DALLAS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DALLAS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) US communities diverge on child migrant response http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201216-68/border-california-communities-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201216-68/border-california-communities-federal.html.csp">US communities diverge on child migrant response</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY SCHMALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:20:01.648-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, N.Y., have offered to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding cells and converted warehouses at the border. The outreach offers stand in sharp contrast to other places around the country, where some protested having immigrants from Central America come to their towns while the nation’s leaders attempt to find solutions to the issue...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58201216@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:20:01 MDT NFL: Dallas Cowboys release backup QB Kyle Orton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190234-77/cowboys-orton-backup-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190234-77/cowboys-orton-backup-dallas.html.csp">NFL: Dallas Cowboys release backup QB Kyle Orton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.884-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irving, Texas • Quarterback Kyle Orton has been released by the Dallas Cowboys. The expected move Wednesday came after Tony Romo’s backup skipped all the offseason workouts amid reports Orton was considering retirement. The Cowboys report to training camp in California next week. Orton was fined about $70,000 for failing to report during the offseason and missing the mandatory minicamp in June. The move saves Dallas about $3.25 million this season, but will cost the team about that amount on the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902342014-07-17T16:43:13.884-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:43:13.884-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The older doesn’t like or respect the younger’s girlfriend and refuses to come to any family function where she is present. He has pu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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The Jazz made no attempt to re-sign the veteran forward, renouncing his rights a few days ago. Utah took on his contract last season in an attempt to gain salary and keep cap flexibility. If not for the Jazz, Jefferson could very well be out of the league. Ty Corbin started Jefferson for much of the season at small forward - much to the chagrin of many Jazz f...</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> 58181115@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:23:02 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 NBA: Mavs bringing back Devin Harris http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58152601-77/harris-deal-dallas-mavericks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58152601-77/harris-deal-dallas-mavericks.html.csp">NBA: Mavs bringing back Devin Harris</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:15:29.106-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Dallas Mavericks are bringing back Devin Harris in what could be a more prominent role for the point guard. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday that Harris and the Mavericks have agreed on a new contract. The 31-year-old Harris played for Dallas on a one-year, $3 million deal last season, missing the first half of the year after offseason toe surgery. He originally had a three-year contract worth $9 million, but the deal was scuttled by the toe injury. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581526012014-07-05T23:15:29.106-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-05T23:15:29.106-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. New contracts can’t be signed until next Thursday. The 36-year-old Nowitzki is taking a big pay cut with a contract similar in value and structure to the one Ti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581476002014-07-03T22:51:01.934-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:51:01.934-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147600@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:51:01 MDT AP source: Mavs, Nowitzki agree on 3-year deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147499-77/deal-nowitzki-mavericks-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147499-77/deal-nowitzki-mavericks-contract.html.csp">AP source: Mavs, Nowitzki agree on 3-year deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCHUYLER DIXON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:50:11.084-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed on what could be the final contract for the big German. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday that Nowitzki would get a three-year contract worth roughly $30 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. New contracts can’t be signed until next Thursday. The 36-year-old Nowitzki is taking a big pay cut with a contract similar in value and structure to the one Tim ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581474992014-07-03T22:50:11.084-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.084-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147499@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT MLS: Chicago earns point against 10-man Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144726-77/toronto-chicago-games-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144726-77/toronto-chicago-games-fire.html.csp">MLS: Chicago earns point against 10-man Toronto</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:27:06.087-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto FC 1, fire 1 • In Bridgeview, Ill., Rookie Harrison Shipp’s second-half goal gave the Chicago Fire a 1-1 draw with short-handed Toronto FC on Wednesday night. The Fire had their winless run pushed to five games and Toronto’s undefeated streak reached six games. Chicago leveled the match in the 56th minute after Shipp’s deflected shot beat goalkeeper Joe Bendik. The Associated Press</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> 58144726@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:27:06 MDT Southwest opens new chapter: international flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137355-79/southwest-international-airlines-airtran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137355-79/southwest-international-airlines-airtran.html.csp">Southwest opens new chapter: international flights</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="2014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory on Tuesday — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba. Southwest is taking over routes flown by AirTran Airways, which it bought in 2011. The company plans to eliminate the AirTran brand by year end. Southwest Flight 1804 left Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Tuesday morning on the airline’s first overseas flight — to Oranjestad, Aruba. After the first three international...