All - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake Bees: Brennan Boesch wins PCL batting title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58365013-77/boesch-lake-pcl-salt.html.csp Salt Lake Bees’ outfielder Brennan Boesch has officially won the Pacific Coast League batting title, it was announced Tuesday. Boesch, in his first year with the Los Angeles Angels organization, hit .332 with 25 home runs and 85 RBIs during the season that concluded Monday. He also led the league in slugging percentage (.636). In doing so, he set a new franchise record. A 29-year old native of Santa Monica, Calif., Boesch was named to the PCL All-Star team in July and the All-PCL team at the end... Salt Lake Bees’ outfielder Brennan Boesch has officially won the Pacific Coast League batting title, it was announced Tuesday. Boesch, in his first year with the Los Angeles Angels organization, hit .332 with 25 home runs and 85 RBIs during the season that concluded Monday. He also led the league in slugging percentage (.636). In doing so, he set a new franchise record. A 29-year old native of Santa Monica, Calif., Boesch was named to the PCL All-Star team in July and the All-PCL team at the end... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58365013@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:39:01 MDT Workers of Utah unite — for a day of food and fun http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361604-78/union-workers-labor-unions.html.csp Magna • Under a blue canopy at the annual Labor Day picnic, a debate was raging. Union workers here were attempting to resolve a fundamental difference of opinion between two men. No, they weren’t arguing about minimum wage, workers’ benefits, labor or Utah being a right-to-work state. They were hashing out the pros and cons of putting ketchup versus mustard on hot dogs. It was par for the course at Monday’s annual celebration, where laborers and Utah unions basked in the glow of a holiday mea... Magna • Under a blue canopy at the annual Labor Day picnic, a debate was raging. Union workers here were attempting to resolve a fundamental difference of opinion between two men. No, they weren’t arguing about minimum wage, workers’ benefits, labor or Utah being a right-to-work state. They were hashing out the pros and cons of putting ketchup versus mustard on hot dogs. It was par for the course at Monday’s annual celebration, where laborers and Utah unions basked in the glow of a holiday mea... 58361604@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:22:50 MDT Chelsea gets top spot in AP soccer poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364306-77/chelsea-poll-real-saint.html.csp London • With an emphatic 6-3 win at Everton over the weekend, Chelsea took over at the top of The Associated Press global football poll on Tuesday. Chelsea has three wins from three matches and leads the Premier League. Real Sociedad is second in the poll after coming from two goals down to beat Real Madrid 4-2. Paris Saint-Germain is third after routing Saint-Etienne 5-0. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is at the top of the player poll after scoring his first hat trick of the season against Saint-Etienne. ... London • With an emphatic 6-3 win at Everton over the weekend, Chelsea took over at the top of The Associated Press global football poll on Tuesday. Chelsea has three wins from three matches and leads the Premier League. Real Sociedad is second in the poll after coming from two goals down to beat Real Madrid 4-2. Paris Saint-Germain is third after routing Saint-Etienne 5-0. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is at the top of the player poll after scoring his first hat trick of the season against Saint-Etienne. ... 58364306@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT Monson: Can BYU overcome Texas’ thirst for revenge? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58364364-88/byu-texas-cougars-revenge.html.csp BYU’s game against Texas this week has everything the rest of its schedule doesn’t have: 1) a storied opponent with a marquee name, 2) a storied opponent with a marquee name with revenge on its mind, 3) a storied opponent with a marquee name with revenge on its mind that is the flagship program of a Power 5 league, 4) a storied opponent with a marquee name with revenge on its mind that is the flagship program of a Power 5 league that BYU desperately wants to join. Other than that, there’s not mu... BYU’s game against Texas this week has everything the rest of its schedule doesn’t have: 1) a storied opponent with a marquee name, 2) a storied opponent with a marquee name with revenge on its mind, 3) a storied opponent with a marquee name with revenge on its mind that is the flagship program of a Power 5 league, 4) a storied opponent with a marquee name with revenge on its mind that is the flagship program of a Power 5 league that BYU desperately wants to join. Other than that, there’s not mu... 58364364@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT NFL: Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364366-77/sherman-field-nfl-escape.html.csp Renton, Wash. • The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago. When Richard Sherman could go unrecognized in public. When his dreadlocks might bring a curious glance and be forgotten just as quickly. When he was still mostly overlooked, the same way he ended up being bypassed in the NFL draft until the fifth round. “It’s difficult at times. It’s more frustrating at times,” the star cornerback says about that anonymity being gone. “When you’re at dinner with your family or you’re j... Renton, Wash. • The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago. When Richard Sherman could go unrecognized in public. When his dreadlocks might bring a curious glance and be forgotten just as quickly. When he was still mostly overlooked, the same way he ended up being bypassed in the NFL draft until the fifth round. “It’s difficult at times. It’s more frustrating at times,” the star cornerback says about that anonymity being gone. “When you’re at dinner with your family or you’re j... 58364366@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT 9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364372-77/frazier-layne-philadelphia-rocky.html.csp Philadelphia • Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier? “Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky,” said Robin Hazel, who was visiting the city recently from Ottawa, Canada. “Rocky is great, it’s a movie. But Joe Frazier’s real. And he’s Philadelphia.” Arti... Philadelphia • Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier? “Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky,” said Robin Hazel, who was visiting the city recently from Ottawa, Canada. “Rocky is great, it’s a movie. But Joe Frazier’s real. And he’s Philadelphia.” Arti... 58364372@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT Golf: Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364434-77/cup-ryder-gallacher-mcginley.html.csp Virginia Water, England • European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup — leaving former No. 1 Luke Donald off the team. Donald has been on the winning side in each of his four Ryder Cup appearances but has struggled for form this year after making changes to his swing. “He wasn’t expecting it — he was very disappointed,” McGinley said after announcing his picks at European Tour headquarters at Wentworth... Virginia Water, England • European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup — leaving former No. 1 Luke Donald off the team. Donald has been on the winning side in each of his four Ryder Cup appearances but has struggled for form this year after making changes to his swing. “He wasn’t expecting it — he was very disappointed,” McGinley said after announcing his picks at European Tour headquarters at Wentworth... 58364434@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT World Cup slalom record holder Marlies Schild retires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364444-77/schild-slalom-career-austrian.html.csp Vienna • Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women’s record for most World Cup slalom wins. “The time has come for a new chapter in my life,” the 33-year-old Schild said. “I have been able to realize the dreams I had as a little girl. I am thankful for that. But your goals change and so do your priorities in life. My biggest wish is to have a family.” Schild won her 35th career slalom event in Lienz in D... Vienna • Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women’s record for most World Cup slalom wins. “The time has come for a new chapter in my life,” the 33-year-old Schild said. “I have been able to realize the dreams I had as a little girl. I am thankful for that. But your goals change and so do your priorities in life. My biggest wish is to have a family.” Schild won her 35th career slalom event in Lienz in D... 58364444@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT Kelly: 5 Notre Dame players remain out for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364461-77/kelly-players-dame-notre.html.csp South Bend, Ind. • Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says there is no change in the status of five players who were investigated by the university for possible cheating. Kelly said Tuesday the status of those five players could change quickly if he receives word they are eligible to play. Kelly said last week that the investigation is complete and the cases were in the hands of the school’s code of honor committee. The university announced on Aug. 15 that it would bench starting cornerback KeiVarae R... South Bend, Ind. • Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says there is no change in the status of five players who were investigated by the university for possible cheating. Kelly said Tuesday the status of those five players could change quickly if he receives word they are eligible to play. Kelly said last week that the investigation is complete and the cases were in the hands of the school’s code of honor committee. The university announced on Aug. 15 that it would bench starting cornerback KeiVarae R... 58364461@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT Pierce: Ex-Texas coach sings Taysom Hill’s praises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364541-77/brown-texas-coach-hill.html.csp There’s been a lot of talk about how Texas is going to be out for revenge against BYU on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, FS1), what with the whuppin’ the Cougars put on the Longhorns a year ago. Then-Texas coach Mack Brown, won’t be there for rematch. He’s been replaced by Charlie Strong. But Brown — now an ESPN analsyst — clearly hasn’t forgotten that Cougar quarterback ran through his defense a year ago. “We did a horrible job defending the option last year, and he gained about 8,000 yards, I think, ... There’s been a lot of talk about how Texas is going to be out for revenge against BYU on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, FS1), what with the whuppin’ the Cougars put on the Longhorns a year ago. Then-Texas coach Mack Brown, won’t be there for rematch. He’s been replaced by Charlie Strong. But Brown — now an ESPN analsyst — clearly hasn’t forgotten that Cougar quarterback ran through his defense a year ago. “We did a horrible job defending the option last year, and he gained about 8,000 yards, I think, ... 58364541@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:29 MDT AP Poll: Texas A&M jumps, FSU, ‘Bama lose some support http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364970-77/1-0-texas-florida-oklahoma.html.csp New York • Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs. The Aggies moved up 12 spots to No. 9 in the poll released Monday. Texas A&M began the post-Johnny Manziel era with a 52-28 victory at South Carolina. The loss dropped the Gamecocks from ninth to No. 21. The top four in the rankings... New York • Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs. The Aggies moved up 12 spots to No. 9 in the poll released Monday. Texas A&M began the post-Johnny Manziel era with a 52-28 victory at South Carolina. The loss dropped the Gamecocks from ninth to No. 21. The top four in the rankings... 58364970@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:18:02 MDT Family: Joan Rivers on life support http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364809-223/joan-rivers-support-family.html.csp New York • Joan Rivers’ family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor’s office. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement Tuesday that her mother is on life support “at this time.” Melissa said the family is extremely grateful for the public support. Joan Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan last Thursday. The 81-year-old comic and red carpet commentator has maintained a busy career as h... New York • Joan Rivers’ family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor’s office. