DIRECTOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DIRECTOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Review: Utah Symphony gets into the Mahler groove http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407809-223/mahler-symphony-utah-fischer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407809-223/mahler-symphony-utah-fischer.html.csp">Review: Utah Symphony gets into the Mahler groove</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:33:07.949-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There was more excitement than usual at Friday night’s Utah Symphony season opener: The orchestra is recording this weekend’s performances of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 for commercial release sometime next season. It’s a nod to the Utah Symphony’s landmark recording of all the Mahler symphonies under Maurice Abravanel, and the kickoff to Fischer’s two-season Mahler cycle with the orchestra. The audience seemed more tense than the musicians at the outset, as nervous throat-clearing and program-rattl...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58407809@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:33:07 MDT News roundup: Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58414793-64/trib-utah-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58414793-64/trib-utah-lake-salt.html.csp">News roundup: Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate</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="2014-09-15T08:25:13.256-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate. Utahns like Herbert's healthy Utah plan, even if they don't know what it is. Utah state government takes a lot of military handouts. Happy Monday. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said this weekend that Democrats aren't fear mongers and then declared why Democrats must to well this election year: "Civilization as we know it today would be in jeopardy if the Republicans win the Senate." Pelosi made the comment during a live show of ...</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> 58414793@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:25:13 MDT Utah bug official allegedly stole, sold county pesticide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403117-78/johnson-curtis-county-mosquito.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403117-78/johnson-curtis-county-mosquito.html.csp">Utah bug official allegedly stole, sold county pesticide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T07:48:56.939-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former mosquito abatement officer in Sevier County allegedly skimmed barrels of insecticide and other supplies from the county and resold it at a discount to other counties and municipalities statewide, as well as local farmers. John P. Johnson, who retired as mosquito abatement director in 2012, is accused of pocketing at least $70,000 in sales of pest-control supplies that actually were worth far more to the county, said Sevier County Sheriff Nathan Curtis. “He sold all kinds of different st...</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> 58403117@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:48:56 MDT USC's Pat Haden fined, under scrutiny for arguing with officials http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389017-89/haden-argue-athletics-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389017-89/haden-argue-athletics-committee.html.csp">USC's Pat Haden fined, under scrutiny for arguing with officials</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="2014-09-09T16:05:15.294-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most football fans would love a chance to get in a referee's face to argue a call against their team. Just remember, if you hold a certain stature in, say, an athletic department, it will cost you. The Pac-12 announced it will levy a $25,000 fine against USC AD Pat Haden, who ran down from the pressbox to argue about a sideline encroachment penalty. In the eyes of the conference, it was a big no-no, as Haden confronted officials and later made post-game commentary - one presumes negative comment...</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> 58389017@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:15 MDT Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388600-79/walgreen-board-jana-activist.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388600-79/walgreen-board-jana-activist.html.csp">Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T09:30:02.583-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Walgreens is naming Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director. Walgreen Co. is under pressure after lowering its earnings forecast as it wraps up its acquisition of the health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots, which runs the United Kingdom’s largest drugstore chain. Walgreen said Monday that Jana Partners will recommend an additional independent director. If another board vacancy opens and Walgreen ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583886002014-09-08T09:30:02.583-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T09:30:02.583-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388600@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Letter: Sewer insurance pitch has a bad smell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378241-82/lake-salt-insurance-letter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378241-82/lake-salt-insurance-letter.html.csp">Letter: Sewer insurance pitch has a bad smell</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:52:02.421-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I just received a nice letter from the director of Salt Lake City Public Utilities promoting a private insurance company plan “to protect you from unexpected home repair costs.” I assume the same letter went out to everyone who gets water and sewer service from Salt Lake City. To be sure, I am constantly bombarded with solicitations to buy all kinds of insurance, but this one, coming as it did from a governmental agency, was particularly offensive. Where does the city come off promoting a parti...</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> 58378241@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:52:02 MDT Fall movie photos: ‘The Maze Runner,’ ‘The Equalizer’ among September releases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58365145-223/drama-comedy-director-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58365145-223/drama-comedy-director-film.html.csp">Fall movie photos: ‘The Maze Runner,’ ‘The Equalizer’ among September releases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:01:24.298-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are 80 movies expected to open in Salt Lake City-area theaters this fall, moving into the holiday season. Here’s the list, with photos, of the movies opening in September. (Release dates are tentative.) Sept. 5 Forrest Gump • The 1994 Oscar winner, about a simple man (Tom Hanks) in complex times, returns in IMAX-enhanced glory. The Identical • What if Elvis’ twin brother had lived? That’s the launching point for this musical drama about an Elvis-like superstar and his long-lost twin (bot...