ACTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Friday movie roundup: ‘Draft Day’ is a good pick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57806821-66/sltrib-com-csp-draft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57806821-66/sltrib-com-csp-draft.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: ‘Draft Day’ is a good pick</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T11:05:57.617-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baseball season has barely started, but the best new movie this weekend is a glorification of all things football. “Draft Day” is a fast-paced, whipsmart comedy that looks behind the scenes of an NFL team on one of the pivotal days on the calendar: The NFL draft. Kevin Costner stars as Sonny Weaver Jr., the harried general manager of the Cleveland Browns, who feels the pressure to trade up for a No. 1 draft pick, as he deals with an owner (Frank Langella), a coach (Denis Leary), a veteran quarte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806821@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:05:57 MDT Movie review: More bloody excitement in action-packed ‘The Raid 2’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786591-223/action-movie-bloody-raid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786591-223/action-movie-bloody-raid.html.csp">Movie review: More bloody excitement in action-packed ‘The Raid 2’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T09:41:01.927-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The bloody action hits the Jakarta streets in “The Raid 2,” a bigger and brassier follow-up to the 2012 cops-and-robbers thriller “The Raid: Redemption.” This installment begins with Rama (Iko Uwais), the rookie cop who survived the first movie, being assigned to go deep undercover to infiltrate Indonesia’s crime lords, not only to bring them down but to root out the corrupt members of Jakarta’s police force. Rama is sent to prison so he can befriend Uco (Arifin Putra), the hot-headed son of a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786591@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:41:01 MDT Olympics: Bach promises action on delays threatening 2016 Games in Rio http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57795750-77/rio-bach-games-ioc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57795750-77/rio-bach-games-ioc.html.csp">Olympics: Bach promises action on delays threatening 2016 Games in Rio</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T16:59:27.368-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belek, Turkey • With sports federations demanding a “Plan B” because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach promised Wednesday to take action to ease the crisis threatening the 2016 Olympics. Bach and other Olympic officials said the construction holdups and political paralysis have reached a critical point, requiring the IOC to take special measures to save the games. “It is about time for action,” Bach said following an unprecedented venting of criticism and complai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577957502014-04-10T16:59:27.368-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T16:59:27.368-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57795750@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:59:27 MDT Obama imposes policies on federal contractors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782954-68/federal-obama-contractors-executive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782954-68/federal-obama-contractors-executive.html.csp">Obama imposes policies on federal contractors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T22:06:02.07-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Lacking congressional support to raise wages or end gender pay disparities, President Barack Obama is again imposing his policies on federal contractors, in keeping with presidents’ tradition of exerting their powers on a fraction of the economy they directly control. Obama will sign an executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their pay with each other. The order is similar to language in a Senate bill aimed at closing a pay...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577829542014-04-06T22:06:02.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T22:06:02.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782954@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 22:06:02 MDT Movie review: Captain America heats up in action-packed ‘Winter Soldier’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754855-223/action-america-cap-captain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754855-223/action-america-cap-captain.html.csp">Movie review: Captain America heats up in action-packed ‘Winter Soldier’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:47:31.168-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If Captain America wasn’t your favorite Marvel superhero before, his new movie escapade, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” will turn you into a full-blown Cap fan. Better than “Iron Man 3” or “Thor: The Dark World,” this new movie builds strongly off the springboard of “The Avengers” while simultaneously upending everything we moviegoers thought we knew about the Marvel Universe. But “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” also stands on its own, a thoughtful exploration of what it means to b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754855@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:47:31 MDT Rallies in cities across US decrying deportation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779465-68/obama-deportations-cities-organizers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779465-68/obama-deportations-cities-organizers.html.csp">Rallies in cities across US decrying deportation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERRY TANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T15:59:01.538-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Dozens of immigration advocates and supporters are rallying in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama to put a freeze on deportations. Organizers of Saturday’s “Day of Action” demonstrations say Obama has the executive power to stop deportations that separate immigrants living in the country illegally from their loved ones. In Eloy, Ariz., numerous supporters have converged in front of a federal detention center after journeying more than 60 miles ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779465@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:59:01 MDT Cambodia repatriates 3 possible U.S. MIA remains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763534-68/remains-cambodia-missing-mia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763534-68/remains-cambodia-missing-mia.html.csp">Cambodia repatriates 3 possible U.S. MIA remains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SOPHENG CHEANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T08:05:12.614-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phnom Penh, Cambodia • A ceremony was held in Cambodia on Wednesday to repatriate what are believed to be the remains of three American servicemen who went missing in action more than 40 years ago during the Vietnam War. The remains, in three white coffins draped with U.S. flags, were hoisted Wednesday into a C-17 military cargo plane for transport to Hawaii, where they will undergo DNA testing to try to confirm their identities. An honor guard of four currently serving U.S. servicemen carried t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577635342014-04-02T08:05:12.614-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T08:05:12.614-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763534@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:05:12 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - April 1, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57756583-227/photo-jazz-2014-knicks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57756583-227/photo-jazz-2014-knicks.