CHANGES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHANGES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Watch the Great Salt Lake rise and fall, but mostly fall, in these satellite images http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57823949-226/lake-salt-timelapse-website.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57823949-226/lake-salt-timelapse-website.html.csp">Watch the Great Salt Lake rise and fall, but mostly fall, in these satellite images</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="2014-04-16T09:10:21.956-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The Great Salt Lake is a little less great than it used to be. Back in the mid-1980s, the West’s biggest water feature was swollen to some of it’s highest levels ever. Today, not so much; the banks of the lake have now receded to some of their lowest points in a generation. The process of ebbing and flowing lake water is visible by clicking here to go to this website, which let users create their own timelapse sequences from satellite imagery dating back to 1984. To see the Gre...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57823949@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:10:21 MDT Golf: Players Championship changes to 3-hole playoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826590-77/players-playoff-championship-hole.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826590-77/players-playoff-championship-hole.html.csp">Golf: Players Championship changes to 3-hole playoff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:25:31.939-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. • The Players Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the closing stretch at the TPC Sawgrass. PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced the new format Wednesday. The Players Championship previously was a sudden-death playoff that began on the par-3 17th hole, famous for having an island green. Starting this year, a playoff would take place on the par-5 16th hole, the 17th, and the par-4 18th. If players are still tied, it would go...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578265902014-04-17T16:25:31.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T16:25:31.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826590@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:25:31 MDT Letter: U. of U. fight song needs updating http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797150-82/utah-song-fight-sir.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797150-82/utah-song-fight-sir.html.csp">Letter: U. of U. fight song needs updating</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:17:39.185-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">University of Utah men, we are finally busted. It’s about time (“University of Utah weighing changes to ‘discriminatory’ fight song,” Tribune, April 8) The school’s student council has voted to change the lyrics of our fight song “Utah Man.” As in “I am a Utah man, sir ...” Utah “man” is sexist and discriminatory and in this time, changes must be made. It’s a really great song, so we just need to change a few words here and there. How about, “I am a Utah person, sir”? But then we still have ...</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> 57797150@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:17:39 MDT University of Utah weighing changes to ‘discriminatory’ fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790457-78/song-utah-fight-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790457-78/song-utah-fight-students.html.csp">University of Utah weighing changes to ‘discriminatory’ fight song</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T12:43:51.792-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 12:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">University of Utah student leaders are ready to reopen the discussion on revising the school’s fight song, “Utah Man.” “I know people really love that song, and many would oppose changes. I definitely want and support a dialogue about why students feel the way they feel and why some changes would be good for this campus,” said sponsor Sam Ortiz, president of the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU). “The idea that man means both female and male is a little antiquated,” Ortiz 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> 57790457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:43:51 MDT American, US Airways tweak fees, mileage rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790226-79/american-free-airways-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790226-79/american-free-airways-airlines.html.csp">American, US Airways tweak fees, mileage rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T08:26:23.952-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 08:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • If you use miles to get a free ticket on American Airlines, you may have to pay to check that suitcase. American and US Airways announced changes Tuesday to their policies on checked-bag fees and redeeming miles for free flights. Passengers traveling on American on miles they earned or who paid full price for an economy seat won’t get free checked bags anymore. Some elite-level frequent fliers on both airlines will get one less free bag than before. When it comes to redeeming miles for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577902262014-04-08T08:26:23.952-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T08:26:23.952-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790226@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:26:23 MDT Senate votes to restore jobless benefits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787739-68/senate-boehner-benefits-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787739-68/senate-boehner-benefits-bill.html.csp">Senate votes to restore jobless benefits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T18:42:48.024-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well. Steps are needed “to restore unemployment benefits to struggling Americans,” seven House Republicans wrote Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia. They released their letter as the Senate was bestowing its widely expected appro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577877392014-04-07T18:42:48.024-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T18:42:48.024-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787739@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:42:48 MDT Editorial: Don’t overwhelm Sugar House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734773-82/sugar-east-residential-streetcar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734773-82/sugar-east-residential-streetcar.html.csp">Editorial: Don’t overwhelm Sugar House</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:22:24.207-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City has an opportunity to transform parts of the capital along the new streetcar route through Sugar House. But transformation can be positive or negative, and there seems to be a temptation to go too far toward making over some older residential areas of small homes by introducing high-rise apartments and commercial buildings. The City Council should resist that temptation. Proposed zoning changes would encourage high-density housing and businesses in structures 45 to 105 feet tal...