AMERICA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AMERICA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kurt Bestor’s Christmas shows set for Dec. 18-20; tickets on sale Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58425080-66/bestor-christmas-concerts-choir.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58425080-66/bestor-christmas-concerts-choir.html.csp">Kurt Bestor’s Christmas shows set for Dec. 18-20; tickets on sale Friday</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="2014-09-17T20:54:31.545-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The calendar says September, the store shelves say Halloween — so let’s talk about your Christmas plans. Kurt Bestor is already planning for the holidays. The Utah composer, pianist and entertainer has set the dates for his 27th annual Christmas concerts, set for Dec. 18-20 at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Tickets for the four shows — which the musician is billing as his “Best Ever Bestor Christmas” concerts — go on sale Friday via ArtTix. Bestor’s guests for this year’s c...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58425080@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:54:31 MDT Miss America: More to worry about than red cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416024-68/config-data-cup-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416024-68/config-data-cup-america.html.csp">Miss America: More to worry about than red cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T11:11:40.763-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup That was the message Monday from Kira Kazantsev (kah-ZANT’-sev) of New York as many social media users continued to pan her use of a plastic cup during the talent portion of Sunday night’s pageant finale in Atlantic City. Kazantsev tells The Associated Press she realizes everything she does now will be scrutinized and commented on. But she says she performed Pharrell ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160242014-09-17T11:11:40.763-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T11:11:40.763-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416024@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:11:40 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: From a red cup to a tiara http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58415301-66/miss-york-box-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58415301-66/miss-york-box-com.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: From a red cup to a tiara</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T07:35:25.979-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 07:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Miss New York Kira Kazantsev is your Miss America 2015, winning by performing Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” while rhythmically drumming on a red plastic cup (a la Anna Kendrick in “Pitch Perfect”). [AP, via ABC News] • Apple’s “free” U2 album giveaway reportedly cost the company $100 million to the band. [New York Times] • The thriller “No Good Deed” topped the weekend box office, taking in an estimated $24.5 million. [Box Office Mojo]</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> 58415301@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:35:25 MDT Miss America to buff Atlantic City’s image http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413146-68/miss-atlantic-america-competition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413146-68/miss-atlantic-america-competition.html.csp">Miss America to buff Atlantic City’s image</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T15:04:01.967-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 03:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • This struggling seaside gambling resort has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons lately: a rash of casino closings, thousands of unemployed workers, and a domestic violence case involving a former NFL star. But for three hours Sunday night, America will get a different look at Atlantic City. The Miss America pageant will present an upbeat view of the city where it began in 1921 and crown its next winner during a nationally televised finale. The show will feat...</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> 58413146@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:04:01 MDT HSBC paying $550M to resolve mortgage claims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408090-79/securities-bank-hsbc-mortgage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408090-79/securities-bank-hsbc-mortgage.html.csp">HSBC paying $550M to resolve mortgage claims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARCY GORDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:38:02.022-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • British bank HSBC has agreed to pay $550 million to resolve U.S. claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007. The Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie and Freddie, announced the settlement Friday with HSBC. London-based HSBC is Europe’s largest bank and also has extensive operations in the U.S. Its U.S. division has about $289 billion in assets, making ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080902014-09-12T18:38:02.022-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T18:38:02.022-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408090@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:38:02 MDT Letter: Feds not doing the job of Mexican wolf recovery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407816-82/mexican-wolf-wolves-recovery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407816-82/mexican-wolf-wolves-recovery.html.csp">Letter: Feds not doing the job of Mexican wolf recovery</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T17:38:44.594-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you, Salt Lake Tribune, for your article, (“Should Mexican Wolves roam Utah?” Sept. 10). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a sham. This agency has done little for America’s wolf recovery. Instead of protecting and encouraging acceptance of America’s wolves, they sit idle while wolves are slaughtered. Recently they’ve proposed the delisting of America’s gray wolves. (Mexican grays are excluded, for now.) FWS permits the extermination of wolves based on speculation. Relocating a wolf bec...</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> 58407816@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:38:44 MDT Rampell: Atlantic City is going broke, again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407167-82/atlantic-america-casinos-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407167-82/atlantic-america-casinos-state.html.csp">Rampell: Atlantic City is going broke, again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T13:50:07.097-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 01:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. • The get-rich-quick town is going broke. Again. On a recent breezy Saturday night, row after row of slot machines at the Trump Plaza sat eerily unused, their symmetrical, semi-synchronized blinking creating a sort of hall-of-mirrors effect. In a few days, almost immediately after Miss America contestants pack up their sashes, the casino will close. The Revel, a $2.4 billion gleaming white elephant completed only after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered $261 million ...