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement Tuesday that her mother is on life support “at this time.” Melissa said the family is extremely grateful for the public support. Joan Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan last Thursday. The 81-year-old comic and red carpet commentator has maintained a busy career as h... 58364809@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:12:45 MDT Utah ‘swatting’ hoax has Saratoga Springs on hunt for suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364591-78/call-police-saratoga-springs.html.csp Police are investigating a bogus 911 call that sent officers to a Bluffdale home, thinking they had a murder and hostage-taking crisis in progress. Saratoga Springs police spokesman Owen Jackson said Tuesday that detectives were trying to trace origins of the 9 p.m. Sunday call. That task is more challenging given that the call was made via VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and not through normal land lines or cellular service. The caller, who is believed to be the same person who told the vic... Police are investigating a bogus 911 call that sent officers to a Bluffdale home, thinking they had a murder and hostage-taking crisis in progress. Saratoga Springs police spokesman Owen Jackson said Tuesday that detectives were trying to trace origins of the 9 p.m. Sunday call. That task is more challenging given that the call was made via VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and not through normal land lines or cellular service. The caller, who is believed to be the same person who told the vic... 58364591@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:12:39 MDT Murder sentencing date set for Martin MacNeill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364628-78/macneill-trial-pullan-testimony.html.csp Provo • A 4th District judge on Tuesday set a Sept. 19 sentencing date for Martin MacNeill, who was convicted last year of murdering his wife in 2007. MacNeill, 58, will face up to life in prison when he is sentenced by Judge Derek Pullan. Prosecutors at a trial last November convinced a jury that MacNeill drugged his wife — 50-year-old Michele MacNeill — then drowned her in a bathtub at their Pleasant Grove home April 11, 2007. Pullan on Friday rejected MacNeill’s request for a new trial on ch... Provo • A 4th District judge on Tuesday set a Sept. 19 sentencing date for Martin MacNeill, who was convicted last year of murdering his wife in 2007. MacNeill, 58, will face up to life in prison when he is sentenced by Judge Derek Pullan. Prosecutors at a trial last November convinced a jury that MacNeill drugged his wife — 50-year-old Michele MacNeill — then drowned her in a bathtub at their Pleasant Grove home April 11, 2007. Pullan on Friday rejected MacNeill’s request for a new trial on ch... 58364628@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:12:01 MDT At least 1 dead in Hyde Park crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364904-78/crash-least-remims-cache.html.csp Public safety dispatchers confirmed that at least one person died in a three-vehicle crash in the Cache County town of Hyde Park late Tuesday morning. The accident was reported just before noon in the area of 400 N. Main St. One of the vehicles involved in the crash reportedly struck a house, but no other details were immediately available. The Tribune will update this story as information develops. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims Public safety dispatchers confirmed that at least one person died in a three-vehicle crash in the Cache County town of Hyde Park late Tuesday morning. The accident was reported just before noon in the area of 400 N. Main St. One of the vehicles involved in the crash reportedly struck a house, but no other details were immediately available. The Tribune will update this story as information develops. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims 58364904@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:11:23 MDT It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364627-79/passengers-seats-airlines-flight.html.csp New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o... New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o... 58364627@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:06:01 MDT Doctors group: World ‘losing” Ebola fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364472-68/ebola-countries-liberia-group.html.csp United Nations • The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been “reduced to places where people go to die alone” as authorities race to contain the disease. In Liberia, a missionary organization announced that another American doctor has become infected. Doctors Without Borders President Joanne Liu said her organization is completely overwhelmed by Ebola outbreak in four ... United Nations • The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been “reduced to places where people go to die alone” as authorities race to contain the disease. In Liberia, a missionary organization announced that another American doctor has become infected. Doctors Without Borders President Joanne Liu said her organization is completely overwhelmed by Ebola outbreak in four ... 58364472@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:04:13 MDT Salt Lake City in no rush to scrap its gun laws http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58348435-90/gun-lake-salt-becker.html.csp Mayor Ralph Becker is no Michael Bloomberg when it comes to gun control. Becker, mayor of Salt Lake City and soon to be president of the National League of Cities, has no intention of leading a crusade against what he sees as too-lax firearms laws. The Democrat supports what he considers common-sense gun control and, in the days after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., he signed onto the U.S. Conference of Mayors letter advocating a ban on assault weapons and h... Mayor Ralph Becker is no Michael Bloomberg when it comes to gun control. Becker, mayor of Salt Lake City and soon to be president of the National League of Cities, has no intention of leading a crusade against what he sees as too-lax firearms laws. The Democrat supports what he considers common-sense gun control and, in the days after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., he signed onto the U.S. Conference of Mayors letter advocating a ban on assault weapons and h... 58348435@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:03:45 MDT Salt Lake City Council poised to seek more streetcar funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58352295-90/2100-construction-drive-funding.html.csp Salt Lake City hopes a $3 million investment will get it almost $14 million to stretch the Sugar House Streetcar line to the intersection at Highland Drive and 2100 South. Tuesday, at its afternoon work session, the City Council will consider funding the $3 million match needed for a federal Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant of $10.6 million. The council is scheduled to vote on the matter a few hours later at its 7 p.m. formal meeting. The so-called S Line now... Salt Lake City hopes a $3 million investment will get it almost $14 million to stretch the Sugar House Streetcar line to the intersection at Highland Drive and 2100 South. Tuesday, at its afternoon work session, the City Council will consider funding the $3 million match needed for a federal Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant of $10.6 million. The council is scheduled to vote on the matter a few hours later at its 7 p.m. formal meeting. The so-called S Line now... 58352295@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:03:45 MDT Salt Lake County to replace fountains near Salt Palace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58352545-90/abravanel-art-center-convention.html.csp No longer functional and too expensive to repair, two fountains on the east side of the Salt Palace Convention Center soon will be replaced. The long, narrow fountain in front of Abravanel Hall will disappear this fall when Salt Lake County, which operates downtown convention and cultural facilities, begins reshaping symphony hall’s outer plaza into an urban park. A block to the south, a fountain at the 100 South and West Temple entrance to the Salt Palace will give way to a still-to-be-selected... No longer functional and too expensive to repair, two fountains on the east side of the Salt Palace Convention Center soon will be replaced. The long, narrow fountain in front of Abravanel Hall will disappear this fall when Salt Lake County, which operates downtown convention and cultural facilities, begins reshaping symphony hall’s outer plaza into an urban park. A block to the south, a fountain at the 100 South and West Temple entrance to the Salt Palace will give way to a still-to-be-selected... 58352545@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:03:45 MDT Video purports to show beheading of another U.S. journalist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364611-68/video-sotloff-group-state.html.csp Beirut • An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year. The extremist group, which has claimed wide swaths of territory across Syria and Iraq and declared itself a caliphate, said Sotloff’s killing was retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes targeting its fighters in Iraq. It brazenly killed American journalist James Foley last month in the same manner and again threatene... Beirut • An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year. The extremist group, which has claimed wide swaths of territory across Syria and Iraq and declared itself a caliphate, said Sotloff’s killing was retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes targeting its fighters in Iraq. It brazenly killed American journalist James Foley last month in the same manner and again threatene... 58364611@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:00:38 MDT Utah utility boss who failed to prevent alleged fraud gets $238,005 severance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338926-78/stewart-company-heber-franco.html.csp The public utility general manager who failed to prevent his subordinate from carrying out an alleged financial fraud is leaving the company with a retirement package worth almost a quarter-million dollars. Blaine Stewart, whose tenure as Heber Light and Power’s general manager began in 2008, was relieved of all day-to-day responsibilities Aug. 8 and will officially retire Nov. 26. “I’m 71, and I’ve put in a lot of years with the electric service,” Stewart said. “It’s time for me to pursue my o... The public utility general manager who failed to prevent his subordinate from carrying out an alleged financial fraud is leaving the company with a retirement package worth almost a quarter-million dollars. Blaine Stewart, whose tenure as Heber Light and Power’s general manager began in 2008, was relieved of all day-to-day responsibilities Aug. 8 and will officially retire Nov. 26. “I’m 71, and I’ve put in a lot of years with the electric service,” Stewart said. “It’s time for me to pursue my o... 58338926@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:57:40 MDT Editorial: Herbert should give up on work requirement for Healthy Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352039-82/herbert-utah-health-medicaid.html.csp The good news is that low-income households in a state with a Republican governor and a Republican legislature will now have the opportunity to get health care coverage under an expanded Medicaid program because state officials have dropped their insistence on a work requirement for all those who benefit. The bad news is that state was not Utah. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett Thursday struck the deal with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services that will allow the Keystone State to exp... The good news is that low-income households in a state with a Republican governor and a Republican legislature will now have the opportunity to get health care coverage under an expanded Medicaid program because state officials have dropped their insistence on a work requirement for all those who benefit. The bad news is that state was not Utah. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett Thursday struck the deal with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services that will allow the Keystone State to exp... 58352039@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:55:39 MDT Utah school burglar leaves behind shoes, goods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364853-78/behind-shoes-stolen-broke.html.csp Taylorsville • Authorities are trying to find a burglar who broke into a Taylorsville elementary school and later abandoned his shoes and some stolen equipment while fleeing from officers. Unified Police say the break-in was reported at Vista Elementary School around 6 a.m. Monday. Officers saw a man dressed in black who ran out of the school’s south doors and behind the building. Police chased the man but were unable to catch him. The man’s shoes and some stolen computer parts and food were lef... Taylorsville • Authorities are trying to find a burglar who broke into a Taylorsville elementary school and later abandoned his shoes and some stolen equipment while fleeing from officers. Unified Police say the break-in was reported at Vista Elementary School around 6 a.m. Monday. Officers saw a man dressed in black who ran out of the school’s south doors and behind the building. Police chased the man but were unable to catch him. The man’s shoes and some stolen computer parts and food were lef... 58364853@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:38:02 MDT Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364859-77/americans-points-faried-quarter.html.csp Bilbao, Spain • Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday. James Harden added 13 points for the Americans, who will play two more games here before moving on to Barcelona for the round of 16. They face the Dominican Republic on Wednesday before wrapping up Group C play on Thursday against Ukraine. Two nights after having to rally from a halftime deficit and pull away in the four... Bilbao, Spain • Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday. James Harden added 13 points for the Americans, who will play two more games here before moving on to Barcelona for the round of 16. They face the Dominican Republic on Wednesday before wrapping up Group C play on Thursday against Ukraine. Two nights after having to rally from a halftime deficit and pull away in the four... 58364859@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:38:01 MDT Revel casino goes dark after just two years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364069-79/revel-casino-atlantic-closed.html.csp Atlantic City, N.J. • Revel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City’s struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion resort went out with a whimper in the wee hours of the morning Tuesday, as its casino closed one day after the hotel checked out its last guest. The property that debuted at sunrise on April 2, 2012, with its then-president joining New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno in a blueberry smoothie toast, quietly ended ... Atlantic City, N.J. • Revel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City’s struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion resort went out with a whimper in the wee hours of the morning Tuesday, as its casino closed one day after the hotel checked out its last guest. The property that debuted at sunrise on April 2, 2012, with its then-president joining New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno in a blueberry smoothie toast, quietly ended ... 