FAMILY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FAMILY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) After Darrien Hunt shooting, Utah’s black, biracial families worry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58435972-78/says-black-hunt-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58435972-78/says-black-hunt-police.html.csp">After Darrien Hunt shooting, Utah’s black, biracial families worry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:06:43.455-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs • “It could have been one of my children.” That is the fear running through many of the state’s black and biracial Mormon families in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt by police here. They thought that living in a close-knit LDS community, being known by neighbors and sharing their faith might protect their families from racial assumptions they felt were common in other cities, other places. But now these Latter-day Saints are not confident that is enough. Hun...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58435972@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:06:43 MDT Utah football: New talent blending in well for 3-0 Utes (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58439576-77/utah-utes-leading-paul.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58439576-77/utah-utes-leading-paul.html.csp">Utah football: New talent blending in well for 3-0 Utes (VIDEO)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T23:15:40.581-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ann Arbor, Mich. • Maybe it was a few drops of rain, leftover from the torrential downpour, that were gathering by Gionni Paul’s eyes on Saturday night. Only he knows for sure. But the Utes linebacker, who came from Florida after stalling in Miami, did seem to find his words catching in his throat when he tried to articulate how he felt playing his first college game in nearly two years. “It was fun, energetic, loving, caring,” he said, between a few intakes of breath. “I feel like we a family, ...</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> 58439576@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:15:40 MDT Darrien Hunt : A life cut short mourned by family, friends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425294-78/hunt-darrien-family-scivally.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425294-78/hunt-darrien-family-scivally.html.csp">Darrien Hunt : A life cut short mourned by family, friends</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall and Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T11:00:56.795-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs • Darrien Hunt wanted to heal the world. That was just one of the ways that Hunt, who Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed last week, was remembered Thursday morning at his funeral, held at a church only about 1 1/2 miles from the shopping center where he died. Before all that, he was a man who took after Jesus Christ, his friend Duane Domino said, standing before a congregation of more than 100 friends, family and supporters. “He was kind and he was gentle and lovi...</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> 58425294@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:00:56 MDT Facts, questions in fatal racially charged Wal-Mart shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438694-68/crawford-police-family-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438694-68/crawford-police-family-shooting.html.csp">Facts, questions in fatal racially charged Wal-Mart shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA CORNWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T11:34:05.863-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • A grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart will have to sort out conflicting accounts to determine whether charges should be filed in a racially charged case that has drawn national attention. The special grand jury is to be sworn in Monday to hear evidence in the fatal shooting last month of John Crawford III, a black man, inside the store in a Dayton suburb. Crawford was killed while carrying an air rifle his family said he’d taken off a st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584386942014-09-21T11:34:05.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T11:34:05.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58438694@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:34:05 MDT Mormons aim to capture best stories from grandmas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58436281-78/family-stories-history-genealogy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58436281-78/family-stories-history-genealogy.html.csp">Mormons aim to capture best stories from grandmas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T09:55:29.617-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Mormon church’s family history research center is launching a social media campaign encouraging youngsters around the world to share their best stories about their grandmothers. The #MeetMyGrandma campaign is the latest effort to push young Mormons to capture stories from and about older family members before it’s too late. The program is being run by Family Search, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ nonprofit organization. The goal is to get 110,000 new stories logged in fami...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584362812014-09-21T09:55:29.617-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T09:55:29.617-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436281@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:55:29 MDT Second man arrested trying to enter White House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436113-68/service-gonzalez-secret-agents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436113-68/service-gonzalez-secret-agents.html.csp">Second man arrested trying to enter White House</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T18:10:22.53-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 06:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home. The second incident started Saturday afternoon when a man approached one of the White House gates on foot, Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan said. He later showed up at another gate in 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> 58436113@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:10:22 MDT Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp">Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs City on Friday identified the officers who shot Darrien Hunt as Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson. The announcement came in response to a Hunt family news conference earlier in the day in which they called for the names and more information about the shooting. Also at that news conference, an attorney for the family said