</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> 58365145@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:01:24 MDT Fall movie photos: ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1’ among November releases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58366298-223/director-stars-drama-nov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58366298-223/director-stars-drama-nov.html.csp">Fall movie photos: ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1’ among November releases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:03:11.658-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are 80 movies expected to open in Salt Lake City-area theaters this fall, moving into the holiday season. Here’s the list, with photos, of the movies opening in November. (Release dates are tentative.) Nov. 7 Big Hero 6 • Disney’s animated adventure, based on a Marvel Comics title, about a young tinkerer named Hiro (voiced by Ryan Potter) and his inflatable robot Baymax (voiced by “30 Rock’s” Scott Adsit). Birdman • Michael Keaton stars as a former movie star, famous for playing an iconi...</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> 58366298@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:03:11 MDT U.S. subprime crisis stars in Venice film festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351772-79/venice-film-garfield-director.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351772-79/venice-film-garfield-director.html.csp">U.S. subprime crisis stars in Venice film festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T16:42:01.695-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Venice, Italy • Florida’s realtors and tourism authorities probably will not be using “99 Homes” in their promotional material. The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani’s Orlando-set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes at the Venice Film Festival. The movie stars Andrew Garfield as an evicted construction worker who sells his soul to the devil — or at least to Michael Shannon’s reptilian real estate agent — and takes a job evicting other struggling souls to earn enough mone...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517722014-08-29T16:42:01.695-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T16:42:01.695-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351772@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:42:01 MDT Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58332014-223/attenborough-film-actor-won.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58332014-223/attenborough-film-actor-won.html.csp">Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREGORY KATZ </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T07:07:25.07-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 07:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90. The actor’s son, Michael Attenborough told the BBC that his father died Sunday. He had been in poor health for some time. Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough “one of the greats of cinema.” “His acting in ‘Brighton Rock’ was brilliant, his directing of ‘Gandhi’ was stunning,” Cameron said. Ben Kingsley, who ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583320142014-08-25T07:07:25.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T07:07:25.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332014@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:07:25 MDT Salt Lake City arts groups to help end homelessness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272790-223/rose-arts-company-dance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272790-223/rose-arts-company-dance.html.csp">Salt Lake City arts groups to help end homelessness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:43:44.529-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In an unusual collaboration, six downtown arts companies are presenting “The Rose Exposed,” a showcase to benefit the Road Home, which will also kick off a yearlong neighborhood partnership. Beyond the thrill of putting on a show, organizers are excited about employing the power of dance, theater and music to show “that we are not only an economic engine to the area, and an artistic engine, but a community-building engine as well,” says Linda Smith, artistic director of Repertory Dance Theatre....</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> 58272790@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:43:44 MDT BYU’s Holmoe says ruling on improper benefits imminent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58317730-88/holmoe-byu-ncaa-schools.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58317730-88/holmoe-byu-ncaa-schools.html.csp">BYU’s Holmoe says ruling on improper benefits imminent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:49:44.004-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU should learn this week whether it will be punished by the NCAA for providing alleged improper benefits to some of its student-athletes, Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe told reporters Wednesday in a far-reaching roundtable discussion regarding the school’s sports programs. Holmoe said BYU submitted the findings of its own internal investigation to the NCAA months ago after allegations surfaced regarding former director of football operations Duane Busby. The school recently heard fro...</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> 58317730@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:49:44 MDT BYU's Holmoe says football series with Irish facing 4th-and-long http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58318847-65/byu-holmoe-series-dame.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58318847-65/byu-holmoe-series-dame.html.csp">BYU's Holmoe says football series with Irish facing 4th-and-long</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="2014-08-20T18:30:33.666-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 06:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe held another roundtable discussion with reporters who cover BYU sports on Wednesday morning, something he tries to do about two times a year. You can read about the most newsworthy item discussed today — Holmoe’s acknowledgement that the NCAA will likely render a decision on the results of BYU’s self-reported improper benefits investigation in the next few days — in this report in The Salt Lake Tribune. Holmoe answered dozens of questions in the chat that lasted...</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> 58318847@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:30:33 MDT Athletic director Tom Holmoe discusses BYU sports (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58317784-65/byu-holmoe-athletic-director.