INSTITUTE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INSTITUTE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Small cars fare poorly in crash tests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241209-79/crash-tests-institute-test.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241209-79/crash-tests-institute-test.html.csp">Small cars fare poorly in crash tests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:19:01.629-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of “good” in new frontal crash tests. The Nissan Leaf, Nissan Juke, Fiat 500L and Mazda5 wagon all fared worst in the tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an Arlington, Va.-based safety group that’s funded by insurers. The Chevrolet Volt, Ford C-Max, Mitsubishi Lancer, Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ all got the second-highest rating of “acceptable.” The Hyundai Veloster and Scion ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582412092014-07-30T11:19:01.629-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T11:19:01.629-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:19:01 MDT Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237523-79/percent-debt-credit-collections.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237523-79/percent-debt-credit-collections.html.csp">Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors</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="2014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency, potentially hurting credit scores and job prospects, said Caroline Ratcliffe, a senior fellow at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582375232014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237523@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:41:59 MDT Study: 35 percent in U.S. are facing debt collectors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236765-79/debt-percent-collections-credit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236765-79/debt-percent-collections-credit.html.csp">Study: 35 percent in U.S. are facing debt collectors</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="2014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency, potentially hurting credit scores and job prospects, said Caroline Ratcliffe, a senior fellow at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367652014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236765@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:09:02 MDT Op-ed: World Congress of Families is not a hate group http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58156858-82/family-wcf-hate-sutherland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58156858-82/family-wcf-hate-sutherland.html.csp">Op-ed: World Congress of Families is not a hate group</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul Mero</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:56:01.278-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Aug. 15, 2012, Floyd Corkins walked into the Washington, D.C., office of the Family Research Council armed with a handgun, intent on killing staff. Fortunately, the security guard he shot was able to disarm Corkins before he hurt any others. The gunman was upset with the Family Research Council’s pro-family politics. As it turns out, the council was listed in 2010 as a “hate group” for its pro-family politics by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), and Corkins told the FBI he went to the 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> 58156858@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:56:01 MDT Utah State University welcomes 1.2 million bugs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080046-78/insects-institute-collection-wahl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080046-78/insects-institute-collection-wahl.html.csp">Utah State University welcomes 1.2 million bugs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T09:06:06.453-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than a million insects are headed for Utah and they might bring the future of non-chemical pest control with them. The American Entomological Institute, now located in Florida, will join Utah State University’s biology department in the spring of 2016. Scientists are looking for “natural controls on crop pests and among those natural controls are these insects,” said department head Alan Savitzky. “It’s a very important area of research and [an] important prospect for reducing reliance on ...</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> 58080046@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:06:06 MDT Huntsman Cancer Institute begins work on $105 million research wing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58033035-78/cancer-huntsman-research-institute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58033035-78/cancer-huntsman-research-institute.html.csp">Huntsman Cancer Institute begins work on $105 million research wing</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="2014-06-07T08:13:19.888-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute has begun construction on a $105 million research wing dedicated to the study of childhood and family cancers –– an investment coinciding with deep cuts in federal research funding and growing concerns about the cost of cancer care. But within minutes of breaking ground for the project on Friday, Industrialist Jon Huntsman, Sr., who founded the institute in 1995, was talking excitedly about the next expansion. “You’ll see in a few months, I’m not...</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> 58033035@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 08:13:19 MDT Letter: I stand with rooftop solar folks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008598-82/solar-power-mountain-goal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008598-82/solar-power-mountain-goal.html.csp">Letter: I stand with rooftop solar folks</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T07:34:03.14-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 07:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I do not have solar panels at my house, but I fully support those who are blazing the trail that many will be able to follow. I understand that Rocky Mountain Power is going to institute a special fee for solar energy users/producers. I also understand that everyone’s rates will increase because of a reduction in consumption due to solar panels and more efficient electrical devices. Our goal should be to decrease power consumption while meeting our residential and commercial needs; we should b...</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> 58008598@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:34:03 MDT