CANNON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANNON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cannon: Share the gift of reading on World Book Night http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818223-223/book-books-answered-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57818223-223/book-books-answered-lake.html.csp">Cannon: Share the gift of reading on World Book Night</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T11:43:28.001-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Quiz time! Please answer the following multiple-choice question: “What is World Book Night?” a. Wait. What did you say? b. Never heard of it. c. Something involving books. Also the world. Also night. d. It’s where all the books in the world get together at night, have a few drinks, have a few more drinks, watch a playoff game on TV and then set a couch on fire when their team loses. e. You tell me. If you answered “a,” you probably weren’t paying attention when I asked the question. Whenever I...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57818223@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:43:28 MDT Kirby: ‘Walter’ the bowling ball howitzer did us proud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57779734-200/ball-kirby-walter-bowling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57779734-200/ball-kirby-walter-bowling.html.csp">Kirby: ‘Walter’ the bowling ball howitzer did us proud</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Tribune Columnist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T21:52:52.311-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rush Valley, Tooele County • On Saturday, Sonny Dyle and I took Walter into the desert and shot him. We shot him a lot. It was hilariously fun. Walter is our bowling ball cannon, named in honor of Sonny’s dad who died last year. Walt lived to be 77 but maintained a reckless streak that I greatly admired. Naming a cannon after him is fitting. There were witnesses to the shooting: Sonny’s wife, Sue, assorted friends, neighbors and two guys who just happened to be driving by and thought a group o...</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> 57779734@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:52:52 MDT Kirby: Shooting the bull over bowling balls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57775249-80/bowling-kirby-balls-robert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57775249-80/bowling-kirby-balls-robert.html.csp">Kirby: Shooting the bull over bowling balls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T01:01:02.785-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Finding bowling balls to shoot at Japan from Tooele County has proven more difficult than Sonny and I anticipated. Apparently we aren’t the only ones with a BB cannon. We aren’t the most accurate bowling ball gunners either. Of the 10 balls we shot off last week, we only recovered (whole or in pieces) seven. Apology: If you live near Elko and recently had your roof aerated without an appointment, that’s my bad and not Sonny’s. We tend to argue about powder charge sizes. Some readers responded q...</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> 57775249@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Ann Cannon: Taking the plunge (sorry, Mom) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57753629-223/cannon-george-mom-zip.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57753629-223/cannon-george-mom-zip.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Taking the plunge (sorry, Mom)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T09:51:58.309-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NOTE: IF YOU HAPPEN TO BE MY MOTHER, PLEASE DON’T READ THIS COLUMN. (That means you, Mom.) The reason I don’t want my mother to read this column is that I wasn’t entirely truthful with her about my plans for last weekend. She called to ask what I was doing. I told her that my husband had business in St. George and that I was going along for the ride. All of which is true. So far . . . OK. When she heard I was heading for St. George she basically told me not to do anything stupid. She always sa...</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> 57753629@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:51:58 MDT Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., indicted on corruption charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57734153-68/cannon-charlotte-mayor-accepting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57734153-68/cannon-charlotte-mayor-accepting.html.csp">Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., indicted on corruption charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MITCH WEISS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T12:34:02.184-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Less than six months on the job, the mayor of Charlotte was arrested and accused Wednesday of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from FBI agents posing as real estate developers who wanted to do business with North Carolina’s largest city. Mayor Patrick Cannon, a 47-year-old Democrat, faces theft and bribery charges, U.S. Attorney Anne Tompkins said. Cannon was accused of soliciting and accepting more than $48,000 in cash, airline tickets, a hotel room and the use of a luxur...</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> 57734153@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:34:02 MDT Ann Cannon: Taking another swing at spring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57723483-223/spring-cannon-games-run.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57723483-223/spring-cannon-games-run.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Taking another swing at spring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T21:40:27.691-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 09:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I used to love spring. Spring was my best, most favorite time of year. Spring was the boss! Until . . . I had kids. And then? Ugh. Much to my surprise I morphed into a spring-hater. Spring inevitably meant a big increase of The Crazy at their schools. Projects! Programs! In many ways, May was worse than December, but at least I always expected December to be nuts. Year after year, the month of May took me by surprise. Spring also meant sports. Lots and lots of sports. Soccer! Ba...</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> 57723483@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:40:27 MDT More than 100 people found in house in Houston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704289-68/houston-police-cannon-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704289-68/houston-police-cannon-woman.html.csp">More than 100 people found in house in Houston</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T17:19:01.694-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • A house overflowing with more than 100 people presumed to be in the U.S. illegally was uncovered just outside Houston on Wednesday, a police spokesman said. The suspected stash house was found during a search for a 24-year-old woman and her two children, a 7-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy, that were reported missing by relatives late Tuesday after a man failed to meet them as planned at an undisclosed location on the city’s north side, said John Cannon, a spokesman for the Houston ...</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> 57704289@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:19:01 MDT Kirby: I need your bowling balls for cannon bowling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57683602-80/bowling-ball-kirby-cannon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57683602-80/bowling-ball-kirby-cannon.html.csp">Kirby: I need your bowling balls for cannon bowling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T19:23:46.713-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sonny and I have taken up bowling in a big way. I never realized just how much fun there is in a sport previously considered even more pointless than golf. Granted, my experience with bowling had been limited to a few first dates and catching glimpses of it on TV where announcers discussed it in hushed, conspiratorial tones normally reserved for the clergy and criminals. Everything changed when Sonny and I got our hands on a bowling ball cannon. Now bowling is interesting as well as important. ...</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> 57683602@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:23:46 MDT Ann Cannon: The light at the end of my tunnel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57660180-223/dentist-francisco-san-tunnel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57660180-223/dentist-francisco-san-tunnel.html.csp">Ann Cannon: The light at the end of my tunnel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T22:00:37.903-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear San Francisco, You were the light at the end of my tunnel. Let me explain. Once upon a time my dad played college football with a lovely and generous man who grew up to be a dentist. A dentist who eventually opened a practice in Walnut Creek, right across the bay from you. Meanwhile, my dad grew up to be a lovely and generous man with kids who had terrible teeth. We’re talking epic terrible here. It’s not that my brothers and I didn’t take care of our teeth. We did. We brushed regularly 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> 57660180@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:00:37 MDT Ann Cannon: Making eye contact with wild animals — or not http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57625800-223/animal-supposed-contact-eye.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57625800-223/animal-supposed-contact-eye.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Making eye contact with wild animals — or not</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T19:08:58.228-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 07:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Did you hear the story last week about the 11-year old girl in Washington state who shot a cougar that was stalking her brother? Props to Shelby White for taking care of business. Cougars won’t be messing with THAT girl any time soon! And (if he’s smart) neither will her brother! I’m not sure my own brothers believe I would have done the same thing for them when we were kids. My track record as a protective sister was hardly stellar. As some of you may recall, I used to make my youngest brother...</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> 57625800@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:08:58 MDT Ann Cannon: Stepping on the scale raises a weighty question http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57579715-223/scale-slowly-husband-cannon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57579715-223/scale-slowly-husband-cannon.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Stepping on the scale raises a weighty question</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T20:57:57.393-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 08:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When it comes to weighing ourselves in the morning, my husband and I take opposite approaches. Is this because he’s a guy and I’m not? Or is it because we’re just two different people? Maybe you can help me decide. Here’s what my husband does. He makes sure the needle is exactly on zero. Then he stands on the scale. Boom. That’s it. As far as I can tell, he doesn’t feel much angst about the procedure. He just gets it done and moves on. For me, things aren’t that simple. I have to weigh myself i...</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> 57579715@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:57:57 MDT