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - April 1, 2014</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T22:13:02.261-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake TribuneUtah Jazz players Richard Jefferson (24), Marvin Williams (2) and Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter (0) come back on teh floor after a Jazz time out, as they trail the Knicks by 13 in the second half, in NBA action, Utah Jazz vs. the New York Knicks, at EnergySolutions arena, Monday, March 31, 2014</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57756583@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:13:02 MDT Op-ed: Legislature took substantive steps to clean air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739974-82/clean-steps-legislature-action.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739974-82/clean-steps-legislature-action.html.csp">Op-ed: Legislature took substantive steps to clean air</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lonnie Bullard</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T01:01:05.842-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This year’s Legislative Session started like past session—with numerous inversions that came with calls for immediate action to our elected officials. The inversions however, were followed with blue skies and, unfortunately, a lessened sense of urgency from the public. To our benefit this year, better air outside did not lead to inaction inside the Capitol. We cannot legislate our way to clean air, but the Legislature does play a role. Businesses, citizens and government share the air we breath...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57739974@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:01:05 MDT Letter: U.S., Russia have invasion history in common http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57735109-82/action-nation-russia-actions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57735109-82/action-nation-russia-actions.html.csp">Letter: U.S., Russia have invasion history in common</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T01:01:04.591-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the president goes to the G7 Summit and proclaims that the whole world holds Russia in contempt for its aggressive action in Crimea and proceeds with sanctions to condemn this action, we as Americans should pause, and reflect on our own actions, just a few years ago. Invading a sovereign nation all in the name of fighting terror, we proclaimed that Iraq was the greatest threat to national security since World War II. Yet we never saw Russia or China, or pretty much any other nation, proclai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57735109@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day March 25, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57726284-227/photo-jazz-tribune-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57726284-227/photo-jazz-tribune-2014.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day March 25, 2014</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T22:54:01.987-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward (20) tosses the ball to Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) on a fast break, in NBA action, Jazz vs. The Detroit Pistons, in the EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, March 24, 2014.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57726284@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:54:01 MDT Judge tosses class-action push for Gmail suit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704323-68/google-action-class-users.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704323-68/google-action-class-users.html.csp">Judge tosses class-action push for Gmail suit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T17:28:24.088-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • A judge has tossed out an effort to win class-action status for a lawsuit accusing Google of violating the privacy terms of email users. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled late Tuesday that too many users have too many dissimilar claims to pursue a single class-action lawsuit that could expose the search engine giant to billions of dollars in potential losses. At issue is the scanning of contents of Gmail accounts and the related targeting of ads. Many other high-tech companies a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57704323@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:28:24 MDT Movie review: Racing drama ‘Need for Speed’ needs to lighten up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57661608-223/tobey-race-dino-speed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57661608-223/tobey-race-dino-speed.html.csp">Movie review: Racing drama ‘Need for Speed’ needs to lighten up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T16:59:17.778-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The cars in “Need for Speed” can rush past nearly anything — except the clichés that dominate the script for this video-game-inspired action drama. At the center of our story is a long-brewing rivalry between two hot-shot race drivers from the same small town. Poor-but-honest Tobey Marshall (“Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul) stayed true to his roots, trying to maintain his late father’s auto shop. Spoiled brat Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper) got out of town, turned pro and luxuriates in the spoils — i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661608@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:59:17 MDT Carrying a gun is not disorderly conduct, Utah House says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57661609-90/action-behavior-bill-carrying.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57661609-90/action-behavior-bill-carrying.html.csp">Carrying a gun is not disorderly conduct, Utah House says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T10:31:08.04-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carrying a gun may look ominous. But the House voted Monday to make clear that such action alone cannot be considered disorderly conduct. It voted 54-17 to approve HB276, and sent it to Senate. Rep. Curt Oda, R-Clearfield, the bill’s sponsor, said sometimes people preparing to go hunting or carrying a holstered gun but making no threatening gestures or comments have been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct because someone else felt uncomfortable. He said that infringes on 2nd Amendment...