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58317784-65/byu-holmoe-athletic-director.html.csp">Athletic director Tom Holmoe discusses BYU sports (video)</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="2014-08-20T12:28:02.166-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe held his semiannual roundtable discussion with reporters who cover BYU sports on Wednesday at Legends Grille on campus. After that 55-minute session, Holmoe spoke on camera for another 10 minutes or so, touching on most of the same topics. Here's video of that discussion.</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> 58317784@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:28:02 MDT News roundup: Believe it: More government shutdowns possible http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58316327-64/trib-utah-government-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58316327-64/trib-utah-government-state.html.csp">News roundup: Believe it: More government shutdowns possible</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="2014-08-20T07:54:45.771-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Another government shutdown possible. FBI director mum on Swallow, Shurtleff probe. Utah cities wind back gun laws. Happy Wednesday. Last year's government shutdown -- which came after the White House and Senate Democrats wouldn't yield to House Republicans over Obamacare funding -- could happen again. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnel says that if Republicans wrest back control of the Senate, he will push to pass legislation reining in the Obama administrations policies, leaving Presi...</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> 58316327@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:54:45 MDT Trib Talk: Is prison the solution? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58309995-231/tribtalk-prison-com-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58309995-231/tribtalk-prison-com-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Is prison the solution?</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="2014-08-19T12:41:09.873-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Non-violent offenders are filling Utah’s prison to the tune of 63 percent of new inmates, a trend that has lawmakers, attorneys, judges and corrections officials worried and wondering if sentencing guidelines really fit the crime. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Department of Corrections director Rollin Cook and Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice director Ron Gordon join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about some of the disconnects between crime and punishment in Utah and ways to fix t...</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> 58309995@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:41:09 MDT News roundup: White House asks big biz for immigration reform help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58308361-64/trib-utah-lake-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58308361-64/trib-utah-lake-county.html.csp">News roundup: White House asks big biz for immigration reform help</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="2014-08-18T07:27:34.145-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 07:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">White House looks to big biz on immigration reform. Missouri calls out the National Guard. Judge orders new primary in Millard County. Happy Monday. With immigration reform efforts mired in partisan gridlock, the White House is looking for more ways that President Barack Obama can go it alone through the use of executive orders and by convincing major U.S. companies to back the administration's moves. White House aides have meet with officials from Cisco, Intel and Accenture in hopes of a...</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> 58308361@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:27:34 MDT Milbank: Our spies are spying on Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276619-82/committee-redacted-intelligence-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276619-82/committee-redacted-intelligence-report.html.csp">Milbank: Our spies are spying on Congress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T13:36:02.024-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 01:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • If the CIA spends half as much energy finding terrorists as it has spent fighting Congress, we should feel very safe. The spooks, taking a break from the mundane work of protecting the nation, have lately been turning their spycraft against the lawmakers who are supposed to be overseeing them. The not-so-secret mission: To block the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on tortu--, uh, enhanced interrogation methods. First, CIA officials broke into computers that were being used by...</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> 58276619@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:36:02 MDT ’Mad Max’ director ‘heartbroken’ over Mel Gibson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58281307-223/miller-max-mad-director.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58281307-223/miller-max-mad-director.html.csp">’Mad Max’ director ‘heartbroken’ over Mel Gibson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN PEARSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T12:04:31.01-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • “Mad Max” director George Miller was “heartbroken” over Mel Gibson’s string of scandals in recent years, and said plans for a new trilogy prompted him to pick a younger actor for revisiting the post-apocalyptic auto action franchise. The 69-year-old Australian director helped launch Gibson to stardom three decades ago in the trilogy featuring stark desert landscapes, intense car chases and a bleach blonde Tina Turner. Miller had originally hoped to bring Gibson back for a fourth film...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813072014-08-10T12:04:31.01-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T12:04:31.01-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281307@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:04:31 MDT Friday movie roundup: Turtles, tornadoes, tandoori http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58275664-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58275664-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: Turtles, tornadoes, tandoori</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T09:56:50.476-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Can four pizza-loving reptiles dethrone the “Guardians of the Galaxy” this weekend? In terms of movie quality, no way, dude. A Michael Bay-produced reboot of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” arrives in theaters, and it’s the sort of idiotic chaos that has become associated with Bay’s name. The four masked vigilante turtles — Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael and Leonardo — are rendered with performance-capture and computer graphics, but they never register as interesting characters. The action is 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> 58275664@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:56:50 MDT