</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> 57734773@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:22:24 MDT Bloomberg News: To battle climate change, countries should act selfishly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759289-82/climate-countries-emissions-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759289-82/climate-countries-emissions-report.html.csp">Bloomberg News: To battle climate change, countries should act selfishly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T17:04:37.752-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Climate change is already contributing to sea-level rise and flooding. Droughts and storms are growing more intense. Ice caps are melting; snow cover is diminishing. And the ocean is becoming more acidic. These changes threaten human food supplies, even as the global demand for food increases, and the problems can only be expected to worsen in the decades ahead, as will their ripple effects. A warmer planet with longer and more intense heat waves, for instance, doesn’t just undermine farming. 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> 57759289@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:04:37 MDT Letter: Sugar House council doesn’t formally back zone changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743245-82/changes-shcc-zone-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743245-82/changes-shcc-zone-council.html.csp">Letter: Sugar House council doesn’t formally back zone changes</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:22:24.528-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune article of March 24, “Zoning changes could clear way for tall buildings on Sugar House street car line,” states that “the Sugar House Community Council [SHCC] supports zone changes in the area…” While this statement may reflect the tenor of discussions about the zone changes, it isn’t entirely accurate. The SHCC has not formally moved in support of the zone changes. In fact, of the slate of proposed zone changes, the SHCC has focused on the former tennis courts and current 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> 57743245@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:22:24 MDT Poll: Support for Obama health law languishing despite sign-up surge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743468-68/percent-law-health-passed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743468-68/percent-law-health-passed.html.csp">Poll: Support for Obama health law languishing despite sign-up surge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ALONSO-ZALDIVAR </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DENNIS JUNIUS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T20:58:44.197-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Despite a late surge in sign-ups, support for President Barack Obama’s health care law is languishing at its lowest level since passage of the landmark legislation four years ago, according to a new poll. The Associated Press-GfK survey finds that 26 percent of Americans support the Affordable Care Act. Yet even fewer — 13 percent — think it will be completely repealed. A narrow majority expects the law to be further implemented with minor changes, or as passed. “To get something r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577434682014-03-28T20:58:44.197-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T20:58:44.197-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743468@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:58:44 MDT Sugar House residents protest taller buildings on streetcar route http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57731085-78/council-sugar-streetcar-foot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57731085-78/council-sugar-streetcar-foot.html.csp">Sugar House residents protest taller buildings on streetcar route</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T07:16:10.664-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 07:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Protect us from the high density zone changes proposed by the Becker administration for areas around the Sugar House Streetcar. That’s what about 50 people told the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday evening at a public hearing seasoned with passionate declarations. About 90 people attended the packed hearing. “It’s important [to turn down the proposal] to protect the stability of this single-family neighborhood,” said Sugar House resident George Chapman. The zone changes under consideration are ...</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> 57731085@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:16:10 MDT Zoning changes could clear way for tall buildings on Sugar House street car line http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57723365-90/105-allows-changes-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57723365-90/105-allows-changes-council.html.csp">Zoning changes could clear way for tall buildings on Sugar House street car line</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T11:16:30.248-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Proposed zoning changes near the Sugar House Streetcar line would clear the way for high-density housing and retail and set the stage for building heights of 45 to 105 feet. The zone changes under consideration are FB-SC (Form Based-Streetcar Core) zoning along 700 East at 2100 South that would allow 105-foot buildings, and FB-SE (Form Based-Streetcar Edge) zoning that would allow 45-foot heights along segments of Stringham, Simpson, Sugarmont and Wilmington avenues between 600 East and 1000 Eas...</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> 57723365@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:16:30 MDT Sports briefs: Dodgers go 2-0 vs. Diamondbacks in Australia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718296-77/dodgers-season-2-0-arizona.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718296-77/dodgers-season-2-0-arizona.html.csp">Sports briefs: Dodgers go 2-0 vs. Diamondbacks in Australia</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:13.582-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MLB • Yasiel Puig had three hits and two RBIs to back a scoreless outing by Hyun-Jin Ryu, and the Los Angeles Dodgers made it 2 for 2 Down Under with a 7-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Sydney Cricket Ground. Dee Gordon and Juan Uribe also had three hits for the Dodgers, who finished with 13 in beating Arizona starter Trevor Cahill for the first time. • Texas Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar will be out an estimated 10 to 12 weeks with a muscle tear in his right shou...</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> 57718296@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:13 MDT Golf changes criteria, voting for Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57719439-77/golf-fame-hall-voting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57719439-77/golf-fame-hall-voting.html.csp">Golf changes criteria, voting for Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:13.457-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orlando, Fla. • The World Golf Hall of Fame is changing the criteria, voting process and timing of player inductions. No one has been elected this year while the criteria went through an overhaul. The next induction will be May 2015. Officials have eliminated the PGA Tour and International ballots for men. Instead, the four categories will be for men, women, veterans and lifetime achievement. Active players must have 15 wins on major tours or two majors. The biggest change is the voting. Instead...