FORMER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FORMER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) News roundup: Billionaires who pushed immigration reform go silent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58320854-64/trib-lake-nytimes-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58320854-64/trib-lake-nytimes-salt.html.csp">News roundup: Billionaires who pushed immigration reform go silent</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="2014-08-21T06:05:02.981-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 06:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billionaires who pushed immigration reform now silent. BYU pulls same-sex marriage cards. Poll: Utahns not shifting on gay marriage. Happy Thursday. Three billionaires -- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Citigroup executive Carlos Gutierrez -- spent millions last year to push immigration reform that ended up going nowhere. Now, with the midterm elections some two months away, the trio have been silent. They haven't purchased ads in states with key races or...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58320854@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:05:02 MDT Golf: Summerhays hopes for long run in FedEx Cup Playoffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58311957-77/summerhays-tour-byu-championship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58311957-77/summerhays-tour-byu-championship.html.csp">Golf: Summerhays hopes for long run in FedEx Cup Playoffs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:01:00.607-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daniel Summerhays thrived in last year’s FedEx Cup Playoffs, and now he’s hoping to play in this year’s full series of postseason tournaments. The former Davis High School and BYU golfer tees off Thursday in The Barclays, the first playoff event, in New Jersey. Summerhays stands 49th on the FedEx Cup points list. He’s in good position to qualify for at least the two next two events, as the fields are reduced from 125 players this week to 100 for the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts an...</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> 58311957@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 MDT Uber hires former Obama adviser David Plouffe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314550-79/obama-uber-campaign-plouffe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314550-79/obama-uber-campaign-plouffe.html.csp">Uber hires former Obama adviser David Plouffe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T17:48:02.199-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire. The taxi-alternative service is hiring a former White House adviser to lead its campaign for acceptance in the 170 cities around the world where it operates. David Plouffe is best known for running President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. He is joining Uber as senior vice president of policy and strategy in September, bringing a campaign mindset to a company that has faced resistance in some U.S. cities from the taxi ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583145502014-08-19T17:48:02.199-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T17:48:02.199-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314550@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:48:02 MDT Jazz sign former Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58314560-62/cooley-jazz-forward-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58314560-62/cooley-jazz-forward-league.html.csp">Jazz sign former Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley</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="2014-08-19T21:52:45.467-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz continue to build their training camp roster, signing former Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley on Tuesday.The 6-foot-9 Cooley averaged 13.1 points sand 10.1 rebounds a game during his final year in college. But rather than fight for a spot on an NBA roster through the D-League, he was lured overseas by an "unusually lucrative" deal and spent last season in Turkey. Cooley averaged 12.6 points and 6.9 boards a game for Trabzonspor of the Turkish Basketball League.You can read more about Cool...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Analysts and entrepreneurs tell The Associated Press that a glitzy corporate headquarters, condos or timeshares, entertainment-related rentals or even student housing could be among the new uses for them. Israel Posner, head of a gambling study institute at Ri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583090152014-08-18T09:46:01.811-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T09:46:01.811-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The former BYU standout spent his entire rookie season on injured reserve, sat out 2011 and was on Chicago’s practice squad for parts of 2012 and 2013. He has not played in a regular-season game. Booth signed with Chicago as a rookie free agent in May and was waived two weeks ago. He will provide depth in training camp for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583041982014-08-16T23:01:42.29-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:42.29-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle of his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers on the U.S. military campaign in Iraq and tensions between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. The White House has been cagey about why the president needs to be back in Washington for those discussions. He’s received ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060602014-08-17T18:21:02.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T18:21:02.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306060@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:21:02 MDT Former BYU RB Harvey Unga signs with Jacksonville Jaguars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58304146-65/unga-byu-bears-jacksonville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58304146-65/unga-byu-bears-jacksonville.html.csp">Former BYU RB Harvey Unga signs with Jacksonville Jaguars</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="2014-08-16T16:43:28.986-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">News on Saturday that the Jacksonville Jaguars had signed former BYU running back Harvey Unga was significant for several reasons. Obviously, it is great news for Unga, who is back in the NFL after losing his on-again, off-again spot with the Chicago Bears in 2013. For BYU, it means that the school has had a player on the roster of every team in the NFL. Jacksonville was the last holdout, until Saturday. Unga rushed for 3,455 yards on 696 carries for BYU, scoring 36 touchdowns. He’s the