58364069@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:37:01 MDT Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364825-68/ice-sea-arctic-polar.html.csp Washington • Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it. A new study says that as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and Asia could see more frequent and stronger visits of that cold air. Researchers say that’s because of shrinking ice in the seas off Russia. Normally, the polar vortex is penned in the Arctic. But at times it escapes and wanders south, bringing with it a bit of ... Washington • Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it. A new study says that as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and Asia could see more frequent and stronger visits of that cold air. Researchers say that’s because of shrinking ice in the seas off Russia. Normally, the polar vortex is penned in the Arctic. But at times it escapes and wanders south, bringing with it a bit of ... 58364825@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:31:01 MDT Golf: Holes-in-one http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364443-77/yards-glenmoor-hall-iron.html.csp Fore Lakes. Fred Tuckey. No. 11, 140 yards, 8-iron. With Jason Elwell. Glenmoor. Bill Brown. No. 13, 134 yards, 9-iron. With Jerry Combs, Jason Lanier and Craig Spooner. Glenmoor. Steve Hall. No. 13, 110 yards, wedge. With Taylor Hall. Fore Lakes. Fred Tuckey. No. 11, 140 yards, 8-iron. With Jason Elwell. Glenmoor. Bill Brown. No. 13, 134 yards, 9-iron. With Jerry Combs, Jason Lanier and Craig Spooner. Glenmoor. Steve Hall. No. 13, 110 yards, wedge. With Taylor Hall. 58364443@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:29:01 MDT Utah mom gives Marvel’s Hawkeye a helping, signing hand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58352547-80/hawkeye-coleman-signing-issue.html.csp Marvel’s archer superhero Hawkeye, who recently lost his hearing, got a helping hand from an empathetic Utah mother, whose own daughter is deaf, too. Hawkeye, whose real name is Clint Barton, damaged his hearing years ago in a fight and wore hearing aids for a while. That eventually was written out of the comics — which the current writer of the Hawkeye series, Matt Fraction, felt was a shame. The deafened Hawkeye had been an inspiration for children such as 4-year-old Anthony Smith, who didn’t... Marvel’s archer superhero Hawkeye, who recently lost his hearing, got a helping hand from an empathetic Utah mother, whose own daughter is deaf, too. Hawkeye, whose real name is Clint Barton, damaged his hearing years ago in a fight and wore hearing aids for a while. That eventually was written out of the comics — which the current writer of the Hawkeye series, Matt Fraction, felt was a shame. The deafened Hawkeye had been an inspiration for children such as 4-year-old Anthony Smith, who didn’t... 58352547@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:25:34 MDT Tennis: Peng beats Bencic to reach U.S. Open semis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364794-77/bencic-peng-open-reach.html.csp New York • Unseeded Peng Shuai of China beat 17-year-old Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the U.S. Open on Tuesday to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal. Peng reached the milestone in her 37th try in a major tournament. Only five players participated in more before getting to the final four. The 39th-ranked Peng was a model of consistency, hitting 24 winners, while her opponent appeared to become unglued. Bencic was the youngest quarterfinalist at Flushing Meadows since another Swiss girl, Martina H... New York • Unseeded Peng Shuai of China beat 17-year-old Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the U.S. Open on Tuesday to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal. Peng reached the milestone in her 37th try in a major tournament. Only five players participated in more before getting to the final four. The 39th-ranked Peng was a model of consistency, hitting 24 winners, while her opponent appeared to become unglued. Bencic was the youngest quarterfinalist at Flushing Meadows since another Swiss girl, Martina H... 58364794@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:24:02 MDT Golf: Picking the best of the worst for Ryder Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364803-77/cup-poulter-ryder-players.html.csp New York • Graeme McDowell saw this coming nine months ago when his thoughts turned to the Ryder Cup. And he turned out to be right. Just not for the right reasons. Making the Ryder Cup team for either side is tougher than ever. So as McDowell sat down over a pint during the offseason and started listing the players who were likely to be at Gleneagles, it wasn’t long before he had exceeded the nine automatic qualifiers. Some were going to be at the mercy of European captain Paul McGinley. “There... New York • Graeme McDowell saw this coming nine months ago when his thoughts turned to the Ryder Cup. And he turned out to be right. Just not for the right reasons. Making the Ryder Cup team for either side is tougher than ever. So as McDowell sat down over a pint during the offseason and started listing the players who were likely to be at Gleneagles, it wasn’t long before he had exceeded the nine automatic qualifiers. Some were going to be at the mercy of European captain Paul McGinley. “There... 58364803@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:24:02 MDT College football: A&M jumps, FSU, ‘Bama lose some support in AP poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364784-77/poll-state-alabama-florida.html.csp New York • Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs. The Aggies moved up 12 spots to No. 9 in the poll released Monday. Texas A&M began the post-Johnny Manziel era with a 52-28 victory at South Carolina. The loss dropped the Gamecocks from ninth to No. 21. The top four in the rankings... New York • Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs. The Aggies moved up 12 spots to No. 9 in the poll released Monday. Texas A&M began the post-Johnny Manziel era with a 52-28 victory at South Carolina. The loss dropped the Gamecocks from ninth to No. 21. The top four in the rankings... 58364784@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:23:02 MDT Martine Cafe in Salt Lake City reopens after recent remodel (before-and-after photos) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58340079-223/martine-cafe-construction-grant.html.csp Construction on the new Eccles Performing Arts Center on Main Street takes place just inches away from Salt Lake City’s Martine cafe. And this summer, as crews demolished buildings, moved earth and pounded metal into the human-made crater between 100 and 200 South, the tapas restaurant stoically endured the noise, broken dishes, busted wine bottles and lost business. Chef Tom Grant and co-owner Scott Hale aren’t ready to bail on the historic brownstone building at 22 E. 100 South. Rather than fi... Construction on the new Eccles Performing Arts Center on Main Street takes place just inches away from Salt Lake City’s Martine cafe. And this summer, as crews demolished buildings, moved earth and pounded metal into the human-made crater between 100 and 200 South, the tapas restaurant stoically endured the noise, broken dishes, busted wine bottles and lost business. Chef Tom Grant and co-owner Scott Hale aren’t ready to bail on the historic brownstone building at 22 E. 100 South. Rather than fi... 58340079@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:21:19 MDT U.S. manufacturing growth fastest pace in 3½ years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364760-79/manufacturing-orders-growth-ism.html.csp Washington • U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July, the ISM said Tuesday. That was the highest reading since March 2011. Any measure above 50 signals that manufacturing is growing. Tuesday’s ISM report coincides with other signs that manufacturing is helping drive the U.S. economy’s improvement. Factories are be... Washington • U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July, the ISM said Tuesday. That was the highest reading since March 2011. Any measure above 50 signals that manufacturing is growing. Tuesday’s ISM report coincides with other signs that manufacturing is helping drive the U.S. economy’s improvement. Factories are be... 58364760@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:20:02 MDT Music review: Ty Segall at height of his powers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339850-223/segall-album-height-manipulator.html.csp In another time and collective mental headspace Ty Segall might have been a pop star. With his dreamy new album, “Manipulator,” the Los Angeles psych rocker has perfected a sound — the bright, shiny 1960s garage rock variety — that once fired the imagination of a generation. Alas, these days the average 20-something music fan is focused on something quite different. Yet with sheer tenacity, an exhausting release schedule and a gift for fuzz-tone freakout, Segall has navigated his way from cult h... In another time and collective mental headspace Ty Segall might have been a pop star. With his dreamy new album, “Manipulator,” the Los Angeles psych rocker has perfected a sound — the bright, shiny 1960s garage rock variety — that once fired the imagination of a generation. Alas, these days the average 20-something music fan is focused on something quite different. Yet with sheer tenacity, an exhausting release schedule and a gift for fuzz-tone freakout, Segall has navigated his way from cult h... 58339850@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:19:01 MDT Salt Lake Comic Con delivers fans, but does it deliver dollars? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58313984-78/comic-con-salt-lake.html.csp How much impact does Salt Lake Comic Con have on downtown’s economy? That’s what co-founder Dan Farr would like to find out. During the second annual Comic Con, scheduled for Sept. 4-6, the convention will conduct a survey with Visit Salt Lake to measure how much money con-goers spend outside of the Salt Palace Convention Center. Before now, no one was tracking it. Technically, the Salt Lake Chamber doesn’t consider Comic Con a convention trade show. In its eyes, it’s a consumer show, and the i... How much impact does Salt Lake Comic Con have on downtown’s economy? That’s what co-founder Dan Farr would like to find out. During the second annual Comic Con, scheduled for Sept. 4-6, the convention will conduct a survey with Visit Salt Lake to measure how much money con-goers spend outside of the Salt Palace Convention Center. Before now, no one was tracking it. Technically, the Salt Lake Chamber doesn’t consider Comic Con a convention trade show. In its eyes, it’s a consumer show, and the i... 58313984@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:16:28 MDT The vibe is back in downtown Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334365-78/downtown-lake-salt-utah.html.csp They are young, diverse, mobile, socially aware and part of a long-sought transformation in Utah’s urban core. Twenty-somethings are driving a residential boom in the heart of Salt Lake City, with thousands of new apartments, condominiums and town homes being built to cater to the living needs of these so-called millennials. Utah’s younger demographics, its sturdy job market and a blossoming tech sector have combined with a light-rail system and premier outdoor and cultural attractions to lure a... They are young, diverse, mobile, socially aware and part of a long-sought transformation in Utah’s urban core. Twenty-somethings are driving a residential boom in the heart of Salt Lake City, with thousands of new apartments, condominiums and town homes being built to cater to the living needs of these so-called millennials. Utah’s younger demographics, its sturdy job market and a blossoming tech sector have combined with a light-rail system and premier outdoor and cultural attractions to lure a... 58334365@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:16:28 MDT Official food of the Utah State Fair sticks with you http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58343131-223/chicken-deep-fair-onlinetoday.html.csp The official food of the 2014 Utah State Fair is a Southern specialty — and we’re not talking a snack from St. George. It’s a chicken waffle on a stick — a deep-fried, battered and then waffle-ironed delicacy that can be dipped in maple syrup or gravy and eaten without a fork and knife. It’s the creation of Richard Larsen and Michael Law, co-owners of Saturday’s Waffle, a Salt Lake food truck that parks at the Olympus Hills Shopping Center every Saturday and serves sweet and savory waffles, i... The official food of the 2014 Utah State Fair is a Southern specialty — and we’re not talking a snack from St. George. It’s a chicken waffle on a stick — a deep-fried, battered and then waffle-ironed delicacy that can be dipped in maple syrup or gravy and eaten without a fork