FEDERAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FEDERAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Movie review: ‘Dinosaur 13’ digs into story of paleontologists vs. the government http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58313779-223/dinosaur-federal-black-digs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58313779-223/dinosaur-federal-black-digs.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Dinosaur 13’ digs into story of paleontologists vs. the government</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="2014-08-22T13:15:05.896-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a great story of fossils, felonies and federal overreach in the documentary “Dinosaur 13,” and director Todd Miller digs out a sizable chunk of it. The story begins with the discovery in 1990 of the largest intact Tyrannosaur rex specimen ever, in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The group of for-profit paleontologists who unearth and work to preserve the fossil, named Sue, soon find themselves facing an FBI raid, a custody battle over whether the remains are federal property, and a mas...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58313779@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:15:05 MDT Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321945-90/congress-lee-federal-rules.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321945-90/congress-lee-federal-rules.html.csp">Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T21:27:52.926-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two conservative senators agreed on the disease, but not necessarily the remedy at a gathering focused on government regulations. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, sponsored the event Thursday in Salt Lake City, where he equated the government to helicopter parents hovering unnecessarily over their children, and his solution is to require Congress to get more involved in the federal rule-making process that affects everything from health care to the type of light bulbs people can buy. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Ok...</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> 58321945@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:27:52 MDT Editorial: Fed help is welcome in reducing fatal overdoses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58322324-82/utah-health-deaths-prescription.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58322324-82/utah-health-deaths-prescription.html.csp">Editorial: Fed help is welcome in reducing fatal overdoses</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:33:02.118-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Medicine mixes art and science. The science of data collection and evaluation, of consistent discipline and mastery of procedure; the art of observation and empathy, of a bedside manner that instills confidence and hope. The art includes keeping the patient comfortable and as pain-free as possible in the aftermath of such events as physical trauma or cancer treatment. The science is about how to accomplish that and do no harm. Last week, the Utah Health Department announced it will receive a fe...</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> 58322324@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:33:02 MDT Deal protects land near Book Cliffs, allows other drilling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58309576-90/tribe-creek-hill-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58309576-90/tribe-creek-hill-development.html.csp">Deal protects land near Book Cliffs, allows other drilling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T10:55:53.037-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A long-awaited deal will protect remote southern reaches of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation from development and, at the same time, let the tribe and state partner on oil and gas ventures to the north. While the arrangement was spearheaded by pro-drilling members of Utah’s congressional delegation, environmentalists found much to praise because the agreement safeguards parts of the scenic Book Cliffs inside the reservation from industrial development. Ute tribal leaders plan a Wednesday ...</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> 58309576@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:55:53 MDT Reward offered for Yellowstone Club owner’s assets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317644-79/blixseth-creditors-bankruptcy-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317644-79/blixseth-creditors-bankruptcy-club.html.csp">Reward offered for Yellowstone Club owner’s assets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT VOLZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena • The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the luxury resort’s co-founder might have hidden from bankruptcy proceedings. Brian Glasser, an attorney with Bailey & Glasser LLP of Charleston, West Virginia, offered 10 percent of the profits of the liquidated assets recovered from Tim Blixseth to anyone with information that leads to their discovery. Glasser said creditors decided to act after Blixs...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583176442014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317644@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:54:02 MDT Will: Fed up with cupcake cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58317717-82/government-schools-cupcake-designed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58317717-82/government-schools-cupcake-designed.html.csp">Will: Fed up with cupcake cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T01:01:05.157-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains everything, from Missouri to Iraq, concerning Americans’ comprehensive withdrawal of confidence from government at all levels and all areas of activity. Washington’s response to the menace of school bake sales illustrates progressivism’s ratchet: The federal government subsidizes school lunches, so it mu...</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> 58317717@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:01:05 MDT Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp">Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and Jerry Markon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T21:59:27.776-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. swept into this battle-scarred St. Louis suburb on Wednesday, meeting with community leaders and promising a “thorough and fair” federal inquiry into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Before going into an investigative briefing at the local FBI headquarters, Holder said the Justice Department had assembled “very experienced” prosecutors and agents to determine whether 18-year-old Michael Brown’s civil rights were violated wh...</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> 58319499@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:59:27 MDT Judge: Turn over Fast and Furious documents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319078-68/department-federal-documents-justice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319078-68/department-federal-documents-justice.html.csp">Judge: Turn over Fast and Furious documents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE YOST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T17:54:02.196-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious. In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set an Oct. 1 deadline for producing the list to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The Justice Department says the documents should remain confidential, and President Barack Obama...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583190782014-08-20T17:54:02.196-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T17:54:02.196-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319078@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:54:02 MDT Washington Post: A budget gimmick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58317682-82/pension-smoothing-bill-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58317682-82/pension-smoothing-bill-tax.html.csp">Washington Post: A budget gimmick</a></h4>