he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584335512014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433551@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:30 MDT Utah missionary’s funeral planned for Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58434159-78/thredgold-missionary-saturday-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58434159-78/thredgold-missionary-saturday-sltrib.html.csp">Utah missionary’s funeral planned for Saturday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T10:51:16.032-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The family of a Utah Mormon missionary will finally lay him to rest Saturday morning. Connor Thredgold, of Springville, and a fellow missionary were found dead in their Taipei apartment Aug. 23. Taiwan news agencies reported that the two, 19-year-old Thredgold and 24-year-old Yu Peng Xiong, died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Thredgold’s funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Springville West Center at 996 W. Center Street, said family spokesman Tom McHoes. No foul play is suspected in the ...</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> 58434159@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:51:16 MDT Letter: How low will same-sex marriage opponents go? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433729-82/family-anti-low-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433729-82/family-anti-low-marriage.html.csp">Letter: How low will same-sex marriage opponents go?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:23:17.069-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I really am not sure there is something worse than using strangers’ children as a weapon against their own family. But Thursday night Mary Summerhays, at an anti-family rally (yes, anti-family), used pictures of friends of mine and their kids to make a point that is factually untrue. How low do these anti-family organizations, like Celebration of Marriage, have to go to push their ungodly agenda? Defaming children and their families without even knowing them and how amazingly loving and special ...</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> 58433729@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:17 MDT Op-ed: Stand up to elites who undermine traditional marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429746-82/marriage-elites-stand-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429746-82/marriage-elites-stand-family.html.csp">Op-ed: Stand up to elites who undermine traditional marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Roback Morse</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:18:02.195-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Why should we stand for the family, or for marriage, or for life or for any of the culturally-conservative issues? Living in California during the Proposition 8 debates, I had a front row seat watching the “elites” mangle the meaning of marriage. The judicial elites have handed down a disastrous series of federal court decisions, solidifying governmental commitment to the ideology of the sexual revolution. The entertainment elites seem to celebrate every family form except the natural family o...</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> 58429746@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:02 MDT Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424777-79/flu-doctor-retailers-shots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424777-79/flu-doctor-retailers-shots.html.csp">Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T15:05:02.784-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 03:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. CVS doled out more than 5 million, or double its total from a few years ago. And Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, offers flu shots at more than 4,200 of its U.S. stores that have pharmacies. The nation’s biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor’s office to protect them...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584247772014-09-19T15:05:02.784-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T15:05:02.784-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424777@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:05:02 MDT Movie review: Family feuds play out in sometimes-funny ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421405-223/family-leave-config-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58421405-223/family-leave-config-data.html.csp">Movie review: Family feuds play out in sometimes-funny ‘This Is Where I Leave You’</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="2014-09-19T16:48:56.486-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are laughs and tears aplenty in the dysfunctional family dramedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” a smartly mounted adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s best-selling novel. The story starts with New York radio producer Judd Altman (Jason Bateman) and two bits of bad news. First, he learns his wife, Quinn (Abigail Spencer), has been having a yearlong affair with his shock-jock boss, Wade (Dax Shepard). Then, as he’s getting good and depressed, his sister, Wendy (Tina Fey), calls with the news that ...</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> 58421405@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:48:56 MDT Israeli museum unveils 9th century Jewish prayer book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58429488-68/book-prayer-green-jewish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58429488-68/book-prayer-green-jewish.html.csp">Israeli museum unveils 9th century Jewish prayer book</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T13:15:26.718-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • An Israeli museum on Thursday unveiled what it says in the oldest known Jewish prayer book in the world, dating back to the 9th century A.D. The prayer book, about 10 centimeters (four inches) long and seven centimeters wide, is written in Hebrew, contains about 50 pages, and is still in its original binding. It was donated to the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem by Oklahoma businessman Steve Green, a devout Christian and owner of one of the largest collections of rare biblical artifa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584294882014-09-18T13:15:26.718-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T13:15:26.718-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429488@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:15:26 MDT U.S. apartment construction plunged in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428416-79/percent-construction-august-builders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428416-79/percent-construction-august-builders.html.csp">U.S. apartment construction plunged in August</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:38:02.127-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly. Construction