and knife. It’s the creation of Richard Larsen and Michael Law, co-owners of Saturday’s Waffle, a Salt Lake food truck that parks at the Olympus Hills Shopping Center every Saturday and serves sweet and savory waffles, i... 58343131@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:16:28 MDT For many black Mormons, racism is a bigger issue than sexism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361569-78/women-says-black-church.html.csp Black Mormon women may have powerful voices, but few are ready to join the white LDS feminist chorus, pushing for gender equity in the Utah-based faith. And their reasons are as varied as the women involved. To many, no conversation about equality is complete without confronting race and its role in Mormon history. After all, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prohibited men and boys of African descent from being ordained to the priesthood until 1978. It barred black women from tem... Black Mormon women may have powerful voices, but few are ready to join the white LDS feminist chorus, pushing for gender equity in the Utah-based faith. And their reasons are as varied as the women involved. To many, no conversation about equality is complete without confronting race and its role in Mormon history. After all, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prohibited men and boys of African descent from being ordained to the priesthood until 1978. It barred black women from tem... 58361569@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:16:28 MDT Utah football notes: Travis Wilson helps first-grader in cancer fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58361294-89/whittingham-junior-yards-week.html.csp When Utah quarterback Travis Wilson torpedoed over an Idaho State defender for a touchdown last Thursday, as fearless as ever, he wasn’t even the most courageous guy on the field. That would be Rose Springs Elementary first-grader Matthew Burr, an honorary captain for the Utes due to Wilson’s involvement with the Jessie Rees Foundation, which helps kids fighting cancer “Never Ever Give Up.” Wilson said he learned about NEGU as a counselor at the Elite 11 camp for top prep quarterbacks in Beavert... When Utah quarterback Travis Wilson torpedoed over an Idaho State defender for a touchdown last Thursday, as fearless as ever, he wasn’t even the most courageous guy on the field. That would be Rose Springs Elementary first-grader Matthew Burr, an honorary captain for the Utes due to Wilson’s involvement with the Jessie Rees Foundation, which helps kids fighting cancer “Never Ever Give Up.” Wilson said he learned about NEGU as a counselor at the Elite 11 camp for top prep quarterbacks in Beavert... 58361294@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:55:39 MDT Editorial: Utah should not pursue ‘Sister Wives’ case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58359013-82/state-utah-ruling-browns.html.csp Polygamy has a lot of baggage attached to it. Too often, those who practice it, usually under the guise of some religious belief, are actually engaging in heinous forms of child abuse or patriarchal domination. It has been associated with the taking of child brides and the expulsion of young men from their homes and families. The polygamous family of Kody Brown and his four wives has been accused of none of those things. No fraud. No deception. Not even trying to get more than one state marriag... Polygamy has a lot of baggage attached to it. Too often, those who practice it, usually under the guise of some religious belief, are actually engaging in heinous forms of child abuse or patriarchal domination. It has been associated with the taking of child brides and the expulsion of young men from their homes and families. The polygamous family of Kody Brown and his four wives has been accused of none of those things. No fraud. No deception. Not even trying to get more than one state marriag... 58359013@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:36:20 MDT 80% of Utahns think police should wear body cameras, poll says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364377-78/police-percent-cameras-body.html.csp More than 80 percent of Utahns think police officers should be required to wear body cameras while on the job, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll. According to the poll — which was conducted by Dan Jones and Associates and surveyed 406 people — half of those surveyed said they “strongly agree” that officers should wear body cameras, while 33 percent responded with “somewhat agree.” UtahPolicy.com’s website says the survey was conducted from Aug. 26-28, and had a margin or error of +/- 4.9 p... More than 80 percent of Utahns think police officers should be required to wear body cameras while on the job, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll. According to the poll — which was conducted by Dan Jones and Associates and surveyed 406 people — half of those surveyed said they “strongly agree” that officers should wear body cameras, while 33 percent responded with “somewhat agree.” UtahPolicy.com’s website says the survey was conducted from Aug. 26-28, and had a margin or error of +/- 4.9 p... 58364377@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:33:14 MDT Kragthorpe: Utah’s Clay, BYU’s Hill make weekend memorable http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361236-77/utah-state-byu-hill.html.csp According to the script, my series of games would become more intriguing and competitive as the college football weekend progressed. Tennessee ruined that theory, with help from Utah State. Even so, witnessing all three of the state’s FBS teams in three venues in season openers — with the added bonus of catching Gary Andersen’s Wisconsin team — was instructive. Here’s what I learned from flying 6,562 miles and joining 250,000-plus fans in four stadiums across three time zones: Utah 56Idaho St... According to the script, my series of games would become more intriguing and competitive as the college football weekend progressed. Tennessee ruined that theory, with help from Utah State. Even so, witnessing all three of the state’s FBS teams in three venues in season openers — with the added bonus of catching Gary Andersen’s Wisconsin team — was instructive. Here’s what I learned from flying 6,562 miles and joining 250,000-plus fans in four stadiums across three time zones: Utah 56Idaho St... 58361236@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:25:41 MDT Strrrike! Footwear hurler jailed for assaulting Salt Lake City cop http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364479-78/police-suspect-lake-salt.html.csp As pitched shoes go, it was a decidedly low sinker, albeit painfully in the strike zone. That’s why this footwear hurler went to the bench — of a Salt Lake County jail cell. Salt Lake City police say they were called to an apartment complex at 135 S. 500 West about 2:20 a.m. Tuesday after a fight broke out between an alleged intruder, an apartment security guard and a tenant. The 69-year-old suspect apparently had been banned from the complex earlier for threatening residents. SLCPD said the gua... As pitched shoes go, it was a decidedly low sinker, albeit painfully in the strike zone. That’s why this footwear hurler went to the bench — of a Salt Lake County jail cell. Salt Lake City police say they were called to an apartment complex at 135 S. 500 West about 2:20 a.m. Tuesday after a fight broke out between an alleged intruder, an apartment security guard and a tenant. The 69-year-old suspect apparently had been banned from the complex earlier for threatening residents. SLCPD said the gua... 58364479@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:22:01 MDT Six ways to save cash at Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58313994-223/convention-parking-salt-south.html.csp Unless you’re making Bruce Wayne money, it never hurts to save a few dollars here and there — especially during Comic Con, where it’s easier to part with your cash than the air in your lungs. Here are a few tips to walk away from the convention weekend without losing too much green. 1. Park elsewhere •It’s tough to beat the convenience of parking in the Salt Palace Convention Center’s garage, but that will set you back $12 a day. If you don’t mind a short walk, there are two nearby parking lots... Unless you’re making Bruce Wayne money, it never hurts to save a few dollars here and there — especially during Comic Con, where it’s easier to part with your cash than the air in your lungs. Here are a few tips to walk away from the convention weekend without losing too much green. 1. Park elsewhere •It’s tough to beat the convenience of parking in the Salt Palace Convention Center’s garage, but that will set you back $12 a day. If you don’t mind a short walk, there are two nearby parking lots... 58313994@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:07:02 MDT Food briefs: Free breakfast for students, Tomato Days, Greek Festival and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58318849-223/lake-salt-sept-inc.html.csp Utah caterer earns national ranking Inc. magazine has ranked Cuisine Unlimited, a Salt Lake City catering company, on its list of 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in America. “We are honored to be included for the third year in the Inc. 5,000 list,” said company president Maxine Turner. The average company on the list achieved a three-year growth of 516 percent. The companies are featured in the September issue of Inc., on newsstands. Company profiles also can be found at www.inc.... Utah caterer earns national ranking Inc. magazine has ranked Cuisine Unlimited, a Salt Lake City catering company, on its list of 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in America. “We are honored to be included for the third year in the Inc. 5,000 list,” said company president Maxine Turner. The average company on the list achieved a three-year growth of 516 percent. The companies are featured in the September issue of Inc., on newsstands. Company profiles also can be found at www.inc.... 58318849@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Pat Richards hands over Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board leadership to Dave Petersen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58331155-223/richards-utah-board-symphony.html.csp Dave Petersen knows he’s stepping into big shoes. “Pat might be the best symphony board chair ever, and not just in Utah,” O.C. Tanner CEO Petersen said of retired banker Patricia A. Richards, whom he will succeed as head of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board effective Monday. Richards joined the Utah Opera board in 1994, stayed on through the company’s 2002 merger with the Utah Symphony and became chairwoman in 2005, a few months after orchestra members approached reporters with the news that... Dave Petersen knows he’s stepping into big shoes. “Pat might be the best symphony board chair ever, and not just in Utah,” O.C. Tanner CEO Petersen said of retired banker Patricia A. Richards, whom he will succeed as head of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board effective Monday. Richards joined the Utah Opera board in 1994, stayed on through the company’s 2002 merger with the Utah Symphony and became chairwoman in 2005, a few months after orchestra members approached reporters with the news that... 58331155@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Niche, mainstream sellers carry kale into beauty world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339907-223/kale-products-green-beauty.html.csp Kale has crept out of salads and juicers into beauty products from niche and mainstream sellers. The leafy superfood that many love and others love to hate can now be had in face masks, skin-brightening serums, creams and nail polish, pushed along by the march to healthier living and the frenzy to fend off aging. Kale hasn’t displaced other botanicals, which remain a small segment of the multibillion-dollar beauty industry. There’s a wide range of plant life and consumables in beauty products, b... Kale has crept out of salads and juicers into beauty products from niche and mainstream sellers. The leafy superfood that many love and others love to hate can now be had in face masks, skin-brightening serums, creams and nail polish, pushed along by the march to healthier living and the frenzy to fend off aging. Kale hasn’t displaced other botanicals, which remain a small segment of the multibillion-dollar beauty industry. There’s a wide range of plant life and consumables in beauty products, b... 58339907@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Salt Lake City’s Tres Hombres Mexican Cantina celebrates 30 years in business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58343166-223/restaurant-hombres-tres-lake.html.csp When Mike Gibson left California for Utah in the ’70s, he thought he’d only stay a few years. He’d work at his new restaurant job, ski on his days off and then, when he was tired of the Beehive state, he would return to the West Coast. California is still waiting. Today, Gibson and co-owner Don Bostrom are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their Salt Lake County restaurant, Tres Hombres Mexican Grill and Cantina. The Tex-Mex restaurant on the corner of 3300 South and Highland Drive serves all... When Mike Gibson left California for Utah in the ’70s, he thought he’d only stay a few years. He’d work at his new restaurant job, ski on his days off and then, when he was tired of the Beehive state, he would return to the West Coast. California is still waiting. Today, Gibson and co-owner Don Bostrom are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their Salt Lake County restaurant, Tres Hombres Mexican Grill and Cantina. The Tex-Mex restaurant on the corner of 3300 South and Highland Drive serves all... 58343166@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Burning Man 2014 lighting up the Nevada desert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358516-78/2014-burning-desert-nevada.html.csp A soggy start failed to dampen the spirits of the tens of thousands attending Burning Man 2014 in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The week-long festival has dried out quite nicely after being rained out its first couple of days and is living up to its reputation as a venue for radical self-expression. A soggy start failed to dampen the spirits of the tens of thousands attending Burning Man 2014 in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The week-long festival has dried out quite nicely after being rained out its first couple of days and is living up to its reputation as a venue for radical self-expression. 