FAMILIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FAMILIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah rally: Same-sex marriage would hurt children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58428978-90/sex-marriage-utah-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58428978-90/sex-marriage-utah-case.html.csp">Utah rally: Same-sex marriage would hurt children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:27:55.992-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They were there for the children. Their own, others’, those who haven’t been born yet — even the children of gay couples. Supporters of man-woman marriage holding signs declaring “biology is not bigotry” and “two moms don’t equal a dad” cheered long and loud as conservative activist Mary Summerhays projected on a screen images of same-sex couples and their children. “This child has a mother,” she said, as an image of Matthew Baraza and Tony Milner filled the screen. In it, the two men were hold...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58428978@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:27:55 MDT Yellen says U.S. families need to boost savings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428466-79/families-yellen-assets-fed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428466-79/families-yellen-assets-fed.html.csp">Yellen says U.S. families need to boost savings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:42:01.534-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are “extraordinarily vulnerable” to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday Yellen said a Fed survey found that an unexpected expense of just $400 would force the majority of American families to borrow money, sell something or simply not pay. “The financial crisis and the Great Recession demonstrated, in a dramatic and unmistakable manner, ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584284662014-09-18T08:42:01.534-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T08:42:01.534-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428466@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:42:01 MDT Paul Rolly: Getting Utah’s homeless kids to school is a tough job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58419784-90/education-rock-shelter-kids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58419784-90/education-rock-shelter-kids.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Getting Utah’s homeless kids to school is a tough job</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:39:18.078-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While Utah politicians wring their hands about Common Core and other education initiatives they didn’t think up themselves, and while legislators continue to micromanage education for their own special interests, heroic efforts by educators go unnoticed. Those who scream that Common Core is a federal socialist plot seem to be the last to worry about homeless children getting an education. After all, they often are the same folks who want to deport little kids whose only home has been in the U.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> 58419784@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:18 MDT Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420365-68/confinement-moved-teenager-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420365-68/confinement-moved-teenager-agency.html.csp">Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:08:02.216-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hartford, Conn. • A troubled transgender girl whose imprisonment in Connecticut without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates escaped from custody Tuesday, state officials said. The teenager has been moved several times since a judge in April ordered her to be imprisoned at the request of the Department of Children and Families, who said she was too violent to remain in their custody. The teenager, most recently held at a facility for delinquent boys, escaped while attending her ...</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> 58420365@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:08:02 MDT Child safety: Check your car seat expiration date http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417346-78/car-lake-salt-seats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417346-78/car-lake-salt-seats.html.csp">Child safety: Check your car seat expiration date</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By annie Knox</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T07:37:52.633-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Car seats have a shelf life a little longer than a can of tomatoes — six years. But just to be safe, new mom Katie Blackburn-Conway, 38, waited while Safe Kids workers inspected her 1-year-old daughter’s car seat for an expiration date Monday at the Road Home shelter in Salt Lake City. “There’s always that little chance you’re not doing something right,” she said. “I want to make sure.” National Child Passenger Safety Week started Sunday, and Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake County and Sal...</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> 58417346@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:37:52 MDT Back to school — even in Texas immigration prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417182-68/karnes-immigration-facility-begin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417182-68/karnes-immigration-facility-begin.html.csp">Back to school — even in Texas immigration prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:36:02.825-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Karnes City, Texas • In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice. On an artificial turf soccer field in the courtyard, seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders play a raucous kickball game — ignoring the high walls and surrounding 15-foot gate. For about 200 immigrant children who fled to the United States with their mothers — mostly from Central America — it is another school day, except that they are housed in a federal imm...</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> 58417182@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:36:02 MDT Letter: No thinking at Sutherland tank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347639-82/hate-sutherland-tank-institute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347639-82/hate-sutherland-tank-institute.html.csp">Letter: No thinking at Sutherland tank</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:52.484-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stop it! Stop calling the Sutherland Institute a “think tank” or a “leading conservative voice.” They are none of these. The Sutherland Institute is an organization of hate mongers. Paul Mero has just been the head bigot, nothing more. He is, however, responsible for getting the World Congress of Families to have their convention here in Salt Lake. The World Congress of Families in listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, who tracks the likes of the KKK, the Aryan Brotherhood 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> 58347639@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:52 MDT Leonard finds a charity to come first before golf http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343176-77/leonard-week-camp-alpert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343176-77/leonard-week-camp-alpert.html.csp">Leonard finds a charity to come first before golf</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FERGUSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.616-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paramus, N.J. • Justin Leonard ordinarily would have played the final week of the PGA Tour’s regular season, and this is one time he probably should have gone. He likes the Wyndham Championship and typically plays well, having never missed the cut. And at No. 108 in the FedEx Cup, it would have been his last chance to improve his standing heading into the playoffs, where it’s all about moving up the list and advancing to the next week. But then he got an offer he couldn’t refuse. His wife and fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431762014-08-27T23:28:58.616-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.616-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343176@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338505-79/flight-families-airlines-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338505-79/flight-families-airlines-plane.html.csp">Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash</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="2014-08-26T09:34:02.634-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss. Officials in the Netherlands, where the majority of Flight 17 victims lived, say Malaysia Airlines has been making $50,000 payments to the families without admitting any wrongdoing in the crash. Such payments may create goodwill, lawyers say, but they are not likely to discourage some families from seeking more than the amount...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583385052014-08-26T09:34:02.634-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:34:02.634-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338505@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:34:02 MDT L.A. Daily News: The Modern Family Act http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58325682-82/family-legal-parents-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58325682-82/family-legal-parents-court.html.csp">L.A. Daily News: The Modern Family Act</a></h4>