school’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> 58304146@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:43:28 MDT From campaign driver to a top aide on Obama break http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303731-68/obama-breckenridge-president-staff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303731-68/obama-breckenridge-president-staff.html.csp">From campaign driver to a top aide on Obama break</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NEDRA PICKLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T10:58:10.853-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Edgartown, Mass. • One of President Barack Obama’s top-ranking advisers on his vacation is a former political operative who drove the candidate around Illinois during his Senate campaign a decade ago and then served as personal secretary in the White House. Now, as the president’s deputy chief of staff, Anita Decker Breckenridge is responsible for a high-pressure operation that’s a far cry from the early journeys she and Obama shared. Breckenridge has known Obama since 2003. She was a former aid...</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> 58303731@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:58:10 MDT News roundup: Militarization of local law enforcement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58299845-64/trib-local-utah-dnews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58299845-64/trib-local-utah-dnews.html.csp">News roundup: Militarization of local law enforcement</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T07:35:15.886-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The militarization of local law enforcement. Charges dropped against businessman Koerber. Swallow's name pops up in fundraiser's trial. Happy Friday. As Americans witness the heavily armed police response to protests in Ferguson, Mo., a new report shows just how much the United States military has contributed to the firepower for local law enforcement agencies. More than $4.3 billion in equipment has been sent to local police since the start of a military program in 1997, and last year al...</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> 58299845@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:35:15 MDT Ex-teacher to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing his students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293389-78/bowen-teacher-charges-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293389-78/bowen-teacher-charges-court.html.csp">Ex-teacher to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing his students</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="2014-08-15T21:49:15.728-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Kamas middle school teacher accused of sexually abusing his students was ordered to stand trial Wednesday. Rory Bowen, 36, faces four counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child — a first-degree felony punishable by up to life in prison — in the alleged assault of four 12- and 13-year-old girls in Bowen’s former math class. Bowen will enter a plea next month at an arraignment scheduled for Sept. 8 in Park City before 3rd District Judge Todd Shaughnessy. According to court documents, ...</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> 58293389@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:49:15 MDT NBA: Steve Ballmer officially takes over as L.A. Clippers owner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58290613-77/sterling-donald-team-ballmer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58290613-77/sterling-donald-team-ballmer.html.csp">NBA: Steve Ballmer officially takes over as L.A. Clippers owner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Beth Harris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:56.505-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team’s new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA’s longest-tenured owner. Sterling bought the team in 1981 for $12 million and presided over decades of losing seasons before engaging in a fierce legal battle with his estranged wife to hold on to his most prized asset. The team said the sale closed after a Los Angeles court confirmed the authority of S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582906132014-08-12T23:12:56.505-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T23:12:56.505-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58290613@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:56 MDT Next court date for Swallow, Shurtleff pushed back to October http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288380-90/shurtleff-swallow-degree-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288380-90/shurtleff-swallow-degree-former.html.csp">Next court date for Swallow, Shurtleff pushed back to October</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="2014-08-12T21:01:44.059-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Embattled former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff will not appear again in court until October after their originally scheduled mid-August hearing was pushed back Tuesday by more than two months. According to a motion filed in 3rd District Court earlier this month, Swallow’s attorneys asked the court date be moved to “allow time to review extensive discovery and analyze the time frame needed for preparation.” The two former attorneys general first appeared in criminal court Jul...</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> 58288380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:01:44 MDT Former Aggie player Schlott signs pro deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58286483-55/schlott-single-career-player.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58286483-55/schlott-single-career-player.html.csp">Former Aggie player Schlott signs pro deal</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="2014-08-11T21:21:02.18-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Congrats to former Utah State player Jennifer Schlott who has signed a one-year deal to play for Tapiolan Honka in Finland. Schlott, who broke the Mountain West single season record for points scored in 2013-14 with 811, is the first Aggie female basketball player to sign a contract to play overseas since Alice Coddington and Amber White in 2011. Schlott broke several records in her career including single-season scoring (26.2), career assists (436), single-season assists (192) and single-game ...</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> 58286483@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:21:02 MDT Mold, mildew at processor blamed for outbreak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284337-79/plant-outbreak-parnell-peanut.