0. The hard-throwing righty was strong from start to finish as he was popping the catcher’s glove through the seventh inning, but for a long stretch of the game, Kearns’ Nate Seltsam was right there with him. “They’re a good team and [Seltsam] has been beating pretty much everyone in our league, so... Magna • It had been 17 days since Cyprus’ ace Parker Loutensock last took the mound. On Wednesday, his return for the Pirates could not have come at a better time as they defeated the Kearns Cougars 4-0. The hard-throwing righty was strong from start to finish as he was popping the catcher’s glove through the seventh inning, but for a long stretch of the game, Kearns’ Nate Seltsam was right there with him. “They’re a good team and [Seltsam] has been beating pretty much everyone in our league, so... 57858185@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:04:27 MDT Utah's political parties to prune candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850201-78/convention-delegates-democratic-democrats.html.csp Delegates to the Republican and Democratic state conventions Saturday will work to narrow the field of candidates in all four of Utah’s U.S. House districts and will also select a new chairman of the Utah Democratic Party. They will vote on potential nominees in a dozen multicounty seats in the Legislature. And because some of those races have only Republican candidates, delegates to the GOP convention could determine some final winners. The state Republican convention is Saturday at 10 a.m. at ... Delegates to the Republican and Democratic state conventions Saturday will work to narrow the field of candidates in all four of Utah’s U.S. House districts and will also select a new chairman of the Utah Democratic Party. They will vote on potential nominees in a dozen multicounty seats in the Legislature. And because some of those races have only Republican candidates, delegates to the GOP convention could determine some final winners. The state Republican convention is Saturday at 10 a.m. at ... 57850201@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:04:23 MDT Mystery remains after DNA clears Utah fertility clinic worker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57856886-78/lippert-son-mcaffee-clinic.html.csp Diane McAffee wanted her children to be biologically related, so a few years after conceiving with the help of the University of Utah’s fertility services, she returned to request the same donor. For 17 years afterward, all involved believed her daughter and son were full siblings. That has changed after McAffee had her children tested as part of an investigation into former clinic employee Thomas Ray Lippert. Her daughter is 99.9985 percent likely to be the offspring of the selected donor. Her... Diane McAffee wanted her children to be biologically related, so a few years after conceiving with the help of the University of Utah’s fertility services, she returned to request the same donor. For 17 years afterward, all involved believed her daughter and son were full siblings. That has changed after McAffee had her children tested as part of an investigation into former clinic employee Thomas Ray Lippert. Her daughter is 99.9985 percent likely to be the offspring of the selected donor. Her... 57856886@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:04:23 MDT Prep athletes will need to register online next fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57855860-190/online-parents-schools-students.html.csp As the athletic director for Logan High School, Clair Anderson sometimes felt as though he was buried in paperwork. He and athletic trainer Brad Nelson registered about 800 students a year for different sports. Each of those athletes generated eight to 10 pieces of printed paper that needed to be filed and compiled. So Anderson and Nelson came up with an idea to create a website where Logan participants could register online. That idea, called Register My Athlete, became so popular that some sur... As the athletic director for Logan High School, Clair Anderson sometimes felt as though he was buried in paperwork. He and athletic trainer Brad Nelson registered about 800 students a year for different sports. Each of those athletes generated eight to 10 pieces of printed paper that needed to be filed and compiled. So Anderson and Nelson came up with an idea to create a website where Logan participants could register online. That idea, called Register My Athlete, became so popular that some sur... 57855860@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:04:10 MDT Police: Vernal man falsely reported sexual assault, robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57860259-78/police-vernal-assault-assaulted.html.csp A 40-year-old man made up being sexually assaulted by two men outside a Vernal restaurant in early March, Vernal police said Thursday. As a result, the man has been charged in Uintah County’s 8th District Court with one count of class A misdemeanor providing a false statement and two counts of class B misdemeanor providing false information to a police officer. The man told police he was attacked in an alley at about 10:30 p.m. on March 8 after leaving Quarry Steakhouse and Brewery, 25 S. Vern... A 40-year-old man made up being sexually assaulted by two men outside a Vernal restaurant in early March, Vernal police said Thursday. As a result, the man has been charged in Uintah County’s 8th District Court with one count of class A misdemeanor providing a false statement and two counts of class B misdemeanor providing false information to a police officer. The man told police he was