58358516@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Ann Cannon: Listen to your mother, especially if there’s something growing on your nose http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364129-223/nose-cream-growing-instructions.html.csp So I’ve had this thing growing on the end of my nose for a while, but I didn’t worry about it. Worrying about things growing on the end of other people’s noses is my mother’s job. She does all the worrying in our family so we don’t have to. Thanks for that, Mom! Anyway, she told me I should have it checked. And I told her I didn’t need to because my nose was fine. And she said I never, ever listen to her. And I said excuse me, I didn’t catch that — what did you say? And then she called me a nam... So I’ve had this thing growing on the end of my nose for a while, but I didn’t worry about it. Worrying about things growing on the end of other people’s noses is my mother’s job. She does all the worrying in our family so we don’t have to. Thanks for that, Mom! Anyway, she told me I should have it checked. And I told her I didn’t need to because my nose was fine. And she said I never, ever listen to her. And I said excuse me, I didn’t catch that — what did you say? And then she called me a nam... 58364129@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Ontario police: Justin Bieber charged with assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364240-223/bieber-police-ontario-assault.html.csp Toronto • Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police said the incident happened Friday afternoon near Bieber’s hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29. They said the driver of the ATV and an occupant of the minivan “engaged in a phy... Toronto • Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police said the incident happened Friday afternoon near Bieber’s hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29. They said the driver of the ATV and an occupant of the minivan “engaged in a phy... 58364240@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364277-223/brown-assault-guilty-washington.html.csp Washington • Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two days in a District of Columbia jail in the case, one that further tarnished the image of the Grammy-winning singer. Brown, 25, admitted that he hit a man who tried to get in a picture the singer was... Washington • Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two days in a District of Columbia jail in the case, one that further tarnished the image of the Grammy-winning singer. Brown, 25, admitted that he hit a man who tried to get in a picture the singer was... 58364277@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Versatile Viggo Mortensen speaks French in ‘Far From Men’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364376-223/mortensen-french-film-movies.html.csp Venice, Italy • Is there a language Viggo Mortensen doesn’t speak? The multilingual Danish-American actor has performed in everything from English to Elvish. Now he tackles French — as well the power of silence — in Venice Film Festival entry “Far From Men,” a stark story about two men, a schoolteacher and a murderer, caught up in Algeria’s war for independence. Mortensen also learned some Arabic for the film by French director David Oelhoffen. So how many tongues has he used onscreen? “Lakota, ... Venice, Italy • Is there a language Viggo Mortensen doesn’t speak? The multilingual Danish-American actor has performed in everything from English to Elvish. Now he tackles French — as well the power of silence — in Venice Film Festival entry “Far From Men,” a stark story about two men, a schoolteacher and a murderer, caught up in Algeria’s war for independence. Mortensen also learned some Arabic for the film by French director David Oelhoffen. So how many tongues has he used onscreen? “Lakota, ... 58364376@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364446-223/festival-burning-crowd-peak.html.csp Reno, Nev. • The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Friday’s official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of 68,000 the federal Bureau of Land Management imposed on the quirky art and music festival 110 miles north of Reno, said Gene Seidlitz, manager of the agency’s Winnemucca District. The number was down from last year’s record peak crowd of 69,613, which resulted in or... Reno, Nev. • The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Friday’s official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of 68,000 the federal Bureau of Land Management imposed on the quirky art and music festival 110 miles north of Reno, said Gene Seidlitz, manager of the agency’s Winnemucca District. The number was down from last year’s record peak crowd of 69,613, which resulted in or... 58364446@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT VENICE WATCH: Editor honored; surreal Swede shines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364483-223/film-scorsese-venice-andersson.html.csp Venice, Italy • The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here’s what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press. ——— HONOREE SCHOONMAKER TALKS SCORSESE The Venice Film Festival celebrated what has been called the “hidden art” of film editing on Tuesday, bestowing a Golden Lion for career achievement on Martin Scorsese’s longtime collaborator Thelma Schoonmaker. Schoonmaker, who has edited all Scorses... Venice, Italy • The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here’s what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press. ——— HONOREE SCHOONMAKER TALKS SCORSESE The Venice Film Festival celebrated what has been called the “hidden art” of film editing on Tuesday, bestowing a Golden Lion for career achievement on Martin Scorsese’s longtime collaborator Thelma Schoonmaker. Schoonmaker, who has edited all Scorses... 58364483@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:06:09 MDT Here are 9 expert cosplay tips to dress up Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326550-223/costume-comic-con-mcgrew.html.csp At Salt Lake Comic Con, you’ll see Han Solo in carbonite, the TARDIS from “Doctor Who,” Lou Ferrigno, Stan Lee and authentic statues from “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings.” But mostly, you’ll see regular folks dressed up as their favorite characters during the second annual event running Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 4-6. (Visit saltlakecomiccon.com for details.) It’s a tradition called cosplay, and Brooke Wilkins describes it as Halloween for the rest of the year. She can usually be fou... At Salt Lake Comic Con, you’ll see Han Solo in carbonite, the TARDIS from “Doctor Who,” Lou Ferrigno, Stan Lee and authentic statues from “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings.” But mostly, you’ll see regular folks dressed up as their favorite characters during the second annual event running Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 4-6. (Visit saltlakecomiccon.com for details.) It’s a tradition called cosplay, and Brooke Wilkins describes it as Halloween for the rest of the year. She can usually be fou... 58326550@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:52:09 MDT Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364485-68/iraq-group-report-islamic.html.csp Baghdad • An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women. In a new report, Amnesty International said militants abducted “hundreds, if not thousands” of women and girls of the Yazidi faith. The extremists also killed “hundreds” of Yazidi men and boys, Amnesty said. In at least one incident, the report said ... Baghdad • An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women. In a new report, Amnesty International said militants abducted “hundreds, if not thousands” of women and girls of the Yazidi faith. The extremists also killed “hundreds” of Yazidi men and boys, Amnesty said. In at least one incident, the report said ... 58364485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:52:01 MDT Photos: Keith Urban brings his ‘Raise ‘Em Up’ tour to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58335606-223/raise-keith-tour-urban.html.csp Keith Urban brought his “Raise ’Em Up” tour to Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Saturday. Click through the gallery to see photos. Keith Urban brought his “Raise ’Em Up” tour to Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Saturday. Click through the gallery to see photos. 58335606@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:51:15 MDT Former special ed student now leads Utah school district http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp Eureka • As a boy, Kodey Hughes didn’t think much about his future because it didn’t seem very promising. He grew up the son of a single father in tiny Mammoth in western Utah. He had a learning disability that made reading difficult. Hughes didn’t read his first full book until seventh grade. “I wasn’t the kid in the class that was supposed to go to college,” Hughes said. But he did go to college, and much further. The former special-education student now leads the 250-student Tintic School Dis... Eureka • As a boy, Kodey Hughes didn’t think much about his future because it didn’t seem very promising. He grew up the son of a single father in tiny Mammoth in western Utah. He had a learning disability that made reading difficult. Hughes didn’t read his first full book until seventh grade. “I wasn’t the kid in the class that was supposed to go to college,” Hughes said. But he did go to college, and much further. The former special-education student now leads the 250-student Tintic School Dis... 58339659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:48:41 MDT Kirby: The tracks of misadventure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352802-78/marks-hallie-stabbed-asking.html.csp I was stabbed by a woman last week. Her name is Marta Litchiz. Sounds foreign and exotic, doesn’t it? Like we were in a Budapest nightclub working an espionage deal that suddenly went bad. I wasn’t. I was at Rose Canyon Clinic getting my blood drawn for some medical tests. Marta (who looks a little mysterious anyway) was the one taking it out of me. When the jab came, Marta chided me for my unmanly flinching. We debated the matter. I watched the needle go in. I don’t remember flinching. I’m not... I was stabbed by a woman last week. Her name is Marta Litchiz. Sounds foreign and exotic, doesn’t it? Like we were in a Budapest nightclub working an espionage deal that suddenly went bad. I wasn’t. I was at Rose Canyon Clinic getting my blood drawn for some medical tests. Marta (who looks a little mysterious anyway) was the one taking it out of me. When the jab came, Marta chided me for my unmanly flinching. We debated the matter. I watched the needle go in. I don’t remember flinching. I’m not... 58352802@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:48:41 MDT Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364447-79/ukraine-fighting-imf-bailout.html.csp Brussels • While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country’s east persists through next year, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday. Only covering the shortfall in the central bank’s reserves would require an additional $19 billion by the... Brussels • While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country’s east persists through next year, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday. Only covering the shortfall in the central bank’s reserves would require an additional $19 billion by the... 58364447@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:39:02 MDT LA mayor proposes minimum wage boost to $13.25 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364427-79/minimum-13.25-angeles-los.csp Los Angeles • Los Angeles, the second-most populous U.S. city, would boost its minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017, almost twice the current federal minimum, under a proposal by Mayor Eric Garcetti. Garcetti, a 43-year-old Democrat, will ask the City Council to lift the prevailing $9 minimum to $10.25 next year, then phase-in $1.50 annual raises over the following two years, according to his office. The mayor’s proposal on Monday, timed for the Labor Day holiday, is part of a nationwide push in citie... Los Angeles • Los Angeles, the second-most populous U.S. city, would boost its minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017, almost twice the current federal minimum, under a proposal by Mayor Eric Garcetti. Garcetti, a 43-year-old Democrat, will ask the City Council to lift the prevailing $9 minimum to $10.25 next year, then phase-in $1.50 annual raises over the following two years, according to his office. The mayor’s proposal on Monday, timed for the Labor Day holiday, is part of a nationwide push in citie... 