DEPARTMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEPARTMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Temple-building Mormon leader dies at 81 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353158-78/sorensen-lds-temple-temples.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353158-78/sorensen-lds-temple-temples.html.csp">Temple-building Mormon leader dies at 81</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T18:05:22.96-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">David E. Sorensen, an LDS general authority assigned by the late President Gordon B. Hinckley with overseeing a massive expansion of Mormon temple building, died Aug. 26 at his home in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. He was 81. Sorensen, who made his living as a businessman first with a health services company in California and then as vice chairman of Nevada Community Bank in Las Vegas, was tapped in 1992 to join the LDS hierarchy as a member of the Second Quorum of Seventy. Three years later, he ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58353158@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:05:22 MDT Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358549-68/nuclear-fuel-rail-energy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358549-68/nuclear-fuel-rail-energy.html.csp">Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAY HENRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T17:17:09.868-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go. Putting the cart before the horse, the U.S. Department of Energy recently asked companies for ideas on how the government should get the rail cars needed to haul 150-ton casks filled with used, radioactive nuclear fuel. They won’t be moving anytime soon. The latest government plans call for having an interim test storage site in 2021 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583585492014-08-31T17:17:09.868-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T17:17:09.868-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358549@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:17:09 MDT Transgender women’s killings test police outreach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355043-68/police-lgbt-transgender-baltimore.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355043-68/police-lgbt-transgender-baltimore.html.csp">Transgender women’s killings test police outreach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIET LINDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T11:27:02.262-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • The day after Mia Henderson’s body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city’s LGBT community to a meeting. “We are listening. We are paying attention,” he told them. “We are responding, and we are taking this very seriously.” That isn’t nearly enough, advocates and some citizens say, after the second unsolved killing of a transgender woman in as many months, and the fourth in two years. The killings have cast fresh light on efforts...</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> 58355043@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:27:02 MDT Salt Lake County closes Chinese restaurant in Midvale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58351915-223/restaurant-violations-department-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58351915-223/restaurant-violations-department-health.html.csp">Salt Lake County closes Chinese restaurant in Midvale</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy STephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T14:23:14.773-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County Health Department closed Rice King restaurant in Midvale on Thursday for creating an “imminent health hazard due to excessive critical violations.” According to a notice on the department website, the restaurant, at 755 E. Fort Union Blvd., received 45 code violations. Among the problems: • Raw meat contaminating clean dishes. • Dish soap contaminating raw shrimp. • Food being prepared on the floor. • Rice noodles being stored in a cardboard box. • Tooth brush below drink ...</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> 58351915@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:23:14 MDT Snail invasion? USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58352080-68/snails-department-giant-usda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58352080-68/snails-department-giant-usda.html.csp">Snail invasion? USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. The Agriculture Department is trying to stop them. Since June, department authorities have seized more than 1,200 live specimens of the large snails, also known as giant African land snails, all of them traced back to one person in Georgia, who was selling them illegally. The USDA discovered the snails through a tip fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520802014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352080@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:40:02 MDT Changing CFB landscape hasn't been good to BYU, UConn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58341505-65/byu-uconn-football-athletic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58341505-65/byu-uconn-football-athletic.html.csp">Changing CFB landscape hasn't been good to BYU, UConn</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="2014-08-26T23:57:04.157-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With some appreciated assistance from the sports information department, I was able to get a 10-minute interview this morning with UConn athletic director Warde Manuel and produced this article on how UConn and BYU are sort of kindred spirits in the college football landscape right now. Both schools have tasted success at the highest level, but are currently on the outside looking in with the onset of the College Football Playoff in 2014. “I would agree in the sense that we have both prov...</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> 58341505@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:57:04 MDT Utah suspends Weber County dairy’s license over foodborne illness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339040-78/milk-dairy-department-raw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339040-78/milk-dairy-department-raw.html.csp">Utah suspends Weber County dairy’s license over foodborne illness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T21:37:12.79-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A big outbreak of foodborne illness in northern Utah has been traced to a Weber County dairy that sells raw milk. Forty-five of the 79 cases of campylobacter — campy for short — infection have been traced to the raw, unpasteurized milk, and health officials continue to investigate the rest. The bacterial infection causes diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food suspended the license of Ropelato Dairy, west of Ogden, to sell raw...</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> 58339040@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:37:12 MDT Washington Post: Figures on police shootings lacking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334536-82/police-data-force-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334536-82/police-data-force-department.html.csp">Washington Post: Figures on police shootings lacking</a></h4>