ATLANTA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATLANTA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343236-68/runway-airport-debris-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343236-68/runway-airport-debris-http.html.csp">AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID GOLDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Nearly 100 workers at the world’s busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off. On Wednesday, the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was closed for about 30 minutes so employees could look for debris. According to the airport website, the fifth runway opened in 2006 and averages more than 100,000 landings and takeoffs per year. Among the junk collected: pebbles, washers, ball bearings an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432362014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343236@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:11:02 MDT College football super fans get super sleepover at Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296990-77/football-college-hall-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296990-77/football-college-hall-atlanta.html.csp">College football super fans get super sleepover at Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID GOLDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.675-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • One hundred contest winners who wrote essays detailing their love of college football were selected to stay with a guest overnight in Atlanta’s College Football Hall of Fame before its grand opening and win a year’s supply of Chick-fil-A. The 200 die-hards, who came from as far away as Hawaii, were among the first to see the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience before it opens to the public Aug. 23. After touring the exhibits, guest were served dinner on the mus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582969902014-08-14T22:49:13.675-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.675-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296990@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT Tuesday’s sports TV/Radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285987-77/league-espn-san-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285987-77/league-espn-san-baseball.html.csp">Tuesday’s sports TV/Radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:30.977-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Little League Softball • World Series, semifinal, teams TBD, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., ESPN2 Major League Baseball • L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta or Detroit at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Chicago White Sox at San Francisco, 8:10 p.m., WGN • Colorado at San Diego, 8:10 p.m., ROOT Soccer • International friendly, Valencia at Manchester United, 12:25 p.m., ESPN2 • UEFA, Super Cup, Real Madrid vs. Sevilla, 12:30, FS1 Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Salt Lake at Omaha, 6 p.m., 128...</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> 58285987@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:30 MDT Monday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282086-77/league-baseball-atlanta-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282086-77/league-baseball-atlanta-colorado.html.csp">Monday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T23:02:02.203-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Major League Baseball • N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 11 a.m., MLB Network • L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 5 p.m., ESPN • Colorado at San Diego, 8 p.m., ROOT Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, El Paso at Salt Lake, 7 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM • Pioneer League, Ogden at Missoula, 7 p.m., 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson, 3-6 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM, 97.5 FM</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> 58282086@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:02:02 MDT Delta reports rise in key July revenue figure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259410-79/percent-delta-airline-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259410-79/percent-delta-airline-july.html.csp">Delta reports rise in key July revenue figure</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T12:17:02.256-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday that passengers flew more and paid higher average prices than a year ago, indicating that there has been no let-up in solid demand for air travel. Delta said that a key revenue figure rose 3 percent last month compared with July 2013. The increase in passenger revenue for every seat flown one mile indicated that the airline was able to fill a few more seats and charge higher average fares. The airline predicted that the revenue figure would rise by betw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582594102014-08-04T12:17:02.256-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T12:17:02.256-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259410@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:17:02 MDT Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256014-68/ebola-hospital-patients-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256014-68/ebola-hospital-patients-atlanta.html.csp">Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAY HENRY and MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa and could have catastrophic consequences if allowed to spread, world health officials say. So why would anyone allow infected Americans to come to Atlanta? The answer, experts say, is because Emory University Hospital is one of the safest places in the world to treat someone with Ebola. There’s virtually no chance the virus can spread from the hospital’s super-secure isolation unit. And another thing, they say: medical workers r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582560142014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:16:18 MDT MLB: Longtime Braves broadcaster Van Wieren dies at 69 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253716-77/van-wieren-braves-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253716-77/van-wieren-braves-team.html.csp">MLB: Longtime Braves broadcaster Van Wieren dies at 69</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul Newberry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:14.164-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Pete Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner’s “SuperStation,” died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the team said. He was 69. Affectionately known as “The Professor” for his encyclopedic knowledge of the game and long hours of research before each broadcast, Van Wieren spent 33 years with the Braves before retiring in 2008, shortly after the death of his longtime partner Skip C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582537162014-08-02T23:10:14.164-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:14.164-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The agency is holding hearings this week in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh and Washington on President Barack Obama’s plan to cut carbon-dioxide emissions by 30 percent by 2030, with 2005 levels as the starting point. The rules are intended to curb global warming. Coal mines, electric utilities, labor unions, e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582386592014-07-29T18:53:01.469-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T18:53:01.469-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:53:01 MDT Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234272-87/jazz-millsap-snyder-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234272-87/jazz-millsap-snyder-coach.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:00.556-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Plenty of resources were available to Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward this summer, if he wanted to learn anything about new coach Quin Snyder. They made it easy for him. From former Butler teammate Shelvin Mack and ex-Jazz players Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll, Hayward has discovered a lot about Snyder and the Atlanta offense he helped run last season. “Honestly, I didn’t have to do that much research,” Hayward said. “I had so many players come up [who] were pissed that ...</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> 58234272@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:00 MDT Atlanta’s Paul Millsap added to Team USA roster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230489-77/team-millsap-atlanta-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230489-77/team-millsap-atlanta-camp.html.csp">Atlanta’s Paul Millsap added to Team USA roster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:09.937-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paul Millsap has long been one of the more underappreciated players in the NBA, a do-it-all forward who has toiled in anonymity while playing in Utah and Atlanta. Now he’s going to get a chance to really make a name for himself with Team USA. Millsap was invited to Team USA’s training camp Sunday, with chairman Jerry Colangelo hoping the Hawks forward’s versatility will help the team’s frontcourt that has been hurt by several high-profile withdrawals in recent weeks. “Paul has prior experience 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> 58230489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:09 MDT NFL notes: Ravens RB Rice suspended two games for domestic violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221493-77/rice-camp-blackmon-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221493-77/rice-camp-blackmon-yards.html.csp">NFL notes: Ravens RB Rice suspended two games for domestic violence</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.501-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Owings Mills, Md. • Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received a two-game suspension from the NFL following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rice was arrested following a Feb. 15 altercation in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in which he allegedly struck then-fiancee Janay Palmer. The 27-year-old Rice has been accepted into a di...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582214932014-07-24T22:45:05.501-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T22:45:05.501-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221493@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Tuesday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207924-77/espn-league-baseball-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207924-77/espn-league-baseball-atlanta.html.csp">Tuesday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.773-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Cycling • Tour de France, Stage 16, 6 a.m., NBCSN Major League Baseball • San Francisco at Philadelphia or Miami at Atlanta, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Washington at Colorado, 6:40 p.m., ROOT WNBA • Indiana at Chicago, 6 p.m., ESPN2 • Phoenix at Seattle, 8 p.m., ESPN2 Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Reno at Salt Lake, 7 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM • Pioneer League, Billings at Ogden, 7 p.m., 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson 3-6 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Forgotten vials of smallpox found in cardboard box http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162761-68/smallpox-cdc-vials-samples.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162761-68/smallpox-cdc-vials-samples.html.csp">Forgotten vials of smallpox found in cardboard box</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T19:42:02.535-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 07:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box. The six glass vials were intact and sealed, and scientists have yet to establish whether the virus is dead or alive, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Still, the find was disturbing because for decades after smallpox was declared eradicated in 1980, worl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581627612014-07-08T19:42:02.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T19:42:02.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162761@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:42:02 MDT