attacked in an alley at about 10:30 p.m. on March 8 after leaving Quarry Steakhouse and Brewery, 25 S. Vern... 57860259@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:00:59 MDT Forward to the past with Windows update http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57845036-79/windows-tile-desktop-screen.html.csp New York • Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past. The divide between old and new is less pronounced in the latest, free update. That’s a welcome change, as that’s one of the things that annoy me most about Windows 8. As sales of smartphones and tablets grow rapidly, Microsoft reshaped Windows so that PCs came to look, work and feel more like mobile devices. Windows 8 has a full-page, tablet-like s... New York • Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past. The divide between old and new is less pronounced in the latest, free update. That’s a welcome change, as that’s one of the things that annoy me most about Windows 8. As sales of smartphones and tablets grow rapidly, Microsoft reshaped Windows so that PCs came to look, work and feel more like mobile devices. Windows 8 has a full-page, tablet-like s... 57845036@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:55:26 MDT Photos of the day April 24, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57860608-68/news-2014-april-photos.html.csp A collection of the best photos from around the world updated throughout the day April 24, 2014. A collection of the best photos from around the world updated throughout the day April 24, 2014. 57860608@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:49:02 MDT MLB: NL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860581-77/run-ninth-inning-hits.html.csp DIAMONDBACKS 7, CUBS 5 CHICAGO • The Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday in dramatic fashion Wednesday, allowing the Arizona Diamondbacks to rally for five runs in the ninth inning and a 7-5 victory. After an error by shortstop Starlin Castro, Martin Prado hit a two-run single off Pedro Strop (0-2), Miguel Montero had a tying single against James Russell and Aaron Hill followed with a two-run triple off Justin Grimm. Trevor Cahill (1-3) pitched two scoreless innings for Arizona, w... DIAMONDBACKS 7, CUBS 5 CHICAGO • The Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday in dramatic fashion Wednesday, allowing the Arizona Diamondbacks to rally for five runs in the ninth inning and a 7-5 victory. After an error by shortstop Starlin Castro, Martin Prado hit a two-run single off Pedro Strop (0-2), Miguel Montero had a tying single against James Russell and Aaron Hill followed with a two-run triple off Justin Grimm. Trevor Cahill (1-3) pitched two scoreless innings for Arizona, w... 57860581@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:41:01 MDT MLB: AL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860559-77/run-hit-season-runs.html.csp RED SOX 5, YANKEES 1 BOSTON • Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 Wednesday night. The right-hander was thrown out in the second inning when plate umpire Gerry Davis found the substance on the right side of Pineda’s neck after Red Sox manager John Farrell asked him to check. Pineda walked from the mound without protest. Both Pineda... RED SOX 5, YANKEES 1 BOSTON • Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 Wednesday night. The right-hander was thrown out in the second inning when plate umpire Gerry Davis found the substance on the right side of Pineda’s neck after Red Sox manager John Farrell asked him to check. Pineda walked from the mound without protest. Both Pineda... 57860559@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:32:02 MDT Michael Phelps launches comeback in 100 butterfly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860552-77/phelps-bowman-career-doing.html.csp Mesa, Ariz. • Returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of his best events. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist will swim the 100-meter butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix on Thursday, his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Games. Phelps is the world and American record holder in the event, which includes rival Ryan Lochte and four-time Olympian Roland Schoeman of South Africa. At 28, Phelps isn... Mesa, Ariz. • Returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of his best events. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist will swim the 100-meter butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix on Thursday, his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Games. Phelps is the world and American record holder in the event, which includes rival Ryan Lochte and four-time Olympian Roland Schoeman of South Africa. At 28, Phelps isn... 57860552@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:30:02 MDT Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860548-77/teams-playoffs-games-road.html.csp Miami • Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers. Here’s the list of teams that still held that advantage after Wednesday night: Miami. That’s it. Road teams are off to a ridiculously hot start in the NBA playoffs, with seven of the eight lower seeds either leading or tied after the first two games of their respective series. Home team... Miami • Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers. Here’s the list of teams that still held that advantage after Wednesday night: Miami. That’s it. Road teams are off to a ridiculously hot start in the NBA playoffs, with seven of the eight lower seeds either leading or tied after the first two