58364427@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:34:02 MDT Commission rejects London mayor’s plan for airport http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364423-79/airport-commission-london-mayor.html.csp London • Britain’s Airport Commission has rejected a plan to build a four-runway airport in the Thames Estuary, describing it as more problematic and more expensive than other options. The commission said Tuesday it rejected the estuary proposal pushed by London Mayor Boris Johnson because it would cause economic disruption and because environmental hurdles may make it impossible to deliver. The commission, headed by Howard Davies, is examining how to best expand Britain’s airport capacity amid ... London • Britain’s Airport Commission has rejected a plan to build a four-runway airport in the Thames Estuary, describing it as more problematic and more expensive than other options. The commission said Tuesday it rejected the estuary proposal pushed by London Mayor Boris Johnson because it would cause economic disruption and because environmental hurdles may make it impossible to deliver. The commission, headed by Howard Davies, is examining how to best expand Britain’s airport capacity amid ... 58364423@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:29:01 MDT Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364421-68/waldo-officers-speed-town.html.csp Waldo, Fla. • The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it’s no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph. AAA named the tiny town between Jacksonville and Gainesville one of only two “traffic traps” nationwide and even placed an attention-getting billboard outside the limit... Waldo, Fla. • The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it’s no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph. AAA named the tiny town between Jacksonville and Gainesville one of only two “traffic traps” nationwide and even placed an attention-getting billboard outside the limit... 58364421@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:28:01 MDT Utah forecast: The Cure? Summer sunny, warm in last days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58363565-78/http-com-forecast-utah.html.csp The Cure had some thoughts about the last days of summer, that they never felt so cold . . . never felt so old. Well, for Utahns, that time is not yet. True, the passing of the Labor Day weekend unofficially marks the end of summer, but official autumn does not take the calender throne until Sept. 22 — and the Beehive State has warm, sunny days ahead. The Wasatch Front looked for daytime highs in the upper-80s on Wednesday with breezes of 10-20 mph, a forecast nearly identical to that for Tuesda... The Cure had some thoughts about the last days of summer, that they never felt so cold . . . never felt so old. Well, for Utahns, that time is not yet. True, the passing of the Labor Day weekend unofficially marks the end of summer, but official autumn does not take the calender throne until Sept. 22 — and the Beehive State has warm, sunny days ahead. The Wasatch Front looked for daytime highs in the upper-80s on Wednesday with breezes of 10-20 mph, a forecast nearly identical to that for Tuesda... 58363565@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:27:46 MDT Motorcycle fatality identified as Clearfield woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364281-78/anderson-remims-sheriff-clearfield.html.csp The Weber County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday identified a woman who died in a weekend motorcycle crash on Trappers Loop as 28-year-old Jennifer Anderson of Clearfield. Sheriff’s Sgt. Lane Findlay said the 12:13 p.m. Monday accident remained under investigation, but early indications were that excessive speed was the prime factor. Anderson was northbound on the road, apparently trying to catch fellow motorcyclists, when she lost control of her Yamaha bullet bike on a corner and crashed. No other... The Weber County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday identified a woman who died in a weekend motorcycle crash on Trappers Loop as 28-year-old Jennifer Anderson of Clearfield. Sheriff’s Sgt. Lane Findlay said the 12:13 p.m. Monday accident remained under investigation, but early indications were that excessive speed was the prime factor. Anderson was northbound on the road, apparently trying to catch fellow motorcyclists, when she lost control of her Yamaha bullet bike on a corner and crashed. No other... 58364281@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:27:46 MDT Salt Lake City cops: Blood trail led them to thief’s door http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364336-78/thief-lake-salt-blood.html.csp Police had little trouble hunting down a thief, thanks to the blood trail he left after breaking out a window of a northwest Salt Lake City gas station. SLCPD says the 26-year-old male suspect used a metal bar to smash his way into the Chevron at 610 N. 300 West about 7:05 a.m. He then allegedly broke out two vending machines’ glass covers and pilfered an unspecified number of items before fleeing. An employee followed the thief as far as a nearby apartment complex and called police. Officers qu... Police had little trouble hunting down a thief, thanks to the blood trail he left after breaking out a window of a northwest Salt Lake City gas station. SLCPD says the 26-year-old male suspect used a metal bar to smash his way into the Chevron at 610 N. 300 West about 7:05 a.m. He then allegedly broke out two vending machines’ glass covers and pilfered an unspecified number of items before fleeing. An employee followed the thief as far as a nearby apartment complex and called police. Officers qu... 58364336@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:27:46 MDT Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364410-79/uber-taxi-court-drivers.html.csp Berlin • A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app’s fight with taxi drivers worldwide. Frankfurt state court spokesman Arne Hasse said Tuesday the decision that Uber can’t offer its services without a specific permit under German transport laws applies nationwide. The injunction applies pending a full hearing of a suit brought against Uber by Taxi Deutschland, a German cab association that also offers its own taxi-ordering app. The... Berlin • A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app’s fight with taxi drivers worldwide. Frankfurt state court spokesman Arne Hasse said Tuesday the decision that Uber can’t offer its services without a specific permit under German transport laws applies nationwide. The injunction applies pending a full hearing of a suit brought against Uber by Taxi Deutschland, a German cab association that also offers its own taxi-ordering app. The... 58364410@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:27:01 MDT Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen blasts pageant boss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364414-68/myanmar-pageant-noe-beauty.html.csp Yangon, Myanmar • A dethroned 16-year-old beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won’t return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief. May Myat Noe — the country’s first winner of an international beauty contest — lashed back at her accusers at a tightly packed news conference. She said representatives of the Miss Asia Pacific World pageant lied about her age — saying she was 18 instead of 16 — and tried to pressure her into getting ... Yangon, Myanmar • A dethroned 16-year-old beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won’t return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief. May Myat Noe — the country’s first winner of an international beauty contest — lashed back at her accusers at a tightly packed news conference. She said representatives of the Miss Asia Pacific World pageant lied about her age — saying she was 18 instead of 16 — and tried to pressure her into getting ... 58364414@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:26:01 MDT Select Income REIT adds to portfolio in $2.7B deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364358-79/income-select-cole-acquisition.html.csp Newton, Mass. • Select Income REIT will spend about $2.7 billion in cash and stock to buy Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal that adds 64 office and industrial properties to the real estate investment trust’s portfolio. The transaction will give Select Income strategic distribution centers for companies like Amazon.com and headquarters locations for companies including Tesoro Corp. and Noble Energy Inc. Select Income said Tuesday the acquisition will expand its United States footprint from 21... Newton, Mass. • Select Income REIT will spend about $2.7 billion in cash and stock to buy Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal that adds 64 office and industrial properties to the real estate investment trust’s portfolio. The transaction will give Select Income strategic distribution centers for companies like Amazon.com and headquarters locations for companies including Tesoro Corp. and Noble Energy Inc. Select Income said Tuesday the acquisition will expand its United States footprint from 21... 58364358@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:22:02 MDT New downtown Salt Lake City bicycle track worries small businesses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58348049-90/300-bike-broadway-business.html.csp There are funny-looking parking spots painted up and down 300 South downtown. Bike lanes are this way and that. Workers are paving and jack hammering — and, simply put, between 600 East and 300 West, things are a mess. But don’t worry, say Salt Lake City officials, when the dust clears — about mid-October — the city will have its first permanent protected bike lanes on both sides of what some still call Broadway. The price tag: $900,000. It’s a work in progress, said City Hall spokesman Art Raym... There are funny-looking parking spots painted up and down 300 South downtown. Bike lanes are this way and that. Workers are paving and jack hammering — and, simply put, between 600 East and 300 West, things are a mess. But don’t worry, say Salt Lake City officials, when the dust clears — about mid-October — the city will have its first permanent protected bike lanes on both sides of what some still call Broadway. The price tag: $900,000. It’s a work in progress, said City Hall spokesman Art Raym... 58348049@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:21:06 MDT Paul Rolly: Opposing UTA can be politically risky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58351892-90/sltrib-uta-com-http.html.csp What do Forrest Cuch, Kevin Jones, Ronald Rood, Derinna Kopp and Doug Clark have in common? They were fired from their state jobs after they expressed concerns about the Utah Transit Authority’s proposed FrontRunner station in Draper. Cuch, the longtime director of the Division of Indian Affairs, was fired in 2011 by Gov. Gary Herbert for alleged insubordination. But Cuch claimed it was over his objection to the proposed station site because it encroached on ancient American Indian ruins. Herbe... What do Forrest Cuch, Kevin Jones, Ronald Rood, Derinna Kopp and Doug Clark have in common? They were fired from their state jobs after they expressed concerns about the Utah Transit Authority’s proposed FrontRunner station in Draper. Cuch, the longtime director of the Division of Indian Affairs, was fired in 2011 by Gov. Gary Herbert for alleged insubordination. But Cuch claimed it was over his objection to the proposed station site because it encroached on ancient American Indian ruins. Herbe... 58351892@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:21:06 MDT Sponsored: The skinny on losing fat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58343077-90/weight-says-health-patients.html.csp Maybe you first noticed it when you pulled those summer clothes out of storage this year or when you went to put on that suit or dress only worn for a special occasion. Suddenly — sigh —everything is a little bit tight. Weight gain can easily creep up on all of us. Often we are so busy juggling the demands of work and family that it’s hard to always eat right or make time for regular exercise. Aging can also work against us as can our basic genetic makeup. Working with your doctor can help,... Maybe you first noticed it when you pulled those summer clothes out of storage this year or when you went to put on that suit or dress only worn for a special occasion. Suddenly — sigh —everything is a little bit tight. Weight gain can easily creep up on all of us. Often we are so busy juggling the demands of work and family that it’s hard to always eat right or make time for regular exercise. Aging can also work against us as can our basic genetic makeup. Working with your doctor can help,... 58343077@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:18:02 MDT Draper honors police Sgt. Derek Johnson on anniversary of his slaying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358501-78/johnson-draper-police-derek.html.csp Shante Johnson was in seventh grade when she began leaving notes from a secret admirer in the locker of her husband-to-be. “Derek and I are soulmates,” she said tearfully Monday night, one year after Draper Sgt. Derek Johnson was gunned down at the end of a graveyard shift. “I don’t think many 12-year-olds make it to the altar of eternity and stay that way.” After a year of somber, heartbreaking services, Monday’s memorial brought both laughter and tears to the 200 friends, relatives, colleagu... Shante Johnson was in seventh grade when she began leaving notes from a secret admirer in the locker of her husband-to-be. “Derek and I are soulmates,” she said tearfully Monday night, one year after Draper Sgt. Derek Johnson was gunned down at the end of a graveyard shift. “I don’t think many 12-year-olds make it to the altar of eternity and stay that way.” After a year of somber, heartbreaking services, Monday’s memorial brought both laughter and tears to the 200 friends, relatives, colleagu... 