COCHRAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COCHRAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BYU football: UConn anxious to begin Bob Diaco era http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58347298-88/says-diaco-byu-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58347298-88/says-diaco-byu-season.html.csp">BYU football: UConn anxious to begin Bob Diaco era</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAT EATON-ROBB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.642-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Storrs, Conn. • Bob Diaco says he is not nervous as he begins his first season as a collegiate head coach, just excited to see where his UConn team is fewer than nine months after he was hired to turn around the Husky program. Perennial power BYU is looking to provide more than a measuring stick for the former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Friday when the Cougars and their Heisman candidate, quarterback Taysom Hill, visit East Hartford in a nationally televised game. “I’m excited to see what ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472982014-08-28T23:33:26.642-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.642-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347298@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Milbank: The tea party’s embrace of martyrdom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164856-82/mcdaniel-cochran-party-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164856-82/mcdaniel-cochran-party-campaign.html.csp">Milbank: The tea party’s embrace of martyrdom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T11:33:08.131-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Hiroo Onoda, the last imperial Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II, hid in a jungle in the Philippines for 29 years, refusing to believe that the war was over. He finally turned himself in, wearing his sword, cap and patched uniform, in 1974. Onoda died this year at age 91, but his passion for lost causes lives on — in the person of Chris McDaniel, a failed Senate candidate in Mississippi. McDaniel, a tea party darling, lost a GOP primary runoff on June 24 to incumbent ...</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> 58164856@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:33:08 MDT Cruz, tea party groups want probe of Mississippi runoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162811-68/party-cochran-mcdaniel-tea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162811-68/party-cochran-mcdaniel-tea.html.csp">Cruz, tea party groups want probe of Mississippi runoff</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="2014-07-08T19:42:02.605-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 07:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In a fresh sign of Republican turmoil, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, tea party groups and losing challenger Chris McDaniel all backed an investigation Tuesday into the June 24 Senate primary runoff in Mississippi, without offering evidence of alleged voter fraud they cited in the bitterly fought race. One day after Sen. Thad Cochran was certified the primary winner by the state Republican Party, the denunciations of the 76-year-old lawmaker were particularly vituperative. The Tea Party Lead...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581628112014-07-08T19:42:02.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T19:42:02.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162811@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:42:02 MDT Black leaders seek Cochran’s help after runoff win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149474-68/cochran-rights-voting-mississippi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149474-68/cochran-rights-voting-mississippi.html.csp">Black leaders seek Cochran’s help after runoff win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BILL BARROW and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T11:26:01.961-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Miss. • After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent conservative challenger, some civil rights leaders in the South want him to repay the favor. Their request? Cochran should lead the charge in the Senate to renew a key section of the Voting Rights Act struck down last year by the Supreme Court’s conservative majority. “But for the Voting Rights Act, those African-Americans who turned out to the polls ... to s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581494742014-07-04T11:26:01.961-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T11:26:01.961-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149474@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:26:01 MDT