GREENE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GREENE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah County GOP: Rematch coming in heated House race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57810917-90/county-daw-district-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57810917-90/county-daw-district-former.html.csp">Utah County GOP: Rematch coming in heated House race</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="2014-04-13T10:55:29.23-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orem • Rep. Dana Layton, R-Orem, and former Rep. Brad Daw will square off in what could become a heated House primary battle with a cloud of scandal hanging over it, while Rep. Brian Greene, R-Pleasant Grove, escaped a primary fight, emerging victorious in a three-way race Saturday. The Utah County GOP gathering was one of 12 county Republican and Democratic party conventions held Saturday morning from Weber to Washington counties. Daw and Layton will lock horns in a rematch of their 2012 cont...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57810917@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:55:29 MDT Group denies sending letter that slams candidates in Utah County House contest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57803729-90/letter-delegates-sent-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57803729-90/letter-delegates-sent-utah.html.csp">Group denies sending letter that slams candidates in Utah County House contest</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="2014-04-10T20:57:48.781-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Florida-based think-tank Foundation for Government Accountability filed a complaint Thursday with the Utah lieutenant governor after an apparently fraudulent letter with the group’s name was sent to delegates in a Utah County legislative district, praising one candidate and slamming his two opponents. “We have never, and do not, engage in campaign-related activities,” wrote Jonathan Bechtle, general counsel for the nonprofit foundation. The letter was sent to Republican delegates in House Di...</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> 57803729@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:57:48 MDT Utah’s Republicans and Democrats to pick candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57798621-90/candidates-county-daw-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57798621-90/candidates-county-daw-district.html.csp">Utah’s Republicans and Democrats to pick candidates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T12:10:02.514-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A trio of former state legislators looking to return to the Utah Capitol headline a slew of contested races as Democrats and Republicans from Weber to Washington counties meet Saturday to nominate candidates or at least whittle the field. In another contest, four first-time candidates are vying to replace the state’s first female House speaker, Becky Lockhart, who opted not to seek re-election after 16 years in the House. Those contests and others will play out Saturday as delegates in 12 counti...</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> 57798621@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:10:02 MDT NFL: Titans to release RB Chris Johnson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57775089-77/johnson-titans-yards-chris.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57775089-77/johnson-titans-yards-chris.html.csp">NFL: Titans to release RB Chris Johnson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Teresa M. Walker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:23:42.987-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • The CJ2K era is over in Tennessee, just the latest step by the Titans in their franchise makeover. The Titans told Chris Johnson they are releasing him Friday after six seasons to avoid paying $8 million the running back is due in 2014, along with the final three seasons left on the $53.5 million contract he signed in September 2011. His release comes before the Titans start their offseason program Monday with new coach Ken Whisenhunt. General manager Ruston Webster said the T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577750892014-04-05T17:23:42.987-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T17:23:42.987-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775089@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:23:42 MDT Woman faces sentence in breast feeding overdose death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773977-68/breast-feeding-greene-morphine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773977-68/breast-feeding-greene-morphine.html.csp">Woman faces sentence in breast feeding overdose death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFFREY COLLINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T09:58:56.777-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbia, S.C. • A judge has sentenced a South Carolina woman to 20 years in prison for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk. A Spartanburg County jury found 39-year-old Stephanie Greene guilty of homicide by child abuse Thursday. The former nurse said nothing in court Friday during her sentencing. A pathologist testified the infant had what could have been a lethal level of morphine for an adult in her system in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739772014-04-04T09:58:56.777-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T09:58:56.777-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773977@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:58:56 MDT Bill to make ed-board election partisan fails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57648322-90/bill-board-education-elections.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57648322-90/bill-board-education-elections.html.csp">Bill to make ed-board election partisan fails</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="2014-03-07T20:55:23.941-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lawmakers voted against party politics in education Friday when a bill that was to have established partisan elections for the Utah Board of Education failed in the House. Democrats in the House spoke against HB228s1, arguing that partisan elections for the state board would spread into local boards, school administrations and classrooms. “Partisan politics are not appropriate in the classroom,” said Rep. Marie Poulson, D-Cottonwood Heights. “Children are not Democrats or Republicans. Nothing 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> 57648322@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:55:23 MDT Tax break for pricey cigars advances in Utah Capitol http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57625452-90/cigars-tax-utah-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57625452-90/cigars-tax-utah-bill.html.csp">Tax break for pricey cigars advances in Utah Capitol</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="2014-03-03T22:06:27.623-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lawmakers took a first step Monday toward creating a tax break for smokers who buy expensive, premium cigars — arguing it would help end bootlegging and Internet sales by smokers who try to escape Utah’s nearly highest-in-the-nation tobacco taxes. But the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association opposed it, arguing it could lead to more cigar smoking and also decrease tax revenue rather than help it. The House Revenue and Taxation Committee voted 10-5 on Monday to advance HB58...</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> 57625452@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:06:27 MDT