AGREEMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AGREEMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Macy’s to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317159-79/macy-profiling-customers-agreement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317159-79/macy-profiling-customers-agreement.html.csp">Macy’s to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL VIRTANEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:29:02.442-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • The retailer Macy’s has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan’s Herald Square. Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York’s attorney general, the company will adopt new policies on police access to its security camera monitors and against profiling, further train employees, investigate customer complaints, keep better records of detentions and report for three years on its compliance. Attorney General Eric Schneid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583171592014-08-20T09:29:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T09:29:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317159@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:29:02 MDT County Council lines up behind unified 911 system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58314652-90/county-system-dispatch-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58314652-90/county-system-dispatch-lake.html.csp">County Council lines up behind unified 911 system</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T21:43:13.428-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County is closer to having a single computer-aided dispatch system for all of its public-safety agencies. An interlocal agreement has been reached between Salt Lake City, which operates off one dispatch platform, and the trustees of Valley Emergency Communications Center (VECC), which has a different dispatch system for many of the county’s other police agencies. To give that agreement more political weight, local-government councils are being asked to pass resolutions of support for ...</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> 58314652@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:43:13 MDT PriceWaterhouseCoopers to pay $25M in bank case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309097-79/bank-pricewaterhousecoopers-pay-regulators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309097-79/bank-pricewaterhousecoopers-pay-regulators.html.csp">PriceWaterhouseCoopers to pay $25M in bank case</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T10:03:02.287-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • PriceWaterhouseCoopers will pay $25 million and face a two-year suspension from consulting for new bank clients in an agreement with New York regulators. The deal follows an investigation that showed the company improperly altered a report about Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi laundering money for Iran, Sudan and others contrary to U.S. sanctions. Monday’s agreement follows a $250 million settlement with the bank last year. New York’s Department of Financial Services says its investigati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583090972014-08-18T10:03:02.287-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T10:03:02.287-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309097@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:03:02 MDT West Jordan OKs $200,000 severance for resigned city manager http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58298420-90/davis-jordan-west-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58298420-90/davis-jordan-west-council.html.csp">West Jordan OKs $200,000 severance for resigned city manager</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dan Harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T11:33:08.34-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan city on Thursday released details of a generous severance package for Richard Davis, the city manager who abruptly resigned this week without explanation. Although his last day in office was Wednesday, Davis will officially be on “administrative leave” and available for “consulting” through next June, with full salary and benefits. He’ll also be paid for already accrued and calculated leave time through the period. The deal also grants Davis continued payments equal to his $430 mont...</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> 58298420@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:33:08 MDT Gaza truce extension fans hope of lasting deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297162-68/hamas-israel-cairo-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297162-68/hamas-israel-cairo-gaza.html.csp">Gaza truce extension fans hope of lasting deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:49:02.067-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • A five-day extension of a Gaza truce appeared to be holding despite a rocky start on Thursday, fanning cautious optimism of progress in the indirect negotiations underway in Cairo between Israel and major Palestinian factions, including Hamas. It’s the longest cease-fire to be declared since the war broke out last month in the Gaza Strip. The fighting has so far killed more than 1,900 Palestinians, the majority of them civilians, according to Palestinian and U.N. officials. Israel has lo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582971622014-08-14T11:49:02.067-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:49:02.067-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said the International Longshore & Warehouse Union and Pacific Northwest grain companies reached the agreement shortly before midnight. If ratified, the agreement ensures that U.S. grain exports proceed without disruption during harvest. Details of the deal were not divulged. “Clearly ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582888392014-08-12T13:04:01.516-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T13:04:01.516-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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In May, the board authorized the installation of Wi-Fi at the World Trade Center. The multi-year agreement will include complimentary Wi-Fi in the retail areas of the World Trade Center transportation hub, as well as the PATH station. It’s predicted that the transportation hub wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582851382014-08-11T13:58:02.395-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T13:58:02.395-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285138@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:02 MDT Plan draws back feds’ monitoring of Detroit police http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279001-68/department-detroit-federal-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279001-68/department-detroit-federal-police.html.csp">Plan draws back feds’ monitoring of Detroit police</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:21:02.487-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The U.S. Justice Department and the city of Detroit have asked a judge to scale back federal monitoring of the city’s police department, which started more than a decade ago after complaints over the use of force and treatment of crime suspects. Federal authorities sued the city in 2003 and the city signed consent decrees that year. According to the request that was made Friday, significant progress has been made since that time. “Today, DPD’s practices are consistent with constitution...