58358501@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:15:45 MDT Germany opens memorial to Nazis’ 200,000 disabled victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364393-68/nazis-victims-disabled-germany.html.csp Berlin • Germany on Tuesday inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed “worthless.” The transparent 24-meter (79-foot) blue glass wall outside the Berlin Philharmonic concert hall is near memorials to the Jewish Holocaust victims and the Nazis’ gay and Gypsy, or Roma, victims, opened over the past decade. It stands on the site of a villa where the murder of patients at hospitals and mental institutes ... Berlin • Germany on Tuesday inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed “worthless.” The transparent 24-meter (79-foot) blue glass wall outside the Berlin Philharmonic concert hall is near memorials to the Jewish Holocaust victims and the Nazis’ gay and Gypsy, or Roma, victims, opened over the past decade. It stands on the site of a villa where the murder of patients at hospitals and mental institutes ... 58364393@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:15:02 MDT 1-800-Flowers buying Harry & David for $142.5M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364297-79/david-harry-1-800-flowers.html.csp Carle Place, N.Y. • Goumet food and gift retailer Harry & David is being bought by 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods its customers can choose as gifts. The deal includes Harry & David Holdings Inc.’s brands, websites, 47 retail stores, some plants, orchards and its headquarters in Medford, Ore. Harry & David’s has a store at the Tanger Outlet mall outside of Park City. Harry & David’s fruit, food and other gifts are housed under brands including Wo... Carle Place, N.Y. • Goumet food and gift retailer Harry & David is being bought by 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods its customers can choose as gifts. The deal includes Harry & David Holdings Inc.’s brands, websites, 47 retail stores, some plants, orchards and its headquarters in Medford, Ore. Harry & David’s has a store at the Tanger Outlet mall outside of Park City. Harry & David’s fruit, food and other gifts are housed under brands including Wo... 58364297@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:05:03 MDT 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364344-68/teens-center-johnson-nashville.html.csp Nashville, Tenn. • Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said. The teens — ages 14 to 19 — left their rooms and went into a common area, where they overwhelmed 16 to 18 staff members, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services spokesman Rob Johnson said. The group then kicked out a metal panel under a window to get out of the building and into a yard, Johnso... Nashville, Tenn. • Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said. The teens — ages 14 to 19 — left their rooms and went into a common area, where they overwhelmed 16 to 18 staff members, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services spokesman Rob Johnson said. The group then kicked out a metal panel under a window to get out of the building and into a yard, Johnso... 58364344@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:05:03 MDT Groom charged in brawl after hitting on wedding cruise waitress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364326-68/williams-charged-groom-police.html.csp Pittsburgh • A groom became “handsy” with a pregnant waitress at his wedding reception and tried to pour alcohol down her throat, then resisted arrest after getting into a fight with her boyfriend, police said. Mark Williams, 33, of Crafton, was charged with riot, harassment and resisting arrest Monday in the altercation during his wedding cruise aboard the Gateway Clipper. According to a criminal complaint, Williams touched the waitress several times, then scuffled with her boyfriend, whom she ... Pittsburgh • A groom became “handsy” with a pregnant waitress at his wedding reception and tried to pour alcohol down her throat, then resisted arrest after getting into a fight with her boyfriend, police said. Mark Williams, 33, of Crafton, was charged with riot, harassment and resisting arrest Monday in the altercation during his wedding cruise aboard the Gateway Clipper. According to a criminal complaint, Williams touched the waitress several times, then scuffled with her boyfriend, whom she ... 58364326@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:02:02 MDT 6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364319-68/shabab-somalia-militants-strike.html.csp Mogadishu, Somalia • Al-Shabab’s top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. The rebel commander would not say whether Ahmed Abdi Godane, the group’s leader, was among the six militants killed. The two vehicles were heading toward the coastal town of Barawe, al-Shabab’s main base, when they were hit, Abu Mohammed told The Associated Press. U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab netwo... Mogadishu, Somalia • Al-Shabab’s top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. The rebel commander would not say whether Ahmed Abdi Godane, the group’s leader, was among the six militants killed. The two vehicles were heading toward the coastal town of Barawe, al-Shabab’s main base, when they were hit, Abu Mohammed told The Associated Press. U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab netwo... 58364319@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:01:02 MDT Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364274-79/dollar-family-bid-general.html.csp Goodlettsville, Tenn. • Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target. The newest bid is worth $9.1 billion, or $80 per share, up from $78.50 per share in the previous offer. Family Dollar, based in Matthews, N.C., rejected the earlier bid in favor of a lower offer of $8.5 billion from Dollar Tree Inc., saying regulator... Goodlettsville, Tenn. • Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target. The newest bid is worth $9.1 billion, or $80 per share, up from $78.50 per share in the previous offer. Family Dollar, based in Matthews, N.C., rejected the earlier bid in favor of a lower offer of $8.5 billion from Dollar Tree Inc., saying regulator... 58364274@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:53:02 MDT Golf: McIlroy tops world rankings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364290-77/usa-aus-eng-esp.html.csp Through Sept. 1 1. Rory McIlroy;NIR;11.27 2. Adam Scott;AUS;9.13 3. Henrik Stenson;SWE;7.89 4. Sergio Garcia;ESP;7.64 5. Justin Rose;ENG;7.33 6. Jason Day;AUS;7.07 7. Jim Furyk;USA;6.95 8. Matt Kuchar;USA;6.68 9. Bubba Watson;USA;6.44 10. Phil Mickelson;USA;5.99 11. Rickie Fowler;USA;5.55 12. Martin Kaymer;GER;5.31 13. Tiger Woods;USA;5.28 14. Jordan Spieth;USA;5.19 15. Zach Johnson;USA;4.91 16. Graeme McDowell;NIR;4.80 17. Dustin Johnson;USA;4.79 18. Hideki Matsuyama;JPN;4.41 19. Jimmy Walker;U... Through Sept. 1 1. Rory McIlroy;NIR;11.27 2. Adam Scott;AUS;9.13 3. Henrik Stenson;SWE;7.89 4. Sergio Garcia;ESP;7.64 5. Justin Rose;ENG;7.33 6. Jason Day;AUS;7.07 7. Jim Furyk;USA;6.95 8. Matt Kuchar;USA;6.68 9. Bubba Watson;USA;6.44 10. Phil Mickelson;USA;5.99 11. Rickie Fowler;USA;5.55 12. Martin Kaymer;GER;5.31 13. Tiger Woods;USA;5.28 14. Jordan Spieth;USA;5.19 15. Zach Johnson;USA;4.91 16. Graeme McDowell;NIR;4.80 17. Dustin Johnson;USA;4.79 18. Hideki Matsuyama;JPN;4.41 19. Jimmy Walker;U... 58364290@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:53:02 MDT Hunt: Can Republicans ride tailwind to Senate majority? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58364285-82/republicans-democrats-senate-republican.html.csp WASHINGTON • The battle for control of the Senate, the grand prize of the 2014 elections, with Republicans needing to win a net of a half-dozen seats to take charge, is well-framed after Labor Day. Republicans have the advantages of a friendly turf, the history of this political cycle — which favors the party that doesn’t hold the White House — and the waning popularity of President Barack Obama, who sometimes seems indifferent. Democrats hope to minimize losses as stronger candidates face a few... WASHINGTON • The battle for control of the Senate, the grand prize of the 2014 elections, with Republicans needing to win a net of a half-dozen seats to take charge, is well-framed after Labor Day. Republicans have the advantages of a friendly turf, the history of this political cycle — which favors the party that doesn’t hold the White House — and the waning popularity of President Barack Obama, who sometimes seems indifferent. Democrats hope to minimize losses as stronger candidates face a few... 58364285@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:53:01 MDT Labor Day weekend rewind: Stories and photos you may have missed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364000-78/sltrib-utah-com-csp.html.csp It’s tough to follow the news when you’re finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family. Rewind will help you catch up with all the happenings in Utah over the Labor Day weekend. The vibe is back in downtown Salt Lake City • They are young, diverse, mobile, socially aware and part of a long-sought transformation in Utah’s urban core. Twenty-somethings are driving a residential boom in the heart of Salt Lake City, with thousands of new apartments, condominiums and town homes... It’s tough to follow the news when you’re finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family. Rewind will help you catch up with all the happenings in Utah over the Labor Day weekend. The vibe is back in downtown Salt Lake City • They are young, diverse, mobile, socially aware and part of a long-sought transformation in Utah’s urban core. Twenty-somethings are driving a residential boom in the heart of Salt Lake City, with thousands of new apartments, condominiums and town homes... 58364000@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:52:59 MDT U.K. withdrawing warrant for ill boy’s parents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364282-68/parents-ashya-son-warrant.html.csp London • U.K. prosecutors are withdrawing the arrest warrant in the case of a British couple who took their 5-year-old son out of the country in hopes of getting a new type of radiation therapy for his brain tumor. The Crown Prosecution Service made the move Tuesday in a hearing at Britain’s High Court and said in a statement afterward they were “in the process of communicating this decision to the Spanish authorities so that they can be reunited with their son as soon as possible.” Ashya King’s... London • U.K. prosecutors are withdrawing the arrest warrant in the case of a British couple who took their 5-year-old son out of the country in hopes of getting a new type of radiation therapy for his brain tumor. The Crown Prosecution Service made the move Tuesday in a hearing at Britain’s High Court and said in a statement afterward they were “in the process of communicating this decision to the Spanish authorities so that they can be reunited with their son as soon as possible.” Ashya King’s... 58364282@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:52:01 MDT Washington Post: Underage immigrants must be treated humanely http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58364276-82/federal-shelters-county-immigrant.html.csp The extraordinary surge of unaccompanied immigrant children at the Southwest border has eased somewhat, at least for now, thanks partly to the hot summer weather. But federal, state and local government agencies continue to struggle to accommodate the undocumented children already in the country, and the thousands who continue to cross the border each month. The federal government has dropped its efforts to find large emergency shelters to handle the surge, but in the last year it has funded an ... The extraordinary surge of unaccompanied immigrant children at the Southwest border has eased somewhat, at least for now, thanks partly to the hot summer weather. But federal, state and local government agencies continue to struggle to accommodate the undocumented children already in the country, and the thousands who continue to cross the border each month. The federal government has dropped its efforts to find large emergency shelters to handle the surge, but in the last year it has funded an ... 58364276@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:50:01 MDT Marijuana’s hazy contribution to highway deaths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364272-68/marijuana-drivers-states-crash.html.csp Washington • New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends. Beer, who was 17 in October 2012 when the crash occurred, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and was sentenced last week to 5 years to 15 years in prison. As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advoc... Washington • New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends. Beer, who was 17 in October 2012 when the crash occurred, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and was sentenced last week to 5 years to 15 years in prison. As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advoc... 58364272@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:49:02 MDT Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364265-79/norwegian-prestige-deal-cruise.html.csp New York • Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International. It’s a huge deal for Apollo Global Management LLC, which acquired a majority stake in Prestige in 2007. Apollo also owns about 20 percent of Norwegian, which saw its shares rocket 13 percent higher before the opening bell Tuesday. Should certain performance targets be reached, Apollo would be due another $50 million in cash accord... New York • Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International. It’s a huge deal for Apollo Global Management LLC, which acquired a majority stake in Prestige in 2007. Apollo also owns about 20 percent of Norwegian, which saw its shares rocket 13 percent higher before the opening bell Tuesday. Should certain performance targets be reached, Apollo would be due another $50 million in cash accord... 