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661609@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:31:08 MDT Milbank: Democrats filibuster themselves silly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57663435-82/democrats-climate-action-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57663435-82/democrats-climate-action-senate.html.csp">Milbank: Democrats filibuster themselves silly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T01:25:01.99-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 01:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The filibuster has been used to delay many things over the years: civil rights, spending bills, presidential nominees and, most recently, Obamacare. But this may be the first time in history that a group of senators filibustered themselves. About 30 Democratic senators — calling themselves the Senate Climate Action Task Force — resolved to keep the Senate open overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. “We’re not going to rest until Congress wakes up and acts on the most pressing issue of our time,”...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57663435@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:25:01 MDT Movie review: Sequel to ‘300’ is a messy, pointless bloodbath http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57631346-200/300-empire-rise-bloody.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57631346-200/300-empire-rise-bloody.html.csp">Movie review: Sequel to ‘300’ is a messy, pointless bloodbath</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T17:13:11.993-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What to make of the bloody mess that is “300: Rise of an Empire”? It’s equal parts prequel, sequel and companion piece to Zack Snyder’s 2006 stylized action epic “300.” Mostly, though, it is a demonstration of how rarely movie lightning strikes twice. The story is narrated by the Spartan queen Gorgo (Lena Headey), who lost her king and lover, Leonidas, when he and 300 Spartans sacrificed themselves to the Persians in the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. This battle, which was depicted in “300,”...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57631346@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:13:11 MDT Supreme Court weighs shareholder lawsuits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57638475-68/class-investors-court-stock.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57638475-68/class-investors-court-stock.html.csp">Supreme Court weighs shareholder lawsuits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SAM HANANEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T18:58:47.87-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed open to the possibility of making it harder for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud — but maybe not as hard as companies that have to defend such lawsuits would like. Most justices appeared unwilling to completely overturn a quarter-century-old decision that has helped investors launch class-action cases based on the effect misleading statements have on a company’s stock price. But some conservative justices — in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576384752014-03-05T18:58:47.87-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-05T18:58:47.87-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57638475@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:58:47 MDT Utah lawmakers back millions more for STEM education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57613738-78/center-schools-stem-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57613738-78/center-schools-stem-utah.html.csp">Utah lawmakers back millions more for STEM education</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T17:37:26.265-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The House Education Committee on Friday endorsed a bill giving millions more dollars to the STEM Action Center. The center, which is in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, works with schools and businesses to improve science, technology, engineering and math education in Utah. HB150, proposed by Rep. Val Peterson, R-Orem, would put $23.5 million more into the center this year. However, Peterson and lawmakers who back the plan acknowledged legislative leaders may pencil in the center ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613738@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 17:37:26 MDT Op-ed: Climate change clouds the future of Winter Games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57542742-82/climate-winter-snow-sports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57542742-82/climate-winter-snow-sports.html.csp">Op-ed: Climate change clouds the future of Winter Games</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Arielle Gold</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T08:26:41.183-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 08:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I am filled with gratitude and excitement at the chance to represent my country in women’s snowboarding here in Sochi. It is every athlete’s dream to compete at the Games. But I worry for the future of my sport. Just over the course of my own life, I have seen a serious change in our winters, which will only accelerate as carbon emissions continue to rise. Snowboarding is one of the newest Olympic sports, but it’s already in jeopardy from warming winters. The science confirms what I and my fello...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57542742@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:26:41 MDT CPAC: Utah’s Mike Lee to speak at conservative gathering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57554300-90/conservative-conference-lee-cpac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57554300-90/conservative-conference-lee-cpac.html.csp">CPAC: Utah’s Mike Lee to speak at conservative gathering</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-17T07:34:23.494-06:00">Updated Feb 17, 2014 07:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sen. Mike Lee will join fellow GOP leaders in speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference outside of Washington next month. The three-day conference starting March 6 is one of the largest gatherings of conservatives in the country and will feature speeches from Sens. Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, as well as Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. “Sen. Lee has been a voice of the people and a true leader in the tea party movement,” said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57554300@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:34:23 MDT