</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> 58407167@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:50:07 MDT TV preview: Join the ‘Red Band Society’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399204-223/watch-fox-season-sunday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399204-223/watch-fox-season-sunday.html.csp">TV preview: Join the ‘Red Band Society’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T09:58:55.614-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There aren’t many shows narrated by a 12-year-old in a coma, but “The Red Band Society” somehow makes it work. This new series follows a group of teens who suffer from cancer, heart disease, cystic fibrosis and more. They live in a hospital and try to be regular kids at the same time. It’s surprisingly upbeat despite the subject matter. Watch • 8 p.m. Wednesday, Fox/Ch. 13 This Weekend — MLS Real Salt Lake at Seattle Sounders. Watch • 8:30 p.m. Friday, NBCSN College football Wake Fo...</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> 58399204@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:58:55 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - September 11, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58405088-227/football-flag-america-provo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58405088-227/football-flag-america-provo.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - September 11, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:19:02.642-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake TribuneThe American Flaf flies at half mast in honor of 911 during game between BYU and Houston and LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Thursday, September 11, 2014. Read more</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> 58405088@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:19:02 MDT Grand America Hotel fined $2M for hiring undocumented workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398036-78/america-hotel-grand-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398036-78/america-hotel-grand-workers.html.csp">Grand America Hotel fined $2M for hiring undocumented workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tom harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:12:12.365-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Grand America Hotel has agreed to pay a nearly $2 million fine because managers had rehired undocumented workers after federal investigators issued a warning in 2011 and 133 employees were fired. After the warning that followed a yearlong audit, lower and midlevel managers created two temporary employment agencies, and, within days of the warning, the agencies were used as cover to rehire about 30 of those fired workers, according to the U.S. attorney’s office for Utah. Another 13 went back...</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> 58398036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:12:12 MDT Milbank: Washington fails because of too few insiders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398001-82/washington-todd-gregory-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398001-82/washington-todd-gregory-political.html.csp">Milbank: Washington fails because of too few insiders</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="2014-09-10T10:52:58.19-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Among many talents exhibited by Chuck Todd in the days since he replaced David Gregory as host of “Meet the Press” is his ability to turn a proper noun into a verb. “I’m not trying to Horatio Alger,” Todd told my Washington Post colleague Ben Terris. “But it’s an advantage that I grew up middle class in South Florida” — where, he said, his father wasn’t always fully employed and the whole family at times shared a mattress. “I feel like I understand that resentment that can build whe...</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> 58398001@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:52:58 MDT Will: Putin casts a cold eye on atrophied NATO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382320-82/nato-putin-soviet-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382320-82/nato-putin-soviet-military.html.csp">Will: Putin casts a cold eye on atrophied NATO</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T01:01:04.086-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Speaking on Aug. 29 — at a fundraiser, of course — Barack Obama applied to a platitude the varnish of smartphone sociology, producing this intellectual sunburst: “The truth of the matter is, is that the world has always been messy. In part, we’re just noticing now because of social media and our capacity to see in intimate detail the hardships that people are going through.” So, if 14th- century Europeans had had Facebook and Twitter, they would have noticed how really disagreeable ...</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> 58382320@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 01:01:04 MDT Letter: Let’s put Band-aids over bullets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58394551-82/bullets-aids-band-prefer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58394551-82/bullets-aids-band-prefer.html.csp">Letter: Let’s put Band-aids over bullets</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T17:11:02.678-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I met a nice woman from Guatemala who was searching for the American Dream. She told me how wonderful the U.S.A. was because people cared about one another. I hung my head, but didn’t respond. In my heart I believe that America has become a land whose people prefer to buy bullets over Band-aids, always having tax money for endless warfare but not for public welfare and health care. A society that invests and cares about its people doesn’t need bullets; societies that are cheap and petty and 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> 58394551@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:11:02 MDT DVD review: ‘Captain America’ and ‘Agents’ make a Marvel-ous double bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58378132-223/agents-cap-fury-marvel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58378132-223/agents-cap-fury-marvel.html.csp">DVD review: ‘Captain America’ and ‘Agents’ make a Marvel-ous double bill</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="2014-09-08T14:45:59.965-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 02:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grade • A- / B DVD •Marvel Comics’ most red-white-and-blue superhero returns in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” and Cap (Chris Evans) is deep in the most interesting political thriller since Robert Redford made “Three Days of the Condor.” Redford also stars here as Alexander Pierce, a figure so bad-ass he gives orders to Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). The plot centers on the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. and Cap’s qualms that a new super-weapon — which Fury says will neutralize threats before...