AGREEMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AGREEMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Nepal clears Indian firm to build hydro power plant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432729-79/nepal-power-plant-hydro.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432729-79/nepal-power-plant-hydro.html.csp">Nepal clears Indian firm to build hydro power plant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T10:02:02.108-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 10:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Katmandu, Nepal • Nepal’s government has endorsed plans for Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation’s largest hydro power plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment, officials said Friday. The $1.15 billion Upper Karnali Hydro power plant would be the biggest private foreign investment in Nepal, putting India ahead of northern neighbor China which has long shown interest in developing Nepal’s power industry. Govinda Pokhrel of Nepal’s natio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584327292014-09-19T10:02:02.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T10:02:02.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432729@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:02:02 MDT Utah teacher accused of sex abuse resolves criminal case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420262-78/supp-student-plea-agreement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420262-78/supp-student-plea-agreement.html.csp">Utah teacher accused of sex abuse resolves criminal case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:25:16.213-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Clearfield High School teacher accused of forcing a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old student has resolved her criminal case. Gaile Kristine Supp, 25, entered an Alford plea last week to one count of third-degree sexual battery. With an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but concedes enough evidence exists to likely secure a conviction at trial. A four-day trial had been set to begin Monday for Supp, who was originally charged in 2nd District Court with first-degree felon...</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> 58420262@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:25:16 MDT Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421764-68/ukraine-european-ukrainian-europe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421764-68/ukraine-european-ukrainian-europe.html.csp">Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURA MILLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T18:48:02.866-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 06:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country’s rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists. The actions by lawmakers began to flesh out the emerging picture of a new Ukraine, where a determined pivot toward Europe has come at great cost: concessions to Russia and a war with rebels that killed more than 3,000 people and pushed the West’s relations with Moscow to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584217642014-09-16T18:48:02.866-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T18:48:02.866-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421764@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:48:02 MDT Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393322-79/detroit-bankruptcy-deal-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393322-79/detroit-bankruptcy-deal-department.html.csp">Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COREY WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T13:54:56.134-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 01:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The Detroit water department would be turned into a regional agency with a 10-year limit on annual rate increases and an infusion of millions of dollars from the suburbs, under a deal the mayor and other officials announced Tuesday. Only two of the governing board’s six members would be appointed by Detroit, but rate increases would need approval from five. The Water and Sewerage Department provides water from the Detroit River and Lake Huron to people in eight counties, approximately ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583933222014-09-09T13:54:56.134-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T13:54:56.134-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393322@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:54:56 MDT FTC sues AbbVie, Teva over generic AndroGel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390459-79/abbvie-teva-generic-androgel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390459-79/abbvie-teva-generic-androgel.html.csp">FTC sues AbbVie, Teva over generic AndroGel</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T17:30:01.736-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Federal Trade Commission is suing drugmakers AbbVie and Teva, saying they conspired to temporarily keep generic versions of AbbVie’s low-testosterone drug AndroGel off the market. The FTC says AbbVie Inc. and its partner and Besins Healthcare filed baseless patent infringement lawsuits against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Perrigo Co. to delay the approval and sale of less-expensive generic versions of the drug. AbbVie then struck a deal with Teva that will allow Teva to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583904592014-09-08T17:30:01.736-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T17:30:01.736-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390459@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:30:01 MDT Anti-fracking billboards in Ohio are coming down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388422-79/billboards-ohio-coming-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388422-79/billboards-ohio-coming-says.html.csp">Anti-fracking billboards in Ohio are coming down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE CARR SMYTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T08:44:02.373-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards near two wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages are coming down. Michael Boals, of Coshocton, told The Associated Press the billboards’ owners are ending his lease agreement Tuesday. He said a July lawsuit contending the signs contain false and defamatory attacks prompted them to end his three-month verbal agreement after two months. The complaint by Austin,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583884222014-09-08T08:44:02.373-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T08:44:02.373-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388422@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:44:02 MDT Australia to sign uranium trade deal with India http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378175-79/uranium-deal-india-nuclear.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378175-79/uranium-deal-india-nuclear.html.csp">Australia to sign uranium trade deal with India</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:02:02.584-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Delhi • Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has met with his Indian counterpart on a two-day state visit during which they are expected to sign a deal to allow the export of uranium to New Delhi for use in power generation. The agreement is expected to be signed Friday evening. Australia, which has almost a third of the world’s known uranium reserves, imposes strict conditions on uranium exports and India’s failure to sign the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty had long been a barrier to a d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583781752014-09-05T11:02:02.584-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T11:02:02.584-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378175@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:02:02 MDT Sports briefs: Comcast to sponsor NASCAR’s Nationwide Series http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58371351-77/series-sponsor-comcast-sports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58371351-77/series-sponsor-comcast-sports.html.csp">Sports briefs: Comcast to sponsor NASCAR’s Nationwide Series</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T21:41:59.925-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Auto Racing • Comcast Corp. on Wednesday signed a 10-year agreement to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of NASCAR’s second-tier racing series. The series will be known as the NASCAR Xfinity Series through 2024. The deal matches the longest single agreement around title sponsorship of any NASCAR national series in its history, and Sports Business Daily valued the package at worth close to $200 million. “One of the things that is especially important to us is live sports,” said P...</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> 58371351@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:41:59 MDT U.S. plan would allow troops in Afghanistan past end of year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336218-68/agreement-dempsey-security-afghanistan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336218-68/agreement-dempsey-security-afghanistan.html.csp">U.S. plan would allow troops in Afghanistan past end of year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • The Pentagon has developed plans that would allow American forces to remain in Afghanistan beyond the end of the year if the contested presidential election drags on and a security agreement isn’t signed soon, the top U.S. military officer said Monday. Shortly before landing in Kabul for a visit, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, told reporters accompanying him on the trip that under optimal circumstances the U.S. would need about 120 days to pull a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583362182014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58336218@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:38:02 MDT P.C. Mountain Resort and Talisker miss another deadline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334524-78/pcmr-resort-talisker-vail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334524-78/pcmr-resort-talisker-vail.html.csp">P.C. Mountain Resort and Talisker miss another deadline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:34.999-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City Mountain Resort and its landlord, Talisker Land Holdings, in conjunction with Vail Resorts Inc., announced Monday morning they have been unable to reach a lease agreement as of Sunday — the deadline for mediation negotiations. The parties jointly asked 3rd District Judge Ryan Harris to extend the talks through 5 p.m. Friday. In a statement issued Monday afternoon, Talisker/Vail said they “are completely committed to finding a resolution to this dispute that is in the best interests o...</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> 58334524@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:34 MDT 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. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297162@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:49:02 MDT Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288839-79/grain-deal-united-labor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288839-79/grain-deal-united-labor.html.csp">Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVEN DUBOIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T13:04:01.516-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • A bitter and occasionally violent two-year labor dispute at Northwest grain terminals ended with a tentative deal reached in the middle of the night. 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. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288839@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:04:01 MDT Deal inked for Wi-Fi at World Trade Center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285138-79/center-trade-agreement-commuters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285138-79/center-trade-agreement-commuters.html.csp">Deal inked for Wi-Fi at World Trade Center</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T13:58:02.395-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 01:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Officials say commuters and visitors at the World Trade Center will be able to take advantage of free WiFi. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced an agreement with Boingo Wireless on Monday. 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