FAMILIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FAMILIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sandy’s legacy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836791-82/blasio-homes-sandy-construction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836791-82/blasio-homes-sandy-construction.html.csp">Sandy’s legacy</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T12:44:56.303-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 12:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The hardest test of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vision and competence might end up being something quite different from expanding prekindergarten or affordable housing. It might just be his ability to restore normality to the lives of tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the Hurricane Sandy zone, from the Rockaways to Staten Island, whose homes and businesses were washed away or ruined a year and a half ago. And, once that job is done, preparing the city to weather the inevitable and potentially disas...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57836791@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:44:56 MDT New Americans turn to goats to address food demand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57836516-79/goats-goat-vermont-freudenberger.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57836516-79/goats-goat-vermont-freudenberger.html.csp">New Americans turn to goats to address food demand</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T16:02:35.042-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colchester, Vt. • A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock. The half dozen kids — that is, baby goats — that arrived last week at Pine Island Farm were the latest additions to the Vermont Goat Collaborative, a project that brings together new Americans hungry for goat meat with dairy goat farmers who have no need for young male animals. Some dairy farmers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578365162014-04-18T16:02:35.042-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T16:02:35.042-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836516@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:02:35 MDT Soccer: Memorial service marks Hillsborough anniversary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57824178-77/liverpool-families-soccer-victims.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57824178-77/liverpool-families-soccer-victims.html.csp">Soccer: Memorial service marks Hillsborough anniversary</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T21:24:02.353-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Liverpool, England • Scarves donated by soccer clubs across the world were laid out in the center circle at Anfield, forming the shape of the number “96” beneath a blue sky on Tuesday. Outside the stadium, two middle-aged men — one wearing a Liverpool shirt and the other an Everton jersey — shared a warm embrace next to the famous Shankly Gates. The global soccer community, in particular Merseysiders, united to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster in which 96 Liverpool ...</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> 57824178@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:24:02 MDT Op-ed: ‘Marriage penalty’ hurts families who need the most help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57821796-82/tax-family-marriage-penalty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57821796-82/tax-family-marriage-penalty.html.csp">Op-ed: ‘Marriage penalty’ hurts families who need the most help</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T16:31:02.076-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a few short months, I’ll pass the milestone that every little girl dreams of: the day she swears — before family and God, in sickness and in health, all in the name of love — that she’s willing to pay a much higher tax rate. Yes, dear readers, this was my last tax day as a single filer. By this time next year, I’ll be married, and the Internal Revenue Service will pool my earnings with those of my husband-to-be. The first dollar of my earnings will be taxed at the same marginal rate as the la...</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> 57821796@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:31:02 MDT Editorial: Utah takes a nasty step against same-sex couples http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802521-82/utah-marriage-sex-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802521-82/utah-marriage-sex-state.html.csp">Editorial: Utah takes a nasty step against same-sex couples</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:10:11.451-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In rapid succession, the official Utah position on same-sex marriage has gone from mainstream conservative to merely retrograde to downright nasty. In fairness, it is not only, or even primarily, Utah’s laws and policies that have changed. It is the rest of the world that has moved, with a speed seldom seen in such matters, away from a one-size-fits-all view of marriage to a live-and-let-live acceptance of what’s now called marriage equality. It is disappointing that the state’s lawmakers and l...</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> 57802521@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:10:11 MDT Rampell: The poor were abandoned long ago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794418-82/poor-class-middle-programs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794418-82/poor-class-middle-programs.html.csp">Rampell: The poor were abandoned long ago</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T00:39:01.493-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 12:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Liberals are shocked (shocked!) that Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and his co-partisans would consider cutting Medicaid, food stamps, Pell grants and other programs that serve the neediest Americans. They have accused Ryan of trying to balance the budget on the backs of the poor. But long before Ryan unveiled his “Path to Prosperity,” politicians of both parties had been redistributing government spending away from the truly destitute and toward everyone else. In the past few decades, the federal soci...</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> 57794418@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:39:01 MDT Op-ed: Federal-state program strengthens families http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57765854-82/families-miechv-programs-parents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57765854-82/families-miechv-programs-parents.html.csp">Op-ed: Federal-state program strengthens families</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jay francis and paula green johnson</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:04.395-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One of the few issues on which politicians of both parties agree is the need for stronger families who are able to shepherd their children’s early development and live healthy, self-sufficient lives. Yet, thousands of families in Utah and across the nation will lose out on an important opportunity unless Congress quickly acts to reauthorize a federal/state partnership called the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program. MIECHV funds a range of voluntary, in-home suppo...