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581373552014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137355@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:34:11 MDT Crew, FC Dallas salute fallen fan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58130843-77/dallas-columbus-crew-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58130843-77/dallas-columbus-crew-games.html.csp">Crew, FC Dallas salute fallen fan</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:05:04.685-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • The Columbus Crew and FC Dallas paused before their scoreless draw Sunday to support the recovery of a firefighter who was struck by lightning in the southwest parking lot of Crew Stadium. The Major League Soccer teams were scheduled to play on Saturday night, but their game was rescheduled after Stu Tudor was hit during a pregame storm. The 54-year-old lieutenant in the Columbus Fire Department is in critical condition in the intensive care unit of the Ohio State Medical Center...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581308432014-06-29T23:05:04.685-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T23:05:04.685-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130843@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:05:04 MDT MLS: Off-duty firefighter goes into cardiac arrest after lightning strike at Crew game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58128240-77/columbus-lightning-strike-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58128240-77/columbus-lightning-strike-dallas.html.csp">MLS: Off-duty firefighter goes into cardiac arrest after lightning strike at Crew game</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T23:30:03.045-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • An off-duty firefighter went into cardiac arrest after a lightning strike in the Columbus Crew’s stadium parking lot Saturday night, sending him to the hospital in critical condition and leading the Major League Soccer team to postpone its game against FC Dallas. Firefighters said there was a lightning strike outside of the stadium, but it’s not known if the off-duty lieutenant was struck directly, Columbus Fire Department Battalion Chief Tracy Smith said. She said he was in cri...</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> 58128240@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:30:03 MDT NBA notes: Chandler going from Knicks to Mavs in 6-player trade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115571-77/blatt-chandler-coach-mavericks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115571-77/blatt-chandler-coach-mavericks.html.csp">NBA notes: Chandler going from Knicks to Mavs in 6-player trade</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T23:20:10.167-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas and the New York Knicks have agreed to a six-player trade that would bring center Tyson Chandler back to the Mavericks three years after he helped them win a championship only to leave right away in free agency. Two people with knowledge of the deal said Wednesday the Mavericks would send guards Jose Calderon, Shane Larkin and Wayne Ellington and center Samuel Dalembert to the Knicks for Chandler and point guard Raymond Felton. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581155712014-06-25T23:20:10.167-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T23:20:10.167-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115571@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:10 MDT Silva scores 3 goals as United beats Impact 4-2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58058547-77/dallas-scored-montreal-portland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58058547-77/dallas-scored-montreal-portland.html.csp">Silva scores 3 goals as United beats Impact 4-2</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T23:18:40.671-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montreal • Luis Silva scored three first-half goals and D.C. United beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 on Wednesday night to take lead in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference. Nick DeLeon also scored for United (7-4-4). Jack McInerney and Andres Romero scored for the Impact (2-7-4). Silva gave the Washington club a 3-2 lead in the 39th minute with a strike from about 30 yards, curling a shot just past diving goalkeeper Troy Perkins’ fingertips. The 25-year-old midfielder completed the hat trick fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580585472014-06-11T23:18:40.671-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T23:18:40.671-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58058547@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 23:18:40 MDT MLS roundup: Red Bulls shut out Revolution 2-0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58044054-77/chivas-england-goal-usa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58044054-77/chivas-england-goal-usa.html.csp">MLS roundup: Red Bulls shut out Revolution 2-0</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T22:11:36.477-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Midfielder Eric Alexander scored his first goal of the season as the New York Red Bulls earned a 2-0 win Sunday over New England in Foxborough, Mass. Peguy Luyindula scored his third goal of the season for the Red Bulls in the 76th minute, a right-footed shot from atop the penalty box. Alexander, who had taken just four shots on goal this season, headed in a cross in the 17th minute from the left wing after Revolution goalie Bobby Shuttleworth was knocked to the turf in the scramble. Luyindula...</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> 58044054@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:11:36 MDT Soccer: Fabian Espindola’s penalty kick fails in draw http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58041433-77/minute-columbus-scored-penalty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58041433-77/minute-columbus-scored-penalty.html.csp">Soccer: Fabian Espindola’s penalty kick fails in draw</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T22:44:50.297-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Landover, Md. • Steve Clark stood firm to save Fabian Espindola’s penalty kick in second-half stoppage time and preserve the Columbus Crew’s 0-0 draw with D.C. United on Saturday night. The shutout, just Columbus’ third of the season, prevented United (6-4-4) from leaping above the New England Revolution into first place in the Eastern Conference. Columbus (4-5-6) finished the season series against United with a win and two draws. The Crew won just once in its last 12 matches overall. Clark sav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580414332014-06-07T22:44:50.297-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-07T22:44:50.297-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58041433@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:44:50 MDT