BECAME - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BECAME News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Boxer won fight to clear his name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57842777-68/carter-convicted-prison-hurricane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57842777-68/carter-convicted-prison-hurricane.html.csp">Boxer won fight to clear his name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T22:29:05.824-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away from the spotlight and the adulation of the boxing ring. But when he at last won his biggest fight — for exoneration — he betrayed little bitterness. Instead, Carter dedicated much of his remaining life to helping other prisoners and e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578427772014-04-20T22:29:05.824-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-20T22:29:05.824-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57842777@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:29:05 MDT Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833717-68/marquez-garcia-latin-colombia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833717-68/marquez-garcia-latin-colombia.html.csp">Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and FRANK BAJAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. One of the most revered and influential writers of his generation, he brought Latin America’s charm and maddening contradictions to life in the minds of millions and became the best-known practitioner of “magical realism,” a blending of fantastic elements into portrayals of da...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578337172014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833717@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:54:31 MDT Monday on TV: ‘Mom’ ends its first season on a high note http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57817780-63/christy-alcoholic-cbs-mom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57817780-63/christy-alcoholic-cbs-mom.html.csp">Monday on TV: ‘Mom’ ends its first season on a high note</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T10:52:21.414-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mom (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) comes to the end of its first season tonight, and there definitely have been ups and downs. The first few episodes of this sitcom about Christy (Anna Faris), a recovering alcoholic; her mother, Bonnie (Allison Janney), a recovering alcoholic; and Christy’s daughter, Violet (Sadie Calvano), a pregnant teenager, were sharp and funny. Then the series sort of lost its way as it became more about Christy’s series of boyfriends. But the show got back on track as it became mo...</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> 57817780@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:52:21 MDT 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57815383-77/smith-airport-became-ortiz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57815383-77/smith-airport-became-ortiz.html.csp">49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T23:31:21.563-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb. LAPD Sgt. Michael Fox said Smith was booked Sunday afternoon. Airport police Sgt. Karla Ortiz said the 24-year-old player was randomly selected for a secondary screening at Terminal 1. Ortiz said Smith became uncooperative with the process and told a TSA agent that he had a bomb ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578153832014-04-13T23:31:21.563-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-13T23:31:21.563-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57815383@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:31:21 MDT Granger High teen arrested after scuffle with Taser-wielding officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802721-78/officer-student-horsley-taser.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802721-78/officer-student-horsley-taser.html.csp">Granger High teen arrested after scuffle with Taser-wielding officer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T21:04:16.587-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Granger High School sophomore is facing possible expulsion and criminal charges after wrestling with a Taser-wielding school resource officer before finally being subdued. Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley said the incident began about 10:30 a.m. Thursday when the male student, along with several others, was discovered loitering in the gymnasium when they were supposed to be in class. A hall monitor approached the group to give them truancy citations but then called the Granite Sch...</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> 57802721@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:04:16 MDT Colorado notes first death linked to pot since it became legal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57764382-68/death-denver-marijuana-student.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57764382-68/death-denver-marijuana-student.html.csp">Colorado notes first death linked to pot since it became legal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:34:38.341-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • The Denver coroner says an exchange student from Wyoming fell to his death after eating a marijuana cookie, the first reported death linked to marijuana since the drug became legal for recreational use in Colorado in January. Nineteen-year-old Levy Thamba died after falling from the balcony of a Denver hotel on March 11. An autopsy report released Wednesday says he died from the fall but also lists “marijuana intoxication” as a contributing factor in his death. Officials at Northwest Co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577643822014-04-02T18:34:38.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T18:34:38.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764382@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:34:38 MDT Was Jesus divine? Publisher hedges bets with Bart Ehrman’s new book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57729016-80/ehrman-jesus-book-god.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57729016-80/ehrman-jesus-book-god.html.csp">Was Jesus divine? Publisher hedges bets with Bart Ehrman’s new book</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN MURAWSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T13:19:01.706-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Set side by side, the book jackets look almost like matching wood-block prints of a bearded, haloed figure. The titles mirror each other, too, featuring the same trio of names: Jesus, God, Bart Ehrman. On one of the volumes, “How Jesus Became God,” Ehrman is clearly the author; but in the reversed “How God Became Jesus,” Ehrman is the nemesis of a concerted rebuttal. So what gives? The two books are an unusual publishing experiment, in which HarperCollins arranged to have a team of evangelical s...</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> 57729016@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:19:01 MDT Small riot breaks out when teens fight Salt Lake police http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733821-78/amp-police-kids-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733821-78/amp-police-kids-lake.html.csp">Small riot breaks out when teens fight Salt Lake police</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T18:26:52.071-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 06:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What began Tuesday night with a teenage trespassing ended up as a brawl with more than half a dozen Salt Lake City police officers. The incident began at 6:31 p.m. when police stopped an 18-year-old man who was trespassing at Horizonte High School, at 1234 S. Main St. According to Detective Cody Lougy, the teen has previously tried to enter the school — which has night classes for both adults and kids — and has been banned from the campus. As officers stopped the teen he became “combative.” Lo...</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> 57733821@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:26:52 MDT Brooks: How cities change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697591-82/newark-jeffries-baraka-cities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697591-82/newark-jeffries-baraka-cities.html.csp">Brooks: How cities change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BROOKS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T10:33:01.827-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Shavar Jeffries was born in Newark, N.J., in 1975, the son of a 19-year-old mother who was unprepared to take care of him. He spent the first nine years of his life shuttling between different relatives. Then his mother came back into his life and moved him to California. Shortly after they moved to Los Angeles, there was a problem with the lock to their apartment door. Jeffries’ mom called the locksmith and soon began a relationship with him. One evening the locksmith was looking over her phone...</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> 57697591@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:33:01 MDT Will: The benefits of prudence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57671041-82/health-medicine-percent-became.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57671041-82/health-medicine-percent-became.html.csp">Will: The benefits of prudence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T22:28:01.882-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — In September 1958, a future columnist, then 17, was unpacking as a college freshman when upperclassmen hired by tobacco companies knocked on his dormitory door, distributing free mini-packs of cigarettes. He and many other aspiring sophisticates became smokers. Six years later — 50 years ago: Jan. 11, 1964 — when the Surgeon General published the report declaring tobacco carcinogenic, more than 40 percent of American adults smoked. Today, when smoking is considered declassee rather...</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> 57671041@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:28:01 MDT Photo gallery: Three former Jazz players return to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57659575-87/former-jazz-millsap-carroll.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57659575-87/former-jazz-millsap-carroll.html.csp">Photo gallery: Three former Jazz players return to Utah</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T16:22:21.031-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There will be some familiar faces on the opposing bench during Monday night’s Utah Jazz game at EnergySolutions Arena. Three former Jazz players — DeMarre Carroll, Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver — play for the Atlanta Hawks. Former Tribune reporter Bill Oram wrote an interesting feature on Carroll over the summer before he signed with the Hawks. And Millsap became an all-star for the first time this season. Here’s a photo gallery of the three former Jazzmen.</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> 57659575@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:22:21 MDT Letter: Count My Vote doesn’t consider cost of election http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57576095-82/money-count-election-problem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57576095-82/money-count-election-problem.html.csp">Letter: Count My Vote doesn’t consider cost of election</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T22:44:02.654-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The problem with Count My Vote, the plan to give us open primary elections, is this: money. Unless a bill is passed to limit funds spent on an election, only the rich or those backed by special interests will be elected to our Legislature. I became acquainted with many 2012 candidates. Of those who lost, lack of money was a big factor. Lester Liebschutz Salt Lake City</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> 57576095@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 22:44:02 MDT