games of their respective series. Home team... 57860548@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:29:02 MDT NFL: Detroit Lions welcome new faces http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860539-77/lions-super-tate-bowl.html.csp Allen Park, Mich. • Their new coach has been to Super Bowls and the Detroit Lions how have two new players who have championship rings. Free-agent acquisitions Golden Tate and James Ihedigbo — who played on the winning side of the last two Super Bowls — finished their second day of minicamp practices with their new team Wednesday. Both are enjoying their new home. Coach Jim Caldwell, who guided Indianapolis to a Super Bowl and has two championship rings as an assistant, said having players with ... Allen Park, Mich. • Their new coach has been to Super Bowls and the Detroit Lions how have two new players who have championship rings. Free-agent acquisitions Golden Tate and James Ihedigbo — who played on the winning side of the last two Super Bowls — finished their second day of minicamp practices with their new team Wednesday. Both are enjoying their new home. Coach Jim Caldwell, who guided Indianapolis to a Super Bowl and has two championship rings as an assistant, said having players with ... 57860539@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:28:02 MDT Announcer relishes role as voice of Kentucky Derby http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860534-77/announcer-derby-track-kentucky.html.csp Louisville, Ky. • From his perch with a panoramic view of the world’s most famous racetrack, the new voice of Churchill Downs will sit out one of the most anticipated moments of the tradition-soaked Kentucky Derby. Larry Collmus will try to tune out “My Old Kentucky Home” while the crowd of 160,000-plus sings along and the thoroughbreds take to the Churchill Downs track. The veteran announcer says it gives him chills, and he wants to avoid being overtaken by emotion. “I don’t want that feeling t... Louisville, Ky. • From his perch with a panoramic view of the world’s most famous racetrack, the new voice of Churchill Downs will sit out one of the most anticipated moments of the tradition-soaked Kentucky Derby. Larry Collmus will try to tune out “My Old Kentucky Home” while the crowd of 160,000-plus sings along and the thoroughbreds take to the Churchill Downs track. The veteran announcer says it gives him chills, and he wants to avoid being overtaken by emotion. “I don’t want that feeling t... 57860534@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:27:02 MDT University of Utah says sorry for sperm mix-up; family not happy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57856879-78/lippert-font-lab-university.html.csp The University of Utah has determined that ex-convict Thomas Ray Lippert was hired to work at its fertility clinic without a background check, that he was a frequent sperm donor, and that a Texas family deserves an apology for a mix-up involving Lippert’s sperm in 1991. What the U. doesn’t say — for certain, at least — is that the switch was deliberate. John and Pamela Branum believe Lippert purposely substituted his own sperm for John’s to impregnate his wife, Pamela, with their daughter, Anni... The University of Utah has determined that ex-convict Thomas Ray Lippert was hired to work at its fertility clinic without a background check, that he was a frequent sperm donor, and that a Texas family deserves an apology for a mix-up involving Lippert’s sperm in 1991. What the U. doesn’t say — for certain, at least — is that the switch was deliberate. John and Pamela Branum believe Lippert purposely substituted his own sperm for John’s to impregnate his wife, Pamela, with their daughter, Anni... 57856879@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:23:23 MDT Pac-12 football: All eyes on Sarkisian, Petersen as spring wraps up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57855861-89/spring-game-quarterback-pac.html.csp While spring is traditionally a time when football fans clamor for signs of progress, it’s been slow and steady up in Seattle. New coach Chris Petersen has a lot of eyes on his Washington program as he embarks on his first season as a coach at the major conference level. With a laundry list of achievements at Boise State in his wake, the bar has been set high. That hasn’t made him speed things up, he said after the Huskies’ spring game. “We’ve got to tighten up the details on everything we do,” ... While spring is traditionally a time when football fans clamor for signs of progress, it’s been slow and steady up in Seattle. New coach Chris Petersen has a lot of eyes on his Washington program as he embarks on his first season as a coach at the major conference level. With a laundry list of achievements at Boise State in his wake, the bar has been set high. That hasn’t made him speed things up, he said after the Huskies’ spring game. “We’ve got to tighten up the details on everything we do,” ... 