</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> 57765854@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:04 MDT Malaysia vows: We will give plane families closure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769082-68/plane-search-australia-families.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769082-68/plane-search-australia-families.html.csp">Malaysia vows: We will give plane families closure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICK PERRY and EILEEN NG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T19:08:03.475-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 07:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perth, Australia • Leaders of the two countries heading multinational efforts to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 pledged Thursday that no effort would be spared to give the families of those on board the answers they need. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak flew to Australia for briefings on the search for the missing plane and talks with his Australian counterpart, Tony Abbott, whose country is overseeing the hunt in a huge and remote patch of the Indian Ocean. “It is a very...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577690822014-04-03T19:08:03.475-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T19:08:03.475-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769082@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:08:03 MDT Malaysia’s changing account of missing plane frustrates families http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57760619-68/malaysia-government-malaysian-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57760619-68/malaysia-government-malaysian-airlines.html.csp">Malaysia’s changing account of missing plane frustrates families</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS BRUMMITT </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and GILLIAN WONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T19:54:04.52-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • It may mean little to investigators that the last words air traffic controllers heard from the lost jetliner were “Good night, Malaysian three-seven-zero,” rather than “All right, good night.” But to Malaysian officials whose credibility has been questioned almost from the beginning, it means a great deal. Malaysian officials said more than two weeks ago that “All right, good night,” were the last words, and that the co-pilot uttered them. They changed the account late M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577606192014-04-01T19:54:04.52-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T19:54:04.52-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760619@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:54:04 MDT Op-ed: Marriage studies are tangled web of deception http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739429-82/sex-utah-regnerus-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739429-82/sex-utah-regnerus-marriage.html.csp">Op-ed: Marriage studies are tangled web of deception</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Chris Wangsgard</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T01:01:05.388-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.” — Sir Walter Scott In its appellate brief to the 10th Circuit in the same-sex marriage case (Kitchen v. Herbert), Utah claimed that “ ... same-sex parenting arrangements are less effective than married biological mothers and fathers in producing positive outcomes in the lives of their children.” The sole authority Utah relied on to make this representation to the court was a study by a sociologist, Mark D. ...</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> 57739429@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:01:05 MDT Utah families celebrate passage of cannabis ‘Charlee’s Law’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728706-78/cannabis-utah-law-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728706-78/cannabis-utah-law-oil.html.csp">Utah families celebrate passage of cannabis ‘Charlee’s Law’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T10:13:43.835-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s hemp supplement bill, better known as “Charlee’s Law,” is a technical piece of legislation, packed with a lot of “legalese,” said sponsor Rep. Gage Froerer at the governor’s ceremonial signing of the law on Tuesday. But it’s a symbol of compassion for parents who have exhausted all medical remedies for their children, and a promise of hope for a better future, he said. “And number one it’s about trust,” Froerer said. “The state of Utah is willing to trust the parents of this state in mak...</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> 57728706@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:13:43 MDT Fire at Roy condominium complex displaces 6 families http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733110-78/fire-six-families-roy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733110-78/fire-six-families-roy.html.csp">Fire at Roy condominium complex displaces 6 families</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T21:36:49.538-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A two-alarm blaze at a Roy condominium complex forced evacuation of several buildings and displaced six families on Wednesday. Firefighting crews rushed to the scene following an 8:22 a.m. 911 call from the Kentwood Condominium complex, located at 2779 W. 5525 South. No injuries were reported in the fire. Roofing collapsed in one building, and six units were reported to have been heavily damaged in the blaze, which firefighters had extinguished by 9:45 a.m. One of those who called 911 was Kylee...</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> 57733110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:36:49 MDT Program aims to stop suicide, homelessness in LGBT Mormon youth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57682784-80/lgbt-ryan-youth-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57682784-80/lgbt-ryan-youth-family.html.csp">Program aims to stop suicide, homelessness in LGBT Mormon youth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T17:59:48.175-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For more than 25 years, Caitlin Ryan has studied the impact of a family’s response to the news that their child is gay. Ryan, a researcher at San Francisco State University, says the evidence could not be more clear: If a parent greets the announcement from their lesbian, bisexual, gay or transgender (LGBT) offspring with anger, rejection, dismissal or harsh judgment, the son or daughter is more likely to become homeless or suicidal, while a positive message of love can protect the life, health...</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> 57682784@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:59:48 MDT Letter: Spend airplane recovery money on children instead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57677293-82/airline-families-flight-friends.