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577194392014-03-23T23:48:13.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:13.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57719439@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:13 MDT ‘Dancing With the Stars’: Too many changes ahead? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57693823-223/season-matched-paired-changes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57693823-223/season-matched-paired-changes.html.csp">‘Dancing With the Stars’: Too many changes ahead?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jacquie Oliverius</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> San Jose Mercury News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T11:22:33.29-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Get ready for some changes as Season 18 of “Dancing With the Stars” returns in all its glitter and sequin tonight. I will be your star-spangled tour guide through some of the those changes and new twists. I’m very relieved to hear that Tom Bergeron will still be the witty host of the show, armed with quips and asides to delight all of the fans. Also still on board will be head judge Len Goodman and judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Meanwhile, Brooke Burke-Charvet, left hand glued to her...</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> 57693823@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:22:33 MDT RNC chairman: Primary changes will rebuild GOP http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686219-68/gop-priebus-chairman-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686219-68/gop-priebus-chairman-party.html.csp">RNC chairman: Primary changes will rebuild GOP</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIET WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T08:43:02.157-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Burlingame, Calif. • Planned changes to the Republican Party’s presidential selection process are part of a rebuilding process that will strengthen the GOP brand and hopefully make its presidential nominee more competitive in 2016, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told California Republicans on Friday, calling the GOP’s current primary process “a complete disaster.” Priebus said shortening the primary process by moving up the national convention at which the nominee is typic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576862192014-03-15T08:43:02.157-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T08:43:02.157-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57686219@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:43:02 MDT Game review: ‘Dark Souls 2’ a brutal, mysterious, astonishing game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57665475-223/game-dark-souls-changes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57665475-223/game-dark-souls-changes.html.csp">Game review: ‘Dark Souls 2’ a brutal, mysterious, astonishing game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Simon Parkin </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Guardian</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T15:13:38.416-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 03:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the basement of a derelict cliff-top house in Majula, where the reeds tilt, the birds craw and the rock-face is craggy, a map of Dark Souls II’s world is etched into the granite floor. A flame burns above this location on the game map, and its rugged contours provide unlikely sanctuary in this otherwise grimly inhospitable world. Like its critically acclaimed predecessor, Dark Souls 2 is a dark fantasy world that views you as a foreign body; it sends its multitude of minions – skeletal chario...</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> 57665475@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:13:38 MDT Senate votes 97-0 to change military justice system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57661689-68/military-sexual-bill-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57661689-68/military-sexual-bill-defense.html.csp">Senate votes 97-0 to change military justice system</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T19:38:01.736-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 07:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a “good soldier defense” to raise doubts that a crime has been committed. On a vote of 97-0, the Senate rallied behind a bipartisan plan crafted by three female senators — Democrat Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Republicans Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and Deb Fischer of Nebraska — that w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576616892014-03-10T19:38:01.736-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T19:38:01.736-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661689@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:38:01 MDT Bloomberg News: Good Obamacare changes or bad? Ask 1 question http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647604-82/law-changes-plans-insurance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647604-82/law-changes-plans-insurance.html.csp">Bloomberg News: Good Obamacare changes or bad? Ask 1 question</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T01:01:07.254-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To hear Republicans tell it, the federal government’s constant changes to Obamacare, including Wednesday’s two-year reprieve for insurance plans that don’t meet the law’s tough new standards, rank somewhere between treason and Thanksgiving tofurkey on the scale of outrageousness. “Blatantly ignoring the law,” said Rep. Joe Pitts of Pennsylvania. “Furiously backtracking,” said Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan. “This will not stand,” said George H.W. Bush. (Come to think of it, that last one was referr...</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> 57647604@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:01:07 MDT For some fliers, mileage programs come up short http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57630576-79/delta-programs-airline-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57630576-79/delta-programs-airline-airlines.html.csp">For some fliers, mileage programs come up short</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T22:10:55.545-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Travelers take note: The economics of earning free airline flights are changing. Delta Air Lines Inc. said this week that starting Jan. 1, it will reward passengers for the amount they spend on tickets, not the number of miles they fly. The change to Delta’s SkyMiles program will be great for people who buy expensive tickets in first-class, but bad for vacationers who shop for the cheapest fare. Delta’s decision has renewed the debate about whether airline frequent-flier programs are wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576305762014-03-07T22:10:55.545-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-07T22:10:55.545-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57630576@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:10:55 MDT