BENNETT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BENNETT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) State colleges: TJ Bennett’s blast gives Utah first Pac-12 baseball win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776359-77/pac-bennett-utah-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776359-77/pac-bennett-utah-state.html.csp">State colleges: TJ Bennett’s blast gives Utah first Pac-12 baseball win</a></h4>

<h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T21:31:55.117-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah baseball team looked like it might stay winless in Pac-12 play Friday afternoon at Smith’s Ballpark as it trailed 3-2 heading into the bottom of the eighth. But senior first baseman TJ Bennett’s grand slam propelled his team to a 7-3 win as the Utes improved to 1-9 in conference play, 10-17 overall. Utah started the eighth with a Braden Anderson double. Cody Scaggari was hit by a pitch, and Kody Davis moved the runners into scoring position with a sac bunt. After an intentional walk, Be...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57776359@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:31:55 MDT Visit Salt Lake hands out two awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57712567-79/lake-salt-recreation-visit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57712567-79/lake-salt-recreation-visit.html.csp">Visit Salt Lake hands out two awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T13:49:02.006-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Visit Salt Lake presented two major awards Thursday night at its annual meeting at the Gateway mall. Cannon Tarbet, the tourism group’s national sales manager, won the eighth annual Dianne Nelson Binger Sales Leadership Award, for booking more than 25,000 room nights last year. The award is presented to Visit Salt Lake’s top salesperson. Tarbet joined the organization in 2011 after working at various Salt Lake hotels for 15 years. He is responsible for booking single hotel and resort meetings fr...</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> 57712567@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:49:02 MDT Letter: Mike Lee should understand that he’s an embarrassment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57676752-82/lee-mike-bennett-compromise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57676752-82/lee-mike-bennett-compromise.html.csp">Letter: Mike Lee should understand that he’s an embarrassment</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T01:01:06.258-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mike Lee evidently is still wearing his tin foil hat, preventing rational thought from entering his head (“Lee undeterred by Count My Vote compromise: ‘I’ll run; I’ll win’,” Tribune, March 11). I have yet to talk to anyone, Republican or Democrat, who is not embarrassed by the obstructionist antics of the tea party senator. I was never a great fan of Bob Bennett, but I never doubted his honesty and love for the nation. I cannot say the same for Lee. Lee may find it informative to remove the af...</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> 57676752@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Lee undeterred by Count My Vote compromise: ‘I’ll run; I’ll win’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666224-90/bennett-candidates-compromise-convention.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666224-90/bennett-candidates-compromise-convention.html.csp">Lee undeterred by Count My Vote compromise: ‘I’ll run; I’ll win’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</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="2014-03-11T22:19:45.021-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sen. Mike Lee says he’s gung-ho about running for re-election in 2016 and is confident he’ll win — no matter what system Utah has in place for selecting candidates. Lee, a tea-party darling who supporters of the Count My Vote effort had said helped prompt efforts to change the state’s primary system, said just off the Senate floor that while the nominating system will be different, it won’t change his focus. “I’ll play in any system we adopt as a state,” Lee said, “and I intend to ...</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> 57666224@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:19:45 MDT Sports briefs: Seahawks re-sign defensive end Michael Bennett http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57661475-77/bennett-cardinals-defensive-diaz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57661475-77/bennett-cardinals-defensive-diaz.html.csp">Sports briefs: Seahawks re-sign defensive end Michael Bennett</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:25:27.429-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Free-agent defensive end Michael Bennett is returning to Seattle after agreeing to a multi-year deal with the Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Terms of the contract were not immediately available on Monday. Bennett was considered one of the top free agents in the NFL after a breakout season with the Seahawks where he led the team in sacks (8½) and proved a versatile option as a defensive end and defensive tackle. Bennett took a chance on himself last offseason by signing a one-year deal 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> 57661475@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:25:27 MDT Op-ed: Broad group comes together to promote political debates in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591754-82/utah-debates-commission-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591754-82/utah-debates-commission-political.html.csp">Op-ed: Broad group comes together to promote political debates in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Bennett, Scott Howell and Olene Walker</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T01:01:02.293-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monday was a landmark day for Utah’s political system. Civic leaders, educators and journalists gathered together on the steps of the Capitol to announce the formation of the Utah Debate Commission. The newly formed Utah Debate Commission aims to capitalize on Utah’s appetite for greater civic participation in the electoral process. The goal of the commission is to educate voters about candidates through an ordered, non-partisan system of televised candidate debates. The premise is that a bette...</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> 57591754@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Utah school theater tour to tell anti-bullying stories from kids’ perspective http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57501555-223/bennett-bullying-says-tour.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57501555-223/bennett-bullying-says-tour.html.csp">Utah school theater tour to tell anti-bullying stories from kids’ perspective</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-17T09:50:28.077-06:00">Updated Feb 17, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the cast and crew of Plan-B Theatre Company’s “Different = Amazing,” the topic of bullying is personal, not just a theatrical invention. As a reminder of schoolyard insults, playwright Matthew Ivan Bennett, director Jerry Rapier and actors Latoya Rhodes and Tyson Baker presented their fifth-grade school photos. The photos serve to remind the cast of their younger selves at the same ages as the students they’ll be performing for. “I grew up as a gay Asian kid in a Hispanic rural community,” ...</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> 57501555@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:50:28 MDT