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57677293-82/airline-families-flight-friends.html.csp">Letter: Spend airplane recovery money on children instead</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T01:01:03.672-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Of course our hearts go out to the families and friends of those passengers on the Malaysian Airline flight who must now be considered tragically and permanently separated from us (“Did missing Malaysia plane keep flying after last contact? Tribune, March 13). While we grieve for those lost, for their families and friends and indeed for mankind, would it not be a more fitting tribute to the human species to take the time, energy and hundreds of millions of dollars spent searching for them and in...</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> 57677293@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Utah lawmakers embrace autism mandate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57672224-90/utah-autism-therapy-families.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57672224-90/utah-autism-therapy-families.html.csp">Utah lawmakers embrace autism mandate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:56:22.256-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It took three years and tortured negotiations that lasted until the final day of the Legislative session. But early on Thursday lawmakers gave a final nod to SB57, a bill that would require some state-regulated insurers to cover autism treatment. Pending the governor’s signature Utah will join 34 other states with autism mandates. The bill will bring relief to many families struggling to afford expensive Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy for their kids — but not all families, and not i...</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> 57672224@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:56:22 MDT Autism bill passes both Utah houses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57673941-90/autism-bill-earlier-families.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57673941-90/autism-bill-earlier-families.html.csp">Autism bill passes both Utah houses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T19:37:39.557-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After years of parents pushing for it, a bill to require health insurers to pay for autism treatment for kids has finally passed both houses of the Legislature. The House passed SB57 on a 69-3 vote. But because it was amended, it was sent back to the Senate for a final vote before it may go to Gov. Gary Herbert for signature. The Senate earlier passed it 18-7. The bill would add Utah to the list of 34 states that require insurers to pay for autism treatment for children, but the coverage would n...</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> 57673941@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:37:39 MDT Senate OKs preschool plan for at-risk kids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57673116-90/bill-education-families-funding.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57673116-90/bill-education-families-funding.html.csp">Senate OKs preschool plan for at-risk kids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Amy McDonald</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T20:55:04.237-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some at-risk children in Utah may have more opportunities for preschool education under a bill that passed the Senate 17-10 Wednesday. HB96 would provide $3 million to set up a grant program for schools and families to implement high quality preschool curriculum for at-risk kids. The funding would be used to attract private investors and if the program successfully keeps kids out of special education later on, the state would pay them back. If the program fails, the state would not have to reim...</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> 57673116@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:55:04 MDT Cannabis oil may be coming to Utah as Senate passes bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666171-90/oil-cannabis-bill-charlee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666171-90/oil-cannabis-bill-charlee.html.csp">Cannabis oil may be coming to Utah as Senate passes bill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kirsten Stewart </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T22:27:14.803-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill that would allow compassionate use of nonintoxicating cannabis oil by Utahns with untreatable epilepsy passed the Senate Tuesday by a wide margin, despite reservations some senators have about the oil’s safety and long term benefits. Senators applauded families seated in the gallery and they recognized Charlee Nelson of West Jordan, a 6-year-old who might have benefitted from cannabis oil, but is near death. Charlee and her parents, Catrina and Jeff Nelson, were invited onto the Senate 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> 57666171@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:27:14 MDT Safety rules block meals for homeless http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57667287-90/donated-eggert-families-homeless.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57667287-90/donated-eggert-families-homeless.html.csp">Safety rules block meals for homeless</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Amy McDonald</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T22:03:20.48-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill that passed the House and awaits final action in the Senate would exempt volunteers from the requirement to have a food handler’s permit to dish out meals to the homeless. Sponsored by Rep. Steve Eliason, R-Sandy, HB176 comes in response to health-department regulations that have thrown a wrench into volunteer-provided meals in Salt Lake City’s The Road Home. When the homeless shelter and aid organization learned of the health rules and informed volunteer groups, it lost 39 volunteer ...</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> 57667287@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:03:20 MDT After emotional testimony, Senate OKs sexual abuse program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57665512-90/abuse-bill-emotional-families.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57665512-90/abuse-bill-emotional-families.html.csp">After emotional testimony, Senate OKs sexual abuse program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T21:09:58.465-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 09:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After emotional debate — in which two senators acknowledged publicly for the first time they were sexually assaulted as children — the Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill requiring development of a school program to teach children about sexual abuse. “We need to take a stand on this and teach children how to protect themselves,” said Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, who told colleagues he was abused by a non-family member as a child. Osmond said the curriculum would give children “tool...</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> 57665512@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:09:58 MDT