</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> 58279001@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:21:02 MDT Jordan to pay former administrator at least $500,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58272075-78/district-jolley-agreement-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58272075-78/district-jolley-agreement-jordan.html.csp">Jordan to pay former administrator at least $500,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T22:35:40.006-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jordan School District will pay its former deputy superintendent a package worth at least half a million dollars, after his full-time employment ended this summer amid threats of a district split. The details were revealed in response to an open records request filed by The Salt Lake Tribune. The Jordan board voted July 22 to buy Burke Jolley out of his contract, which was scheduled to go through June 2015. The district will pay Jolley $193,379 in salary and bonuses over the next 11 months...</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> 58272075@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:35:40 MDT Conservation commitments keep desert flowers off endangered list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263550-78/fish-wildlife-species-conservation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263550-78/fish-wildlife-species-conservation.html.csp">Conservation commitments keep desert flowers off endangered list</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T14:02:07.153-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 02:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you want to see some of Utah’s most colorful species of desert wildflowers, you have to look in exactly the same places as those hoping to mine oil shale — near black ledges where kerogen-bearing rock outcrops in the Uinta Basin. Because of this overlap of habitat and valuable mineral deposits, Graham’s and White River beardtongue have long been considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act. But on Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it was withdrawing its pet...</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> 58263550@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:02:07 MDT Pac-12: SEC wins race for DirecTV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58260453-89/pac-conference-directv-networks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58260453-89/pac-conference-directv-networks.html.csp">Pac-12: SEC wins race for DirecTV</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="2014-08-04T16:29:03.637-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Now that the Southeastern Conference and DirecTV have reached an agreement for SEC Network telecasts of at least 45 football games nationally this season, the heat is turning up again on the Pac-12 Conference. Since launching the Pac-12 Networks in 2012, the league has been unable to secure distribution via DirecTV. The SEC accomplished that in its network's first year. For all that Larry Scott has accomplished as commissioner, including the creation of the Pac-12 Networks, the conference's inab...</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> 58260453@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:29:03 MDT Questar reports quarterly earnings of $40 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58242881-79/gas-questar-million-earnings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58242881-79/gas-questar-million-earnings.html.csp">Questar reports quarterly earnings of $40 million</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T11:37:02.212-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Business has been steady at Questar Corp. The gas company reported net income of $40.3 million in the quarter ending June 30, up a bit from earnings of $39.4 million in the same period a year earlier. The gain amounted to 23 cents per share compared to 22 cents a share last year. The quarterly report noted that Questar Gas delivered natural gas to more than 953,800 customers in Utah and surrounding states, an increase of nearly 15,500 customers in the past year. In addition, Questar Gas reached...</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> 58242881@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:37:02 MDT South Jordan OKs deal with school district, cools to the idea of a split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244227-78/district-jordan-south-likely.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244227-78/district-jordan-south-likely.html.csp">South Jordan OKs deal with school district, cools to the idea of a split</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley and Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T15:34:19.294-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 03:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The South Jordan City Council unanimously approved an interlocal agreement Wednesday, but left the question of whether to put splitting from the Jordan School District on the ballot until its next meeting on Aug. 5. The decision came primarily because the Jordan school board approved South Jordan’s draft of the interlocal agreement Monday night and a new feasibility study indicated negative impacts for the city and students. Though about half of the public comment encouraged a split, all of the...</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> 58244227@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:34:19 MDT Jordan school board approves agreement to stop district split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233963-78/jordan-district-split-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233963-78/jordan-district-split-south.html.csp">Jordan school board approves agreement to stop district split</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Lisa Schencker </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T07:28:56.204-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan School District board members made the first step to prevent a district split Monday by approving an interlocal agreement drafted to improve communication and planning between the district and cities. “The purpose of doing this is so that children and employees are not faced with a district split and fewer opportunities,” board member Kayleen Whitelock said. “If we do not do this, that’s where it’s going to go ... if it means that children get more opportunities then it gets my vote.” The...