57855861@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:20:39 MDT U.S. ski coach gets 4 months for money laundering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57860501-77/laundering-evers-money-months.html.csp Vienna • A regional court in Austria has sentenced the downhill coach of the U.S. Alpine ski team to four months in prison plus 20 months on probation for his role in a money laundering scheme involving his former girlfriend in Austria. The Salzburg court has found Andreas Evers guilty of the laundering of 1.7 million euros ($2.35 million), which his ex-girlfriend allegedly stole from a computer company she worked for from 2001-05. Evers allegedly used the money for investments and to finance th... Vienna • A regional court in Austria has sentenced the downhill coach of the U.S. Alpine ski team to four months in prison plus 20 months on probation for his role in a money laundering scheme involving his former girlfriend in Austria. The Salzburg court has found Andreas Evers guilty of the laundering of 1.7 million euros ($2.35 million), which his ex-girlfriend allegedly stole from a computer company she worked for from 2001-05. Evers allegedly used the money for investments and to finance th... 57860501@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:20:01 MDT Obama: Pope Francis ‘makes us want to be better people’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57860378-80/obama-francis-pope-leader.html.csp Time magazine listed Pope Francis in its annual “100 most influential people” issue and asked a fellow world leader to write a tribute: President Barack Obama. “Rare is the leader who makes us want to be better people,” Obama wrote. “Pope Francis is such a leader.” Obama lauded the pontiff for his “message of inclusion” and his many acts of kindness, such as “embracing the sick, ministering to the homeless, [and] washing the feet of young prisoners.” The president did not mention any disputes he... Time magazine listed Pope Francis in its annual “100 most influential people” issue and asked a fellow world leader to write a tribute: President Barack Obama. “Rare is the leader who makes us want to be better people,” Obama wrote. “Pope Francis is such a leader.” Obama lauded the pontiff for his “message of inclusion” and his many acts of kindness, such as “embracing the sick, ministering to the homeless, [and] washing the feet of young prisoners.” The president did not mention any disputes he... 57860378@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:02:19 MDT Milbank: The tourist in chief http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57860336-82/obama-president-trip-national.html.csp President Obama landed in Japan on Wednesday night and delivered an important message on behalf of the American people. “That’s some good sushi right there,” he said. Indeed it was. The president had just dined at Sukiyabashi Jiro, where the Michelin three-star chef, octogenarian sushi master Jiro Ono, was featured in the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” Let’s hope Obama didn’t fill up too much during his 90-minute meal. He has three state dinners in his honor on the trip. The seven-day, four... President Obama landed in Japan on Wednesday night and delivered an important message on behalf of the American people. “That’s some good sushi right there,” he said. Indeed it was. The president had just dined at Sukiyabashi Jiro, where the Michelin three-star chef, octogenarian sushi master Jiro Ono, was featured in the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” Let’s hope Obama didn’t fill up too much during his 90-minute meal. He has three state dinners in his honor on the trip. The seven-day, four... 57860336@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:47:02 MDT Dionne: The Democrats’ Southern challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57860328-82/democrats-voters-base-party.html.csp CHICAGO • The Democrats’ biggest strategic challenge in maintaining control of the U.S. Senate involves motivating the party’s base while simultaneously attracting swing and even Republican voters in contests being waged in conservative states. This base-versus-swing dilemma exists in every election, but the tension is aggravated for Democrats this year because they are trying to hold so many seats in Republican territory. Incumbents such as Mary Landrieu in Louisiana, Mark Pryor in Arkansas, Ma... CHICAGO • The Democrats’ biggest strategic challenge in maintaining control of the U.S. Senate involves motivating the party’s base while simultaneously attracting swing and even Republican voters in contests being waged in conservative states. This base-versus-swing dilemma exists in every election, but the tension is aggravated for Democrats this year because they are trying to hold so many seats in Republican territory. Incumbents such as Mary Landrieu in Louisiana, Mark Pryor in Arkansas, Ma... 57860328@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:47:01 MDT Restless Heart brings three decades of songs to Park City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828913-223/heart-restless-music-jennings.html.csp Country group Restless Heart has entertained music fans around the world for 30 years. Known for its hits “(Back to the) Heartbreak Kid,” “Til I Loved You,” “This Rock Won’t Roll,” “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” “Wheels” and “Why Does It Have to Be (Wrong or Right),” Restless Heart was one of the first country bands that blended pop and rock sensibilities in the 1980s. The band — lead guitarist Greg Jennings, vocalist/guitarist Larry Stewart, bassist Paul Gregg, keyboardist Dave Innis and drummer ... Country group Restless Heart has entertained music fans around the world for 30 years. Known for its hits “(Back to the) Heartbreak Kid,” “Til I Loved You,” “This Rock Won’t Roll,” “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” “Wheels” and “Why Does It Have to Be (Wrong or Right),” Restless Heart was one of the first country bands that blended pop and rock sensibilities in the 1980s. The band — lead guitarist Greg Jennings, vocalist/guitarist Larry Stewart, bassist Paul Gregg, keyboardist Dave Innis and drummer ... 