ALEXANDER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALEXANDER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Disappointment, forgiveness mix in La. scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812117-68/mcallister-district-election-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812117-68/mcallister-district-election-republican.html.csp">Disappointment, forgiveness mix in La. scandal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BILL BARROW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:29:02.179-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monroe, La. • To Louisiana voters accustomed to tawdry scandals involving elected officials, disappointment with an eye toward forgiveness is the prevailing sentiment about their new congressman, caught on video embracing an aide married to one of his friends. Republican Vance McAllister was a wealthy businessman without prior political experience when he won a special election last fall, trouncing his party’s establishment candidate in a conservative district that comprises northeast Louisiana....</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57812117@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:29:02 MDT College basketball: No. 12 North Dakota State stuns No. 5 Oklahoma in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711009-77/state-overtime-points-dakota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711009-77/state-overtime-points-dakota.html.csp">College basketball: No. 12 North Dakota State stuns No. 5 Oklahoma in overtime</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • The guys in green raced off the court and into the locker room where they danced and sang, compared whose shot was most likely to end up featured on “One Shining Moment,” and checked Twitter to see who was giving them a shoutout. North Dakota State pulled off yet another 12 seed stunner and enjoyed every moment of it. “I just want to keep coaching this team,” NDSU coach Saul Phillips said. “I don’t want to have to say goodbye to this locker room.” Lawrence Alexander’s 3-pointer ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577110092014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57711009@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:46:26 MDT NCAA Tournament: NDSU 80, Oklahoma 75 (OT) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710687-77/points-bison-braun-seconds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710687-77/points-bison-braun-seconds.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: NDSU 80, Oklahoma 75 (OT)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:09.669-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SPOKANE, Wash. • Saul Phillips ran over to the fans in green and yellow, threw his arms in the air and screamed at the top of his lungs. No one could hear the excitable North Dakota State coach. There was too much noise from the Bison celebrating the biggest win in school history. Lawrence Alexander hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left to force overtime and freshman Carlin Dupree scored four points in the final 75 seconds as No. 12 seed North Dakota State knocked off Oklahoma 80-75 Thursday nigh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577106872014-03-21T16:39:09.669-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:09.669-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57710687@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:09 MDT Letter: Americans should not put up with domestic spying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613075-82/nsa-activities-americans-domestic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613075-82/nsa-activities-americans-domestic.html.csp">Letter: Americans should not put up with domestic spying</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T01:01:06.527-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">President Barack Obama promised the American people the National Security Agency wasn’t reading the content of their emails. Well, why not? Obama and NSA Chief Keith Alexander have never been deterred by the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment, nor by our right to privacy, as recognized by the Supreme Court. So why isn’t the NSA scanning our emails for content that would tip its agents off to potential terrorist activities or sympathies? Why isn’t the NSA recording all of our phone conversations? W...</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> 57613075@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Utah State football standouts head to NFL Combine this weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57576103-77/nfl-combine-state-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57576103-77/nfl-combine-state-utah.html.csp">Utah State football standouts head to NFL Combine this weekend</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T20:01:45.943-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tyler Larsen has spent nearly two months preparing for one of the most important tests of his life. He’ll be measured, timed and scrutinized for weaknesses. Hundreds of eyes will follow him as he gets a few seconds to show his athletic ability, and those impressions will go a long way to deciding if he can get drafted into the National Football League in May. Larsen, a three-time all-conference center at Utah State, knows this weekend’s NFL Combine in Indianapolis will be stressful and demanding...</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> 57576103@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:01:45 MDT