</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> 58233963@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:28:56 MDT South Jordan nearing decision on split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224915-78/jordan-south-split-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224915-78/jordan-south-split-district.html.csp">South Jordan nearing decision on split</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:54:22.702-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Months of arguments, frustration and tension have all led up to the next two weeks — when South Jordan City leaders will finally decide whether to place the question of a school district split before voters. The Jordan School District board is scheduled to meet Monday night to discuss whether to enter into an agreement with South Jordan and other cities — centered on planning and communication issues — in hopes of preventing a possible split. If the board chooses to enter into the agreement, it ...</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> 58224915@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:54:22 MDT Two chairmen say they agree on plan to fix V.A. health program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230639-68/veterans-care-sanders-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230639-68/veterans-care-sanders-senate.html.csp">Two chairmen say they agree on plan to fix V.A. health program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW DALY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T19:35:01.712-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans’ health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to improve veterans’ care. Miller chairs the House veterans panel, while Sanders chairs the Senate panel. A spokesman for Sanders said S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582306392014-07-27T19:35:01.712-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T19:35:01.712-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230639@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:35:01 MDT Jordan District to buy out adminstrator’s contract amid split talk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212590-78/district-jordan-agreement-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212590-78/district-jordan-agreement-tuesday.html.csp">Jordan District to buy out adminstrator’s contract amid split talk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:02:14.902-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan School District leaders approved an agreement Tuesday to buy out their former deputy superintendent, who left the district earlier this month amid threats of a possible district split. Richard Osborn, Jordan board president, said the district will pay Burke Jolley for the rest of his contract, which was supposed to go through June 2015. District leaders, however, did not release an exact figure, telling a Salt Lake Tribune reporter to file an open records request for it. “The terms are co...</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> 58212590@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:02:14 MDT Letter: Don’t go to war over Iran http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211109-82/iran-war-nuclear-agreement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211109-82/iran-war-nuclear-agreement.html.csp">Letter: Don’t go to war over Iran</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:37:02.249-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No more war. No more money to the weapons makers. No more U.S. soldiers dying for the failed politics of our Senate. As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program continue, I hope my senators and my representative will seize this opportunity to publicly speak out in support of diplomacy. New sanctions or other saber-rattling measures could undermine the progress our diplomats have made toward a multi-year agreement that guards against a nuclear-armed Iran and the risk of another war over this issu...</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> 58211109@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:37:02 MDT Disney World and union reach contract agreement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198252-79/union-contract-agreement-disney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198252-79/union-contract-agreement-disney.html.csp">Disney World and union reach contract agreement</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:55:02.146-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orlando • Union officials say Walt Disney World has reached a tentative labor agreement with its largest union group that raises starting hourly pay from a little over $8 to $9 this year. The agreement announced Friday raises starting hourly pay to $9.50 next year and $10 in 2016. Union members will vote whether to approve the proposed contract on Aug. 1. The contract covers 21,000 full-time workers at the Florida-based theme park resort, which has around 45,000 full-time and 25,000 part-time em...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581982522014-07-18T11:55:02.146-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T11:55:02.146-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198252@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:55:02 MDT US-EU trade talks sour amid chlorine chicken fears http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197816-79/trade-deal-european-rules.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197816-79/trade-deal-european-rules.html.csp">US-EU trade talks sour amid chlorine chicken fears</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T09:30:01.362-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • Visions of chlorine-drenched chickens and the prospect of genetically modified “Frankenfood” invading dinner tables across the European Union are proving serious impediments to the signing of a sweeping free trade agreement between the United States and the 28-country bloc. Optimism that negotiations, which marked their first-year anniversary this week, would lead to a deal to create a trading bloc of 800 million people representing around half the world’s economic output have faltere...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581978162014-07-18T09:30:01.362-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T09:30:01.362-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197816@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:30:01 MDT