57828913@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Disney Channel’s ‘Jessie’ breaks romantic ground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828961-223/jessie-disney-channel-character.html.csp Los Angeles • The title character of “Jessie” heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar. In a four-episode arc that will conclude the season this fall, 22-year-old Jessie Prescott dives into a whirlwind romance and accepts her boyfriend’s proposal of marriage. It’s the first time a lead character on the children’s TV channel has become engaged, said Adam Bonnett, Disney Channel executive vice president of original programming. “Jessie is an adult, and we f... Los Angeles • The title character of “Jessie” heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar. In a four-episode arc that will conclude the season this fall, 22-year-old Jessie Prescott dives into a whirlwind romance and accepts her boyfriend’s proposal of marriage. It’s the first time a lead character on the children’s TV channel has become engaged, said Adam Bonnett, Disney Channel executive vice president of original programming. “Jessie is an adult, and we f... 57828961@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Contenders for the New Musical Tony are anyone’s guess http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828964-223/musical-tony-broadway-reviews.html.csp Practice usually makes perfect, but not for this season’s new Broadway musicals. Eleven of the 12 new shows had tryout runs in an effort to get them right, only to find a tepid reception from critics and audiences when they finally opened on Broadway. The 12 shows are such a mixed bag that this year’s race for the top prize, the Tony Award for best musical, is wide open for the first time in recent memory. In question is not just that award, but also (and this is truly rare) the four or five nom... Practice usually makes perfect, but not for this season’s new Broadway musicals. Eleven of the 12 new shows had tryout runs in an effort to get them right, only to find a tepid reception from critics and audiences when they finally opened on Broadway. The 12 shows are such a mixed bag that this year’s race for the top prize, the Tony Award for best musical, is wide open for the first time in recent memory. In question is not just that award, but also (and this is truly rare) the four or five nom... 57828964@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Scott D. Pierce: Comedy Central let John Oliver get away http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57846045-223/oliver-central-comedy-daily.html.csp Do you think maybe the folks at Comedy Central regret that they didn’t get John Oliver under contract this past summer? Oliver, a longtime contributor to “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” hosted that show for eight weeks while Stewart was off directing a movie. The reception to his performance, among critics and fans, was hugely positive. And that’s an understatement. Oliver received all sorts of rave reviews. Which is a huge accomplishment when you’re replacing (albeit temporarily) a TV/pop-... Do you think maybe the folks at Comedy Central regret that they didn’t get John Oliver under contract this past summer? Oliver, a longtime contributor to “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” hosted that show for eight weeks while Stewart was off directing a movie. The reception to his performance, among critics and fans, was hugely positive. And that’s an understatement. Oliver received all sorts of rave reviews. Which is a huge accomplishment when you’re replacing (albeit temporarily) a TV/pop-... 57846045@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT U.S.’s longest mule deer migration discovered in Wyoming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57850993-223/migration-deer-wyoming-sawyer.html.csp Laramie, Wyo. • In the winter of 2011, a team led by biologist Hall Sawyer put tracking collars on 40 mule deer near the Leucite Hills in Wyoming’s Red Desert. Given Sawyer’s previous knowledge, he didn’t expect these deer to migrate far from the Red Desert in the course of the year. But instead of tracking a sedentary herd, Sawyer uncovered an extraordinary animal journey that has ranged across wide open spaces of Wyoming since time immemorial. When spring came, half of the deer set off to the ... Laramie, Wyo. • In the winter of 2011, a team led by biologist Hall Sawyer put tracking collars on 40 mule deer near the Leucite Hills in Wyoming’s Red Desert. Given Sawyer’s previous knowledge, he didn’t expect these deer to migrate far from the Red Desert in the course of the year. But instead of tracking a sedentary herd, Sawyer uncovered an extraordinary animal journey that has ranged across wide open spaces of Wyoming since time immemorial. When spring came, half of the deer set off to the ... 