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284337-79/plant-outbreak-parnell-peanut.html.csp">Mold, mildew at processor blamed for outbreak</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAY HENRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T11:55:12.732-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, Ga. • A former plant manager says he saw mildew, mold and dirty equipment at a Georgia peanut processor linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak. Samuel Lightsey testified Monday about photographs depicting plant conditions during the trial of his former boss, Peanut Corp. of America owner Stewart Parnell, and two others. Authorities traced an outbreak of salmonella in 2008 and 2009 to peanut products shipped from the plant. Parnell and his brother, food broker Michael Parnell, are accused...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582843372014-08-11T11:55:12.732-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T11:55:12.732-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284337@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:55:12 MDT News roundup: Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58283558-64/trib-utah-former-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58283558-64/trib-utah-former-lake.html.csp">News roundup: Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks</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="2014-08-11T07:15:14.448-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks. Poll: Love beating Owens by 11 points. Another Swallow associate arrested. Happy Monday. Ever wanted to run into your local convenience store and have your member of Congress playing the cashier? You'll now have that chance. Reps. Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart will be behind the counter this week as part of a campaign by the National Association of Convenience Stores to highlight how much Americans rely on the quick-stop shops for gas, snack...</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> 58283558@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:15:14 MDT Former Marine paddles away 2 tours in Afghanistan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271596-68/ploetz-river-afghanistan-paddling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271596-68/ploetz-river-afghanistan-paddling.html.csp">Former Marine paddles away 2 tours in Afghanistan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GERALD HERBERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T16:31:40.345-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Venice, La. • Two tours in Afghanistan took a toll on Joshua Ploetz. The former Marine was injured in a roadside bomb. He lost friends in combat, and later, to suicide. When the Winona, Minnesota, resident returned from the war eight years ago, he was coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, the fallout from a minor stroke and other injuries. Adapting to civilian life proved difficult. Relationships failed, employment was hard to come by and, Ploetz said, he had an overwhelming...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715962014-08-07T16:31:40.345-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T16:31:40.345-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271596@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:31:40 MDT Beach volleyball: Former BYU Cougars Casey Patterson, Casey Jennings set to face off in SLC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277256-77/patterson-jennings-casey-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277256-77/patterson-jennings-casey-byu.html.csp">Beach volleyball: Former BYU Cougars Casey Patterson, Casey Jennings set to face off in SLC</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tierra smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T12:25:03.028-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 12:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Casey Jennings and Casey Patterson share more than a first name and a dream to win a gold medal. They share a valuable relationship with former Brigham Young University head volleyball coach Carl McGown. Patterson, who attended BYU in 1999 and 2002-2005, described McGown as one of the greatest minds to ever coach volleyball. McGown also said he laid the foundation of men’s volleyball at BYU and in the state of Utah. In his 13 years at BYU, McGown paced the Cougars to nine top-10 finishes and coa...</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> 58277256@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:25:03 MDT Utah football: QB Thompson vying for top billing — with team and family http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58273907-89/kendal-charles-thompson-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58273907-89/kendal-charles-thompson-oklahoma.html.csp">Utah football: QB Thompson vying for top billing — with team and family</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:24:07.113-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For now, at least, Kendal Thompson’s story cannot begin without a short biography of the man who made him. If we lived in Moore, Oklahoma, where Kendal grew up, it’d be enough just to write his name. Charles Thompson. Charles was a wishbone quarterback for Oklahoma in 1987 and 1988. He embodied the heights of Sooners football, appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated after leading Barry Switzer’s No. 2 Sooners to a win over Tom Osbourne’s No. 1 Huskers, and he embodied the lows of Sooners 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> 58273907@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:24:07 MDT Democrats search for replacement in US Senate race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58277383-68/senate-democrats-former-walsh.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58277383-68/senate-democrats-former-walsh.html.csp">Democrats search for replacement in US Senate race</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA BAUMANN and MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:00:08.976-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena, Mont. • Montana Democrats were casting about Friday for a last-minute U.S. Senate candidate to take on Republican Rep. Steve Daines, after their hopes to hold the seat in November suffered a huge blow with the withdrawal of incumbent Sen. John Walsh amid plagiarism allegations. Those mentioned as potential stand-ins for Walsh include former state Reps. Franke Wilmer of Bozeman and Amanda Curtis of Butte, state Sen. Dave Wanzenried and Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger. But several top names have ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582773832014-08-11T09:00:08.976-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T09:00:08.976-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58277383@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:00:08 MDT