CAROLINA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAROLINA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp">Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and Wire Reports </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:18:01.546-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Defending national champion Florida State is ranked No. 1 in the preseason Amway coaches’ poll. Florida State received 1,543 overall points and earned 56 of a possible 62 first-place votes in the poll, which was released Thursday. Alabama was second in the poll despite not receiving any first-place votes. Rounding out the top five were Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn with the first-ever playoff looming at the end season. Ohio State was sixth, UCLA seventh, Michigan State eighth, South Carolina ninth...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58247955@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:18:01 MDT Gay couples denied marriage licenses in S.Carolina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246130-68/marriage-gay-couples-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246130-68/marriage-gay-couples-carolina.html.csp">Gay couples denied marriage licenses in S.Carolina</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T19:23:51.158-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Greenville, S.C. • Five same-sex couples have been turned down for marriage licenses in a South Carolina county. The couples had expected their requests would be rejected Wednesday in Greenville County because the state’s ban on gay marriage still stands. The couples are part of Campaign for Southern Equality’s “We Do” project. Supporters of gay marriage get together for a rally and request marriage licenses they know will be turned down. This was the third event in Greenville County. Similar ev...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582461302014-07-31T19:23:51.158-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T19:23:51.158-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246130@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:23:51 MDT Boeing will assemble 787-10 in South Carolina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243298-79/787-10-carolina-south-boeing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243298-79/787-10-carolina-south-boeing.html.csp">Boeing will assemble 787-10 in South Carolina</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:18:01.887-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Boeing said final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its “Dreamliner” aircraft, will take place in South Carolina. The company says the work will be done in North Charleston, South Carolina, because the plane is too large to efficiently transport it from North Charleston to a facility in Washington state. The 787-10 is still being designed and Boeing expects to start final assembly of the first planes in 2017. The 787-10 will be 18 feet longer than 787-9 aircraf...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582432982014-07-30T17:18:01.887-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T17:18:01.887-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243298@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:18:01 MDT Skinny and retired, former Ute Jordan Gross the talk of Carolina Panthers camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58238341-59/gross-camp-lotulelei-panthers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58238341-59/gross-camp-lotulelei-panthers.html.csp">Skinny and retired, former Ute Jordan Gross the talk of Carolina Panthers camp</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="2014-07-30T17:36:18.979-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It must be thrilling times in Carolina Panthers camp. Fresh off a trip to the playoffs, the Panthers started training this week, but many reporters have been just as interested in one of the men standing on the sidelines. That would be former Utes offensive lineman Jordan Gross. Sports Illustrated's Peter King wrote about Gross for a story on Tuesday, and the hot topic is his weight - or lack thereof. Just six months removed from an unexpected retirement, Gross is down from his 305-pound playing...</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> 58238341@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:18 MDT South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207678-223/owens-says-columbia-sewing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207678-223/owens-says-columbia-sewing.html.csp">South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEG KINNARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:44:02.151-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">COLUMBIA, S.C. • For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, “I was also quite broke and couldn’t afford new clothes.” Since 2010, Owens has been delving into thrift store racks around her Columbia, South Carolina, home, taking what some may see as outdated castoffs and whipping them into hip, trendy fashions. She says she’s made hundreds of creations, donating many to charity ...</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> 58207678@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:44:02 MDT Panthers hope WR Cotchery eases the loss of Smith http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230389-77/cotchery-panthers-smith-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230389-77/cotchery-panthers-smith-carolina.html.csp">Panthers hope WR Cotchery eases the loss of Smith</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE REED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:09.984-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spartanburg, S.C. • Jerricho Cotchery doesn’t mind being “the old guy” on the Panthers wide receiver corps — just as long as he’s the productive old guy. The 32-year-old Cotchery realizes the team’s younger wide receivers are looking to him for experience and occasional words of wisdom given his 10 seasons in the NFL. Cotchery is good with all of that, but said his primary concern right now is proving to his new team he can play at an elite level. “I want to be known as a guy who can help indivi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582303892014-07-30T17:36:09.984-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T17:36:09.984-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230389@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:09 MDT Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233634-79/fuel-project-nuclear-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233634-79/fuel-project-nuclear-money.html.csp">Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEG KINNARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T15:19:32.143-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 03:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Savannah River Site, S.C. • South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state’s congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward. U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott said Monday that congressional budgets have the money to keep the mixed oxide fuel project from being suspended. Construction began on the plant in 2007. It is part of an agreement with Russia to turn nuclear weapons into reac...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582336342014-07-28T15:19:32.143-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T15:19:32.143-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233634@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:19:32 MDT Virginia gay-marriage ban ruled unconstitutional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58233092-68/marriage-virginia-circuit-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58233092-68/marriage-virginia-circuit-court.html.csp">Virginia gay-marriage ban ruled unconstitutional</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T19:46:58.599-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate court in the South. “We recognize that same-sex marriage makes some people deeply uncomfortable. However, inertia and apprehension are not legitimate bases for denying same-sex couples due process and equal protection of the laws,” Judge Henry Floyd wrote. The 2-1 ruling applies throughout the circuit that also includes West Virginia, Maryland, and the Carolina...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582330922014-07-28T19:46:58.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T19:46:58.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233092@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:46:58 MDT Weber’s Morales signs with NFL’s Carolina Panthers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225392-77/carolina-morales-weber-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225392-77/carolina-morales-weber-nfl.html.csp">Weber’s Morales signs with NFL’s Carolina Panthers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:31.833-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Former Weber State linebacker Anthony Morales has signed a rookie free agent contract with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Morales, who is from Edmond, Okla., participated in Carolina’s mini-camp in May. He was a three-year captain and All-Big Sky Conference selection at Weber State. In 40 games with the Wildcats, he recorded 342 tackles — fifth on the school’s all-time list. Carolina opens its preseason schedule Aug. 8 against Buffalo.</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> 58225392@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:31 MDT Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227212-68/nuclear-factory-modules-plants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227212-68/nuclear-factory-modules-plants.html.csp">Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAY HENRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:41:02.152-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Waynesboro, Ga. • The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source. So far, it’s not working. Quality and cost problems have cropped up again, raising questions about whether nuclear power will ever be able to compete with other electricity sources. The first two reactors built after a 16-year lull, Southern Co.’s Vogtle plant in Georgia and SCANA Corp.’s VC...</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> 58227212@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:41:02 MDT Sealed Air moving its headquarters to Charlotte http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215041-79/charlotte-sealed-company-headquarters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215041-79/charlotte-sealed-company-headquarters.html.csp">Sealed Air moving its headquarters to Charlotte</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years. A North Carolina committee that approves the state’s main tax break to attract businesses on Wednesday approved up to $36 million over 12 years if the company meets job and investment targets. The Elmwood Park, N.J.-based company also will receive at le...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150412014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215041@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:37:32 MDT South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58192185-59/christian-utah-carolina-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58192185-59/christian-utah-carolina-south.html.csp">South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T19:51:03.291-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former South Carolina cornerback Ahmad Christian will transfer to Utah this fall and be eligible to play in 2015, he told The Tribune by phone Wednesday night. As a redshirt sophomore last season, Christian was credited with 18 tackles, two pass break-ups and one forced fumble. He played in every regular-season game and started once, against Georgia in Week Two. It was reported that he was expected to compete for a starting spot in 2014, but he announced he was leaving the team before the Capit...</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> 58192185@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:51:03 MDT NFL: 49ers receiver Ellington gives up basketball to focus on NFL career http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177886-77/ellington-football-basketball-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177886-77/ellington-football-basketball-carolina.html.csp">NFL: 49ers receiver Ellington gives up basketball to focus on NFL career</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE IACOBELLI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moncks Corner, S.C. • Gone are the days when Bruce Ellington would rush from a basketball workout with South Carolina teammates to a football meeting room to learn the complex schemes of coach Steve Spurrier. Ellington’s only focus is the San Francisco 49ers and making an impact on the NFL. “It was fun, all the rushing around,” said Ellington, taken in the fourth round by the 49ers. “I thought I could do and I went after it.” Ellington hosted a youth camp Friday at his high school with his older...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581778862014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177886@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:18:36 MDT Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177218-68/pay-teachers-advanced-degrees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177218-68/pay-teachers-advanced-degrees.html.csp">Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMIE STENGLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T13:08:01.535-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable. More than half of the nation’s teachers have master’s degrees or higher, but the changing salary structure is giving pause to others considering the same path. Texas’ two largest school districts, in Houston and Dalla...</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> 58177218@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:08:01 MDT Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58151667-68/island-north-saturday-storm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58151667-68/island-north-saturday-storm.html.csp">Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMERY P. DALESIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T11:30:01.939-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manteo, N.C. • Businesses on two of North Carolina’s barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada. Arthur was downgraded to a tropical storm early Saturday, but its near-hurricane strength winds delivered a powerful hit to Canada’s maritime provinces after brushing past the precariously exposed Outer Banks on the Fourth of July, causing far less damage than feared. Nova Scotia Powe...</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> 58151667@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 11:30:01 MDT North Carolina coast survives Hurricane Arthur http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149891-68/north-storm-carolina-hurricane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149891-68/north-storm-carolina-hurricane.html.csp">North Carolina coast survives Hurricane Arthur</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMERY P. DALESIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T18:30:05.517-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 06:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kill Devil Hills, N.C. • Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina’s dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea. The weather along the narrow barrier islands — whose beaches draw hundreds of thousands of tourists every summer — had already cleared by Friday afternoon as Arthur scooted north and its outer bands scraped the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581498912014-07-04T18:30:05.517-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T18:30:05.517-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149891@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:30:05 MDT Arthur approaches N.Carolina; vacationers head out http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58145970-68/arthur-banks-outer-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58145970-68/arthur-banks-outer-thursday.html.csp">Arthur approaches N.Carolina; vacationers head out</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMERY P. DALESIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T08:11:02.585-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rodanthe, N.C. • Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting thousands of vacationers and residents to leave parts of the state’s popular but flood-prone Outer Banks. Nichole Specht, 27, and Ryan Witman, 28, had pre-loaded their Honda CRV and left Hatteras Island at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, beating the expected traffic jam. The island was under a mandatory evacuation order for visitors and residents, with offic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581459702014-07-03T08:11:02.585-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T08:11:02.585-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145970@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:11:02 MDT Gross: North Carolina an environmental nightmare, except solar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145835-82/energy-carolina-north-solar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145835-82/energy-carolina-north-solar.html.csp">Gross: North Carolina an environmental nightmare, except solar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Daniel Gross</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Slate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T07:29:40.833-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 07:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">North Carolina has been something of a progressive nightmare lately. The Tea Party takeover of the legislature and draconian cuts in welfare spending have inspired the long-running Moral Monday protests. The story on energy and climate change hasn’t been much better. Gov. Pat McCrory, R, is a former employee of Duke Energy, the utility responsible for this year’s horrific coal ash spills. When a state study suggested rising seas would leave the Outer Banks underwater in a few decades, the state’...</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> 58145835@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:29:40 MDT Ahead of July 4th, East Coast eyes tropical storm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142443-68/storm-north-hurricane-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142443-68/storm-north-hurricane-carolina.html.csp">Ahead of July 4th, East Coast eyes tropical storm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T16:48:20.802-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charleston, S.C. • As one of the year’s busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, expected to grow into a hurricane by the Fourth of July and hit most harshly at North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier islands along the shore. The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season prompted a hurricane warning for a wide swath of the North Carolina coast and had officials, hotel owners and would-be vacationers as far north as ...</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> 58142443@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:48:20 MDT NBA: Thirty years later, ’84 draft remains the greatest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095798-77/guard-draft-forward-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095798-77/guard-draft-forward-nba.html.csp">NBA: Thirty years later, ’84 draft remains the greatest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:38.568-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At long last, the Utah Jazz walked around in the summer of 1984 with heads held high. A perennial punching bag since the NBA franchise was born a decade earlier in New Orleans, the Jazz had just enjoyed their finest season — one highlighted by a division championship, their first-ever trip to the playoffs and more individual accomplishments than any team in the league. Frank Layden was named the Coach and Executive of the Year — a double unmatched to this day. Adrian Dantley won the scoring titl...</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> 58095798@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:38 MDT