57850993@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Health Department closes West Valley Sports Bar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57855546-223/department-health-stored-valley.html.csp The Salt Lake County Health Department closed Bout Time Pub in West Valley City on Thursday, April 17, after health inspectors discovered 43 food service violations. According to a report on the department website, the establishment at 3318 S. Decker Lake Road, was “suspended from performing food service” until the violations have been corrected and the business has been reinspected by health officials. Among the worst violations: — Raw chicken stored above ready to eat foods in the reach-in ref... The Salt Lake County Health Department closed Bout Time Pub in West Valley City on Thursday, April 17, after health inspectors discovered 43 food service violations. According to a report on the department website, the establishment at 3318 S. Decker Lake Road, was “suspended from performing food service” until the violations have been corrected and the business has been reinspected by health officials. Among the worst violations: — Raw chicken stored above ready to eat foods in the reach-in ref... 57855546@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Summer movie preview: Karen Gillan takes villainous turn in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57856082-223/gillan-config-data-guardians.html.csp ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ It’s fun to be bad, Karen Gillan says. “You get to just really indulge in that evil side,” Gillan told an audience last week at Salt Lake Comic Con’s FanX. “You don’t have to worry about finding redeeming qualities in your character.” Gillan, best known for her role as the fiery companion Amy Pond on the BBC science-fiction series “Doctor Who,” makes a big splash this summer in “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the latest movie from Marvel Comics universe, opening Aug. 1. In ... ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ It’s fun to be bad, Karen Gillan says. “You get to just really indulge in that evil side,” Gillan told an audience last week at Salt Lake Comic Con’s FanX. “You don’t have to worry about finding redeeming qualities in your character.” Gillan, best known for her role as the fiery companion Amy Pond on the BBC science-fiction series “Doctor Who,” makes a big splash this summer in “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the latest movie from Marvel Comics universe, opening Aug. 1. In ... 57856082@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Summer movie preview: DisneyToon sweeps in with ‘Planes’ sequel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57856083-223/config-data-planes-barron.html.csp Last year’s surprise theatrical hit “Planes” was a big deal for DisneyToon Studios, the division within Walt Disney Pictures usually known for direct-to-video releases. But not so big a surprise that DisneyToon wasn’t prepared with a second film, “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” which arrives in theaters July 18. “This is such a rich world, the world of ‘Cars,’ and that world’s been so well-received,” said producer Ferrell Barron. The second movie has been in the works for four years, said director Bobs... Last year’s surprise theatrical hit “Planes” was a big deal for DisneyToon Studios, the division within Walt Disney Pictures usually known for direct-to-video releases. But not so big a surprise that DisneyToon wasn’t prepared with a second film, “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” which arrives in theaters July 18. “This is such a rich world, the world of ‘Cars,’ and that world’s been so well-received,” said producer Ferrell Barron. The second movie has been in the works for four years, said director Bobs... 57856083@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Summer movie preview: Kids find adventure, film it with phones in ‘Earth to Echo’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57856189-223/kids-config-data-green.html.csp The idea for the kids’ adventure “Earth to Echo” (opening July 2) started with a question posed to director Dave Green: “What would happen if kids were to go out in the middle of nowhere and find something?” What the kids find is a mystery, possible alien in origin (at least as seen in the movie’s trailer). But what interested Green is how the kids would capture the moment. “If kids were to go out in the middle of nowhere and find something today, they’d film it all themselves,” he said in a pho... The idea for the kids’ adventure “Earth to Echo” (opening July 2) started with a question posed to director Dave Green: “What would happen if kids were to go out in the middle of nowhere and find something?” What the kids find is a mystery, possible alien in origin (at least as seen in the movie’s trailer). But what interested Green is how the kids would capture the moment. “If kids were to go out in the middle of nowhere and find something today, they’d film it all themselves,” he said in a pho... 57856189@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Jodie Foster weds artist Alexandra Hedison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57859843-223/foster-hedison-alexandra-jodie.html.csp Los Angeles • Jodie Foster is a married woman. The 51-year-old Oscar winner wed girlfriend Alexandra Hedison over the weekend, Foster’s publicist confirmed Wednesday. Jennifer Allen offered no other details. E! was the first to report that Foster tied the knot with Hedison, a 44-year-old photographer based in Los Angeles. It’s the first marriage for Foster, who came out publicly in a rambling, heartfelt speech at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards, where she accepted lifetime achievement honors. After... Los Angeles • Jodie Foster is a married woman. The 51-year-old Oscar winner wed girlfriend Alexandra Hedison over the weekend, Foster’s publicist confirmed Wednesday. Jennifer Allen offered no other details. E! was the first to report that Foster tied the knot with Hedison, a 44-year-old photographer based in Los Angeles. It’s the first marriage for Foster, who came out publicly in a rambling, heartfelt speech at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards, where she accepted lifetime achievement honors. After... 57859843@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT