COMMENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMMENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Online comments not so bad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58157523-82/comments-online-letter-editor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58157523-82/comments-online-letter-editor.html.csp">Letter: Online comments not so bad</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T12:59:20.537-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Though long an admirer of George Pyle’s editorials, I must take mild exception to his most recent one (“Your community needs your words and ideas,” July 6). Wanting to have Tribune readers submit more letters-to-the-editor, Pyle deplores the increasing popularity of online comments, calling them a “firehose of dumb.” Though acknowledging that some comments are “thoughtful, witty, and representative enough to make worthwhile reading,” he states that many more are “harsh, uninformed, name-calli...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58157523@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:59:20 MDT Trib Talk: Caring for family caregivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58143633-231/tribtalk-utah-caregivers-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58143633-231/tribtalk-utah-caregivers-family.html.csp">Trib Talk: Caring for family caregivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T13:22:31.19-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new national report card shows that family caregivers in Utah are stressed, don’t have enough time to recharge and need more training on how to care for their older or disabled loved ones. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., AARP Utah director Alan Ormsby, Nick Zullo with Utah Coalition for Caregiver Support and Nancy Madsen with the Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the study and how caregivers can find the resources they need to avoid burning out.  You...</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> 58143633@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:22:31 MDT Trib Talk: Kirby on shooting dogs, bowling balls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58138933-231/tribtalk-kirby-sltrib-balls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58138933-231/tribtalk-kirby-sltrib-balls.html.csp">Trib Talk: Kirby on shooting dogs, bowling balls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T13:14:31.752-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 01:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, Tribune columnist Robert Kirby admitted killing several dogs during his time as a cop and since then, he’s received hundreds of comments, emails and face-to-face encounters with people calling him heartless and worse. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Kirby joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to respond to the critics as well as talk about female Mormon bishops and his recent adventures with bowling balls. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on ...</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> 58138933@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:14:31 MDT Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp">Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T14:00:54.037-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In “American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church,” author Alex Beam retraces the rise and fall of the charismatic and controversial founder of the LDS Church. Smith’s violent end, he says, galvanized his followers, spurred the settlement of the American West and launched an international Christian movement. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Beam joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss Smith’s life and legacy for both Mormon faithful and the nation. You can join the...</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> 58134332@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:00:54 MDT Trib Talk: Tar sands mining gets the green light http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58123858-231/tribtalk-sands-utah-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58123858-231/tribtalk-sands-utah-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Tar sands mining gets the green light</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T14:01:10.356-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, the Utah Supreme Court tossed out an environmental challenge to a tar sands mine, allowing extraction to move forward on the Tavaputs Plateau. What does this mean for the land, water and economy? On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Alair Emory of Utah Office of Energy Development, Zach Frankel of Utah Rivers Council and Tribune environment reporter Brian Maffly join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the decision, how U.S. Oil Sands plans to proceed and how this fits into Utah’s energy develop...</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> 58123858@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:01:10 MDT Photos: Guess which Salt Lake neighborhood this is http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133023-78/lake-salt-guess-neighborhood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133023-78/lake-salt-guess-neighborhood.html.csp">Photos: Guess which Salt Lake neighborhood this is</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T15:53:53.755-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 03:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Can you guess in which Salt Lake City neighborhood these photos were taken? Post your guesses in the comments below.</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> 58133023@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:53:53 MDT Trib Talk: The line between Mormon discourse and apostasy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58095201-231/church-lds-sltrib-apostasy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58095201-231/church-lds-sltrib-apostasy.html.csp">Trib Talk: The line between Mormon discourse and apostasy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T10:00:43.503-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The church discipline of John Dehlin, Kate Kelly and others supporting Ordain Women has many Mormons mulling the meaning of the word apostasy and the difference between public questioning of LDS doctrine and apostate activism. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Dialogue editor Kristine Haglund and bloggers Neylan McBaine and Natasha Helfer Parker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the lines being drawn by LDS Church headquarters, Mormon intellectuals and bloggers when it comes to feminism and other ...</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> 58095201@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:43 MDT Photos: In which Utah city were these taken? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58088887-78/city-photos-taken-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58088887-78/city-photos-taken-utah.html.csp">Photos: In which Utah city were these taken?</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T14:28:08.563-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 02:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Do you know in which Utah city these photos were taken? Enter your guess in the comments.</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> 58088887@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:28:08 MDT Mozilla developing comments platform for papers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58088852-79/platform-news-mozilla-post.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58088852-79/platform-news-mozilla-post.html.csp">Mozilla developing comments platform for papers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LESLIE KAUFMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T09:40:02.037-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The New York Times and The Washington Post announced Thursday that they had teamed up with Mozilla to develop a new platform that will allow them to better manage their readers’ online comments and contributions. The platform will be supported by a grant of roughly $3.9 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, an organization that gives substantial money to promote journalism innovation. Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox Web browser and a nonprofit that works for open standards 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> 58088852@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:40:02 MDT Photos: Where in Salt Lake City were these taken? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58075791-78/amet-comments-comnietur-consed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58075791-78/amet-comments-comnietur-consed.html.csp">Photos: Where in Salt Lake City were these taken?</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="2014-06-19T09:43:35.2-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Do you know in which neighborhood these photos were taken? Enter your guess in the comments.</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> 58075791@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:43:35 MDT Behind the Headlines: Mormon discipline, Pride, Days of ‘47, fireworks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58061471-231/sltrib-parade-com-headlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58061471-231/sltrib-parade-com-headlines.html.csp">Behind the Headlines: Mormon discipline, Pride, Days of ‘47, fireworks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T07:52:06.101-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 07:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two Mormon activists face excommunication from their church for their public actions. A cop resigns amid controversy over his assignment at the Utah Pride Parade. And several elected officials decide to opt out of participating in the Days of ‘47 Parade, a protest over the parade’s refusal to allow a pro-gay float to march. On Friday at 9 a.m., Tribune editorial writer George Pyle and reporters Peggy Fletcher Stack, Chris Smart and Erin Alberty join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to process the week’s ...</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> 58061471@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:52:06 MDT Trib Talk: When a cop’s duty to serve clashes with personal beliefs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58052518-231/public-comments-department-join.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58052518-231/public-comments-department-join.html.csp">Trib Talk: When a cop’s duty to serve clashes with personal beliefs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T08:11:49.134-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 08:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Salt Lake City police officer requested an alternative to riding in Sunday’s Pride Parade, citing personal and religious objections. He’s since resigned from the department and the incident is raising questions about the duties of law enforcement.  On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Sgt. Todd Royce of the Utah Department of Public Safety, Dave Attridge of SLCC’s Institute of Public Safety and Tribune reporter Erin Alberty join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the ethics, training and responsibiliti...</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> 58052518@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:11:49 MDT Trib Talk: Beer lovers and brewing in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58047292-231/utah-beer-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58047292-231/utah-beer-sltrib-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Beer lovers and brewing in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T15:57:08.052-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 03:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than 10,000 employees now work in Utah’s beer industry and their handiwork is impressing thirsty consumers, vendors as well as competition judges. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Brewers Cooperative’s Greg Schirf, ‘Beer in the Beehive’ author Del Vance, Red Rock Brewery’s Kevin Templin and Tribune reporter Kathy Stephenson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the burgeoning and profitable brewing scene in Utah. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hasht...</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> 58047292@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:57:08 MDT ‘No’ side hails Obama’s Scotland comments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58031937-68/obama-united-comments-effective.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58031937-68/obama-united-comments-effective.html.csp">‘No’ side hails Obama’s Scotland comments</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T09:13:02.923-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Opponents of Scottish independence have reacted with delight to President Barack Obama’s call for a “robust, united and effective” Britain. Obama was asked for his opinion Thursday during a news conference in Brussels with Prime Minister David Cameron. He said that while the decision was up to Scottish voters, “we obviously have a deep interest in making sure that one of the closest allies we will ever have remains a strong, robust, united and effective partner.” He said “the United Kin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580319372014-06-05T09:13:02.923-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-05T09:13:02.923-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58031937@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:13:02 MDT Letter: Woods Cross mayor lies about reaction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57998213-82/cross-woods-mayor-politics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57998213-82/cross-woods-mayor-politics.html.csp">Letter: Woods Cross mayor lies about reaction</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T07:34:02.366-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 07:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mayor Rick Earnshaw says that he received only positive comments about the Woods Cross Memorial Day celebration (“Veterans groups: Keep politics out of Memorial Day events,” May 27). This is a blatant lie. I am a resident of Woods Cross and I contacted him and all of the Woods Cross City Council expressing my disappointment. He and Sen. Hatch used an event meant to honor brave service men and women and bring our community together as a platform to push their one-sided politics and alienate an...</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> 57998213@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:34:02 MDT Letter: Hatch apology is not genuine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008016-82/hatch-comments-knows-memorial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008016-82/hatch-comments-knows-memorial.html.csp">Letter: Hatch apology is not genuine</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T07:34:02.654-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 07:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concerning “Hatch sorry for political comments at Memorial Day event”: Sen. Orrin Hatch now says he’s sorry for going political in his comments at a Memorial Day ceremony. Oops. He “certainly didn’t mean to be political.” Bullwhacky! Since becoming a senator in 1977, he’s been giving Memorial Day speeches — that’s 37 years — he knows better. Being a good Mormon, he no doubt knows the saying that it’s easier to repent afterward. And, anyway, he says, “there was a lot of applause,” so, being ...</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> 58008016@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:34:02 MDT Pope Francis tells couples not to substitute dogs, cats for children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58017819-80/couples-pope-cats-love.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58017819-80/couples-pope-cats-love.html.csp">Pope Francis tells couples not to substitute dogs, cats for children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPHINE MCKENNA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T11:08:02.418-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis on Monday warned married couples against substituting cats and dogs for children — a move that he said leads to the “bitterness of loneliness” in old age. The pope made his comments as he celebrated daily Mass with 15 married couples in the chapel at the Santa Marta residence, where he lives inside the Vatican. He reminded the couples, whose marriages ranged from 25 to 60 years, of the need for faithfulness, perseverance and fertility in maintaining a Christian marria...</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> 58017819@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:08:02 MDT Hatch sorry for political comments at Memorial Day event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58003674-90/comments-court-cross-earnshaw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58003674-90/comments-court-cross-earnshaw.html.csp">Hatch sorry for political comments at Memorial Day event</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T22:32:46.731-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch says he didn’t intend to upset people with comments that ventured briefly into politics during a Memorial Day commemoration in Woods Cross. “If I offended anybody, I certainly apologize because it would make me feel really badly that I did,” Hatch said in an interview Wednesday with KUTV-Channel 2. “I certainly didn’t mean to be political, but one of the points I made was the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. … There was a lot of applause throughout the remarks — they we...</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> 58003674@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 22:32:46 MDT Trib Talk: Sexuality and Mormonism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57999243-231/com-comments-jennifer-jnpearce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57999243-231/com-comments-jennifer-jnpearce.html.csp">Trib Talk: Sexuality and Mormonism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T06:59:34.983-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 06:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What’s it like being LDS and LGBT? North Star, a group dedicated to creating a place where people can talk candidly about same-sex attraction within the Mormon context, is meeting this weekend in Provo. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., North Star founder Ty Mansfield, Mormon parent of a transgender child Karen Penman and filmmaker Kendall Wilcox join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss faith, sexuality and love. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on...</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> 57999243@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 06:59:34 MDT County GOP leader not liable for $1 in damages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58002667-78/party-acumen-blaney-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58002667-78/party-acumen-blaney-county.html.csp">County GOP leader not liable for $1 in damages</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T22:08:02.541-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • A judge has ruled that a Utah County Republican Party leader was protected by state law when he made defamatory comments about another member of the party. The ruling means Vice Chairman Daryl Acumen won’t have to pay $1 in damages to party member Julie Blaney. Judge Christine Johnson with the 4th Judicial District recently overturned a finding by Orem’s Justice Court that had ruled in favor of Blaney in March. Blaney had claimed in a lawsuit that Acumen wrongly accused her of misusing ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580026672014-05-29T22:08:02.541-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T22:08:02.541-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58002667@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 22:08:02 MDT