</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> 58378132@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:45:59 MDT Lea Thompson, Tommy Chong among new ‘Dancing’ pack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58373685-223/dancing-chong-lea-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58373685-223/dancing-chong-lea-season.html.csp">Lea Thompson, Tommy Chong among new ‘Dancing’ pack</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T16:46:33.252-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Actress Lea Thompson, “Duck Dynasty” diva Sadie Robertson and NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip are making tracks for the new season of “Dancing With the Stars.” ABC on Thursday announced the 13 contestants for its fall round of the dancing competition. They also include talk-show host Tavis Smiley, “Pretty Little Liars” star Janel Parrish, Olympic athlete Lolo Jones, actor Antonio Sabato Jr. and fashion designer Betsey Johnson. Other amateur hoofers include comedy veteran Tommy Chong, YouTube star ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736852014-09-04T16:46:33.252-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T16:46:33.252-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373685@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:46:33 MDT Wednesday on TV: 'So You Think You Can Dance' will crown a new champion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58369438-63/season-america-brooklyn-cbs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58369438-63/season-america-brooklyn-cbs.html.csp">Wednesday on TV: 'So You Think You Can Dance' will crown a new champion</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="2014-09-03T11:57:07.516-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A winner is declared in the season finale of So You Think You Can Dance (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), and we know he/she won't be a Utahn. Three Utahns made the finals. Marcquet Hill and Brooklyn Fullmer both made the top 16 before being eliminated; Tanisha Belnap made the top eight, which means she'll be part of the upcoming national tour. As for who the winner of the title of America's Favorite Dancer will be in Season 11, it will be an upset if anyone other than Ricky Ubeda wins. Elsewhere on TV ... ...</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> 58369438@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:57:07 MDT Letter: Rich dodge their share of the burden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58361452-82/burger-king-rates-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58361452-82/burger-king-rates-tax.html.csp">Letter: Rich dodge their share of the burden</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:44:16.241-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Burger King’s recent acquisition of Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Horton, and the suggestion Burger King could move its headquarters to Canada to take advantage of lower tax rates there, has reignited the discussion about corporate tax rates in the U.S. Some claim the U.S. should lower it’s corporate tax rates to keep companies from moving offshore. Here’s what I worry about: Since the days of Ronald Reagan and the introduction of supply-side economics, the infrastructure in America has...</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> 58361452@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:44:16 MDT Letter: Sen. Hatch’s commentary a waste of space http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358880-82/america-piece-space-waste.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358880-82/america-piece-space-waste.html.csp">Letter: Sen. Hatch’s commentary a waste of space</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T15:42:59.948-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To Sen. Orrin Hatch, re the United Nations takeover of America in your op-ed piece of August 30: It was a waste of space. After oozing between Utah and Washington for lo these many years, surely you must recognize that America is in no danger from the U.N. We hate it, we don’t like paying our dues, and we view the U.N. with a kind of infantile paranoia. American exceptionalism excludes most everything to do with the U.N. as well as international law. America is a king-baby country, kept that way...</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> 58358880@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:42:59 MDT Murray police looking for credit union robber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58355071-78/police-murray-credit-union.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58355071-78/police-murray-credit-union.html.csp">Murray police looking for credit union robber</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T22:13:52.579-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray police would like the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a credit union. About 9:50 a.m. Saturday, the man walked into Mountain America Credit Union at 5900 S. State St. and passed a note to the teller “to give him some money,” said police Sgt. Kim Rees. The teller complied, and the man left with an undisclosed amount, Rees said. There was no mention of a weapon, the sergeant added. The man is described as white, about 6 feet tall, with light brown hair. He was wearing plastic fra...</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> 58355071@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:13:52 MDT Op-ed: Women’s museum plan expensive, not inclusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58335429-82/women-museum-history-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58335429-82/women-museum-history-american.html.csp">Op-ed: Women’s museum plan expensive, not inclusive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Penny Nance</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:05:02.172-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee and our 500,000 members around the country join Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, in his opposition to a bill that could put taxpayers on the hook for millions of dollars to build and maintain a new women’s museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. There is no doubt that women have played an indispensable role in shaping and improving the American experience throughout our nation’s history — and their stories deserve to be shared and celebrated...</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> 58335429@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:05:02 MDT