58364265@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:48:01 MDT GOlf: Creating more playing opportunities on PGA Tour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364268-77/tour-players-cup-list.html.csp New York • PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is not inclined to make drastic changes next year that would create more starts for players who earn their cards through the Web.Com Tour Finals. Last year was the first time 50 players earned their cards through the four-tournament series. That replaced the old system of 25 players from the Web.com Tour money list and the top 25 players and ties from Q-school. The concern was that some players who were low on the priority ranking did not get to play ... New York • PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is not inclined to make drastic changes next year that would create more starts for players who earn their cards through the Web.Com Tour Finals. Last year was the first time 50 players earned their cards through the four-tournament series. That replaced the old system of 25 players from the Web.com Tour money list and the top 25 players and ties from Q-school. The concern was that some players who were low on the priority ranking did not get to play ... 58364268@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:47:01 MDT Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364250-79/post-ryan-publisher-politico.html.csp Washington • Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico. Weymouth, a member of the Graham family that owned the Post for 80 years, announced Tuesday that she will leave the Post after serving for 17 years in various roles. She has been publisher for seven years. The move follows the sale of the publication last year to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. On Tuesday, Bezos also announced the appointment of... Washington • Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico. Weymouth, a member of the Graham family that owned the Post for 80 years, announced Tuesday that she will leave the Post after serving for 17 years in various roles. She has been publisher for seven years. The move follows the sale of the publication last year to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. On Tuesday, Bezos also announced the appointment of... 58364250@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:46:01 MDT Utah colleges to talk campus sex assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352515-78/utah-college-assault-sexual.html.csp As college students return to classes, Utah higher education officials and others are joining a national chorus for more attention to campus sexual assault. “We need to open our eyes to the fact that we’re failing our students,” said Melissa Flores, the advising attorney to Westminster College. “Every student should feel safe at school.” That’s the idea behind a federal update to rules for colleges and universities investigating and reporting sexual assault. And it’s the topic of a two-day even... As college students return to classes, Utah higher education officials and others are joining a national chorus for more attention to campus sexual assault. “We need to open our eyes to the fact that we’re failing our students,” said Melissa Flores, the advising attorney to Westminster College. “Every student should feel safe at school.” That’s the idea behind a federal update to rules for colleges and universities investigating and reporting sexual assault. And it’s the topic of a two-day even... 58352515@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:45:29 MDT South America hackers create national political uproar in Peru http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364258-68/desh-hackers-peru-lulzsecperu.html.csp Lima, Peru • The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points. Now the team calling itself LulzSecPeru has created a national political uproar. Emails the hackers stole from the Peruvian Council of Ministers’ network and dumped online last month fueled accusations that top Cabinet ministers have acted... Lima, Peru • The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points. Now the team calling itself LulzSecPeru has created a national political uproar. Emails the hackers stole from the Peruvian Council of Ministers’ network and dumped online last month fueled accusations that top Cabinet ministers have acted... 58364258@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:45:01 MDT New York: Bank didn’t lend to blacks in Buffalo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364235-79/bank-evans-schneiderman-buffalo.html.csp Albany, N.Y. • A bank purposely avoided giving mortgages to African-Americans by locating all of its branches outside black neighborhoods and directing advertising and loan products toward largely white communities, New York’s attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday as part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. Evans Bank is accused in the federal civil complaint of violating federal, state and local housing and discrimination laws, Attorney General Eric ... Albany, N.Y. • A bank purposely avoided giving mortgages to African-Americans by locating all of its branches outside black neighborhoods and directing advertising and loan products toward largely white communities, New York’s attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday as part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. Evans Bank is accused in the federal civil complaint of violating federal, state and local housing and discrimination laws, Attorney General Eric ... 58364235@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:42:01 MDT Robinson: The Republican wave has failed to materialize http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58364241-82/gop-republican-obama-candidates.html.csp Washington • Meanwhile, back at the ranch — as foreign events hog the spotlight — why haven’t Republicans sealed the deal on the coming election? When summer began, the conventional wisdom was that the GOP sorta kinda probably maybe would take control of the Senate in November. As summer ends — and it hasn’t been great for President Obama, which means it also hasn’t been anything for the Democratic Party to write home about — that same equivocal assessment still holds. The Real Clear Politics ... Washington • Meanwhile, back at the ranch — as foreign events hog the spotlight — why haven’t Republicans sealed the deal on the coming election? When summer began, the conventional wisdom was that the GOP sorta kinda probably maybe would take control of the Senate in November. As summer ends — and it hasn’t been great for President Obama, which means it also hasn’t been anything for the Democratic Party to write home about — that same equivocal assessment still holds. The Real Clear Politics ... 58364241@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:41:02 MDT NFL: Texans’ J.J. Watt agrees to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364232-77/contract-million-watt-extension.html.csp Houston • A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Houston Texans. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal had not been signed. Multiple media reports said the agreement was for six years and $100 million, with $51.8 million guaranteed and a $10 million signing bonus. Watt had two years left on his contract that was due to pay him $1.9 million this year and jus... Houston • A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Houston Texans. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal had not been signed. Multiple media reports said the agreement was for six years and $100 million, with $51.8 million guaranteed and a $10 million signing bonus. Watt had two years left on his contract that was due to pay him $1.9 million this year and jus... 58364232@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:40:02 MDT Utah County dirt biker found, banged up but alive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364191-78/alive-banged-biker-cannon.html.csp A man who went missing during a Labor Day ride on his dirt bike in the mountains east of Pleasant Grove was spotted from the air Tuesday morning, banged up but alive. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said details were not immediately clear on what happened to the 39-year-old Orem off-road biker, but it appeared he may have crashed on the trail between the Battle Creek and Grove Creek areas. He had last been seen about 8 p.m. Monday, and when he did not return as expected friends called ... A man who went missing during a Labor Day ride on his dirt bike in the mountains east of Pleasant Grove was spotted from the air Tuesday morning, banged up but alive. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said details were not immediately clear on what happened to the 39-year-old Orem off-road biker, but it appeared he may have crashed on the trail between the Battle Creek and Grove Creek areas. He had last been seen about 8 p.m. Monday, and when he did not return as expected friends called ... 58364191@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:38:02 MDT Modi promises red carpet for Japan firms in India http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364126-79/india-modi-red-japan.html.csp Tokyo • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of “red carpet” treatment rather than the bureaucratic red tape that India is notorious for. India is the best possible investment destination, offering “democracy, demography and demand” in its market of nearly 1.3 billion people, Modi told Japanese business leaders Tuesday. “I have come to assure you that there is no red tape but red carpet in India. We have eased off lot of regulations,” he said. Modi wil... Tokyo • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of “red carpet” treatment rather than the bureaucratic red tape that India is notorious for. India is the best possible investment destination, offering “democracy, demography and demand” in its market of nearly 1.3 billion people, Modi told Japanese business leaders Tuesday. “I have come to assure you that there is no red tape but red carpet in India. We have eased off lot of regulations,” he said. Modi wil... 58364126@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:05:01 MDT Survey: Foreign companies in China feel ‘targeted’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364095-79/companies-china-foreign-chamber.html.csp Beijing • Foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve, a U.S. business group said Tuesday. The American Chamber of Commerce in China’s report adds to mounting complaints about a flurry of investigations of global automakers, technology suppliers and other companies. It is a reversal for companies that welcomed plans unveiled by the ruling Communist Party in late 2013 to open th... Beijing • Foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve, a U.S. business group said Tuesday. The American Chamber of Commerce in China’s report adds to mounting complaints about a flurry of investigations of global automakers, technology suppliers and other companies. It is a reversal for companies that welcomed plans unveiled by the ruling Communist Party in late 2013 to open th... 58364095@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:03:01 MDT Recipe: Using watermelon for a sweet and tangy approach to gazpacho http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326604-223/add-gazpacho-watermelon-calories.html.csp Watermelon and tomatoes may seem an unlikely combination, but in this simple, refreshing gazpacho they blend perfectly. The recipe — inspired by one in Yotam Ottolenghi’s upcoming cookbook “Plenty More” — comes together in minutes and easily adapts to your preferences. I like a bit of tang in my gazpacho, so I added plenty of red wine vinegar, which plays well with both of the star ingredients. If you like more bite, add more onion (though I think half a small is plenty). But whatever you do, do... Watermelon and tomatoes may seem an unlikely combination, but in this simple, refreshing gazpacho they blend perfectly. The recipe — inspired by one in Yotam Ottolenghi’s upcoming cookbook “Plenty More” — comes together in minutes and easily adapts to your preferences. I like a bit of tang in my gazpacho, so I added plenty of red wine vinegar, which plays well with both of the star ingredients. If you like more bite, add more onion (though I think half a small is plenty). But whatever you do, do... 58326604@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:59:10 MDT Dollar gains on euro, yen in world stock markets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364083-79/percent-dollar-economy-yen.html.csp Tokyo • World stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings later this week in Europe and Japan as well as U.S. employment figures. The dollar extended its rally against the euro and the yen on expectations the Fed will be the first major central bank to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: By early afternoon in Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 gained almost 0.1 percent to 6,827.47 while Germany’s DAX rose 0.6 percent to 9,535.23. The CAC-40 in France was up 0.3 percent ... Tokyo • World stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings later this week in Europe and Japan as well as U.S. employment figures. The dollar extended its rally against the euro and the yen on expectations the Fed will be the first major central bank to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: By early afternoon in Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 gained almost 0.1 percent to 6,827.47 while Germany’s DAX rose 0.6 percent to 9,535.23. The CAC-40 in France was up 0.3 percent ... 58364083@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:59:01 MDT