CHRISTIE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHRISTIE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.K. TV series take root in Acorn streaming service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58404238-79/acorn-media-entertainment-streaming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58404238-79/acorn-media-entertainment-streaming.html.csp">U.K. TV series take root in Acorn streaming service</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LYNN ELBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T16:51:50.996-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 04:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s an offbeat mystery: Why did detective Hercule Poirot’s final U.S. small-screen bow come not on his familiar stage, PBS, but on a niche website devoted to streaming British whodunits and dramas? And why did Robert L. Johnson, the business mogul who founded Black Entertainment Television and sold it to Viacom for $3 billion, buy Acorn Media Group and gladden the hearts of Anglophiles everywhere? The answers lie in a company’s reinvention of itself when faced with industry changes that prese...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584042382014-09-15T16:51:50.996-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T16:51:50.996-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58404238@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:51:50 MDT Christie: N.J. casinos, tracks can offer sports betting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58389361-79/sports-betting-jersey-casinos.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58389361-79/sports-betting-jersey-casinos.html.csp">Christie: N.J. casinos, tracks can offer sports betting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T16:49:19.042-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s administration issued a directive Monday allowing the state’s casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting, a move likely to be challenged in court by sports leagues. The governor said he took his cue from previous federal court rulings that found that nothing in New Jersey law prohibits the casinos and horse racing tracks from offering sports betting, so long as it’s not sponsored or licensed by the state. Soon afterward, one racetrack, M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583893612014-09-08T16:49:19.042-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T16:49:19.042-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389361@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:49:19 MDT Christie tests diplomacy skills in Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58370904-68/mexico-christie-state-jersey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58370904-68/mexico-christie-state-jersey.html.csp">Christie tests diplomacy skills in Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL COLVIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T19:36:46.421-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a spin on the international stage Wednesday, bringing state business to Mexico City and testing his diplomatic savvy as he considers a run for president in 2016. During three days of meetings with dignitaries, speeches on international trade and a walk among the locals, Christie was giving Americans a glimpse at how he might represent the nation overseas — and whether his signature blunt-talking style can be harnessed effectively in such a role....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583709042014-09-03T19:36:46.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T19:36:46.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370904@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:36:46 MDT Letter: What is this, New Jersey? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58369846-82/jersey-lake-major-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58369846-82/jersey-lake-major-salt.html.csp">Letter: What is this, New Jersey?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T16:41:26.022-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To the Salt Lake City or state employee(s) who decided to wait until a week before classes at the U. started before beginning major construction on 800 South (one of only two major arteries feeding the U.), I hear that Gov. Chris Christie has a job opening… Miriam Harper 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> 58369846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:41:26 MDT Rampell: Scandals hiding in plain sight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313138-82/scandals-christie-governor-perry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313138-82/scandals-christie-governor-perry.html.csp">Rampell: Scandals hiding in plain sight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T15:09:14.418-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The laboratories of democracy are blowing up. A rash of relatively convoluted, thoroughly unsexy political scandals involving governors is moving through the country. So many of them involve Republican presidential hopefuls that conspiracy theorists could argue they must be manufactured, or at least overhyped, by wily Democratic strategists. At least one Democratic governor has also been implicated, though. Most of the scandals (or, to be fair, sometimes pseudo-scandals) are pretty hard to follo...</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> 58313138@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:09:14 MDT 2016 GOP hopefuls face legal woes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304340-68/perry-republican-texas-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304340-68/perry-republican-texas-political.html.csp">2016 GOP hopefuls face legal woes</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T19:28:01.923-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">AUSTIN, Texas • As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House candidates also face the distraction of legal troubles back at home. The latest is Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who following his indictment on two felony charges, is staring at the most serious accusations of wrongdoing by a prominent Republican governor openly considering ...</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> 58304340@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:28:01 MDT Murder-suicide claims Christie team member, spouse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279005-68/bramhall-joan-family-lori.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279005-68/bramhall-joan-family-lori.html.csp">Murder-suicide claims Christie team member, spouse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:22:31.57-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denville, N.J. • A member of Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s transition team and her husband were under “enormous stress” in the weeks before he fatally shot her and then killed himself, their daughter said. Lorraine “Lori” Bramhall told the Daily Record of Parsippany (http://dailyre.co/1ygUkQt) that John Bramhall believed his wife of 54 years, Joan, was suffering from dementia. Lori Bramhall disagreed with the assessment, saying her mother could be “forgetful” but there were no apparent change...</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> 58279005@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:22:31 MDT TV team: Actor, detective role paired for 25 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58227201-223/suchet-poirot-actor-acorn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58227201-223/suchet-poirot-actor-acorn.html.csp">TV team: Actor, detective role paired for 25 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LYNN ELBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Television Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:36:02.5-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • British actor David Suchet has spent a quarter-century bringing to life a certain fussy Belgian sleuth with a mustache as impeccable as his intellect and crime-solving skills. For Suchet’s dedication to Hercule Poirot through 70 TV adaptations of Agatha Christie’s works, he has been rewarded with the sort of critical praise — “miraculous” and “splendid” are among the applied adjectives — that any fellow classically trained actor would envy. Fan reaction can be similarly fervent. “T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582272012014-07-26T11:36:02.5-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T11:36:02.5-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227201@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:36:02 MDT