KANSAS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KANSAS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) AP source: Chiefs’ Smith agrees to 4-yr extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359415-77/chiefs-smith-extension-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359415-77/chiefs-smith-extension-kansas.html.csp">AP source: Chiefs’ Smith agrees to 4-yr extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T17:17:14.805-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not announced the deal, which will keep Smith in Kansas City through the 2018 season. The Kansas City Star first reported the agreement. Smith and his representatives had been discussing an extension with the Chiefs for s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583594152014-08-31T17:17:14.805-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T17:17:14.805-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58359415@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:17:14 MDT Soccer: Utahns Bogus, Reed prep for NWSL title match http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354988-77/bogus-reed-league-nwsl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354988-77/bogus-reed-league-nwsl.html.csp">Soccer: Utahns Bogus, Reed prep for NWSL title match</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:32.753-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">That familiar ding of an email woke Elli Reed one morning while back home in Park City. Still a bit starry-eyed, she grabbed her phone and read the news that every U.S.-based female professional soccer player eventually read. The Women’s Professional Soccer league was folding. The Park City High School product and former University of Portland star grabbed a soccer ball went to the nearest soccer field and starting practicing on her own. “I was just trying to play,” Reed said. “I remember that 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> 58354988@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:32 MDT Famous barbecue eatery dropping Oklahoma name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348909-79/kansas-oklahoma-joe-restaurant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348909-79/kansas-oklahoma-joe-restaurant.html.csp">Famous barbecue eatery dropping Oklahoma name</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:24:02.151-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Kan. • The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn’t had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said. The restaurant, which has three locations in the Kansas City area, will be known as Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, co-owner Jeff Stehney said. Oklahoma Joe’s has made several national lists of top barbeque restaurants and has drawn some famous diners....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583489092014-08-28T17:24:02.151-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:24:02.151-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348909@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:02 MDT Appeals court questions voter proof-of-citizenship rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335190-68/court-federal-state-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335190-68/court-federal-state-kansas.html.csp">Appeals court questions voter proof-of-citizenship rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:27.619-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal appeals panel in Denver on Monday suggested that a partisan stalemate in Congress may mean that Republicans in Kansas and Arizona will be unable to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on voter registration forms. Those two states sued the Elections Assistance Commission after the agency refused to adjust the federal voting registration forms it distributed in Kansas and Arizona to reflect those states’ requirements that voters present d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583351902014-08-26T18:11:27.619-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:11:27.619-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335190@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:27 MDT Chiefs’ offense on 0-for-16 skid in scoring TDs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331369-77/chiefs-game-kansas-offense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331369-77/chiefs-game-kansas-offense.html.csp">Chiefs’ offense on 0-for-16 skid in scoring TDs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:17.383-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • The Kansas City Chiefs had three decent opportunities to finally score a touchdown with their first-team offense on Saturday night. They came up empty on all of them. Twice, Alex Smith was picked off by the Minnesota Vikings. The other time, coach Andy Reid opted to kick a 21-yard field goal rather than punch it into the end zone on fourth down. So much for building some positive vibes heading into their preseason finale. “You know, I think tonight was disappointing in the sen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583313692014-08-26T18:11:17.383-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:11:17.383-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331369@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:17 MDT D.C. United takes down Kansas City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329373-77/conference-kansas-sporting-toronto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329373-77/conference-kansas-sporting-toronto.html.csp">D.C. United takes down Kansas City</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:02.694-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Kan. • D.C. United shocked Sporting Kansas City with three first-half goals in an eight-minute span for a 3-0 victory on Saturday night in a matchup of the top teams in the MLS Eastern Conference. Fabian Espindola scored in the 24th minute, Chris Rolfe in the 28th and Perry Kitchen in the 31st to move United (13-7-4) one point ahead of Sporting KC (12-7-6) into the conference top spot. Luis Silva assisted on the first two goals. Red Bulls 4, Impact 2 • In Harrison, N.J., Thierry 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> 58329373@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:02 MDT NFL: Chiefs’ Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58309757-77/charles-chiefs-reid-panthers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58309757-77/charles-chiefs-reid-panthers.html.csp">NFL: Chiefs’ Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T16:46:03.138-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • Jamaal Charles made it through every hit from Derrick Johnson, every shot from Eric Berry and every tackle from the rest of the Chiefs’ defense during three weeks at Missouri Western. It wasn’t until he was leaving their training camp home that he got hurt. Charles was in the process of moving out of the dorms last Thursday, when the team was getting ready to shift the rest of camp to their own practice facility, when he came to a grassy slope. He wound up slipping just a bit ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583097572014-08-19T16:46:03.138-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T16:46:03.138-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Dwyer earned his second penalty kick when he was tripped up on his way to goal. He trails New York’s Bradley Wright-Phillips by two goals for the MLS lead. Toronto FC (9-8-5) pulled ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583044582014-08-17T18:16:12.73-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T18:16:12.73-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304458@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:16:12 MDT MLB: First-place Royals? Better start to believe it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288484-77/royals-kansas-anything-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288484-77/royals-kansas-anything-baseball.html.csp">MLB: First-place Royals? Better start to believe it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:57.563-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • When the Royals rolled out of bed Tuesday morning and glanced at the standings, they saw something that hadn’t been the case since many of them were in junior high school. Kansas City was sitting atop the AL Central and the playoffs were closer than opening day. After they won their eighth straight game Monday night, against AL West-leading Oakland no less, the Royals assumed control of their division at the latest point in a season since 2003. Perennial powerhouse Detroit had...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582884842014-08-12T23:12:57.563-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T23:12:57.563-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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A handful of players — some who took religious missions, others who tried coaching, journalism or acting — are trying to make the comeback this season. “When you get out, it’s so hard to get back in,” said offensive lineman Ryan McKee, one of a handful of players trying to get a second cha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582883502014-08-12T23:12:57.698-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T23:12:57.698-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288350@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT U.S. settles with Kansas over alleged pension fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285541-79/state-kansas-pension-system.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285541-79/state-kansas-pension-system.html.csp">U.S. settles with Kansas over alleged pension fraud</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROXANA HEGEMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T15:37:01.732-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 03:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wichita • Federal authorities announced Monday that Kansas has agreed settle a securities fraud charge accusing the state of misleading investors about the financial health of its public employee pension system in 2009 and 2010 — at the time the second-worst underfunded system of its kind in the nation. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that the state has consented to its cease-and-desist order to settle the case, without admitting or denying its findings. No financial sanctions...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582855412014-08-11T15:37:01.732-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T15:37:01.732-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Vancouver (7-4-11) also took advantage of an own goal by Sporting defender Igor Juliao to hand Kansas City (11-6-6) its first loss in Major League Soccer play since May 31. The Whitecaps took the lead in the 17th minute when Juliao and Kansas City goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum got their signals cross...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582841562014-08-12T17:49:31.213-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:31.213-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284156@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:31 MDT Self: Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281489-77/wiggins-self-minnesota-traded.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281489-77/wiggins-self-minnesota-traded.html.csp">Self: Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:18.919-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Overland Park, Kan. • Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self’s basketball camp in suburban Kansas City on Sunday. And while Wiggins declined to speak to the few reporters at Shawnee Mission West High School, Self said the rookie wants to carve out his own legacy in the NBA. “When all this trade...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582814892014-08-12T17:49:18.919-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:18.919-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281489@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:18 MDT Obama cousin, tea party candidate defeated in Kansas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58265301-68/percent-roberts-republican-term.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58265301-68/percent-roberts-republican-term.html.csp">Obama cousin, tea party candidate defeated in Kansas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T07:10:08.6-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 07:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts edged out Milton Wolf in Kansas’ primary Tuesday night as mainstream conservatives dealt another blow to the tea party movement. A GOP businessman swamped a first-term Michigan congressman, upending his re-election bid. With 70 percent of the precincts reporting, Roberts held a 48 percent to 41 percent advantage over Wolf, a radiologist and distant cousin of President Barack Obama who had argued that the incumbent wasn’t conservative enough. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582653012014-08-06T07:10:08.6-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T07:10:08.6-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58265301@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:10:08 MDT Provo-based company acquires Kansas City hotel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241096-79/kansas-based-company-hotel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241096-79/kansas-based-company-hotel.html.csp">Provo-based company acquires Kansas City hotel</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T12:31:02.303-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 12:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo-based Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group has bought a 90-room Holiday Inn and Suites in Overland Park, Kansas. Terms were not disclosed. Lodging Dynamics has owned and operated other hotels in the Midwest since 1992, but this is its first venture into Kansas, said president and CEO Joel Sybrowsky. This is also the second hotel the company has purchased after two decades of developing, managing, and owning premium-brand, select-service or extended-stay hotels.</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> 58241096@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:31:02 MDT Chiefs scrambling to protect Smith http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234784-77/chiefs-tackle-fisher-starting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234784-77/chiefs-tackle-fisher-starting.html.csp">Chiefs scrambling to protect Smith</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:02.696-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Joseph, Mo. • The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on Monday. The guy who is challenging him for the spot slid over to center during another portion of the workout. Rishaw Johnson and Zach Fulton are just the start of the offensive line shuffle. After watching three linemen who started last season depart in free agency — all within hours of each other — the Chiefs are trying to cobble together some sort of pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582347842014-07-28T23:25:02.696-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T23:25:02.696-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234784@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:02 MDT Hiker found dead in Utah was respected Kansas City artist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225027-78/goodrich-kansas-art-artist.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225027-78/goodrich-kansas-art-artist.html.csp">Hiker found dead in Utah was respected Kansas City artist</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T13:08:21.891-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The man who died Tuesday while hiking in a remote section of Canyonlands National Park was a respected painter in Kansas City, Mo. David Goodrich, 52, was a “stalwart of the alternative art scene,” said David Ford, a Kansas City artist who met Goodrich 30 years ago when the two were active in the city’s punk rock scene. A collaborator with writer and artist William S. Burroughs, Goodrich displayed his paintings at galleries in Kansas City, Chicago and elsewhere around the country. Goodrich was...</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> 58225027@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:08:21 MDT Major League Soccer: DaMarcus Beasley agrees to deal with Houston Dynamo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58217968-77/beasley-soccer-center-plans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58217968-77/beasley-soccer-center-plans.html.csp">Major League Soccer: DaMarcus Beasley agrees to deal with Houston Dynamo</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:25.177-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. national team veteran DaMarcus Beasley has agreed to join the Houston Dynamo as a designated player. Beasley played every minute for the U.S. during the World Cup and played for Puebla in Mexico the past three seasons. The 32-year-old also played for PSV, Rangers and Hannover. He played four seasons with the Chicago Fire from 2000 to 2004. “Really excited to say that Im officially apart of the @HoustonDynamo family! Can’t wait to get started n meet everyone! #foreverorange,” Beasley wrote 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> 58217968@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:25 MDT Big 12 assigns 1st female football official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58208045-77/conti-official-bowlsby-assigned.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58208045-77/conti-official-bowlsby-assigned.html.csp">Big 12 assigns 1st female football official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.503-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • The Big 12 Conference has assigned a female official to work one of its games for the first time in league history. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday that Catherine “Cat” Conti will be on the crew for Kansas’ season opener at home Sept. 6 against Southeast Missouri State. While calling this a good opportunity for Conti and the league, Bowlsby says Big 12 officiating supervisor Walt Anderson assigned Conti “because she is just a darned good official.” Bowlsby says Conti, a Southland C...</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> 58208045@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT U.S. candy maker Russell Stover sold to Lindt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182633-79/lindt-russell-stover-chocolate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182633-79/lindt-russell-stover-chocolate.html.csp">U.S. candy maker Russell Stover sold to Lindt</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:01:01.854-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli says it is buying U.S. manufacturer Russell Stover Candies, Inc., for an undisclosed sum. Lindt CEO Ernst Tanner said Monday the purchase provides “a unique opportunity for us to expand our North American chocolate business.” The company says the deal will make it the No. 3 chocolate manufacturer in North America. Russell Stover, which also owns the Whitman’s brand, is based in Kansas City, Mo., and has four factories — in Kansas, Texas and Colora...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581826332014-07-14T10:01:01.854-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T10:01:01.854-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182633@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:01:01 MDT