fell 14.4 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 956,000 homes, the Commerce Department said Thursday. This reverses the sharp gains in July when the rate of new construction rose to 1.12 million homes, the highest annual rate since 2007. Last month’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584284162014-09-18T08:38:02.127-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T08:38:02.127-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428416@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:38:02 MDT Use aunt’s outbursts as teachable moment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58394684-223/family-husband-aunt-carolyn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58394684-223/family-husband-aunt-carolyn.html.csp">Use aunt’s outbursts as teachable moment</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T01:01:04.574-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Carolyn • My husband has a sister with what seems to be a severe mood disorder. She will appear to be doing fine, then out of nowhere explode and scream at the top of her lungs at anyone. Their parents seem to brush it off, like nothing is happening, but I worry about the image this sends to my young son. It will never be appropriate for him to yell, especially at his family; why can his aunt do it? She also manipulates my husband; it really isn’t a good situation. She is family, I am torn....</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> 58394684@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:01:04 MDT Utah football notes: Utes Junior Salt, Nate Orchard prepared to face old friends at Michigan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58426810-59/orchard-mone-salt-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58426810-59/orchard-mone-salt-utah.html.csp">Utah football notes: Utes Junior Salt, Nate Orchard prepared to face old friends at Michigan</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="2014-09-17T21:26:03.757-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">During pregame walkthroughs and warmups on Saturday, Nate Orchard may just bring his camera with him. He'll step out across the sidelines at the Big House, and he'll be looking for Bryan Mone and Sione Houma, two of his Highland High teammates who helped the Rams win a state championship in 2010. There will be the pleasantries: exchanging old memories, and taking a few pictures. And then Orchard plans to let them feel just how tough it is to see him on the opposite sideline. "At the end of the 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> 58426810@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:26:03 MDT Letter: Love’s reaction to shooting is uncaring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425023-82/family-love-mentioned-reaction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425023-82/family-love-mentioned-reaction.html.csp">Letter: Love’s reaction to shooting is uncaring</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:22:02.233-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Are you kidding me? “I don’t want to be mentioned in any of this”? These are not the words of someone who is worried about her constituents or the fact that the community is struggling with this senseless death. She has obviously been prepped on what not to do. This is not a campaign. This is real life! What about the family of this young man? What about the facts that he was shot in the back multiple times? And you say that you want to represent me?... I guess this is a way to show all of us h...</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> 58425023@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:22:02 MDT Family Dollar opposes Dollar General overture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424141-79/dollar-family-general-bid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424141-79/dollar-family-general-bid.html.csp">Family Dollar opposes Dollar General overture</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T08:43:02.288-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Matthews, N.C. • Family Dollar has told shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General. Family Dollar is currently trying to arrange a sale to another bargain chain, Dollar Tree Inc. After repeated rejections by Family Dollar, Dollar General went hostile with its bid last week and took the same offer, $80 per share, directly to investors in Family Dollar. Family Dollar accepted an $8.5 billion buyout offer from Dollar Tree Inc. in July. The bid in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584241412014-09-17T08:43:02.288-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T08:43:02.288-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424141@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:43:02 MDT Utah police remove Facebook post about shooting of black man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417139-78/police-black-shooting-hunt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417139-78/police-black-shooting-hunt.html.csp">Utah police remove Facebook post about shooting of black man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:31:46.65-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • Officials in a Utah city where a young black man was fatally shot by police have removed a social media posting that criticized the news media for reporting innuendo, opinion and rumor as fact. The Saratoga Springs Police Department is under fire over the death last week of 22-year-old Darrien Hunt. Police say he was shot after lunging at officers while brandishing a sword. Hunt’s family doesn’t believe that version, and his mother has accused police of shooting her son because ...</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> 58417139@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:31:46 MDT Family says police shot Utah man because he was black http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409680-78/hunt-family-police-sword.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409680-78/hunt-family-police-sword.html.csp">Family says police shot Utah man because he was black</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="2014-09-15T09:13:16.422-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Darrien Hunt’s family says it can figure only one reason that Saratoga Springs police would shoot to death a “timid” 22-year-old in the back, even if he had what they call a “toy” sword: He was black, and treated with extra suspicion because of it. “It’s difficult to make any sense out of the situation any other way,” said Cindy Moss, the aunt of Hunt and acting family spokeswoman, on Saturday. Saratoga Springs police issued a written statement saying claims that its officers’ actions were a re...</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> 58409680@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:13:16 MDT